Triumph Tiger 800

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

  1. orv

    orv Busted butt

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  2. Dubl-A

    Dubl-A SuckerDucker

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    Damn! Hope you're OK. Any major damage to the bike??
  3. Snapper

    Snapper Long timer

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    Hope you stayed upright... and killed that fooker! I feel your pain, I hit few too, except not on the Tiger.

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  4. markbvt

    markbvt Long timer

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    +1

    I've used Jim's products on three bikes now and couldn't be happier with them. Great stuff.

    --mark
  5. Dubl-A

    Dubl-A SuckerDucker

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    That's awesome!! :lol3
  6. orv

    orv Busted butt

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    The deer cleaned out everything in front of the forks except the instrument pod and windshield. It was relatively simple to screw on the new plastic parts to make it whole again. Front tire, wheel, brakes and forks all survived without problems. It works perfectly.

    I found excellent service from Triumph central warehouse. Parts were here in about three days. Also, they used ample thread locker at the factory. I was impressed.

    Nine ribs and some road rash and six weeks of recoop and I'm good. 2k on the bike since rebuild. Lv it.
  7. blacktiger

    blacktiger Tigers R great.

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    Excellent. Glad you're all fixed. Could have been a lot worse by the sound of it.
  8. MN_Smurf

    MN_Smurf Capt_Confusion

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    The Kansas Cosmosphere is in Hutchinson....they have a Blackbird in the lobby.

    http://www.cosmo.org/
  9. Adventure boy

    Adventure boy Been here awhile

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    Guys just about to buy one of these but can someone please tell me whats on the dash display ie
    Clock
    Gear position indicator
    Temp guage

    Does it have a trip computer like the 800GS

    What are the service intervals is there a expensive service ie 10k

    thanks guys the bike is 200 miles away they will deliver it friday if I say yes now !!
  10. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    PM me with your email, and I'll send you the Owner's Manual on PDF. That way, you can study it before your bike arrives.
  11. Adventure boy

    Adventure boy Been here awhile

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    Thanks mate pm sent with email address :D
  12. blacktiger

    blacktiger Tigers R great.

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    To paraphrase the old saying.....Just say yes. And welcome to the Tigers' cage on Friday.
  13. browneye

    browneye PIN IT & BANG GEARS

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    Yup. It doesn't much matter what's on the dash...there's a bunch of shit...just get the bike, you'll love it.
  14. IL8APEX

    IL8APEX Been here awhile

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    I will admit, I wonder why they omitted an ambient temperature display. The sensor is part of the FI system, why not just throw a number up on the screen?

    -T
  15. Dubl-A

    Dubl-A SuckerDucker

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    Good point, I would appreciate that indicator
  16. ducnut

    ducnut Long timer

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    Same with my 1050 and its lack of a gear indicator. I'm sure, there's a gear position sensor in the trans.
  17. deltamark

    deltamark Adventurer

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    Have a 2012 Tiger XC800 and want to order a handlebar mount for an accessory thermometer. Anyone know what size the handlebar is? (7/8 -1" or more than 1") Can't find any spec on this. Thinking it's more than 1".
  18. browneye

    browneye PIN IT & BANG GEARS

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    They're tapered bars. 1-1/8" at the clamp, tapering to just under an inch. I dunno if standard 7/8" accy would fit the ends or not, and I'm not even sure if they're standard tapers like renthals or maguras and such. I have a hunch they are, they look just like the bars on my Husqvarna.

    Accessory thermometer? Hmmm...I don't really want to know. If it's too cold or too hot I know it, don't really care what the exact degree is. It's not like riding in my car where I wanna know how hot or cold it is outside. Even then, I just roll the window down and stick my hand out. :lol3

    You could fabricate a mount that goes under one of the bar mounts.
  19. Xcountry-Rider

    Xcountry-Rider Banned

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  20. browneye

    browneye PIN IT & BANG GEARS

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