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Offline CarlS

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Re: Staff bikes: Triumph Tiger 800 - Tiger hits Spain (mcn)
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2011, 12:04:47 AM »
It is a good read.
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Re: Staff bikes: Triumph Tiger 800 - Tiger hits Spain (mcn)
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2011, 12:59:01 PM »
Who's the muppet in the casual jacket and open face helmet, the roads are just as hard and unforgiving in Spain  :138:

Interesting to see he reckons the mpg guage is slightly pessamistic, nice to have it confirmed by an "outsider"  :001:
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Re: Staff bikes: Triumph Tiger 800 - Tiger hits Spain (mcn)
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2011, 01:18:06 PM »
Strange to see an 800 with so few accessories.
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Re: Staff bikes: Triumph Tiger 800 - Tiger hits Spain (mcn)
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2011, 08:22:43 PM »
As someone pointed out on the MCN site, no weaving from my tiger either, with or without luggage. Don't know what all that's about
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Re: Staff bikes: Triumph Tiger 800 - Tiger hits Spain (mcn)
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2011, 10:40:14 PM »
*Originally Posted by KildareMan [+]
Strange to see an 800 with so few accessories.

You want to see mine, virgin in every way :-)

Offline Dex

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Re: Staff bikes: Triumph Tiger 800 - Tiger hits Spain (mcn)
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2011, 12:24:37 AM »
I went to Calpe with work a few years ago (Advanced Personal Leadership and Development Training!)

Much prettier than Benidorm, the huuuuge rock is very impressive at sunrise and sunset.


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« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2011, 03:47:18 PM »
*Originally Posted by bogman [+]
You want to see mine, virgin in every way :-)

Yes but you're from Cork.  Strange things happen when you cross the border there   :001:
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Re: Staff bikes: Triumph Tiger 800 - Tiger hits Spain (mcn)
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2013, 04:25:12 PM »
*Originally Posted by Goulash [+]
As someone pointed out on the MCN site, no weaving from my tiger either, with or without luggage. Don't know what all that's about

Could it be the luggage system? Some luggage systems catch wind differently than others, and they attach to the frame more stiffly. I have the Hepco & Becker semi-soft side cases on my Bonneville T100, and since the mounting bracket is stiffly attached to the frame, they cause a weave of the front wheel at speeds of over 100 km/hr with wind speeds of 4bft or up.
I've driven this thing in Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands so far. One week and one day, 1400 km.

 


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