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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-22-2014, 03:05 AM
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Posted By gk ryder
I'm back! (who are you?)

I'm back with the Scram.

Sooo new bike didn't scratch the itch?
Oh no it did and does.

So the real reason?
Missed the simplicity and charm. You guys understand I'm sure.


Scrambler come...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-23-2013, 03:27 AM
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Posted By gk ryder
You've done this but do it again. - take off...

You've done this but do it again.

- take off the seat (is it a bonneville or contemporary seat? We're you two up?)
- try starting
- tighten the battery screws
- try starting
- move around the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-20-2013, 09:33 PM
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Posted By gk ryder
Cry Scrambler - the best of whats left of

Guys,

It's painful but some nice goodies turning up as I part with the err parts.

- Ohlins
- spare Tank
- Brown seat and much more coming soon

I will give a 10% off on final winning bids...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-30-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
Cry Goodbye, goodluck and may your Scrambler god(s) go with you...

Time for new bike adventure and this is not a 'didn't get on with the bike' type story.

In fact had it for 5 years and made me smile every time. But had a couple of other bike options and kinda...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-23-2013, 05:21 AM
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Posted By gk ryder
It's a Ducati 900ss one. Plenty around on eBay,...

It's a Ducati 900ss one. Plenty around on eBay, Airtech etc

Harrier twin headlight looks great but has sharper turn and ideally should be frame/engine mounted as too nice (and expensive) to chop...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-08-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
and there you have it would be buyers. Do not...

and there you have it would be buyers. Do not hesitate being part of the experience...just try it.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-11-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
Go Johnny! Credit to BTP Photography:...

Go Johnny! Credit to BTP Photography: https://www.facebook.com/pages/BTP-Photography/274708029207168

http://www.perfectmotion.com.au/portal/Scrambler-TYA!/Lewis10_1.jpg
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-05-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
Yes it should definitely be backlit. Check the...

Yes it should definitely be backlit. Check the wiring, even my one went out a few times during fiddling.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-05-2013, 01:32 AM
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Posted By gk ryder
Crazy, was just reading that today out of the...

Crazy, was just reading that today out of the 'Scrambler vs. ....' arguments.

Get it, you won't regret it.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-04-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
"Winter is coming" (Southern) AKA Fairing Fetish

Always liked the 900ss/Norman Hyde TX/Harrier fairing but didn't want the pain of fixing the fairing and altering bike to suit so.... fork mounted (headlight bolts) ...done.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-25-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22,952
Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
Financially responsible thing of thanking the...

Financially responsible thing of thanking the universe you have 2 Scramblers, desert sled project and smile when prices go up and you realise the 06 have become THE collectible modern Scrambler...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2013, 03:57 AM
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Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
50mm more ride height?

hmm...

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ZN-QT-kTyJk" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-25-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 22,952
Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
Is that you Griz? - good letter in Australian Motorcycle News

http://www.perfectmotion.com.au/portal/Scrambler-AMCN2.png
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-12-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 22,952
Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
Yeah no problems from the Mrs for any extra heat...

Yeah no problems from the Mrs for any extra heat from Arrow.
As stated a little wider but the factory kit comes with a little longer passenger peg (but we don't even use that) so you should be fine....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-09-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22,952
Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
http://www.pure-triumph.com/products/2573 ...

http://www.pure-triumph.com/products/2573

now to get that pipe right. :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-08-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
Beautiful. Short, sweet and captures what a...

Beautiful.

Short, sweet and captures what a brilliant characterful bike we have here...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22,952
Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
Hi, standard Thruxton seat cowl on the...

Hi, standard Thruxton seat cowl on the single/rack seat and Moto Guzzi LeMans fairing.(make your own brackets with Airtech version or more fitted from Raische)
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-26-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22,952
Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
I like to play now and again - Scrambler LeMans. ...

I like to play now and again - Scrambler LeMans.
http://www.perfectmotion.com.au//hosting/GK/Photo%2026-01-13%202%2059%2034%20PM.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-31-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 22,952
Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
Hi, I had a Karoo and was happy with it,...

Hi,

I had a Karoo and was happy with it, but my favourite combo is Metzler Sahara 3 on rear with Tourance on front.
After owning a BMW xchallenge , I thought I would try that rear for little mor...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-29-2012, 02:51 AM
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Posted By gk ryder
Ignition sensor

wow! and well done.

welcome back 007. :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-25-2012, 09:56 PM
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Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
John Player Scrambler - a winter project...sort of

Just showing the playing with ideas....essentially info for anyone toying with a 900ss style fairing..

