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Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 147,270
Posted By Moonsorrow
Without a doubt! I'm already trying to get some...

Without a doubt! I'm already trying to get some friends to ride with me to the east, and your input is of great value in convincing them (and myself).
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 147,270
Posted By Moonsorrow
Seems like you reached a whole new level of...

Seems like you reached a whole new level of toughness on that ride! Epic trail, epic ride, epic photos. :bow
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 147,270
Posted By Moonsorrow
Exiting update and awesome scenery/photo's!

Exiting update and awesome scenery/photo's!
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 147,270
Posted By Moonsorrow
Meanwhile Tolga was still wrestling the 1190...

Meanwhile Tolga was still wrestling the 1190 through Mongolia?

Really looking forward to the BAM part!
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 147,270
Posted By Moonsorrow
Sure looks like a very nice hotel!

Sure looks like a very nice hotel!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-23-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 824,459
Posted By Moonsorrow
Portable campfire (Norway): ...

Portable campfire (Norway):

http://www.motoravonturist.nl/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/rondje_noordkaap-5.jpg


Somewhere along the road (Norway):
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 147,270
Posted By Moonsorrow
That's exactly what I've learnt from my small...

That's exactly what I've learnt from my small share of adventure motorcycling, always friendly people around to help you if need be. People who arent nice don't stop to help or have a chat, so you...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-26-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 4,327,000
Posted By Moonsorrow
Update: Today I placed a 2011 Street Triple 675...

Update: Today I placed a 2011 Street Triple 675 starter motor, and it worked perfectly.:clap

50 euro's for a second hand one, could not even change the brushes for that money!
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 147,270
Posted By Moonsorrow
With every post I'm thinking that the pictures...

With every post I'm thinking that the pictures can't get any better. I get proven wrong every time. :bow
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-21-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 4,327,000
Posted By Moonsorrow
Thanks for checking, I also checked with my...

Thanks for checking, I also checked with my dealer but he couldn't confirm it 100% just a "I think it might fit".

About changing the brushes, I had to do this while on a trip through Russia. The...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-19-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 4,327,000
Posted By Moonsorrow
Can anyone tell me if the starter motor for the...

Can anyone tell me if the starter motor for the Street Triple is the same as for the Tiger 800 (XC)? I Find some selling on ebay as compatible with both, but can't find any further confirmation...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 147,270
Posted By Moonsorrow
Absolutely stunning landscape, beautifully...

Absolutely stunning landscape, beautifully captured on camera! :tb

And great writing aswell, keep up the good work :thumb.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-01-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 4,327,000
Posted By Moonsorrow
Okay, I never said it was a timesaver, I take the...

Okay, I never said it was a timesaver, I take the tank off quite often nowadays mostly for re-routing cables etc. but that's not the point. The UNI filter cost me about 60 euro including 30 euro...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-29-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 4,327,000
Posted By Moonsorrow
Yeah, you could propably disassemble the...

Yeah, you could propably disassemble the prefilter without removing the tank, but I now include it in the regular maintenance and remove the tank anyway for cleaning the stepper motor.

Seventyone,...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-29-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 4,327,000
Posted By Moonsorrow
In case anyone is still doubting to buy the UNI...

In case anyone is still doubting to buy the UNI prefilter:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-WrmqNrzKBJU/U7B2OtYcvII/AAAAAAAADos/f8HPyBXemq8/s640/P1010809.JPG

(Airbox was completely clean, not...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-08-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,464
Posted By Moonsorrow
Going to look out for that one, steve! Good luck...

Going to look out for that one, steve! Good luck preparing!

Me and a friend are planning a 1,5 month trip from Holland - north cape (Norway) - Murmansk - St. Petersburg and back to Holland again....
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 2,246,368
Posted By Moonsorrow
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-04-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 4,327,000
Posted By Moonsorrow
By now this reply comes too late I guess, but for...

By now this reply comes too late I guess, but for future rides; yes you can. Just check the owners manual, the rebound adjustment is done at the bottom link of the shock. You should also use...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 265,359
Posted By Moonsorrow
Great scenery! Keep up the good work :thumb

Great scenery! Keep up the good work :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-28-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 21,423
Posted By Moonsorrow
I've had a similar kind of accident with the...

I've had a similar kind of accident with the SW-motech ones, luckily less severe than this:eek1. I Was driving very slowly and got caught by a crossing fence (I swear it wasn't there before!). The...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 265,359
Posted By Moonsorrow
Since you're not posting I presume that you're...

Since you're not posting I presume that you're too busy riding now :evil?

