new guy from iowa - Triumph Forum: Triumph Rat Motorcycle Forums
The Welcome Center New to the Site? Please take a moment to introduce yourself. New members and members who have yet not posted MUST post their first post here to activate their profiles.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-11-2014, 09:39 AM Thread Starter
Grand Prix 125
Main Motorcycle: '01 tiger 995i
New Member
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: brooklyn, iowa
Posts: 28
Other Motorcycle: '11 klr 650
Extra Motorcycle: '13 klx250s
new guy from iowa

hello, i picked up an '01 tiger 955i at Struthers in Des Moines last week and must say that i am smitten!! the bike just turned over 26k miles and other than a minor scuff on the right side bag and a minor repair on the pillion the bike is flawless. yesterday i put a set of 2" rox risers on her and am awaiting the arrival of a pair of buell pegs that a bud from the klr forum sent me, his moniker on the klr forum is dirtdreamer50, tomp. he recommended this site as he had a 1050 tiger for a while...
i love the bike but i've got to make it a bit roomier, i'm 6'5" and 280lbs so if there are any other bigger guys out there with advice i'm all ears!
big dan is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-11-2014, 12:54 PM
Site Supporter
Pole Position
Main Motorcycle: 2010 Rocket 3 Touring
Lifetime Premium
 
Tripps's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: western NY
Posts: 3,324
Other Motorcycle: Sprintona, K1200GT
Extra Motorcycle: BMW r65/sidecar, CBR1000
Welcome, Big Dan. Brooklyn, Iowa? No kidding.

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -- it is the illusion of knowledge. - Daniel J Boorstin

Carpenter Racing 2010 Touring 241 hp, 185 ft lbs
Tripps is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-11-2014, 08:06 PM
Grand Prix 500
Main Motorcycle: 2011 Harley FLTRX
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Oviedo, FL
Posts: 102
Other Motorcycle: 2012 Triumph Scrambler
Welcome!
Mcortesesq is offline  
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-13-2014, 04:38 PM
SuperStock
Main Motorcycle: Triumph Thunderbird SE A1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: near Augusta GA
Posts: 271
Big Dan, check your messages near the top right of the page, sent you a Private Message (PM)
curtis41 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options
All posts must adhere to Forum Rules

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Triumph Forum: Triumph Rat Motorcycle Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter your valid email address, that can receive an automated confirmation message. Otherwise, you won't be able to gain full access.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Guy all the way in iowa! gingerd600 The Welcome Center 4 06-27-2012 02:41 PM
Hello from Iowa daveiniowa The Welcome Center 5 04-09-2012 04:58 PM
New guy from Iowa KooKvT The Welcome Center 0 06-19-2011 04:44 PM
Hi From Iowa dallasb The Welcome Center 3 04-26-2011 10:36 AM
Hi from Iowa bonedaddy The Welcome Center 3 03-11-2011 12:11 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome