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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-30-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,748
Posted By Wandering Dane
What Made Me Go Hi-Viz

Been riding about 47 years, mostly in ATGATT, certainly always with FF helmet, gloves, motorcycle jacket and boots.

Perhaps 5 years ago, riding with a buddy on an Interstate with fairly heavy...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By Wandering Dane
One more +1 for Dubbelju. I rented a 1050 Tiger...

One more +1 for Dubbelju. I rented a 1050 Tiger during MotoGP week from them a few years ago, very pleased with the experience. Gave great suggestions for routes and lunch restaurants.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-03-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 790,090
Posted By Wandering Dane
Thanks for the suggestions. Pro Taper's...

Thanks for the suggestions. Pro Taper's selections are oriented towards off-road / dirt bikes, I need more of a street design. Found it at Spiegler Performance Parts.
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,598
Posted By Wandering Dane
I've had similar experiences with the Etymotic...

I've had similar experiences with the Etymotic ER6i, great sound but painful after a while. Also, I had to visit a clinic in Toronto once and pay a doctor $50 to dig out the tip that was deeply...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-31-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 790,090
Posted By Wandering Dane
Roadie Handlebars

Appealing to the masses on a question that I have not seen addressed on this forum: handlebar comfort for 800 Tiger Roadie that is not used much off-pavement.

Background: been riding for some 45...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,598
Posted By Wandering Dane
Bose Noise Canceling Ear Buds

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned the Bose noise canceling ear buds: ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-21-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Wandering Dane
Full Story on PC on Tiger 800:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=965753

Short story on install of PC V and AutoTune on a 2012 Tiger 800: if you have the patience and experience, it's well worth doing.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-10-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 29,927
Posted By Wandering Dane
The decel popping indicates combustion taking...

The decel popping indicates combustion taking place outside the combustion chamber, i.e., in the exhaust port or header pipe. In extreme cases, it could lead to damaged exhaust valves.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-10-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By Wandering Dane
Old West and Old Old West; A Couple of Spring Ride Destinations

So old friends and riding buddies Henk (MotoDutch) and Lars (Wandering Dane) decided that a weekend trip away from the Denver area to points not usually visited might be worthwhile. A road trip is...
Forum: Photos 04-17-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 193,090
Posted By Wandering Dane
Right you are, my apologies. IIRC, Bernice is...

Right you are, my apologies. IIRC, Bernice is about 15 miles south of the Arkansas state line.
Forum: Photos 04-17-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 61,608
Posted By Wandering Dane
Somewhere in Louisiana

Just before a 20-minute deluge:
http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-Motorcycle/i-5Mf5PcP/0/XL/IMG_1841-XL.jpg
Forum: Photos 04-17-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 193,090
Posted By Wandering Dane
Arkansas and Texas

Bernice, AR:

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-Motorcycle/i-7tLFmgb/0/XL/IMG_1858-XL.jpg

De Kalb, TX:
...
Forum: Photos 04-17-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,065
Posted By Wandering Dane
Near Amarillo, TX

This cloud sprouted a tornado later in the day:

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-Motorcycle/i-JRxK4VR/0/XL/IMG_1946-XL.jpg
Forum: Photos 04-17-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 934,969
Posted By Wandering Dane
North Texas

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-Motorcycle/i-5Zw7MWX/0/XL/IMG_1918-XL.jpg

Stopped here to look at the Blue Bonnets:...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,673
Posted By Wandering Dane
KTM 520 EXC with license plate Moto Guzzi T3...

KTM 520 EXC with license plate
Moto Guzzi T3 with 950 cc engine
Thinking about adding a BMW RT or Honda ST for early and late season touring.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,665
Posted By Wandering Dane
Note to Mods

This post about Tiger 800 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=965753) has erroneously been moved to the Land of the Rising Sun sub-thread; please move it to the British Invasion sub-thread....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,665
Posted By Wandering Dane
The gear ratios that Triumph selected are too...

The gear ratios that Triumph selected are too close between gears, too tall first gear and too short 6th gear for the bike's intended purposes, all well documented.

