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Discussion in 'Newbies Hangout' started by Gpchamp, May 18, 2019.

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  1. Gpchamp

    Gpchamp New Member

    May 15, 2019
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    Hi all, recently got back into biking, didn't know what to buy, owned 1200 bandit, blackbird and a gixer750. By chance found this 2000 Rs Sprint, with 18500 miles, a few teething problems to start, it's sat in the previous owners garage a while, need new tyres, very squared off, but all in all, so far very happy .
     
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  2. Ron Ashurst

    Ron Ashurst Drain Bamaged
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    Welcome to the forum and the Triumph family
     
  3. freck

    freck Well-Known Member
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    Welcome Champ and congrats on your new bike. Let’s see a pic of your new purchase :grinning:
    If you’ve got some issues with it there’s lots of knowledge and experience on here so you’re bound to get some help.
     
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  4. Dartplayer

    Dartplayer Senior Member

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    Hi Gpchamp and welcome to the forum :cool: and back to biking. Looking forward to some pix of your ride
     
  5. dilligaf

    dilligaf GRRRRRR
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    Hi mate and welcome
     
  6. David Cooper

    David Cooper Triumph Rocketeer.
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    Hello and welcome to the forum GP

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  7. Timmy Tucker

    Timmy Tucker Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the madhouse you should fit right in. To keep the inmates happy we will need photos
    Check out this year's Gmu.

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  8. Dave C

    Dave C Noble Member

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    Welcome aboard GP, hope you enjoy the forum, you've come to THE best place for advice and tip's, and a little banter :rolleyes:, hope you get your new steed up and running ASAP.
     
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  9. Gpchamp

    Gpchamp New Member

    May 15, 2019
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  10. Gpchamp

    Gpchamp New Member

    May 15, 2019
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    Had a few idle problems, ie sitting at 2200 revs, then stalling at lights etc, visited local triumph shop, hoses to stepping motor perished, fit them ASAP hope it cures the problem, apart from that very nice bike.
     
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  11. Helmut Visor

    Helmut Visor Put on your big boy pants and man up
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    Hi Gpchamp, and welcome in :cool::cool:
     
  12. freck

    freck Well-Known Member
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    A common fault on these, just replace with silicone hose, the originals split at the rubber ends. I hope they didn’t charge you for new Triumph parts, they’re ridiculously expensive o_O
     
  13. mpllineman

    mpllineman Senior Member
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    Good morning Gpchamp and welcome in. Enjoy your new ride and always ride safe!
     
  14. 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! :)
     
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  15. Steve Marlow

    Steve Marlow New Member

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    Welcome to the forum.
     
  16. Vulpes

    Vulpes Confused Member
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    Hi and welcome.
     
  17. BigCLM

    BigCLM Well-Known Member

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    Welcome from sunny California.
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  18. Tiglet

    Tiglet Vintage Member
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    Hello Gpchamp and welcome to the forum :)
     
  19. Wessa

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    Hi and welcome....
     

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