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Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 575,771
Posted By FUTURE
Latest look to my Speedy... ...

Latest look to my Speedy...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-dWpSi_Ty8Ws/U8OybnFPfyI/AAAAAAAAHko/Kt8INXJINQI/s1600/1024xMore+13+July+2014+007.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 553,904
Posted By FUTURE
Arriving home. ...

Arriving home.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/08/a7u8u2yh.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 575,771
Posted By FUTURE
Triumph Motorcycles

Some changes since the last photo I posted in this thread.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/08/9emabuvu.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/08/u4ameme5.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 575,771
Posted By FUTURE
Triumph Motorcycles

Changed a few this and added a few things to my 2009 Speedmaster.

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-E2op6czMUpI/UqEMMesrMlI/AAAAAAAAF5c/YVMEaxcBegU/s1600/1024xIMG_5402.jpg
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Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 575,771
Posted By FUTURE
I bought this 3 days ago.... A 2009 Triumph...

I bought this 3 days ago....

A 2009 Triumph Speedmaster with 5000kms on the clock. I so love having a twin again.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
I can not fault these DanMoto clip ons. They have...

I can not fault these DanMoto clip ons. They have given me a great ride position. The mirrors stay clear. I have now added some Early Barrel-style POSH grips. These are bigger than standard grips...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
When I took delivery of my Danmoto clips-ons they...

When I took delivery of my Danmoto clips-ons they sent me one clamp that was the wrong size. While the replacement was on its way I played around with this set up. ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
This is exactly what I did too. People ask me...

This is exactly what I did too. People ask me what size the bike is now.
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
I am more than happy with my DanMoto clips-ons...

I am more than happy with my DanMoto clips-ons done different. Not as low as full blown clip-ons yet lower than oem bars. I just need to make a tweak to the bars and they should right.

Vibes are...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
DanMoto clip-ons done different.. I had a...

DanMoto clip-ons done different..

I had a brain wave. Or brain fart, depends on how you see what I have done. Instead of mounting these clip-ons to the forks I played around with some old Renthal...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
Mirrors are great. The LEDs in them are not so...

Mirrors are great. The LEDs in them are not so bright hence me using a setof led indicators attached to the bottom headlamp bracket. So I have 2 sets of indicators at the front on both sides.
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
I have decided to get clip-ons for the Bandit. As...

I have decided to get clip-ons for the Bandit. As much as I like the Renthal Ultra Low bars I am searching for more comfort. Less vibration through my hands.

So after reading some reviews on the...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 509,507
Posted By FUTURE
WTB a Bosch headlight diffuser...

I use the headlight of my departed BMW on the 1200 Suzuki Bandit.

The diffuser has broken and I found it rattling around in the headlight. Would anyone have a spare they could sell me??
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
After a bit of a fight with a very heavy gate...

After a bit of a fight with a very heavy gate that closed on my bike and knocked it to the ground I had to buy some new levers. Yes the bike lost the fight with the gate.

I bought these off eBay...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,235,065
Posted By FUTURE
This is not one of the guys in the Mongolian...

This is not one of the guys in the Mongolian Dakar Team is it? :D
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,048
Posted By FUTURE
I needed some quick cash so sold the bike to an...

I needed some quick cash so sold the bike to an inmate here on ADV.
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,235,065
Posted By FUTURE
Portrait of a man of the road as he reflects on...

Portrait of a man of the road as he reflects on the miles he has done and what he has experienced. What a brilliant photo.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-15-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 966,759
Posted By FUTURE
Old barn near Williamtown airbase. Nsw Australia....

Old barn near Williamtown airbase. Nsw Australia. Taken today.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/169205_4698150567803_1785478447_o.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By FUTURE
Like Putty in your hands...

Did a run up to the Grey Gums Cafe on the Putty Road (which is here in NSW Australia) with Peter and Baz from the Suzuki Bandits Australia forum.

All ready to go. Which one should I take?
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
Bought some 3M cable routers and fixed up the...

