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Forum: Alaska 09-18-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Overland Expo was put on my to do list as soon as...

Overland Expo was put on my to do list as soon as I heard of it last Spring. Going to get out and do some of the AZBDR on weekends before ya'll get here. I got space in the garage for your bikes...
Forum: Vendors 09-17-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,691
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
My only riding experience with the 990 and Mitas...

My only riding experience with the 990 and Mitas is with a guy on the Dempster who claims to have ridden the same tire from VA. It was an E09. That is what I am thinking on the Tiger, but worry...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,627
Views: 179,397
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Slobinski, I have the same problem. It...

Slobinski,

I have the same problem. It started out as intermittent neutral light and gear position sensor. It popped the code a week ago and now sometimes doesn't show any gear change. ...
Forum: Alaska 09-17-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Extend your riding season!

The wife and I have settled into our new digs on the northwest side of Phoenix. We have a two car or 6 motorcycle garage. If anyone needs a winter of storage first come first served. Since this is...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,784,730
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I plan on running my Tiger anywhere TKCs will...

I plan on running my Tiger anywhere TKCs will take me with my Pelicans. I just know that if I plant my foot, plant it as far out as I can then the case won't catch my leg, more than likely.

...
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 170,203
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
You have a pretty decent light for 120 bucks and...

You have a pretty decent light for 120 bucks and other than the dude with the cracked lense, I wouldn't worry about the finish fading. The price point is a factor and I would rather they save money...
Forum: Vendors 09-14-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 170,203
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Well I finally rode in the dark with these lights...

Well I finally rode in the dark with these lights and they are honking bright. I little more scatter than I prefer, but still very bright.

My only question is are there lenses that are more...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 253,616
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I just picked up a 2014 ST R. Looking at the...

I just picked up a 2014 ST R. Looking at the Ventura Bike Rack system. Has anyone installed it on their 13 or 14? If so did it require any drilling?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I would love to ride but have a BRC class to...

I would love to ride but have a BRC class to shadow in the am along with no kobbies on the Tiger yet. Hopefully i will get the stock tires worn out soon.
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,784,730
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I agreed to the time to remove the Altrider...

I agreed to the time to remove the Altrider stuff, it was the Triumph sump guard installed at point of purchase I argued. I could remove the bars myself, but in 100 degree garage it is worth it for...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,784,730
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I thought about that, but don't have the original...

I thought about that, but don't have the original bolts. There are a couple altrider bolts on there. Going to call Triumph customer service. How many Tigers out there don't have some sort of crash...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,784,730
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Had an interesting experience with the local...

Had an interesting experience with the local dealer. After telling that all gear position indicators are a little off was pretty told to live with no neutral. Well finally got a check engine light....
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,745
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Only issue might be collision and comprehensive.

Only issue might be collision and comprehensive.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,745
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I bought a bike that had an insurance been made...

I bought a bike that had an insurance been made would have been a salvage title. Living in Germany made it easier. It was a Kat 750 with only fairing damage and mildly bent forks. My local shop...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,739
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Awesome thanks. Will be registering soon.

Awesome thanks. Will be registering soon.
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,784,730
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I wife is very good at grapping the tank so not...

I wife is very good at grapping the tank so not to slide my into the tank. Works great, even during an 80mph to 0mph scrub on an exit ramp.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,739
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Are there GPS tracks? If so can get them ahead...

Are there GPS tracks? If so can get them ahead of time to load in my Delorme PN60? Ready to pull the trigger. Lastly what time does the breakfast start? Debating camping in Wickenberg or coming...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 1,857,558
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Around here, helmet means not on a cruiser for...

Around here, helmet means not on a cruiser for sure. Hell a helmet or any gear is a rare sight.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,739
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Going to tackle the B route on a Tiger 800XC. ...

Going to tackle the B route on a Tiger 800XC. What could go wrong? Just moved here and have to get my drill schedule for the year before I lay my money down. Looking forward to it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 1,857,558
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
A gasoline engine motorcycle will run just fine...

