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Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21,757
Views: 4,018,320
Posted By bassogap
Very nice. The blue roadies are the fastest. ...

Very nice. The blue roadies are the fastest. :evil

Now beak it...
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-YK7NU_FyPmo/Un6gM4Cn8NI/AAAAAAAANrs/jflGP7uFx_8/w356-h532-no/20131109_120422.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,966
Posted By bassogap
Actual dates and route are needed...

ADV photo op, for anyone along the GA to CO route...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 692,570
Posted By bassogap
Quite a bit of snow left, I see. I've got...

Quite a bit of snow left, I see.

I've got family that live between Bourg d'Oisans and Les Deux Alpes...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21,757
Views: 4,018,320
Posted By bassogap
Seeing as 140F would shatter all-time record for...

Seeing as 140F would shatter all-time record for highest temp on Earth...not likely an issue for any ride you'll be doing soon.
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21,757
Views: 4,018,320
Posted By bassogap
Sapphire Blue is the fastest color. Beak that...

Sapphire Blue is the fastest color. Beak that baby...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21,757
Views: 4,018,320
Posted By bassogap
Psst...don't tell anyone, but Sapphire Blue is...

Psst...don't tell anyone, but Sapphire Blue is the best/fastest color...
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 71,143
Posted By bassogap
6'3", 35in inseam. 2013 Tiger 800 with tall...

6'3", 35in inseam. 2013 Tiger 800 with tall aftermarket saddle upgrade.
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21,757
Views: 4,018,320
Posted By bassogap
When I had the 2 bikes from Aprilia, I got a lot...

When I had the 2 bikes from Aprilia, I got a lot of "What's that?" and "Who makes that?"

With the Tiger, I get "Cool..." and "Back in the day..." stories.
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 692,570
Posted By bassogap
Umm...you quoted yourself, and asked if you want...

Umm...you quoted yourself, and asked if you want to go for a ride...together?

Otherwise...there are a few Tiger 800 folks in Seattle. And some of us are on Bainbridge occasionally...
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 39,654
Posted By bassogap
Yes, indeed. Same for mine, delivered and...

Yes, indeed. Same for mine, delivered and installed last night.

Thank you...
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4,487
Views: 620,842
Posted By bassogap
Yes, it does. I've got the black version on my...

Yes, it does. I've got the black version on my '13 Roadie.
Forum: Vendors 11-29-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 39,654
Posted By bassogap
No worries. And thank you.

No worries. And thank you.
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4,487
Views: 620,842
Posted By bassogap
Small piece of masking tape, just enough to hold...

Small piece of masking tape, just enough to hold the nut in place for you to get the bolt threaded.
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,352
Posted By bassogap
First commute with the new screen. From my house...

First commute with the new screen. From my house to the university campus is 15mi, 11mi of which is freeway (HOV lane).

Very noticeable difference from the stock screen.

One...even with the...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,352
Posted By bassogap
Just a short ride with the new screen, yesterday....

Just a short ride with the new screen, yesterday. Won't likely have a highway-speed ride until my morning commute on Tuesday.

My guess? They'll make a noticeable difference. If they don't? ...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,352
Posted By bassogap
Just installed, Madstad Explorer Slim Custom, light grey, 20in

Front view, with winglets:
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-YK7NU_FyPmo/Un6gM4Cn8NI/AAAAAAAANrg/qB5b7bCNCGE/w351-h525-no/20131109_120422.jpg

Side view, with winglets:...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,352
Posted By bassogap
Every single time I ride, yes. Always have...

Every single time I ride, yes. Always have (started riding 20yrs ago).
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,686
Posted By bassogap
I sold this one, in July: ...

I sold this one, in July:
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-q3cyKZU_Qow/Uc8uqtQhyII/AAAAAAAANdE/KqOZ7MBDPBE/w700-h525-no/DSCN1103.JPG

With quite a few upgrades. Exhaust, shock, reworked forks,...
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 39,654
Posted By bassogap
One, please

Add me to the list. Thank you.
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,346
Posted By bassogap
AltRider skidplate. I also bought their rack for...

AltRider skidplate. I also bought their rack for behind the pillion seat, and the Givi adapter kit. Nothing but impressed with their stuff, and their customer service.

Also helps that they're...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,352
Posted By bassogap
Another one in the Madstad column

Just placed my order for the Explorer Slim, 20in, in light grey.
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4,487
Views: 620,842
Posted By bassogap
Yes, to the road signs. I also notice that at...

