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Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 339,836
Posted By geotiger
Have been following along as well. Great and...

Have been following along as well. Great and inspiring RR. Yes you broke your leg/ankle but hey, you broke it in MONGOLIA!!!!:clap

Here's to a speedy recovery!
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 185,231
Posted By geotiger
I have a bed and a garage in Amarillo, TX if he's...

I have a bed and a garage in Amarillo, TX if he's in the area. I'll see if I can get him some money also.

This is why I love this site. Everyone helping out a complete stranger and not expecting...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By geotiger
All seems fine. I topped up the coolant overflow...

All seems fine. I topped up the coolant overflow tank and went to the gym at lunch. She seems to run fine. I do think I bent the handlebar a little bit though.

Thanks for the replies.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By geotiger
Dropped my 05 Tigger

Hey all,

Let's say, theoretically, I was a dumbass this morning and my foot slipped while pulling the bike into the parking space and it fell over on the right side (throttle side) and decided to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,317
Posted By geotiger
Is it just me or are most people jumping all over...

Is it just me or are most people jumping all over the OP thinking he said he doesn't wear helmets.

I believe he said that his cruiser friends tell him those stupid arguments all the time :dunno...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By geotiger
Thanks for all the helpfull information. ...

Thanks for all the helpfull information.

SVS:

I have thought that the seat may be alot of my problem. I notice that I have hardly any weight on my legs or "outside" of the butt when I sit....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By geotiger
It is an old injury. I have been lifting weights...

It is an old injury. I have been lifting weights for the past year and getting into pretty decent shape.

I had an x-ray at the chiropractor and it shows that my sacrum is about 5-6 mm out of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2008, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By geotiger
Lower back

Hello all,

Don't know if this is the right forum or not, but here it is anyway.

I have a lower back problem that gets aggravated after about an hour in the saddle. I usually just push...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By geotiger
I went to the shop in Albuquerque, Thunderbird...

I went to the shop in Albuquerque, Thunderbird HD/Buell, on Saturday. They have 4 new 2006's with the price now at $7500.

I sat on a couple of them and figured they would take some getting used...
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,518
Posted By geotiger
Just an FYI, Thunderbird HD/Buell in Albuquerque...

Just an FYI, Thunderbird HD/Buell in Albuquerque has 4 new 2006s for $7500.

Stopped in there this past weekend, but I just couldn't give up my Tiger!
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By geotiger
Yeah I figured that. I haven't posted the shop...

Yeah I figured that. I haven't posted the shop name, but people could follow my bread crumbs of city and state.

Like I said I will be there in a couple weeks and will check them out, if they...
Forum: Beasts 02-29-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By geotiger
Thanks for the replies guys. The...

Thanks for the replies guys.

The dealership said they have two blacks and one orange from 2006 that have just been sitting on the floor. I am going to Albuquerque in a couple of weeks with the...
Forum: Beasts 02-29-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By geotiger
2006 Buell Uly

Hey all,

I know this has been beaten to death, but what are the most common things one should watch out for on the 2006 Uly's.

There is a shop in New Mexico that has 3 new 2006's for around...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,881
Posted By geotiger
Thanks for the info guys. I am going to...

Thanks for the info guys.

I am going to keep weighing everything and see what I come up with.

Be safe out there!
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2008, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,881
Posted By geotiger
I bought the Tiger new in 2005 from shop in...

I bought the Tiger new in 2005 from shop in Lubbock, which is 100 miles south of here. I went with the Tiger because I figured 100 miles was close enough to a dealer for servicing and the like. But...
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,881
Posted By geotiger
Tiger vs Versys

Hey all,

I currently own an 05 Tiger. I have been checking out the Versys for the past couple of months.

I have a couple questions for the Versys owners:

1) Is the bike short? I mean I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,091
Posted By geotiger
Most excellent report NR. I just wanted to say...

Most excellent report NR. I just wanted to say that you missed going through my fiancee's city of Poltava on your way to Kharkiv.

Thank you for the pics of Minsk. I have a friend going to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,113
Posted By geotiger
Helo-Auto, Man you passed right through my...

Helo-Auto,

Man you passed right through my neck of the woods (well neck of the plains) here in Canyon. What did you think of the road from Silverton to Claude (HWY 207), beautiful as it winds...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,934
Posted By geotiger
Well, after thinking long and hard about this...

Well, after thinking long and hard about this thread over the weekend :norton , I think I agree with most people here in that we Tiger owners shouldn't lower ourselves to some other groups'...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,890
Posted By geotiger
Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeet bike man. Like others...

Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeet bike man.

