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Guy Martin set a new UK speed record of 270.965mph over a measured mile from a standing start last week – and now has his sights set on a world record of 300mph! The record was set aboard a...
EDIT: Four Seasons Lodge
320 Northfork Cherry Highway
Richwood, WV 26261
(800) 829 - 9412
(304) 846 - 4605
I am in West Virginia in a city of Richwood. Found this motel. It has basically everything we need. But to get price & awning & firewood. We must take all lower floor rooms. 15. There are 5 with 2 beds. A full & a twin & 10 with king. But if you want a better view on the middle level. There are 6 rooms. Double beds a full & twin bed in 5 rooms. There is 1 with a king bed. On main floor there are 7 rooms. 1 two bed room apartment. There are 5 double with two beds. And 1 with king bed. Every room with out apartment is $70. TOTAL tax & everything included. Apartment is $130. I am not sure if that is with tax and all. Wifi, private parking. If needed trailer parking. For about 8 if or about. We will be with in most rides of about round trips about 120 - 200 most for real far rides. All around GREAT WINDING ROADS. I will have...
Not mine, but for those looking for a rear rack, here is one for the Touring:
Triumph Chrome Luggage Rack Kit For Rocket III Touring, A2306380 | eBay
I received my new Avon Cobra rear tire yesterday, and the shop surprisingly got it installed on the rim for me in around an hour. I promised a follow-up video to my previous one documenting the entire removal process, so I took last night to film the entire installation of the rear wheel, and just finished getting it all trimmed up and uploaded to YouTube.
Couple shout-outs. @Gregger , I mentioned your wicked suggestion at the 25 minute mark...leaving the muffler mount bracket installed on the mufflers themselves was FANTASTIC. Sure was easy to put them back on, vs screwing around trying to line up with those little movable nuts inside the muffler standoffs! Great idea.
And although my Dad isn't on the forum, being afflicted with Stage 3 Harleyitis, that faux - Flipmeister stand he made me to straddle across those lift holes...fantastic. So stable, and so much weight off the oilpan.
And one last thing now that the whole task is pretty fresh in my head....
I purchased my 2010 Roadster with K&N Filter, TORS and the TORS Tune loaded a couple of years back.
Just recently had Ramair fitted and the 12 minute self tune done.
Really happy with the results of the Ramair but I've also ordered a cat-delete/crossover pipe for a little more volume and hopefully better air flow through the whole thing.
I'm planning to fit the crossover pipe myself assuming it's something someone with my limited mechanical skills can achieve (trust me, I'm pretty much Mechanically Retarded)
My question to you all is, once fitted will the bike require a tune to be loaded? I'm assuming more than the 12 minute tune would be required?
If this is the case I plan to ride to my mechanic (an hour away) to get the tune sorted. Would riding without the tune cause any issues?
Appreciate any help.
Last night I had the pleasure of meeting Graeme the new owner of Thunderpipes and Thunder handle bars.
He came around to measure up for making sissy backrest and carriers as he has had some enquiries from around the world.
@Tal has also phoned Graeme and I think that he will be next to get measured up.
Mine is an 06 and Tal's being a 2016 not sure if they are different spacing between the models but will let the engineer dirt that out.
So if your looking for something for your Rocket check him out.
Will ship anywhere in the world. At your expense!
Well was time for the monthly ride with the club and the weather had been poor forthe past 5 days with rain.
And Sunday morning was no better but I said that I was going and I did.
Only got a few spots of rain going to the meet up point. 5 riders headed north up the road two more hooked on the back slight detour to collect another 5 riders.
Stop for some people to get gas and collect another rider.
Headed to the Waiau taven again to meet up with some of the Top of the South Island club members who's bikes where. Covered in mud???
Also a few more of the club who where late to the meet up and our detour meant they missed us.
Any way it wasn't long before we found out exactly why the bikes where muddy as it was our turn to ride through the road works bouncing from one pot hole ro the next.
We finally arrived at Kaikoura for a late lunch fill up with gas and a bloody fast trip home.
