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Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By tx_medic
Tank Bag & Pannier Suggestions for Tiger 1050

I'm in the market for a new tank bag and I'm wondering what the common experiences and suggestions are. I've got an '08 Tiger 1050. I'd prefer something with a quick release option for carrying...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-04-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 79,359
Posted By tx_medic
Garmin zumo 590 announced

Your Mac has right-click functionality. You can either use a mouse with the function, or hold down the ctrl key. Also, I have also seen the install to computer function on my Mac, but I think it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-23-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 79,359
Posted By tx_medic
Garmin zumo 590 announced

Or you could fashion a piece yourself. I know I saw a post where a fellow built a safety catch from a welding rod that basically sprung into place to prevent the factory release button from being...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 79,359
Posted By tx_medic
Done! Jordan from GPSCity is the tops! Great...

Done! Jordan from GPSCity is the tops! Great customer service given the circumstances. Let's just say making a large internet purchase in the States, from Poland, while living in Germany seemed to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 79,359
Posted By tx_medic
Cool! Sounds like I'll be alright to order then....

Cool! Sounds like I'll be alright to order then. Can't wait! I've been due an upgrade for a couple of years. Apparently the Nuvi 205 isn't quite the tech to have anymore...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 79,359
Posted By tx_medic
How long did it take for GPSCity to apply your...

How long did it take for GPSCity to apply your discount? Did you have to wait to talk to them before you ordered? Or can I move ahead with my order with a reasonable expectation of discount?
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-18-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,310
Posted By tx_medic
Garmin Zumo 590

That's kind of what I'm thinking as well.

I'm also wondering of the 590 will ever accept an auxiliary satellite input for weather and traffic, which will put it on par with the 665.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-17-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,310
Posted By tx_medic
Garmin Zumo 590

Alright, so I'm in a bit of a pickle. It would seem that I cannot instal European maps on my little Zumo 205, so it's time to upgrade my bike's GPS.

I was looking at the Zumo 590, go big or go...
Forum: Europe 05-12-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
That I'm not quite sure of. BMW's, yes. I did...

That I'm not quite sure of. BMW's, yes. I did find four Triumph dealers, but the nearest one is almost to Saarbruken. Hopefully they'll come pick up my bike to have it serviced. I know the BMW...
Forum: Europe 05-12-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
I would argue that it's safer as far as awareness...

I would argue that it's safer as far as awareness of motorcyclists goes, but that's about it.


Anyway, I've decided to jump through all the stupid hoops and retake the stupid course AGAIN. ...
Forum: Europe 05-07-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
Because we are command directed to register all...

Because we are command directed to register all vehicles through the USAEUR system. The local options are not available to me thanks to the intrusive nature of the military when it comes to just...
Forum: Europe 05-06-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
See, this is exactly the kind of BS that just...

See, this is exactly the kind of BS that just pisses me off. All in the name of "safety". What exactly is so safe about keeping me off my bike for 3-4 years before I can ride again?
Forum: Europe 05-06-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
Oh, because I can't even register my bike. Now I...

Oh, because I can't even register my bike. Now I remember. It's been 19 months since my Tiger has been on the street. Looking like it's going to be 19 more...
Forum: Europe 05-06-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
Kaiserslautern, Germany!

Nowhere else to rant and I need to get this off my chest. WTF is up with all these damn rules that can only be put in place for the purpose of dissuading riders! I have to take the MSF basic course...
Forum: Europe 03-15-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
Yes, thanks! I didn't have the means to look it...

Yes, thanks! I didn't have the means to look it up.
Forum: Europe 03-14-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
Check out the Trippstadt and Johanaskurtz areas. ...

Check out the Trippstadt and Johanaskurtz areas. Also, check my spelling because I know that's wrong. Both these towns are south of Ktown and there are some really great routes there. Also,...
Forum: Europe 09-02-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
I have not, but it sounds like I should look at...

I have not, but it sounds like I should look at your guys, too.

I'm selling off our third car. Once she's gone I'll be a ,e to register and insure the tiger.n can't wait!!!
Forum: Europe 07-13-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
250/yr! Holy crap, I was just quoted a premium...

250/yr! Holy crap, I was just quoted a premium 4x that! I must be doing something wrong...
Forum: Europe 05-25-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
Cool. Thanks!

