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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-12-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,882
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Just talked to my brother and he confirmed he's...

Just talked to my brother and he confirmed he's in this time! So a definitive +1 from Bedford, IN. Username is gnsrfn.
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 525,632
Posted By NobeyamaGP
When I installed mine, I used my dad's drum brake...

When I installed mine, I used my dad's drum brake pliers. By far the best way to go if you have access to one. Spring popped right on in seconds.
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 525,632
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Here's my homemade tube setup, using the OEM case...

Here's my homemade tube setup, using the OEM case mounts.
http://nobeyamagp.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tiger-800XC-Pics/i-6P3bfZn/0/XL/IMG_1883-XL.jpg

Bracket detail....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,882
Posted By NobeyamaGP
2 more from southern Indiana. I'll be there for...

2 more from southern Indiana. I'll be there for sure and hopefully my brother will be able to make it this time too.
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,780,064
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I can tell you, deer strikes aren't any fun on...

I can tell you, deer strikes aren't any fun on any bike, but the Tiger seems fairly durable in my experience.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/28/2ura7usa.jpg

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-22-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Good choice. :wink: Try not to fall off.

Good choice. :wink: Try not to fall off.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Thanks! I'm recovering well. Already shopping for...

Thanks! I'm recovering well. Already shopping for new helmet/gear. At least once the insurance comes through.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Good luck! I went through the Smokies last fall...

Good luck! I went through the Smokies last fall on the Tiger. It was one of my favorite parts of the whole trip. And no Tiger problems there. That came later when I roasted my clutch trying to get...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Thanks. And yeah, my helmet, a cheap snell-rated...

Thanks. And yeah, my helmet, a cheap snell-rated HJC did fantastically. I slid a little ways face down, watching the asphalt scraping on the plastic visor and yet the whole time in the hospital I...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,780,064
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I think there's truth to that. I came from a 350...

I think there's truth to that. I came from a 350 lb Kawasaki 440. The Tiger felt like I was man handling a Goldwing for a while.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Thanks. I see them quite a bit on the way home...

Thanks. I see them quite a bit on the way home too. Usually they are standing in a field on the side of the road, or when they see me coming they calmly continue crossing the road. This one was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Thanks. And no, damn thing was apparently fine....

Thanks. And no, damn thing was apparently fine. It must have wandered off because everyone at the scene thought I had slipped on wet roads.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Never lost conciousness. They were nervous about...

Never lost conciousness. They were nervous about a possible adrenal hemorrhage after my CT scan in Bedford so they shipped me up to Methodist and told them to be prepared for emergency surgery since...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/06/pa9e8usu.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/06/pa9e8usu.jpg

Tigers and deer don't get along too well.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/06/mu7u6a5a.jpg

I don't have the final total of what's wrong with...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
They were just jealous of your sweet ride.

They were just jealous of your sweet ride.
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,780,064
Posted By NobeyamaGP
"Semi or fully synthetic 10W/40 or 10W/50...

"Semi or fully synthetic 10W/40 or 10W/50 motorcycle engine oil which meets specification API SH (or higher) and JASO MA, such as Castrol Power 1 Racing 4T 10W-40 (fully synthetic)"

So sayeth the...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 525,632
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Looks like a fairly mild case of KLR-itis. She...

Looks like a fairly mild case of KLR-itis. She doesn't have a milk crate yet. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,780,064
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Very easy. It's a setting you can change via the...

Very easy. It's a setting you can change via the buttons beside the display. Triumph has the owner's manual for download on their site.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-06-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 17,470
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I really enjoyed riding with you guys and...

I really enjoyed riding with you guys and listening to people's stories by the campfire on Saturday night.

All in all, the water was high....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 17,470
Posted By NobeyamaGP
We'll both be in tents, so that won't be an...

We'll both be in tents, so that won't be an issue. And as far as charging stuff, the only thing I'll need to charge is my phone and that's what the Powerlet on the Tiger is for. Thanks for the info....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 17,470
Posted By NobeyamaGP
This'll be my brother and my first time at the...

