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Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 395,143
Posted By Gordon Bennett
I posted this in 2011. Obviously I can see into...

I posted this in 2011. Obviously I can see into the future so is anyone interested in next week's lottery numbers?
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 166,116
Posted By Gordon Bennett
The fuel tank holds 3.3 gallons, which won't give...

The fuel tank holds 3.3 gallons, which won't give it much of a tank range, maybe 110 miles and looking to refill?
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5,308
Views: 879,985
Posted By Gordon Bennett
http://blog.motorcycle.com/2014/08/02/manufacturer...

http://blog.motorcycle.com/2014/08/02/manufacturers/indian-manufacturers/indian-announces-removal-brake-throttle-override/
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5,308
Views: 879,985
Posted By Gordon Bennett
And Indian have just announced that this will not...

And Indian have just announced that this will not be installed in the 2015 bikes, and can be programmed out of existing ones.
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By Gordon Bennett
I used a car jack handle - insert into the end of...

I used a car jack handle - insert into the end of the exhaust, and hook the lug (or hook) into the baffle edge, and clamp mole grips onto handle end so you can tap it out with a mallet or hammer....
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Gordon Bennett
My Ortlieb bag is 14 years old, still perfect. ...

My Ortlieb bag is 14 years old, still perfect.
They wipe clean so don't show their age, tough, waterproof, superb kit.
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 597,741
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Nice one - fame and fortune awaits you Hollywood...

Nice one - fame and fortune awaits you Hollywood A list celebs...
A Harley and a sports bike is a nice combination - lazy days or go for it days.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-03-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 99,208
Posted By Gordon Bennett
http://www.advrider.com/forums/<a href=&quot;<a...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/<a href=&quot;<a href=https://www.flickr.com/photos/30005883@N06/13865938345&quot; target=_blank>https://www.flickr.com/photos/30005883@N06/13865938345&quot;</a> title=&quot;IMG_0686 by...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 166,116
Posted By Gordon Bennett
About the most active is:...

About the most active is: http://www.chiefmotorcycleforum.com/forum/
Most gripes seem to be software/electrical related, and slow delivery of backrests. The general view is very positive. I've had...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,302
Posted By Gordon Bennett
I had a test ride on one last week, and I liked...

I had a test ride on one last week, and I liked the extra grunt of the 2014 spec engines, the gearbox has improved and the clutch is smoother, front forks are a big improvement but personally, I...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5,800
Views: 1,444,991
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Mr Muscle oven cleaner is a caustic foaming...

Mr Muscle oven cleaner is a caustic foaming cleaner which will do the trick, just be very careful where you spray it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Easy fix: ...

Easy fix:

http://us.123rf.com/450wm/bowie15/bowie151210/bowie15121000027/15662609-man-crouched-in-a-box.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-06-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,175
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Morbidelli V8 is possibly the ugliest standard...

Morbidelli V8 is possibly the ugliest standard bike I can think of. The Bimota Mantra backs it up


http://www.mundomoto.esp.br/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Morbideli-V8-2.jpg

...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5,308
Views: 879,985
Posted By Gordon Bennett
The 51 mpg is the UK figure, the other two state...

The 51 mpg is the UK figure, the other two state us gallons, but the 51mpg is the same as the UK spec page which quotes 45, 68 and 51.
Contact Triumph and give them a stern stare...
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,984
Posted By Gordon Bennett
The Lotus C01 available in other colours. A...

The Lotus C01 available in other colours.
A prize awaits for the first person enquiring about bar risers...

http://www.motohouston.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=76439&d=1392934172
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,432
Posted By Gordon Bennett
The Forum I use is...

The Forum I use is http://www.tiger-explorer.com/index.php?action=forum

The ECM/ECU recall is Safety recall RM 2014 002 Service Bulletin 505 covering bikes in the VIN Range:

Tiger Explorer:VIN...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5,308
Views: 879,985
Posted By Gordon Bennett
In another thread: ...

In another thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23459767&postcount=2932
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,432
Posted By Gordon Bennett
I don't know where your location is, Freyzer but...

I don't know where your location is, Freyzer but -

http://www.triumphmotorcycles.co.uk/services/warranty

And specifically "All new Triumph motorcycles registered on or after 01.12.92 are...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5,308
Views: 879,985
Posted By Gordon Bennett
When I got mine it felt weird because the bars...

