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New Triking Type 3 build behind the cheddar curtain

Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:07 pm
by Spaniard
Hello All,

I am new to the forum and a new owner / builder of a Type 3.

I purchased it from Johann at Triking USA and had a great experience.
I am in the middle of the build right now and will try to post some pics soon. The build is coming along quite nicely and am enjoying every minute of it.

Reading through all these posts has been very helpful in answering questions that I have had so far.

Ivan

Re: New Triking Type 3 build behind the cheddar curtain

Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:33 pm
by westendguzzi
Welcome to the forum Ivan. Good luck with the build.
Glad you have found our ramblings useful, there's loads more on the old forum archive (see Quick links dropdown above)

Any problems, let us know.
Tony

Re: New Triking Type 3 build behind the cheddar curtain

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:12 pm
by Spaniard
Here are a few pics that I hope will attach without issues.

Re: New Triking Type 3 build behind the cheddar curtain

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:36 pm
by Richard and Pat
Going well by the look of it Ivan.

Do join us if you do Facebook: Triking Owners Club https://www.facebook.com/groups/156599248504621/

All the best
Richard

Re: New Triking Type 3 build behind the cheddar curtain

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:36 pm
by frederick
Welcome Ivan, Johann is a great resource isn't he.

I'm in California just starting a T4 kit he ordered for me...
now in the middle of disemboweling a pristine '08 Norge donor.

Re: New Triking Type 3 build behind the cheddar curtain

Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:12 am
by Spaniard
Yes, Johann has been great at answering questions and so has Alan. You don't get this kind of service at a Toyota dealer. :lol:

My first exposure to a Triking was in 1998 after I purchased my Ducati Monster. I was in downtown Minneapolis at a red light and a three wheeled contraption pulled up next to me. I looked over and saw it had Guzzi power and was immediately intrigued. I said "Hi, I like it." and the light turned green and we went out seperate ways. Years later I saw it again at a mutual friends wedding and found out the owner was a friend of mine. Fast forward many more years and we live about 10 miles from each other and he stops by with it every now and then.

Then last summer he and his wife stopped by with the Triking and he let me take it for a drive. My wife rolled her eyes and knew it was all over. I looked online and found Triking USA. Talked to Johann and next thing I know I have a crate of parts in my garage.

Ivan

Re: New Triking Type 3 build behind the cheddar curtain

Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:16 am
by Doverhay
Hook, line and sinker😀

Re: New Triking Type 3 build behind the cheddar curtain

Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:44 am
by Richard and Pat
Welcome to the club Ivan, one drive is all it takes.
Next 'Trifles' the Triking Newsletter in March. Let me know if you would like to be on the list with a PM and email address. All details kept private.
ATB Richard

Re: New Triking Type 3 build behind the cheddar curtain

Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:57 pm
by Oily
Richard and Pat wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:44 am
Welcome to the club Ivan, one drive is all it takes.
Next 'Trifles' the Triking Newsletter in March. Let me know if you would like to be on the list with a PM and email address. All details kept private.
ATB Richard
Indeed, one drive is all it takes. The two that took mine for a spin both ordered one!

Re: New Triking Type 3 build behind the cheddar curtain

Posted: Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:00 am
by westendguzzi
Richard and I took Johann and James out for a run when they came to England. Look what happened there--!