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Forum: Americas 03-29-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By akaDigger
Did this route in about four hours. ...

Did this route in about four hours.
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss84/diggerled/Mexico%20January%202015/Metztitlan-Tlachinol.png...
Forum: Americas 03-29-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By akaDigger
Read this...

Read this (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1047161)
Forum: Americas 03-28-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By akaDigger
READ THIS...

READ THIS (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1047582)
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-24-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 704,163
Posted By akaDigger
Mount for Zumo 590LM

Here is my custom bent mounting hardware for my new Zumo 590LM and it's Touratech locking cradle. It was bent from .500" x .085" stainless tubing. ...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By akaDigger
We thought you had been lost in Chihuahua last...

We thought you had been lost in Chihuahua last year when your RR went cold. Good to see you're still making the rounds.

Ride from La Paz to Loreto on day one. Make that your long day.

25 miles...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-17-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,443
Posted By akaDigger
I had a frank discussion with the owner of my...

I had a frank discussion with the owner of my local ex-Triumph shop today. The ONLY reason he discontinued his relationship with Triumph was because it was a money loser. Triumphs terms are not as...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
Posted By akaDigger
Is there another ebay.au...

Is there another ebay.au...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
Posted By akaDigger
The Uni Pre Filter #420-0870 is not listed on...

The Uni Pre Filter #420-0870 is not listed on Ebay in the US.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,685
Posted By akaDigger
I have both the Givi 307 and 308 for my 2012 XC....

I have both the Givi 307 and 308 for my 2012 XC. Both are great! I had the 308 on first and it was fine with my Zumo 550 mounted off to the left. When I mounted my new Zumo 590LM centered on the bar...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-12-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
Posted By akaDigger
I paid $42 US which included shipping from...

I paid $42 US which included shipping from Touratech. In hindsight, I should have ordered over the phone instead of making the online order. I could have instructed them to NOT send me another 5#...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-08-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By akaDigger
Try an Alaska Sheepskin before spending hundreds...

Try an Alaska Sheepskin before spending hundreds on another seat. Link to vendor section. (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=66886) Find "DEADSHEEP" discount code. I tried other seats, very...
Forum: Americas 03-08-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 28,079
Views: 2,401,934
Posted By akaDigger
Vic, there is always another side. This account...

Vic, there is always another side. This account of the Zocalo occupation is another view (http://www.teachersolidarity.com/blog/mexican-teachers-in-new-occupation) The website is not the Mexican...
Forum: Americas 03-08-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28,079
Views: 2,401,934
Posted By akaDigger
Protesters took over the toll gates at the Rio...

Protesters took over the toll gates at the Rio Tonto bridge north of Tuxtepec in Oaxaca on a Sunday in January. Those wishing to cross were compelled to pay them the toll. Upon deciphering their...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-08-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
Posted By akaDigger
Tiger 800 Air Filters

Any options besides:
Stock Triumph
K&N #TB-8011
BMC #LV-FM632-04
Uni Pre Filter #420-0870
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-05-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,333
Posted By akaDigger
Year: 2012 Type: 800XC Purchase Date:...

Year: 2012
Type: 800XC
Purchase Date: October '13
Total Miles: 29,400

Six oil changes and six sets of tires. Valve adjustment required at 24k. Chain is still in spec, rear sprocket looks ok,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 36,495
Posted By akaDigger
I'm now in for the ride. Going back to the first...

I'm now in for the ride. Going back to the first post, "the hook", I'd say the word inspirational about sums it up.:clap
Forum: Americas 03-05-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 28,079
Views: 2,401,934
Posted By akaDigger
I took me four days to get to Loreto from Tecate....

I took me four days to get to Loreto from Tecate. But I enjoyed the ride. I had ten days to ride and Loreto is as far as I got. If you woke up in Tecate this morning you do have a couple of hours...
Forum: Americas 03-04-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28,079
Views: 2,401,934
Posted By akaDigger
I really like their 1942. I guess this reserve is...

I really like their 1942. I guess this reserve is to celebrate 70 years in business. For the money, I'll take the bootleg bacanora Tom Matthews scares up in Banámichi.
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,968
Posted By akaDigger
Thanks for sharing. I enjoyed the report very...

Thanks for sharing. I enjoyed the report very much.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-28-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,443
Posted By akaDigger
The Triumph dealer where I purchased all four...

