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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-09-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,302
Posted By Ronin1
Top box

You could sell it and it could collect road grime on MY bike? :evil
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-29-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
Airhawk

How much do you think the Airhawk bumped your seat height up? I'm already tip-toe on my roadie with the seat in the low position. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 59,817
Posted By Ronin1
reply

Yes.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-19-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,020
Posted By Ronin1
Looks cool. I just want to see the "VFR...

Looks cool.
I just want to see the "VFR faithful" lose their minds over this! :rofl
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-13-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 228,314
Posted By Ronin1
Yes, I put some small pieces of self-adhesive...

Yes, I put some small pieces of self-adhesive felt between the cluster and the "false" cover over the back of it, speedo side. It had very obvious marks where the two had been fretting.
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By Ronin1
I also have a Tiger 800 I have thought about...

I also have a Tiger 800 I have thought about hacking, all due to seeing your orange one! I LOVE that bike!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-29-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
I have the exact same problem as you (5'7" and...

I have the exact same problem as you (5'7" and 29" inseam) and I was on one toe on the XC. I bought the roadie and have never regretted it. I use it for street and some hard-packed fire roads and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-12-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,399
Posted By Ronin1
We also lost our local dealer here (although...

We also lost our local dealer here (although there were 4 within 100 miles) and he stated that Triumph wanted him to stock 100 bikes at any time. It's a small shop and also sells Ducati, BMW and MV. ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,767
Posted By Ronin1
I'd swap my 800 roadie in a second for that.

I'd swap my 800 roadie in a second for that.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-02-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 73,704
Posted By Ronin1
Average

Mine.
http://badges.fuelly.com/images/sig-us/100652.png

Some tooling around but also some rides with a few "spirited" riders to lower the average.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,388
Posted By Ronin1
6.5 gallons usable. Gray or green.

6.5 gallons usable. Gray or green.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-23-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 175,090
Posted By Ronin1
Madstad

The other problem in Florida is, no airflow = hot hot hot.
That's the one thing keeping me from trying the Madstad, is all the talk of how much it keeps the airflow off of you.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-02-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4,756
Views: 677,882
Posted By Ronin1
I'll post a picture of my setup later today. ...

I'll post a picture of my setup later today.

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-01-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4,756
Views: 677,882
Posted By Ronin1
I found that the tightness of the rubber biscuit...

I found that the tightness of the rubber biscuit bolts made a huge difference in the vibs. Try loosening or tightening these bolts.

Jim
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-18-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,504
Posted By Ronin1
I installed a Free Spirits belt tensioner on my...

I installed a Free Spirits belt tensioner on my XB12Scg and it cut the vibration level quit a bit. It's also spring loaded so the belt doesn't get "snapped" on de-acceleration. That and the oil...
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By Ronin1
Done

Done

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-23-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 175,090
Posted By Ronin1
If you were in FL I'd say come ride it and see if...

If you were in FL I'd say come ride it and see if it works.

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-22-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 175,090
Posted By Ronin1
The Triumph tall one works fine for me. I use it...

The Triumph tall one works fine for me. I use it in the full up/forward position when it's cooler or raining or on the highway and drop it all the way down/rearward when it's warmer out. I'm 5'7"...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-12-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
Is his wife huge? :rofl Jim

Is his wife huge? :rofl

Jim
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 42,119
Posted By Ronin1
Nice piece of kit, job well done! Jim

Nice piece of kit, job well done!

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-04-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
I'll call BS on that (lower than Harley)...

I'll call BS on that (lower than Harley) statement, and also add a "get your ass off the seat" to it.

Now my Buell would definatly lean over further than my Roadie.

Jim
Forum: Vendors 11-30-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 42,119
Posted By Ronin1
Are these still available? Jim

Are these still available?

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-14-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
I charge mine thru the column outlet, works fine....

I charge mine thru the column outlet, works fine.

Jim
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ronin1
Damian still gets more ass than a truckstop...

Damian still gets more ass than a truckstop toilet seat!

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-08-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
Tampabay area. Anytime, I would be happy to. ...

Tampabay area. Anytime, I would be happy to.
Although I think dealertool is matched to the bikes ECM serial number. You can have multiple users for about $30 per vin.

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-08-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
I use tuneecu, torque and Dealertool. Dealertool...

I use tuneecu, torque and Dealertool. Dealertool is the only one that will allow you to reset the maintenance counter.

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-06-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 633,222
Posted By Ronin1
Better economy, less noise, vibration, heat, wear...

Better economy, less noise, vibration, heat, wear & tear. I could go on but you get the point.

Jim
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-21-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By Ronin1
That makes me happy in the pants! Jim

That makes me happy in the pants!

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-18-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5,865
Views: 1,514,380
Posted By Ronin1
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c291/jthursby/Tr...

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c291/jthursby/Triumph%20Tiger%20800/2012-05-26_08-26-53_115.jpg

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-12-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
I don't have the exact dimensions but it's quite...

I don't have the exact dimensions but it's quite a bit larger. I'll see if I can get a photo later comparing them.

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-12-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
Excellent! Easy throttle lock I use is...

Excellent! Easy throttle lock I use is http://www.aerostich.com/a-to-b-utilities/rider-comfort/cruise-controls/go-cruisetm-throttle-control.html
There are many windshield options out there, I'm a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-06-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,730
Posted By Ronin1
Only if one wishes to lie about it. For me...

Only if one wishes to lie about it.

For me there is no difference in sitting on route 60 @ 90 degrees, full sun, full gear, versus @ 95 degrees, full sun, full gear.

It's hot, we get it,...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-28-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
Keeps your crashbars from getting scratched?...

Keeps your crashbars from getting scratched? :lol3

Jim
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-27-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 72,237
Posted By Ronin1
I'm 5'7" #175 with a 29" inseam, and ride a 2012...

I'm 5'7" #175 with a 29" inseam, and ride a 2012 Tiger 800 Roadie. Stock height.

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-24-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
Umm. Really? I ride with a Daytona 675, a Daytona...

Umm. Really? I ride with a Daytona 675, a Daytona 955, a Hypermotard 796 and a couple Aprilia's. I don't have any problems in the corners keeping up with them. I have caught the end of the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-20-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,794
Posted By Ronin1
I have a Tiger 800 roadie and yesterday went...

I have a Tiger 800 roadie and yesterday went looking at other "bigger" machines to see if I had buyer’s remorse. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-11-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
I'm in Valrico and would like to take you up on...

I'm in Valrico and would like to take you up on that offer as long as the trails are hardpack I'm good to go with my roadie.

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-10-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
I've been looking for a way to open it but can't...

I've been looking for a way to open it but can't figure a way out, yet.

Jim
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-07-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,188
Posted By Ronin1
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c291/jthursby/20...

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c291/jthursby/2012-04-26_19-30-22_324.jpg
and
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c291/jthursby/2012-04-26_19-30-08_813.jpg
A 2012 Harley with 342 miles I found on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 35,456
Posted By Ronin1
Tiger 800 Roadie. Absolutely would buy another. ...

Tiger 800 Roadie. Absolutely would buy another.

Although I might get another KLR also!

Jim
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