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Forum: Vendors 06-24-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By WantToRideMoar
THANK YOU! Didn't want to pay $200 for my...

THANK YOU!

Didn't want to pay $200 for my 800XC clutch and have been shopping for a better price for a couple weeks. This did the trick.
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 353,482
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Winning analysis. You wanna see Mosko stuff,...

Winning analysis.

You wanna see Mosko stuff, go to any of the various rallies they attend as vendors. Or find locals with it on their bikes. It's definitely out there.
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 353,482
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Any update on the remaining R80's that are coming...

Any update on the remaining R80's that are coming in on the slow boat, for those of us that relinquished early bird priority to those with June/July ride plans? Are they out of customs yet?
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By WantToRideMoar
K, next question: Yesterday, I ordered a...

K, next question:

Yesterday, I ordered a pair of replacement rivet master links. My chain is a JT X-ring, so I got JT X-ring master links. I also ordered a JT clip master link just in case I...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Thanks, victor. I've only done 1 chain...

Thanks, victor.

I've only done 1 chain replacement before this one and it was on my XR, and I use a clip master link on that one. Doing it on my Tiger is the first time I've done a rivet-style...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Riveting chain question

If I'm riveting a master link onto a 525 chain and it goes "crack" audibly, that's bad right?

I can see a hairline crack in the link pin after hearing that noise.

Problem is, I can't see any...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-15-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,169
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Scares the poop out of me. I don't own one, but...

Scares the poop out of me. I don't own one, but I've been unimpressed with throttle position sensors in cars enough to know that I want to retain mechanical control over trusting a damn sensor that...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-04-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By WantToRideMoar
You run any fuel treatment or additive through it...

You run any fuel treatment or additive through it at all?

Aside from DTE, is the fuel economy reported by the computer lower or higher? When is the last time you reset the fuel economy counter?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-04-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,169
Posted By WantToRideMoar
I just put a set of cheap Bikemaster risers on my...

I just put a set of cheap Bikemaster risers on my XR600 to see if risers would help my standing riding, and holy smokes is it night and day different. Definitely want to do this to the Tiger, too.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-04-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Yeah, I've decided I'm doing that as well. ...

Yeah, I've decided I'm doing that as well.

What size is the chain on the Tiger? My sprockets have a lean to them anyways, might as well replace all 3 components at once since I'm doing a rear...
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 51,184
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Any inmate discount code for this? I see mention...

Any inmate discount code for this? I see mention of one but don't see you guys listed in the forum sticky at the top of the forum, and it's not jumping out at me as I peruse the many pages of this...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-03-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Yup, I getcha, but he's off in west Nevada. That...

Yup, I getcha, but he's off in west Nevada. That kind of distance also makes Rawhyde in CA or CO an option.

Looking to get some training without adding 2 days travel time into the equation, thus...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-03-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Adventure Touring / Dirt Riding schools in AZ?

My google-fu is weak. I cannot find any dirt or big bike schools in AZ.

TEAM Arizona used to have one, it appears, but they have put it into suspended animation or something.

Anyone got a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-29-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By WantToRideMoar
24mm socket is for the engine crank bolt, to...

24mm socket is for the engine crank bolt, to index the engine and put the cams in proper orientation for removal and reinstallation. You only need that if you are going to be replacing valve shims....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-28-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By WantToRideMoar
You guys that have replaced your clutches, what...

You guys that have replaced your clutches, what mileage did you do it at, and what kind of riding have you done?

I'm at 13k and my clutch is feeling kinda spongey, and I feel some slippage when...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-28-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Yup. Sounds about right. I think I laid out...

Yup. Sounds about right.

I think I laid out about $550 to do it this time myself, but next time will only cost $130 for the engine service kit, plus filter and oil. Now I own all the valve...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-27-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Next time you need to do it, send me a message. ...

Next time you need to do it, send me a message. We'll work out a way to do it so you can see how it's done. Gotta be done on a cold engine, is the only real challenge.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-27-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By WantToRideMoar
I don't own a trailer and don't relish the idea...

I don't own a trailer and don't relish the idea of trailering a bike anywhere, anyways... Riding a bike to a service garage means I have to find a ride back home somehow as well as a ride to pick the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-27-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Well, I was buoyed by the confidence from a...

Well, I was buoyed by the confidence from a successfully rebuilt XR600R engine, and motivated by the $750 or so price tag of a 12k service at GoAZ. The idea of that cost, once a year or more, made...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-27-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Just posting in here that I've done my 12k...

Just posting in here that I've done my 12k service on my 800XC recently, and live in Mesa, AZ.

I've got DealerTool and the OBD-II cable, the electrical and fuel line extensions, and a box of valve...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-23-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6,212
Views: 397,025
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Monday ride, anyone? I'm game for all day,...

