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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-26-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 216,496
Posted By kurtphyre
Do you guys like the looks of the Explorer or the...

Do you guys like the looks of the Explorer or the Adventure Madstad screens best on the Tiger 800? Does anyone know if there are any noticeable wind-blocking differences between the models?
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27,399
Views: 5,091,493
Posted By kurtphyre
Thanks for the info RadicalTireSkid. Here is the...

Thanks for the info RadicalTireSkid. Here is the details listed on the ad. He's asking $3200 OBO.



What do you think? A pic of the scratched tank is below.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27,399
Views: 5,091,493
Posted By kurtphyre
Hi guys, quick question. Is a 2005 400S with...

Hi guys, quick question. Is a 2005 400S with 2700 miles, driven mostly on roads commuting to work, a good deal for $3000?

I've been a street motorcycle rider for years, but am really itching to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-24-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 216,496
Posted By kurtphyre
I'm sold. I'm looking into which specific model...

I'm sold. I'm looking into which specific model to buy now. I have a MRA and get some bad buffeting from time to time. I think the Adventurer model looks best, but they don't make it in a 22" version...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-24-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 216,496
Posted By kurtphyre
Thank you octatonic. Any specific model of...

Thank you octatonic. Any specific model of Madstad in particular? I see they have 3 different ones. The Explorer, Adventurer, and Sport CR.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-23-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 59,046
Posted By kurtphyre
Thanks for all this information browneye! I'll be...

Thanks for all this information browneye! I'll be sure to post some pics on these boards. I'm planning an 18 day, 10 country trip in September. CAN NOT wait!

In your opinion, would your more...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-23-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 216,496
Posted By kurtphyre
Is there a consensus out there as to the best...

Is there a consensus out there as to the best Tiger 800 windshield for tall riders? I'm 6'4". The stock, and the Vario (which I'm currently using) buffet my head all over the place at higher speeds.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-23-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 59,046
Posted By kurtphyre
On the website, www.motorcycle-superstore.com,...

On the website, www.motorcycle-superstore.com, they have the Anakee 3s for sale.

They have HB, SB, and VB versions of the front tire to choose from.
They only have a VR version of the rear tire....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-23-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 59,046
Posted By kurtphyre
Thanks for all the help guys. I'm looking to get...

Thanks for all the help guys. I'm looking to get the Anakee 3s. I'm looking at different websites for the best deal, and am finding options for HB, SB, VB, VR, ZR tires in the size(s) I need for the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 59,046
Posted By kurtphyre
Quick question guys. I have a 2011 Tiger 800 XC...

Quick question guys. I have a 2011 Tiger 800 XC with about 18,000 km. It's time for a tire change (my first yet). I ride 90% on road, and 10% on dirt/gravel/sand. From reading a bit through this...
Forum: Europe 06-18-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By kurtphyre
Where did you go on your trip Michael?

Where did you go on your trip Michael?
Forum: Europe 06-17-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By kurtphyre
Better 14 day trip: French Alps/SE France/Riviera OR England/Wales via Chunnel?

Hi guys, I'm looking for opinions about what would be a better 2 week trip with the girlfriend this September. We live in the Frankfurt, Germany area, and have taken extended trips down to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,807
Posted By kurtphyre
What exactly does the Shift Assist do and/or...

What exactly does the Shift Assist do and/or allow?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,807
Posted By kurtphyre
Thanks for all the great information and advice...

Thanks for all the great information and advice guys. I'm putting some more thought into this, but am currently leaning towards spending a tad more money on a 2015. I've always felt, the first year...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,807
Posted By kurtphyre
Identical equipped. It has ESA, but no Ride Modes.

Identical equipped. It has ESA, but no Ride Modes.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 693,444
Posted By kurtphyre
Looks AWESOME mdgs!! Quick question, are there...

Looks AWESOME mdgs!! Quick question, are there any differences other than add-ons and color between the 2014 and the 2015?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,807
Posted By kurtphyre
haha, thanks JimVonBaden. I knew those...

haha, thanks JimVonBaden. I knew those differences existed, however, it looks like the olive green stayed the same.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,807
Posted By kurtphyre
Are there any differences between 2014 and 2015 GSA? Also, is this 2014 a good deal?

Hi guys,

I've decided I want a GSA. I'll be upgrading from a Triumph Tiger 800 XC, a great bike, but I'm itching for something bigger to support my 6'4", 235 lb frame. I take week+ long trips with...
Forum: EMEA 08-14-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By kurtphyre
Thank you for this information. And you too...

Thank you for this information. And you too Michael for +1ing it :)

I'll now hit the Hahnntenjoch instead of the Fernpass on the way home next week!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-14-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 76,147
Posted By kurtphyre
AMAZING post Krime! The trip and your photography...

AMAZING post Krime! The trip and your photography is amazing!

