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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-23-2015, 12:26 PM
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Posted By eram310
Is this for the 2013 and older model or is it for...

Is this for the 2013 and older model or is it for the 2014 and newer?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 03:35 PM
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Posted By eram310
Jud, I believe you are correct. I just sold...

Jud,
I believe you are correct.
I just sold a Tiger 800 (Not XC) that I used as sport touring bike with the occasional gravel road. I am switching to the Tenere for greater comfort and better two...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 07:04 AM
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Posted By eram310
Crash bars and side cases questions

Just put a down payment on a 2015 ST ES.
The bike is going to be used mostly for sport touring with the option of gravel roads and riding two up. It will not be used as a trail bike.
For...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2015, 11:47 AM
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Posted By eram310
You need to take a Tenere for a day to really...

You need to take a Tenere for a day to really understand it's advantages.
I currently own a Tiger 800 and the first time i switched with my friend who has a 2012 ST for a ride of 30 minutes, i...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2015, 11:35 AM
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Posted By eram310
The Tiger 800 is twitchy in the suspension. I...

The Tiger 800 is twitchy in the suspension.
I am switching to a ST ES come spring.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-06-2015, 09:55 AM
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Posted By eram310
everything sold. Thank you.

everything sold.

Thank you.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-29-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22,084
Views: 4,307,989
Posted By eram310
Rox risers sold. What's left is adjustable...

Rox risers sold.
What's left is adjustable touring screen and the hand guards.
Whoever buys the touring adjustable screen gets the handguards for free.
Sick of going to the UPS store. :wink:
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-27-2014, 12:54 PM
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Posted By eram310
Whats left now are the Rox anti-vibration risers,...

Whats left now are the Rox anti-vibration risers, adjustable touring screen and the hand guards.

I highly recommend the Rox anti-vibration risers. Transformed the riding experience for me on the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-26-2014, 04:08 PM
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Posted By eram310
Radiator Guard sold, rest of the parts still...

Radiator Guard sold, rest of the parts still available.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-26-2014, 10:25 AM
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Posted By eram310
Parts farkles Tiger 800/ 800XC for sale

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1032813
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2014, 09:44 AM
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Posted By eram310
I didn't understand the two different spring...

I didn't understand the two different spring rates for the forks.
Could you please explain?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-25-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,478
Posted By eram310
Is the move from Mapsource to Base camp worth...

Is the move from Mapsource to Base camp worth it? What are the advantages.? I manage well with mapscource ad I have base camp, but am not used to it so it's cumbersome. If I knew some advantages,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-21-2014, 07:08 AM
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Views: 1,478
Posted By eram310
Thanks. I will stick with the 60CX for now. I...

Thanks.
I will stick with the 60CX for now. I use it in the woods and the only time I can't see it is when going into the sun, which doesn't happen that often.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-20-2014, 01:18 PM
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Posted By eram310
wbbnm, Is the switch from the 60CX to Montana...

wbbnm,
Is the switch from the 60CX to Montana worth the money?
I create a route in mapsource, convert it to track with wingdp and either cut it or filter it to 500 points. works great.
Other...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-04-2014, 04:06 PM
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Posted By eram310
I finally test rode the Vstrom. A very nice bike...

I finally test rode the Vstrom. A very nice bike indeed, but not a significant difference from my Tiger 800. Yes, the engine has a different character, and the suspension is stiffer but I prefer the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-19-2014, 08:57 PM
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Posted By eram310
2012 Tiger 800 for sale with a lot of accessories

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/mcy/4627842200.html
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-19-2014, 09:10 AM
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Posted By eram310
Are the handlebars a direct switch between the...

Are the handlebars a direct switch between the Tiger 800, Tiger 800 XC and the Tiger Explorer? I see that the lower clamps are the same, but what about the pre drilled fittings for the controls? I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2014, 09:58 AM
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Views: 757,794
Posted By eram310
Great report, I own a T800R and considering...

Great report, I own a T800R and considering moving to the V2. If I move back to the old country, where motorcycles are taxed heavily and the distances are shorter, i am sure i would buy the Wee...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-29-2014, 06:07 AM
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Posted By eram310
Since you own a DRZ, maybe you can relate. I was...

Since you own a DRZ, maybe you can relate. I was considering many times replacing my Suzuki DRZ 400S with a KTM EXC450. As a dirtbike, the EXC is much better. But for the long run, and riding long...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By eram310
I own a Tiger 800 and although it's not as...

I own a Tiger 800 and although it's not as exciting as my Street Triple R I have owned before it, I get my excitement from where and how I ride.
I think the Tiger 800 is a good all around, but I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-20-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By eram310
So how do you think the Tiger 800 (not the...

So how do you think the Tiger 800 (not the Vstrom 650) would compare to the new vstrom 1000? I think it's the most direct competition. (Not the XC)
About the same HP, the new VS1000 has more...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-31-2014, 08:59 AM
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Posted By eram310
Wow, very good summery, but my Tiger 800 comes...

