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Forum: Vendors Today, 10:36 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 136,020
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
+1 on above.

+1 on above.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Today, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22,071
Views: 4,307,121
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I just order my filters on line for 10 bucks and...

I just order my filters on line for 10 bucks and are Triumph filters too. Unfortunately I had to take a bag of 25 crush washers, only way bikebandit sells them. Good thing I have two Triumphs.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10,421
Views: 2,233,329
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
At least you didn't have the guy parked at a...

At least you didn't have the guy parked at a pump, didn't even pump gas, just sitting there stuffing his fat ass with a hotdog with my tire inches off his bumper at the only pump available. What a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 224,675
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Saw a silver NT700V on Loop 101 NW Phoenix a...

Saw a silver NT700V on Loop 101 NW Phoenix a couple days ago. I think I was on my loud KLR with hi viz yellow jacket.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,765
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Over the last winter. I have 3200 miles on the...

Over the last winter. I have 3200 miles on the Big Block on the rear of my Tiger 800XC. Very pleased with it especially at 110 bucks shipped on a 150/70-17.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-20-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22,071
Views: 4,307,121
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Yes Blacktiger, for those of you who are...

Yes Blacktiger, for those of you who are proficient steering with the back tire, no abs is good. I just learned the technique for power sliding and sliding the rear wheel in the direction I desire...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-20-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22,071
Views: 4,307,121
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
You are absolutely correct Black Tiger. Your abs...

You are absolutely correct Black Tiger. Your abs would never activate. Though I have disabled abs on two rides off road. I more often than not simply just ride with it and it is amazing. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,765
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Don't forget the Kenda Big Block. The new...

Don't forget the Kenda Big Block. The new reformulated compound lasts much longer than a TKC and really hook up in the dirt. Well last longer in street duty on the Tiger 80XC as the KLR has seen more...
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 214,195
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I was camped behind Icon tent, bright yellow...

I was camped behind Icon tent, bright yellow Redverz and after the Saturday M/C rodeo my bike was parked next to the Icon Tiger with your lights a bit of a conversation piece.
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 214,195
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Came home from Outdoor Expo and what was on my...

Came home from Outdoor Expo and what was on my porch? Lights that weren't supposed to ship til Monday. Great job and thanks!!
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 136,020
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Yes I did indeed think or assume the front was...

Yes I did indeed think or assume the front was also an Excel. Good luck on your travels and it was a privilege to meet a Dakar rider.
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 136,020
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Damn, those Excells were looking pretty sexy. Can...

Damn, those Excells were looking pretty sexy. Can you atleast put Excel stickers on them. Got to meet Jenny and see the bike bike in person at Mud Fest, I mean Over Land and was very impressed....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-17-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 159,354
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Love that video. really cool seeing all the...

Love that video. really cool seeing all the places I road: Dawson for D2D, top of the World, Denalli HWY just at a slightly lower pace..
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 115,032
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
the honda website just went down, no doubt from...

the honda website just went down, no doubt from the buzz thiss bike has created. honda looks ike they might be back!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10,421
Views: 2,233,329
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I think Rat was quite reasonable. Unless a...

I think Rat was quite reasonable. Unless a Sportster and E Glide Ultra Classic go for about the same amount of money in Australia. Same for if a Jeep Commander and Jeep Compass are valued the same....
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 136,020
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Jenny better pack your longjohns. It is gonna be...

Jenny better pack your longjohns. It is gonna be cold in Mormon Lake. Lows in the upper 20s F.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,324
Views: 817,408
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Pforzheim, if I recall that is not to far from...

Pforzheim, if I recall that is not to far from Heidelberg. Mein Frau ist Heidelberger.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-12-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5,024
Views: 748,895
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Trust me I know. One ride I destroyed three out...

Trust me I know. One ride I destroyed three out of four of those rubber mount things. Skid plate was almost dragging the ground, but it did prevent a lot of damage. Just wish it mounted to a hard...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 136,020
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Max, Don't forget about the new Shinko...

Max,

Don't forget about the new Shinko 804/805s getting great reviews. That looks the next tire for the El Tigre II and the CB500X RRP I get in a year or two. I am really excited about this...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,765
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Easy way to fix the knocking. Switch to premium...

