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Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,362
Posted By mcridr
You are correct about the carbs being the same...

You are correct about the carbs being the same size. I put 3200 miles on the 300 kit with zero problems. I have read and know first hand that some did have mild seizure issues. The local was running...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,362
Posted By mcridr
I bought one of the same bikes back in 08. It was...

I bought one of the same bikes back in 08. It was to replace a CRF250X (270cc when I sold it), which I loved. The KTM was purchased in Sept as a left over. Got a heck of a deal. I do most of my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 1,593,073
Posted By mcridr
Rampart Range Ride

Just a short ride up Rampart Range road on warm February day. Today's warm day was just a tease but I love it. Can hardly wait for spring.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-31-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,875
Posted By mcridr
The Tiger would be lonely by it self so even...

The Tiger would be lonely by it self so even though it is the newest addition to the stable it seams to have adjusted well. The 690, XCF and Montesa made it feel right at home. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21,304
Views: 2,544,798
Posted By mcridr
690 Caster/Offset

Because it is 20 and snow on the roads I needed to bond with my 690 a little. So off came the headlight, fender, forks and handlebars. The intent was adding fresh grease to the bearings, All went as...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,582
Posted By mcridr
TAT in Colorado

I have both a DR650 that has all the stuff it takes to complete a trail like the TAT. and a 13 Tiger that has been "off road" more than once. I have ridden most of the TAT in Colorado several times...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By mcridr
Shift Plate

Back in the early 80s I had a TL 125 for the wife and it had the same problem. Lucky for me I had, and still do, great friend who was the service manager at the local Honda dealership. He told me to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,895
Posted By mcridr
+1 on Seat Concepts

+1 on Seat Concepts
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 105,388
Views: 20,921,778
Posted By mcridr
Weather Report

Left the house at 8:30 and the temp was 49*. Up the Old Stage rd to Cripple Creek, COLD. Then down the Shelf rd.To Red rocks park, Hot peel off a layer or two. Red rock park to just east of Guffey,...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-20-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 229,802
Posted By mcridr
Oil Leak

I noticed the same issue after a 1800 mile road trip. I could have fixed it but the bike is still under warrantee. Took it by the dealer and sure enough its a known issue with some units. They orderd...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 176,051
Posted By mcridr
Looks like despistao started a tend with the...

Looks like despistao started a tend with the white Tigers.
I see that the nose piece has a little vinyl too. I did mine just after I bought it along with the fork leg covers and the muffler shield....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-29-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 176,051
Posted By mcridr
Like Despistao I used vinyl too. I used number...

Like Despistao I used vinyl too. I used number plate vinyl that is used on moto-X and enduro bikes. Easy to pick up at any motor bike shop. Key point is to make sure the base plate is very clean...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-28-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 176,051
Posted By mcridr
Twins

Birds of a feather flock together, great minds think alike or something to that effect :clap:clap:clap
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-27-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 176,051
Posted By mcridr
Madstad Wind Management Device

I have had mine for a week now and still can't believe how great this thing manages the wind. Both of the stock ones are OK if your going with the wind but anything else, pffffft And yes I did copy...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-29-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By mcridr
+1:clap

+1:clap
Forum: Trials 03-05-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 87,499
Posted By mcridr
U.S. bound

They are coming. A long time friend and dealer placed an order for 4 of them a short time back and got his Dealer Order Statement yesterday. He has been sent ONE unit. Estimated date for delivery is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,056
Posted By mcridr
I have ridden the 1190r with the stock shield and...

I have ridden the 1190r with the stock shield and the same bike with the stock shield from the Street version 1190. The street version was able to adjust up & down as well as tilt forward and aft....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 176,051
Posted By mcridr
Madstad windshield

I got to get out and ride yesterday and the wind was never blowing in the direction I was going so the buffeting and noise was less than perfect. Spring is just around the corner and the winds will...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-23-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 750,572
Posted By mcridr
Nice pics of your bike Badabing. Just wondering...