Bought some 3M cable routers and fixed up the chain oiler line. It now puts oil a whole lot closer to the front of the sprocket.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
I never have liked chain drives. Of the 14 bikes...

I never have liked chain drives. Of the 14 bikes I have owned 4 had shaft drives. I like shaft drives. No messy chains to adjust. No regular oiling to do. Almost maintenance free is a shaft drive.
...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,069
Posted By FUTURE
Yes a Jack Frost and a Cane Toad one as well.

Yes a Jack Frost and a Cane Toad one as well.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-01-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 563,015
Posted By FUTURE
http://s19.postimage.org/pk1566g83/1024xfathersday...

http://s19.postimage.org/pk1566g83/1024xfathersday_002.jpg (http://postimage.org/)

http://s19.postimage.org/c4e4gq7qb/1024xfathersday_003.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
Forum: Australia 08-31-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,069
Posted By FUTURE
Is this still going? Last time I went was in...

Is this still going? Last time I went was in 1981. Rode my GSX250 all the way from Sydney. Left straight from work and rode all night long. Got there Sat morning. Pitched tent. slept a bit. Woke up...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
Yesterday my 5 degree advancer from Holeshot...

Yesterday my 5 degree advancer from Holeshot (http://www.holeshot.com/) arrived. Dale, who owns Holeshot, offers such great service. Great communication all through the purchasing and sending...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By FUTURE
Thanks guys. And to think it is still...

Thanks guys.

And to think it is still winter here.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-04-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By FUTURE
"New cafe" on Old Pacific Highway.

Went for a wee jaunt today on the Bandit. Mainly to test the heated grips I have put on. Want to keep my delicate digits warm in winter.

I went to the "new" cafe on the Old Pacific Highway. Now...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
The bar end mirrors I bought off eBay have not...

The bar end mirrors I bought off eBay have not lasted long. The right hand mirror ended up flapping around on my hand the other day. I was riding along when the mirror decided that it had enough. So...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,361
Posted By FUTURE
Again the images are back up. Shame the host...

Again the images are back up. Shame the host never told me. They are now on a new host and should be up for good now.
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,048
Posted By FUTURE
There will be some more progress next week.

There will be some more progress next week.
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
Full instrument pods came in yesterday. They did...

Full instrument pods came in yesterday. They did have some scuffing in the chrome. Rubbed back. Several layers of matt black paint later. Brackets to hold the instruments had to be altered to fit the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,438
Posted By FUTURE
Stop eating beans and cabbage. Then there will be...

Stop eating beans and cabbage. Then there will be no more wind.
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
See above posts for how I went naked. Done...

See above posts for how I went naked.

Done and dusted now. Made some small adjustments here and there to the headlamp brackets and the routing of the throttle cables.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 51,234
Posted By FUTURE
They look almost the same... ...

They look almost the same...

http://califia.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/mechanical-monkey-with-cymbals.jpg

http://s1.visordown.com/uploads/images/huge/48651.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,710
Posted By FUTURE
From this : ...

From this :

http://i44.tinypic.com/242cxlw.jpg

To this :

http://s19.postimage.org/3xhfudr8j/1024x_Entrance_Ride_2012_04_23_009.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
Cheers for that. I shall see if I can find mine. ...

Cheers for that. I shall see if I can find mine.

Done thank you mate. I now have a a high with no low beam.
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
Cheers mate. Would appreciate seeing the...

Cheers mate.

Would appreciate seeing the wiring mate. I assume you did yours like that?
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
The turn signals cost me $29 Australian from a...

The turn signals cost me $29 Australian from a local motorcycle accessory shop and are LEDS. I had to make the mounting brackets up.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
Thank you all. The head lamp gets hot even...

Thank you all.

The head lamp gets hot even on low. So to have both on at once could cause some heat problems in the headlamp shell with all that wiring in there. Maybe.

Jan and I went to The...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 533,186
Posted By FUTURE
It is done. Wiring harness from Eastern Beaver...

It is done. Wiring harness from Eastern Beaver could not have been easier to put in. I did have to cut into the bike's headlamp harness. Solder is my friend. The low beam is still on when the high...
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