Feb 9, 2018

Moto Trials- Haystack


Just curious if any of you guys ride moto trials too... There is a comp in the national series here in New Mexico April 21-22. The riding area there is great! And we should get together for a ride around the event. I do not know of any riding there in town (Roswell NM) but I don't know the area at all.


Feb 12, 2018

Would LOVE to Ride MotoTrials...

Feb 14, 2018

I'm not a moto guy... I've ridden and owned plenty of motorcycles but I've never even tried a trials moto.

So in case I wasn't clear I mean we should get together to ride our trials (or trials related) bicycles!

Feb 25, 2018

Would be a good group of people to tag into... I just looked at where Roswell is, will take me 20 hours or so to get there... out of the question :(

Mar 1, 2018

I used to have a Honda TL but that was years ago.

Mar 11, 2018

A few of the guys on here are moto as well. I know some of the CT guys and southeast guys ride moto.

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