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Only one of the greatest bmx bikes on the planet! Now all i need is a dirt bike and ill be able to bike anywhere on the planet!! Hahahahahahaha bikes!!!😵
 

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Only one of the greatest bmx bikes on the planet! Now all i need is a dirt bike and ill be able to bike anywhere on the planet!! Hahahahahahaha bikes!!!😵
Get a trials bike and it will take you places you can't possibly walk or pedal.
We had freezing rain last night, should be great riding today, a whole bunch of motorcycles are suppose to be showing up soon :cool: Seems like Sunday is always the day of riding, we need more Sunday's (y) When I become king, I'm going to extend the week to 8 days so we can have 2 Sunday's.
 

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Get a trials bike and it will take you places you can't possibly walk or pedal.
We had freezing rain last night, should be great riding today, a whole bunch of motorcycles are suppose to be showing up soon :cool: Seems like Sunday is always the day of riding, we need more Sunday's (y) When I become king, I'm going to extend the week to 8 days so we can have 2 Sunday's.
Well @Trials you're going to have to educate me a bit here. I understand what a TRAIL bike is and have ridden that before, but I’ve never ridden a “Trials” bike. Is it designed to give you more adversity when riding?
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No picture, no gator! Better you than me, I would have had to ride home standing up probably pantless.



A fitting shrinking in the cold?
Yeah I know, but nothing to really take a picture of after the fact.
I'll try better the next time.
It was really peaceful and quiet, I was the only one out there. He or she had to hear
me coming the way my boots were crunching through the dry waist high grass.
 
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Well @Trials you're going to have to educate me a bit here. I understand what a TRAIL bike is and have ridden that before, but I’ve never ridden a “Trials” bike. Is it designed to give you more adversity when riding?
Thanks
Imagine a super durable motorcycle that only weighs 150 pounds wet you can crash and pick it up and it will most times be fine to continue riding, it has a one finger clutch, phenomenal one finger front brake and suspension tuned so you can ride it over a car with ease, a motor that has all kinds of power on tap to haul 3rd gear from a dead stop and tires that have a way bigger footprint then a human being. One of my trials bikes even has electric start lol the lighter one. Plus you can ride them year round until you are 80 years old, that's what a nice modern competition trials motorcycle is (y)
Cool bicycle for small spaces Max
 

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.... How are the trials scored/ won?
A loop of about 10 or 12 sections each consisting of 5 different lines of difficult are set out and riders have about 5 or 6 hours to complete 3 or 4 loops. Perfect score is 0 meaning no faults in a section, 1 point for each dab (dab = foot down or part of your body leaned on a tree) dabs accumulate up to 3 and then after that it stays at 3 no matter how many more times you dabb in that section.
5 points is a fail which = dismount or crash, fall where the bars touch ground, backing up (no longer allowed) engine stall with a foot down, go out of section bounds or go through a gate other then your own. Gates are used to determine where the rider must go for their rider class and consist of different colour arrows in pairs.

It's called Observed motorcycle trials so you need observers to make it work even if they are just other riders. You're allowed minders (support riders) but if they touch you or the bike you automatically get a 5 for that section attempt.
 

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Interesting. So it’s a European term like calling a trunk of a car the “bonnet”. Have never heard that term applied. So it IS a “TRAIL” bike ie “Enduro” just different vernacular for it.
Thanks @moparnut72 !
The trunk of a British car is not the Bonnet. The trunk is called the "Boot".
The Bonnet is the cover over the engine, what we call the hood.
And the Hood of a British car is what we call the Roof!
And British cars have Wings instead of Fenders.
....two people separated by a common language. LOL!!!!!!!
 

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The trunk of a British car is not the Bonnet. The trunk is called the "Boot".
The Bonnet is the cover over the engine, what we call the hood.
And the Hood of a British car is what we call the Roof!
And British cars have Wings instead of Fenders.
....two people separated by a common language. LOL!!!!!!!
Boot, bonnet, wings, who cares! How can you trust anyone who drives on the wrong side of the road?!!
 

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What is the top speed of a typical trials bike?
Darned if I know, I never tried to ride one to top speed, but if you did you would find out real fast how quick the steering responds. Likely about 45 to 50 mph and then you'd be searching for another gear.
... I spend almost all of my time in 3rd. or 4th. gear, rarely use 5th.
 

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Darned if I know, I never tried to ride one to top speed, but if you did you would find out real fast how quick the steering responds. Likely about 45 to 50 mph and then you'd be searching for another gear.
... I spend almost all of my time in 3rd. or 4th. gear, rarely use 5th.
Considering their intended use, I'm surprised that a trials bike even has a 5th gear.
 
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