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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Emmbeedee
I have a '96, running as well as ever, with...

I have a '96, running as well as ever, with 75,000 kms on it. Nothing but chains, sprockets, tires, oil and gas ever needed to keep it going.


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Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Emmbeedee
In the past it was, but I think now that we're...

In the past it was, but I think now that we're past the NiCad stage, faster is not necessarily a problem.


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Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Emmbeedee
Interesting. Especially this part: "In short, no:...

Interesting. Especially this part: "In short, no: You can plug any USB device into any USB cable and into any USB port, and nothing will blow up and in fact, using a more powerful charger should...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
Sorry to hear that. You can download previous...

Sorry to hear that. You can download previous versions here (http://gawisp.com/perry/virb/).
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:55 AM
Replies: 98,654
Views: 18,812,809
Posted By Emmbeedee
Not if the cover is taken off. Then it might be...

Not if the cover is taken off. Then it might be the wrong position for the arm. The shaft might be replaced on a different spline, so the mark will be irrelevant, as ER70S-2 said.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
This is not directly relevant to the Virb, but it...

This is not directly relevant to the Virb, but it is useful to Virb owners, IMHO. I was buying another uSD card the other day and the store I was in had these on sale: Kingston MobileLite Wireless...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-19-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11,294
Views: 1,253,538
Posted By Emmbeedee
This is what you should see if you're charging...

This is what you should see if you're charging only.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/19/ed083dff3c15407ccf67539871e3c5cb.jpg

The image you've shown is the device connected to a...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
I agree - the visible track is fairly useless....

I agree - the visible track is fairly useless. Might be better if you could zoom into it too, or snap it out into its own larger window.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-19-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11,294
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Posted By Emmbeedee
If I was you, I'd wait a little longer for Black...

If I was you, I'd wait a little longer for Black Friday type deals. Garmin often puts maps on special on that kind of occasion.

I found the CNNA Lifetime Map Update at half price last year on one...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-19-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11,294
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Posted By Emmbeedee
Usb is Usb - where you plug it in will vary in...

Usb is Usb - where you plug it in will vary in charging speed, but they pretty much all work, imho.

I have some wall chargers I can plug the usb cable into and they charge fairly fast. Plugging...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
If you use a mount like the RAM to hold your...

If you use a mount like the RAM to hold your camera you'll probably find that the shorter the extension arm, the better. The longer arms tend to amplify vibration. My best results were with the 1...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
Sounds like the voice of experience. Say it...

Sounds like the voice of experience.

Say it ain't so.
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
Well the VIRB will take high res photos if you...

Well the VIRB will take high res photos if you set the self timer to repeat, and start it via the photo button on the camera itself.
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
Yes, but you just can't start and stop it via the...

Yes, but you just can't start and stop it via the remote.

Edit - sorry, I misunderstood what you asked: No, the camera will not take video while in repeat mode of the photo application.
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
I wouldn't trust the adhesive in either of those...

I wouldn't trust the adhesive in either of those modes.

This is what I did for a fork mount.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-GEFAVdbmrGM/UaTqo9KBG7I/AAAAAAABXrw/D4853NVbv94/s800/photo.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
Unfortunately the self timer repeat mode does not...

Unfortunately the self timer repeat mode does not respond as you might expect from the remote. The remote just tells it to take a picture.

As far as I'm concerned, this should be considered a...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
Not really possible with the current versions of...

Not really possible with the current versions of VE. You would pretty much need to build your (45 second music - 1 minute no music - 2 minute music) soundtrack to the right length outside of VE and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-18-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 37,146
Posted By Emmbeedee
I had three on one account. Each has its own...

I had three on one account. Each has its own contact numbers associated with it but there's only one login account to make changes from.

No big deal.


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Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
2.7.0 has had the map problem fixed so I'd...

2.7.0 has had the map problem fixed so I'd download it now.


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Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 98,654
Views: 18,812,809
Posted By Emmbeedee
Did you leave out the copper gasket?

Did you leave out the copper gasket?
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
This is really very dependent on temperature. If...

This is really very dependent on temperature. If it's a cool, overcast day, my Montana can charge as fast as the Virb uses the battery. But it usually doesn't quite keep up so I have two spare...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
Glad to hear your remote is behaving itself. All...

Glad to hear your remote is behaving itself. All three of our Virbs were completely reliable on our trip to Newfoundland. I can't remember the last time one of our cameras locked up.

