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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 07:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,440
Posted By Motoblag
Do we need to bother with the state Senators now,...

Do we need to bother with the state Senators now, or focus on the House reps?

For me the question is if it's worth calling my Senator, quoted above, and digging out why he thinks that way.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,440
Posted By Motoblag
From Katu: No wonder there was no...

From Katu:



No wonder there was no response to my email!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-20-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,440
Posted By Motoblag
I'm kicking around the idea of starting a web...

I'm kicking around the idea of starting a web site pro-filtering/lane-sharing for Oregon, but it looks like the motorcycling community is already vastly in favor for this.

Perhaps the best thing...
Forum: Hacks 04-03-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By Motoblag
Phoey, teachin' a two wheeler class this weekend....

Phoey, teachin' a two wheeler class this weekend. :cry Usually takes enough out of me to not want to drive or ride anywhere else.

Let's get together for some gravel road exploring in the future...
Forum: Hacks 02-01-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By Motoblag
Some good ideas in this thread:...

Some good ideas in this thread: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1038181

Shouldn't be hard to figure out how to mount this on your tub:
...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 375,813
Posted By Motoblag
Got these mounted on my Scrambler over Tiger 1050...

Got these mounted on my Scrambler over Tiger 1050 handguards:

http://i.imgur.com/lXc1KyW.jpg

Works well!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-21-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
The Scrambler outfit got the nod for commuting...

The Scrambler outfit got the nod for commuting detail when it was cold enough to be icy in the morning. Got some new handmuffs from Storm Industries that fit over the Tiger 1050 handguards I have.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 16,123
Posted By Motoblag
I have it on my calendar, looking forward to...

I have it on my calendar, looking forward to attending again!
Forum: Hack Vendors 12-05-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By Motoblag
Can you post some photos of an S10 with the tub...

Can you post some photos of an S10 with the tub attached?
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By Motoblag
That's mine! It's got the old Velorex tub on it....

That's mine! It's got the old Velorex tub on it. This was shortly after the Black Dog Rally beat up all my mounts. You can see the spots on the tub where our numbers were.

I've since moved to a...
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,465
Posted By Motoblag
Maybe I'm bad at mounting sidecars but hearing 10...

Maybe I'm bad at mounting sidecars but hearing 10 minutes back on for my DMC tub makes me :rofl. Last time it took me an hour or two to reattach and verify alignment but you'll never hear I'm fast...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-18-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
My Scrambler was super-duper cold blooded before...

My Scrambler was super-duper cold blooded before I opened up the idle mixture screws a hair. Maybe a quarter turn out from stock and it was way, way better at sub-freezing starts.
Forum: Hacks 10-13-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By Motoblag
Glad to see the Bandit found a nice home!

Glad to see the Bandit found a nice home!
Forum: Hacks 09-23-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By Motoblag
I keep looking at engine mods, but right now...

I keep looking at engine mods, but right now isn't a good time for me to do them: my solo bike got mangled in a hit-and-run and the wear on the Triumph cams worry me a little bit: at 24k miles...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-22-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
Photos of what I'd like to see with an Arrow...

Photos of what I'd like to see with an Arrow exhaust mounted:

http://i.imgur.com/4d54cxz.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/d2wkjGQ.jpg

It's tight on my bike: I had to shim the exhaust out perhaps a...
Forum: Hacks 09-22-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By Motoblag
If you can afford the GS that'd probably be the...

If you can afford the GS that'd probably be the ticket. As a Scrambler outfit owner, I dislike the lack of fuel range and power being an issue when fully laden and at altitudes. I've had the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-22-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
I haven't gotten the picture yet. It would be...

I haven't gotten the picture yet. It would be greatly appreciated to see it.

I can take a photo of what I'm dealing with on my Scrambler so it's clear what angles and clearances I'm looking for.
Forum: Hacks 09-18-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,405
Posted By Motoblag
Looking good, let's see some more photos of the...

Looking good, let's see some more photos of the mounts on the bike, please. :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-15-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
Dirty Scramblers, eh? ...

Dirty Scramblers, eh?

http://motoblag.com/trip_images/Alaska2011/79.JPG

:clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-13-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
Thanks for the info, maybe I read something...

Thanks for the info, maybe I read something wrong. I'll dig out my manual at some point in time, but down to regular for the Scrambler! :clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-12-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
I thought the manual specified 89 or better...

