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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 06:44 AM
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Posted By deputygene
2nd BRT attempt

Just got back from our ride on the BRT. Got the files from EC a year or so ago, went on an attempt with a buddy, but a stomache virus cut that trip short. Had planned 5 days this time, but one of our...
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,171
Posted By deputygene
Wee

Another vote for the Wee. I bought my wife a prestine 04 model at a very KLR price. Cheap KLR at that. I don't have a KLR, but do have a DR 650, which I like very much, but long rides on roads = V...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 63,238
Posted By deputygene
That's funny right there!:lol3

That's funny right there!:lol3
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-15-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
The track was blue in Mapsource, white on the...

The track was blue in Mapsource, white on the GPS. All is good though, opened up Basecamp, did the update that came up, then opened the tracks in Basecamp. Transferred to GPS the same color!
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-14-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
Ok, have basecamp loaded too, just like mapsource...

Ok, have basecamp loaded too, just like mapsource a little better. Will try to transfer the tracks using basecamp.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-14-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
It is the blue ridge trail files. connector...

It is the blue ridge trail files. connector tracks are yellow, main tracks are green, i think difficult sections are red. Would like to maintain those colors. there are some 40 track files, so it...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-14-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
This link shows how to convert kml files to gpx....

This link shows how to convert kml files to gpx. Pretty good info for how to make tracks follow a road in google earth, then converting to use in mapsource.
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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-13-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
gps tracks

Been playing with my gps today. Laid out a track in google, converted the KML file into a GPX file, then imported it into mapsource. Loaded it into my GPS and went for a ride. Worked out pretty good,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-08-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
Loaded the metroguide this morning and put CN...

Loaded the metroguide this morning and put CN chip back in. Both mapsets show on the device! Thanks for the help!!

How does the unit work if both mapsets are enabled? I figure I need to turn...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-08-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
Thumb Wanted to say thanks for this info!!:clap very...

Wanted to say thanks for this info!!:clap very helpful to me!!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-07-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
map 78

Yeah, planning on using mapsource. I have CN on a DVD, but used the unlock code to put it on my 60csx. Bought the same version of CN on a card for cheaper than I could get another unlock code, so...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-06-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
can u tell me, step by step, how to load multiple...

can u tell me, step by step, how to load multiple maps. I have city nav, on a 4gb card. It is in the 78 unit now, functioning fine. I would like to add metroguide, but I don't want it to erase the CN...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 168,407
Posted By deputygene
Hey Turtlemoye! I read your ride report last...

Hey Turtlemoye! I read your ride report last night, good stuff. Sending pm with a couple specific trail questions.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 168,407
Posted By deputygene
Brt

Hey, I got the tracks from EC last year and made a run at the trail. Ended up getting sick with a stomach virus the first day and had to head back. Anyway, looking to make another run at it in Oct....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-02-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
I was weighing options for both Montana and the...

I was weighing options for both Montana and the 78. Cheapskate in me won out and got a new in box 78 off ebay for $155.00. Figured if I didn't like it, my wife could use it and I would get a Montana....
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 136,179
Posted By deputygene
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-28-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
My metroguide is version 4 and auto routes on my...

My metroguide is version 4 and auto routes on my mife's 60CS, tried it out tonight. Too bad the local road names are just the state road numbers. However, I auto routed to an address using the real...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-28-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
Yes, agree mapsource is much more intuitive....

Yes, agree mapsource is much more intuitive. Earlier in this thread, it was mentioned you should be using basecamp with these newer gps units instead of bascamp. Does BC just work better with newer...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-28-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
Thanks countdown, read that and some others. Why...

Thanks countdown, read that and some others. Why basecamp instead of mapsource? Just got a routable version of metroguide and installed it on a spare card then into my wife's 60 CS. Went for a ride,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-27-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 103,571
Posted By deputygene
78 over 60 csx

Hey, hoping you guys can answer a couple questions for me. My wife and I both ride and we have been using 60 series gps units. 60 CS for her, 60 CSX for me. On a long trip this summer I had a problem...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-26-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 136,179
Posted By deputygene
I got the same tent, also free. Mine is the one...

I got the same tent, also free. Mine is the one made by Diamond. Big enough for two, roomy for one. A little heavy, but a great tent....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11,347
Views: 1,291,343
Posted By deputygene
I'm right there with you on the eyesight thing. I...

