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Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 313,334
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
As someone above stated, the base coat is...

As someone above stated, the base coat is actually gloss...the matte clear coat is what gives it that finish. My experience with it is that it doesn't scratch any easier than other Triumph paint, it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 32,560
Views: 4,094,201
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Kientech

Give Jesse at Kientech.com a call. Great guy that specializes in the DR350. The parts may not be listed on the site but a quick call to him usually reveals that he has some laying around somewhere.
Forum: Racing 03-24-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,485
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
RIP Wolverine

Man this sucks...I had the pleasure to meet and hang out with Dane and his Dad on a few occasions over the past few years. He was an awesome yet humble and down to earth guy. I'll definitely miss...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Just saw this in the MotoAmerica thread. Mods...

Just saw this in the MotoAmerica thread. Mods feel free to delete.
Forum: Racing 03-24-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
RIP Dane Westby

Man this sucks...I had the pleasure to meet and hang out with Dane and his Dad on a few occasions over the past few years. He was an awesome yet humble and down to earth guy. I'll definitely miss...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-03-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 3,828,141
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
My Little Stable

http://i419.photobucket.com/albums/pp279/lnmcas02/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps4ce92b11.jpg (http://s419.photobucket.com/user/lnmcas02/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps4ce92b11.jpg.html)
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-20-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Not this time

Not on this trip...I've been up it before but there were at least a hundred Boy Scouts on a trip in line to go up. No way I was waiting when there was so much riding to do!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Road Trip Labor Day '14

I took a 1500 mile camping trip this past Labor Day weekend as a post deployment stress reliever. This was supposed to be a cross country ordeal but life got in the way and I had to make due. My...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-10-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Nice!

Wow, looks great Terry! I've been meaning to do mine but I have this disease called laziness haha. Would you mind doing a rundown of the process/products you used? I may do this as a winter...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-04-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
I've got the dart on mine as well...I actually...

I've got the dart on mine as well...I actually prefer the "clean air" flow without it on. The dart has effectively moved the wind blast from my chest and directed it right into my face. Might have...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-04-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
No doubt, a production variation of this would be...

No doubt, a production variation of this would be awesome! As the bike in the vid currently sits though, looks like I'd have to be 8 Feet tall to ride it haha.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-04-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
From the Triumph Facebook page

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frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 32,560
Views: 4,094,201
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Haha...yeah, I'm going through it all...

Haha...yeah, I'm going through it all mechanically as it sat for awhile but the mod list is building rapidly. New bars, grips, hand guards, tires, pegs, sprockets and acerbis tank on the way soon!
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32,560
Views: 4,094,201
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Thanks, I got lucky with this one...had to pull...

Thanks, I got lucky with this one...had to pull the trigger



I'll be going to Fussa, about an hour outside of Tokyo
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32,560
Views: 4,094,201
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
New to me '99

Hi all,

Just picked up this clean, stock '99 with 2,700 miles. This is my first dirt/dual sport bike and I did a lot of research before deciding on a '99 DR 350. I'll be taking this bike to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-09-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Ernie Vigil rode a scrambler from Mexico to...

Ernie Vigil rode a scrambler from Mexico to Canada in 23 hrs back in 2011:

http://www.galferusa.com/mexico-to-canada-24-hours-motorcycle/
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-27-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Plasti Dip?

Have you thought of using plati-dip? It should hold up well on your engine bars and you can just peel it off if you don't like it. Check out this thread:
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,242
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
If your idle is that uneven it sounds like the...

If your idle is that uneven it sounds like the carbs need to be synched and you possibly have a vacuum leak somewhere. I'd check all hoses/carb connections for leaks.

For the PAIR system, if you...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,242
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Those low pitched burbles are perfectly...

Those low pitched burbles are perfectly normal...my SV did it and my Speed Triple and Scrambler both do it. For the surging, you need to play with the needle adjustment. Try setting the needle to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,242
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
No worries man, your idle is a little...

No worries man, your idle is a little high...should be between 1200 - 1300. I'd set it closer to 1200 there is a little black knob on the left side of the bike down on the frame. Turn it counter...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,242
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Don't stress...have a beer and relax a bit. ...