Yes, to the road signs. I also notice that at night, with low beams and OEM driving lights, I cast shadows of the cars in front of me onto the road in front of them.
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,352
Posted By bassogap
Thank you; this was exactly the info I needed. ...

Thank you; this was exactly the info I needed. The images are a big help, too.
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,352
Posted By bassogap
Explorer narrow version?

I've seen a couple members mention getting the narrow version of the Madstad Explorer...but don't see it as an option on Madstad's website order page...

Did you call direct? add an email or...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 185,773
Posted By bassogap
The only time I've owned a 2nd bike, it was one...

The only time I've owned a 2nd bike, it was one that just left me cold.

'08 Aprilia Shiver 750. I owned it 3 1/2 yrs, put 8k miles on it, sold it earlier this year. I lost the desire to ride...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21,757
Views: 4,018,320
Posted By bassogap
Quote: Originally Posted by browneye View Post...

Quote:
Originally Posted by browneye View Post
Lake Stevens, eh? Wifey's folks are in Marysville, her best friend in Lake Stevens.


I grew up in LS...was pretty rural, then. LSHS, class of...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,101
Posted By bassogap
Oh, I knew at the time that the dealer's line was...

Oh, I knew at the time that the dealer's line was just that. A line. I'd already seen others here mention the gauge not working right until a software map update, and was hoping that would fix the...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,101
Posted By bassogap
Fuel gauge question...

Fill up the tank, gauge reads 1/2 full. Low fuel light comes on after just 40-50mi.

At delivery, the dealer said it was something from the factory on the tank sensor, that it would wash/dissolve...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,487
Views: 620,842
Posted By bassogap
Thanks. Sapphire Blue currently unavailable. ...

Thanks. Sapphire Blue currently unavailable. I'll see what I can find...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4,487
Views: 620,842
Posted By bassogap
Blue beak? on a roadie 800? Factory/OEM...

Blue beak? on a roadie 800?

Factory/OEM part from the dealer? didn't know they made a blue one...or did you get it painted?
Forum: Racing 07-13-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 21,641
Posted By bassogap
"It has been confirmed Pedrosa suffered a small...

"It has been confirmed Pedrosa suffered a small collarbone fracture and will try to race if he feels fit enough."

Pedrosa. Small collarbone fracture.

I see what you did there, MotoGP. :D
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,747
Posted By bassogap
Held Galaxy gloves. I bought mine in the Summer...

Held Galaxy gloves. I bought mine in the Summer of '01. Four bikes, many 10s of thousands of miles, and they look good as new on the back, just a bit of dark stains on the palms. Expensive, but...
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4,487
Views: 620,842
Posted By bassogap
Photo? I'll compare to my 2013 and see if...

Photo? I'll compare to my 2013 and see if there's a difference.

Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4,487
Views: 620,842
Posted By bassogap
Does the AltRider foot work on the 2013 Tiger? I...

Does the AltRider foot work on the 2013 Tiger? I heard someone saying they were having trouble making it work, thinking Triumph may have changed the sidestand design this year.

I've yet to...
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 692,570
Posted By bassogap
Day 7...

Maryhill Stonhenge, overlooking Columbia River, at Maryhill, WA. It's a WWI memorial.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-EVW8zJ0eK5c/UbpZkGVwQNI/AAAAAAAANcA/Rf0OhGqSbZI/w885-h509-no/DSCN1101.JPG...
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 692,570
Posted By bassogap
Coming soon...

Coming soon...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 692,570
Posted By bassogap
Day 4...

Tintic Mining Headframe, Eureka, Utah:
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-JUYrD2y_x6E/UbZRmMQacAI/AAAAAAAANbQ/BnPbkj8pSIA/w490-h525-no/DSCN1090.JPG
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 692,570
Posted By bassogap
Day 3...

Yellowstone NP:
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-G5g01my7EJ0/UbVrBCCKn6I/AAAAAAAANa8/bBtmb-q0SXk/w700-h525-no/DSCN1072.JPG

Grand Teton NP:...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 692,570
Posted By bassogap
Day 2...

Not many places in this world can you find a sign that says "Winding Road Next 99 Miles". The fun part is, it's after you've already ridden 50mi of winding road, too.

Lolo Pass, US12, central...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 692,570
Posted By bassogap
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-vMp6jD3dKlc/UbK...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-vMp6jD3dKlc/UbK_83I6HbI/AAAAAAAANZM/Rd9osZ0aXPQ/w737-h553-no/DSCN1063.JPG

Day 1 of an 8-day, 8-state ride. Abandoned grain facility, at the junction of 260 and...
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