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Forum: Equipment 07-20-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 31,868
Posted By DawnBreaker
I'm by far not an expert on the proper tire or...

I'm by far not an expert on the proper tire or combination of tires so this is just for information purposes. Two years ago my heavily laden 2006 Triumph Tiger wore a set of TK 80's for 9000 miles....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-22-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 177,657
Posted By DawnBreaker
Howdy from Fort Worth

Hello everyone:

I live about 20 miles NW of Fort Worth in rural Parker Co. I ride a 2006 Tiger. I'm heading down to Big Bend on the 26th with a buddy who is riding a GS 1200. I want to ride the...
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,690
Posted By DawnBreaker
2006 Tiger

I just bought a 2006 Tiger. After reading all of the feedback I decided it was pretty much the perfect bike for the type of riding I plan on doing. Thanks for helping me with this decision.

I...
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,690
Posted By DawnBreaker
Thanks for the feedback. One other advantage I...

Thanks for the feedback. One other advantage I can see with the Tiger is I have a very close relationship with the local Triumph Dealer and Mechanic. I know they would bend over backwards to help me...
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,690
Posted By DawnBreaker
JSB223: This looks like a great deal. I...

JSB223:

This looks like a great deal. I think I want to stay in the 01 -04 production years. I've heard the 955 has a noticable power advantage. Thanks for the heads up all the same.
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,690
Posted By DawnBreaker
Has anyone seen a tread on this website from...

Has anyone seen a tread on this website from someone who has rode a Tiger through SA or Africa? Some riders on Horizons Unlimmited say the Tiger is too top heavy and hard to pick up from a spill to...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,690
Posted By DawnBreaker
I love the pictures! I appreciate the your...

I love the pictures! I appreciate the your comments and the Tiger link. I'll check it out. I think I'll focus on 01 to 04 models. I'm getting old and like as many creature comforts as possible on my...
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,690
Posted By DawnBreaker
Which Tiger Production year is best to ride to Ushuaia?

Now that the new BMW F800GS is delayed 9 to 10 months, I am considering buying a older Tiger. I am planning to leave Texas for Ushauai in December of this year. After doing some research, I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,429
Posted By DawnBreaker
I put my deposit down this past Saturday. I live...

I put my deposit down this past Saturday. I live about 50 minutes from Denton, between Azle and Weatherford. We need to go riding when the bikes come in.

Wayne
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,429
Posted By DawnBreaker
Bluhduh We need a ride report. It's going to get boring...

We need a ride report. It's going to get boring around here without actual information.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,429
Posted By DawnBreaker
Which dealership did reserve your bike through?...

Which dealership did reserve your bike through? I'm from Fort Worth. I reserved mine at the dealership in Hurst.

Wayne
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,429
Posted By DawnBreaker
Bitt: The actual weight variation is only...

Bitt:

The actual weight variation is only 40lbs lighter than the 1200GS. The dealer spec. has it wet at 455lbs compared to 495lbs for the 1200.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,429
Posted By DawnBreaker
Thanks kevrider. I take it they have a good tone...

Thanks kevrider. I take it they have a good tone to them.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,429
Posted By DawnBreaker
I just put a deposit down today. I'm also in the...

I just put a deposit down today. I'm also in the 32-33 inch inseam club. I debated the 1200 vs 800 pros and cons. Believe it or not my decision was made based upon chain vs. driveshaft. I like the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 792
Views: 123,770
Posted By DawnBreaker
Have any of you had trouble with your rear drive...

Have any of you had trouble with your rear drive seal going out? I have heard this is an occasional problem with the BMW shaft drive. I'm planning a South America trip and don't want to run into any...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,429
Posted By DawnBreaker
I went to my local dealer today. The new 800GS...

I went to my local dealer today. The new 800GS with ABS, comfort package, centerstand plus TTL = 13997. Texas tax on a vehicle is 6.25%. He wanted a $1000 deposit and said I would get the bike the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,429
Posted By DawnBreaker
Price Tag?

I'm must of missed the price. Has anyone heard the price of the ADV version of the 800GS?
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,389
Posted By DawnBreaker
Thanks, for all of your inputs. Sarah, I will...

Thanks, for all of your inputs. Sarah, I will check out the other thread. I must have missed it. Six hundred miles is a haul for a F650 without putting a bigger tank on the bike. I've kinda been...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,389
Posted By DawnBreaker
Need advice: F650GS vs 1200GSA

Dear Thumper Heads:

I'm in the market for a rock solid adventure touring machine. I've looked, test ridden, and researched many bikes and have narrowed my search to the BMW F650GS or 1XXXGS Adv....
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 432,969
Posted By DawnBreaker
Good to see you are still enjoying your ride. I...

Good to see you are still enjoying your ride. I wish I could join you. I dream of the times I am on the road on two wheels.

Wayne
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,283
Posted By DawnBreaker
Ushuai

My dream ride is Texas, Trans America HYW to Ushuai. I'm looking for a riding partner for November 08. Any takers?
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 53,623
Posted By DawnBreaker
Camping in Bryce Canyon

I thought you might enjoy a picture of my Triumph Trophy loaded down. We were on our way to a camp site in Bryce Canyon and stopped to load up on some fire wood. :rofl

Wayne
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2006, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 432,969
Posted By DawnBreaker
Davis Mountains

Ara, it was good meeting you at the camp site out side of Big Bend. When I left, I rode north to Fort Davis. I ran into some snow. It was very beautiful. I rode RT 188 north past the Davis...
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