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Forum: General 675 discussion   04-18-19, 13:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By Neanderthal
Used bike checklist Request that the owner...

Used bike checklist

Request that the owner not have the bike warmed up when you get there, but tell him/her to make sure that the bike will start and that the battery has been fully charged. If...
Forum: Stuff of interest   08-20-18, 14:48
Replies: 10
Views: 2,501
Posted By Neanderthal
I like it! Yellow is a great color and very easy...

I like it! Yellow is a great color and very easy to keep clean. I can see that it is metallic - the photo isn't doing it justice. Need to see a photo of it fully assembled. :smile2:
Forum: Performance Mods   06-04-18, 15:20
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By Neanderthal
On the 2012 675-R, there were 2 different springs...

On the 2012 675-R, there were 2 different springs used. I don't know at what point during the year they changed springs, but was just making you aware that not all the 2012 R model shocks have the...
Forum: Performance Mods   06-04-18, 14:27
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By Neanderthal
Two different springs were being used on that...

Two different springs were being used on that model year. The spring that came with mine is:

Spring p/n: 21141-34/100 L0912
Spring Batch p/n: 132016

Per Ohlin's spring rate chart, that is a...
Forum: General 675 discussion   05-23-18, 12:15
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By Neanderthal
Jenny, are you having a good time on your first...

Jenny, are you having a good time on your first bike?


ROFL!!!! :laugh:
Forum: Triumph675 Site Issues   03-27-18, 17:21
Replies: 22
Views: 7,146
Posted By Neanderthal
Here is a simple, 1-click fix to re-attach the...

Here is a simple, 1-click fix to re-attach the Photobucket links for any Google Chrome users.

1. Go to this website:...
Forum: The Street Triple 675!   03-14-18, 14:17
Replies: 20
Views: 3,701
Posted By Neanderthal
As for the scuff - you might consider getting the...

As for the scuff - you might consider getting the bowls/ring powder coated black. That looks pretty good on a graphite colored bike.
Forum: How To's   03-02-18, 12:28
Replies: 234
Views: 133,880
Posted By Neanderthal
I have the Motion Pro as well, works good. Keep...

I have the Motion Pro as well, works good. Keep an eye out on ebay, if your timing's right, you'd be surprised at the deals you can come across on suspension tools. I snagged a new Race Tech spring...
Forum: Riding Gear   03-01-18, 22:34
Replies: 11
Views: 3,994
Posted By Neanderthal
That qualifies as a medical issue and is...

That qualifies as a medical issue and is understandable. :smile2:
Forum: All Things Suspension   12-06-17, 08:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,833
Posted By Neanderthal
I have a 2009 Street Triple with the twin Arrow...

I have a 2009 Street Triple with the twin Arrow hi-mount cans. The Ohlins from a 2012 675R fits very nicely. From my understanding, the shock reservoir location on the '13-up shocks will not fit the...
Forum: Classifieds   11-22-17, 10:06
Replies: 263
Views: 76,103
Posted By Neanderthal
Buyer: Plasmablaster Seller: Me Item: OEM...

Buyer: Plasmablaster
Seller: Me
Item: OEM Fork Spacer tubes
Transaction: Straight-forward, trouble-free
Would do business again: Yes
Communication: Excellent
Forum: Bikes   11-21-17, 15:00
Replies: 5
Views: 2,128
Posted By Neanderthal
Nice bike - GLWS. And, that is absolutely NOT...

Nice bike - GLWS. And, that is absolutely NOT high mileage. I'm over 52,000 miles on my 2009 Striple and challenge anyone to prove that something is ready to wear out (other than the tires). :smile2:
Forum: General 675 discussion   11-13-17, 23:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By Neanderthal
It's perfectly safe, just doesn't look so great....

It's perfectly safe, just doesn't look so great. I mount my own tires, so if it came out that out-of-balance, I'd break the bead and rotate the tire to obtain a closer balance before needing to add...
Forum: General 675 discussion   11-13-17, 22:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By Neanderthal
I've been keeping pretty good records of tire...

I've been keeping pretty good records of tire wear for several years, and at least when it comes to the rear tire, if it's under 3/8 ounce of being balanced, I no longer bother to use weights. On the...
Forum: Tire Tech   10-19-17, 08:45
Replies: 20
Views: 6,069
Posted By Neanderthal
Best all-around set-up I've liked so far on the...

Best all-around set-up I've liked so far on the Street Triple has been Bridgestone S20evo front/T30evo rear. Last 2 sets I've run have been T30evo front & rear. I've run 2 sets of Metzler M7RR's on...
Forum: Modifications   09-07-17, 12:24
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By Neanderthal
These are the measurements I took: OEM...

These are the measurements I took:

OEM spring length: 235mm
OEM spring O.D.: 36mm
OEM spring wire dia: 4.6mm
OEM spacer: 100mm above spring (not counting the protrusion that inserts into...
Forum: The Street Triple 675!   07-11-17, 08:54
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By Neanderthal
Here's where I got my m/c and brake caliper...

Here's where I got my m/c and brake caliper rebuild kits:
https://www.triumphparts.gbr.cc/

They supply OEM Nissin parts. When I ordered mine, the D675 Nissin m/c kit was not pictured, but after...
Forum: General 675 discussion   05-30-17, 11:13
Replies: 20
Views: 2,455
Posted By Neanderthal
people spending time and money making their bikes...

people spending time and money making their bikes faster but they "the rider" are still slow

Mods should give trumppking a big 'effin gold star, lol - this might be THE most accurate statement...
Forum: Routine Maintenance Questions   05-16-17, 16:34
Replies: 15
Views: 6,079
Posted By Neanderthal
That kit does not include oil or any valve shims,...

That kit does not include oil or any valve shims, if needed.
Forum: General 675 discussion   05-10-17, 13:20
Replies: 25
Views: 1,107
Posted By Neanderthal
Sounds like an easy test to me ..... just...

Sounds like an easy test to me ..... just re-install the OEM exhaust and see if that fixes the problem or not. Make sure you have any/all of the OEM sensors connected when you do the re-install.
Forum: MOKANAR   05-01-17, 09:04
Replies: 38
Views: 8,125
Posted By Neanderthal
We got around 600 or so miles of riding in. Both...

We got around 600 or so miles of riding in. Both Friday and Saturday were cut short due to the rain. Saturday afternoon was absolutely torrential, Dan actually rode from Eureka Springs to the HUB in...
Forum: Triumph675 Site Issues   04-18-17, 22:29
Replies: 8
Views: 3,266
Posted By Neanderthal
Nothing personal against you - you can thank the...

Nothing personal against you - you can thank the droves of spammers that sit around in their underwear at home flooding forums to peddle their mostly grey-market wares and eating up bandwidth. I...
Forum: Stuff of interest   04-10-17, 09:54
Replies: 47
Views: 13,067
Posted By Neanderthal
Pretty sure Spacep0d is in Cali. Is this on...

Pretty sure Spacep0d is in Cali.

Is this on YouTube? That's an incredible shot of the dude in the air! This should be a "wear your helmet" public safety ad for those idiots in Texas that don't...
Forum: Maintenance and repair   03-24-17, 11:12
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By Neanderthal
Your Gear Position Sensor is either dirty or just...

Your Gear Position Sensor is either dirty or just malfunctioning. Most likely, it is malfunctioning. A few folks here have had luck just by cleaning it, but don't get your hopes up, lol. It's sort of...
Forum: Parts   03-24-17, 08:28
Replies: 20
Views: 2,294
Posted By Neanderthal
I'll take those levers. PM sent.

I'll take those levers. PM sent.
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