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Forum: Beasts 05-30-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,594
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Date got pushed again. This time to the 4th of...

Date got pushed again. This time to the 4th of June. They did say they would hook me up with some accessories though
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 176,666
Rob, It looks of the sensors won't hit USA...

Rob,

It looks of the sensors won't hit USA until 5/28/2012. Hope that helps with the waiting game. I was happy to at least get a date.
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 176,666
I too got the check engine light and wonky gear...

I too got the check engine light and wonky gear shifter indications/random neutral light issue. Gear position sensor to blame... "It's backordered and we have no idea when it will be shipped. Could...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Anyone hear run the oxford heaterz? I am about...

Anyone hear run the oxford heaterz? I am about to order a set but wanted to check here first
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
I do ride all year long and in dirt. The key to...

I do ride all year long and in dirt. The key to keeping the over spray from landing on you is to make sure that the rear most piece of the tail is further back than the rear edge of the tire. In...
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Sry, was posting from my phone...let's try this....

Sry, was posting from my phone...let's try this. I haven't trimmed it yet or welded up the aluminum bracket mount yet but it should work OK. I have to build some sort of hugger since I will be...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
white trash beautifull

Notice anything different?


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-eOaKEkqgpmk/TnfXIBnzMOI/AAAAAAAAARo/IdeAZNSvqqY/s144/IMAG0111.jpg
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Wow you really are a delicate flower if you...

Wow you really are a delicate flower if you thought my post was "offensive".
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
I like the jetsons sound effects....the noise I...

I like the jetsons sound effects....the noise I am talking about sounds more like the sound you hear in a big truck with an auto tranny when you just barely letup on the brakes to to inch...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
I am actually much like you in the fact that I...

I am actually much like you in the fact that I have "bought and built" all of my other bikes and this is my first new one...I noticed the tic too, very faint...but there on all three tigers I demo...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
?? I agree...my original post was me voicing my...

?? I agree...my original post was me voicing my frustration about having to dig thru posts to find any tiger info...

FYI...I edited the 0pst you quoted as it came across ruder than I intended
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 21,360
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Sry. I like the comparisons...but the actual...

Sry. I like the comparisons...but the actual bike comparison posts are not what I was talkin about.
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
LOL, didn't mean to hurt ur feelers...but I don't...

LOL, didn't mean to hurt ur feelers...but I don't feel bad because if you had actually read my post you wouldn't have reacted so strongly...don't worry, I forgive you
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Yawn.........And here I thought this was a...

Yawn.........And here I thought this was a triumph thread and not a bash the most established adventure bike manufacturer in the world thread. If you are confident in the quality of your bike you...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Man I am a cheap ass. I look at the tourtech...

Man I am a cheap ass. I look at the tourtech style aluminum hard cases and I want em, so bad, but I can't justify the price...now I understand why the bmw guys drive with them on for day to day...
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
I do too!!! Too bad it's just an optical...

I do too!!! Too bad it's just an optical illusion since the fire hydrants in vail are 3ft above the ground so they can access them in the winter
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
They aren't too far from me, if they need a Tiger...

They aren't too far from me, if they need a Tiger for test fitting let me know
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
It was interesting for sure...the CSP guys were...

It was interesting for sure...the CSP guys were nut jobs.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-F-qn33tW6XA/Tles7qWa_lI/AAAAAAAAAQw/ob6NTwwdvWM/s800/IMAG0092.jpg
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Forum: Beasts 08-25-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Here is a link of the 800xc doing a leadout in...

Here is a link of the 800xc doing a leadout in the Pro Cycling Challenge, just the start/Finish and I left the "hardcore" :amazon dirt section in to keep it on topic

http://youtu.be/dbGR6VrsPCk
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,221
tiger 800xc crash bars

I am getting ready to bend up a set of crash bars to protect the engine, tank and radiator and was hoping to get some of you with bars to post up pics of your installed bars to help knock the cobwebs...
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21,360
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On a lighter note if you watch the usa pro...

