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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 05:17 PM
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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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 08:19 AM
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Views: 654,551
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 07:49 AM
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Views: 654,551
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 654,551
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 654,551
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-20-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By quadzillabill
...and holy crap - their getting $60+ for the bag...

...and holy crap - their getting $60+ for the bag itself? Hmmm....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-20-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
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, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
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, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-11-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
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...
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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-11-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-11-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-04-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 33,002
Posted By quadzillabill
Yeah, you can't do that...

Yeah, you can't do that...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-17-2014, 02:18 PM
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Views: 654,551
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-12-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 654,551
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-02-2014, 08:05 AM
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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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-02-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 654,551
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,339
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,339
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,339
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-15-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 203,334
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-11-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,339
Posted By quadzillabill
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-11-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,339
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-10-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 654,551
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-10-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,339
Posted By quadzillabill
Ditto for me, but I have the Adventure. Great...

Ditto for me, but I have the Adventure. Great product.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-09-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 654,551
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, 12:11 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 40,617
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-31-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 654,551
Posted By quadzillabill
Of course.

Of course.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-31-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 654,551
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, 05:48 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 40,617
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-27-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 654,551
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-06-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 33,002
Posted By quadzillabill
Subscribed. Hope to post something interesting...

Subscribed. Hope to post something interesting in the near future...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-29-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,339
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, 05:14 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 40,617
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-27-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,339
Posted By quadzillabill
Does Madstad offer a forum discount for ADV?

Does Madstad offer a forum discount for ADV?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,352
Posted By quadzillabill
Awesome write up. Would love to see done...

Awesome write up. Would love to see done numbers.

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By quadzillabill
Tiger 800 XC Maintenance / Repair Videos

I found this author on the board, but nothing that brought his excellent videos to attention. I'm extremely impressed and will treasure these even if Muddysump leaves the Tiger fold as his latest...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 40,617
Posted By quadzillabill
Interested. Email me at quadzillabill@gmail.com...

Interested. Email me at quadzillabill@gmail.com with details please.
Forum: Americas 04-04-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By quadzillabill
I don't know if I want to be 450+ miles from the...

I don't know if I want to be 450+ miles from the *nearest* town. I guess that would be true Adventure.

http://jamesbayroad.com/index.html

A REMOTE WILD LAND OF EXTREME DISTANCES

THE LONGEST...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By quadzillabill
Go East, or Go West?

Getting the Tiger ready to do a big trip this summer from my home base in Michigan. Will be doing some decent warm-up/check-out rides as the weather cooperates, heading for a trip into Northern...
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