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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers Yesterday, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Vegas800XC
+1 Mark or Brad or Craig will give good...

+1
Mark or Brad or Craig will give good input. I think Brad's bike has progressive setup and he is not a small guy:D
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-26-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,201,463
Posted By Vegas800XC
Wicked I like it! Now would someone mount a rigid...

I like it! Now would someone mount a rigid industries light bar where the beak used to be so I can decide if that is my next purchase! :lol3
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,718
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb Freedom Cycle

Here in Vegas, Freedom has been good to me. Good service and everyone in there owns a Triumph of some sort..:clap

http://www.freedomcyclelasvegas.com/
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 183,679
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb I see it too, does look asymmetrical, can't wait...

I see it too, does look asymmetrical, can't wait to see more pics:clap
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-09-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 774,113
Posted By Vegas800XC
Laugh Dirty Tiger!

Looks better dirty, IMHO!
http://i1336.photobucket.com/albums/o653/Vegas800XC/DBF98D85-9001-455C-9545-13AF3BCBFA80_zpsukdzir1b.jpg
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-07-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb Sweet! Better than paying $200:clap

Sweet! Better than paying $200:clap
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-06-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 774,113
Posted By Vegas800XC
I put it on myself but they have done all of my...

I put it on myself but they have done all of my service checks thru my 24K. They are good and I have been happy with them all around. Just picked up my SW motech skidplate at a good price from them...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-06-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 774,113
Posted By Vegas800XC
Wink tkc80

Ran @40PSI all day on and off road and worked great, big improvement in sand, deep gravel over my worn K60. Thanks everyone for the help!
http://youtu.be/GaALKMkpoYg
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 774,113
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thanks will try it next!:D

Thanks will try it next!:D
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 774,113
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thanks for the warning about that, I did notice...

Thanks for the warning about that, I did notice my usual lean angles were already on the edge of the tire. It certainly handles better than a Heidi with 15K on it:lol3

I did on and off road at...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 774,113
Posted By Vegas800XC
Tkc80

http://i1336.photobucket.com/albums/o653/Vegas800XC/F3D657D0-14CF-42A4-B12A-5329F1AD413A_zpsdtidinms.jpg
So I had a hole starting in my front Heide K60, not sure how that happened but it always had...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
stock crash bars

I have 'tweaked' mine two times where I could see that the engine crash bars were bent towards one side over the other. Looking at the crossbar that connects the two sides in front of radiator is...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-25-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
Laugh I have three years on my stock panniers. The...

I have three years on my stock panniers. The back plastic support that rests at the bottom of the pannier broke on my third drop, never replaced it.. The pannier hooks are cracking and one mounting...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-05-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,201,463
Posted By Vegas800XC
yup, I used the orange and it matched up well on...

yup, I used the orange and it matched up well on my fender:D
I didnt use clear but the nick was small
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-02-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Vegas800XC
+1:clap

+1:clap
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-30-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 108,736
Posted By Vegas800XC
I can think of one way my '12 model is better...

I can think of one way my '12 model is better than the new one.. It's paid for:rofl:rofl
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-27-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
I did the same somehow after 25000 miles, one day...

I did the same somehow after 25000 miles, one day I put my leg in the wrong position!?
I cleaned it with some degreaser and a firm plastic scraper a few times, but with little results. After a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-27-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By Vegas800XC
If you camp at low elevation, say <3000 feet...

If you camp at low elevation, say <3000 feet it'll be 20-30F at night but doable. Higher elevations will be brutal!

I like some of the wash trails on the AZ side of the Hoover dam that take...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-24-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 774,113
Posted By Vegas800XC
Awesome!:clap

Awesome!:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-13-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,036
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb I like the 17t front sprocket! Even off road at...

I like the 17t front sprocket! Even off road at idle the difference in speed is one MPH indicated. Big whoop compared to the 400 rpm reduction in 6th gear at speed and resulting better MPG. I get...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-13-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 774,113
Posted By Vegas800XC
Hey thanks! It helps move the slow cagers from...

Hey thanks! It helps move the slow cagers from the left lane! :lol3
It is actually painted on. I borrowed the basic shape from the corvette skull, cut a template, painted the grey on black pattern....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-12-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 774,113
Posted By Vegas800XC
NICE PICS ALL!:clap Here is a couple from...

