The 1200 Tiger Explorer Mega Thread

Discussion in 'British Beasts: Triumph Tigers' started by dutchie, Sep 17, 2010.

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Explorer or Explorer/XC

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  2. Explorer/xc

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  1. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    Then you will love this excerpt from page 35 of the BMW release:

    "New GS logo.
    The radiator cover bears the BMW logo and a revised GS inscription. For years, the GS logo has been defined by the typical stencil typeface with its robust character and vertical gap. The horizontal gap now gives the GS graphic an added touch of dynamic flair. The type designation R 1200 likewise boasts a new design."
  2. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    Damn, you sure are a little touchy....
  3. cug

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    Na, I just don't want to spend time with ... ah, let's not get there.
  4. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Just dropped in to get an update on how people are liking their new Triumphs.
    Maybe checking back later would be best.:lol3
  5. Voluhzia

    Voluhzia iExplorer

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    I had one just like that.

    No, I was working at the plant building these, and yes, it's me too

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  6. Voluhzia

    Voluhzia iExplorer

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    Yee, everyone is chewing new GS ans Vee today... :deal
  7. cug

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    How about posting some of you famous photos? :lol3
  8. Fasttrak

    Fasttrak Captain Crash

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    63 posts to the thread of a bike you could care less about yet you feel the need to continually come here and flog the participants with your flavor of "opinion". At some point that constant banter you bring is nothing more than a trollish approach to inject your garbage into this thread. You seem to relish in the constant little battles that arise every time you say something outlandish or what you are sure will get a response, pathetic. It is made even more comical when early in this thread you actually brought up Rema when in fact you seem to be acting alot like him...



    Good, now move on...



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  9. KildareMan

    KildareMan Been here awhile

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    Never said the 800 was an engineering marvel. Only statement I made was in contradiction to your statement that people using and complaining about bmws were all overloading them and jumping The White Cliffs of Dover (exaggeration on my part). Bet the broken down ST didn't spit their rider off when the final drive FRACTURED whilst doing nothing more than riding on a smooth (ish) motorway. And as far as the rider was to be believed had never been on a rough track.

    Oh & my 800 is a marvel. Never stalled, no bubbling engine paint. Just runs, needs fuel every 330 odd km and looks great in the rain - of which we've had a lot this year.
    Personally the statement about marvels and failures should obviously be treated with a large dollop of salt.
  10. henryII

    henryII Been here awhile

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    Bimer are not alone with 30 year experience :-) But the new RR1000 kinda put that argument away.
    Anyway here is + 30 year Triumph
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  11. cug

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    Oh, wait, did I say I'm not interested in the Explorer? I actually was very interested in the Explorer, but I think Triumph didn't do such a great job with it so far. I'm not "flogging" anybody, but I don't like the BS being put out all over the place. Might be my problem or your problem, I couldn't care less about that part - so please, filter me and be happy.
  12. moggi1964

    moggi1964 Tiger Keeper

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    Is that the six wheel drive truck?
  13. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    Given that's what you worked on...I think you are entirely qualified to comment on GS' engineering :lol3
  14. cug

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    Yeah, I take everything back. That's close enough. :rofl
  15. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    I don't get it. Ride reports, wheelies, mud, grime, Iron Butt days, destroy Tenere wheels,
    Ride to Alaska with a broken leg, hit a cow, break my knee off, break my other leg,
    but what does everyone remember? One stinking ass-less chap shot......thanks cug.:wink::lol3


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  16. cug

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    Oh my, could have lived without that one ... :deal
  17. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Opps, that's the one you meant? My bad.:shog
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    :lol3
  19. Voluhzia

    Voluhzia iExplorer

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    Yes, this is combat maintenance truck, has welder, drill press, lathe and what not... Would perfectly work as support vehicle for the next Charlie/Ewan trip on their trusty Be-aM-doubleUs ;)


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  20. Voluhzia

    Voluhzia iExplorer

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    You were right, my statement was a complete BS... But this six-wheel drive truck is just as a GSA... If it gets stuck in mud, you'll never get it out... Too top heavy...


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