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is this right
« on: January 30, 2016, 01:17:12 AM »
G,day all I have after much buggering around installed my right hand shift lever ,left brake lever etc. the cabling to the brake.   if anyone can help with a photo or confirm my routing , I ran the cable from the paddle around the back of the down tube across the rear guard in-between the wiring for the rear light and ran it down just in front of the rear shock  to the rear brake .I will add photos in a minute cheers

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Re: is this right
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2016, 01:21:13 AM »
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« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2016, 01:24:18 AM »
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Re: is this right
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2016, 01:27:50 AM »
Since that photo the cable runs inbetween the rear brake wires

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Re: is this right
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2016, 09:54:29 AM »
COXY

I Have A GTO That I Did This To
Mine Is The Same Way
I Never Saw One Factory Installed In The US
So Im Just Guessing Like You
It Seems To Fit The Best That Way
Have You Rode It
You Got To Pay Attention
All The Bikes I Have Are The Other Way
Keeps Me Thinken
GENE

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Re: is this right
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2016, 12:30:48 PM »
This makes life easier for a guy who rides Triumphs or other British bikes with left brake right shift. I think I've gleaned from my readings on this site, that you have a Triumph, right coxy?
I had a crash on a Norton switching from my GTR, so I definitely understand the motivation to convert.
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Re: is this right
« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2016, 02:36:34 PM »
I haven't ridden it yet , I should have the kick start back from my metal guru any day bent to the photo that moonpup sent me thanks heaps again!!!!!!
my spare spare tank, oil tank and side covers are off at the painters which I am looking forward to get
my triumph is the first of the front and rear disc brake model so its also the first of the lefthand gear change so I will have a right Japanese bike and a left britt bike confusing .

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Re: is this right
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2016, 05:11:26 PM »
... snip....  so I will have a right Japanese bike and a left britt bike confusing .

This is the stuff nightmares are made of!   :o
Confucius say... "Better to have Bridgestone than Kidneystone"

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Re: is this right
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2016, 05:43:51 PM »
Amen moonpup...scary enough when you think you know what's right and you find out BOTH are WRONG!!!...lol
Take care the first few times you change shift and brake sexes coxy. It can throw you for a loop!
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Re: is this right
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2016, 06:40:46 PM »
It will be OK I am used to riding with a right shift cheers .tell you what will be confusing is I maybe swapping my triumph for a bike which is now 102 years old  and I don't have a clue about anything you even have a manual oil pump advance and retard by hand all these levers for different things suicide shift etc
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