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Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,310
Posted By ducnut
I've done spoked-GS tires, you're not doing them...

I've done spoked-GS tires, you're not doing them in 20 minutes with irons and everyone on this board knows that. Likewise, you're not doing two dirtbike tires in 20 minutes. Get real!

The worst...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,310
Posted By ducnut
Keep telling yourself that.

Keep telling yourself that.
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,768,722
Posted By ducnut
A lot of older guys ride them. I'm surprised, as...

A lot of older guys ride them. I'm surprised, as I gave up skateboards, 30 years ago. I transitioned into BMX > road/mountain bikes.

I put my hooks on 12" centers. Unfortunately, this isn't all of...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,768,722
Posted By ducnut
If it were me, I'd run a 2"X4", front to back, on...

If it were me, I'd run a 2"X4", front to back, on the ceiling past that trailer. Screw in some bicycle hooks and hang all those bikes, along that wall. Swap the air compressor to the rear, under the...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,768,722
Posted By ducnut
Any leather-handled tool is cool. :clap

Any leather-handled tool is cool. :clap
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,768,722
Posted By ducnut
Don't remember his username. He was the owner of...

Don't remember his username. He was the owner of San Jose' BMW and ended up moving to NC, if that's the guy and build you're thinking of.

edit: I said NC, it may have been east TN.
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,768,722
Posted By ducnut
Or, make some friends. :freaky

Or, make some friends. :freaky
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,816
Posted By ducnut
Heck, that business is "local" to me. I'll have...

Heck, that business is "local" to me. I'll have to pay them a visit and see what all they have to offer.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 901,333
Posted By ducnut
Riding any motorcycle across the US isn't all...

Riding any motorcycle across the US isn't all that easy, compared to an enclosed vehicle. Doing it on something so archaic and unrefined as these old bikes increases the difficulty, exponentially. I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-22-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,050
Posted By ducnut
Haha. Cool vid and music.

Haha. Cool vid and music.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-19-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,050
Posted By ducnut
Whoever makes the stunter sprockets for the...

Whoever makes the stunter sprockets for the Daytona surely has something larger than a 54T. I'm not up on that stuff, but, researching "Ernie Vigil" should turn up a sprocket supplier.

He on a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-19-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,050
Posted By ducnut
If I had a 800XC, I'd have to turn in my man...

If I had a 800XC, I'd have to turn in my man card. I don't think I have balls big enough to attempt some of the stuff you guys are riding. I'll take my mountain bike, instead. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,768,722
Posted By ducnut
That's sharp!

That's sharp!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 156,275
Posted By ducnut
You'll have better luck following his business FB...

You'll have better luck following his business FB page. He's in the midst of opening a second store. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 90,897
Posted By ducnut
Just like you can delete unnecessary parts of a...

Just like you can delete unnecessary parts of a quoted post, leaving only the relevant part. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 90,897
Posted By ducnut
It's been snowing, in the upper elevations. I...

It's been snowing, in the upper elevations. I feel for those guys.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-06-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,024,448
Posted By ducnut
When I first heard about the Tiger, in '08, I was...

When I first heard about the Tiger, in '08, I was hoping for that, too. A longer-travel Street Triple on XC wheels. Less bulk, overall.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-01-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 606,639
Posted By ducnut
Don't forget to soak the friction plates in oil,...

Don't forget to soak the friction plates in oil, before install. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 134,615
Posted By ducnut
The fact you guys rode very stock-like...

The fact you guys rode very stock-like motorcycles in this race is pretty amazing. I don't follow any of the Baja/Dakar goings on, but, do catch some of the pics of highly specialized/prototype...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 77,108
Posted By ducnut
Sounds like the carbs need cleaned, at the...

Sounds like the carbs need cleaned, at the minimum. I'd look into a jet kit and some dyno time, if you really want to smooth out the fueling. Sea Foam is a good thing to add, on a regular basis. Use...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-15-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,050
Posted By ducnut
Don't forget Tyson's killer thread....

Don't forget Tyson's killer thread. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=701552) :evil
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,768,722
Posted By ducnut
I totally agree. I have a garage and shop. Only...

