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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers Today, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By fullmonte
The 21" front has no safety bead, unlike the...

The 21" front has no safety bead, unlike the rear, which is why Woody's will not seal a Tiger front.:deal Yes, I've sealed my mtb wheels too, but this is a different kettle of fish in terms of speed,...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers Today, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By fullmonte
Ron White said it best, "The rules are...

Ron White said it best, "The rules are wrong".:evil

BTW, MotoTex's post was spot on.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By fullmonte
Do you spend many miles on slab? Do you ride in...

Do you spend many miles on slab? Do you ride in places that would over tax the first generation suspension? Do you NEED the extra too dads? That's a pretty big savings that could be spent on farkles,...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By fullmonte
My (free) cover has never gone missing and grease...

My (free) cover has never gone missing and grease would just attract more grime… not that there's anything wrong with that.:D
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,732
Views: 344,858
Posted By fullmonte
I picked up one of those small Yuasa Smart Shot...

I picked up one of those small Yuasa Smart Shot chargers (lower right hand corner of pic)on sale last year for $15. In your opinion, is it as good as a regular Battery Tender? :ear
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-02-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By fullmonte
We have this thing called mud. Maybe you've heard...

We have this thing called mud. Maybe you've heard of it. Mud and grit gunks up the keyhole.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-02-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By fullmonte
I used the little clear cover from a K&N spray...

I used the little clear cover from a K&N spray bottle.
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/photos/i-fS2SmKJ/0/M/i-fS2SmKJ-M.jpg
Keeps the muck out and is easy to install/remove....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-28-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 30,830
Views: 2,417,170
Posted By fullmonte
^That's pretty. Needs a skid plate and some...

^That's pretty. Needs a skid plate and some proper hand guards.:deal
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,677
Posted By fullmonte
This thread is begging for a merge with the...

This thread is begging for a merge with the Raptor thread in Shiny Things.:evil
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,487
Posted By fullmonte
My local Triumph dealer recently (in the past...

My local Triumph dealer recently (in the past week or so)started stocking Triumph apparel. This was probably forced upon them due to what is being discussed in this thread. They also sell BMW and...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 27,620
Posted By fullmonte
Or maybe it's because the 21" TKC front has...

Or maybe it's because the 21" TKC front has sidewalls made of butter, so we run a better knob, like the IRC TR8 (which has wider knob spacing, 1/2 the cost of a TKC, grips great)paired with a...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,732
Views: 344,858
Posted By fullmonte
OK, thanks for the explanation.:thumb I was just...

OK, thanks for the explanation.:thumb I was just curious about these as they do have some cool features like 4 posts instead of 2, the reserve power Ultrastart, and the included charger. I'll stick...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,732
Views: 344,858
Posted By fullmonte
Hey cy (or anybody else), do you have any...

Hey cy (or anybody else), do you have any experience with the Starkpower batteries?:ear

http://www.starkpower.com/spnews/starterbatteries/
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By fullmonte
If it's only (light) bikes you want to haul, I'd...

If it's only (light) bikes you want to haul, I'd suggest looking for a Holtzclaw trailer if you can find one in good shape. An inmate in KY had a very nicely restored one for sale in the FM here a...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By fullmonte
Redacted. Sorry about your friend.

Redacted. Sorry about your friend.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-19-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,367
Posted By fullmonte
Larry, good to see you'll be back.:freaky Are you...

Larry, good to see you'll be back.:freaky Are you gonna ride Ernst Blofeld's GS up the single track again?:evil ...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,666
Views: 267,647
Posted By fullmonte
Hey Brian, do you happen to know if Bell...

Hey Brian,

do you happen to know if Bell will be releasing a transitions shield for their MX-9 Adventure helmet? I'd also like to know the answer to that question in regards to the new generation...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-18-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By fullmonte
Now you've done it!:rofl 2014 was a record...

Now you've done it!:rofl 2014 was a record breaking year for me in terms of flats, both motorcycle and bicycle.:cry More flats happened last summer/fall than in the past 4 years combined.:lol3 I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-18-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By fullmonte
I've got the bloody knuckles and unpleasant...

I've got the bloody knuckles and unpleasant flashbacks from doing exactly that.
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/photos/i-jwDCgdM/0/M/i-jwDCgdM-M.jpg
You're welcome to this one for free.:deal Less than...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By fullmonte
+1 At each oil & filter change, refill it with...

+1 At each oil & filter change, refill it with exactly 1200ml of oil.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-17-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By fullmonte
I rode 62 miles home from the woods on a...

