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Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-30-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By MattS
They are not there. I ran for a while a 376C with...

They are not there. I ran for a while a 376C with CN7, R&R and Topo loaded together; on the GPS and in Mapsource, you get county lines only in R&R.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-07-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,681
Posted By MattS
Yes, and slightly more efficient than Garmin tech...

Yes, and slightly more efficient than Garmin tech support's solution of "deleting all of the old maps except for Canada" -- it being the smallest of the files. Bizarre that there is no uninstall for...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-07-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,681
Posted By MattS
For products whose installers don't put the maps...

For products whose installers don't put the maps on the hard drive (like Topo), the magic bullet is a registry key (Regedit) modification. After the installation, modify the pointers that go to the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-10-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By MattS
I had ridden most of those rides (including Not...

I had ridden most of those rides (including Not Quite Paved (http://www.roadtwist.com/notpaved.html)) on a big and fat K1100LT. What happened to you Donnie Boy? Now that you're married, she must keep...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-02-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,596
Posted By MattS
Those roads suck ... no fun. Bring your...

Those roads suck ... no fun.

Bring your waders, might still be some high water.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-04-2006, 06:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,293
Posted By MattS
Fun and games with the Jackson Whites ... this...

Fun and games with the Jackson Whites ... this should turn out interesting, if multi-million lawsuits are your thing.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-13-2006, 09:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,653
Posted By MattS
Mexico's a bust ... no desktop software, only...

Mexico's a bust ... no desktop software, only plug-and-play SD and Micro SD cards (i.e., won't work on my 376C).

City Select NT Mexico Link...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 02-13-2006, 06:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,672
Posted By MattS
I can't do either of 2/18 or 2/25 as my wife and...

I can't do either of 2/18 or 2/25 as my wife and I are enduring (enjoying?) a long-distance relationship and she is flying in and out on those weekends.

Saturday 3/4 looks good for me, and I can...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 02-12-2006, 06:52 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,672
Posted By MattS
He would be me ... Nashville would be ideal (best...

He would be me ... Nashville would be ideal (best barbeque and prettiest girls), though Chattanooga would be fine and Atlanta would be, ahem, Atlanta.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-04-2006, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,449
Posted By MattS
Just got this in 6.10.0.2 ... looks like...

Just got this in 6.10.0.2 ... looks like something new:

http://www.mutualfuture.com/gallery/2006/02/04/wrongway.gif
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-03-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By MattS
Correct me if I'm wrong, but the licensed...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but the licensed motorcylist who accompanies the permit holder is not required to be riding a motorcycle him/herself in order to satisfy the "chaperone" requirement. Driving...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-30-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,653
Posted By MattS
http://www.garmin.com/cartography/mapSource/graphi...

http://www.garmin.com/cartography/mapSource/graphics/citynavNewZealand/pt-productcd.jpg
City Navigator ... where's Mexico?
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-22-2006, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,038
Posted By MattS
Check around N42.92699 W72.06930 There is a...

Check around N42.92699 W72.06930

There is a "Woods Road" on some maps, that connects up with a "Cobb Meadow Road" and there are some powerlines involved. Could be what you're looking for.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-21-2006, 07:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,164
Posted By MattS
Garmin has posted a Mapsource 6.10.0.2 Beta...

Garmin has posted a Mapsource 6.10.0.2 Beta (http://www.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=1229) that lists:

Made MapSource compatible with 512 MB Garmin data cards.
as one of the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-19-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,653
Posted By MattS
He probably can't say ... but I'd like to know...

He probably can't say ... but I'd like to know how much detail it has. Will it be just the DF and major cities, or the entire country? We will know soon enough.
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2006, 07:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,113
Posted By MattS
:thumb:thumb:thumb

:thumb:thumb:thumb
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By MattS
Different packages, the WX on the 2730 is part of...

Different packages, the WX on the 2730 is part of the traffic plan, consists of point forecasts and temperatures. A lot cheaper too.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2006, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By MattS
Direct Routes

The problem is, how to you get a route in Mapsource -- using the autorouter to follow roads and give directions -- to follow a stretch of road that isn't on the map?

Here's a local situation and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,611,255
Posted By MattS
Beep beep. ...

Beep beep.

http://www.mutualfuture.com/gallery/2005/09/30/goodbyemelinda.jpg

http://www.mutualfuture.com/gallery/2005/10/28/600longones.jpg
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 12-21-2005, 01:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,109
Posted By MattS
My last ride out of New Jersey, had to hustle but...

My last ride out of New Jersey, had to hustle but made some good roads. This should keep you busy.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 12-19-2005, 10:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,979
Posted By MattS
Lordy! Lordy! Can I have a member of the...