I totally agree. I have a garage and shop. Only the garage is finished and both are cluttered.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-15-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,024,448
Posted By ducnut
That looks outstanding! :clap

That looks outstanding! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 901,333
Posted By ducnut
That bike looks amazing!

That bike looks amazing!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-05-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,024,448
Posted By ducnut
That's something with the triple, I think. When...

That's something with the triple, I think. When there was a Daytona 675 in the shop, too, I always went for either of the triples over the two twins. The comfort and ease of ride of the 1050 causes...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-04-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,024,448
Posted By ducnut
My 1050 does the same thing. Unfortunately, my...

My 1050 does the same thing. Unfortunately, my passenger gets covered as well. I was thinking of making a huge filler panel, pannier to pannier, and hanging a rubber mud flap off that. It's...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-27-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,024,448
Posted By ducnut
I'd hope so! After all, they've been using the...

I'd hope so! After all, they've been using the same technology how long? :lol3
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-27-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,024,448
Posted By ducnut
Unfortunately, anything but a Harley in the...

Unfortunately, anything but a Harley in the cruiser circles has a stigma attached to it, regardless of how good it is. It's a shame that most Harley riders, and their passengers, are that ignorant.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 91,928
Posted By ducnut
WOW! That'll be a commuter upgrade. :lol3

WOW! That'll be a commuter upgrade. :lol3
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4,488
Views: 622,931
Posted By ducnut
Jesse have a cutout, too. ...

Jesse have a cutout, too.

http://www.jesseluggage.com/images/10inchODYIITriumph.jpg

As do Happy Trails, if this is considered a cutout....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,488
Views: 622,931
Posted By ducnut
Something I failed to mention is that Scorpion...

Something I failed to mention is that Scorpion uses SS packing, whereas, some of the cheaper options run fiberglass. Therefore, it will not change tone, over time. Also, when fiberglass packing blows...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-13-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4,488
Views: 622,931
Posted By ducnut
I was only responding, regarding the three he...

I was only responding, regarding the three he listed. The Scorpion's SS sleeve and end caps are much more durable than Ti, CF, or aluminum options. They appear to still be very affordable. Staintune...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-12-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,024,448
Posted By ducnut
On some GM stuff, you can't bleed the brakes at...

On some GM stuff, you can't bleed the brakes at all, without the module valves being opened. My vacuum pump will not pull the fluid, even with the gauge buried.

You're better off to have the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-08-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4,488
Views: 622,931
Posted By ducnut
Of the three affordable options you listed, I'd...

Of the three affordable options you listed, I'd take the Scorpion SS, hands down. It's a very nice exhaust that's durable and affordable. Their carbon sleeves are heavy resin, look nice, and stay...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-08-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,488
Views: 622,931
Posted By ducnut
Leo Vince USA is no more. They're, now,...

Leo Vince USA is no more. They're, now, distributed by Tim Calhoun (former head of LV USA) at Specialized Products Distribution. I'm not exactly sure how things are setup or what exactly is going on....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-04-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,024,448
Posted By ducnut
My friend, in PA, has been posting pics of their...

My friend, in PA, has been posting pics of their roads, on his FB account. It's a good thing he swapped his Speed Triple for a 800XC, as he's going to need the additional suspension travel. Our roads...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-04-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,024,448
Posted By ducnut
That's interesting. My dealership was the...

That's interesting. My dealership was the opposite, when I demoed a Roadie. I guess, Roadie riders are too busy to participate on forums. Likewise, Roadie riders must be less willing to sell them, as...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,024,448
Posted By ducnut
I bought my 1050, 3 months old, on a $13,500...

I bought my 1050, 3 months old, on a $13,500 invoice, for $8800. I shipped it through a UShip agent for a few hundred bucks (I dealt directly with him). Good deals are out there. It just has to be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 737,842
Posted By ducnut
You're all over the place! Dirt bike:...

You're all over the place!

Dirt bike: Terra
Street bike: Street Triple
In between: Tiger 800
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,024,448
Posted By ducnut
That's not true. I don't care who claims that.

That's not true. I don't care who claims that.
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