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Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3,288
Views: 937,475
Posted By Gordon Bennett
When the Katana GSX1100SZ first appeared, Jan...

When the Katana GSX1100SZ first appeared, Jan Fellstrom was credited with the styling.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By Gordon Bennett
For a tender, the lead needs to be permanently...

For a tender, the lead needs to be permanently live, but the vest could be switched.
The fuse ratings could well be different.
Check the +ve and -ve are wired the same (they should be, but don't...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Heated gloves should have a fuse - have you...

Heated gloves should have a fuse - have you checked that?
If that's ok get a multimeter to check out the continuity of the wiring.
Forum: Europe 01-11-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Gordon Bennett
As your time is limited, I'd suggest a mini tour...

As your time is limited, I'd suggest a mini tour of mid and north Wales, avoiding the south as it's industrialised. The roads are good and largely quiet.
Alternatively the West country - Cornwall,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By Gordon Bennett
The only Triumph bit on that bike is the engine,...

The only Triumph bit on that bike is the engine, everything else is after market.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-09-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Is that your home address that you're publishing...

Is that your home address that you're publishing on the internet?

Have a good trip anyway.
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,599
Posted By Gordon Bennett
I've owned various exotic Italian bikes over the...

I've owned various exotic Italian bikes over the years:
Guzzi S3
Ducati 900SS Bevel
Laverda Jota
851, 888 SP2, 916

but the rarest I ever test rode was a Bimota SB6 like this. Handling was a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-01-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 156,992
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Sorry about that - I thought they needed a wider...

Sorry about that - I thought they needed a wider audience!
(grovels and tugs forelock)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-30-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 156,992
Posted By Gordon Bennett
I sat on this one at the recent UK show, seems...

I sat on this one at the recent UK show, seems nice enough to warrant a test ride next year. Just wait till next winter for the big discounts.

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-07-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By Gordon Bennett
There's already a thread for this: ...

There's already a thread for this:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=987293
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,277
Posted By Gordon Bennett
And die of boredom.....

And die of boredom.....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-22-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 156,992
Posted By Gordon Bennett
9/50

9/50
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 1,010,591
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Vin range 524056 to 602960 for the suspect head

Vin range 524056 to 602960 for the suspect head
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-20-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 156,992
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Common in MX. On the road you don't hang your...

Common in MX.
On the road you don't hang your head out round tight, blind bends.

Anyway it seem to slow Norrick Abe down...
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-17-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 158,468
Posted By Gordon Bennett
This is quite a stylish kennel I saw on another...

This is quite a stylish kennel I saw on another site.

http://chivethethrottle.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/random-t-10_03_14-920-98.jpg?w=919&h=716
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 38,911
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Staika - lovely, I got it to replace an old...

Staika - lovely, I got it to replace an old Vaude.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3875/15255720835_a7ed929e86_c.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,923
Posted By Gordon Bennett
Motus will announce that deliveries to customers...

Motus will announce that deliveries to customers will start by the end of the year.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 654,626
Posted By Gordon Bennett
I bought a gold Jota in 1978, but I wasn't a...

I bought a gold Jota in 1978, but I wasn't a great fan of the colour.
The snarl on the over-run really made the hairs on the back of your neck stand up, very addictive. Thanks for the video clips,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 492,008
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 08-03-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 185,490
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-03-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 1,010,591
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-02-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 1,010,591
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 07-11-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,414
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, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
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, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 654,626
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, 01:59 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 102,894
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, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 185,490
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, 02:43 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,520
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-01-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 5,851
Views: 1,504,090
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, 01:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
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, 01:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,063
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 1,010,591
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, 04:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,365
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,717
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-14-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 1,010,591
Posted By Gordon Bennett
In another thread: ...

In another thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23459767&postcount=2932
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-29-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,717
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 1,010,591
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-25-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,717
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-24-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 1,010,591
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...
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