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Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6,624
Views: 1,002,088
Posted By jwdub
Seth S. Have you confirmed that the quick...

Seth S.

Have you confirmed that the quick connect you referenced at Beemer Boneyard is correct for the existing fuel line? TIA

John
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Today, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 123,630
Posted By jwdub
I did my own first service this past week. Now...

I did my own first service this past week. Now I'm nearing 700 miles and am really enjoying the Tiger XCX. It's about the best handling bike I've had out of nearly 60 life time and 54 years of...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Yesterday, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By jwdub
Also, the Givi PLR6401 racks I'm using don't...

Also, the Givi PLR6401 racks I'm using don't require any modifications and are quickly removable like the SW Motech ones. I'm also using an Altrider rear rack which comes pre-drilled for the Givi...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-22-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By jwdub
Thanks for the feedback, guys. While I carry a...

Thanks for the feedback, guys. While I carry a 21" tube for a spare on my dirt bikes, I don't run down the road for hours at a time at high speed. So, Your experience with slightly off size tubes...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-21-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By jwdub
my search for a natural rubber tube only turned...

my search for a natural rubber tube only turned up Metzler -- and they don't make them in a 150/70-17 size --the closest is 160/70-17 and up .

So 1) what's the source for a natural rubber...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-19-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By jwdub
I haven't mounted mine yet but I'm considering...

I haven't mounted mine yet but I'm considering using Adel clamps on the right side Triumph crash bar so that it will fit inside the top loop. Or, I may end up separating the trumpet from the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-19-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By jwdub
Thanks Mattb4rd. I've only got 300 miles on...

Thanks Mattb4rd.

I've only got 300 miles on mine so far and the suspension is breaking in and is noticeably more compliant -- especially the rear. When I get out for a ride today I'll try adding...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By jwdub
Ok, which ROX risers did you use and did you have...

Ok, which ROX risers did you use and did you have to reroute cables? I have a pair of anti-vibration ROX risers that were for another bike that I might use on the XCX in combination with a taller...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6,292
Views: 830,588
Posted By jwdub
Mine came apart just trying to install the new...

Mine came apart just trying to install the new unifilter, made for the frame, for the first time. Ditched the whole idea and went with the unifilter sock mod. I can see it's fitted correctly...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-13-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 190,494
Posted By jwdub
Surprised today -- first ride on my XCX and the...

Surprised today -- first ride on my XCX and the stock screen was much better than anticipated. No turbulence and relatively quiet with ear plugs and a Shoei Neotec helmet. 6'2" and 32 inseam. It...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-13-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 723,641
Posted By jwdub
Has anyone tried the Nelson Rigg Journey Sport...

Has anyone tried the Nelson Rigg Journey Sport magnetic tank bag on their tiger? Pluses & minuses?
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-12-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By jwdub
Looks like they're Safari tanks ~ 8 gal. ...

Looks like they're Safari tanks ~ 8 gal.

http://justgastanks.com/product_info.php?products_id=3517
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-06-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By jwdub
Why don't you just ask your nearest Triumph's...

Why don't you just ask your nearest Triumph's service dept.?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-05-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By jwdub
While I haven't picked up my XCX yet, I plan on...

While I haven't picked up my XCX yet, I plan on installing grip heaters w/ the Warm n Safe (http://www.warmnsafe.com/heated-handgrip-wrap-single-semi-mount-handgrip-heat-troller-kit/) variable...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-04-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 123,630
Posted By jwdub
Thanks again to all who've responded to my cc...

Thanks again to all who've responded to my cc question. I'll be picking up my new XCX on Friday on my way home from AZ and soon thereafter I'll be able to check it out in person.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-04-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 123,630
Posted By jwdub
Thanks Iain, I realized after I'd posted that...

Thanks Iain, I realized after I'd posted that it's ride by wire so there's no actual connection between the throttle and the linkage. So, like you've explained, the cruise control will continue...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-04-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 123,630
Posted By jwdub
Cruise Control

For those who have the XRX or XCX, the owner's manual gives 4 conditions to deactivate the cruise control. One of these is rolling the throttle to the fully closed position.

" Deactivating...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-02-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 123,630
Posted By jwdub
FWIW, I have used combinations of heated grips...

FWIW, I have used combinations of heated grips w/wo heated gloves and visa versa. The gloves advantage is the warmth on the back of my hands. With hand guards it's even better. Having independent...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6,292
Views: 830,588
Posted By jwdub
Based upon your mileage, you'll be the one to...

