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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-12-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,417
Posted By keystiger
Mine at the shop

http://i1111.photobucket.com/albums/h467/keystiger/CIMG1242.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,433
Posted By keystiger
Sounds like its worth it you may want to try and...

Sounds like its worth it you may want to try and get him down a little. But its certainly in the park. A quick internet search shows 03's in the 3800-4250.00 ball park depending on...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
That seems a bit low in the mileage department....

That seems a bit low in the mileage department. Even fully loaded 2 up and a rather "spirited" run I have not gotten below about 39mpg. My last fill up I was rather shocked as I was around 230 miles...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5,828
Views: 1,476,753
Posted By keystiger
Uhm.........4?

Uhm.........4?
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,036
Posted By keystiger
I have quite the fun on my 955i Tiger (05) in the...

I have quite the fun on my 955i Tiger (05) in the lose stuff, and its wonderful on long highway trips. Can be picked up for a decent price as well.


However (and can be found for cheap) the...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
Congrats on a great lookin ride:clap

Congrats on a great lookin ride:clap
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By keystiger
05 Tiger staling at stop lights!!!!!!!

Have had no issues previously. In 50 degree temps on the way to work, no issues. Same commute home in upper 70's 2 times while sitting at lights the bike just quit. No indicators no issues prior to...
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
Not sure what your paying for it. But an 05 with...

Not sure what your paying for it. But an 05 with that few miles has to be in decent shape, Photo Boy hit the nail on the head really. Post up some pics if you get her. Sounds an excellent deal.
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,858
Posted By keystiger
Spartan, Speaking from experience you can do...

Spartan,
Speaking from experience you can do it. I did (I was MUCH younger then)
But like others have said a TigerXC is not TRULY an economy move, as I assume it would be new, with payments, and...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5,828
Views: 1,476,753
Posted By keystiger
Man those look great:clap Glad to see you are...

Man those look great:clap Glad to see you are enjoying the Tiger:D
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By keystiger
What shield are you running now? I currently...

What shield are you running now?

I currently have the MRA Vario screen and it reduced buffeting, however changing to a vary "wind cutting" quality AGV helmet did more for my buffeting issues than...
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
Welcome from South Alabama. Congrats on the new...

Welcome from South Alabama.
Congrats on the new ride. Your gonna love it!:clap
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,693
Posted By keystiger
Have owned 28 different bikes over the years all...

Have owned 28 different bikes over the years all styles and brands. When I purchased my '05 Tiger I owned a 2000 Triumph Speed3 BMW 650 "Funduro" and a Suzuki 750 Katana. Sold off the other 3 kept...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,507
Posted By keystiger
Why not get this and put 5 grand into your travel...

Why not get this and put 5 grand into your travel and touring fund?:D
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=862695&highlight=Triumph+tiger
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
Sounds like your gettin a great bike Dirty! ...

Sounds like your gettin a great bike Dirty! Congrats :clap
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
Dirty, that does seem a bit steep for that...

Dirty, that does seem a bit steep for that year/miles. Try and get him down.
As far as durability, these bikes are NOT your Fathers Triumph, I have personally SEEN 98 models with over 100,000 miles....
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
Boulder not sure if you have gotten the Tiger...

Boulder not sure if you have gotten the Tiger yet.
My advise would be simply find some areas similar to the ride (as you have been on it before you should know what to expect) and try it with the...
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
Boulder, have you gotten the Tiger yet? We need...

Boulder, have you gotten the Tiger yet?
We need pics :D
Forum: Beasts 02-04-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
I found a couple but not sure if they are still...

I found a couple but not sure if they are still around or not.
http://triumph-online.co.uk/tiger-955i-2001-06-crash-bars-not-885i-815-p.asp

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=813478...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5,488
Views: 961,734
Posted By keystiger
Congrats, great looking ride :clap

Congrats, great looking ride :clap
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
Well ...there is Royal Purple as well......:rofl ...

Well ...there is Royal Purple as well......:rofl

Manual say Mobile 1 4T 10-40
The Rotella T 6 is a 5w-40 dunno if its the right thing to do or not but my Tiger, and my Subaru Forester both seem...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
On no you didn't go THERE......an oil...

