Triumph Scrambler

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

  1. Goofy1

    Goofy1 Been here awhile

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    I like the looks of the Parabelum Scout but it is a bit pricey for me. The search continues to find the perfect windshield.
  2. BCC

    BCC I know better

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    Nice setup.
  3. danger_dave

    danger_dave Home again

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    There isn't one. What works at 50 slams your visor shut at 70, depending on crosswind, headwind and other conditions.

    Get some good gear - get a yourself bit fit and you don't need one anyway.
  4. circusinthesky

    circusinthesky SemperFidelisTyrannosaur

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    Hold it now.

    You have a visor? I thought all you turkeys in NZ wore open faced helmets........made from granite.........with barbed wire chinstraps.:smile6
  5. danger_dave

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    I said 'Your' visor.

    I wear a Davida Jet open face mostly - on a Triumph classic anyways - and no screen. :deal :wink:
  6. danger_dave

    danger_dave Home again

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    Although I do like 1068's version.
  7. circusinthesky

    circusinthesky SemperFidelisTyrannosaur

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    Ah, good for you. Those are lovely helmets. How's the build and general quality? Both myself, and another guy at work have been checking them out a bit lately, but I hate to buy sight unseen. I am trying to peer pressure him into it though.

    Thanks.
  8. danger_dave

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    Cue Twilight Zone theme!

    An hour ago I picked it up and inspected it and thought.
    'I must write something about this hat.'
    How well it's lasted is worth noting. No bull!

    It must be almost 5 years old now and the interior is in remarkably good order. It's all leather and silk and old school. No steeenkin' vents or nuffink.

    But apart from 5 years of standard scuffage on the exterior - still got plenty of good service left.

    They have one with a M*A*S*H graphic that is so coool now.

    On style points - I also 'blagged' a new Triumph Retro Jacket.

    I've been using Triumph clothing as long as I've had my Tbird and found it very serviceable - given it good write ups and happy to do so - like the bikes it gets better every year. This is really nice quality and Way cool stuff. The web site now works pretty well at displaying it.

    Some of it will go real nice wit' Scrambler.
    Pic Off the web site.

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    The No9 story is on the inside liner.
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  9. danger_dave

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    Oh - I should add - your mate should try the davida on - they are a modern helmet - thickness wise.

    I find the Davida aviator goggles alleviate some of the effect - but some folks can look a bit 'Atom Ant' in a modern open face - comes with the territory IYKWIM.
  10. milkman

    milkman can't find my screwdriver

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    I was looking at those jackets in the shop this morning - really soft leather, but well made. You could get away with just walking around in one, even with the armour in, they dont look like a set of grid iron pads.

    Curious about the Davida's aswell Dave, I keep looking at the Speedster though, the Jet seems a bit bolbous, and my head is big enough as it it!
  11. danger_dave

    danger_dave Home again

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    I was answering as you were asking!
  12. milkman

    milkman can't find my screwdriver

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    Cheers mate
    You've answered my question about my head looking massive :1drink
    Do yo think they're worht the coin?

    On a side note, in the shop today the had an open face helmet by m2r (made 2 race). For less than $150, and its covered in black leather with a goggle strap loop at the base at the back of the helmet. Look pretty cool, well padded, (like this but black leather covered - guess you need to see it!)

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  13. danger_dave

    danger_dave Home again

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    Value for money?

    That's a can of worms when you take the reduced safety aspects into account?
    It's more expensive than some full faces....

    As far as service life and durability goes - and cool - yeah.
  14. milkman

    milkman can't find my screwdriver

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    Thanks Dave, might have another look. Do feel a bit silly somtimes wearing my $100 open lid and leaving the Shark full face at home, but i love the open face feeling (except in stinging rain!)

    DISCLAIMER: NOT STARTING AN OPEN FACE VS FULL FACE DEBATE!!!

    I'll nuke everything if I have
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    danger_dave Home again

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    I'll do what I do regardless of internet postings :1drink
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    M700 Been here awhile

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    Rush123 Adventurer

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    Does anyone know the hp increase when adding a zard pipe to the scrambler?
  18. White Tenere

    White Tenere Look a moose

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    Look at the FULMER United Kingdom 5UK, very cool looking lid. Checker board, Union jack flags, Short visor. Very old school looking.
    http://www.fulmerhelmets.com/Product/afv2.html
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  19. White Tenere

    White Tenere Look a moose

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    Call'em and ask..... 1-888-963-1212 - looks like they offer two different pipes for the Scrambler, OEM stlye and the low mount:puke1
  20. tsorl76

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    Does anyone have a good source for the 07 service manual?