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Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,992
Posted By quadzillabill
I agree. Need a bar that sweeps about 3 inches...

I agree. Need a bar that sweeps about 3 inches further back and maybe a bit higher (I have sw motech risers already).

What is the answer?
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,992
Posted By quadzillabill
There is an art to using a center stand. I...

There is an art to using a center stand. I fought with my first bike 30 years ago and eventually gave up.

The Tiger XC is perfectly designed. With my left hand on the left grip, I put my...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,992
Posted By quadzillabill
So, how does the Holan Triumph Tiger package...

So, how does the Holan Triumph Tiger package deal at ADVMOTARD Motorrad end up at over $1000? $500 for the rack?
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,992
Posted By quadzillabill
Do we really need to reinvent the motorcycle side...

Do we really need to reinvent the motorcycle side stand? I can't imagine mine being a problem based on the current spring tension.

Has it been looked into to see if those "weak" springs are...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 135,532
Posted By quadzillabill
Have you tried it with and without your toplbox...

Have you tried it with and without your toplbox just for experimentation purposes?
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 135,532
Posted By quadzillabill
Madstad suggests that the starting point for the...

Madstad suggests that the starting point for the top of the screen should be around the height of your chin. I didn't move mine much from that. The screen in no way is in my sight line.
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 135,532
Posted By quadzillabill
I don't know other than to say that you may be...

I don't know other than to say that you may be taller than me and need the bigger version? I have near silence with essentially zero buffeting.

How tall are you and what's your inseam?
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 157,374
Posted By quadzillabill
Does anybody know if Happy Trails has resolved...

Does anybody know if Happy Trails has resolved the issue with using their rack with the Leo Vince can? There's a year-old comment on the website that says they expect it resolved in 30 days...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 135,532
Posted By quadzillabill
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 135,532
Posted By quadzillabill
If you're coming off a non - faired bike, then...

If you're coming off a non - faired bike, then maybe the stock screen would be OK. It's certainly better - or at least different - than nothing.

I just can't imagine fitting a properly sized...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,992
Posted By quadzillabill
Thanks. Just need to check out a TEX to see if...

Thanks. Just need to check out a TEX to see if the spine is the same.
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 135,532
Posted By quadzillabill
Ditto for me, but I have the Adventure. Great...

Ditto for me, but I have the Adventure. Great product.
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,992
Posted By quadzillabill
I spent the day yesterday putting on my Madstad...

I spent the day yesterday putting on my Madstad Adventure windscreen and my AltRider Crash Bars, Radiator Guard and skid plate. I'm extremely pleased with everything. The Madstad change is as hard to...
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 30,462
Posted By quadzillabill
Oh, and I dropped one of those damn mounting...

Oh, and I dropped one of those damn mounting screws down the bottom of the abyss that is the rear fender area. I tried for a while to get it out from the top, but finally figured out I could get...
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,992
Posted By quadzillabill
Of course.

Of course.
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,992
Posted By quadzillabill
I've actually owned the Pelican boxes from a...

I've actually owned the Pelican boxes from a previous unfinished project, so I just had to buy racks and some Happy Trails mounting hardware to build my own version of the Caribous.
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 30,462
Posted By quadzillabill
Success! Bright!! ...

Success! Bright!!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/31/2a3edyge.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/31/4apy6uta.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 466,992
Posted By quadzillabill
She's coming together nicely. Well, at least the...

She's coming together nicely. Well, at least the parts are all here. Corbin seat, Hepco-Becker soft bags (Caribou hard bags later) and Leo Vince Carbon can are on. Waiting to get the Madstad ...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,433
Posted By quadzillabill
Subscribed. Hope to post something interesting...

Subscribed. Hope to post something interesting in the near future...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 135,532
Posted By quadzillabill
Alright, you guys are geniuses. I'm not a...

Alright, you guys are geniuses. I'm not a vinyl artist, but I can something similar in orange and black carbon fiber for my incoming 18" adventure.
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 30,462
Posted By quadzillabill
Will send payment today. Thanks for including me...

