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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-16-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,853
Posted By clax
android phone

Hey guys,

thanx for all the great info.

so the GPS finally died. $150 bucks and it served me well.

anyhow, before I shell out again, I'm gonna try to make a go of this Samsung S5.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 57,613
Posted By clax
beak?

It's a bit of an old thread, but I'm wondering if there was ever a carbon fibre beak made up? Is there another thread on it?

thanx
C
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By clax
throttle lock and bars

I'm having a similar issue. My bars are slightly bent so I thought, why not switch to some Pro-taper bars? Turns out the "Windham/RM Mid" Protaper bars are a very similar height and bend to the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,590
Posted By clax
sync

hey there,

I had a similar issue and this f800gs had the instrument smashed and replaced with one from the wrecking yard.

It doesn't seem to sink the kms and has the old kms flashing.

bmw...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-06-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 633,549
Posted By clax
Just remove the rubber top pads

Just like the other guys said. Removed the rubber on the top of the foot pegs and there ya go. That being said, you will almost definitely have to adjust your rear brake lever as well. Can't...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,446
Posted By clax
nice install

Nice work!!! Any install tips? What fabric do you have there...gripper, carbon??

Thanx
Clay
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-15-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 633,549
Posted By clax
I used up a set of TKC80s in South America. Love...

I used up a set of TKC80s in South America. Love everything bout them cept the price. They lasted about 8000kms I think

C
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-15-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 633,549
Posted By clax
Sweet. How many kms you rack up so far? ...

Sweet. How many kms you rack up so far?

You ever experience the stepper motor issue?

Thx
C
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-15-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 633,549
Posted By clax
Roundel

Guess I missed it... Wtf is a roundel?

C
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-10-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,695
Posted By clax
Chain

If the chain is being pulled further away from the sprocket with less contact... Is there any chance this would increase the chances of the chain coming off??

Just thinking out loud here.

Ciao...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 28,847
Posted By clax
Route Do-able with WR250 stock tank??

Hi all,

Just trying to get crap together and see if I can get out on this ride since it looks fanfrickentastic. Since the Tiger doesnt have a skid plate at the moment (is that an issue on this...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 3,410,224
Posted By clax
in and GPS question

Im going to upgrade my GPS from a GPSMAP76CSx and was thinking ZUMO until I read what you said about the montana. Would you mind telling me why the Montana is so much better? Any chance you know...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-14-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,503
Posted By clax
nice

Mckay,

Im thinking of switching to softbags and like the look of your setup. mind telling me what brackets you used, how you mounted the rotopak etc etc??

thanx
C
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,275
Posted By clax
hey Raymond

Thanx for posting and Wonderful pics. I'm just wondering what your plan is now? Are you headed back to the states or are you just wing'in it?

Take care,
Clay D
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,845
Posted By clax
bumps for updates

Another post on the blog.

Ciao,
Clay D

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-iN1IRkbKVWA/UARnkW8ZDiI/AAAAAAAAClI/zOcq5fzvrdI/s1600/IMG_2625.JPG
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-01-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 228,482
Posted By clax
Here's My TIger!

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-lYaQdIhZnWs/UBmAgnQ41vI/AAAAAAAACo8/wmHGCpgx0ck/s1000/IMG_2015.jpg

anyone ever had that happen to them before??

C
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-01-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
i like looking at racks

Hey Marlowerluke, Just wondering if you could tell me where I could see a pic of the rack you just bought. I know what you mean about briskly...I dragged one of my Happy Trails mounted in the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-01-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
compatiable parts

thanx for your comment BT. Anyway, I haven't posted on here until yesterday after the fix. The bike seems to be holding oil fine and the 2nd chain and sprockets I had shipped to me arrived finally....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-31-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 633,549
Posted By clax
Thumb group buy....Sí Senor!

The patch is holding so why not! Count me in.


jphish
yossarian
mercury264
pyg rydr
burmbuster + rob dirt
richardu
bross
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-25-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
?

I'm not entirely certain how you are coming to this conclusion. Because the shop tightened my chain, while I was having the pannier bracket welded? I don't get it. So anyone that has ever had...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-25-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
I'm 99% sure you don't understand what happened. ...

