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Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,588
Posted By GarrettRB
Once the route is calculated in OSMAnd, you can...

Once the route is calculated in OSMAnd, you can go to the route details screen and save the route as a gpx file. It's saved as a series of track points along the calculated route rather than the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,588
Posted By GarrettRB
Creating routes in OsmAnd has been an incredible...

Creating routes in OsmAnd has been an incredible source of frustration for me. I've tried making routes in various apps and exporting them to my phone, only to have the route be calculated...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-11-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
I'll admit I've made good use of my engine guards...

I'll admit I've made good use of my engine guards on the TEX. :muutt
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
I'm no expert but I believe you only want to shut...

I'm no expert but I believe you only want to shut abs off when using knobby tires in dirt. This is because the knobs dig into the dirt which causes more breaking force than surface friction. Dual...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
Lesser, more expensive, brands I might add. :rofl

Lesser, more expensive, brands I might add. :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 404,190
Posted By GarrettRB
The old tag is the National Monument to the...

The old tag is the National Monument to the Forefathers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Monument_to_the_Forefathers)
I didn't realize the new tag was a dupe. I saw it on the way home and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 404,190
Posted By GarrettRB
I squeezed in a ride during this nice spring...

I squeezed in a ride during this nice spring weather we're having.

Old tag:
http://i.imgur.com/PJNskag.jpg

New Tag:
http://i.imgur.com/XfI7dsz.jpg
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-07-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,662
Posted By GarrettRB
The Here app is now compatible with my Samsung...

The Here app is now compatible with my Samsung tablet. It still doesn't work on my HTC phone though. I've been playing with it on the tablet a bit and like the offline capability.

Has anyone tried...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-31-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,588
Posted By GarrettRB
Skipping a waypoint has always been an area of...

Skipping a waypoint has always been an area of frustration for me. Something I've done in the past with Garmin and OSMAnd is to delete all waypoints before the next one I want to go to. So if I have...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-22-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 404,190
Posted By GarrettRB
It was a nice day for riding with the heated...

It was a nice day for riding with the heated jacket, gloves and grips going. The snow on the ride home made it a little more exciting too.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-20-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 404,190
Posted By GarrettRB
Watnawamintararachutis Meditation Center 382...

Watnawamintararachutis Meditation Center

382 South Street East, Raynham, MA 02767
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 404,190
Posted By GarrettRB
Old tag: http://i.imgur.com/C7ow3ZG.jpg ...

Old tag:
http://i.imgur.com/C7ow3ZG.jpg

New Tag:
http://i.imgur.com/gwHC5Ja.jpg

Additional info since the first image probably isn't enough of a hint:
http://i.imgur.com/FPESGhB.jpg

Also...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
I got the 30 degree which gives lots of side...

I got the 30 degree which gives lots of side light. The 10 degrees would probably be better for running lights where it's more important to shine light straight ahead.

The light came with...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
I tried looking into that. A yellow running light...

I tried looking into that. A yellow running light on the front/side of the bike and red on the rear/sides seemed to be acceptable. Then again the rules are so vague that it probably comes down to the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
That is my concern too. If one of them does get...

That is my concern too. If one of them does get destroyed then I'm only out $43. The other concern is that they are attached to the bottom of the fork so there is no suspension to protect the lights...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
I added LED daytime running lights. They are as...

I added LED daytime running lights. They are as bright as the headlights if not brighter. They only cost $43 each too.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 404,190
Posted By GarrettRB
Was it easy to find? I thought I might have to...

Was it easy to find? I thought I might have to give some hints since it was built recently.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-23-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 404,190
Posted By GarrettRB
Thanks, I didn't think I should put the full size...

Thanks, I didn't think I should put the full size image in the post and I was too lazy to resize it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-23-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 404,190
Posted By GarrettRB
Orignal, as best as I could with my cell phone: ...

Orignal, as best as I could with my cell phone:
http://imgur.com/F20zZ1N,88CKQ1Y#0

New tag:
http://imgur.com/F20zZ1N,88CKQ1Y#1
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-23-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
A few riders on the tiger-explorer.com forum have...

