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Forum: Equipment 06-14-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By Couch_ninja
You can also buy some 5 gal trash cans that are a...

You can also buy some 5 gal trash cans that are a perfect fit (once you cut off some of the top) so you can ditch the crappy inserts. If you do a search either in vendors or Beasts, there's a...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,182
Posted By Couch_ninja
I can't recommend these more highly. They're...

I can't recommend these more highly. They're basically custom ear plugs that you mold to your ears every ride. They just flat out work - and they stay in. Plus they're comfortable. Honestly, buy...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By Couch_ninja
Ls2 ff-386

Ls2 ff-386
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,182
Posted By Couch_ninja
I have tried just about every type - foamies,...

I have tried just about every type - foamies, silicon, surefire, even had some custom made - these are without a doubt the best I've ever used:

http://earplugsonline.com/

Every other type I...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 36,496
Posted By Couch_ninja
The 386. I've been using a black helmet in...

The 386. I've been using a black helmet in Austin for 15 years now. It's really not an issue. Ride pretty much every day, stuck on MoPac commuting.

When I tested it yesterday I was on my...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 36,496
Posted By Couch_ninja
Just received mine from CompAcc today. Honestly,...

Just received mine from CompAcc today. Honestly, this helmet is a bargain. The fit is more of a long oval (my other helmet is an Arai Profile), the cheek pads are snug, and the thing is really...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,894
Posted By Couch_ninja
I have the seat concepts seat as well. Much...

I have the seat concepts seat as well. Much better than stock.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-14-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,207
Posted By Couch_ninja
I'm 5'10" and the 18" works great. Also, i think...

I'm 5'10" and the 18" works great. Also, i think it looks better than the 20"does. You wont regret buying it!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-18-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,207
Posted By Couch_ninja
Loving my Madstad as well. Now, instead of wind...

Loving my Madstad as well. Now, instead of wind noise I have to get used to all the mechanical noise I never heard before...!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-16-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 137,945
Posted By Couch_ninja
http://i960.photobucket.com/albums/ae83/Racer-101/...

http://i960.photobucket.com/albums/ae83/Racer-101/gt2_zps903cb7a1.jpeg (http://s960.photobucket.com/user/Racer-101/media/gt2_zps903cb7a1.jpeg.html)
Rear shock from Tractive using a Touratech body....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-14-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,526
Posted By Couch_ninja
This is an interesting idea - how do they do on...

This is an interesting idea - how do they do on light offroading? Would a 160/70-17 be too wide?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-14-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,526
Posted By Couch_ninja
How are the Mitas and Heidenau tires on road? ...

How are the Mitas and Heidenau tires on road? Noisy/vibes?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,526
Posted By Couch_ninja
Which one? Regular, Next or EXP?

Which one? Regular, Next or EXP?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,526
Posted By Couch_ninja
Longest lasting rear tire

I'm close to needing a new rear tire for my Tiger 800 xc. I ride probably 99:1 onroad:offroad and Im looking for recommendations on the longest lasting tire I can get. Sure, I'd like the looks of...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-06-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,207
Posted By Couch_ninja
I never felt it was louder than the stock setup,...

I never felt it was louder than the stock setup, so you should be ok - it's not as quiet as the Madstad tho. It definitely does a better job with the buffeting than the stock setup.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-02-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,207
Posted By Couch_ninja
Had some $$$ burning a hole in my pocket and i...

Had some $$$ burning a hole in my pocket and i picked up a Madstad. Ugly as sin but works pretty well. Quieter than the puig, but not nearly as nice looking. Both manage the wind nicely,...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-02-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 169,207
Posted By Couch_ninja
Puig screen

I have a Puig clear screen setup for sale if anyones interested. Sold.
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 43,351
Posted By Couch_ninja
tiger 800 xc

Could you PM me a quote for a 2013 Tiger 800 XC rear shock?

Thanks!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,254
Posted By Couch_ninja
Tune ecu is your best bet. Free, except for the...

Tune ecu is your best bet. Free, except for the cable you'll need. You will get a lot of decel popping if you go back to the stock map tho. Would not recommend it. If you want the best gas...
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 357,530
Posted By Couch_ninja
Is there anything that you wish you would have...

