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Forum: Vendors 02-21-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 215,496
Posted By Mr_Chris
Good idea with the quick disconnect. Have you...

Good idea with the quick disconnect. Have you checked for any interference with GPS when the thing is fully energised? Having the metalwork itself firmly grounded should eat any EMI/RFI coming from...
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 215,496
Posted By Mr_Chris
Looks very slick! How about a 10 cent tour of...

Looks very slick! How about a 10 cent tour of the dash? No speedo, but GPS works for that... voltmeter, on/off, hi/lo, and then I'm guessing NEutral/Indicator/Oil Lamps?
Forum: Australia 01-25-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 582,332
Posted By Mr_Chris
She looks cool enough to handle hearing some...

She looks cool enough to handle hearing some horny dude on the internet thinks she'd be hot naked... I like seeing girls out on bikes, even better ones that go farther than I do, and even better if...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
misc other notes

Also there's a Triumph-badged plastic rear shock protector for those who did the Acerbis flap mod -- that's been done for ya this time.

Centre stand was well-behaved on the relatively easy stuff I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
New XCx on gravel

I've been drinking more booze than usual this past few days (go figure!) so the riding has been delayed. But I did get some knobs on (Mitas), the Strapz Racks on and I clicked in the suspension for...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-31-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
New Tiger - not dirty yet. :-)

Gents, just a link to my pics in the Pictures thread.

This one's so pretty I will feel extra bad the first time I slam it into the ground.

I added some comments under the pics if you're...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-31-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,526,794
Posted By Mr_Chris
My 2015 Tiger XCx - the First one in Australia!

Click here for more pictures of my new Tiger!...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-23-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
G'day Rollalong, Couple things you can do...

G'day Rollalong,

Couple things you can do straight away...

The risers you have on the bike (where the bar mounts to the top triple clamp) are adjustable to a forward or rear set of holes, which...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
Funny story there, when I replaced my original...

Funny story there, when I replaced my original set, I tried MG but they didn't list front discs for the Tiger. I thought I would send them one but then I got distracted, never did it etc... then a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-17-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
IS it just me or is there some kinda run on front brake discs?

I'm looking to send myself some front disc love from the USA.

Can anyone link to some front disks, can be circular or wave but not solid...

My current/outgoing set are NG 1253X but would use...
Forum: Vendors 11-14-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 215,496
Posted By Mr_Chris
Damn you physics, you win again!! :rofl Still...

Damn you physics, you win again!! :rofl Still it's a relevant semantic that explains the location of the dimmer in the circuit. lol.

I do stupid things often. When replacing my indicators on my...
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 215,496
Posted By Mr_Chris
I think what jskene is saying is, if you use...

I think what jskene is saying is, if you use their dimmer, you must isolate the negative side of the lamp (the housing IS meant to be electrically wired to "ground" as a metal housing should be).
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-28-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
I'm about to put a 3rd clutch in mine. The...

I'm about to put a 3rd clutch in mine. The Surflex I put in last time was not satisfactory; too sticky, so bad it felt warped or something. With 10k kms it's smoothing out but it's probably gotta...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 582,332
Posted By Mr_Chris
Triumph Street Triple with knobbies... oldie but...

Triumph Street Triple with knobbies... oldie but goodie.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PBsH4Xry9U
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-11-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
I've been at the dealer and seen the specific...

I've been at the dealer and seen the specific readings 'per position' on the stepper. I don't remember much else other than there were apparently a range of values and an acceptable range of (I'm...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-03-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 148,670
Posted By Mr_Chris
Thanks Baja Dad!

I really enjoyed the thread and now have half a dozen other pages to check out from this one.

I also feel that while some of the sponsored parts may be out of my price range, and my tendency to...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-01-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
I'd like to see: Lose the fiddly plastics...

I'd like to see:

Lose the fiddly plastics around the tank
make the clutch 200% more plate area (anyone who's opened one up will note how small they are)
If possible the cool per-wheel ABS...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-31-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
I am hoping for a revision for 2015 models. ...

I am hoping for a revision for 2015 models. Anyone heard any goss about that?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-30-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
I have had one bend-worthy hit on the shifter and...

I have had one bend-worthy hit on the shifter and bent it back (stock one). That makes the score something like Me falling off: 50, shifters bent: 1. :rofl

When I get a replacement I'll get the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-29-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
Ya might want to take off the side stand switch...

Ya might want to take off the side stand switch which also can't take a stick. :rofl:rofl:rofl

Being able to bend it is the idea, I think. The stock one bends with more resistance but the harder...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-12-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,978
Posted By Mr_Chris
That's the same thing that happens to me! Even...