Based upon your mileage, you'll be the one to find out first!
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6,292
Views: 830,588
Posted By jwdub
Looks like you've done a good job. Now, just...

Looks like you've done a good job. Now, just ride it!
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6,292
Views: 830,588
Posted By jwdub
Most probably from condensation. Water mixed...

Most probably from condensation. Water mixed with oil will look like that. Short run cycles without getting the oil up to full temperature will contribute to condensation. Years ago (1975), I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-28-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,379
Posted By jwdub
My experience with has generally been very good. ...

My experience with has generally been very good. However, if you are ordering a tall seat option you might want to talk directly with SC about the foam density. On a Tenere' solo seat I found that...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-27-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 123,630
Posted By jwdub
For those that have the 2015's, how would you...

For those that have the 2015's, how would you rate the effectiveness of the headlight (s)? Last year I went on a 2 day ride up the Coronado Trail (Hwy 191) with three friends. One was riding a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-25-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By jwdub
Sorry, I don't have a picture of one on a Tiger...

Sorry, I don't have a picture of one on a Tiger -- I don't pick my XCX until the 2nd week in April. However, I'm sure I'll end up with a Madstad + a spoiler.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-24-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12,831
Views: 1,809,892
Posted By jwdub
+1 2007 Norge to a 2010 Stelvio-- same experience...

+1 2007 Norge to a 2010 Stelvio-- same experience as SM.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-22-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,616
Posted By jwdub
Are you still buried in snow?

Are you still buried in snow?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-22-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By jwdub
MRA Multi Vario is a removable spoiler that's...

MRA Multi Vario is a removable spoiler that's adjustable for tilt and distance from the stock screen. Probably available from Twisted Throttle. I use one on my Stelvio also.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-21-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,616
Posted By jwdub
Care to identify the freight and setup fees?

Care to identify the freight and setup fees?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,094
Posted By jwdub
Although I'm cosidering a new tiger, I thought...

Although I'm cosidering a new tiger, I thought I'd mention that many riders are using a lower grade fuel than premium. I've run mid grade fuel in my turbo Forester for almost 100000 miles without...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6,624
Views: 1,002,088
Posted By jwdub
Thanks for the follow up, Steve. If the...

Thanks for the follow up, Steve. If the sprocket carriers are all the same then the difference must be in the hub itself and/or a combination of the hub and spacers. Big Tony's measurements and a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-19-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,616
Posted By jwdub
How was the Cherry Creek portion off of Hwy 288...

How was the Cherry Creek portion off of Hwy 288 to Young?
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6,292
Views: 830,588
Posted By jwdub
My solution was to add BRMoto pannier racks which...

My solution was to add BRMoto pannier racks which also support the rear fender.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-19-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,616
Posted By jwdub
Did you do the whole route or, if not, what parts...

Did you do the whole route or, if not, what parts did you ride?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-19-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,855
Posted By jwdub
+1:norton

+1:norton
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-18-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,855
Posted By jwdub
Here's another with an 06 Burg and an 09 Uly both...

Here's another with an 06 Burg and an 09 Uly both unique in their own right.
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6,292
Views: 830,588
Posted By jwdub
I have a Kouba link on a DRZ400S and found that...

I have a Kouba link on a DRZ400S and found that it changes the linkage leverage so the sag was more than I expected and had to go to a heavier spring to compensate. Hopefully, someone will respond...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-17-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By jwdub
Why? Have you even ridden one? If you've already...

Why? Have you even ridden one? If you've already made up your mind to buy an XRX then why not at least ride it for awhile as it was designed. Unless the diameter of a 17" is the same, it's going to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6,624
Views: 1,002,088
Posted By jwdub
Big Tony's parts look to be the same as mine: ...

Big Tony's parts look to be the same as mine:

Sprocket Carrier: 58310050344

Wheel complete: 58410001544

Disc Brake: 770380060000


Note: The Husaberg parts are the same as the KTM --...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6,624
Views: 1,002,088
Posted By jwdub
I built up a new cush hub rear wheel using KTM...

I built up a new cush hub rear wheel using KTM parts for my 2010 FE450. I really struggled with the cush rubbers -- at first I was unable to get the hub fully seated -- just lacked about 1/16". ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3,603
Views: 778,328
Posted By jwdub
Nice pic --- be sure to check your swingarm for...

Nice pic --- be sure to check your swingarm for water intrusion!
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