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Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 98,524
Posted By Fasttrak
Different frame, longer wheelbase, slightly...

Different frame, longer wheelbase, slightly relaxed front geometry, not so easy to duplicate and best to just get what works for your desired riding position. Even though I love my bike, the idea and...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
Only two setups I have seen with an integrated...

Only two setups I have seen with an integrated back rest are the top boxes with a back pad, custom built seats like Corbin and I think Sargent has an option for back rest. I believe it is one of the...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,452
Posted By Fasttrak
The dealer has everything to do with warranty...

The dealer has everything to do with warranty work and how the communication goes between the three parties. Good dealers get the pertinent info to the mfg and keep the customer in the loop, the poor...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 467,796
Posted By Fasttrak
For a forum like this it really should have a...

For a forum like this it really should have a motorcycle in the picture.
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 916
Views: 135,291
Posted By Fasttrak
I think what you are calling a chain is actually...

I think what you are calling a chain is actually the break stay for the drum brakes. This bike seems to be a right hand output shaft, no clear picture of the chain that I can see.

That is a really...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 916
Views: 135,291
Posted By Fasttrak
Never had the chance to have a crate dropped in...

Never had the chance to have a crate dropped in my lap with the chance to build one from the box. I have seen quite a few different motorcycles, box top off and frame tie-strapped down. Some of the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 98,524
Posted By Fasttrak
Spent a couple nights trying to ferret out more...

Spent a couple nights trying to ferret out more information but many of the links ended up on some Deutsche sites and I don't sprechen sie Deutsche.

Anything at this point would be pure...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 98,524
Posted By Fasttrak
How many miles does it take to learn a bike? ...

How many miles does it take to learn a bike?

If they can get this S1000F to market with that motor, same electronics package as the R and for around $16,000.00, I'm buying.The only bike from BMW...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-19-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 117,339
Posted By Fasttrak
Find a higher location to mount the GPS so it...

Find a higher location to mount the GPS so it isn't angled upwards. Mine is barely canted up and is never a trouble to see, except heading directly into the morning sun and that is because I am half...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
Same, it is pretty close to fitting perfectly on...

Same, it is pretty close to fitting perfectly on the Explorer with that odd steep tank. If you drill the sub mount correctly, the rear taper almost perfectly matches the tanks contour and sits off...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
I bought my bike June 16th of 2012, the day I...

I bought my bike June 16th of 2012, the day I took it home it was 106, plenty of heat if it was going to boil the gas in the tank that day would of done it with a tight motor and high temps. The...
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
Hit a deer on my Explorer two years ago and...

Hit a deer on my Explorer two years ago and destroyed my left knee and tibia plateau. I too am forced to use the side stand and clamber onto the bike as I can't pivot off my left leg anymore to throw...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
Pretty much what I am thinking myself, finish...

Pretty much what I am thinking myself, finish riding this summer, lost too much time already. I will try and find a sympathetic Triumph dealer in the Bay Area, there has to be one willing to stand...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
I don't buy it, most US dealers want nothing to...

I don't buy it, most US dealers want nothing to do with this service bulletin as the time given the dealers by Triumph to do the job is fairly tight. I have one of those dealers like you, short of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-12-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 117,339
Posted By Fasttrak
Kind of funny as the ones on my clam shell mount...

Kind of funny as the ones on my clam shell mount are yellow :-P
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-11-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 117,339
Posted By Fasttrak
How about qualify this statement, "Think of it as...

How about qualify this statement, "Think of it as a 1990 phone , it is truly a thing of the past and your smartphone will out perform it in every imaginable way". Like most technology, it is just a...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,491,224
Posted By Fasttrak
Now that is a winner!! Where the hell is...

Now that is a winner!!

Where the hell is that at? Too damned funny, trim that bush!
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
Reminds me of the childhood books that asked the...

Reminds me of the childhood books that asked the question, "Which of these items doesn't belong?".
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-17-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 117,339
Posted By Fasttrak
I really have not had much time to play with the...

I really have not had much time to play with the apps or even get them added yet, finished the install on several mods on Sunday including the 590.

Checking out the apps on the Garmin pointed out...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-03-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 117,339
Posted By Fasttrak
Awesome! I am using the Touratech mount on...

Awesome!

