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Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By JCANRUN
Laugh Hey, I saw your bike on Saturday at the dealer. ...

Hey, I saw your bike on Saturday at the dealer. Almost sat on it but then I saw the paper sign on the windshield. I did sit on the two standard GS's with the low suspension in the showroom. I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-04-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 117,604
Posted By JCANRUN
Yes, I know, but this thread is about the...

Yes, I know, but this thread is about the Scrambler.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-02-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 117,604
Posted By JCANRUN
I was able to sit on one and view all versions at...

I was able to sit on one and view all versions at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in San Mateo yesterday. Nice looking bike in person. However, I thought it was rather small, kind of...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,625
Posted By JCANRUN
The rear most of mine seeped a little. I used...

The rear most of mine seeped a little. I used some Teflon tape on it and hasn't leaked since.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-22-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,625
Posted By JCANRUN
You know my bike's oil level seems to like to...

You know my bike's oil level seems to like to stay half way between the half way mark and the bottom line at the site glass. I've added oil in the past to bring it up to the half way mark, but it...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By JCANRUN
Do you have a distributor/dealer in Northern...

Do you have a distributor/dealer in Northern California or in California?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-29-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,625
Posted By JCANRUN
Bent Battery Terminal.

First off, this is not a problem with my Tiger, but with the battery.


So, I just took off my gas tank to look at the air filter and all was good. But in putting everything back together, I...
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,399
Posted By JCANRUN
Hi Rob, I was thinking about purchasing a...

Hi Rob,
I was thinking about purchasing a dynaplug, but was wondering if it will work when the nail / screw in the tire is at an angle and not perpendicular to the tread. All of the videos,...
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 164,291
Posted By JCANRUN
Steve, do you know of anyone with a Tiger 800 who...

Steve, do you know of anyone with a Tiger 800 who has used your product yet?
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,387
Posted By JCANRUN
Probably a dumb question, but would fading be...

Probably a dumb question, but would fading be covered by the lifetime warranty?

EDIT: Just looked up on the Pelican site, it says "Pelican Products, Inc. guarantees its products for a lifetime...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,610
Posted By JCANRUN
I mounted mine opposite the muffler on my 800. I...

I mounted mine opposite the muffler on my 800. I used a 4 inch diameter black pvc pipe, glued on an end cap on one side and used the "sewer" cap on the other. Found some pipe brackets that I bolted...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,023,226
Posted By JCANRUN
Riding with a Top Case?

I've never had a topcase before, but am considering one for my Roadie. I'm wondering if I can expect any adverse handling conditions for basically having this big box bolted on the rear of the bike?...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-14-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,625
Posted By JCANRUN
---------- update ------------------ My...

---------- update ------------------

My dealer tried Triumph for warranty, but they declined. I called Pirelli directly and they said it sounded like a warranty item for them, but I'd have to...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-11-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,625
Posted By JCANRUN
Cracks in between Tire Tread

2013 Tiger roadie with stock Pirelli Tires. 4300 miles and always garaged. Developed these small cracks in between the tread blocks pretty much universally around the tire, but only in between the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-17-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,557
Posted By JCANRUN
Sorry about your troubles. Reminds me of when I...

Sorry about your troubles. Reminds me of when I owned a Victory and had to wait a month while the cylinder was on back order.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-17-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,933
Posted By JCANRUN
I wonder if that would choke off too much air?

I wonder if that would choke off too much air?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-17-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,023,226
Posted By JCANRUN
Did you have the valves checked every 12k and did...

Did you have the valves checked every 12k and did they ever need adjustment? Did you replace the spark plugs, flush the brake fluid, change the fork oil? etc. How about syncing the throttle bodies,...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-09-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,601
Posted By JCANRUN
Sorry if this has been stated before (I didn't...

Sorry if this has been stated before (I didn't read thru the entire thread) but the type of helmet you wear can make all of the difference. I currently ride with a Bilt 3/4 helmet with a front face...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-29-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,625
Posted By JCANRUN
One of the screws for my heal guard "fell off"...

One of the screws for my heal guard "fell off" somewhere just this past weekend. I only noticed this when I was moving my bike in the garage, the heal guard was swinging around on the remaining...
Forum: Vendors 07-19-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 204,642
Posted By JCANRUN
Cool, just what I was looking for.

Cool, just what I was looking for.
Forum: Vendors 07-15-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 204,642
Posted By JCANRUN
Michael, Does the Kube Pocket have straps...

