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Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 552,784
Posted By Mr_Chris
I've been at the dealer and seen the specific...

I've been at the dealer and seen the specific readings 'per position' on the stepper. I don't remember much else other than there were apparently a range of values and an acceptable range of (I'm...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 124,646
Posted By Mr_Chris
Thanks Baja Dad!

I really enjoyed the thread and now have half a dozen other pages to check out from this one.

I also feel that while some of the sponsored parts may be out of my price range, and my tendency to...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 552,784
Posted By Mr_Chris
I'd like to see: Lose the fiddly plastics...

I'd like to see:

Lose the fiddly plastics around the tank
make the clutch 200% more plate area (anyone who's opened one up will note how small they are)
If possible the cool per-wheel ABS...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 552,784
Posted By Mr_Chris
I am hoping for a revision for 2015 models. ...

I am hoping for a revision for 2015 models. Anyone heard any goss about that?
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 552,784
Posted By Mr_Chris
I have had one bend-worthy hit on the shifter and...

I have had one bend-worthy hit on the shifter and bent it back (stock one). That makes the score something like Me falling off: 50, shifters bent: 1. :rofl

When I get a replacement I'll get the...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 552,784
Posted By Mr_Chris
Ya might want to take off the side stand switch...

Ya might want to take off the side stand switch which also can't take a stick. :rofl:rofl:rofl

Being able to bend it is the idea, I think. The stock one bends with more resistance but the harder...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-12-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,660
Posted By Mr_Chris
That's the same thing that happens to me! Even...

That's the same thing that happens to me! Even when there's no mud sometimes....:wink:
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 552,784
Posted By Mr_Chris
I smoked my first clutch at 20,000 kms. I...

I smoked my first clutch at 20,000 kms. I feather because I ride in traffic and lane split a crawling speeds hula hooping between truck / SUV mirrors -- and because I tend to slip to control speed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,660
Posted By Mr_Chris
Ack, photographic evidence of Tim getting "dirty"...

Ack, photographic evidence of Tim getting "dirty" with the Tiger. I reckon that's the first time, if I believe the legend.:ear
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,511
Posted By Mr_Chris
Looks good. The camera seems a bit blue-shifted...

Looks good. The camera seems a bit blue-shifted but that could be after the fact. Seems like a nice sharp shooter though!

I reckon it's gonna get a lot colder as the ride report goes on... :deal
Forum: Australia 04-23-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2,755
Views: 528,392
Posted By Mr_Chris
Just a bunch of cows. Phil do you think those...

Just a bunch of cows. Phil do you think those are real time or might be slightly sped up?
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2,755
Views: 528,392
Posted By Mr_Chris
We didn't have no 'lectricity -- hadda watch TV...

We didn't have no 'lectricity -- hadda watch TV by candlelight! But we were happy for what we had...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 235,565
Posted By Mr_Chris
I feel a Kansas song coming on... :lol3 But...

I feel a Kansas song coming on... :lol3

But yes, it's that bushing, and dust getting between it and the shaft it's on, which causes a bit of friction and that binding up is enough to throw off the...
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,666
Posted By Mr_Chris
Unsubbed this thread

Hi guys and girls, just saying bubbye but not because I sold or stopped loving my Tiger XC, far from it. I'm just moving on in terms of content and lately I have too many subscriptions to bike...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,666
Posted By Mr_Chris
I believe those are in there to protect an...

I believe those are in there to protect an otherwise vulnerable fuel pump. But as long as la chica doesn't crack your fuel pump with the next overzealous thrust, you should be okay.
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,666
Posted By Mr_Chris
Just short and solder them together and make sure...

Just short and solder them together and make sure the left over bit isn't dangling in the spring. tape/heatshrink and you're done. If you ride your XC off road it's a weak point for bashing into...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,443
Posted By Mr_Chris
If anyone knows the AMTRA rating system, that...

If anyone knows the AMTRA rating system, that might work. Here's the paste from the AMTRA members forum:

AMTRA rides are graded at 4 different levels.
The following is a description of each of...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,443
Posted By Mr_Chris
Saw you there Paul! :clap I especially liked...

Saw you there Paul! :clap

I especially liked the nice clean spare knobs up on the side car. Did you armor all that spare? :deal

Chris
Forum: Australia 12-05-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2,755
Views: 528,392
Posted By Mr_Chris
That shit is freaky. Couldn't stop watching it.

That shit is freaky. Couldn't stop watching it.
Forum: Australia 11-13-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,750
Posted By Mr_Chris
Someone's compensating for something here...:deal...

