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Forum: Beasts Today, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5,285
Views: 870,118
Posted By Edder B
I love my Corbin seat, but then again I've had...

I love my Corbin seat, but then again I've had Corbin's on most of my bike. You might say I have a Corbin butt. The are hard and take a while to brake in but once they do its heaven. I have a 33...
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
No answers so far to this, so another question. ...

No answers so far to this, so another question. Will it damage the harness if I cut the cables that I don't use, i.e. the USB cable and the other except for the power and audio out cables?
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5,285
Views: 870,118
Posted By Edder B
I really like my GIVI Tanklock tank bag with the...

I really like my GIVI Tanklock tank bag with the quick release ring.

http://fasteddie1975.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Triumph-Explorer/i-2RbdcR3/0/L/DSCF3246-L.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-18-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
I totally agree. I have a second bike and travel...

I totally agree. I have a second bike and travel a lot using other bikes that I take my 590 with me. I bought a second cradle and cradle lock and put a BMW plug that I can convert to an SAE plug if...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 6,071,516
Posted By Edder B
LSL Parts

I was at the BMW MOA rally in Minnesota last month and thought I was going to get out of there without spending any money since it would all be BMW farkles. Well, low and behold, the Spiegler...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 6,071,516
Posted By Edder B
Seat

I'm looking for a two up seat. I have to admit that I like Corbin's but I would like to keep it close to the Triumph style. I sat on a LSL seat and it was great but it is much shorter. I have not...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 6,071,516
Posted By Edder B
Don't feel bad. When I bought my use Scram the...

Don't feel bad. When I bought my use Scram the dealer had the on the wrong way to. When I questioned them about it they stated "the pipes were installed by our trained Triumph mechanic and he...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-11-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
Mine did that to and I got the same answer. I...

Mine did that to and I got the same answer. I replied saying that was an unsatisfactory answer. I then got another who tried to tell me the same thing. I again stated that for $900 this was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-08-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15,855
Views: 1,150,461
Posted By Edder B
:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb

:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-08-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15,855
Views: 1,150,461
Posted By Edder B
Heh Monte, I'm in my third year of chemo and...

Heh Monte,

I'm in my third year of chemo and radiation. I find riding is the best therapy for me, when I'm able. Glad to hear that you are in remission. That's my goal for now.
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 6,071,516
Posted By Edder B
Some suggestions. Head out of LV towards Kingman...

Some suggestions. Head out of LV towards Kingman then onto Route 66. Stop at Hackberry for some photos and then onto Seligman to have some food at the Road Kill Cafe. The Prescott area and north...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 6,071,516
Posted By Edder B
I too have gone through the sport touring and...

I too have gone through the sport touring and adventure bikes over that last 20 years. BMW GS's, KTM 990, Ducati Multi/ST4 etc. I bought the Scram as a second bike, my Explorer was to be my main...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 6,071,516
Posted By Edder B
Did you have to modify the cables to get the...

Did you have to modify the cables to get the handlebars to work. I'm looking for bars that come back and are a little higher than standard.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31,603
Views: 7,719,594
Posted By Edder B
Thanks, done.

Thanks, done.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 31,603
Views: 7,719,594
Posted By Edder B
Somebody remind me again how to put someone on my...

Somebody remind me again how to put someone on my ignore list.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-25-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
May sure you contact Garmin about this. It has...

May sure you contact Garmin about this. It has happened to me twice and I emailed support. They gave my a generic answer stating to reboot the 590. The first guy told me that I should check Garmin...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-22-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
My 590 would not turn on again during a ride. ...

My 590 would not turn on again during a ride. Went for a group ride yesterday and during the lunch stop I turned my 590 into sleep mode (in the cradle with unswitched power). Came back to continue...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 31,603
Views: 7,719,594
Posted By Edder B
I too was a senior NCO but my time was from...

I too was a senior NCO but my time was from '75-'95. The first time I was stationed in Germany I was an E-3, had a wife and a Kawasaki H-2 that I bought from a guy that PCS'd. I was making a little...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-10-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
When I have my iphone paired through the USB it...

When I have my iphone paired through the USB it will not show phone calls while listening to music. The music will go silent but no info on the screen. Anyone else having this problem? It works if...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-03-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
Received my Touratech 590 mount today. Very...

Received my Touratech 590 mount today. Very impressed with the craftsmanship. I had no doubts since I had a Touratech mount for my 550 for over 7 years and it is still in great shape.
So I mounted...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
DUH! I had mine connected mine via bluetooth and...

