Category Archives: Triumph Tiger XC

Completing The Blue Ridge Parkway-it’s a bust!

As noted in previous posts, I had been on & off the Blue Ridge Parkway during a 2012 trip.  Now I was riding the missing length of the 469-mile BRP; from the Southern terminus in Cherokee, NC up to Roanoke, VA, … Continue reading

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Audible!

A landslide on Skyline Drive today is forcing me to switch the trip; slabbing 95 to Florida, the BRP south to north home. Will Skyline reopen in time? KSU is T-36 hours! UPDATE: 24 hrs later, fully open.  Still going … Continue reading

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Getting to know the new bike

While the only real difference between my written-off 2013 Tiger 800 ‘Roadie’ and my new-to-me 2014 Tiger 800 XC is the larger front wheel (21″ for dirt rather than the 19″ on the Roadie for tighter ‘sport’ turns) and the … Continue reading

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