I am using the Touratech mount on my Explorer with a 276c and touring screen, glad to see the 590 with Touratech mount work together so well with the locking cradle. I do believe that is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-03-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 117,339
Posted By Fasttrak
Pretty much what I figured based on their tech...

Pretty much what I figured based on their tech page stating support only up to 8 gig. I am guessing you need some decent branded memory and probably in the 10x speed rating to be safe. This works out...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 117,339
Posted By Fasttrak
I think he was trying to ask if the 590 has a...

I think he was trying to ask if the 590 has a size limitation for it's micro sd card. My guess would be no, my 276c came out with the largest card available being 512 meg and mine has a 2 gig card...
Forum: Face plant 05-31-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,799
Posted By Fasttrak
I think there are two very different and distinct...

I think there are two very different and distinct situations being discussed here.

I spent the better part of thirty years riding dirt and had numerous bad crashes with some broken bones, many...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,609,067
Posted By Fasttrak
I looked at a ton of different branded kits and...

I looked at a ton of different branded kits and "The Stop & GO" kit is about the best kit I could find. Sadly, not had a single flat since purchasing, peace of mind I guess. Many of the kits I looked...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
Yes, I find it drives me crazy seeing a bike with...

Yes, I find it drives me crazy seeing a bike with it's ass end out of kilter. Lopsided fannies need not apply. Also, I want to add a small tool box in the space created by the extended left pannier.
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
He didn't have any of the liners in stock either,...

He didn't have any of the liners in stock either, would love to see a picture of them. I agree, that lid organizer was icing on the cake, but build quality was as good as the Trax, Outbacks and a few...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
Awesome!! The retailer only had a medium and...

Awesome!!

The retailer only had a medium and large pannier and one of the small top boxes, the Moose stuff was the best built I have seen. I liked it better than even the newest Give Outback...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
Are you positive? I ask because I wanted...

Are you positive?

I ask because I wanted this set but the local retailer was fairly certain the Moose rack was asymmetrical. I just want the smallest Moose bags and want the back end square and...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,491,224
Posted By Fasttrak
For his sake I hope that Tiger doesn't have a...

For his sake I hope that Tiger doesn't have a spark arrestor on it.
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,609,067
Posted By Fasttrak
If it isn't a ground strap that was "cooked" to...

If it isn't a ground strap that was "cooked" to the point of not carrying enough juice, or the wire that shorted to the starter, my bet is you cooked one of the plates in that battery and it is...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
Been quite some time since I had something...

Been quite some time since I had something interesting to post here. The first multi-day ride post deer strike had me running through Yosemite Valley in a mild Spring storm. Temps ranged from 52...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By Fasttrak
LOL!!! It is on my list to get back to and...

LOL!!!

It is on my list to get back to and visit again, just a bit further than my knee is able to take right now.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By Fasttrak
A couple days to hit Yosemite

I had the opportunity, with very little notice, to hit the road and head to Yosemite this last Monday May 5th through Wednesday the 7th. Had to get the house tented for termites and the past week...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
If every bike that was demoed got treated like...

If every bike that was demoed got treated like that one was we would never be offered a demo again. It is good to see what the bike is capable of when the rider has skills and no worries of...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
Elk Grove?? I had to call them to inquire...

Elk Grove??

I had to call them to inquire about the ECM recall and once again, ask about head replacements on Tiger 1200's. At least this time they finally had replace a couple heads and did have...
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 134,441
Posted By Fasttrak
Definitely eager to see how this one turns out,...

Definitely eager to see how this one turns out, might have to kick the TE 610 to the curb and just go all Triumph.
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,491,224
Posted By Fasttrak
I needs me one of these stickers!

I needs me one of these stickers!
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,816
Posted By Fasttrak
It is a rimlock to hold the tire onto the rim,...

It is a rimlock to hold the tire onto the rim, mount the tire with that loosely straddling both sides of the tire. Once the tire is fully seated and inflated that gets screwed down to prevent the...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
It is the two way hanger you need. Not sure why...

It is the two way hanger you need. Not sure why mfg websites are so stupid about clear descriptions. It should read, to allow both fog light switch and heated grip switch to be mounted on the left...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 987,424
Posted By Fasttrak
Here you go.. ...

Here you go..

http://shop.triumphmotorcycles.com/Controls/id-A9638086/Switch_Mounting_Kit
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