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Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By T0mW
tiger1050.com is where I looked. I think I...

tiger1050.com is where I looked.
I think I found out where the little pin came from / goes. The only problem is how do I get it in where i think it belongs
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By T0mW
07 Triumph Tiger 1050 Top Box Help

I posted this over on the triumph tiger forum, but got no response, so thought someone here may know the answer.

I found a lot of info on changing the locks on the top boxes, however I have a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-01-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,519
Posted By T0mW
Since I am working there now, how many pics would...

Since I am working there now, how many pics would you like ? I could do a pic with my bike & every truck, but would probably get fired for taking pictures instead of working.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By T0mW
Rorr hare scramble

No affiliation with RORR, other than our volunteer fire company has a food tent set up as a fundraiser, but the RORR Hare Scramble is coming up June 29th & 30th.

Here is a link for those...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By T0mW
It didn't cost me anything to sign up with them,...

It didn't cost me anything to sign up with them, only fee I paid was when I bought a vehicle.
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By T0mW
Not a bike, but I bought a car from a copart...

Not a bike, but I bought a car from a copart auction last year. Paid about 500 for the car and another 150 - 200 for fees. Their fee schedule is listed on the web page.
Car came with a clean title...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By T0mW
I have been checking the flea market regularly,...

I have been checking the flea market regularly, as well as inventory of several dealers.
A little cold for a fly & ride right now. I am getting older & dont like the cold anymore, even with heated...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By T0mW
Possible GS Purchase -advice needed

I am going to look at a 2006 R1200GS which is located a few miles away from me. He is asking $9500 for it, but am hoping he is willing to negotiate.
Supposed to have 22k miles on it, purchased from...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 510,083
Posted By T0mW
I also have a 2000 Bandit 600, with a 3 mile...

I also have a 2000 Bandit 600, with a 3 mile commute to work + 7 home (I take the long way home). The first mile is through town also :(
I usually get about 30 - 32 mpg also
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-10-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,421
Posted By T0mW
So, do we ever get the completion of the original...

So, do we ever get the completion of the original "Took a Little Ride" ?
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 382,947
Posted By T0mW
He appears to be back, posted on the other thread...

He appears to be back, posted on the other thread titled "took a little ride", perhaps he will decide its time to finish this one
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 510,083
Posted By T0mW
I put Manic Salamander bar end weights on my B6 &...

I put Manic Salamander bar end weights on my B6 & it cured the buzziness. You may want to experiment with different bars too, as I felt the stock ones had a sweep to them that was hard on the wrists....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 68,983
Posted By T0mW
two more to add to the list ...

two more to add to the list
http://w00d.smugmug.com/History/PA-Historic-Markers/pa-historical-markers-005/833667639_XTZAX-M.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 510,083
Posted By T0mW
If the 97 is the same as the 00 , there are only...

If the 97 is the same as the 00 , there are only 3 positions on the petcock: on , reserve, and prime, there is no off.

If you left it in the "on" position, you should NOT have had fuel going...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 510,083
Posted By T0mW
It's an upright riding position. Lots of people...

It's an upright riding position. Lots of people put GenMar risers on them, itried them but didn't care for them. Instead went to Daytona bar, less sweep on the angle for the wrists.
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 510,083
Posted By T0mW
I'm 5'6" & about 150 lbs in full gear and my B6...

I'm 5'6" & about 150 lbs in full gear and my B6 fits me just right. I think I would just end up getting into trouble with a 1250, however I still have to watch I don't get into trouble with the 600. ...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,634
Posted By T0mW
The 00 Bandit 6 is a 2nd generation, so will fit...

The 00 Bandit 6 is a 2nd generation, so will fit ok without any more mods than trimming the air box tab (same as the B12)
The only thing I am concerned with is the weight difference bewtween the B6...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,634
Posted By T0mW
No, they are too different

No, they are too different
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,634
Posted By T0mW
making the dog bones is no problem, and I know...

making the dog bones is no problem, and I know that an aftermarket shock would be ideal, however I am not going to spend $500 + on aftermarket shock, especially if I can get a Busa one for about $30
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,634
Posted By T0mW
Busa shock in a Bandit

I know it is a common swap to put a Busa shock in a Bandit 12, however what about in a Bandit 600 ? Is the bike too light for the spring ? I only weigh about 140 (150 Max with gear on) and don't want...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,035
Posted By T0mW
I broke one off in mine as well, I ended up using...

