About this site.Hi folks. This blog is nothing more than the casual ramblings of a bloke no longer in the first flush of youth. The object is to randomly recall memories with regards to riding a dirt bike competativly offroad, and of the road trips that took me there, for about 25+ glorious years...And now, a new chapter!
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25 Years on from my last dirt bike… About 25 years ago I decided that perhaps I would call it a day with regards to riding a dirt bike. I went off and tried some other stuff, like golf, for … Continue reading
No words from me this time, just a chance to witness a video overview of the 2013 Dakar Rally featuring some of the worlds best off-road motorcycle racers. Enjoy the video. NB. Sadly since this post was published, the very … Continue reading
The Francis-Bantam Motocross Bike ? Let me explain. When I was about 20 years old, I was competing in local trials events on my home brewed special, and had a brother who was 9 years younger who wanted to ride a motocross dirt bike. … Continue reading
My 1989 ISDE Husqvarna Enduro Dirt Bike. It was a modified 510cc four stroke MX model with a 5 speed gearbox, I preferred this to the TE enduro model with it’s 6 speeds on account of the fact that the wider gear wheels … Continue reading
Turning road bike into trials dirt bike, continued In the last instalment, my home grown trials dirt bike was converted from a Greeves roadster with a 225cc 2-stroke Villiers engine and Ariel telescopic forks. The next major change to the bike … Continue reading
Turning road bike into trials dirt bike… My first trials dirt bike was born circa 1963, although the manufacturer had never intended this particular model to become a trials motorcycle. It was in fact, a 250 cc Greeves, powered by a twin cylinder Villiers 2T … Continue reading
A Brief Overview On The Art Of Trials Riding Observed trials riding come in two forms, traditionally an outside sport where the rider is confronted with a series of natural obstacles. For example, the rider must attempt to ride over large … Continue reading