Wow, very good summery, but my Tiger 800 comes out really good at the chart on the bottom.
The Vstrom has about the same Hp, but significantly more torque. The Tiger is lighter and lower to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-28-2014, 05:58 AM
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Posted By eram310
That's a very good question. I own a Tiger 800...

That's a very good question.
I own a Tiger 800 and a direct comparison would be on order.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2014, 05:38 AM
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Posted By eram310
I saw the Vstrom 1000 at the motorcycle show in...

I saw the Vstrom 1000 at the motorcycle show in Minneapolis last night.
The looks are a little disappointing and I am not going to immediately trade in my Tiger 800 for it. (I like the looks of...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-06-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22,084
Views: 4,307,989
Posted By eram310
My GF loves the 800 roadie compared to my VFR....

My GF loves the 800 roadie compared to my VFR. We both seat upright and suspension is much more plush.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-24-2013, 08:17 AM
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Posted By eram310
2012 Tiger for sale

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/mcy/4139472557.html
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-10-2013, 07:20 AM
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Posted By eram310
For pavement riding solo long distance, I prefer...

For pavement riding solo long distance, I prefer the seating position of the VFR. Some of my friends say it's too sporty for them, but it works for my back (don't care for the parachute effect of...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-05-2013, 06:27 PM
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Posted By eram310
I have the same problem. Just to prove a point,...

I have the same problem. Just to prove a point, today I rode 400+ miles on my 12 year old SV650S with Helibars and original grips and no numbness only a mild sore thumb. After 300 miles on the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-04-2013, 06:29 AM
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Views: 5,846
Posted By eram310
I guess I will wait. Keep the 60CX on the dual...

I guess I will wait. Keep the 60CX on the dual sport and ride with the sun:D and the old zumo on the street bike.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-03-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,846
Posted By eram310
That's a deal breaker for me. The Zumo 220 is...

That's a deal breaker for me. The Zumo 220 is good at routing. I even create routes on CN2014 and transfer to the Zumo with CN2012 and it routes OK.

On the other hand, I use the 60CX with tracks...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-28-2013, 02:48 PM
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Views: 5,846
Posted By eram310
When I did a comparison between the 600 and the...

When I did a comparison between the 600 and the 650 on Garmin web site I found that the only difference is the built in camera on the 650. Is that the only difference?

I currently use a 60 CX on...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-15-2013, 06:42 AM
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Posted By eram310
Great report and something to consider to those...

Great report and something to consider to those of us who are contemplating the 12K mark service.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-10-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22,084
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Posted By eram310
Convinced, Before I go for an aftermarket can,...

Convinced,
Before I go for an aftermarket can, I will spend the money on a better seat and maybe even upgrade the suspension. I ride with earplugs anyway. :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-09-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 22,084
Views: 4,307,989
Posted By eram310
Good info, any other recommended brands that...

Good info, any other recommended brands that reduce weight and keep the mileage and don't break the bank account? I opt for the arrow because it's a recommended by triumph, but now I do not see the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-09-2013, 06:42 AM
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Posted By eram310
20% Less !!! Never had an aftermarket exhaust...

20% Less !!!
Never had an aftermarket exhaust on any of my street bikes (installed an FMF on my 250 dirt bike with a jet kit)
Maybe I should stay with the stock since I am happy with the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-08-2013, 07:59 AM
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Posted By eram310
Arrow exhaust upgrade

All this talk about fuel consumption got me thinking. I plan on getting the arrow exhaust with the corresponding fuel map this summer. My objective is to get a nicer sound and lose a few lbs. ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-24-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22,084
Views: 4,307,989
Posted By eram310
Thanks for the info Sanpper. I use the Roadie...

Thanks for the info Sanpper.
I use the Roadie 800 as my Sport Touring machine with good capabilities on gravel roads and comfortable riding two up. (I have other bikes for trail riding) I keep...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-23-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22,084
Views: 4,307,989
Posted By eram310
Where do you get the risers? When riding solo, I...

Where do you get the risers? When riding solo, I am at 20 clicks out in the twisties. Less than that, becomes uncomfortable for my 165 lbs with gear weight. At 20 out compared to 30 out, it's rare I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-20-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22,084
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Posted By eram310
I always read that the aim is for sag of 1/3 of...

I always read that the aim is for sag of 1/3 of full travel. Spec on the Tiger 800 is 170mm for the rear. 170/3 = 56.66. I think you are closer than you think.

Great pictures.
Thanks,
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-19-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22,084
Views: 4,307,989
Posted By eram310
Tiger, I have put racetech emulator on my SV...

Tiger,
I have put racetech emulator on my SV and changed the fork oil a few times.
You measure from the top of the fork when the fork is fully collapsed with the springs out and the damping...
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