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Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 06:58 PM
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Posted By bdolnik
WOW, great video! Really shows that the little...

WOW, great video! Really shows that the little 250L is quite capable. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bdolnik
Subscribed... best of luck to you. We just...

Subscribed... best of luck to you.

We just got back from doing the Eastern Section, everyone involved said it was the 'Best Vacation' of their life!

Get tapatalk so you can post pictures from...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 08:23 AM
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Posted By bdolnik
I ride mine off road all the time, just got back...

I ride mine off road all the time, just got back from doing the Eastern Part of the TAT (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=990075) from Tennessee to Colorado. I haven't done any suspension...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 1,712,347
Posted By bdolnik
LOL, the first time I did mine I felt the same...

LOL, the first time I did mine I felt the same way. Suprisingly the second time... which I just did the other day, it all went together without a hitch. Don't think I spent more than 5 minutes on it.
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
I saw on the news this evening that some kind of...

I saw on the news this evening that some kind of 'heat thing' was moving in from the West in the next couple days, doesn't sound like fun.
I gotta say though other than the heat Oklahoma has been my...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/10/uqyra8u3.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/10/uqyra8u3.jpg
We are currently roughing it at the Red Rock Inn in Buffalo, OK waiting on Pepster and the DRZ to catch up.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-09-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,159
Posted By bdolnik
Here's my setup with the iPhone and roll charts....

Here's my setup with the iPhone and roll charts. I'm very happy with the way it's all working.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/10/vymehyjy.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/10/jy2u4a6y.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/10/jy2u4a6y.jpg
The wheels are turning now!
We are in Alva waiting to see Keith the mechanic. Had to use the KLR to tow the DRZ for a jump start.
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/09/ajaqava4.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/09/ajaqava4.jpg
We are now sitting in the parking lot of Cherokee Inn in Oklahoma trying to get the DRZ running.
Woke up this morning and found fuel leaking from...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
So far there was only one very short section of...

So far there was only one very short section of road where a bigger bike might have problems, it was called 'war... something' in AR. It's the only section so far where we've really been off road.
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
Eastern TAT | Fayetteville, TN - Westcliffe, CO

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/09/ynu3a5yq.jpg
We've been taking turns leading and today was my day. Coincidentally we had our biggest mileage day yet, a whopping 317 miles.
We take turns leading...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/8umebapu.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/8umebapu.jpg
Did 263 miles yesterday in Arkansas. Up early this morning and thinking we have to do another 265 to get to the next hotel from Ozarks where we are...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
Thanks Al, it was really nice meeting you. Can't...

Thanks Al, it was really nice meeting you. Can't wait to see the yearbook with all the rider photos you are taking.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/06/reby6u2y.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-05-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,159
Posted By bdolnik
I'm on the TAT right now and am using copilot on...

I'm on the TAT right now and am using copilot on the iPhone in conjunction with the roll charts. Have been doing 200 + miles per day running the iPhone in a pelican case with no overheating problems...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
So far so good. Stock seat with a small sheepskin...

So far so good. Stock seat with a small sheepskin and I'm doing pretty well. A little bit of soreness but not too bad. I'm packed pretty lite so handling is great.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
Some more picture from the trip so far... ...

Some more picture from the trip so far...
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/ju6u2uqy.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/ru4uvaje.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/7y9yzyde.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/eny6apuv.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/eny6apuv.jpg
Spoke too soon! Flat tire, where the stem separated from the tube on the DRZ. Last minute plans swapping carrying a front tube for some of that flat...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/uvuqy8e2.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/uvuqy8e2.jpg
We are on our way. So far the trail has been way, way better than I could have ever imagined. One detour had us re-routing for a bridge that was out,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/ebeqy6at.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/ebeqy6at.jpg

Made it into Fayetteville last night about midnight, gained an hour with the time change which was an unexpected bonus that we had failed to account...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
Eastern TAT | Fayetteville, TN - Westcliffe, CO

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/02/uhequ9e3.jpg

Moving along, 2 bikes in the UHaul... Just waiting on the third and will be hitting the road.
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
Thanks! Being this close to leaving is...

Thanks!

Being this close to leaving is excruciating... can't wait to get going.

