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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-24-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,303
Posted By Jblk9695
I get very little if any turbulence with the...

I get very little if any turbulence with the Madstad so keep experimenting. May have something to do with the helmet, if you have others try them, I ride with the Caberg Tourmaster with the beak...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,424
Posted By Jblk9695
Nope, I ride with the MadStad screen and have no...

Nope, I ride with the MadStad screen and have no problems with lift, I even stood up at 70+ mph and unless I looked up at the top of a telephone poll there was no lift and even then it wasn't bad. So...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,424
Posted By Jblk9695
I wear glasses with no big problem, might bother...

I wear glasses with no big problem, might bother me after 100 miles but I have big floppy old guy ears so YMMV.
Haven't tried it with ear buds so no comment.

Jerry
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,424
Posted By Jblk9695
I have a LS2 for sale-- ...

I have a LS2 for sale--
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1049580

I liked the helmet, has a little distortion in the face shield but over all except for being a little tight front...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,424
Posted By Jblk9695
I ordered from Burn Out Italy through EBay and...

I ordered from Burn Out Italy through EBay and even with the shipping added on it was still about the same price as those with free shipping. Took just over 2 months to get it but there was no import...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jblk9695
Yep-Here is where I bought mine-- ...

Yep-Here is where I bought mine--

http://www.ebay.com/sch/tpactools/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=

and some pics--...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,303
Posted By Jblk9695
I don't wear earplugs with the MadStad screen and...

I don't wear earplugs with the MadStad screen and find it to be quiet enough to talk and listen on my Sena with no problem, and I think the screen looks just find on the Tiger, but as they say beauty...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-06-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,254,168
Posted By Jblk9695
If your in the Inland Empire area check out...

If your in the Inland Empire area check out Douglas Triumph in San Bernardino, great folks to do business with.

Jerry
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,424
Posted By Jblk9695
I noticed you have an Evoline 3, how does the fit...

I noticed you have an Evoline 3, how does the fit on the forehead compare? I have the Evo 3 and find that it is a bit tight even taking out the foam pad at the front. The Tourmax looks intriguing but...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 52,717
Posted By Jblk9695
Well I think the great pics from the overlook...

Well I think the great pics from the overlook have fixed my eyes after the nut roasting pic:rofl

Jerry
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jblk9695
Not sure about the other 2 helmets but the Shark...

Not sure about the other 2 helmets but the Shark Evo 3 seems to be a bit tighter on my forehead than the 2, I have both and have put many many miles on the Evo 2. I even removed the foam pad that is...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-09-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,254,168
Posted By Jblk9695
When yours was repaired where was the pin? Just...

When yours was repaired where was the pin? Just curious if it was held in place by the blue spring.

Jerry
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-09-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,254,168
Posted By Jblk9695
I did the rest of the trip with it broke, about...

I did the rest of the trip with it broke, about another 6-700 miles. I put one rubber band on the lever and hooked it to the input lever so it wouldn't flop around to much, don't put any more than...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-07-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 724,704
Posted By Jblk9695
To put the spring on wrap some kite string around...

To put the spring on wrap some kite string around the end of the spring and the spokes on the rear wheel, then just turn the wheel and it will stretch the spring out enough to hook it, then just cut...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-04-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,254,168
Posted By Jblk9695
Mileage was a tic over 33K and I still think...

Mileage was a tic over 33K and I still think Triumph should have tack welded the pin to the arm, sure would have solved the problem.

Jerry
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-03-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,254,168
Posted By Jblk9695
As near as I can tell the pin stayed between the...

As near as I can tell the pin stayed between the legs on the blue spring, good thing it did as there is a lot of parts spinning around in the clutch housing.
I did chamfer the hole, 82 degrees to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-02-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,254,168
Posted By Jblk9695
Thanks for the comments. I agree they should...

Thanks for the comments.
I agree they should have either put a screw through or at the very least tack welded the pin to the arm.

Jerry
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-02-2014, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Jblk9695
Something else that can break

Was on a 1300 mile ride a couple of weeks ago and on one days ride down around Laguna Seca my shifter started feeling funny and then it became difficult to down shift, had to bump the shift lever up...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Jblk9695
Built in mic will be disconnected when using an...

Built in mic will be disconnected when using an external mic.
The sun causing color stripes is the nature of the beast, I think you could add a UV or sky-light filter but not sure if it would help....
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 52,717
Posted By Jblk9695
960 pounds, hell a Hogsley Furgeson with a bear...

960 pounds, hell a Hogsley Furgeson with a bear belly weighs over a 1000 so your doing good.
And glad your back on-line.

