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Triumph Street Scrambler

Discussion in 'Triumph Tigers' started by tangerine, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. jwdub

    jwdub Long timer Supporter

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    Those references indicate that it's for 2006-2016 models -- the 2017 - 2020 models are a different design AFIK.
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  2. Shep

    Shep Vagabond Supporter

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    I’ve been looking for a better platform to strap a duffel on my Street Scrambler without having to add an extended rack past the passenger seat. I stole this idea from someone on the Triumph forum. Givi tail box rack.
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  3. al803

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    One of the things that bothered me a bit when I test rode the Street Scrambler 2019 was the stock exhaust touching the inner of my leg/thigh. Is it the same with the Vance & Hines exhaust? better or worse?
  4. Shep

    Shep Vagabond Supporter

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    I’ve got 4,000 miles on mine, had a 2010 before it, honestly I never give the exhaust a second thought. I always ride in some sort of riding pants, which may insulate me from the heat some, but its just not been a problem for me.
  5. jwdub

    jwdub Long timer Supporter

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    I ride with jeans a lot and while I notice some heat when my calf is touching the exhaust shield, it has never been so hot as to cause any harm and, if you move your leg out slightly there's enough air flow that it's not been an issue. On a 2v head MG Norge where my knee touches the valve cover, I wear insulated pants which work well in OAT's over 100*
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  6. al803

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    Is there any kind of an online calculator to see how much the seat height rises if I install 21-18 wheels on a Street Scrambler?
  7. motoretro

    motoretro Been here awhile

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    I do believe there is a tire size calculator out there. That said, I put a 19" on the front of my DR and w/ stock size 17" rear tire, it lowered the bike's seat height approximately 1/2".
  8. Vstrombrit

    Vstrombrit Life - you only live once

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    Luggage Solutions -

    I used a TEC rack it was £75 (plus £10 P&P here in the UK). Quite pleased with the TEC rack, it is well produced and is done in a black satin, which matches in well with the SS 900. The TEC touring rack seems well made. It fits on quite easily. Just took me about 30 minutes or so to fit it, and aligns up well to existing holes etc. Mainly allen key connections.

    I had a spare Givi top box in the garage so put that on. It seems to do the trick, it won't win any beauty contests and I think it is the 30 litre size that Givi make. Makes going shopping for basics a bit easier! I can also get my work laptop in when I commute occasionally.

    TEC sell a fair few extras for the SS 900 (as well as other bikes too they specialise in Triumph it appears).

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  9. Shep

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    Nice. I’ve not taken any road trips on my Scrambler yet to need much carrying capacity but I hope to change that in the near future. It makes a great Kentucky backroad rambler.
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  10. Vstrombrit

    Vstrombrit Life - you only live once

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    Let the good times roll, here in the UK we had some genuine summer weather! Nice hot drink (tea of course) and talking bikes, oh bliss

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  11. Shep

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    Nice! We are having very hot and humid weather. It’s been such a crazy year and I’ve actually been busier than normal at work as opposed to those not having enough work, so I have not taken any time off. I plan to take a couple weeks in September, my favorite riding month, and hopefully will get some good seat time then.
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  12. Paulinthewood

    Paulinthewood Been here awhile

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    Very good idea, and well installed. Would be nice to use some givi bags (not hard box), even some tank bag with a quick release.
  13. tangerine

    tangerine Been here awhile

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    A cool project! Would like to see a picture then ... This bike deserves more ground clearance (and a bigger tank)
  14. ScottNJ

    ScottNJ Been here awhile Supporter

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    I think giving the 900 Scrambler more ground clearance would change the stance, because as it is, the seat height is a nice "hop on and go." The 1200XC is actually not hard to get on compared to the 900, and Triumph offers a low seat that would make the 1200XC seat only 1 inch taller than the Street Scrambler. But the 1200XC is much bigger feeling bike. Maybe I'm just having second thoughts. :-)
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  15. Vstrombrit

    Vstrombrit Life - you only live once

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    Six months with a Street Scrambler.....my walk around You Tube review. Great urban fun monster or rural treat round the back lanes. Made in Thailand. Oh well, never mind.

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    ScottNJ Been here awhile Supporter

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    Vstrombrit, I enjoyed your video, and agree with you that these late model Scramblers are special bikes. But Steve McQueen would probably have little interest in them.
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    Vstrombrit Life - you only live once

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    Scott

    Thank you. About Steve McQueen you're most likely correct ; Steve was a great guy but if alive today his extensive motorcycle collection would be interesting to look at. I wonder what bikes he'd have added since his untimely death? Wow thats 40 years ago now.

    He'd clearly have the Triumph TR6 Scrambler and many derivatives like the famous ''Desert Sled'' ones. Dreaming now ! :-):-):-):-)

    Safe riding

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    BEAUTIFUL :clap:clap:clap