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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Today, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22,774
Views: 6,931,864
Posted By vntgmx
WD40 works well as a cleaner on a chain too &...

WD40 works well as a cleaner on a chain
too & then a good coating of maxima chain
wax or something of the sort & you'll be good.
You might want to replace that overweight thing
They call a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-02-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22,774
Views: 6,931,864
Posted By vntgmx
Nice lineup! So what's your take on the...

Nice lineup!
So what's your take on the Scramblers?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-02-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22,774
Views: 6,931,864
Posted By vntgmx
Congrats! I just added the Dart Screen in dark...

Congrats!
I just added the Dart Screen in dark and the same rear rack to mine last night. Love the way the screen flows with the lines of the Scrambler
Put some proper tires on it and bring it to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-02-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22,774
Views: 6,931,864
Posted By vntgmx
I didn't measure but they feel about the same...

I didn't measure but they feel about the same height wise or maybe just a smidgen lower. They obviously grip like you want pegs too off road and they are much wider platforms then the stockers as...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-01-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22,774
Views: 6,931,864
Posted By vntgmx
Congrats! Popular color around here lately as I...

Congrats! Popular color around here lately as I just picked up a 2014 in the same color scheme.
I've noticed that the snatchy low end throttle has gotten better as the miles pile up but like you...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-30-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22,774
Views: 6,931,864
Posted By vntgmx
Can't help on the folding brake lever. I'm going...

Can't help on the folding brake lever. I'm going back tomorrow to size up the CRF150 shifter he was getting in. Sounds good.
I don't think there could be a set of pegs that could make the stock pipe...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-30-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 22,774
Views: 6,931,864
Posted By vntgmx
They are a great upgrade and money well spent! ...

They are a great upgrade and money well spent!
Have you replaced your shifter with a folding tip unit yet? I ask because I'm getting ready to pull the trigger and from what I understand a Honda...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-29-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22,774
Views: 6,931,864
Posted By vntgmx
Looks like a scenic ride!

Looks like a scenic ride!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-29-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22,774
Views: 6,931,864
Posted By vntgmx
First package of goodies arrived today from...

First package of goodies arrived today from British Customs. In it was a set of Pivot Pegz & their black sprocket cover. Love the Pivot Pegz as I've run them on several bikes and they are awesome on...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-26-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22,774
Views: 6,931,864
Posted By vntgmx
Had a chance to get a couple of mixed surface...

Had a chance to get a couple of mixed surface break in rides in this weekend and loving it thus far. It's a great street ride and I've been pleasantly surprised with how it rides and handles off...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-24-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22,774
Views: 6,931,864
Posted By vntgmx
Well brought it home. Now the fun begins as my...

Well brought it home. Now the fun begins as my credit card is already smoking lol
Took it on some sandy dirt roads on my way home and it is even better then I thought it was going to be. This is...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-22-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22,774
Views: 6,931,864
Posted By vntgmx
Hey all been reading up on the thread and taking...

Hey all been reading up on the thread and taking the plunge on a leftover 2014 Matte Pacific Blue on friday and quick couple of questions on some aftermarket pieces that I'd add on.
What has worked...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22,379
Views: 2,750,116
Posted By vntgmx
Same here for me. Sounds like that's the...

Same here for me. Sounds like that's the prevailing theme for these.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 1,690,329
Posted By vntgmx
Congrats and enjoy it! Don't forget to make...

Congrats and enjoy it!
Don't forget to make sure to check those nuts and bolts and remember loctite and never seize are your friend!
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By vntgmx
I owned a XChallenge and just bought a KTM 690...

I owned a XChallenge and just bought a KTM 690 and neither is good for 2-4hr stretches of hwy but if those are your only two choices the XChallenge fits your bill (long hwy-light off road)much better...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 1,690,329
Posted By vntgmx
Congrats and enjoy it! Just a question why is...

Congrats and enjoy it!
Just a question why is there no rear grab handles?
One of the first things you may want to get if you plan on going off road is a kick stand enlargener as the foot print is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,572
Views: 420,516
Posted By vntgmx
I've joined the club and I'm glad I did. Just...

I've joined the club and I'm glad I did. Just getting started but if the first 140 miles is any indicator this is going to be a fun run!
It fits right in my sweet spot as I'm using it about 90/10...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By vntgmx
Had a X-Challenge when they first came out and...

Had a X-Challenge when they first came out and after a myriad of bikes I can say I appreciate it more and more with each passing year!
It really is just a few tweaks suspension wise from being a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By vntgmx
Any South Jersey GS riders looking for some mixed surface fun

Just putting a feeler out for any South Jersey or for that matter any GS riders looking for some mixed surface riding down in the pines now that spring is finally arriving?
Nothing too extreme mind...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,296
Posted By vntgmx
I live in south jersey & ride nothing but sand &...