Is there anything that you wish you would have added, or do you like the as they are? Maybe an inside mesh pocket on the lid?
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 357,530
Posted By Couch_ninja
Can you make these same cases (with the side...

Can you make these same cases (with the side zipper) for a pair of Seahorse 720's?
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 53,525
Posted By Couch_ninja
Thought I'd resurrect this thread - just did this...

Thought I'd resurrect this thread - just did this trash can mod, and it works flawlessly. If you get these exact trash cans (at Walmart), all you have to do is cut them down to 11 or 12 inches...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-13-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 622,387
Posted By Couch_ninja
This is even easier: ...

This is even easier:

http://www.innovativebalancing.com/index.php
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-09-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 203,223
Posted By Couch_ninja
Awesome setup! Looks like you just cost me...

Awesome setup! Looks like you just cost me $800!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,822
Posted By Couch_ninja
+1 on the Alaska Leather folks. Their customer...

+1 on the Alaska Leather folks. Their customer service is awesome, they have a quality product that actually works and incredibly fast shipping. Barb is top-notch! Couldn't be more pleased!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-01-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 622,387
Posted By Couch_ninja
If you look towards the bottom (don't use the...

If you look towards the bottom (don't use the drop down) it lists the Tiger 800/XC 2011-2013 as compatible.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-30-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 219,922
Posted By Couch_ninja
Try sliding a small feeler gauge (a thin flat...

Try sliding a small feeler gauge (a thin flat one) up around the fork legs past the fork seal - used to do this trick when the fork legs on my MX bikes would weep - sometimes it's just a bit of dirt...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-29-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Couch_ninja
Yea, kinda dumb on the anti-sieze. Just a habit...

Yea, kinda dumb on the anti-sieze. Just a habit so that removal is easier. The grommets are put together properly - i think the gasket was squashed because I had another aftermarket silencer on and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-27-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Couch_ninja
I was afraid of that. I guess I should clarify -...

I was afraid of that. I guess I should clarify - only the can wobbles a little - not the headers. I torqued the clamp at the header (after the cat) to 10Nm and the bolt that attaches the can to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-27-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Couch_ninja
Loose exhaust tiger 800?

How much wiggle do you guys have with your exhaust on your Tiger 800's? I've retorqued the bolts, but the can seems to wiggle more than I remember.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-18-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By Couch_ninja
Cool - thanks for putting my mind at ease. Kinda...

Cool - thanks for putting my mind at ease. Kinda thought that it was normal.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-17-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By Couch_ninja
How much decel pop is too much?

I installed a LeoVince SBK slip-on on my Tiger 800 XC and I'm getting some decel pop when decelerating under load. In other words, if I release the throttle and allow the engine to brake, I can...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-01-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,975
Views: 721,348
Posted By Couch_ninja
8300 miles is pretty impressive. How do those...

8300 miles is pretty impressive. How do those tires work on road? Lots of noise or vibration?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21,838
Views: 4,088,889
Posted By Couch_ninja
I'm also eagerly awaiting your review. How much...

I'm also eagerly awaiting your review. How much was it? Have you done anything to the front forks?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By Couch_ninja
That's probably what I'll end up doing. Just a...

That's probably what I'll end up doing. Just a PITA to get to the dealer...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 219,922
Posted By Couch_ninja
I've also read that doing oil changes too...

I've also read that doing oil changes too frequently is actually detrimental... Can't remember the study, but with modern oils its actually a little better to run a little longer. I've done 6k on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By Couch_ninja
I was able to snug up the bolts to the oil pan...

I was able to snug up the bolts to the oil pan (used a small 8mm open ended wrench and was able to tighten 2 of them up a little - none were loose), but the 2 allen bolts are the ones I'm concerned...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By Couch_ninja
Tiger 800 XC oil weeping from pan or oil gallery

I got back from a long (250 mi) ride the other day and noticed that either the oil pan is weeping oil or the oil gallery allen bolts are leaking a little. Does anyone have the torque specs for...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-06-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 66,538
Posted By Couch_ninja
I've only had mine for a few weeks and 600 miles,...

I've only had mine for a few weeks and 600 miles, but I absolutely love this bike. The engine is like a turbine, the seating position upright and comfortable, great handling, feels much lighter...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,685
Posted By Couch_ninja
So, did you decide yet?

So, did you decide yet?
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