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05-27-2005, 06:27 AM
I just got a scanner and wanted to share some of my trikes and bikes as well as some of my racing photos. This one is Gatorback, Gainesville Florida 1988 Triple Crown series.

05-27-2005, 06:31 AM
Here's a pic of my trike. It's a 1985 Honda ATC250r. My 1963 F100 Ford is in the background.

05-27-2005, 06:36 AM
Here's a night time flattrack race on my ATC250r. I smoked this guy on the Yamaha. He's about to get passed on the inside.

05-27-2005, 06:42 AM
Here's a moto-cross race in Pensacola, Fla. This is where a guy brake checked my before a double and I ended up casing it on the double. I went over the bars and did a major face plant. There's a pic somewhere of the aftermath and it's funny, if I can find it.

05-27-2005, 02:41 PM
Practice riding, a small jump.

05-27-2005, 04:18 PM
Sweet man, I never rode a trike in my life I hear they are dangerous. I like that little whip in the first pic too.

Glenn J
05-27-2005, 10:17 PM
I'm partial to the trike pics! I'll dig some of mine up and post em'. :cool2:

Amco Landscaping
05-28-2005, 12:33 AM
ill have to take some of my trike, it is a custom 200x frame w/350x suspension front and back and a bored out 200s motor on it with 10:1 piston.
Anybody can ride a quad but it takes skill to ride a 3 wheeler


Glenn J
05-28-2005, 10:08 AM
ill have to take some of my trike, it is a custom 200x frame w/350x suspension front and back and a bored out 200s motor on it with 10:1 piston.
Anybody can ride a quad but it takes skill to ride a 3 wheeler


That sounds like a nice machine. :cool:

05-28-2005, 05:42 PM
Skill, that's understated. It's like walking a tightrope over hell! That's what makes it so fun.
I test rode the 200x behind the dealer on the asphalt pad. Then I hopped on the 250r. I was holding the throttle wide open trying to warm it up (they blubber like a string trimmer till they warm up), then it was like a light switch. The front end stood up and the engine started screaming. I was heading straight for the dumpster with the engine screaming and the front wheel in the air.
It scared me so bad I bought it!
I eventually put some Pro Circuit and Paul Turner stuff on it and could do wheelies on these dirt roads around here about 70mph or better I guess.
The most fun I ever had on three wheels was an exhibition race on a 1/2 mile oval at night.
Speaking of bikes and such, I have a gnarly photo of David Bailey if anyone remembers him. I'll look for it and post it asap.

05-28-2005, 05:56 PM
Here's that picture of David Bailey, probably the greatest natural rider I've ever seen. He was on top of the world until a supercross in Paris where he crashed on a triple jump and is paralyzed from the waist down now.
This picture was at Lake Sugar Tree in Axton, Va. I think it was 1984, he's on a "production" 500cr-yeah right!

Glenn J
05-30-2005, 10:33 AM
I have a 1985 200X. I bought it just about a year ago. It's pretty much stock except for the front fender and fork boots. It came with a set of 20" Holeshot copies and I upgraded to 22" Kenda Klaw XCR tires on the rear. The extra ground clearance helps a lot around here.

Here's a shot after riding opening day up in Massachusetts:



Installing a new swingarm skid plate:


Even after a good washing, it was still a bit dirty:

05-30-2005, 05:19 PM
Sweet! I haven't seen mine in over 13 years. The Ford was traded for a boat 15 years ago. Brings back a lot of memories! It looks to have been well cared for. Get someone to take some action pics!

Glenn J
05-30-2005, 07:03 PM
Will do! My buddy has an 85 200X as well. We're currently rebiulding his engine. He and I were riding in the snow back in March and his connecting rod let go. Put a huge hole in the cases. He's got an XR200R 6 speed bottom end that we're in the process of swapping over. It should scoot pretty good.