Easy way to fix the knocking. Switch to premium if your jetting just a smidge off or raise the jet needle one or two positions. Jet needle controls 1/4-3/4 throttle opening. If you have the stock...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-11-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5,024
Views: 748,895
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I also believe they are altrider bars. Love that...

I also believe they are altrider bars. Love that finish. It might not show use as much as black. They are tuff SOBs. Just wish we could get a skid plate just as tough.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 20,933
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
30mph (50kph) was usually the point merged into...

30mph (50kph) was usually the point merged into traffic in Germany. Only had one person try to block me lane splitting, and it was an American. The Germans backed off so I could around the other...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,765
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
He dropped the counter sprocket a tooth and...

He dropped the counter sprocket a tooth and possibly making second close to stock first.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-10-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22,071
Views: 4,307,121
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
As promised, pics from air filter change. ...

As promised, pics from air filter change.

https://scontent-lax.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/t31.0-8/11194540_10203918424910517_5485667171178620703_o.jpg

Old and new air filters

...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-10-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22,071
Views: 4,307,121
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Thanks. Feel much better now. Hopefully when I do...

Thanks. Feel much better now. Hopefully when I do the 12k I canproperly set the net service due with dealer tool.
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 136,020
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Cool2 JMO, you translated "spanner" but not "fixing."...

JMO, you translated "spanner" but not "fixing." Owning Triumphs and their service manuals have taught me what a fixing is. Secondly, the language break down between British and English caused a few...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-10-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22,071
Views: 4,307,121
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
OK just changed my air filter an way past due by...

OK just changed my air filter an way past due by the looks of, though still 1200 miles short of the service interval. Upon setting my clock I noticed on the miles to service screen a 51A above the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 224,675
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
With Panniers and trunk, the NC700 has more...

With Panniers and trunk, the NC700 has more luggage capacity than the NT. Only draw back is a little less front coverage. But I do see your point. Touring rigs are getting bigger and bigger. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 20,933
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Do you know what a woman is when someone tries to...

Do you know what a woman is when someone tries to rape her and she pulls a gun and kills him? She's a vigilante. What are you when you are being robbed at knife point and you pull a gun on your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 20,933
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
The problem with filtering through traffic in the...

The problem with filtering through traffic in the US is not whether it is safe or unsafe, helps reduce traffic or not, but boils down to one thing: Oh no you are not getting in front me! That is it...
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 214,195
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
REALLY bright!! I love them.

REALLY bright!! I love them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 20,933
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Trust me, it is no different here in Phoenix. ...

Trust me, it is no different here in Phoenix. People believe when they are rude drivers it is ok, until another driver does the same thing to them. You are labeled and asshat.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,765
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I fully understand what you are saying Drag...

I fully understand what you are saying Drag Racer. May friction non inhibitors of some sort causing more friction on the clutch plates to be more grabby. I have only run my KLR on Rotella so I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,765
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Being JASO MA approved, Rotella is motrcycle...

Being JASO MA approved, Rotella is motrcycle specific oil. I am running amsoil because I get dealer pricing being a full time student. All I care about is cheap JASO MA oil that is the viscosity and...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-05-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22,071
Views: 4,307,121
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
+1 on the above. Valves also rotate while...

+1 on the above. Valves also rotate while running grinding off most if not all of the carbon on the 45 degree seat.
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 136,020
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Overland Expo pass bought today. Looking forward...

Overland Expo pass bought today. Looking forward to seeing the bike.

McRat-

I had the exact opposite experience with my ex girlfriend, now wife, when I took her out on my Sprint ST...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22,071
Views: 4,307,121
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Are back in Phoenix area Loxsmith? I can offer...

Are back in Phoenix area Loxsmith? I can offer garage space and tool support.
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 136,020
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Excited to see this bike in the flesh so to...

Excited to see this bike in the flesh so to speak. Buying Overland Expo tickets tonight. Will I be able to see it if I don't buy the expensive go to every class ticket?
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 214,195
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Sweet as the Street Triple R needs some lights!!

Sweet as the Street Triple R needs some lights!!
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 312,462
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Holy cow this is the second time this has...

Holy cow this is the second time this has happened. I tried to order parts yesterday at the local dealer. He looked them up and the computer said out of stock and no backorder date. I told the...
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