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Beta 300RR Dirt Bike Channel Thread

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7 minutes ago, jpbova said:

Monk, what is the name of your channel?

I don't really have a channel... I don't really YouTube... 

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It doesn't matter if one is a pro or a newbie. Everyone here is weighing in on this channel. It's good ? It sucks? So what? To me what counts is an honest assessment. So now if your a good rider you can't criticize? I figure you have a better frame of reference if the vids are good or full of shit or anywhere in between.

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7 hours ago, jpbova said:

I actually think there are 2 types of fast riders. Fast race riders and good technical riders. I am slow as shit racing, but I can ride the technical stuff head and shoulders above anyone I race against. Kyle is pretty fast on the flowing stuff, or at least he looks like he's moving on that stuff. He may fair pretty well in a race.

Growing up riding with our riding community  the focus has always been to be a well rounded rider. We'd see who won our hare and hounds and tough trail races and who won in mx racing. There are riders that kick ass in both. That's been the goal for many. If you can win in mx and win an extreme hare and hound then thats proof of being well rounded. Those guys have the most respect locally. That's hard and takes more effort. It's riding with the fast technical trail racers and racing and practicing mx hard with the faster mx riders.  Kyle is a rider. I don't know about a racer. Idk . What level? Idk It doesn't seem like he's been on a starting line. We'd see some footage I think.

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3 hours ago, Monk said:

I don't really have a channel... I don't really YouTube... 

I'd like to see whatever vids you have. YouTube is super easy and fast to put up. If I can have a channel anyone can. I'm too lazy to put much effort into my vids. It's just simple click on and off. Almost no editing..only the easiest if that. But it is good to have and simple to use. Went to the beach Sunday and just videod.. I suck videoing but the content saves me. Same for riding. At least got whatever trail footage even if it's not packaged so great.

 

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Posted (edited)

18 minutes ago, hawaiidirtrider said:

I'd like to see whatever vids you have. YouTube is super easy and fast to put up. If I can have a channel anyone can. I'm too lazy to put much effort into my vids. It's just simple click on and off. Almost no editing..only the easiest if that. But it is good to have and simple to use. Went to the beach Sunday and just videod.. I suck videoing but the content saves me. Same for riding. At least got whatever trail footage even if it's not packaged so great.

 

I've enjoyed Instagram more. I can post up a short clip with limited editing and go from there...

 

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Just now, Monk said:

I've enjoyed Instagram more. I can post up a short clip with limited editing and go from there...

yea there are too many communication vehicles.. facebook, youtube.. instagram.. blah blah blah.. my buddy loves instagram too..

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4 hours ago, Monk said:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I saved you some time and went through 19 pages of what I posted... You're right I made fun of him in 2 instances. I called him "dummy" and the Kim Kardashian of offroad. Outside of that:

-I've given Kyle credit for what he's done

Encourage Kyle to line up and race to boost his credibility amongst races and people who have experience 

-Given other riders credit for what they accomplished

-Talked shit about my own lack of videos

-Asked for money

-Mentioned Megan is much like Kyle, but she does have some actual experience

-Told someone they are faster than Kyle

-Told you to not follow me of I bother you

*Also, I make all these mentions here. I don't bash his work on his YouTube channel, through email or whatever. It's all right here in this thread*

Will reply when I am done with work and riding.

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yea there are too many communication vehicles.. facebook, youtube.. instagram.. blah blah blah.. my buddy loves instagram too..


Screw instafacechat. I don't wear a gopro or any camera. Thats what I have kids for. I just go ride.

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Come on down here and ride my trails Monk, I dare you! Cause I do YouTube and I'm awesome and my trails are the awesomest in the world

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13 minutes ago, hadfield4wd said:

 


Screw instafacechat. I don't wear a gopro or any camera. Thats what I have kids for. I just go ride.

 

Yea that's ok too.. but I only wish I had some video or even just pictures of when I was growing up riding and also vids  riding with many that don't ride anymore and in trails that are now surrounded by housing tracts. I'm happy to get to see some pics that others took way back when . It seemed more a nuisance then but now I cherish some of those old pics. I see some vids now from only 5 or so years ago and feel lucky I took them. Some people are gone..and some trails are gone. I rode for decades and think I should have taken at least some photos.

