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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Today, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 128,081
Posted By Siorc
XCX suspension problems

At around 400 miles my bike started developing a chatter/knocking in the front suspension. Currently in the shop on warranty claim at 630 miles.
Anyone else have a similar issue?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 194,922
Posted By Siorc
Sounds kind of good, but...

Sounds kind of good, but :huh:huh:huh:huh:huh:huh:huh:huh:huh:rofl



I'm pretty much over it. And definitely did already order the off-road bracket. My experience may have been over-written,...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-01-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 194,922
Posted By Siorc
Madstad Bad Customer Service experience

I'm not having great experience with Madstad.

On April 23 I wrote an email to the address for support listed on their website, asking how to order a 22" tall shield (it's listed as an option on...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-28-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 194,922
Posted By Siorc
How tall are you?

How tall are you?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 113,446
Posted By Siorc
The BMW dealer is expensive. Shocking. No...

The BMW dealer is expensive. Shocking. No worries.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-27-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,360
Posted By Siorc
FYI re Madstad email: I sent a message to their...

FYI re Madstad email: I sent a message to their "support" email address last week and got no response. Called today and mentioned that, the gal on the phone asked what email I sent to, and she...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 113,446
Posted By Siorc
Easier how? Why not post here? I hate...

Easier how? Why not post here?

I hate facebook.
:dizave :hide
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 113,446
Posted By Siorc
Yeah, for a group of guys and no luggage, that...

Yeah, for a group of guys and no luggage, that works fine.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 113,446
Posted By Siorc
If this will be you and a buddy, and it's all...

If this will be you and a buddy, and it's all about the ride, and you don't care about seeing Missoula, and all you need is some basic grub, and you don't mind hauling your luggage (that's not a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-25-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8,398
Views: 8,192,196
Posted By Siorc
Awesome. But didn't it make you wonder who is...

Awesome.
But didn't it make you wonder who is taking pictures of her in her lingerie while you are out of town? :huh
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-23-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 128,081
Posted By Siorc
Question Handlebar for XCx

Hey, I posted this on the previous page but it sort of got lost in all the great disucssion. Any thoughts?

I'm considering trying a Pro Taper Raptor handlebar on my XCX. Any reason why this...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-20-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 128,081
Posted By Siorc
Handlebar replacement?

I'm considering trying a Pro Taper Raptor handlebar on my XCX. Any reason why this won't work with the 2015 XCX (as opposed to XC, which reportedly is fine)?

From the 800 farkles thread:
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 113,446
Posted By Siorc
Petty Creek road is still a nice curvy scenic...

Petty Creek road is still a nice curvy scenic route. And then it hooks up to Southside road, which is a fun dirt route along the south side of the river. Missoula-Lolo-(maybe Elk Flats)-(maybe...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-16-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 128,081
Posted By Siorc
My XCX also came with the SAE connector. I think...

My XCX also came with the SAE connector. I think it may be standard equipment.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-16-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,929
Views: 731,577
Posted By Siorc
I took a ride with a guy who had replaced one of...

I took a ride with a guy who had replaced one of two taillight bulbs on his bike (V-Strom) with a LED replacement lamp. Riding behind him I could barely see the LED, because it was not reflecting...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-12-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,360
Posted By Siorc
Thanks Jon, and great pics!

Thanks Jon, and great pics!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-11-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,360
Posted By Siorc
Jon, are you looking over the top of the 22"...

Jon, are you looking over the top of the 22" Madstad? I'm about same size as you, and trying to decide between 20 and 22". I'd like to set the screen high enough to put the air over me, but low...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 113,446
Posted By Siorc
If not the road referenced in the posts above,...

If not the road referenced in the posts above, are you looking at the Jocko Lakes road that goes from 83 near Seeley Lake west to 93 (i.e. east-west)? If so, that's fine to ride, did it on my...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-11-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21,992
Views: 4,273,852
Posted By Siorc
New windshield ~$300. If you have a couple...

New windshield ~$300. If you have a couple hundred extra dollars in savings from your helmet purchase vs cost of a windshield. . . :huh
Not the greatest place to go cheap. Just sayin.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-11-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 128,081
Posted By Siorc
I'm at about 420 miles. Coming from a V-Strom...

I'm at about 420 miles.
Coming from a V-Strom 650.
Under 5,000 revs matches or exceeds the Wee.
5,000 - 6,000 gets pretty exciting - hold on when you turn that throttle.
I'm a little terrified in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 113,446
Posted By Siorc
Nice. Glad those branches didn't knock your head...

