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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22,948
Views: 7,006,361
Posted By TAMPAJIM
I changed to the Conti Trail Attacks after just...

I changed to the Conti Trail Attacks after just 3,000 miles on the original Trail wings and have been very happy. I also ride mostly pavement and just had no confidence in the OEM tires. Rear end...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-18-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 22,948
Views: 7,006,361
Posted By TAMPAJIM
250 km would be my absolute maximum range (dry...

250 km would be my absolute maximum range (dry tank) if I was taking it easy. Less if riding aggressively. 2014 Sram with arrow pipe and tune.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-15-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By TAMPAJIM
I have two friends that lowered the T800. Both...

I have two friends that lowered the T800. Both wound up buying very expensive but very impressive adjustable side stands. not sure where they got them but you should be able to Google it up.
Here's...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Where's the beak? It ain't complete without the...

Where's the beak? It ain't complete without the beak! :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-03-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,243
Posted By TAMPAJIM
I just put on a set of Pilot road trail 4's from...

I just put on a set of Pilot road trail 4's from my dealer and the bill including installation was $470. I usually research prices from online stores and he has always matched them. Labor to install...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-24-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 201,053
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Totally agree with this analysis. If you still...

Totally agree with this analysis. If you still get turbulence, it's your helmet.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-16-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22,948
Views: 7,006,361
Posted By TAMPAJIM
I put on a 17t about a month ago. In general, I...

I put on a 17t about a month ago. In general, I agree with the above assessment. Not a dramatic improvement but it does seem smoother through the gears and launch from standstill is much...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Pretty sure it serves no purpose other than to...

Pretty sure it serves no purpose other than to make it look more "GS" ish :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Another example of how you can't please all the...

Another example of how you can't please all the people all the time.

Look at a roadie. There are folks (like myself) who paid extra to add a beak to their Roadie. As I recall, there was a plastic...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-07-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,632
Posted By TAMPAJIM
+1 for the light gray. Another plus is that it...

+1 for the light gray. Another plus is that it does not transfer light to the edge of the shield at night like clear screens do, and cuts down road glare on sunny days. Otherwise you have to have a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,152
Posted By TAMPAJIM
I have owned both and my experience was that the...

I have owned both and my experience was that the Triumph service costs were about the same as for the BMW. Both were $550 at 12,000 miles.

The Tiger had one more cylinder but BMW parts were more...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-23-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,632
Posted By TAMPAJIM
You are not doing something right. Mine is set...

You are not doing something right. Mine is set at chin level and clean air. In fact, I just went to my narrow little 17" "summer shield" and still have clean air on the face.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-21-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,290
Posted By TAMPAJIM
In West Central Florida, and I use Motorcycle...

In West Central Florida, and I use Motorcycle Enthusiasts at
Springhill (west of Brooksville).

Have purchased 5 bikes from them and always treated very well.
Service is excellent and they...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-19-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,632
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Should have just ridden over. They are on US301,...

Should have just ridden over. They are on US301, a few miles south of SR50.
Lots of great back roads and the weather is perfect!!! :jkam
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-16-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,632
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Make sure all bolts are good and snug. When I...

Make sure all bolts are good and snug. When I upgraded to the new adjustors, (Installed at the Madstad shop), my shield was jiggling more than with the old brackets. Had this problem before and it...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-10-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Sounds like your computer is on the UK jumbo...

Sounds like your computer is on the UK jumbo gallon. Reset it as per the owners manual.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-10-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Either. You can set it to whichever is...

Either. You can set it to whichever is appropriate with the instructions in your owners manual .

I think they are factory set to the UK gallon, at least the two I have purchased were.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-05-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,169
Posted By TAMPAJIM
You must lead a charmed life Brownie. Or go to...

You must lead a charmed life Brownie. Or go to church a lot.

I've had 12 flats in the last 15 years. Was able to plug and go on all except the Scrambler with it's damn spoked wheels.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-05-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,632
Posted By TAMPAJIM
I personally recommend the light grey. It's...

I personally recommend the light grey. It's barely noticeable from clear but you can see through it and it cuts some of the road glare on sunny days.

Also does not transmit light (from the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-04-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22,948
Views: 7,006,361
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Thanks a bunch Deepnzwoods! that link is long but...

Thanks a bunch Deepnzwoods! that link is long but answered all my questions. :thumb AR1100Db ordered!!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-04-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,169
Posted By TAMPAJIM
I'm a 15 year re-entry rider and finally talked...

I'm a 15 year re-entry rider and finally talked myself into spoked wheel Scrambler 5 months ago.

