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Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,352
Posted By findlj
I'm curious what they charged for parking at the...

I'm curious what they charged for parking at the MotoGP? For the F1 race they charged over $250 for the weekends parking...:huh
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,976
Posted By findlj
Thanks cycleman2. I'm okay with the chain...

Thanks cycleman2. I'm okay with the chain breaker/riveter. Done it many times with bicycles. Just don't have the experience of a motorcycle chain without the master link.

Looks like I'll...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,976
Posted By findlj
Okay, so I've got a dumb chain question. ...

Okay, so I've got a dumb chain question.
I've got a Tiger 800 XC, but before that always had moto-x, trials and enduro bikes. All my other bikes had chains with master links. The Tiger does...
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By findlj
Eh? ADVMottrad?

I'm looking for information on ADVMottorad (www.advmotorrad.com in Webster NY). They've got a top box and mounting plate i'm interested in for my Tiger but have a couple questions and cannot get in...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,470
Posted By findlj
Very well done!:clap To anyone interested in...

Very well done!:clap

To anyone interested in hitting the Dalton, Do Not let the length of the video deter you. This is an excellent video and well worth the time.

Making this was surely a ton...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,143
Posted By findlj
I've got a Tiger 800 XC. Absolutely love it. ...

I've got a Tiger 800 XC. Absolutely love it. I've had several Yamaha's, some of the best motorcycles I've owned. All very reliable. :clap

I'd echo some of the other posts and ride all three. ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 16,605
Posted By findlj
Very nice RR! I'm planning a trip to the same...

Very nice RR! I'm planning a trip to the same area this summer so this was helpful.

Thanks for the work!
:beer
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By findlj
Swappin' out the Mitas e07

I'm getting ready to swap out my Heidenau K60's on my Tiger 800 XC. Really like how these tires wear and handle but dislike a couple of things.

1) They are a bear to change out. Might be a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 88,864
Posted By findlj
Great RR! I'm laid up recovering from a knee...

Great RR! I'm laid up recovering from a knee surgery and just found this. What a great read. Thanks a bunch Shannon for taking the time to include us. :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,107
Posted By findlj
Nate, we've got some stuff in common, I've...

Nate, we've got some stuff in common, I've ridden bicycles (road and mtn) for over 30 years and motorcycles longer than that. I'm on my 14th motorcycle, currently riding a Tiger 800XC. I've...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-04-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By findlj
I've got a '12 Tiger 800 XC and run the...

I've got a '12 Tiger 800 XC and run the barkbusters with the Storm handguards as well. Great coverage from cold, wind and rain. :clap They do get warm in hot weather 'cuz they block so much air.
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,615
Posted By findlj
I'm in as well. Great shots! Can you tell us a...

I'm in as well. Great shots! Can you tell us a little about your camera? Love the Vespa....
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,268
Posted By findlj
I'm in!:lurk

I'm in!:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 28,044
Posted By findlj
Greg, enjoying your RR as usual. If you're...

Greg, enjoying your RR as usual. If you're coming through Mid Missouri on Saturday and need a place to stay, contact me. I'm in Jefferson City. I'll send contact info in a PM.
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 105,736
Posted By findlj
Great job on the RR! Keep up the great work. ...

Great job on the RR! Keep up the great work. :clap
I do have a question. Why the fork change on the GS?
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,652
Posted By findlj
:lurk IN. Definitely!

:lurk
IN. Definitely!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-23-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 47,632
Posted By findlj
I've been running the Heidenau K60 Scouts for a...

I've been running the Heidenau K60 Scouts for a couple of years. I've ridden on the road in the rain quite a bit, even in temps in the high 30's. I have no issue with how they ride in the rain. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By findlj
All these bikes are a compromise. i bought a...

All these bikes are a compromise. i bought a Tiger 800 XC and am very pleased. I needed a bike that could take me to the trail/gravel over sometimes long hauls over pavement. Is it a great dirt...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-02-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 73,103
Posted By findlj
windshield change

Forgot to mention I needed a taller windscreen for my tiger XC. the stock one threw the wind right into my helmet. I bought a Madstadt adjustable 20" and it is one of the best additions I've made...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-02-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 73,103
Posted By findlj
I'm now 6' (used to be 6'2" but surgeries have...

I'm now 6' (used to be 6'2" but surgeries have taken me down a couple inches! :D). 32" inseam. I'm riding a '12 Triumph Tiger 800XC with the seat set at the high position and love the riding...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By findlj
Nice clips! No doubt, Trials will give you...

