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Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 49,553
Posted By Max L
Indian/Polaris/ Victory, they got it right. Some...

Indian/Polaris/ Victory, they got it right. Some one said they Polaris was planing this as a Victory Model ! Wonder when we will see them
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,033
Posted By Max L
SPEND SOME DIRT BIKE TIME IF YOU HAVE OR HAVE...

SPEND SOME DIRT BIKE TIME IF YOU HAVE OR HAVE NOT. DIRT SKILLS ARE WONDERFUL TO HAVE ON ANY STREET . THEY OFFER DIRT SCHOOLS IN MOST AREAS. ONE FULL DAY OF FUN AND YOU LEARN OR REFRESH ON SOFT DIRT....
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 218,398
Posted By Max L
have not seen one out and about yet a shadow...

have not seen one out and about yet

a shadow never will never be like a street

I think street will do well

smaller bikes are doing well world wide

hope to see more choices
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 243,715
Posted By Max L
2008 getting aprox. 40 mpg much more fuel...

2008 getting aprox. 40 mpg

much more fuel can fit if you really really fill up compleatly...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 488,984
Posted By Max L
oldest bike builder triumph yamaha honda...

oldest bike builder triumph

yamaha honda suzuki kawasaki now dominate

but hey those brits also had a first also with the austin cooper...

guess some still like british stuff

copy...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 488,984
Posted By Max L
look at the number from Triumph they never sold...

look at the number from Triumph they never sold so many of any other bike. That all it is math
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 488,984
Posted By Max L
once again triumph is being copied , the early...

once again triumph is being copied , the early jap bikes were copies with improvements ... street triple has been a huge seller so everyone is trying to get in on the action...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,517
Views: 465,188
Posted By Max L
saw one the other day 2nd one I have seen. looks...

saw one the other day 2nd one I have seen. looks real nice. one wwas in town very nimble, the other on the highway booking right along. Nice design
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,337
Posted By Max L
glad you are all right, nice one. looks like you...

glad you are all right, nice one. looks like you tried to ride the crest not the rut and the tire off the crown then ... Been there, now i go in the ruts
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 566,682
Posted By Max L
Thumper's then Triumph

My 2008 Triumph Street first bike with more than one cylinder that I have owned.

Triumph's you have no idea till you ride one.

Odometer going on 40 k just change your oil brakes tires...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 218,398
Posted By Max L
Got out and about Monday, a 200 dawn to dusk day...

Got out and about Monday, a 200 dawn to dusk day .

Talked to a few people about the new 750 and 500 Street HD's. No one had even heard about them but were very interested.

On my see and test...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 218,398
Posted By Max L
I would get one of these , have always thought...

I would get one of these , have always thought Harley should have smaller displacement bikes to get the market share... I hope it work for them. Gators look fine. I want one, going to test drive asap.
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,946
Posted By Max L
Very rewarding that wire tie trick The sound...

Very rewarding that wire tie trick

The sound of those beads popping on to the rim, sweet

Weather here in New York getting nice

Breaking in my new made in China Pirelli's
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,946
Posted By Max L
Done many a tire change here. First time I just...

Done many a tire change here. First time I just did the wire tie trick only I used strap cord with a purchase knot set up too pull the beads together instead of ties. This is wonder full, my tire...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 488,984
Posted By Max L
A lot of thought and, price point was milled over...

A lot of thought and, price point was milled over by a huge team.

I doubt you could gain that extra gallon of gas without cost or look problems.

Some long distance riders install a spare fuel...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 1,087,504
Posted By Max L
Sierra Club or not still lucky to be here now,...

Sierra Club or not still lucky to be here now, the best of the best.

I mean you can get almost any part, ship anything, 100's of bike sites and, 100's of schools.

land grab work both ways. Yea...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,020
Posted By Max L
Bike look / big scoot look , seems very much why...

Bike look / big scoot look , seems very much why myself and, lots of us love naked, it is the elemental motorcycle of modern sorts.

Has any one found our published US motorcycle sales numbers...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,020
Posted By Max L
World wide Scooter's are becoming bigger segment....

World wide Scooter's are becoming bigger segment. Very functional

"The Big Rue"

But yea those naked bike numbers are interesting.

Amazed how well Triumph Street Triple is doing over there....
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,020
Posted By Max L
World wide Scooter's are becoming bigger segment....

World wide Scooter's are becoming bigger segment. Very functional

"The Big Rue"

But yea those naked bike numbers are interesting.

Amazed how well the Street Triple is doing.
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 72,237
Posted By Max L
Thanks have to do some shuffling here, I think I...