A gasoline engine motorcycle will run just fine with a little diesel I the tank. Smoked a bit when hard on the throttle passing cars, but ran just fine. I put a gallon in it by mistake. Small town...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 527,846
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I will have to keep those light mods in mind. I...

I will have to keep those light mods in mind. I have not experienced the glowing windshield as i have not ridden in the dark yet. I won't say night because i have ridden as late as 11pm. Now in the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-05-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
If your son needs a jacket hit me up. I got a...

If your son needs a jacket hit me up. I got a dainese light riding jacket off the Free to Active Duty thread I don't need anymore. Would like to give it to another active duty Service Member.
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,784,730
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Complete with Ventura Bike Rack system just as I...

Complete with Ventura Bike Rack system just as I am going to do to mine. Very nice!!
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,784,730
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
When I had fuel bottles on the back of my...

When I had fuel bottles on the back of my panniers, the cruiser/sportbike military coworkers were convinced if I got rear ended I would end up much like a Pinto. My thought was if I get rear ended...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-02-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Just moved to El Mirage from Anchorage, AK. I...

Just moved to El Mirage from Anchorage, AK. I like the El Mirage/Surprise area myself. Finally found the back route to Luke and only took about 7 minutes.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-23-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 37,470
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I to would be interested in some sections if not...

I to would be interested in some sections if not all of it depending on your dates.
Forum: Alaska 08-14-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,128
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
+1

+1
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 124,456
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Baja Dad, are ya'll coming up the Cassiar? I am...

Baja Dad, are ya'll coming up the Cassiar? I am Leaving Anchorage, YEAH!!!, Saturday morning headed to Washington St. ALCAN to Cassiar and hoping to see the bikes and if I'm lucky might overnight...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,784,730
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
@mildlyinked It would be very interesting to...

@mildlyinked It would be very interesting to dyno your bike and look at the line. I have heard that popping is caused by a lean condition. You may be really lean at about 4k rpm. Mainly really...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 252,125
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Dunno Where, I am looking for a Ninja 1000...

Dunno Where,

I am looking for a Ninja 1000 and was very interested in the Ventura with the factory luggage. Very interested to know what you discover.
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 124,456
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I leave Sat. headed to Phoenix. Maybe I will see...

I leave Sat. headed to Phoenix. Maybe I will see ya'll headed to Anchorage. Driving down the Cassiar to Washington State.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-09-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,872
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I would be interested in the next one as I don't...

I would be interested in the next one as I don't think myself or my bike will be there in time. Leaving Los Anchorage on the 16th for Phoenix.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 1,857,558
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Holy cow Docktor and Cannibal. I would not be...

Holy cow Docktor and Cannibal. I would not be surprised if we knew each other. I know every street that beetle saab chase happened. I hit a dip getting chased from Benbrook to north end Rivercrest...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 1,857,558
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Well driving through houston on a CB450 Nighthawk...

Well driving through houston on a CB450 Nighthawk with 6 months riding experience in 1994 was a bit scary for this Fort Worth native.
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,055
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I have decided to pull the trigger on the 11....

I have decided to pull the trigger on the 11. Working with the owner to cover the distance. Anyone on the east coast coming west in 3 or 4 weeks? I can get as far east as St. Louis. After buying my...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,784,730
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
This what?

This what?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 1,857,558
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Don't forget the junk car convoys headed for...

Don't forget the junk car convoys headed for Mexico that run a consistent 45-50mph to assist in clogging up I35.
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,055
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I am looking for a little advice. I am torn...

I am looking for a little advice. I am torn between buying an 11 at a good price or holding out for the updates on the 14. What sayeth the group of Ninja 1000 owners. I am a prior owner of an 06...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 527,846
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
The Mitas E07 Dakar Rear and TKC 80 Front will go...

The Mitas E07 Dakar Rear and TKC 80 Front will go 8,000 miles or more. That combination will get you to Prudhoe and back, although I would recommend the Dempster over the Dalton any day of the week....
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 77,511
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Wow you sure brought back some memories from...

Wow you sure brought back some memories from living in North Alabama. Does Ray still own Cycles Unlimited. He used to right sport bikes to Florida to drag race and ride back. No trailers for him. ...
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