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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Today, 07:05 PM
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Posted By browneye
Whatever happened to Jo - Roundtripping? And...

Whatever happened to Jo - Roundtripping?
And who-zit with the purple klr? Ran into him at cars and coffee...he looked like he was riding a lot of sportbike stuff.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Today, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 243,182
Posted By browneye
I would want to ride it. When I haven't been on...

I would want to ride it. When I haven't been on my bike for a time, like today for a work commute it had been sitting for about two weeks, I notice all kinds of little vibes and noises and things...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Today, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 793,883
Posted By browneye
Yep...wrong bike and tires for that segment....

Yep...wrong bike and tires for that segment. :deal
Most anything DV on anything bigger than a 650 needs knobby tires and at least intermediate dirt skills. I wouldn't think of riding mine out there...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Today, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 243,182
Posted By browneye
I'm guessing the vibes are throttle body sync. I...

I'm guessing the vibes are throttle body sync. I would have that looked at, make sure plugs are fresh and valve lash in in spec.

The TB sync on these is electronic - it's a go-no-go type of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 47,923
Posted By browneye
fuck your fuckin starfucks. :rofl

fuck your fuckin starfucks. :rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,664
Posted By browneye
These plates are worth about a grand. :eek1

These plates are worth about a grand. :eek1
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,664
Posted By browneye
CARB is a complete butthead about that... :norton...

CARB is a complete butthead about that... :norton


:lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 47,923
Posted By browneye
I got one too...three years ago. Well, kind of....

I got one too...three years ago. Well, kind of. :lol3

ROAD TRIP!!

Jalama Beach for a burger...how 'bout it? Meet up at starbucks. :clap
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 47,923
Posted By browneye
The new WARPED trailbike, right? :lol3

The new WARPED trailbike, right? :lol3
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-22-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 243,182
Posted By browneye
What does it sound like and feel like at eight...

What does it sound like and feel like at eight grand?
Maybe you're just not running it hard enough...:deal
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,664
Posted By browneye
Right on. :lol3 I got three grand for...

Right on. :lol3



I got three grand for a two-grand bike because it had a plate. A red-sticker (no less) bike went to Lousiana for awhile, got plated there, and when the owner moved back to CA...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-21-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 243,182
Posted By browneye
They are my dealer and I think they're great. ...

They are my dealer and I think they're great.
My bet is they'll make it right for you. :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,664
Posted By browneye
If it was 2004 you would be golden. One of the...

If it was 2004 you would be golden.
One of the things that sometimes gets KTM's through the obstacle course is a MSO (manufacturers statement of origin) that does not state 'for closed course...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-19-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,664
Posted By browneye
205... There are still a few inept DMV...

205...
There are still a few inept DMV personnel...


13.050 Converting from Off-Highway to On-Highway Registration
The California Air Resources Board (ARB) established emission regulations for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,459
Posted By browneye
We had a 2008 with the aluminum frame, had a...

We had a 2008 with the aluminum frame, had a keihin flat slide carb, the same as my KTM 250. Post #18 here, page 2 or sumpin. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 794,400
Posted By browneye
Cool. Oh, and BTW, I'm FULL-BAKED. :lol3

Cool. Oh, and BTW, I'm FULL-BAKED. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 794,400
Posted By browneye
Cool. That's what I recall as well. BTW,...

Cool. That's what I recall as well.

BTW, that's a 610 in that vintage. Probly looks the same at the battery.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,908
Posted By browneye
My 12K mile service cost me about $28. Plus $35...

My 12K mile service cost me about $28. Plus $35 for a ecu scan.

Not bad, eh? :evil

No oil change in my service - it's on a different interval.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By browneye
Ah, different place... I thought the lighthouse...

Ah, different place...
I thought the lighthouse looked smaller in the other picture. Thought maybe it was just the angle.

I flunked geography and get lost even with a GPS. :rofl
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,908
Posted By browneye
My guess is that about 10% of them need shims at...

My guess is that about 10% of them need shims at that mileage and likely became tight or loose after running in. From what I've read over the threads is that maybe at 25-30K, some going longer,...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,250,637
Posted By browneye
Back when they came out there simply were no used...