I have a question, where was the secret waterfall spot at on Lake Garda? It looked amazing and I'm headed there this weekend.
Forum: EMEA 08-14-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,821
Posted By kurtphyre
I'm been studying different routes to the...

I'm been studying different routes to the Dolomites through Austria...and different places to stay and drive in Italy! It's completely overwhelming!

We will be camping most nights. Just going to...
Forum: EMEA 08-14-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,821
Posted By kurtphyre
Well, I decided on where to go! We'll be...

Well, I decided on where to go!

We'll be heading down through Germany, through Munich, into Austria, and into the Dolomites.

We'll be camping probably 5 nights and staying in a B&B or hotel for...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-30-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,848
Posted By kurtphyre
My powerlet outlet is not working. It worked last...

My powerlet outlet is not working. It worked last fall on my last ride. I had my fog lights installed by my local Triumph dealer this spring (which requires a gas tank removal) & now my outlet does...
Forum: EMEA 05-29-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By kurtphyre
Laugh 2 weeks in Europe. Based in Frankfurt. Trip suggestions needed!!

Hey guys,

I live close to Frankfurt, Germany and want to go on a 2 week long motorrad trip. It'll be sometime in late July - late August. My girlfriend and I will be going together on the same...
Forum: EMEA 05-29-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,821
Posted By kurtphyre
2 weeks in Europe. Based in Frankfurt. Trip suggestions needed!!

Hey guys,

I live close to Frankfurt, Germany and want to go on a 2 week long motorrad trip. It'll be sometime in late July - late August. My girlfriend and I will be going together on the same...
Forum: Europe 09-02-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By kurtphyre
I've done quite a bit of research. What do you...

I've done quite a bit of research. What do you guys think of this trip? Will there be plenty of campgrounds along the way? Is 5-7 days enough time to enjoy all this beauty?

My girlfriend and I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-02-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,848
Posted By kurtphyre
Quick question. My girlfriend and I are leaving...

Quick question. My girlfriend and I are leaving Wednesday for a week long trek through the alps. Is there a way I can stiffin my XC's suspension? I'm thinking our combined weight plus luggage will be...
Forum: Europe 09-01-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By kurtphyre
Wink 7 day Switz/France Alps trip. Need recommendations!

Hi, guys! My girlfriend and I are leaving next Wednesday from the Frankfurt, Germany area and taking a week to explore the Alps on the motorrad. We'll be bringing camping gear and will likely want to...
Forum: Europe 09-01-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,867
Posted By kurtphyre
Mirascon charges me 117 Euro a month for full...

Mirascon charges me 117 Euro a month for full coverage on my Tiger 800 XC. It's 20 Euro a month for liability only.

Have you had any luck finding cheap, full coverage insurance? I'm not AD so I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-22-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,848
Posted By kurtphyre
Thanks for all the great help about side cases...

Thanks for all the great help about side cases and top cases guys! I found a local dealer here in Germany that's ordering a set of black anodized and raw aluminum Touratech cases for me. That way I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,848
Posted By kurtphyre
Thanks. Do you think the aluminum is prone to...

Thanks. Do you think the aluminum is prone to rust any more than the anodized silver?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,848
Posted By kurtphyre
Also, does anyone know why the cigarette lighter...

Also, does anyone know why the cigarette lighter power on the Tiger is so small? Do they make adaptors that will allow this to power my GPS which has a larger, typical U.S. cigarette sized charger?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,848
Posted By kurtphyre
Okay I'm checking out Touratech now. There's a...

Okay I'm checking out Touratech now. There's a dealer about an hour from here that I'm going to call tomorrow. Do you guys feel the Tiger 800 "Special Set" is worth an extra 330 Euro? Also, what's...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,848
Posted By kurtphyre
Thanks for the tip. I remember reading that a...

Thanks for the tip. I remember reading that a couple months ago about the Triumph bags.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,848
Posted By kurtphyre
Long-time lurker here. Noobie poster though. ...

Long-time lurker here. Noobie poster though.

My question pertains to the 800 XC's possible luggage. I'd like to buy side carriers and a topcase STAT. I'd like to keep the cost under $1300. Me and...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,848
Posted By kurtphyre
I think they use the same size oil filter as the...

I think they use the same size oil filter as the 1050 but not 100% certain. Maybe somebody can verify this.

BTW...does the 800 come with dyno oil initially? If so, when does Triumph recommend...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,848
Posted By kurtphyre
Can't we all just get along? :turkish

Can't we all just get along? :turkish
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,848
Posted By kurtphyre
I read this over at the Triumph RAT forums. I, by...

I read this over at the Triumph RAT forums. I, by the way, prefer the look of the silver frame over the graphite frame.

What's the benefit of bolted-on rear pegs?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,848
Posted By kurtphyre
Does anybody know of any differences between the...

Does anybody know of any differences between the silver and graphite framed Tigers' other than frame colour?

I read somewhere that the graphite framed Tiger has a bolted-on rear peg vs. a...
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