HansO's New Bike

Discussion in 'BearClaw Corner' started by HansO, May 16, 2017.

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  1. HansO

    HansONot Taking Life Too Seriously

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    08 Rocket III R.I.P now TEX Triumph Explorer
    Well it is second hand but in mint condition it is a 2014 Triumph Explorer 1200xc, I had a very trusted Mate Les @ozrider and his trusty side kick Tony @Mittzy check it out as,
    1 I can't ride yet ... bloody broken wing .. winge winge grrrrr
    2 it is way up in Qld about 1500km away
    They returned the verdict that if I wasn't buying it they would if fact Mittzy tried to tell me he had gazumped me and bought it himself, luckily for me and ...... him he was only kidding any way here is a couple of pictures IMG_0270.JPG IMG_0271.JPG IMG_1829.JPG Les IMG_1830.JPG and Tony
     
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    skydog1000Top Fuel

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    Looks sweet :D
     
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    scot in exileLiving Legend

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    All right I will be the first to say it---the bike looks good:D now all we have to do is get you a decent tune for it:roll: congrats on the bike I remember quite a few years back when the Explorer first came to America the Triumph crew showed up at Maggie Valley and we all got to touch and feel the bikes.
     
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    MittzyThe Hooligan - Just Doing Stuff

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    I did like it indeed.
     
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    1olbullRiding Motor Since 1951

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    Yeah, let's see Tony put both feet down flat-footed?!?!?!?! :eek: :rolleyes: :p :D
    Sweet looking motor there THONG-MAN!
    Laughing.gif
     
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    Excellent...I personally thing the Explorers are the very best of that type of that bike....so what are they?....swiss army knife of motorcycles I guess!
     
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    MittzyThe Hooligan - Just Doing Stuff

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    Les and I are picking it up this afternoon....... I will drive to the Gold Coast with Les and Les will ride it to his workshop.
     
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    IshrubRetired and loving it!

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    My psychic powers are awesome just as well I got you that Tiger T-shirt from the Hahndorf RAT w/e. ;):D

    Great buy, good to see you have a focus to get mended for! i.e. Or as the T-shirt says - Getting lost deliberately!
     
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    IshrubRetired and loving it!

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    @HansO Are you going to fly up and ride back when recovered? I may ride up, see me mate Fletch and come back with you or would that be tempting fate? ;):(:unsure:
     
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    HansONot Taking Life Too Seriously

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    2013 explorers onward have locked ECU .. bummer can always add a PCV if I feel the neeed
     
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