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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-19-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,954
Posted By LouBob
If you dont plan to do dirt, then I would go ride...

If you dont plan to do dirt, then I would go ride a Tiger. I was in the same dilemma a few months back and thats all it took (had ruled out the GS as I was looking for more road bike than dirt since...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-06-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 2,499,149
Posted By LouBob
I laugh at your bigfoot and troll crossings. Try...

I laugh at your bigfoot and troll crossings. Try having one of these jump out infront of you:
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/Geckovette/Tiger/DSC00052.jpg


And of course:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,226
Posted By LouBob
I had this problem at one point in time. My...

I had this problem at one point in time. My issue wound up that one of the seems in the gloves was cutting the circulation to my hand. Thats the only thing I could think of.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-28-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 3,347,171
Posted By LouBob
I have really only done 1 trip so far (more...

I have really only done 1 trip so far (more planned of course). From that my favorite (and I think it is a pretty nice pic) is this (ok, so I hadnt planned on taking dirt roads at the start of this,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,783
Posted By LouBob
only on the road for a week (Originally planned 2...

only on the road for a week (Originally planned 2 weeks), side bags were all tools and extra fluids(neither of which I used). Took WAY too much stuff. It was my first trip, alot of it (including the...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,490,773
Posted By LouBob
Weeeeeeee

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/Geckovette/Tiger/DSC00050.jpg
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/Geckovette/Tiger/DSC00057.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,781,669
Posted By LouBob
That poor, poor bee. Imagine, just flying along,...

That poor, poor bee. Imagine, just flying along, minding your own business when BAM...you are stuck down in some wierd place. And them to sacrifice your life because you are scared senseless and just...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 175,525
Posted By LouBob
Smart ass away lol...thanks for the help.

Smart ass away lol...thanks for the help.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 175,525
Posted By LouBob
Thanks, the thing I was unable to locate was the...

Thanks, the thing I was unable to locate was the universal mounting cradle. Also, do I have to worry about the 12v to 6v reduction with this so I dont fry it, or is it built into that power cable...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-24-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By LouBob
Important gear item missing

I can not for the life of me figure out where to get my stickers so I can display them when I am out on the road for my trip north next month.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-23-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 175,525
Posted By LouBob
I will be picking up a nuvi 550 this week and am...

I will be picking up a nuvi 550 this week and am wondering what the best way to mount it on the bike would be. I am riding a 2009 Tiger 1050. The only mounting brackets I have found just mention the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-19-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By LouBob
That is on my list of places to camp actually. ...

That is on my list of places to camp actually.

Thanks for the advice on 12 and needles. Will have to add them to the route. (cutting it kind of close on planning this one, leaving in 3 weeks)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-19-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By LouBob
Good roads?

I am planning a trip north next month and have gotten the general route down (Dallas, TX...north through OK, Kansas, Neb to Mt Rushmore in SD. Then down through Wyoming, CO , and back to Dallas). ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,842
Posted By LouBob
The triumph topbox (although a bit small) also...

The triumph topbox (although a bit small) also has a curve that is supposed to be used as a backrest (just and option) I believe the givi topbox is the same but not 100% sure. If you like the stock...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,202
Posted By LouBob
I rode the r1200r and it was fun, but the tiger...

I rode the r1200r and it was fun, but the tiger spoke to me (and I think violated me in some way) when I rode it. So I bought it. You could argue all day about which bike to buy etc etc, but as...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-06-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,781,669
Posted By LouBob
Guess its my turn, little off to the side, but...

Guess its my turn, little off to the side, but will do better on the next one. This road had no lines. If you cant tell from the way my cheeks look, that is a big smile (just got the Tiger today!!) ...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 88,531
Posted By LouBob
Got mine today...she is a sexy beast!! ...

Got mine today...she is a sexy beast!!

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a247/Geckovette/Tiger/DSC00017.jpg

(thats about halfway on my 90 mile trip home from the dealer which is 20 miles from...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By LouBob
I really was going to add some time for...

I really was going to add some time for Yellowstone, but I would only be able to ride in, maybe camp a night then then ride out because I am spending a some time with friends and family in OK and CO....
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By LouBob
Break in and first maintenance is planned to be...

Break in and first maintenance is planned to be done by July. Mid July I am taking about a 3k mile trip from here in Texas, up to Mount Rushmore, back down though Colorado and home more than likely...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By LouBob
I actually thought about getting a speed tripple...

I actually thought about getting a speed tripple as they have some soft bags out there that you could tour with (and it is oh so fun to ride), but in the end the Tiger won out. It just felt right.
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By LouBob
Yeah, by ordered I guess I meant they put in the...

Yeah, by ordered I guess I meant they put in the request and it is being shipped to the dealer.
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By LouBob
Well, I pulled the trigger and made the deposit...

Well, I pulled the trigger and made the deposit on a 2009 Tiger ABS on monday. Had to be order and should be ready for pickup early next week. I am really excited about it.
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By LouBob
Triumph Dealers?!?

Are triumph dealers accross the US really this bad. I have read nothing but horror stories about not getting bikes back for months.

I was planning on buying a new tiger (the test ride was just...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 12-05-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,996
Posted By LouBob
Got a ticket in the cage from a camera. Funny...

Got a ticket in the cage from a camera. Funny thing is you can tell I am turning right. And since the intersection has no signs saying you cant turn right on red, I think I will fight it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 225,081
Posted By LouBob
Things I have hit/had hit me 1) a Big Mac with...

Things I have hit/had hit me
1) a Big Mac with about 2 bites missing (people waste so much food, it stuck to my gear, dead center of my chest til I stopped).
2) Almost clipped a Buzzard coming...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,039
Posted By LouBob
I feel the sudden urge to drink Corona...

I feel the sudden urge to drink Corona...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 415,301
Posted By LouBob
ok, so this is my first post on these boards (I...

ok, so this is my first post on these boards (I am a lurker at heart). I have recenetly decided to DS and was looking at boots. I have narrowed it down to either The Thor Quadrants or Moose M1's. I...
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