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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-21-2015, 04:41 PM
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Posted By milq
I've not heard of any way to disable abs/TC.

I've not heard of any way to disable abs/TC.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-31-2015, 10:13 AM
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Posted By milq
The 1200 Tiger Explorer Mega Thread

Is there a U.S. distributor for Nitron? I looked into them a few years back and liked what they offered but shipment cost to the States was ridiculous.

Edit: pak-meister.com is the site for U.S.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 09:36 PM
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Posted By milq
the_doc: I'd say you'd have to call the Wilber's...

the_doc: I'd say you'd have to call the Wilber's distributor and give them your weight and they'd recommend and set up a unit for you. That's the way Ohlins handles things anyway, everything built to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-20-2015, 08:01 PM
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Posted By milq
I have the Yoshimura, sounds good and is much...

I have the Yoshimura, sounds good and is much lighter than the factory can. I did have to use a different rubber bumper for the center stand as the Yoshimura bracket is about 10mm short.

The LEO...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-05-2015, 08:53 PM
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Posted By milq
It says that you qualify for the replacement...

It says that you qualify for the replacement bolt, the process takes about 30 minutes at the dealer, call and set up an appt. and so forth.

They're definitely replacing them, rather than...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-27-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By milq
The 2015 has different switch operators for the...

The 2015 has different switch operators for the cruise control (maybe late '14s too for all I know).

I don't have the Triumph boxes but wasn't impressed with the ones I've seen. I use the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-25-2014, 05:52 PM
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Posted By milq
I looked over on the TEX forums, the guy there...

I looked over on the TEX forums, the guy there using a 2005-2012 YZ 250 shifter has an aluminum one from the UK. The 317320 should be the same length.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-24-2014, 05:40 PM
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Posted By milq
I believe that to be the correct unit but I don't...

I believe that to be the correct unit but I don't know for certain. I'll see if I can dig up the thread on the Tiger forum and report back.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-23-2014, 10:43 AM
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Posted By milq
Rumor has it that the shifter for 2005+ YZ is a...

Rumor has it that the shifter for 2005+ YZ is a bit longer yet. I have the one linked above (95yz) and it's only marginally longer than stock, but at least it folds.
Forum: Vendors 11-08-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By milq
I say Outstanding! Last time I was in SLC I...

I say Outstanding! Last time I was in SLC I wanted to rent a bike and simply explore some smaller local roads. I know I could've rented an HD but wasn't terribly interested in that.

I have...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-26-2014, 05:10 AM
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Posted By milq
Those standard size people have tiny feet too. I...

Those standard size people have tiny feet too. I need a longer shift lever, especially since buying new boots.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-07-2014, 09:27 AM
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Posted By milq
I'd agree that boiling fuel would likely cause...

I'd agree that boiling fuel would likely cause problems at just about any throttle position.

But, if (and I realize my example was just one incident) it's that hot under the tank, the intake air...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-06-2014, 03:26 PM
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Posted By milq
Not claiming to have an answer, but I'm thinking...

Not claiming to have an answer, but I'm thinking that temps under the fuel tank get extremely hot. I was doing some very low speed stuff last week (93f) and stopped for a bit.

After the bike sat...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-26-2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By milq
Picked up my TEX in STL today, the head work is...

Picked up my TEX in STL today, the head work is completed and I'm surprised at how quiet the bike is. As a bonus, they pulled up some slack in the clutch hydraulic line so I have more free play at...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-21-2014, 07:33 PM
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Posted By milq
Mines in St. Louis right now, head work scheduled...

Mines in St. Louis right now, head work scheduled for tomorrow. It was diagnosed 2-3 weeks back and the dealer didn't hesitate once they heard it.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-14-2014, 08:42 PM
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Posted By milq
I used Triumph's "contact us" form and asked...

I used Triumph's "contact us" form and asked about that for the Arrow exhaust. They responded with (basically) "no, the fuel management system can adjust for that".
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,116
Posted By milq
Bump! Curious as well. TT's website says they...

Bump! Curious as well. TT's website says they have a honeycomb stiffener on the rack side.....so do they flap in the breeze when empty?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-20-2014, 07:58 PM
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Posted By milq
According to the results of google image search,...

According to the results of google image search, the Givi racks are NOT symmetrical. Far from it actually.
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 442,332
Posted By milq
Yeah, it's extremely tough to get a dealer to...

Yeah, it's extremely tough to get a dealer to give you parts in order to perform your own warranty work. Partly because the manufacturers tell them not to.

I understand your dilemma, I've seen...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,232
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Posted By milq
I have stock cover and foam from a '10 if it's...

