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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Bugchewer
I like that blue!

I like that blue!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
yes it is a Renntec rack. I ordered it off ebay....

yes it is a Renntec rack. I ordered it off ebay. It is 14F again today with no chance for January thaw yet. Annual trip to International Bike Show in Cleveland this weekend though!:clap
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-26-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22,249
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Posted By Bugchewer
I did the same thing last year and I need to...

I did the same thing last year and I need to touch them up again this year. I painted the exhaust cans too. I have to wait until the weather improves to painting temp and we have a new stove/oven...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-02-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
I am a Kenda 761 fan. I have them on both Scrams...

I am a Kenda 761 fan. I have them on both Scrams and they are great in dirt and on pavement. They are also half the cost of most of the other tires.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-02-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
It all depends on the riding. As stated before...

It all depends on the riding. As stated before ride BOTH. I had a Tiger 1050 and loved it but would have lost my license, but that is me not you. I traded the 1050 for an 800 XC which is a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-02-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
ditto, well said.

ditto, well said.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
looks like a BC Slammer in brown vinyl?

looks like a BC Slammer in brown vinyl?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8,733
Views: 428,965
Posted By Bugchewer
Happy New Year! I am getting the riding itch and...

Happy New Year! I am getting the riding itch and humor myself with 10 day outlooks to look for possible riding days!:lol3 It sure was nice last weekend and I did get out for awhile. I can feel a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
How 'bout those Ducks Lion BR!!!!!

How 'bout those Ducks Lion BR!!!!!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,056
Posted By Bugchewer
I'd take a 530 as a second bike. For a stand...

I'd take a 530 as a second bike. For a stand alone bike I would take my Scram or the 800 XC but that is just me and the kind of riding I like to do now. The Scarm and the XC are great on the tarmac...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,975
Views: 721,568
Posted By Bugchewer
I love it! I miss the charging power of my Xc in...

I love it! I miss the charging power of my Xc in the winter for my heated gear. The Scram is good but not quite enough for everything to keep me comfortable. I guess I am getting wimpy. Lol Ride on!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
Hey BLTN where in Ontario? There are a couple...

Hey BLTN where in Ontario? There are a couple Scram riders here in WNY that like to hit lots of backroads. if you are in East. Ontario c'mon down some riding. Nice ride you have there, I like the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-26-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
new seat and KnL lowering pegs that I had powder...

new seat and KnL lowering pegs that I had powder coated. I couldn't resist a ride today it almost hit 50 degrees!

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh226/eglide1/1226141459-00_zpsb6512b44.jpg...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-15-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
I did the same thing Terry but used steel wool...

I did the same thing Terry but used steel wool instead of sand paper. I am due to do this polishing agin in the Spring. I just put two good coats of wax on and they hold up pretty well. I do ride...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-09-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
I have had good results with kenda 761's but I...

I have had good results with kenda 761's but I might look into the Contis, everyone seems to like them. The Kendas are so inexpensive that is is hard for me to switch.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-09-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22,249
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Posted By Bugchewer
it may be a throwback but these bikes make me...

it may be a throwback but these bikes make me want to ride. It was 37 degrees but with heated jacket liner and glove liners it wasn't bad. It was a sanity run for sure.:wink:
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-08-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
new BC slammer seat ...

new BC slammer seat

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh226/eglide1/newseatonscrampipeside_zpse6c52514.jpg...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-05-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 75,012
Posted By Bugchewer
I would expect no less Mark! My '06 Scram sits...

I would expect no less Mark! My '06 Scram sits in the barn filthy waiting for a slight thaw.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-29-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
I have British Custom mini cones mufflers that I...

I have British Custom mini cones mufflers that I am going to part with. I am going back to original exhaust with baffles removed. They sound just right to me . The mini cones shave a lot of weight...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-26-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
Nice ride Philippe! I have a '06 blue/white...

Nice ride Philippe! I have a '06 blue/white Scram as well. Don't worry about your grammar most people in my county can't even spell and they were raised on the language. New York uses "common...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-24-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh226/eglide1/C...

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh226/eglide1/Chaddock2_zpsfec1dafe.jpg (http://s257.photobucket.com/user/eglide1/media/Chaddock2_zpsfec1dafe.jpg.html)

got in a thaw ride today! Just put my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-23-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8,733
Views: 428,965
Posted By Bugchewer
I live in Attica and we only got about 3-4 ft. I...

