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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-26-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By Bugchewer
I emailed a salesman at a dealership today on a...

I emailed a salesman at a dealership today on a leftover '14 XC, $10,600 plus freight. I think I would be better off waiting for a base '15 XC with wp suspension. the same dealer has a new 2010 Tiger...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-24-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
Hoping to get out tomorrow. Mid 40 to upper 40's...

Hoping to get out tomorrow. Mid 40 to upper 40's and then it will rain and get cold again. It rained nice over the weekend and washed the roads then snow again and the salt monsters were out. Ugh. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-23-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8,924
Views: 453,274
Posted By Bugchewer
I've ridden around Naples a fair amount on some...

I've ridden around Naples a fair amount on some of the dirt roads in the hills. We had a nice ride through some hollows in the fall. It is really nice. I haven't ridden around Atlanta in quite...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-22-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8,924
Views: 453,274
Posted By Bugchewer
this looks like lots of fun. maybe enough to make...

this looks like lots of fun. maybe enough to make me skip the Bennington Triumph Bash for the first time in five years.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-22-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
I just put my BC mini cones back on. I love the...

I just put my BC mini cones back on. I love the weight savings so maybe now I ride in the back of the line. I will try to fit the mini baffles in but they keep blowing out the back of the pipes. Lol
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-19-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,778
Posted By Bugchewer
talk to markbvt. He has had an XC for 3 years...

talk to markbvt. He has had an XC for 3 years and rides the shit out of it. He is at least 6'4". The ergos on the XCX vs the XC should not be different. I had an XC myself and it was almost...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8,924
Views: 453,274
Posted By Bugchewer
I am in viilage of Attica just (just south of...

I am in viilage of Attica just (just south of Batavia). I mainly ride south of here in Wyoming, Allegany, Cattaraugus Counties and some northern PA. I do hit the Black North now and then at Point...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-13-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
Got out today for a ride to Letchworth State park...

Got out today for a ride to Letchworth State park to see frozen falls and "ice volcano".

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh226/eglide1/Photograph%2016_zpsamqbq1rb.jpg...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-07-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
Do these fit to the header pipes w/o too much...

Do these fit to the header pipes w/o too much modification. My reverse mini cones are a bit too loud and the stocks are too damn heavy. Might have to go arrow but would like to not have to go $$$
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-05-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
I drilled out baffles. It is a pain the arse but...

I drilled out baffles. It is a pain the arse but worth it. The bike sounds much better. I did have the bike remapped at dealer and the bike is crisper. I followed the directions from a different...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 102,320
Posted By Bugchewer
Anything for a 2014 Triumph Scrambler?

Anything for a 2014 Triumph Scrambler?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
Ha owning a matte pacific blue I prefer that...

Ha owning a matte pacific blue I prefer that one!:wink:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8,924
Views: 453,274
Posted By Bugchewer
I was at the summer show last year. it was a...

I was at the summer show last year. it was a pretty ride down and back.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-23-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8,924
Views: 453,274
Posted By Bugchewer
How many people showed up at the Curtiss Museum? ...

How many people showed up at the Curtiss Museum? I completely forgot about it and the weather sucked. I went snow showing instead. I can hardly wait for Spring and my foray to Wayland to the ice...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
I just bought one over the winter but haven't...

I just bought one over the winter but haven't been able to try it out yet!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By Bugchewer
get some tire sealant at NAPA called Amerseal. ...

get some tire sealant at NAPA called Amerseal. It works on tubed tires. It also self balances your tire/wheel. I have used it and it works. I have had punctures and not realized until I got home...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-18-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 72,155
Posted By Bugchewer
This what I have been wanting to hear. ...

This what I have been wanting to hear. Hmmm...this could make me want to go to Roadie from Scram. I miss the 800 triple on trips and the suspension on the Roadie can't be any worse than the Scram...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-18-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By Bugchewer
That was a great video. The bikes held up...

That was a great video. The bikes held up pretty well for heavy adv bikes.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-15-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
I am waiting on a new second bike. I am keeping...

I am waiting on a new second bike. I am keeping my '14 Scram as my only bike for now. I may retire at the end of this year and I want to pay off my '14 Scram and my car. If I stay on or get a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-14-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
My son is buying my 06 Scram for his own. I...

