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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-02-2015, 05:50 PM
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Posted By xaman
Details please, and some comparison thoughts :clap

Details please, and some comparison thoughts :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 108,344
Views: 21,680,729
Posted By xaman
No pic handy with me, but best I can tell it's...

No pic handy with me, but best I can tell it's just mated to the DR header. The y joint interferes slightly with the bottom of the air box (ie-- had to cut away a piece of the airbox. Thus the wrap...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 108,344
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Posted By xaman
Hey guys, Fellow inmate Rob478 did most...

Hey guys,


Fellow inmate Rob478 did most of the build on this bike, I bought it from him last year.

Here's what I know:

7" headlight, original speedo (idiot light delete)
Honda CB450...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 108,344
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Posted By xaman
Thanks for all the wonderful compliments, I do...

Thanks for all the wonderful compliments, I do love this little bike.

I'm at work this evening but can give more details later 👍
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 108,344
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Posted By xaman
I've got one, and intend to try it soon. I want...

I've got one, and intend to try it soon. I want to settle on a combo because I'm needing a new rear and chain soon.


Anyone have any thoughts on 520 vs 525 specifically with the 790 kit?
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 108,344
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Posted By xaman
Wow, thanks for the advice, that sounds terrible....

Wow, thanks for the advice, that sounds terrible. I'll try to source one asap.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 108,344
Views: 21,680,729
Posted By xaman
Got to do a proper test of the new 790 kit today....

Got to do a proper test of the new 790 kit today. No beauty shots cause I was too busy smiling...

Basically it pulls a bit better with a 15 tooth up front than it did before with the 14. Feels...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-18-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4,802
Views: 1,006,663
Posted By xaman
If that combo works well, I'm going to do...

If that combo works well, I'm going to do likewise. :clap
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,950
Posted By xaman
Man that review looks bad for Rokker, but it's...

Man that review looks bad for Rokker, but it's hard to reconcile with their claims of 11 second slide protection. I wonder...


Looking very much forward to your thoughts and impressions of...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-12-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 235,525
Posted By xaman
Yeah for sure. I don't recall the year, but it's...

Yeah for sure. I don't recall the year, but it's an oldie.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-11-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 235,525
Posted By xaman
While we wait... Got to see this one up...

While we wait...

Got to see this one up close last night at the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show in Austin:

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i138/xamaneli/061d232c1ccf8e0849c122fe1d33a8e6.jpg
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-11-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
I looked underneath and saw a roller for the...

I looked underneath and saw a roller for the chain, but didn't see any tensioner... Should have taken better pictures, but I kept expecting to see the maker and then expected to be able to find a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
Saw this tonight at the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show...

Saw this tonight at the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show in Austin Tx:

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i138/xamaneli/93ccf3908276acfa44fc828977ef8560.jpg


I kept lingering hoping to meet the...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,080
Posted By xaman
Saving pennies for a new Arai... And I've heard...

Saving pennies for a new Arai... And I've heard that more than once, that the signet runs large. I might be a medium now.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,080
Posted By xaman
Good info here. My Profile helmet has some age...

Good info here. My Profile helmet has some age and it's getting close to replacement time.

Sure wish someone made a dual sport, and a retro inspired helmet in long oval... But it looks like...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-06-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 22,770
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Posted By xaman
Nice work on the fender :clap

Nice work on the fender :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 108,344
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Posted By xaman
That's what I needed to know. Expect a call from...

That's what I needed to know. Expect a call from me this week :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 108,344
Views: 21,680,729
Posted By xaman
Looking seriously at at procycle 790 kit... ...

Looking seriously at at procycle 790 kit...

Wondering if the battery will need upgrading? Im hoping not because I'm on a customized DR with a small and very specific battery box hiding a shorai...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-04-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
I have long legs so I don't really notice it...

I have long legs so I don't really notice it until I put it on the side stand, and it's a substantial lean. So in other words, it must be taller :D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-04-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 1,201,755
Posted By xaman
Lovely little bike! Bet it's a hoot to ride :clap

Lovely little bike! Bet it's a hoot to ride :clap
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 64,487
Posted By xaman
Looking for advice in choosing between the...

Looking for advice in choosing between the adventure or the cruiser model. I'm writing dual sport bikes DR 650 and a triumph scrambler. That would lead me to believe the adventure model would be...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-28-2015, 02:37 PM
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Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
That's great :clap

That's great :clap
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,950
Posted By xaman
Bump for one more try :)

Bump for one more try :)
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-21-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
That's a beautiful bike, well done :clap

That's a beautiful bike, well done :clap
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-18-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4,802
Views: 1,006,663
Posted By xaman
Your bike looks great with TKCs. Get any head...

Your bike looks great with TKCs. Get any head shake at high speed? Interstate speeds around here flow at 80, if I can still flow with traffic I'm interested in trying the knobs...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,950
Posted By xaman
Thanks for the review. Thought I'd go...

Thanks for the review.

Thought I'd go ahead and bump this to see if there's any new users or reviews???
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By xaman
Wow man, thanks for taking time to post all of...

Wow man, thanks for taking time to post all of this!

I'm just glad to know how to take the spring off, thinking about powder coating it a different color :)
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
I've had mine there twice and never rejetted. ...

I've had mine there twice and never rejetted. Rode a lot at 10-12k feet and never had any problems. It was noticeably down on power, but not drastic enough to change for just a few days.

My...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-12-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
That's a good looking seat for sure, glad you're...

That's a good looking seat for sure, glad you're happy with it.

Did you do the seat and suspension at exactly the same time? I'm amazed how much a good seat helped the harsh ride -- seems to take...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 434,414
Posted By xaman
Thanks, it's definitely my favorite ride. ...

Thanks, it's definitely my favorite ride.


There's not that much too it, and most of the work was actually done by inmate rob748:
CB450 tank
Custom fiberglass seat pan and battery box
Subframe...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 434,414
Posted By xaman
Finally got to ride today, after what seemed like...

Finally got to ride today, after what seemed like weeks of rain in east Texas. Snapped a couple pics:


http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i138/xamaneli/e8b186cb57207058b44646e0f8e51b1b.jpg
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-11-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
Very interested in a long ride report and some...

Very interested in a long ride report and some comparisons. Congrats!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-10-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
That looks great :clap

That looks great :clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By xaman
Congrats! :clap So is the Uly or the...

Congrats! :clap

So is the Uly or the Scrambler on the chopping block? Or do you get to keep them all?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
My friend bought one and says it's better than...

My friend bought one and says it's better than the stocker for sure.

I only rode on it for 20 minutes but I don't believe it's as comfy as my factory solo seat with rack.

Sure is a pretty...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
Carlo, that is an absolutely beautiful bike. Well...

Carlo, that is an absolutely beautiful bike. Well done!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-14-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
Congrats, that's a best case scenario for sure. ...

Congrats, that's a best case scenario for sure.

Are you getting a Tiger?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-14-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4,802
Views: 1,006,663
Posted By xaman
Here's mine from a 2up trip this week in the...

Here's mine from a 2up trip this week in the Texas Hill Country:

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i138/xamaneli/05CF7301-4DC3-4BA9-A586-1F2BCE9D2DBD.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
Nice looking bag :clap

Nice looking bag :clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-28-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22,770
Views: 6,931,375
Posted By xaman
One more in the Scrambler plus DR650 club :clap

One more in the Scrambler plus DR650 club :clap
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