Thanks have to do some shuffling here, I think I under stand this at last.

Have only had naked bikes. even as a little kid I knew fairing was a race track thing to gain that extra ounce of speed...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 72,237
Posted By Max L
http://P5250065.JPG my white street out east

http://P5250065.JPG my white street out east
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 488,984
Posted By Max L
RED IS ONE OF THE CO;ORS THAT CHANGES A LOT...

RED IS ONE OF THE CO;ORS THAT CHANGES A LOT DEPENDING WHAT TYPE OF LIGHTING. My wife likes red cars and, some times they appear very orange. The first red car years ago was disturbing at first to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 566,682
Posted By Max L
Great one Mike, Love your GS killer! We have...

Great one Mike, Love your GS killer!

We have a guy here in NY could be your twin brother. He is going to get a his first Triumph, we hope.
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 488,984
Posted By Max L
Rox, did you do stuff to your Street like this?

Rox, did you do stuff to your Street like this?
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 488,984
Posted By Max L
Fitting, Fine tuning,Tinkering, it is a...

Fitting, Fine tuning,Tinkering, it is a particular thing.

To tune/tweak anything = operator perfecting

Starting point look at one
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 488,984
Posted By Max L
Hats off to and,for Yamaha another production...

Hats off to and,for Yamaha another production price point marvel. The best of Japanese-English-Italian... Problem is still loving my Street Triple 08. Stable has room. just can not justify it. May...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 1,087,504
Posted By Max L
Love that Life, yep the mag. Still living the...

Love that Life, yep the mag. Still living the Life.
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,989
Posted By Max L
Been dreaming about Triumphs since forever. Cut...

Been dreaming about Triumphs since forever. Cut my teeth on a 1960 Tiger in the sand pits by Bar Beach. Was on the fence and, they came out with the 2007 Street Triple. It is the modern / today what...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-06-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,545
Posted By Max L
DT 175 Classic. I love mine, only ride her off...

DT 175 Classic. I love mine, only ride her off road,

Some day I will gather up all her parts ( she is naked now) a new coat of factory silver paint, re-chrome a full restore ... Not yet though...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By Max L
Dream bike for sure British customs will be at...

Dream bike for sure British customs will be at the NYC Motorcycle show the Scrambler with the 26K$ would be another dream bike
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 488,984
Posted By Max L
What a great bike. Production looks better than...

What a great bike. Production looks better than prototype. Japanese-English even Italian. Hope to see/hear one up close out on the street. Will take a bit with winter creeping in and, how new this...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 243,715
Posted By Max L
That HYPER MOTARD I bet it was an R. MY...

That HYPER MOTARD I bet it was an R.

MY DRZ400 likes New York City, My Triumph not so much, bottoms out a little.

Oh my last post correction 35,000. miles not 3500.

Hyper engine also...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 243,715
Posted By Max L
ST3 engine is what does it., just ordered Pirelli...

ST3 engine is what does it., just ordered Pirelli Diablo's,battery, brake pads... 2008 3500 miles.

2014 Cooper has a 3 cylinder
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 1,087,504
Posted By Max L
As we get old our stuff that we love and hold on...

As we get old our stuff that we love and hold on to, if we are lucky will become like new again.

But till then I think to do the jury rigging / improvised repair with our bikes that is almost the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 243,715
Posted By Max L
Are you saying it Will crank but will / can not...

Are you saying it Will crank but will / can not fire at under 12.8 volts"

When my bike was 2 years old I found battery terminal had loosened up and needed a good cleaning. Removed and cleaned...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 243,715
Posted By Max L
You are younger read below

You are younger read below
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 243,715
Posted By Max L
Dirt Rider bike transion. I will be 60 soon...

Dirt Rider bike transion.

I will be 60 soon enough. Street Triple is a plush super powerful dual sport, or as the term goes a Motard!

I agree this and most all bikes are way to fast. The set...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 243,715
Posted By Max L
A lot of Street Triple Owners were duel sport...

A lot of Street Triple Owners were duel sport riders. Dirt , dirt duel sport , street triple, rider evolution.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 1,087,504
Posted By Max L
OLDSCOOL , Now I know Im keeping my DT175.She...

OLDSCOOL , Now I know Im keeping my DT175.She missing her stinger and now I only only ride her if a neighbor is power tooling. Would love to have that 1960's Triumph Tiger the older guys (Parker...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 243,715
Posted By Max L
Helmets start to tight , break in and are very...

Helmets start to tight , break in and are very snug, then they get to loose,. The break in is tough squeeze. Jay Leno had a piece on how like most of us had loose helmets most of his riding life....
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