Someone's compensating for something here...:deal :rofl
Forum: Australia 11-12-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,750
Posted By Mr_Chris
I'm not sure who fixed up that photo... But...

I'm not sure who fixed up that photo... But luckily I got a copy of what really happened.

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj533/Mr_Triumph/Pooncarie%202013/theREALpicture_zps6de09f6a.jpg...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,750
Posted By Mr_Chris
Some pics I took on the phone

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Forum: Australia 11-05-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,750
Posted By Mr_Chris
Nice to meet ya's. Had a great time, thanks! ...

Nice to meet ya's. Had a great time, thanks!

Chris
Forum: Australia 10-26-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,443
Posted By Mr_Chris
Hi guys, I'm in Macleod, ride a Tiger XC for...

Hi guys,

I'm in Macleod, ride a Tiger XC for commuting and adv'ing (prefer knobs all the time) and a husaberg 570 enduro (still learnin that one).

Just getting in and subscribing. Looking...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,750
Posted By Mr_Chris
I'm going up from Macleod, VIC on Thursday...

I'm going up from Macleod, VIC on Thursday morning, about dawn or just after.

Plotted a mixed-surface ride about 9hrs + meals - overspeed to get to Ouyen Thursday night, booked a single bed there....
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,750
Posted By Mr_Chris
So for a first timer -- no permits required? ...

So for a first timer -- no permits required?

I'm gonna rock up at the poon there, chuck a tent up up the road, head over to the pub and grab a beer and make some friends (hopefully see someone I...
Forum: Australia 10-22-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,750
Posted By Mr_Chris
Seems I might be riding solo from Melb - how is this route?

I'm thinking about this route in general for Thursday (Melbourne to Ouyen), leave early and make a ride out of it. I haven't looked at fuel or food or landmarks I'm just missing (mostly because I...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,666
Posted By Mr_Chris
Err, kill switch off? Side stand switch not...

Err, kill switch off? Side stand switch not b0rken? :lol3
Forum: Australia 10-19-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,750
Posted By Mr_Chris
Looking for anyone going from Melb as much dirt as possibe, can leave Thurs too

I'll ask the boss (work) about Thurs but 99% sure it'll be ok. The boss(wife) seems okay with the idea of getting rid of me a couple days...:ear

Anyone doing a 90% dirt route? :ear
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,666
Posted By Mr_Chris
My thoughts exactly. Then I noted who the poster...

My thoughts exactly. Then I noted who the poster was and said, Naaaah, that's not HIS Tiger. :lol3

It's the "omg I am spending too much time looking at my beautiful clean bike and not enough...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,210
Posted By Mr_Chris
I hope David is all right

I hope David is all right
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 552,784
Posted By Mr_Chris
o yea!

o yea!
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,666
Posted By Mr_Chris
So when you double strap (err, quadruple strap)...

So when you double strap (err, quadruple strap) the front, how do you ensure the tension is identical on all straps so you're not nodding at how smart you were when the loose one wiggles free, or the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 172,752
Posted By Mr_Chris
I really liked your vid MrB. Still have a lot of...

I really liked your vid MrB. Still have a lot of respect for the trailer you make too! I can't imagine a 19" on the front of my berg, must be strange until you get used to it.

The ADV range on...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 235,565
Posted By Mr_Chris
lovin it

Definitely an Adventure, looking forward to reading the rest.

Chris
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,666
Posted By Mr_Chris
I got the Arrow pipe option... liked it without...

I got the Arrow pipe option... liked it without the baffle for about 30 seconds, then rode 20,000 k's with it in. Since then I've had it out again but essentially, IMO, the motor is not suited to...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,666
Posted By Mr_Chris
With so many people posting about how much they...

With so many people posting about how much they paid for their XC, clearly Triumph missed the mark. :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-03-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,006
Posted By Mr_Chris
My Tiger roams all these places too...

My favourite way in and out of Kinglake is Bowden Spur Rd -- try that one next time it has scenic views, 3 or 4 tight ( for a vw beetle perhaps) switch backs and a nice few k's through the forest to...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,666
Posted By Mr_Chris
I do this and I need only about another 15mm and...

I do this and I need only about another 15mm and I reckon it would be perfect. Alas, the factory risers I had started with cause my clutch to pull ever so slightly when full lock left turns happen....
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,666
Posted By Mr_Chris
I just looked at the pic, not sure but it seems...

I just looked at the pic, not sure but it seems if you have fine sand and that screen on, you might actually be sucking it up if you're going fast enough and there's the right combination of light...
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