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Forum: Beasts 10-23-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 548,880
Posted By Birdy68
It Lost Weight!

It is the result of two separate events:
1) Sliding off into a stone wall
2) Dropping it onto it's nose

1) The Wall....
It was horrible conditions on the Assietta:
- Horizontal rain
- Muddy...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 548,880
Posted By Birdy68
Tiger Adventure Days - 2012

Hi all Tiger lovers.
Here's a couple of pictures from my last 'Adventure' down in Bardonnecchia, Italy - where I took a couple of friends with their TEX's and myself on my modded 800XC.
Great fun...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,499
Posted By Birdy68
Well I'll bring this thread back to life with my...

Well I'll bring this thread back to life with my 'todays findings'...

OK my calf's are 18.5" (47cm) and I was/will always have problems finding boots that fit AND strap up ok!

So I tried the...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
Good idea - but the fact is, 90% of the pannier...

Good idea - but the fact is, 90% of the pannier racks USE the rear peg's tubing for a support point!

Happy Trails
http://www.happy-trail.com/images/products/1.5/Tiger_SU-030.jpg

Touratech...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-04-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 742,904
Posted By Birdy68
OK - Patches have been sown on... ...

OK - Patches have been sown on...

http://img.tapatalk.com/b2c5e823-31bb-2304.jpg


Stickers are still on the side - waiting for me to wash down the Tigger and position them!
Photo's to...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 755,519
Posted By Birdy68
Thanks for an excellent service *thumbs-up* So...

Thanks for an excellent service *thumbs-up*
So far I've only had the chance to stitch the patches on...

http://img.tapatalk.com/b2c5e823-31bb-2304.jpg

More photos to follow once I've cleaned...
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
Now I know what your thinking.... And it's...

Now I know what your thinking....

And it's not a bad idea too!

Well, mine's fitted as it is now - so I don't think I'm going to open everything up again.
Good input though for those who are...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
First and foremost ~ thanks for your compliments...

First and foremost ~ thanks for your compliments and feedbacks ~ greatly appreciated.


Actually - that's not me :D
It's Michael Kutschke, he's the redactor for the Swiss 'TOEFF' Magazine. He...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 145,698
Posted By Birdy68
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i230/tystellrech...

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i230/tystellrecht/2012%206-9%20to%206-18%20Death%20Valley/P1040096.jpg


ABSOLUTELY AWESOME . . . . .


Planets apart from what we have over here in...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
Not unless you want to NOT have a "pass" button! ...

Not unless you want to NOT have a "pass" button!

I use my "pass" button for what it is ~ so there was never the thought to use it.

Besides, having two buttons allows you to (for example) keep...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5,769
Views: 1,422,720
Posted By Birdy68
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5119/7365851766_5233...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5119/7365851766_523333ef3b_c.jpg
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8013/7180624489_19341370d1_c.jpg

On the Spluegen Pass - Boarder between Switzerland and Italy.
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
New Brake Lines

So it's been a while since I last made a post ~ so now's the time to give you an update...

My latest upgrade was due to that UuuuTube video of the F800GS dude that bit the dust when his front...
Forum: Europe 05-31-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By Birdy68
:D Thanks for the inputs - hope to be...

:D

Thanks for the inputs - hope to be booking for the first week of September (hope the snow has gone and no new stuff is coming by then...)
:freaky
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
....? Is he saying he's hacked into the tacho...

....?
Is he saying he's hacked into the tacho and re-wired the 'A' and 'B' button!!!?


Please do elaborate...
:freaky
Forum: Europe 05-29-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By Birdy68
Digging this one up from the past as the title...

Digging this one up from the past as the title suits my needs 100%!

Is there anyone who can recommend to me a good hotel in Bardonecchia, Italy for 4 enduro guys (who are wanting a more relaxed...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
Absolutely correct. It's a Speed Triple screen...

Absolutely correct. It's a Speed Triple screen WITH the additional flyscreen extender.
I think I write more about it over at the tiger800 forum.
Basically I had had enough of the buffeting and...
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
...? Wot HEAT problem?!

To all those out there with the 'too much heat' situation ~ I've not got enough!

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-i9PhQYFrkNM/Ty0pkUg-n-I/AAAAAAAACzs/nTjDbYZkZtQ/s800/IMAG3982.jpg

Well we are...
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2011, 02:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,290
Posted By Birdy68
I tried to follow them but they just disappeared...

I tried to follow them but they just disappeared under the tank!

But it does smell rather much like 'Electronic Adjustable' to me! :evil
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20,792
Views: 5,920,726
Posted By Birdy68
I Love the TpR Factory...

I Love the TpR Factory (http://www.tpr-italianfactory.com/) and what they do...

http://www.tpr-italianfactory.com/wp-content/gallery/urban-scrambler/CIMG1455.JPG...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,290
Posted By Birdy68
It is rather simple - just run two separate lines...

