Triumph Tiger 800

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

  1. pilot3

    pilot3 Been here awhile

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  2. fbj913

    fbj913 On the Beemer Kool-Aid

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    incorrectly fitted? its not a space shuttle. it fell off because it bashed against the center stand over and over again while riding about 4,000 miles of all off-road. i had to tighten it over and over and eventually it fell off. its not durable at all and does NOT fit correctly with a center stand. i suppose if you just ride down the highway all the time it will last 2 years. ill take function over looks any day on a piece like this...
  3. KildareMan

    KildareMan Been here awhile

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    Did you have the stronger centre stand spring installed (SB430)? I installed my foot with locktite. Never loosened and I ride all sorts of roads and tracks. I have found it to be totally durable. Admittedly I had to modify a corner for the centre stand but the foot was available before the centre stand. Alt Rider's 1st edition couldn't even be modified to fit, hence their mark 2 version. And to my mind it's not as secure looking as the touratech.

    You might want to also consider
    http://www.amcmoto.co.uk/side-stand...side-stand-extension-pad-blue-after-2011.html
  4. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    If I were going to get one today, this is the route I would take. That looks like a first rate piece.

    I was the poster boy for the AltRider mk.I foot; in AltRider's defence, they came through with a mk.II as soon as I reported issues. It may not be perfect but it's pretty durable and as it's working just great, I'll keep using it.
  5. fbj913

    fbj913 On the Beemer Kool-Aid

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    glad yours has worked out. mine sucked. i'm pretty sure touratech knows it sucks too because they gave me a half refund just for telling them my story.
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    Funny, Opposite experience here, had an alt rider lost it in short order, have had the Touratech foot for what seems like ages and I haven't lost it yet.

    Who knows, I may have smashed the Altrider on a rock and lost it that way.
  7. blacktiger

    blacktiger Tigers R great.

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    Hey guys!!!!! The difference here is an XC against a roadie.........................:deal
  8. fbj913

    fbj913 On the Beemer Kool-Aid

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    just talked with the dealer a couple hours ago. my new Ohlins rear shock is on its way! I can't wait!!! :clap
  9. cug

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    How much if I may ask?
  10. Johno33772

    Johno33772 Johnny Africa

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    Installed the Hyperpro spring kit on my XC....big improvement over stock...the rear may be little stiff...but for $300 it was hard not to try the Springs...
  11. fbj913

    fbj913 On the Beemer Kool-Aid

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    not sure yet. i would call your dealer or do some googling...
  12. Xcountry-Rider

    Xcountry-Rider Banned

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    I ordered the the Triumph Tiger 800 radiator guard and it came yesterday, It goes for about 80 bucks or so. I wanted to give everyone a heads up that the grill guard pictured on the sales websites are not the actual radiator guard that comes in the mail. Its different and i think it actually looks better.


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    Installed on the Bike.

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    I actually like the one that came better than the one pictured on the Triumph sites. Its cheaper than the Touratech and Altrider guards and i think its looks good on the bike.
  13. fbj913

    fbj913 On the Beemer Kool-Aid

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    sorry but, is your front tire on backwards?
  14. Xcountry-Rider

    Xcountry-Rider Banned

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    Dude never noticed that before. Holy Crap!! Your right!! I need to take a trip down to Southbay motorsports who put it on.
  15. mjr

    mjr Adventurer

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    Just got rid of the C-14 & got a white 800xc.
  16. jimjim

    jimjim Just another FF!

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    Congrats from a fellow Buckeye and Tiger rider.
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    jimjim Just another FF!

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    Looks similar to my EP guard.

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  18. live2ridetahoe

    live2ridetahoe RN

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    Is that a Hidenau K60?

    Check the rotation marks. I think it might be correctly installed. Looks weird, but I think mine is similar.

    JG
  19. Xcountry-Rider

    Xcountry-Rider Banned

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    Yes its a K60, Just checked all is well. Nothing to see here folks keep walking :)
  20. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    It LOOKS backward, but when you think about it, when does the tire need maximum traction and water shedding ability? Under braking! That's why so many front tires have "backward looking" tread.