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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-21-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 127,061
Posted By Cabriolet
I have swapped the machined levers over from my...

I have swapped the machined levers over from my XC to the new XCX and the clutch switch is different!
The standard XCX clutch lever has a cast lug that presses the switch that is fitted below the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-26-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 246,023
Posted By Cabriolet
It is my turn to go begging now. I fitted...

It is my turn to go begging now.

I fitted the Touratech front fender risers.

In order to fit them; the standard fork leg spacer and standard mounting fasteners are removed and replaced with...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-12-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,258
Posted By Cabriolet
second and third bikes

In addition to my 2011 Tiger 800XC (Although yesterday I have paid the deposit to swap over to a new 2015 XCX).

The other bikes are a 1988 Honda CBR 600
and an 2004 KTM 250 EXC two stroke.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-09-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
Further to your 2 bar setup. I went for all 3....

Further to your 2 bar setup.
I went for all 3.

Triumph Engine Bars
Touratech Radiator bars
Hepco and Becker Tank bars
(I have posted this picture before in the 800xc picture thread)
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-09-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 246,023
Posted By Cabriolet
Also note that in some countries (Germnany that I...

Also note that in some countries (Germnany that I am aware of) it is iligal to let an engine idle after starting it and before driving away.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-14-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5,957
Views: 1,545,444
Posted By Cabriolet
<o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p> Agreed. I have just...

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Agreed. I have just been for a weekend away in Scotland with just that 10 litre trail pack and the Triumph 16-20 litre tank bag for storage. More than enough room for...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 262,457
Posted By Cabriolet
Bingo! thats it. Thanks for finding that out. ...

Bingo! thats it.
Thanks for finding that out.

Are there any marking on the connector? does anyone on here know what type it is or who manufactures it?

I guess I could unwrap the loom and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 262,457
Posted By Cabriolet
I guess I just need to start unplugging things...

I guess I just need to start unplugging things myself until I find something I can work with. I'll post my results in the tiger 800 accessories/modifications thread. Cheers.
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 262,457
Posted By Cabriolet
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I already have the Triumph accessory lights. I switch them on...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 262,457
Posted By Cabriolet
If you have the nerve to explore the wiring...

If you have the nerve to explore the wiring towards the front end of the bike, I would be interested in seeing if you can locate a break point in the loom with a male to female cable connection that...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-19-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
I went for the Triumph tank bags, the smaller one...

I went for the Triumph tank bags, the smaller one is called the city bag, and matches the city tail pack. The larger one is called the adventure bag and you guessed it, it matches the adventure tail...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-18-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
Triumph do an oil filter cover for about 20 part...

Triumph do an oil filter cover for about 20 part number is PFKL2059698 I have had one fitted to my bike for the last 12k miles, it fits in seconds and you just refit it after you change the oil...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-05-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,813
Posted By Cabriolet
I have the same tent. ...

I have the same tent.
http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa294/MyCabriolet/Tiger%20800%20xc/mms_20130505_zps18519b13.jpg

I really like it.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,813
Posted By Cabriolet
There are 3 sets of bars on the go here. ...

There are 3 sets of bars on the go here.
Triumph Engine bars.
Hepco & Becker tank bars with the lights mounted to them.
Touratech radiator bars.

They all fit really well together. I am...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-02-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,813
Posted By Cabriolet
http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa294/MyCabriol...

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa294/MyCabriolet/Tiger%20800%20xc/DSC_1221_zps56e9d25e.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 113,660
Posted By Cabriolet
My favourite sign ...

My favourite sign
http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa294/MyCabriolet/Tiger%20800%20xc/DSC_0828_zps93f61ce6.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-20-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
Proliferation of Crash Bars

A while ago I dropped my bike. I think this is documented earlier in this thread. But here is a snapshot....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-10-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
I populated my Hepco & Becker light mouting lugs....

I populated my Hepco & Becker light mouting lugs.
http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa294/MyCabriolet/Tiger%20800%20xc/Hepco%20bars/DSC_1104_zpsace478ad.jpg
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-20-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21,979
Views: 4,267,996
Posted By Cabriolet
Once when I came back to my bike after parking up...

Once when I came back to my bike after parking up for a brew, the gear indictor stopped showing 'n' for neutral or any numbers despite changing the lever between neutral/first/second gear, and my...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-18-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 237,465
Posted By Cabriolet
SW Motech get a big thumbs up from me, really...

SW Motech get a big thumbs up from me, really simple to take on and off, can be locked on for security, are tough looking, though I have never rested my bike on them myself they look up to the job....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-18-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
I see you have the Zumo mounted centrally. What...