I live in south jersey & ride nothing but sand & recently picked up a '14 350EXC-F & I can say without hesitation that it's the best off road bike I've ever ridden. I use it to ride out of my garage...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 108,357
Views: 21,682,383
Posted By vntgmx
Any recommendations for a folding tip shift lever...

Any recommendations for a folding tip shift lever for '12 DR650?
I see procycle offers one but they say it needs some tweaking to fit the '12
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,454
Posted By vntgmx
There are plenty of miles of legal sand roads in...

There are plenty of miles of legal sand roads in Brendan Byrne. You can get a map from the ranger office and you'll be able to know what is legal and what is not from the legend on the map. Most...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 465,056
Posted By vntgmx
Just picked up a new '13 yesterday and just got...

Just picked up a new '13 yesterday and just got back from a 60 mile break in ride which was mostly off road. Had to go 6 miles to get to the trails and was on a 55mph road and 50-55 is ok above that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-17-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,454
Posted By vntgmx
While there may be a closer area the one that...

While there may be a closer area the one that comes to my mind is Brendan Byrne State Forest which is off of Rte 70 & Rte. 72. There is a good amount of "legal" forest roads to ride which would be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-12-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By vntgmx
I'm game to try to put something together. I'm...

I'm game to try to put something together. I'm right down in the heartland and have some good big bike friendly routes.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,480
Posted By vntgmx
Yes I've heard that as well with the Pivot Pegz...

Yes I've heard that as well with the Pivot Pegz but don't know the trick sorry. I can't blame you I wouldn't give up my Pivot Pegz for anything!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,310
Posted By vntgmx
Lull on adding anything new to give my wallet a...

Lull on adding anything new to give my wallet a break.
Just been busy riding the piss out of it and man this thing just seems to get better and better. It is exceeding my expectations off road with...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,480
Posted By vntgmx
Looks to me like they offer them. Here's the...

Looks to me like they offer them. Here's the link.
oops wrong link...here's what they offer...
http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/R1200GSADV/8160881-087.html
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By vntgmx
Congrats on a sweet ride! Now put some proper...

Congrats on a sweet ride!
Now put some proper TKCs on it and get that thing dirty! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By vntgmx
I'd check with Wunderlich but I just installed...

I'd check with Wunderlich but I just installed their adjustable folding tip shift lever and it's not only beautiful looking but works great. Is a bit pricey but it works and is much nicer then TT...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 465,056
Posted By vntgmx
So looking at adding a '13 XT250 to the stable...

So looking at adding a '13 XT250 to the stable and just a few questions on some aftermarket options.
What is available in the way of footpegs to replace the tiny stockers?
Also what is available in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,605
Views: 782,412
Posted By vntgmx
Do yourself a favor and drop kick those stock...

Do yourself a favor and drop kick those stock tires and get some proper DOT knobbies and the tree won't stand a chance :clap
Hey it can always be worse!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,076
Posted By vntgmx
Have to say I buy bikes from CC and use them for...

Have to say I buy bikes from CC and use them for parts and service as well and they are good at what they do. Are they perfect of course not as no one is including you or I but they are far from...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,310
Posted By vntgmx
Honestly I don't remember the o-ring but mine...

Honestly I don't remember the o-ring but mine went on easily. Just pushed on so it was about 3/4 on and then I just used my small rubber mallet and tapped it on fully. I'm surprised you're having an...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,310
Posted By vntgmx
thanks! It's not really a sticker. It's a...

thanks!
It's not really a sticker. It's a rubber thingy that I got a long time ago in a promotional pack and I thought the color scheme was perfect for the Rallye so I glued it to the bottom of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,917
Posted By vntgmx
Yep they sure are! I'm loving mine :freaky ...

Yep they sure are! I'm loving mine :freaky
http://i44.tinypic.com/zvwwna.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,310
Posted By vntgmx
Got my red Alt rider engine guards installed ...

Got my red Alt rider engine guards installed
http://i44.tinypic.com/zvwwna.jpg
other side
http://i40.tinypic.com/2ylpf00.jpg
full shot
http://i42.tinypic.com/a48tx1.jpg
Wunderlich adjustable...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,944
Posted By vntgmx
One of the best upgrades I made! Love em and once...

One of the best upgrades I made! Love em and once you're used to the pivoting action you won't want to go back. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,310
Posted By vntgmx
Here are a couple of pics and my current...

Here are a couple of pics and my current upgrades.
Alt rider skid plate
http://i44.tinypic.com/m950m1.jpg
pivot pegz,adv designs swingarm cap & Alt rider brake guard...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,917
Posted By vntgmx
Cool , nice looking dirt road. In my neck of...

Cool , nice looking dirt road.
In my neck of the woods you wouldn't get too far with stockers as I'm in the land of sand. Not the best surface for a 500lb bike with street skins! :rofl
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