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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2015, 10:02 PM
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Posted By goodcat8
I have one if you're still looking. It doesn't...

I have one if you're still looking. It doesn't fit the dual gauge on my '14.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-08-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
300 mile Sunday is a good Sunday. ...

300 mile Sunday is a good Sunday.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/08/3fa15402fbe2736b5766fa97552daa3c.jpg

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/08/75cebd4c60adebe42a0cd4a5b0bbf87d.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-01-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
He just over cooked the corner. I watched his...

He just over cooked the corner. I watched his line going into the corner, all wrong. Had he had more experience he wouldn't have not focus locked on the ditch, would have looked threw it and just...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-30-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
The main difference that can't be duplicated via...

The main difference that can't be duplicated via bolt-on's is the Bonnie and Thruxton run a 360 crank as opposed to the scramblers (and also America and Speedmaster) 270.
Info on the difference...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-29-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22,955
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Posted By goodcat8
On pavement. Went wide into dirt/ditch.

On pavement. Went wide into dirt/ditch.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-28-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Friend picked up a '14 scrambler this past...

Friend picked up a '14 scrambler this past Tuesday. Traded in his '12 Thruxton for it. On her maiden voyage he went wide and put her down hard in the ditch. Bike faired really well. Bent bars, broken...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-25-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Triumph Scrambler

I've had this bag on 4 bikes. Scrambler currently. Great bag, could use a few more compartments.

Link:
http://wolfmanluggage.com/products/explorer-lite-tank-bag
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-19-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
I adjust my own cable slack, I hate a lose...

I adjust my own cable slack, I hate a lose throttle grip.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-19-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
+1 Familiarity will always make it feel...

+1

Familiarity will always make it feel slower. But it's true time can pull ponies out of any engine due to natural wear and tear. I read once how most car engines can lose 2-4 horses a year...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-13-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Well after 6000 miles my MC concepts bracket let...

Well after 6000 miles my MC concepts bracket let go. Not sure at what point during my 40 minute commute home. But came out of the gas station and saw this. :eek1 which would have been 'a bad time.'...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-11-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22,955
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Posted By goodcat8
I've owned an 07 Bonnie and a 12 Bonnie mag wheel...

I've owned an 07 Bonnie and a 12 Bonnie mag wheel and now a 14 scrambler. Oddly enough the scrambler is a surprisingly different motorcycle. Though dimensionally very similiar (to the non mag wheel...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-07-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Right side wheel spacer went AWOL at some point...

Right side wheel spacer went AWOL at some point during carting it to the dealer. No damage somehow to the bike and 3 days of riding on it missing a spacer :eek1 dealer says it'll take 7-10 days for a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-06-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Triumph Scrambler

Got a flat this weekend. Had the tube swapped, got the wheel back on the bike. She rides great, but there's a weird rubbing sound periodically. Sounds like the plastic fender rubbing on a plastic...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,320
Posted By goodcat8
Spy shots ...

Spy shots
http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/12/18/2016-triumph-street-tracker-and-street-tracker-r-motorcycle-spy-photos/
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 489,920
Posted By goodcat8
If a 115 mph cap is the make it or break it point...

If a 115 mph cap is the make it or break it point for someone. I don't think this is the bike for them.
When I spoke with a sales guy and reviewed the yamaha lit. on the bike, nowhere did it state a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 489,920
Posted By goodcat8
If it's just the height of the bars you want to...

If it's just the height of the bars you want to change, as in the taper and width is ok for you, try some Rox risers. I put them on most of my bikes. Keeping the stock bars make bar instruments,...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-01-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Me too, the TTP tune was great.

Me too, the TTP tune was great.
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 489,920
Posted By goodcat8
Im assuming the new map the FJ uses to smooth...

Im assuming the new map the FJ uses to smooth snatchy throttle can be applied to the FZ now as well right?
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 489,920
Posted By goodcat8
Yamaha FJ-09 Thread

More grey

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/01/7668cae8b42b07a51e53bb5947604234.jpg

The dealer also offered my a whopping $5500 for my 2014 Scrambler. To which the saleman and I both...
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 489,920
Posted By goodcat8
Sat on one at the dealer today. Loved it. Dealers...

Sat on one at the dealer today. Loved it. Dealers saying around $13.5 OTD though, seems a little steep compared to what I'm reading on this thread others have gotten theirs for.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-31-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
I did all at once. Very different motorcycle. In...

