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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-21-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By bikepsych
I tried the same thing. The way the rear of the...

I tried the same thing. The way the rear of the tumbler attaches inside the lockset is different. You can get a set of 3 Givi tumblers for about $60 from Revzilla. That's what I did. So I have...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-20-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By bikepsych
I've been a big fan of PCV's in the past on my...

I've been a big fan of PCV's in the past on my last 5 bikes. I did lose a bit of MPG with each, until I got a custom tune. Then I leaned it out in the cruising range a bit and the MPG came back up. ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-16-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 160,401
Posted By bikepsych
I am very interested in the folding brake lever...

I am very interested in the folding brake lever as well.
BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-16-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,935
Posted By bikepsych
I find I get slightly better MPG on 87 octane...

I find I get slightly better MPG on 87 octane than premium.
BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-16-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By bikepsych
Yes, I do have that. Always thought it sounded...

Yes, I do have that. Always thought it sounded like it came from further back though. Did it from the first ride. No one can figure it out at the shop. Doesn't get worse and I've been over some...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-14-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 39,622
Posted By bikepsych
SUH WEET!!! They beat the heck out of those...

SUH WEET!!! They beat the heck out of those bikes. And they kept on ticking. Anyone know where the bikes are now? Do they retire them or...?
BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-13-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,342
Views: 822,905
Posted By bikepsych
What happens to the bike in Mongolia when you get...

What happens to the bike in Mongolia when you get there? Returning same route or selling bike?:cry
BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-11-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,747
Posted By bikepsych
Figured we would move this up to see if we can...

Figured we would move this up to see if we can get more folks to respond.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-10-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By bikepsych
Excellent. Glad it worked out. I had not thought...

Excellent. Glad it worked out. I had not thought about polishing them up a bit but that's a good idea. My actual thoughts were to get them painted black/dark gray. Can you shoot a picture of them...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-10-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By bikepsych
Another vote for XCx. I prefer to have the...

Another vote for XCx. I prefer to have the opportunity to look at a dirt road and find out for sure what's down it rather than wonder for ever.
BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-10-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By bikepsych
As you looked at the one you cut, were you able...

As you looked at the one you cut, were you able to determine why it would not unthread?
BG
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 552,175
Posted By bikepsych
So where will the next adventure take you in the...

So where will the next adventure take you in the near future?
BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-09-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By bikepsych
Shawn has a good point. Remember that not only is...

Shawn has a good point. Remember that not only is this a fastener, but there is one up near the top if the inner panel as well that holds the inner panel onto the outer panel. Its up near the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-09-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By bikepsych
It should back out a little once it seems to lose...

It should back out a little once it seems to lose friction. If it doesn't seem to be threaded, you might try to gently pull on the inner panel to see if it will detach from the frame/outer panel. ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-09-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 201,617
Posted By bikepsych
How much different from the tinted or clear is...

How much different from the tinted or clear is the "bronze?"

BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-08-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By bikepsych
This is how it should look to work. ...

This is how it should look to work.
http://i1252.photobucket.com/albums/hh562/bggillies/IMG_20150508_212838660_zpsohdigksz.jpg

When you receive it, the blue and black wires might be transposed. ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-08-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By bikepsych
My KTM put out a lot more heat even on cold days,...

My KTM put out a lot more heat even on cold days, then either my Buell Ulysses or the XCx. I'm appreciating the heat management on the Tiger. :-D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-08-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By bikepsych
Interactiv, I'll take some pictures tonight of...

Interactiv,
I'll take some pictures tonight of the connector.

For Panel removal, first remove the philips head plastic screw that is on the inside panel next to the radiator. It will seem like...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-08-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By bikepsych
The blue and black wires need to be swapped in...

The blue and black wires need to be swapped in the connector from the switch to the bikes harness. About a five minute fix. :clap Took longer to take the side panels off. You just need a small pin...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-07-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By bikepsych
Soooooo, what's the "other" hobby? BG

Soooooo, what's the "other" hobby?
BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-07-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By bikepsych
Here is the part number for the 2015 800 levers: ...

Here is the part number for the 2015 800 levers:
A9620045

Found them here:
http://www.allthingstriumph.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=A9620045

BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-07-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By bikepsych
Just heard from Triumph there is a tech bulletin...

