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Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,369
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Thumb Pictures are fun to look at

No pix are boring ,you're out riding , we're just setting at a desk looking at a screen !:1drink

Sounds and looks like a fun ride.
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,369
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Cry Never rode all the Trace

I remember when they were building that bridge, moved to E.TN. and never seen it finished. The Trace sounds like a great ride , I only rode a short part of it back in the early 90s .. nice pix

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Thanks

Thanks for the comments , glad you like the pix... I hope to keep adding to it this coming summer.:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Enjoyed your pictures and comments. Beautiful...

Enjoyed your pictures and comments. Beautiful country. It's good to see young folks out on their motorcycles enjoying themselves.
I like your idea of taking a picture of the ID plates on older...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Posted by Double M "Love your ride...

Posted by Double M

"Love your ride report! I hope to get my wife to ride along with me some day. She rides pillion and just bought her a tw200 to practice on dirt roads around here.
Like...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Thumb Indiana Guys

Nice to have met you both , wish we had more time to visit , but hey ,I remember what it was like when you only have so much time cause ya have to get back home and go to work !!!:lol3 Sorry I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Thumb April 9th ride

Last Thursday we took another ride along the Tellico River. This is the area that the TAT now passes through. Barb likes to ride a 100 miles or so and call it a ride, so we trailer down to that area...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
April Fools Day

Perfect day for riding in E.Tn. Tellico Plains , North River Rd , Green Cove to Holly Flats camp , Wildcat Rd back to Tellico. This is also part of the TAT route now. Lots of folks camped out in this...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 727,870
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Boobs

Hey , I wasn't complaining !!!

Beautiful girl and she seems to be in " good shape" maybe you better lay off the smokes !! lol " hate to see ya go down on something this beautiful" or wait...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-18-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,805
Posted By OldTriumphRider
:ear:ear The Garmin 660 Zumo has a...

:ear:ear


The Garmin 660 Zumo has a micro SD card , place it in an adaptor and transfer tracks (like Sam's) and do the same thing ...
OR CAN YOU , I can't seem to get them to import in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-16-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Great day for a ride

Been doing some rides together this winter but it's been to cold to mess with the camera. Today was a great day to take a spring ride , sunny and warm. First time I rode the ' new to me' KTM 690...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 727,870
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Good Luck

I been reading your report for ever , damn it sure has taken a turn for the worse! There's just a special kinda being pissed off when a dealer does this kind of crap. Got to be working on ya:cry , I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 26,882
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Super pix

Enjoying your report , to bad you didn't get the video of Black Bear, what a cool ride !! I done it on a "toy bike" lol .. 450 KTM , so I didn't have to walk it first ...I think it's more of a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-24-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,202
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Ty 80

I have that same TY 80 in my shop, their still out there if you can find one.



The Vetter fairing , the SS model with the built in turn signals , that was the thing back then for sure ... you...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 26,882
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Love TAT reports

In late ,but in ,,, enjoy every ones take on riding the TAT . My take is that every one has different ability and comfort levels ...one should not say " you can't" !!! IMHO :ear I agree what you say...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,331
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Good Stuff

I read somewhere that in 1900 there was only 100 miles of paved road in the U.S. so I'm saying the old Harley's seen a lot of dirt and mud back in the day , sometimes being rode by women !! And now...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,202
Posted By OldTriumphRider
1978

1977 Yamaha 750 , rode to work everyday all winter that yr..crashed in the last snow storm!

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd312/Tri-Hook/Old%20Bikes/bike%20pix_zpsyvfndtak.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,202
Posted By OldTriumphRider
1972

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd312/Tri-Hook/Old%20Bikes/Untitled-15.jpg (http://s225.photobucket.com/user/Tri-Hook/media/Old%20Bikes/Untitled-15.jpg.html)

Old Days , in front
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,202
Posted By OldTriumphRider
1974

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd312/Tri-Hook/Old%20Bikes/74Yamaha.jpg (http://s225.photobucket.com/user/Tri-Hook/media/Old%20Bikes/74Yamaha.jpg.html)

Fun little woods bike!:evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,202
Posted By OldTriumphRider
1991

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd312/Tri-Hook/Old%20Bikes/lowrider000.jpg (http://s225.photobucket.com/user/Tri-Hook/media/Old%20Bikes/lowrider000.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,325
Posted By OldTriumphRider
EVO 1 map

