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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-08-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,859
Posted By LotusKTM
Mapping

Great info here. Quite a variance in mileage.
Changing your own mapping using Tune ECU site........
Is that pretty easy to do? I haven't looked to where the ECU is on the Triumph. Under the seat I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-02-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,843
Posted By LotusKTM
Turn signals

Great thread. Regarding the turn signal issues.Tourtech are a tad pricey.
Look into Baja Designs. They have ha proven track record and for my money and experience, that is the direction I'll go....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-01-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,668
Posted By LotusKTM
Congrats on your new Tiger. Great bikes. The...

Congrats on your new Tiger. Great bikes.
The wife rides her own bikes. We have a couple of DR 650s, Her Wee, which was mine first, and my 800XC.
Personally, the Tiger is the better bike. The...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,577
Posted By LotusKTM
I vote for the Rick Mayer Cycle seat. While...

I vote for the Rick Mayer Cycle seat.
While not every seat will work for everybody, Rick does a great job to make it fit you.
Besides one on my Wee, (it took the pressure off sensitive areas), I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,686
Posted By LotusKTM
I also have the 800 XC and a couple of weeks ago,...

I also have the 800 XC and a couple of weeks ago, I had Rick Mayer make a new seat for me. He is in Northern CA but most of his business is out of the area. He changes the seat foam and will make it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,440
Posted By LotusKTM
After coming off a Wee, I thought the same thing...

After coming off a Wee, I thought the same thing on my 800 XC. One thing that did help was changing grips. I went with a stickier MX style grip. With the newer grip, the throttle doesn't slip in my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 21,481
Posted By LotusKTM
Well, I own both a 2006 Wee Strom and a 2011...

Well, I own both a 2006 Wee Strom and a 2011 Triumph 800 XC.
Wee is a great bike.....The Triumph is just a better great bike. Suspension is the biggest difference.
Seat is much better on the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,511
Posted By LotusKTM
Great advice. Thank you. I figured it had to be...

Great advice. Thank you. I figured it had to be something I didn't know about but simple.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-24-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,511
Posted By LotusKTM
Heated grip electrical question Triumph 800XC

2011 Triumph 800 XC
I bought the heated grip kit from Triumph. My hope is to use their stock heated grip wiring and switch and use an after market heater element and a grip I prefer over the Triumph...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-17-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By LotusKTM
Great info. Thanks very much. ARROW exhaust...

Great info. Thanks very much. ARROW exhaust should be here next week. I love the XC non ABS. Just nice to have the exhaust on it. Just for asking, what kind of performance increase was there?? Did...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-17-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By LotusKTM
2011 Tiger 800XC exhaust question

I have a question about installing an ARROW exhaust on the 2011 800XC.

Will it need to be re-mapped?? If so, is there a choice on mapping or will the dealer know which one to install??

I am...
Forum: Hacks 09-28-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,290
Posted By LotusKTM
head shake cured

I want to thank everyone for helping me get my Triumph Bonnie/Dnepr dialed in.
I have been fighting head shake and had tried just about everything to cure it.
Cathouse Willie and others suggested...
Forum: Hacks 09-22-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,083
Posted By LotusKTM
Triumph sub frame

http://i430.photobucket.com/albums/qq26/LotusKTM/Triscmounting03_zpsa4f98091.jpg

Hi guys

Anyone know who makes this sub-frame??


Thanks
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By LotusKTM
Good idea. I was planning on raising the bike...

Good idea. I was planning on raising the bike back to normal.

I had a long talk with myself, and the committee in my head last night. Should have seen some of this before I started out. While the...
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By LotusKTM
Sub-frame

After reading and understand more about this, I am going to re-think the sub-frame. Most likely, go with a DMC sub-frame as they have worked thru the design and just in general, know what they are...
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By LotusKTM
Mustang That is great info. It might be back...

Mustang

That is great info. It might be back to the drawing board. (Or buy a professionally made sub-frame.)

This makes much more sense now. Thanks very much.

First one is always a learning...
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By LotusKTM
mustang Good points. I went with the flat...

mustang

Good points. I went with the flat bar to keep some sort of ground clearance. Maybe a square tube to the inside of the frame will accomplish both.
Good ideas with the upper mounts. Just...
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By LotusKTM
Jnich77 Thanks. I like the color of the...

Jnich77

Thanks. I like the color of the stock T100 and it seems to look right with the sidecar.
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By LotusKTM
Prmurat She is pretty brave but not stupid. She...

Prmurat
She is pretty brave but not stupid. She rides her own bikes. Loves, loves her DR 650. 23,000 miles in three years. Rides a Wee also. Rode this T100 for a couple of years but was always...
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By LotusKTM
Triumph hack

Red, thank you for your comments. This is all very new to me. I will rethink the "U" bolts. The ball mounts seem to be just there. There was no stress when I put this together but as we know, or...
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By LotusKTM
2007 Triumph Bonnie hack

Hi guys,
I've been lurking for a while now. I have a 2007 Triumph Bonnie and found and bought a Dnepr hack. It had been taken off of the motorcycle. Bike was sold and the hack sat in the warehouse...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-25-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 172,009
Posted By LotusKTM
LucasM, Check out my hand made scrambler on...

LucasM,

Check out my hand made scrambler on page 378 of the Beasts area.

Uses a Triumph 765 twin. KYB forks, Showa single rear shock.

Hand made tank, pipes, sidepanels and frame. Does pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 102,524
Views: 20,102,214
Posted By LotusKTM
Re-locate oil cooler

Anybody ever re-locate the oil cooler?? Seems like it's just asking for a well placed rock at the wrong time.
Thanks
Dick
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By LotusKTM
I have an 05.5 non-S wiling to swap?

Hey, WIsixfitty..........

I have a 950 with S suspension done by Super Plush.
(It was done when I bght the bike.)
I would consider that swap.
Where are you???
I am in NoCAL area.
At least...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-09-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22,028
Views: 6,530,664
Posted By LotusKTM
Hi riders, The Chromo frame is one off, as...

Hi riders,

The Chromo frame is one off, as is the 5 gal tank, side panels and pipes. I did send photos and specs to Triumph.....no response. Local dealer......oh, that's nice. No build pics. We...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-07-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22,028
Views: 6,530,664
Posted By LotusKTM
Thanks. I also have a 2005 Classic Bonnie and...

Thanks.
I also have a 2005 Classic Bonnie and my wife rides an 07 T100.
Hers is stock. Mine....well, I put on a smaller Lucus style taillight and relocated the blinkers.......to a box in the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-07-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22,028
Views: 6,530,664
Posted By LotusKTM
Custom Triumph ADV

Here is the bike Triumph needs to build.
2002 Bonnie motor.
Flat side mikuni carbs
Chromo frame
Hand made 5 gal tank
Hand made side panels
Hand made twin side pipes
RM seat and fenders
KTM...
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