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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-27-2014, 07:18 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Talking Knowing me, I'll go full circle in a couple of...

Knowing me, I'll go full circle in a couple of years anyway!! I always want to try something new!!

These bikes just have too much farkle factor!!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-26-2014, 10:20 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Wink Cool Yashko, I like the look that hides the ugly...

Cool Yashko, I like the look that hides the ugly hoses.

I must admit that as I'm in UK, (not renowned for hot days), I was considering getting rid of the radiator completely and just installing a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-22-2014, 04:55 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Welcome back Ryder to the longest Forum on the...

Welcome back Ryder to the longest Forum on the Interweb!!:wave
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-19-2014, 08:17 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Here are the new hoses. I'm just waiting for some...

Here are the new hoses. I'm just waiting for some black Banjo Bolts and then I'll fit them.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7479/15870950839_519acd708b_o.jpg
I haven't checked yet whether I need to...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-17-2014, 05:59 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Laugh Oil cooler hoses

Picked up a new set of oil cooler hoses today from Hel Performance. Had them made up in black, but they didn't have the right sized Banjo bolts in black, so I had to make do with red ones.

I'll...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-14-2014, 05:40 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Talking Nice Scram on FleaBay

I've just spied this tidy looking bike on EBay....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-05-2014, 12:19 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Cheers Max, I like the look as well. In fact...

Cheers Max,

I like the look as well. In fact I've just ordered the bracket.

However, I don't have the mud flap and I've already done away with the rear fender, so I'll post a pic when its...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-19-2014, 03:13 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Laugh Don't buy a Scram

Please don't anyone else buy a Scram.

I'm fast running out of spare time to read this thread, (not to mention Triumph RAT forums). I only seem to find time to ride on weekends or once a year 2000...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-18-2014, 07:27 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Thumb Guys, Take a quick look here to check out...

Guys,
Take a quick look here to check out baffle mods on the Arrow. (http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/117098-taming-arrow-2-into-2-pipes.html)

A few links also to source them.

AJ
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-06-2014, 05:21 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Thanks Edder, Very helpful, exactly what I was...

Thanks Edder,
Very helpful, exactly what I was looking for, especially the gas station comment.

Just hope I don't run out of gas/fuel/petrol (too many words for the same thing).

AJ
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-06-2014, 04:27 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Tips n Tricks

Guys,

Me & the wife are spending 2 weeks in Utah & Nevada in August (yes I know its bloody hot, but beggars can't be choosers).

We're renting a couple of Triumphs (Bonny T100 & a Thunderbird)...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-06-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Cheers Max Thanks for the ideas &...

Cheers Max
Thanks for the ideas & encouragement.

TT was truly amazing.
AJ:clap
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-06-2014, 05:08 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Laugh TT Races

Not quite Adventure Biking, but ive just spent 10 days on the Isle of Man in a sea of sports bikes.

To say my Scrambler got more compliments and attention than 95% of all those sports bike clones...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-30-2014, 01:49 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Rosa Ive had my Arrow ceramic coated for years...

Rosa
Ive had my Arrow ceramic coated for years now. I can touch the pipes during use. They're hot, but not scalding hot.

I hope that helps.

PS. I went for a slightly rough finish, but i...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-20-2014, 04:50 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Alloy Wheels

Just thought I'd share a couple of gratuitous Scram pics.

The wife got me a couple of alloy black rim wheels for my 50th!! (She's great...................... the missus is not too bad either!!!)....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-03-2014, 12:55 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Nice photo and nice bike Arrow. Very cool...

Nice photo and nice bike Arrow.

Very cool http://www.triumphrat.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif.pagespeed.ce.PPA3O6zL_D.gif
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-19-2014, 05:29 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Talking Try these...

Try these Terry,https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2820/13318154454_b157792a3d_c.jpg

Cheap and fitted in 20mins!

Just type cnc bar end mirrors into google.

They've got me round Europe a few...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2014, 02:14 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Cool2 Great picture Ian, I hope you get the new...

Great picture Ian,

I hope you get the new map installed.

Lovely looking bike mate.

AJ
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-09-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Hi Nicolas The seats are just the normal...

Hi Nicolas

The seats are just the normal Bonneville seats (a single seat/rack and a normal bonny seat) that I have taken to a classic car upholsterer. I asked for the brown colour, different...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-21-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Got it from a website called Capcatcher.com. ...

