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by richardr
Sun Mar 16, 2008 4:47 pm
Forum: All about....me!
Topic: G'day all!
Replies: 5
Views: 3328

Re: G'day all!

Hi Gee Bee, You're never too old to start trials or coming back to trials. I got back into trials 18 months ago, competing in Clubman class . . after an absence of 30 years and at the age of 57 and I LOVE IT!! Bought myself an 18 month old BETA 270 and I find it is a wonderful bike (for me). Had a M...
by richardr
Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:12 am
Forum: Waiting in the queue
Topic: So who is this then
Replies: 4
Views: 3299

Re: So who is this then

Just don't sniff the seat!
by richardr
Fri Jan 04, 2008 2:35 pm
Forum: Technical help
Topic: Disc Brake Play
Replies: 3
Views: 1950

Re: Disc Brake Play

My rear brake disk on my 2004 Rev 3 also has a slight movement of maybe 1mm . That is it can rotate ever so slightly . . . no movement side-to-side. All the nuts holding the disk are tight as a. . . (well you know what), and Locktite on them so they haven't loostened or moved. It doesn't seem to aff...
by richardr
Fri Dec 28, 2007 7:34 am
Forum: All about....me!
Topic: G'day from Gippsland
Replies: 8
Views: 4319

Re: G'day from Gippsland

You may need to go a little further afield to get some decent rocks for practice. Glenmaggie, or up towards Licola etc.
by richardr
Thu Dec 27, 2007 3:35 pm
Forum: All about....me!
Topic: G'day from Gippsland
Replies: 8
Views: 4319

Re: G'day from Gippsland

Hi Klem, Welcome to trials. I started my trials career over 30 years ago in the Strzelecki hills and around Thorpedale ( I used to live in Churchill). Gave it up in 1975 when kids and mortgages arrived and have just got back ito it after all these years and LOVING IT, as Maxwell Smart would say. I h...
by richardr
Fri Dec 14, 2007 2:55 pm
Forum: Trials Talk
Topic: Box Trailer Bike Transport
Replies: 9
Views: 5212

Compressing forks when tying down bikes

Hi, Whenever I tie down my trusty (or was that 'rusty') Beta on the box trailer, I have a big chunk of that white foam that is used around computers etc. (Not styrene but the other kind of translucent white stuff). I wedge the lump of foam between the forks, resting on top of the front mudguard. I t...
by richardr
Mon Oct 15, 2007 3:37 pm
Forum: Technical help
Topic: Anyone tried the CLAKE yet?
Replies: 4
Views: 3055

I'm curious too

What I mean is not that I'm curious (as in strange) but I am interested in the clake too. . .

I tend to have abit of a heavy right foot and can stall at times if I'm not concentrating. maybe the Clake is the gizmo for me?
by richardr
Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:27 am
Forum: Website news
Topic: 1000 Posts and still going strong.
Replies: 3
Views: 4004

1000 posts

Do those 1,000 posts include the ones from those people trying to sell us pills to make our willies bigger? (which we all know trials riders don't need)
by richardr
Thu Aug 30, 2007 10:52 am
Forum: Trials Talk
Topic: Getting started in Trials - Northern Rivers NSW
Replies: 2
Views: 1785

Directions to Kyogle Trial

Hi Cameron, I will be at the Kyogle trial next Sunday 2nd September too. Come and chat to me or to Frank and we would be happy to give you all the info you need. By the way, if you need directions to the site of the trial email me at richard_rejmer@yahoo.com and I can forward maps, start times etc. ...
by richardr
Fri Jul 27, 2007 9:01 am
Forum: Waiting in the queue
Topic: road bike stunt acident video
Replies: 6
Views: 3947

My interpretation

Looking at the video, it looks like there is a rider in the conventional position, seated on the bike in the background. He has his (not-so-bright) mate hanging over the front of the bars to keep him in place while he does the burn-out. Then it looks like he suddenly gets a LOT more traction than he...

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