Bonneville T100 With Forward Controls

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  1. Linden Mike

    Linden Mike New Member

    Just joined the Forum. Rode bikes when young (Norton,Triumph,BSA etc.)
    10 years ago bought a 2003 Sprint ST which was great. So different and so much better from my bikes back in the 60's.I then had two new knees fitted and could not bend them beyond 90 deg.so changed it for a 2013 Triumph T100. This still was not easy on my knees so I fitted forward controls (see photo) and now at the ripe old age of 73 it is a very comfortable to ride.
    Linden Mike (Sawbridgeworth,Hertfordshire) IMG_0029.JPG
     
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  2. dilligaf

    dilligaf GrrrR3Rrrr
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    Hi mate and welcome
    Like what you’ve done :cool:
     
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  3. Rich Bryce

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    Welcome Mike. Good to have a young feller admitted to bring down the average age round the wards here.

    Nice modification on a lovely looking bike. Similar problems here too with my ST - hips in my case.
     
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  4. Dozers Dad

    Dozers Dad Bushmills Chief Quality Controller
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    Hi Mate,

    A very warm welcome to the best vehicle forum on the net! :)

    The bike looks great.
     
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  5. Tiglet

    Tiglet Vintage Member
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    Hello and welcome to the forum :)

    Us pensioners will have to have our own section soon :eek:;):)
     
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  6. Bikerman

    Bikerman Crème de la Crème
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    y151.gif Mike and welcome2a.gif to the forum from Lincolnshire.
    Glad you're still riding, enjoy the forum.
     
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  7. Tucker 1963

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    Welcome to the madhouse you should fit right in.
    Great looking bike
    Tucker
     
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  8. Tigcraft

    Tigcraft Not Well Known Member
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    Welcome in, the pegs actually look ok although not my riding style
     
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  9. Linden Mike

    Linden Mike New Member

    Not my riding style either. Better to ride with forward pegs than not at all!!!
     
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  10. Jeremiah

    Jeremiah New Member

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    Hi
    Jeremiah here
    I have a 2013 T 100 and I need to fit it up like yours
    I had a new knee and have limited range of motion
    Was yours a kit or home made
    It looks very professional
    Did you do it or have it done
    Thanks a lot
    Jeremiah
     
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  11. Callumity

    Callumity Elite Member

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    This is turning into TKR Central!

    I had both knees done some years ago and whatever the merits of Mike’s T100 mods (I had one too) you should not quit flexing those prosthetics. The limited movement comes not from the new joint but tightened ligaments that wasted with the old. Stretching and strengthening exercises pay dividends in all walks (ta-boom!) of life. I still give mine a work out. I know it’s easy to say but it really does maximise the benefit of some pretty major surgery.

    https://www.peerwell.co/blog/2017/01/13/range-of-motion-after-joint-replacement-surgery/
     
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  12. Vulpes

    Vulpes Confused Member
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    @Jeremiah I dont't think you're going to get an answer from Mike anytime soon - he was last seen on here over two years ago.
    Welcome in, by the way :cool:
     
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  13. Helmut Visor

    Helmut Visor Put on your big boy pants and man up
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    Howdy Jeremiah
     
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  14. Jeremiah

    Jeremiah New Member

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    Good Morning
    Was this a kit and if so, from which company ?
    I just have 1 new knee but same situation.
    If you would, let me know.
    Thanks, Jeremiah
     
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  15. Helmut Visor

    Helmut Visor Put on your big boy pants and man up
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    Jeremiah, as Vulpes said earlier Linden Mike has not been on this site for over 2 years now so he is very unlikely to answer your question.
     
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  16. Jeremiah

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    Good to know.
    Thanks.
    What are you riding ?
     
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  17. Helmut Visor

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  18. Jeremiah

    Jeremiah New Member

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    Looks nice
    Will post a pic of mine when I figure out how to
     
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  19. Helmut Visor

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  20. Don the Don

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    Hi and welcome
     
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