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Forum: Beasts 11-23-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,107
Posted By Wandering Dane
All good

About 10K miles have passed since my last report on the PC V and AutoTune. No problems or issues at all. I've ridden to sea level and 12,000+ ft elevation and experienced perfect fueling...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,532
Posted By Wandering Dane
Sargent Seat Experience

After a 3,500-mile road trip with the stock seat and a Bead Rider (which is a major improvement in itself), I ordered a Sargent and am very happy. Should have done that much earlier.

The foam is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,158
Posted By Wandering Dane
Tiger 800 Roadie

Right at 15,000 miles on Anakee 3; probably will hit the wear bars on the rear tire in another 1 to 2 K miles, the front may be a bit more worn.
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,997,820
Posted By Wandering Dane
I've had good luck with Bike Bandit - lower...

I've had good luck with Bike Bandit - lower prices than Triumph for the exact same parts and fast delivery.
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4,465
Views: 612,756
Posted By Wandering Dane
Have about 18K miles on EBC HH pads, front and...

Have about 18K miles on EBC HH pads, front and rear.

My experience: the HH pads have significantly better initial bite than stock and much better feel, a huge improvement. Wear so far is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 197,966
Posted By Wandering Dane
Victor, Colorado

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 197,966
Posted By Wandering Dane
Kenosha Pass, Colorado

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 371,606
Posted By Wandering Dane
Colorado

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-qVHRpLP/0/XL/P9256976-XL.jpg

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-24-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,568
Posted By Wandering Dane
FF, No worries - glad you kept the thread...

FF,

No worries - glad you kept the thread alive. Perhaps the moderators can merge the various 2014 Cannonball threads into one, it would be OK by me.

WD
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,997,820
Posted By Wandering Dane
Five of my exhaust valves were tight at 14K...

Five of my exhaust valves were tight at 14K miles, needed new shims, got them from Bike Bandit.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8,243
Views: 3,269,687
Posted By Wandering Dane
Parking lot at Cannonball stop in Denver

Last Sunday, the Cannonball Endurance Run stopped in Denver; pictures here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25089854#post25089854

These beauties were found in the parking lot:
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,568
Posted By Wandering Dane
A few close-ups

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-vkwdH6K/0/XL/P9146843-XL.jpg

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-vnXCJMP/0/XL/P9146921-XL.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,568
Posted By Wandering Dane
Neracar

1923 Neracar, 250 cc two-stroke single with centrifugal transmission and center hub steering, built in Syracuse, NY:
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,568
Posted By Wandering Dane
A few more

Actual participants in the Cannonball, 1937 model IIRC:
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,568
Posted By Wandering Dane
Gear shift and tank on 1936 H-D VLD: ...

Gear shift and tank on 1936 H-D VLD:

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,568
Posted By Wandering Dane
1924 Moto Guzzi Sport (reportedly from the Moto...

1924 Moto Guzzi Sport (reportedly from the Moto Guzzi factory museum):
http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-C3VmfhZ/0/XL/P9146809-XL.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,568
Posted By Wandering Dane
No70 is a 1928 Indian Scout: ...

No70 is a 1928 Indian Scout:
http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-nZnWkFp/0/XL/P9146725-XL.jpg

1924 Harley Davide JE:...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,568
Posted By Wandering Dane
Cannonball 2014 - Denver

The 2014 Cannonball Coast-to-Coat Antique Motorcycle Run (http://www.motorcyclecannonball.com) for pre-1937 machines stopped at artist David Uhl's studio in Golden, Colorado on the afternoon of...
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,191
Posted By Wandering Dane
Agree 100%. I went from a DL650 to a 1000...

Agree 100%. I went from a DL650 to a 1000 Multistrada to the 800 Roadie, best bike I've ever owned for all-around performance, long-distance comfort and fun. Off-pavement capability is similar to...
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,101
Posted By Wandering Dane
New fork fluid is KYB-01 5W, 120 mm air gap...

New fork fluid is KYB-01 5W, 120 mm air gap instead of manual-specified 103 mm. I re-mounted the forks with the tops at 5 mm above the triple clamp.

The reason for the fluid change was a leaking...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 173,139
Posted By Wandering Dane
Rangely, CO

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,607
Posted By Wandering Dane
Douglas Pass, CO

Suiting up for the storm:

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 170,508
Posted By Wandering Dane
http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcyc...

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 170,508
Posted By Wandering Dane
Fort Garland, CO

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 119,204
Posted By Wandering Dane
San Francisco de Asis, Ranchos de Taos, NM

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Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,101
Posted By Wandering Dane
Give me a few days; I'm traveling and don't have...

Give me a few days; I'm traveling and don't have my notes with me.
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,547
Posted By Wandering Dane
Anakee 3 on Tiger 800

I have almost 13,000 miles on a set of Anakee 3 on my Tiger 800 Roadie and they probably still have another 3,000 miles before hitting the wear bars.

I use the bike for commuting, day rides,...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,101
Posted By Wandering Dane
Two years ago, I faced the same dilemma as the OP...

Two years ago, I faced the same dilemma as the OP and I chose the roadie, mainly based on previous off-pavement experiences with a WeeStrom and the wider range of available tires for 19" wheels than...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-01-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 458,216
Posted By Wandering Dane
Manitowoc, WI

Art titled: "Late for a Date":

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-zpbjZR8/2/XL/DSCN2784-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,485
Posted By Wandering Dane
SS Badger

The SS Badger is a coal-fired steamer ferry between Ludington, MI and Manitowoc, WI (http://www.ssbadger.com), a four hour ride across Lake Michigan
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,126
Posted By Wandering Dane
http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcyc...

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 170,508
Posted By Wandering Dane
Good Hart, MI

On M-119, Tunnel of Trees road:

http://mykah.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-motorcycle/i-mnrjKz6/0/XL/DSCN2303-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 119,204
Posted By Wandering Dane
St. Mary of the Woods, Kalkaska, MI

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 173,139
Posted By Wandering Dane
Manitowoc, WI

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Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,729
Posted By Wandering Dane
Respectfully, I disagree. At least, especially...

Respectfully, I disagree. At least, especially after I installed a Leo Vince can, my 800 Tiger did not run as well as expected.

I achieved significantly improved driveability plus slightly better...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 925
Posted By Wandering Dane
Respectfully, this is a misconception. Dyno...

Respectfully, this is a misconception. Dyno tuning is fine if all your riding will be with the throttle wide open, which is how the dyno runs are performed. Few of us ride that way.

With dyno...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,090
Posted By Wandering Dane
Stock fork fluid replacement - 800 Roadie

Perhaps slightly off-topic:

2012 800 Roadie; at about 15K miles one fork seal started to leak profusely. A month out of warranty, the bike hadn't been on the road for three months, Triumph...
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,107
Posted By Wandering Dane
Thanks! You certainly went a much easier route...

Thanks! You certainly went a much easier route than I did with nearly the same result. My mileage is low-to-mid 50s but our riding styles and environments may be different.

A few weeks ago, I...
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,107
Posted By Wandering Dane
Thanks for your kind words. If I understand...

Thanks for your kind words.

If I understand your first statement / question, it relates to how the additional low-end torque would affect riding on surfaces with marginal traction?

While I...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,997,820
Posted By Wandering Dane
This method or using the marks are OK after you...

This method or using the marks are OK after you have verified that the alignment is correct using the string method or tools shown in a previous posts.

Frames are not always straight and...
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