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August 31, 2015, 09:48:42 PM on

Offline JayDub (OP)

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I spotted this on the 'Triumph Tiger 900 - T400' Facefook page, what's with the headlights... they seem to bulge.

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Your eyes would probably bulge too if you had to drag that around with you  :ImaPoser

PS. Love the 73 Yammie 250/350 in the background.

PPS. Isn't that our friend's bike from down under...? The Steamer, that is.
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September 01, 2015, 06:10:27 PMReply #2 on

Offline JayDub (OP)

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That chair looks pretty compact I thought... especially from the passengers point of view.
....you mean the one with the airbox mod?
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It's Tripodtigers

The headlights don't look as bulgy in this photo, but he's def got some sorta dome covers on 'em
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Just proves I've been doing other stuff for such a long time, eh.

The headlights have clear stone covers over them, that's all.  Easy fit, just used some black Silastic around the edges.


What else have I been doing?  Historic Racing (Period 5) on a couple of LC Yamahas.  One is a pretty standard 350, with fibreglass bits on it.  The other is a 350 with TZ wheels, FZR forks and TZ750 top end.   

I went to Europe last year for 3 months and, would love to be over there again, for longer.  The missus and I were just amazed, astounded, add your own superlative for how good it was.

My XS11 is in pieces.

I've rebuilt a scrap heap TTR250

Bought and sold a couple of utes and trailers.  In fact, I picked up my Isuzu D-Max yesterday.  It will be dragging my slide on camper, tandem trailer and sidecar or solos to where ever I feel like driving over the next few years.

The sidecar will go back on the road, as soon as I sell the Jolly Green Giant (955), which I have most regrettably realised I can no longer safely man handle at walking pace.  I dropped it the other day, doing a tight right U turn, because my right leg just didn't want to work.  Then, for the first time every, I couldn't pick it up alone.  Someone will get a thoroughly enjoyable motorcycle.  And the speedo is working again.

Before I forget.  The RD250 turns 50 in 2023.  Hope to have it fixed up properly by then.

Geez I got a lot to do.  No time for reading through forums without having a purpose.

cheers.  Next time.
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