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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-05-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 19,973
Posted By cascadetiger
Yes there was one Grom at Leland. I was also...

Yes there was one Grom at Leland. I was also looking for Eric Buell. Lots of grey headed guys that could have been him too by the EBR's.
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,271
Posted By cascadetiger
18' Madstad

I mounted the 18" tinted Madstad on my Tiger 800XC. I went with the optional off road bracket. I am 5'7", after a number of adjustments to the angle, I think I have it dialed in. Seems to be a good...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,731
Posted By cascadetiger
I bought a new Thruxton last year. I also owned...

I bought a new Thruxton last year. I also owned an 04 Honda VFR. At the end of the riding season I had put 4,500 miles on the Thruxton and less than 1,000 on the VFR. When I would go for a ride,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,408
Posted By cascadetiger
I am the 2nd owner of a 98 S3T with over 60,000...

I am the 2nd owner of a 98 S3T with over 60,000 miles. Runs perfect. The motor and transmission are simple but bullet proof. The transmission shifts like a tractor. No need to rev past 5,000 cause...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,919
Posted By cascadetiger
33,000 miles is just broken in. I have a 98 TIger...

33,000 miles is just broken in. I have a 98 TIger with 30,000 miles. Great motors!
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,575
Posted By cascadetiger
20,000 miles on my 04 VTEC. Zero maintenance. The...

20,000 miles on my 04 VTEC. Zero maintenance. The only thing it has needed is tires and oil changes. My mechanic, who also owns a 2,000 VFR with 40,000 miles, recomended against checking vales at...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,590
Posted By cascadetiger
Same here, he is a class act. We ride the same...

Same here, he is a class act. We ride the same roads here in Wisconsin. I've seen him a few times out riding, never had the pleasure of meeting him tho.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,117
Posted By cascadetiger
I bought my 98 S3T with 53,000 miles on it. Its...

I bought my 98 S3T with 53,000 miles on it. Its at 62,000 now. Had to put some money in it for a clutch, rear shock rebuild, and fork seals. Motor has been bullit proof. I would not hesitate to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,755
Posted By cascadetiger
Cool video. I am riding in Wyoming in 2 weeks. I...

Cool video. I am riding in Wyoming in 2 weeks. I may change from my Tiger to my Thruxton after watching this. :evil
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,752
Posted By cascadetiger
I was referring to the KLR. I bought one new. I...

I was referring to the KLR. I bought one new. I could never bond with that bike. I have no experience with a Strom. Not sure how it compares with a 98 Tiger.
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,752
Posted By cascadetiger
I have owned both bikes. The Tiger is a much...

I have owned both bikes. The Tiger is a much better bike hands down. My 98 Tiger is at 30,000 miles. It has only needed normal maintence, tires and oil changes. Its my long distance bike and I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 541,970
Posted By cascadetiger
2 up question

I have an 04 VFR. If you are going very far, it is not an ideal 2 up bike. With the semi sport bike riding postition, the passenger tends to put weight on the driver which tires the wrists out. There...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,138
Posted By cascadetiger
I bought one about a month ago. I have 1,100...

I bought one about a month ago. I have 1,100 miles on it. The build quality and finish is excellent. I read various forums about how slow it is and how bad the stock suspension is. Not true. The bike...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,748
Posted By cascadetiger
I have a high mileage (62,000) S3. The engine has...

I have a high mileage (62,000) S3. The engine has been bullet proof. I have had normal maintenance, had it about 10,000 miles. Wheelies are easy, but I broke a belt and the fork seals started...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,670
Posted By cascadetiger
I love my Steamer, all day comfort. I put about...

I love my Steamer, all day comfort. I put about 100 miles on a new 800 XC. Better bike than the Steamer for sure, love the engine and transmission. Seemed very comfortable, will probably replace the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,464
Posted By cascadetiger
Sodden Crud Run

I saw that skateboard on the KLR, thought that was pretty cool! Coffee in Pine Bluff sure hit the spot. Nice turn out even tho the weather sucked.
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,491,128
Posted By cascadetiger
Green is the best color!

Looks just like mine, beautiful bike.
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By cascadetiger
Same as my 98 Tiger

What you describe is exactly how my 98 Tiger temp gauge runs. Seems normal to me.
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22,010
Views: 6,518,344
Posted By cascadetiger
Border to Border

The other thing about the guy on the Scrambler is that he did an Iron Butte border to border run on it. Mexico to Canada on a Scrambler. Wow!!!
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By cascadetiger
I90 Motorports

You could try I90 Motorsports in Issaquah. Get off I90 at exit 17, go right and take a left at the next stoplight. My experience with their service department on my Tiger was very good. I don't...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,136
Posted By cascadetiger
I had a 1980 XS 650 Custom I bought used. I...