I did all at once. Very different motorcycle. In a good way. Definetly do the tune with the pipe.
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 489,920
Posted By goodcat8
+1 I was pretty set on a S10 until I rode...

+1

I was pretty set on a S10 until I rode one. I'm curious to hear a prior S10 owners thoughts in the ride of the FJ.

And if someone owns a Toyota FJ I think it's their civic duty to purchase a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 489,920
Posted By goodcat8
Yamaha FJ-09 Thread

Though Vstroms have a different diameter, their cast wheels have seemed to more or less survive off road explorations over the years.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-09-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Aux fuel, I'm at work so here's a few quick...

Aux fuel, I'm at work so here's a few quick shots. I used an MC Resources mounting bracket. The roto plate worked great to mount to the MC mount plate. No issues in over 3500 miles....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-09-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Mine too. Doesn't rattle or anything. But I can...

Mine too. Doesn't rattle or anything. But I can move it with my hand.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-09-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Triumph Scrambler

Last weekend. The pacific.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/09/be065106d2ffcca77d517ee653f0c096.jpg

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/09/67c16bd531e796de69ee4e1e6d6cac3d.jpg
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-09-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9,589
Views: 3,859,325
Posted By goodcat8
The V-Strom Picture Thread

A buddy of mine is riding from California to Florida and got caught in a pretty wicked cold snap. Was stuck in Texas for three days, has been quite the adventure.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-13-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Whenever I removed mine for oil changes I was...

Whenever I removed mine for oil changes I was surprised to see a solid scrape or two. From who know's what, but I was glad the plate took the hit rather than the lower frame. Before the scrambler I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-12-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
I came across distanzias from riding Supermoto...

I came across distanzias from riding Supermoto bikes at a track. Pavement, dirt, wet, dry, hot days and cold. They worked great for me. Since then I mount them on every bike I get that can...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-09-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Triumph Scrambler

Avon Distanzias for me. I'm about 80/20 road / dirt.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/09/b872d514dc4100d1945f2ace021d46d4.jpg
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 38,396
Views: 10,180,994
Posted By goodcat8
More info ...

More info

http://jalopnik.com/big-rigs-banned-from-tennessees-tail-of-the-dragon-1667428609?utm_campaign=socialflow_jalopnik_facebook&utm_source=jalopnik_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-27-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
It's for sale. It came with my scrambler, but I...

It's for sale. It came with my scrambler, but I swapped it for a black one I had from my Bonnie.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28,125
Views: 5,642,321
Posted By goodcat8
^^^ Beautiful bike

^^^ Beautiful bike
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28,125
Views: 5,642,321
Posted By goodcat8
The Yamaha Super Tenere XT1200Z Big Thread

Are all S10 left over going for this price?!:eek1

It's the same price as my scrambler....

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/26/0cd94d2c36962e5813faef63b5181ebc.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-26-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Me too, that's why I got it, to match the line of...

Me too, that's why I got it, to match the line of the fender. I used the same Dart screen I had on my '12 Bonnie (I swapped it when trading in the bike). My '07 had MAS windscreen, which did little...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-26-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
$60 bucks + shipping. ...

$60 bucks + shipping.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/26/0b74d438069ff8550542592980fd7c21.jpg

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/26/2f9a318c22619d2bc47892d7f720393a.jpg
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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-26-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
I decided to just do the spacer on the foot peg...

I decided to just do the spacer on the foot peg bracket mod. Bring my leg out from the pipe abit.
Yes, thats a white triumph screen (Plasti-Dipped black) I was going to try in my bike but it won't...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-25-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Side note, I had Avon distanzias spooned on...

Side note, I had Avon distanzias spooned on today. I've had these on over 10 bikes over the years. I love them.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/25/bdf657ca1eebc46472ff699a98286fd0.jpg
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-25-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
Triumph Scrambler

I was experiencing the exact same thing. Maybe it was more noticeable on my scram over my Bonnie (which had dual 17" wheels and a much lower center of gravity) but I found it super annoying while...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-25-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 22,955
Views: 7,010,921
Posted By goodcat8
You have an excellent memory. I too am really...

You have an excellent memory. I too am really pleased with the results. I wouldn't call it a magic bullet for every issue I was looking to solve but I'd do it again in a heartbeat. I did the whole...
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