This'll be my brother and my first time at the Icebreaker and I was wondering, how does tent camping work there? Are there assigned spaces or just a big open field? Also, how much space is there?...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-04-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I might be interested in it if i have the money...

I might be interested in it if i have the money when you're ready to sell. I think a ~250cc DS would be a good complement to the Tiger. And I'd be able to learn some more offroading with my brother...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 525,632
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Got the stand for my XC from there and service...

Got the stand for my XC from there and service was good. It did come to me missing one of the pivot bearing pieces, but that was an issue with Triumph. All the bags were factory sealed and the...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,780,064
Posted By NobeyamaGP
My owner's manual gives the max payload of the...

My owner's manual gives the max payload of the Tiger as 496lbs. 492 for the XC.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-11-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
My brother frequents Eddy Scott's and he's told...

My brother frequents Eddy Scott's and he's told me that stock is somewhat variable so if he doesn't have what you need at the time, he might still get it in at some point.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-06-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 36,197
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I can handle that! You made getting up on that...

I can handle that! You made getting up on that rock look so easy.
http://nobeyamagp.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-Loose-Nut-Motorcycle-Ride/i-dj8qgsC/0/XL/DSCF1239-XL.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 36,197
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I remember seeing that pic too...

I remember seeing that pic too...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-03-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 36,197
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I had a fantastic time on my first ever DS ride!...

I had a fantastic time on my first ever DS ride! Got my first coat of mud on the Tiger.

http://nobeyamagp.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-Loose-Nut-Motorcycle-Ride/i-qptBk2V/0/L/DSCF1222-L.jpg
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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-24-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 36,197
Posted By NobeyamaGP
My brother and I are still unsure about making...

My brother and I are still unsure about making the ride, but if we do we'll be staying at my place. Washington-ite here. :deal
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-23-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
In my experience it's a great unit. However the...

In my experience it's a great unit. However the usb port cover on mine has a tendency of pulling out after some use so it got water in it on my recent trip to Florida. Would only stay powered on for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,495
Posted By NobeyamaGP
:thumb Now I know of at least one anime fan on...

:thumb Now I know of at least one anime fan on this site.
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,780,064
Posted By NobeyamaGP
The biggest problem I've had in stop and go...

The biggest problem I've had in stop and go traffic is last week in downtown Evansville (not much traffic, but a lot of stops at intersections) I stopped at a stop sign and accidentally killed it...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 551,363
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I had the same issue with mine. Just thought it...

I had the same issue with mine. Just thought it was tweaked during shipping or something. Finally got it fixed with some fabrication help from my brother. (And had to re-thread the top motor mount...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-26-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,068,523
Posted By NobeyamaGP
That is one beautiful Guzzi. I love the fishtail...

That is one beautiful Guzzi. I love the fishtail exhaust on a classic bike like that.:thumb What year is it?
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 227,184
Posted By NobeyamaGP
How do you like the Rocky Mountain bags? I picked...

How do you like the Rocky Mountain bags? I picked up a set for my Tiger for my first solo motorcycle trip this fall.
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 227,184
Posted By NobeyamaGP
In on the ground floor for once! :thumb

In on the ground floor for once! :thumb
Forum: Americas 08-22-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By NobeyamaGP
First Solo Trip outside the Hoosier State and going all the way to Florida!

Yes, as the title states, my first long solo trip outside Indiana is coming up and I was hoping for some recommendations regarding a route.

One of my best friends from elementary school through...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,018
Posted By NobeyamaGP
To go along with your line of thinking why don't...

To go along with your line of thinking why don't they make something akin to "redneck stacks" like you see on jacked up diesel trucks here in the midwest? Aim them up and to the side so they blast...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,780,064
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Tell me about it. I was under the assumption that...

Tell me about it. I was under the assumption that (as noted in my initial question) the plastics on the tank and radiator guards both used Torx, but after looking closer this afternoon I see they're...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,780,064
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Does anyone know what sizes of Torx are most...

Does anyone know what sizes of Torx are most commonly used on the XC (like the plastic tank/radiator guards)? I need to pick up a few for my toolkit and want to make sure I get a useful set.
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