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Forum: Beasts 05-19-2014, 09:10 AM
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Posted By eram310
Are the handlebars a direct switch between the...

Are the handlebars a direct switch between the Tiger 800, Tiger 800 XC and the Tiger Explorer? I see that the lower clamps are the same, but what about the pre drilled fittings for the controls? I...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2014, 09:58 AM
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Posted By eram310
Great report, I own a T800R and considering...

Great report, I own a T800R and considering moving to the V2. If I move back to the old country, where motorcycles are taxed heavily and the distances are shorter, i am sure i would buy the Wee...
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2014, 06:07 AM
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Posted By eram310
Since you own a DRZ, maybe you can relate. I was...

Since you own a DRZ, maybe you can relate. I was considering many times replacing my Suzuki DRZ 400S with a KTM EXC450. As a dirtbike, the EXC is much better. But for the long run, and riding long...
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By eram310
I own a Tiger 800 and although it's not as...

I own a Tiger 800 and although it's not as exciting as my Street Triple R I have owned before it, I get my excitement from where and how I ride.
I think the Tiger 800 is a good all around, but I...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By eram310
So how do you think the Tiger 800 (not the...

So how do you think the Tiger 800 (not the Vstrom 650) would compare to the new vstrom 1000? I think it's the most direct competition. (Not the XC)
About the same HP, the new VS1000 has more...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2014, 08:59 AM
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Posted By eram310
Wow, very good summery, but my Tiger 800 comes...

Wow, very good summery, but my Tiger 800 comes out really good at the chart on the bottom.
The Vstrom has about the same Hp, but significantly more torque. The Tiger is lighter and lower to the...
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2014, 05:58 AM
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Posted By eram310
That's a very good question. I own a Tiger 800...

That's a very good question.
I own a Tiger 800 and a direct comparison would be on order.
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2014, 05:38 AM
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Posted By eram310
I saw the Vstrom 1000 at the motorcycle show in...

I saw the Vstrom 1000 at the motorcycle show in Minneapolis last night.
The looks are a little disappointing and I am not going to immediately trade in my Tiger 800 for it. (I like the looks of...
Forum: Beasts 01-06-2014, 07:38 AM
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Posted By eram310
My GF loves the 800 roadie compared to my VFR....

My GF loves the 800 roadie compared to my VFR. We both seat upright and suspension is much more plush.
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2013, 08:17 AM
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Posted By eram310
2012 Tiger for sale

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/mcy/4139472557.html
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2013, 07:20 AM
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Posted By eram310
For pavement riding solo long distance, I prefer...

For pavement riding solo long distance, I prefer the seating position of the VFR. Some of my friends say it's too sporty for them, but it works for my back (don't care for the parachute effect of...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2013, 06:27 PM
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Posted By eram310
I have the same problem. Just to prove a point,...

I have the same problem. Just to prove a point, today I rode 400+ miles on my 12 year old SV650S with Helibars and original grips and no numbness only a mild sore thumb. After 300 miles on the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-04-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,599
Posted By eram310
I guess I will wait. Keep the 60CX on the dual...

I guess I will wait. Keep the 60CX on the dual sport and ride with the sun:D and the old zumo on the street bike.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-03-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,599
Posted By eram310
That's a deal breaker for me. The Zumo 220 is...

That's a deal breaker for me. The Zumo 220 is good at routing. I even create routes on CN2014 and transfer to the Zumo with CN2012 and it routes OK.

On the other hand, I use the 60CX with tracks...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-28-2013, 02:48 PM
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Views: 4,599
Posted By eram310
When I did a comparison between the 600 and the...

When I did a comparison between the 600 and the 650 on Garmin web site I found that the only difference is the built in camera on the 650. Is that the only difference?

I currently use a 60 CX on...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2013, 06:42 AM
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Posted By eram310
Great report and something to consider to those...

Great report and something to consider to those of us who are contemplating the 12K mark service.
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2013, 04:09 PM
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Posted By eram310
Convinced, Before I go for an aftermarket can,...

Convinced,
Before I go for an aftermarket can, I will spend the money on a better seat and maybe even upgrade the suspension. I ride with earplugs anyway. :D
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2013, 06:46 AM
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Posted By eram310
Good info, any other recommended brands that...

Good info, any other recommended brands that reduce weight and keep the mileage and don't break the bank account? I opt for the arrow because it's a recommended by triumph, but now I do not see the...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2013, 06:42 AM
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Posted By eram310
20% Less !!! Never had an aftermarket exhaust...

20% Less !!!
Never had an aftermarket exhaust on any of my street bikes (installed an FMF on my 250 dirt bike with a jet kit)
Maybe I should stay with the stock since I am happy with the...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2013, 07:59 AM
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Posted By eram310
Arrow exhaust upgrade

All this talk about fuel consumption got me thinking. I plan on getting the arrow exhaust with the corresponding fuel map this summer. My objective is to get a nicer sound and lose a few lbs. ...
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2013, 07:22 AM
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Posted By eram310
Thanks for the info Sanpper. I use the Roadie...