On no you didn't go THERE......an oil question.......:rofl

I use Rotella T6 synthetic. Get it at Wally-world for like 20.00 a gallon. 4.22 u.s. quarts is what the book calls for.

Certain you...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
Sorry didn't answer your octane...

Sorry didn't answer your octane questions......tend to get on a roll talkin about Tigers:rofl

I run 87 octane mostly, but once in awhile will run the "good stuff" through her.

Manual calls for...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
Hey Drunk Uncle! Just noticed your location. My...

Hey Drunk Uncle! Just noticed your location. My Sister and Brother in law live in Anchorage, and my Mother in law lives in Homer.

Hows things up that way?
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
HA Boulder, yep I don't need no stinking crash...

HA Boulder, yep I don't need no stinking crash bars lol. Actually they are next on my farkle list along with MORE lights :D The Catz Eye fog lights I have are great, but I like being seen. Which is...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
Ming, shot you a PM with some more detailed info....

Ming, shot you a PM with some more detailed info. And though it wasn't a Tiger, I had the chance to see inside a 98 sprint triple motor when I did a sprag clutch replacement (not an issue on the 01's...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
:rofl Nice shot......never had the forethought...

:rofl Nice shot......never had the forethought to snap picks of mine napping, but will next time. :D

Pics Bouldertag, when you get her we need pics.
Heres a few of mine......note "strategically"...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
Exactly what Mustang said. I have run ethanol gas...

Exactly what Mustang said. I have run ethanol gas in mine for 5 years now. NO issues.
I might point out that ethanol fuels have been widely used in Europe many years before here in the states....
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,605
Posted By keystiger
Best of luck dino, don't let folks discourage...

Best of luck dino, don't let folks discourage you. Stay the course, stiff upper lip and all that rot, do the leg work, practice and plan. If you don't make 2015 then work harder and make the next.
...
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,580
Posted By keystiger
Tigers Rule

The gearing ratio on the Tiger maybe an easy fix with a different sprocket set.
I don't own an 800 so can't say 100% However, I do own a 955i Tiger, and it has never let me down, never skipped a...
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 134,746
Posted By keystiger
If the bike really is "as advertised" thats a lot...

If the bike really is "as advertised" thats a lot of bike for the $. I used to own 4 bikes, Suzuki Marauder, BMW Funduro 650, Triumph Speed Triple, and Suzuki Katana, bought my '05 Tiger, and...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,605
Posted By keystiger
Best wishes and can't wait to get the updates. I...

Best wishes and can't wait to get the updates. I think the Tiger will make you a fine mount for this event. :clap
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,605
Posted By keystiger
Tiger will do fine. As far as your shaft drive...

Tiger will do fine.
As far as your shaft drive concern, if you dig deeper you may find a number of DNF's due to the shaft failing. When that happens your DONE. if the chain breaks it is possible to...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By keystiger
I'm on my third Triumph as well. 98 Sprint,...

I'm on my third Triumph as well. 98 Sprint, 30,000 miles 3 times over. Excellent bike.
2000 Speed Triple amazing machine
'05 Tiger 955i I am at almost 30,000 myself. I know of Tigers with 100,000...
Forum: Beasts 12-01-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,694
Posted By keystiger
Great looking bike. Would like to find one...

Great looking bike.
Would like to find one myself had one back in the early 90's loads of fun for very little $. :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,031
Posted By keystiger
Paradise???? Maybe, chillin at the fishing camp,...

Paradise???? Maybe, chillin at the fishing camp, certainly.
http://i1111.photobucket.com/albums/h467/keystiger/CIMG1271.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By keystiger
sweet:D

sweet:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-25-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 513,607
Posted By keystiger
Maybe not my best but certainly captures life...

Maybe not my best but certainly captures life here in the gulf coast bayou country.
http://i1111.photobucket.com/albums/h467/keystiger/CIMG1271.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,219
Posted By keystiger
It does slope forward some, however my wife...

It does slope forward some, however my wife doesn't seem to mind nor do I :D
And trully the slope is only when no one is on it. with 1 or two people it compresses the suspension and flattens right...
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,219
Posted By keystiger
I would suggest a Triumph Tiger, either the 955i...

I would suggest a Triumph Tiger, either the 955i or the older version both pictured below. Can be had for under your budget, will do what your asking of it 1 or 2 up and is just simply a BLAST....
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