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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-21-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 246,094
Posted By Vegas800XC
Mine gets that vibration when one or more engine...

Mine gets that vibration when one or more engine guard bolts get loose. Usually the bolts that connect the guard to bottom of the engine.

Hope that's it!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb Great to hear! Just in time for summer:clap

Great to hear! Just in time for summer:clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,049
Posted By Vegas800XC
I hear ya, I just checked mine at 25K and the...

I hear ya, I just checked mine at 25K and the exhaust side tightened up a bit compared to 12k but still within tolerances. If that trend continues next inspection may take a bit longer. Anyone afraid...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,049
Posted By Vegas800XC
Question I think that includes not only a valve check but...

I think that includes not only a valve check but if they have to reshim?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Vegas800XC
^^^+1^^^

^^^+1^^^
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 237,504
Posted By Vegas800XC
I broke that rear bracket 20000 miles ago and...

I broke that rear bracket 20000 miles ago and still going without it, kinda of a weird design. But yeah, you are missing the rubber nipple on the end of the threaded piece. I'd send you mine but I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-16-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 237,504
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb Off topic

That Husky is Pimp.. Nice ride old man:clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-12-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,651
Posted By Vegas800XC
My bike came with Arrow, from what I see when I...

My bike came with Arrow, from what I see when I ride w other 800's with stock map the arrow tune costs me around 2-3 mpg.. I get about 1 mpg less than the 1200 guys haha..

I get right around 40...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-11-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Vegas800XC
I had a similar problem with my '12 (no TC of...

I had a similar problem with my '12 (no TC of course) and Triumph Las Vegas replaced and adjusted the rear wheel speed sensor and I haven't had a problem since. The washboard stuff was causing an...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-11-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By Vegas800XC
Talking I was thinking about removing the beak and...

I was thinking about removing the beak and installing an LED light bar there, kinda like the S10 guys have.. I don't think it will look pretty that way but that's ok w me. :wink:
I drop my bike too...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-08-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,084
Posted By Vegas800XC
Laugh sweet ride!

I especially like the wave rotors on the front, looks pimp!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-07-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,962
Posted By Vegas800XC
Sweet thanks, I kinda liked it loose in the vid!

Sweet thanks, I kinda liked it loose in the vid!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-07-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,962
Posted By Vegas800XC
Laugh Nice vid! How'd you mount the go pro? On a pole...

Nice vid! How'd you mount the go pro? On a pole hinged?:clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-05-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,651
Posted By Vegas800XC
Laugh Subscribed! Very interested in mod'd maps, I like...

Subscribed! Very interested in mod'd maps, I like the arrow tune overall but wish it had a lean spot right around 5000-5500 where I run on the interstate to get better high speed mileage..

...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-31-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Vegas800XC
+1 Mark or Brad or Craig will give good...

+1
Mark or Brad or Craig will give good input. I think Brad's bike has progressive setup and he is not a small guy:D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-26-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21,979
Views: 4,268,547
Posted By Vegas800XC
Wicked I like it! Now would someone mount a rigid...

I like it! Now would someone mount a rigid industries light bar where the beak used to be so I can decide if that is my next purchase! :lol3
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,831
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb Freedom Cycle

Here in Vegas, Freedom has been good to me. Good service and everyone in there owns a Triumph of some sort..:clap

http://www.freedomcyclelasvegas.com/
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 940
Views: 194,196
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb I see it too, does look asymmetrical, can't wait...

I see it too, does look asymmetrical, can't wait to see more pics:clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-09-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,962
Posted By Vegas800XC
Laugh Dirty Tiger!

Looks better dirty, IMHO!
http://i1336.photobucket.com/albums/o653/Vegas800XC/DBF98D85-9001-455C-9545-13AF3BCBFA80_zpsukdzir1b.jpg
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-07-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb Sweet! Better than paying $200:clap

Sweet! Better than paying $200:clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-06-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,962
Posted By Vegas800XC
I put it on myself but they have done all of my...

I put it on myself but they have done all of my service checks thru my 24K. They are good and I have been happy with them all around. Just picked up my SW motech skidplate at a good price from them...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-06-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,962
Posted By Vegas800XC
Wink tkc80

Ran @40PSI all day on and off road and worked great, big improvement in sand, deep gravel over my worn K60. Thanks everyone for the help!
http://youtu.be/GaALKMkpoYg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,962
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thanks will try it next!:D

Thanks will try it next!:D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,962
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thanks for the warning about that, I did notice...

