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Forum: Beasts 11-20-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 381
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Posted By tdv
I had the same experience with the 1190...

I had the same experience with the 1190 (standard) I test rode last week.

I've been looking at them for a while (although with no intention of switching giving the number of issues they seem to...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 208,330
Posted By tdv
Ugh. Did Triumph cover it for you the second...

Ugh. Did Triumph cover it for you the second time?
I had it happen first time at three or four k, now I'm almost 17k, soo...


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Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,717
Posted By tdv
You sure it was the bird? :p Sent from...

You sure it was the bird? :p



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Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 208,330
Posted By tdv
My dealer told me when pin failed on my 12 XC...

My dealer told me when pin failed on my 12 XC that this part was recalled on certain bikes for 11-12 so you might want to check this with the dealer.
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,756
Posted By tdv
The setup is pretty simple, all the unit needs is...

The setup is pretty simple, all the unit needs is switched power to work. Camera comes with a holster which I attached with double sided sticky tape, this way I can take the camera out from the...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,756
Posted By tdv
I'm thinking of adding a second unit for this...

I'm thinking of adding a second unit for this purpose, there's room left under the seat. Still cheaper than a gopro :)

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Forum: Beasts 05-19-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,756
Posted By tdv
"Dashcam" DVR setup

The goal was to have an always "switched on" dvr-type camera which would start recording whenever the ignition is on so that the next time someone takes me out it won't be "she said he said" but...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 208,330
Posted By tdv
Don't want to alarm you but my 2013 was shifting...

Don't want to alarm you but my 2013 was shifting stiffly before it broke and it would not shift out of first gear. Apparently it's a known failure (some pin breaks off), was fixed under warranty. I...
Forum: Vendors 01-25-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,258
Posted By tdv
1. 2.Kilo 3.TufelHunden SENT 4. 5. 6. ...

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Forum: Vendors 01-23-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,258
Posted By tdv
Yep, do it Sent from my Z30 using Tapatalk

Yep, do it

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Forum: Beasts 01-18-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,756
Posted By tdv
Thinking of getting one of those, my wiring is...

Thinking of getting one of those, my wiring is getting messy with all the accessories.

Which wire did you tap into to get switched power for the box?





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Forum: Vendors 01-14-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,258
Posted By tdv
Is this thing still on? If so I would like to...

Is this thing still on? If so I would like to join. I'm in San Fran so I could pick it up.

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Forum: Beasts 01-05-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 44,460
Posted By tdv
Thanks for the write up. I still prefer...

Thanks for the write up.


I still prefer two fingers because really, I ride other bikes may be once every couple of years, no sense to compromise throttle control on my bike which I ride 99.999%...
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 71,570
Posted By tdv
Exactly like mine, except I commute on it 90% on...

Exactly like mine, except I commute on it 90% on a highway.





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Forum: Beasts 01-01-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 44,460
Posted By tdv
Interesting. Typically is it not recommended to...

Interesting. Typically is it not recommended to apply rear brake first and then immediately front, which helps to limit the front end dive (bike settles on both ends instead if pitching forward) . ...
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,717
Posted By tdv
With a Madstad screen on my thing it's excellent.

With a Madstad screen on my thing it's excellent.
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,717
Posted By tdv
I had the one with the roadie part number. They...

I had the one with the roadie part number. They are still plenty wide.

Still fiddling with the exact bar position, with two degrees of freedom it takes a while to nail it.
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21,751
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Posted By tdv
Nice! I installed Explorer bars (also have...

Nice!

I installed Explorer bars (also have rox risers with dampers) and have no issues with vibration.
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,717
Posted By tdv
Yeah, tell me how chill you'll feel when your...

Yeah, tell me how chill you'll feel when your bike stops shifting a long way from home. For me, luckily, it was "only" 25 miles on a highway, so I made it (the bikes gets almost to 65 in first gear,...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,717
Posted By tdv
Mine is 2013. The dealer said that this...

Mine is 2013.

The dealer said that this part was on recall on a previous year's bike but not 2013, but they fixed it through warranty anyway.
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,717
Posted By tdv
I had the same exact failure (stuck in first...

I had the same exact failure (stuck in first gear), they replaced the shaft assy on mine (parts pivot gearchange shaft assy T1191194, pivot plate TT1194525, pivot plate spring T1190123).
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 208,330
Posted By tdv
Got the bike back, it was the issue with the pin...

