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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-27-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,452
Posted By Rob Dirt
I bought my Tiger from a dealer 2.5 hours away...

I bought my Tiger from a dealer 2.5 hours away because it was owned by the same family for 3 generations. Within 2 years triumph put him out of business. They would rather sell there stuff at...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,499
Posted By Rob Dirt
KTM 450exc tagged

KTM 450exc tagged
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-14-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32,584
Views: 2,591,011
Posted By Rob Dirt
I agree with all of y'all but that saying "we...

I agree with all of y'all but that saying "we will put that on your headstone" comes to mind. Hunters can kill you & call it an "accident". When you have a close encounter with a psychotic hunter, it...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-07-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By Rob Dirt
Remember the famous reply? "What difference would...

Remember the famous reply? "What difference would it make?"
It is about time.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-31-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,111
Posted By Rob Dirt
The rear sprocket bolts tend to get messed up...

The rear sprocket bolts tend to get messed up when you remove them. Not all of them but one or two is enough that you need new ones. On all my dirtbikes, I replace the bolts. I haven't done my rear...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-02-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 22,124
Views: 4,334,759
Posted By Rob Dirt
http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g337/RobDirt/6...

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g337/RobDirt/69A633A2-1D3E-45A4-970F-B8BA764CEAF1-1366-0000018EB7D54817.jpg

A better pic of the TT fork sox
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,846
Posted By Rob Dirt
90% of the TAT will be very easy long stretches...

90% of the TAT will be very easy long stretches of dirtroads. The Tiger can do it very easy but your skill in sand & mud will determine if you have fun or give up. I'd take my XC with fresh...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-13-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,397
Posted By Rob Dirt
I've often thought of using a 17 to get across...

I've often thought of using a 17 to get across the country, then installing a 15 to ride around the destination (CO, Baja, ect...). Then re-install the 17 to ride home.
I use the stock 16 as a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3,346
Views: 503,024
Posted By Rob Dirt
It seems like everybody wants some of the...

It seems like everybody wants some of the multistrada money. It's always a great thing to have choices.

FJ...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-05-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 32,584
Views: 2,591,011
Posted By Rob Dirt
I've ridden the eastern part of the TAT. We...

I've ridden the eastern part of the TAT. We stopped in OK & trucked back. I have to admit, it's not an epic ride or anything. NW Arkansas was the best part & the rest was just miles & miles of...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-04-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 138,863
Posted By Rob Dirt
On the current XC, you can load the roadie ABS...

On the current XC, you can load the roadie ABS tune & use the 19" front without issue. Of course, you may want to lower the rear to match.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-29-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 25,020
Posted By Rob Dirt
Fingernail clippers will get rid of those...

Fingernail clippers will get rid of those nipples. It makes a big difference.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-27-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By Rob Dirt
I'd much rather have a lower 1st, but a taller...

I'd much rather have a lower 1st, but a taller 6th would be sweet too.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5,065
Views: 760,327
Posted By Rob Dirt
You have to air them down to negate that center...

You have to air them down to negate that center strip. Start out with 25psi & go down from there. I didn't like it & removed it after 1000 miles. If I ever get a tire carver, then I'll get rid of...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-22-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 32,584
Views: 2,591,011
Posted By Rob Dirt
Check out this Triumph Scrambler ...

Check out this Triumph Scrambler

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g337/RobDirt/10E6F124-8DE6-4D04-80F3-0DFD7EFEC004.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-15-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 138,863
Posted By Rob Dirt
I pre-ordered months before the T-8 came to the...

I pre-ordered months before the T-8 came to the US. Triumph USA gave me $1000 in free accessaries. The dealer may have messed up my order but he didn't have one sitting around. They sent him a demo...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-14-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 138,863
Posted By Rob Dirt
It would be nice to order exactly whatever you...

It would be nice to order exactly whatever you want on a T8.
For example:XC with a spoked 19" front.
FYI, I pre-ordered a Black XC non-ABS & they shipped me a White ABS. So, maybe this is not...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-14-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,987
Posted By Rob Dirt
I've ridden my XC 18 hours straight & I have no...

I've ridden my XC 18 hours straight & I have no clue WTF your talking about.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-13-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22,124
Views: 4,334,759
Posted By Rob Dirt
I buy regular gas because the other octanes don't...

I buy regular gas because the other octanes don't sell. When I'm in the middle of nowhere Hicksville, nobody buys premium gas at Bubba's quick stop. I'd rather use fresh regular than old premium.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-12-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,208
Posted By Rob Dirt
Any guards that don't attach to the bar end will...

