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Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By Skoron
Another trick is stuff some low wattage Christmas...

Another trick is stuff some low wattage Christmas tree lights in them (plugged in of course). The low heat generated will help dry them out.

Skoron
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,041
Posted By Skoron
I started years ago with heated gloves and did...

I started years ago with heated gloves and did not like the harness hassle. Put heated grips on the last bike and loved them. Sold the bike and bought an S10 which did not have heated grips. This...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,868
Posted By Skoron
http://www.fanschoice.tv/schedule Going...

http://www.fanschoice.tv/schedule

Going Live!

Skoron
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-06-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Skoron
ThunderBike are the best. Rare and kinda wide. ...

ThunderBike are the best. Rare and kinda wide.

I had GIVI on my 2006 which were ok. Protected the engine and tank in a soft fall.

Not sure if these would protect tank.

Skoron
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-20-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,110
Posted By Skoron
Moose I went from a 955 Tiger to my S10. ...

Moose

I went from a 955 Tiger to my S10. The 955 Tiger was more spirited in both engine and handling. I could swap the 955 from Super Motard to Adv Touring based on a seat change and luggage. ...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,709
Posted By Skoron
V10 with 3 valve were the worse and noted to blow...

V10 with 3 valve were the worse and noted to blow out.

But the v8 also had issues as noted. My father's F150 (2000) had plug problems when we went to swap out plugs after 80,000k.

First one...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,000
Posted By Skoron
check Beasts section. SuperTen that dragged the...

check Beasts section. SuperTen that dragged the oversized skidplate and leveraged the bike off the ground.

Tire traction was not a limitation.

Skoron
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28,134
Views: 5,644,841
Posted By Skoron
you look fat on that bike. Your blue S10 is...

you look fat on that bike. Your blue S10 is much more slimming!

:D

Does that help?

Skoron
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-12-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By Skoron
Great two up especially if you have a top box. ...

Great two up especially if you have a top box. Suspension can easily accommodate a passenger.

I had purchased a Corbin saddle for this reason and it was marginally better than stock.

Skoron
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Skoron
Just making sure. You said 955 2006 Tiger but...

Just making sure. You said 955 2006 Tiger but later you say 96 Tiger. 96 is a 885 bike.

I have had both and they are both great. The 96 would have a longer list of items to check (ie DAR,...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-30-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 163,723
Posted By Skoron
http://www.amotostuff.com/tiger_955/501-707-00-01....

http://www.amotostuff.com/tiger_955/501-707-00-01.html

in stock they do alright for most drops.

Skoron
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-23-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,740,255
Posted By Skoron
On a recent trip to Belgium, I was able to stop...

On a recent trip to Belgium, I was able to stop by a local KTM dealer near our office. They had both an Adventure and an R. The R is tall. I have a Tiger back home here with a Corbin seat so am...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-21-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5,975
Views: 1,556,190
Posted By Skoron
Vintage Bob I gotta ask. How did you make...

Vintage Bob

I gotta ask. How did you make the decision between a Kalamat 800GS or the TigerXC?? I love my 955 Tiger but looking at these two to go a bit lighter in weight.

Skoron
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-21-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,246
Posted By Skoron
yes, its started decades ago by the local Ducati...

yes, its started decades ago by the local Ducati riders up at the Gerber Baby food factory parking lot. It expanded to all bikes and was featured in a Cycle World article many years ago. After they...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-21-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,581
Posted By Skoron
Wait a minute! It just so happened that i...

Wait a minute!

It just so happened that i noticed the air marshall nicely equipped 1100RT was running on its rim

is that karma or due justice? :rofl

Skoron
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-21-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,859
Posted By Skoron
What a great post. Thanks for sharing. Big Hi...

What a great post. Thanks for sharing. Big Hi Five to your fiance for doing a 2000 mile road trip for her first big ride. Sounds like a great lady and a keeper.

Noted you had communications on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-01-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,850
Posted By Skoron
Casey Thanks for sharing the insights of a...

