Tag Archives: Tiger XC

Centralia, PA

Rob and I share a birthday week and decided to take a day ride.  Rob has seen the ride reports on Centralia, PA posted by some of us and wants to make a visit.  Centralia is the PA coal-country town … Continue reading

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Summer road trip: Nova Scotia do-over

After missing last year’s 7th annual Bennington Triumph Bash, the gang are returning this year.  We attended the 4th, 5th, and 6th Bash, held each year the final weekend in May.  This year, about 7 of us are going up, … 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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Catching up

On November 7, three days after the prior post, I crashed the Tiger on a sheet of ice in the Allegheny National Forest. No big deal, small broken clavicle, but the bike was totaled financially due to frame damage. Now … Continue reading

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