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Forum: Vendors 08-13-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 43,251
Posted By Roadinator
I recently installed a Shinko 705 on my '05 tiger...

I recently installed a Shinko 705 on my '05 tiger and it needed 73 lbs to pop the bead on. I tried it with the Motopumps and it was a no go (I didn't expect it to do it, but wanted to try). With...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By Roadinator
Hey, let's not the visa thing hold this trip up...

Hey, let's not the visa thing hold this trip up :cry

I need more pictures :freaky

I'm in.
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,414
Posted By Roadinator
Pretty fantastic video! Loved the aerials.

Pretty fantastic video! Loved the aerials.
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,505
Posted By Roadinator
Tire held air and even went for a ride with the...

Tire held air and even went for a ride with the wife. I was under the impression changing bike tires would be about the same - i was wrong (I hear you Butters!). It is technique and I started to...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,505
Posted By Roadinator
I got it. Putting the weight and knees on there...

I got it. Putting the weight and knees on there helped. My problem now is my new moto pumps will not inflate the tire. Not sure if it is having trouble with the stem. Will have to get my air tank...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,505
Posted By Roadinator
I got it. I guess the trick is to have the...

I got it. I guess the trick is to have the knees/weight on the tire while you work it around the rim (keeping it off the bead). I should invest in some rim protectors, because it looks like I road...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,505
Posted By Roadinator
My first tire change is kicking my ass

So I broke the bead and I thought that was the hard part, but I was wrong. I removed the old tire, after taking my grinder to it and cutting the sidewall. Now I am getting the new one on. First...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 567,720
Posted By Roadinator
Hey, I think I was on that bridge on Friday. ...

Hey, I think I was on that bridge on Friday. Near the big bend campground along Smoke Hole Road?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Roadinator
Just a quick update. Had a couple of nice rides....

Just a quick update. Had a couple of nice rides. Thursday I took River Road out of Romney and stayed on that through Hardy County (guess it becomes Trough Road?) and back through Moorefield. Had...
Forum: Vendors 07-18-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 69,709
Posted By Roadinator
I checked the website and I guess those are the...

I checked the website and I guess those are the ones where you can attach barkbusters etc.
Forum: Vendors 07-18-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 69,709
Posted By Roadinator
Nice write up Chuckracer. Interested in your...

Nice write up Chuckracer. Interested in your results from the road.

What model did you get? I thought they came with some end cap? Are you planning to put something on the end?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-16-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Roadinator
Just ordered the West Virginia DeLorme's Atlas...

Just ordered the West Virginia DeLorme's Atlas and Gazetteer (that looks pretty amazing).

Thanks for all the advice. I will probably play it pretty safe on the Tiger and find the balance of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Roadinator
Awesome info! Yep, me and the tiger ain't...

Awesome info!

Yep, me and the tiger ain't afraid of nothin' (except snakes, sounds in the dark and strangers holding snakes making sounds in the dark...).

Do folks pretty much camp at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Roadinator
Exploring West Virginia

Starting some weekend exploring of West Virginia (just moved to Hampshire County). Was planning to make a run Friday and Saturday to Blackwater Falls then over to Dolly Sods and then back home...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By Roadinator
Yikes, that seems like a "long way down" :lol3 ...

Yikes, that seems like a "long way down" :lol3

Make the straight shot and leave a little later and get home a little later. Avoid Fridays and just prepare for some traffic. That's a stretch just...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By Roadinator
Well I'll go along for the ride...

Well I'll go along for the ride...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,158
Posted By Roadinator
Wish I could have met up with you guys in DC...

Wish I could have met up with you guys in DC today. Let me know if you are in the area for the next couple of days to connect or need a place to stay!

Great story and save travels (loved your You...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 97,214
Views: 18,396,000
Posted By Roadinator
Wonder if I can run these in an '05 Triumph Tiger?

Wonder if I can run these in an '05 Triumph Tiger?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
If I knew that name was a beer, I would have...