Don't stress...have a beer and relax a bit. Unfortunately these things take some time. Carb tuning isn't rocket science but it's not exactly easy either. You can have 3 SV's with the same mods and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,242
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Ok, probably has a dyno jet or factory pro...

Ok, probably has a dyno jet or factory pro kit...set the needle clips to the 3rd position up from the bottom of the needle. The AF screw affects low speed performance while the needle settings...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,242
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Ahh now the fun of fine tuning begins...did you...

Ahh now the fun of fine tuning begins...did you shim the needles? You need two 3mm shims (tiny washers you can get at radio shack or home depot) per needle. Try the needle shims first as that is...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,242
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Hmm...is there any smoke coming out of the...

Hmm...is there any smoke coming out of the exhaust tip itself of is there just smoke coming off the pipe near the rear head? If it's the latter, it's possible there is some road debris/animal...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,242
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
17.5 Pilots will be good with your elevation,...

17.5 Pilots will be good with your elevation, they didn't work for me at sea level...for mains 140 for full exhaust and stock air filter. 145 - 152.5 for full de-snorkeled airbox and aftermarket...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,242
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Mods?

What mods does the bike have if any? Full exhaust/slip on/air box mods? Regardless, that jetting is way off...137.5 is the stock main size and 160 is way too big for anything other than a bored out...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,242
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
I had similiar issues when I had my 2000 SV...a...

I had similiar issues when I had my 2000 SV...a very thorough carb cleaning did the trick. While I was at it I also changed the spark plugs and put a lot of di-lectric grease in the boots as SV's do...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,160
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Great Stuff!

Hi Steve,

Your timing for posting these videos could not have been better. I'm currently deployed in the middle east and was wishing I had some sort of motorcycle related adventure show to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-29-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Note

One thing to note about that site...first year for Fuel Injection in the US was 2009. Europe got FI in 2008. It's a U.K. Site but most other info is accurate. 2010 saw updated front rotors and a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-29-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Check this out

http://www.triumphtwinpower.com/triumphscramblerspecs.php

It doesn't have the 2014 on there yet but changes include new colors, matte blue and a gloss silver/red combo along with an upgraded seat...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-27-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Thanks Rico, I'm sure your video has inspired...

Thanks Rico, I'm sure your video has inspired more than just myself to get out and explore, leave the world behind for awhile. I'm definitely going with the Ventura system and maybe supplement with...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-27-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Hey goodcat, your scram is looking great! I'm...

Hey goodcat, your scram is looking great! I'm thinking a thruxton gel seat is in order for my bike as well as powder coating the wheels black.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-27-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Thanks! I'm gonna give my dart screen a shot as...

Thanks! I'm gonna give my dart screen a shot as it has helped on some of my highway rides...if I don't like it after awhile ill just take it off and throw it in a bag. I'll definitely post the link...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-27-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Great pics M700, I'm thinking that the Ventura...

Great pics M700, I'm thinking that the Ventura system with a rotopax, dry bag for camping gear and a tank bag is looking like the way to go. Thanks for the input!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-25-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Awesome!

Very cool Skidplate, so far I've learned that on my trip I can carry a Christmas tree, fire wood and beer! Perfect! I shall put my truck up for sale tomorrow haha. I'll be sure to check out your...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-25-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Thanks guys!

Thanks Bugchewer, I thank your sons for their service as well. You are exactly right, planning this trip will help give me something to look forward to and help this deployment go by quicker. Every...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-25-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Looping the USA on my '06 in 2014

Well I know my trip is a ways off but I'm too excited to hold it in so here goes. I have had the ever increasing need to wander for awhile now due to life circumstances, amongst them is an upcoming...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-25-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
Congrats!

Awesome wandrob, great bike and great color! I'm sure you'll love it, oh and welcome to the asylum!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-28-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22,921
Views: 6,997,060
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
There is more room for the rider with the arrow...

There is more room for the rider with the arrow but about an inch less room for the passenger. Exhaust heat is less noticeable since your leg doesn't contact the heat shield as much as it does with...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 627,550
Posted By 2T2_Ryder
On the road again!

My 09 Speed Triple that I bought as a salvage wreck. Been rebuilding it over the last couple months. Still needs some odds and ends but here's a shot from her maiden voyage after rebirth.
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