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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,546
Posted By Hallwine
Wicked We used to call it thrupenny hitting in UK. The...

We used to call it thrupenny hitting in UK. The old threepenny piece had 13 sides. But the expression is all that's left. Coins are long gone. Embarrassing? I obstructed an Audi A8 right accross the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 207,294
Posted By Hallwine
None delivered afaik. last i heard from Alice was...

None delivered afaik. last i heard from Alice was "May" but I cannot remember a specific date. There isn't one on my purchase order.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 207,294
Posted By Hallwine
I had my test ride on the GP450 this afternoon. ...

I had my test ride on the GP450 this afternoon. :clap I rode over on my Triumph Scrambler so anything would feel lighter than that...

Disclaimer, my off road experience is pretty limited. A...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 207,294
Posted By Hallwine
Just a reminder for our NA friends, UK price...

Just a reminder for our NA friends, UK price 7999 is for on the road as far as I know, so includes taxes.(Our govt is very keen on taxes)
Registration 57 , VAT @ 20%...Probably some others too....
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 207,294
Posted By Hallwine
The factory toolbox (mirrors the exhaust) should...

The factory toolbox (mirrors the exhaust) should provide sufficient waterproof space for your English tea. :):beer:

Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Beasts 01-15-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,977
Posted By Hallwine
I watched my old norton get lifted enough by the...

I watched my old norton get lifted enough by the wind to let the sidestand retract...down she went. Fortunatly there isnt much on a 50s bike to damage...
Forum: Beasts 01-15-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 44,919
Posted By Hallwine
Already on my second (first was written off in a...

Already on my second (first was written off in a fire) never hesitated :)
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 20,895
Views: 3,632,178
Posted By Hallwine
Well I cant help you, I have both of em and the...

Well I cant help you, I have both of em and the T800 is a technically better bike in every way, really it is....but if I had to sell one it wouldn't be the Scram...

Its a very hard choice. The...
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,909
Views: 468,907
Posted By Hallwine
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 207,294
Posted By Hallwine
I was very impressed at the NEC. The frame looks...

I was very impressed at the NEC. The frame looks "right" to me. I am not sure about bonded frames being new tech, I have a bonded titanium framed MTB in the shed, its over 20 years old......
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 207,294
Posted By Hallwine
Wicked One of the team mentioned that they are...

One of the team mentioned that they are negotiating with a Canadian distributor, sorry I do not remember the details
Forum: Vendors 07-31-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 147,659
Posted By Hallwine
I just ordered a pair (paypal sent) and I am...

I just ordered a pair (paypal sent) and I am looking forward to trying them.
Up to now I have used Colman multi fuel or a Sigg Firejet petrol stoves. Both are fine, but high pressure fuel can...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 207,294
Posted By Hallwine
I just got a mail from Alice Flook at CCM... ...

I just got a mail from Alice Flook at CCM...
Test ride booked for the 13th August. :clap
Looking forward to it.
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 17,655
Posted By Hallwine
Subscribed! Makes me want to go back and do the...

Subscribed! Makes me want to go back and do the full round circuit:clap
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20,898
Views: 5,973,952
Posted By Hallwine
I fitted the Metal Mule racks to my new (to me)...

I fitted the Metal Mule racks to my new (to me) Scram, very sturdy, reasonably easy to fit. Just thought you might like a look....yes they are pretty spendy:cry
...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20,898
Views: 5,973,952
Posted By Hallwine
True, I missed my old scram and dropped on this...

True, I missed my old scram and dropped on this one by luck. Very pleased about it. Dealer told me the matt green is finished BTW.

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Forum: Beasts 05-29-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20,898
Views: 5,973,952
Posted By Hallwine
Just done the deal on a low miles 2010 in black....

Just done the deal on a low miles 2010 in black. I got a great deal (I think so anyway) from A1moto in York. It has TORs and a few other bits. So glad to have another scram. Let the farkling begin :D...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,396
Posted By Hallwine
Crossing Dartmoor a few years back, pieces of...

Crossing Dartmoor a few years back, pieces of fruit on the center line of the 2 lane. They looked placed, not squashed at all...went on for quite a few miles.

A reindeer crossing the road at...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3,909
Views: 468,907
Posted By Hallwine
+1 on the adventure spec crash bars. I am going...

+1 on the adventure spec crash bars. I am going to replace my Triumph engine bars and Touratech uppers with them.
I did not like (personal opinion YMMV) the way the TT upper bars attached and...
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3,909
Views: 468,907
Posted By Hallwine
I was wearing JTS leathers, pants and jacket,...

I was wearing JTS leathers, pants and jacket, Altberg boots (expensive, tough and very good indeed) Triumph gloves and a Shoei full face.

The leathers have EC armour in the usual places. I...
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,909
Views: 468,907
Posted By Hallwine
Farkel Crash Testing

Just a bit on the engine/tank bars
I had (have) the OEM engine bars and the HB upper bars & pannier frames.
Well I had a little "lack of friction moment" at about 45 ish mph on tarmac and visited...
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20,898
Views: 5,973,952
Posted By Hallwine
I have a set of 08 EFI standard pipes and...

