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  1. '65 Triumph Trophy, need troubleshooting help

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hey all, I'm new to the forum, hope I'm posting in the right place! (I wanted to include a photo but that kept crashing the forum page) Fully restored, 1100 miles, Boyer ignition installed at 300 miles, converted to 12- volt, running 6-volt coils. Recently went on a ride, got 7 miles out of...
  2. Is this bike too small for me? (Looking for alternatives)

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi all, A bit of background as on my problem with deciding on a first bike. I am 6' 5", 6'6" with shoes and even larger with a helmet on. I currently weight 279 lbs but working on that (dropped 30 pounds to get here so far). I am looking to buy my first bike. The local HD dealer had a demo...
  3. Hi

    New Member Introductions
    Long time rider. Recently I have had a K1200rs and a Triumph Trident but I just added a K1200s to my stable although it is not on the road yet. Went to the Moto GP on Phillip Island, Australia last month. My brother lives in Sydney so we took the 4 day ride through the mountains to get there...
  4. Triumph parting out: 2002 Sprint St low speed collision, but only cosmetic damage

    For Sale: Motorcycles Parts & Accessories
    British Racing Green Triumph Sprint ST parting out due to low speed collision which damaged farings, instrument panel and left handlebar. Insurance paid for uninsured motorist and let me keep the bike. Engine, transmission, and all other components in very good condition. 2nd owner and owned...
  5. New from Maryland

    New Member Introductions
    First time ride and I just bought my first bike - 2009 Triumph Street Triple R. I have some newbie questions if anyone can help: 1. Will the bike be ok for 3-4 days with out a battery tender? 2. Do you recommend a stand for storing the bike? Thanks! -AJ :71baldboy:
  6. 2008 Harley Davidson XL883C vs. 2005 Speedmaster

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi Guys, I am a new rider who has narrowed it down to these two choices. I'm not too good with specs/internals so I would appreciate any advice you all have. I will try to testdrive both.
  7. Struggling with next purchase

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hey guys/gals. I sold my old Honda VT1100 and am in saving mode for my next bike. There is a 05 Honda VTX1800N available that has 15k miles. Bike is in great condition, ive test ridden it as well. I will be able to pick it up if I chose in about a week. Ive been looking at Triumph...
  8. Please help identify this wire

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi there, Yesterday a wire came loose and broke off the alternator of my bike. The bike is a 2000 Triumph Sprint 955 RS. I tried using electrical tape to connect the wire back to the plug thing. The battery is no longer charging and the bike now won't start. Pictures are below: As you can see...
  9. Second Bike Opinion (Triumph Speed Four?)

    First Bike / New Rider
    So Ive been riding for 5 months now and Im moving up to a larger bike. I started on a 2013 CBR250R and loved it but after riding a couple of my friends 500cc and 600cc bikes I knew it was time to sell my beloved repsol honda. Since selling Ive looked at a few bikes and taken them for test rides...
  10. Too hot too handle

    First Bike / New Rider
    My son started my 2009 Triumph Bonneville SE setting the choke to full. He walked away and forgot about it. An hour and a half later I found it sputtering in the garage. It was overheated and had leaked a little oil in certain spots. I let it cool for a couple of hours and now it runs...
  11. Greetings from the AMRC of Los Angeles

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all. Just wanted to say hi and introduce myself. I am the President of the AMRC (Actors & Musicians Motorcycle Riding Club) of Los Angeles and as we are starting to develop our online presence, I couldn't think of a better way than to begin participating in some great motorcycle forums...
  12. Hello from Worcester Massachusetts (USA)

    New Member Introductions
    I am a teacher with a passion to ride my motorcycle extreme distances. Last year I did a solo coast to coast ride in the United States while riding my Triumph Bonneville. This year I will be riding the same bike but longer distances, 15,000 or so. My ride will include 9 countries and 11...
  13. 60 days on the bike: am I still a newbie?

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    So today marks two months spent riding on my first motorcycle here in NYC. Am I still a newbie? Gotta say, everything's been going good for me and the bike. Never dropped it, never had an accident, I'm a careful rider (just turned 40) and I am passionate about motorcycling. And learning to...
  14. Triumph Speed Triple - thoughts?

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    this bike looks too sweet and it would look even sweeter between my legs. some day, hopefully any thoughts on this British asphalt slayer?
  15. New guy from Pittsburgh PA

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all...just joining the forum. I have been involved with bikes all of my life and have been building Custom bikes and choppers for about 20 yrs...I also Owned my own polishing/chrome shop for 10 years and I now work for one of the best Chrome / restoration shops in the world. In the...
  16. BMW F800R vs. Triumph Bonneville

    BMW
    Hello all, I've been riding a Honda Nighthawk 250 for about a little over a year and i've been yearning for a little more power and a little more refinement. Also ABS and anything else to make the bike safer would be nice. I've narrowed my search down to two bikes: the BMW F800R or the...
  17. 1, 2, 3 or 4?

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hi folks, I'm in the market for a new naked. I have 8 grand burning a hole in my pocket and I've narrowed my options down to 4 different exotic/semi-exotic nakeds which I have numbered by their cylinders, because its just friggin' adorable that way. 1. 2010 KTM Duke 690 2. 2009 Buell XB12SS...
  18. Old Rider, New Member

    New Member Introductions
    Hi crew! I've been riding since Harley was still building Panheads, and still love it! I've owned bikes built by H-D, Triumph, BSA, friends down at the local bike shop, and me. I spend most of my weekends working at bike shows, car shows, and air shows, which gives me ample riding time in the...
  19. Hi from Michigan

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, My name is Crystal and I love motorcycles. I am from Detroit, Michigan and I have been riding for over 10 years. I bought my first bike when I was 18 and now have a collection of four bikes. I have a : 1973 CB350 Honda 1971 TS125 Suzuki 2003 VT750 Honda 2005 Daytona Triumph I love all of...
  20. Newbie taking motorcycle class to get license

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi all, I am turning the big 40 and wanted to get myself a present. I've never ridden before, but in order to spend more time with my bro who has 2 bikes, and because I keep dreaming about riding, I'm pulling the trigger finally next month. So my question is this: Is a Triumph STREET Triple a...
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