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Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,088,589
Posted By Tripletrouble
After the winter lay off I've decided to upgrade...

After the winter lay off I've decided to upgrade the brakes on mine so I'm fitting M4 Monoblocs to it. Bit of a chore as you need to replace brakelines as well but apparently it's well worth it.
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,273
Posted By Tripletrouble
Loving this report. Keep it up!

Loving this report. Keep it up!
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6,650
Views: 1,584,571
Posted By Tripletrouble
Jees, that's a cowards way of doing things.

Jees, that's a cowards way of doing things.
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 189,335
Posted By Tripletrouble
Absolutely gutted for you both, what a shitty...

Absolutely gutted for you both, what a shitty design but that's "modern" electronics for you :cry
I've been really enjoying this so I really hope you manage to get it fixed so you can resume your...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,088,589
Posted By Tripletrouble
Thanks for the kind comments. I liked it in white...

Thanks for the kind comments. I liked it in white but when I first saw a Tricolore I knew that I had to get mine done like it. It's a vinyl job that has been lacquered over.
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,088,589
Posted By Tripletrouble
Check out the quality of the finish; ...

Check out the quality of the finish;
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v37/RSVRNige/Front_zps6b5f3146.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,088,589
Posted By Tripletrouble
Thank you. As for the mods, no problem,...

Thank you.

As for the mods, no problem, here goes;
Quat D exhausts system.
Rizoma parts; reservoirs & brackets, front and rear axle sliders, tail tidy and rear indicators plus front cylinder...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,088,589
Posted By Tripletrouble
I finally finished mine this week. There is a...

I finally finished mine this week.
There is a huge list of added bits but the finishing touch is the look IMHO.
What do you reckon?...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6,650
Views: 1,584,571
Posted By Tripletrouble
If you ever make it to Wales, let me know. Will...

If you ever make it to Wales, let me know. Will happily put you up for a night or 2.
There's a vineyard not far from me http://llanerch-vineyard.co.uk/ and several medieval castles as well as some...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,088,589
Posted By Tripletrouble
Ah well, I've decided to trade my '11 MTS Touring...

Ah well, I've decided to trade my '11 MTS Touring for a 13 model with Skyhook. Was offered a great deal so it goes when it comes back from it's last jaunt around Europe this and next week!
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 91,116
Posted By Tripletrouble
I suppose I'd better post on here as opposed to...

I suppose I'd better post on here as opposed to the other MTS thread now. I put a deposit down on a silver Touring model today and am P/Xing my 2011 Touring.
Got a 3rd years warranty as this bike is...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,564
Posted By Tripletrouble
I use Alpinestars 365 gloves. Reasonably thin,...

I use Alpinestars 365 gloves. Reasonably thin, waterproof and not too hot, certainly in the UK climate anyway.
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Tripletrouble
Yes. I had one on my Daytona. Very good...

Yes. I had one on my Daytona. Very good compromise between cost and performance.
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,088,589
Posted By Tripletrouble
Ordered the SCU for the suspension from Ohlins...

Ordered the SCU for the suspension from Ohlins yesterday. 250. Will be here next week :clap
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,088,589
Posted By Tripletrouble
Looking forward to getting one of these units...

Looking forward to getting one of these units next month!

!http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v37/RSVRNige/1fc17ae2-9a18-470a-93b8-78c123c9c882_zpse57e2cfe.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 32,331
Posted By Tripletrouble
Awesome picures and write up. Thank you.

Awesome picures and write up. Thank you.
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 189,335
Posted By Tripletrouble
Looking forward to reading this. I'm in :clap

Looking forward to reading this. I'm in :clap
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,026
Posted By Tripletrouble
Appaling customer service. This will go viral and...

Appaling customer service. This will go viral and will do untold damage to Bridgestones reputation and can only harm sales for a long time.
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 34,864
Posted By Tripletrouble
I have a Multi Tech, the Neo Tech and a DS...

