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    Quote Originally Posted by SVboy View Post
    'The Peaks' ride today out the back of Hawarden today. Stunning ride. Weather mint, track mostly dry. Mid winter rides don't come any better.
    I stayed home and got drugfucked instead
    "If you can make black marks on a straight from the time you turn out of a corner until the braking point of the next turn, then you have enough power."


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    Another great ride at the Flagpole trail ride yesterday. Also BETA demo rides. I now need a BETA 2S in my life. Xtrainer anyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SVboy View Post
    Another great ride at the Flagpole trail ride yesterday. Also BETA demo rides. I now need a BETA 2S in my life. Xtrainer anyone?
    I'm torn between the 200rr, X trainer or a 200cc full comp trials bike.

    Which bikes did your ride?

    What's best for an elderly gentlemen who can't ride for shit but really likes technical riding?

    Is their a cure?
    Manopausal.

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    I have previously ridden the xTrainer and it was very good. I went to ride the 200rr but it was simply too tall for a shortarse like me so I rode the xtrainer again. This has cemented it for me-xtrainer will be my next trail bike if I can sell my Triumph. A very capable bike given the shortcomings of its suspension.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SVboy View Post
    I have previously ridden the xTrainer and it was very good. I went to ride the 200rr but it was simply too tall for a shortarse like me so I rode the xtrainer again. This has cemented it for me-xtrainer will be my next trail bike if I can sell my Triumph. A very capable bike given the shortcomings of its suspension.
    Crikey, I expected the 200rr to be a bit lower.

    I rode with 3 guys on 300's a few months ago, well, I spoiled 3 guys day as they waited for me to catch up every time I rolled off. 2 KTM's and a Sherco.

    They made everything look easy and could not praise the bikes highly enough, proper tractors and very agile. Some very challenging riding and well above my fitness level.
    Manopausal.

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    I'm stuck in a timewarp. My GG300 is fantastic I reckon. But its an 07. Newer ones got bigger and are really too tall. For my 5'8 of beautiful manhood. This is where evolution stopped baby. Me, not bikes of course.

    But without increasing travel they got taller. Annoying.
    I've been told. Dreaming`s free.
    Think I'll go, back to sleep.
    Everybody listen, voices in my head
    Everybody listen, do yours say, what mine says?

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    Quote Originally Posted by F5 Dave View Post
    I'm stuck in a timewarp. My GG300 is fantastic I reckon. But its an 07. Newer ones got bigger and are really too tall. For my 5'8 of beautiful manhood. This is where evolution stopped baby. Me, not bikes of course.

    But without increasing travel they got taller. Annoying.
    I consider a solid dab to be very important.
    Manopausal.

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    I employ a flailing leg style from time to time. A bit like trendy MotoGP corner entry, but not really.
    I've been told. Dreaming`s free.
    Think I'll go, back to sleep.
    Everybody listen, voices in my head
    Everybody listen, do yours say, what mine says?

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    Look at you two bragging about being able to touch the ground to dab! My 5'6" make it a bit challenging! I specialise in the shoulder dab!

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    Quote Originally Posted by george formby View Post
    I consider a solid dab to be very important.
    I did a solid full body dab, it didn't end well
    "If you can make black marks on a straight from the time you turn out of a corner until the braking point of the next turn, then you have enough power."


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    Lol's, different dabbing techniques.

    Last time out I used a tree, first with my hemlet and face, closely followed by my shoulder.

    Still went down.... Quite a long way, had to use my rope for the first time to get out of the gully.

    If I ever suggest going for a ride, decline. You are not company, you're offroad AA.

    Any hoo, new Betas....
    Manopausal.

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