Baja Tiger 800 XC build

Discussion in 'British Beasts: Triumph Tigers' started by Baja Dad, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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  2. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    You're nuts :D

    I did that ride a few years ago on my XR and it was handful. Of course, it doesn't help that I'm no Knighter...
  3. XCRider803

    XCRider803 Loftin' the wheel

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  4. Baja Dad

    Baja Dad Long timer

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    That is why I am building TWO off Road BAJA Tigers. ( and ONLY two )
    Everything I am doing can be had by anyone!!
    These are Duel -Sport / Adventure Bikes NOT Enduro bikes

    Stay Tuned !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  5. XCRider803

    XCRider803 Loftin' the wheel

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    I know I can do it up nice, but my wallet says no. :D

    Hope you have some affordable options you review too.
  6. mikejohn

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    My body can't either, but try telling that to my mind, what is about bikes that makes me think I am 21 again lol
  7. Baja Dad

    Baja Dad Long timer

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  8. live2ridetahoe

    live2ridetahoe RN

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    I'm waiting for the RR luggage/side racks...

    Hopefully RR won't take too much longer. I really need to purchase a set of something soon. I've been holding out to see what they come out with.

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  9. mikejohn

    mikejohn Long timer

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    So... Who wants to build a woods Tiger?
  10. The Haymaker

    The Haymaker Been here awhile

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    Now THAT would be interesting. Maybe Destry will beta-test.

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  11. professorkx

    professorkx Been here awhile

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  12. doniton2

    doniton2 Adventurer

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    I'm working on it slowly. Maybe we should start a new thread for woods riders. Here is a video of Saturdays ride. I can tell you the upgrade skid plate from Triumph is not sufficient and poorly thought out at best for the woods. Luckily Auto Zone had an oil filter for it because the nearest Triumph dealer was hundreds of miles away and I would even want to think what the tow out would have been like.
  13. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    As you've found out the oil filter is a standard type oil filter - my Frontier uses the exact same filter (which worries me a little since it has a lot more oil to filter etc.).
  14. professorkx

    professorkx Been here awhile

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    With a 15 tooth, the right springs and a stabilizer, totally doable. We bought three 2013 Tigers in August 2013, and spent the riding months last year getting things prepped. Ride a lot of 4 wheeler trails here in the north, and the Tiger does fine, as it's very nimble while standing.

    We are currently working on deciding on the right tire for the woods/street. Heidenau on two of our Tigers and
    Pirelli Scorpion Rally on the third. Right now, the Heidenau with the center cut out like the old Heidenau looks to be the better choice for longevity/traction, but the jury is still out.

    We are all former National Hare & Hound and ISDE racers, so we've setup bikes for years for both woods and desert. Can't wait to see that GPR mount on BajaDad's Tiger. We all still have our Scott's dampeners from former dirt bikes, so hate to swap over to a GPR. Hoping the mount is adaptable to the Scotts.​
  15. Drunk_Uncle

    Drunk_Uncle Long timer

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    The Mitas E07 is a Heidenau without the center strip. Yeah you have to order it from Canada right now, but it works.
  16. Baja Dad

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    A Scotts dampener will not work !!
    this is a GPR ret up only SORRY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  17. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Been here awhile

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    Don't worry, we at Rally-Raid Products are nearly finished our Scotts mount for Tiger 800 & XC
  18. Baja Dad

    Baja Dad Long timer

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    That's good to know!
  19. Baja Dad

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    I just received the RALLY Raid Products UK
    Billet shifter and Rear Brake pedal !!!!
    They also sent me a pair of awesome Foot pegs !!!!
    I will post a few pic later tonight !!!
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    Three weeks to go before the Mex1000...