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Triumph around the World: special request
« on: 27.05. 2009 23:30 »
Hello all, I've got this book (from Triumph friends, I've got a 900 Legend), a story of a guy undertaking a unique journey, fascinating reading, and the plan has been to send this book all over the world, from Triumph owner to Triumph owner.

So far it's been in Spain, USA, Australia, Isle of Man, and Norway. I've had it laying around for too long, and would like to help it on the move again, anybody here can suggest a friend (preferably in a place not listed above) with a Triumph (modern or classic) who would be interested in receiving it, and revive the books' long journey.

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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #1 on: 28.05. 2009 05:09 »
Erling,

Can it come to the U.S. again? If so, I'd like to read it, then, pass it on to a friend with a modern big Triumph. Does it need to return to you or just write home now and then to tell you it's OK and where it's been? Can a remote corner of our forum (or some other) be used to track the fabulous adventures of the book?

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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #2 on: 28.05. 2009 09:51 »
Thanks for the reply, not that I would not send it to the US again, but as mentionned, the scheme is to send it directly to a Triumph owner, in a country where it's not been before. (if you want to read it (it's very good) you can find it f.ex here http://www.amazon.co.uk/Triumph-Around-World-Robbie-Marshall/dp/1903070082).

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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #3 on: 28.05. 2009 17:34 »
Hello E
  I am in Canada.  I have both a new Triumph and a old one.  If the book has not been to Canada I'll take it.  If thats OK, email me and I will send on my address.  Thanks Jeff

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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #4 on: 28.05. 2009 22:43 »
That's great, one new country it will visit.
Be sure to write your name\country in it, then send it on out again on it's journey.

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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #5 on: 14.06. 2009 22:39 »
Book safe and well in Canada. Sorry it ain't BSA around the World, can't have it all   *smile*

So far:
Spain > USA > Australia > Isle of Man > Norway > Canada

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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #6 on: 14.06. 2009 22:42 »
I have a Hinkley triumph and reside in the UK  and would be more than happy to receive it read it and send it on possibly to Belguim
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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #7 on: 14.06. 2009 22:50 »
Nice one. Contact jfligg about it. btw, which T you've got ?

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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #8 on: 15.06. 2009 04:02 »
Unfortunately, I was too late to be the U.S.A. representative/benefactor. Either Arlen or DT should quickly speak-up and claim the right for Brazil. OK,Mr. Administer, do the rules allow neighbors in the same country to each hastily read the book before contacting our member in Argentina, or the like, as the next stop?

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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #9 on: 15.06. 2009 09:11 »
Now what Would be a good idea is to have a BSA Book, maybe of the A seris twins? Write in the Book that it belongs to the A7 & A10 forum and let it go on its world travels. Along with writing in the book where the book has been in the world the reader must also report back to a thread similar to this and his comments and report as to what he thought and where the book travels to next.  *computer*
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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #10 on: 15.06. 2009 09:51 »
A10gf
btw ?
I have a 2003 T100 in green
LJ
a good idea but how about doing it around Britian first giving a time slot for sending it on keeping it within the A10/7 forum then selecting another country and so on.
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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #11 on: 15.06. 2009 12:54 »
If it can go to both USA and Canada, perhaps it should also go to Scotland and Wales as well as England. I'm sure my Tiger Cub owning friend GBC would like to represent Scotland. I sadly no longer have my 1995 Trident 900.

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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #12 on: 15.06. 2009 14:46 »
Next destination: Brazil, of course!
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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #13 on: 15.06. 2009 17:23 »
Very nice to see the interest ! Now it's all up to Jeff (jfligg) to choose the next destination.

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Re: Triumph around the World: special request
« Reply #14 on: 14.10. 2009 02:47 »
Hi Guys
  I am finished with the book.  Sorry it has taken so long.  Who would like it next?  This is the first time I have looked in on the topic since I recieved the book.  I posted  this topic on the triumph.net website and got banned for posting spam.  Kind of dishearting!  I have an email off to the administator of that website for an explaination.  Its sad to be lumped in with spamers, when you are trying to do some good.  Jeff