Just heard from Triumph there is a tech bulletin out on that issue. The wires are in the wrong place.

"Not a recall, but there was a tech bulletin about this, in the switch harness connector,...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-07-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 160,401
Posted By bikepsych
Where were you riding in the boulder field? I...

Where were you riding in the boulder field? I smelled my clutch getting fairly warm a few weekends back in some fairly deep gravel going up hill in a rutted wash. Any good sources for the Barnett...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By bikepsych
Good info folks. Will take a look at the...

Good info folks. Will take a look at the Navigator. Currently have a Rev It Sand 2 jacket. Not thrilled with the internal rain coat notion. Leaves pockets susceptible to water. I take it the...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By bikepsych
I was pondering the Kalahari Jacket and...

I was pondering the Kalahari Jacket and Pants...but apparently even though they are on the website, they are not available. The price seemed very reasonable.
BG
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By bikepsych
Triumph Attire

What is the quality of the Triumph attire like jackets, pants, boots, and gloves? Comparable to other lines or "stay the heck away from that stuff?"

BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,246
Posted By bikepsych
The problem is that we as consumers tolerate this...

The problem is that we as consumers tolerate this treatment. An educated consumer base (like we are) can help bring retailers around so that they don't mistreat us without consequence. Once we...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By bikepsych
ClawDog, did you get the lights to work...

ClawDog, did you get the lights to work correctly?

ShawnS., was there a part number for just the switch?

Now the switch will not light up...but the lights are always on when ignition is on. ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-02-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By bikepsych
Good point Shawn. My zip ties are really quite...

Good point Shawn. My zip ties are really quite loose. Just a guide rather than a firm pull on them. I think it is either the switch or something in the main harness system. Honestly, how hard is it...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-01-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By bikepsych
My pillion rider prefers the XCx by magnitudes of...

My pillion rider prefers the XCx by magnitudes of exponential aspect ratios over the KTM 990. I have no idea what I just said.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-01-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By bikepsych
Hi ShawnS., Yes. Read both. My mistake. I...

Hi ShawnS.,
Yes. Read both. My mistake. I thought it was a different problem.

So, did you get the new switch? I made sure my zipties were not too tight on any aspects of it.

How did you...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-01-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By bikepsych
Ok. Was a happy camper today...for a while. The...

Ok. Was a happy camper today...for a while. The updated kit came in with the right connections for the 2015. SUH-WEET!!! Then I installed them. DOH!!! They stay on all the time!!! What the heck?...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-01-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By bikepsych
BlackRhino, I hear you. I feel the same way. ...

BlackRhino,
I hear you. I feel the same way.
BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-01-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,342
Views: 822,905
Posted By bikepsych
That is exactly right. Adrenaline was flowing...

That is exactly right. Adrenaline was flowing and I thought, wow, if I pick it up too fast:eek1 and fling it over on the other side, I'll just have to pick it up again. So I swung the sidestand out....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-01-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3,342
Views: 822,905
Posted By bikepsych
Ferals5 Good looking pair of bikes. Enjoy! BG

Ferals5
Good looking pair of bikes. Enjoy!
BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-01-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By bikepsych
So far I've had my 2015 XCx for about 2 months...

So far I've had my 2015 XCx for about 2 months and it has not been overly warm. But at traffic lights I do feel a little heat when the fan kicks on. Certainly less noticeable than my KTM 990 R and...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-30-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,431
Posted By bikepsych
I think that my XCx is the first bike/vehicle...

I think that my XCx is the first bike/vehicle I've owned that gets worse mileage at Freeway speeds (65-80) than in town. On a recent 300 mile run up the coast it was getting around 45. On a trip in...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-28-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By bikepsych
Great video....awwww now we ALL have to post a...

Great video....awwww now we ALL have to post a quick video of our commutes. ;-) Not a problem. Will get on it right away.
BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-27-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,189
Posted By bikepsych
GSBS, Your bike is ENTIRELY too clean....

GSBS,
Your bike is ENTIRELY too clean. :rofl:rofl It looks brand new!
BG
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-24-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,189
Posted By bikepsych
I am using the Wolfman Expedition bags. Was a...

I am using the Wolfman Expedition bags. Was a bit skeptical at first but I really like having them and a solid trunk on the back.
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