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Forum: Americas 04-03-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Flyboy52219
Really appreciate all of the great advice. None...

Really appreciate all of the great advice. None of us are familiar with the area…so these are some great suggestions.
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Flyboy52219
We are comfortable doing 350 miles in a day. The...

We are comfortable doing 350 miles in a day. The group is not much for stopping and smelling the roses…but obviously this depends on average speed for the ride too. All of the suggestions are...
Forum: Americas 04-01-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Flyboy52219
Wow great stuff! I was thinking the ride from...

Wow great stuff! I was thinking the ride from Asheville to Nashville via Tail of the Dragon was too optimistic for a day ride. Appreciate the confirmation of that. We aren't camping but have booked...
Forum: Americas 03-31-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Flyboy52219
Advice for KY, NC, TN Road Trip

Three buddies and I are trailering our bikes to Lexington KY in May.
Day 1 - Lexington to Asheville, NC.
Day 2- Asheville to Nashville hitting Deals Gap/TOD along the way.
Day 3 = Nashville...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-21-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,046
Posted By Flyboy52219
Triumph Detroit East and West. Great owner, great...

Triumph Detroit East and West. Great owner, great team. Highly recommended.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-17-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,114
Posted By Flyboy52219
IMHO Triumph did hit a home run with their new...

IMHO Triumph did hit a home run with their new commercial…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bd_Dbqxs1yU
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-04-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By Flyboy52219
If your have an air compressor with a blowgun...

If your have an air compressor with a blowgun attachment they will come off in seconds...just wedge under the grip and pull as you blow air.
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 83,676
Posted By Flyboy52219
PM during the holidays...

PM during the holidays...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-26-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5,975
Views: 1,553,959
Posted By Flyboy52219
Almost 50 today in Michigan…good day to ride the...

Almost 50 today in Michigan…good day to ride the Tiger to get a growler refill…
https://scontent-a-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t31.0-8/10848599_10155020329595096_1493544955930127159_o.jpg
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 47,803
Posted By Flyboy52219
Over one season now and this is simply a must do...

Over one season now and this is simply a must do upgrade. I feel it has kept the texting while driving cagers on their toes when they get a quick flash in front of them. High quality...thanks to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-20-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 252,409
Posted By Flyboy52219
I had both leak. Leave the bike on its side...

I had both leak. Leave the bike on its side stand, take each oil galley plug out. Clean the threads and plugs. Used some permatex copper RTV in the threads of the plug. Torque to spec. No more leaks....
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 30,066
Posted By Flyboy52219
Absolutely loving this report…any chance for a...

Absolutely loving this report…any chance for a offline GPX file in advance of your posting on your forum? Leaving for the Eastern UP this week. I would love to have all of your POIs which go way...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 30,066
Posted By Flyboy52219
Cannon - your reports never cease to amaze me. I...

Cannon - your reports never cease to amaze me. I think your routes, pictures and interwoven historical background would make a wonderful book on the UP itself. The timing of this one is perfect as I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-15-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 245,676
Posted By Flyboy52219
I'll second above. My Givi racks lined up...

I'll second above. My Givi racks lined up perfectly. I'd venture to say they may have been tweaked in a non damaging fall? If thats the case a little elbow grease to bend back could work.
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 214,220
Posted By Flyboy52219
Just catching up on this thread. Winter project...

Just catching up on this thread. Winter project was buying the triumph OEM switch. Just spliced in the connectors and they worked great. Also, my lights have faded to a brownish tinge. Doesn't...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-05-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By Flyboy52219
First Ride Report (Video Style) - 3 old dudes raisin' some hell

Trip taken at the end of February. Bikes shipped from Detroit to Vegas for pick up. Plan = Thursday... Vegas to Scottsdale AZ…Friday Scottsdale to Palm Springs…Saturday Palm Springs to Vegas. Palm...
Forum: Vendors 02-02-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 47,803
Posted By Flyboy52219
Installed last night. Easy-pezy. Except I dropped...

Installed last night. Easy-pezy. Except I dropped the infamous screw into the abyss. No one to blame but myself. Added extra 10 minutes as I unscrewed the wheel well and it dropped right out. Head...
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 47,803
Posted By Flyboy52219
Received mine today. Holy smokes is this upgrade...

Received mine today. Holy smokes is this upgrade high quality. Great care in wiring and the housing is not cheap plastic. Cant wait to install it. Thanks again Pilot3. Will report back after install...
Forum: Vendors 01-25-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 47,803
Posted By Flyboy52219
No worries…0 degrees anyway with -20 windchill....

No worries…0 degrees anyway with -20 windchill. With no heat in the garage, I won't be installing for awhile.
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 47,803
Posted By Flyboy52219
Payment sent…looking forward to this upgrade!

