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Forum: Beasts 10-01-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,207
Posted By Herr_Raus
at least 2 new models for Triumph in 2012 including Tiger XC 1200

I tried search but didn't find anything related so here it goes:

I've just had my maintenance and firmware (software) update on my Triumph Scrambler, and while talking to my dealer she mentioned...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,914,900
Posted By Herr_Raus
Hello Margus, Kariina, I've been wondering...

Hello Margus, Kariina,

I've been wondering this for a while now. Are you planning to gather some of your stories and pictures and publish them in a book?

I would be interested in buy it then....
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
I'm an IT guy and I must say my collection of...

I'm an IT guy and I must say my collection of tools is very limited.. luckily I found some tool I got with my Ikea furnature and used that to adjust the suspension.

I must say that there isn't...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Sadly I have no hex key under that panel :s ...

Sadly I have no hex key under that panel :s
I'll have to check with my local vendor
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,336
Posted By Herr_Raus
I would keep it as it is.. I rather browse...

I would keep it as it is.. I rather browse through a (sub)forum that is too full, than one that is a bit too empty.

Thank you.
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,036
Posted By Herr_Raus
Hi Sloater, interesting ride report. I'll be...

Hi Sloater, interesting ride report. I'll be visiting large parts of your trip also this summer.. although sadly I'll do it with an SUV instead of a bike :(

Keep it coming!
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Normally your vendor should instruct your to ride...

Normally your vendor should instruct your to ride in your engine. If I'm not mistaking you can't get above 4000rpm the first 800km. Although 4000rpm means +- 100km/h. Other than that nothing special.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
BTW I don't know if it's posted here before, but...

BTW I don't know if it's posted here before, but Triumph introduced a new color for the Triumph Scrambler.. Matt Black!! I'm guessing it's gonna look even better than my Matt Green one!
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Hi Kellis, sadly I have no idea which tool that...

Hi Kellis, sadly I have no idea which tool that is. :huh
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
I've just had someone ride pillions with me for...

I've just had someone ride pillions with me for the first time today.. The first thing I noticed is that I really need to adjust the rear suspension and tighten it. In the user manual it is mentioned...
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
please check my post, it shows the tacho/speedo...

please check my post, it shows the tacho/speedo of my Triumph Scrambler. I bought mine last summer so I think it's the 2011 version already.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Too bad they are really expensive. 1500 for a...

Too bad they are really expensive. 1500 for a rack + casing = too much
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
I get the feeling, that the newer scamblers are a...

I get the feeling, that the newer scamblers are a bit faster.. I read about guys really struggling to get 100mph, and to be honest.. I can get there now quite easily?
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
so I just bought the Triumph Tank bag.. In the...

so I just bought the Triumph Tank bag.. In the safety papers it says I can't ride faster than 130km/h with it, and it can't weigh more than 3kg.. argh..

anyone really takes this into account?
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,996
Posted By Herr_Raus
enjoying it a lot, like the humor as well :)

enjoying it a lot, like the humor as well :)
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
EFI models have a "choke" with 2 stances as well....

EFI models have a "choke" with 2 stances as well. I sometimes have to use it to keep it running when it's cold.
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Let's hope it does, because I really need one...

Let's hope it does, because I really need one badly. I just ordered the tank bag and attaching it isn't a problem at all.. so that's good.
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
yeah I know, I tried to do it but the screws...

yeah I know, I tried to do it but the screws don't come loose.. I can turn the screws all I want, it won't budge..

gonna try it again next weekend with some other tools.
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
from what I can see they changed the handlebars a...

from what I can see they changed the handlebars a bit too.. I can't use that leather handlebar brace.. Last picture is me with my Steve McQueen Triumph Jacket.. I know I'm a sucker for Triumph...
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
I know I posted a blurry image before, but this...

I know I posted a blurry image before, but this is a better shot of the new Triumph Scrambler odometer etc

http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/8520/dsc0103yx.jpg
Forum: Europe 09-26-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,948
Posted By Herr_Raus
And another one from Belgium, surroundings of...

