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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Rocks58
Got it planned. Thanks for the replies and input....

Got it planned. Thanks for the replies and input. I'll be in the area on Monday 6/23.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Rocks58
Thank you for the info. I did expect there to be...

Thank you for the info. I did expect there to be quite a few options.

Rodzilla, I'll be on a Triumph Tiger 800xc and won't be looking for anything too technical. I'd also like the option to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Rocks58
Denver Area Camping

I'm headed west from NC with Denver as a destination in about 2 weeks. Gonna be in the area for about 4 days and was looking for one or a couple camping spots where I can stay. I would rather not...
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,390
Posted By Rocks58
Gramp-Z you said you wouldn't use them in a tubed...

Gramp-Z you said you wouldn't use them in a tubed tire.

Any other thoughts/experiences using dynabeads inside a tube?

If changing a tube in the field, is it a fairly simple task to pour in the...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,185
Posted By Rocks58
Received my gray Darien pants a few days shy of 5...

Received my gray Darien pants a few days shy of 5 weeks as promised. Great quality material and workmanship. However, I was a little optimistic on sizing and will need to exchange them for a slightly...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 525,415
Posted By Rocks58
800xc Unifilter Available in US

Touratech USA is now selling the Unifilter for the Tiger 800/800xc.

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/PN-420-0870/Unifilter-Pre-Filter-Kit-Triumph-Tiger-800-XC

Hope this helps anyone trying...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,185
Posted By Rocks58
Just ordered a pair of gray Darien pants. When I...

Just ordered a pair of gray Darien pants. When I spoke with Gail at Aerostich she said they're about 5 weeks out on orders using the gray fabric. We'll see....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-02-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4,392
Views: 201,192
Posted By Rocks58
Keep me posted on Sunday's events. I may be able...

Keep me posted on Sunday's events. I may be able to escape for a bit.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-02-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4,392
Views: 201,192
Posted By Rocks58
This week is out for me, but am definitely...

This week is out for me, but am definitely interested in exploring the N. Meck area. Thanks and we'll be in touch.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10,130
Views: 3,225,233
Posted By Rocks58
Tiger 800XC

http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p630/rocks58/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps9fb87677.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-27-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4,392
Views: 201,192
Posted By Rocks58
Off road practice

I live in Cornelius and am looking for nearby paths to get some off-road time on the Tiger 800xc. Not looking necessarily for a destination type path/road, just somewhere I can get a little practice...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-27-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4,392
Views: 201,192
Posted By Rocks58
Good stuff! Thanks for the video.

Good stuff! Thanks for the video.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-23-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4,473
Views: 1,657,535
Posted By Rocks58
2012 Tiger 800XC

Driveway shot

http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p630/rocks58/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps9fb87677.jpg (http://s1159.photobucket.com/user/rocks58/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps9fb87677.jpg.html)
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 525,415
Posted By Rocks58
Yep, I can speak from experience. If you keep...

Yep, I can speak from experience. If you keep the Triumph hand guards on then invest in a couple pair of replacement levers. Great job on the bike otherwise!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,392
Views: 201,192
Posted By Rocks58
Look forward to my first Charlotte ADV meet up!

Look forward to my first Charlotte ADV meet up!
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,278
Posted By Rocks58
http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p630/rocks58/i...

http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p630/rocks58/image_zps58fceb03.jpg

Not to prey on econwatch's misfortune, but I would have to say: substantiated. Of course, still based on opinion of...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,278
Posted By Rocks58
I'm leaning more toward the Holan bars as well. ...

I'm leaning more toward the Holan bars as well. I prefer their design of incorporating the frame as a point of attachment.

Not sure any of these bars are meant for a forward impact like what was...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,278
Posted By Rocks58
Crash bar mount to motor vs frame

So as I consider what crash bars to bolt on I noticed there are bars that attach only to the motor or ones that attach to motor and frame. The ones that attach only to the motor worry me in that...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By Rocks58
Good advice. I'm in the middle of working...

Good advice. I'm in the middle of working between 2 dealers. One with a '12 and one with a '13. One dealer is not communicating at all with me and the other has done a fantastic job so far. About...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By Rocks58
Thanks, swimmer! I'll go to that thread for...

Thanks, swimmer! I'll go to that thread for answers.
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By Rocks58
Advice for getting the most at the dealership

I'm about 2 days from pulling the trigger on getting a Tiger 800xc and would like any advice on how best to negotiate a good price and maybe get a few extras thrown in. Not being cheap, but at the...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 51,098
Posted By Rocks58
Joe Bar Any problems with the Wolfman bags...

Joe Bar

Any problems with the Wolfman bags using the Winding Roads Adaptor Plate? Thinking of using this setup to eliminate the need for seat straps. The folks at Wolfman were pretty adamant...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By Rocks58
Thanks for the info! Lots of good stuff in the...

Thanks for the info! Lots of good stuff in the Shorty thread.
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By Rocks58
Thanks. We just started our search and it does...

Thanks. We just started our search and it does seem like options are limited. The dealer mentioned that BMW makes a low version of the GS with smaller frame and lower seat, but didn't have any on the...
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By Rocks58
Bike suggestions for the vertically challenged

My wife and I are looking to upgrade our Harleys for an adventure bike; however, she is 5'2" with an approximately 28" inseam without boots. Any suggestions on a bike for her to pilot that can be...
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