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Old 01-11-2013, 03:10 PM   #16561
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:52 PM   #16562
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Just curious. I'm thinking about getting a scrambler after I sell my KLR. Does anyone sell a rear rack that I can attach a topcase to, and still retain the passenger seat? I see the Metal Mule in the post above, but that company is in the UK. I'm not sure about shipping.
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Old 01-11-2013, 08:17 PM   #16563
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Just curious. I'm thinking about getting a scrambler after I sell my KLR. Does anyone sell a rear rack that I can attach a topcase to, and still retain the passenger seat? I see the Metal Mule in the post above, but that company is in the UK. I'm not sure about shipping.
Check this.

http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-talk...installed.html
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Old 01-12-2013, 05:36 PM   #16564
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Hepco & Becker do a rack for the scrambler. Good range of topcases too.

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Old 01-12-2013, 08:07 PM   #16565
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Warmed up a bit today, and with a new riding season approaching, I figured that today was a good day to take it in for it's 6000 mile service. A couple hours later and the bike is back, oil changed, chain cleaned and lubed, added a little play to the clutch, and had the tune updated. All-in-all, the bike feels good. Bad news is that they found some dry rot on the tires. Guess that means I'm not riding it enough Anyways, I remember seeing recommendations for the TKC-80, the MT-60, Tourances, Distanzas, and Heidenaus, but it's hard to dig through almost 17000 posts across 1100 pages, and that leads me to the question: which tire should I go with?

Also: what happened to that awesome photo that used to be the first thing on this thread?
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:21 PM   #16566
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Warmed up a bit today, and with a new riding season approaching, I figured that today was a good day to take it in for it's 6000 mile service. A couple hours later and the bike is back, oil changed, chain cleaned and lubed, added a little play to the clutch, and had the tune updated. All-in-all, the bike feels good. Bad news is that they found some dry rot on the tires. Guess that means I'm not riding it enough Anyways, I remember seeing recommendations for the TKC-80, the MT-60, Tourances, Distanzas, and Heidenaus, but it's hard to dig through almost 17000 posts across 1100 pages, and that leads me to the question: which tire should I go with?

Also: what happened to that awesome photo that used to be the first thing on this thread?
Ive tried quite a few tires on the Scrambler and have been happiest with the Heidenaus Scouts, that is if you're doing a little off-roading.
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Old 01-13-2013, 01:18 AM   #16567
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Old 01-13-2013, 02:12 AM   #16568
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are there any pics when they jump the fence
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:23 AM   #16569
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Stunning photo.
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:23 AM   #16570
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Hepco & Becker do a rack for the scrambler. Good range of topcases too.


Yep they sure do



New Hagon Classic 3 shocks installed and we did a test ride on Saturday Jan 12 seeing as it was 53 deg F out . They work GREAT , http://hagonshocksusa.com/ thanks Christina with your help we got the right spring for me and my Mrs .

I rode with her to a spot a mile or so away that has a pretty good dip and bump in it were we "used to" bottom out , I went over it then slowed down and shouted to my wife on the back "feel that bump" ? hehe she said "what u talking about"? She used to hit me from behind after bumps like that

Anyway they are a HUGE improvement on the Progressive 412-4260C shocks that I had though were heavy duty enough to support us .

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Old 01-13-2013, 09:54 AM   #16571
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What would be the current selection for rear shocks. I have searched and read this thread a couple of times.
I just like to double check.
90 percent street use. Occasional 2 up. How are the Progressive brand that I see on ebay?

Also rear luggage rack. Looks like Ventura is good, the Renntek is UK only ?
Call Christina at http://hagonshocksusa.com/ She will ask weight for you and pillion and have the shop put the right spring on . Worked a charm for me and my Mrs .

I have the Progressive's that I took off , could sell you them if u wanted , PM me for info price etc .
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Old 01-13-2013, 12:36 PM   #16572
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Then you're not buying a new Scrambler.

My 2006 Scrambler was one of the last to come out of the Hinckley factory. All the Triumph Classics since have been built in Thailand. There is a locked-down thread on the RAT BB about it.
Been catching up on this thread and my 07 is a UK ser # .

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Old 01-13-2013, 01:38 PM   #16573
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Ive tried quite a few tires on the Scrambler and have been happiest with the Heidenaus Scouts, that is if you're doing a little off-roading.
6400 miles, and maybe 50 of them have been off-road. And that's only if you consider gravel and packed-dirt as off-road. Would really love an >90% on-road tire that looked like a knobby off-roader, but I think that's a little hard to come by. I'll probably end up with the Tourances. Anyone know the difference between them and the Tourance EXP?

Another issue though, is that my bike wouldn't start today. Has a brand new battery, fresh tuneup, and and worked fine yesterday for a couple of hour long rides. Today: nothing. Took a multi-meter to it, and it showed 12.66V without the key in the ignition, dropped down to 11.72V once I tried to start it. Removing the key shot the battery back up to 12.34V. I've got the battery sitting on a charger now, trying to get it back up to the 14V or so I've always seen batteries have before. Do you think I have a short somewhere in my system or is my alternator not charging the battery while I ride? Or could it be something else?
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Old 01-13-2013, 02:21 PM   #16574
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Is yours EFI?
I suggest load-testing the battery, if you can. Don't expect a static voltage in the 14v range, even after charging. IMO, static voltage should be above 12.6v after charging, however.
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Old 01-13-2013, 02:51 PM   #16575
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