I broke one off in mine as well, I ended up using a screwdriver & turning real hard. It ended up breaking one of the pins on the lock, but my wallet & a bunch of other important things were in the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11,979
Views: 923,150
Posted By T0mW
4 miles..... too bad my bike is at work all cozy...

4 miles..... too bad my bike is at work all cozy warm and in the proccess of maintainence work
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,036
Posted By T0mW
I am running Toshiba HIR bulbs in my Bandit &...

I am running Toshiba HIR bulbs in my Bandit & they are a great improvement over the stock ones. They are replacements for the 9005/9006 bulbs. I think the 9005 is the H4 bulb, but dont quote me on...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 510,083
Posted By T0mW
GenMar risers will work for the handlebars, and a...

GenMar risers will work for the handlebars, and a Corbin seat will work for your butt
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 68,983
Posted By T0mW
Wow, I gotta start carrying my camera with me...

Wow, I gotta start carrying my camera with me more often when I ride. I went by 3 markers today that arent on the list, and all within 20 miles of my house.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,289
Posted By T0mW
Just in case anyone is interested, I got an...

Just in case anyone is interested, I got an e-mail from New Enough saying that they had bought out the remaining US inventory and are on sale for $125
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,842
Posted By T0mW
I tried a few different spots for my portable...

I tried a few different spots for my portable controller too, and couldnt find one I liked, so I ended up putting a piece of strong velcro on it, and attaching it to the bike and attaching the plug...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,842
Posted By T0mW
I wear a size 8 in Held gloves & my hand measures...

I wear a size 8 in Held gloves & my hand measures 8" according to Gerbings way of measuring. I went with a small in the T5's. They were snug for the first few rides, but have loosened up considerably.
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,842
Posted By T0mW
I have been wearing my t5's for a little while...

I have been wearing my t5's for a little while now.
Glad I got a size small, cause they have loosened up a lot, thinking I maybe should have gotten an extra small by the amount they "grew".
The...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 510,083
Posted By T0mW
I have heated grips on my bandit 600, and I also...

I have heated grips on my bandit 600, and I also run a heated jacket liner & heated gloves without any problems. I just got the gloves, but before that, I had been running the grips & liner. I dont...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By T0mW
here is the link to the thread he was talking...

here is the link to the thread he was talking about.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=11142088#post11142088
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,842
Posted By T0mW
Well, I decided to try the T5's anyway, just to...

Well, I decided to try the T5's anyway, just to see how they were for riding. They are about the same as my Orino's in bulkiness, but they were definitely warmer.
Since I only have a single...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 510,083
Posted By T0mW
Cortez, for close-up pics of the v strom...

Cortez, for close-up pics of the v strom handguard install on a bandit, go to maximum suzuki , there are several write-up on the install there.

Personally, I had them on my bandit for about 6...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,842
Posted By T0mW
I ordered a pair of T5's last week. They came the...

I ordered a pair of T5's last week. They came the other day, and I dont like them. I agree with fiep about the zipper & they are bulky. I didnt try them to see how warm they got, because I could tell...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,842
Posted By T0mW
I have skinny hands with long fingers, so I don't...

I have skinny hands with long fingers, so I don't think the "tight fingers" pf the G3's would be that much of a problem.
I have an old pair of Orina's, and they seem too bulky for me, plus they...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,842
Posted By T0mW
How dit th T5's feel compared to a "regular" pair...

How dit th T5's feel compared to a "regular" pair of gloves ? Are they bulky ?
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,842
Posted By T0mW
I guess the only way I can tell is to find a...

I guess the only way I can tell is to find a dealer who handles gerbing (& warm n safe) and try them all on.

I wear an 8 M in Helds, so I guess I would have to try on a kiddie size in the T5's ...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,842
Posted By T0mW
Gerbing G3 or T5 ?

Time for heated gloves, just trying to decide which ones I want. I tried the Gerbing Classics, but they were too bulky for me.

I have heard good reviews of the G3's, but as I went to the Gerbing...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 510,083
Posted By T0mW
all you need to know about the bandits and the...

all you need to know about the bandits and the oil burning issue can be found at

http://www.maximum-suzuki.com/


or even

http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17255
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 510,083
Posted By T0mW
To help the suspension a lot of people put a Busa...

To help the suspension a lot of people put a Busa shock on the rear of their Bandits. Do a search over at Maximum-suzuki.com on Busa shock upgrade.
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