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Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
Elk Grove?? I had to call them to inquire...

Elk Grove??

I had to call them to inquire about the ECM recall and once again, ask about head replacements on Tiger 1200's. At least this time they finally had replace a couple heads and did have...
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 66,766
Posted By Fasttrak
Definitely eager to see how this one turns out,...

Definitely eager to see how this one turns out, might have to kick the TE 610 to the curb and just go all Triumph.
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 1,376,884
Posted By Fasttrak
I needs me one of these stickers!

I needs me one of these stickers!
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,298
Posted By Fasttrak
It is a rimlock to hold the tire onto the rim,...

It is a rimlock to hold the tire onto the rim, mount the tire with that loosely straddling both sides of the tire. Once the tire is fully seated and inflated that gets screwed down to prevent the...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
It is the two way hanger you need. Not sure why...

It is the two way hanger you need. Not sure why mfg websites are so stupid about clear descriptions. It should read, to allow both fog light switch and heated grip switch to be mounted on the left...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
Here you go.. ...

Here you go..

http://shop.triumphmotorcycles.com/Controls/id-A9638086/Switch_Mounting_Kit
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26,312
Views: 3,454,312
Posted By Fasttrak
That looks like a good tire for sand, wide almost...

That looks like a good tire for sand, wide almost full length lugs should make for good traction in sand. With that design you will give up some lateral traction on hard pack, the price seems pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 26,312
Views: 3,454,312
Posted By Fasttrak
I would guess the Dunlop 908RR would be pretty...

I would guess the Dunlop 908RR would be pretty good in sand with those wide center lugs and still capable if not heavy for most other terrain.
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,994
Posted By Fasttrak
Great RR with an awesome subject matter, riding...

Great RR with an awesome subject matter, riding anywhere around CO. I love the energy you put into this RR, it made it fun and your enthusiasm shone through. Also, those little vignette photo you put...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
Pretty certain option one is going to be the...

Pretty certain option one is going to be the route I take. I have most of the parts on hand and the only downside is it might be tougher to sell on secondary market and for that, I could care less. I...
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
That would be a lot more work and in the end...

That would be a lot more work and in the end would most likely make it difficult to install remove when needed and more work than the few things I figured should work.

The first was to just drill...
Forum: Beasts 09-28-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
Got out of the birthday party early enough that I...

Got out of the birthday party early enough that I was able to attempt to tackle the Madstad versus TT GPS mount. As I progressed to getting everything removed and began placing parts back on the bike...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
LOL and the pressure mounts! You will have an...

LOL and the pressure mounts! You will have an answer by the end of the weekend, I too am kind of dying to get to the bottom of this as I obviously did not see a problem when ordering a bunch of stuff...
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
I know I have some folks waiting for me to get my...

I know I have some folks waiting for me to get my ass in gear, trouble is sales are at a high and being a commissionable sales rep I have to ride the wave. Getting home late each evening and having a...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
Pretty much what I was thinking as it would be...

Pretty much what I was thinking as it would be tough to screw through the two different fixed screws, one of them needs to be removed for the system to work. Also, using rubber grommets might be...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
I just grabbed the TT GPS mount and it has three...

I just grabbed the TT GPS mount and it has three plates that make up the mounting system, not just one. The back side of the Madstad plate has fixed nuts on the bottom of the plate, I am just not...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
And some jerk left him hanging with all the parts...

And some jerk left him hanging with all the parts to be installed and still sitting in boxes :D

Looking at this picture you posted I am worried that this is ever going to work properly. I really...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26,312
Views: 3,454,312
Posted By Fasttrak
Still looking damned good, 1 lunger! Would of...

Still looking damned good, 1 lunger! Would of figured all that desert riding you do would have had her torn up a bit more.
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26,312
Views: 3,454,312
Posted By Fasttrak
Been a while since I posted in the TE 610 forums,...

Been a while since I posted in the TE 610 forums, mostly due to the fact I moved into a new bike last year, a 2012 Triumph Explorer. The Husky opened my eyes to the fact riding the street can be...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8,829
Views: 1,155,522
Posted By Fasttrak
Could I ask you to toss up a picture of your...

Could I ask you to toss up a picture of your setup? Even though I already opted for the Bags Connection large rear bag, I am always looking for better setups and it is one area you really do not see...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8,829
Views: 1,155,522
Posted By Fasttrak
Sorry, off topic to this thread but had to...

