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Forum: Beasts 12-21-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 691,716
Posted By bross
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Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21,756
Views: 4,015,829
Posted By bross
Did you turn the key on when the fuel pump etc....

Did you turn the key on when the fuel pump etc. were unplugged? That will throw a code. For most faults detected, if it goes through three full warm up cycles without a recurrence of the fault, it...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 237,870
Posted By bross
Convertible too! But she likes it better with the...

Convertible too! But she likes it better with the top on. We hadn't planned on getting another dog for awhile because we like to take bike trips, but she's small enough to ride with us and she goes...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 237,870
Posted By bross
Congrats, you are going to love your Griso. You...

Congrats, you are going to love your Griso. You can enjoy it in the dead of winter, just go south like we do. :deal

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Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 691,457
Posted By bross
Totally different bike but have a read about this...

Totally different bike but have a read about this problem on a CBF1000. This fixed a flat spot and just generally sluggish throttle on my CBF and was a common fix on the CBF1000 forum. You'll...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,382
Posted By bross
2nd gear, not sure of the speed, probably...

2nd gear, not sure of the speed, probably 20-25mph. Totally my fault, I have a real problem with keeping my eyes up when riding off road. I was standing doing fine as that was a pretty long stretch...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21,756
Views: 4,015,829
Posted By bross
Just be careful with the bags connection tank...

Just be careful with the bags connection tank ring mounts if you ride in dusty conditions. I had one on my Tiger and on day two of a four day ride was almost locked out of my gas tank because I...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,382
Posted By bross
What's that saying about the best adventure bike...

What's that saying about the best adventure bike is the one you have in your garage. :deal

This guy rode circles around a lot of us on a 4 day dual sport ride...
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Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,446
Posted By bross
An he's also a vocal opponent of rider aids. I...

An he's also a vocal opponent of rider aids. I have always liked having ABS on my bikes, none of mine currently do though. But all the other "aids" are simply trying to control the excess of power...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 691,457
Posted By bross
It feels like you're riding a machine. The motor...

It feels like you're riding a machine. The motor shakes at idle like a harley but is smooth once underway. It handles beautifully. I loved my Honda CBF1000 and especially the motor, it had torque...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 691,457
Posted By bross
Woo hoo, the Griso won! Sorry I know it's the CB...

Woo hoo, the Griso won! Sorry I know it's the CB thread. I had been looking at the CB but glad I went with the Griso. :freaky
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 617,032
Posted By bross
New Honda 1200 V4 CrossTourer!!!

You're going to discount a bike because the menus? I'll agree that Triumphs dash menus aren't the most intuitive, but honestly who gives a crap about the menus when you're riding one of their...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5,627
Views: 1,118,846
Posted By bross
I'm not surprised by Honda Canada's response. I...

I'm not surprised by Honda Canada's response. I sold my CBF1000 because it was the least reliable bike I've ever owned. Fuel pump went at 20,000kms; $750 pump! Stator fried at 24,000kms; $550 from my...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5,627
Views: 1,118,846
Posted By bross
Wow, dumping a bike you like because the tires...

Wow, dumping a bike you like because the tires wore out! If they were the ONLY tires you could run, then MAYBE you'd have a point but it's not like you don't have a dozen more choices in tires. Buy...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 2,280,647
Posted By bross
295lbs seems kinda porky for a 150?

295lbs seems kinda porky for a 150?
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 172,513
Posted By bross
Gas, tires, and oil. That should about cover it....

Gas, tires, and oil. That should about cover it. :deal Congrats on your "new" bike.
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,382
Posted By bross
My father in law carries his BMW K1300S on a...

My father in law carries his BMW K1300S on a hydra lift and they tow their SUV behind their coach. Works very well. It's a bit of a process to load / unload and wouldn't be my first choice if you...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-06-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 175,544
Posted By bross
If you go off route and it recalculates, just...

If you go off route and it recalculates, just reload your original route and choose to start at the next upcoming waypoint. Not perfect but all we can do with a unit that you can't turn off...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 605,246
Posted By bross
Not on the Tiger but my wife has a set of PP on...

Not on the Tiger but my wife has a set of PP on her DR and loves them. I have a cheap set of fixed Chinese adventure pegs on my DR and much prefer the PP.
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 605,246
Posted By bross
Can't adjust the speedo on the ABS bike, as...