I had a 1980 XS 650 Custom I bought used. I changed the pull back bars for standard bars. I loved the looks of the bike. It vibrates but not that bad. It has lots of character, beautiful exhaust...
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,491,128
Posted By cascadetiger
Scrambler vs Steamer?

Mudhen, I see you had a Scrambler for a while. How did you like it? How does it compare to the Steamer? There is a matt green Scramber I am lusting after at our local Triumph shop. Not sure I want to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,142
Posted By cascadetiger
I also bought a left over 1982, plain model with...

I also bought a left over 1982, plain model with no fariing. I added the small cafe fairing. Like everyone else says, it was a good, but flawed bike. The engine made wonderful sounds at 10,000...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,241
Posted By cascadetiger
Those are really nice bikes. I was looking one...

Those are really nice bikes. I was looking one over last week at our local dealer.
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,417
Posted By cascadetiger
Small tires suck, I was traveling in the middle...

Small tires suck, I was traveling in the middle of nowhere Wyoming on I90, heard a strange noise coming from the trailer. The right tire tread was in the process of separating. Changed the tire and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,189
Posted By cascadetiger
Most fun for me....

I have 4 bikes in my garage, the 98 Buell S3 is hands down the most fun. Having said that, its not the bike I would choose if I could only have one, just the most fun.
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,417
Posted By cascadetiger
I have towed my trailer with bikes to Wyoming and...

I have towed my trailer with bikes to Wyoming and back many times from Wisconsin. The things that take power are wind resistance of the trailer and bikes along with the big hills out West. My...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,606
Posted By cascadetiger
Sportster Cafe

I have daydreamed about buying an XR1200R and making a cafe racer out of it. There are several kits on the web to do this and the bike looks way cool. I think your XLCR idea is a good one.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 59,456
Posted By cascadetiger
Well, you may be right. But its still ugly and...

Well, you may be right. But its still ugly and expensive.
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 59,456
Posted By cascadetiger
Its ugly. Too expensive, too complex. Most of...

Its ugly. Too expensive, too complex. Most of all- souless.
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 541,970
Posted By cascadetiger
Best thing for cold weather here in WI: heated...

Best thing for cold weather here in WI: heated grips!
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,931
Posted By cascadetiger
Buell-aha???

I saw this bike parked in Japan this week, I had to take its picture. Looks like a Japanese Buell! Redline was only 5,500 rpm.
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,735
Posted By cascadetiger
While I love my 04 VFR, the new 1200 has ZERO...

While I love my 04 VFR, the new 1200 has ZERO appeal to me.
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 541,970
Posted By cascadetiger
Bear Tooth Highway

I took my 04 VFR to Wyoming. The Bear Tooth Highway and Chief Joseph Highway are perfect roads for the VFR. This is the definition of sport touring.
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 54,407
Posted By cascadetiger
I have a 98 S3T. I've owned a lot of different...

I have a 98 S3T. I've owned a lot of different bikes for the past 30 years, mostly from Japan. The Buell has the worst build quality, shakes at idle, is loud, has the worst shifting transmission I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 28,033
Posted By cascadetiger
Check this out- Rob North Triumph replica. The...

Check this out- Rob North Triumph replica. The newer Triumph triples just don't have the gutteral growl of the old triples!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHh6I5C5WAM&mode=related&search=
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,784
Posted By cascadetiger
I bought a 1970 SL 100 new, serial number was 21....

I bought a 1970 SL 100 new, serial number was 21. I ran it hard in High School for 10,000 miles racing off road and on the street. Its a tough little motor. It should not lose power as you...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 101,008
Posted By cascadetiger
Just amazing that anyone would leave Chicago in...

Just amazing that anyone would leave Chicago in December on a bike! I am 2 hours north of Chicago in Wisconsin. My bikes are in a heated garage on battery tenders. They are staying there till...
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,491,128
Posted By cascadetiger
My previous bike was a KLR 650. My Steamer is...

My previous bike was a KLR 650. My Steamer is better in everyway on the road, and about equal to the KLR off road. The KLR was a real handful off road, top heavy & squirrly. The Steamer is much the...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,404
Posted By cascadetiger
My belt broke at 45,000 miles....while I was...

My belt broke at 45,000 miles....while I was doing a wheelie.
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