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Video: The Trippin' Fellas Go On A Scottish Adventure With 125cc Motos - Episode 1
Sep 12, 2018
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Scotland, the land of the midges and rain but also home to some of the best coastal 125cc terrain the world has to offer! Who could say no to a moto - ride - adventure extravaganza on some of the finest hunks of junk £500 could buy!
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(Sep 13, 2018 at 1:25)
Really supprised about the negative vibe going on here. As a person who loves quick hit 'mini adventures', stuff like this is really interesting. Ultimately of course they had some support or else how did they film it - possibly the guy with the bigger custom bike in one of the pics? That would be no different to the Long Way Round! Either way they are paid to promote their sponsors. One of them is Alpkit who in themselves are all about mini adventures. Its different and they had a laugh, then good skills. Think we can all be slightly jealous.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 2:03)
Well said. Pinkbike has no rhyme or reason to its opinion sometimes. As someone currently reading this taking a shit during my terrible job, I wholeheartedly endorse this type of mucking about and I'm supremely jealous of their good times. Bravo to them I say. Now pass me that paper.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 4:12)
: I’m pooping before my job reading this meow, wish I was tearing up the Scottish coast instead
(Sep 13, 2018 at 4:33)
: sounds purrrr-fect.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 10:49)
The Trippin fellaz are Sam, Joe and Ali. You don't see much of Sam in the video as he films everything. The guys had no support, they carried all their own gear and film equipment!
(Sep 13, 2018 at 13:13)
Fun Police never sleeps and it knows what’s better for you.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 0:54)
Just when I think you couldn't possibly be any dumber, you go and do something like this, and TOTALLY redeem yourself!!
(Sep 13, 2018 at 5:10)
Absolutely love this. We need more people strapping their bikes to their motos. I've got a garage hacked set up for my mtb on my Triump Tiger, super fun for quick weekend trips.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 10:09)
My 1987 suzuki savage 650 gets the job done pretty well, but I thought a dummy wheel for the back would be much more appropriate. Haven't done any long over night trips with it yet, but hoping to soon! However, not exactly sure if it is street legal...
(Sep 12, 2018 at 18:36)
love scotland, hate the midges ;-)
(Sep 13, 2018 at 9:44)
Geez... some people just need to get out and ride......quit whizzin down stories print. Liked the concept, I just might rig up my XR400 for some rip and ride sessions.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 5:06)
Looked like a good giggle, in a hell of ALOT rain.. I found it amusing that just one of the mtb's they were using, was probably worth more than all of the 125 moto's combined!
(Sep 13, 2018 at 5:03)
I think a lot of people here are missing the point. Looks like something I need to do.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 0:10)
I think would rather just have the mountain bike or the motor bike. 150 two stroke ????. 1000 pound you could buy a van. All good fun though. I loathe travelling heavy, would stay in accom, as soon as you carry loads of gear you kill any ride.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 1:19)
Best trip to Fort Bill and beyond was in my banger 400 quid Shitreon Berlingo. Had to keep an adjustable with me at all times to tighten up a starter motor that would wobble loose every now n then, and had to prime the fuel pump by hand if i parked facing up a hill. 4 Bikes, 6 wheelsets, enough gear n food to last a week and we were loving life. I dont know why you've been neg propped- you're right, but it seems doing things a ridiculously hard and inconvenient way just to be different is hip n rad n poppin fresh.
(Sep 12, 2018 at 19:05)
Just curious how well the rear hub would hold up at highway speeds?
(Sep 12, 2018 at 19:38)
(Sep 12, 2018 at 19:50)
Short jonts would probably be fine on it. I'm fairly certain they aren't hitting "highway speeds" on those bikes anyway, at least not for sustained periods. I'd be more worried about the tire wearing.
(Sep 12, 2018 at 20:05)
People wake up... this is not real... they don’t actually drive long distance, it is a photo shoot. The hub on a highway would fry, the grease and bearings are not made to go 50 miles an hour for 2/3 hours.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 0:10)
Are road cyclists' hubs so much different? They ride quick when in a large group and very quick when descending. You'd expect the hub manufacturers would have tested them for even longer and faster riding.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 0:53)
Wow let me chip in next time so you don't look like idiots on 125cc moto's
(Sep 13, 2018 at 6:29)
: I have an old ccm mountain bike with a little two stroke on it and the hub hasn't gone yet. I regularly go over 50k hr.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 6:30)
: a road bike goes 25/30 miles average for 5/6 hours. And I am exaggerating.
A motorbike goes twice as fast and can generate much heat and wear past what a bicycle hub is deigned for.
There were two SC test guys up in CA few years ago, and they used the same system hooked up to 50cc scooters to ride 10-miles to the trails. One of them in a interview commented that he needed to change the rear hub very often–but it did not matter as he got free stuff.
Funny how my comment had 10+ yesterday and -1 today lol...
It is fake people... this is just a photoshoot paid by Bell, Scott and some others, with a crew and everything.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 9:30)
: 50km/h vs 50miles/h
(Sep 13, 2018 at 13:57)
: You seem like an angry kinda fella, like one who would purposely find a way to take the joy out of something.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 14:13)
: I hope they also design these hubs for the speeds professional Tour de France riders travel at. And I think it does matter that the bike here is less heavily loaded, no matter how skinny of a road cyclist you compare it to.
(Sep 14, 2018 at 11:58)
: I guess you guys need a Safe Space.
(Sep 14, 2018 at 12:30)
: chill ya nips poppet.
(Sep 14, 2018 at 12:49)
: keep typing muppet
(Sep 14, 2018 at 13:59)
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(Sep 13, 2018 at 7:43)
Moto, as in the exclusive mtbrs use of the word to refer to dirt bikes? These aren't exactly those 125cc motos, but it helped me click on it.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 5:53)
Man, you folks are an uptight lot... (With exceptions, of course.)
(Sep 13, 2018 at 11:02)
A couple a dudes making the best of a rainy trip! Looks like an adveture and alot of fun.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 10:19)
beautiful landscape but all those rain...i hate riding in the rain
(Sep 13, 2018 at 15:43)
Riding in the rain isn't so bad if you have a warm dry place to go after. Its the riding in the rain, camping in the rain, travelling in the rain that would kill me.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 17:00)
I need more of this!
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(Sep 12, 2018 at 21:06)
500 quid is a lot of money. Contrived shite. No soul. No marijuana. Boring middle class bastards.
(Sep 12, 2018 at 22:23)
(Sep 12, 2018 at 23:00)
Hire photographer, stop get drone out, stop put the drone back, faff with depth of field at dusk, count likes, fabricate adventure, measure stats, churn out content, repeat
(Sep 12, 2018 at 23:28)
Insert two Scottish lads and your comment would have read: Fantastic video, lots of soul, great idea using the motorbikes!!!
(Sep 13, 2018 at 0:46)
Marijuana ain't cool, middle class rules.
(Sep 13, 2018 at 4:11)
: who is the hired photographer? clearly not got a clue they film it them selves.
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