My son is buying my 06 Scram for his own. I didn't realize he really wanted it and he didn't realize I was actually going to sell it. Perfect! It stays in the family and we can continue to bomb...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-13-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,199
Posted By Bugchewer
That is sweet and a Super 10 will have nothing on...

That is sweet and a Super 10 will have nothing on that bike. If I was as mechanically inclined I might still have my 1050 Tiger but then again my throttle wrist needed more restriction than I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
It depends on which ones and how you rig them. I...

It depends on which ones and how you rig them. I have Napoleons on my Scram. I unscrewed the bar end weights and fitted the mirrors with metric bolts, rubber gaskets and thread lock. They work...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
And there it is. I have been contemplating a...

And there it is. I have been contemplating a leftover 800 Roadie but have no good reason. The Scram does everything I ask of it and with a big smile along the way. I can't wait to get out of this...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-09-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,775
Posted By Bugchewer
I really like this set up. I had an Xc but I...

I really like this set up. I had an Xc but I really missed the cornering of the smaller front wheel. I love my scrams but I could see parting with one and gaining the triple for the long hauls. the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-09-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,187
Views: 771,359
Posted By Bugchewer
Thanks! I am going through major riding...

Thanks! I am going through major riding withdrawal and this ride is very similar to the roads I get on in the Alleghany Mtns up here. That helped!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,619
Posted By Bugchewer
That's cool. I am talking to my dealer rep about...

That's cool. I am talking to my dealer rep about trading in my 2014 Scram on a 2013 Roadie. I have two Scrams and would keep my '06 Scram. I had an XC but I didn't use it enough to warrant the XC...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,315
Posted By Bugchewer
I like that blue!

I like that blue!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
yes it is a Renntec rack. I ordered it off ebay....

yes it is a Renntec rack. I ordered it off ebay. It is 14F again today with no chance for January thaw yet. Annual trip to International Bike Show in Cleveland this weekend though!:clap
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-26-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
I did the same thing last year and I need to...

I did the same thing last year and I need to touch them up again this year. I painted the exhaust cans too. I have to wait until the weather improves to painting temp and we have a new stove/oven...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-02-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
I am a Kenda 761 fan. I have them on both Scrams...

I am a Kenda 761 fan. I have them on both Scrams and they are great in dirt and on pavement. They are also half the cost of most of the other tires.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-02-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
It all depends on the riding. As stated before...

It all depends on the riding. As stated before ride BOTH. I had a Tiger 1050 and loved it but would have lost my license, but that is me not you. I traded the 1050 for an 800 XC which is a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-02-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
ditto, well said.

ditto, well said.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
looks like a BC Slammer in brown vinyl?

looks like a BC Slammer in brown vinyl?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8,924
Views: 453,274
Posted By Bugchewer
Happy New Year! I am getting the riding itch and...

Happy New Year! I am getting the riding itch and humor myself with 10 day outlooks to look for possible riding days!:lol3 It sure was nice last weekend and I did get out for awhile. I can feel a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
How 'bout those Ducks Lion BR!!!!!

How 'bout those Ducks Lion BR!!!!!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,079
Posted By Bugchewer
I'd take a 530 as a second bike. For a stand...

I'd take a 530 as a second bike. For a stand alone bike I would take my Scram or the 800 XC but that is just me and the kind of riding I like to do now. The Scarm and the XC are great on the tarmac...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,187
Views: 771,359
Posted By Bugchewer
I love it! I miss the charging power of my Xc in...

I love it! I miss the charging power of my Xc in the winter for my heated gear. The Scram is good but not quite enough for everything to keep me comfortable. I guess I am getting wimpy. Lol Ride on!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-01-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
Hey BLTN where in Ontario? There are a couple...

Hey BLTN where in Ontario? There are a couple Scram riders here in WNY that like to hit lots of backroads. if you are in East. Ontario c'mon down some riding. Nice ride you have there, I like the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-26-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
new seat and KnL lowering pegs that I had powder...

new seat and KnL lowering pegs that I had powder coated. I couldn't resist a ride today it almost hit 50 degrees!

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh226/eglide1/1226141459-00_zpsb6512b44.jpg...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-15-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22,573
Views: 6,812,901
Posted By Bugchewer
I did the same thing Terry but used steel wool...

I did the same thing Terry but used steel wool instead of sand paper. I am due to do this polishing agin in the Spring. I just put two good coats of wax on and they hold up pretty well. I do ride...
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