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Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 20,666
Posted By findlj
Greg, enjoying your RR as usual. If you're...

Greg, enjoying your RR as usual. If you're coming through Mid Missouri on Saturday and need a place to stay, contact me. I'm in Jefferson City. I'll send contact info in a PM.
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 47,963
Posted By findlj
Great job on the RR! Keep up the great work. ...

Great job on the RR! Keep up the great work. :clap
I do have a question. Why the fork change on the GS?
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 19,083
Posted By findlj
:lurk IN. Definitely!

:lurk
IN. Definitely!
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 19,649
Posted By findlj
I've been running the Heidenau K60 Scouts for a...

I've been running the Heidenau K60 Scouts for a couple of years. I've ridden on the road in the rain quite a bit, even in temps in the high 30's. I have no issue with how they ride in the rain. ...
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,864
Posted By findlj
All these bikes are a compromise. i bought a...

All these bikes are a compromise. i bought a Tiger 800 XC and am very pleased. I needed a bike that could take me to the trail/gravel over sometimes long hauls over pavement. Is it a great dirt...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 68,115
Posted By findlj
windshield change

Forgot to mention I needed a taller windscreen for my tiger XC. the stock one threw the wind right into my helmet. I bought a Madstadt adjustable 20" and it is one of the best additions I've made...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 68,115
Posted By findlj
I'm now 6' (used to be 6'2" but surgeries have...

I'm now 6' (used to be 6'2" but surgeries have taken me down a couple inches! :D). 32" inseam. I'm riding a '12 Triumph Tiger 800XC with the seat set at the high position and love the riding...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By findlj
Nice clips! No doubt, Trials will give you...

Nice clips!
No doubt, Trials will give you the best bike handling skills. :nod
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By findlj
Great video. Thanks a bunch for sharing! :beer

Great video. Thanks a bunch for sharing! :beer
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,704
Posted By findlj
Just an fyi on this line of thought for anyone...

Just an fyi on this line of thought for anyone else who's wondering about neck fusion.
I have c7-c4 fused with an artificial disk (ADR) at c4/c3. The ADR is a ball and socket assembly which...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,434
Posted By findlj
Have the SW Motechs and have used them in a slow...

Have the SW Motechs and have used them in a slow speed crash. They worked great. Completely protected the plastic and the tank and show very little damage on the crash bars themselves. They...
Forum: Face plant 10-01-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,557
Posted By findlj
I'd competed with/against Randy in trials for...

I'd competed with/against Randy in trials for many years in the 70's and 80's. He was a great rider, a true competitor and, most of all, a real sportsman. He was always quick with a compliment or...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 583,244
Posted By findlj
I've been running the Heidenau K60's for about a...

I've been running the Heidenau K60's for about a year. I live in Missouri and on some of our road surfaces the front is very loud. A buddy is running Conti TKC 80's on his gs 800 and we've swapped...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 124,722
Posted By findlj
Great job Vasser. Your pictures tell a tale of...

Great job Vasser. Your pictures tell a tale of a fantastic trip. Thanks for taking us along.:beer
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-14-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 33,272
Posted By findlj
Looks like a great ride. I noticed they're...

Looks like a great ride. I noticed they're asking for payment but didn't see anywhere on the web site what that payment is? :huh Do you know what the cost is?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 33,272
Posted By findlj
I'm in. Got a couple more guys also game. ...

I'm in. Got a couple more guys also game. We're probably gonna camp and I saw the info on where to camp the first night. Where's a good place to camp on the second day?
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,985
Posted By findlj
I've got a Tiger 800 XC. Have friends with the...

I've got a Tiger 800 XC. Have friends with the GS1200 and GS800. I test rode all of 'em before I purchased and have ridden the BMW's quite a bit. They're all great bikes. But, here's my take. ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,722
Posted By findlj
I'm in and great RR! Planning something very...

I'm in and great RR! Planning something very similar this summer, so following this trip is some good info... :ear
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 25,043
Posted By findlj
Rick - congrats on one great RR! I'm 56 and...

Rick - congrats on one great RR! I'm 56 and just retired and planning a very similar trip. Your videos and report are really informative and motivating. Thanks a lot for sharing. :beer ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-29-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 35,727
Posted By findlj
I'm definitely interested. let me know when and...

I'm definitely interested. let me know when and I'll try to make it! Thanks.:beer
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 35,727
Posted By findlj
Nice looking Husky. I have a buddy who owns...