Got it from a website called Capcatcher.com.

Now where's my beer!:rofl
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-21-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Laugh A bit of fun

A wet but bright day in Blighty!

New Rectifier cover and a bit of a giggle with a bottle opener!!
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2820/13318154454_b157792a3d_b.jpg...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-11-2014, 03:16 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Cool2 Scrambler Special Edition

http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/Cool3.gif Scrambler Special Edition
<hr style="color:#575757; background-color:#575757" size="1"> Spied this Triumph Scrambler today...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-05-2013, 11:19 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Cheers danketchpel, I think I would take...

Cheers danketchpel,

I think I would take more time to "get there", we seemed to rush it a bit, maybe a meandering route through France to get to Switzerland first.

Still, we had a great time.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-04-2013, 02:19 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Euro trip

The wife and I took a trip round Europe this autumn. France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Lichtenstein and Switzerland were on our route. Here's a few pics of the Austrian Alps.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-05-2013, 03:44 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Turbo They don't fit directly as the brackets...

Turbo
They don't fit directly as the brackets are designed for the older single clock version. I just fabbed up a couple of extender bars (flat metal with holes either end 3inches long) and it...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-05-2013, 02:11 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Wicked Conti Tyres

New set of Conti Tk's installed.

Initially it felt strange, but they've now bedded in and seem great.

Getting ready for a km4000 trip around Europe next week with the wife on her Bonny.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-15-2013, 10:04 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Question Hey Killer How have you found the exhaust...

Hey Killer

How have you found the exhaust wrap?

Does it fray or break at all, or do you have to replace it at all?

Nice looking set up you've got there.

cheers.
AJ:bmwrider
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-14-2013, 05:42 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Laugh Hey Dethrok Great post, i really enjoyed your...

Hey Dethrok
Great post, i really enjoyed your write up and im very envious of your huge wide open spaces over there.

I particularly enjoyed it because ive just started planning my 50th birthday...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-02-2013, 06:14 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Wicked Cheers Simon Yea ive used PJ before as well,...

Cheers Simon
Yea ive used PJ before as well, long ride for me though so had to make do with Royal Mail!!

However it was excellent service.

I think I'll check the website for those blinkers.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-01-2013, 04:56 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
[QUOTE=Simon T;21307944]Been out for the first...

[QUOTE=Simon T;21307944]Been out for the first decent ride of the year....here's a couple of pics ....nearly done the mods I want

Hey Simon
The bikes looking good plus the suns shining! A double...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-29-2013, 12:54 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Cheers Blacky

Cheers Blacky
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-29-2013, 12:38 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Makis Rubber looks good, as does the bike. ...

Makis
Rubber looks good, as does the bike.

Im due for a new rear pretty soon, how do you find the TKCs on tarmac?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-28-2013, 05:27 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Cheers Manray, I wanted something...

Cheers Manray,

I wanted something unobtrusive, so I decided to use "THREADED BALL KNOBS"!!

Trust me, it took me a while to discover the proper name for these babies, but once you know the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-27-2013, 02:33 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Days Riding in Devon

Just a couple of pics in Torquay & Teignmouth in the cold sunlight, (its not warm here at all yet).
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8113/8686068439_7081419316_b.jpg...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-15-2013, 01:10 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
A glorious example of "crazy mother f#<^er...

A glorious example of "crazy mother f#<^er syndrome"

Or then again, "Stubborn Scrambler Owner Syndrome"!!!

Nice going Blacktiger, I'll have to pop in next time I'm over your way to take your...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-15-2013, 01:23 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Looking good satcen, looks like a great day out.

Looking good satcen, looks like a great day out.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-14-2013, 01:32 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Cheers Simon, I think I agree.

Cheers Simon, I think I agree.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-14-2013, 12:18 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Cheers buddy

Cheers buddy
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-14-2013, 09:22 AM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Talking New seat

Had it re-upholstered, but I'm not too sure if I like it better than my previous one.??????:gerg

Old Seat
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8033/7946052146_acd003c6f1_b.jpg

New seat...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-04-2013, 02:44 PM
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Posted By ajsimmo
Hey Jim, Sorry to see you go, but keep...

Hey Jim,

Sorry to see you go, but keep coming back and see what your missing!!

AJ
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