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Forum: Americas Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By Rubberlegs
Ohhh. Furgott, be sure to visit presquile in...

Ohhh. Furgott, be sure to visit presquile in Erie Pa.
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By Rubberlegs
Be sure your insurance papers are up to date....

Be sure your insurance papers are up to date. Ontario has a $5000.00 minimum fine for driving with no insurance and a mandatory court date. Lake Erie is LONG and can be quite BORING... I found that...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Rubberlegs
Question for active US military pers.

In Can we have a thing where Active Mbrs. can stay on base in temp. lodging for very cheap.

Is there such a program in the US, and do you know if a active Can Mbr can take advantage of it?
...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Rubberlegs
give me a shout when you are in Quebecestan,,, I...

give me a shout when you are in Quebecestan,,, I will give you the dime tour (aka, serve as an interpreter):D
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-16-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By Rubberlegs
It is a fair amount of weight to one side. But...

It is a fair amount of weight to one side. But I do not want that weight up top. The bike is top heavy as is... Besides. I want to keep the pillion.
Forum: Canada 03-15-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,378
Posted By Rubberlegs
I will deffinatly join you for the quebec city...

I will deffinatly join you for the quebec city area/show you around.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-15-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By Rubberlegs
I am thinking of doing this also. I am pretty...

I am thinking of doing this also. I am pretty much decided on a side mounted 5gal. tank opposite the exhaust with a electric transfer pump. I have a local fabricator that will make me a tank for a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-06-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Rubberlegs
I got 18 000k out of the stock scorpions. I...

I got 18 000k out of the stock scorpions.

I currently have a mitas e07 rear at 40% after 12 000 km.
The front e07 lasted about 6 000 km.

I currently have a tkc80 on the front. I plan on...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By Rubberlegs
I am as tall as you. I got a madstad explorer...

I am as tall as you. I got a madstad explorer 18" works great and actually the dark smoke looks very good on a black tiger.

Tires are like underwear or shoes. Everybody has a favorite.

I...
Forum: Americas 02-05-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By Rubberlegs
A few years ago I stayed in Asheville while on my...

A few years ago I stayed in Asheville while on my way to deal's gap. Beautiful area. Loved it. From what I can see. Riding is pretty good in all directions.

You are not far from the gap and...
Forum: Americas 02-04-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By Rubberlegs
PM me when you have your Quebec city dates. ...

PM me when you have your Quebec city dates.

I will give you the grand tour.
Forum: Americas 02-04-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By Rubberlegs
While I personally do not have any issues with...

While I personally do not have any issues with guns. Canada border agency does!

http://news.yahoo.com/big-wrong-turn-man-carrying-160432640.html

This guy is facing 3 years for making a wrong...
Forum: Americas 02-04-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Rubberlegs
Just do it!

why would you not?

I and doing Florida to Quebec city in early April. -- Last year, it was -10C and most of the rivers were still covered with ice till early May.

Hence-- why I spent $ on...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-04-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,546
Posted By Rubberlegs
I stopped by my local dealer to see the new...

I stopped by my local dealer to see the new tigers. Sadly, they did not have one (set up) on the showroom floor yet.

I asked the sales person for a rough price on a XCX = $15 000.00 CND
I asked...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-30-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By Rubberlegs
Still in the planning phase. Going to follow...

Still in the planning phase. Going to follow the coast past Mobile and go to New Orleans for sure. After that, i am open for suggestions.
Forum: Canada 01-29-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,801
Posted By Rubberlegs
+1 for the north shore from Trois Riviere. I...

+1 for the north shore from Trois Riviere. I know the area well (I live in Quebec city) and I could suggest some great roads depending on your time budget and what you are looking for. South shore...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By Rubberlegs
when are you looking at actually buying the bike....

when are you looking at actually buying the bike. I am going for a ride up in that area in May, if it's not too lake, I can have a look at it for you (I am a mechanic with over 20 years...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By Rubberlegs
Planning early April adventure.

Hello all:wave

I am planning a early April ride in your area. I will be leaving Florida heading back to Quebec city Canada. As usual, I will be taking the LONG way and plan on getting in as...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-29-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By Rubberlegs
Planning early April adventure.

