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Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26,636
Views: 4,830,111
Posted By RichardU
Quick carburetor question

For all you carb experts: My carb has been set up perfectly for a few years. I think I left some gas in it too long. Now, it runs perfectly on full choke, but if I push the choke in, it runs rough,...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-28-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 21,969
Views: 4,256,958
Posted By RichardU
Easy cure for that. The bike works well with no...

Easy cure for that. The bike works well with no windscreen.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31,071
Views: 2,464,295
Posted By RichardU
Bob was dealt a bad hand, medically, yet he made...

Bob was dealt a bad hand, medically, yet he made the most of it. He was an inspiration to those who knew him. He will be missed.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 244,309
Posted By RichardU
I think one thing you can't do with TuneECU is...

I think one thing you can't do with TuneECU is open the ABS circuit to fully bleed the brakes, which is why I got the Dealertool instead.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 244,309
Posted By RichardU
I'm far from an expert, but I think there are a...

I'm far from an expert, but I think there are a bunch of OBDII devices out there. I know the one I linked to works, but I don't know about any others.

I would be less concerned about the the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 244,309
Posted By RichardU
I believe so. Funny: I got an email about...

I believe so.

Funny: I got an email about another post but now I don't see it. To answer that question: No I don't know if the App works with either the dealer tool or ECU tune cable.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 244,309
Posted By RichardU
OBDII...

OBDII (http://www.amazon.com/Version-Bluetooth-Diagnostic-Interface-Scanner/dp/B008UR7J6I/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1424879133&sr=8-1-fkmr1&keywords=soliport+elm&tag=roll035-20)

App...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 244,309
Posted By RichardU
You don't need a Dealertool to clear codes. I...

You don't need a Dealertool to clear codes. I found an OBDII for ~$15 that works with a free app on my phone. Clear away.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-23-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,134
Views: 656,701
Posted By RichardU
Awesome video. Nice gut check moment at 5:50....

Awesome video. Nice gut check moment at 5:50. Good to have long legs.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6,046
Views: 362,106
Posted By RichardU
Hi Tuna, and everyone. No excuse for my absence....

Hi Tuna, and everyone. No excuse for my absence. I still ride the Tiger 800 XC and the DRZ, but not as much as before. On the other hand, every ride still includes lofting the front wheel at least...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-04-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6,046
Views: 362,106
Posted By RichardU
Busted.

Busted.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-28-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21,969
Views: 4,256,958
Posted By RichardU
TKC80 on the front and Heideneau K60 on rear is a...

TKC80 on the front and Heideneau K60 on rear is a great setup for dirt / gravel.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-03-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 244,309
Posted By RichardU
Had the same problem on my DR-Z400S until someone...

Had the same problem on my DR-Z400S until someone started selling spacers made of stainless. Wonder if anyone will do this for the Tiger.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-02-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21,969
Views: 4,256,958
Posted By RichardU
Nice work.

Nice work.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-30-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3,134
Views: 656,701
Posted By RichardU
And do it now before the switch takes a hit and...

And do it now before the switch takes a hit and becomes worthless, like mine.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-29-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,001
Posted By RichardU
6,000 miles on my XC and never needed to add oil.

6,000 miles on my XC and never needed to add oil.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 26,636
Views: 4,830,111
Posted By RichardU
Slide forward on the seat. Get a new seat if...

Slide forward on the seat. Get a new seat if needed. It makes a big difference.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-22-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21,969
Views: 4,256,958
Posted By RichardU
I could get one under the seat after dremmeling...

I could get one under the seat after dremmeling away needless plastic. Now I just put them in the tailbag. And once you're carrying the tubes, the tools required to change a flat are a relatively...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,491
Posted By RichardU
I haven't read this entire thread, but I have...

I haven't read this entire thread, but I have ridden a 1200, owned a 1050, and currently own an 800XC. I never really meshed with the 1050. I rode the 1200 and it felt like a lot more weight for a...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,173
Posted By RichardU
Not a lawyer, but SOL might prevent the thief...

