ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Riding > Ride reports
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-17-2013, 05:25 AM   #151
motoreiter
Beastly Adventurer
 
Joined: Oct 2007
Location: Moscow, Russia
Oddometer: 1,139
Well, while I seriously doubt they'll be of much help, you might want to at least check with the Triumph dealer in Moscow, you never know. Here is their website: http://shop.granmoto.ru

Very impressive that you're trying to get the bike back on the road, best of luck to you.
__________________
Adventure is just another word for poor planning.
http://www.motoreiter.com
motoreiter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2013, 07:07 AM   #152
yokesman
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: Sep 2008
Oddometer: 460
that frame crack is at the point of heat concentration-weakest point.

here is the FAA publication for repairs, the welding of steel tube ,paragraph 4-62 and on will give you all the details.

as far as the other repairs to your plastics it is there.

anyone else needing any type of pre-engineeered repair can look at this document for info.

almost forgot to add the file;
http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAdvisoryCircular.nsf/list/AC%2043.13-1B/$FILE/CONTENTS.pdf
yokesman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2013, 07:36 AM   #153
Gizzaride
Banned
 
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: Ozarks
Oddometer: 191
Thumb

I'll not repeat (hopefully) what everyone else has already said guys.

My opinion of you two is that you are selfish as hell because you have made the rest of the World see how adventurous they aren't!!

You have made the bond between the both of you even stronger for your future lives together, & one day when you're both settled down in a 'burb outside Brisbane (or Sydney or Perth or.....) with sensible jobs & 2.3 children & a mortgage & ..........................

Hopefully that will be in years to come, so you two enjoy your lifelong adventures together & just keep making the rest of us jealous!


..................................SELFISH BASTARDS!!!!!!!.......................
Gizzaride is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2013, 09:06 AM   #154
swimmer
armchair asshole
 
swimmer's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2007
Location: tucson
Oddometer: 4,187
The combination of scenery and story just can't be beat. Glad you both are doing OK and seem to be in decent spirits.
swimmer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2013, 10:27 AM   #155
TarmacSurfer
Adventurer
 
TarmacSurfer's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2012
Location: Maryland U.S.
Oddometer: 68
Thanks for keeping the RR going! Best of luck outhere!
__________________
http://motofredo.blogspot.com
TarmacSurfer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2013, 05:51 PM   #156
riverman
Life is great !
 
Joined: Jan 2006
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Oddometer: 148
+10 to all the comments of support and best wishes. If you guys could bottle and sell your fantastic attitude to life you would be millionaires. Scratch that - you already are millionaires if we count what is really important !!
__________________
Rory aka "Riverman"

'11 WR250R
'13 Tiger 800XC
riverman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2013, 09:10 PM   #157
Dirty Barber
Adventurer
 
Dirty Barber's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Spain, Soon to be Hawaii
Oddometer: 79
Good Luck! Great story so far. I hope you're able to get it repaired and back on the road soon.
Dirty Barber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2013, 09:34 PM   #158
New-Rider
n00b
 
New-Rider's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2013
Location: London United Kingdom
Oddometer: 6
Thanks Guys x

Thank you all so much for the comments of support, It's been a journey that we will never forget the fun times, the amazing scenery, the great people you meet along the way and the hard times are all part of this big adventure. We want to continue our trip on the Motor, it's just a great way to see the world.

Patty xoxoxo

PS: Absolutely love these ADV smilies
New-Rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2013, 01:06 AM   #159
AmauryAML
Adventurer
 
Joined: Dec 2012
Location: Paris, France
Oddometer: 65
I've been following your ride since the beginning. Thanks you for all these wonderful pictures and tales, but most importantly, I wish you all the best for the second part or your trip because you're only half-way ! Good luck with the repairs !
AmauryAML is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2013, 08:42 AM   #160
swimmer
armchair asshole
 
swimmer's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2007
Location: tucson
Oddometer: 4,187
Quote:
Originally Posted by GuiltyParty View Post


The radiator is bent out of shape. I don't know if the mount at the top bent in this accident but my suspicion is it took a
There is a pipe next to the oil pickup that I can't identify from the workshop manual so I'm not sure where it attaches, if at all. Any ideas?



.
That pipe is called a "PIPE, BREATHER DRAIN" per the parts diagram at bikebandit.com . Sells for $9 from them.
swimmer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2013, 08:35 PM   #161
Grifter
Adventurer
 
Grifter's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2005
Location: Next door to the Jersey Devil
Oddometer: 38
Blimey, glad you two are OK. That's one tough old lump on your Tiger. Hopefully Triumph pulls through for you with parts and assistance. I like your chin up, chest out, can do attitude. Hang in there and good luck mates.
__________________
Stuck on the George Washington Bridge.
Grifter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2013, 10:47 PM   #162
dirt_bloke
No idea
 
dirt_bloke's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2007
Location: Wide Bay, Queensland, Australia
Oddometer: 807
When the bike gets back on the road, you guys will have created a new sub-adventure bike class.
"The all new adventure surviver rat bike". The ticket into this exclusive class is the rider & pillion must have been thrown off a cliff and the bike must have done cartwheel after them, with the bike being rebuilt on a third word country with basic Stone Age tools.
Once you have made this club, all other 'Adventure' riders must give way, surrender cafe seat, offer last biscuit in the pack to you.

Love your work guys.
Pete
__________________
I've often thought that
_________________________________________
Not a Member of the......Quorn Schnitzel Club
(yet)
dirt_bloke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2013, 05:31 AM   #163
RobBD
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: Sep 2007
Location: Perth Australia
Oddometer: 297
Bugger about your bike but glad you guys are ok - probably the hardest spot on earth to get stuff from here to there but if there is anything I can help with just holler
Rob
RobBD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2013, 06:09 AM   #164
swamp
U lie&yo'breff stank
 
swamp's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2007
Location: lower appalachia, Alabama
Oddometer: 1,792
just wondering if you kept the "cockpit" i mean the tach/speedo/ computer thingy with all the data lights on it. i know it was smashed... but.

i have a daytona 675 which i converted into a fighter. the bike would not run without that gauge cluster, it talks to the ECU.

im sure your mechanic can fix the hard parts. i wouldnt worry about that. i would worry about the computer crap.

if all else fails just ditch it and buy a local bike.
__________________
Enduro Earth
YOUTUBE

off the grid and deep in the woods
swamp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2013, 06:24 AM   #165
levain
STILL Jim Williams
 
levain's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2005
Location: Providence, RI
Oddometer: 6,987
Quote:
Originally Posted by swamp View Post

if all else fails just ditch it and buy a local bike.
That was my first thought too...
__________________
Click Here!
2012 Triumph Tiger 800 XC
2008 Yamaha WR250R
1971 Lambretta DL
levain is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 04:13 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014