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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 414,288
Posted By GarrettRB
Dang... we just swung by there this morning.. ...

Dang... we just swung by there this morning..

http://i.imgur.com/cXvZ4pQl.jpg
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Yesterday, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
I never thought my bike was noisy. After getting...

I never thought my bike was noisy. After getting the first servicing done at 10k the bike sounded smoother, like less things were rattling around. The service manager said they had to adjust all the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-28-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
This has happened to a few people on the Tiger...

This has happened to a few people on the Tiger forums including me. I had my gear sensor fail just before a big trip to Nova Scotia. I ended up doing 3000 miles of riding with the sensor stuck in...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-18-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
Hmm, are the hubs the same on the spoked and...

Hmm, are the hubs the same on the spoked and alloy wheels so it's a simple swap?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-16-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,564
Posted By GarrettRB
Here's another option I've played with a little...

Here's another option I've played with a little bit. If you don't mind using tracks instead of a route you can make a route on your desktop using http://map.project-osrm.org/ Then export the route to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 414,288
Posted By GarrettRB
Old tag: http://i.imgur.com/bCeU5Ctl.jpg ...

Old tag:
http://i.imgur.com/bCeU5Ctl.jpg

New Tag:
http://i.imgur.com/aTpxIhSl.jpg

High res images:
http://imgur.com/aTpxIhS,bCeU5Ct#0
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,564
Posted By GarrettRB
Once the route is calculated in OSMAnd, you can...

Once the route is calculated in OSMAnd, you can go to the route details screen and save the route as a gpx file. It's saved as a series of track points along the calculated route rather than the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,564
Posted By GarrettRB
Creating routes in OsmAnd has been an incredible...

Creating routes in OsmAnd has been an incredible source of frustration for me. I've tried making routes in various apps and exporting them to my phone, only to have the route be calculated...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-11-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
I'll admit I've made good use of my engine guards...

I'll admit I've made good use of my engine guards on the TEX. :muutt
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
I'm no expert but I believe you only want to shut...

I'm no expert but I believe you only want to shut abs off when using knobby tires in dirt. This is because the knobs dig into the dirt which causes more breaking force than surface friction. Dual...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
Lesser, more expensive, brands I might add. :rofl

Lesser, more expensive, brands I might add. :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 414,288
Posted By GarrettRB
The old tag is the National Monument to the...

The old tag is the National Monument to the Forefathers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Monument_to_the_Forefathers)
I didn't realize the new tag was a dupe. I saw it on the way home and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 414,288
Posted By GarrettRB
I squeezed in a ride during this nice spring...

I squeezed in a ride during this nice spring weather we're having.

Old tag:
http://i.imgur.com/PJNskag.jpg

New Tag:
http://i.imgur.com/XfI7dsz.jpg
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-07-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,838
Posted By GarrettRB
The Here app is now compatible with my Samsung...

The Here app is now compatible with my Samsung tablet. It still doesn't work on my HTC phone though. I've been playing with it on the tablet a bit and like the offline capability.

Has anyone tried...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-31-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,564
Posted By GarrettRB
Skipping a waypoint has always been an area of...

Skipping a waypoint has always been an area of frustration for me. Something I've done in the past with Garmin and OSMAnd is to delete all waypoints before the next one I want to go to. So if I have...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-22-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 414,288
Posted By GarrettRB
It was a nice day for riding with the heated...

It was a nice day for riding with the heated jacket, gloves and grips going. The snow on the ride home made it a little more exciting too.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-20-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 414,288
Posted By GarrettRB
Watnawamintararachutis Meditation Center 382...

Watnawamintararachutis Meditation Center

382 South Street East, Raynham, MA 02767
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 414,288
Posted By GarrettRB
Old tag: http://i.imgur.com/C7ow3ZG.jpg ...

Old tag:
http://i.imgur.com/C7ow3ZG.jpg

New Tag:
http://i.imgur.com/gwHC5Ja.jpg

Additional info since the first image probably isn't enough of a hint:
http://i.imgur.com/FPESGhB.jpg

Also...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
I got the 30 degree which gives lots of side...

I got the 30 degree which gives lots of side light. The 10 degrees would probably be better for running lights where it's more important to shine light straight ahead.

