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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2015, 06:37 AM
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Posted By the_doc
http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-basic/po...

http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-basic/popcorn.gif (http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys.php)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 89,959
Posted By the_doc
(Not sure why it won't let me actually quote...

(Not sure why it won't let me actually quote you... but you get the idea)

Nice website! Anyway to preview some of your Tracks for the UP adventure rides you list on the site? They sound like a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-09-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5,815
Views: 1,072,277
Posted By the_doc
I pulled mine out with a pair of needle-nose...

I pulled mine out with a pair of needle-nose after I got home from the first time I tried to fuel it after the day I bought it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 89,959
Posted By the_doc
Where do the market labeled 1200cc "Adventure"...

Where do the market labeled 1200cc "Adventure" Bikes fit in? =] I doubt those could stay the same course as the XR650L you have listed in your profile, unless you are riding something else.

Alas...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 792
Views: 67,817
Posted By the_doc
you guys are brave, out on those dirt roads! My...

you guys are brave, out on those dirt roads! My road still had lots of ice on it! :cry
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-16-2015, 05:59 AM
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Views: 1,072,277
Posted By the_doc
Mine was in for a long time, but it was mostly...

Mine was in for a long time, but it was mostly waiting on parts rather than lack of wanting to work on it. I think that's the bigger time sink
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-04-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,815
Views: 1,072,277
Posted By the_doc
Lol, awesome :clap

Lol, awesome :clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 08:05 AM
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Posted By the_doc
BTW ~220lbs with riding gear ~30% 2-up...

BTW

~220lbs with riding gear
~30% 2-up riding with a 130ish rider with gear
~50-60% of the time full camping load (Beer is heavy)
~Camping load is hard to estimate... but with tools and such......
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 07:59 AM
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Posted By the_doc
Absolutely overpriced. I agree, they seem to be...

Absolutely overpriced. I agree, they seem to be only place to get an off the shelf solution.

I was mainly looking at the $1100 dollar option, to have more of a preload adjustment. And get a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-29-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By the_doc
+1 for Durelle. thats where I got mine ...

+1 for Durelle. thats where I got mine

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a270/dr_starcraft/Explorer%20XC/IMG_2531_zps83c6ff34.jpg...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-29-2015, 09:35 AM
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Posted By the_doc
Has anyone pulled the trigger on the Touratech...

Has anyone pulled the trigger on the Touratech Rear Shock/spring setup? It looks pretty slick:

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/3525/Triumph-Tiger-Explorer-1200-Shocks-Suspension

I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-15-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 89,959
Posted By the_doc
Not sure I trust you drunks to NOT finish them on...

Not sure I trust you drunks to NOT finish them on Thursday night!

..... I won't be up until Friday night.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-06-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5,815
Views: 1,072,277
Posted By the_doc
Also got the Side stand letter the other day. ...

Also got the Side stand letter the other day.

Good thing its winter here, bikes been in the shop for the Head upgrade for quite some time
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,493
Posted By the_doc
Great pictures. Looks like a sweet trip - there...

Great pictures. Looks like a sweet trip - there is so much to see up in Yoop. Thanks for sending that track!
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By the_doc
Call KLiM and ask them what to do

Call KLiM and ask them what to do
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,493
Posted By the_doc
Thanks, I'll send a PM with my e-mail address. ...

Thanks, I'll send a PM with my e-mail address. I've done a couple trips through the UP following some of Cannonshots routes (as much as I can). Other peoples wanderings are good info for future...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,493
Posted By the_doc
Looks like a fun trip. I'd be interested in your...

Looks like a fun trip. I'd be interested in your lower penn tracks. Always looks for the best way to get up North while avoiding the main roads
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-27-2014, 06:12 AM
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Posted By the_doc
2-UP.... Rear preload on clicked all the way up,...

2-UP.... Rear preload on clicked all the way up, and fully loaded it's still a bit weak. I ride full preload solo.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By the_doc
Yea, that's probably a smart choice if you do a...

Yea, that's probably a smart choice if you do a lot of commuting. Obviously the DREAM is to have another set of wheels and discs with street tires for the week, and Knobbies for the weekend!

:deal
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 12:49 PM
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Posted By the_doc
Unfortunately no, I went straight from stock...

