Triumph Scrambler

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

  1. Joe883

    Joe883 Adventurer

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    I picked up a Trailex aluminum kayak trailer today. The hitch is on order for the Scrambler. Does anyone know what trailer light harness, if any, will work with the Scrambler electrics? The one I had on the sporty was plug and play, is there a similar one for the Scrambler?

    Thanks,

    Joe
  2. davidpweis

    davidpweis Daydream Believer

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    Got to put on the new Works black tracker shocks, and finally the rain stopped, so I got to ride my Scram today.

    Put her on a dirt trail, and moved the back end around a little to get a feel for her. She's a squirly little girl in the wet mud, but showed her stuff fine.

    Now she's dirty , so I have to clean her..

    D:feelgood
  3. tvscum

    tvscum Been here awhile

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    Is that a homemade skid plate?
  4. Dazzer

    Dazzer Been here awhile

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    :nod:shog

    It help's stop the Engine get covered in Cow Sh-t .
  5. gk ryder

    gk ryder is this thing on?

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    well to be honest the quality of the first post had me delving deeper....and there I was astride a blue and white Srambler!
  6. Roadscum

    Roadscum Long timer

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    I've been thinking about pulling a kayak trailer for a few years now, never got beyond the "thinking" stage. You may have pushed me over the edge, thanks!! :clap

    Who did you order the hitch from?
    PLEASE.... post some pictures when you get it all together.

    Regards, Paul
  7. JAWS134

    JAWS134 Been here awhile

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    Picked mine up on Friday. Rode about 50 miles on Saturday. I am totaly impressed with this bike. Ive owned many bikes and I must say this one takes the cake!!! Im in LOVE!!!!
  8. azgsa

    azgsa Apathetic

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    I'm in the process of scrambling my Thrux. Was thinking about buying a Scram but decided I wanted the Thrux 360 degree motor (with it's 10 more HP), the aluminum wheels, bigger front brake, and speedo/tach setup. I had an 05 Bonnie and like my 06 Thrux better, but I'm really more of an upright dual-sport guy. All the chrome will be gone, it will be a desert tan and matte black themed military looking unit. I've assembled most all of the parts required: dual sport tires (my choice - Shinko 705's), top triple clamp conversion for standard bars, high bars, Scram footpeg mounts w/brake stuff, Scram headlight and mounts, Scram exhaust, Scram side panels, Triumph single seat w/rack, fork gaiters, military desert tan paint... Should be about a month to finish, I'll post pics.

    Current Thrux:

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    Here's some of my inspiration:

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  9. Maxacceleration

    Maxacceleration Off the grid

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    The gentleman who did up this bike, and just sold it over at Triumph Rat did one of the best color schemes to date, IMO.
    This bike is rich in texture.
    Bravo. :evil
  10. JAWS134

    JAWS134 Been here awhile

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  11. Northern-Boy

    Northern-Boy n00b

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    Boy that sounds creepy.
    I am thinking of buying some gear and need a USA address to ship to. The cross boarder shipping and duty put a pair of Chase Harper bags from $179.00 up to $260.00.
    PM me if you think you can help. I live in Owen Sound Ontario and Detroit is not a bad drive for me.
    If anyone has other ideas I am open.
    Thanks Jim
  12. Fredicchino

    Fredicchino Been here awhile

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    Grizz and Satcen, you seem to have the same tail bag (2nd picture here) which fit perfectly on the rack of the Scrambler, would you care to tell me the brand/model ?

    About the 1st pic here, I thought there was a rather small weight limit on the rack of the Scrambler (7 or 11 pounds IIRC according to the manual), so what's the deal with all those bags Grizz, did you reinforce the rack to fit all those bags ?? :evil

    Cheers,

    Fred
  13. goodcat8

    goodcat8 I can pass this guy.....

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    Look up "Wolfman Luggage" tail bags.
  14. Roadscum

    Roadscum Long timer

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    The tailbag is from Wolfman Luggage, it's the Peak model. Take a look here:
    http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Tail/peak_tail_bag.html

    Regards, Paul
  15. tvscum

    tvscum Been here awhile

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    Motorcyclist Magazine with a writeup on the Steve McQueen edition:
    http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/features/122_1204_triumph_bonneville_t100_steve_mcqueen_edition/index.html
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    ...and the $27,000 Metisse Street Scrambler, which will also come in a variety with real suspension as described in the article:

    "A modernized Desert Rally model will follow, featuring long-travel suspension and a monoshock rear end."

    http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/features/122_1204_the_metisse_returns_with_an_all_new_engine/index.html
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  16. Joe883

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    Paul, I ordered it from Classic Industries. part # TT19. http://www.classicind.com.au/List/index.cgi# have not gotten it yet.



  17. Maxacceleration

    Maxacceleration Off the grid

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    Duly noted tvscum. I have that mag also.
    Nice plugs for the Triumph community.
  18. tvscum

    tvscum Been here awhile

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  19. azgsa

    azgsa Apathetic

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    Light green seat color is hideous. They should have gone with a leather brown or tannish color IMO.
  20. Manray

    Manray Killing Time

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    Jim, you can always ship your bags to a UPS Store on the US side. For a very small fee (i.e. $5.00-10.00), they will hold your parcel until you can pick it up. Go to UPS.com to search for your nearest store.