The light came with...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
I tried looking into that. A yellow running light...

I tried looking into that. A yellow running light on the front/side of the bike and red on the rear/sides seemed to be acceptable. Then again the rules are so vague that it probably comes down to the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
That is my concern too. If one of them does get...

That is my concern too. If one of them does get destroyed then I'm only out $43. The other concern is that they are attached to the bottom of the fork so there is no suspension to protect the lights...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
I added LED daytime running lights. They are as...

I added LED daytime running lights. They are as bright as the headlights if not brighter. They only cost $43 each too.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 414,288
Posted By GarrettRB
Was it easy to find? I thought I might have to...

Was it easy to find? I thought I might have to give some hints since it was built recently.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-23-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 414,288
Posted By GarrettRB
Thanks, I didn't think I should put the full size...

Thanks, I didn't think I should put the full size image in the post and I was too lazy to resize it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-23-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 414,288
Posted By GarrettRB
Orignal, as best as I could with my cell phone: ...

Orignal, as best as I could with my cell phone:
http://imgur.com/F20zZ1N,88CKQ1Y#0

New tag:
http://imgur.com/F20zZ1N,88CKQ1Y#1
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-23-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
A few riders on the tiger-explorer.com forum have...

A few riders on the tiger-explorer.com forum have bought an IMS shift lever. It's not adjustable but it has a folding tip in case of a tip over. It was $25 so I bought it as my regular shifter and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 414,288
Posted By GarrettRB
Ah, the metadata makes it too easy. :D

Ah, the metadata makes it too easy. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-18-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 414,288
Posted By GarrettRB
I know where this is, but I'm not sure where to...

I know where this is, but I'm not sure where to get a photo of it... Was this taken from the South West?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-13-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
I have Barkbusters with the Storm guards. They've...

I have Barkbusters with the Storm guards. They've taken a few low speed (almost a standstill really) falls with no problem. Sometimes they get pushed out of the way and have to be readjusted. They...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-29-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
I go to a dealer in Swansea, MA that's been...

I go to a dealer in Swansea, MA that's been decent. That's southern NE though.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-27-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
Same here. I did a 700 mile trip two up with...

Same here. I did a 700 mile trip two up with camping gear and turning the rear preload up all the way felt fine. I never touched the front.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-17-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
Oh boy, this can of worms again. The "discussion"...

Oh boy, this can of worms again. The "discussion" about how important this tech bulletin is has created a 3000 post thread on the tiger-explorer.com forums. Personally I think most people are...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-19-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
I have the Anakee 3. I find the center tread...

I have the Anakee 3. I find the center tread really loud over 40mph. I used to not wear earplugs on my commute to work because the speeds were low enough I didn't get much wind noise. Now with the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-15-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
Does anyone know what the exact problem is? What...

Does anyone know what the exact problem is? What parts were replaced? I've heard valve seats, engine head, cam buckets, valve guides, valves, valve cover, cam chain tensioner and other things. Does...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-11-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
So many Tex's in one place. Was this an Explorer...

So many Tex's in one place. Was this an Explorer gathering, or does everyone down there have a Tex because they all know how awesome it is. :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-05-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
Looking at this photo, 20 degrees is about half...

Looking at this photo, 20 degrees is about half open. I don't see any reason to brake with the throttle that far open.

http://i.imgur.com/VmPWQ6t.png
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-04-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
It's in the manual. I agree it's a dumb safety...

It's in the manual. I agree it's a dumb safety feature that could cause more problems than it solves. With that said, I've never noticed it. I ride the rear brake sometimes while slipping the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-23-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
I have two Sena SMH5-FM bluetooth headsets. For a...

I have two Sena SMH5-FM bluetooth headsets. For a multi day trip I need to charge them somehow. Do you think I can plug them into the bike's battery and let them charge overnight? I'm afraid of...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-21-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
My VIN is in the affected range but the two...

My VIN is in the affected range but the two dealers I've talked to here say the recall was canceled because it wasn't necessary. This is in the US. It sounds like European countries are still doing...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-13-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 1,097,509
Posted By GarrettRB
Has there ever been a case of the head noise...

Has there ever been a case of the head noise issue causing a problem? All I've heard is speculation that it might cause a problem.
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