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Old 10-10-2012, 06:07 AM   #14581
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There is also one in the center of Kansas somewhere near Hutchinson… I've been there. It's where I learned that the Blackbird dates back to 1959, believe it or not.
The Kansas Cosmosphere is in Hutchinson....they have a Blackbird in the lobby.

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Old 10-10-2012, 06:22 AM   #14582
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Guys just about to buy one of these but can someone please tell me whats on the dash display ie
Clock
Gear position indicator
Temp guage

Does it have a trip computer like the 800GS

What are the service intervals is there a expensive service ie 10k

thanks guys the bike is 200 miles away they will deliver it friday if I say yes now !!
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Old 10-10-2012, 06:41 AM   #14583
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Guys just about to buy one of these but can someone please tell me whats on the dash display ie
Clock
Gear position indicator
Temp guage

Does it have a trip computer like the 800GS

What are the service intervals is there a expensive service ie 10k

thanks guys the bike is 200 miles away they will deliver it friday if I say yes now !!
PM me with your email, and I'll send you the Owner's Manual on PDF. That way, you can study it before your bike arrives.
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Old 10-10-2012, 06:56 AM   #14584
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Thanks mate pm sent with email address
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:10 AM   #14585
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Guys just about to buy one of these but can someone please tell me whats on the dash display ie
Clock
Gear position indicator
Temp guage

Does it have a trip computer like the 800GS

What are the service intervals is there a expensive service ie 10k

thanks guys the bike is 200 miles away they will deliver it friday if I say yes now !!
To paraphrase the old saying.....Just say yes. And welcome to the Tigers' cage on Friday.
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Old 10-11-2012, 08:19 AM   #14586
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Yup. It doesn't much matter what's on the dash...there's a bunch of shit...just get the bike, you'll love it.
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Old 10-11-2012, 04:06 PM   #14587
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Yup. It doesn't much matter what's on the dash...there's a bunch of shit...just get the bike, you'll love it.
I will admit, I wonder why they omitted an ambient temperature display. The sensor is part of the FI system, why not just throw a number up on the screen?

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Old 10-11-2012, 04:30 PM   #14588
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I will admit, I wonder why they omitted an ambient temperature display. The sensor is part of the FI system, why not just throw a number up on the screen?

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Good point, I would appreciate that indicator
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Old 10-11-2012, 06:08 PM   #14589
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I will admit, I wonder why they omitted an ambient temperature display. The sensor is part of the FI system, why not just throw a number up on the screen?

-T
Same with my 1050 and its lack of a gear indicator. I'm sure, there's a gear position sensor in the trans.
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:02 PM   #14590
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Handlebar Mount Size

Have a 2012 Tiger XC800 and want to order a handlebar mount for an accessory thermometer. Anyone know what size the handlebar is? (7/8 -1" or more than 1") Can't find any spec on this. Thinking it's more than 1".
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Old 10-12-2012, 03:23 PM   #14591
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Have a 2012 Tiger XC800 and want to order a handlebar mount for an accessory thermometer. Anyone know what size the handlebar is? (7/8 -1" or more than 1") Can't find any spec on this. Thinking it's more than 1".
They're tapered bars. 1-1/8" at the clamp, tapering to just under an inch. I dunno if standard 7/8" accy would fit the ends or not, and I'm not even sure if they're standard tapers like renthals or maguras and such. I have a hunch they are, they look just like the bars on my Husqvarna.

Accessory thermometer? Hmmm...I don't really want to know. If it's too cold or too hot I know it, don't really care what the exact degree is. It's not like riding in my car where I wanna know how hot or cold it is outside. Even then, I just roll the window down and stick my hand out.

You could fabricate a mount that goes under one of the bar mounts.
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:40 PM   #14592
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25K Triumph Tiger Review

A 25K rider review of the Tiger 800 XC http://socal-overlander.blogspot.com...5k-review.html.

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Old 10-12-2012, 11:21 PM   #14593
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A 25K rider review of the Tiger 800 XC http://socal-overlander.blogspot.com...5k-review.html.

Hey, that's my buddy Craig, he's local here in so-Cal. Rode with him once long before I got my Tiger. Yep, he loves his.
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Old 10-13-2012, 03:54 AM   #14594
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A 25K rider review of the Tiger 800 XC http://socal-overlander.blogspot.com...5k-review.html.
Otherwise known as Xcountry-rider http://www.tiger800.co.uk/index.php/topic,6677.0.html
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Old 10-13-2012, 07:05 AM   #14595
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Anybody tried a Mefo Explorer front with a Battlewing rear ? My front is about done after 9K and I have a Mefo front that I want to put on but I only just changed the rear about 1K ago - will the different tread patterns be an issue
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