Triumph Tiger 800

Discussion in 'British Beasts: Triumph Tigers' started by ScrambDaddy, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. BillDRZ

    BillDRZ Been here awhile

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    Thank you, good link photo's also! I assume the soldered bits were the contact points for the old button. Did the modification allow the origional button to still operate?
    Have you tested it? I'm guessing you leave the A button in the function you like and the new B will reset on the fly?
    For and adventure bike they should have incorporated it into the start button. I believe the start button now acts as a timmer when engine is running but I haven't tried it. I thought I read that in the manual briefly before I just jumped on the thing and went to my local gravel pit!
  2. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    Not familiar with this term; can you please elaborate? :ear
  3. KildareMan

    KildareMan Been here awhile

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    Instrument pod button still works.
    Yes fully tested & working as it should. The remote button has the full button B functionality.
    Don't know where you got the timer idea from but the starter switch on the 800 is just a starter switch.
  4. the_babaji

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  5. BillDRZ

    BillDRZ Been here awhile

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    I'll check my manual again and see if the function works. As I thought I read it the start button acts as a lap timer while the engine is running. I'll test on way home from work and report. I apologize for misspelling of "timer".
  6. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    Well, I'll be.

    Page 39 of my owner's manual states:

    "With the engine running, the starter button functions as the lap timer 'trigger' button. Momentarily pressing the starter button will start the lap timer recording the next lap."

    Bravo for remembering that! I'll have to give it a test to see how it functions.
  7. Stein67

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    Used to use it on my Daytona when I was actually timing laps.:D
  8. KildareMan

    KildareMan Been here awhile

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    Well bugger me with a fish fork. My apologies for my previous statement. Will have to try it tomorrow.
  9. Meles meles

    Meles meles Been here awhile

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    Don't believe everything you read in the owner's manual. There is also a caption #6 for "Gear Change Lights" in the diagram of the instrument panel layout. Most likely bad editing from the manual for the Daytona 675, which does have all those features.
  10. Meles meles

    Meles meles Been here awhile

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    Can't say either bag bothered me when up on the pegs but riding Potash Road/Shafer Trail is about as off-road as I go. Your points are all valid, particularly about trying to access things packed in the GL, which I found a pain. Tank bags are a love/hate thing for most people. I could not live without one as I take a lot of pictures and like to stash an SLR in there for quick access. Not convinced the Triumph bag is the best out there but it works.
  11. swimmer

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    I tried the timer function on my way home from work. No worky.
  12. KildareMan

    KildareMan Been here awhile

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    Ditto. Bad Triumph - copy & paste job.
  13. the_babaji

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    The most astonishing thing to me, is that with all the study, we and the uk forum had put into this bike, no one noticed that until now!

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  14. BillDRZ

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    Tested function last night manual is wrong. :cry
  15. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    I've seen some of the seats in this thread from Corbin & saddleman. I'm wondering what your impressions are of the above, and whether you have gone the custom route? I had a Bill Mayer on my GS that was great. Also had a Sargent once upon a time, and that seat really fit my ass:lol3 Too bad they're dragging their feet on production:eek1
  16. Krieg

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    I just got my custom Corbin 2 weeks ago and my wife absolutely loves it compared to the stock and gel OEM passenger seats. I'm still getting used to it, but my first impression is that it's a bit harder than I would have wanted. Most reports say they break-in well over a few months. As long as momma is happy, I'm happy! :rofl
  17. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    Do you still slide into the tank? That is my biggest complaint beyond basic (lack of) comfort.

    How tall do you sit compared to the stock seat?

    Can you post some pictures?
  18. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    Hmmmmm, was just looking at there site. They use visco elastic foam. As a Temper-Pedic bed owner/fan I've always thought it would be ideal in a seat.

    How much was it, and what was turn around time?
  19. jimjim

    jimjim Just another FF!

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    Around $450 and about 10 days but he must be getting real busy because he has 12 weeks from date of order on his website.
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