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For Sale / Items for Sale
« Last post by Stelyn on Today at 01:30:54 PM »
Various items for sale from my 2018  Tiger 800






Givi ` E’ 470N  Monolock Top Box case  47 Litre, with universal plate & fittings
and  Manual Guide.   As new, no marks or scratches.   I made up a bar fixing alternative so as not to have to drill through the rear plastic plate, these fittings will be included, as well as step by step photos to assist a  quick refit to your Bike.      ( View my Album - Givi Rack Solution- several detail photos )
Prefer collection due to size or arrange pick up via DHL / Hermes / Parcel Force
(cheapest seems ) Royal Mail ect         £50





Garmin harness for 660 Sat Nav,   (Sat Nav sold ) this comes with the windscreen mount and fittings,  -  2 end wires feed directly into the white connector under the rear seat ( mentioned in previous posts ) .
Offers considered.  Not sure of postage costs but this can be sought if sold.



Optimate “4” Diagnostic Desulphating Charger + Tester, look after and maintain that Battery,  kept the Bike hooked up to this all the time.
Offers considered.



Side Stand `Foot’  see photo,   £10 + postage.   

Interested in any of the items  PM me for further details
My location –close to J9  M20 Kent, so for some an excuse for a  `Ride Out’ !!     :031:




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For Sale / Re: Michlin Anakee Adventure tyres
« Last post by benp1992 on Today at 11:32:01 AM »
I have sent a PM
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For Sale / Re: Michlin Anakee Adventure tyres
« Last post by blademan on Today at 10:51:12 AM »
Yes they are
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Electrical, Lighting, and Wiring / Re: 900 heated grips temperatures
« Last post by KildareMan on Today at 10:46:48 AM »
You have a choice. Either integrated and not great heat or 3rd party and not integrated but works really well - Oxford & others.
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For Sale / Re: Michlin Anakee Adventure tyres
« Last post by benp1992 on Today at 10:46:19 AM »
Hi Are these still availble?
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*Originally Posted by Derchef1962 [+]

 and told me that 6 rooms are booked and just one was cancelled.


Well I have cancelled two rooms, for me and Andrew Morgan, so presumably we weren't included in the group booking?  At least I have a confirmation they are cancelled free of charge  :002:
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Electrical, Lighting, and Wiring / Re: 900 heated grips temperatures
« Last post by TIger Lad on Today at 09:40:24 AM »
The 800 and 1200 in my opinion are better than the 900, Have not taken any temperature readings so can't tell you if they are actually lower rated hand grips. I guess if the ambient temp is colder then they might not feel as warm.
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Tiger Tails - Touring Chat and Ride Reports / Riding in Europe 2021
« Last post by Stevie.P on Today at 09:21:44 AM »
Just had the latest BMF email and there is an article (though published a month ago) that I thought may be of some help :027: to those planning riding abroad later this year. For me the medical side of holiday insurance would definitely be an item to ensure a solid policy particularly regarding pre-existing medical conditions.

https://www.bmf.co.uk/news/features/show/riding-in-europe-in-2021
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Electrical, Lighting, and Wiring / Re: battery charging
« Last post by pme on Today at 09:19:05 AM »
Me too, the original fly lead to the battery was  faulty so I just spliced a hella plug on the end as a temporarary fix two years ago!!
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Hi
I had upgraded my front suspension on my 2016 XRX 800 with Andreani fork cartridges which made a huge difference to the ride of the bike - rear shock was standard and ride was good with rear seeming pretty well controlled but wondered if it could be improved with a Nitron rear shock - after reading into it on this forum, I decided to give it a go and bought an R1 shock 2nd hand on this forum.
I contacted Nitron about whether the spring was suitable for my weight of 69kg in kit (I had the details of the fitted spring from previous owner - a 600lb one) and they advised a 550lb spring, which I then bought
My local suspension expert from SWB - https://www.facebook.com/SWBSuspensionservices/ fitted the new spring and changed the shock, setting up sag and damping for me - I was pleasantly suprised with the result and rear is now planted and I have the smooth compliant suspension the bike deserves - now well pleased with the ride and handling of the bike on our sometimes not so great road surfaces!
PS I highly recommend SWB suspension if you are in SE Wales area he has a great setup and does suspension setup etc for road, racing and offroad bikes too - this guy really knows his stuff
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