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Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By roll_it_on
As already said they are a great bike that works...

As already said they are a great bike that works well for someone getting started as they can be found relatively cheap, work well and are pretty simple to maintain. The only other consideration I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-17-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By roll_it_on
Any issues with the set up? Are the wheel...

Any issues with the set up? Are the wheel spacers, rotors etc. a direct swap out or are there some items to address?
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 307,409
Posted By roll_it_on
Out playing around in the desert ...

Out playing around in the desert


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Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By roll_it_on
It all depends on how the maintenance has been...

It all depends on how the maintenance has been performed and how it has been cared for. On either of these two bikes I would not hesitate however to pick up a clean used one with that amount of...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-07-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,046
Posted By roll_it_on
:rofl Now that made me smile. I love me Tiger...

:rofl Now that made me smile. I love me Tiger but when the dirt roads get to much for the gearing of this bike I don't want to be riding it anymore. That is what the plated dirt bike is for. ...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-05-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By roll_it_on
My XC has the Showa suspenders and I have not...

My XC has the Showa suspenders and I have not ridden the new bike. I do know that all of my past motorcycles have required setting up to match my style, weight, preferences etc. I have owned...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,981
Posted By roll_it_on
That was really cool for sure. I would love to...

That was really cool for sure. I would love to hear the follow up as to what happened with the tranny on the bike stuck in 6th. The busted parts due to rocks and general abuse are to be expected.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-07-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,113
Posted By roll_it_on
I have a plated DRZ400E as my more dirt oriented...

I have a plated DRZ400E as my more dirt oriented scoot and a 2001 FZ1 for my inline 4 fix
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,039
Posted By roll_it_on
Yes it does fit without any issue.

Yes it does fit without any issue.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,039
Posted By roll_it_on
I switched up to the 17 tooth some time ago and...

I switched up to the 17 tooth some time ago and fund I much preferred it. Sure it would have been great for Triumph to change up the gearing from the factory but I am very happy with the mileage...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-09-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3,192
Views: 774,781
Posted By roll_it_on
Another green tiger.... I thought it was a rare...

Another green tiger.... I thought it was a rare genetic mutation but apparently not :rofl
http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w516/JackRust/IMG_0455_zpsa040eec4.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 51,961
Posted By roll_it_on
Honda comes out with this whole new kit and all I...

Honda comes out with this whole new kit and all I have wanted them to do is to stop making the 650L and bring back the 650R with an electric start, oversized bars and a plate. Go figure....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-05-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 109,376
Posted By roll_it_on
I love to see the competition and the updating as...

I love to see the competition and the updating as it certainly helps us end users. My limited experience with throttle by wire was not favorable which is one of the reasons I like my 13 800xc so...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,028
Posted By roll_it_on
To many to list but it started with an XR75 in...

To many to list but it started with an XR75 in 1973 and I must have had at least one of each along the way with several multiples of the species 250/400/600/650.... I have a 650R in the garage at...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-10-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,391
Posted By roll_it_on
I pretty much to second what Tallbastid has to...

I pretty much to second what Tallbastid has to say. I am 6'2" and with my ergo issues I need allot of leg room. The Tenere is the only bike I have ever had where I did not have to lower the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-08-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,307
Posted By roll_it_on
BeemerBOI, Very nicely done especially for a...

BeemerBOI,

Very nicely done especially for a first time ride report!! Great photos too. Being new to the area I have been enjoying learning about the great adventures to be had out in our neck...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,986
Posted By roll_it_on
Sailer Jerry was good to us :evil I want to go...

Sailer Jerry was good to us :evil I want to go back!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-27-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,423
Posted By roll_it_on
His is a 2006. In 2003 they did a minor upgrade...

His is a 2006. In 2003 they did a minor upgrade to the basket and since that they all have the same upgraded part number but it does not fix the issues that create the vibration/chudder. All...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,423
Posted By roll_it_on
At 15K miles I would have the clutch basket...

At 15K miles I would have the clutch basket redone by Terry Hinkle at http://www.werksparts.com/WERKS_Parts.php My son's DL1000 with 19K miles on was transformed (smoothness) throughout the rpm...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By roll_it_on
Here in California it would most likely have sold...

Here in California it would most likely have sold already for 4700 dollars. My son just bought an 06 with 19K miles for 4400 with no accessaries and the guy wouldn't budge on the price as he had...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-01-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,771
Posted By roll_it_on
Also the 2006 is the only year with the clutch...

Also the 2006 is the only year with the clutch cover (see the photo of Victor441's bike above) that is smooth without bolts. It is the same as the 1050 engine and on the opposite side the new head...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,771
Posted By roll_it_on
My 06 on the way up to the sierras with a bunch...

My 06 on the way up to the sierras with a bunch of buddies.

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,717
Posted By roll_it_on
Here is my silver 06 along with my buddies black...

Here is my silver 06 along with my buddies black 06 on a recent trip up in and around the sierras. Great all around bike as has been shared. Nothing yet in my dozens of bikes compares to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-23-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,717
Posted By roll_it_on
Bill, I'm really glad to hear you are...

Bill,

I'm really glad to hear you are enjoying the Tiger! They are really super machines. As a matter of fact my son saw you out on the bike a few days ago while you were putting one of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-02-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 712,727
Posted By roll_it_on
I'm just happy to see them moving forward at...

I'm just happy to see them moving forward at least. I wonder if they will have fixed the clutch baskets.......:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,485
Posted By roll_it_on
The 1250 was first introduced in the US as a 2007...

The 1250 was first introduced in the US as a 2007 model year. As for wheelies I have owned a 2002 1200 Bandit and now the 1250 and what is said above is right on with regards to refinement and...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,495
Posted By roll_it_on
I have both a vstrom and the 1250 and I am 6'1"...

I have both a vstrom and the 1250 and I am 6'1" with a 32" inseam and I have put lower pegs on the bandit and they work great and don't touch down when using up to the last 1/8" of tire (about as far...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,692
Posted By roll_it_on
I have both bikes (vstrom 1000 and the 1250...

I have both bikes (vstrom 1000 and the 1250 bandit) and there is only one of these bikes my wife will get on and that is the vstrom. Worlds different with regards to comfort for the passenger. ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 602,103
Posted By roll_it_on
You may want to check your throttle position...

You may want to check your throttle position sensor and see where it is set. My 07 1250 ran great and I only got about 38-40 miles per gallon and was hearing about everyone else getting such great...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,883
Posted By roll_it_on
I want to know how you picked that thing up. ...

I want to know how you picked that thing up. That is so not right to see that beauty snuffed out like that face down on the rocks. Heck I don't even like to clean the bugs off of mine let alone...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,185
Posted By roll_it_on
I currently own a dual sported 450X which I love...

I currently own a dual sported 450X which I love for trail/desert riding but man would I hate to have to ride it for any length of time on the highway. I even went up a tooth on the front sprocket in...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,367
Posted By roll_it_on
I had a 2002 bandit before I got my dl650 vstrom...

I had a 2002 bandit before I got my dl650 vstrom that I currently have. I too liked the throttle rush from the bandit but once I got the Wee I never looked back. Far more comfortable, more...
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