It is rather simple - just run two separate lines down to each wheel!

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6034/6327763123_4eb0a72eaf_z.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
Hi Dave, I'm VERY interested! Would like...

Hi Dave,

I'm VERY interested!
Would like to know what you think the price would be is greatly different to the GS version ($120.00)

Would also be VERY VERY interesting if there is the...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
+1 Handed Tigger in to have Flyscreen fitted...

+1

Handed Tigger in to have Flyscreen fitted - got the new VStrom on lone!
Two TOTALLY different engines!

Tigger: Sharp and 'Get up & Go'
Wee: Like 1 week old Cola - bubbleless and flat!
...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
Well - my fed-up's hurting from the screen.... So...

Well - my fed-up's hurting from the screen.... So I've been looking around for a loooooooong time.
Strange this is - my dealer fitted the new Speed Triple Flyscreen onto the Tigger 800!
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,844
Posted By Birdy68
:D Did the rut in the middle of the tunnel...

:D
Did the rut in the middle of the tunnel surprise you too?

I was driving my jeep behind some bikers (they ask me too for the extra light as theirs was propper shagged) - when we got to the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,844
Posted By Birdy68
Oooooh... I know that area! The Lagurische...

Oooooh... I know that area! The Lagurische Kamstrasse. Done that trail a couple of times. I read that a section was closed off this year due to the bad winter/snows from last year!?
You also went up...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 507,752
Posted By Birdy68
Rubber OUT! That's the only way to go! I can't...

Rubber OUT! That's the only way to go!
I can't understand people wanting to keep the rubber inserts in?
When wet they're slippy and high, when dry they are high! That's a 'Loose, Loose' scenario.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 145,698
Posted By Birdy68
Got my finger crossed for ya dad and a quick...

Got my finger crossed for ya dad and a quick recovery!

As to your problems of not getting to sleep - use the right kind of whiskey! Single malt ONLY!
:freaky
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 83,232
Posted By Birdy68
Hi Timspong, - just to let you know - you're not...

Hi Timspong, - just to let you know - you're not alone!
I too am currently looking into the options I have: Used Scrambler (very few and far between) vs. used Bonnie (many on aftermarket) that'll...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20,792
Views: 5,920,726
Posted By Birdy68
Thanks for the feedback. :freaky

Thanks for the feedback.
:freaky
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 20,792
Views: 5,920,726
Posted By Birdy68
"IS" There A Difference? If So - What?

Hello Scrambler experts and fellow Triumph lovers,

I'm writing to ask what your opinions and advice is/would be in regards to using a Bonneville to mod into a Scrambler!
The situation I'm in, is...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 548,880
Posted By Birdy68
Aaaahhh...... Doesn't Hobbes look so sweat when...

Aaaahhh......
Doesn't Hobbes look so sweat when he's laying down to sleep!
:clap
Lovely pics.
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
OK - I need to catch up on the posts - but I just...

OK - I need to catch up on the posts - but I just needed to reply to this one.

My Black 800XC ABS does NOT have stock cans - REMUS Carbon's are fitted. I have almost 4'000 km on the clock.


I...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
Yes you can :evil ...

Yes you can :evil

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5034/5805469038_f662c8f094_z.jpg
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5223/5790544671_5b31c9e9e3_z.jpg
:clap
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 507,752
Posted By Birdy68
WOW.... FAN-BLOODY-TASTIC.... :clap

WOW.... FAN-BLOODY-TASTIC....
:clap
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
YES! I found that a second helmet of mine does...

YES!
I found that a second helmet of mine does have an effect - but does not solve things fully!

I'm going for a new screen... My only hope!
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
Haven't got a shot of the center fixing point -...

Haven't got a shot of the center fixing point - yet....

looks like this will work with the triumph bars! good to hear! thanks for the pic![/QUOTE]

Here you go...
First off one of the upper...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
They bolt on the upper engine-Frame mount Right &...

They bolt on the upper engine-Frame mount Right & Left sides + on the lower center stem from head-stem to light unit.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3426/5814050721_708eaf15e0_z.jpg

Haven't got...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
On the Hepco & Becker web site!!! It's what I...

On the Hepco & Becker web site!!!
It's what I have installed on my Tigger...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3084/5791099950_c48683504f_z.jpg

Good stuff - but not cheap!
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,037
Posted By Birdy68
+1 This is going to be a great thread! Great...

+1
This is going to be a great thread! Great stories, no doubt, along with an excellent source of information/feedbacks - especially for our lady riders.
Keep up the EXCELLENT work!





@...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20,742
Views: 3,599,738
Posted By Birdy68
Graphite frame and I have a 'B'

Graphite frame and I have a 'B'
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