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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 215,896
270 degree crank from the sounds of one of the...

270 degree crank from the sounds of one of the latest vids :thumb
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-04-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5,914
Views: 1,100,412
Not mine I'm afraid. It was parked outside a...

Not mine I'm afraid. It was parked outside a local classic bike show yesterday. Looked like it had been round the block a few times.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-04-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5,914
Views: 1,100,412
http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx330/dublovinc...

http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx330/dublovincriminal_bucket/Mobile%20Uploads/WP_20150103_13_19_56_Pro_zpsad39bd8e.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,640
Were there two of them?

Were there two of them?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-04-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23,003
Views: 7,034,291
Bloody hell, if that ever went in to...

Bloody hell, if that ever went in to production...:eek1
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-24-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 23,003
Views: 7,034,291
I like it. A lot.

I like it. A lot.
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,495
Liquid cooled GS becomes yesterday's hero? (S1000ADV)

http://blogs.motorcyclistonline.com/spied-bmw-s1000-adv-41553.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,864
More dependable? I think everyone knows the...

More dependable?

I think everyone knows the answer to this one... :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3,584
Views: 1,039,753
Braking forces on the front are opposite to...

Braking forces on the front are opposite to acceleration forces on the rear.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,998
Cue howls of derision from GS owners... ...

Cue howls of derision from GS owners...

Hopefully nothing too serious.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-03-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
And for handling the 1050 was better. However...

And for handling the 1050 was better.
However that could be down to the bigger front wheel on the xc not turning in as quickly. An 800 roadster wouldn't have that problem.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-03-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
I'm 6 foot and with the seat on the highest...

I'm 6 foot and with the seat on the highest setting the 800 was more comfortable. That said the 1050SE has a sportier seating position than the earlier 1050.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-01-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
1050. I rode an 800XC and a 1050 Sport back...

1050.

I rode an 800XC and a 1050 Sport back to back earlier this week.
The 800 was OK with a surprising amount of torque (easy overtakes in top), but the 1050 was epic.

If you're not going...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-30-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23,003
Views: 7,034,291
Thanks for that. Very interesting. Think I'm...

Thanks for that. Very interesting.
Think I'm sold on it :clap
Now got to decide whether or not to sell my AT
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-30-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23,003
Views: 7,034,291
Quick question - am I right in saying the 270...

Quick question - am I right in saying the 270 degree Scrambler engine has significantly more torque than the T100.

I ask because I took my Thunderbird in for a service yesterday. Had test rides on...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,591
Took a 1050 Sport demonstrator out today. ...

Took a 1050 Sport demonstrator out today.

Very fast, great handling and incredibly comfy at 90mph.

Not so comfy at low speeds as the high and rear set pegs tend to slide you towards the tank,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-29-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Thanks guys

I'd just like to say a big thanks to everyone who posted on this thread.

Did a lot of stuff you guys suggested, including 2, Idyllwild, Newcomb's Ranch, Cambria & Ventura.

Had an absolute ball...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Thanks for that. Flying out to Vegas tomorrow,...

Thanks for that. Flying out to Vegas tomorrow, San Diego Tuesday then pick the bike up Thursday. Can't wait!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Thanks for that Tyler - great information:thumb

Thanks for that Tyler - great information:thumb
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-24-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5,914
Views: 1,100,412
I was in my local dealer on Saturday and they had...

I was in my local dealer on Saturday and they had a matt KTM-orange XC in.

Looked very nice.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Thanks for that Tuckers :thumb

Thanks for that Tuckers :thumb
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Help a Brit plan 4 day trip

I'm renting a Harley (yeah, I know) in San Diego in a couple of weeks. Got it for 4 days and dropping it off in San Francisco.

I need some local advice on route planning, places to see, places to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-16-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,678
The possibility of a sidecar (sorry, hack)...

The possibility of a sidecar (sorry, hack) version sounds interesting
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,312
Great bikes - I changed from an 1150GS to a Storm...

Great bikes - I changed from an 1150GS to a Storm earlier this year - no regrets at all - best bike I've had.
Addictive torque, surprisingly good handling, great road presence. Only problem is...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,686
I'll second that. Had a GS last year, bought a...

I'll second that. Had a GS last year, bought a Thunderbird Storm this year - great bike with a very addictive power delivery.

Test rode the equivalent Harley (Fatbob) before deciding - no...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-22-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17,895
Views: 5,577,824
I'd be interested to hear if you get a successful...

I'd be interested to hear if you get a successful diagnosis for your dancing front end because I've just bought a '98 Alp and it does exactly the same.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-29-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5,914
Views: 1,100,412
I really don't think I could get that bike up...

I really don't think I could get that bike up there with such a sensitive throttle response - once you start getting flung around on the rocks your throttle control gets knocked to shit.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-29-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5,914
Views: 1,100,412
Had a test ride on one yesterday - fuck me that's...

Had a test ride on one yesterday - fuck me that's quick! It'll get 2 people and a lot of gear a long way in a short space of time.

However, I won't be buying. To me this sort of bike has to be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-19-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,760
Official pics of 1200 Tiger next Weds (26th)

To be published in MCN apparently :1drink
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-14-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,782
Never said it was mate :D

Never said it was mate :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-13-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,782
http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes...

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/triumph-revise-the-tiger-1050/19113.html (http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/triumph-revise-the-tiger-1050/19113.html)

looks...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 354,418
From MCN: Triumph says: "Both Tiger 1050s...

From MCN:
Triumph says: "Both Tiger 1050s feature upgraded suspension consisting of redesigned internals and new damping characteristics front and rear, with a stiffer spring at the rear. The result...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,315
If, after a few weeks you feel a sense of...

If, after a few weeks you feel a sense of disappointment in your new bike then I would suggest a long trip involving all sorts of riding.

I bought a 2002 1150 with 12000 miles on it earlier this...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-27-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,664
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=62...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=621035&highlight=1200
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 662,833
The spyshots make it look less obese than the...

The spyshots make it look less obese than the concept model
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-22-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,561
New 1200 Tiger rumour

Just booked test rides on the 800 and the XC (my local dealer has 20 800s in the shop waiting for 1st March registration).

Interestingly, he said the new 1200 Tiger was being held back while they...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-13-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 22,124
Views: 4,334,698
and here's the real thing... ...

and here's the real thing...
http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx330/dublovincriminal_bucket/SPY-TIGER.png
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-28-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22,124
Views: 4,334,698
Having started that other thread (the one that...

Having started that other thread (the one that has degenerated into a cable/hydraulic bitchfight) I feel qualified to say that you are undoubtedly right.
I bow to your zen-like approach to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-05-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 83,254
Motorcycle news website: "Aprilia will...

Motorcycle news website:

"Aprilia will enter the adventure bike segment with all new 750cc and 1200cc V-twin bikes that will be shown at the Milan Show in November a story confirmed by the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 44,163
Like the man says - wait for the Tiger Cub :wink:

Like the man says - wait for the Tiger Cub :wink:
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