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Forum: Equipment 05-07-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,604
Posted By hooligan971
I'm not mad at all about the policy really. Was...

I'm not mad at all about the policy really. Was looking at it as an ethics issue. I know of at least two people who got the same tires by having them price match the other store. Granted, they did do...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,604
Posted By hooligan971
Another jackass that wants to judge a complete...

Another jackass that wants to judge a complete strangers character. But really, I'm touched that you, flake and moe took the time to stop tossing each others salads to throw in your .02 without...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,604
Posted By hooligan971
Brian & Bill, That's the best way to look at it...

Brian & Bill, That's the best way to look at it and hopefully pretty much the way I would have thought about it after a nights rest. It's just fresh in my mind and just one more thing on the list of...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,604
Posted By hooligan971
I understand that no matter how much I've spent,...

I understand that no matter how much I've spent, it's a drop in the bucket to them, but I was making a point. It's about the principal. I have already admitted that it was my fault for not reading...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,604
Posted By hooligan971
I've already got a good sized order in my cart on...

I've already got a good sized order in my cart on their site for my next purchase. I understand I should have done a little research and avoided the whole situation, but if I had, and they would have...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,604
Posted By hooligan971
Free return, no restocking fee, so the return...

Free return, no restocking fee, so the return slip says that came with the tires, and even if it cost $50, I would still consider it based solely on principal.
Just to be clear, I was perfectly...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,604
Posted By hooligan971
To add to that, My neighbor who told me about the...

To add to that, My neighbor who told me about the price difference got his from there with the price match deal, so someone there was aware of the difference. Also, I think in the 705 thread here,...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,604
Posted By hooligan971
Pissed Am I over reacting ?

UPDATE: gOT A MESSAGE ABOUT A POSSIBLE SOLUTION SO WE'LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS.



Bought new tires from a well known store without price checking due to their low price guarantee. I had dropped the...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,130
Posted By hooligan971
+1 for the Oxfords. Easy install, very well...

+1 for the Oxfords. Easy install, very well thought out and built (reinforced where wire enters grip saves wire breaking like most others do) and turn themselves off before draining battery if you...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,839
Posted By hooligan971
I bought a Respro Foggy mask about a month ago...

I bought a Respro Foggy mask about a month ago and ride every day with 0 fog on visor. I hadn't riden in the rain with it so didn't know if that would change but we had rain/sleet/snow yesterday and...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,948
Posted By hooligan971
Hillary Clintons boots

I bought the Infiniy boots 2 years ago based on reviews I read. Ordered from Bob's a couple of days before a week long trail ride. My old boots were lost at the airport so I had to wear the TCX boots...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,023
Posted By hooligan971
Bought a Chief jacket years ago from Kneedraggers...

Bought a Chief jacket years ago from Kneedraggers because it looked decent and nobody else was making tall sizes that I could find unless I wanted Harley crap all over. When it came in I was blown...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,094
Posted By hooligan971
I live in Va. Just got home and it's 35f 56%...

I live in Va. Just got home and it's 35f 56% humidity,not as cold as this morning. In the 2 days I've used it on my 75 min. commute still no hint of fog. Haven't been caught in the rain yet . I hope...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,371
Posted By hooligan971
HUH? :confused

HUH? :confused
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,094
Posted By hooligan971
The problems go away quicker this way :deal...

The problems go away quicker this way :deal that's the point. Every review I could find had complaints of fiddling with initial fit. This was just a suggestion to maybe help someone get it right the...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 54,084
Posted By hooligan971
Looks like a sweet gadget. I see where Steve...

Looks like a sweet gadget. I see where Steve mentions it was built "by and for a rider" and I'm sure said rider has his own personal requirements for powering his accessories(5A 5A 5A 15A etc..),and...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,094
Posted By hooligan971
Thumb Respro Foggy mask install made easy

After reading the reviews, I ordered a Respro Foggy breath guard. It came today. In the reviews I read, most of the users had the same problem getting the mask in place. It is kind of a pain to get...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,200
Posted By hooligan971
Thumb Good find Timmer ! They look like the most...

Good find Timmer ! They look like the most practical, least noisy option I've seen. Wonder if they can be had, keyed alike ? I'm going to check em' out.
Thanks everybody for your suggestions.
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,200
Posted By hooligan971
Question How do you guys lock your Tappy Trail boxes ?

I take them inside with me at hotels, but sometimes I have to leave them with the bike unattended. Padlocks are a pain and rattle like hell if I leave them on when riding. Not to mention being hell...
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By hooligan971
arrrrrggggghhh!