I live in Attica and we only got about 3-4 ft. I feel for you all in WNY that really got socked. I was 17 when the Blizzard of 77 hit. This seemed worse because of the sheer volume of snow and...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-12-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
I have been running Kenda 761's in stock size and...

I have been running Kenda 761's in stock size and have been very happy with the wet/dry/dirt performance and getting about 5000 miles off rear and 6500 on front.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-10-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
I polished my cases too due to the same problem. ...

I polished my cases too due to the same problem. It was quite labor intensive for me. I just used aluminum polish (Mothers) and steel wool of various grades to strip the clear coat and then the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-10-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
You will see no link for the "rumor". The dealer...

You will see no link for the "rumor". The dealer and his right hand salesman told me and my buddy. He said Triumph told them at the dealer meeting at Barber Motorsports Park and they were fairly...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-09-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
I was at a dealer open house on Saturday and the...

I was at a dealer open house on Saturday and the owner said Triumph is going to larger motors in 2016 for Modern Classics (Bonnies, Scramblers, Thruxtons) he didn't say how big but one of the sales...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-06-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
They are on there but there is still enough...

They are on there but there is still enough "play" that it moves. Maybe I need to tighten it more but a little leery with the plastic housing.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-05-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
I am also running a Dart and it seems to help on...

I am also running a Dart and it seems to help on long highway runs from the wind blast. I don't ride much in the dark but when I do I constantly have to push the screen forward so the headlight...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-01-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,327
Posted By Bugchewer
I had an 800 Xc and it was an awesome bike. I...

I had an 800 Xc and it was an awesome bike. I traded it in for a Scrambler (which is my favorite bike of all time). BUT....I do miss the extra leg room and the great suspension. If I knew I was...
Forum: Face plant 11-01-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 67,420
Posted By Bugchewer
I had that feeling before an annual trip to...

I had that feeling before an annual trip to WV/VA. I didn't go. The night before we head out everyone gets together for dinner near Pittsburgh and a good friend hit a deer that night on his bike. ...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-29-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
Good points. I am setting one of my Scrams as...

Good points. I am setting one of my Scrams as mainly road and the other as more trail and yes I am on one and two tracks as well. I just turn around if it is too muddy or rocky for the bike or my...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-27-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
I need to order some of those KnL pegs. My hips...

I need to order some of those KnL pegs. My hips are starting to bother me and the extra clearance might be just what the doctor ordered. I already lengthened the shocks to 370 mm but I should have...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-27-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21,838
Views: 4,089,474
Posted By Bugchewer
I had a Tiger 800 XC and it is a wonderful bike. ...

I had a Tiger 800 XC and it is a wonderful bike. I traded it in on a new Scrambler just because I REALLY like the Scrambler. I road the 800 Roadie but not enough before I bought the XC or I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-19-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
I kind of figured you were over that way. I used...

I kind of figured you were over that way. I used to come back through southern Ontario as a short cut when I lived north of Detroit in Fenton.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
Spot on! If you get down this way there is a...

Spot on! If you get down this way there is a buddy I ride with that posts once in awhile (Vonfink) and we would love to have three Scrams out on those trails & roads. Open invitation.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-17-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
I agree with much of this Glascelt. It is no...

I agree with much of this Glascelt. It is no dual sport. It is great for the fire roads/logging trails I ride but not a true one tracker. I would take this bike long distance although the most I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-16-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
He would probably love a Tiger 800 XC. I had one...

He would probably love a Tiger 800 XC. I had one but I am 5' 9". I prefer my Scrambler even though I have a long inseam for my height at 33".
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-15-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
one more with some colors 328191 ...

one more with some colors

328191

328192
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-15-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
328189 Got out for a lunch time Fall ride...

328189

Got out for a lunch time Fall ride before the leaves are down. It was gorgeous. The maple leaves smell so good.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-13-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22,249
Views: 6,640,067
Posted By Bugchewer
Discovered some gas well trails in PA with my...

Discovered some gas well trails in PA with my buddy Vonfink

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh226/eglide1/PALoggingroadpic_zps48781162.jpg...
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