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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers Today, 07:12 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 222,734
Posted By Seventy One
That's the same combo I now have on mine. ...

That's the same combo I now have on mine.

A word of caution though. My 33 liter side cases are the older models with the Red key. The 46 liter top case is the new style and it came with the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 4,872
Posted By Seventy One
:rofl Sorry 'bout that. I had trouble...

:rofl

Sorry 'bout that. I had trouble keeping lunch down as I typed it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 4,872
Posted By Seventy One
I think that in a nation where health insurance...

I think that in a nation where health insurance is mandatory, tiered auto and motorcycle licensing and helmet laws is a reasonable, logical and thoughtful next step.

It should be penciled into...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Seventy One
Windex sucks. So does WD-40. BTDT. If you...

Windex sucks. So does WD-40. BTDT.

If you wanna hear those beads pop, try something slick that'll let the tire move quickly when you add air, try some Ru-Glide.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Seventy One
I believe you can with the Trekkers but not the...

I believe you can with the Trekkers but not the Outback Trekkers. The Trekkers are Monokey. I believe all you need is the adapters.

Otherwise, give these guys a call. They'll sort it out for...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-18-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,277
Posted By Seventy One
I'd just eaten a burger at the local bar and was...

I'd just eaten a burger at the local bar and was getting on the Tiger when some dude in the outdoor smoking section called out to me and asked what kind of bike it was.

"It's a 2013 Triumph...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-17-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,277
Posted By Seventy One
I was just looking at some BMW jackets and pants...

I was just looking at some BMW jackets and pants and my girlfriend freaked out saying; " What are you thinking? We can't wear that! We ride a Triumph!"

I tried to explain that this gear was...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,355
Posted By Seventy One
My first sleeping bag was a 0 degree Eureka...

My first sleeping bag was a 0 degree Eureka Caycee Poly-fill. I wasn't able to get half of it in a 21 Liter Wolfman Expedition saddle bag. I ended up having to stuff it in a 49 liter dry bag instead...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By Seventy One
My first jacket was by Castle. Other than being...

My first jacket was by Castle. Other than being pretty warm in the summer it's been a great jacket. After six years there still aren't any loose threads in mine. It looks much newer than my two year...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-11-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 222,734
Posted By Seventy One
Howdy friend! Ride safe. BTW you don't need...

Howdy friend! Ride safe.

BTW you don't need a lid if you've got one of these. http://www.gremlin-bells.com/ :deal

I'm not sure if they work with metal panniers and off-roading.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-11-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 222,734
Posted By Seventy One
I'm going to leave these names here: Dean,...

I'm going to leave these names here: Dean, Jeremy, Texas Dave, Jodie, Mike and Al. :ear




These are my Harley friends who don't wear helmets.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-10-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Seventy One
This is 58 liter Outback Trekker. ...

This is 58 liter Outback Trekker.

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/givi-trekker-outback-58-liter-top-case

This is the 52 liter Trekker.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 14,316
Posted By Seventy One
What does "personal responsibility" have to do...

What does "personal responsibility" have to do with loud pipes?

Do you somehow feel that it your civic duty to make excessive noise and bother everyone around you?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-09-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 222,734
Posted By Seventy One
I now have both for the Tiger. I just bought a...

I now have both for the Tiger. I just bought a pair of Givi Trekkers and the matching racks from an inmate. No pics yet but I really, really like 'em so far. These are going to be really nice for...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-09-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,277
Posted By Seventy One
I don't want no Triumph pickle, I just wanna ride...

I don't want no Triumph pickle, I just wanna ride my motorcycle.


I don't want a Suzuki, Kawasaki, or Victory pickle either. I especially don't want a Harley pickle.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-08-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,277
Posted By Seventy One
My 'local' dealer currently has 32 bikes on the...

My 'local' dealer currently has 32 bikes on the floor. That is most of the Polaris line up, most of the Triumph line up, a couple 4 wheelers and about five or six used bikes. I'd love to make an...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-08-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Seventy One
I thought the Outback Trekker series were...

I thought the Outback Trekker series were aluminum.

The regular Trekkers are plastic.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,050
Posted By Seventy One
Get a bike and go riding with him then. :deal

Get a bike and go riding with him then. :deal
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 222,734
Posted By Seventy One
+1 I thought this was all BS until I...

+1

I thought this was all BS until I caught a pannier with my left leg.

I'd hit some washboards on a gravel road, the bike shook hard and my foot popped off the pegs and touched the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,175
Posted By Seventy One
Green '13 in a heartbeat. The money left...

Green '13 in a heartbeat.

The money left over will get you a really nice DR650.