I have a Multi Tech, the Neo Tech and a DS Sonara.
The Multi was a great lid but the chinbar was a little too close for comfort.
When the Neo came out I jumped at it. It had the usual fault of not...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,088,589
Posted By Tripletrouble
Agree 100% and really suit the Duke with the...

Agree 100% and really suit the Duke with the right balance of grip and longevity :clap
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 343,348
Posted By Tripletrouble
Kirk, have you thought of adding a lining to the...

Kirk, have you thought of adding a lining to the panniers and topboxes to help prevent damage to both boxes and contents? Some form of thin rubber sheet perhaps?
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 343,348
Posted By Tripletrouble
Absolutely loving this thread and your work. Pity...

Absolutely loving this thread and your work. Pity you're on the wrong side of the pond!!
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,964
Posted By Tripletrouble
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 86,433
Posted By Tripletrouble
I can vouch for the IQ 170, cracking bit of...

I can vouch for the IQ 170, cracking bit of kit.:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 86,433
Posted By Tripletrouble
E Bay. They are sold from Hong Kong, take about a...

E Bay. They are sold from Hong Kong, take about a week to arrive and are under 100 for a kit. I've fitted them to my MTS and am delighted with them, excellent quality and light output.
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,088,589
Posted By Tripletrouble
I concur :clap

I concur :clap
Forum: Europe 03-11-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,696
Posted By Tripletrouble
Are you on Triumph Torque Spud?

Are you on Triumph Torque Spud?
Forum: Europe 03-11-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By Tripletrouble
Are you on the Eurotunnel or ferry? If the...

Are you on the Eurotunnel or ferry?
If the former, we're coming back the same day as you although sadly only going for a week.
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 723,418
Posted By Tripletrouble
Several decals just ordered, look forward to...

Several decals just ordered, look forward to sticking them on my Multistrada in the UK :clap
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 56,798
Posted By Tripletrouble
A lot of the reviews for these state that the...

A lot of the reviews for these state that the cables fail very quickly so what put me off buying them was the questionable durability when used with a helmet.
On first acquaintance, the Shures seem...
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,088,589
Posted By Tripletrouble
A standard socket works on the nut.

A standard socket works on the nut.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 56,798
Posted By Tripletrouble
I've just bought the Shure SE115 as my previous...

I've just bought the Shure SE115 as my previous attempts to find a comfortable pair of earphones have failed. I had great hopes for the Sennheiser OCX 880's but my helmets pulled the over-ear cable...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4,887
Views: 774,976
Posted By Tripletrouble
Ah. Is a heated seat an option then? Most...

Ah. Is a heated seat an option then? Most excellent if it is! Had the Touring seat sorted so it no longer leaks, just need to get into Europe now, I need to tour!!
Forum: Europe 03-03-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,696
Posted By Tripletrouble
They look good Dave, fair play :clap

They look good Dave, fair play :clap
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4,887
Views: 774,976
Posted By Tripletrouble
sleepyOwl, did you have a white MTS before the...

sleepyOwl, did you have a white MTS before the Tex? I recognise the houses in your picture?
Forum: Europe 03-02-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,696
Posted By Tripletrouble
Sut wyt ti? Yn dda i ymddiried :freaky

Sut wyt ti? Yn dda i ymddiried :freaky
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 521,111
Posted By Tripletrouble
I sat on a Honda Crossdresser today in the...

I sat on a Honda Crossdresser today in the delaers. Damn it makes my Multistrada 1200 feel tiny! It had full luggage on it and was difficult to get on and off easily.
Don't think it's for me, the...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 91,116
Posted By Tripletrouble
In the manual for the '13 it states that if you...

In the manual for the '13 it states that if you use fuel with an ethanol content of more that 10% you invalidate the warranty!
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,497
Posted By Tripletrouble
Fuel in most of Europe is around $9-$10 a gallon....

Fuel in most of Europe is around $9-$10 a gallon. The gallon is slightly larger but we're still being ripped off over here :ddog
Forum: Europe 02-28-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 49,405
Posted By Tripletrouble
Me, in Germany last year. ...

Me, in Germany last year.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v37/RSVRNige/Frettour%202012/P1000115.jpg
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