Can't adjust the speedo on the ABS bike, as mentioned because it picks up its signal from the ABS sensor. I tried several times before doing some research to see why it wasn't working.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-29-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 175,544
Posted By bross
Q1 - double click the route and you can change...

Q1 - double click the route and you can change the activity for that route from direct to driving or motorcycling and then Basecamp should recalculate for you.

Q2 - make sure you are using the...
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,382
Posted By bross
I just had the same thing on my Griso last week,...

I just had the same thing on my Griso last week, went to leave work to run an errand but had no power, I rode through it by going WFO for a second or two and it cleared itself. I had just added some...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 49,491
Posted By bross
Congrats, great choice!

Congrats, great choice!
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 691,716
Posted By bross
Show us your Triumph Tiger 800 XC pictures

Doesn't have to be "either or", Canada has a west coast too! :deal :norton
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,446
Posted By bross
It can look like one as long as it doesn't have...

It can look like one as long as it doesn't have to be maintained like one, which it won't.
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,446
Posted By bross
MOTUS: New Sport Tourer to be built in Alabama

Vehicles all tend to start to look alike after a few years in a wind tunnel. Look at 4 door sedans, debadge them and I bet most people would have a hard time telling what the brands were. Same for...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,866
Posted By bross
the DR200 thread

I have those on my DR650 and like them but my wife loves her Pivot Pegz on her DR200, albeight way more money.


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Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 605,246
Posted By bross
I really don't understand how replacing the cush...

I really don't understand how replacing the cush drive would make the front any easier to loft, I thought that's what the throttle was for. :huh
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,432
Posted By bross
Yes Osoyoos is a nice town, tourist town, our...

Yes Osoyoos is a nice town, tourist town, our population triples at least in the summer but is then pretty dead in the winter. We're fortunate with our own small business, we make our money in the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,432
Posted By bross
Nope, it's prohibitively expensive to get...

Nope, it's prohibitively expensive to get anything shipped over the border. We moved 6 years ago and now live on a border town so shipping to a drop shipper in the US is simply a 10 minute trip...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,055,560
Posted By bross
Chamfer the leading edges of the pads. My wife's...

Chamfer the leading edges of the pads. My wife's Bonneville did the same thing, even with brand new pads, I chamfered them and they never squealed again. Just google brake pads and look at every car...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,382
Posted By bross
I've had tires that looked fine, but as soon as...

I've had tires that looked fine, but as soon as you run your hand over the tire the cupping was very pronounced.
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 691,716
Posted By bross
I wish I had dots on my tires, haven't seen them...

I wish I had dots on my tires, haven't seen them in years. Every 3rd or 4th tire I am using a lot of weight to balance so I'll break the bead, rotate the tire on the rim and re-balance and usually...
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 467,446
Posted By bross
It wasn't THAT late... "Duke Nukem Forever...

It wasn't THAT late...

"Duke Nukem Forever became a notable example of vaporware due to its severely protracted development schedule; the game was released in 2011 after 15 years of development."
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 49,491
Posted By bross
16km/l, 45mpg UK, 38mpg US I can go 200km...

16km/l, 45mpg UK, 38mpg US
I can go 200km before my light comes on then have about 50km left till pushing. I'm happy with that mileage, pretty much the same as my wife gets with her Street Triple...
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 49,491
Posted By bross
Some manufacturers can write good fueling...

Some manufacturers can write good fueling software, others not so much. Our Triumphs have always fueled really well, and our Kawasakis as well. My Honda CBF had a stumble that was easily fixed. And...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 49,491
Posted By bross
I've owned a Scrambler and the Griso is a way...

I've owned a Scrambler and the Griso is a way better bike, more power, better handling and more character. The ONLY thing the Scrambler does better than the Griso is fire (gravel) roads. My wife and...
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21,756
Views: 4,015,829
Posted By bross
Yeah that skinny little 21" wheel sure slows a...

Yeah that skinny little 21" wheel sure slows a guy down. :lol3 :freaky
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,382
Posted By bross
Nope, it's the new liquid cooled Stelvio. :deal

Nope, it's the new liquid cooled Stelvio. :deal
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,432
Posted By bross
Banter eliminator

For those opposed to the banter who only want to read Cycles take on this the The "ADV Ride Report De-crufter" is your friend

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=448705
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