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Forum: Beasts 11-13-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,366
Posted By Rob Dirt
I've often thought of using a 17 to get across...

I've often thought of using a 17 to get across the country, then installing a 15 to ride around the destination (CO, Baja, ect...). Then re-install the 17 to ride home.
I use the stock 16 as a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 111,633
Posted By Rob Dirt
It seems like everybody wants some of the...

It seems like everybody wants some of the multistrada money. It's always a great thing to have choices.

FJ...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-05-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30,344
Views: 2,288,655
Posted By Rob Dirt
I've ridden the eastern part of the TAT. We...

I've ridden the eastern part of the TAT. We stopped in OK & trucked back. I have to admit, it's not an epic ride or anything. NW Arkansas was the best part & the rest was just miles & miles of...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 31,726
Posted By Rob Dirt
On the current XC, you can load the roadie ABS...

On the current XC, you can load the roadie ABS tune & use the 19" front without issue. Of course, you may want to lower the rear to match.
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,574
Posted By Rob Dirt
Fingernail clippers will get rid of those...

Fingernail clippers will get rid of those nipples. It makes a big difference.
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By Rob Dirt
I'd much rather have a lower 1st, but a taller...

I'd much rather have a lower 1st, but a taller 6th would be sweet too.
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 592,063
Posted By Rob Dirt
You have to air them down to negate that center...

You have to air them down to negate that center strip. Start out with 25psi & go down from there. I didn't like it & removed it after 1000 miles. If I ever get a tire carver, then I'll get rid of...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-22-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30,344
Views: 2,288,655
Posted By Rob Dirt
Check out this Triumph Scrambler ...

Check out this Triumph Scrambler

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g337/RobDirt/10E6F124-8DE6-4D04-80F3-0DFD7EFEC004.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 31,726
Posted By Rob Dirt
I pre-ordered months before the T-8 came to the...

I pre-ordered months before the T-8 came to the US. Triumph USA gave me $1000 in free accessaries. The dealer may have messed up my order but he didn't have one sitting around. They sent him a demo...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 31,726
Posted By Rob Dirt
It would be nice to order exactly whatever you...

It would be nice to order exactly whatever you want on a T8.
For example:XC with a spoked 19" front.
FYI, I pre-ordered a Black XC non-ABS & they shipped me a White ABS. So, maybe this is not...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,238
Posted By Rob Dirt
I've ridden my XC 18 hours straight & I have no...

I've ridden my XC 18 hours straight & I have no clue WTF your talking about.
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21,691
Views: 3,944,976
Posted By Rob Dirt
I buy regular gas because the other octanes don't...

I buy regular gas because the other octanes don't sell. When I'm in the middle of nowhere Hicksville, nobody buys premium gas at Bubba's quick stop. I'd rather use fresh regular than old premium.
...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Rob Dirt
Any guards that don't attach to the bar end will...

Any guards that don't attach to the bar end will give wind protection.

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/962/19215/Tusk-MX-D-Flex-MC-Handguards
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-09-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,413
Posted By Rob Dirt
You go directly to jail. It does not matter where...

You go directly to jail. It does not matter where your from, you have to follow the laws were you are located. A judge told me "ignorance of the law does not make you exempt from said law".
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 589,085
Posted By Rob Dirt
It's this .5mm gap. When it gets obstructed, you...

It's this .5mm gap. When it gets obstructed, you have idle issues. The roller gets caked with dust.

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g337/RobDirt/10c970fc.jpg
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 589,085
Posted By Rob Dirt
I was asked to help find any info about switching...

I was asked to help find any info about switching the stepper motor out for a screw adjustment.
I don't see this as a problem but some people want to use their Tiger as a dirtbike. More power to...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 589,085
Posted By Rob Dirt
I only have my iPhone to search for the Stepper...

I only have my iPhone to search for the Stepper replacement. I did find this http://www.pure-triumph.com/products/1072
But I can't find the part. It's supposed to be a race only item for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 63,086
Posted By Rob Dirt
I've been dealing with a shitload of personal...

I've been dealing with a shitload of personal problems lately. Like Vic said, this thread http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=320288 is the most active in our area.
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 589,085
Posted By Rob Dirt
Look into replacing the stepper motor with a...

Look into replacing the stepper motor with a screw idle adjustment. It's been done on a Daytona 675.
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21,691
Views: 3,944,976
Posted By Rob Dirt
According to the instructions, zero height is...