Any guards that don't attach to the bar end will give wind protection.

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/962/19215/Tusk-MX-D-Flex-MC-Handguards
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-09-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,205
Posted By Rob Dirt
You go directly to jail. It does not matter where...

You go directly to jail. It does not matter where your from, you have to follow the laws were you are located. A judge told me "ignorance of the law does not make you exempt from said law".
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-04-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 674,642
Posted By Rob Dirt
It's this .5mm gap. When it gets obstructed, you...

It's this .5mm gap. When it gets obstructed, you have idle issues. The roller gets caked with dust.

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g337/RobDirt/10c970fc.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-04-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 674,642
Posted By Rob Dirt
I was asked to help find any info about switching...

I was asked to help find any info about switching the stepper motor out for a screw adjustment.
I don't see this as a problem but some people want to use their Tiger as a dirtbike. More power to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-04-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 674,642
Posted By Rob Dirt
I only have my iPhone to search for the Stepper...

I only have my iPhone to search for the Stepper replacement. I did find this http://www.pure-triumph.com/products/1072
But I can't find the part. It's supposed to be a race only item for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 1,399
Views: 68,893
Posted By Rob Dirt
I've been dealing with a shitload of personal...

I've been dealing with a shitload of personal problems lately. Like Vic said, this thread http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=320288 is the most active in our area.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-31-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 674,642
Posted By Rob Dirt
Look into replacing the stepper motor with a...

Look into replacing the stepper motor with a screw idle adjustment. It's been done on a Daytona 675.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-29-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22,124
Views: 4,334,759
Posted By Rob Dirt
According to the instructions, zero height is...

According to the instructions, zero height is added. However, I use mine with a bit more air. I'd guess that it's like the seat is in the high position. I only use my Airhawk for all day riding. It...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-29-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22,124
Views: 4,334,759
Posted By Rob Dirt
My advice is to install risers, highway pegs, &...

My advice is to install risers, highway pegs, & an Airhawk.

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g337/RobDirt/53ae9004.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-28-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 35,498
Posted By Rob Dirt
Somebody bring one of these 99 packs....

Somebody bring one of these 99 packs. http://anytimeale.com
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-27-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 674,642
Posted By Rob Dirt
I would never tell somebody how to ride their...

I would never tell somebody how to ride their bike. For me, the rear ABS pulses way to slow in loose conditions. Practice emergency stops on a dirtroad at 40mph & see what you think about it.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-27-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 674,642
Posted By Rob Dirt
I was just passing on some info. I turn off my...

I was just passing on some info. I turn off my ABS for flat straight dirtroads.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-27-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 674,642
Posted By Rob Dirt
FYI, if you use the kill switch & leave the key...

FYI, if you use the kill switch & leave the key alone, then the ABS stays off when you restart.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-16-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,139
Posted By Rob Dirt
I use the LV & stock tune with great success....

I use the LV & stock tune with great success. However, I never remove the quite core. If you want it loud, then you'll want the arrow tune. I live & ride at sea level.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-14-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,924
Views: 256,137
Posted By Rob Dirt
My XC has always used oil on long stretches over...

My XC has always used oil on long stretches over 75mph. After 4 tanks of gas, I have to add about 1/2 quart. Normal riding does not use any oil even when I rev out the gears.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-14-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5,065
Views: 760,327
Posted By Rob Dirt
I put duct tape under my pre-filter to keep chain...

I put duct tape under my pre-filter to keep chain lube out. \_(ツ)_/
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-13-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 560,887
Posted By Rob Dirt
2012 CBR250 9k miles. Guy says he will take $1500...

2012 CBR250 9k miles. Guy says he will take $1500 because of engine noise.
http://mobile.craigslist.org/mcy/4612847531.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rob Dirt
Your forks are toast. Rebuild them for your...

Your forks are toast. Rebuild them for your weight & riding. Money well spent.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,399
Views: 68,893
Posted By Rob Dirt
I use my Tiger for dirtroads.

I use my Tiger for dirtroads.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1,399
Views: 68,893
Posted By Rob Dirt
There's a $5 fee to park at the ATV & it closes a...

There's a $5 fee to park at the ATV & it closes a lot due to rain. Make sure you call before you haul as they say. (601)528-6160. From the parking area, they have a north trail & south trail. Both...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-25-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 77,616
Posted By Rob Dirt
The most common problem is when this .5mm gets...

The most common problem is when this .5mm gets obstructed.

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g337/RobDirt/10c970fc.jpg

It's my understanding that it needs to be lubed but I'm no mechanic.
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