Will send payment today. Thanks for including me in this production run.

Sent from my VS980 4G using Tapatalk
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 135,532
Posted By quadzillabill
Does Madstad offer a forum discount for ADV?

Does Madstad offer a forum discount for ADV?
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,025
Posted By quadzillabill
Awesome write up. Would love to see done...

Awesome write up. Would love to see done numbers.

Sent from my VS980 4G using Tapatalk
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By quadzillabill
Tiger 800 XC Maintenance / Repair Videos

I found this author on the board, but nothing that brought his excellent videos to attention. I'm extremely impressed and will treasure these even if Muddysump leaves the Tiger fold as his latest...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 30,462
Posted By quadzillabill
Interested. Email me at quadzillabill@gmail.com...

Interested. Email me at quadzillabill@gmail.com with details please.
Forum: Americas 04-04-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By quadzillabill
I don't know if I want to be 450+ miles from the...

I don't know if I want to be 450+ miles from the *nearest* town. I guess that would be true Adventure.

http://jamesbayroad.com/index.html

A REMOTE WILD LAND OF EXTREME DISTANCES

THE LONGEST...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By quadzillabill
Go East, or Go West?

Getting the Tiger ready to do a big trip this summer from my home base in Michigan. Will be doing some decent warm-up/check-out rides as the weather cooperates, heading for a trip into Northern...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By quadzillabill
Go East, or Go West?

Sorry, this was double posted.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,208
Posted By quadzillabill
Would be willing to buy your hard bags if they...

Would be willing to buy your hard bags if they are collecting dust...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,208
Posted By quadzillabill
So, in the long run how did this hold up? Also,...

So, in the long run how did this hold up? Also, what specific Happy Trails kit did you decided to use? I don't have my hands on my Wolfmann/BR Moto bracket right now, so don't know the tube...
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 739,550
Posted By quadzillabill
My bad. I guess that kit was also a Wolfman (BR)...

My bad. I guess that kit was also a Wolfman (BR) product. My Tiger's rack has plenty of strength for a hard bag (it has the rear cross bar) so I've got to figure out how to connect the two. ...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 739,550
Posted By quadzillabill
So, I bought Wolfman racks for my '12 Tiger XC...

So, I bought Wolfman racks for my '12 Tiger XC last fall. Evidently now discontinued, but can I still get the DIY kit to fit my Pelican cases to them?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 81,446
Posted By quadzillabill
My sister and BIL just moved to the Fort Knox...

My sister and BIL just moved to the Fort Knox area, so we're interested in learning about the best area rides...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,950
Posted By quadzillabill
Well, then I'm in. PM me pricing and payment...

Well, then I'm in. PM me pricing and payment details. I'm in zip 48642.
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,950
Posted By quadzillabill
I need one of these filters for my XC, but have...

I need one of these filters for my XC, but have no idea if the Group Buy helps me since I'm in Michigan. Please let me know costs and I can make a decision from there. Thx.
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 219,155
Posted By quadzillabill
Thanks for an amazing Ride (Report)! I'm a...

Thanks for an amazing Ride (Report)! I'm a fellow 800 XC owner and this makes me want to get out of my comfort zone. Love that you two did it all together. Thanks again. :-)
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 157,374
Posted By quadzillabill
Well I ordered the Wolfman racks and I'm going to...

Well I ordered the Wolfman racks and I'm going to get their Do It Yourself installation kit for Pelican bags. Hope this week goes well.
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 135,532
Posted By quadzillabill
Also interested. Looks good in the photos. ...

Also interested. Looks good in the photos.

http://www.puigusa.com/imagenes/PUIG14896.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 135,532
Posted By quadzillabill
Is that the Adventure model?

Is that the Adventure model?
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,119
Posted By quadzillabill
Those Wolfman racks really have me interested in...

Those Wolfman racks really have me interested in that setup. I have the Leo Vince pipe on - any issues with that? I know it was mentioned earlier that it was a problem for one of the other...
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