A few riders on the tiger-explorer.com forum have bought an IMS shift lever. It's not adjustable but it has a folding tip in case of a tip over. It was $25 so I bought it as my regular shifter and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 404,190
Posted By GarrettRB
Ah, the metadata makes it too easy. :D

Ah, the metadata makes it too easy. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-18-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 404,190
Posted By GarrettRB
I know where this is, but I'm not sure where to...

I know where this is, but I'm not sure where to get a photo of it... Was this taken from the South West?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-13-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
I have Barkbusters with the Storm guards. They've...

I have Barkbusters with the Storm guards. They've taken a few low speed (almost a standstill really) falls with no problem. Sometimes they get pushed out of the way and have to be readjusted. They...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-29-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
I go to a dealer in Swansea, MA that's been...

I go to a dealer in Swansea, MA that's been decent. That's southern NE though.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-27-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
Same here. I did a 700 mile trip two up with...

Same here. I did a 700 mile trip two up with camping gear and turning the rear preload up all the way felt fine. I never touched the front.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-17-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
Oh boy, this can of worms again. The "discussion"...

Oh boy, this can of worms again. The "discussion" about how important this tech bulletin is has created a 3000 post thread on the tiger-explorer.com forums. Personally I think most people are...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-19-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
I have the Anakee 3. I find the center tread...

I have the Anakee 3. I find the center tread really loud over 40mph. I used to not wear earplugs on my commute to work because the speeds were low enough I didn't get much wind noise. Now with the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-15-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
Does anyone know what the exact problem is? What...

Does anyone know what the exact problem is? What parts were replaced? I've heard valve seats, engine head, cam buckets, valve guides, valves, valve cover, cam chain tensioner and other things. Does...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-11-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
So many Tex's in one place. Was this an Explorer...

So many Tex's in one place. Was this an Explorer gathering, or does everyone down there have a Tex because they all know how awesome it is. :D
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-05-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
Looking at this photo, 20 degrees is about half...

Looking at this photo, 20 degrees is about half open. I don't see any reason to brake with the throttle that far open.

http://i.imgur.com/VmPWQ6t.png
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-04-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
It's in the manual. I agree it's a dumb safety...

It's in the manual. I agree it's a dumb safety feature that could cause more problems than it solves. With that said, I've never noticed it. I ride the rear brake sometimes while slipping the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-23-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
I have two Sena SMH5-FM bluetooth headsets. For a...

I have two Sena SMH5-FM bluetooth headsets. For a multi day trip I need to charge them somehow. Do you think I can plug them into the bike's battery and let them charge overnight? I'm afraid of...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-21-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
My VIN is in the affected range but the two...

My VIN is in the affected range but the two dealers I've talked to here say the recall was canceled because it wasn't necessary. This is in the US. It sounds like European countries are still doing...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-13-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
Has there ever been a case of the head noise...

Has there ever been a case of the head noise issue causing a problem? All I've heard is speculation that it might cause a problem.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-04-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
I have the Anakee 3's. So far they are good but...

I have the Anakee 3's. So far they are good but they have a loud whine on the center of the tread. I used to not wear earplugs while commuting because the speeds were only about 30-50mph on back...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-30-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
What do you mean by plastic shavings? What would...

What do you mean by plastic shavings? What would be made of plastic inside an engine?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-14-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
I have the same problem when I have a passenger....

I have the same problem when I have a passenger. The kickstand needs to be up before she gets on. I weigh 140. I would like the rear suspension stiffer when I have a passenger and cargo.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-19-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
I had to do this after my 10k maintenance and it...

I had to do this after my 10k maintenance and it fixed mutt cruise control.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-16-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
Thumb Exactly. All the people who are riding around...

Exactly. All the people who are riding around having fun aren't going to bother with a forum full of people bitching and moaning about their bike. The TEX is awesome!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,049,641
Posted By GarrettRB
If anyone wants a rear power outlet, this guy is...

If anyone wants a rear power outlet, this guy is liquidating them for $12 off, free shipping.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/201067446441?item=201067446441&viewitem=&vxp=mtr
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