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  • Offline HACKLE   au

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    Not bored, just interested.
    on: Jul 25, 2021, 05.42 am
    Jul 25, 2021, 05.42 am
     At the present time Victorian's are enduring another lock down, due to increasing Covid numbers. Now to the point of this post.
      As stated I am not bored, "not much". So I thought I'd read through the 77 pages of posts here in the General Chat section of the forum. Interesting how some of the early problems that effected owners after the Trophy's release are still rearing their ugly head.
      How easy/difficult is it for the pillion to mount the Trophy.
      How difficult is it to remove the fairings/plastic.
      How hard is it to fill the fuel tank.
      How hard is it to get a fully loaded Trophy onto the centre stand.
     These problems seem to surface from time to time and result in many different methods of fix.
      As I said above, not bored, just interested. Stay safe everyone.  :821: :028:

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    Re: Not bored, just interested.
    Reply #1 on: Jul 25, 2021, 04.57 pm
    Jul 25, 2021, 04.57 pm
    People find it difficult to fill the tank?

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    Re: Not bored, just interested.
    Reply #2 on: Jul 25, 2021, 05.04 pm
    Jul 25, 2021, 05.04 pm
    I find the same thing on other forums as well.  Whatever bike I end up owning, I tend to keep for quite a long time. At first, you're either learning about your own problem on the forums, or reading and learning about somebody else with their problem.  When it gets to the point that nobody is having a problem that you aren't already familiar with, you realize, "Now I know my bike."  :008:

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    Re: Not bored, just interested.
    Reply #3 on: Jul 26, 2021, 03.50 pm
    Jul 26, 2021, 03.50 pm
    *Originally Posted by Flux_Capctr [+]
    People find it difficult to fill the tank?

    Do a search and it'll explain it.

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    Re: Not bored, just interested.
    Reply #4 on: Jul 27, 2021, 05.14 am
    Jul 27, 2021, 05.14 am
    I joined the forum almost 2 years before I pulled the trigger on my blue dream- talk about anticipation  :002:
    I can’t remember any bike that was simple to gas up- especially here in California with the vapor catch nozzles. So much so that I failed the first time and asked in the forum… as for the enter stand- I watched some YouTube stuff and found the skinny guy who puts a Honda gold wing on the center stand … WITH TWO PEOPLE MOUNTED!
    So I thought it must be doable with the trophy too.

    Just sayin  :821:

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    Re: Not bored, just interested.
    Reply #5 on: Jul 27, 2021, 11.36 am
    Jul 27, 2021, 11.36 am
    *Originally Posted by fluxxcomp [+]
    as for the center stand- I watched some YouTube stuff and found the skinny guy who puts a Honda gold wing on the center stand … WITH TWO PEOPLE MOUNTED!
    So I thought it must be doable with the trophy too.

    Just sayin  :821:

    I watched that same video with the guy putting the GW on the center stand - it was impressive.  The Trophy's properties are not quite as balanced as the GW.  With the Trophy, getting it on the center stand is all technique.  The GW pops right up without much thought.  I've experienced both now.
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    Re: Not bored, just interested.
    Reply #6 on: Jul 27, 2021, 12.15 pm
    Jul 27, 2021, 12.15 pm
    *Originally Posted by brenchley [+]
    The Trophy's properties are not quite as balanced as the GW.

    I agree. The Trophy is not an easy one to get on the center stand.

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    Re: Not bored, just interested.
    Reply #7 on: Jul 27, 2021, 03.40 pm
    Jul 27, 2021, 03.40 pm
    Make sure that both center stand feet are touching the ground, then stand on the side stand footrest while lifting. The key is to use your leg more than your arm.

     



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