Nice. Glad those branches didn't knock your head off!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 113,446
Posted By Siorc
I went from Missoula to Stevi for lunch today...

I went from Missoula to Stevi for lunch today just to put on some miles. Weather certainly not optimal, but it was good to test the tigger in the wind. I think I see a new windshield in my future,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By Siorc
Haha, that's actually the way it worked for me. ...

Haha, that's actually the way it worked for me. My father (I believe with encouragement from my mother) offered to give me a motorcycle if I would refrain from riding until I graduated from college.
Forum: Vendors 04-02-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 28,005
Posted By Siorc
Thumb Haha, I was just getting on this thread to post...

Haha, I was just getting on this thread to post that after I realized I forgot to post in this thread. Easy install. Love the quality of the system. The tool box just swallows stuff up - after I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-02-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 128,081
Posted By Siorc
This is a good point. However, I figure below 35...

This is a good point. However, I figure below 35 is pretty much only for local riding. Too cold for long distance trekking, partially for body temp, but in large part due to risk of ice.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-02-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 128,081
Posted By Siorc
If I can put cheapo pads on the Tiger without...

If I can put cheapo pads on the Tiger without risking harm to the throttle, I might do it for convenience.

Otherwise, with ample power and a conveniently located plug, and with heated gloves...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-02-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 128,081
Posted By Siorc
Thanks, but not really on point. What I'm...

Thanks, but not really on point.

What I'm wondering is whether pads that install under the grips are compatible with ride-by-wire throttle.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-01-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 128,081
Posted By Siorc
Question Aftermarket heated grips?

Does anyone know if aftermarket heated grips are viable option with the ride-by-wire?

I have simple cheap heating pads under my grips on my V-Strom and they work fine. For example, here ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-01-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,725
Posted By Siorc
I moved the bag mount back to make it easier to...

I moved the bag mount back to make it easier to access the key. It's more streamlined to the tank another notch forward. As it is, I don't think this comes any further rear than many of the other...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-01-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By Siorc
The Tiger 800 XC (I have XCx) seems really good....

The Tiger 800 XC (I have XCx) seems really good. I've been pushing more into the dirt, which is part of the reason for changing bikes. The Tiger is definitely more dirt oriented than the V-Strom,...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 46,660
Posted By Siorc
XCx

Finally got mine installed. Blindingly bright! Take that, cagers! :2guns

I like the instruction about not dropping that lower screw, which I then promptly dropped. :rofl I figured out that the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-30-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,208
Posted By Siorc
Happy Trail 29L

I like this size and shape on the bike.

http://unishark.smugmug.com/Motorcycle/Tiger-800-XCx/i-sVdLGKx/0/XL/IMG_20150329_184409_847-XL.jpg
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-30-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 894
Views: 238,321
Posted By Siorc
Bumot

Very nice. 37" wide.

http://unishark.smugmug.com/Motorcycle/Tiger-800-XCx/i-sVdLGKx/0/XL/IMG_20150329_184409_847-XL.jpg
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-30-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,725
Posted By Siorc
I ended up with the Givi tanklock in 15L size. ...

I ended up with the Givi tanklock in 15L size. Plenty big, probably wouldn't go bigger. Some of the other options people have posted were very tempting; this one was just a lot easier to look at...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-30-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 894
Views: 238,321
Posted By Siorc
Nice setup, impressively narrow. I'm...

Nice setup, impressively narrow.

I'm curious, why all the padding in the top box?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-26-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,546,929
Posted By Siorc
Thanks. I think you'll find it's something like...

Thanks. I think you'll find it's something like this:
:nod:raabia:wings:ricky:happay:super
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-26-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,546,929
Posted By Siorc
Ownership Day 2. Time to put on some break in...

Ownership Day 2. Time to put on some break in miles. :evil...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 113,446
Posted By Siorc
Had a great ride with Ron on Sunday. The road...

Had a great ride with Ron on Sunday. The road surface is beat up, but not gravelly.
Thanks Ron!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 113,446
Posted By Siorc
Sorry, got away from computer for a while. ...

Sorry, got away from computer for a while.
9:30 is fine - I'd been estimating for Trixi's, but we can just eat further down the road. I'll PM my cell number - if anyone else wants to join send a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 113,446
Posted By Siorc
7th gear? Crap, I forgot to ask for that option....

7th gear? Crap, I forgot to ask for that option. :D
In 6th it's around 68 mph on flat interstate.
380 miles is probably a bit optimistic for first day, cutting out Pintlers is painful but might...
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