Written on: 10/10/2011
Had the engine rebuilt some 15,000 mile 10 years past, compression and reliability remains same as day of rebuild. Boyer electronic ignition conversion a must for easy starting and bullet proof. She handles with confidence and agility, maintenance routine's straightforward. (read more)
Written on: 19/02/2009
handles fantastically, pulls nicely, good torque, looks better than most any other bike on the road, this i've been told by many strangers over my 14 year ownership of the tr7, hogs and japs are too expensive by the dozens get a good mechanic that knows these bikes and one you can trust because with new electrics( no more rectifier, zenier diode and points) these bikes will provide you with joy for hours and miles. itried to be the backyard mechanic but for a few more bucks, as with any car... (read more)
Written on: 15/09/2008 by Grintriumph (2 reviews written)
Simple to work on, reasonably reliable if you keep on top of servicing and any small niggles that appear through time. Light and manoeverable, good handling. Good fuel consumption, cheap spares and cheap insurance. Its a living legend, wherever you go people will always stop and stare at it, with the "wish I had never sold mine" quote. (read more)
Written on: 11/07/2007 by bobjbrown (34 reviews written)
I bought this bike after owning a Suzuki GS550 in 1987.
I wanted something simple to run and maintain.
I paid £550 for it with 18,000 miles on the clock.
Its currently worth best part of GBP3000, and I get offers for it nearly everytime I ride it.
Its the best investment I have ever made!
It has since done 150,000 miles with very little going wrong.
New clutch every 60,000 miles, easy to fit with engine in situ.
Engine oil change every 2000 miles - I run it Castrol GTX
Gearbox oil, grease... (read more)
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