Got the bike back, it was the issue with the pin on the shaft assy (part T1191194, this one: http://www.triumphmcparts.com/products/Shaft-Assy--Pivot--Gearchange/9964168/T1191194.html ).

Only took...
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,756
Posted By tdv
I had the exact same motivation: wrist (and to...

I had the exact same motivation: wrist (and to some degree back) pain. So far I'm pretty happy with the explorer bars after fiddling with positioning for a bit. I've had them for a couple of weeks...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 208,330
Posted By tdv
Yeah, I figured this is likely to be this issue...

Yeah, I figured this is likely to be this issue with the pin.

Kind of unfortunate design if it failed for me, I almost exclusively using the bike for commute, nothing crazy like banging through...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 208,330
Posted By tdv
Won't shift out of first gear

I guess it's my turn. Only 9k on the bike (1013 XC) and it won't shift out of the first gear all of a sudden.

The lever goes up with or without clutch in but it won't shift.

Found out how fast...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,756
Posted By tdv
Hmm. Perhaps my brakes need a-bleeding. Does the...

Hmm. Perhaps my brakes need a-bleeding. Does the handle feel squishy at all on yours? I could press mine all the way to the handlebar on the stock one, I'd love to make it firmer.
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,756
Posted By tdv
Hey thanks, I'll go over and cut them. I used...

Hey thanks, I'll go over and cut them. I used some huge metal scissors I had nearby, hard to get in there, so yeah, it wasn't super tidy :)
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,756
Posted By tdv
I'm not the quickest when it comes to projects so...

I'm not the quickest when it comes to projects so it took me a day once I had all needed materials.

It's easier if you get the wiring harness with the horn (got mine from twistedthrottle). It...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,756
Posted By tdv
Stebel horn on my XC

Put in a Stebel horn on my tiger, helps to deal with idiots during my daily 50 miles commute.

I chose to separate the compressor and the horn. The horn went where the stock one used to be; the...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,756
Posted By tdv
I put the handlebar from the Explorer (got it...

I put the handlebar from the Explorer (got it from bikebandit), and I have BarkBusters, they fit just fine (Explorer bars come with the inserts already).

I also have the Rox risers, those with...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,756
Posted By tdv
I got these, they are nicely built but I'm now...

I got these, they are nicely built but I'm now thinking of swapping the stocks back in.

The problem is that for the brake I had to adjust it to the max distance (6) or I'm hitting my fingers when...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 18,261
Posted By tdv
You should be very careful during the fences...

You should be very careful during the fences mating season!

:lol2
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,717
Posted By tdv
I changed my commute from 101 :puke1 to 280 (from...

I changed my commute from 101 :puke1 to 280 (from SF to Redwood Shores) to limit line splitting when my baby was born so I sympathize with the desire of more conspicuity to reduce risk.

But when...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 688,237
Posted By tdv
Association: Ghost Ride(r)

Association: Ghost Ride(r)
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,717
Posted By tdv
Yes, it does look like it, but for me it's only...

Yes, it does look like it, but for me it's only part of the issue. Because of the bend the wrists do feel bad unless I lift my elbows to ride dirt-bike style. This is fine on a trail but not so much...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,717
Posted By tdv
Hmm. Not sure I understand how that'd help: I'm...

Hmm. Not sure I understand how that'd help: I'm trying to bring the bars closer to me so I don't have to reach for them (or lean forward) and can make my back round and hold it with my stomach...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,717
Posted By tdv
Keep it going :ear Seating position on my XC...

Keep it going :ear

Seating position on my XC is the only thing I don't like about it, even after installing Rox risers it's uncomfortable. Still can't really relax, have to sit ramrod straight...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 71,570
Posted By tdv
and mine..

http://badges.fuelly.com/images/sig-us/180495.png (http://www.fuelly.com/driver/fuzzypixel/tiger-t800xc)
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 688,237
Posted By tdv
That must have hurt! :rofl

That must have hurt! :rofl
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,782
Posted By tdv
I agree on the comfort. Coming from V-Strom...

I agree on the comfort.

Coming from V-Strom I still (1500 miles later) can't get comfortable on the 800XC, even after installing Rox raisers. It's still too low and far forward for me to slouch...
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