If I knew that name was a beer, I would have switched for sure.

That looks devilishly good. Where do I find it?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
I think you can download it off of Vimeo. Let me...

I think you can download it off of Vimeo. Let me know if that does not work and I can post it on drop box.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-05-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
Finally the video!

Here's the video from the event.

Enjoy!

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/97471251?byline=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="281"...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,857
Views: 479,699
Posted By Roadinator
Did the tall seat make a difference in the ride...

Did the tall seat make a difference in the ride and feel of the bike, or more just stretched out your legs some?
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By Roadinator
I noticed the '08 today on Craigslist and thought...

I noticed the '08 today on Craigslist and thought that seemed like a pretty good bike/deal. I want one, don't have the money now, but if I did, that '08 would be heading home with me :cry

I would...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,809
Posted By Roadinator
Good for you. Ride till you find what you're...

Good for you. Ride till you find what you're looking for and ride some more to make sure it's worth coming back too.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-24-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 47,647
Posted By Roadinator
I'm out. looks awesome so far. Stickers are...

I'm out. looks awesome so far. Stickers are awesome. Still waiting for pictures of drunk people...:puke1
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,725
Posted By Roadinator
Great stuff. Keep the pictures coming and carry...

Great stuff. Keep the pictures coming and carry on wayward son (they'll be peace when you are done).

Subscribed:freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
Forgot to mention, if you have any footage of...

Forgot to mention, if you have any footage of riding, I would love to look at it and see about including it in the video I am putting together.

Want to put together a "Thank You" video for Romney...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
Had a great time at my first camp and ride event....

Had a great time at my first camp and ride event. Went on a smokin' ride Saturday with B-Mac. At first I thought those V-Strom 650's sure are fast and pull good wheelies, by the time we stopped for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
Getting packed and will be ready to roll at...

Getting packed and will be ready to roll at 1:00pm. Be there at 1:15pm :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
You win the best camping spot available. ...

You win the best camping spot available.

Weather is nice. Sunny with clouds, a bit breezy. Does not feel like 71 degrees, but that's WVA. I'm heading into town to do a little shopping and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
I'll be there Friday afternoon and have a quick...

I'll be there Friday afternoon and have a quick run up a mountain about 15 minutes out of town. Not sure if I want to do it on the Tiger with all the rain this week. It's got a killer view after...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-29-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 657,662
Posted By Roadinator
Dirt bike crashes

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/yvC3RJd5PZQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>http://youtu.be/bUaUQan21bY
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By Roadinator
I have an "05 Tiger and love it. Motor is superb...

I have an "05 Tiger and love it. Motor is superb (has 56k) and I am 6'3" and 250lbs. I ride two up with the wife and gear and we weigh that thing down. Motor handles it fine. i think I am about...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
Koolwink and beer

I've heard good things about the Koolwink (good price and clean). It has a retro 50's style and I guess the inside of the rooms are the same. I wouldn't travel to Keyser for a room.

Beer: ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
http://events.jeepforum.com/Krawlin_for_COPS_2014

http://events.jeepforum.com/Krawlin_for_COPS_2014
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
That sounds fun. Will be talking to you Friday...

That sounds fun. Will be talking to you Friday evening and get a little more info and see if it works for me. I can look at the scenery another time...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 20,924
Posted By Roadinator
The roads are fine. You can find a small amount...

The roads are fine. You can find a small amount of gravel and dirt kicked up in some curves on smaller roads (non-striped back roads), but that is typical.

I went to Romney Cycles on Friday and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 27,645
Posted By Roadinator
Enjoying your journey, from on the outside and...

Enjoying your journey, from on the outside and inside. I am still amazed at this community and the voices and stories we get to experience. Only back on a motorcycle for a year, I have reawakened...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By Roadinator
Centerstand is it for now. Makes it pretty...

Centerstand is it for now. Makes it pretty interesting to mount and dismount (finding a curb helps). Posted on tigertripple.com and they mentioned an engine pull and a good welder might do the...
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