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Forum: Regional forums 08-08-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,009
Posted By TigerXC
The Canadian in me would enjoy one of these... ...

The Canadian in me would enjoy one of these...

http://i1380.photobucket.com/albums/ah162/timgadams/imagejpg1_zpsa7e68da0.jpg...
Forum: Regional forums 08-08-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,009
Posted By TigerXC
We made it back… ...

We made it back…

http://i1380.photobucket.com/albums/ah162/timgadams/Image15_zpsbb16c479.jpg (http://s1380.photobucket.com/user/timgadams/media/Image15_zpsbb16c479.jpg.html)

What a fantastic...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 30,460
Posted By TigerXC
Yes...I'll be coming from Chicago. I have not...

Yes...I'll be coming from Chicago. I have not quite figured out my timing yet, but will be riding the 690R down.
Forum: Regional forums 07-31-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,009
Posted By TigerXC
I've been able to pick up a room at the Elk...

I've been able to pick up a room at the Elk Mountain Inn. We will be there Friday.
Forum: Regional forums 07-30-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,009
Posted By TigerXC
My son and I are on our way from Chicago. The...

My son and I are on our way from Chicago. The original plan was to get there tomorrow...but after camping in the rain last night in RMNP, and riding in the rain today...we are holed up in a condo in...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By TigerXC
Congratulations on the new T800XC, it is a...

Congratulations on the new T800XC, it is a fantastic bike and absolutely cruises with easy (and relative comfort). In the appropriately skilled hands it is capable of significant dirt…just not quite...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By TigerXC
+2 on the smaller bike. I have a T800XC and just...

+2 on the smaller bike. I have a T800XC and just added a KTM 690 Enduro to the fleet…a more dirt oriented dual sport bike…just a thought.

The T800XC is still a 500 lbs bike. I run K60s on mine but...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-19-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 30,460
Posted By TigerXC
This looks like a great ride in an interesting...

This looks like a great ride in an interesting area. I'm in and looking forward to meeting new riding friends.
Forum: Regional forums 06-14-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,009
Posted By TigerXC
My son and I are riding in from Chicago along...

My son and I are riding in from Chicago along US30/US6, he wants to ride up Mt Evans on the way there. I'm on a T800XC he is on a WRR. Not sure on our exact timings but am always interested in...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 68,005
Posted By TigerXC
Looks like you hit the ferry at rush hour...not...

Looks like you hit the ferry at rush hour...not like Tsawwassen or Horseshoe Bay...:D
Forum: Regional forums 03-18-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,009
Posted By TigerXC
While I was looking forward to riding the...

While I was looking forward to riding the Silverton area, Meeker works for me.

Thanks to all who are working feverishly to make this change and the Rendezvous a great success.

Looking forward...
Forum: Regional forums 02-28-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,009
Posted By TigerXC
IN and PAID. Now to figure out accommodation....

IN and PAID. Now to figure out accommodation. Looking forward to July. :freaky
Forum: Regional forums 02-04-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,009
Posted By TigerXC
Thanks J8. I'll be following this thread closely...

Thanks J8. I'll be following this thread closely as our plans come together.
Forum: Regional forums 02-03-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,009
Posted By TigerXC
New to the Rendezvous

This looks like a great event. I'm really interested in joining. My son and I have plans to ride CO this summer. He is on a WR250R, I'm on a T800XC. The timing of this event may work out perfectly...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,432
Posted By TigerXC
I have been riding an 800XC for a couple of years...

I have been riding an 800XC for a couple of years now. Put K60s on last summer. I am actually quite impressed with them...except at about 25 mph where there is a very noticeable vibration. Keeping...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,676
Posted By TigerXC
It depends

I have both bikes. Both are great bikes. Both are highly capable. But they are very different. So it depends upon the type of riding you want to do. If you want to focus on dirt riding but need a...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,509
Posted By TigerXC
my first XD4

All of my road helmets have been Shoei, but I bought an XD4 last year when I got my Triumph Tiger 800XC. I really like it. Super light and very little buffeting from the peak. I looked at the Hornet...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,767
Posted By TigerXC
The new bike look great and Yukon J is looking...

The new bike look great and Yukon J is looking pretty snazzy in that new gear. You guys have definitely made lemonade out of the lemons this past year (no reference to Daisy's colour).
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,953
Posted By TigerXC
+1 on flash/solid state memory and motorcycle...

+1 on flash/solid state memory and motorcycle travel...thankfully the cost is dropping.

I can imagine your disappointment with corrupted drives, given the time and effort you put in to taking the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,953
Posted By TigerXC
Great footage (and editing). Having come across...

Great footage (and editing). Having come across grizzlies in the Yukon, you got much closer to a sow with her young than I would ever want to. They move fast when they need to...:happay
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,767
Posted By TigerXC
Life's little Triumphs...