Nice looking Husky. I have a buddy who owns Lebanon Suzuki and is a Husky dealer. Wayne Crosby. Real good guy if you need parts or service help.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 35,727
Posted By findlj
Hello all! :D I'm in Jeff City, ride a Tiger...

Hello all! :D
I'm in Jeff City, ride a Tiger 800 XC and am interested in some rides. My motorcycle background is primarily in trials and motocross in the 70's and 80's. Had a 25 year...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,655
Posted By findlj
I'm totally in, great RR. However, I'm totally...

I'm totally in, great RR. However, I'm totally missing something here. I'm showing the temp in Inuvik to be -26 right now. What's up?
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,099
Posted By findlj
I'm of the opinion that wearing brighter colors...

I'm of the opinion that wearing brighter colors makes you much more visible on the road. By far the largest percentage of drivers you encounter are looking at you head on, so the color of your bike...
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 140,513
Posted By findlj
Does the Givi Adjustable use the stock windshield...

Does the Givi Adjustable use the stock windshield bracket above the headlight? :hmmmmm I'm using the Holan headlight guard and it uses the windshield bracket above the light.
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By findlj
Tiger 800 XC Windshield

I'm looking to replace the windshield on my 800XC tiger. I'm 6'1" and find the stock windshield throws all the wind right into my helmet at highway speeds. I'm looking for recommendations from...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 36,711
Posted By findlj
Great RR! I'm in. I'm really enjoyin' the tone...

Great RR! I'm in. I'm really enjoyin' the tone of this trip. :D

I'm getting ready to retire next month and looking forward to riding the Tiger 800 I bought last year to quite a few places,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-04-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,716
Posted By findlj
The Nuvi 500 comes loaded with Topo maps.

The Nuvi 500 comes loaded with Topo maps.
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 49,250
Posted By findlj
Bought my tiger XC almost a year ago. No regrets...

Bought my tiger XC almost a year ago. No regrets what-so-ever.
Considered and researched about 10 bikes. The KTM 990's, Multistradas, Super Tenere', GS 800 and 1200's and the three new Tigers....
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,651
Posted By findlj
I'm in. Looks to be a great trip.:lurk

I'm in. Looks to be a great trip.:lurk
Forum: Trip Planning 07-14-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,088
Posted By findlj
:lurk RTW on a Scrambler! Oh, I'm definitely...

:lurk
RTW on a Scrambler! Oh, I'm definitely in on this one! Best of Luck.
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 37,686
Posted By findlj
You've totally lost me here Rob, what would...

You've totally lost me here Rob, what would storing both keys in or near the ignition do? :huh
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 34,088
Posted By findlj
Greg, congrats on the retirement! I'm doing the...

Greg, congrats on the retirement! I'm doing the same thing later this year. Too much to do and see, ain't got time for no friggin' job anymore! :D

Really enjoyed the trip back east thread you...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 291,902
Posted By findlj
Great start! I'm definitely in! :ear

Great start! I'm definitely in! :ear
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2,451
Views: 773,365
Posted By findlj
Question, I've bought the Toureg ADV small...

Question, I've bought the Toureg ADV small decals. The instructions mention that they are not to be applied to a plastic gas tank. This made me wonder if they would go over the protective film kit...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By findlj
Question Enduristan Sandstorm on a Tiger?

Gettin' ready to purchase a tank bag. I like the looks of the Enduristan sandstorm 2E but it's not listed as compatible with the Tigers. I've got the '12 800 XC. Is anyone using the Enduristan on...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,460
Posted By findlj
Also, I've added the Heidenau Scout Tires very...

Also, I've added the Heidenau Scout Tires very recently. Did a Swinging Bridges tour in Southern Missouri a couple of weekends ago that included a bunch of gravel road, some two lane blacktop, a...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,460
Posted By findlj
This is from the "Show us your Tiger 800 pictures...

This is from the "Show us your Tiger 800 pictures thread". I bought a new Tiger XC in October and am very satisfied with the additions...

The additions are as follows...
SW Motech crash bars ...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,341
Posted By findlj
Sad update for this thread. Evidently Holan has...

Sad update for this thread. Evidently Holan has done a real poor job of keeping the US distributor stocked, or even being able to deliver ordered product. Motorcycle Insight has stopped working...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 543,853
Posted By findlj
got me with Arctic to Antarctic! :lurk

got me with Arctic to Antarctic! :lurk
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