I'm right there with you on the eyesight thing. I really have to squint sometimes to read my 60CSX.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11,347
Views: 1,291,343
Posted By deputygene
Thanks, I tied reading through all of these...

Thanks, I tied reading through all of these pages, but finally just figured I would ask. I figured my friends Oregon had the same capability, but wasn't familiar enough with the unit to find out.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11,347
Views: 1,291,343
Posted By deputygene
Ok, don't need a camera on my gps, so might go...

Ok, don't need a camera on my gps, so might go 600 route. Does the Montana have a "find" function?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11,347
Views: 1,291,343
Posted By deputygene
montana

hey, have a few questions about the Montana. What is the difference between the 600 and 650?
Also, I have a Garmin 60 CSX now. On my TAT ride my partner, using an Oregon, said he had no "find"...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 63,238
Posted By deputygene
I just saw a Silverwing for the first time a...

I just saw a Silverwing for the first time a couple days ago. This one looked like it had lived it's entire life in the sun, haad 60 something thousand miles on it. I thought it was a neat looking...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 38,607
Posted By deputygene
Nope, great motor that usually goes 100,000...

Nope, great motor that usually goes 100,000 miles, many much longer than that. They don't need to change it at all.
Suzuki has sold a lot of DL 650's, and the 12 model re-do was a great sucess. The...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,319
Posted By deputygene
Scott, if you have time, snap a pic of the 1st...

Scott, if you have time, snap a pic of the 1st TAT'ers to get in on the offer and either send to me, or put on this thread.
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,932
Posted By deputygene
haha! Ain't that the truth.:rofl I have a...

haha! Ain't that the truth.:rofl

I have a 12 DL650 Adventure. Bought in November 2012. Test rode a Triumph Tiger, and the Wee. Liked both, loved the Tigers motor. Liked the Wee also though. The...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 244,660
Posted By deputygene
Yeah, Looking at DR 200 also. Happen to have a...

Yeah, Looking at DR 200 also. Happen to have a Chinese 200 D/S that I thlink the engine will bolt into. This KLR was just close and I wanted to go ride the WeeStrom. Plus,kinda cheap knowledhgap....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 110,495
Posted By deputygene
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/...

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c206/deputygene/TAT%20Adventure%202014/080910075_zpse7735fb6.jpg
It was, I slept real well.
That was going to be our story, true one anyway, that it was getting...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 244,660
Posted By deputygene
Thanks bunches guys, appreciate it. 8GV, title is...

Thanks bunches guys, appreciate it. 8GV, title is pretty worrisome. Thanks for chiming in. Don't know if they can make a key from the title. Also, my son lost the key to his DR 650 and the local...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 110,495
Posted By deputygene
Going through Kansas, trying to make 90 miles to...

Going through Kansas, trying to make 90 miles to the next town we found ourselves riding into a lightening storm. Found this rest stop, no signs saying no camping. we pitched our tents under this...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 244,660
Posted By deputygene
1999 klr

Hi guys, I went to look at a CL KLR 250 today and wanted some opinion from the experts. Bike is a 1999, wants $1400.00. Title problem, the original owner signed the title over to the 2nd owner...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,319
Posted By deputygene
Jason, it was great to meet you guys! Loved...

Jason, it was great to meet you guys! Loved listenig to the bike fixing stories. Hope the new job works out well, take care.

BTW, I forgot to mention earlier, and beer_me reminded me. We kind of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,319
Posted By deputygene
Wifey's are good at that! Told mine that I spent...

Wifey's are good at that! Told mine that I spent it all:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,319
Posted By deputygene
Camp a lot and you will learn to find your...

Camp a lot and you will learn to find your headlight while it is still daaylight and put it on. Cause, you won't find it after it gets dark!:lol3
Ask me how I know...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,319
Posted By deputygene
Ha, I wrote you out a warning ticket, for making...

Ha, I wrote you out a warning ticket, for making me laugh so hard I almost fell over, when u toppled on Route 66

8GV, it was nice to meet you, enjoyed your since of humor, enjoyed the ride back...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,319
Posted By deputygene
Huge steaks, cooked expertly by 8GV over hardwood...

Huge steaks, cooked expertly by 8GV over hardwood coals!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,319
Posted By deputygene
Near Knoxville TN, me and 8GV camped out for the...

Near Knoxville TN, me and 8GV camped out for the last time. Another state park campground, this one also crowded to the max. It was late and dark by the time we got the tents set up....
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