And another one from Belgium, surroundings of northern Antwerp.. I'm riding a Triumph Scrambler.. Hoping to get it ready for france next year (along the coast to the south, no specifics yet)
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,996
Posted By Herr_Raus
I'm in, I visited those places 2 years ago, I'm...

I'm in, I visited those places 2 years ago, I'm dieing to see them again! :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,185
Posted By Herr_Raus
nice ride report aaron, victory is indeed a bike...

nice ride report aaron, victory is indeed a bike you don't see that often..
thanks for sharing
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,916
Posted By Herr_Raus
I've spoken to my Triumph dealer 2 weeks ago and...

I've spoken to my Triumph dealer 2 weeks ago and they told me they're probably gonna show it in oktober or november in Berlin?

She also told me that Triumph is working on something different new,...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Yeah I had the same issue last weekend. I just...

Yeah I had the same issue last weekend. I just went for a short ride 150 miles in total and on the way back I used the highway. I was riding between 65 and 90mph and after that my neck was sore as...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,499
Posted By Herr_Raus
nice soaz, gonna follow this thread, hoping to be...

nice soaz, gonna follow this thread, hoping to be able to do some touring with my Scrambler as well!
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Hey Guys, any of you have any tips on...

Hey Guys,

any of you have any tips on cleaning the scrambler?

I'm using vulcanet to dry clean my bike. Other than that I'm using Kent chain grease..

But that's about all I have..

I've...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 423,043
Posted By Herr_Raus
Ok I'm still a noob, that's for sure. I've only...

Ok I'm still a noob, that's for sure. I've only been riding for 2 weeks and a half.

For me the most important things I learned in the meantime is this:

- riding a motorcycle really forces you...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Other than the color, the exhaust and the...

Other than the color, the exhaust and the steering.. this is actually a stock model.. I prefer my khaki green though :)
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
That actually looks very good.. which bags did...

That actually looks very good.. which bags did you use? did you set it up yourself?
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Doh, does it show that I'm really new to...

Doh, does it show that I'm really new to mechanics and all? :huh
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
No it isn't, but when I tighten the screw again,...

No it isn't, but when I tighten the screw again, will the suspension still work properly then? The rubber doesn't move.. ever, not even when I brake.
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Well it's actually pretty hard to get it up.....

Well it's actually pretty hard to get it up.. because it's attached to that level with a screw.. you can't just push it down or pull it up.. so if I pull it up and use the screw to tighten it up...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Okay.. I have the bike 3 days now, and I've done...

Okay.. I have the bike 3 days now, and I've done 140 miles with it.. it feels amazing;.. but I can't help the feeling that I had more grip with the kawasaki whatitsname500 than with my scrambler.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Hey sirclive, yes it was after the flat.. I...

Hey sirclive, yes it was after the flat.. I didn't really notice it before.. I was thinking it was all just in my head.. But now, I kinda think it isn't..
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
okay, I just came back from the shop.. The first...

okay, I just came back from the shop.. The first day riding my Scrambler.. and I did 80 miles. Unfortunately.... just my luck.. after 14 miles I run a flat.. I had to call the shop to come to pick me...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
Ok, just went to my bike shop to collect all the...

Ok, just went to my bike shop to collect all the papers needed to request my license plate..

and what did I see to my surprise!! Tacho is now part of the stock model, not an accessory anymore!...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 47,474
Posted By Herr_Raus
really enjoying your RR.. To be honest, your son...

really enjoying your RR.. To be honest, your son is lucky with you as a Dad.. some great bonding going on there, I'm sure..
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
you actually have to stand besides your bike and...

you actually have to stand besides your bike and walk backwards in a U shape, you can't touch the outer lines, you have to know when to turn properly, you're not allowed to make forward corrections.....
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21,997
Views: 6,505,380
Posted By Herr_Raus
The last few seconds of that video they show you...

The last few seconds of that video they show you the back of the off-road bike pretty clear.. It looks a bit too modern imho..

I'm glad I ordered the Scrambler and didn't wait for news on these...
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