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Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 25,274
Posted By BiganDaft
looking forward to this one

looking forward to this one
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,010
Posted By BiganDaft
I am planning a trip to the States in December,...

I am planning a trip to the States in December, and this is definitely on the "to-do" list. :clap
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,365
Posted By BiganDaft
I have had a issue with my XC's Starter motor. ...

I have had a issue with my XC's Starter motor.
40 000km on the clock.
At first, I thought that the battery was faulty, and replaced it.
But that didn't solve the problem.
I spoke to our local...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22,020
Views: 6,524,463
Posted By BiganDaft
@Blacktiger: I didn't need to extend the forks,...

@Blacktiger: I didn't need to extend the forks, all that has been done is the internals were replaced with the Norman Hyde springs and spacers.
@HenryII, the bracket that the fender mounts on was...
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22,020
Views: 6,524,463
Posted By BiganDaft
Wink http://www.retrowriteup.com/clives-triumph-scrambl...

http://www.retrowriteup.com/clives-triumph-scrambler/

Link to an article that was written about my bike. :wink:
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,365
Posted By BiganDaft
Ha ha ha, yeah, but my discs seem to be floating...

Ha ha ha, yeah, but my discs seem to be floating a bit too much.
Looking at different options to solve the issue.

sent using a keyboard and one finger at a time
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,365
Posted By BiganDaft
Starter motor and Disc rotors

Good day all,
I have a 2011 Tiger XC.
Mileage is 40 000km (25 000 miles)
The starter motor has packed up, the commutator has worn out and the complete unit needs to be replaced.
Secondly, the...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22,020
Views: 6,524,463
Posted By BiganDaft
:eek1 Oops, sorry, I was so exited about...

:eek1

Oops, sorry, I was so exited about somebody asking about the Scrambler, I got carried away, and then didn't answer the question....

So back to the front mudguard.

all that i did was...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22,020
Views: 6,524,463
Posted By BiganDaft
Hi there, Custom stuff is very scarce here in...

Hi there,
Custom stuff is very scarce here in South Africa, so most of the work on the Scram is fabricated.
I wanted to "lighten" the look of the back of the bike, but keep the twin silencer look....
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22,020
Views: 6,524,463
Posted By BiganDaft
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/27/y5ubude6.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/27/y5ubude6.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/27/yderatu4.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/27/use7ehy9.jpg

Some changes that I've done to my 2006.


Sent from...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22,020
Views: 6,524,463
Posted By BiganDaft
Merry Christmas to all the Scrambling people out...

Merry Christmas to all the Scrambling people out there.
Have a wonderful day, and buy some bing for the baby.

From (not so) Sunny South Africa.

sent after consulting with the voices in my head
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,971
Posted By BiganDaft
Like the grab handle adaptors, need to order...

Like the grab handle adaptors, need to order this.

sent after consulting with the voices in my head
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
I'll take a few more over the weekend, but DNA...

I'll take a few more over the weekend, but
DNA air filter
Arrow pipe
Bags connect tank bag, fitted another connector on the rack on the back for spare bag on the back for medium trips.
Ram mount...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
Yep, thats right

Yep, thats right
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
It's from a company in South Africa called...

It's from a company in South Africa called "Aerotrim".
www.aerotrim.co.za.
Very easy to fit.
I found that although I didn't have any buffeting, I did have a lot of wind noise, now, it is very...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22,020
Views: 6,524,463
Posted By BiganDaft
http://imageshack.us/a/img843/6425/canong7017.jpg...

http://imageshack.us/a/img843/6425/canong7017.jpg
This is my Scrambler on the Swartberg Pass in the Western Cape, South Africa.
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
http://imageshack.us/a/img33/2558/tiger01.jpg ...

http://imageshack.us/a/img33/2558/tiger01.jpg
this is my Tiger, slightly customised, but it works for me
Forum: Vendors 07-15-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,543
Posted By BiganDaft
I have just stumbled onto this series of...

I have just stumbled onto this series of adventures and have spent the last couple of nights reading almost all of them.
I really hope that Vermin and his tribe are doing well.
Been on the Southern...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5,525
Views: 988,094
Posted By BiganDaft
Laugh Farside, we were NOT lost, there were 3 GPS...