DUH! I had mine connected mine via bluetooth and never checked the rest of the settings. Wondered why the playlist never showed up but could play via the iphone. Went out and changed the setting to...
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,285
Views: 870,118
Posted By Edder B
I love the TEX and I'm impressed with how Triumph...

I love the TEX and I'm impressed with how Triumph has handled these problems. Other manufacturers would deny the problem and let you sort it out. I am pretty sure that the issue with repeated...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-30-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
I have to say that in this aspect Garmin is very...

I have to say that in this aspect Garmin is very good. I used my 550 in my patrol car every day. One day the windshield mount failed and the fall resulted in the screen cracking. Garmin did a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-24-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
That does look like a good set up. Another...

That does look like a good set up. Another $125.00 though. I may look into a mini pad lock for the release button first. Seems cheaper and not as good but may work.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-23-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
Motorcycle mount

I don't feel real comfortable with the Garmin motorcycle mount. I feel that the release button is flimsy and that a bump could cause it to fail. I ordered a Touratech locking mount (on back order)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 31,603
Views: 7,719,594
Posted By Edder B
So fugly its wearing a dog collar :rofl

So fugly its wearing a dog collar :rofl
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
I just got my 590 today and he hookup was easy. ...

I just got my 590 today and he hookup was easy. I put it on the RAM mount on my Scrambler with a BMW plug so that I can switch it from bike to bike. I do a lot of tours and ride several different...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-20-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
I'm looking to replace my almost 10 year old Zumo...

I'm looking to replace my almost 10 year old Zumo 550. I like the looks of the new 590 with a larger screen but the 660 seems to do as much as the 590 with just a slightly smaller screen and $200...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 6,071,516
Posted By Edder B
[QUOTE=Mastodon;23928765]Ready to leave! ...

[QUOTE=Mastodon;23928765]Ready to leave!


Let me know how much vibration the Gopros get from your setup. I'm interested in doing the same thing but think the bumps and vibration might make the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-04-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 65,974
Posted By Edder B
I've owned a Zumo 550 for a long time too, I...

I've owned a Zumo 550 for a long time too, I think since 2005. I used the XM satellite feature for one season while doing some long distance rallies but nothing since then. The receiver is still in...
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 6,071,516
Posted By Edder B
Couldn't agree more. Did the same thing but...

Couldn't agree more. Did the same thing but coned the end. Best sound ever. Arrow without a baffle was to loud for me, and with the baffle in was to quiet. Thanks Ralph for fixing the problem for...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5,285
Views: 870,118
Posted By Edder B
I've had the Givi top box pictured on several...

I've had the Givi top box pictured on several bikes and will hold two helmets. The side cases are nice that they open from the top and the normal way. The rack can be removed in about 5 minutes. I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-15-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15,855
Views: 1,150,461
Posted By Edder B
OK, enough of this white stuff! Getting ready...

OK, enough of this white stuff! Getting ready for the upcoming tag season and asking if there is a way to upload tags/photos from an iphone 5 to this site?
:evil
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 6,071,516
Posted By Edder B
+1

+1
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5,285
Views: 870,118
Posted By Edder B
I always liked the Tourances. Handle well and...

I always liked the Tourances. Handle well and not much noise.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7,074
Views: 2,367,897
Posted By Edder B
Must be in Florida. :1drink

Must be in Florida. :1drink
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5,285
Views: 870,118
Posted By Edder B
I rode a rental Explorer in Austria. Got about...

I rode a rental Explorer in Austria. Got about 10 miles from the garage and the check engine light came on then the bike died. Let it sit for 5 minutes and it fired right back up. Did twice more...
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5,285
Views: 870,118
Posted By Edder B
Thanks. I do mainly do the North American tours...

Thanks. I do mainly do the North American tours but I do get to go to Europe a couple times a year for tours there. Life is good :clap
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5,285
Views: 870,118
Posted By Edder B
I ride for a living as a tour guide. The company...

I ride for a living as a tour guide. The company I work for supplies the bikes and the tour guides usually get a new GS. I've owned 3 GS's in the past and currently own an Explorer. I've ridden...
Forum: Beasts 01-15-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 6,071,516
Posted By Edder B
+1. I actually can't believe that I'm agreeing...

+1. I actually can't believe that I'm agreeing with you :freaky
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