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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2015, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Kanook
You may be able to just notch a little at a time.

You may be able to just notch a little at a time.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
Possibly. Is there any way to add the side braces?

Possibly. Is there any way to add the side braces?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
Sorry. I did have a fender when I made the...

Sorry. I did have a fender when I made the bracket and it did hit at full compression.
By notched I meant I took a die grinder and removed a section of the up and down part of the L or angle iron...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
Mine did strike the front fender which was raised...

Mine did strike the front fender which was raised so I just notched out the L bracket. No I don't even have a front fender.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
Here is mine from earlier in this thread. ...

Here is mine from earlier in this thread.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24931536
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-03-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 661,201
Posted By Kanook
I received my Double Take mirrors this weekend. I...

I received my Double Take mirrors this weekend. I highly recommend these. Especially if like me you drop your bike a lot. [emoji51]. Fold them out of harms way when riding the rough stuff or keep...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-27-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 661,201
Posted By Kanook
The holans look nice. Hard to tell from your pics...

The holans look nice. Hard to tell from your pics but the HT bars pic up the frame in two spots. Not just one. http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/27/b8dfdc2453f61367bd4649c9e80acfda.jpg
I've...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-26-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 661,201
Posted By Kanook
Exactly. I think I'll use the Alt Rider plate as...

Exactly. I think I'll use the Alt Rider plate as the foundation. Up front my plan is to tie into the radiator cross bar of my Happy Trail crash bars, which in my opinion are the best on the market...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-25-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 661,201
Posted By Kanook
I finally addressed my well used skid plate...

I finally addressed my well used skid plate today. I ordered new rubber mounts from J W Winco. They are a little larger diameter so hopefully will handle hits a little better. I also spaced them off...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Kanook
Crap. Just a quick down and back for me. I need...

Crap. Just a quick down and back for me. I need to be home Friday night.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-11-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 661,201
Posted By Kanook
Sounds psychological then. Stop overthinking it....

Sounds psychological then. Stop overthinking it. If you go balls out on a pedal bike you should be able to tear it up on the tiger. Find a big open dirt area and practice steering the tiger with the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Kanook
Last minute Moab riding. Like tomorrow.

I just rolled into Moab today with the tiger in tow. Anyone here by chance looking for a riding partner. Off road preferably.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-27-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,016
Posted By Kanook
And I'm still waiting for my commission check...

And I'm still waiting for my commission check from Triumph [emoji1]
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,016
Posted By Kanook
Mountain single track

And this one from last spring. This one I almost lost the bike down the side of a mountain. Twice. http://youtu.be/W6o74y2OSBg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,016
Posted By Kanook
Southern Utah single track

Here is my contribution to riding the Tiger to extreme. The first video is a short clip of some of the scarier parts and the second is a majority of the trail edited for time.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 661,201
Posted By Kanook
Here is pretty much the entire trail. I did edit...

Here is pretty much the entire trail. I did edit it for time but it is a bit long. I does show the varying terrain of the awesome trail and the great view at the end. http://youtu.be/80YatfVZuc8
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 661,201
Posted By Kanook
My running joke is "it only feels like a 500lb...

My running joke is "it only feels like a 500lb bike when you drop it"
Which I did once on this trail trying to pop up onto a 8-10" ledge. I'll compile more video of this trail and post it.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-24-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 661,201
Posted By Kanook
That's our traditional first day ride when we...

That's our traditional first day ride when we first get down to the St. George/ Hurricane area. The rest of the weekend is spent in Warner valley running washes, trails , whoops and some sand.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-23-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 661,201
Posted By Kanook
I haven't posted in awhile but I thought I'd...

I haven't posted in awhile but I thought I'd share a small clip of this last weekends ride in La verkin Utah and the waterfall trail. I love riding this Tiger anywhere. Thanks to my riding buddy Fano...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
For me the bars were not enough to get the height...