I thought the manual specified 89 or better octane. I can go back to putting regular in the Triumph? Sweet.
Forum: Hacks 09-08-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,070
Posted By Motoblag
Congrats! Keep us posted on progress.

Congrats! Keep us posted on progress.
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,070
Posted By Motoblag
With Bonnies easier to find I'd go with one in a...

With Bonnies easier to find I'd go with one in a heartbeat. I have an irrational love of high pipes and Scramblers are easier to find in the PNW so I had a couple, but a Bonnie would work fine. Low...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-01-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
Can you or someone else with an Arrow exhaust...

Can you or someone else with an Arrow exhaust take a photo of where the exhaust is close to the rear part of frame? Where the triangle gusset is, between the rear shock and the plastic "Scrambler"...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-17-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
There's a tab or two on the chromed ring on the...

There's a tab or two on the chromed ring on the inside. I wrapped a small amount of duct tape around it so it's a snug fit when you twist it back on. Been working like a charm for at least a year,...
Forum: Hacks 06-19-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,599
Posted By Motoblag
Thanks for the photos, wish I was there! ...

Thanks for the photos, wish I was there!

We may undertake it next year, I just have to whip up a skidplate to clear my lower front mount. :evil The DMC setup should survive better than the old...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-19-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
Anyone else have trouble finding neutral when the...

Anyone else have trouble finding neutral when the bike is warm or hot? If I come to a stop in gear then try to find neutral, it's super-easy when the bike is cold but as it warms up it becomes...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-26-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
Answering my own question:...

Answering my own question: http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/219816-alternative-front-brake-light-switch.html

You can get replacements for $5 from ebay with free shipping instead of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Motoblag
http://www.jdshoerepair.com/ My wife had...

http://www.jdshoerepair.com/

My wife had some non-riding boots worked over by them, great prices, good service.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-25-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
Has anyone else worn out a front brake switch? I...

Has anyone else worn out a front brake switch? I just replaced mine with a new one and took the old one apart. Symptoms: brake switch would sometimes trigger, sometimes not, but the click was...
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,902
Posted By Motoblag
Thanks for the links, everyone. My newer DMC tub...

Thanks for the links, everyone. My newer DMC tub has a bulkhead connector but I want to run a beefier gauge of wire to the tub to feed wife-electrics and whatnot. Some of these links look to be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-22-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,415
Posted By Motoblag
Thanks for hosting the tech day! Here's some...

Thanks for hosting the tech day! Here's some photos:

http://i.imgur.com/KAn5wVc.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/R2P6C4i.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/Ed6mWyS.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,415
Posted By Motoblag
7 in the AM? I probably won't be there that...

7 in the AM? I probably won't be there that early. :lol3

I'll see about swinging by the store on the way over for some items to grill up and refreshments.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-18-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 17,671
Posted By Motoblag
Still planning on makin' this with the Triumph...

Still planning on makin' this with the Triumph outfit. If we get all hot and bothered about baking tonight, the Mrs and I may have cookies to give out again this year.
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,070
Posted By Motoblag
http://www.racetech.com/page/title/Emulators-How%2...

http://www.racetech.com/page/title/Emulators-How%20They%20Work and http://racetech.com/html_files/EMULATORGV.HTML

Valves you install on top of the damping rod after disassembling the fork and...
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,070
Posted By Motoblag
I've been enjoying my Works Performance rear...

I've been enjoying my Works Performance rear shocks. If I was to do it over again I'd probably go Ohlins if they were in stock. Not unhappy with the Works shocks, just think Ohlins may be a better...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,644
Posted By Motoblag
My wife and I are planning on making it after the...

My wife and I are planning on making it after the Sweeper. Bunny!
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,606
Posted By Motoblag
I've been remembering and forgetting to mention...

I've been remembering and forgetting to mention that. With a knobby Shinko out front on my Scrambler outfit I got headshake I couldn't get rid of with any amounts of toe-in. Swapping out to a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-05-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,897,550
Posted By Motoblag
I think it's luck of the draw. My '06 went on...

I think it's luck of the draw. My '06 went on and off easily with the usual "line things up with a 3/8" extension in from the right and axle going in the left" but my '08 causes all kinds of four...
Forum: Hacks 04-02-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,615
Posted By Motoblag
While I don't have experience in other countries...

While I don't have experience in other countries aside from Canada, I've taken my Scrambler on many dirt and gravel roads, including the Dempster. I've had a Velorex tub and currently have one of...
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