I must have packed and unpacked 50 times now trying to get down the bare minimums.
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
Eastern TAT | Fayetteville, TN - Westcliffe, CO

One more test load on the Honda. Will be putting the bikes into the U-Haul tomorrow.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/01/mu5e3ypy.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/01/a9ysa4aq.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,589
Posted By bdolnik
Eastern TAT | Fayetteville, TN - Westcliffe, CO

http://s5.postimg.org/9p2ttldzr/fayetteville_waycross_1024.jpg

The map above shows our points of departure and arrival, a total of 1063 miles as the crow flies.

Trip Details

Departure:...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,159
Posted By bdolnik
Are you still using ITN? How did you end up...

Are you still using ITN? How did you end up getting the file into the iPhone for CoPilot to use?
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 2,427,468
Posted By bdolnik
Looks pretty cozy! Hardly looks like enough...

Looks pretty cozy!

Hardly looks like enough to fill all those bags on the bike though, what else you got in there?
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 2,427,468
Posted By bdolnik
LOL, yes that pic may have been deceiving. Here's...

LOL, yes that pic may have been deceiving. Here's the whole setup

http://thumperbay.com/image/data/blog/P4260212.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 2,427,468
Posted By bdolnik
The Mojavi is quite a bit smaller yet... ...

The Mojavi is quite a bit smaller yet...

http://s5.postimg.org/n4iygfkev/P4260225_crop.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-02-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,159
Posted By bdolnik
Not a huge fan of having to install all this...

Not a huge fan of having to install all this crap, when all Copilot had to do was associate the .trp file in their application and it could be opened right from Dropbox. Think I'll stick with Navigon...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-01-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,159
Posted By bdolnik
I'm trying out CoPilot now, but it does not seem...

I'm trying out CoPilot now, but it does not seem to work with the Dropbox method that Navigon worked with so that's kind of a bummer. The interface looks a little nicer than Navigon.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-29-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,159
Posted By bdolnik
That is kind of a common misconception with...

That is kind of a common misconception with smartphones. The dedicated routing maps download the maps and do not need cell coverage to work.

You also mentioned the notification thing when...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-19-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,159
Posted By bdolnik
Yea Tourstart takes a little fiddling with. The...

Yea Tourstart takes a little fiddling with. The trick is to make sure you click through to the "Tours" | "Create a tour" tabs. For some reason the main page lets you start adding points, but to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-19-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,159
Posted By bdolnik
You export the file from the ITN Converter...

You export the file from the ITN Converter program as Navigon MN 7 from the drop down list. This will allow you to specify .target as the extension.

Save that file to dropbox, should look...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-24-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,159
Posted By bdolnik
The GPS functionality of your phone is separate...

The GPS functionality of your phone is separate from the cell service function. They should operate independent of each other.

When you say 'how do I get it to function'... have you tried it? Are...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-23-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,159
Posted By bdolnik
Thanks for sharing taity. I've used...

Thanks for sharing taity.

I've used Tourstart also and I like it. They have several 'export' options and I actually contacted the developer to see if they would add the ability to export to the...
Forum: Vendors 10-11-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,818
Posted By bdolnik
I just received a Nolan N44 Storm, and I really...

I just received a Nolan N44 Storm, and I really WANT to like this thing... I mean it has SO many positives.

Huge field of view, I really appreciate this after wearing an open face helmet for such...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-11-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,006
Posted By bdolnik
http://s10.postimg.org/a6jcv4lex/Capture.jpg

http://s10.postimg.org/a6jcv4lex/Capture.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-10-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,006
Posted By bdolnik
Well even though it's not the 'official wanker...

Well even though it's not the 'official wanker autotrain' I decided to go anyway. I'm leaving from Sanford on Friday the 25th and plan to be back in Melbourne Tuesday the 29th. Would love to have...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-01-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,159
Posted By bdolnik
So far the 25 waypoint thing hasn't been that...

So far the 25 waypoint thing hasn't been that much of a problem for me. Remember in both the route planning tool and Navigon you can set the routing to avoid highways at all cost, and that helps it...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-20-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 20,092
Posted By bdolnik
Hey Bob I'd like to go but have other plans this...

Hey Bob I'd like to go but have other plans this weekend. Be up for it next weekend though.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-19-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,006
Posted By bdolnik
No news good news?

:freaky

Is this thing still on?
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