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Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5,156
Views: 845,397
Posted By slipknot
Garrett and Fasttrak

Perhaps an extended warranty (insurance policy it is) to cover your bike? And a nice letter to Triumph USA and Triumph UK to express your concerns about the dealer response? To be fair, techs in...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5,156
Views: 845,397
Posted By slipknot
Try...

Try here:http://www.tiger-explorer.com/index.php/topic,3268.msg39465.html#msg39465

Near the bottom of the page three pics, one of the lights mounted but not at the headlight level, just below....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,414
Posted By slipknot
Has it ever been under water or dropped in a...

Has it ever been under water or dropped in a stream?

Suspension or seat changes: does the weight of the seller approximate the weight of the buyer?

Long term storage? How was the bike prepared...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5,156
Views: 845,397
Posted By slipknot
Congratulations DonBenito. Very nice.

Congratulations DonBenito. Very nice.
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 26,858
Posted By slipknot
This sounds like a story made for investigative...

This sounds like a story made for investigative TV, Mike Wallace, etc. Better yet, go through a brick through their front window. Every week.
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5,156
Views: 845,397
Posted By slipknot
Triumph has been very quick to fix any problems...

Triumph has been very quick to fix any problems with their bike, no excuses. If you were to have a problem the only stumbling block would be a service department that has little experience, perhaps a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By slipknot
Same observations. My first thought is the...

Same observations. My first thought is the popularity of the three genre would lead to the numbers in each group. But the real reason is this: both of us ride the Honda ST (1100 here), why would we...
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 552,028
Posted By slipknot
Usa: Make that call!!!!!!

1-866-784-1870 then 0 for customer service, then "other topic". Someone will ask for your VIN, just explain you want to ask for Honda to bring it HERE.

They will ask for an email address...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,783
Posted By slipknot
+1 I'm calling Honda Monday morning. ...

+1

I'm calling Honda Monday morning.

DCT was being used in rally cars as early as the 1980's. THIRTY YEARS and we still have amongst us many who deny it has benefit. Every major auto company...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 139,737
Posted By slipknot
They don't have the reputation BMW has developed...

They don't have the reputation BMW has developed over the past 15 years that would necessitate such an action. BMW's action is over the top, good PR but beyond what is necessary. I read somewhere...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By slipknot
Try Bob's BMW.

Try Bob's BMW.
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 1,319,912
Posted By slipknot
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-17-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By slipknot
Very nice. Thanks.

Very nice. Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5,156
Views: 845,397
Posted By slipknot
worth looking over: ...

worth looking over:

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-horns/motorcycle-horn-comparison.htm
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By slipknot
Another way to look at this is not comparing the...

Another way to look at this is not comparing the 2013 RT with the 2014 RT rather consider how much better the 2013 RT is to what you are accustomed to now. If it is a big leap forward then go for the...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 24,052
Views: 4,360,301
Posted By slipknot
Surprise surprise........... ...

Surprise surprise...........

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-henry-sterry/what-you-dont-know-about-_7_b_5120402.html
...
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By slipknot
He is totally bonkers. Do a search on cycle...

He is totally bonkers. Do a search on cycle trader for prices over $2000 less. Same bike, new.
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 51,837
Posted By slipknot
Several here: ...

Several here: ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,716
Posted By slipknot
Some municipalities will turn them over without...

Some municipalities will turn them over without many miles. Also, the dealers can sell them to the public if the local police do not buy them, I think after 6 months. Some of the examples in the link...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,231
Posted By slipknot
Dean, Look into this link and watch the videos....

Dean, Look into this link and watch the videos. Whatever solution you choose the videos here will be very handy. This product has a lot of happy riders.

http://www.glide-pro.com/
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 26,858
Posted By slipknot
To fit in at the local Starbucks. You know,...

To fit in at the local Starbucks. You know, "those guys".:D
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 276,138
Posted By slipknot
Maybe we'll see your heads bobbing in the waters...

Maybe we'll see your heads bobbing in the waters when the seas breach the dikes.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 217,485
Posted By slipknot
Nick949eldo, Thanks for the video, good...

Nick949eldo,

Thanks for the video, good thoughts and appropriate music. We all love to see an older bike showing the way and look forward to more of your excursion reports.
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,961
Posted By slipknot
According to one of the forums the range extends...

According to one of the forums the range extends to 602960

Apparently T has been very quick in addressing the problem, only a couple of complaints that seem to have been the result of foot...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By slipknot
Is there available a set that does not use the...

Is there available a set that does not use the cross over line behind the fender but rather uses two independent lines?
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5,156
Views: 845,397
Posted By slipknot
Maybe one of these? ...

Maybe one of these?

http://shop.triumphmotorcycles.com/Collectibles/id-0300G/Union_Sticker_Set
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,213
Posted By slipknot
That would break new ground for Triumph. That...

That would break new ground for Triumph. That would sell. Regardless of where it would be made.
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,613
Posted By slipknot
'92 flhs

I owned one. Worst seat ever. But a back rest transformed it.
It came with a primary cover leak. Installed an Andrews cam, S&S Super G, SuperTrapp cans. When pulling the top end off the rear cyl...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,605
Posted By slipknot
Below is a short list to make the average FL a...

Below is a short list to make the average FL a really good road bike.
Quality parts, not the average crap peddled.

rear shocks $900 to $1200 prefer Penske or Ohlins
Fork mods $650 to $1250...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,605
Posted By slipknot
While I agree in general with all of your post I...

While I agree in general with all of your post I still have concerns with HD. You do recall that for years they had front disc brakes with so little stopping power because the company was concerned...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,605
Posted By slipknot
no that was in the time of 35mm celluloid stuff,...

no that was in the time of 35mm celluloid stuff, and no net to share with the world. pics aren't something i hang onto anymore, with a couple of thousand dollars worth of digital cameras no i don't...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 327,865
Posted By slipknot
Here is a good resource: ...

Here is a good resource: http://badweatherbikers.com/

Lot's of help should you need help.
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,605
Posted By slipknot
I've owned 8 so far, restored a '37 VL80 which...

I've owned 8 so far, restored a '37 VL80 which had some features the new ones should have. I think I have the right to criticize companies that cut too many corners and put fashion far ahead of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,605
Posted By slipknot
And I had to cut it short, loss of breath, almost...

And I had to cut it short, loss of breath, almost fainted.:D
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 1,319,912
Posted By slipknot
You might be interested in this thread: ...

You might be interested in this thread:

http://forum.guzzitech.com/forum/190/11352
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,605
Posted By slipknot
Not at all. If you study the problems inherent in...

Not at all. If you study the problems inherent in the HD design: chain primary drive that is "updated" almost annually and never seems to have enough oil supply to the compensator, and the chain...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 303,751
Posted By slipknot
You are not alone. The others I like but not near...

You are not alone. The others I like but not near as much as the 1200.
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,605
Posted By slipknot
Yes, but no details yet on how although living...

Yes, but no details yet on how although living close to Atlanta will make flying the easiest way out. I've done this in years past and it was very simple. I also stayed several weeks which cost me...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,605
Posted By slipknot
Ask them for a test ride to a respectable shop...

Ask them for a test ride to a respectable shop where a mechanic can give it a thorough check. If all is good, you pay the bill. If not so good, negotiate from there. Depending on how long the...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 1,319,912
Posted By slipknot
That is a great selling point. Some of the other...

That is a great selling point. Some of the other bikes I've been looking into are just stupidly put together. Just finding the valves reminds me of my teen years and trying to undress the girls that...
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