Lordy! Lordy! Can I have a member of the con-GRUH-gation?!?:D

(Don't worry, I downloaded it. I will see your time and attempt to beat it ... on a Tuesday.)
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 12-19-2005, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,979
Posted By MattS
And if they haven't, they've probably been...

And if they haven't, they've probably been sleeping ... kind of like pointing to Deal's Gap and saying, "Hey, d00dz, I found a gr8 road!" Yeah, whatever.

Yep, and exactly why I declined the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2005, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By MattS
I just had these guys in the new house last week...

I just had these guys in the new house last week for an estimate ... when I saw that page in the catalog I laughed, "You guys sure know what buttons to push!"

That said, that look is waaaay too...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 12-18-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,979
Posted By MattS
On a trip to Marin and Sonoma earlier this year,...

On a trip to Marin and Sonoma earlier this year, I avoided Stewarts Point-Skaggs Springs because of its popularity, and found some great roads in the area.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-17-2005, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By MattS
The dead reckoning function (dead reckoning is...

The dead reckoning function (dead reckoning is what people do when they don't have the right tools, machines) is probably only moderately useful -- since in the cities where it is most needed, street...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-16-2005, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,633
Posted By MattS
It's not a true superimposition since the CN NA...

It's not a true superimposition since the CN NA maps do not cover the same territory as the MX maps.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-15-2005, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,501
Posted By MattS
Fixed. ...

Fixed.

http://www.simrad.com/productimages/simrad_cm60_large.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-15-2005, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By MattS
This is the upgrade version of 7 to the version...

This is the upgrade version of 7 to the version of 6 that shipped with the 2610. No NT.

The NT probably has some additional parameters (that are null in the standard v7) related to the traffic...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-15-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By MattS
The chunk size is a huge difference between the...

The chunk size is a huge difference between the routing maps (like City Navigator) and the non-routables (like Topo).

Topo, also, consumes about as much memory space as City Navigator does -- Topo...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2005, 09:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,050
Posted By MattS
I have my Autocom installed in the tankbag, the...

I have my Autocom installed in the tankbag, the greatest benefit is that you can remove in an instant all of the wiring. The drawback to pulling power from the front accessory socket is that it is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2005, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 797
Posted By MattS
Basically ... makes more sense on the...

Basically ... makes more sense on the CANBUS-equipped 12GS to get your electricity right from the battery, at least for heated gear. The 5A threshold is just too low for that kind of current.

A...
Forum: Europe 11-20-2005, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By MattS
Didn't ride there, but stayed for a week over the...

Didn't ride there, but stayed for a week over the 2001/02 new year outside of El Puerto de Santa Maria, where Columbus set sail for the Americas.

Very traditional Spanish town (graffiti on the way...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2005, 02:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,825
Posted By MattS
Okay ... so the technology didn't take away from...

Okay ... so the technology didn't take away from the Walter-ness of the ride ... good thing.

http://advrider.com/forums/images/smilies/yelrotflmao.gif
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2005, 04:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,825
Posted By MattS
Is that Burnt Meadow Road I see in the Mapsource...

Is that Burnt Meadow Road I see in the Mapsource screencap? Very, very nice.

This ride is very, very un-Walter-esque ... you got GPSes, a planned route, you got radios, maps, rules of...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2005, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 636
Posted By MattS
They're showing this thing as working with the...

They're showing this thing as working with the Streetpilot III -- HOWEVER not with the USB card programmer, you've got to go direct-to-unit. Probably take about 3 weeks to load that puppy.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2005, 05:49 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,163
Posted By MattS
Make sure you girls make it to the dirt road at...

Make sure you girls make it to the dirt road at the SE side of Burkes Garden (VA 623) ... good, good stuff.
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2005, 04:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 636
Posted By MattS
Garmin's usual happy ending pricing ... TVNav has...

Garmin's usual happy ending pricing ... TVNav has 'em for $125.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-07-2005, 12:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 513
Posted By MattS
Not totally, of the 27 places listed here...

Not totally, of the 27 places listed here (http://www.eatsushi.com/regional/searchsushi.asp?msanumber=5360), I'm sure (I hope) that they don't all suck.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-06-2005, 04:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 513
Posted By MattS
If the question is "Nashville?", the answer is...

If the question is "Nashville?", the answer is "Yes!"

We're moving there at the end of the month from New Jersey -- the motor is already there waiting. Middle Tennessee has a lot of good riding,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-28-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,428
Posted By MattS
The music works great -- there is a Favorites tab...

The music works great -- there is a Favorites tab on the XM audio page where you can go to change to one of your 3 or 4 channels quickly.

Is it my imagination, or is the 3.5mm plug louder than...
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