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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,850
Posted By Wandering Dane
KTM 520 EXC with license plate Moto Guzzi T3...

KTM 520 EXC with license plate
Moto Guzzi T3 with 950 cc engine
Thinking about adding a BMW RT or Honda ST for early and late season touring.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,873
Posted By Wandering Dane
Note to Mods

This post about Tiger 800 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=965753) has erroneously been moved to the Land of the Rising Sun sub-thread; please move it to the British Invasion sub-thread....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,873
Posted By Wandering Dane
The gear ratios that Triumph selected are too...

The gear ratios that Triumph selected are too close between gears, too tall first gear and too short 6th gear for the bike's intended purposes, all well documented.

However, as delivered in the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 182,404
Posted By Wandering Dane
Limon, Colorado

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,176
Posted By Wandering Dane
Near Kiowa, Colorado

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-19-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 463,507
Posted By Wandering Dane
January on the Colorado Front Range

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,718
Posted By Wandering Dane
It'll Need a Little Work

This pre-WWII machine was found inside overgrown foliage when the new homeowner decided to clean up the back yard:
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,718
Posted By Wandering Dane
After the Storm

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-23-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,748
Posted By Wandering Dane
All good

About 10K miles have passed since my last report on the PC V and AutoTune. No problems or issues at all. I've ridden to sea level and 12,000+ ft elevation and experienced perfect fueling...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,444
Posted By Wandering Dane
Sargent Seat Experience

After a 3,500-mile road trip with the stock seat and a Bead Rider (which is a major improvement in itself), I ordered a Sargent and am very happy. Should have done that much earlier.

The foam is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,823
Posted By Wandering Dane
Tiger 800 Roadie

Right at 15,000 miles on Anakee 3; probably will hit the wear bars on the rear tire in another 1 to 2 K miles, the front may be a bit more worn.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-03-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,193,056
Posted By Wandering Dane
I've had good luck with Bike Bandit - lower...

I've had good luck with Bike Bandit - lower prices than Triumph for the exact same parts and fast delivery.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-02-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 702,421
Posted By Wandering Dane
Have about 18K miles on EBC HH pads, front and...

Have about 18K miles on EBC HH pads, front and rear.

My experience: the HH pads have significantly better initial bite than stock and much better feel, a huge improvement. Wear so far is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 208,690
Posted By Wandering Dane
Victor, Colorado

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 208,690
Posted By Wandering Dane
Kenosha Pass, Colorado

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 379,760
Posted By Wandering Dane
Colorado

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-24-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,961
Posted By Wandering Dane
FF, No worries - glad you kept the thread...

FF,

No worries - glad you kept the thread alive. Perhaps the moderators can merge the various 2014 Cannonball threads into one, it would be OK by me.

WD
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-17-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,193,056
Posted By Wandering Dane
Five of my exhaust valves were tight at 14K...

Five of my exhaust valves were tight at 14K miles, needed new shims, got them from Bike Bandit.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8,476
Views: 3,393,321
Posted By Wandering Dane
Parking lot at Cannonball stop in Denver

Last Sunday, the Cannonball Endurance Run stopped in Denver; pictures here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25089854#post25089854

These beauties were found in the parking lot:
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,961
Posted By Wandering Dane
A few close-ups

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,961
Posted By Wandering Dane
Neracar

1923 Neracar, 250 cc two-stroke single with centrifugal transmission and center hub steering, built in Syracuse, NY:
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,961
Posted By Wandering Dane
A few more

Actual participants in the Cannonball, 1937 model IIRC:
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,961
Posted By Wandering Dane
Gear shift and tank on 1936 H-D VLD: ...

Gear shift and tank on 1936 H-D VLD:

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,961
Posted By Wandering Dane
1924 Moto Guzzi Sport (reportedly from the Moto...

1924 Moto Guzzi Sport (reportedly from the Moto Guzzi factory museum):
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,961
Posted By Wandering Dane
No70 is a 1928 Indian Scout: ...

No70 is a 1928 Indian Scout:
http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-nZnWkFp/0/XL/P9146725-XL.jpg

1924 Harley Davide JE:...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,961
Posted By Wandering Dane
Cannonball 2014 - Denver

The 2014 Cannonball Coast-to-Coat Antique Motorcycle Run (http://www.motorcyclecannonball.com) for pre-1937 machines stopped at artist David Uhl's studio in Golden, Colorado on the afternoon of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-13-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,924
Posted By Wandering Dane
Agree 100%. I went from a DL650 to a 1000...

Agree 100%. I went from a DL650 to a 1000 Multistrada to the 800 Roadie, best bike I've ever owned for all-around performance, long-distance comfort and fun. Off-pavement capability is similar to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-10-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,655
Posted By Wandering Dane
New fork fluid is KYB-01 5W, 120 mm air gap...

New fork fluid is KYB-01 5W, 120 mm air gap instead of manual-specified 103 mm. I re-mounted the forks with the tops at 5 mm above the triple clamp.

The reason for the fluid change was a leaking...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 182,404
Posted By Wandering Dane
Rangely, CO

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,041
Posted By Wandering Dane
Douglas Pass, CO

Suiting up for the storm:

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 177,516
Posted By Wandering Dane
http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcyc...

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 177,516
Posted By Wandering Dane
Fort Garland, CO

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 128,066
Posted By Wandering Dane
San Francisco de Asis, Ranchos de Taos, NM

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-03-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,655
Posted By Wandering Dane
Give me a few days; I'm traveling and don't have...

Give me a few days; I'm traveling and don't have my notes with me.
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,828
Posted By Wandering Dane
Anakee 3 on Tiger 800

I have almost 13,000 miles on a set of Anakee 3 on my Tiger 800 Roadie and they probably still have another 3,000 miles before hitting the wear bars.

I use the bike for commuting, day rides,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-03-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,655
Posted By Wandering Dane
Two years ago, I faced the same dilemma as the OP...

Two years ago, I faced the same dilemma as the OP and I chose the roadie, mainly based on previous off-pavement experiences with a WeeStrom and the wider range of available tires for 19" wheels than...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-01-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 503,401
Posted By Wandering Dane
Manitowoc, WI

Art titled: "Late for a Date":

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 75,930
Posted By Wandering Dane
SS Badger

The SS Badger is a coal-fired steamer ferry between Ludington, MI and Manitowoc, WI (http://www.ssbadger.com), a four hour ride across Lake Michigan
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,245
Posted By Wandering Dane
http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcyc...

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 177,516
Posted By Wandering Dane
Good Hart, MI

On M-119, Tunnel of Trees road:

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