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Old 11-11-2012, 06:07 PM   #61
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I'de also like to recommend the Rox Risers you can get the bars in a better more comfortable position and make it easier to stand up.

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Old 11-11-2012, 06:13 PM   #62
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I'de also like to recommend the Rox Risers you can get the bars in a better more comfortable position and make it easier to stand up.

After 150 miles, I'm probably gonna be looking for some of these...

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Old 11-11-2012, 06:22 PM   #63
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After 150 miles, I'm probably gonna be looking for some of these...

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Are you going to mount that Galaxy 3 and use it as a GPS? I have my Atrix 4G in a Otter Box mounted in a Slip Grip and Ram mounts.I have fun using it with the Dualsportmaps app. The App is 20 bucks but worth it when compared to buying a GPS.
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:37 PM   #64
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Are you going to mount that Galaxy 3 and use it as a GPS? I have my Atrix 4G in a Otter Box mounted in a Slip Grip and Ram mounts.I have fun using it with the Dualsportmaps app. The App is 20 bucks but worth it when compared to buying a GPS.
I saved the Zumo cradles off my old bikes... just need a ram ball or the touratec mount over the dash... have not decided which.

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Old 11-11-2012, 06:44 PM   #65
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I saved the Zumo cradles off my old bikes... just need a ram ball or the touratec mount over the dash... have not decided which.

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Your going to want to check this out then.



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Old 11-11-2012, 06:48 PM   #66
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I saved the Zumo cradles off my old bikes... just need a ram ball or the touratec mount over the dash... have not decided which.

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Backwoods,
I travel to Jackson quite a bit and have two ram ball arms that are the same size. 2 " I believe. I have no use for one of them so let me know if you want it. It's a freebie.
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:55 PM   #67
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Ha! I just installed this set up on my XC yesterday. Works really well. I had my Zumo mounted on the handle bar in the center before that. I will say this about the SW Motech set up, the Zumo gets considerably more vibration mounted this way. The bar mount showed zero vibration.
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:29 PM   #68
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Ha! I just installed this set up on my XC yesterday. Works really well. I had my Zumo mounted on the handle bar in the center before that. I will say this about the SW Motech set up, the Zumo gets considerably more vibration mounted this way. The bar mount showed zero vibration.
On the positive it keeps it out of the rain.
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:37 PM   #69
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Going a different route.

I am having my machinist modify a set of pegs for me. I have to find a set of pegs with a larger base first. If the optional Triumph pegs are larger then that's what I will use. I will post the results with pics here when I'm done but it will be about a week or two. We basically use stock pegs with a heal platform welded behind them and at a lower position than the peg platform. This is really great for off road while standing. We have used this set up for motocross over the last several years.
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:42 PM   #70
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On the positive it keeps it out of the rain.
Yes, this is true. I am looking for a sun shade for the Zumo 550 now as well. Being that far away from the Zumo now I can't adjust it as easily on the fly.
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:31 PM   #71
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I use Touratech boxes because they are good quality and i found them used but what i don't like about Touratech is the extreme BMW bias. Look at the crash bars for the F800GS. They put lots of thought in the design. They completely match the design of the bike they look like they belong and they look good.



Now look at the skid plate same thing they really threw down for the F800GS.




Now look at the completely shoddy design of the Tiger skid plate. Who would even consider such a piece O sh!t.Its not even welded. All rivets and they want 278 bucks for it. You can get a Triumph skid plate that's much better quality for 195.



Its obvious TT puts all the thought and energy into BMW. Thats fine its there business but i'll pass if something is better than them on the market.'Which is usually the case when it comes to the Tiger.

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I use Touratech boxes because they are good quality and i found them used but what i don't like about Touratech is the extreme BMW bias. Look at the crash bars for the F800GS. They put looks of thought in the design. They completely match the design of the bike they look like they belong.



Now look at the skid plate same thing they really threw down for the F800GS.




Now look at the completely shoddy design of the Tiger skid plate. Who would even consider such a piece O sh!t.Its not even welded. All rivets and they want 278 bucks for it. You can get a Triumph skid plate that's much better quality for 195.



Its obvious TT puts all the thought and energy into BMW. Thats fine its there business but i'll pass if something is better than them on the market.'Which is usually the case when it comes to the Tiger.
Well said. Don't forget to leave out "over priced".
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:03 PM   #73
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Another recommendation from the Dr. is the Altrider rear rack. I have one and it good quality that matches the price point.



I lost one of the spacers when i was putting it on and called them and they sent me another for free. Plus the support was very good on the phone. Touratech support is good as well but like he said over priced for the actual quality you get.
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:32 PM   #74
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I like HT stuff. Have their SU rack for my side cases.
Do not fit well with the Arrow exhaust. I had to add spacers and source longer bolts for the footrest mount on that side to get it to clear.

Guys at HT were unconcerned, said they would look at it if I rode my bike to them (500 miles one way), but were non-committal about doing anything about it.

Good value option- better than OEM side cases- but having done the trip I wanted them for, I'll probably put them up for sale when I get a round tuit.
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:44 PM   #75
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Yep, the dealer quoted me close to $500 installed and recommended against owner doing the install himself.
If you had any trust in that dealer, STOP.

THe OEM heated grips are plug and play, right down to a dedicated plug in the harness. The only potential fiddly bit is snaking the power wires through the bars.

Instructions for all Triumph OEM accessories are online at triumphinstructions.com- look up the part number, go there for the directions to decide if you can do it yourself.
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