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Forum: Beasts 05-03-2013, 11:38 AM
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Posted By GaelicDog
k & n

k & n
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-23-2013, 11:47 AM
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Views: 38,057
Posted By GaelicDog
And another $50 saved!!!! :clap

And another $50 saved!!!!
:clap
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2013, 06:43 AM
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Views: 910,087
Posted By GaelicDog
What gives with the lack of exhaust options for...

What gives with the lack of exhaust options for this bike????
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2013, 06:40 AM
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Views: 768
Posted By GaelicDog
Really? Nothing?

Really? Nothing?
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2012, 08:27 AM
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Views: 910,087
Posted By GaelicDog
Almost at 10K on the 1200 without any issues. The...

Almost at 10K on the 1200 without any issues. The only oddity it the front and rear tire wore out close to the same time and it's usually 2 rears to a front for me.

Did the Cherohala Skyway back...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By GaelicDog
Triumph 800 Touratech LED's

Has anyone with a 800 installed the Touratech LED blinker set?? If so, how do they work?

And the big question, what is the amp rating of the resistor provided with the set up?
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2012, 02:13 PM
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Posted By GaelicDog
I have done 6000 miles in 2 months including a...

I have done 6000 miles in 2 months including a 2200 mile ride covering the Outer Banks up and back, across North Carolina, north to Fort Royal to Skyline drive, all the way down the Blue Ridge...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2012, 04:32 PM
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Posted By GaelicDog
A bottle of Bel-Ray Hypoid exceeds Triumphs...

A bottle of Bel-Ray Hypoid exceeds Triumphs requirements and costs about $7.00 +- . The jury says the Final Drive holds about 175cc. Thats 5 changes per quart with left overs, thats $1.40 per...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2012, 12:07 PM
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Views: 910,087
Posted By GaelicDog
It is supposed to be at 500 miles, First service,...

It is supposed to be at 500 miles, First service, as mine was. Then supposedly good for the life of the bike so I have heard. Bullshit. oil is cheap. I'll change mine every 10K.

I changed mine out...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2012, 05:28 PM
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Views: 910,087
Posted By GaelicDog
Changed the final drive fluid with about 6000...

Changed the final drive fluid with about 6000 miles on it Saturday. No debris AT ALL! The fluid still had some of its color. The magnet was clean, only enough to slightly leave some discoloration on...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2012, 04:42 PM
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Views: 499
Posted By GaelicDog
Diagnostic plug

Diagnostic plug
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2012, 06:36 PM
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Views: 1,449
Posted By GaelicDog
A lot of this is going to depend on you and your...

A lot of this is going to depend on you and your experience.

I have had two GS Adventures, an 1150 and a 1200. I have had each well off road down some serious single track, wallowing in mud. To...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2012, 01:27 PM
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Posted By GaelicDog
Freedom Powersports in Kennesaw, GA had 2 more on...

Freedom Powersports in Kennesaw, GA had 2 more on their floor today, one grey the other blue. And people sitting on both of them!
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2012, 05:26 AM
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Posted By GaelicDog
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2012, 05:26 AM
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Posted By GaelicDog
Had a friend with a GS ask me about the Triumph...

Had a friend with a GS ask me about the Triumph the other day.

I have had 4 BMW's over the years, 1150GS and 1200GS Adventures, K1200GT and an 1150RT. I told him that when I had the Adventures I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2012, 04:21 PM
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Views: 561
Posted By GaelicDog
Come Home.:1drink

Come Home.:1drink
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2012, 02:04 PM
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Posted By GaelicDog
The Explorer was released about a month early...

The Explorer was released about a month early here in the US. Not much stuff available yet but shouldn't be too much longer!
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2012, 04:12 PM
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Posted By GaelicDog
http://gaelicdog.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Birthday-...

http://gaelicdog.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Birthday-Trip/i-qKgS6Cj/0/XL/Tiger-Explorer-093-XL.jpg
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2012, 06:23 AM
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Posted By GaelicDog
I was on the BRP both days about 6:30am. I ran a...

I was on the BRP both days about 6:30am. I ran a spirited pace since I was all alone, keeping the bike mostly in third gear. Had I ran the 45mph and poked around it would have been a lot better.
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2012, 06:18 AM
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Posted By GaelicDog
Would you be happy with an Adventure bike with...

Would you be happy with an Adventure bike with KIA like performance? :huh

Sounds like a KLR might be the perfect choice!
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2012, 06:50 AM
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Posted By GaelicDog
Mostly ran around 78 to 79 mph,,,,,, reserve...

Mostly ran around 78 to 79 mph,,,,,, reserve light came on at 200 miles showing 48 to empty.

