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Forum: Beasts Today, 09:53 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 44,638
Posted By Tonk
I've been doing the WD-40 thing and occasionally...

I've been doing the WD-40 thing and occasionally the garden hose for the past 3,000 miles. This wasn't the stepper, this was the linkage between the throttle bodies. I understand the whole...
Forum: Beasts Today, 09:30 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 44,638
Posted By Tonk
Regular maintenance, like an oil change, filters...

Regular maintenance, like an oil change, filters are OK but when the bike does this in the lot of a dealership, after a 12k check (tank off, stepper cleaned, linkages lubed) there's a problem. Not...
Forum: Beasts Today, 04:44 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 44,638
Posted By Tonk
Unpopular post warning..... I'll start by...

Unpopular post warning.....
I'll start by saying that I really enjoy the Tiger and think its a great bike, when it starts and runs. As for buying another, I don't think so.
2 year old, $12,000...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Tonk
Thanks for all the info. Looks like I'll grab...

Thanks for all the info. Looks like I'll grab them and if they look good/ dates check, I think I'll wear the TKC out on a Trans Lab trip in September. Tubes installed and we're good to go:D
...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Tonk
When are new tire too old??

I was offered a rear TKC and a rear K60 from a friend. Both have never been mounted or used but are probably 3-4 years old. I haven't seen either yet but I'm guessing both look brand new (no signs...
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tonk
:rofl:evil:huh:clap:cry:rofl:D

:rofl:evil:huh:clap:cry:rofl:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Tonk
There are tons. Was up there yesterday and...

There are tons. Was up there yesterday and there's more than you count. For a scenic ride check out the sunrise trail. Nothing technical but a nice ride. Info on sunrisetrail.org. You are...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,489
Posted By Tonk
Huge thanks to Wade for setting up and leading...

Huge thanks to Wade for setting up and leading and amazing ride!!!! I've tried to make the ride in the past and thrilled I finally made it. I won't miss another:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-30-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,489
Posted By Tonk
In for 2 & 3!!!!!!!! :clap

In for 2 & 3!!!!!!!!
:clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,489
Posted By Tonk
Things are looking good for legs 2 & 3. I could...

Things are looking good for legs 2 & 3. I could be talked into the 1st if you guys promise to go easy on me :huh
Forum: Americas 04-08-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,051
Posted By Tonk
Too bad on the rates…. I had high hope for this...

Too bad on the rates…. I had high hope for this service:huh
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Tonk
I can't use it personally but it's super nice of...

I can't use it personally but it's super nice of your to offer them to us. Thx:D
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,051
Posted By Tonk
Yeah, it's been pretty nasty lately. I've had...

Yeah, it's been pretty nasty lately. I've had the bike out a few times but nothing substantial so far. Springs gotta be on its way!!!
Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,508
Posted By Tonk
For those interested, I'm headed to the TLH...

For those interested, I'm headed to the TLH starting September 2. :clap:clap

Let me know if you'll be in the area!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,174
Posted By Tonk
I can't say I've ever ridden to LA but if I were...

I can't say I've ever ridden to LA but if I were concerned about my bike, I'd 2nd the in the room thing. Bring a small tarp, park it in the room on the tarp and use the "Do not disturb sign". Keep...
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tonk
Lookin' good.... Let us know how they work out. ...

Lookin' good.... Let us know how they work out. Best of luck at the rally!:D
Forum: Americas 02-07-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Tonk
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/08/y2eze4u6.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/08/y2eze4u6.jpg

These crazy bastards did it during ski season. It got a little nippy going thru the pass!!!
Forum: Americas 02-05-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By Tonk
Let me know if/when you pass thru southern Maine…...

Let me know if/when you pass thru southern Maine… I'll buy you a beer!!!

Safe travels!!!
Forum: Americas 02-03-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,508
Posted By Tonk
Sent to FB…… Try me there!:clap

Sent to FB…… Try me there!:clap
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,323
Posted By Tonk
I just bought a pair of the Klim Fusion gloves. ...

I just bought a pair of the Klim Fusion gloves. Haven't used them yet on the bike but I think they're going to work great. They are much thicker than any moto gloves I have but they're much warmer....
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tonk
Thanks for the info Uralberger. I'm a few hours...

