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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Today, 04:32 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 37,949
Posted By Blueshark
Crazy Weather

Reports of birds dropping out of the sky. Hotter than a dog with two dicks.

But the ocean sure is nice. Body surf!
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,046
Posted By Blueshark
Just a thought - more energy released for the...

Just a thought - more energy released for the same volume of fuel injected into the engine with regular gas vs high octane. As has been said, higher octane requires additives whose volume replaces...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,013
Posted By Blueshark
No one mentioned the TT color catalogs, the US...

No one mentioned the TT color catalogs, the US 2014-15 one being 1,859 pages. Go to a motorcycle show and they have stacks of them, free, to all. That must cost them some serious coin.
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 147,258
Posted By Blueshark
IJW - I'm 5-11, 170 lbs with ATTGATT on.

IJW - I'm 5-11, 170 lbs with ATTGATT on.
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 147,258
Posted By Blueshark
I also have the larger Triumph touring windshield...

I also have the larger Triumph touring windshield (came as a freebie in 2014 with the 2013 model purchase). The first adjustment was tilted most of the way back, and the buffeting was terrible. The...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,542
Posted By Blueshark
I have a minor concern about the elastic cord at...

I have a minor concern about the elastic cord at the back of the neck that tightens up the collar. It's sewn deep into the jacket. When the elastic in the cord starts to break up, it's going to...
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,173
Posted By Blueshark
Thanks for the feedback! These are on my...

Thanks for the feedback! These are on my Christmas list for my Tiger 800. :D
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4,171
Views: 522,904
Posted By Blueshark
Looks like a great setup for lane splitting in...

Looks like a great setup for lane splitting in California.:eek1
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 778
Views: 125,243
Posted By Blueshark
How about Locktite in plumbing applications? I...

How about Locktite in plumbing applications? I don't see it in the big box stores' plumbing aisles, just usually PFTE tape (which is now chinese crap quality). I know there are some Locktite...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,542
Posted By Blueshark
Please elaborate. Are you wearing them out?...

Please elaborate. Are you wearing them out? Selling the old one every quarter or half year and buying another? Appreciate the info and trying to understand the full context.
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 148,751
Posted By Blueshark
That's a nice deal. I just bought So Cal/No Cal...

That's a nice deal. I just bought So Cal/No Cal maps. Very nice.
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,046
Posted By Blueshark
Tiger TSB's

Is there any site where Tiger 800/800XC Tech Service Bulletins (TSB's) are posted?
Forum: Vendors 08-21-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,173
Posted By Blueshark
Have these been delivered to customers? What's...

Have these been delivered to customers? What's been the experience?

My eyeball concerns would be wear of the metal rack against the back side of the bag (assuming there's a bit of movement), and...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-21-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,836
Posted By Blueshark
Klim Latitude version: ...

Klim Latitude version:
http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/yy283/YachtRocked/Screenshot2014-08-21201137.png
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,046
Posted By Blueshark
Hope you can post up a ride report here for us...

Hope you can post up a ride report here for us non-Facebook inmates. Your bike looks ready!
Forum: Trip Planning 08-19-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,836
Posted By Blueshark
Not mentioned in previous posts is that the...

Not mentioned in previous posts is that the RoadID info is available to emergency personnel by calling the 24/7 800# on the bracelet, so no computer is needed. (Increasingly, places are getting...
Forum: Vendors 08-19-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 148,751
Posted By Blueshark
Did Amazon squeeze out Butler Maps? They only...

Did Amazon squeeze out Butler Maps? They only have one vendor, Butte Maps, that sells on Amazon, and not the full BM inventory is there. Just wondered....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 29,247
Posted By Blueshark
I did not find a reference to that service on the...

I did not find a reference to that service on the forum (via search on "email"). Can you find it and paste the URL in here? I did see this one which basically says (at least in the US) that if you...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-14-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 29,247
Posted By Blueshark
OK, SMS msg to cell worked, as did reply back. ...

OK, SMS msg to cell worked, as did reply back. Email (which is what I thought you were talking about) reply did not work unless I either went to Mapshare to reply or used the direct...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-14-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 29,247
Posted By Blueshark
I tried that, it doesn't work unless you go thru...

I tried that, it doesn't work unless you go thru MapShare. That's because the reply-to address is no.reply@delorme.com . Seems like it used to work, so perhaps this is a more recent change.
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,171
Views: 522,904
Posted By Blueshark
SC Tall seat, 5-11 height, previous post:...

