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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby Blade » 21 Jun 2019, 16:52

Have you thought of becoming the Triumph reliability engineer / test rider?

No need to test new models in ice and desert conditions when they've got you commuting in the east Midlands in all weathers (lol)
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D6 » 21 Jun 2019, 20:59

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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D6 » 21 Jun 2019, 21:04

I don't know how to make the video show in the thread.
Bike has a seat cowl too. But looks like they put the pillion seat on for pick up
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby duke63 » 21 Jun 2019, 21:26

That is a stunning bike, D6. Enjoy.
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby kiwikrasher » 21 Jun 2019, 22:16

D6 wrote:
Kwacky wrote:
Rossgo wrote: Just look after it!




Don't take the piss mate.


Hahaha. I have 2 years warranty. No need to look after it.


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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D6 » 22 Jun 2019, 12:45

I really should be able to keep a bike well maintained. I have enough of the shit to do it. Hahahha
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D41 » 22 Jun 2019, 12:47

What are those blue mats??
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D6 » 22 Jun 2019, 12:57

Interlocking foam pads. Bought them for my awning in the caravan. But now use them on floor of garage for comfort.
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D6 » 22 Jun 2019, 12:59

Trying to make room for another bike
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D6 » 22 Jun 2019, 14:30

Yay room for a bike.
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby Kwacky » 22 Jun 2019, 14:45

There is always room for another bike
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D6 » 23 Jun 2019, 20:06

Already shopping for bits. Short list is

Evotech tail tidy

And "from" work
Quickshifter
Crash sliders
Rad guard
Heated grips
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D6 » 23 Jun 2019, 20:13

Tail tidy.
Think a smaller plate would then look better.

Any advice on what size? Don't want to take piss too much. But do want something smaller
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby Kwacky » 23 Jun 2019, 20:22

Go for the next size down. I think it's 8x5. You'll get pulled off it's any smaller than that.
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D6 » 23 Jun 2019, 20:27

Oh flyscreen visor too. I hated the one on my version of the speed triple. But I like the new one.
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby kiwikrasher » 24 Jun 2019, 07:56

Kwacky wrote:Go for the next size down. I think it's 8x5. You'll get pulled off it's any smaller than that.


Working on my bike at the moment and had to remove my plate so measured. Our standard plates are 7” x 3.75” you guys have bloody barn doors!
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby C00kiemonster » 24 Jun 2019, 09:21

D6 wrote:Already shopping for bits. Short list is

Evotech tail tidy

And "from" work
Quickshifter
Crash sliders
Rad guard
Heated grips


Dont they already have Quickshifters?

Oh and do you have a second set of heated grips available? :P Happy to pay ;)
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D6 » 24 Jun 2019, 12:27

kiwikrasher wrote:
Kwacky wrote:Go for the next size down. I think it's 8x5. You'll get pulled off it's any smaller than that.


Working on my bike at the moment and had to remove my plate so measured. Our standard plates are 7” x 3.75” you guys have bloody barn doors!

They are. That's why I want it smaller. But not be so daft to get pulled all the time
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D6 » 24 Jun 2019, 12:29

C00kiemonster wrote:
D6 wrote:Already shopping for bits. Short list is

Evotech tail tidy

And "from" work
Quickshifter
Crash sliders
Rad guard
Heated grips


Dont they already have Quickshifters?

Oh and do you have a second set of heated grips available? :P Happy to pay ;)


Nope QS not standard on speed. Wasn't fussed at first. But all the reviews rave about it. Especially the down shift.

Heated grips... Think yours would be different to mine but can check
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Re: D6's speed triple

Postby D6 » 24 Jun 2019, 12:31

D6 wrote:Already shopping for bits. Short list is

Evotech tail tidy

And "from" work
Quickshifter
Crash sliders
Rad guard
Heated grips



Well had an email saying I can now arrange collection. Looks like weather is terrible tomorrow. So weds or Thurs it is.

So ordering a visor and the evotech tail tidy. Contacted evotech directly and they gave me a little discount.
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