Or just wait a year and buy a used '15XCx for $9,990. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,263
Posted By Seventy One
I really like my 4hp Airforce dryer....

I really like my 4hp Airforce dryer. https://www.metrovacworld.com/Air_Force_Blaster_Motorcycle_Dryer_B3-CD/overview

I bought my DR650 brand new and within a year large portions of the frame were...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-02-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,839
Posted By Seventy One
A sprocket change won't knock 150lbs. off the...

A sprocket change won't knock 150lbs. off the bike.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Seventy One
Avoid the Neotec. Even with the Pinlock mine...

Avoid the Neotec. Even with the Pinlock mine still fogs like crazy.

FWIW, my HJC ISmaxBT was much better in rain or cool conditions.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,768
Posted By Seventy One
Back in March of '13, I walked into my local...

Back in March of '13, I walked into my local Triumph dealership, found the only 800XC there and sat down on it. The salesman came by and asked if I had any questions.

Me: "Yeah, what do you need...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 18,165
Posted By Seventy One
I like my Apex 2....

I like my Apex 2. http://store.eurekatent.com/apex-series-tents

If you hit many motorcycle rallies you'll see a bunch of these.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,560
Posted By Seventy One
Are 'cam bearings' the same as 'plain bearings'? ...

Are 'cam bearings' the same as 'plain bearings'?

It seems to me that they are two different things.
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,388
Posted By Seventy One
I have, and recommend, the bib style Frogg Togg...

I have, and recommend, the bib style Frogg Togg pants. (ToadSkinz Bibs.)

Bib are much more comfortable when wearing with over-pants.

Here's a link to ones I have. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 74,908
Posted By Seventy One
"Let them"? Sure, I guess. Heck I wasn't even...

"Let them"? Sure, I guess. Heck I wasn't even aware that I was in charge of their adventure. :lol3

It is OK with the glampers if I toss my two cents in on this thread?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 74,908
Posted By Seventy One
Cycle World said it best: "The DR650 is a better...

Cycle World said it best: "The DR650 is a better adventure touring bike than most adventure touring bikes".

I just re-watched Mondo Enduro and Terra Circa. I find it comical how much crap...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,472
Posted By Seventy One
My very noisy Neo Tech actually got much quieter...

My very noisy Neo Tech actually got much quieter when I added Hippo hands for the winter.

What happened was high pressure air was blowing up the sleeves of my Darien. Since it was winter, all...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-08-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 202,964
Posted By Seventy One
That makes NOT want to own one. :rofl

That makes NOT want to own one. :rofl
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 702,111
Posted By Seventy One
Thank you for that. Apology accepted. I...

Thank you for that. Apology accepted.

I made the same decision when buying my bars and for the same reasons. It seems as if mine was an isolated case. It sure wasn't much of a hit but it put the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 702,111
Posted By Seventy One
And what would you know about my expectations of...

And what would you know about my expectations of public forums? I knew people were gonna comment on this. They don't have to love it. They don't have to hate it. Thankfully they did comment and I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 702,111
Posted By Seventy One
Wanna buy a Twisted Throttle Pelican case mount?...

Wanna buy a Twisted Throttle Pelican case mount? :lol3

According to Twisted Throttle it's designed to allow your case to fall off the bike once it's loaded. It's a really slick design. :deal
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-29-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 702,111
Posted By Seventy One
My bars pretty much self destructed the first...

My bars pretty much self destructed the first time they were used. I expressed the opinion that these bars are an appearance item only.

You accused me of having unreasonable expectations of the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-29-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 702,111
Posted By Seventy One
It's actually quite deep and almost went through...

It's actually quite deep and almost went through it. I'm gonna replace the cover before I sell the bike.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-29-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 702,111
Posted By Seventy One
I'm not pissing not moaning about anything. I am...

I'm not pissing not moaning about anything. I am disappointed that these bars folded up so quickly (is that that the 3rd time I've said that?). I'm also pretty surprised that people feel the need to...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-29-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 222,734
Posted By Seventy One
Thanks for the info on the cases. :clap I...

Thanks for the info on the cases. :clap

I am aware that the Triumph cases are a bit fragile but since I really don't off-road the bike anymore, and never off-road two-up while on tour, I don't...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-29-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,789
Posted By Seventy One
I still have my DR650. When I bought the...

I still have my DR650.

When I bought the Tiger I figured that it would eventually replace the DR650. That hasn't been the case though. The DR is much better (and much more fun), off-road. The...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-28-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,619
Posted By Seventy One
Congrats! I like the Triumph center stand and...

Congrats! I like the Triumph center stand and heated grips. I'm sure a whole bunch of people will chime in to tell me I'm wrong though. Lol.

I bought my '13 in January of '13 and it was among...
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