A little trail riding on yer trials bike.

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A little trail riding on yer trials bike.

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Re: A little trail riding on yer trials bike.

Post by thetable » Mon Nov 17, 2014 8:47 pm

At the top, I'd be trying to figure out how to base jump with a bike. I hate riding downhill.

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Re: A little trail riding on yer trials bike.

Post by Rut Row » Tue Nov 18, 2014 7:11 am

I envy the upright posture little people can achieve on a trials bike.
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Re: A little trail riding on yer trials bike.

Post by anotherguy » Tue Nov 18, 2014 7:46 am

Set up.

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Re: A little trail riding on yer trials bike.

Post by Rut Row » Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:11 am

anotherguy wrote:Set up.
without a welder, a bike built for someone 5'9" can't be stretched for someone 6'4"

Maybe ape hanger handlebars? :killingme:
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Re: A little trail riding on yer trials bike.

Post by thetable » Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:19 am

Problem solved:
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Re: A little trail riding on yer trials bike.

Post by anotherguy » Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:32 am

Kyler wrote:
anotherguy wrote:Set up.
without a welder, a bike built for someone 5'9" can't be stretched for someone 6'4"

Maybe ape hanger handlebars? :killingme:
You can start with a set of high rise bars. If that's not enough a set of bar spacers. Move the footpegs back and down.

Or park yer big ass on the couch and turn on the idiot box.

I used to road race a Honda RS125. Don't tell me about big rider small bike. If ya really wanna ride you'll get it done.

EDIT:I did a little homework for ya.

Here.

And try bend #02-5311

For the feet these will help.

I'll be needing your address for the consultation bill.

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Re: A little trail riding on yer trials bike.

Post by Rut Row » Tue Nov 18, 2014 11:13 am

anotherguy wrote:I used to road race a Honda RS125. Don't tell me about big rider small bike. If ya really wanna ride you'll get it done.

EDIT:I did a little homework for ya.
so, it started with me expressing envy. Obviously you have felt that too given the above.

I don't need your research. I've already spent enough of my time and others to do the best I can with what is available. I've done nearly everything I can short of making a new frame or having surgery. I have 2" risers on my Montesa. I have installed taller bars too. I can't move the left footpeg because that is where the sidecar mounts. But that isn't the point.

THE POINT IS ... I'm still envious of the upright posture little people can achieve on a trials bike.

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Re: A little trail riding on yer trials bike.

Post by Bucho » Tue Nov 18, 2014 4:07 pm

Cool video. I love gnarly trails and I don't like going very fast. So trials riding is really right up my alley. Though I'm super lazy when it comes to standing. I'm more of a stand when I have to kind of rider, rather than stand all the time.
I need some sort of a Trails/Trials/Enduro bike. But I guess my old 300 will just have to do for a while more.
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Re: A little trail riding on yer trials bike.

Post by Boom Boom » Tue Nov 18, 2014 4:35 pm

My back can't take the pounding of much sitting. I can stand all day and zero back issues.
The trials bike will work your legs over more than your back if riding proper.
Need to get you back to the farm and work on that lack of standing problem.
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