Casey

Thanks for sharing the insights of a new rider. My son turns 16 this year and we are talking about his transition from dirt riding to street when he gets his license. Your ride report...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-07-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,963
Posted By Skoron
The other good factors for you with this year/gen...

The other good factors for you with this year/gen is the wire wheels if you plan any offroading and the rear eccentric which can be flipped if needed to further lower the bike (along with lowering...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-30-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,800
Posted By Skoron
Both the heated grips and center stand were...

Both the heated grips and center stand were options. At least here in the US.

Skoron
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-07-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5,975
Views: 1,556,190
Posted By Skoron
Ah, so that's who bought that 800 Tiger at...

Ah, so that's who bought that 800 Tiger at Hermy's. Great deal. Enjoy.

Skoron
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By Skoron
I had luck by dropping the pan so it was easier...

I had luck by dropping the pan so it was easier to work on (and I needed to replace the pan gasket anyway). The allen key kept slipping. Used a Torx which gripped much better to back it out.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,187
Posted By Skoron
spokes81: For good equipment and close to...

spokes81:

For good equipment and close to Calgary, Mountain Equipment Co-op is your friend.

http://www.mec.ca/splash.jsp

Skoron
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-07-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,021
Posted By Skoron
I hope that somebody here may help me out. We...

I hope that somebody here may help me out. We use to ride up at Tower City but the cost got out of hand. Got a permit this year but have not been able to find the area north of TowerCity that is...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 28,517
Posted By Skoron
I have always loved the Scrambler but never did a...

I have always loved the Scrambler but never did a test ride.

Yesterday, I got a Bonnie SE for a service loaner. Love that engine. But, after owning Steamers and Girlies for the past 13 years,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-01-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,453
Posted By Skoron
I bought my 06 last May and not had the back...

I bought my 06 last May and not had the back wheel off yet. Yes, I had a '97 and the eccentric adjusters are different then the newer (and more typical ) style.

Join up at...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-01-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,453
Posted By Skoron
I would post this over at Tigertriple.com ...

I would post this over at Tigertriple.com

More likely to help you walk through it. Service Manual would be a big help too.

Center stand would help with support too.

Was that your Cee...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,623
Posted By Skoron
Marsee Courier bag from Sierra Trading post.com ...

Marsee Courier bag from Sierra Trading post.com

Over shoulder for general office work and travel. Waist strap helps secure when on bike. Good water resistance/proof.

Keep an eye out for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-20-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,550
Posted By Skoron
Good choice and good luck +1 on the rubber...

Good choice and good luck

+1 on the rubber covers for the footpegs. Take them off.

Crash bars choices, Ma's Cycle, ThunderBike down in ANZ or Twisted throttle.com

Check out Triumph...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,246
Posted By Skoron
cam chain tensioner failure or failing??

cam chain tensioner failure or failing??
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-02-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,299
Posted By Skoron
Cyclops: Is that a MRA screen on your bike...

Cyclops:

Is that a MRA screen on your bike or is that the stock screen with the Laminar Lip installed? How's the airflow?

Skoron
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2008, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,054
Posted By Skoron
crank position sensor failure

crank position sensor failure
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,714
Posted By Skoron
My Sidi On Roads are the best streetboot I have...

My Sidi On Roads are the best streetboot I have ever used regardless if my Tiger or Nighthawk. Waterproof, comfortable and ok for walking. But, I don't think they offer enough ankle protection for...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2008, 01:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,651
Posted By Skoron
From what we have seen so far, the regular...

From what we have seen so far, the regular Rotella has been changed to utilize the low sulphur standards and includes friction modifiers. OK for my truck but won't be used in my Tiger. Thankfully,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-12-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,864
Posted By Skoron
But still no ABS like the 650 or Bandit?

But still no ABS like the 650 or Bandit?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-11-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By Skoron
You will get more detailed responses I hope from...

You will get more detailed responses I hope from others on the board but the basics to look out for that are costly or a pain:

1) Sprag clutch
2) Alternator cross shaft
3) air filter...
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