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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-01-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 268,198
Posted By dwoodward
Well, I'd start with the connector(s) running up...

Well, I'd start with the connector(s) running up to the front of the bike...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-30-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,548
Posted By dwoodward
You're going to have to browse the CD. Insert...

You're going to have to browse the CD. Insert into your drive, open 'Computer', right click on CD drive, 'Open'.

There are two folders with alternate drivers. One is "older driver may help on win...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-30-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,548
Posted By dwoodward
I've got it going on 8.1. Did you try the...

I've got it going on 8.1. Did you try the alternate drivers? There are a total of three on the CD.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-29-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,584
Posted By dwoodward
Bike or cage, I turn mine on when I'm stopped at...

Bike or cage, I turn mine on when I'm stopped at road construction or unexpectedly in heavy traffic or any "hazard" situation until I'm sure there are a couple vehicles behind me that are clued in.
...
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 51,450
Posted By dwoodward
Pairing options

I realize, after some thought, my rant is mostly aimed at the central unit- the phone.

I should be able to tell the phone what order of preference to pair to what "headset" for which "profile",...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,477
Posted By dwoodward
These are starting to find their way onto my...

These are starting to find their way onto my vehicles...
http://images-cdn.ecwid.com/images/2267001/207277786.jpg


I wish PJ's Parts would do a sticker version of their "Loud Pipes" shirts.
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-25-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,477
Posted By dwoodward
Every bike, somewhere; maybe not where everyone...

Every bike, somewhere; maybe not where everyone can see it, but I don't do it for them.

http://dreadpiratekermit.org/kermit-all-layers-300.png

(Four years... today.)
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-25-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,548
Posted By dwoodward
You used new parts on a KLR? Heathen. ...

You used new parts on a KLR? Heathen.

Wrigleys gum works the best.

Recovering KLR owner,

-Dean
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-25-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,548
Posted By dwoodward
You'll have to power up the ECU to get a...

You'll have to power up the ECU to get a huge-many digit hash code that you email off, then they send you another huge-many digit hash code to enter.

Be nice if they had a web form for that, but...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-25-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,548
Posted By dwoodward
There are three different USB drivers on the CD;...

There are three different USB drivers on the CD; Try them all before you panic. You'll know it's working when you start DT, go to Options, and it shows a com port in the selection window. If you...
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 51,450
Posted By dwoodward
Clearly not. My fault. I use the SR-10 a...

Clearly not. My fault.

I use the SR-10 a handful of days a year; I only use it to link to the 2-way, and I don't do anything else those days; I'm playing cops and robbers (literally, it's a motor...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-24-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,548
Posted By dwoodward
When I bought the Aprilia it was from 500 miles...

When I bought the Aprilia it was from 500 miles away. If it ever needs service that I can't do, I'll go 200+ miles. (Fortunately it's been reliable as a rock.)
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-24-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,548
Posted By dwoodward
DealerTool: Thumbs up

So I had a copy of DealerTool, registered to the ECU on my 800XC. Time passes... I trade in the XC on a pair of XRx's for self and spouse-shaped-person.

Old DealerTool interface doesn't work on...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 51,450
Posted By dwoodward
Pushing the "which profile does it use" issue...

Pushing the "which profile does it use" issue further down the chain?

The SR10 is specifically to interface to a Kenwood TK-series radio; 360 days a year, I don't use it. Using more parts than I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-23-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,828
Posted By dwoodward
2011-14 Arrow on 2015 bike?

So before I traded in the 2012 800XC, I pulled most of the farkles, including the Arrow can.

My dealership tells me the part # has changed, but they're not sure if it's really different, or if the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-23-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 789,602
Posted By dwoodward
Bagster. Made in France, IIRC. I have one on my...

Bagster. Made in France, IIRC. I have one on my Aprilia, because no way magnets (tank bag) were going to work on the plastic tank. Next tank bag will be tank-ring mounted.

All the bags are the...
Forum: Vendors 06-22-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 51,450
Posted By dwoodward
If you have success with that, a precise order of...

If you have success with that, a precise order of events for pairing would be appreciated. "Pairing", not "turning on devices". My phone's always on, my headset typically stays on all day, the GPS...
Forum: Vendors 06-22-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 51,450
Posted By dwoodward
My somewhat related problem is sometimes I have a...

My somewhat related problem is sometimes I have a GPS, sometimes I have a different GPS, sometimes I have neither. And if the phone is paired to either GPS... then the app on the phone doesn't see...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,408,548
Posted By dwoodward
No, they don't look identical. There's an extra...

No, they don't look identical. There's an extra tang on the clutch lever for that microswitch that the 11-14 T800s didn't have.

I made Pazzos aware of this about a month ago, and they're working...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,828
Posted By dwoodward
It doesn't have to be OEM... but if it isn't, it...