Sorry, off topic to this thread but had to respond to some one from Twisted Throttle posting here. Recently purchased the City EVO bag for my Explorer, the drop down selection has several rings with...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 1,376,884
Posted By Fasttrak
So jealous, you have to put up a ride report, and...

So jealous, you have to put up a ride report, and lots of pictures!
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 1,376,884
Posted By Fasttrak
Not to muddy up the pic thread but need to ask a...

Not to muddy up the pic thread but need to ask a question others maybe interested in. On a quick glance, the Madstad and the Palmer Products both have very similar screen shapes, on the Palmer, does...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
Did you notice any appreciable reduction in the...

Did you notice any appreciable reduction in the vibrations coming through the grips? I am happy that my hands never get that ringing sensation after hours of riding the Explorer, but any reduction is...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 1,376,884
Posted By Fasttrak
Looks like a Madstad windscreen,...

Looks like a Madstad windscreen, http://www.madstad.com/ I have one inbound right now, medium height with tint. I am using the touring screen from Triumph, set almost all the way back, which is...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
I guess it is the 1 1/8" bar mount for size, but...

I guess it is the 1 1/8" bar mount for size, but what distance are most of you getting? I need just a bit more extension to get a more neutral sitting position, I would probably get the 2" just want...
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
They are out there. ...

They are out there.


http://www.tiger-explorer.com/index.php/topic,4759.msg64618.html#msg64618
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
There is no factory "retune" offered, that I am...

There is no factory "retune" offered, that I am aware of, for any of the aftermarket pipes, most do not touch the cat in the mid pipe and only offer the exhaust tip and connector pipe. Just do the...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
It's called a mud catcher, perfect for adding...

It's called a mud catcher, perfect for adding pounds to your explorer the few times you take it off-road in wet conditions.


Fasttrak
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
There was nothing that needed fixing outside the...

There was nothing that needed fixing outside the riders need to be light on the throttle. Due to the fact it is a fly-by-wire setup and the motor has an extremely flat torque curve, the result of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-19-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4,613
Views: 397,216
Posted By Fasttrak
I see a license plate on that last bike in the...

I see a license plate on that last bike in the pic, if it is ok for cars and trucks I guess it is ok for all plated vehicles. I know some of the roads around\through CC were opened up, just not...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
Finally getting back into the groove since my...

Finally getting back into the groove since my accident last year. Last Saturday made the 250 mile trek out to the dealer in Elk Grove, CA to pick up my long lost Explorer, eight months she sat in the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,475
Posted By Fasttrak
Please do!! I love a good ride report and one...

Please do!! I love a good ride report and one that has two Tigers as main characters is far more appealing to me. My Explorer has been parked for eight months so I am forced to live vicariously...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,475
Posted By Fasttrak
Two tigers on a romp, I'm in. Fasttrak

Two tigers on a romp, I'm in.


Fasttrak
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 1,376,884
Posted By Fasttrak
Awesome pic!! I love how you have your Explorer...

Awesome pic!! I love how you have your Explorer setup, that is where I want mine to be in the very near future.


Fasttrak
Ken
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
LOL, we think alike as that is the first that...

LOL, we think alike as that is the first that crossed my mind too. The other, I really can not stand the look of a topbox on a motorcycle. I definitely get the need to have one to lock your helmet...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
Another good site for Explorer specific...

Another good site for Explorer specific information can be had at-


http://www.tiger-explorer.com/

It is a bit more active than the forum here for the big Tiger.


Fasttrak
Ken
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
LOL, sad but true. I earned that nickname back in...

LOL, sad but true. I earned that nickname back in my younger years of 80cc and 125cc dirt bikes. I was never very fearful and was always willing to find out the limit of my bike and myself. This of...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 771,133
Posted By Fasttrak
63 posts to the thread of a bike you could care...

63 posts to the thread of a bike you could care less about yet you feel the need to continually come here and flog the participants with your flavor of "opinion". At some point that constant banter...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 77,960
Posted By Fasttrak
For Guzzi support I would highly suggest Elk...

For Guzzi support I would highly suggest Elk Grove Power Sports. A bit further to drive but they have a good rating and the service department has Guzzi techs. They have taken care of my Triumph...
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