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Forum: Maintenance and repair   11-12-20, 11:04
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By RickT
Thanks for the lead. Looks like the correct name...

Thanks for the lead. Looks like the correct name is Slinger Cycles. Not too far from me.


First thing I need help with is a cold start issue. When cold the bike cranks strongly and sometimes...
Forum: Maintenance and repair   11-11-20, 21:12
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By RickT
Thanks for the suggestion, I recall reading out a...

Thanks for the suggestion, I recall reading out a Triumph Dealer in Windsor but couldn't remember their name. Will try to ride there before the winter weather sets in, if not will give them a call...
Forum: Maintenance and repair   11-11-20, 09:16
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By RickT
Looking for service in Halifax, Nova Scotia

I posted this in the regional thread but since that has been pretty much dead for years I thought I'd post here. Recently moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia and unfortunately the nearest dealer is in...
Forum: Maintenance and repair   11-11-20, 09:13
Replies: 9
Views: 5,709
Posted By RickT
Had an issue where my check engine light came on....

Had an issue where my check engine light came on. Like others it went off after 3 cycles. Good to know I didn't permanently screw something up.
Forum: Canada   11-11-20, 09:09
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By RickT
Looking for service in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Recently moved to Halifax and am in need of a location that can service my Daytona 675. No Triumph dealers in the Province with the closest retailer being 3 hrs away in Moncton NB. I now live in a...
Forum: General 675 discussion   11-11-20, 09:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By RickT
Pirelli Angel GT

I've been running Pirelli Angel GT's for the past few years (on my second set). Find them great in dry and wet conditions as well as gripping well in the cold. I'm not the knee dragger type of...
Forum: Maintenance and repair   05-15-20, 12:41
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By RickT
The sound hasn't changed... is there anyway to...

The sound hasn't changed... is there anyway to actually test that?
Forum: Maintenance and repair   05-15-20, 10:06
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By RickT
2008 - fuel lssue on Cold Start?

2008 Daytona -45,000 KMs - New Battery - R/R replaced 18 months ago.


Started at the end of last season, when cold bike difficult to start. Would crank over but would not fire up. Noticed if I...
Forum: Maintenance and repair   04-24-20, 11:39
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By RickT
I ordered blanks from the dealer and had a local...

I ordered blanks from the dealer and had a local key cutter cut them to match.
Forum: News, Announcements, Tests and ride reports   07-14-16, 14:19
Replies: 5
Views: 2,068
Posted By RickT
This one is a bit odd. I've been in similar...

This one is a bit odd. I've been in similar situations and generally the cager backs off once they realize how clueless they were about merging into my lane. In this instance it didn't have any...
Forum: Stuff of interest   03-28-16, 16:38
Replies: 9
Views: 2,682
Posted By RickT
Thankfully spring weather brings a bit of rain...

Thankfully spring weather brings a bit of rain which helps to remove any salt from the roads. Salt can do some ugly things to the alloy in your bike if not properly washed off after a ride.

Sand...
Forum: Canada   04-13-15, 10:31
Replies: 2
Views: 2,709
Posted By RickT
Finally, back on the road!

After a long cold Ottawa winter, finally got my first ride of the year in yesterday :yeehaw:

Took my battery off the trickle charger on Wed and started the bike up in anticipation of the nice...
Forum: General 675 discussion   02-20-15, 12:46
Replies: 23
Views: 2,219
Posted By RickT
Congratulations! Not even half way there (my...

Congratulations!

Not even half way there (my excuse is my bike gets put away for 4-5 mths each year because of the snow :whistle:).

How many batteries have you gone through? I've got a 2008...
Forum: General 675 discussion   02-07-15, 10:05
Replies: 105
Views: 15,151
Posted By RickT
Dude continues to extend his 5 minutes of fame. ...

Dude continues to extend his 5 minutes of fame.

http://www.wbrz.com/player/?video_id=23209

My take on the whole video/incident is that the world is full of idiots both in cages and on bikes.
...
Forum: Stuff of interest   11-13-14, 10:01
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By RickT
Great Guiness Ad that honours our Military

Wish I had this in time to post on November 11th - Remembrance Day
http://youtu.be/rx0MRawkrj4
http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=rx0MRawkrj4
Forum: Motorcycle Related Videos   10-11-14, 14:42
Replies: 1
Views: 1,367
Posted By RickT
Pedrosa's Stoppie in free Practice

http://gfycat.com/CalmLimpingCrow

This was posted on another forum I belong to. Thought it was worth sharing.

https://www.triumph675.net/forum/Pedrosa's Stoppie in free Practice
Forum: How To's   10-08-14, 10:59
Replies: 24
Views: 16,550
Posted By RickT
Good write up. I have a light "ticking" when the...

Good write up. I have a light "ticking" when the bike is cold. I may be imagining things but it seems to have appeared shortly after changing my own oil.

Not too worried about it but good to...
Forum: The Pit   10-04-14, 18:42
Replies: 13
Views: 3,316
Posted By RickT
I'm still confused as to why this topic is in...

I'm still confused as to why this topic is in "The Pit" :whistle:

As far as I'm concerned, engine size and HP are just a couple of components that go into making a car (or bike) fun to drive. ...
Forum: Introductions   09-28-14, 18:10
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By RickT
Congrats and welcome. Maybe we'll see you on...

Congrats and welcome.

Maybe we'll see you on the roads around Tremblant before the season is over.
Forum: The Pit   09-22-14, 14:43
Replies: 1,104
Views: 220,897
Posted By RickT
http://nairobiwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/...

http://nairobiwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/naija.jpg
Forum: Repair/Troubleshooting   09-15-14, 08:33
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By RickT
Thanks for all the tips/suggestions. I've...

Thanks for all the tips/suggestions. I've checked everything I can think of (and that you've mentioned) with no luck. I'm going to assume it's either the tire or the bearings. At this point it's...
Forum: Stuff of interest   09-03-14, 15:52
Replies: 17
Views: 1,863
Posted By RickT
Sad to read. We were (are?) all young and...

Sad to read.

We were (are?) all young and stupid once. Maybe the bikes are faster now or maybe we were just lucky.

Hopefully people read this article and ride a little more sensibly on the...
Forum: Repair/Troubleshooting   09-02-14, 10:42
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By RickT
A little vibration (and some noise). Best I can...

A little vibration (and some noise). Best I can equate it to would be riding over extremely small rumble stips (the kind you either see in the middle of a highway or on the edge to let you know your...
Forum: Repair/Troubleshooting   08-29-14, 11:02
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By RickT
Roughness when cornering

Sorry if the title isn't clear but wasn't sure how else to explain this.

In the past month or so I've noticed a roughness when leaning to the right in a mid-speed (70-90 kms) sweeper. Roughness...
Forum: Stuff of interest   07-20-14, 14:12
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By RickT
Tire is probably not big enough but maybe a cool...

Tire is probably not big enough but maybe a cool table?

http://dtmfiberwerkz.com/access/images/wheel1.JPG
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