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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I can't say about the clutch issue aside from my...

I can't say about the clutch issue aside from my clutch being toast in mine at about 6k miles. Mostly that came from getting in too deep in a Florida mud hole and not knowing when to stop, but I have...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-29-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 783,237
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I'm 240lbs myself, but only 5'8". So it's either...

I'm 240lbs myself, but only 5'8". So it's either a sportier riding style than me, or maybe wind resistance?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-29-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 783,237
Posted By NobeyamaGP
About the same here. I average high 40's/low 50's...

About the same here. I average high 40's/low 50's MPG even loaded up with travel gear. I usually don't see the warning light until 165 or 170 miles.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8,593
Views: 1,348,351
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Shorty NX owner here. I love the hight of the...

Shorty NX owner here. I love the hight of the stock NX and would love to have more aggressive tire options in the stock wheel sizes. I was hoping Golden Tyre would bring over the GT200/205 so I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,010
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Thanks everyone for a great time. It was my first...

Thanks everyone for a great time. It was my first real off road experience and my first real ride on the new bike. I was constantly impressed with the NX's abilities even if it wasn't quite as good...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,010
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I've got a question about camping at LCRP. I'm...

I've got a question about camping at LCRP. I'm gonna try and make it up Friday night if I can get the new little bike ready. However, I'm on night shift this week and may not be able to get there...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8,593
Views: 1,348,351
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Very cool video Ron. I loved the ride through the...

Very cool video Ron. I loved the ride through the mine. That's the sort of thing I want to do with this bike. I'm not looking to win any races (or even be competitive). I'm looking to to go...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8,593
Views: 1,348,351
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Don't get me wrong, I'm not expecting or wanting...

Don't get me wrong, I'm not expecting or wanting a full on dirt bike. I'm just looking for a smaller bike that I can ride gravel and light trails with that will be a lot less of a handful than my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8,593
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Posted By NobeyamaGP
Nixie is also a cool old display technology for...

Nixie is also a cool old display technology for numbers predating multi-segment lcd displays.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nixie_tube
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8,593
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Posted By NobeyamaGP
So just doing away with the hanger and keeping...

So just doing away with the hanger and keeping the long tail cuts that much weight? I figured the long plastic tail was the culprit, more so than the license plate hanger and light.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8,593
Views: 1,348,351
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Thanks! I'm trying to keep it fairly stock...

Thanks! I'm trying to keep it fairly stock looking for now. I still see the previous owner now and then so I would rather not do anything to the bike that involves cutting or modifying it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8,593
Views: 1,348,351
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Thanks Poe. I just bought it off a family friend...

Thanks Poe. I just bought it off a family friend who worked in our local Honda dealer until just recently and was working there when these bikes came out. It's the only one I've ever seen in the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8,593
Views: 1,348,351
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Cool. That's the sort of thing I'm looking it. Do...

Cool. That's the sort of thing I'm looking it. Do you have any pics of what your plate looks like? I didn't see any closeups on your site.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8,593
Views: 1,348,351
Posted By NobeyamaGP
This is what I'm looking for for a license plate...

This is what I'm looking for for a license plate holder, Dangerish! Any tips or pics of what you did for that? I'm assuming it's custom fab?
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8,593
Views: 1,348,351
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Hello everyone, I've been lurking on this thread...

Hello everyone, I've been lurking on this thread for a while now and I have finally acquired a 1990 with about 3500 miles on it! I'm planning on eventually swapping out for 21"/17" wheels and doing...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8,593
Views: 1,348,351
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I can't say for sure, since I don't have a NX...

I can't say for sure, since I don't have a NX yet, but on my old KZ440 I always used the key as well and when I did use the kill switch and set it back to run, some times it wouldn't start again...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6,015
Views: 1,573,100
Posted By NobeyamaGP
It looks like a 2x2 Cycle rack to me. ...

It looks like a 2x2 Cycle rack to me.

http://2x2cycles.com/
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-21-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Looks good Nathan. What year is it? Is a Duro...

Looks good Nathan. What year is it? Is a Duro Power Grip in the cards for this one?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-29-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 100,886
Posted By NobeyamaGP
My brother and I are gonna be at site #50 and I'm...

My brother and I are gonna be at site #50 and I'm not sure I like being that close to the beans...

