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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-26-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
That is awesome.

That is awesome.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 123,018
Posted By quadzillabill
Now that my sister and BIL are settled into the...

Now that my sister and BIL are settled into the Elizabethtown area, they (and I occasionally) will be taking advantage of all these good rides. Thank for posting.


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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-09-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,955
Posted By quadzillabill
Triumph is trying to build a brand. Not Harley's...

Triumph is trying to build a brand. Not Harley's brand, but their own brand and style. The cycle biz has been tough for going on a decade, so i don't blame them for trying something and building...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,584
Posted By quadzillabill
My first bike! Got it for $100 in 1977 and it...

My first bike! Got it for $100 in 1977 and it needed a few parts to be just right. I rode the he'll out of it in the mowed "track" I carved into the five acres we lived on. Eventually, we...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
I like a full 1-1/8" bar like this - but these...

I like a full 1-1/8" bar like this - but these have about half the rearward sweep of the Renthal model.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
Silver and Red (Not in stock) ...

Silver and Red (Not in stock)

http://www.renthal.com/shop/mx-products/handlebars/se-handlebars/atv-se-handlebars
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
Those bars on an 800XC ...

Those bars on an 800XC

http://www.triumphrat.net/tiger-800-800xc-mods-and-workshop/192336-renthal-615-01-on-800xc.html
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
Would love to see some pictures when you get the...

Would love to see some pictures when you get the chance. Action or not. Thanks for the input.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
Do they make it in black? I'd love to see some...

Do they make it in black? I'd love to see some photos with riding position. I've got all kinds of humped shoulders going on with my Tiger even with the SW Motech Riser holding the stock bars. I'm...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-20-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By quadzillabill
...and holy crap - their getting $60+ for the bag...

...and holy crap - their getting $60+ for the bag itself? Hmmm....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-20-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By quadzillabill
How securely is that attached? I like the setup,...

How securely is that attached? I like the setup, but really don't want anything that can walk away. Maybe it would be easier for them to steal from or the entire tankbag and that would keep them...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-17-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,119
Posted By quadzillabill
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com....

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.here.app.maps&hl=en
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-17-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,119
Posted By quadzillabill
Phone + Tablet = End of standalone GPS?

I'm a big believer in GPS and have one on just about everything I own. Having recently downloaded Nokia's HERE Beta mapping app with fully downloadable maps for offline use, I'm beginning to doubt...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-11-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By quadzillabill
Ok, that's a pretty good idea. I see a similar...

Ok, that's a pretty good idea. I see a similar product out there as well. I think I like the lock feature if this one better, but have no experience with these...
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-11-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By quadzillabill
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/11/5b41bd2...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/11/5b41bd22d2ef4956eabac95fe9184b53.jpg


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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-11-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By quadzillabill
800 XC / Happy Trails "Dead Space"

Finally got my Happy Trails rack and Tetons on the XC last week. Looks like I could carry any number of items in the open space behind the left pannier. Rotopax, tool tube, fuel canisters, suitcase...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-04-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 42,924
Posted By quadzillabill
Yeah, you can't do that...

Yeah, you can't do that...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-17-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
I agree. Need a bar that sweeps about 3 inches...

I agree. Need a bar that sweeps about 3 inches further back and maybe a bit higher (I have sw motech risers already).

What is the answer?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-12-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
There is an art to using a center stand. I...

There is an art to using a center stand. I fought with my first bike 30 years ago and eventually gave up.

The Tiger XC is perfectly designed. With my left hand on the left grip, I put my...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-02-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
So, how does the Holan Triumph Tiger package...

So, how does the Holan Triumph Tiger package deal at ADVMOTARD Motorrad end up at over $1000? $500 for the rack?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-02-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
Do we really need to reinvent the motorcycle side...

Do we really need to reinvent the motorcycle side stand? I can't imagine mine being a problem based on the current spring tension.

Has it been looked into to see if those "weak" springs are...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,201
Posted By quadzillabill
Have you tried it with and without your toplbox...

Have you tried it with and without your toplbox just for experimentation purposes?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,201
Posted By quadzillabill
Madstad suggests that the starting point for the...

Madstad suggests that the starting point for the top of the screen should be around the height of your chin. I didn't move mine much from that. The screen in no way is in my sight line.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,201
Posted By quadzillabill
I don't know other than to say that you may be...

I don't know other than to say that you may be taller than me and need the bigger version? I have near silence with essentially zero buffeting.

How tall are you and what's your inseam?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-15-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 257,507
Posted By quadzillabill
Does anybody know if Happy Trails has resolved...

Does anybody know if Happy Trails has resolved the issue with using their rack with the Leo Vince can? There's a year-old comment on the website that says they expect it resolved in 30 days...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-11-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,201
Posted By quadzillabill
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,201
Posted By quadzillabill
If you're coming off a non - faired bike, then...

If you're coming off a non - faired bike, then maybe the stock screen would be OK. It's certainly better - or at least different - than nothing.

I just can't imagine fitting a properly sized...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-10-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
Thanks. Just need to check out a TEX to see if...

Thanks. Just need to check out a TEX to see if the spine is the same.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-10-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,201
Posted By quadzillabill
Ditto for me, but I have the Adventure. Great...

Ditto for me, but I have the Adventure. Great product.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-09-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
I spent the day yesterday putting on my Madstad...

I spent the day yesterday putting on my Madstad Adventure windscreen and my AltRider Crash Bars, Radiator Guard and skid plate. I'm extremely pleased with everything. The Madstad change is as hard to...
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 50,313
Posted By quadzillabill
Oh, and I dropped one of those damn mounting...

Oh, and I dropped one of those damn mounting screws down the bottom of the abyss that is the rear fender area. I tried for a while to get it out from the top, but finally figured out I could get...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-31-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
Of course.

Of course.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-31-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
I've actually owned the Pelican boxes from a...

I've actually owned the Pelican boxes from a previous unfinished project, so I just had to buy racks and some Happy Trails mounting hardware to build my own version of the Caribous.
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 50,313
Posted By quadzillabill
Success! Bright!! ...

Success! Bright!!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/31/2a3edyge.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/31/4apy6uta.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-27-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 785,445
Posted By quadzillabill
She's coming together nicely. Well, at least the...

She's coming together nicely. Well, at least the parts are all here. Corbin seat, Hepco-Becker soft bags (Caribou hard bags later) and Leo Vince Carbon can are on. Waiting to get the Madstad ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-06-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 42,924
Posted By quadzillabill
Subscribed. Hope to post something interesting...

Subscribed. Hope to post something interesting in the near future...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-29-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,201
Posted By quadzillabill
Alright, you guys are geniuses. I'm not a...

Alright, you guys are geniuses. I'm not a vinyl artist, but I can something similar in orange and black carbon fiber for my incoming 18" adventure.
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 50,313
Posted By quadzillabill
Will send payment today. Thanks for including me...

Will send payment today. Thanks for including me in this production run.

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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-27-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,201
Posted By quadzillabill
Does Madstad offer a forum discount for ADV?

Does Madstad offer a forum discount for ADV?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-26-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,911
Posted By quadzillabill
Awesome write up. Would love to see done...

Awesome write up. Would love to see done numbers.

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