The Misadventures of Quinxy truths, lies, and everything in between!

23May/080

My Triumph Thruxton

My friend Rick had been looking to get into motorcycles and had been looking for something with the beauty of a vintage bike, but the reliability of a modern one. I'd recommended he look into the Triumph Thruxton.  He did, and subsequently bought one.  After he had his for a few weeks and I got a chance to ride it and appreciate all that it could do, I got one, too.

I've done quite a few cosmetic mods to my bike, most of them coming from the New Thruxton store.

Cosmetic Modifications so far:

  • Quinxy von Besiex's racing number: "09"
  • Fender Elimination Kit (including new front and rear turn and tail lights)
  • Dart Flyscreen
  • White stripes (to cover the bike's gold stripes)
  • HID headlight bulb
  • Taillight flasher
  • Turn signal canceling device
  • Aluminum billet gas cap
  • Oil temperature sensor
  • Easy removal rear seat cover bolts
  • Battery tender connector
  • and more...

On my list of things to do next is replace the clutch springs with performance clutch springs, rejet the bike, and remove the airbox.

Quinxy

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