I have a set of 08 EFI standard pipes and silencers, all complete, I put Arrows on as soon as I got the bike and they take up a lot of space in the shed.
The previous owner put about 4500...
Forum: Europe 11-03-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 49,994
Posted By Hallwine
Been here on the Trumpet threads, only just...

Been here on the Trumpet threads, only just noticed this. http://http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=153821474653712&set=a.143838352318691.14795.100000775802314&type=1So greetings and Ay up youth...
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 20,898
Views: 5,973,952
Posted By Hallwine
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5,941
Views: 2,366,876
Posted By Hallwine
This was my Scrambler. Coming back from North...

This was my Scrambler. Coming back from North cape. tankbag with camera, binoculars, mp3, maps, water.
big yellow duffle for clothes, food. Tool tubes, one each side with 1 liter of gas in each ....
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,071
Posted By Hallwine
I have an Alaska pad, and its great. But quite...

I have an Alaska pad, and its great. But quite expensive... So I bought one of the IKEA skins and cut it to shape for a different bike. Its OK but the quality is lower, not so thick and cushioned....
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20,895
Views: 3,632,178
Posted By Hallwine
Home made hand guard extenders and aluminium...

Home made hand guard extenders and aluminium rack. ADV lights and a tool tube. And of course the "New" Blue colour. ARDcases have gone onto the racks now but I do not have a picture to...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20,895
Views: 3,632,178
Posted By Hallwine
I had a Scram and I took it on a long trip to...

I had a Scram and I took it on a long trip to north cape (top of Norway)
I really liked it and would probably have kept it a long time, But I got the tiger road and it is a far more comfortable...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20,895
Views: 3,632,178
Posted By Hallwine
New Tiger 800 arrived at the dealers today to...

New Tiger 800 arrived at the dealers today to replace the non-fireproof one. Its Sapphire Blue and I can pick it up when I get home from my next work tour. Yippee:lol3
Also the sun came out...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20,895
Views: 3,632,178
Posted By Hallwine
Thats true they are pretty crap. I made some ali...

Thats true they are pretty crap. I made some ali extenders for mine on the original bike. 1050 ones should work better.
just have to turn up some spacers/bar ends
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20,895
Views: 3,632,178
Posted By Hallwine
:D My new Tiger road ABS arrives at the dealer...

:D My new Tiger road ABS arrives at the dealer this week, old one was written off (there is a picture a few pages back)
I went ahead and ordered a new blue one.
Someone asked what Triumph...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 20,895
Views: 3,632,178
Posted By Hallwine
An inmate here has some good LED spots and floods...

An inmate here has some good LED spots and floods

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=607184&page=4

I put a pair of the spots on my hepco tank protector bar and used the Triumph fog...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 20,898
Views: 5,973,952
Posted By Hallwine
I have to admit "Perhaps it will buff out" came...

I have to admit "Perhaps it will buff out" came to my mind after the initial shock.
The Firebrigade said Electrical..buy I have not seen the report yet. Not much electrical in there, Opimate and...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 20,898
Views: 5,973,952
Posted By Hallwine
Thumbs down http://i1024.photobucket.com/albums/y305/Hallwine/...

http://i1024.photobucket.com/albums/y305/Hallwine/Burnt%20Up%20Motorbikes/late2011278.jpgGarage fires are not good things, goodbye Scrammie, :cry
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,796
Posted By Hallwine
Good luck with your trip, I did it last year,...

Good luck with your trip, I did it last year, fairly similar route to yours except I missed out south Norway and unfortunately the Loftens.
I had a great time, hardly fell off at all :D and had a...
Forum: Beasts 01-05-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20,895
Views: 3,632,178
Posted By Hallwine
Curious and interesting. I fitted the SW mo-tech...

Curious and interesting. I fitted the SW mo-tech rack and it fitted without any problem. I am a bit ham-fisted but I don't think I cross-threaded any screws. Could be a bad batch I suppose?
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20,895
Views: 3,632,178
Posted By Hallwine
Try one of these maybe... ...

Try one of these maybe... http://www.thecycleguys.com/
fast rack, i use one on my scrambler, have not tried it on the T800 though. Just widens the seat and stiffens up the soft luggage
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 20,898
Views: 5,973,952
Posted By Hallwine
Mercenary asked Hey folks....anybody here do...

Mercenary asked
Hey folks....anybody here do any long distance touring on their Scrambler? I'm talking about crossing the country or up the Dempster and the Dalton??


I did 4000 miles + in 2...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20,898
Views: 5,973,952
Posted By Hallwine
Broke your gearlever miles from home?:cry Fixed...

Broke your gearlever miles from home?:cry
Fixed with RAM camera mount.:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-30-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,182
Views: 808,769
Posted By Hallwine
About halfway through a 4200 mile trip to...

About halfway through a 4200 mile trip to Scandinavia, before any significant stuff fell off
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