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by TerrY
Thu May 21, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Wandering Tyre
Replies: 13
Views: 1333

Re: Wandering Tyre

Shane, James still being riden in Qld with very suspect rider. Yearly events are Qld Titles, CQTC event, Twinshock & Classic Masters and an HMCCQ practice day. No self tappers in rear rim. Your last explanation about alloy rim spoked to James hub explains my fun with rear tyres over the years. T...
by TerrY
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Basket Cases
Replies: 2339
Views: 1004236

Re: Basket Cases

Greg, I am not sure how you define "foreign to Yamaha" but the handlebars don't look genuine Yamaha - particularly the blue one. The genuine Yamaha handlebars are chrome steel but those look like they are aluminium. Also the rear shocks are not genuine Yamaha - more like Mulhollands. They ...
by TerrY
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Website news
Topic: Is anyone else having trouble staying logged in!
Replies: 33
Views: 28996

Re: Is anyone else having trouble staying logged in!

Thanks to whoever solved the problem as mine is working normally again. There had been a Windows upgrade in the meantime but could all be coincidence. All is well with my world again. Thanks.
by TerrY
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Trials Talk
Topic: Changing Gears
Replies: 7
Views: 8034

Re: Changing Gears

There is a fix for the Beta clutches but it takes about 5 hours of detailed painstaking manual work with primitive tools. The two main issues seem to be the excess amount of glue used to bond the fibre to the clutch plates and the roughness of the tags that engage the clutch basket fingers. So the e...
by TerrY
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Trials Talk
Topic: Old habits die hard
Replies: 5
Views: 7201

Re: Old habits die hard

It is all a bit individual. If you are used to using a certain finger combination, then that is right for you. Keep using what you are used to. I was once the Australian coach for a visiting US Motocross guru who had won a World Round in the 70's - Jim Pomeroy. During his coaching, he explained how ...
by TerrY
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Going for a Ride
Topic: COFFS HARBOUR Old bike and rider days
Replies: 154
Views: 283385

Re: COFFS HARBOUR Old bike and rider days

I think I know that young fella. I think he knew Delilah.
by TerrY
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: Technical help
Topic: 2011 beta shock rebuild
Replies: 2
Views: 6822

Re: 2011 beta shock rebuild

Mark,
Try RAD Shock Repairs in Yeerongpilly. Rod will give you advice as to whether it can be rebuilt or not.
by TerrY
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Event news
Topic: Conondale Twinshock Masters, Nov 5 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 26864

Re: Conondale Twinshock Masters, Nov 5 2017

Hi everyone, As well as the official WDTC Twinshock & Classic Trial there is an unofficial Pensioner Challenge Bicycle Ride on Saturday morning 4 Nov at 6.00 am. This in no way related to WDTC but a lot of the members also ride bicycles and try to beat me ( the pensioner ) on a ride on public ro...
by TerrY
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Event news
Topic: Conondale Twinshock Masters, Nov 5 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 26864

Re: Conondale Twinshock Masters, Nov 5 2017

Steve, This trial is THE trial for Twinshocks and Classics. There will be about 100 entries if past years are anything to go by. Entries are not yet open. The venue is relatively flat with lots of sections along a creek and in the shade. There will be some walking to other sections with a couple of ...
by TerrY
Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Cota 172 Restoration
Replies: 107
Views: 96109

Re: Cota 172 Restoration

There is a company in Brisbane ( Yeerongpilly) called RAD Shock Absorber Repairs that repairs shock absorbers. Contact them and maybe send the photos. Rod there would advise on possibility of repair and costs. Hope this helps.

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