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On another forum I once saw a member map type thing that each individual could just edit and show where they were from. After running into a few other Triumph owners today (thunderbird guy and trophy guy) I thought it would be neat to make a map that way forum members might find each other. I've tried making a map at this link: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zEpP_bUOR0BY.k7OP4IFF13z4

All one has to do is search your town (I used my town, not my address, because I'm the tinfoil hat type at times). Once that's done you click that marker and it'll say "add to map". After that I name mine my username and wrote down my primary road bikes. I set it up so that I think anyone who clicks that link can use it. May have to have a google account though, I'm not sure.

I don't know if this post is redundant or unnecessary but I thought it would be neat to try. If I screwed up let me know lol.
 

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I suppose all in all the same could be achieved by searching locations listed in here but I like the idea of a picture map. If all else fails I could add the map markers if people ask me to.
 

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I am not even sure how one would search by location. I would love to put together a list of folks local to me so I could message them about our new RAT Pack here.
 

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It worked! Sweet! I see you there Sean! I wasn't sure if I had set the permissions right. If I had the time I could just add every poster I see on the forum to it but I'd feel like I was listing their location against their will so that's probably a bad idea. I just imagine so many cool things. "Hey Justin, I see you're close by, wanna ride to the Kingsport Triumph dealer?". "Hey Justin, I'm just across town, do you have one of those 46mm sockets?". I'm generally antisocial but I think it'd be a cool resource. I like how you listed your RAT group there, awesome idea. I put on additional layers with some of my favorite local roads but I don't know if I'll continue with it. Hopefully this'll pick up and people will start using it. Also that link is the only way in so it shouldn't show up in searches on google. If there are any people reading who'd like to share the map I think you have to copy that link up top and paste it wherever it needs to be seen. I'm just excited as all hell because somebody took the time to use it. Thanks boss!
 

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...and if somebody wants to be on the map but doesn't feel like going through the trouble just post here or PM me. The map is already worth checking out if anybody passes through NC by the parkway.
 

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Thanks boss! I put a similar one on a facebook page specific to Sprints and it took off. I'm surprised this one is struggling lol.
 

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Golden Isles Speedway

Took me awhile, but I got the map to cooperate with me. I've pinned my location to the nearest attraction (Golden Isles Speedway), as I live just a few minutes from there.

Great idea, and thanks for putting this map together. Hopefully it'll keep growing.

Kyle
 

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Cant seem to do this but I am digitally and mentally challenged .
 

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Hey chefbobvmr, I can put you on that map if you would like. Would you just want to tag Tampa Florida or somewhere more specific?
 

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Just noticed a member calling himself Bonecrack26 is on a 05 Rocket 3 in Melbourne.

I worked down there at Con's/House of Power cycles. It's where I decided I loved the 1050 triples that ended up bringing me here.
 

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Thanks Red ! Yeah put me in as Tampa .
 

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Got ya down in Tampa, as "chefbobvmr", with a 2005 T100. You should be able to edit the marker by clicking the little pencil on it if necessary. Thanks for joining the map!
 

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This is cool! I see it's a Southwest group, and I'm glad to know where you guys are. Do you want folks from outside the area on it, too?

PM with my info for Chicago if you do. Very cool!
 

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You're added JCinPA.

I went ahead and renamed the map to reflect a worldwide TriumphRat participation. I'd made a similar map for Sprint Owners on facebook and here and it has a great deal of participation on it. Figured it couldn't hurt to allow everyone to participate on this one.

I'm not super active on here these days as business keeps me over my head most of the time, but if you guys would like to you can share that original link to the map anywhere you'd like. That link grants access to the map and allows it to be modified.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=10CdRQo7PJyyedl_ycgy2doU84FQ&usp=sharing
 
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