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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2015, 07:56 PM
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Posted By Kanook
Crap. Just a quick down and back for me. I need...

Crap. Just a quick down and back for me. I need to be home Friday night.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-11-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 651,158
Posted By Kanook
Sounds psychological then. Stop overthinking it....

Sounds psychological then. Stop overthinking it. If you go balls out on a pedal bike you should be able to tear it up on the tiger. Find a big open dirt area and practice steering the tiger with the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Kanook
Last minute Moab riding. Like tomorrow.

I just rolled into Moab today with the tiger in tow. Anyone here by chance looking for a riding partner. Off road preferably.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-27-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,441
Posted By Kanook
And I'm still waiting for my commission check...

And I'm still waiting for my commission check from Triumph [emoji1]
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,441
Posted By Kanook
Mountain single track

And this one from last spring. This one I almost lost the bike down the side of a mountain. Twice. http://youtu.be/W6o74y2OSBg
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,441
Posted By Kanook
Southern Utah single track

Here is my contribution to riding the Tiger to extreme. The first video is a short clip of some of the scarier parts and the second is a majority of the trail edited for time.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 651,158
Posted By Kanook
Here is pretty much the entire trail. I did edit...

Here is pretty much the entire trail. I did edit it for time but it is a bit long. I does show the varying terrain of the awesome trail and the great view at the end. http://youtu.be/80YatfVZuc8
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 651,158
Posted By Kanook
My running joke is "it only feels like a 500lb...

My running joke is "it only feels like a 500lb bike when you drop it"
Which I did once on this trail trying to pop up onto a 8-10" ledge. I'll compile more video of this trail and post it.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-24-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 651,158
Posted By Kanook
That's our traditional first day ride when we...

That's our traditional first day ride when we first get down to the St. George/ Hurricane area. The rest of the weekend is spent in Warner valley running washes, trails , whoops and some sand.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-23-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 651,158
Posted By Kanook
I haven't posted in awhile but I thought I'd...

I haven't posted in awhile but I thought I'd share a small clip of this last weekends ride in La verkin Utah and the waterfall trail. I love riding this Tiger anywhere. Thanks to my riding buddy Fano...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
For me the bars were not enough to get the height...

For me the bars were not enough to get the height I need to ride the pegs.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2493...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24931536
Here is a link to the original posting but yes I just made my own bracket.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
I have heated grips but they're not installed...

I have heated grips but they're not installed yet. I've got the Semtex heat demons ready to go on. I had those on my last tiger and they seem to work really good and are well made, the only issue I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-22-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
I've got the windham bend on mine with roc...

I've got the windham bend on mine with roc risers. I love it although like my desert bikes the tiger is more comfortable to stand than sit. ...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-22-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 651,158
Posted By Kanook
Nope I haven't. Not trying to rattle your cage...

Nope I haven't. Not trying to rattle your cage but if your bike is already setup for this kind of riding why is the Cush drive even an issue?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-18-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 651,158
Posted By Kanook
I doubt you would notice cush drive or not in the...

I doubt you would notice cush drive or not in the dirt on the heavy tiger, unless you can manage to get 100% traction to the back wheel. A lighter less powerful dirt bike maybe. Your best bet is to...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-13-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
I just finished my $35 dollar top box. While...

I just finished my $35 dollar top box. While looking through an Army surplus store I came across these boxes. Originally designed to hold night vision goggles they're airtight and very sturdy. Only...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-25-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
I posted pics awhile ago about this. I got the...

I posted pics awhile ago about this. I got the same lights. For the price they're surprisingly nice and the only drawback I found was the cord comes out the same side on both. Just aesthetic. One...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-02-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
I believe the GS800 is very similar from what...

I believe the GS800 is very similar from what I've seen. I've just never read or spoke with an owner that has put it to the test. I'm sure there are threads with people bitching about the same thing....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-02-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
I'm going to be the turd in the punch bowl here...

