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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-20-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By HighRiver
Just giver' :evil

Just giver' :evil
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-03-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,194
Posted By HighRiver
Did mine @999miles. $50 and 30mins of my time. ...

Did mine @999miles. $50 and 30mins of my time. :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-02-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,621
Posted By HighRiver
I went with the Castrol........I go the full 6k...

I went with the Castrol........I go the full 6k before service so I don't mind.

Update- drain plug is not seeping. Oil filter is......lol. I gave it a lil snug and will test it again.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-25-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,621
Posted By HighRiver
Yes flow rate is actually higher I believe. ...

Yes flow rate is actually higher I believe.

If it leaks, weeps, or seeps I'll pull the plug. :)
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-24-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,621
Posted By HighRiver
Guess I'll tough it out until the next oil...

Guess I'll tough it out until the next oil change.......:eek1
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-24-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,621
Posted By HighRiver
1st Oil change

So I made it to 999 miles and decided I better change the oil. Not sure why the engineers do it this though? The oil I took out was still looking good.
Anyways, easy peasy lemon squeezy. Didn't...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-24-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By HighRiver
Revzilla is having a sale this weekend so I...

Revzilla is having a sale this weekend so I grabbed a pr of the DrySpec20's for $135. I'll post up fitment and such. I also got a GL heat shield just in case too.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-24-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,240
Posted By HighRiver
Say your riding the super hwy. 75 is the posted...

Say your riding the super hwy. 75 is the posted limit. I might do 85-90. If I did 75 I'd prolly get the awesome mpg you guys are posting. :evil
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-24-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,240
Posted By HighRiver
An average is bullshit........5 over? 10 over? ...

An average is bullshit........5 over? 10 over? 20 over?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-23-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,240
Posted By HighRiver
Are you guys speeding.........ever? :wink:

Are you guys speeding.........ever? :wink:
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-21-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By HighRiver
RyanC, Did you have those Metzlers installed...

RyanC,
Did you have those Metzlers installed before delivery?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-20-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By HighRiver
Nice! Does it flip up or pull back? Might be...

Nice! Does it flip up or pull back?

Might be able to mod that to fit.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-19-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By HighRiver
I ordered some ACF-50 and it is pretty rad! ...

I ordered some ACF-50 and it is pretty rad! Cleans up my exhaust better than anything I've found! I'll post a pic later.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-19-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By HighRiver
Just the one above in the pic. OR if you want an...

Just the one above in the pic. OR if you want an adjustable one they have those too.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-18-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By HighRiver
I have yet to see a folding brake lever for any...

I have yet to see a folding brake lever for any kind of bike, be it track, dirt, road.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-18-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 58,805
Posted By HighRiver
I've been dragging peg feelers in the twistie...

I've been dragging peg feelers in the twistie with the Stones. They've handled quite well so far. Good on fire road and rock slabs too.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-17-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,240
Posted By HighRiver
230 miles - 4.9 gallons = 46mpg

230 miles - 4.9 gallons = 46mpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-17-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By HighRiver
Thanks Michael! Yeah so no decel burble or...

Thanks Michael!

Yeah so no decel burble or popping......:cry lol!

I tested er out today and ran 158 miles - 3.3 gallons = 47mpg.
That was with hiway/town/twisties.

The exhaust isn't loud...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-16-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,240
Posted By HighRiver
230 miles was 4.9 gallons at the pump. :clap ...

230 miles was 4.9 gallons at the pump. :clap

I think if you did the speed limit the whole time you'd get 250 miles easy.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-16-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By HighRiver
We'll see how the mileage does tomo.....

We'll see how the mileage does tomo.....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-16-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By HighRiver
Folding Toe!

So after some consideration I decided to wrangle up a WoodCraft folding toe piece for $20 instead of buying a whole shifter for $75+.
If they are good enough for racers then it's good enough for me!...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-16-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By HighRiver
^:huh Interesting, I never noticed that. The...

^:huh Interesting, I never noticed that. The OEM is so restrictive it cooks itself! :lol3
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-15-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By HighRiver
LV Nero

So I picked up a Leo-Vince Nero ceramic coated slip on from fellow inmate Michael. Great inmate to work with. :clap

Weight comparison is astounding......:eek1 I don't have exact weights but the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-12-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By HighRiver
LED signals

So I ordered some knock off Pazoma LED signals. I ordered these before for my S3 and had no issues with the rate of signal. I tested one side of the set and unfortunately found the rate of signal...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-11-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By HighRiver
Ah no shortage of cheeky sods........:lol3

Ah no shortage of cheeky sods........:lol3
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-11-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By HighRiver
Best cleaner.......

What's peoples best/worst cleaners for black engines and parts on their bikes?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-10-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By HighRiver
XCx no regrets. Sit on it, ride it, buy it. :D

XCx no regrets. Sit on it, ride it, buy it. :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-07-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,330
Posted By HighRiver
That's what I figured.......IMO it doesn't look...

That's what I figured.......IMO it doesn't look all that safe. However, I also didn't end up w/ a flat on the front luckily.
I guess from what I gather a rapid loss of air on the front will have...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-07-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By HighRiver
If you have the knowledge, tools, and will you...

If you have the knowledge, tools, and will you can do any work on your bike. It's not too terribly complicated. Except for getting the plastics off first, that's just a right pain in the arse! ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-06-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By HighRiver
Nice work geeza!

Nice work geeza!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-06-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,330
Posted By HighRiver
Mototex, I watched my mate lose it on his tiger...

Mototex, I watched my mate lose it on his tiger in the dirt. Zero control instantly. Heidi tubed front. Pinch flat, bead broke.

Here is a pic of my front rim off my '97 Steamer. Seems to have...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-06-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 29,686
Posted By HighRiver
If an exhaust fits the '14 will it fit the '15?

If an exhaust fits the '14 will it fit the '15?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-06-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,683
Posted By HighRiver
Thanks for the tips lads! I have a set of heated...

Thanks for the tips lads! I have a set of heated grips and controller sitting in my toolbox. I was hesitant to get the triumph ones since they are all part of the grips and you would have to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,240
Posted By HighRiver
I'm good with it. I've got 84k miles on my S3...

I'm good with it. I've got 84k miles on my S3 and have run it full to empty more times than I can count and almost empty. Same fuel pump.
If the FP is to be cooled by the fuel then everyone...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By HighRiver
Nice touch. So the shroud labels peel right off...

Nice touch. So the shroud labels peel right off eh? Hmmmmmm
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,330
Posted By HighRiver
^If you do it right it should be ok. I did both...

^If you do it right it should be ok. I did both on my 97 Steamer and found that it always lost 2-3psi over a weeks time. Nothing major in my books. I await my Outex kit as well. :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,240
Posted By HighRiver
^Not really. The bike dies almost immediately...

^Not really. The bike dies almost immediately and once it starts to sputter I usually kill it.
Unless you have documented cases with supporting evidence from verified and reliable sources? ;)
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,240
Posted By HighRiver
It's a SW-Motech plate I used on my S3 and old...

It's a SW-Motech plate I used on my S3 and old Tigre. I bought some collars and longer bolts from Ace Hardware and fitted it. $20. :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-03-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,240
Posted By HighRiver
I believe just above 700 miles. I prefer to ride...

I believe just above 700 miles. I prefer to ride at varying rpm's, at varying speeds in all gears for my break in. Hits a ton like a boss! :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-03-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,240
Posted By HighRiver
XCx Mileage

So. My need to run this bike out of gas is strong. I prefer to know what rough estimate I can get out of an entire tank of fuel. So I was interested to see what I could get out of the *5 gallon...
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