nbr-chris added a topic in Member Organised RidesStirling/ Alloa AreasAnyone from round here ride?
I've recently moved to Tullibody and started riding trials, background is DH racing but there's not a great deal to ride local in the evenings etc.
Found a good few spots round here and lots of bmx'ers but no sign of any trials riders, even on youtube.
If anyones local give us a shout, it'd be good to meet some locals and share a few spots.
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nbr-chris added a topic in Trials ChatBike For Taller RidersOK I cant be the only person a little above average height that rides.
I'm around 6 foot 4, mostly ride dh but due to my location have been dabbling in trials.
I don't really know any trials riders so can't try different bikes, I bought an echo control long but still find it a little cramped.
Its around 2005 with urban forks so I believe the wheelbase is around 1080 which seems to be about as big as you can go?
I run riser bars which help a little and an echo stem I would guess is about 110mm so again unless I was to run a mod stem I can't go much bigger.
What do other taller riders run?
On my DH bike I like to be over the front end a bit which suits my riding style fine but on a trials bike it just doesn't work for me, unless its just an excuse for my poor riding!
I'm wondering wether to go towards the whole 24" streety set up with steeper angles or maybe even a mod just so theres more room under me but I'm reluctant to go throwing cash into it when I can't try before I buy.
Do any shops allow test rides (obviously I appreciate theres not going to be a chance to ride it properly but even a car park test would be better than nowt) or are there any riders around Aberdeen that would meet up and give me a shot of their bike.
As I say the echo was just a stab in the dark really (and a bargain), logic said go long and low but now I'm not so sure.......
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nbr-chris added a topic in Chit ChatCamera HelpRight,
I've got an Olympus CM10 camera and i have absolutely no idea how to even start using it properly. i've tried google but my descriptions eg "the button thats says 35-70" don't really help Roll Eyes
I've figured out the zoom ok as far as zooming in and out but then theres 2 more dial things on the zoom.
One on the end that goes from 0.75 to 10 m. Now this makes it super blurry one way and really crisp the othe so it seems fairly obvious that you use this to select the quality of the picture? Also if anybody can tell me what its called that would be good.
The other right at the back is marked 22 16 11 8 5.6 4 and doesn't seem to do anything so whats this and what does it do?
On the main camera bit theres a dial on the left marked (going clockwise) Check, on, off Self timer. Then in the middle is a silver handle that spins round clockwise- whats this for?
Then on the left is a dial with B, ASA Auto, Manual adapter then numbers from 25-1600. I can select between B, Auto and manual but not the numbers so i've no idea what this is meant to do either.
Then theres a black lever and a silver button that looks like something is meant to screw in to it.
And finally on the front is a dial that turns 90 degrees with R written on it.
I would have a play and just see what everything does but i've got no batteries or film for it and i don't really want to waste money on film and developing pictures when i have NO idea what i'm doing so any help will be much appreciated.
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nbr-chris added a topic in Trials ChatHelicoil KitsHow much would it be for a heliocoil kit with the tools i'd need to fit it?
I've had a look at the site but its about as useful as...
Its for my brake mounts so would need to be 4mm.
I know theres a few people on here that sell them but do they include fitting tools, do you even need specific tools for them...?
Any help appreciated
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