We'll be coming in some time Friday. Can't say exactly when as that depends on when my brother...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-21-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
So that was your Ninja I saw on CL a week or so...

So that was your Ninja I saw on CL a week or so ago! I thought it looked familiar. That and the Wolfman tank bag kind of clued me in.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-12-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Well, it might not be a bad idea to check the...

Well, it might not be a bad idea to check the valves and timing chain if you or the previous owner haven't recently. There's a good series of videos on YouTube that goes through the whole process if...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-12-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
In my experience and from research I've done in...

In my experience and from research I've done in the Tiger 800 threads, it's just a noisy engine. Mine has made the odd rattle and weird noise too, but so far no problems in 13k miles. Gonna be doing...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-30-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6,015
Views: 1,573,100
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Cool! I'd never seen a GSX1100 before. I have...

Cool! I'd never seen a GSX1100 before. I have seen a few other GS1100E's around these parts besides my brother's. From his experiences the bike seem to be rock solid. He bought it for $600 and all...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-29-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6,015
Views: 1,573,100
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Nice bikes and beautiful scenery! The other bike...

Nice bikes and beautiful scenery! The other bike is a Suzuki GS1100, right? Your pic reminds me of my first long trip with my brother on his 1100 last year....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Fourthded.

Fourthded.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-12-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 100,886
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Just talked to my brother and he confirmed he's...

Just talked to my brother and he confirmed he's in this time! So a definitive +1 from Bedford, IN. Username is gnsrfn.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 783,237
Posted By NobeyamaGP
When I installed mine, I used my dad's drum brake...

When I installed mine, I used my dad's drum brake pliers. By far the best way to go if you have access to one. Spring popped right on in seconds.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-06-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 783,237
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Here's my homemade tube setup, using the OEM case...

Here's my homemade tube setup, using the OEM case mounts.
http://nobeyamagp.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tiger-800XC-Pics/i-6P3bfZn/0/XL/IMG_1883-XL.jpg

Bracket detail....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 100,886
Posted By NobeyamaGP
2 more from southern Indiana. I'll be there for...

2 more from southern Indiana. I'll be there for sure and hopefully my brother will be able to make it this time too.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-27-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22,308
Views: 4,396,853
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I can tell you, deer strikes aren't any fun on...

I can tell you, deer strikes aren't any fun on any bike, but the Tiger seems fairly durable in my experience.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/28/2ura7usa.jpg

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-22-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Good choice. :wink: Try not to fall off.

Good choice. :wink: Try not to fall off.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Thanks! I'm recovering well. Already shopping for...

Thanks! I'm recovering well. Already shopping for new helmet/gear. At least once the insurance comes through.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Good luck! I went through the Smokies last fall...

Good luck! I went through the Smokies last fall on the Tiger. It was one of my favorite parts of the whole trip. And no Tiger problems there. That came later when I roasted my clutch trying to get...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Thanks. And yeah, my helmet, a cheap snell-rated...

Thanks. And yeah, my helmet, a cheap snell-rated HJC did fantastically. I slid a little ways face down, watching the asphalt scraping on the plastic visor and yet the whole time in the hospital I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22,308
Views: 4,396,853
Posted By NobeyamaGP
I think there's truth to that. I came from a 350...

I think there's truth to that. I came from a 350 lb Kawasaki 440. The Tiger felt like I was man handling a Goldwing for a while.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Thanks. I see them quite a bit on the way home...

Thanks. I see them quite a bit on the way home too. Usually they are standing in a field on the side of the road, or when they see me coming they calmly continue crossing the road. This one was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Thanks. And no, damn thing was apparently fine....

Thanks. And no, damn thing was apparently fine. It must have wandered off because everyone at the scene thought I had slipped on wet roads.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
Never lost conciousness. They were nervous about...

Never lost conciousness. They were nervous about a possible adrenal hemorrhage after my CT scan in Bedford so they shipped me up to Methodist and told them to be prepared for emergency surgery since...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/06/pa9e8usu.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/06/pa9e8usu.jpg

Tigers and deer don't get along too well.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/06/mu7u6a5a.jpg

I don't have the final total of what's wrong with...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19,792
Views: 1,411,043
Posted By NobeyamaGP
They were just jealous of your sweet ride.

They were just jealous of your sweet ride.
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