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Forum: Canada 05-02-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,744
Posted By D-Fuzz
You aren't the first person to seek support in...

You aren't the first person to seek support in the court of public opinion when it comes to getting a ticket, and this isn't the first time I have found it humorous. I just don't see the point. ...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,744
Posted By D-Fuzz
I always find it humorous when people post of a...

I always find it humorous when people post of a public forum, such as this, looking for support as to why they shouldn't have got a ticket. If you feel you were somehow wronged by getting the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24,941
Views: 2,974,358
Posted By D-Fuzz
I am looking at a 1995 DR350, the streetable...

I am looking at a 1995 DR350, the streetable version with electric start. Anything I need to be looking for? The bike has low kms (under 10,000km) and is owned by an older fella, so not too much...
Forum: Americas 01-14-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,448
Posted By D-Fuzz
I was one of the suckers who didn't get the memo...

I was one of the suckers who didn't get the memo and hauled my tires up. I would never do that again! What a PITA to strap them on the bike every morning. And then having to worry about them...
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,451
Posted By D-Fuzz
Take you pick of pretty much any big traillie...

Take you pick of pretty much any big traillie bike on this board and you will find people for & against it. Most people who own Triumph Triples do so because of the engines, it is a sound that just...
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,451
Posted By D-Fuzz
You mean like this one? I did 2500 miles in 4...

You mean like this one? I did 2500 miles in 4 days last summer on it and it was all-day comfy. My friends riding Harleys could barely walk by the end of it. I had the chance to ride a Wee and for...
Forum: Canada 01-03-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,136
Posted By D-Fuzz
I'd try uship.com. I've used the site 3 times...

I'd try uship.com. I've used the site 3 times and had great experiences everytime.
Forum: Canada 12-06-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 22,622
Posted By D-Fuzz
I'm with you. I prefer to drink my diesel...

I'm with you. I prefer to drink my diesel straight (no cream or sugar), and I find Ronnie McD's coffee tastes a little less bitter. I also refuse to wait in line for 20 minutes to buy a cup of...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By D-Fuzz
I bought a EK X-ring chain for my Tiger. I think...

I bought a EK X-ring chain for my Tiger. I think it cost me $140, so about the same price. The problem is it is a 530 chain, which is expensive no matter what you buy. The OEM one lasted 25,000km,...
Forum: Canada 09-21-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,828
Posted By D-Fuzz
Personally, I think the DR650 is an excellent...

Personally, I think the DR650 is an excellent choice. When I began planning my trip to Alaksa that took place last summer, I did tons of reading on here and the DR was my choice. For long distance...
Forum: Canada 09-17-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,828
Posted By D-Fuzz
A well-tuned carb has enough range to climb...

A well-tuned carb has enough range to climb virtually any mountain pass in these parts. I rode my Tiger over the Beartooth pass this summer (11,000ft) and it pulled like a freight train all the way...
Forum: Canada 09-17-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,828
Posted By D-Fuzz
You likely couldn't wrong with any of the choices...

You likely couldn't wrong with any of the choices you put in your list. The Scrambler might be the least suited to the type of riding you mentioned due to limited wind protection and limited...
Forum: Canada 09-16-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,828
Posted By D-Fuzz
I agree with Laz's assessment of the DR650. I...

I agree with Laz's assessment of the DR650. I had one for a few years and found it to be a great all-rounder. The simplicity of the bike, along with its reliability, made it a great choice for what...
Forum: Canada 09-14-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By D-Fuzz
If you want FI, then the 885 is out of the...

If you want FI, then the 885 is out of the question then, although it is a better bike for off-road stuff as it is a bit lighter. I bought my Tiger in the US and you are right, there are much better...
Forum: Canada 09-14-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By D-Fuzz
What about a Tiger 885?

What about a Tiger 885?
Forum: Canada 09-03-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,674
Posted By D-Fuzz
I think the current generation of S10s with...

I think the current generation of S10s with suffer a similar fate as the previous ones from the early 90's. A few will sell due to the novelty factor and then likely fade away. Down the road it...
Forum: Canada 08-25-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By D-Fuzz
Are you guys weekend warriors or are you able to...

Are you guys weekend warriors or are you able to go weekdays as well? September should be nice through the valley with all the fall colours.
Forum: Canada 08-25-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By D-Fuzz
Looks like a nice ride, for sure. A person can...

Looks like a nice ride, for sure. A person can only ride Seven Bridges Road so many times before things get boring. I will have to check that route out before the end of the year. If you guys head...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,061
Posted By D-Fuzz
I've been thinking about buying one of these. I...

I've been thinking about buying one of these. I am currently wearing a XD3 and love it for 90% of the conditions I ride in. About the only thing I don't like about the XD3 is how the visor catches...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 559,053
Posted By D-Fuzz
Is that an 800 with a beak? I like it. :D

Is that an 800 with a beak? I like it. :D
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 1,428,782
Posted By D-Fuzz
I just got home from a 3000km - 4 day tour of the...

