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Old 10-16-2012, 10:59 AM   #3436
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Anyone had their seat cable come off? I wanted to lock my helmet up this weekend and couldn't get the seat off. After i got home from camping Sunday and unloaded the bike,i found that the cable had somehow worked itself of the latch.
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:19 PM   #3437
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Looks great Jon. Looking forward to hearing it
I got my Granddaughter to record a video for me... Here it is on Youtube. It actually sounds much deeper in person.


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Old 10-21-2012, 07:07 AM   #3438
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Absolutely SICK looking, I noticed they included an inventory list, has anyone actually taken the time to add them up?

Also, how do those tires perform on the roads and how's their longevity?




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Old 10-22-2012, 02:08 AM   #3439
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You notice that the swing arm skid plate that they made special notice of, isnt on there??

And everything is just an aftermarket version of the factory stuff. Crash bars, skid plate, aux lights, taller screen, luggage, etc.
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Old 10-22-2012, 07:29 AM   #3440
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You notice that the swing arm skid plate that they made special notice of, isnt on there??

And everything is just an aftermarket version of the factory stuff. Crash bars, skid plate, aux lights, taller screen, luggage, etc.
I noticed that too.
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Old 10-22-2012, 08:57 AM   #3441
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I noticed that too.
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Old 11-05-2012, 01:43 PM   #3442
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Back to the top!

Just over week ago did 900 mi trip down to NC to suprise my sister and niece for her birthday. By far my longest road trip. Might look into a little better windshield for extended road trips. Just a touch of buffeting. It was starting to get a little windy too though so that didnt help. Little sore after I got off the bike. I could see it being a problem if I was riding a couple days straight like that, But then again could be just something to get used to just like being in the saddle for that long. Found I do usually have around half a gallon left when the miles to empty indicator runs out.

NONE of my waterproof clothing stayed dry. Even found I had a small pinhole in the crotch of my heavy pvc rain bibs. Didnt help the temp dropped 30 DEGREES within an hour of leaving my sisters. My 7 hour ride home turned into a 10.5 hr quest to not die of hypothermia and get home before the hurricane hit. That was absolute hell. Tires did great in the rain though. Plenty of times I was still running 75 ish when the road was dryer.

Anyone on the forum with a grey launch edition around the Hickory/statesville NC area? We were on the way to the zoo and saw one going the opposite way(40 east maybe?) riding with another guy. Even my bro in law noticed it was the same bike as mine, lol. Would have been sat the 27th.

Also, anyone ELSE rocking one of these yet??

http://www.ebay.com/itm/TRIUMPH-TIGE...item5d3544dd8f
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Old 11-05-2012, 04:51 PM   #3443
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I asked my dealer about the tee and its not available until Spring 2013...

I like the tee



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Old 11-05-2012, 05:11 PM   #3444
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So why not order one? Worn mine a bunch,lol
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Old 11-05-2012, 05:25 PM   #3445
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So why not order one? Worn mine a bunch,lol
I asked Santa for it...

...and for these http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/3...-Explorer-1200


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Old 11-06-2012, 03:37 AM   #3446
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Several of us are heading out to Big Bend today. The weather looks great atlhough I'll have a chance to test out the new heater grips. First time I've purchased OEM grips. Kind of pricey but they integrate in well with the bike. Not to terribly hard to put on. Started to pull the tank off to route the wires as shown in the instructions but got a big gas gusher from one of the hoses so I bypassed that step. Turns out there are 3 hoses that route gas between different parts of the tank so be prepared to plug them quickly.
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Old 11-06-2012, 04:31 AM   #3447
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I was on I-40, but westbound, out by Asheville, and a week earlier, so it probably wasn't me. That cold- and wet-weather riding is not for the faint-of-heart. I've drunk the kool-aid on heated gear - makes a huge difference. Love the Tiger as a long-distance machine: it handled everything from miles of gravel road to rainy slab riding.

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Back to the top!

Just over week ago did 900 mi trip down to NC to suprise my sister and niece for her birthday. By far my longest road trip. Might look into a little better windshield for extended road trips. Just a touch of buffeting. It was starting to get a little windy too though so that didnt help. Little sore after I got off the bike. I could see it being a problem if I was riding a couple days straight like that, But then again could be just something to get used to just like being in the saddle for that long. Found I do usually have around half a gallon left when the miles to empty indicator runs out.

NONE of my waterproof clothing stayed dry. Even found I had a small pinhole in the crotch of my heavy pvc rain bibs. Didnt help the temp dropped 30 DEGREES within an hour of leaving my sisters. My 7 hour ride home turned into a 10.5 hr quest to not die of hypothermia and get home before the hurricane hit. That was absolute hell. Tires did great in the rain though. Plenty of times I was still running 75 ish when the road was dryer.

Anyone on the forum with a grey launch edition around the Hickory/statesville NC area? We were on the way to the zoo and saw one going the opposite way(40 east maybe?) riding with another guy. Even my bro in law noticed it was the same bike as mine, lol. Would have been sat the 27th.

Also, anyone ELSE rocking one of these yet??

http://www.ebay.com/itm/TRIUMPH-TIGE...item5d3544dd8f
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Old 11-06-2012, 04:45 AM   #3448
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Started to pull the tank off to route the wires as shown in the instructions but got a big gas gusher from one of the hoses so I bypassed that step. Turns out there are 3 hoses that route gas between different parts of the tank so be prepared to plug them quickly.
You can install heated grips without removing the tank, just read the thread on it last night. You must be registered on the forum to see links and pictures.

http://www.tiger-explorer.com/index.....html#msg22354

And to remove the tank, walkthrough instructions here:

http://www.tiger-explorer.com/index....ic,3132.0.html
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Old 11-06-2012, 08:46 AM   #3449
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You can install heated grips without removing the tank, just read the thread on it last night. You must be registered on the forum to see links and pictures.

http://www.tiger-explorer.com/index.....html#msg22354

And to remove the tank, walkthrough instructions here:

http://www.tiger-explorer.com/index....ic,3132.0.html
Yes, you can. You just can't route the wires per the instructions. No biggie.
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Old 11-06-2012, 10:30 AM   #3450
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Yes, you can. You just can't route the wires per the instructions. No biggie.
I did, per instruction, without removing the tank...


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