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Old 09-19-2012, 11:00 AM   #14401
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Old 09-19-2012, 08:38 PM   #14402
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Old 09-19-2012, 08:52 PM   #14403
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Bright Orange XC???

Meh...it looks like it was created to excite teenage boyz.

Who the hell really wants a white seat? I mean really? Come on!
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Old 09-19-2012, 09:39 PM   #14404
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Friday morning you can see it in action on Youtube. Check the Icon website. It does get used and abused.
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Old 09-20-2012, 01:59 AM   #14405
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Who the hell really wants a white seat? I mean really? Come on!

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Old 09-20-2012, 08:26 AM   #14406
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Good idear... I usually always have a spare clutch cable at the house for my bikes, but I don't think I've ever even replaced a throttle cable. Never have bikes long enough!
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Can I suggest that you run the spare cable alongside the existing one. There's plenty of room because I've done it already. I learnt the hard way. Having one at home when you're 300 miles away when it breaks is absolutely no good at all.
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The Tiger comes with a spare throttle cable. It's two wire system one pushes one pulls. All you have to do is switch them if you break the pull side. That said, it is a royal pain in the ass to do so.
I was referring to the clutch cable.
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Old 09-20-2012, 08:32 AM   #14407
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I understand what the cable is for, I was just wondering why it's there (if you get my drift ?) Is this a DOT thing (i.e. do all new bikes have them ?) I'm just trying to figure out what the risk is of removing it (has anybody had a return spring snap on them - can the Tigger compression keep the slide from sliding ?) -I had a DRZ once that I rode for quite a while with no pull cable (un-beknown to me, it has snapped at the carb end and there's a little cover on the DRZ so it was hidden away.
Tigger doesn't have "slides". They only occur in carburetors. throttle butterflies is what we have.
My guess is that, if the return spring breaks, they can rattle open. Hence the closing cable.
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Old 09-20-2012, 11:14 AM   #14408
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These clips hold the radiator cowling on. Somehow I lost one. Anybody know if its a Triumph only part or generic?
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Old 09-20-2012, 11:24 AM   #14409
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These clips hold the radiator cowling on. Somehow I lost one. Anybody know if its a Triumph only part or generic?
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Photo is kind of fuzzy but it looks like a u-nut, metric of course. A good auto parts store may carry them, maybe NAPA.
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Old 09-20-2012, 11:41 AM   #14410
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Thanks Jim. Rode to my mechanic right after I posted and he hooked me up.
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Old 09-20-2012, 11:41 AM   #14411
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Stunning!
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:43 PM   #14412
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Bought one year ago today. 11,631 miles. Still lovin' it.

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Old 09-21-2012, 09:42 AM   #14413
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Tiger 800 XCs featured in Icon's new short movie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTvYAcJOx3s
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Old 09-21-2012, 10:18 AM   #14414
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Tiger 800 XCs featured in Icon's new short movie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTvYAcJOx3s
I love the stepper motor squirt at 19:25.
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Old 09-21-2012, 10:35 AM   #14415
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