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Forum: Americas 02-04-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By cory1848
Thanks, since my wife will be with me, will...

Thanks, since my wife will be with me, will probably keep it on pavement.
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By cory1848
1. I didn't call you a dick (name), I said what...

1. I didn't call you a dick (name), I said what you wrote came off that you sounded like a dick (name). There is a difference.

2. Your alternatives were to fly to Portland and rent a bike to...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By cory1848
So if the route I have chosen isn't up to your...

So if the route I have chosen isn't up to your standards then how about offering an alternative that fits within my time limit? Rather than say, you know best because you live there. Honestly, I...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By cory1848
Why do folks assume they know whats best for me...

Why do folks assume they know whats best for me or what I will think is boring or what the purpose of the trip is? I think you misunderstood what I am going after. I haven't ignored other responses,...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By cory1848
If you are driving through Clewiston watch out of...

If you are driving through Clewiston watch out of traffic enforcement. Be 1 mph under the limit. Any thing over and they will stop you. Seems to be their only source of revenue on those parts. If...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By cory1848
I have to drive out to KY Saturday for work, I...

I have to drive out to KY Saturday for work, I will post back on the traffic situation. Snow birds or not, it is generally a slow drive. All its takes is one slow person...

Great suggestions...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By cory1848
Thanks guys. I have been to Portland once before...

Thanks guys. I have been to Portland once before but it was a short trip. I have family there and they showed me around. I will be spending 4 days there off the bike for the reunion trip, so sites...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By cory1848
Denver to Portland - August 1

My family is having a family reunion in Portland OR on August 1 this year and I was thinking of doing a fly and ride. Fly into Denver, ship bike to Denver and ride to Portland with the wife, then...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By cory1848
I would second March time frame. During bikeweek...

I would second March time frame. During bikeweek will be fun, but lots of bikes on the road. Plan a day to stop at Daytona if thats your thing. Generally the weather is decent now but there are...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By cory1848
Heated Passenger Grab Rails? (S10)

Do such things exist? I have been reading up a lot on heated grips and wanting to add those to my S10, and I go thinking, what about passenger rails? I plan on doing some long miles with the wife...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 27,728
Views: 5,500,126
Posted By cory1848
I have lived in Florida since 1995 and I have to...

I have lived in Florida since 1995 and I have to agree with you. Seen just about every inch of the state and it just sucks. Been trying to get out for awhile and I just get sucked back in...Trying...
Forum: Americas 12-04-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 46,360
Posted By cory1848
Its a bucket list item for sure. Wife has family...

Its a bucket list item for sure. Wife has family that lives in Anchorage and Fairbanks with open invites to stay there. I have read about the ferry. Cost about $1200 with the bike? Thats pretty...
Forum: Americas 12-03-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 46,360
Posted By cory1848
I don't know if I could do the whole fly and ride...

I don't know if I could do the whole fly and ride thing. I bought the bike to ride it. My longest trip to date is 4000 miles and I loved every minute of it. Planning Sturgis trip via Florida through...
Forum: Americas 12-03-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By cory1848
Check out the Daiquiri Deck in Siesta Key...

Check out the Daiquiri Deck in Siesta Key Village. Good lunch spot with lots of frozen drinks. Girls will love it.
Forum: Americas 12-03-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 46,360
Posted By cory1848
That does help, thanks! I figured $5k.

That does help, thanks! I figured $5k.
Forum: Americas 12-03-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 46,360
Posted By cory1848
You guys are making me jealous. I won't make it...

You guys are making me jealous. I won't make it in 2015 but maybe 2016. Out of curiosity, what kind of budget do you have planned for this? Not including cost of the bike. Tires? Fuel? Lodging? ...
Forum: Americas 12-02-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,718
Posted By cory1848
Loved every minute of it. I went straight from...

Loved every minute of it. I went straight from Orlando to Dahlonega and camped at Two Wheels. Rode 60 north to the Skyway, then over to BRP. Once I got to Asheville it started pouring and it was...
Forum: Americas 12-02-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By cory1848
How much time do you have during the ride down? ...

How much time do you have during the ride down? That route being all highway will be very boring. I would take 75 south and once into Knoxville area ride through the mountains down to Atlanta area....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 67,304
Posted By cory1848
Maybe if it were a 100 pounds lighter. I could...

Maybe if it were a 100 pounds lighter. I could show similar pics of an ST doing the same thing and I dont consider the ST a dual sport.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,951
Posted By cory1848
I can see the convention center from my office...