I'm going to be the turd in the punch bowl here and say, I don't care how much a skid plate covers, it's still only as strong as it's weakest point. All any of these plates are good for is the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-26-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
With the lights mounted ...

With the lights mounted
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/26/2e4c7147398249ca88fe4f07426f7849.jpg
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-26-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
I actually just finished one. It grabs the beak...

I actually just finished one. It grabs the beak bolts underneath and I added vertical supports that tie into the side of the headlight/windscreen mount. I'll post a picture with the led lights...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22,564
Views: 2,219,467
Posted By Kanook
Hmm. Looking at when you posted and when I'm...

Hmm. Looking at when you posted and when I'm reading this, were/are you talking about this morning or Saturday morning?
If Saturday you may see a black tiger out there.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,468
Posted By Kanook
If I can't get mine dialed in ill probably send...

If I can't get mine dialed in ill probably send it out to AS Racing this winter. They did my desert bike and I was more than pleased.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,468
Posted By Kanook
Awesome thanks. I give RT a call on the preload...

Awesome thanks. I give RT a call on the preload spacer.
What weight oil and air gap are you running?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,468
Posted By Kanook
So what rate did to end up with? I'm a couple...

So what rate did to end up with? I'm a couple pounds lighter and RT recommended .77. Knowing they are usually a bit high I went with .65 wrong choice. and I'm now running .70 with 10wt set at 115mm....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22,564
Views: 2,219,467
Posted By Kanook
Add front beak/fender and you're accessing the...

Add front beak/fender and you're accessing the air filter of a tiger 800xc. Ridiculous!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-08-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
I guess that should have been my question. So you...

I guess that should have been my question. So you think the tall seat is more comfortable than the standard?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-07-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
I'm considering a SC seat but I'm trying to...

I'm considering a SC seat but I'm trying to decide height. Right now my stock seat is in the high position and I'm between flat footed and tip toe. I'm about 5'11". How tall are you and what made you...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-31-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 150,394
Posted By Kanook
Exactly. Like I said before. A Tool.

Exactly. Like I said before. A Tool.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-29-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 651,158
Posted By Kanook
Yep. Just cut the wires, connect them together...

Yep. Just cut the wires, connect them together and zip tie out of the way.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-27-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 651,158
Posted By Kanook
Wow I'm going to have to look closer at mine. I...

Wow I'm going to have to look closer at mine. I never thought the tire would touch the beak. I hear a noise on hard compression but figured it was either the raised fender hitting the lower tree or...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-27-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 150,394
Posted By Kanook
Agreed. I was going to post a similar thing. :)...

Agreed. I was going to post a similar thing. :) I'm sure Baja Dad is of on some super secret testing program, working directly with triumph designing the latest and greatest. Ha!
I've called out BD...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22,564
Views: 2,219,467
Posted By Kanook
Yeah I haven't heard from Fano since that Sunday....

Yeah I haven't heard from Fano since that Sunday. I don't think I'm invited to ride with him anymore. :0 Not until I buy a lighter bike.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-10-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
I have no problem getting it on the stand....

I have no problem getting it on the stand. Apparently I have an issue getting it off the stand. Doh!
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24566118
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-10-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 719,357
Posted By Kanook
Both the risers in question will pivot and with...

Both the risers in question will pivot and with just 2" of rise no modifications are necessary.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22,564
Views: 2,219,467
Posted By Kanook
Funny. I know it's pretty much goofing on this...

Funny. I know it's pretty much goofing on this thread but I can't believe there are actually people out there that want to "groom" these trails.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-07-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 1,538,187
Posted By Kanook
Here's how a tiger should never look. If it...

Here's how a tiger should never look. If it hadn't been for those bushes it would have been totaled at the bottom of this mountain. Stupid thing is we were all geared up ready to get going again and...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-07-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 1,538,187
Posted By Kanook
Please tell me it's the entrance to a cave.

Please tell me it's the entrance to a cave.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22,564
Views: 2,219,467
Posted By Kanook
Happy trails boxes look similar. They may be able...

Happy trails boxes look similar. They may be able to hook you up.
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