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Forum: Beasts Today, 11:23 AM
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Posted By bluesman
Hm....that sounds like Tiger 800 XC....wait, I...

Hm....that sounds like Tiger 800 XC....wait, I got one! :wink:
So... is it all down to 800 cc segment dogfight (BMW, Triumph, Honda)?
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 159,164
Posted By bluesman
Yep, that linkage looked to me as asking for...

Yep, that linkage looked to me as asking for trouble, hence the idea to do something about it. I guess it will require recreation of profile/trajectory of two parts against each other. I am just...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 05:23 AM
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Posted By bluesman
Mousitsas, Bambi, everyone - thank you for kind...

Mousitsas, Bambi, everyone - thank you for kind words, let's leave it all behind.



I guess we just need fresh something on new AT to stop getting distracted.
I tried to get anything out of my...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 01:22 AM
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Posted By bluesman
You know what guys - you right. Life is too...

You know what guys - you right. Life is too short, nobody would stop anybody from just having opinion.
For sake of stopping it -Zippy700, if any of my comments in our conversation seemed offensive -...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 05:35 PM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
What a BS. Do you really think that world...

What a BS.
Do you really think that world rotates around English language?
Have you ever been somewhere outside your country? How's your Russian or Ukrainian? Let's talk.

I have Masters degree...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
Things like mini-DIN power outlet, multiple...

Things like mini-DIN power outlet, multiple engine mode, gear indicator etc. in contemporary bike take zero to none efforts to add (I mean at factory). This is cheap. Software and few cables. So, if...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 12:57 AM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
This is the wisest words I've read in many years....

This is the wisest words I've read in many years.
I guess it links with famous "ride what you got" quote.

BTW photo in Italian mag is not real thing. Which confirmed by their own small print...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 02:43 AM
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Posted By bluesman
By the look of it (photos) you got off with more...

By the look of it (photos) you got off with more damage than bike.

I hope you get better soon, but I just noticed that it looks like MT09 "crash well", e.g. very little damage and certainly not...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 04:45 AM
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Posted By bluesman
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 01:59 AM
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Posted By bluesman
Since I was not victim of that problem so far,...

Since I was not victim of that problem so far, may I ask - is that actual shaft that get blocked with gunk (under rubber boot) or is it connection between shaft and lever or is it pair between lever...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 04:26 PM
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Posted By bluesman
Great find, thank you!

Great find, thank you!
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 02:38 PM
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Views: 159,164
Posted By bluesman
Tooth brushes are bit dangerous. I once punctured...

Tooth brushes are bit dangerous. I once punctured intake rubber (not on tiger) with it. Straight through.
I wonder if that CO2 can (you know, one for repairing-reinflating tubeless on road) with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15,969
Views: 2,387,459
Posted By bluesman
Hear hear! Specially can, suspension and brakes!...

Hear hear! Specially can, suspension and brakes! Damn, I regret I did not buy those carbs.
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 02:08 PM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
I disagree. Please feel free to move this out of...

I disagree. Please feel free to move this out of tread to Jo Momma. Not worthy specialized tread.
I am engineer with masters degree in mechanical engineering, so I consider myself expert in that...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 01:09 PM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
So I only seen phantoms in UK last year....

So I only seen phantoms in UK last year. Including TA700 with very nice bloke riding it (from TA club UK I believe?).

I don't give a damn what you telling me to do, OK? Want to talk dirty - PM is...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 12:41 PM
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Views: 6,920
Posted By bluesman
Same here - I had plenty of bikes before, on...

Same here - I had plenty of bikes before, on Tiger I was hitting 200 kmph on way to meet in Germany with wife and luggage. I only stopped this stupidity when I was refueling and looked at rear tire....
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 12:15 PM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
I will do my best to keep it going till new AT...

I will do my best to keep it going till new AT wins Dakar! :lol3
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 12:12 PM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
Right. First of all - opponent is not personal,...

Right. First of all - opponent is not personal, not bad word and not equal enemy. How is that personal?

Dictionary: Opponent, competitor, rival refer to persons engaged in a contest. Opponent is...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 10:13 AM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
Wow! Should I be scared of tough comment! :lol3 ...

Wow! Should I be scared of tough comment! :lol3

Right. Patience...

So, my opponent mentioned, that sales figures were presented by italian bike mag he saw some time ago.
BTW if you are not...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 08:13 AM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
2009 Italy is here. TA is 7th. ...

2009 Italy is here. TA is 7th.

http://www.motociclismo.it/ecco-le-classifiche-di-moto-e-scooter-piu-venduti-nel-2009-2-classifica-migliori-100-moto-moto-7862

Irrelevant 2007 is here
...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 07:55 AM
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Posted By bluesman
I do not travel to Italy just for show, I rode a...

I do not travel to Italy just for show, I rode a lot there - from Austrian side to Calabria and or Sardegna. My friends live there too.
But I agree - you see more representation of course, being...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 06:37 AM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
Sorry - first post dissapeared, I re-wrote but...