Hello all:wave

I am planning a early April ride in your area. I will be leaving Florida heading back to Quebec city Canada. As usual, I will be taking the LONG way and plan on getting in as...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-25-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By Rubberlegs
Revzilla has them now. So does twisted throttle!

Revzilla has them now. So does twisted throttle!
Forum: Canada 01-11-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,219
Posted By Rubberlegs
Ogtc will not budge from MSRP. They also charge...

Ogtc will not budge from MSRP. They also charge over list for parts.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-30-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,268
Posted By Rubberlegs
Welcome. Excellent color:D

Welcome. Excellent color:D
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-28-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By Rubberlegs
Ft lauderdale locals?

I am in the area for a week. Anybody care to show me around?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-21-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,724
Posted By Rubberlegs
Fyi. Revzilla is now selling these:D

Fyi. Revzilla is now selling these:D
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-13-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,431
Posted By Rubberlegs
I heard a lot of "flack" about how horrible it is...

I heard a lot of "flack" about how horrible it is to ride a bike with ABS off road. So, like everybody, I turned it off whenever I would go on sand or gravel, etc. After a while, I started riding...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-07-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21,923
Views: 4,187,598
Posted By Rubberlegs
NO. the Triumph kit is not worth $280.00. ...

NO. the Triumph kit is not worth $280.00. Oxford makes one fine product.

The eastern beaver kit is very nice.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-01-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,125
Posted By Rubberlegs
both the left over Tiger Explorer and the XC are...

both the left over Tiger Explorer and the XC are very good prices.

The seat on the 800 can be improved with very little expense. All depends on which animal you prefer
Forum: Canada 10-27-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,458
Posted By Rubberlegs
I only got in about 12 000km this year. With...

I only got in about 12 000km this year.

With the 2 jobs. family and being away from home for a few months. Time for riding was at a premium.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By Rubberlegs
Sounds like you had quite the adventure J-F. ...

Sounds like you had quite the adventure J-F.

I totally feel your pain. Coming from the asphalt world and jumping on sand and gravel is quite the challenge. Being on a HUGE adventure bike can be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-26-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Rubberlegs
There is actually a ground speed sensing radar...

There is actually a ground speed sensing radar unit mounted under the engine:D

Tiger ABS = rear wheel speed sensor
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-13-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,627
Posted By Rubberlegs
The XC is very good off road if laced with the...

The XC is very good off road if laced with the correct tires. Unless you are a dirt bike king, I doubt you would ever notice the diff between it and a beemer.
Forum: Canada 09-06-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By Rubberlegs
I am in La capital National..(AKA Quebec city.) ...

I am in La capital National..(AKA Quebec city.)

let me know when you are passing thru and I will try to assist the best I can.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-03-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By Rubberlegs
I would cut, splice, weld and heat shrink the...

I would cut, splice, weld and heat shrink the wire.


Or you could ise the denali power hub
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-30-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By Rubberlegs
150/70 17 is pretty large

150/70 17 is pretty large
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-12-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 700,484
Posted By Rubberlegs
Getting it up is not the problem. I got a rodie...

Getting it up is not the problem. I got a rodie stand so the weels do not leave the ground in the up position
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-12-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 700,484
Posted By Rubberlegs
I was thinking the same thing Tires are...

I was thinking the same thing

Tires are mitas107

Thr part number was for a XC, but we all know things happen.

I guess i will just get creative with the welder
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-12-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 700,484
Posted By Rubberlegs
Cente stand

I have a question. I just installed the oem center stand, after testing it out, I find that it does not lift the bike enough. Neither tire leaves the ground. Is this the same with yours?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-04-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By Rubberlegs
Bummer:-( If it was me, i would just forgett...

Bummer:-(

If it was me, i would just forgett about it. You could remove the gas pump and take the piece put. But i cannot see what dammage it could do.
Forum: Canada 07-04-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By Rubberlegs
Yes and no. The SAAQ is very annoying to deal...

Yes and no. The SAAQ is very annoying to deal with as compared to the license burreau's in Ontario. They prefer to have you come in and sign the paperwork in front of them. Since liabelity...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-03-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 182,224
Posted By Rubberlegs
recent MADSTAD convert

I was riding with the PUIG for about a year and 20 000Kkm. I finally caved in and baught a madstad.

i only have a few days riding it but here are my impressions so far.

VERY EASY TO INSTALL. ...
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