Payment sent…looking forward to this upgrade!
Forum: Vendors 12-30-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 47,803
Posted By Flyboy52219
PM sent...

PM sent...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-28-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 248,816
Posted By Flyboy52219
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/1RbjbQg-JtYiNPIH...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/1RbjbQg-JtYiNPIHYY4nmX0qJ0RY-CcwNeX0K1NvKtM=w1063-h797
Wardsville Ontario
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-03-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,531
Posted By Flyboy52219
I wouldn't be upset at the use of RTV. It...

I wouldn't be upset at the use of RTV. It definitely has its place…the "Right Stuff" sealant is sworn by in the engine builders world. It flexes with the heating and cooling disparities with...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-10-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5,024
Views: 749,043
Posted By Flyboy52219
+1 on the Airhawk. Did 800 miles in 2 days and it...

+1 on the Airhawk. Did 800 miles in 2 days and it did save my ass. I was skeptical but it's a keeper for me.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-05-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,172
Posted By Flyboy52219
No hop at speed but within the last 200 miles my...

No hop at speed but within the last 200 miles my 800 xc started to exhibit a strange flutter at around 8 mph. Not bothersome but it definitely developed out of nowhere. I stiffened the rear shock...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-24-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 562,997
Posted By Flyboy52219
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-cT2yD1zffOs/UkI...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-cT2yD1zffOs/UkIbyXDf8NI/AAAAAAAAB-M/5O2cMc7buTs/w1221-h912-no/IMG_1184.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-24-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 384,918
Posted By Flyboy52219
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-cT2yD1zffOs/UkI...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-cT2yD1zffOs/UkIbyXDf8NI/AAAAAAAAB-M/5O2cMc7buTs/w1221-h912-no/IMG_1184.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-12-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8,450
Views: 8,274,327
Posted By Flyboy52219
Out on a Sunday ride…my wife of 17 years… ...

Out on a Sunday ride…my wife of 17 years…

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-AZujzJJjlWU/UjJg7cZ8LUI/AAAAAAAAB44/zNGF7ehrV1M/w1387-h912-no/DSCN0667.JPG
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-03-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,917
Posted By Flyboy52219
I had the same bike (1984) from 1986 - 1991....

I had the same bike (1984) from 1986 - 1991. Loved that bike. Anxious to see how yours morphs into an adventure bike
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-31-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22,080
Views: 4,307,548
Posted By Flyboy52219
I have the CJ designs rack. Top notch. I have a...

I have the CJ designs rack. Top notch. I have a top case for sale that's already drilled out for the four holes on this rack for sale in the flea market.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-24-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5,024
Views: 749,043
Posted By Flyboy52219
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21283068...

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21283068&postcount=532

MondoMotos in the Vendor Area....
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 49,478
Posted By Flyboy52219
Had a chance to use today. First 5 minutes I felt...

Had a chance to use today. First 5 minutes I felt as though I was doing something wrong. I did add the rubber band and spent about 30 minutes more to where you need to find the "sweet spot"...just...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 49,478
Posted By Flyboy52219
Received yesterday...high quality part and...

Received yesterday...high quality part and design. Tried it stationary and I think this will be a welcome accessory on the next long trip.
Forum: Vendors 06-29-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 49,478
Posted By Flyboy52219
Just ordered. #1171. Thanks!

Just ordered. #1171. Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 06-29-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 214,220
Posted By Flyboy52219
Brian - put me down for this when available....

Brian - put me down for this when available. Loving the lights... Switched bikes with my friend one day and was AMAZED how visible the Tiger was with these on. I have also been asked where they are...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-17-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22,080
Views: 4,307,548
Posted By Flyboy52219
This weekend I took my Tiger into the dealer for...

This weekend I took my Tiger into the dealer for the turn signal recall. While waiting I took their Explorer demo (non-XC) for a nice long demo ride. Beautiful bike...I was worried it might give me...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 50,712
Posted By Flyboy52219
Great RR. I cracked up when I saw the "solution"...

Great RR. I cracked up when I saw the "solution" to get you back home.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21604412&postcount=857
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,316
Posted By Flyboy52219
Yes. Was referring to a few setups I have seen...

Yes. Was referring to a few setups I have seen wired with no fuse. Not a wise thing to do.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-09-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 252,409
Posted By Flyboy52219
Not a Tiger 800 issue but this happened to me...

Not a Tiger 800 issue but this happened to me today on mine...just passing along to those who use the Powerlet near the ignition switch.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=894219
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 453,401
Posted By Flyboy52219
Alternator went out on friends 95 BMW K75 on a...

Alternator went out on friends 95 BMW K75 on a trip from Detroit to Niagara/Toronto. We spent 5 hours running to the next big town to try and solution a fix. Pulled the headlight plug to conserve...
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