It doesn't have to be OEM... but if it isn't, it has to be EPA (and CARB?) certified to meet OEM standards, which can cost tens of thousands of dollars- and as I understand it, has to be recertified...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 789,602
Posted By dwoodward
:nod Ultimately, bike or car thieves aren't going...

:nod Ultimately, bike or car thieves aren't going to work any harder than they have to. Make a modest effort to make the bike immobile, don't ride a bike they're willing to work that hard for (the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,384
Posted By dwoodward
Erm. So I just bought two XRx's last month;...

Erm. So I just bought two XRx's last month; dealer said not a thing. Guess I need to go poke at them...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 27,888
Posted By dwoodward
HUGE asssumption that the rider has one... ...

HUGE asssumption that the rider has one...


Once upon a time, when things ran a little looser here, I was packing up to go home when an instructor rode the offset cone weave demo. When she got...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-17-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,527
Posted By dwoodward
Absolutely agree, holding the throttle stable and...

Absolutely agree, holding the throttle stable and hitting 'set' is a stretch (literally) with gloves on. Having had the switchgear apart to install grip heaters, I can see why it's like that the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-16-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,527
Posted By dwoodward
Funny, isn't it? When I got the 2013 FJR1300 with...

Funny, isn't it? When I got the 2013 FJR1300 with CC, I said to myself "I'll never use this except maybe on long trips." Now, pretty much every time I hit the interstate, I get up to speed and hit...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-16-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,882
Posted By dwoodward
Old knowledge. Tires are better now and more...

Old knowledge. Tires are better now and more likely to hook up again as the bike slows- so what used to be a lowside may now also turn into a highside...

:nod

Less rear brake. :deal. As noted...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-16-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By dwoodward
My only gripe is it's a stretch to the set/resume...

My only gripe is it's a stretch to the set/resume buttons without dropping or yanking on the throttle. My other only gripe is when you crest a rise and start down the other side, it can be pretty...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,272
Posted By dwoodward
Yes- well, not ED specifically (which is a...

Yes- well, not ED specifically (which is a bloodflow problem) but what could best be described as "male issues" involving pinched nerves, numbness, etc caused a friend riding an FJR with a custom...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-12-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,685
Posted By dwoodward
Did mine last night; Will do Spouse Unit's...

Did mine last night; Will do Spouse Unit's tonight or tomorrow.

First, went to HeatDemon.com and bought two throttle side heater elements. My logic here is both sides are insulated by plastic...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,796
Posted By dwoodward
Well, that depends on what state you happen to be...

Well, that depends on what state you happen to be in. Washington, for example:

RCW 46.61.425

Minimum speed regulation Passing slow moving vehicle.

(1) No person shall drive a motor...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By dwoodward
Straight out of a SMIDSY PSA, innit? <iframe...

Straight out of a SMIDSY PSA, innit?

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/masAsJeyIVQ?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-10-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By dwoodward
My dealer said someone managed to get a set of SW...

My dealer said someone managed to get a set of SW Motech bars onto a '15 Tiger 800, but it took some careful work with a heat gun on the plastics to make that upper mounting point available.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 115,749
Posted By dwoodward
Keep your eye out for tweakers...

Keep your eye out for tweakers...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-09-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,709
Posted By dwoodward
Not OFF. OFF-ROAD. "In the Off-Road mode,...

Not OFF.

OFF-ROAD. "In the Off-Road mode, the traction control system allows increased rear wheel slip compared to the Road mode."
See more at: ...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-09-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,882
Posted By dwoodward
Front, Rear or both? <iframe...

Front, Rear or both?
<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/jDGvzy038Eo?rel=0" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>

How hard do you brake?

<iframe...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-09-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,709
Posted By dwoodward
Yeah, that's where I have rider mode- ABS = ON,...

Yeah, that's where I have rider mode- ABS = ON, TCS = OFF-ROAD, Throttle = SPORT.

I just got over 300 miles last week* and found myself in a position to pass a car; compared to the 2012 800XC, it...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-09-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,685
Posted By dwoodward
I'm going to see if I can route the Symtec wiring...

I'm going to see if I can route the Symtec wiring through the bars, same as the OEM ones; shouldn't be rocket surgery...

Still haven't decided, two-way rocker switch or HeatTroller. I really like...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,251
Posted By dwoodward
The technology certainly exists- as you know. I...

The technology certainly exists- as you know. I saw a startup a while back that was going to do full noise cancelling, with inflatable ear cups for good seal, etc. I don't know what happened, but I...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 27,888
Posted By dwoodward
I'm an instructor... I see Dunning-Kruger 4-5...

I'm an instructor... I see Dunning-Kruger 4-5 times a year, when students who think they are fine riders are shocked to hear they failed.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-08-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,709
Posted By dwoodward
I think it was 2012 I rode the 800XC to Laguna...

I think it was 2012 I rode the 800XC to Laguna Seca and back two-up.

Going down, we were in "get there" mode, so took I-5. No problems with power on the freeway, handling was OK. Only issue is the...
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