Tiger XC accessories / farkles thread

Discussion in 'British Beasts: Triumph Tigers' started by Xcountry-Rider, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. cug

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    I have the Touratech Black Edition, bought it in Germany for better price (paid ~200 USD instead of the ridiculous US price of 399 at the time). Works pretty damn well (really bad white balance, but it's just a photo I have):

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  2. cug

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    Btw: the Touratech ones are under 130 USD if you can buy them from Germany (before Tax), the German price including 19% sales tax is 119,90 EUR (153 USD).

    So, if you like them and know somebody who travels to Germany or can ship them cheaply or you find someone selling them to outside EU without the tax, they are a worthwhile option.
  3. backwoodsKLR

    backwoodsKLR Ride more, Post Less.

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    I'm really liking my Triumph Adventure Tank Bag... it is large, expandable to friggin HUGE and has great features and design...

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  4. Xcountry-Rider

    Xcountry-Rider Banned

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    oops thanks!!
  5. Xcountry-Rider

    Xcountry-Rider Banned

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    I like it as ell but really like the color of your bike.
  6. AlphaDogDaddy

    AlphaDogDaddy AlphaDogDaddy

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    I went with the city bag which is great for basics, like, registration & insurance stuff, glasses, iPhone, 9mm, gloves, camera, inReach, maps, sun screen, rain cover, etc.
  7. live2ridetahoe

    live2ridetahoe RN

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    Awesome idea for a thread. Got some time off this week to post with photos. Will check in soon.

    JG
  8. fullmonte

    fullmonte Reformed Kneedragger

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    Here ya go Doofenshmirtz. Don't know what happened to your foot peg thread, but here's my solution. Cost me $20 for the extensions plus I threw my welder buddy some cash. These work great.
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  9. Xcountry-Rider

    Xcountry-Rider Banned

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    Hey thats pretty awesome where did you get the extensions?
  10. fullmonte

    fullmonte Reformed Kneedragger

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    Those are the Works Connection foot peg Wideners. Got them from MC Superstore.
  11. Smopho

    Smopho Been here awhile

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    A good Reference for potential farklers using factory parts is this website with the installation instructions for all the Triumph accessory parts: http://triumphinstructions.com/
  12. Xcountry-Rider

    Xcountry-Rider Banned

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    Interesting now need to find a welder :) What size did you get?

    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/23003271?badge=0" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/23003271">Works Connection Weld-On Footpeg Wideners</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user4750332">Eric Phipps</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
  13. kion

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    I got my tiger for 2 weeks now and so far I love it.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/39743041@N06/8211545960/" title="2012-11-11_14-12-09_463 by kion2iu, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8066/8211545960_7996c2e790.jpg" width="500" height="374" alt="2012-11-11_14-12-09_463"></a>

    Now I need a tank bag at least to carry small stuff. I have a Wolfman Denali that I use on my 650gs and I,ve seen someone here using a Wolfman Rainier on his XC, witch is the newer version of Denali. Now I need another set of mounting harnesses. I have a trashed Wolfman saddlebag laying around, cut all the straps, buckles and made myself another set of harnesses. The tank bag fits really nice and tight.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/39743041@N06/8210458849/" title="2012-11-22_14-57-46_308 by kion2iu, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8338/8210458849_80f6e0304e.jpg" width="500" height="374" alt="2012-11-22_14-57-46_308"></a>
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/39743041@N06/8210457885/" title="2012-11-22_14-59-25_395 by kion2iu, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8350/8210457885_776d677e0a.jpg" width="374" height="500" alt="2012-11-22_14-59-25_395"></a>
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/39743041@N06/8211546392/" title="2012-11-22_14-59-19_287 by kion2iu, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8067/8211546392_98cf851e29.jpg" width="500" height="374" alt="2012-11-22_14-59-19_287"></a>
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/39743041@N06/8210458355/" title="2012-11-22_14-59-07_552 by kion2iu, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8070/8210458355_f5698e9d57.jpg" width="374" height="500" alt="2012-11-22_14-59-07_552"></a>
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/39743041@N06/8211581240/" title="2012-11-22_14-58-56_422 by kion2iu, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8488/8211581240_3df90b4ae2.jpg" width="374" height="500" alt="2012-11-22_14-58-56_422"></a>
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    Now if I want to fill up, I don't have to take it off the bike, just loosen up the front buckles , pull it back and expose the gas cap. Tested it and works great.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/39743041@N06/8210459077/" title="2012-11-22_15-52-45_812 by kion2iu, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8207/8210459077_09807c3659.jpg" width="500" height="374" alt="2012-11-22_15-52-45_812"></a>
  14. Kawidad

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  15. motosickle2000

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    Check where the heated grips wires thread through the bars. I managed to pinch the wire on the clutch side when I adjusted the position of the clutch lever bracket. When I tightened it down - it pinched the wire causing it to intermittently blow the fuse.
  16. bsupak

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    Dr. Doofenshmirtz and I were working on bikes this weekend and we were talking about crap OEM handguards and broken levers. I showed him my collapsible levers and he suggested I post them here under farkles. These are the ones I went with :

    http://shop.the2wheels.com/CNC-Fold...Set-for-Triumph-Folding-Lever-Set-Triumph.htm

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    They bend upward during a drop and can be extended out, I thought they would collapse down to a two finger grip but fully collapsed they are still a four finger grab. My only real complaint was that the bolts started backing out after a few miles. I got a couple of new bolts and used loctite on all the rest and they have been great for the past 4000 miles.

    Bryan
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  17. yukonjon

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    ^^^^Hmmmm. Pretty cheap compared to some levers. Might have to try them just because. Do they fit with the OEM hand guards or do you leave them in the "collapsed position"?
  18. bsupak

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    They fit in the collapsed position with OEM handguards. I think you can extend them about halfway out before they start to hit.

    B
  19. Dirtmonkey8

    Dirtmonkey8 VA is for Riders

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    I have them and i think the right one is warmer. I figured the left one did not get as hot since the heat was sinking into the handle bar and the right one was hotter since the throttle tube can build up more heat since it is not in good contact with the bar.
  20. backwoodsKLR

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    My right guard was not working. The lead shorted, blew the fuse and when I replaced the fuse, only the left was working. Dealer found problem and ordered me a new set... a week and a half ago... still not here. :cry