I have stock cover and foam from a '10 if it's the same.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-30-2014, 10:08 PM
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Posted By milq
Has anyone tried out the HMF exhaust yet? I...

Has anyone tried out the HMF exhaust yet? I searched the Tex forum with no luck. It's a bit longer than some but doesn't look too bad.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-21-2014, 11:13 AM
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Posted By milq
I haven't had time to go through the entire...

I haven't had time to go through the entire thread....but it seems like a lot of folks aren't impressed with the Triumph side cases.

This is the first bike I've owned that I've wanted...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-19-2014, 10:59 AM
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Posted By milq
Yes, the main site is being upgraded right now....

Yes, the main site is being upgraded right now. If you click the forum link on construction page, the forums are up and running.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2014, 10:35 PM
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Posted By milq
Just swapped my SM-T for a '13 Explorer. Hadn't...

Just swapped my SM-T for a '13 Explorer. Hadn't been thinking about it but rode to a dealer with a friend a few weeks back when he wanted to eyeball an 800.

Saw the 1200 in the flesh for the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 442,332
Posted By milq
I think I can heat the abs and form it but not...

I think I can heat the abs and form it but not sure. Kydex holster material would absolutely work that way.
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 08:16 AM
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Views: 442,332
Posted By milq
Here's mine, it also could stand some contouring...

Here's mine, it also could stand some contouring around the tire but it does a good job of keeping the shock clean.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/11/3ygytegy.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 07:06 PM
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Posted By milq
That's what I did. Picked up a 2'x2' sheet of...

That's what I did. Picked up a 2'x2' sheet of black ABS at Menards for $12 and it works better than the store bought fiberglass one I had that cracked.

I'll try to remember pics tomorrow.
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 442,332
Posted By milq
I'd leave it on for sure, as others have said the...

I'd leave it on for sure, as others have said the bike looks unfinished without it and you can't buy one for $200 anywhere.

Tell them you want the extra bolts and spacers that came with the kit...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 442,332
Posted By milq
Nice stand burgerking, I'd like to get one but...

Nice stand burgerking, I'd like to get one but can't seem to find a distributor in the U.S.
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 442,332
Posted By milq
Even packed lightly, don't trust the zippers on...

Even packed lightly, don't trust the zippers on the factory bags!
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 442,332
Posted By milq
IndyChizzle, are you looking for new, used? Price...

IndyChizzle, are you looking for new, used? Price range if used?

Superbikeshop in Evansville, IN has an unsold white one last time I was there (3 weeks), I think it was a 2012.

I have a 2010...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 442,332
Posted By milq
The big KTM 990 SMT thread -- riders check in w/ photo!

Ugh. Was headed to Kentucky earlier today on mine and the zipper of the right bag let loose. Luckily I was only 15 miles from home. Not-so-luckily, I was also in too much of a time crunch to attempt...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 442,332
Posted By milq
If you remove the flys you'll have to retune, no...

If you remove the flys you'll have to retune, no matter the end goal.
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 442,332
Posted By milq
+1 plenty of pre-made tunes on the SMT forums....

+1 plenty of pre-made tunes on the SMT forums. Made big changes for my bike by adding a good air filter/airbox removal and removal of 2nd flys.
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 442,332
Posted By milq
I have the Seat Concepts foam and cover on my...

I have the Seat Concepts foam and cover on my SM-T and it's definitely better than the stock seat. The slope is gone and everything is a bit wider, noticeably so when you put both feet down at a stop...
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 294,834
Posted By milq
Now I own 2 Seat Concepts seats, the KLR sold me...

Now I own 2 Seat Concepts seats, the KLR sold me on one for my KTM. Definitely better than the stock foam and if its anything like the KLR unit it will get better yet after a bit of break in.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,361
Posted By milq
+1 I sent my 06 Speed Triple seat to Spencer and...

+1 I sent my 06 Speed Triple seat to Spencer and it's loads better now for under $100.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 06-01-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 18,930
Posted By milq
Glad to see you found Garden of the Gods, Iron...

Glad to see you found Garden of the Gods, Iron Furnace and such. Some great stuff to see all over the state for sure.

I have to admit that I learned something new that is in my own backyard...the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-14-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,471
Posted By milq
Not as far as I could tell, I was stuffing my...

Not as far as I could tell, I was stuffing my face with a Moonburger at 11:45. My first time there for the run but there were plenty of folks hanging around the whole time I was there.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,660
Posted By milq
There's some truth there for sure, but there is...

There's some truth there for sure, but there is also some great riding in the southernmost part of IL.

I'm most familiar with day 5 and 6 of your trip, I ride in Shawnee quite a bit and live in...
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