That's the same thing that happens to me! Even when there's no mud sometimes....:wink:
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-05-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By Mr_Chris
I smoked my first clutch at 20,000 kms. I...

I smoked my first clutch at 20,000 kms. I feather because I ride in traffic and lane split a crawling speeds hula hooping between truck / SUV mirrors -- and because I tend to slip to control speed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,978
Posted By Mr_Chris
Ack, photographic evidence of Tim getting "dirty"...

Ack, photographic evidence of Tim getting "dirty" with the Tiger. I reckon that's the first time, if I believe the legend.:ear
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,072
Posted By Mr_Chris
Looks good. The camera seems a bit blue-shifted...

Looks good. The camera seems a bit blue-shifted but that could be after the fact. Seems like a nice sharp shooter though!

I reckon it's gonna get a lot colder as the ride report goes on... :deal
Forum: Australia 04-23-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 582,332
Posted By Mr_Chris
Just a bunch of cows. Phil do you think those...

Just a bunch of cows. Phil do you think those are real time or might be slightly sped up?
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 582,332
Posted By Mr_Chris
We didn't have no 'lectricity -- hadda watch TV...

We didn't have no 'lectricity -- hadda watch TV by candlelight! But we were happy for what we had...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 259,382
Posted By Mr_Chris
I feel a Kansas song coming on... :lol3 But...

I feel a Kansas song coming on... :lol3

But yes, it's that bushing, and dust getting between it and the shaft it's on, which causes a bit of friction and that binding up is enough to throw off the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-05-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,191,952
Posted By Mr_Chris
Unsubbed this thread

Hi guys and girls, just saying bubbye but not because I sold or stopped loving my Tiger XC, far from it. I'm just moving on in terms of content and lately I have too many subscriptions to bike...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-26-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,191,952
Posted By Mr_Chris
I believe those are in there to protect an...

I believe those are in there to protect an otherwise vulnerable fuel pump. But as long as la chica doesn't crack your fuel pump with the next overzealous thrust, you should be okay.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-16-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,191,952
Posted By Mr_Chris
Just short and solder them together and make sure...

Just short and solder them together and make sure the left over bit isn't dangling in the spring. tape/heatshrink and you're done. If you ride your XC off road it's a weak point for bashing into...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 46,562
Posted By Mr_Chris
If anyone knows the AMTRA rating system, that...

If anyone knows the AMTRA rating system, that might work. Here's the paste from the AMTRA members forum:

AMTRA rides are graded at 4 different levels.
The following is a description of each of...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 46,562
Posted By Mr_Chris
Saw you there Paul! :clap I especially liked...

Saw you there Paul! :clap

I especially liked the nice clean spare knobs up on the side car. Did you armor all that spare? :deal

Chris
Forum: Australia 12-05-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 582,332
Posted By Mr_Chris
That shit is freaky. Couldn't stop watching it.

That shit is freaky. Couldn't stop watching it.
Forum: Australia 11-13-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 27,639
Posted By Mr_Chris
Someone's compensating for something here...:deal...

Someone's compensating for something here...:deal :rofl
Forum: Australia 11-12-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 27,639
Posted By Mr_Chris
I'm not sure who fixed up that photo... But...

I'm not sure who fixed up that photo... But luckily I got a copy of what really happened.

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj533/Mr_Triumph/Pooncarie%202013/theREALpicture_zps6de09f6a.jpg...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 27,639
Posted By Mr_Chris
Some pics I took on the phone

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Forum: Australia 11-05-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 27,639
Posted By Mr_Chris
Nice to meet ya's. Had a great time, thanks! ...

Nice to meet ya's. Had a great time, thanks!

Chris
Forum: Australia 10-26-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 46,562
Posted By Mr_Chris
Hi guys, I'm in Macleod, ride a Tiger XC for...

Hi guys,

I'm in Macleod, ride a Tiger XC for commuting and adv'ing (prefer knobs all the time) and a husaberg 570 enduro (still learnin that one).

Just getting in and subscribing. Looking...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 27,639
Posted By Mr_Chris
I'm going up from Macleod, VIC on Thursday...

I'm going up from Macleod, VIC on Thursday morning, about dawn or just after.

Plotted a mixed-surface ride about 9hrs + meals - overspeed to get to Ouyen Thursday night, booked a single bed there....
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 27,639
Posted By Mr_Chris
So for a first timer -- no permits required? ...

So for a first timer -- no permits required?

I'm gonna rock up at the poon there, chuck a tent up up the road, head over to the pub and grab a beer and make some friends (hopefully see someone I...
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