I have had...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
Here's an example of the new gauges, graphs and...

Here's an example of the new gauges, graphs and lap view in VE 2.7.0

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/vEgxVD2ZDBw?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 98,654
Views: 18,812,809
Posted By Emmbeedee
My wife and I both run WarmNSafe jacket liners...

My wife and I both run WarmNSafe jacket liners and gloves through Heat Trollers on our DRs. Haven't had any trouble with those.

Actually, to be honest, one of the controllers died on its own...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-17-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11,294
Views: 1,253,538
Posted By Emmbeedee
Think so? I figured this was too obvious. I've...

Think so? I figured this was too obvious. I've been trying to keep the Wisdom and FAQ as a kind of supplement to the manual, not a replacement for it.

But I can put it there if it helps those...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 98,654
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Posted By Emmbeedee
Good idea, except we have three DRs here, so...

Good idea, except we have three DRs here, so choosing which to add the cable to would be problematic. I lube the cables periodically so I'd probably notice an impending failure.


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Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 98,654
Views: 18,812,809
Posted By Emmbeedee
I bought one from ProCycle some years ago. It's...

I bought one from ProCycle some years ago. It's still out in the garage, waiting for that fateful day when I'll need it.

Hopefully never. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 98,654
Views: 18,812,809
Posted By Emmbeedee
I grounded to one of the fuel tank splash guard...

I grounded to one of the fuel tank splash guard bolts. I'm using the IMS tank so those bolts are not getting a lot of use. I would have thought that would work well, since it is the frame. I had...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
There's a new version of Virb Edit for Windows...

There's a new version of Virb Edit for Windows out now but some people are reporting that the maps window's not working. Might be worth waiting a day to see if it truly is broken, and gets fixed...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 98,654
Views: 18,812,809
Posted By Emmbeedee
I never said I had random shut-offs. I was seeing...

I never said I had random shut-offs. I was seeing the Montana lock up as I tried to start the bike and power was low to the connector. Even now, connected to a different power source on the bike I...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
Depends entirely on the output of the charger -...

Depends entirely on the output of the charger - if you're using a computer's usb port to charge, that is the slowest way to go. I have the Garmin charger and it rarely takes more than two hours to...
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 557,947
Posted By Emmbeedee
Sure was tasty though! Sent using...

Sure was tasty though!


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Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 98,654
Views: 18,812,809
Posted By Emmbeedee
So you think if I'd used the B/w wire instead of...

So you think if I'd used the B/w wire instead of running a straight ground I would have had better results? Hmm, might give that a try sometime. I prefer an "always live" connection for my gps, so I...
Forum: Canada 09-16-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Emmbeedee
Still need help? FYI, you might get quicker...

Still need help?

FYI, you might get quicker response if you don't create a new thread with each question. Most Ottawa locals are subscribed to the 'Looking For Some Ottawa Riders', so a post...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
D'you mean another program with gps info...

D'you mean another program with gps info capabilities? I can't think of any on the Mac side. iMovie can edit the videos, but not integrate the gps info.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,518
Posted By Emmbeedee
The BMW G450X had a three year warranty, in...

The BMW G450X had a three year warranty, in Canada anyway.
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 162,625
Posted By Emmbeedee
Sorry Fred, there is a Virb 2 in beta test at...

Sorry Fred, there is a Virb 2 in beta test at this point but nothing can be said about it legally.

Re: your wish for a wiper - if it's raining, I just reach up and run my gloved finger across the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 98,654
Views: 18,812,809
Posted By Emmbeedee
Oh no, I thought I was safe here from all those...

Oh no, I thought I was safe here from all those "where to place your Spot" debates!

I've thought long and hard about it, and mine is staying right where it is, thanks very much.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-16-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11,294
Views: 1,253,538
Posted By Emmbeedee
Tracks\View Map examples below of a trip last...

Tracks\View Map examples below of a trip last August. You going to tell me these are not useful?

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-P5ty8JDMzRE/VBjbzil-O8I/AAAAAAAB33g/qwdKHCMCe7c/s480/133.jpg...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11,294
Views: 1,253,538
Posted By Emmbeedee
This is a pretty funny comment considering you've...

This is a pretty funny comment considering you've probably never used a Montana, to see how the larger screen size makes "track\View Map" useful. On a 78 or 76 it's not very useful, but the Montana...
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