Nice clips!
No doubt, Trials will give you the best bike handling skills. :nod
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By findlj
Great video. Thanks a bunch for sharing! :beer

Great video. Thanks a bunch for sharing! :beer
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,987
Posted By findlj
Just an fyi on this line of thought for anyone...

Just an fyi on this line of thought for anyone else who's wondering about neck fusion.
I have c7-c4 fused with an artificial disk (ADR) at c4/c3. The ADR is a ball and socket assembly which...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-24-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,379
Posted By findlj
Have the SW Motechs and have used them in a slow...

Have the SW Motechs and have used them in a slow speed crash. They worked great. Completely protected the plastic and the tank and show very little damage on the crash bars themselves. They...
Forum: Face plant 10-01-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,954
Posted By findlj
I'd competed with/against Randy in trials for...

I'd competed with/against Randy in trials for many years in the 70's and 80's. He was a great rider, a true competitor and, most of all, a real sportsman. He was always quick with a compliment or...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-01-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 795,735
Posted By findlj
I've been running the Heidenau K60's for about a...

I've been running the Heidenau K60's for about a year. I live in Missouri and on some of our road surfaces the front is very loud. A buddy is running Conti TKC 80's on his gs 800 and we've swapped...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 129,921
Posted By findlj
Great job Vasser. Your pictures tell a tale of...

Great job Vasser. Your pictures tell a tale of a fantastic trip. Thanks for taking us along.:beer
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-14-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 37,108
Posted By findlj
Looks like a great ride. I noticed they're...

Looks like a great ride. I noticed they're asking for payment but didn't see anywhere on the web site what that payment is? :huh Do you know what the cost is?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 37,108
Posted By findlj
I'm in. Got a couple more guys also game. ...

I'm in. Got a couple more guys also game. We're probably gonna camp and I saw the info on where to camp the first night. Where's a good place to camp on the second day?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 20,875
Posted By findlj
I've got a Tiger 800 XC. Have friends with the...

I've got a Tiger 800 XC. Have friends with the GS1200 and GS800. I test rode all of 'em before I purchased and have ridden the BMW's quite a bit. They're all great bikes. But, here's my take. ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,030
Posted By findlj
I'm in and great RR! Planning something very...

I'm in and great RR! Planning something very similar this summer, so following this trip is some good info... :ear
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 26,793
Posted By findlj
Rick - congrats on one great RR! I'm 56 and...

Rick - congrats on one great RR! I'm 56 and just retired and planning a very similar trip. Your videos and report are really informative and motivating. Thanks a lot for sharing. :beer ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-29-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 51,237
Posted By findlj
I'm definitely interested. let me know when and...

I'm definitely interested. let me know when and I'll try to make it! Thanks.:beer
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 51,237
Posted By findlj
Nice looking Husky. I have a buddy who owns...

Nice looking Husky. I have a buddy who owns Lebanon Suzuki and is a Husky dealer. Wayne Crosby. Real good guy if you need parts or service help.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 51,237
Posted By findlj
Hello all! :D I'm in Jeff City, ride a Tiger...

Hello all! :D
I'm in Jeff City, ride a Tiger 800 XC and am interested in some rides. My motorcycle background is primarily in trials and motocross in the 70's and 80's. Had a 25 year...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 23,290
Posted By findlj
I'm totally in, great RR. However, I'm totally...

I'm totally in, great RR. However, I'm totally missing something here. I'm showing the temp in Inuvik to be -26 right now. What's up?
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,583
Posted By findlj
I'm of the opinion that wearing brighter colors...

I'm of the opinion that wearing brighter colors makes you much more visible on the road. By far the largest percentage of drivers you encounter are looking at you head on, so the color of your bike...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-12-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 191,409
Posted By findlj
Does the Givi Adjustable use the stock windshield...

Does the Givi Adjustable use the stock windshield bracket above the headlight? :hmmmmm I'm using the Holan headlight guard and it uses the windshield bracket above the light.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By findlj
Tiger 800 XC Windshield

I'm looking to replace the windshield on my 800XC tiger. I'm 6'1" and find the stock windshield throws all the wind right into my helmet at highway speeds. I'm looking for recommendations from...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,962
Posted By findlj
Great RR! I'm in. I'm really enjoyin' the tone...

Great RR! I'm in. I'm really enjoyin' the tone of this trip. :D

I'm getting ready to retire next month and looking forward to riding the Tiger 800 I bought last year to quite a few places,...
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