On my trip I always calculated MPG's at fill up to compare to my display and it was always pretty...
Forum: Vendors 06-22-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 89,113
Posted By GaelicDog
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1896...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18967467&postcount=2882

The Jesse's on the Triumph are PERFECT!!! :clap
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2012, 05:21 AM
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Posted By GaelicDog
Just got back from a 2200 mile ride on the...

Just got back from a 2200 mile ride on the Explorer.
Atlanta to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, up the coast to close to the Virginia border then all the way south again and ferried back over to...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2012, 03:14 PM
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Views: 910,087
Posted By GaelicDog
Yamaha Super Tenere S 10ere,,,, s10

Yamaha Super Tenere S 10ere,,,, s10
Forum: Vendors 06-14-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,806
Posted By GaelicDog
I saw where you were asked about the Q2 Pro...

I saw where you were asked about the Q2 Pro series.
Can they be done successfully?

:ear:ear
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 89,113
Posted By GaelicDog
No, I might get one later should the need arise....

No, I might get one later should the need arise. Don't really have the need and I've got dry bags that can go back there.
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2012, 05:34 PM
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Posted By GaelicDog
Very nice looking. I have the black Jesse's on my...

Very nice looking. I have the black Jesse's on my black Tenere. You are going to love those bags.

I've had these on 3 other bikes and that's why I when straight to Jesse!
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2012, 03:41 PM
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Posted By GaelicDog
http://gaelicdog.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Triumph-T...

http://gaelicdog.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Triumph-Tiger-1200-Explorer/i-szntzMP/0/X2/Tiger-Explorer-068-X2.jpg


No real room between the "grab handles" and the boxes.
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2012, 02:53 PM
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Posted By GaelicDog
The first set of bags for the Explorer from Jesse...

The first set of bags for the Explorer from Jesse Luggage have shipped, arrived and on the bike!!!!

Al Jesse, You sir, ARE DA MAN! 109 Litre's, at 38" width they are only 1/2" wider than the...
Forum: Vendors 06-12-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 89,113
Posted By GaelicDog
First set out have arrived and on the bike!!!! ...

First set out have arrived and on the bike!!!!

Rack installation took 20 minutes at best and that counts a couple of beers! Went on like a dream! Clean and required minimal tools!
...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 910,087
Posted By GaelicDog
Well, actually not THAT deep, just over the pegs....

Well, actually not THAT deep, just over the pegs. :lol3

About 1/2 way I felt the bike loose power and for a moment I thought I had an engine issue then it dawned on me about the TC. When the tire...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5,386
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Posted By GaelicDog
OK guys,,,,, when you go off road with this bike...

OK guys,,,,, when you go off road with this bike TURN THE TRACTION CONTROL OFF!

I did a long,, deep creek crossing today and forgot to turn the Traction Control off!!! As soon as the rear started...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 910,087
Posted By GaelicDog
Interesting. He has pictures of the new set...

Interesting.

He has pictures of the new set up on an Explorer in the Vendor section.

I've got the first set mailed out Tuesday for Monday delivery???? :huh
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2012, 07:05 AM
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Views: 910,087
Posted By GaelicDog
Not Mine! But go to the VENDORS section and see...

Not Mine! But go to the VENDORS section and see the post for JESSE BAGS. The PROTO-TYPE set-up for the Explorer was on display a couple of weeks ago.
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2012, 05:06 AM
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Views: 910,087
Posted By GaelicDog
It's all personal preference. I don't like...

It's all personal preference.

I don't like clam-shell opening bags, like the Givi and factory bags. They do look good. Not sure how they are going to hold up long term.

I like the looks of...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 910,087
Posted By GaelicDog
The ARROW silencer was built for and under...

The ARROW silencer was built for and under license for the Triumph Explorer as a Triumph accessory. The USA Arrow distributor says it must be bought through Triumph. That is another reason for the...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5,386
Views: 910,087
Posted By GaelicDog
Part number and price?? Palmer plastics...

Part number and price??


Palmer plastics in the UK has a plate that bolts to the carriage, it is slotted where the wind shield bolts to it. That adds some height adjustment to the screen.
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,543
Posted By GaelicDog
From older heavy assed bikes, STAND ON IT while...

From older heavy assed bikes, STAND ON IT while lifting. I see people all the time that "step" on it like all they are doing is using their weight to keep the stand from moving and then trying to...
Forum: Americas 05-31-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,432
Posted By GaelicDog
Just FYI: From Tellico Plains you can go south to...

Just FYI: From Tellico Plains you can go south to Chatsworth, GA using mostly forest service roads during the summer months. If you want to throw in a few black top back roads you can actually go to...
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 72,223
Posted By GaelicDog
I have a 2012 Triumph 1200 Tiger Explorer with...

I have a 2012 Triumph 1200 Tiger Explorer with the Triumph brand tapered bars. The bars also have the Triumph brand hand guards and bar ends.

Can you advise if you have a set of dampeners for...
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