Show us your Triumph Tiger 800 XC pictures

Discussion in 'British Beasts: Triumph Tigers' started by Xcountry-Rider, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. GPrairie_Rider

    GPrairie_Rider Dirt Junkie

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    What size are those Globescouts??
  2. TigerMarker

    TigerMarker Ducati/Triumph

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    35/45
  3. Bugchewer

    Bugchewer Piece of Work

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    Try Progressive or National General (formerly GMAC). I pay around $240/year on my 800 XC. I live in NY and your rates might be different.
    I am an agent and the XC rate sounds far too high.
  4. Jibbercrap

    Jibbercrap n00b

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  6. Charrito

    Charrito Been here awhile

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  7. SoCal_Singletrack

    SoCal_Singletrack Adventurer

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    So, they delivered my new 800XC with a total of 2 miles on the ODO. Took it out for the inaugural shakedown ride and quickly noticed that the digital fuel guage wasn't working. Called the dealer. They told me to put at least 40 miles on it and see if that fixes the problem. I did. It didn't. Back to the shop it went. They had it for a week (two days to diagnose/fix). They're blaming the fuel tank vendor. Apparently the "sensor" contacts weren't installed correctly. Other than that, it's been a blast. Spent years MTB racing and enduro off-road, but very little two-wheel time on the street. Apparently the bike is pretty good off-road too:D. I think it's gonna be a little while before I hit the dirt though. Feels like I'm driving a Mack truck compared to my KX250 :rofl
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  8. helotaxi

    helotaxi Been here awhile

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    Some companies categorize the 800 as a "sport bike". Hell, Progressive classifies the WR250R as a sport bike and charges a fortune to insure them. GEICO charges me $350 a year for my 800XC, $100 more than my Harley and $200 more than my KTM 500 EXC (if ever a dirt bike would be mistaken for a sport bike...). I switched to GEICO when Progressive wanted to charge me nearly $1500 a year to insure a Triumph Speed Four. Dropped them on the spot when they gave me that quote.
  9. BryanCO

    BryanCO CO Rider

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  10. GPrairie_Rider

    GPrairie_Rider Dirt Junkie

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    What size Pelican Case are you running? 1520? I have one from the XRL ive thought about mounting to the Tiger.
  11. BryanCO

    BryanCO CO Rider

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    Yes, 1520
  12. Charrito

    Charrito Been here awhile

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    That happened to me exactly when I was looking to insure it. My mistake, I called it a dual sport...so Allstate just heard sport. With progressive I called it an adventure bike and and all was good & cheap! These companies have no idea.


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  13. helotaxi

    helotaxi Been here awhile

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    I called mine a "big dirtbike" or some such.
  14. Spartan8621

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    Just a little pics from this weekend




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  16. Meteos

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    Thinking of getting a set of the after-market lights...How do you like yours? They are not LED are they? Any comments on their performance?
    thank you!

  17. RedBean25

    RedBean25 Been here awhile

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    Those look like standard triumph auxiliary lights to me.
  18. lmychajluk

    lmychajluk Long timer

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  19. KildareMan

    KildareMan Been here awhile

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    Yes triumph OEM. Great lights but not cheap.

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  20. Seventy One

    Seventy One Been here awhile

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