The Triumph dealer where I purchased all four Triumphs I have owned was a tier 4 dealer. He was one of the very first dealers in the US, putting four brand new triumphs on his floor in 1996. Last...
Forum: Americas 02-28-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 28,079
Views: 2,401,934
Posted By akaDigger
Since we are into routing and maps today. And...

Since we are into routing and maps today. And since I love maps as much as or more than the next guy. I would throw a few out there I pulled from my GPS after my trip last month. The Eastern Sierra...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-22-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,009
Posted By akaDigger
Don't look for this bike on eBay. It was just...

Don't look for this bike on eBay. It was just sold to an inmate who saw it here.
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,523
Posted By akaDigger
I checked my old passport and found five E,...

I checked my old passport and found five E, entrada stamps and one S, salida stamp. Four of the five trips were by air to CZM for diving. The one S stamp was from a land crossing where I asked for...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By akaDigger
Short answer, no. Even if you see a forecast you...

Short answer, no. Even if you see a forecast you think you can live with, don't expect it to hold for more than one day out.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,009
Posted By akaDigger
This baby is going to auction on eBay starting...

This baby is going to auction on eBay starting this weekend. Watch it go or bid yourself.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By akaDigger
Our Tigers' cam bearing are of the "Plain"...

Our Tigers' cam bearing are of the "Plain" type.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By akaDigger
No, I won't. Thanks for the link and education...

No, I won't. Thanks for the link and education opportunity.

My ignorance of proper terminology comes from working for 40 years in an industry where devices with what are obviously "plain...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-18-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By akaDigger
Have it your way. When YOUR bearings wear out,...

Have it your way. When YOUR bearings wear out, you will need this.
Just ask for cam bearings.
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss84/diggerled/Capture-1.png...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-17-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By akaDigger
The Triumph Tiger 800XC does not have cam...

The Triumph Tiger 800XC does not have cam bearings. This statement has been debunked thanks to blacktiger and the link he shared. See below
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-17-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 704,163
Posted By akaDigger
I'd like to add more confusion on this topic. ...

I'd like to add more confusion on this topic.
Fact: Tube type tire sidewalls are more flexible than their tubeless counterparts. TT tires are somewhat easier to work with during a tube change.
...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28,079
Views: 2,401,934
Posted By akaDigger
Last month it was called Agua Marrón. It had been...

Last month it was called Agua Marrón. It had been raining around there for fifteen days straight.
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss84/diggerled/Mobile%20Uploads/1423961438.jpg...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 28,079
Views: 2,401,934
Posted By akaDigger
We crossed at Laredo about 9AM the first two...

We crossed at Laredo about 9AM the first two times and 4:30PM last month.
This is also the weekend (first weekend in January) of the Christmas migration for Mexicans, both US Citizens and Mexican...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28,079
Views: 2,401,934
Posted By akaDigger
I have crossed a few times at Laredo. First...

I have crossed a few times at Laredo. First weekend in January, last three years. Always been a breeze for me. I do this.
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss84/diggerled/crossing.png...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-11-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,789
Posted By akaDigger
Thanks for weighing in.

Thanks for weighing in.
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28,079
Views: 2,401,934
Posted By akaDigger
Did I at least get the Presidio part right?

Did I at least get the Presidio part right?
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28,079
Views: 2,401,934
Posted By akaDigger
I left Mexico at Ojinaga last April. TVIP...

I left Mexico at Ojinaga last April. TVIP cancellation is on the east side of the road 50 ft before the portal. Immigration is inside AT the portal. I can only assume the banjercito is housed in the...
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,377
Posted By akaDigger
I wonder if that bridge is still standing?

I wonder if that bridge is still standing?
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,377
Posted By akaDigger
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss84/diggerled/...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss84/diggerled/RoadBlock2.png (http://s564.photobucket.com/user/diggerled/media/RoadBlock2.png.html)
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-09-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,789
Posted By akaDigger
Scorpions

Perelli Scorpions, 13,000 miles ÷ 2 sets = ~6500 miles per set. Were the rear tires totally done at that point? I'm asking because I have the stock set of Scorpions sitting in my garage and trying to...
Forum: Americas 02-09-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,377
Posted By akaDigger
BlindWarrior, that road meandering up the hill is...

BlindWarrior, that road meandering up the hill is the road that was blocked when you and I were there last April. We were so close.
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