Cool. Thanks!
Forum: Europe 05-22-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
That's a lie, I did have to take a separate test,...

That's a lie, I did have to take a separate test, too.
Forum: Europe 05-22-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
I didn't have to, I already had my USAEUR license...

I didn't have to, I already had my USAEUR license and my MSF card, so that's all I needed for 250+ CC's.

My problem is just finding the time to get the logistical stuff done.
Forum: Europe 05-21-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
I didn't think USAA insured motorcycles? They...

I didn't think USAA insured motorcycles? They wouldn't even quote me, just pawned me off.
Forum: Europe 05-14-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
Guess I should post an update here. I've got my...

Guess I should post an update here. I've got my license, and my titles have finally all arrived by mail (long story), now all I need is insurance and registration.

Who are my fellow guest...
Forum: Europe 01-19-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,306
Posted By tx_medic
September! September! (Looking like I'm going...

September! September! (Looking like I'm going to be gone in August...)
Forum: Europe 12-29-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By tx_medic
Ramstein PX at Christmas

To the Adventure rider that helped guide my wife to purchasing the right GoPro camera for my Christmas gift: Thank you!
Forum: Europe 11-22-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,306
Posted By tx_medic
Right there with you! I'm debating whether or...

Right there with you! I'm debating whether or jot I'm even going to insure my WR400...
Forum: Europe 11-10-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,306
Posted By tx_medic
I'd like that. Just gotta find the time!

I'd like that. Just gotta find the time!
Forum: Europe 09-28-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,306
Posted By tx_medic
I just hope I don't start to get trade fever. I...

I just hope I don't start to get trade fever. I love some of the BMW adventure bikes I'm seeing. My tiger leans a little bit too much towards the street side of things for my true liking.
Forum: Europe 09-22-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,306
Posted By tx_medic
Cool! I'm out of town for a little while, but as...

Cool! I'm out of town for a little while, but as soon as I'm back and have my endorsement, I'll be out on the roads! I see a lot of BMW's out there, I hoped triumph doesn't stick out too badly!
Forum: Europe 09-22-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
I do! But they won't let me take the test on...

I do! But they won't let me take the test on post until after I sit through their brief, which is usually scheduled for times I am not available. I'm hoping to make the one in early October.
Forum: Europe 09-22-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By tx_medic
These guy made it sound like an off-road park for...

These guy made it sound like an off-road park for dirt bikes. There is also an indoor motocross arena in Germany that is owned by some friends of my grandfather. I haven't tracked them down just...
Forum: Europe 09-22-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By tx_medic
Dirt riding in Germany

So I was in a bar down in k-town and a guy told me about an off-road riding area in this area. The next morning, I discovered these directions in my phone. Anyone heard of this place or want to go...
Forum: Europe 09-21-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
Woohoo! Had my bikes delivered yesterday! ...

Woohoo! Had my bikes delivered yesterday! Hopefully, I'll get to fire them up soon. Got pulled away for work though. I'll let y'all know once I get my motorcycle endorsement. Looking like that...
Forum: Europe 09-17-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,306
Posted By tx_medic
I just arrived in Kaiserslautern.

I just arrived in Kaiserslautern.
Forum: Europe 09-09-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,306
Posted By tx_medic
I'll have to check out that site! I'm not sure...

I'll have to check out that site! I'm not sure what I'm most excited about, finally learning German, or getting to meet other tiger owners!
Forum: Europe 09-02-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
Now I see why you were asking about the MSF...

Now I see why you were asking about the MSF course. I'm not sure about the civilian side. I know that I will probably have to take it for the military. I also want to take it because I haven't sat...
Forum: Europe 04-30-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
Sure!

Sure!
Forum: Europe 04-28-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
Nope, not me. I think we may have had a...

Nope, not me. I think we may have had a conversation or two. I recognize your bike.
Forum: Europe 04-27-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
I am on twt, down in Kingsville. I started...

I am on twt, down in Kingsville. I started riding in the Ft. Hood/Killeen area and then a little in Houston and down here in Kingsville.
Forum: Europe 04-20-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,841
Posted By tx_medic
Hmm. Hope I don't become that guy who just sits...

Hmm. Hope I don't become that guy who just sits on the lawful turn for however long it takes me to learn left from right!

Another question. Do I need to take the MSF Advanced Course with each...
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