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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-26-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,527,050
Posted By Siorc
Thanks. I think you'll find it's something like...

Thanks. I think you'll find it's something like this:
:nod:raabia:wings:ricky:happay:super
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-26-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,527,050
Posted By Siorc
Ownership Day 2. Time to put on some break in...

Ownership Day 2. Time to put on some break in miles. :evil...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 107,545
Posted By Siorc
Had a great ride with Ron on Sunday. The road...

Had a great ride with Ron on Sunday. The road surface is beat up, but not gravelly.
Thanks Ron!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 107,545
Posted By Siorc
Sorry, got away from computer for a while. ...

Sorry, got away from computer for a while.
9:30 is fine - I'd been estimating for Trixi's, but we can just eat further down the road. I'll PM my cell number - if anyone else wants to join send a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 107,545
Posted By Siorc
7th gear? Crap, I forgot to ask for that option....

7th gear? Crap, I forgot to ask for that option. :D
In 6th it's around 68 mph on flat interstate.
380 miles is probably a bit optimistic for first day, cutting out Pintlers is painful but might...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Siorc
Sell my extra bike or keep it for my kids?

I've got a 2005 V-Strom 650. Just got a 2015 Tiger 800 XCx. I doubt I'll be riding the Wee much anymore.
I've posted the Wee on Craigslist and in a thread here, but I'm not really sure if I should...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 107,545
Posted By Siorc
If that's the route, then how about 10:30 at...

If that's the route, then how about 10:30 at Eastgate Albertson's in Missoula? Should put us in Ovando for early lunch time.

Re route, maybe take the Helmville-Drummond road, great route pretty...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,391
Posted By Siorc
Hmm, sounds like a challenge to us non-lurker...

Hmm, sounds like a challenge to us non-lurker nOObs to prove we're more fun. :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 107,545
Posted By Siorc
Good memory! Tiger 800 XCx. I'm not concerned...

Good memory! Tiger 800 XCx.
I'm not concerned about mud, but it is probably a good idea for me to get a feel for the bike on the hard. Also faster to get those break-in miles behind me. So yeah,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 107,545
Posted By Siorc
I'd be interested for Sunday. Picking up new toy...

I'd be interested for Sunday. Picking up new toy tomorrow.:evil
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 222,926
Posted By Siorc
I've got a set of River Road textile saddle bags...

I've got a set of River Road textile saddle bags that were cheap and are just fine. Except not waterproof. I'm also switching to hard bags for security.

Anyhow, you could pretty easily take a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-19-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 702,471
Posted By Siorc
I've got Bumot panniers on the way; AdvMotorrad...

I've got Bumot panniers on the way; AdvMotorrad lists them as 36" wide, but I've heard they can measure closer to 37". Regardless, narrower than most, particularly for hard bags.
And symmetrical...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8,290
Views: 8,015,264
Posted By Siorc
Maybe I wasn't clear: no helmet, no interest in...

Maybe I wasn't clear: no helmet, no interest in the bike, nothing, nada, will never ever ride with me even if zombies are chasing us and it's the last transportation on earth. :becca
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8,290
Views: 8,015,264
Posted By Siorc
My wife will not even try a helmet on. At all. ...

My wife will not even try a helmet on. At all. Ever. :cry
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-18-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 182,831
Posted By Siorc
What height is that?

What height is that?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-17-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By Siorc
Those SW-Motech bags look nice. And quite...

Those SW-Motech bags look nice.
And quite useful, at the very least for making every other bag look quite reasonably priced. :eek1
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 1,137,237
Posted By Siorc
Wow, thanks for that. In Google We Trust, and I...

Wow, thanks for that. In Google We Trust, and I am now much better ed-u-macated.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-15-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By Siorc
black scary things

Me too. I have not yet seen a single tank bag that really enables quick use of such an item. I figure in scary places, when you stop you need to take it out of the bag and put it on your hip....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-15-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By Siorc
This one? ...

This one?
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NTAwWDUwMA==/z/uggAAOSwpDdU72cL/$_1.JPG

The side pockets look useful. Not so sure about the attachment system, though. I read on a UK triumph forum that it...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-13-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By Siorc
My dealer is recommending a Givi tanklock bag,...

My dealer is recommending a Givi tanklock bag, specifically this one:

http://www.giviusa.com/images/stories/virtuemart/product/xs307.jpg

The full group of tanklock bags listed here:...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-13-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By Siorc
Tiger 800 Tank Bags

The Tiger 800 Tank Bag thread.

