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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-24-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
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, 10:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,080
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, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,668
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, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
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, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
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, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
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, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
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, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,105
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, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 303,968
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, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 303,968
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, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,105
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, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,105
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, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
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, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,105
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, 09:53 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 80,979
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, 08:50 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 102,841
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, 10:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,645
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, 09:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,645
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, 10:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,645
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, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,645
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, 09:39 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 80,979
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, 10:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,645
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, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
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, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,645
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, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
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, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
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, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
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...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 102,841
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Great stuff

Your rides and reports are great evening entertainment !!
Wish we had more trails like that in the Smoky's , course they'd have a gate on them anyway....Love them 990 ADV's
You guys time spent on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-04-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,645
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Riding most every week

Looks like a great area and ton of fun! Great pictures :clap

Thanks , we're havin lots of fun for old people!!
Truth is there is lots of security in havin your feet on the ground and being...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,645
Posted By OldTriumphRider
First ride in December

Today was a little overcast , but the temps were in the 60's and it was a nice day for a ride around the country here in E. TN.
Not to many pix but we did find another wooden bridge over some R.R....
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-27-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,760
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Nice Report

Great pix , I'd be interested in what you think caused the brake problem. I sold my 07 last yr and the first time the guy rode it the bike stuck the back brake and destroyed the thing. I had it for...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 23,603
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Lovin you guys report

Just found this from BigWans Canada report when you posted there . I , like many others enjoy the Oso's report and seeing what they do on the big KTM 990. I know these reports take tons of time ,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-24-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 33,914
Posted By OldTriumphRider
pix

I still have all the pix, looked ovet them serveral times...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-23-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 33,914
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Baja

We'd volunteer to go and stay way back , you'd not even know we were following ya! But I can't complain , in the 60's last couple days and we were out riding the bikes! Love E.TN.:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-19-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 33,914
Posted By OldTriumphRider
I may be late

I just read this RR ,,, I've seen your name on ADV a few times and now I've read one of your reports. Loved it , made me feel like I was with y'all , looked like fun. I started on your on going tread...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-14-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 51,963
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Cold water fall

<a href="http://s225.photobucket.com/user/Tri-Hook/media/mix021_zpsd747c528.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd312/Tri-Hook/mix021_zpsd747c528.jpg" border="0"...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-03-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,315
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Group of Old Farts

ages in 60s and one 70 yr old,,, great times!

<a href="http://s225.photobucket.com/user/Tri-Hook/media/todd68_zpsed1a1d84.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-03-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 378,006
Posted By OldTriumphRider
makes ya wanta be there!

+ 1

QUOTE=mikegc;25413005]^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Simply awesome, Dave! I admire your talent.

Mike[/QUOTE]
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-03-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,315
Posted By OldTriumphRider
great video

[QUOTE=Leget;25414994]Seems like this would be appropriate, don't mean to hijack the thread.
One of my favorite videos..... I hope I'm still riding when I am their age.
Both of these guys are...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,720
Posted By OldTriumphRider
Thanks for sharing

Just went through your report. My wife ( Barbara ) and I just went to Moab back in Aug of this yr. We seen alot of the same , would have seen more but I was under the weather....
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