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Offline dan2604

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Returning to a Tiger 800
« on: October 08, 2018, 03:32:08 PM »
Hello everybody! The time has come to stop 'lurking' on this site and take an active part in it!

I took delivery of my new XRT in the summer and have since done 4,000 miles on it, mainly on a tour around Ireland.

I previously had a 2011 launch model 800 which I PX'd for an Explorer in 2015. The Explorer was a great bike, but lacked the 'fun' element of the 800. We had some good times in 21,000 miles of, mainly,  European touring but, tired of lugging around 260+ kgs of bike, I am more than happy to return to the new, updated 800. I'm smiling again!

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Re: Returning to a Tiger 800
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2018, 03:42:39 PM »
Hello and  :401:
It wasn't me !!

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Re: Returning to a Tiger 800
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2018, 04:00:03 PM »
Hi and Welcome aboard   :400:  ........... :031:
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Re: Returning to a Tiger 800
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2018, 05:20:18 PM »
Hi and  :401:
Also owned my 1979 Bonnie T140E from new!

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Re: Returning to a Tiger 800
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2018, 05:53:43 PM »
Hi and welcome back to the streamlined and fighting fit Triumph Adventure Bike  :028:

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Re: Returning to a Tiger 800
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2018, 09:03:30 AM »
Hi &  :401: back, enjoy  :417: :152: :031:
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Re: Returning to a Tiger 800
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2018, 05:50:17 PM »
Welcome back Dan, i'm just on my return to Tiger 800 ownership too....they have magnetic personalities   :401:

Offline Mrbump

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Re: Returning to a Tiger 800
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2018, 08:34:35 PM »
Hey and welcome.  I also moved from an explorer, as you say, an awesome bike.  Just not as much fun as the 800. Love mine...

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Re: Returning to a Tiger 800
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2018, 09:26:46 AM »
Welcome

I did the same.   800 to Tex to 800

I think I would have kept the Tex except that I needed a bike I could easily load onto a trailer.
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Re: Returning to a Tiger 800
« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2018, 09:17:44 PM »
Welcome back!

I was tempted by the Tex but couldn't convince myself that it was worth that much more money so I still have my 2011 roadie and I don't really need anything else.

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