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12359Re: [T TBS R] top speeds?

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  • Bill Bill
    Jan 2, 2008
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      I've done 110 mph but don't tell my wife
      --- Wayne Baker <connorblk@...> wrote:

      > 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...
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > -----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??
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > > 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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      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been
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      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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