Like others have said, only if Honda USA would listen.:ear :cry

Have fun.:clap
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,934
Posted By geotiger
Trying so very hard to stay off the Suzuki...

Trying so very hard to stay off the Suzuki website................................


must not give in.............:wink:
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,934
Posted By geotiger
Wink The Ambush welcomes you.

Since it seems there are quite a few Tiger owners here, I just thought we should start a clan sorta like the Collective but only better :D . And because I am getting depressed not being able to say...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,747
Posted By geotiger
How about the Streak or Ambush. :dunno That,...

How about the Streak or Ambush. :dunno That, apparently, is what a group of real tigers is called.

The Ambush welcomes you!:wink:
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,747
Posted By geotiger
That is the way I am leaning. I can do the oil...

That is the way I am leaning. I can do the oil changes and common service stuff, it is just that I can't do the valve checks and other items on the 12,000 mile service that is coming up.

The...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,747
Posted By geotiger
Yep thought of that. However, I have no place to...

Yep thought of that. However, I have no place to do that right now except on the front porch with the wind blowing dirt up my ass and such :D .

Actually I would love to start wrenching on my...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,747
Posted By geotiger
Yeah well if I was going back to where you are...

Yeah well if I was going back to where you are going (Cyprus?) then I would love it too (man what roads)!:freaky
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,747
Posted By geotiger
PJ's is where I took it last year for the 6,000...

PJ's is where I took it last year for the 6,000 mile service and front rotor replacement. They did me real well and I would recommend them to anyone. Helped me out on a bad coolant temp sensor also. ...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,747
Posted By geotiger
Bluhduh How much did..........

the relative closeness of a dealer factor into your decision to purchase a particular brand of bike?

I bought an 05 Tiger in Lubbock, TX (about 100 miles from Canyon) thinking that I could handle...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By geotiger
Yeah, no kidding. I hope they don't get as big as...

Yeah, no kidding. I hope they don't get as big as the fires we had in the Texas Panhandle last year. 800,000+ acres with mucho wildlife and cattle dead. :cry
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2007, 06:21 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,079
Posted By geotiger
Lonestar, Great report so far. You have...

Lonestar,

Great report so far. You have passed through my neck of the woods and I appreciate the nice comments.

Next time through though you should not go through Dumas from Amarillo. There...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,000
Posted By geotiger
:huh :photog Looks like it was a great...

:huh :photog


Looks like it was a great time and can't wait for more!
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By geotiger
Luke, Sounds like you had a great ride. I...

Luke,

Sounds like you had a great ride. I am from Canyon, Texas which is just south of Amarillo. I really enjoyed your write-up about Canadian, Pampa, and Stinnet and the weather. I travel...
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,079
Posted By geotiger
Use it in my Land Rover. Put some in gas tank...

Use it in my Land Rover. Put some in gas tank and some in oil. I also occassionally, once per year, take a vacuum hose off the intake plenum on the Rover and suck the stuff in slowly. Make sure...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,555
Posted By geotiger
Beautiful pics Cowboy. I have grandparents in...

Beautiful pics Cowboy. I have grandparents in Rawlins and need to get back up there. Maybe this summer. Love that country.

Nathan
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-05-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,083
Views: 183,624
Posted By geotiger
Coming at you from Canyon (that's near Amarillo,...

Coming at you from Canyon (that's near Amarillo, up in the Panhandle, you know "Northwest Texas").

Anyways, Just wanted to check in. Went for a quick little ride in Palo Duro Canyon State Park...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,415
Posted By geotiger
Great Report. I know what you mean about Powers...

Great Report. I know what you mean about Powers man. I was just up there last weekend in the cage (99 Land Rover). My little sis lives off Stetson Hills.

I can't wait to get up there this summer...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,569
Posted By geotiger
Actually it looks like Corn Nuts :lol3 ...

Actually it looks like Corn Nuts :lol3

Great Report, Man do I need to get out there sometime.
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By geotiger
Bummer man. Nothing like a little bit of extra...

Bummer man. Nothing like a little bit of extra work to make you realize you almost really screwed up.

I had a little run in with the conscience a few years ago in the Snowy Range in Wyoming....
Forum: Face plant 10-26-2006, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By geotiger
First lesson, good thing

Well, everyone has their day I suppose.

I was going home yesterday on a typical four lane north/south with a center turn lane. Coming up to the main intersection in town I scrub off speed just a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,522
Posted By geotiger
I too ride a Tiger in any weather. I love...

I too ride a Tiger in any weather. I love sitting at lights when it is raining and looking at all those poor people in their cages and knowing that they must be thinking they need to do something...
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