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Old 12-01-2013, 06:26 AM   #4201
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Seeing that reminded me of this:

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Old 12-01-2013, 07:26 AM   #4202
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Don't get me wrong; I don't necessarily dislike these...



...but this one certainly answers the question, "Could they have made that thing any uglier?"

If it's yours, my condolences.



I didn't dislike them until I rode one....can't say that there is anything wrong with them just that I didn't care for it. Sort of like riding a four wheeler except that it cornered REALLY well and I was not convinced that my considerable inertia was going to permit me to keep on the same path it traveled.

OTOH.....
with some studs in the tires, you could ride it all winter and it should have 'better than Russian' reliability.

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Old 12-01-2013, 08:57 AM   #4203
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OTOH.....
with some studs in the tires, you could ride it all winter...

Bruce
A nice thick coating of road salt would certainly improve this particular one's appearance.


Cool vid, Pilothouse.
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Old 12-02-2013, 09:38 AM   #4204
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Old 12-07-2013, 12:30 PM   #4205
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In 2007 I got back into riding after a 15 year layoff with a new Bonneville T-100. It was the bike I had always wanted way back when. After some months I realized I wasn't happy with the suspension, and how it (didn't) turn in, and many other little oddities. It went to a new home in less than 2 years.

This video captures every thing I liked and didn't like about the bike. The narration had me laughing almost as much as the editing. Great sense of humor the Aussies have (and I married one ).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsKFs...ature=youtu.be
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Old 12-07-2013, 12:59 PM   #4206
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Thanks for posting that! As a Scrambler owner I can identify with pretty much all he says but he is much more entertaining than I could ever be. The new Triumphs are certainly not like the old ones except in a few styling cues. On the other hand, my 'new' Triumph has never left me sitting on the side of the road. Superlatives just don't spring to mind when riding my Scrambler but it always makes me smile and has done the same for everyone who has ridden it.


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Old 12-08-2013, 05:04 AM   #4207
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That video was hilarious. Just the thing on a cold icy morning when the wife has her panties in a knot.
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Old 12-08-2013, 02:42 PM   #4208
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In 2007 I got back into riding after a 15 year layoff with a new Bonneville T-100. It was the bike I had always wanted way back when. After some months I realized I wasn't happy with the suspension, and how it (didn't) turn in, and many other little oddities. It went to a new home in less than 2 years.

This video captures every thing I liked and didn't like about the bike. The narration had me laughing almost as much as the editing. Great sense of humor the Aussies have (and I married one ).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsKFs...ature=youtu.be


That was worth watching. Thanks, Art!
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Old 12-08-2013, 06:29 PM   #4209
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Laugh :~)

That video is FUNNY!

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In 2007 I got back into riding after a 15 year layoff with a new Bonneville T-100. It was the bike I had always wanted way back when. After some months I realized I wasn't happy with the suspension, and how it (didn't) turn in, and many other little oddities. It went to a new home in less than 2 years.

This video captures every thing I liked and didn't like about the bike. The narration had me laughing almost as much as the editing. Great sense of humor the Aussies have (and I married one ).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsKFs...ature=youtu.be
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Old 12-10-2013, 06:04 AM   #4210
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Most excellent video! I just sent it to a co-worker who busted 5 ribs in 11 places. Is that wrong?
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Old 12-10-2013, 02:57 PM   #4211
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Most excellent video! I just sent it to a co-worker who busted 5 ribs in 11 places. Is that wrong?

Cold, Beez, very, very cold.... funny, though!



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Old 12-10-2013, 03:00 PM   #4212
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Most excellent video! I just sent it to a co-worker who busted 5 ribs in 11 places. Is that wrong?
If it's wrong I don't want to be right.
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Old 12-10-2013, 05:56 PM   #4213
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Most excellent video! I just sent it to a co-worker who busted 5 ribs in 11 places. Is that wrong?

After those ribs are healed, I hope you can outrun him!
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Old 12-15-2013, 09:39 AM   #4214
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Got a good foot in some areas...



...as evidenced on the table in the background.

Then, of course, it's the annual ' I ran my thumper today' pic....



I think I love that machine more than my mower. At least on days like today, I do.
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Old 12-15-2013, 10:19 AM   #4215
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Why We Ride movie showing in Rockland, ME and pre-movie gathering:

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