Farside, we were NOT lost, there were 3 GPS units!!!!
But seriously, I was impressed with some of the places that the Big Lump went, and the bike was good as well :freaky

(By the way, your pics...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5,525
Views: 988,094
Posted By BiganDaft
Laugh Edenvale, see that you in Pretoria. Good luck...

Edenvale, see that you in Pretoria.
Good luck to Farside, he picked his 1200 up this afternoon. So all systems go for our trip
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5,525
Views: 988,094
Posted By BiganDaft
Amen,

Amen,
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5,525
Views: 988,094
Posted By BiganDaft
Wink Almost time to go Farside, hope that your "Barge"...

Almost time to go Farside, hope that your "Barge" can keep up with us :freaky
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 22,020
Views: 6,524,463
Posted By BiganDaft
Bluhduh I've upgraded my wheels to the Sun Rims from...

I've upgraded my wheels to the Sun Rims from Buchanan wheels.

I did the swop out after finding about 5 or 6 broken spokes on the back wheel. this is on the old style hub, 90 deg bend on the...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,032
Posted By BiganDaft
I agree totally with the Scrambler. I have done...

I agree totally with the Scrambler.
I have done some resonably bad dirt roads and love the bike.
I now have 2 scramblers, one stack, the other one slightly modified to be better off road, and a...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By BiganDaft
Well if there are any photos, consept drawings I...

Well if there are any photos, consept drawings I would be very grateful, or point me in the right direction, thanks
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By BiganDaft
Biulding a Trike

HI,
Just looking to pick some brain cells.
My Brother-in-law was involved in a bike accident a couple of years back (2008) and is now paralysed from the “nipple line” down.:cry
He was and is a...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
Wink For Sale: New(ish) 2011 Tiger XC Reason: ...

For Sale:
New(ish) 2011 Tiger XC
Reason:
I'm so scared of dropping the bike in my driveway and writing it off.
AND the terrible 21" front wheel, :eek1
what was I thinking... must have been MAD
...
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
ooops, slight typo... that should be per 100...

ooops, slight typo... that should be per 100 kms:cry
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
I am running at 6.4l per 200 km. That is over...

I am running at 6.4l per 200 km.
That is over the last 2500 kms.
Mixed city/open road.
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
that is what i would also have expected, but the...

that is what i would also have expected, but the feeling is that the XC feels more planted!?
I am more than happy with the consuption, speacially when my Scrambler needs filling every 150kms.
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
Speaking to every-one here in South Africa that...

Speaking to every-one here in South Africa that have ridden the 800 and the XC back to back, the feeling is that the overall feel of the XC is better than the 800.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
I can be accused of many things, and am normally...

I can be accused of many things, and am normally guilty, but conservative riding is not one of my crimes:evil.
Sorry, but I never checked the 1050’s consumption on the trip, I’ll speak to my mate...
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
Just completed a trip on the new tiger,...

Just completed a trip on the new tiger, unfortunately, it was mostly on tar.
Some stats from the on board computer as well as my GPS.
Total distance on the bike: 2 659 km
Average speed: ...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
I must be honest, but I am more than happy with...

I must be honest, but I am more than happy with that, my bikes normally run at about 7.2 to 8.5 litres per 100. Maybe my right hand is a problem?:D
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
Bit of feedback: Basically done the run in over...

Bit of feedback:
Basically done the run in over the weekend, bike is very comfy to do distance.
Fuelling so far is very smooth, gearbox is slick, one of the best that I can remember.
Consumption:...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
Mark BVT: Okay, so now I've read the manual: ...

Mark BVT:
Okay, so now I've read the manual:
Service interval is 10 000km or 1 year, which ever is first.

CAStu:
At running in speeds the throttle is very smooth, how ever after coming of of a...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
Oh shit, now I need to read the Manual :eek1 ...

Oh shit, now I need to read the Manual :eek1

Okay see what I can get tonight
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
Thanks Farside, NOW, I do believe that I may...

Thanks Farside,
NOW, I do believe that I may be one of the first owners on the road?
Any takers?
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 22,020
Views: 6,524,463
Posted By BiganDaft
Thanks, I'll have alook and shout if i need help.

Thanks, I'll have alook and shout if i need help.
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 21,713
Views: 4,020,724
Posted By BiganDaft
PS For the South African gent that supposedly...

PS For the South African gent that supposedly picked his up already, pics or it didn't happen! :deal[/QUOTE]

Picked it up last night, I really battle to post pics from my side for some reason,...
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