According to the instructions, zero height is added. However, I use mine with a bit more air. I'd guess that it's like the seat is in the high position. I only use my Airhawk for all day riding. It...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 21,691
Views: 3,944,976
Posted By Rob Dirt
My advice is to install risers, highway pegs, &...

My advice is to install risers, highway pegs, & an Airhawk.

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g337/RobDirt/53ae9004.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-28-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 25,972
Posted By Rob Dirt
Somebody bring one of these 99 packs....

Somebody bring one of these 99 packs. http://anytimeale.com
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 589,085
Posted By Rob Dirt
I would never tell somebody how to ride their...

I would never tell somebody how to ride their bike. For me, the rear ABS pulses way to slow in loose conditions. Practice emergency stops on a dirtroad at 40mph & see what you think about it.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 589,085
Posted By Rob Dirt
I was just passing on some info. I turn off my...

I was just passing on some info. I turn off my ABS for flat straight dirtroads.
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 589,085
Posted By Rob Dirt
FYI, if you use the kill switch & leave the key...

FYI, if you use the kill switch & leave the key alone, then the ABS stays off when you restart.
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,683
Posted By Rob Dirt
I use the LV & stock tune with great success....

I use the LV & stock tune with great success. However, I never remove the quite core. If you want it loud, then you'll want the arrow tune. I live & ride at sea level.
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 202,245
Posted By Rob Dirt
My XC has always used oil on long stretches over...

My XC has always used oil on long stretches over 75mph. After 4 tanks of gas, I have to add about 1/2 quart. Normal riding does not use any oil even when I rev out the gears.
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 592,063
Posted By Rob Dirt
I put duct tape under my pre-filter to keep chain...

I put duct tape under my pre-filter to keep chain lube out. \_(ツ)_/
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-13-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6,074
Views: 480,457
Posted By Rob Dirt
2012 CBR250 9k miles. Guy says he will take $1500...

2012 CBR250 9k miles. Guy says he will take $1500 because of engine noise.
http://mobile.craigslist.org/mcy/4612847531.html
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,731
Posted By Rob Dirt
Your forks are toast. Rebuild them for your...

Your forks are toast. Rebuild them for your weight & riding. Money well spent.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 63,086
Posted By Rob Dirt
I use my Tiger for dirtroads.

I use my Tiger for dirtroads.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 63,086
Posted By Rob Dirt
There's a $5 fee to park at the ATV & it closes a...

There's a $5 fee to park at the ATV & it closes a lot due to rain. Make sure you call before you haul as they say. (601)528-6160. From the parking area, they have a north trail & south trail. Both...
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 61,349
Posted By Rob Dirt
The most common problem is when this .5mm gets...

The most common problem is when this .5mm gets obstructed.

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g337/RobDirt/10c970fc.jpg

It's my understanding that it needs to be lubed but I'm no mechanic.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 63,086
Posted By Rob Dirt
I've been super busy at work but the end is near....

I've been super busy at work but the end is near. I'll be posting pics soon. :D
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 202,245
Posted By Rob Dirt
Just FYI, when coolant leaks & burns off it has a...

Just FYI, when coolant leaks & burns off it has a very distinct smell. Kinda like when you smell burning brakes. Once you learn the smell, there's no mistaking what your smelling.
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21,691
Views: 3,944,976
Posted By Rob Dirt
I guess I missed what the bitch is about but my...

I guess I missed what the bitch is about but my T8 sidestand works great for mounting. I use it everytime I get on.
Maybe y'all have ridden too many KTM dirtbikes. I've broken 3 different side...
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5,499
Views: 965,073
Posted By Rob Dirt
Congrats! I sat on that bike. :freaky

Congrats! I sat on that bike. :freaky
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 592,063
Posted By Rob Dirt
I have the throttle lock. It's nothing close to a...

I have the throttle lock. It's nothing close to a cruise control. It would be better if it was $30. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 592,063
Posted By Rob Dirt
I'm using the HDB adventure bars. I do have Rox...

I'm using the HDB adventure bars. I do have Rox risers installed. The HDB would probably hit the gas tank w/out risers.
Get the 106 X 38/40 template. Everything else is easy.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 592,063
Posted By Rob Dirt
What's the problem? I just bought longer bolts....

What's the problem? I just bought longer bolts. M8 I believe.

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g337/RobDirt/5B6576B3-60A8-45D8-9F8C-8CC456715036.jpg
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