With a few police out and about we were lucky no-one got speeding tickets. Three Rockets on...
if I am to deliver the bike I will need a non refundable deposit before travel . my personal email is email@example.com and I am located in kaleden close to the us border of oroville wash.
along with the bike I will sell the trailer as well it is a former two horses bumper puller modified to carry the R3 . dual axles, with electric brakes and safety disconnect pin , I removed the double rear doors and installed a ramp/door actuated by a winch connected to a battery connected to a solar panel , a remote is operating the up and down of the door the trailer is shod with 4 brand new tires and a spare is mounted on the side.
inside I have a front tire holding mount and a lock up system that fit under the bottom of the bike and when locked up no straps are require to hold the bike straight up up front two shelves are mounted for stuff you take along
US $2400 if you buy the bike I will take $400 off the trailer
end of the line for me ... up for sale .rocket lll 2012
for clarity I will list under performance what I have added in power and under convenience everything else
bike has 20 000 miles or 32 000kms is a 7 out of 10 in appearance .all black . been maintained by a triumph dealer nearby for all the required controls and any problems I may have had in the past.(some invoice available)
under performance this bike has
1.. neville Lush 200hp kit ( tuned for ramair and jardine) tuned chart included.
2.. ramair intake
4.. robinson industries gearbox including #4 billet gear
5.. new rear shocks from shock factory
6.. lifetime oil filter (I will gladly explain why I chose this filter)
1..dual air horn ( very very loud )
2.. PC-8 from eastern beaver
3.. gps garmin under the sport screen
4..charging plug .
6..front nose air dam
8.. triumph oval mirrors
9..rear footboards on extension bars
Having trialled a few BOVs, I've found that the TurboXS "RFL" BOV is excellent.
The quality is great, it's relatively small so fits in package wise on a motorbike, and the sound is fantastic (it often makes me jizz in my pants).
Hard to capture on camera but here is a quick sample of only 3 psi being dumped. I'll try get a better sound grab with external microphone, you need to hear the supercharger whistle spool up too
Had my Bridgestone Exedra 240 55 16 back and Bridegstone H50 140 75 17 front installed today.
This was the best money I have spent on this machine yet!!!
The turn-in is awesome now and bike feels 100 lbs. lighter.
With the stock tires and size it turned fine but was what I called a dancer that was semi
reluctant to show all her moves.
Now, she's like a chunky ballerina.
Still thick in the hips but has all the moves of the skinny girls.
Like it so much I put over 100 miles on the new tires today.
Hope to get good life out of them.
Thank you all for your great suggestions.
Hi boys and girls. A fellow I used to work with is down in North Carolina at his father's house. His father has a 650 Bonneville he wants to sell. Don't have a price other than my friend said someone will get a really good deal. It's titled in Michigan but paper title was destroyed in a fire long ago. Would require a bit of screwing around to get a new one. Bike has 15,500 miles showing and is not seized. That's all I know about it. He asked me to show it to my Triumph buds so here it is. If interested PM me and I'll put you in touch with him.
P.S. I have no monetary interest in this sale.
I've been playing !
I've fitted a pair of Pretech six pot calipers to the front on the Artrax disc's, and a stock front L/H caliper on an EBC cast Iron rear disc.
The Pretech calipers have 12% less piston area than the stock 4 pot Calipers, but 14% more pad area.
The hydraulic ratio of the 2 stock 4 pot calipers to the stock (pre Roadster) 14 mm Master cylinder is 41.90 to 1
With the Pretech 6 pot calipers this comes back to 36.72 to 1.
The extra pad area makes the difference.
The stock four pot front caliper mounted on the rear with the stock Master Cylinder gives 104% increase in the hydraulic ratio, so effectively doubling the rear brake power.
Out on the road both front and rear brakes are noticeable more powerful, which means less hand or foot pressure is required for the same amount of braking.
Front brake is a one finger operation.
The rear, as I said above requires a lot less foot pressure.
Where I found the stock rear brake lacking was in high...
I contacted Flipmeisters about EBC HH brake pads front and back, same day he billed me and I sent payment. Next day he shipped and 2 days after that I have my new brake pads!!!! THAT'S customer service!! ...and his prices are great!
We pass on bad service, we must pass on good service.
I bought 10" mini-aps and started the install tonight to realize the brake line is way to short. I removed the 3" pullback risers and installed the original risers hoping the brake line might reach, no luck..still to short. I thought I would see how the original risers would be with the old handlebars….Waa-Laa now everything is farther away like I was looking for. I'm 6'3" tall 225 lbs and the pullback was to much, while making a sharp turn my elbow would be to my ribs. Funny how the solution is right in front of us but we can't see it!! Mini-apes are going back.
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