Not a lawyer, but SOL might prevent the thief from being prosecuted, but should not affect who actually owns property.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-18-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,212
Posted By RichardU
I had that same experience on my Tiger 800....

I had that same experience on my Tiger 800. Heidenau K60 in the back and TKC80 on the front fixed that.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-16-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,212
Posted By RichardU
Uh oh. I might need to take a look at that....

Uh oh. I might need to take a look at that. Congrats.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-10-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21,969
Views: 4,256,958
Posted By RichardU
Bluhduh Begin Mammoth Cave simulation. Close your...

Begin Mammoth Cave simulation.
Close your eyes.
Walk into a few things.
Open your eyes.
End Mammoth Cave simulation.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-31-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,134
Views: 656,701
Posted By RichardU
Laugh You guys paid too much for your bikes.:D I would...

You guys paid too much for your bikes.:D I would agree, the cost of repairs is the biggest difference between off-roading an 800 XC vs KLR.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-29-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3,134
Views: 656,701
Posted By RichardU
Neither is a KLR. I ride with a bunch of guys who...

Neither is a KLR. I ride with a bunch of guys who are competent on KLRs. I will take my 800XC anywhere they want to go.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 48,814
Views: 10,122,516
Posted By RichardU
WR250R for sale

Too many bikes, not enough time. I just listed my WR250R for sale here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=890238
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-24-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21,969
Views: 4,256,958
Posted By RichardU
Good catch.

Good catch.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,166,901
Posted By RichardU
Absolutely. It's not that difficult, particularly...

Absolutely. It's not that difficult, particularly if you do regular tire changes with the same tools for practice. I've changed many flats on the trail (only one was mine.)



I always take...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 244,309
Posted By RichardU
Why don't you just go ahead and question...

Why don't you just go ahead and question everyone's religious beliefs. Oh, wait ... you just did.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 796,739
Posted By RichardU
I have lots of centerstands. I keep them...

I have lots of centerstands. I keep them scattered across mountains all over North Georgia. :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 48,814
Views: 10,122,516
Posted By RichardU
Glad to hear you're having fun. I think I'm about...

Glad to hear you're having fun. I think I'm about to sell my WR250 with the TR big bore. Just not riding it enough. Let me know if you know anyone looking.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 796,739
Posted By RichardU
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8122/8659915537_ecf...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8122/8659915537_ecf5e01e5e_b.jpg

Plus, it's just easier to remove them.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 796,739
Posted By RichardU
I've changed a lot of flats for other people....

I've changed a lot of flats for other people. This is the first on my bike. Make sure you have a 17mm hex wrench on your bike.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8110/8660964652_8d785c6017_b.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-03-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 796,739
Posted By RichardU
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-i0UIf60ZNp4/T8b...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-i0UIf60ZNp4/T8bcsPrvH3I/AAAAAAAAAUk/3OjNBqsvqnI/s800/Two%2520Up%2520Tiger%2520Cropped.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-12-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 796,739
Posted By RichardU
+1

+1
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-09-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 796,739
Posted By RichardU
Nice. It also looks like milk-crate is the new...

Nice. It also looks like milk-crate is the new tail bag.:rofl
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-09-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 796,739
Posted By RichardU
I could be mistaken, but I believe the SWMotech...

I could be mistaken, but I believe the SWMotech pegs are lower than the Pivot Pegz. I have the Pivot Pegz on my DRZ and they are great, but I might prefer the lower option for the T800XC.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-09-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21,969
Views: 4,256,958
Posted By RichardU
No offense taken. I have one of those big tail...

No offense taken. I have one of those big tail bags, only because I had it handy, and I only put lightweight stuff in it. Makes no difference to handling. Did you buy your WR250 from an inmate? I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-08-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,815
Posted By RichardU
LOL. On the Internet, nothing is ever put to bed.

LOL. On the Internet, nothing is ever put to bed.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-06-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 244,309
Posted By RichardU
I have used these on a number of bikes...

I have used these on a number of bikes successfully (but not the Tiger): http://www.bajadesigns.com/ProductDetail?ItemNumber=604190

I do not recommend the LED turn signals. They look great in your...
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