For me the bars were not enough to get the height I need to ride the pegs.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2493...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24931536
Here is a link to the original posting but yes I just made my own bracket.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
I have heated grips but they're not installed...

I have heated grips but they're not installed yet. I've got the Semtex heat demons ready to go on. I had those on my last tiger and they seem to work really good and are well made, the only issue I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-22-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
I've got the windham bend on mine with roc...

I've got the windham bend on mine with roc risers. I love it although like my desert bikes the tiger is more comfortable to stand than sit. ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-22-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 661,201
Posted By Kanook
Nope I haven't. Not trying to rattle your cage...

Nope I haven't. Not trying to rattle your cage but if your bike is already setup for this kind of riding why is the Cush drive even an issue?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-18-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 661,201
Posted By Kanook
I doubt you would notice cush drive or not in the...

I doubt you would notice cush drive or not in the dirt on the heavy tiger, unless you can manage to get 100% traction to the back wheel. A lighter less powerful dirt bike maybe. Your best bet is to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-13-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
I just finished my $35 dollar top box. While...

I just finished my $35 dollar top box. While looking through an Army surplus store I came across these boxes. Originally designed to hold night vision goggles they're airtight and very sturdy. Only...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-25-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
I posted pics awhile ago about this. I got the...

I posted pics awhile ago about this. I got the same lights. For the price they're surprisingly nice and the only drawback I found was the cord comes out the same side on both. Just aesthetic. One...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-02-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
I believe the GS800 is very similar from what...

I believe the GS800 is very similar from what I've seen. I've just never read or spoke with an owner that has put it to the test. I'm sure there are threads with people bitching about the same thing....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-02-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
I'm going to be the turd in the punch bowl here...

I'm going to be the turd in the punch bowl here and say, I don't care how much a skid plate covers, it's still only as strong as it's weakest point. All any of these plates are good for is the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-26-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
With the lights mounted ...

With the lights mounted
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/26/2e4c7147398249ca88fe4f07426f7849.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-26-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
I actually just finished one. It grabs the beak...

I actually just finished one. It grabs the beak bolts underneath and I added vertical supports that tie into the side of the headlight/windscreen mount. I'll post a picture with the led lights...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22,603
Views: 2,240,177
Posted By Kanook
Hmm. Looking at when you posted and when I'm...

Hmm. Looking at when you posted and when I'm reading this, were/are you talking about this morning or Saturday morning?
If Saturday you may see a black tiger out there.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,663
Posted By Kanook
If I can't get mine dialed in ill probably send...

If I can't get mine dialed in ill probably send it out to AS Racing this winter. They did my desert bike and I was more than pleased.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,663
Posted By Kanook
Awesome thanks. I give RT a call on the preload...

Awesome thanks. I give RT a call on the preload spacer.
What weight oil and air gap are you running?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,663
Posted By Kanook
So what rate did to end up with? I'm a couple...

So what rate did to end up with? I'm a couple pounds lighter and RT recommended .77. Knowing they are usually a bit high I went with .65 wrong choice. and I'm now running .70 with 10wt set at 115mm....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22,603
Views: 2,240,177
Posted By Kanook
Add front beak/fender and you're accessing the...

Add front beak/fender and you're accessing the air filter of a tiger 800xc. Ridiculous!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-08-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
I guess that should have been my question. So you...

I guess that should have been my question. So you think the tall seat is more comfortable than the standard?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-07-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 732,864
Posted By Kanook
I'm considering a SC seat but I'm trying to...

I'm considering a SC seat but I'm trying to decide height. Right now my stock seat is in the high position and I'm between flat footed and tip toe. I'm about 5'11". How tall are you and what made you...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-31-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 155,093
Posted By Kanook
Exactly. Like I said before. A Tool.

Exactly. Like I said before. A Tool.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-29-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 661,201
Posted By Kanook
Yep. Just cut the wires, connect them together...

Yep. Just cut the wires, connect them together and zip tie out of the way.
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