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Old 03-07-2012, 12:23 PM   #14985
Studly Adventurer
Joined: Dec 2007
Location: Noosa, Australia
Oddometer: 511
Originally Posted by henryII View Post
Thanks to all that have posted so many enlightening posts. I have come up with many ideas just looking
at your bikes.

Dream change from the fabric

1. 40 kg off
2. 80 hp
Even though I posted a big one on 999, I can't help myself so I've got to throw in a post on this most significant of pages!

If Triumph were to bring out an updated Scrambler, here is my list of improvements. Reposition the rear caliper to above the swingarm. Enlarge the fuel tank by 2 or 3 litres while maintaining a similar shape. Bump capacity up a little, increase compression a little, fit higher lift cams and bigger valves for a modest 10-15hp increase.

If they got really serious they should offer a 'Scrambler R' version with upgraded Ohlins suspension front and rear although from a marketing POV, this might be better done on the Thruxton along with the afore-mentioned engine upgrades.
Only a biker knows why a dog sticks its head out the window.

Current rides: 2009 Triumph Scrambler, 2013 KTM Adventure 1190
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