I can see the convention center from my office window but wont be able to get over there until Saturday afternoon. If I make it over there I will post up what I saw.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 67,304
Posted By cory1848
Suspension comes non adjustable from Triumph...

Suspension comes non adjustable from Triumph stock. No comp or rebound adjustments on the front. For a $12K bike, that is just unacceptable. This is not easy to address without dropping $1500 on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 67,304
Posted By cory1848
IMO, after having a Tiger 800XC and selling it...

IMO, after having a Tiger 800XC and selling it for a 2013 ST, the ST is a much better overall motorcycle. However, comparing an 800 sized bike to a 1200 sized bike, the comparisons differ in what the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-23-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,100
Posted By cory1848
I fixed mine... I sold the bike. That was part...

I fixed mine... I sold the bike. That was part of a number of things that ruined the Tiger experience for me. New tires made no different, only masked the problems a bit. Changed fluid weight,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-05-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,881
Posted By cory1848
Lol. I am not the only one. I just voiced my...

Lol. I am not the only one. I just voiced my opinion more. :beer

At least I solved the front end bounce issue... :lol3 The ST doesn't bounce at all.

I see a lot of people selling them with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-05-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,881
Posted By cory1848
I had a Tiger 800XC, loved it until it started...

I had a Tiger 800XC, loved it until it started failing on me mechanically. Spent half its life in the shop. Proved to be unreliable. Took it on a 3500 mile trip and it did fine, but I made sure not...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-03-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27,728
Views: 5,500,126
Posted By cory1848
Thats a nice deal. Couldn't find anything close...

Thats a nice deal. Couldn't find anything close to that in Florida. I paid $12,900 OTD including TTT (7% tax here), with the $1200 acc credit including additional 3 years YES for total of 5 years.
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 26,969
Posted By cory1848
Are those the 40L/36L or 45L/41L in the pics? ...

Are those the 40L/36L or 45L/41L in the pics?

Thanks!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-24-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,540
Posted By cory1848
Pull the entire beak off and you will see the...

Pull the entire beak off and you will see the gauge wiring. If I remember correctly, the blue wire is the high beam. I cut off a bit of the insulation to expose the wire and soldered on the switch...
Forum: Americas 08-21-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By cory1848
This year has already past. 2015 I am planning...

This year has already past. 2015 I am planning for.
Forum: Americas 08-21-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By cory1848
Florida to Stugis 2015

I just completed a 3450 mile trip from Florida to Maine and back to DC and loved every minute of it. This was a test trip for me as I was familiar with the routes and roads.

Now I am in the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27,728
Views: 5,500,126
Posted By cory1848
Just bought one myself and like in Orlando...Hot...

Just bought one myself and like in Orlando...Hot as hell down here and no complaints from me on heat. Although the fan is loud when it kicks on. So far I am loving the bike.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-08-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,829
Posted By cory1848
Slow down here in Florida. $8k is right on the...

Slow down here in Florida. $8k is right on the mark unfortunately. Have a deal pending on mine.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-05-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,205
Posted By cory1848
I like the Givi bars. Havent tested them but...

I like the Givi bars. Havent tested them but they seem solid and look good.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-01-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,977
Posted By cory1848
And they probably wont give you the incentives...

And they probably wont give you the incentives either....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-31-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,977
Posted By cory1848
Yea, worth a shot though...

Yea, worth a shot though...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-31-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,977
Posted By cory1848
Where and why didnt you get the $1200 in...

Where and why didnt you get the $1200 in accessories? Not available at the time or the dealer wouldn't give it?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-29-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,971
Posted By cory1848
Issues are documents on the site mainly in the...

Issues are documents on the site mainly in the Tiger 800 problems thread. Do a search is you are so inclined to find out specifics.

I will paraphrase so my comments won't seem so...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-29-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,971
Posted By cory1848
Trying to unload mine for all the issues I have...

Trying to unload mine for all the issues I have been having with it. Fixed up now but time to move on. ST in the future if I can sell the Tiger. I wouldn't buy another and I can't recommend it.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-22-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 243,295
Posted By cory1848
It comes down to a financial decision right now. ...

It comes down to a financial decision right now. If the cards fall in place, it will be gone.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-22-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 243,295
Posted By cory1848
Mine didnt do this prior to the engine rebuild....

Mine didnt do this prior to the engine rebuild. In the past 3k miles I have now added a full quart. Some may say its normal, but the only thing has changed in the case swap I had done. Oil has to be...
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