When I got mine it felt weird because the bars were rotated forward. I rotated them back towards me and that made a big difference to my wrist angle.
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By Gordon Bennett
I take it you've seen the pic thread - Dogs on...

I take it you've seen the pic thread - Dogs on Motorcycles?
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=865643

Some trailer ideas in there and a thread that is guaranteed to raise a smile.
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,432
Posted By Gordon Bennett
The 1200 Explorer gearbox is excellent, and...

The 1200 Explorer gearbox is excellent, and neutral is very easy to find so it is not a generic fault. As already mentioned - bleed the clutch, or get the dealer to do it as it's still in the two...
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5,308
Views: 879,985
Posted By Gordon Bennett
I had my ECM changed yesterday as part of the...

I had my ECM changed yesterday as part of the recall, and fitted a set of Rox risers last night. I'll fit some wind deflectors and a Remus pipe today and go out for a ride to see how badly I've...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 166,116
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Me too, but get rid of those "My little pony"...

Me too, but get rid of those "My little pony" tassels....
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,984
Posted By Gordon Bennett
http://www.motorcyclenews.com/upload/301897/images...

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/upload/301897/images/2-3-Image_Blue.jpg


http://www.motorcyclenews.com/upload/301872/images/Lotus-2_Blue.jpg

I'm not so keen.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Gordon Bennett
I don't know why you would want to put a bike in...

I don't know why you would want to put a bike in a tent. Every bike I've owned has been waterproof...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,954
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Or a power cruiser with style.... ...

Or a power cruiser with style....

http://www.lavidaocean.com/images/100-years-of-wooden-glory-greavette1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 166,116
Posted By Gordon Bennett
The feedback from the owners forum seems that...

The feedback from the owners forum seems that they are extremely happy, with remarkably few new model niggles. Most of the complaints revolve around the unavailability of accessories, and the price...
Forum: Europe 01-04-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Might as well take in mid and north Wales, and if...

Might as well take in mid and north Wales, and if time permits, Scotland.
As for accommodation, you could just drop in the local tourist information office each day and they will sort you out a B&B...
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5,308
Views: 879,985
Posted By Gordon Bennett
According to Triumph, it may affect bikes in the...

According to Triumph, it may affect bikes in the VIN range of 524056 to 602960.
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5,308
Views: 879,985
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Thanks, guys.

Thanks, guys.
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5,308
Views: 879,985
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Nice. Is that the light, medium or dark tint? ...

Nice. Is that the light, medium or dark tint?
It looks just right.
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2,287
Views: 607,948
Posted By Gordon Bennett
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8172/7953961216_5923...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8172/7953961216_59237b78a1_b.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-10-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 293,756
Posted By Gordon Bennett
http://www.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05...

http://www.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/ace-cafe-2.jpg


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Ob7kvejqsew/TWPOWXioANI/AAAAAAAAAmc/11lkhuIBOzs/s1600/Ace%2BCafe.JPG
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5,308
Views: 879,985
Posted By Gordon Bennett
White has replaced black as far as colours go.

White has replaced black as far as colours go.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 597,741
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Nice, that looks like a Dresda fairing. In 1976 I...

Nice, that looks like a Dresda fairing. In 1976 I thought about a Le Mans but bought a 750 S3 instead.

Here's my Ducati in Austria and up the Stelvio last Summer.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-01-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 71,372
Posted By Gordon Bennett
A monument in Littleport to William Harley. His...

A monument in Littleport to William Harley. His son, William S Harley started making motorcycles somewhere over the pond with a Mr Davidson. I wonder what became of them?
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By Gordon Bennett
I used to own one and I'm pretty certain its the...

I used to own one and I'm pretty certain its the mirrors that are the widest point. It's definitely not the bodywork.
BMW panniers tend to be a touch narrower than the mirrors as well.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,711
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Same as the angular ones, they reduce the...

Same as the angular ones, they reduce the buffeting coming from underneath the screen - hold your hand out when riding and feel the turbulence at the top of the screen, then compare with turbulence...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,711
Posted By Gordon Bennett
The latest ones are curved, and I think they look...

The latest ones are curved, and I think they look a lot better.
I experimented with bits of perspex zip tied to the fork legs and indicators to see how much difference it would make, and bought a...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,028
Posted By Gordon Bennett
It reminds me of a Benelli Trek. ...

It reminds me of a Benelli Trek.

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/2007_Benelli_TreK_profile1.jpg
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