No I did not want to buy a Bonneville or Thruxton....yes I love what the Scrambler is, should...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-26-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22,952
Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
I guess if you want a Scrambler then you should...

I guess if you want a Scrambler then you should get a Scrambler.


But...if it was about more 'adventuring' as such, your bike is more than capable with some changes.

This guy seems happy...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-26-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
So this is an old ad I guess?...

So this is an old ad I guess? http://bikesales.mobi/bikes/details/?R=11546308
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
Good thing you got a bike that also looks great...

Good thing you got a bike that also looks great in rain and surrounded by concrete!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-21-2012, 05:22 PM
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Posted By gk ryder
sorry should have clarified. From and to Aus. ...

sorry should have clarified.
From and to Aus.
We pay a premium here for that Arrow so was always worth sourcing from US even with shipping but the 'local' guys won't even put on site if not in...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-20-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22,952
Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
Yeah I ordered from British Customs and they had...

Yeah I ordered from British Customs and they had to cancel.no where near knowing when they would have it. Then ordered from Australia and was shipped and delivered in 3 days.w
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-21-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 22,952
Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
Seriously, that makes me want to get one of...

Seriously, that makes me want to get one of those!

oh hang on.... :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-12-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
well to be honest the quality of the first post...

well to be honest the quality of the first post had me delving deeper....and there I was astride a blue and white Srambler!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-11-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
Grizz. - keeper of the flame. You have...

Grizz. - keeper of the flame.

You have taken the Scrambler to parts of the world (& track) where people didn't think it should belong, represented, and led from the front of the pack.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
Welcome back Griz. Of course to...

Welcome back Griz.

Of course to authentically recapture that feeling you will want the original engine and I can help you with a swap.

Hey just think about will ya before answering so quick....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-07-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
"poisoned coffee" custom

OT

it all started with this: http://www.motographite.com/2011/08/moto-guzzi-poisoned-coffee.html

then onto this: ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-02-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
Scrambler mono....

sure why not, if you know how.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buZtfq9ea0I at 0:49 sec.

he knows how. :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-27-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
you guys seen these shocks?

fleabay (http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Triumph-Scrambler-UPRATED-new-chrome-shocks-koni-ikon-look-style-/320798669450?pt=AU_Motorcycle_Parts_Accessories&hash=item4ab1173a8a)

worth taking the risk at...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-12-2011, 03:03 AM
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Posted By gk ryder
You could re introduce the air injection, it will...

You could re introduce the air injection, it will lean out the gases in the exhaust not the engine, it means hotter escaping gases/and pipe but you will get *snap* *crackle* AND *pop* :D .
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-15-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
Sorry to get back to you so late. What would you...

Sorry to get back to you so late. What would you like to know ?
I'll summarise with:
- crack it and the responsive surge is amazing esp. compared to stock
- standard sprockets and throttle from...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-11-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
2006 model. best bang for buck - flat slide...

2006 model. best bang for buck - flat slide carbs!

seriously the 'response' is amazing! tranforms the Scrambler.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-03-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 22,952
Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
[QUOTE=Blinky03;16987731]Thanks gk ryder - was...

[QUOTE=Blinky03;16987731]Thanks gk ryder - was this only done on the early UK manufactured bikes ?
/QUOTE]

That im not sure about, but cant think of any Thai built ones with a hand painted...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-03-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
yeah since the pin stripe is 'hand painted' then...

yeah since the pin stripe is 'hand painted' then the painter initials it.

At least your one makes sense, my one was done by a guy call Nail! the picture in my mind is pretty crazy....

Nail:...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-06-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 22,952
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Posted By gk ryder
I never understood how someone could day "that's...

I never understood how someone could day "that's my best friend" until I had one.

Never could understand the "it's the best I have ever ridden" until I rode the KTM 950SM.
(that's after owning...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-05-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 22,952
Views: 7,009,550
Posted By gk ryder
I can answer that ...... somewhat .... The...

I can answer that ...... somewhat ....

The KTM , and you really need to ride one if you haven't , is sooo much fun it feels unlawful (because it probably is) and you feel lucky to be alive. A...
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