Michael,

Does the Kube Pocket have straps long enough to use as a handlebar bag? I seem to recall someone using it as a handlebar bag but can't find the post or picture.

Thanks
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 204,642
Posted By JCANRUN
Question R15

Michael,
I'm considering the R15 backpack but I have a few questions. Is there an pocket on the outside that I can put my wallet, etc. in? Can you post a picture of this pocket and if it's there,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-08-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By JCANRUN
I agree with rustynut2. Could be a coolant leak...

I agree with rustynut2. Could be a coolant leak smell (coolant "burning" on the hot engine). I had a small coolant leak from one of the radiator hoses at the clamp on the left side. Just needed to...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-07-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5,837
Views: 1,492,456
Posted By JCANRUN
So, how did you fix this? Were you able to fix...

So, how did you fix this? Were you able to fix it on the road?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-05-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,625
Posted By JCANRUN
interesting, maybe it's a service bulletin as...

interesting, maybe it's a service bulletin as opposed to a full recall as i checked the government recall site and the only recall they list is for the turn signals (my bike was not included as it...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-05-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,625
Posted By JCANRUN
no, it's actually seeping thru the head gasket as...

no, it's actually seeping thru the head gasket as confirmed by my dealer (i also looked up the parts diagram online). but they weren't able to get to it yesterday (my appointment was for today...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-04-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,625
Posted By JCANRUN
2013 800 Roadie, one and 1/2 months old and 436...

2013 800 Roadie, one and 1/2 months old and 436 miles. Lower Radiator hose leaking which I fixed by tightening the hose clamp - no big deal.

But, the head gasket is seeping oil on the left side...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By JCANRUN
Couple of questions. Do you work on Triumph...

Couple of questions. Do you work on Triumph Tiger 800's? Do you have the computer thingy to reset that damn maintenance reminder? If I make I make an appointment, can I wait for the bike to be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-27-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,984
Posted By JCANRUN
Interesting thread. Thanks for posting.

Interesting thread. Thanks for posting.
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,388
Posted By JCANRUN
Thanks for all of the replies. Yes, forgot to...

Thanks for all of the replies. Yes, forgot to mention I'm talking about a tubeless tire. Also, I'm just talking about if you find a nail/screw in your tire while parked and then repairing it. Or...
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,388
Posted By JCANRUN
Repair Tire or Replace

Hi, have a newbie question (sorry if asked before, but a search brings up lots of threads with lots of pages and no clear indication of which one to look at.)

If you get a nail or screw in a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-13-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4,488
Views: 622,371
Posted By JCANRUN
Looks good. Is that a charcoal canister I see...

Looks good. Is that a charcoal canister I see underneath the bike? (factory emissions can for california bikes). Did the center stand mount with no issues with the canister? Where did you buy them...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-13-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,601
Posted By JCANRUN
I guess I'm one of the lucky ones in that the...

I guess I'm one of the lucky ones in that the stock shield is good for me. I'm 5'7". The wind just brushes the top of my helmet and around my eyes but I have no turbulence/buffeting. I'm also...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-11-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,322
Posted By JCANRUN
He's got some skills. Maybe I'll try that...

He's got some skills. Maybe I'll try that (after adding engine guards, etc.)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-11-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,322
Posted By JCANRUN
Since you already have experience with BMW boxer...

Since you already have experience with BMW boxer engine, why not look for a GS with the factory low suspension. I tried one out a few years ago and it was easy to handle. I'm only 5'7" with short...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-11-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,023,226
Posted By JCANRUN
I bought an extended warranty for my new 2013...

I bought an extended warranty for my new 2013 Tiger. I've owned many bikes of all different types and brands and have had a warranty repair(s) with each and everyone including rebuilding an engine...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-09-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 606,366
Posted By JCANRUN
Thanks for the info. By the way, who was that...

Thanks for the info. By the way, who was that insurance carrier and what state do you live (assuming your in the US)? In California, you have the right to "retain salvage" meaning you have a right...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-08-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 606,366
Posted By JCANRUN
That's funny! (Not about your bike but your...

That's funny! (Not about your bike but your comment on how it happened.)
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-08-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 606,366
Posted By JCANRUN
Really, so your bike was totaled due to the...

Really, so your bike was totaled due to the passenger peg/frame area damage? Was that the only damage to the bike?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-07-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 606,366
Posted By JCANRUN
Rear Racks for Tip Over Protection

I'm looking for suggestions for rear pannier racks, but I want them mainly for tip over protection as opposed to mounting hard cases on them. (I will go with Wolfman soft bags for panniers if...
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