Nice pics of your bike Badabing. Just wondering what brand of shield you have and if it is any better than the stock one?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-07-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,755
Posted By mcridr
http://i961.photobucket.com/albums/ae93/Rkster/Eng...

http://i961.photobucket.com/albums/ae93/Rkster/Engineerpass2013_zps371a95aa.jpg (http://s961.photobucket.com/user/Rkster/media/Engineerpass2013_zps371a95aa.jpg.html)
Engineer Pass...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-07-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,755
Posted By mcridr
Great Pics Murf. Have been to many of those...

Great Pics Murf. Have been to many of those spots, great memories.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,755
Posted By mcridr
Great Pics Mr.J. Thanks for including me in one.

Great Pics Mr.J. Thanks for including me in one.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By mcridr
LED brake light

Not trying to steel anyone's glory but you could do what I did. This is not a plug and play, which are very nice and quick but If you can splice and soldier this is a piece of cake.
This is for the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By mcridr
+1

+1
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,765
Posted By mcridr
I agree with Blacktiger and once you get the...

I agree with Blacktiger and once you get the height figured out you can use a little locking compound on the nut to be sure it does not move.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-18-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By mcridr
Lots of questions with few answers

I did get the satisfaction of doing it my self and build it just the way I wanted it. Although with a quick glance it does look like many out there and that is ok with me.
I could have use...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-18-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By mcridr
Yea your right. The tubing bender I borrowed =...

Yea your right. The tubing bender I borrowed = free. The welder I have had for 20 years and have used it to fix/make all kinds of silly things. So if you depreciate over the years it comes...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-17-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By mcridr
Anytime Mr. J, anytime.:D

Anytime Mr. J, anytime.:D
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-17-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 213,604
Posted By mcridr
Home made panniers

Had been looking for the right pannier racks to suit my needs for quite some time. Lots to pick from in size, shape and cost. With the biggest factor being the cost I decided to build my own....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-17-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,503
Posted By mcridr
Home made panniers

Had been looking for the right pannier racks to suit my needs for quite some time. Lots to pick from in size, shape and cost. With the biggest factor being the cost I decided to build my own....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-02-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 74,007
Posted By mcridr
4000 miles so far,once 46 with lots of wind, high...

4000 miles so far,once 46 with lots of wind, high of 55 and mostly around 50. I drive like what I am.....old and slow, high gear low rpm. :D
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-07-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,765
Posted By mcridr
Hello anyone home?

So what Gives with this blog? Everyone quite riding their Tigers? Nothing else to chat about? :huh:huh
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-28-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,765
Posted By mcridr
Would you by chance have another pic from the...

Would you by chance have another pic from the front? I too am looking for better wind/noise protection (its an age thing). Both stock shields are marginal at best and I don't need a collection of...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-12-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,765
Posted By mcridr
Rear Sprockets

Long time member but new (5 days) to the Tiger clan. I have noticed that the 800 is geared a little tall or should I say that the close ratio trans makes it appear that way. 1st could be a little...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 04-28-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,307
Posted By mcridr
I spent last weekend in the Green River area and...

I spent last weekend in the Green River area and was able to locate the 2 trails I was looking for, Dead Cow Loop and Tubes. Both are worth the ride as they are both 2 Wheel only single tracks. One...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 04-14-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,307
Posted By mcridr
Green River, Utah

Looking for gpx Tracks for Dead Cow Loop / The Tubes, Green River Utah area.
Thanks and remember Rubber side down.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 105,388
Views: 20,921,778
Posted By mcridr
Tire Change made easy

I am sure everyone has there own way to change a tire but here is a fool proof way to do it without making any scab marks on you rims or your nuckles.
1. Remove all the air duh!
2. Break the bead...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By mcridr
Wish I could have joined you for another great...

Wish I could have joined you for another great "J" adventure my friend, maybe next time!! Keep your dry :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By mcridr
You need to keep both and ride the one that...

You need to keep both and ride the one that tickles the twins the most on a given day. I have both and would not part with either...........at the moment :evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 105,388
Views: 20,921,778
Posted By mcridr
Reach down and put the choke on when you are at...

Reach down and put the choke on when you are at 3/4 throttle, if it gets better you are too lean and just the opposite if it gets worse. Also make sure the main jet has not fallen out or is missing....
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