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Old 03-31-2014, 03:36 AM   #1
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Tiger 800 upgrade

Let's say you picked up a cheap triumph 800 tiger.
Then decided you wanted 21" front wheel and longer travel suspension. .. what options are available?

WP front end? XC inner cartridge??

Anyone here done this?
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Find someone with an XC, who decided they wanted a Roadie, and do a swap.
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Old 03-31-2014, 06:38 AM   #3
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Will they fit the triple clamps and will you need to shorten the travel? Then start worrying about dual discs vs single.

I guess the real limits are imposed by whoever is doing the machining. You may want to pm Bajadad on this one as he has upgraded forks on two xc's.
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Old 04-02-2014, 12:46 PM   #4
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Let's say you picked up a cheap triumph 800 tiger.
Then decided you wanted 21" front wheel and longer travel suspension. .. what options are available?

WP front end? XC inner cartridge??

Anyone here done this?
It is going to be less expensive and less of a head ache if you trade it for an XC.

Also, if you are not an aggressive rider, the roady should do very well on gravel and dirt. Just put knobbie tires on it.
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Old 04-03-2014, 01:31 PM   #5
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it is going to be less expensive and less of a head ache if you trade it for an xc.

Also, if you are not an aggressive rider, the roady should do very well on gravel and dirt. Just put knobbie tires on it.
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Old 04-03-2014, 10:02 PM   #6
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lots saying to hard...

am I missing something?

Forks, shock, wheels bar riders front beak and lower mudguard.. anything else?

and I will have a set of road wheels as well.......
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