I'm 99% sure you don't understand what happened. I know how to adjust and maintain a chain.

When this happened there was no adjustment left and I had been trying to get a chain thru the dealer...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-25-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
guess where?

Thanks Bross... I appoligize if I snapped a bit, but I guess the situation has rattled me slightly. It's really hard to give people a full understanding of the situation in one email.

Things are...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-24-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
parts!

Thank-you for the research kawidad. I will keep it for reference, but it does look like I will need it this time.

Great news, the parts are at the shop! I called down there this moring asking...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-23-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
story hasn't change mucd for for over three weeks

That's great that you were able to help another biker and a Canadian get back onto the road.

You're right about the phone being a mostly uselss way to comunicate while travelling. Email if the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-23-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
parts

Thanx for your comments and support Ssevy. I was really reluctant to carry an extra chain, sprocket and tires, but I'm really starting to see the value in that, even if it means having heavy...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-23-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
the chain

Thanx for the support Breeze! I didn't think the DR650 had the 525, but thanx for mentioning that. If all else fails im going to look. Too bad the KLR doesn't have 525, there are tonnes of them...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-23-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
bad Tiger!

Hey Av Mech,

Thanx for the luck. I have made a lot out of my time in La Paz. I climbed a mountain to almost 20,000feet, rode death road (on a mountain bike) hahah. Trekked in the jungle and...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-23-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
true

Thanx Bross and you're certainly right, and I was somewhat skeptical about the chain lasting to Buenos Aires when I did look at it. I'm not tryiing to be confrontational, but if you think I haven't...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-23-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
Thanx for letting me know about the other guy...

Thanx for letting me know about the other guy with JB weld....I'm going to search him out.

As for "who touched the bike last".....The only thing tightening/adjusting the chain did, was post-pone...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-23-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
very interesting

Yes John, very interesting indeed. Guess I've been on pins and needles and have barely even heard a peep from Triumph Customer service, expect they are trying to see what they can do.

At this...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-23-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
JB weld and bubble gum

Hey Yossarian. That's pretty much the plan.

The Honda dealer here has put on the JB weld, put new oil in and brought the bike temp up and so far the patch is holding and I pray it will get me...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-23-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
Little Tiger, Big problems...Please Read!

Fellow ADV riders, I have fallen on some bad luck and need your help and support.

I've been on this journey from Canada to Argentina for roughly 5 months now. The trip is a retirement from the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,845
Posted By clax
updates on the blog

the joys of mosquito land!

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-umjTrIs9D30/T_8xdzFHH3I/AAAAAAAACiQ/LmvsCPpPMZE/s1000/IMG_2291.jpg
ciao ciao,

Clay D
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,845
Posted By clax
still in La Paz, Bolivia

just wondering if there are any other adv riders in La Paz (or elsewhere in Bolivia) heading south? maybe ride together for a few days?

cioa,
Clay
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,845
Posted By clax
big problems with the TIger

Hello fellow ADV riders.

Should be some updates to the blog soon and I also wanted to let you know I've run into some bad luck and the bike is out of commision with some major damage.

Will...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,845
Posted By clax
a few pics ...

a few pics

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-f6zjLAOwv7w/T-4QKGSSW6I/AAAAAAAACZg/A6Ki5r0DaR8/s1000/DSCN2076.JPG
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,845
Posted By clax
Muchas Gracias Emiliano! It might be awhile but...

Muchas Gracias Emiliano! It might be awhile but hopefully we'll have a drink together one day!

more updates fellows.

take care,

Clay D
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,845
Posted By clax
i'm behind, but....

I'm determined to catch up on my blog! There has been an update and another one will follow soon.

ciao ciao,
Clay D
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-17-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
Ok, that's great for you American folks. here is...

Ok, that's great for you American folks. here is the link for the Canadian Veh Safety site.

http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/roadsafety/tp-tp2822-page4_e-276.htm

im going to make a complaint soon. I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-17-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21,837
Views: 4,139,876
Posted By clax
Good advice.. I think I'm going to do this now. ...

Good advice.. I think I'm going to do this now.

thanx
Clay
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