This morning I spent about an hour, setting up a jig to adjust the height and angle of the boxes. I tried several different positions, and decided on one that I thought looked best and would work out...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By hooligan971
Question Where to mount my hard luggage ? 99 Tiger

I mounted the brackets to my Happy Trails bags today and can't decide on the placement of the boxes on the racks. I thought about leveling them with the rear rack but any top box would probably be in...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By hooligan971
Cool2 Fixed it !

Ok, What I found on mine was the one remaining bolt was a 6mm bolt with a small male torx head in the middle. I don't know why they didn't just use a regular bolt but the head on this one was about...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By hooligan971
Question Girlie ignition switch bolt size help !!

One of the bolts that attaches the ignition switch (99 Tiger)from underneath, wiggled it's way out on the ride from NY to VA, and looking at the remaining one, it seems to be an oddball type of bolt...
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,897
Posted By hooligan971
Talking Picked it up

Rode with Steve (seller) around Long Island a few hours to get a feel for the bike. After about an hour, we swapped bikes for a few miles. He has a 1200 GS. Nice bike, but I liked the Tiger better,...
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 69,011
Posted By hooligan971
6'4" 36" inseam, same as Barkslayer (love your...

6'4" 36" inseam, same as Barkslayer (love your signature, where is the quote from?)
99 Tiger
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By hooligan971
The first leg of the trip will probably not take...

The first leg of the trip will probably not take me off pavement very often so I'm looking for a rear with tread life being the main concern. After I finish the coast to coast and head down south,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 1,066,233
Posted By hooligan971
Talking Heres mine

Bought it over the internet. It was a Florida Paramedic/POPO Bike with red pinstripes instead of black. The seller wouldn't let the fire/police tank go so he stuck the plain old cop tank on for the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 26,891
Posted By hooligan971
Talking Little man is a Ducatista

Not my ankle biter, But I love him like he is. My sisters youngest, Evan. Between a stable of Unit and Pre-unit Triumphs, a Ducati Monster ,a Kaw Police bike and Suzuki Intruder, he always went...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By hooligan971
Question Help with luggage-Givi or Happy trail

I like the look of the Givi much better with the lines of the bike (99 Tiger)but think the HT would be more durable. One thing I would like to know is what the Givi 41 looks like from behind. Does...
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By hooligan971
Eh? New Feet.....WTH should I do about tires

Ok, I've searched the hundreds of posts, and the resulting headache feels like the tube in my cranium is about to blow my molars through my jaw.
So, I take it my tiger 99 rims will hold the bead of...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By hooligan971
Got the backpack covered. It was one of the...

Got the backpack covered. It was one of the things I talked the Ducati dealer into throwing in when I bought the monster :D Don't guess it's bad juju to wear a Duc pac on a Triumph. Hope not.
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By hooligan971
The guys at twisted throttle gave me their # but...

The guys at twisted throttle gave me their # but they seemed to be very confused about what a 99 Tiger 900 was. The guy actually said " Never heard of a motorcycle company named Tiger" :huh...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By hooligan971
Those were the ones that were throwing me off....

Those were the ones that were throwing me off. Seeing the bags and no straps, I thought they were magnetic. I called to order a BC "City" bag with an electrical hookup from Twisted Throttle but they...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,897
Posted By hooligan971
I hope to get thru winter with the T66's, but I...

I hope to get thru winter with the T66's, but I guess I need to start researching their replacements before I need them. I'm sure a search will lead to a mind boggling number of suggestions but there...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By hooligan971
That's one I was looking at, but if, like some...

That's one I was looking at, but if, like some are saying,Tiger tanks aren't metallic, how does it attach ?
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By hooligan971
I had asked that question in another place but...

I had asked that question in another place but got no answers, then after a search, I found a few bags that are mag mount and recomended for 99-01 Tigers. Were they steel before the change from the...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By hooligan971
Mike, Other than the fact it might move about a...

Mike, Other than the fact it might move about a bit on rough terrain, why not a magnetic bag. I will rarely be riding anything more gnarly than gravel roads. I've run a magnetic bag before and never...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,897
Posted By hooligan971
What tires are you guys running that have decent...

What tires are you guys running that have decent handling and tread wear, doing 90/10 on/off road riding ? The trip I'm taking will have very few off road excursions, but I will be riding a few long...
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By hooligan971
Question asap Your favorite tank bag for girlie Tiger with pics plz

Hey guys, I have a week to get a tank bag before I fly out to pick up my bike. Can't get the hard luggage I want in a week but I need to carry a few small things and hate riding with a backpack. If...
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,897
Posted By hooligan971
Yellow

I already picked up a tank to repaint and am looking for the other body parts to paint because I hate to take the originals that look so good and paint over them, because, as I mentioned in the other...
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