Anyone know if the tanks on all Tiger 800 models are the same?

Thoughts, reviews, and PICs!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-13-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 702,471
Posted By Siorc
Looks like a dealership to me, unless he keeps...

Looks like a dealership to me, unless he keeps his stuff in original packaging and multiple sizes of the same jacket "just in case." :rofl
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 24,415
Posted By Siorc
Stealth +1

Finally ordered a set of black panniers and tool box for my black Tiger 800 XCX. :evil
Jason has been awesome to work with, and I'm looking forward to loading these up on the new bike.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-10-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,186
Posted By Siorc
I didn't have that much of a price spread, and...

I didn't have that much of a price spread, and didn't have a '13 with farkles available to tempt me.
But I did just order a XCX.
Suspension + electronics + better resale. :deal
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 202,264
Posted By Siorc
The lights look round to me, so unless there is...

The lights look round to me, so unless there is something warped in the reflector, the beam should also be round. But I'm also interested to hear if otherwise, as I'm considering adding these to my...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-05-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 222,926
Posted By Siorc
I've also come down to this same choice. Both...

I've also come down to this same choice. Both are excellent as far as I can tell. The Holans sit at much more of a slant (even more angle than the seat) than Bumot (closer to horizontal) - I like...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-04-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 107,824
Posted By Siorc
Excellent, thanks. Certainly food for thought as...

Excellent, thanks. Certainly food for thought as I consider lights etc.

I'd also previously looked at your stromputer (but was too lazy to pursue it on my bike). Will be very interested to see...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-04-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 107,824
Posted By Siorc
Well, primarily the first. But I suppose...

Well, primarily the first. But I suppose secondarily the second (although it looks like a high quality product, which is probably the answer to #2).
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-04-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,391
Posted By Siorc
Finally got to a computer that can show the...

Finally got to a computer that can show the video.

Clearly you need to add some challenge. I mean, just one handed on a ST down a loose road. pfft. (:eek1) And I did notice that part where you...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-04-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 107,824
Posted By Siorc
Why? :ear (request made out of sheer ignorance)

Why? :ear (request made out of sheer ignorance)
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 44,298
Posted By Siorc
Mine also arrived today. Looks very very nicely...

Mine also arrived today. Looks very very nicely done!

Also finally put money down on a XCX today, so I should actually have a bike to put this on in 2-3 weeks. :D
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 107,824
Posted By Siorc
Re XCX updates: I'm excited about the new...

Re XCX updates:

I'm excited about the new electronics. Alone, that probably would not have been enough for me to spend more for the 2015 (there are several 2014's left at my dealer). But...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 107,824
Posted By Siorc
Stopped by the dealer to kick tires today. The...

Stopped by the dealer to kick tires today. The white XCX they had had sold after about a week. All others they had ordered are pre-sold. They told me there aren't many left even available for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-02-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,391
Posted By Siorc
Um, why not? I'm not in favor of wanton...

Um, why not? I'm not in favor of wanton slaughter, but the context here was for eatin'. Yummy. :1drink
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-02-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8,290
Views: 8,015,264
Posted By Siorc
Wow, anyone who lets you accumulate that...

Wow, anyone who lets you accumulate that collection of bikes is a keeper!
I especially like the pink one. :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-02-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,391
Posted By Siorc
I thought they were equally venomous, but the...

I thought they were equally venomous, but the little ones are more likely to strike?
Whatever. Shoot first, measure later. :2guns:pot:kbasa
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 24,415
Posted By Siorc
Same offer, Missoula MT.

Same offer, Missoula MT.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 107,545
Posted By Siorc
Yep, it was a bit chilly today, but not icy, so...

Yep, it was a bit chilly today, but not icy, so good to see someone else was also out on a bike. My morning commute at 26 degrees with Hellgate winds was probably colder than most would ride. ...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 107,824
Posted By Siorc
Please post further info if you pursue this - I'm...

Please post further info if you pursue this - I'm also height challenged (as opposed to the more common inseam challenged). :ear
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,173
Posted By Siorc
Try contacting Jason at ADVMotorrad - PM...

Try contacting Jason at ADVMotorrad - PM "rotaryracer." He's been incredibly responsive to me, and I haven't even bought anything from him yet.
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