I've put the top box evo 1 on the bike and done the EVO 1 map , very satisfied, no stalling , starts right up and idles , very smooth. love the sound of the FMF pipe with the spark arrestor.
Nice...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 317,130
Posted By OldTriumphRider
FMF pipe

I don't know about the HP but with the Evo 1 air box top and the FMF pipe , SAS removed and canister off , I put the EVO 1 map in the bike and it idles great , no stalls and runs great, I'm happy!...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 317,130
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Fmf q4

I just put the FMF Q4 on my 2013 bike , sounds great but I rode it today and had a few stalling problems at stops. Other wise it ran great. Tomorrow the EVO 1 air box top should be delivered and I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,325
Posted By OldTriumphRider
690 stall

I rode about 100 miles on the bike today ,( haven't got the Evo 1 top yet) I had it stall a few times as I came up to a stop. I read on here some of you have had stalling problems...Tomorrow I get...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,325
Posted By OldTriumphRider
EVO 1 air box top

Well I ordered an EVO 1 air box lid the other day.. it comes with a map from EVO 1 ..from reading on here it sounds like all works good together.

No one else working on one of the 690s ?

...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-03-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Lucky Dog

I was there about 10 yrs ago....I know you can rent a Harley , that's what we did anyway. Don't know about off road , we did ride across some military testing ground and seen all kinds of shells...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,325
Posted By OldTriumphRider
New toy

I just got a 2013 KTM 690 Enduro R , just kinda going through it and making a few changes.. I removed the S.A.S (turned in off using tune ecu) got a FMF Q4 pipe coming... as of now I'm undecided...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 89,289
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Time

Thanks for takin the time to tell us about your trip, helps the rest of us plan!:deal
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 108,041
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Looked like a great trip

No trip would be complete without some rain!

That last video sorta made me feel "normal" !:clap

Thanks for takin time to do the report, gives us old retired people something to do when we ain't...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Fall in E.Tn

Thanks for sharing the pics..
Is the last week in Oct usually a good time to ride your area for a leaf tour?[/QUOTE]


The way I look at it , E.Tn. has a long , colorful fall season...It starts...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Fun Riding for sure

I go to East Tn a lot and was wondering if you have an of these places mapped out?

Sorry , I don't map out these rides. Believe or not there just country roads winding around toward the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Laugh she likes to ride

You had that 950 out lately ?
Barb has some trail riding experience from along time ago, I think that really helps. But after serveral years off the bikes she took it easy getting back to riding.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-16-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Nice day , no sun glare what so ever!

We only rode for a couple hrs but the gloves and jacket liner done the trick for her, she was warm and toasty the whole time . wasnt' all that cold but the clouds and damp air made it rather...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 89,289
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Interested in the rest of the trip

I'm in for the ride , can't wait to hear your opinion of the T.A.T. and how the DR treats ya when you get to Utah....Thanks ahead of time for taking us with ya!:ear I love the Tellico Plains...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-11-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
good riding area for sure

Glad you guys like the pix , to tell the truth , I look at them from time to time myself kinda helps me remember what the hell I do all the time!!!
I plan on adding to the pix from time to time...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-10-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By OldTriumphRider
nice pic

Never get tired of looking at pix like this , something about riding switchbacks on the side of the mountain.. makes ya wanta get out there and ride.:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-09-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Short Sunday ride

This time we rode 2 up on the Road King , hadn't been on it for a couple months and my daughter , Jennifer and her boyfriend came by on their way home from Florida on a big Harley. So , off we go to...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Good info

It's good to know about the sticker for OHV , thanks for that ..

Still like to hear from someone who has used the SPOT and if GEOS insurance pays for bike recovery...
Forum: Americas 12-06-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By OldTriumphRider
thanks for replies

I'm sure you have to activate the spot and they send SAR for GEOS to pay , just unsure what it is they pay if anything if you just need help in a non life threating issue....like lets say your bike...
Forum: Americas 12-06-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By OldTriumphRider
trip to Colorado,Spot tracker and GEOS insurance

I finally decided to buy the SPOT Gen 3 . I've used friends before and thought they were a good idea. The question I have is about the GEOS INSURANCE !!
I've read the info on it and it sounds like...
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