However, as delivered in the...
Forum: Photos 01-27-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 193,090
Posted By Wandering Dane
Limon, Colorado

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-Motorcycle/i-hMgQvgw/0/XL/IMG_0315-XL.jpg

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-Motorcycle/i-QdrCS7M/0/XL/IMG_0309-XL.jpg
Forum: Photos 01-27-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,354
Posted By Wandering Dane
Near Kiowa, Colorado

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-Motorcycle/i-VNJwBRc/0/XL/IMG_0337-XL.jpg
Forum: Photos 01-19-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 489,505
Posted By Wandering Dane
January on the Colorado Front Range

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-Motorcycle/i-qqN7w7P/0/XL/IMG_0084-XL.jpg

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-Motorcycle/i-2vFFg6K/0/XL/IMG_0094-XL.jpg
Forum: Photos 01-02-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,266
Posted By Wandering Dane
It'll Need a Little Work

This pre-WWII machine was found inside overgrown foliage when the new homeowner decided to clean up the back yard:
...
Forum: Photos 01-02-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,266
Posted By Wandering Dane
After the Storm

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-mcrpXm5/0/XL/IMG_0340-XL.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-23-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,962
Posted By Wandering Dane
All good

About 10K miles have passed since my last report on the PC V and AutoTune. No problems or issues at all. I've ridden to sea level and 12,000+ ft elevation and experienced perfect fueling...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-10-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,721
Posted By Wandering Dane
Sargent Seat Experience

After a 3,500-mile road trip with the stock seat and a Bead Rider (which is a major improvement in itself), I ordered a Sargent and am very happy. Should have done that much earlier.

The foam is...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-10-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,580
Posted By Wandering Dane
Tiger 800 Roadie

Right at 15,000 miles on Anakee 3; probably will hit the wear bars on the rear tire in another 1 to 2 K miles, the front may be a bit more worn.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-03-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,409,593
Posted By Wandering Dane
I've had good luck with Bike Bandit - lower...

I've had good luck with Bike Bandit - lower prices than Triumph for the exact same parts and fast delivery.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-02-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 790,090
Posted By Wandering Dane
Have about 18K miles on EBC HH pads, front and...

Have about 18K miles on EBC HH pads, front and rear.

My experience: the HH pads have significantly better initial bite than stock and much better feel, a huge improvement. Wear so far is...
Forum: Photos 09-26-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 216,466
Posted By Wandering Dane
Victor, Colorado

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-qM2qfpc/0/XL/P9256985-XL.jpg
Forum: Photos 09-26-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 216,466
Posted By Wandering Dane
Kenosha Pass, Colorado

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-B6QWJt8/0/XL/P9257151-XL.jpg
Forum: Photos 09-26-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 389,384
Posted By Wandering Dane
Colorado

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-qVHRpLP/0/XL/P9256976-XL.jpg

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-Ffksd4C/0/XL/P9257147-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Photos 09-24-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,310
Posted By Wandering Dane
FF, No worries - glad you kept the thread...

FF,

No worries - glad you kept the thread alive. Perhaps the moderators can merge the various 2014 Cannonball threads into one, it would be OK by me.

WD
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-17-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,409,593
Posted By Wandering Dane
Five of my exhaust valves were tight at 14K...

Five of my exhaust valves were tight at 14K miles, needed new shims, got them from Bike Bandit.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8,625
Views: 3,527,763
Posted By Wandering Dane
Parking lot at Cannonball stop in Denver

Last Sunday, the Cannonball Endurance Run stopped in Denver; pictures here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25089854#post25089854

These beauties were found in the parking lot:
...
Forum: Photos 09-16-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,310
Posted By Wandering Dane
A few close-ups

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-vkwdH6K/0/XL/P9146843-XL.jpg

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-vnXCJMP/0/XL/P9146921-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Photos 09-16-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,310
Posted By Wandering Dane
Neracar

1923 Neracar, 250 cc two-stroke single with centrifugal transmission and center hub steering, built in Syracuse, NY:
...
Forum: Photos 09-16-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,310
Posted By Wandering Dane
A few more

Actual participants in the Cannonball, 1937 model IIRC:
http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-J7QMD6M/0/XL/P9146367-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Photos 09-14-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,310
Posted By Wandering Dane
Gear shift and tank on 1936 H-D VLD: ...

Gear shift and tank on 1936 H-D VLD:

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-24MpHdm/0/XL/P9146916-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Photos 09-14-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,310
Posted By Wandering Dane
1924 Moto Guzzi Sport (reportedly from the Moto...

1924 Moto Guzzi Sport (reportedly from the Moto Guzzi factory museum):
http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-C3VmfhZ/0/XL/P9146809-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Photos 09-14-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,310
Posted By Wandering Dane
No70 is a 1928 Indian Scout: ...

No70 is a 1928 Indian Scout:
http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-nZnWkFp/0/XL/P9146725-XL.jpg

1924 Harley Davide JE:...
Forum: Photos 09-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,310
Posted By Wandering Dane
Cannonball 2014 - Denver

The 2014 Cannonball Coast-to-Coat Antique Motorcycle Run (http://www.motorcyclecannonball.com) for pre-1937 machines stopped at artist David Uhl's studio in Golden, Colorado on the afternoon of...
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