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1 hour ago, Pittbull said:

Come on down here and ride my trails Monk, I dare you! Cause I do YouTube and I'm awesome and my trails are the awesomest in the world emoji38.png

Those green circle trails? Pffft

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5 hours ago, hadfield4wd said:

 


Screw instafacechat. I don't wear a gopro or any camera. Thats what I have kids for. I just go ride.

 

 

Youtube allows me to record all of the dumb things I do on dirtbikes. I'd like to see Kyle try this trail...I should've named it "why my Beta has bent frame rails."

 

 

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15 hours ago, Monk said:

 

I saved you some time and went through 19 pages of what I posted... You're right I made fun of him in 2 instances. I called him "dummy" and the Kim Kardashian of offroad. Outside of that:

-I've given Kyle credit for what he's done - Maybe you have. But every post in here is to erode his credibility.

Encourage Kyle to line up and race to boost his credibility amongst races and people who have experience  - Maybe he doesnt care about going pro. He probably just cares about his YT video and *perhaps* financial reward.

-Given other riders credit for what they accomplished

-Talked shit about my own lack of videos - I certainly did not. 

-Asked for money - Yes, this puts me off certain channels.

-Mentioned Megan is much like Kyle, but she does have some actual experience - I dont give a damn about Megan, her channel or her pro licence. What does she have to do with it.

-Told someone they are faster than Kyle - Who?

-Told you to not follow me of I bother you - You bother me? 

*Also, I make all these mentions here. I don't bash his work on his YouTube channel, through email or whatever. It's all right here in this thread*

Ah. I think I see where you got me crossed, and I have to admit your post was hard to follow as I think you are addressing the subject and poster (me) in the same paragraph. Answered you in the post. When I said "at least he uploads", this is my respect for putting his self infront of the world to be lampooned or critiqued, supported or whatever.

I'm not bothered Monk, I am surprised you bother.

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I remember watching this vid before getting my first Beta 2 stroke 300. It looked good... good Beta ad..good vid!!!!  just watch it and see how the bike works.. I ended up getting a used 300 rr  .. 2013.. it got stolen and I got a 15 300rr.. still wish I could find the &%$#@!ers who stole my bike.   ... but this vid showed how the bike works .. If my first 300 wasn't stolen I'd still be riding it and be happy.  This is a simple vid and it just shows what the bike can do. The power of the search button on youtube or google for that matter is a simple and wonderful thing.. 

 

 

 

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When I was a kid I ski raced. We used to stand on the slope with the big vhs recorders on our shoulder and video ourselves. Then critique our form later that night.

 

I still do that when I ride. This way I can see the mechanics of what I'm doing, or not doing, to fix it.

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5 hours ago, BushPig said:

Ah. I think I see where you got me crossed, and I have to admit your post was hard to follow as I think you are addressing the subject and poster (me) in the same paragraph. Answered you in the post. When I said "at least he uploads", this is my respect for putting his self infront of the world to be lampooned or critiqued, supported or whatever.

I'm not bothered Monk, I am surprised you bother.

BP, 'I' (Monk) talk shit about my own lack of videos. I don't make videos but I feel I should. I have all the right equipment and software. But, as I mentioned before, my time and dedication is for training and racing at this point, not making videos. Maybe next year I'll consider it but even than, the goals I've set in place for next year aren't for making videos either... 

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Posted (edited)

I tried to make a vid earlier today... battery died.. My old GoPro is giving hints to get a new one. Just got a pic when I got back... found some nice papayas for the backpack!!!!! Had a nice easy ride.. dry trails.. but no vids.. oh well. Scored some nice fruit!!!!! Pretty giant papayas !!

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has anyone noticed that Kyle will not ride the Beta anymore?  Seems like all his videos someone else is riding it

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Oh boy, here we go. Now Kyle is a suspension reviewer!  All of that expertise and, wait for it, he says the WP Xplor forks are better than the Sachs! 

Weird he'd think a fork, designed by WP, for KTM, that was meant for beginning and intermediate riding is better than the Beta Sachs fork.  Pretty transparent here in building up the bike he's "giving away", by selling T shirts to promote his channel.  

Now we're getting into some higher level marketing here. Promote the "give away" bike trying to sell T shirts that would pay for the bike, while those T-shirts promote your YouTube channel!  

BTW, I rode the Xplor fork on a '17 TE300 back to back with my brother's Beta 250rr.  Let's put it this way, if I rode only 1st-2nd gear terrain, the Xplor would be fine, but the Sachs are way more versatile and perform better the more you push them. 

 

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