Jerry
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-21-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,254,168
Posted By Jblk9695
I have the same results on my roadie. I like the...

I have the same results on my roadie. I like the popping on decel too. I get about the same mileage as you and if I short shift and don't twist the crap out of the throttle I have gotten just about...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 46,421
Posted By Jblk9695
LOL, there you go, straight from the horses...

LOL, there you go, straight from the horses mouth, so to speak:D

Jerry
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 46,421
Posted By Jblk9695
I think I would try the 10's, if mail order just...

I think I would try the 10's, if mail order just make sure you can exchange them.
Or if close to Bend, OR. go here---

http://www.atomic-moto.com/adventure_touring_boots.html

Jerry
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 46,421
Posted By Jblk9695
They run wide, much better than the Sidi's that I...

They run wide, much better than the Sidi's that I had.

Jerry
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 52,717
Posted By Jblk9695
Great ride report!! Have been considering a...

Great ride report!!
Have been considering a Bonnie but at my age I don't like the wind blast much so just curious how well the windscreen works.

Jerry
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-21-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,303
Posted By Jblk9695
You don't need the off road bracket if your...

You don't need the off road bracket if your highway dept is more adept at making the roads smooth. Here in San Bernardino they apparently are nubees at paving as most of the dirt roads are smoother...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-21-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,303
Posted By Jblk9695
If you have a way to bend metal, small metal...

If you have a way to bend metal, small metal brake would work, then sure you could make your own. Make a template from stiff card stock or even card board and get it to fit then flatten it out and...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-20-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,303
Posted By Jblk9695
Check on EBay, I got mine as a second(can't even...

Check on EBay, I got mine as a second(can't even notice the so called scratches on the screen) that way and saved a bit of dough. If you handy working with sheet metal you can make your own bracket,...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-20-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,303
Posted By Jblk9695
I've got the 20" and I agree get the off road...

I've got the 20" and I agree get the off road bracket, even for street riding it reduces the amount of bouncing.

Jerry
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-28-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 724,704
Posted By Jblk9695
LOL, being the cheep OL BASTAGE that I am I...

LOL, being the cheep OL BASTAGE that I am I ordered the stainless steel and figure I can polish it and make it just as fast as the carbon fiber:rofl
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 724,704
Posted By Jblk9695
Another source is RevZilla, same price. I just...

Another source is RevZilla, same price. I just ordered one from them and should have it Wednesday.

Jerry
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 39,104
Posted By Jblk9695
Good idea, I need to note where we are, and yes...

Good idea, I need to note where we are, and yes it was S. SD Hwy 94 towards the end of the video.
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 39,104
Posted By Jblk9695
Here is video, don't need to watch the whole...

Here is video, don't need to watch the whole thing, just to give you an idea. Shot at 720P 60fps.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oJ7N1Uxj9s&list=UUdE8JIO_1HONt5AIhV6-05w
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 39,104
Posted By Jblk9695
I have my Drift HD mounted on a Shark Evoline 2...

I have my Drift HD mounted on a Shark Evoline 2 and it works great. It is angled a little away from straight ahead but because of the wide angle of the lens you still get everything in front.
...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,911
Posted By Jblk9695
Here ya go, works great. ...

Here ya go, works great.

http://www.packjack.ca/index.php
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,398
Posted By Jblk9695
Try these, I got them from Bass Pro shops and...

Try these, I got them from Bass Pro shops and they are all day (400 mile) comfortable and even in the cold with AStars SmX5 vented boots my feet didn't get cold and in 100+ temps they stayed nice and...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,254,168
Posted By Jblk9695
I with the others and I don't think a float assy...

I with the others and I don't think a float assy would cause the problem.
Does the starter spin? Will the engine try to start but just die?
Have you checked the side stand safety switch? and the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,254,168
Posted By Jblk9695
Do you mean part 17 fuel level sender? or part 4...

Do you mean part 17 fuel level sender? or part 4 the throttle position sensor as shown throttles, injector, fuel rails diagram.

Jerry
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-19-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,254,168
Posted By Jblk9695
I did your idea also and yes a nice change in the...

I did your idea also and yes a nice change in the wind, more flow less bounce and I like the visibility, seems like a smaller bike now with out the screen blocking some of the view. Thanks.

Jerry
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-15-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21,965
Views: 4,254,168
Posted By Jblk9695
That is one hell of a good idea, thanks. I will...

That is one hell of a good idea, thanks. I will try it and probably take the spoiler off and see how it works.

Jerry
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