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  • Norm Bour
    Jan 1, 2008
      Jeez, Louise, I haven't hit the triple digits- yet...

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      From: triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com
      [mailto:triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2008 7:46 PM
      To: triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [T TBS R] 4.5 rpm to make 70mph ! Does it seen right to you??

      > I always "worry" about it revving too high to get decent speed
      > out of it, but I'm comfortable up to 80-85 MPH over longer spans.

      Don't worry too much about it, Norm.

      When I had the LegendTT I got pissed off at the Nova Scotia Triumph
      dealer (he told me he couldn't possibly get me in for the 12k check,
      which is basically an oil change, in any less than 4 business days).
      It was Thursday morning and I was in Atigonish, Nova Scotia when he
      told me that. By Thursday afternoon I was relaxing in my hotel room a
      few miles north of Ellsworth, Maine. Did a lot of it at an indicated
      110mph in the TBS equivalent of 5th gear... :)

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