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Forum: Beasts 04-16-2014, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Mud Lightspeed
I was wrong.

I sold my 2007 Scrambler two years ago. I had five motorbikes and spent too much time working on them rather than riding. I sold three of them, the Scrambler being one of them as it was a "middle of...
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
[QUOTE=Mastodon;23421026]I forgot I ordered the...

[QUOTE=Mastodon;23421026]I forgot I ordered the Gerbings. Just came in yesterday and gave it a try. At first I was questioning if I was even feeling the heat from it, and after about 30 minutes I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,696
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-a2iKkYMl-9U/TFg...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-a2iKkYMl-9U/TFgWeqDPfRI/AAAAAAAAAlA/js1UZ_mngyU/w1153-h865-no/246.JPG
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Forum: Battle scooters 08-02-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,646
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
I like the GT200, and I've been looking at the...

I like the GT200, and I've been looking at the Genuine Stella with it's manual transmission, kickstart option, spare tire and made for the India Market so is simple to work on. But the more I look at...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-31-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,646
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Yeah I have wondered about hills. There is one on...

Yeah I have wondered about hills. There is one on the Dempster called "7 Mile hill". It's not steep, just gravelly, potholed and long.

Currently I am vacillating between the Vespa GT200 and the...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-26-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,646
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Unfinished Business at the Arctic Circle

Several years ago I rode my 2007 Triumph Scrambler almost to Inuvik. "Almost", because after 4000 kilometres I had to turn back when the Peel River flooded and the ferry was shutdown. The remaining...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 38,754
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
I'll be following your report closely, an amazing...

I'll be following your report closely, an amazing trip to be sure. The Scrambler is an amazing bike and it won't let you down. I rode mine all over the Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta and Montana,...
Forum: Canada 04-01-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 22,623
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
In Canmore, Alberta

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-QLFG8TVzGWI/TFgQYGDyC0I/AAAAAAAAAVM/-DWQQFov_mk/w484-h364-p-o-k/015.JPG
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
I rode the Cassiar a few years ago. Only about...

I rode the Cassiar a few years ago. Only about fifty kilometers were not paved/chip sealed. Hyder is a cool little town and worth the side trip. A lot of the hi ways up there are chip seal... Which...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-28-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 231,644
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Gray Creek Pass - British Columbia

My Photos suck, but it is a lovely ride up over the pass from Kimberly to Gray Creek. Near the Summit there is a free camping area next to a shallow alpine lake. So shallow that it warms up quite...
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
I have a setup I don't use anymore. I would sell...

I have a setup I don't use anymore. I would sell it to ya. If you are tight for cash I could lend it you. I am in Calgary which is on your way north.
Forum: Canada 11-10-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,124
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Bike Insurane

Bump For Jevco. I Used Blue Circle Insurance - they are a Broker and shop around for you.They placed me and my 3 Bikes with Jevco. F650 GS -$650/year Full coverage, Triumph Scrambler 900 $172/yr PLPD...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2011, 03:41 AM
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Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Arrow 2-1

Hey, thanks!
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2011, 12:23 PM
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Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Cool2 Arrow 2-1 Baffles

I am looking for a baffle for the Arrow 2-1. I bought mine used and saved some dollars but it had no baffle. I like the sound but need a bit more "quiet". Anyone have one they want to part with?
...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 180,899
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
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Forum: Face plant 07-02-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,543
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Concussion

Clearly he had a concussion.:baldy. Blood from the ear, Retrograde amnesia, Repetitive questioning and a insult to the head. Any decent doctor wold call that a concussion before diagnosing amnesia....
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Return of the stock scrambler (well, MOSTLY stock)

I don't believe I am breaking any rules, just want to give my fellow Scrambler riders a "heads up". I am returning my Scrambler to stock, except for the Air Box Removal Kit. Otherwise I am selling...
Forum: Canada 06-06-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Advice

Canada Olympic Park has an enormous Zip-Line that goes about 120 k/mh. Pretty fun. Here is the Link:
http://www.winsportcanada.ca/cop/activities/skyline_at_the_park.cfm
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
I would recommend adding a power distribution...