I see you have the Zumo mounted centrally. What are the plans for the Triumph left hand mirror mounted sat-nav bracket? is it going spare? is it going cheap? I have been trying to keep my eye out for...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-18-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
calling all sparky types

Hi guys, I am after some pointers.

I want to fit some additional lights up front of my 800 XC. Only because I have the Hepco and Becker upper tank bars and they are pre-drilled to accept lights...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-14-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
No noticeable difference to stock, just as smooth...

No noticeable difference to stock, just as smooth and responsive as it was before.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-14-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
That, (as the original bar end weights are...

That, (as the original bar end weights are removed to fit the Barkbusters)
and I thought it looked unfinished with just the exposed aluminium spine on show.
They are part number B66 and are a nice...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-13-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
+1 I have a Kaoko, SW Motech (Barkbusters)...

+1

I have a Kaoko, SW Motech (Barkbusters) hand guards and the Triumph heated grips. They all work perfectly together. I also have the Barkbuster external bar-end-weights....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-08-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
They are listed as 31 litres each. They have a...

They are listed as 31 litres each. They have a waterproof roll top bag inside and some elasticated retaining straps in each half. They have limit straps to prevent the bag falling completely open...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-07-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
I got some ex-display/demo pannier bags for much...

I got some ex-display/demo pannier bags for much cheapness.

They are by SW Motech / Bags Connection, the model name is called Aero, they fit to the SW Motech Quicklock Evo pannier rack, with a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-07-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21,979
Views: 4,267,996
Posted By Cabriolet
I have no idea! I have never taken a pillion on...

I have no idea!
I have never taken a pillion on this bike for any great distance. (A couple of miles as a one-off at the most)
I just liked the colour.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-07-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21,979
Views: 4,267,996
Posted By Cabriolet
Triumph LED indicators ...

Triumph LED indicators
http://www.worldoftriumph.com/triumph_motorcycle_parts_locator.php?block_01=&block_02=100060060-0-2&block_03=560041
sold in pairs so you will need two of these...

The...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-06-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21,979
Views: 4,267,996
Posted By Cabriolet
I think secretly you just wanted the...

I think secretly you just wanted the project.....?

You have a 500 Arrow exhaust, 130 of LED indicators, must be 100 for the top box mount? with a 50 odd litre Givi top box on top of it, 150...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-04-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
I made myself a little Y shaped loom. It plugs...

I made myself a little Y shaped loom. It plugs in-line with the factory loom for the fog lights under the tank....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-29-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
I was thinking of spacing it out a bit further...

I was thinking of spacing it out a bit further myself, so that the bars would have to be seriously bent before it could contact anything important.

Maybe using the Touratech upper radiator bars...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-29-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
+1 They work great for me, and can be fitted...

+1
They work great for me, and can be fitted the same height as stock, or 15mm lower to give your knees a bit more room when seated, or less (or none in my case) of a bar rise needed for when...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-28-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21,979
Views: 4,267,996
Posted By Cabriolet
This might be covered elsewhere, but I don't mind...

This might be covered elsewhere, but I don't mind saying it here as well.
I just noticed a difference between my (late) 2011 bike (one of the first of the black framers), and my mates 2012 bike. ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-28-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
As others have said they are Hepco and Becker...

As others have said they are Hepco and Becker bars.
A few pics as requested...

It looks like they stick out quite far when looking from the rear...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-25-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
Would that have really helped? I know...

Would that have really helped?

I know better tyres, if nothing else would make the bikes look much better when they are lying on the side :)
I though that more off-road orientated tyres would...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-25-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
Crash bars and hand guards - do they really...

Crash bars and hand guards - do they really work?<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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There is a school of thought that the standard...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-11-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21,979
Views: 4,267,996
Posted By Cabriolet
The bike was the cheap part for me... By the...

The bike was the cheap part for me...
By the time I had bought the GAP insurance, pre-paid the first 4 years of services up front, then ticked the box for all the options and accessories I liked the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-02-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
Mine was from here and delivered to the UK. ...

Mine was from here and delivered to the UK.
http://www.worldoftriumph.com/triumph_motorcycle_parts_locator.php?block_01=&block_02=100057444-0-2&block_03=560041

Dead simple to fit.

We are...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-26-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 728,816
Posted By Cabriolet
Latest photo taken yesterday on a two day 500...

Latest photo taken yesterday on a two day 500 mile tour of the Scottish borders.
http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa294/MyCabriolet/Tiger%20800%20xc/DSC_0881_zps320ae8ad.jpg
It had its 6000 mile...
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