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Twins Technical Talk Technical Talk for Hinckley Triumph Twins: Bonneville, T100, Speedmaster, America, Thruxton, and Scrambler.

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Old 10-02-2006, 03:30 PM   #21 (permalink)
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So true.

The sporty gets no respect in the HD loser crowd.

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Old 10-02-2006, 03:54 PM   #22 (permalink)
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The sporty gets no respect from HD crowd, because they don't even understand what it is. They see a little harley. I see a little hot rod with a power to weight ratio the big twins can only dream of. I'd love to have a souped up 1200 like the one Mert Lawill has been making. I always laugh when I see a guy with a sporty that has bags, windscreen, and all the touring stuff. He just doesn't get it.

All that being said, the next bike to join my speedy in the garage will be a Thrux or a cafe styled bonnie black. I can't help it I'm a triumph guy!
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Old 10-02-2006, 04:57 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Let's all be honest with ourselves. When is the last time you saw a Harley look this good?

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For all their faults, seems like the French actually understand what a Sporty is all about
http://www.mecatwin.com/en/motos/hd/xlcr/chrysalis.htm
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Old 10-02-2006, 08:00 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I do like this alot. I would still rather have my triumph, but this is really cool. I would leave the emblems off though.

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Old 10-02-2006, 08:21 PM   #26 (permalink)
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I really like this sportster

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Old 10-03-2006, 08:00 AM   #27 (permalink)
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look at this badmother:

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Old 10-03-2006, 01:43 PM   #28 (permalink)
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caspianthruxton,

BTW your right, I have never seen a Harley look as good as a Triumph.



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Go to the Storz Performance site and see the bike he puts out. Also lots of neat parts which we can use.

http://www.storzperf.com/
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Old 10-03-2006, 06:06 PM   #30 (permalink)
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On 2006-10-02 09:21, sweatmachine wrote:
That article lists the Thruxton as having 10.2-1 Compression Ratio, but it is incorrect.

The correct Compression is 9.2-1, and another chapter of the "Great Thruxton Compression Ratio Ruse" opens up.
I converted my 883 to a 1200 and if flat out rips. Night and day difference.
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