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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-05-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 53,143
Posted By freefall109
Glad to see Triumph adding some functionality...

Glad to see Triumph adding some functionality with the riding modes and a more switchable ABS system. I laid mine down early season this year in a low speed sweeper due on some road salt. I was on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-09-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 134,597
Posted By freefall109
Did you do anything to bypass of permanently turn...

Did you do anything to bypass of permanently turn off the ABS? These look great btw, great build! Just saw a link on FB to http://www.bikeexif.com/triumph-tiger-800-xc
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 45,932
Posted By freefall109
Got back just fine...big thanks to all who lent a...

Got back just fine...big thanks to all who lent a hand getting the bike out of the wood line and put it back together, I love me some zipties. Turns out, I dislocated my shoulder and tore my rotator...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 45,932
Posted By freefall109
I am in. Will be leaving tomorrow morning from...

I am in. Will be leaving tomorrow morning from Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. Heading West on I80, dropping south on exit 2 (hwy 519) to HWY 22 to I78 and over. Riding my Tiger XC, nothing like a 2 hour...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 45,932
Posted By freefall109
Anyone coming across I80 through Northern New...

Anyone coming across I80 through Northern New Jeresey?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,071
Posted By freefall109
I've had my Tiger 800 for about two years now and...

I've had my Tiger 800 for about two years now and really enjoy the motorcycle. I'm 5'11 190 lbs and 34 inch inseam. I ride mostly blacktop but get it offroad as much as one can in NJ. I rode it two...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,483
Posted By freefall109
Highly recommend you check out Plasti-dip. ...

Highly recommend you check out Plasti-dip. http://youtu.be/0r7xvBSqhOE
And if you don't like it... You can peel it off. Buy it in a can at Home Depot or Napa.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-15-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 58,235
Posted By freefall109
Lets see your helmets

Plasti-dip on my Shoei Hornet.http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/16/6una7y3a.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-07-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,785
Posted By freefall109
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/08/age5amy4.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/08/age5amy4.jpg
you forgot Globescouts.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 45,932
Posted By freefall109
Has the route been published? What time do you...

Has the route been published? What time do you all typically end?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-01-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 45,932
Posted By freefall109
I'm starting a ride from Rockaway Township, Nj to...

I'm starting a ride from Rockaway Township, Nj to Huntsville, Al that weekend. This is sounding like a potential pit stop.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 134,597
Posted By freefall109
I dig it, looking forward to the final build.

I dig it, looking forward to the final build.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 134,597
Posted By freefall109
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e88/jasonbohanno...

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e88/jasonbohannon_photos/bike/1559271_10151994562494440_2110513887_o_zps7a993080.jpg...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-13-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4,488
Views: 622,696
Posted By freefall109
Again, none of these are bash plates just guards...

Again, none of these are bash plates just guards against thrown rocks, right? The Altrider would be my first aftermarket choice...but does its performance outweigh the cost (100 bucks more)? That...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4,488
Views: 622,696
Posted By freefall109
Personally, I like the appearance of the OEM. I...

Personally, I like the appearance of the OEM. I don't see any greater coverage from the aftermarket or deficiencies in the OEM version. So, give me the pitch. Which is the best and why?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4,488
Views: 622,696
Posted By freefall109
Went to pick up the OEM sump guard / skid plate...

Went to pick up the OEM sump guard / skid plate today and my triumph dealer is going out of business. Anyone know where I can pick up OEM parts online?

Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,846
Posted By freefall109
Tiger service interval for valve clearance/...

Tiger service interval for valve clearance/ adjustment is every 12k miles.

I was curious about the KTM and thanks to the interweb I found the recommended service intervals here:...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,846
Posted By freefall109
haha! Post up some pictures.

haha! Post up some pictures.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-25-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 63,507
Posted By freefall109
:roflMine too.

:roflMine too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,960
Posted By freefall109
IMO, If you have been riding on road for 2 years,...

IMO, If you have been riding on road for 2 years, I believe you will have little issues transitioning to an 800. Just remember that it's heavier and goes faster:evil

It's that offroad thing on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,564
Posted By freefall109
That's what happens when you are drinking and...

That's what happens when you are drinking and surfing the forums from a so called "smart" phone.

After being on the fence over the 800gs and 800xc, I went with the Tiger. The substantial...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-22-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,564
Posted By freefall109
F 800GS Adventure or Triumph Tiger 800 XC??

I compared the same two in 2012, for me I wanted the best all around middle weight adventure bike. FWIW, I spend 90 percent of the time on the road and cost wasn't a factor in my comparison. BMW,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 134,597
Posted By freefall109
:super:strum

:super:strum
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,846
Posted By freefall109
Don't we all.

Don't we all.
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 114,758
Posted By freefall109
Nice Set up and Assist there, Rob. Looks good!

Nice Set up and Assist there, Rob. Looks good!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,846
Posted By freefall109
Congrats. Logical choice.

Congrats. Logical choice.
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,818
Posted By freefall109
I loves my hornet. Fits great, good at highway...

I loves my hornet. Fits great, good at highway speeds.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,846
Posted By freefall109
I was just picturing myself looking over those...

I was just picturing myself looking over those horses in my stable. I noticed two things; you don't favor windscreens and I'd have some wifey problems too. *jealously*. I own a T800 as well and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,846
Posted By freefall109
Rikki, slightly off topic...reference your...

Rikki,

slightly off topic...reference your signature line, you seem like a man with discerning taste for motorcycles and this thread speaks to diversifying the capabilities of each. To that...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 114,758
Posted By freefall109
Thought about it but then I would be powder...

Thought about it but then I would be powder coating the rack again. As it stands right now the racks are nearly symmetrical from the centerline of the bike....sans .15" but who's counting.
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 114,758
Posted By freefall109
Thanks, Rharrod. Keep in mind the edge to edge...

Thanks, Rharrod. Keep in mind the edge to edge measurement of the racks have as much to do with width as the panniers themselves. Which is my only complaint with the Tiger, being the lack of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 195,611
Posted By freefall109
Globescouts work on a few racks. I will tell you...

Globescouts work on a few racks. I will tell you that when I bought mine I measured the width of the Hepco Becker rack they suggest but found it wider than some competitors. I went with another...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-27-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,683
Posted By freefall109
Cee Bailey, looking good!

Cee Bailey, looking good!
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,426
Posted By freefall109
I picked up some of these which work really well...

I picked up some of these which work really well in my 28 and 35L Globescouts..... And they were 20 bucks a peice!

http://mountainsmith.com/index.php/basic-cube.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-26-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 195,611
Posted By freefall109
[QUOTE= ...

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[IMG]http://i1189.photobucket.com/albums/z438/jtmajors73/null_zps20269573.jpg (http://s1189.photobucket.com/user/jtmajors73/media/null_zps20269573.jpg.html)
That is one sweet looking ride!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-14-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 372,669
Posted By freefall109
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/15/jahy6u9y.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/15/jahy6u9y.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-14-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 372,669
Posted By freefall109
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/15/mududydy.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/15/mududydy.jpg
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 114,758
Posted By freefall109
Don't know if they are the identical but the GS...

Don't know if they are the identical but the GS pucks on my GS cases work on my TT racks. Had a few issues with TT powder coating coming off because if the aluminum construction aren't as forgiving...
Forum: Vendors 10-03-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 114,758
Posted By freefall109
Great, I hope you all can maintain the level of...

Great, I hope you all can maintain the level of service that Rob has provided. You have some great product!
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 114,758
Posted By freefall109
Anyone talk to the new owners? Are they...

Anyone talk to the new owners? Are they participating in this thread?
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