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12362Re: [T TBS R] 4.5 rpm to make 70mph ! Does it seen right to you??

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  • David
    Jan 2, 2008
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      Thanks guys!! You are helping me feel a lot better about it!


      --- In triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com, "Chris
      Griffin" <chris@...> wrote:
      >
      > You can run these at 6000 rpm all day long without breaking a
      sweat. You
      > need to be up near 8-9k to even start flogging the triplets.
      >
      > After a while you'll get used to 4500 rpm feeling like low revs--
      almost time
      > to downshift!
      >
      > That's a bit of an overstatement but not much--especially if
      you're rolling
      > on it in the twisties.
      >
      >
      >
      > Grif
      >
      >
      >
      > From: triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      Of David
      > Moulin
      > Sent: Monday, December 31, 2007 10:17 PM
      > To: triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: RE: [T TBS R] 4.5 rpm to make 70mph ! Does it seen right
      to you??
      >
      >
      >
      > Thanks for your reply Norm ! You make me feel a
      > little better about it.
      > Coming from a Harley Dyna, where if you are at 4500
      > rpm you are pushing it hard, it just felt very
      > unnatural doing 4500 and keeping at it or harder. The
      > engine at that point sounds like a jet engine on after
      > burner! :)
      > Thanks again.
      > David-Nashville.
      >
      > --- Norm Bour <normb1@... <mailto:normb1%40cox.net> > wrote:
      >
      > > I also have a '99 TBS and that sounds about right. 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.
      > >
      > > alohanorm
      > > The OC
      > >
      > >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:triumphthunderbirdsportriders%40yahoogroups.com>
      > >
      > [mailto:triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:triumphthunderbirdsportriders%40yahoogroups.com> ]
      > > On Behalf Of David
      > > Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2007 7:42 PM
      > > To: triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:triumphthunderbirdsportriders%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > Subject: [T TBS R] 4.5 rpm to make 70mph ! Does it
      > > seen right to you??
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Hey guys, I am trying to measure my bike and
      > > performance to the
      > > standart. I notice that I have to give 4500 rpm to
      > > get to 70mph.
      > > How about you??
      > > I have a 1999 T.T Sport
      > > Thanks
      > > David
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
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