Thanks for the info Sanpper.
I use the Roadie 800 as my Sport Touring machine with good capabilities on gravel roads and comfortable riding two up. (I have other bikes for trail riding) I keep...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2013, 06:10 AM
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Posted By eram310
Where do you get the risers? When riding solo, I...

Where do you get the risers? When riding solo, I am at 20 clicks out in the twisties. Less than that, becomes uncomfortable for my 165 lbs with gear weight. At 20 out compared to 30 out, it's rare I...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2013, 10:25 AM
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Posted By eram310
I always read that the aim is for sag of 1/3 of...

I always read that the aim is for sag of 1/3 of full travel. Spec on the Tiger 800 is 170mm for the rear. 170/3 = 56.66. I think you are closer than you think.

Great pictures.
Thanks,
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2013, 07:02 PM
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Posted By eram310
Tiger, I have put racetech emulator on my SV...

Tiger,
I have put racetech emulator on my SV and changed the fork oil a few times.
You measure from the top of the fork when the fork is fully collapsed with the springs out and the damping...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2013, 06:40 PM
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Posted By eram310
Cug, Thanks for the report. We are about the...

Cug,
Thanks for the report. We are about the same weight and I feel I can improve my roadie in the same way you did. I am just going to wait for another year or two for the fork oil and the shock...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2013, 10:57 AM
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Posted By eram310
Thanks, Exactly what I need for carrying a...

Thanks,
Exactly what I need for carrying a passenger and it's the same system used with dirtbagz.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-09-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,231
Posted By eram310
I bought my 60cx at costco for $220 in 2009. It...

I bought my 60cx at costco for $220 in 2009. It took me about a year, but now I am comfortable following tracks on it as long as I am not riding into the sun.

It's hard for me to justify the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-08-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,231
Posted By eram310
BTW, I don't have an issue with the size of the...

BTW, I don't have an issue with the size of the 60cx screen, it's the glare i get when riding into the sun I have an issue with.

is this solved in the Montana 650 and the Oregon 650?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-08-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,231
Posted By eram310
That's great info Emmbeedee, but I wouldn't call...

That's great info Emmbeedee, but I wouldn't call a GPS over $500 a bargain.
Is therer a place that sells the Montana 650 for under $500? I see that Garmin's latest is the Oregon 650. Is it any...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-07-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,231
Posted By eram310
I am considering upgrading to the Montana as...

I am considering upgrading to the Montana as well. One thing I like about my 60CX is the rugged 4 pin connector I use for charging the GPS while riding.
I also own a zumo 220 that uses a mini usb...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2013, 03:04 PM
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Views: 3,645,505
Posted By eram310
???

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Forum: Beasts 02-24-2013, 06:59 AM
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Posted By eram310
Triumph Tiger COMFORT RIDER 3D MESH SEAT

What's the word on the seat? Anyone try it on the Tiger 800?

Thanks,
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2013, 07:22 AM
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Posted By eram310
I have an Anakee 2 on the rear and still use the...

I have an Anakee 2 on the rear and still use the scorpion trail on the front. After 2000 miles on the rear, I think the wear is better, but I will know at the 5000 miles mark for sure, when I had to ...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2012, 07:37 AM
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Posted By eram310
Totally agree. This is mostly an experience...

Totally agree. This is mostly an experience issue. Some of the top MX and enduro riders can't flatfoot their bikes.
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2012, 12:59 PM
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Posted By eram310
That's why I own the T800 Roadie and a DRZ. I...

That's why I own the T800 Roadie and a DRZ. I don't even think of trying things I usually do on the DRZ. If i owned the XC, I would probably give it a thought:D.
Forum: Regional forums 08-01-2012, 01:59 PM
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Views: 145,099
Posted By eram310
Thanks Cannon, I definitely plan on Northern...

Thanks Cannon,
I definitely plan on Northern Highland on Sat and it's going to be my 3rd time around. Someone suggested to me to do part of the Northern Wisconsin Adventure Trail (NWAT) that's...
Forum: Regional forums 08-01-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 145,099
Posted By eram310
Tracks option

Hi,
I am only going to be in the rally this coming weekend with 2 days of riding.
Last year I did the Northern-Highland American Legion State Forest 130 mile loop and the Ottawa loop.

I am...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,645,505
Posted By eram310
Small magnetic tank bag that fits the Tiger 800

Looking for a small magnetic tank bag that has a relatively a large map case (for a direction route sheet) and water proof.

The bag has to in a size that will allow standing on the pegs without...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,645,505
Posted By eram310
Since we do not know each other, we do not know...

Since we do not know each other, we do not know each other’s riding ability.
I believe that I am an experienced street rider that also ride with the advanced groups at track days organization. On...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,645,505
Posted By eram310
Adventure Triumph Tiger 800 Tank Bag for sale

After buying this tank bag with the Tiger back in April, I decided that this bag is too big for me. It does have an amazing carrying capacity, but it is too much for me. The bag and the strap are...
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