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Online rubbertoe

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New XCA owner
« on: December 20, 2019, 11:24:31 PM »
Hi I just traded in my Kawasaki Z900rs for a 2019 Tiger 800 XCA. Got the odo up to 250 miles today with temps in the 40s. Love the suspension. love the heated grips and seat. I don't care much for the windshield, no surprise. I will probably try a Madstad. My only other Triumph was my first bike, bought in London in 1962 for $50 very second hand.

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Re: New XCA owner
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2019, 08:22:22 AM »
Hi rubbertoe and welcome to the forum.

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Re: New XCA owner
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2019, 10:07:14 AM »
Hi &  :401: enjoy, Madstad a good choice had one on my '15 XRx totally transformed the ride  :418: :152: :031:
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Re: New XCA owner
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2019, 08:00:15 PM »
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The best version IMHO can't say I find the standard screen wanting myself at 5'10" but its what aftermarket screens are for - taller than average peeps  :002:

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Re: New XCA owner
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2019, 08:16:01 PM »
Hi and :401:
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Re: New XCA owner
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2019, 11:24:35 AM »
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Re: New XCA owner
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2019, 03:42:50 PM »
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Re: New XCA owner
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2019, 04:27:05 AM »
*Originally Posted by rubbertoe [+]
Hi I just traded in my Kawasaki Z900rs for a 2019 Tiger 800 XCA. Got the odo up to 250 miles today with temps in the 40s. Love the suspension. love the heated grips and seat. I don't care much for the windshield, no surprise. I will probably try a Madstad. My only other Triumph was my first bike, bought in London in 1962 for $50 very second hand.

Welcome to the forum.  What was the reason for getting shut of the Kwak, I would like one myself.
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Re: New XCA owner
« Reply #8 on: December 24, 2019, 08:03:06 AM »
Hi when I bought the Z I lived in an area with good roads, then we moved to Silver City,N.M. and the roads here are mostly awful and ride on the Z was too harsh. Also, I wanted to ride some of the dirt roads around here too and was drawn to the Tiger which glides over bumps and potholes here that would almost buck me off the Z.  The snatchy throttle on the Kawasaki I cured with an ecu flash but it still did not compare to the throttle response on the tiger. I am very happy with the change, and can't afford more than one bike at a time.
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