Thanks for the warning about that, I did notice my usual lean angles were already on the edge of the tire. It certainly handles better than a Heidi with 15K on it:lol3

I did on and off road at...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,962
Posted By Vegas800XC
Tkc80

http://i1336.photobucket.com/albums/o653/Vegas800XC/F3D657D0-14CF-42A4-B12A-5329F1AD413A_zpsdtidinms.jpg
So I had a hole starting in my front Heide K60, not sure how that happened but it always had...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,914
Views: 729,050
Posted By Vegas800XC
stock crash bars

I have 'tweaked' mine two times where I could see that the engine crash bars were bent towards one side over the other. Looking at the crossbar that connects the two sides in front of radiator is...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-25-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4,914
Views: 729,050
Posted By Vegas800XC
Laugh I have three years on my stock panniers. The...

I have three years on my stock panniers. The back plastic support that rests at the bottom of the pannier broke on my third drop, never replaced it.. The pannier hooks are cracking and one mounting...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-05-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21,979
Views: 4,268,547
Posted By Vegas800XC
yup, I used the orange and it matched up well on...

yup, I used the orange and it matched up well on my fender:D
I didnt use clear but the nick was small
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-02-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By Vegas800XC
+1:clap

+1:clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-30-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 127,105
Posted By Vegas800XC
I can think of one way my '12 model is better...

I can think of one way my '12 model is better than the new one.. It's paid for:rofl:rofl
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-27-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,914
Views: 729,050
Posted By Vegas800XC
I did the same somehow after 25000 miles, one day...

I did the same somehow after 25000 miles, one day I put my leg in the wrong position!?
I cleaned it with some degreaser and a firm plastic scraper a few times, but with little results. After a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-27-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By Vegas800XC
If you camp at low elevation, say <3000 feet...

If you camp at low elevation, say <3000 feet it'll be 20-30F at night but doable. Higher elevations will be brutal!

I like some of the wash trails on the AZ side of the Hoover dam that take...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-24-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,962
Posted By Vegas800XC
Awesome!:clap

Awesome!:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-13-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,211
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb I like the 17t front sprocket! Even off road at...

I like the 17t front sprocket! Even off road at idle the difference in speed is one MPH indicated. Big whoop compared to the 400 rpm reduction in 6th gear at speed and resulting better MPG. I get...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-13-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,962
Posted By Vegas800XC
Hey thanks! It helps move the slow cagers from...

Hey thanks! It helps move the slow cagers from the left lane! :lol3
It is actually painted on. I borrowed the basic shape from the corvette skull, cut a template, painted the grey on black pattern....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-12-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 800,962
Posted By Vegas800XC
NICE PICS ALL!:clap Here is a couple from...

NICE PICS ALL!:clap

Here is a couple from my last ride down a wash to lake mohave just a few miles from boulder dam. Saw mountain goats, lots of deep sand, and not one person:evil
Cheers!
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-06-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,914
Views: 729,050
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb Right on. I wasnt sure what went in the bottom...

Right on. I wasnt sure what went in the bottom holes of fender but now I see a rectangle reflector in your pic. Thanks for the pic! I need another rain here to go try it out proper! :wink:

...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-04-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4,914
Views: 729,050
Posted By Vegas800XC
Clean mod

I was tired of getting spray from the rear fender in the muddy stuff or during my commute. I found this on bikebandit for $40 and will give it a go. Just replaces the aft portion of inner fender...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-30-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 246,094
Posted By Vegas800XC
FWIW when the bike is hot (uphill climb) and you...

FWIW when the bike is hot (uphill climb) and you immediately shut bike off, the coolant that just left the head will boil a bit in the radiator and push a bit into the reservoir. I can duplicate it...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-29-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21,979
Views: 4,268,547
Posted By Vegas800XC
Got a cheap pair at Cyclegear that are drop proof...

Got a cheap pair at Cyclegear that are drop proof with OEM bars. Not sure how bright they are compared to high $ ones. They are LED and I spliced in a pair of resistors to slow flash rate.
...
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