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Forum: Beasts 08-26-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21,747
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Posted By RollinOnShabbos
You got any more info (such as a recall/work...

You got any more info (such as a recall/work number) on the center stand spring? I noticed mine started having some movement off-road and was going to start looking into solutions myself shortly. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,070
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Hey there - Well, I did do most of the work...

Hey there -

Well, I did do most of the work on an iPhone version of the app. Basically took care of most of the functionality that I had originally intended (minus the automatic tracking of...
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21,747
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Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Notes on stalling issues

For me, I guess I've been lucky. So far the bike has been absolutely bullet proof (roadie with arrow can and ABS). I can only imagine how frustrating it is to have anything wrong with the bike...
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Hey All! Well it's taken me a while to...

Hey All!

Well it's taken me a while to finally wander back to the forums since I picked up my Tiger back in July.

I spent about 2.5 weeks (and about 4000 miles) touring on my brand new 800...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Here's what I think is the same guy and even...

Here's what I think is the same guy and even slightly cheaper shipping.

http://store03.prostores.com/servlet/manualwizard/the-621/2011-2012-Triumph-Tiger/Detail

Basically $41 USD out the door,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,792
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Honestly, with the quality of most roads, and...

Honestly, with the quality of most roads, and drivers here I'd DEFINITELY take that... Perhaps with something like a 50 cal mounted on it somewhere to help with the occasional roadblock/hijack...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,792
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Not sure what most people are doing. Shipping I...

Not sure what most people are doing. Shipping I imagine wouldn't be all that hard if you're starting in South Africa. The largest port on the continent is here in SA, in a town called Durban. ...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
It helps that it was always my plan to do a...

It helps that it was always my plan to do a fly-and-ride on my new T800 but it really paid off when the Cali dealer wasn't able to get me a black 800 with ABS and a VERY helpful inmate pointed me in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,792
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Yeah, Cairo to Capetown is definitely popular...

Yeah, Cairo to Capetown is definitely popular though I've been hearing of more and more people doing it in the other direction especially now with all the turmoil in northern africa. it's a lot...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,792
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Yeah, that rode didn't require a dirt bike but...

Yeah, that rode didn't require a dirt bike but after that section ended (about 2km up the road) it was another 150kms of dirt to reach where we were going that day. Can you do it on a V-Strom of a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,792
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
I'm currently living in Lesotho, that little...

I'm currently living in Lesotho, that little island country inside of South Africa. I'd say your best bet is something small, dirt/rough rode worthy, and most likely Japanese (though there actually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,378
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
I'm pretty much in the same spot as the OP. ...

I'm pretty much in the same spot as the OP. Worked long and hard after graduating college and there I was about a year ago with about a full year of salary saved up in various places (and to make it...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
PM me roughly where you're at and I'll definitely...

PM me roughly where you're at and I'll definitely give you a shout. :freaky

My plan is to head northward as I break in the bike. Haven't decided if I'll get the 500 mile service back in NOLA or...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Yeah man, can't thank you enough. They agreed to...

Yeah man, can't thank you enough. They agreed to match the price I had originally settled on, which made me even more happy I stuck with the Tiger.

If you're around the second week in July I'll...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Well finally a bit of good news. Thanks to the...

Well finally a bit of good news. Thanks to the leads on here I was able to find a Black 800 with ABS down in NOLA and as of today, it's officially mine.

Now the real waiting begins for me. ...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Ha, okay, good to know. As for the "dealer...

Ha, okay, good to know.

As for the "dealer fees" how bad were they? I worked the dealer in Cali down a bunch since I was buying a good number of accessories... Hope I can do the same with this...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Yeah, he's definitely full of shit. I had a...

Yeah, he's definitely full of shit. I had a feeling he really just isn't interested in the sale which both sucks and is strange considering I was being an extremely understanding client... Plus, I...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Really? Very interesting. Just sent them an...

Really? Very interesting. Just sent them an email... Do let me know what you're thinking as I would hate to scoop the bike out from under you!

Anyone else hear of an unclaimed black 800 ABS...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Well, I just got an email from the dealer where I...

Well, I just got an email from the dealer where I put down a deposit back in February for a T800 ABS in Black. He's claiming that no black 800s were made in the 2011 model (I guess he means the...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,610
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
I was looking into pick up a DL650 for when I...

I was looking into pick up a DL650 for when I arrived back in the states since I've loved the one I've occasionally borrowed here (Been borrowing it from a cop. It's his work bike). It was to be my...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Wow man, I'm sorry you're having that sort of...

Wow man, I'm sorry you're having that sort of luck. I think you've done the right thing, and should definitely continue to push on "Scott" tomorrow/today for some follow up.

That being said, and...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
We've got a few down here in South Africa as...

We've got a few down here in South Africa as well. Actually was able to test ride one long enough to put an order down back in the US. Then again it was without ABS.
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
I've got a black roadie ordered through them. No...

I've got a black roadie ordered through them. No exact pick-up date set as of yet but as I'm not getting back to the states until late June, I don't think I'll have too much of a problem with any...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,390
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
I've been looking to purchase a new bike to do a...

I've been looking to purchase a new bike to do a cross country trip when I get back to the states. Was going to buy a v-strom but after riding one here in SA, I ended up putting a deposit down on an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,710
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Knife's Edge is AWESOME. Climbed it when I was...

Knife's Edge is AWESOME. Climbed it when I was 15 and while it might have been my adolescent mind just making it more bad ass, it's WAS exactly as you described. Great hike.

I'm actually...
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,024
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
I have to say, finally seeing "owner shots" of...

I have to say, finally seeing "owner shots" of the bike in yellow ALMOST got me to place my order for one myself.

In the end, I realized I wasn't QUITE cool enough for the yellow and as of about...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-16-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
I'm currently living in what can almost be...

I'm currently living in what can almost be considered South Africa (Lesotho) and from my experience, it's pretty easy to find bikes for sale down here. There are LOTS used bikes around and most can...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,070
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
This is definitely something I've been thinking...

This is definitely something I've been thinking about, and while at the moment, the code is very raw, and definitely doesn't support conversions/alternate units, I've been doing my best to keep my...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,070
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Well, spent another hour or so on the app today. ...

Well, spent another hour or so on the app today. It's slowly starting to take shape, albeit an ugly shape until the real coding is done and I decide to go back and clean up the views.

Added "Add...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,070
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Yeah, I'll check the app store later today to see...

Yeah, I'll check the app store later today to see if they have an iPhone version.

I'd totally buy a cheap android phone to test it out on but I'm currently living in a small country in southern...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,070
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Well, I finally had my breakthrough moment with...

Well, I finally had my breakthrough moment with Objective-C/xCode/IB and my app is slowly starting to come together.

At the moment the app allows you to add a "bike" with a bunch of relative data....
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,070
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Curious what you're planning on using a database...

Curious what you're planning on using a database for? I thought about using one as well because well, I'm bored in Africa and have plenty of programming time on my hands but in the end, I think I'm...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,070
Posted By RollinOnShabbos
Interest in iPod/iPhone version?

Hey all!

New to ADVRider and just finally got my account approved mostly so I could post in this thread (though I've been lurking in the Tiger 800 thread for a while now).

I'm in the processes...
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