NICE PICS ALL!:clap

Here is a couple from my last ride down a wash to lake mohave just a few miles from boulder dam. Saw mountain goats, lots of deep sand, and not one person:evil
Cheers!
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-06-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb Right on. I wasnt sure what went in the bottom...

Right on. I wasnt sure what went in the bottom holes of fender but now I see a rectangle reflector in your pic. Thanks for the pic! I need another rain here to go try it out proper! :wink:

...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-04-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
Clean mod

I was tired of getting spray from the rear fender in the muddy stuff or during my commute. I found this on bikebandit for $40 and will give it a go. Just replaces the aft portion of inner fender...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-30-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 236,517
Posted By Vegas800XC
FWIW when the bike is hot (uphill climb) and you...

FWIW when the bike is hot (uphill climb) and you immediately shut bike off, the coolant that just left the head will boil a bit in the radiator and push a bit into the reservoir. I can duplicate it...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-29-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,201,463
Posted By Vegas800XC
Got a cheap pair at Cyclegear that are drop proof...

Got a cheap pair at Cyclegear that are drop proof with OEM bars. Not sure how bright they are compared to high $ ones. They are LED and I spliced in a pair of resistors to slow flash rate.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-26-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
Question My dealer said run the arrow map baffle in or...

My dealer said run the arrow map baffle in or out, either way. The way the baffle is I am not sure the can flows any freer to make a difference in or out. I asked them to go to stock tune last year...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-26-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,201,463
Posted By Vegas800XC
Mine only wobbles with the panniers on. Off, no...

Mine only wobbles with the panniers on. Off, no wobble on any tire I have ran.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-22-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 349,187
Posted By Vegas800XC
These tires suck in the wet. The price you pay...

These tires suck in the wet. The price you pay for longevity I guess. Not sure about the bead problem, weird!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-22-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 349,187
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb :1drinkhttp://i1336.photobucket.com/albums/o653/Ve...

:1drinkhttp://i1336.photobucket.com/albums/o653/Vegas800XC/WIN_20141022_103030_zps103bd250.jpg
http://i1336.photobucket.com/albums/o653/Vegas800XC/WIN_20141022_103019_zpsc9e6b4b3.jpg
Well I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-16-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
I have the arrow can and yes it has a removable...

I have the arrow can and yes it has a removable baffle. It is loud w/o the baffle. I thought it was too quiet with the baffle in. I cut the baffle in half, re-installed it and now it is perfect:D...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-14-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 108,736
Posted By Vegas800XC
Question I am worried the new throttle by wire will feel...

I am worried the new throttle by wire will feel like the 1200, which frankly isn't what I want. I don't like the feel of most throttle by wire bikes I have ridden, they seem disconnected from the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-02-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
That's my helmet!! :lol3

That's my helmet!! :lol3
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-01-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
Awesome, have fun! Maybe I will try messing with...

Awesome, have fun! Maybe I will try messing with the lights this winter..
Check out my experiment on my bugscreen :) needs a little more TLC but is close to what I had in mind
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-01-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
Cool, lookin forward to seeing what you find out....

Cool, lookin forward to seeing what you find out.
I drop my bike too much for any lights mounted on perimeter. The thought of wadding up some $500 cree lights on my next 'adventure' would get me...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-27-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
Has anyone removed the beak and added a rigid LED...

Has anyone removed the beak and added a rigid LED lightbar in that area? Kinda like guys do on the super10? Been considering trying it.
Thanks!
-VXC
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-09-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 774,113
Posted By Vegas800XC
Great pics, all of ya! From a guy at work all...

Great pics, all of ya! From a guy at work all week:puke1.. Keep it up:clap. These are some pics from rides earlier this year.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-04-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
Sweet setup! Doesn't look too hard to remove for...

Sweet setup! Doesn't look too hard to remove for changes. :clap
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-31-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,954
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb Welcome!:clap

Welcome!:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-29-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By Vegas800XC
The dealer needs to tweak the bottom support arm...

The dealer needs to tweak the bottom support arm that the side case rests on. You should not be able to just pull it off like that IMO. Mine did that after a bike nap with the cases on. I firmly...
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