I would recommend adding a power distribution box under the seat. You can make your own for around 15 dollars, or by a pre-made -not sure how much they are.

Intructions for a homemade one can be...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,413
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Just fuel range. Scrambler is only good for about...

Just fuel range. Scrambler is only good for about 200 km. I have to carry 2 -1/2 extra gallons with me. Tricky to do with two person and gear also on bike. Otherwise I would! It is a reliable bike...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Auxiliary Lights

On a seperate note, Vision-X does not include a switch. I made a homemade switch box and mounted it by the turn signal. I believe Grizz wired his directly to the Hi/Low switch.

Thanks Griz for...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,319
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
I hope that is for the Calgary Motor Cycle Show...

I hope that is for the Calgary Motor Cycle Show January 9th!!!
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Auxiliary Lights

Vision-X. I have been quite happy with them. I use the Euro Beam pattern. Someone else here did them first, I just copied them. Hard to see but they are right there,... behind the mosquitoes.
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Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,413
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
More replies than I expected! Thank you all. ...

More replies than I expected! Thank you all.

I am flipping back and forth between a Wee-Strom and a KLR. KTM in a distant 3rd. Would love to get the new Tiger 800 XC, bit tall but I would learn to...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,413
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
KTM vs. GS1150 vs. Whatever

I am planing a little trip.

Riding from Calgary to Montreal, about half way across Canada. Picking up my 11 year old son and then heading north to ride the Trans Labrador Highway (555 kilometers...
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Cool2 Gerbing makes a nice one, the "Warm and safe" are...

Gerbing makes a nice one, the "Warm and safe" are good as well. I chose the Gerbing because I already had the jacket and gloves and the deluxe controller lets you control the gloves and jacket...
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Another thought: for heated gear, I use the...

Another thought: for heated gear, I use the Gerbing Jacket and gloves with the digital controller. Reason being with the digital controller, you only pull as much electricity as required. With the...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Power distribution/Fuse Box.

I don't really know. I just bought a roll of red wire, blue wire and white wire. Distance from the battery to my distribution box is only 18 inches or so. That being said, I left an extra foot of...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Scrambler Fuse Box

Off of it I run Heated gear, Aux. Lights, GPS, Cell Phone Charger/MP3 Player. As long as I am not running with the Stock Scrambler Highbeam light as well, the battery has not run down. I am pretty...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Scrambler Fuse Box

I made up my own Distribution Box (which I labelled "Fuse Box" for some, unknown reason) a couple of years ago. I have had no issues with it. Cost: about $20 in bits and pieces. It is obscured by...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,319
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Bluhduh "Go your own way"

I can't help but think, so much for the Triumph slogan "Go your own way". It's disappointing how similar it looks to the BMW.
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Montana 1000X

A Snap of the Three Scrammies that completed the Rally. It was an Excellent time!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 70,624
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Spark Arrestors

How likely is it we will run into rangers? There are no Spark Arrestors that are compatible with my 2007 Scrambler, at least that I can find.
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Don't think so, sound resolves with clutch in....

Don't think so, sound resolves with clutch in. What i need to do maybe, is get up to speed hit neutral and kill the engine, and see if I can at least eliminate the engine as the source.
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Question New sound

In the past few weeks my 2007 has developed a rattle. I am having a hard time locating it. At idle it seems to be from the right side of the crank case. While riding it becomes almost impossible to...
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Spark Arrestors

Forgive my lack of knowledge, but does the Scrammie come with a spark arrester? I am heading to Montana for the 1000X this July, and I am told we will need one for parts of the ride.

Ideas,...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Those are Triumph Tiger 1050 Hand guards. ...

Those are Triumph Tiger 1050 Hand guards.

http://www.british-customs.com/hand-guards.html

They do not install right out of the box as they are a bit to long. But they are easy enough to adapt....
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,968,460
Posted By Mud Lightspeed
Fuel Consumption/Range.

On my ride into the NWT last summer, fully loaded, I was getting 200 - 220 kilometers to reserve consistently. I keep the speed around 110 kph. I carried a 2-1/2 gallon jerry can on my Ventura rack....
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