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Old 04-18-2012, 04:40 PM   #12301
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Oh, it will be far from all. Trust me. It is just where I started.

Where did you get the Leo from? I am thinking of going that route as well.
Looks like we're on parallel tracks. What bike did you get? I traded my 2010 Scrambler for a white 2012 XC.

I ordered it from Pipe City, but the manufacturer is backordered. They are having LV drop ship to me as soon as they have enough. I get the impression I'll have it within a month.

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Old 04-18-2012, 04:51 PM   #12302
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Perhaps not that ground breaking or uniquely good, since I've not tried heaps of others.
The ground breaking part is that there is finally a ProShell suit on the market that has some useful venting. Of course, those vents are holes waiting to be ripped wide open
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Old 04-18-2012, 05:22 PM   #12303
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Looks like we're on parallel tracks. What bike did you get? I traded my 2010 Scrambler for a white 2012 XC.

I ordered it from Pipe City, but the manufacturer is backordered. They are having LV drop ship to me as soon as they have enough. I get the impression I'll have it within a month.

I think I am going to pick up an orange XC. Unless the '13 models come out soon. The dealer has one that I rode a few weeks ago. Just have to find the time to get back and do the deal. I am going to add it to the fleet. Currently have a naked 03 SV1000, a 93 stormtrooper white vfr 750, and a 04 ZRX 1200 with WAAAY too much money invested in it. Full ohlins, BST wheels, 1224 engine, etc. A college bud has bought a new GS800 and we are planning a trip to Yellowstone in late August. I was going to ride the viffer but he has talked me into getting something for the dirt roads out there. The bimmer's seat just doesn't agree with my butt but the triumph's does. After sitting on both and riding the XC, I made my decision.

Now, I just have to get the thing in the garage and start making it my own.
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Old 04-18-2012, 08:09 PM   #12304
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Which handguards are you using? Stock or??
I have the Kaoko cruise control on my XC with Barkbuster handguards. I had to do something a little different to make it all work but it wasn't a big deal and can't really remember what it was. Maybe I used the non-XC spacer or the stock bar end or something.

The Kaoko is my first time with a cruise control and I use it some, but really not as much as I thought I would. On the other hand, I ride 99% of the time with a Crampbuster or whatever they are called on the throttle anyway so only on really long boring stuff do I ever use the Kaoko. Works nice when I do though.
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Old 04-18-2012, 09:03 PM   #12305
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I am pre-farkled too. Kaoko, LV, madstad, rox, etc etc. Spend years farkling the Bonneville but thought I'd get everything, or everything i can anticipate, up front, have some plans this summer. Bike is in, I pick it up Saturday. I will go and visit it tomorrow, haven't seen it yet and will be in the same town (dealership 60 miles away). I feel a bit like an expectant father. I hope it likes me.
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Old 04-18-2012, 09:35 PM   #12306
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Birds of a feather it seems....

Just ordered a Kreiga fork protector. It is going to snowball on me. I can just feel it.

I hope to pick mine up in a few weeks. My debit card should be smoking by then....
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Old 04-18-2012, 10:05 PM   #12307
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Got the roadie set up for adventure touring, Kappa 21L side cases and a Konvoi top box. Width is no wider than the mirrors, but I do hit the cases if not careful with my size 13's, nothing a little polish won't take care of

Do these make my butt look big



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Nice bike Jerry, I'm hoping to purchase a Tiger from Doug Douglas Triumph myself where did you buy the Konvoi top box?

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Old 04-18-2012, 11:13 PM   #12308
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Hi Doug, welcome to the forum. You won't go wrong with the guys at Doug Douglas, great bunch of people. Here is a link to the Inland Empire RAT(riders of Triumph) forum-- http://www.inlandempirerat.com/home/forum
Here is the thread on the top box and side cases from Konvoi--
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=661079
A lot to wade through but worth it. Just PM him with what you want.

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Old 04-19-2012, 10:53 AM   #12309
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Front Fender Riser?

I'd like to do this, but $40 bucks for a 2 small brackets & some crappy hardware is too much for me. Has anyone rigged up their own?

Oh, and the anti-shock handlebar risers from Rox, anyone have a part number for me please?
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:00 AM   #12310
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I'd like to do this, but $40 bucks for a 2 small brackets & some crappy hardware is too much for me. Has anyone rigged up their own?

Oh, and the anti-shock handlebar risers from Rox, anyone have a part number for me please?
I'm with you on the price for the brackets.

My solution ? I got drunk and then went to the Touratech web site...didn't seem too bad that way
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:03 AM   #12311
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I'm with you on the price for the brackets.

My solution ? I got drunk and then went to the Touratech web site...didn't seem too bad that way



I'm starting to get overwhelmed, I've spent so much and have more to spend - its time to start spending less and riding more!
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:31 AM   #12312
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My solution ? I got drunk and then went to the Touratech web site...didn't seem too bad that way
Doesn't help for me. I started refusing to buy from Touratech as they are generally 50 to 80% more expensive than the same stuff in the German Touratech web store - where it is already expensive.
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:37 AM   #12313
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I'm starting to get overwhelmed, I've spent so much and have more to spend - its time to start spending less and riding more!
Agreed 100%

I do have some accessories on the bike but have not really "gone to town" with them as I'm trying to concentrate more on USING the bike rather than ACCESSORIZING the bike. Sometimes I can't help myself, though.
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Old 04-19-2012, 12:13 PM   #12314
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Doesn't help for me. I started refusing to buy from Touratech as they are generally 50 to 80% more expensive than the same stuff in the German Touratech web store - where it is already expensive.
I hear ya. I only really bought stuff from there that I couldn't find elsewhere - I got most of my stuff from Twisted Throttle. I still had to do it drunk though given their prices...
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Old 04-19-2012, 12:58 PM   #12315
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Interesting. I guess you and AV_Mech are the only two with prototypes out there. I don't have my tiger yet, but that day is getting closer. Trying to decide on options as I learn here.
I got mine about a month ago. It is a two man job to install. 3 or 4 different spacers made the job a little challenging.





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