On a lighter note if you watch the usa pro cycling challenge tomorrow you might just see an Orange 2012 800xc leading the way for a couple riders in the TT. :wink:
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
I just got back from a fun off-road jaunt..... ...

I just got back from a fun off-road jaunt.....

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-yAVLnUgzFyQ/Tk6l1k_9cjI/AAAAAAAAAPo/tyPARAReq3k/s512/IMAG0086.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 606,331
WISH U WERE HERE... I was out scouting...

WISH U WERE HERE...

I was out scouting campsites up in gilpin county and found a fun little 4x4 road that had me thinking how much I need some crash protection

...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 549,921
Just the fact that they are made of a low density...

Just the fact that they are made of a low density foam that is loose and doesn't fit the bore tightly. Go out and take a look, you'll see what I mean...either that or I just got lucky and they were...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,364
Simple...a rxv5.5 with the maintenance and...

Simple...a rxv5.5 with the maintenance and reliability of a drz400. Add a off-road singlewheel trailer that is basically the rear end of some bike with bags and a topcase and ur done. Before you...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 549,921
Speaking of that, has anyone pulled the...

Speaking of that, has anyone pulled the headlights access covers? Did triumph decide to replace the standard rubber oring with an oring made of marshmellows? might have been stronger if they made...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 549,921
9003 and h4 are the same w/ hi/lo. Do...

9003 and h4 are the same w/ hi/lo.

Do yourself a favor and go to ddmtuning.com and get the35w hid kit. It is cake, saves some power and in my judgement 1-2 times brighter than a 55w
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,098
My thoughts on my 12 xc... I love it. ...

My thoughts on my 12 xc...

I love it. Handles great. Gets around 50mpg. Not too heavy.

That being said there is a lot of room to improve. The sprockets are too high. I am betting you I...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Any of you usa based guys with the arrow want to...

Any of you usa based guys with the arrow want to sell me your stock can for a reasonable price?

Does anyone know of a usa based parts outfit that sells sprockets for the tiger yet? I am looking...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Yeah, it only takes a second of using tricks to...

Yeah, it only takes a second of using tricks to get it into gear but it still drives me crazy
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Anyone else having issues dropping gears after a...

Anyone else having issues dropping gears after a hard stop where you didn't have time to row down the gears to 1? I have to repeatedly stab the shifter down and do the whole clutch drag throttle...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Not having the stalling issue right now I can...

Not having the stalling issue right now I can tell you what I would try as a workaround until the fix was brought out by triumph...I would get the bike nice and hot, then adjust the throttle slack...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
So, being a technical sort of guy that has to...

So, being a technical sort of guy that has to deal with bugs and flaws on a daily basis this sort of issue intrigues me. In my line of work I find that many times several completely unrelated client...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Why are mommy and daddy fighting?:cry

Why are mommy and daddy fighting?:cry
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
I could understand the price difference if i was...

I could understand the price difference if i was a young buck, the f800gs must be in a different class or something from the 800xc. Same cc's, same driver twice the cost. Ah well looks like i'll be...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Good lord. I just checked what my insurance...

Good lord. I just checked what my insurance jumped to for 1 year with the 800xc. I find it crazy that for identical coverages with progressive my drz bb stroker was 90bux, a f800gs was 369bux and...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
tiger 875cc turbo diesel twin

Bring the twin back, with a twist...am I the only one who thinks the tiger would be heaven with the new fiat tdi 875cc twin?
...
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
A simple check valve would prevent backflow, but...

A simple check valve would prevent backflow, but since the majority of the people having the issue are having it without fording a river I would say you are chasing ghosts if you focus on the...
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
So here are a couple stupid questions: Is...

So here are a couple stupid questions:

Is the efi system really "adaptive"? As in if you add a free flowing pipe or delete the cat you will not run lean because the ecu will adjust the fueling to...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,351
Agreed, as does a heated section of copper tubing...

Agreed, as does a heated section of copper tubing which is what I would normally use but the angle of the screen right there would make it difficult to make a clean punch
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