Triumph Scrambler

Discussion in 'British Beasts: Triumph Tigers' started by danger_dave, May 29, 2006.

  1. bross

    bross Where we riding to?

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    I did a few miles this weekend and I'm comfortable up to 130-140km/h, plus I rarely ever go above 120 except to pass so I won't bother with a shield, sorry.
  2. circusinthesky

    circusinthesky SemperFidelisTyrannosaur

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    Man, you can't ride in nice weather in Oregon without a visor full of bug smears unless you have something to direct the wind away from your helmet. I had to clean the windscreen on my Yamaha every other day last Summer. No idea how the Harley guys do it out here, but more power to 'em, and you too, Bross!
  3. Krahe

    Krahe Been here awhile

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    Actually I was wondering about the windscreen myself. I am planning on getting a Givi windscreen but wonder if it will be enough for a long ride.

    Anyone?
  4. danger_dave

    danger_dave Home again

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    You put up with the overheads of having a great looking bike and then you want to stick an ugly perspex genoa on it that will make it noisy and buffet your head - ei eie ie !

    You did say 'anyone' ;-P
  5. circusinthesky

    circusinthesky SemperFidelisTyrannosaur

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    In a word......yes.
    In a few extra words....well, I am trying to find the smallest screen that will do the job. I had a big ol' Granpa windscreen on my Yamaha, and it was too hard to ignore or appreciate the relatively low noise, bug-spooge-less riding it made possible.
  6. Mista Vern

    Mista Vern Knows all - tells some.

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    If you'd quit hanging around feed lots and/or rendering plants and get out of the meat packing district you wouldn't have such a bug problem. Just sayin. :D

    Seiously, most guys in the Triumph Rat use Givi screens to cut the wind to the torso. Not much help for the face shield though.
  7. tri boy

    tri boy Been here awhile

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    Much nutrition can be found in bug guts.
    Screens just deny you a good feed while pootling along:dg
    Chicks dig pieces of grasshopper stuck in your incisors.:killen
  8. circusinthesky

    circusinthesky SemperFidelisTyrannosaur

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    Hey, hey, what can I say? My search for the best head-cheese in Portland keeps me in that area all hours of the day.

    Yeah, its hard to find a short windscreen that directs the wind above chin level. I will check out the Givi. MSR (?) is reported to have good options as well.
  9. milkman

    milkman can't find my screwdriver

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    $158 apparently

    The amount my local Triumph dealership wants for a new right side riders foot peg

    At teh moment I need it by the weekend and they have one, so the price is "right"........

    Will have to wait to get my sump plate and engine guards and ventura rack and back rest and........a little longer
  10. davorallyfan

    davorallyfan Commonist

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    For poking and posing around Kiwiland you probably don't need a screen.

    Ive done a couple of 1000Km days and inter state trips and I like a screen.

    I commute on mine in -7C Canberra and I need a screen

    Im soft obviously.

    I dont think it spoils the looks too much, these are practical bikes, workhorses, set them up how you like. :pope

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  11. milkman

    milkman can't find my screwdriver

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    Hmmm, probably better to move from Canberra, AND then no need to spoil the Scrambler looks with a screen

    That way its win win!
  12. danger_dave

    danger_dave Home again

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    You forget where I'm from! I rode my tbird over most of NSW and a lot of SEQ and Vic.

    real men don't need windscreens.
    Proof:

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  13. tri boy

    tri boy Been here awhile

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  14. milkman

    milkman can't find my screwdriver

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    Shite Davo, you've stirred up the neighbours......

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  15. dave1068

    dave1068 Been here awhile

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    Heres my Scrambler w/ the nat'l cycle flyscreen, it deflects some wind and keeps the speedo clean,cheaper than the givi,[​IMG]
  16. dave1068

    dave1068 Been here awhile

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    close up version[​IMG]
  17. davorallyfan

    davorallyfan Commonist

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  18. trustme

    trustme Long timer

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    Like ya saddlebags Dave , Where did ya get em mate
    :poser :poser :poser
    Wind up over. :wink:
  19. Mista Vern

    Mista Vern Knows all - tells some.

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    Is there a dictionary or something I can use to deciper what the hell you guys from NZ are saying? :ear








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  20. tri boy

    tri boy Been here awhile

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    Doris! Youv'e let yourself go. Stop dating those damn Aussies, they have no personal hygiene standards.