Monday ride, anyone?

I'm game for all day, but I'll settle for company for anything... even just a Four Peaks / 88 loop. I'd like to do Cherry Creek to Young, across 300 to 87, then 188 back to...
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 353,482
Posted By WantToRideMoar
FYI, they are a small company, and they came down...

FYI, they are a small company, and they came down from Hood River, OR, to Flagstaff, AZ, for Overland Expo West last week. Right now they're on vacation, riding various backroads and forest trails...
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 353,482
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Double-plus interest, here. BC35 owner here,...

Double-plus interest, here. BC35 owner here, from the first pre-order batch. Was up at Overland on my Tiger, loaded with tent and such. The tent pole bag made it hard to seal the BC35's, even on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6,212
Views: 397,025
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Who all is going to Overland Expo this weekend? ...

Who all is going to Overland Expo this weekend?

I just rebuilt the motor on my XR (after a few of you inquired if it was a 2-stroke from all the oil it was burning :D ) and it's going up there for...
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 353,482
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Order in for the 40L Reckless. Torn on going 80...

Order in for the 40L Reckless. Torn on going 80 or 40 for an XR600. But I'll go 40 with a pair of small pouches added and hope for the best.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6,212
Views: 397,025
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Apache Motorsports referred me over to Wayne at...

Apache Motorsports referred me over to Wayne at Desert Machine, and I dropped off the cylinder, head and piston today. He gave them a quick once-over and was amazed at the wear on the piston and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6,212
Views: 397,025
Posted By WantToRideMoar
https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-...

https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/11017166_1069847713044559_2450859885952668524_n.jpg?oh=593fd9f2174672bff341760c0016a503&oe=55755F6C


So, I dismounted the engine on my XR this...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-26-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22,298
Views: 4,396,091
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Where are you guys buying the 12,000 mile service...

Where are you guys buying the 12,000 mile service kit with gaskets and valve shims? My google-fu is weak today and I can't find it online. Edit: Nevermind. It's called an engine service kit, not...
Forum: Face Plant 10-20-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,624
Posted By WantToRideMoar
OP, bummer man! Heal up! Here's a pic of...

OP, bummer man! Heal up!

Here's a pic of the mailbox from July of this year... I guess I'm lucky to have gotten it. You're welcome to borrow it and claim it as your own.:D
...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,825
Posted By WantToRideMoar
I don't have a problem with 250cc... I have a...

I don't have a problem with 250cc... I have a problem with 250cc and near 400 pounds. Also agreed on the request for specs. How is anyone going to take this bike seriously in plans to ride the BDRs...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 353,482
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Just paid my invoice. I don't think I've been...

Just paid my invoice. I don't think I've been this excited to give anyone money ever. Is this what it's like to ride through some parts of Nevada?:rofl
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 353,482
Posted By WantToRideMoar
What's the email address that the invoice will...

What's the email address that the invoice will come from? That way I can add it to my safe senders list and it won't get routed to my junk mail.
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 353,482
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Dave, go back and re-read the description on the...

Dave, go back and re-read the description on the Backcountry setup. It's set up to allow for carrying multiple MSR fuel bottles. I getcha that more is always better, but I was sold with the idea of...
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 353,482
Posted By WantToRideMoar
It may not be ideal, but you gotta work with what...

It may not be ideal, but you gotta work with what you have. That location is better than in the tent, or still strapped to the bike. No one wants an 800 pound visitor scratching at the tent looking...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-31-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Can you elaborate on this? I'm running a...

Can you elaborate on this?

I'm running a Full bore M41 rear, and was forced to buy a new tire when I ruined my M41 front recently (mud in front fender tore it up pretty bad). My only choice at...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-29-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 782,999
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Just got a Madstad front windshield for my Tiger....

Just got a Madstad front windshield for my Tiger. I've been running it for about 4 days now. Very happy with it. Night and day difference in wind turbulence. I'm 6'3" and got the 20" screen. I...
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 353,482
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Ditto. I worry far more about heat for 99% of my...

Ditto. I worry far more about heat for 99% of my riding, than I do about wet or cold. In fact, I want sweat to evaporate off me from inside the jacket to outside. When I need it, I'll zip in/on a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-19-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,817
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Thoughts on the trip and what I would have done...

Thoughts on the trip and what I would have done differently:

1. Touratech front fender riser, and a knobbier front tire. I have an IRC TR8 earmarked for this bike sitting in my laundry room, but...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-19-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,817
Posted By WantToRideMoar
July 13. The ride out of Tonopah allowed the...

July 13. The ride out of Tonopah allowed the imagination to run wild. There was a full moon out. Jackrabbits were all over the road. I never hit one, but not for lack of their trying. Must have...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-19-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,817
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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