I just got home from a 3000km - 4 day tour of the Black Hills/Chief Joseph Highway/Yellowstone/Beartooth Highway. Incredible rides and even more incredible scenary. It was my first extended trip on...
Forum: Canada 07-21-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By D-Fuzz
Any idea what it will be like as far as...

Any idea what it will be like as far as waterproofness is concerned?
Forum: Canada 07-03-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,564
Posted By D-Fuzz
I haven't read that RR yet, but I will be now. ...

I haven't read that RR yet, but I will be now.

I know there are plenty of incredible rides to do in the world, but for me, doing the Prudhoe Bay ride was like climb Mt. Everest. I doubt I will...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,564
Posted By D-Fuzz
I did a ride up to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska last year...

I did a ride up to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska last year at this time. Beautiful country up there. Once the North gets in your blood, it is tough to shake.

There had been some chatter about some...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By D-Fuzz
I have a FirstGear jacket and have worn it...

I have a FirstGear jacket and have worn it through days of constant rain, even rode through an F3 tornado with it, and it kept me bone dry. I like the Aerostich stuff, but personally, I can't...
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,781
Posted By D-Fuzz
Rema, I am not exactly sure what point it is you...

Rema, I am not exactly sure what point it is you are trying to make here. It seems like you aren't completely satisfied with most tires that are on the market. From a manufacturers stand-point, I...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By D-Fuzz
I bought a set of Big Blocks for my Tiger this...

I bought a set of Big Blocks for my Tiger this Spring. Very disappointing.:cry After about 1200km of riding, the rear tire was already worn quite badly. The profile of the tire squared off quite a...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 98,874
Posted By D-Fuzz
Gotta love the photos of your Tiger. I'd love to...

Gotta love the photos of your Tiger. I'd love to make it out next year to join up with you.
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,781
Posted By D-Fuzz
Here is my Steamer with the E-07s. Great tires! ...

Here is my Steamer with the E-07s. Great tires!

http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll60/D-Fuzz/IMG_0209.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 30,607
Posted By D-Fuzz
A year ago today, we made our trek up the Dalton...

A year ago today, we made our trek up the Dalton Highway. Man, it is hard to believe it was a year ago already. But in some ways, it also feels like a million years ago too. I'd love to be going...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,781
Posted By D-Fuzz
I bought a set of E-07 tires for my Tiger and I...

I bought a set of E-07 tires for my Tiger and I think they are great. I will see over the long haul how much mileage I get out of them, but I am happy so far.
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,735
Posted By D-Fuzz
The Suzuki DR-Z400 and the Kawasaki KLX400R are...

The Suzuki DR-Z400 and the Kawasaki KLX400R are the same bike. Perhaps that is what you were thinking.
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,421
Posted By D-Fuzz
Supposed reliability issues with Triumphs seem to...

Supposed reliability issues with Triumphs seem to come from people who have never owned one and think the Hinckleys are the same as the old Triumphs from the 60's and 70's. I have owned my Tiger for...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,574
Posted By D-Fuzz
That's the part that is the most disappointing. ...

That's the part that is the most disappointing. I am not an aggressive rider and I actually ride as little as possible in the city. I prefer to ride outside the city where there are fewer cars...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,574
Posted By D-Fuzz
Well, I have to say I am quite disappointed in...

Well, I have to say I am quite disappointed in how the rear tire on my Tiger is wearing. I am at about 800 miles or so since I put them on and the centre lugs on the rear tire are showing...
Forum: Canada 05-20-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By D-Fuzz
We got our tires mounted at the Honda dealer in...

We got our tires mounted at the Honda dealer in Whitehorse, $20/wheel installed & balanced. We hauled tires up there on our bikes, not sure I would do that again though. It was a bit of a PITA.
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,574
Posted By D-Fuzz
Looks good! :clap ...

Looks good! :clap

http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll60/D-Fuzz/IMG_0150.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,574
Posted By D-Fuzz
I have a set on my Tiger and like Jud, I don't...

I have a set on my Tiger and like Jud, I don't have enough miles on them yet to determine how long they are going to last. I've put about 600 miles on them, and so far they are pretty good though. ...
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,674
Posted By D-Fuzz
I think the biggest limiting factor with your...

I think the biggest limiting factor with your NT700 would be suspension travel. The frost heaves on the roads up there can take a toll on any bike. Other than that, is you put some dual sport tires...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By D-Fuzz
Sasquatch on the TigerTriple board can rebuild...

Sasquatch on the TigerTriple board can rebuild your Steamer shock to fit your size & riding style. He also sells stuff for the front. I'll likely be doing my front & rear this winter. Send him a...
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