Unfortunately no, I went straight from stock tires to these. I have to admit the primary reason I went with these v. the K60s was all the horror stories about k60s being crappy in the rain. I've...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 10:17 AM
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Posted By the_doc
Yes they are. Yellow Stripe (Dakar) Version ...

Yes they are. Yellow Stripe (Dakar) Version

I was happy to have them in more than a few places
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 07:33 AM
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Posted By the_doc
Time to Lighten the Thread up a bit? :1drink ...

Time to Lighten the Thread up a bit? :1drink

Some pics of the Explorer Tearing it up in the Upper Peninsula Michigan this past summer. "Mighty Mac" (Bridge) in pic #1 for proof. Did about a 1000...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By the_doc
I agree with this. Just monitor it as you put...

I agree with this. Just monitor it as you put miles on it. If it starts to develop a louder tick, or whatever you want to call it just mention it to your service guy the next time you have it in...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2014, 06:09 AM
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Posted By the_doc
Had my bike in for the 10k service at Triumph...

Had my bike in for the 10k service at Triumph Detroit (Michigan). I mentioned it to my mechanic to have a good listen when we was working on it. Called me back and said my bike is a candidate for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-19-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 89,959
Posted By the_doc
Put me down as tentative based on Status of GoGo...

Put me down as tentative based on Status of GoGo Dancers
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-17-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 89,959
Posted By the_doc
Does 'Kestlewood' have a website? Sounds pretty...

Does 'Kestlewood' have a website? Sounds pretty solid, I'd like to check it out
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-17-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 792
Views: 67,817
Posted By the_doc
:deal Haha, awesome

:deal Haha, awesome
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 89,959
Posted By the_doc
Haha, sweet. I guess its a natural stopping...

Haha, sweet. I guess its a natural stopping point!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 89,959
Posted By the_doc
I remember that road quite vividly. I was...

I remember that road quite vividly. I was tooling along 58 and stopped for a break at the intersection with the truck trail when a another 2-up biker on Harley rolled in and we talked about the how...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,651
Posted By the_doc
Good READ! What was your total mileage?

Good READ!

What was your total mileage?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 89,959
Posted By the_doc
I visited the same place when I did my UP tour...

I visited the same place when I did my UP tour the week after we met the first time. Ended up raining on the day we visited "Big Spring" but the place is pretty cool. The raft is human powered with...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-06-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5,815
Views: 1,072,277
Posted By the_doc
For anyone wondering WTF this post is about (like...

For anyone wondering WTF this post is about (like I was). Apparently its some new windscreen brackets. The poster didn't make that very clear.
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,988
Posted By the_doc
Mine has been pretty solid for the 2 seasons I've...

Mine has been pretty solid for the 2 seasons I've used it so far. No complaints
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,980
Posted By the_doc
That new Klim Jacket looks pretty nice. Would be...

That new Klim Jacket looks pretty nice. Would be interested in any other pics too. :ear
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,880
Posted By the_doc
Oh boy, is there going to be another series of...

Oh boy, is there going to be another series of posts from Thomas' point of view starting from the beginning again? Just trying to wrap my head around the timeline. :D



EPIC report so far! ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-23-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5,815
Views: 1,072,277
Posted By the_doc
The 2" fit perfect with no cable mods required. ...

The 2" fit perfect with no cable mods required. Part number for ROX is: 1R-P2PP
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-23-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5,815
Views: 1,072,277
Posted By the_doc
+1 on ROX riser being the shit. That completely...

+1 on ROX riser being the shit. That completely change the bike in a good way.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 154,418
Posted By the_doc
So did you have the trailer before and never had...

So did you have the trailer before and never had a chance to use it? OR did you specificly buy the trailer for this recovery? That's a pricey trailer for an emergency buy!
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,880
Posted By the_doc
This RR just keeps getting better. (Saw the...

This RR just keeps getting better. (Saw the edits on post #1 too!) Excellent work, envious of your adventure and ability to overcome some serious obstacles so far. Staying tuned to see what...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 60,694
Posted By the_doc
Such a cliff hanger! Does our Hero ever find...

Such a cliff hanger! Does our Hero ever find fuel on the side of the road????
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