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12357Re: [T TBS R] top speeds?

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  • Wayne Baker
    Jan 2, 2008
      I have had my 98 TBS up to 125 then lost my nerve (our roads here in
      Alaska can have some rough patches) I also have pulled some pretty steep
      hills at around 110 nothing like blasting around motor homes at high
      speed...

      --- Norm Bour <normb1@...> wrote:

      > Jeez, Louise, I haven't hit the triple digits- yet...
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      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      > petermholmes
      > 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??
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      > > 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.
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      > Don't worry too much about it, Norm.
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      > 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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