Thanks for the info Uralberger. I'm a few hours from the boarder but will be up that way some time this summer. I'll have to try and time a delivery with my return trip:D
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tonk
Just got an email from MX1canada saying they now...

Just got an email from MX1canada saying they now have the E07's in stock. I was surprised to see they're running $174.95 per rear now. My memory isn't so good but I'm pretty sure I bought one last...
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tonk
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/29/vebaqune.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/29/vebaqune.jpg
Full frontal! IRC
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tonk
I've never ridden the TKC'S but I did 3 days in...

I've never ridden the TKC'S but I did 3 days in heavy rain on the way back from Quebec and had no problems at all. 70-75mph fully loaded and they were great. The guy I was with was on TKC's and...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tonk
I've read the same but I've also heard (seen...

I've read the same but I've also heard (seen 800GS blow one apart) that got a rock stuck under the fender. I've had it on some nasty trails and no problems with contact so far. Maybe I'm asking for...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tonk
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/28/jagypyva.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/28/jagypyva.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/28/a3yhega8.jpg
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tonk
I'm running the IRC front on my 800xc. Amazing...

I'm running the IRC front on my 800xc. Amazing tire, great wear and the price is right. I ran it for a few weeks with the stock fender set up. It was pretty close so I lifted it prior to a trip to...
Forum: Americas 01-27-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,508
Posted By Tonk
Jlambo, I'll keep you posted. I'm starting a new...

Jlambo, I'll keep you posted. I'm starting a new job and not sure what I can put together for vacation time. Vacation is tough to get in the summer months but I was hoping to sneak it in at the...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,508
Posted By Tonk
Haymaker, I sent you a PM but its not showing...

Haymaker, I sent you a PM but its not showing that it went thru. If it did, I may have sent it 3 times.... Oops!:eek1
Forum: Americas 01-26-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,508
Posted By Tonk
GreatBay motorcycles in North Hampton NH??? Do...

GreatBay motorcycles in North Hampton NH??? Do you have a red 800xc??? Maybe not.
Forum: Americas 01-25-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Tonk
Great blog Mike, looks like an incredible trip. ...

Great blog Mike, looks like an incredible trip. Keep the pic's coming, it's great to see Triumphs traveling the world. Safe travels:freaky
Forum: Americas 01-25-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,508
Posted By Tonk
Hey, I think I met you at GreatBay last winter. ...

Hey, I think I met you at GreatBay last winter. Anyhow.... I'm hoping to do the TLH at the end of August to the first week in September. When are you heading up?
Forum: Americas 01-22-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Tonk
Good luck in your travels 2Wheels…. sorry, I have...

Good luck in your travels 2Wheels…. sorry, I have no info to give but please keep us posted on your travels with the Explorer. I have an 800xc and am eager to hear how well Triumph is supported in...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,135
Posted By Tonk
Sweet Jeep Hondarider!!!! :clap

Sweet Jeep Hondarider!!!! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,135
Posted By Tonk
Lets see this Jeep!!!!:freaky

Lets see this Jeep!!!!:freaky
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,365
Posted By Tonk
Karlm-c... Are you headed to Greatbay? They...

Karlm-c... Are you headed to Greatbay? They are a Triumph, Ducati and Vespa dealer. That's where I got my Tiger. Great guys and great service. Talk to Billy and he'll hook you up:D.

The...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,623
Posted By Tonk
I've been fighting the urge to buy snowmobile...

I've been fighting the urge to buy snowmobile gloves for a while now. I finally pulled the trigger and ordered the Klim Fusion gloves last night. I'm so tired of buying gloves claiming to be...
Forum: Americas 12-26-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,747
Posted By Tonk
Wouldn't mind a week or 2 earlier than I have...

Wouldn't mind a week or 2 earlier than I have planned but vacation time in the summer is tough to get. I'll try to get it but I'll probably be stuck with the end of August and early September. I'll...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,506
Posted By Tonk
I'm liking what I'm seeing but has anyone dropped...

I'm liking what I'm seeing but has anyone dropped a bike with these attached? How do they hold up and do they remain waterproof (deformed seals?)? I know speed matters but I'm talking normal,...
Forum: Americas 12-23-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,747
Posted By Tonk
I'm shooting for the TLH around the last week of...

I'm shooting for the TLH around the last week of August to the 1st week of September. Leaving from southern Maine and headed clockwise. Keep me posted on your planning and maybe we can ride some...
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