2004 Montesa TrailMaster

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Martin Belair the US Montesa importer sent us this sneak peek of the new for 2004 TrialMaster . It looks to be a cross between a hardcore trials bike and a short range trail bike. Looks to be the perfect bike for those ultra gnarly trails. We'll have more info on this soon.

I haven't seen this anywhere else so this may even be a DRN exclusive :aj:

I've asked Martin Belair to keep us updated on all the happenings at Montesa. He was very excited to hear about the groundswell of Trials enthusiasm here at DRN.

Martin also expressed interest in being part of DirtWeek 2004. I'm guessing if Montesa is represented at DW04 that we'll have a whole host of new trials freaks around here. You can count me among them, I love these bikes. :yeehaw:

Tons of cool info at the US Montesa website http://www.usmontesa.com/

Here's a picture of the new for 2004 Montesa TrailMaster


For more info contact:

Martin Belair
U.S. Montesa, Inc.
5477 Byscane Lane
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Ph: 952-937-8720
www.usmontesa.com
 

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Rich you ROCK! :aj:
 
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This is ALL YOUR FAULT PAT :)
 

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Originally posted by Rich Rohrich
This is ALL YOUR FAULT PAT :)
No I am innocent! Innocent I tell ya'! All I do is give out free samples at DirtWeek (and every other chance I get :laugh: ). Getting the sneak peak at something this cool has Rich Rohrich all over it!

I'm thinking that bike would be a really cool way to end up in the dog house........... again. My Beta lust is no more, I have seen the future!!!
 
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This thing has STUPID FUN written all over it :)
 

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If it gets 60 miles to a tank of gas, the ultimate N.CA enduro weapon, at least for me. :yeehaw:
 

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The tank looks like it would offer significantly more range as the stocker is pretty much flush with the frame. The seat looks like it is pretty easy to remove when your feeling very Dougie.

Do ya' suppose if I was a REALLY good boy the rest of the year Santa might be able to stuff one down the chimney? :think: Heck it's even holiday colored!

Listen to me trying to sell myself on one! Ok it's more like justify how I can pull off ordering one but it just sounds better the other way. :laugh:
 
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Pat - As long as you don't dab while clearing that massive rationalization I think you'll be OK . :)
 

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LOL! :laugh:
 
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Very nice. KTM could learn something from that seat design. Do I see a speedo?

I'd be even more excited if it were a 4-stroke. The perfect woods bike---forget the CRF 250X.
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It is a stock cota with a big tank, big seat, and a bolt on spark arrestor.

Big tanks have been floating around that fit in this version of the verlicci frame since I think '97. I've also seen some local riders cobble together some crude but effective seats like this when out on the pack trails around here. The bolt on screen type SA is available off various web sites.

I'm lucky enough to have one of Mike Comer's hand made spark arrestors that replaces the last muffler. He quit making them a few years back. Just too labor intensive.

I've trail ridden my '01 and can tell ya it is a blast, once you figure out how to ride whoops. With the Beta Alp and Honda Reflex in the stable, I can tell you that trials-based bikes are a blast for trail riding, if you are allowed to ride off trail! This is a big issue in the national forests. Luckily BLM land is open space, so you can go and play on the rocks and logs.
 
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texKDX, any idea where to get the larger tank? Also I noticed that you mentioned riding anywhere on BLM land. We've been riding Taylor Park and I understand you may only ride on the trails. Where is BLM land in CO.? Thanks, Bill.