Made it 800 miles before getting a flat. Sunday afternoon (no shops open) 100 miles from home. Took...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22,948
Views: 7,006,361
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Thanks Deepnzwoods, I was finally able to the my...

Thanks Deepnzwoods, I was finally able to the my baffle out by using the extractor technique in the above link.

Now another question. Is the 1100DB a stock baffle or some sort of compromise . You...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22,948
Views: 7,006,361
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Arrow baffle

I watched the utube video and talked to several folks who have yanked the baffle everybody including the dealer tech said it was fairly easy. I checked for a burr left from the tab (none) and even...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22,948
Views: 7,006,361
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Arrow exaust baffle problem

Got a 2014 scrambler last November with the Arrow pipe.
Finally got around to removing the baffle but having a problem.

Popped off the little tab, pulled out the circle clip but the baffle will...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Thanks! Going to do that. Been hesitant to ride...

Thanks! Going to do that. Been hesitant to ride the Scram on Sundays.

Only good thing about tube tires is they don't make you buy a new tire for a simple puncture-just a tube.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By TAMPAJIM
The ability to plug the tubeless tires and keep...

The ability to plug the tubeless tires and keep going makes it a no brainer to me.

I picked up a Scrambler as a second bike a few months ago, rode it 800 miles and got a flat 100 miles from home....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-17-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Great to hear the luggage can be brought over. ...

Great to hear the luggage can be brought over.

Can any body confirm the seat is also transferable? I have a $450 custom seat of my 2013. If that would fit, might just be final thing that will...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-17-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 22,948
Views: 7,006,361
Posted By TAMPAJIM
You can also mount a waterproof tool tube there.

You can also mount a waterproof tool tube there.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-14-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Triumph charges the freight usually around $500...

Triumph charges the freight usually around $500 and the dealer cant do anything about it-part of his invoice'.

My dealer doesn't charge any prep or any other extra fees (except tax licence etc.),...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-07-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22,109
Views: 4,317,835
Posted By TAMPAJIM
different front wheels. Rodie is 19" XC is...

different front wheels. Rodie is 19" XC is 21"
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22,948
Views: 7,006,361
Posted By TAMPAJIM
speedomter sensor location ?

Where is the speedo sensor on the 2014 Scrambler located?

I'm thinking of going down one tooth on the front sprocket and wonder it will affect the mph and odometer,
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-13-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,924
Views: 253,718
Posted By TAMPAJIM
I paid $540 and that included oil, filter,...

I paid $540 and that included oil, filter, airfilter, plugs and all the assorted checks and adjustments as per the Triumph schedule. Did not need any brake pads or valve adjustment. Time was five...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-09-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22,948
Views: 7,006,361
Posted By TAMPAJIM
I agree with what Gerb said but pull the spark...

I agree with what Gerb said but pull the spark plugs, put in a teaspoon of oil in each cylinder and work the pistons (without the plugs back in) to get some oil in the rings.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-06-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 136,997
Posted By TAMPAJIM
You're doing a hellava job Brownie!

You're doing a hellava job Brownie!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-06-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 136,997
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Not sure the above is reverent. For starters the...

Not sure the above is reverent. For starters the triumph has dual headlamps.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-05-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,476
Posted By TAMPAJIM
I use 87 E10 but I do insist on a "Top Tier"...

I use 87 E10 but I do insist on a "Top Tier" brand because of the guaranteed level of additives. Chevron is my preference because their Techron is so well regarded.

My dealer also recommended...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-02-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22,948
Views: 7,006,361
Posted By TAMPAJIM
Maybe. there's a reason fuel map updates are...

Maybe.
there's a reason fuel map updates are recommended. If the fuel system computer is not sophisticated enough to compensate, the motor will run lean (and hotter) and the exhaust valves may...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-02-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22,948
Views: 7,006,361
Posted By TAMPAJIM
I have both the Scram and the Tiger 800 also and...

I have both the Scram and the Tiger 800 also and the above analysis is dead on.

For just riding around in good weather, I prefer the Scrambler despite the lack of power but trips its got to be...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22,109
Views: 4,317,835
Posted By TAMPAJIM
There is an option to switch between US or GB...

There is an option to switch between US or GB gallons on the Setup menu.

My dealer forgot to reset mine after a software update causing me lots of confusion. :eek1
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-31-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22,109
Views: 4,317,835
Posted By TAMPAJIM
I get a very consistent 49-51 mpg (US). Mostly...

I get a very consistent 49-51 mpg (US). Mostly country paved roads, 50-60 mph. rarely flog it but do keep it lively, and have a 17 tooth sprocket on front.
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