You guys are looking pretty sharp in your Triumph gear. Perhaps if Johann likes the extra pep it is time for a Tiger 800XC (to match the suit!).

Great trip along the Washington coast and Olympic...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,767
Posted By TigerXC
Wow, so many highs and lows on your adventure. It...

Wow, so many highs and lows on your adventure. It is cool that parts of Dak live on and will see parts unknown of this world. I hope that you and Yukon J can find a replacement bike and are planning...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 65,280
Posted By TigerXC
A great bike

This looked like a great adventure and RR. I enjoyed it so much I went out and bought a 2013 WR250R myself...I may have to change my name!
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,767
Posted By TigerXC
First, Yukon Johann, you are the poster child for...

First, Yukon Johann, you are the poster child for ATGATT. The pictures of your gear reflect the impact that they absorbed. It is much easier to replace any piece of gear than any piece of you. I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,767
Posted By TigerXC
Hey Yukon J, Good to see you standing after the...

Hey Yukon J, Good to see you standing after the dump. Let's hope that your dad does not go over with his GSA....it is a big bike to lift.

Looks like you guys are having a great time, rain, bears...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,767
Posted By TigerXC
It reminds me of a few military sayings..."a plan...

It reminds me of a few military sayings..."a plan will get you to the line of departure"... And "it is not a really adventure until something goes wrong".

Good to hear that you have recovered and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,767
Posted By TigerXC
Thinking about you guys as you are about to head...

Thinking about you guys as you are about to head off on what I'm sure will be a fantastic adventure. While I know that you both have been to the Canadian North many times, on a bike it will all look...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,767
Posted By TigerXC
Looking forward to your updates as you venture...

Looking forward to your updates as you venture off on this expedition. I wish I were in Vancouver as you pass through, unfortunately, I'm currently stuck in the midwest.

I'm sure that the two of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,904
Posted By TigerXC
Nice RR, good to see that you are hitting all the...

Nice RR, good to see that you are hitting all the highlights of Northern Ontario, Wawa Goose, Dryden Moose...

Having spent a few hours in the Thode Library many years ago, its good to hear that a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-15-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By TigerXC
Another great video from Grizzlee Productions,...

Another great video from Grizzlee Productions, very cool. I especially like your stationary camera shots as you ride around the curve (in both directions...).
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By TigerXC
Have you read any of RoninMoto's RTW with Noah on...

Have you read any of RoninMoto's RTW with Noah on a KTM 690 report? http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=20922385#post20922385 He has spent the last few months snowboarding in eastern...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By TigerXC
Sometime we have to get out and see that Tiger in...

Sometime we have to get out and see that Tiger in action.

Indeed. Unfortunately, Ginger remains in her winter's lair, though there are many plans for summer adventures ahead. How is Yukon J...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-10-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By TigerXC
Stuck as a landlubber moored in home port this...

Stuck as a landlubber moored in home port this weekend its great to see that you took advantage of the favourable winds. Also good to see that the fair maiden Gretchen carried you well on your voyage.
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,631
Posted By TigerXC
Very nice RR and pictures. You managed to...

Very nice RR and pictures. You managed to highlight our 'backyard' well. Good to hear that you have your tank bag back.
Forum: Beasts 02-17-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,973
Posted By TigerXC
That is an interesting question. I have one bike...

That is an interesting question. I have one bike only, the Tiger 800XC. I believe that it is the best compromise for on road and off road riding. I have blasted along for 700 miles 2 up with gear on...
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,973
Posted By TigerXC
It never ceases to amaze me how quickly the...

It never ceases to amaze me how quickly the initial question comparing two bikes, can deteriorate into a pissing contest to determine who has the biggest dick (or who IS the biggest dick). Many...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,255
Posted By TigerXC
Good to hear that you enjoyed hwy 99 (and that...

Good to hear that you enjoyed hwy 99 (and that you stopped in Squamish). It is a great ride. Unfortunately, each summer there are always a few kids who will ditch their bikes along that stretch of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,255
Posted By TigerXC
We all sort of knew what they did...but now you...

We all sort of knew what they did...but now you have the photographic evidence...
Forum: Americas 01-31-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By TigerXC
I'm with boiler on this one...might run into snow...

I'm with boiler on this one...might run into snow or freezing in the passes (I have had to wait a day before riding over Snoqualmie pass early in the year. Even going over Stevens pass in August I've...
Forum: Americas 01-30-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By TigerXC
I may be doing a Vancouver to Chicago run about...

I may be doing a Vancouver to Chicago run about that time. I have not confirmed my dates yet.

I have done the trip a few times before and try to avoid the main highways. Through BC I like both the...
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