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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-23-2015, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Kanook
With the springs and preload you've added front...

With the springs and preload you've added front and rear and the shorter links how is your loaded and unloaded sag measurements?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-06-2015, 03:38 PM
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Posted By Kanook
Actually I went back and looked at this one...

Actually I went back and looked at this one again. Not sure if this was just to get a picture to post on there site but the way this one is setup wouldn't even work. ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-06-2015, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Kanook
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-06-2015, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Kanook
Hmm? $174 U.S. Plus shipping or $2 of scrap bits...

Hmm? $174 U.S. Plus shipping or $2 of scrap bits laying around and the satisfaction of using my own hands....
I chose correctly
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-06-2015, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Kanook
Tiger Tales - Dialling in the 800XC for the dirt

No reason to give them up. I don't think I could ride without them now.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-03-2015, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Kanook
Since I recently had to service my steering head...

Since I recently had to service my steering head bearings I decided to build the Scott's dampener mount I've had tossing around my head. First I fabricated the pieces that actually bolt to the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-18-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Kanook
I probably bought the same levers. They've been...

I probably bought the same levers. They've been great except I got the folding ones. The problem is the folding mechanism is not spring loaded so if you unknowingly hit them and fold them up the next...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-13-2015, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Kanook
Not sure. Mine were just purchased off the shelf...

Not sure. Mine were just purchased off the shelf at my local shop. The inner clamps are sold separately and on those I just bought the ones for fat pro-taper bars. Which are the bars I run.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-11-2015, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Kanook
No they are Cycra guards. Their inner clamp I...

No they are Cycra guards. Their inner clamp I think is the best. Very secure. http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/18840/i/cycra-pro-bend-center-reach-clamp-racer-pack
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-09-2015, 08:56 PM
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Posted By Kanook
Tiger Tales - Dialling in the 800XC for the dirt

Nice but they don't look like they'd take a hit in the out position without breaking or bending. The Double Take's have multiple position possibilities, keeps them from blocking instruments. Plus...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-09-2015, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Kanook
That's the ticket. Looks good and should clear...

That's the ticket. Looks good and should clear just fine. Unless those PIAA's are bricks you should be good with aluminum. [emoji106]
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2015, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Kanook
You may be able to just notch a little at a time.

You may be able to just notch a little at a time.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2015, 06:01 PM
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Posted By Kanook
Possibly. Is there any way to add the side braces?

Possibly. Is there any way to add the side braces?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2015, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Kanook
Sorry. I did have a fender when I made the...

Sorry. I did have a fender when I made the bracket and it did hit at full compression.
By notched I meant I took a die grinder and removed a section of the up and down part of the L or angle iron...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2015, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Kanook
Mine did strike the front fender which was raised...

Mine did strike the front fender which was raised so I just notched out the L bracket. No I don't even have a front fender.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2015, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Kanook
Here is mine from earlier in this thread. ...

Here is mine from earlier in this thread.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24931536
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-03-2015, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Kanook
I received my Double Take mirrors this weekend. I...

I received my Double Take mirrors this weekend. I highly recommend these. Especially if like me you drop your bike a lot. [emoji51]. Fold them out of harms way when riding the rough stuff or keep...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-27-2015, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Kanook
The holans look nice. Hard to tell from your pics...

The holans look nice. Hard to tell from your pics but the HT bars pic up the frame in two spots. Not just one. http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/27/b8dfdc2453f61367bd4649c9e80acfda.jpg
I've...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-26-2015, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Kanook
Exactly. I think I'll use the Alt Rider plate as...

Exactly. I think I'll use the Alt Rider plate as the foundation. Up front my plan is to tie into the radiator cross bar of my Happy Trail crash bars, which in my opinion are the best on the market...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-25-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Kanook
I finally addressed my well used skid plate...

I finally addressed my well used skid plate today. I ordered new rubber mounts from J W Winco. They are a little larger diameter so hopefully will handle hits a little better. I also spaced them off...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2015, 07:56 PM
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Views: 375
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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-11-2015, 07:46 PM
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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
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-27-2015, 09:29 AM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 11:11 PM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 11:03 PM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 05:47 PM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2015, 07:02 AM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-24-2015, 07:37 AM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-23-2015, 10:25 AM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 07:07 AM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 07:05 AM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 01:28 AM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-22-2014, 03:56 PM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-22-2014, 01:31 AM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-18-2014, 10:08 AM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-13-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 787,893
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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-25-2014, 06:22 PM
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Views: 787,893
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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-02-2014, 10:43 AM
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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: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-02-2014, 09:33 AM
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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...
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