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Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,238
Posted By slingstone
I guess it depends on how 'classic' you want to...

I guess it depends on how 'classic' you want to go on the styling.
Suzuki's Bandit or SV650 models can have ABS can look alright with the round headlight option, but the tank and tail don't really...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,520
Posted By slingstone
I had the folks at my local Triumph shop take a...

I had the folks at my local Triumph shop take a look at it when they were doing other work for me. According to them, the switch/toggle has gone bad, but there isn't an individual part they can...
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 753,771
Posted By slingstone
Hey Roger, I don't think I ever wrote back to...

Hey Roger, I don't think I ever wrote back to thank you for the special-order OD Green 1440s. You tried to talk me out of it, but I think we can agree they don't look half bad. No melting or...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,598
Posted By slingstone
Thumb It's been a while. ...

It's been a while.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,520
Posted By slingstone
I now think it must be a short as well. ...

I now think it must be a short as well.

After about a 30 mile ride to work yesterday, I went to demonstrate the turn signal problem to a motorcycle-literate guy I know (currently rebuilding his...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,520
Posted By slingstone
PMs don't help future readers! Was a solution...

PMs don't help future readers! Was a solution found?

I think I'm facing the same problem; I'm using one pair of aftermarket blinkers (British customs bullets) and one pair stock. I had broken the...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 6,187,654
Posted By slingstone
Question I can't help you with a diagnosis, but I was...

I can't help you with a diagnosis, but I was wondering what rims you're running in this pic?

My local Triumph shop said they found a small flat spot in my front rim during my recent check-up ('07...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 253,276
Posted By slingstone
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/4PBsH4Xry9U" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Street Triple in the Dirt ("http://www.youtube.com/embed/4PBsH4Xry9U)
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,428
Posted By slingstone
Maroon Triumph t-shirt arrived already. Thank...

Maroon Triumph t-shirt arrived already. Thank you!
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,428
Posted By slingstone
I'll take the medium maroon Triumph shirt.

I'll take the medium maroon Triumph shirt.
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,187
Posted By slingstone
And if you're willing to go a bit further back in...

And if you're willing to go a bit further back in the Triumph catalog, there's the whole Thunderbird Family (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triumph_Thunderbird_900). The new Thunderbirds are big-bore...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,598
Posted By slingstone
I ordered a single Pelican 1430 to try out on my...

I ordered a single Pelican 1430 to try out on my own, but the case is too short for the Hepco-Becker frame. The hinge interferes with the toprack mount. It might work if I cut off the padlock...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,497
Posted By slingstone
According to the Speedmakers episode on Triumph...

According to the Speedmakers episode on Triumph and their then-new Thunderbird (1600 cc, but also 270 dregree crank), the 270 engine was to give more chuckle sounds to the engine. They're trying to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,598
Posted By slingstone
Thanks for all the responses. It seems like I...

Thanks for all the responses. It seems like I should have kept the stock saddlebag frames and just picked out a top rack instead of getting the combined system from Hepco-Becker. Oh well. I've...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,598
Posted By slingstone
So thanks to conchscooter I'm now leaning toward...

So thanks to conchscooter I'm now leaning toward buying a Pelican 1430 and trying to fit/mount it on the H-B rack on my own. I've looked at the dimensions of the 1430, but it's hard to know if the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,598
Posted By slingstone
Making a Bonneville adventure-worthy

I've got a 2007 Bonneville that is going to be my daily rider. I'm hoping to get some advice on two modifications that may be related: Luggage and Exhaust.

EDIT: Luggage system has been decided...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 575,771
Posted By slingstone
http://distilleryimage9.instagram.com/3ff9e2d064a3...

http://distilleryimage9.instagram.com/3ff9e2d064a311e19e4a12313813ffc0_7.jpg
Here's my Bonnie. New-to-me 2007 with less than 1000 miles on it. Goodwood green with the sixty8 brown seat.
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