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How to gently treat a Triumph #145135 07/18/08 11:52 am
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LM3PyGvhwg

Borrowed shamelessly from Tom in the competition section laugh

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Re: How to gently treat a Triumph #145136 07/18/08 12:09 pm
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:bigt: That's the only respectful way to ride a Triumph laugh

Re: How to gently treat a Triumph #145137 07/18/08 3:03 pm
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Shazam!! That'll put a big possum grin on your face. Greg


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Re: How to gently treat a Triumph #145138 07/18/08 5:51 pm
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Now you tell me which of the outfits had the best entertainment factor - the Triumph, or those three wheeled cars?

Outstanding stuff!

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The start of the race is priceless.





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Certainly started well and seemed to be holding their own. Do we know where it finished?

Vintage bikes on dope go like Hell!


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Re: How to gently treat a Triumph #145141 07/18/08 9:56 pm
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I think they really got warmed up a little further in the race it looks.To even run with those modern bikes is something.Just the braking on them is way better then there old Triumph.With some more practice alot of people would be impressed.

Re: How to gently treat a Triumph #145142 07/19/08 12:54 am
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That does it!! My wife would kill me if I brought out my leathers, but I want to be a monkey!!


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The passenger on the old outfit doesn't get to enjoy blood in his urine like the modern outfit passengers do either... eek

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Re: How to gently treat a Triumph #145144 07/19/08 11:15 am
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That does it!! My wife would kill me if I brought out my leathers, but I want to be a monkey!!
They crack the sads if you call 'em that Hugh laughing

I like to tell them that they ride outfits 'cause they are not game to lean a real bike over and that there are two aboard in case they break down of crash at the back of the circuit the bogey man might come. laugh


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That is just a beautiful thing...!

I am currently restoring a sidecar that my brother built by himself about 30 years ago which is based on a Dusting chassis. The boat itself is quickly detachable.....hmmm.

For those who have never ridden/driven a chair: they can be enormous fun. Don't knock it till you've tried it!


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