Sorry - first post dissapeared, I re-wrote but now I see both. Deleted.
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 06:31 AM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
Attention. Pay attention. :D 1. Transalp was...

Attention. Pay attention. :D
1. Transalp was not introduced in 2011. It was introduced in 2007
2. Not 4th MOTORBIKE but 4th Adventure-style motorbike.
Read again. In Italy in "adventure" bike...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 04:59 AM
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Posted By bluesman
I live in Belgium, so I see a lot of Belgium,...

I live in Belgium, so I see a lot of Belgium, Germany, Netherlands and France.
Belgium is a BMW and road bikes country. Lately I see a LOT of Triumphs, especially Tigers of all types and Street...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 02:23 AM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
With no referrence to new Honda (of course it...

With no referrence to new Honda (of course it will happen, only matter of which real life bike will happen).
Sorry for sidetracking but I check my facts before posting.
Apart from figures (below) I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 15,969
Views: 2,387,459
Posted By bluesman
Hey ho! Welcome to Tigers keepers bunch :freaky ...

Hey ho! Welcome to Tigers keepers bunch :freaky

Glad to see you managed to keep bikes and add one - this is always best! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 01:57 AM
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Posted By bluesman
Nothing at all. It appears Tiger stock suspension...

Nothing at all. It appears Tiger stock suspension totally 100% are "my size".
I did not even touch preload. I guess it is bike built for more "weighty"
population than japanese bikes :)
I only...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 01:52 AM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
Transalp 700 was total flop in Europe and was...

Transalp 700 was total flop in Europe and was being sold on "special offer" in 1 year from release date.

Unlike NC, which is not flop - but not top seller either. CB still does better here.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 15,969
Views: 2,387,459
Posted By bluesman
Well, as Tiger XC owner I can assure you it will...

Well, as Tiger XC owner I can assure you it will quickly phase out sadness from letting DR go. I loved my DR, but I have to admit - despite I upgraded it to very high level - I am not missing it....
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 03:44 AM
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Posted By bluesman
Forgive me my ignorance, but if I may ask couple...

Forgive me my ignorance, but if I may ask couple of questions...
1. UNI is pre-cleaner, right? And it must be oiled now and then, e.g. main filter still need changes?
2. Does it not restrict intake...
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2014, 01:44 PM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
Wow. I mean WOW! This is one of coolest ever...

Wow. I mean WOW!

This is one of coolest ever DYI rally bikes I ever seen. Brilliaant!
Is it on TA motor or actual 750 AT?
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,007
Posted By bluesman
that's high. Very different from experiments I...

that's high. Very different from experiments I did. In my case it never reached more than 105 (that's Farenheit, right? I measured in Celsius, it was 40 Celsius at peak in 30 Celsius). I wonder, what...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,007
Posted By bluesman
Well, I spent last long weekend riding in...

Well, I spent last long weekend riding in Germany. Temperature was between 29 and 34 Celsius. No heat issues. At all. Even in traffic jam. But I ride in full gear.
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2014, 02:20 PM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
Soo..... Let's see. It is clear that drawing...

Soo.....
Let's see.
It is clear that drawing means totally nothing, as it is just to wrap airbox around something
"They thought the significance was that Honda has a round headlight, retro-style...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2014, 12:29 PM
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Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
Sure, agree...I was just trying to envision big...

Sure, agree...I was just trying to envision big motor in similar trim and somehow it escapes me...I always get picture of 990 or new 1200 KTM.
Of course there is hope, but...I am not too optimistic.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,372
Posted By bluesman
or if you are in UK - you can go all patriotic ;)...

or if you are in UK - you can go all patriotic ;) and get CCM - there are some nice CCM (second hand of course) on UK market. Rotax-powered ones are specially nice.
Also - there is MT350 ex-army...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,372
Posted By bluesman
Well, those are a bit "outer space" :) but you...

Well, those are a bit "outer space" :) but you can't beat those
KTM 690 SMC (terrible seat, but great bike)

KTM 690 SM-R first series, but make sure it had been tuned. Better seat, more...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
Last August we went to Bolton and my friend...

Last August we went to Bolton and my friend ordered/prepaid one. Nice bike, nice concept but it's not 1000 cc rocket on 450 cc chassis :wink: reality is brutal.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 15,969
Views: 2,387,459
Posted By bluesman
Good idea! This year I was hit by financial...

Good idea! This year I was hit by financial troubles (my father and mother in law had to undergo medical tratment that I had to finance) so anything in "cheap to rich" distance is best for me. BTW -...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 277,568
Posted By bluesman
Well. After reading various articles on it I must...

Well. After reading various articles on it I must say that so far all talks about looks etc of new AT is nothing more but pure speculations. And bike on that drawing is incredibly ugly.
I do not...
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