SC Tall seat, 5-11 height, previous post: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24750100&postcount=3922

Still working for me, happy to not be sitting in a banana seat.

It's good to have a...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,171
Views: 522,904
Posted By Blueshark
I'm glad you mentioned that, because I noticed...

I'm glad you mentioned that, because I noticed that too!
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,171
Views: 522,904
Posted By Blueshark
Seat Concepts seat

I sent mine in, both rider and pillion seats, for SC install of the Tiger Tall. Im 5-11, 33 inseam, and riding it in the high position, which just flatfoots it with Sidi Adv rain boots on. The seat...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,542
Posted By Blueshark
Authoritative Klim Care Instructions: ...

Authoritative Klim Care Instructions: http://www.klim.com/Customer-Care/Care-Instructions/ :deal
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,377
Posted By Blueshark
I like the Rodney Yee reference. I can relate: ...

I like the Rodney Yee reference. I can relate: http://nymag.com/nymetro/news/people/columns/intelligencer/12023/
:evil
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4,171
Views: 522,904
Posted By Blueshark
What bags are you going to hang on them? Post up...

What bags are you going to hang on them? Post up a pic when you can, and have a fun trip!
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,046
Posted By Blueshark
Oil

On page 1.33 of the service manual, it says:
______________Tiger 800___________Tiger 800XC
Viscosity______10W/40 or 10W/50___10W/40 or 10W/50

So, when it's cold/cool go 10W/40 and when it's...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,171
Views: 522,904
Posted By Blueshark
I'm 5' 11" with 33" inseam. Just ordered the...

I'm 5' 11" with 33" inseam. Just ordered the tall. I figured I can use the lower seat position if it ends up being too tall in the upper position.
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,046
Posted By Blueshark
Tiger (Tennis) Elbow

Anyone on the Roadie developed Tiger Tennis elbow (right/throttle side)?

And before your mind goes there, I'm left handed.:lol3

I'm thinking of going the Seat Concepts Tall route to get above...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 176,590
Posted By Blueshark
Stepper motor issue

Looks the the world's tiniest fork seal kit would solve that issue of gunk in the "axle" crevices. Or maybe tiny little sealed bearings, but a cover would still be needed based on:

My wife's...
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 33,608
Posted By Blueshark
Just got back from Glacier National Park to find...

Just got back from Glacier National Park to find the package. Will install this weekend. Thanks!

Update: Installed today, awesomely bright, super-high quality. I used the narrow edge of a flat...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 340,629
Posted By Blueshark
Remember this when you're taken out by a 4-Wheel...

Remember this when you're taken out by a 4-Wheel drive jacked-up pickup truck. That guy will be posting to his favorite forum about those jackwheel motorcyclists who think they have a right to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 340,629
Posted By Blueshark
He who can't pass a cyclist riding steady,...

He who can't pass a cyclist riding steady, uphill, on the right-hand side of the road, is riding poorly.:deal

Blaming the cyclist is like blaming the fog line.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-11-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,823
Posted By Blueshark
That bolt-on equipment would be the first farkles...

That bolt-on equipment would be the first farkles the tweakers in my 'hood would steal.:rofl
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,046
Posted By Blueshark
Roadie Beaked

I beaked the roadie:
http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/yy283/YachtRocked/2014-06-06132303.jpg

Tool tip if you are installing Triumph heated grips and running the wires through the handlebar: A...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 54,920
Posted By Blueshark
Fun thread. Subscribed. Keep it smooth.

Fun thread. Subscribed. Keep it smooth.
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 33,608
Posted By Blueshark
I PM'd earlier, but here's a public show of...

I PM'd earlier, but here's a public show of support for "one more por favor". I had a Back-off XP (LED flash-flash-flash-solid on) on my Versys and it really helped wake up anyone following me.
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 778
Views: 125,243
Posted By Blueshark
Loctite Channel

Some useful (and some silly marketing) videos here: http://www.youtube.com/user/loctite

Love this thread.
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,046
Posted By Blueshark
Another Hellish Friday PM

Over 1,000 miles already. Got an early start on the weekend with a Friday afternoon ride. The Tiger is so planted. It's only complaint is that its nose is missing. I might have to get it one.
...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 3,773,046
Posted By Blueshark
Fuel

OK guys, based on vocal disagreement against the need to fuel the Tiger with Premium, I dropped it to mid-Grade Chevron on today's refuel. :D
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