Back when they came out there simply were no used ones on the market. You went and bought a new one or you didn't get one. :D

And yes...patience grasshopper. :*sip*
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By browneye
++ This! Stopped in there on a road trip and...

++ This!
Stopped in there on a road trip and it's a great place. You just can't have sex in your room...

J/K :freaky


...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 794,400
Posted By browneye
I misunderstood. You're asking about the...

I misunderstood. You're asking about the difference between riding it up and hauling it up and then running it. I don't think you should worry about it. I doubt you'll notice anything.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,908
Posted By browneye
F-that. Totally insane.

F-that. Totally insane.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,664
Posted By browneye
Sure. You can greensticker anything. Some of the...

Sure. You can greensticker anything. Some of the offroad only rockhoppers - think King of Hammers, Glamis, or Truckhaven - are offroad licensed only. They haul them out there on a trailer. $35 for...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,250,637
Posted By browneye
@Xallenge... For basically a brand new bike...

@Xallenge...

For basically a brand new bike I think you're at a good price point. The hot market right now is for the new ones with the electronic bits so you're competing with leftovers and the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,164
Posted By browneye
^^ LOL... where's the ADV 'like button'? :clap

^^ LOL... where's the ADV 'like button'? :clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,724
Posted By browneye
Congrats guys...a whole new crew of Tiger riders....

Congrats guys...a whole new crew of Tiger riders. :clap:clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,164
Posted By browneye
Nice story. Finally, a writer that at least...

Nice story.

Finally, a writer that at least does some research and writes with some content. There's just so much BS out there these days...everybody thinks they're a writer or a graphic artist. ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,250,637
Posted By browneye
wtf???

wtf???
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 47,360
Posted By browneye
1. New tubes? Yes. Keep the old one for a spare....

1. New tubes? Yes. Keep the old one for a spare. My favorite are Michelin Air-Stop
2. HD tube? No. I'm not a fan for a road-going bike. Maybe on the front to help prevent pinch flats, but they are...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-16-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 233,262
Posted By browneye
Thanks! I have 'dirt adventure' and 'road...

Thanks!
I have 'dirt adventure' and 'road adventure'. Best of both worlds. :wink:
Tiger = about 17K miles, mostly on road.
Husky= about 7K miles, mostly off road.

And those are not commute...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 794,400
Posted By browneye
Never an issue. Get 50mpg doing it too... ...

Never an issue. Get 50mpg doing it too...

White Mountain Research Station near Bishop, CA. Opens one day a year. And we are there to ride up there. Bugga....
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-16-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,164
Posted By browneye
Sorry Charlie...your numbers are way off. ...

Sorry Charlie...your numbers are way off.

Dealer profit depends on the rig type, brand, model, and options. Higher end vehicles have more mark up in them. A Ford Focus likely has less than a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-16-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By browneye
There's all manner of ticking and whirring around...

There's all manner of ticking and whirring around the head and valve train on these bikes. If the valve lash is even a little out of spec, which it's going to be over time and temperature variations,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-16-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,664
Posted By browneye
You could get a plate on a dirtbike this week and...

You could get a plate on a dirtbike this week and then spend the next three months going to every dmv office within a hundred miles of your locale and get turned down.

Legally you cannot plate a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 794,400
Posted By browneye
I doubt your extended warranty is going to pay to...

I doubt your extended warranty is going to pay to replace those clutch washers. Worth looking at I guess. Most shops wouldn't have a clue how to get that done. After all, they are all R&R mechanics. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 794,400
Posted By browneye
Congrats! Hmmm..."cafehusky subframe mod"...

Congrats!

Hmmm..."cafehusky subframe mod" eh? :D

You mean like these??? LOL

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cjdirtbiker/Husq%20TE630/DSC04564.jpg...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-15-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 233,262
Posted By browneye
Yes, we are, so let's not quibble. Couple'a...

Yes, we are, so let's not quibble. Couple'a grumpy old farts. :lol3

I did get the Penton 125, a new one in 1973. Put a plate on it, a bicycle squeeze-bulb horn, and a square headlight (all the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-15-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 233,262
Posted By browneye
:thumb Not my first rodeo. And yeah, this is...

:thumb

Not my first rodeo. And yeah, this is nuthin' compared to the riding, eh? :clap
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