Triumph Scrambler

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

  1. kellis

    kellis Fair Weather Rider

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    The old arrow pipes chestnut - comes 'round again and again - still Baffling (te he) to some, (mostly US Triumph dealers who don't read the instructions that come in the Arrow kit.) I have the Instructions - with my pipe that I fitted myself. (simples :wink:)

    Here is a scan of a bit of it.



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  2. geezfools

    geezfools Adventurer

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    which bend are those pro tapers? Been thinking about upgrading to them or possibly the oversize fat bars for a little different look, just haven't figured out which bend I'd like...
  3. geezfools

    geezfools Adventurer

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    I never thought it was that bad until I started taking my girlfriend along for rides and the slightest bumps would bottom us out. I'm a big guy, she's pretty small. So once I felt that with the both of us on, I would notice it more and more when I was riding solo. And yeah, that seat is really bad too. I messed up my tailbone over a year ago (trying a handrail on a bmx bike and took it between the legs, if you wondered) and anything over 25 miles and I'm in pain.
    I'll be doing some light engine work and then I think I'll need to take care of the seat and suspension.
  4. Triumphantscrambler

    Triumphantscrambler Adventurer

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    All done!!!
  5. monks_point

    monks_point Adventurer

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    Spencer at itsagreatdaytoride com is supposed to be real good at making seat comfortable while retaining the stock appearance.
  6. Triumphantscrambler

    Triumphantscrambler Adventurer

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    The bars are pro taper CR-HI
    S.E. 7/8
  7. RMAK

    RMAK The Magnanimous

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    Sounds great, Henry. But I was sad to hear you will be selling your cool Scram for now. I'm sure anything you build will be a beauty.
  8. Milko

    Milko Adventurer

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  9. xaman

    xaman Been here awhile

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    Triumphantscrambler,

    That turned out really really good :clap
  10. thistle66

    thistle66 Been here awhile

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    Now you can fab up a rack just above the exhausts to hold cans of soup; hot & ready to eat as soon as you arrive...!

  11. geezfools

    geezfools Adventurer

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    That's what I rode on my last CR, loved them, wasn't sure how it would translate over to the triumph. I was looking at the pastrana FMX as well, just because they were a little taller than the CR's, but those look awfully nice on your bike!
  12. xaman

    xaman Been here awhile

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    Does anyone know if you can run the triumph city bag and the low sissy bar concurrently? I can't tell for, the pics if the dresser bar for the backrest will interfere with the connection straps of the city bag...


    BTW, got my new Hagons on today. I'm gonna try try some two up tomorrow if the weather holds up.
  13. tvscum

    tvscum Been here awhile

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    I emailed LSL and asked how much these forks cost. Here was the response:

    Cost for the parts Öhlins fork FG 43 with triple tree, adapter for the caliper and axle is 2.899,15 € plus tax.
    Set is a bolt-on kit but without brake system. Handlebar clamps are extra (67,20 €), choose 22mm or fFt Bar diameter. You need a radial caliper (100mm gauge for bore hole) and matching master cylinder from Brembo or Magura.

    Not sure I understand all of it, but it's not like I'm going to spend that kind of cash anyway.

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  14. xaman

    xaman Been here awhile

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    2900 euros :huh


    I'd sure like to try them though...
  15. xaman

    xaman Been here awhile

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    I got around to installing a Seat Concepts cover on my scrambler today. Haven't ridden yet, but I love the added height and am quite sure it'll be a real improvement in comfort.


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  16. Maxacceleration

    Maxacceleration Off the grid

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    Not backwards boys.
    The right pipe goes to the low exit (as stock) and the springs are not spread.

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    This is backwards, right pipe going high, springs spread wide (and tight).

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  17. Blumtnman

    Blumtnman Rider

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    Take a look at the pic above of the stock pipes, something looks amiss, no?
  18. Triumphantscrambler

    Triumphantscrambler Adventurer

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    Thanks!!! I love it!
  19. ksnak

    ksnak Duc Gal

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    Hi There -

    I'm looking forward to hearing how you like the comfort of the seat as I am shopping for seat options for my bike. Also, is that luggage you have on your Scram made by Triumph?

    Thanks,
    Kathy
  20. xaman

    xaman Been here awhile

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    Kathy,

    I'm expecting the seat to be dreamy, as I've had a seat concepts product on my WR250X and it was awesome. I will tell you also that I have a Triumph solo seat, and it is MUCH better than the factory Scrambler seat. I'm trying this seat concepts one for two up comfort.

    The bag is a Triumph City Bag (left hand) and its made well and looks good for daily light duty. I'm not sure I would have purchased it at the triumph price,mut it came with my bike, and I'm very pleased with it. If I lost it tomorrow I'd likely order another.