I rode 62 miles home from the woods on a completely flat Heidenau K60 rear, a tubeless tire. This was back in December when it had a tube in it. It was stable above 40 mph, below that it was a bit...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,563
Posted By fullmonte
I can't understand the rationale of trying to...

I can't understand the rationale of trying to save a few bucks by cheaping out on a device that carries your prized bike.:huh There are so many ways this can go pear shaped in a hurry. It makes...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-17-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By fullmonte
There is a distinct difference between the front...

There is a distinct difference between the front and rear rims on a Tiger 800XC.:deal The rear has a safety bead, which holds the bead of the tire up against the flange of the rim in case of...
Forum: Face plant 02-16-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,395
Posted By fullmonte
Damn just saw this thread. Ouch Ray, I hope you...

Damn just saw this thread. Ouch Ray, I hope you heal up quick. We need to hit the trails for another spring time mtb ride. It took several months for my shoulder to heal up from a bad dislocation on...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-15-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 39,328
Posted By fullmonte
New Shinko E805 rear. ...

New Shinko E805 rear.
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/photos/i-XKJ86BQ/0/M/i-XKJ86BQ-M.jpg
Finally finished converting the rim over to tubeless and this tire is super easy to mount, a huge plus....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-14-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 211,522
Posted By fullmonte
I couldn't wait until they turned the lights on...

I couldn't wait until they turned the lights on for this one.
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/photos/i-NtFLJFF/0/M/i-NtFLJFF-M.jpg
New tag… in keeping with Baggitard's quilt theme.:evil...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,428
Posted By fullmonte
Nice desert review. For a difference in...

Nice desert review. For a difference in perspective, it would be good to see another review from somebody who rides eastern woods, as our terrain is different than out west.:ear
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-13-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 58,692
Posted By fullmonte
If you don't already have one, I would suggest...

If you don't already have one, I would suggest getting a wireless heat troller. Mine is the Warm n Safe brand for their matching gloves and liner. They also make the heated gear for First Gear. Mine...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,594
Posted By fullmonte
Revzilla now shows the rear in stock for a good...

Revzilla now shows the rear in stock for a good price.:deal

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/mitas-mc60-getaway-tires
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,344
Posted By fullmonte
This is the one big flaw they should have fixed...

This is the one big flaw they should have fixed when they updated the Tiger. Until they do, I have no interest in a new one. I went down a tooth on the CS with my 2011 XC, but it could be lower.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-09-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,006
Posted By fullmonte
I won't mention that ass in the air 1050 with the...

I won't mention that ass in the air 1050 with the jacked up rear seat. I hear Ducati is coming out with the new Scrambler hipster bike for guys like you. There will even be a line of lifestyle...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-08-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By fullmonte
I bought my black anodized rack from CJ Designs,...

I bought my black anodized rack from CJ Designs, a vendor on here, about 3 years ago. It's a shame it spends most of the time covered by a tail bag....
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By fullmonte
Who here hasn't dropped a bike in a creek?:evil

Who here hasn't dropped a bike in a creek?:evil
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,522
Posted By fullmonte
Listed under the cons: Hurry up with Transitions...

Listed under the cons: Hurry up with Transitions light-sensitive face shield

The lack of a drop down sun shield had put this off my list, but a transitions face shield might put it back in the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-04-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By fullmonte
Tubes. I've busted more than I'd like due to...

Tubes. I've busted more than I'd like due to nails and staples.
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,072
Posted By fullmonte
Their US site shows no helmets in stock across...

Their US site shows no helmets in stock across the model line and I have not received a response to my emails inquiring about the USA release of the X.D1. Maybe they are just busy at the IMS shows...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,455
Posted By fullmonte
:rofl:lol3:D This.^ Except the Harley guys we...

:rofl:lol3:D This.^ Except the Harley guys we conversed with in Moab were Swedish. They were friendly and their accents gave me flashbacks to my favorite Muppet Show character, the Swedish chef. One...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 58,692
Posted By fullmonte
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter I'll be...

On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter


I'll be there tonight with my son.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-02-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 229,802
Posted By fullmonte
Doing it myself using Woody's method.

Doing it myself using Woody's method.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6,170
Views: 1,072,481
Posted By fullmonte
Judging by the number of "gnarly adventurers" on...

Judging by the number of "gnarly adventurers" on this site who bitch and moan about knobbies making noise when they ride them on the road, you might be on to something.:evil
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