Good luck and thanks a lot for taking us along!!!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-30-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 824,459
Posted By Moonsorrow
Last week, somewhere in France: ...

Last week, somewhere in France:
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-A0S78Amzu5o/UfWOqNxfLFI/AAAAAAAACZk/NDPDaWBoQSk/s800/P1010617.JPG
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-28-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By Moonsorrow
The clicking sound was in my case the play...

The clicking sound was in my case the play between inner and outer tube, and I had one inner tube with what I think is "bushing" in english replaced under warranty.

I Also have Hyperpro suspension...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-28-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,141
Posted By Moonsorrow
Sorry for the late reply, only saw this thread...

Sorry for the late reply, only saw this thread just now, but I've got a pair (non-abs) from Helmobile.co.uk You do have to specify the lengths (I've got 100 / 105 cm.) and I'm not sure about the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-24-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 4,327,000
Posted By Moonsorrow
Well, at the moment I'm testing a Loobman chain...

Well, at the moment I'm testing a Loobman chain oiler using regular engine oil. I Find that any bags mounted on the rack get dirty really quick (okay might be oiling too much I know). I dont mind...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-24-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 4,327,000
Posted By Moonsorrow
Nicely done! However, I do wonder about the chain...

Nicely done! However, I do wonder about the chain grease. I dont know about your bike but with me everything in that area gets covered in dots of grease in no time. I am still looking for a solution...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-24-2013, 05:04 AM
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Views: 1,557,620
Posted By Moonsorrow
Nice shock :evil.

Nice shock :evil.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-13-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 756,182
Posted By Moonsorrow
I've no idea, mine is 2011 and no fitment...

I've no idea, mine is 2011 and no fitment problems at all.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-12-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 756,182
Posted By Moonsorrow
The Altrider sidestand foot also works with the...

The Altrider sidestand foot also works with the center stand.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-02-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 824,459
Posted By Moonsorrow
Nice place for the A-spec stickers mate :D. ...

Nice place for the A-spec stickers mate :D.

Here's mine:
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-RMeoNtFbRDE/Uanu61Ir-XI/AAAAAAAAB94/N9waRhy_Lo0/s800/P1010271.JPG

At Applecross Pass (Scotland):...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-09-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 824,459
Posted By Moonsorrow
Took 4 men and one rope to pull this one out. If...

Took 4 men and one rope to pull this one out. If I were on my own I'd propably still be there :D.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-08-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 824,459
Posted By Moonsorrow
It's made by Hel mobile, since they dont have a...

It's made by Hel mobile, since they dont have a standard kit for the Tiger 800 yet. Combined with Rox Risers I have 1 x 100 centimeter and 1 x 105 centimeter. And that's a tight fit, if I were to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-08-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 824,459
Posted By Moonsorrow
Before, and after washing...

Last monday:
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-hHW1HrFWbtM/UYlSP9hG5II/AAAAAAAAB6E/Oz0t76IjyOc/s800/IMG-20130506-WA0002.jpg

After two days of washing up:...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-03-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 4,327,000
Posted By Moonsorrow
Fuel gauge

Mark,

I've replaced my fuelgauge becouse the contacts were broken (dont know how to pronounce it in English, but the floater is connected to a rotating piece of plastic with two pins sticking out...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-07-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 4,327,000
Posted By Moonsorrow
Touratech have 'em aswell:...

Touratech have 'em aswell: http://shop.touratech.nl/long-distance-travel-tank-triumph-tiger-800xc-white-transparent.html
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,922
Posted By Moonsorrow
The 950 appears quite a lot in the vid :D . ...

The 950 appears quite a lot in the vid :D .

Very nice pictures and video!:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,515,639
Posted By Moonsorrow
Steve, thanks a lot for the great video! And...

Steve, thanks a lot for the great video!

And also to everyone else who participated in this RR, thank you very much for all the efford you took in taking us readers along:clapwell done!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-17-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 4,327,000
Posted By Moonsorrow
Rear shock

I've replaced mine with a fully adjustable one from Hyperpro. Built from the ground up for my specs. Definetely cheaper than Ohlins, propably just as good :hide.

Worth the money; can't say yet...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,515,639
Posted By Moonsorrow
Thanks for the update, Steve! Good to see...

Thanks for the update, Steve!

Good to see you guys are still smiling after a very heavy day :thumb.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-08-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 756,182
Posted By Moonsorrow
http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/1728/PN-420-533...

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/1728/PN-420-5330/Windscreen-Adjustment-Bracket-w-GPS-Mounting-Bar-Triumph-Tiger-800
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