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Old 05-07-2011, 11:54 AM   #4111
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Picture thread.

Sorry my mistake, i thought this was a picture thread
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Old 05-07-2011, 05:19 PM   #4112
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Some interesting comparisons:

BNSF has one of the newest locomotive fleets in the industry. Every year we acquire between 150 and 350 new locomotives and a similar number are retired. A typical BNSF locomotive will travel up to 4.8 million miles in its lifetime - equal to about ten round trips to the moon. http://www.bnsf.com/

BNSF Locomotive========2006 Triumph Tiger
73 Feet Long===========7.4 feet
15 Feet High===========4.5 feet
210,000 parts==========Not that many!
480,000 lbs/avg weight====475 lbs Dry Weight
5,000 gallon fuel capacity===6.34 gallons
4,400 horsepower========125 horsepower@8900 RPM
Distance BNSF hauls 1 ton ==Distance my Tiger hauls me on 1 gal of fuel
of freight on 1 gallon of====is about 47 miles
diesel fuel: 495 miles
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Old 05-08-2011, 03:57 AM   #4113
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Just picked mine up Friday. Farkle list is getting long.

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Old 05-08-2011, 08:12 AM   #4114
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Sorry my mistake, i thought this was a picture thread
No mistake ........ it's a picture, and discussion thread .......



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Old 05-08-2011, 09:30 AM   #4115
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No mistake ........ it's a picture, and discussion thread .......



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Triumph tiger "picture" thread :).
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Old 05-08-2011, 11:02 AM   #4116
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Just picked mine up Friday. Farkle list is getting long.

NICE!

I picked mine up yesterday...



A couple times, actually.
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Old 05-08-2011, 12:12 PM   #4117
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NICE!

I picked mine up yesterday...



A couple times, actually.
That doesn't sound like fun. As a matter of fact, it's no fun picking a 250# dirt bike let alone a 500# what ever.
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Old 05-08-2011, 01:51 PM   #4118
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That doesn't sound like fun. As a matter of fact, it's no fun picking a 250# dirt bike let alone a 500# what ever.
No arguments there, never fun picking the old girl up. But without the risk, there's no reward...so I'll keep taking my chances.

And after she got her feet under her again, we made the rest of the hole with no incident:



Video of that water hole here...Tiger is at the end:

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Old 05-08-2011, 02:09 PM   #4119
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No arguments there, never fun picking the old girl up. But without the risk, there's no reward...so I'll keep taking my chances.

And after she got her feet under her again, we made the rest of the hole with no incident:



Video of that water hole here...Tiger is at the end:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...0&postcount=85

As long as you're havin fun, and it does look like you are, that's all that matters. For me after 40+ years off road, I'm tired of pick'n em up.
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Old 05-08-2011, 02:29 PM   #4120
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No arguments there, never fun picking the old girl up. But without the risk, there's no reward...so I'll keep taking my chances.

And after she got her feet under her again, we made the rest of the hole with no incident:



Video of that water hole here...Tiger is at the end:

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Great pics, and love your red accents..i think i may drop this in the "front page candidate" thread

I know the feeling, 205 for imphasis

but worth it later


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Old 05-08-2011, 04:06 PM   #4121
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Triumph tiger "picture" thread :).
Yeah But, a picture is worth 1,000 words, don't YOU know?
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Old 05-08-2011, 04:24 PM   #4122
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Yeah But, a picture is worth 1,000 words, don't know.
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Old 05-08-2011, 06:07 PM   #4123
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Here's my Tiger 1050 SE. Brought it home yesterday:


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Old 05-09-2011, 05:54 AM   #4124
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Here's my Tiger 1050 SE. Brought it home yesterday:


THAT......is sharp!
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Old 05-09-2011, 01:38 PM   #4125
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Here's my Tiger 1050 SE. Brought it home yesterday:


That's great photo. Is the sun reflecting off something to the left to light up the shadow side?
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