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Forum: Hacks 05-01-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,959
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Very well said.:clap

Very well said.:clap
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,959
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Allow me to put this into perspective. After a...

Allow me to put this into perspective. After a serious motorcycle accident in which I broke 16 bones and was on life support for 6 weeks and dozens of operations I still had the desire to ride. ...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 02-01-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,571
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 02-01-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,571
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
GREAT RIVER ROAD (Iowa)

Attached is a GPX file of Iowa's section of the Great River Road along the Mississippi River. If you have a GPX file for your state's Great River Road why don't you post it. Let's see if we can get...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,260
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Andy Strapz Update

I had mentioned in an earlier post that I had ordered some product from Andy Strapz who is based in Australia. Since Andy Strapz does not have a US distributor yet the product has to be shipped from...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2007, 04:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,260
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
I got an Andy Strapz ABag along with some Flat...

I got an Andy Strapz ABag along with some Flat Strapz & Piggback Strapz. All I need now is a nice spring weekend to put them to good use!
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2007, 04:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,260
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
What bike goodies did Santa Clause bring you for Christmas?

What bike goodies did Santa Clause bring you for Christmas?
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,912
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Hay Inlander, G-Wing & Mike Ryder, want to let...

Hay Inlander, G-Wing & Mike Ryder, want to let you guys know I jumped ship and ordered two of Andy Strapz' A-Bagz along with some other products he makes. I've been following various post and reviews...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,912
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Thanks Inlander for taking the bull by the horns.

Thanks Inlander for taking the bull by the horns.
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2007, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,912
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Inlander, would you mind posting a few pictures...

Inlander, would you mind posting a few pictures with the bag open? Deminsions would also be helpful so I can figure the volume of the bags (the main bag and the two side bags) to compare to two other...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2007, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,912
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Sounds like you are much more familiar with...

Sounds like you are much more familiar with NorthWater than I am so if you don't mind running with it that would be great. I'm interested in one for a 2008 BMW R1200RT and maybe a 2007 BMW F800ST. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2007, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,912
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Inlander, do you know the name of the employee...

Inlander, do you know the name of the employee who designed and made the bag? I'm thinking if it's not a stock item, which it looks like it's not, then perhaps if a group of us approached him and...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,912
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Aren't we all!

Aren't we all!
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,912
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
I to would like to get more details about this...

I to would like to get more details about this bag. When I googled "North Water Vancouver" I was directed to a paddle sports outfitter. Is this the right site? I'm assuming that the bag is fully...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-21-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,284
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
bombarde, I reloaded the POI file and now my...

bombarde, I reloaded the POI file and now my icons do show up on the 550. It never made sense to me why the icons never showed up on Map View. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-21-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,284
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Garmin 550 next to BMW Zumo

Yesterday I picked up my wife’s new BMW F800ST and it came with a free BMW Zumo GPS Since I already own a Garmin Zumo 550 I thought it would be fun to compare the two units. I started out by...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,372
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Just saw a well thought out system

Now I'm really confused, I just saw a set of Magsbags on a K1200GT they certainly have some features that make sense. The one I saw today was a two bag setup. One of the bags was what they call a...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,372
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
MotoFizz Camping Seat Bag - A Good Choice????

Is anyone using the MotoFizz Camping Set Bag that AeroStich sells? I have questions concerning just how waterproof it is. How secure is it on the bike, not a fun experience to think you have your...
Forum: Americas 11-06-2007, 07:02 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 131,662
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
My wife and I are just getting to the point where...

My wife and I are just getting to the point where we can begin taking some long trips and have talked about shipping our bikes to Germany and New Zeland. All of the information on this thread is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-27-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Need help with the Great River Ride

Does anyone know where I can find a gpx or gdb file to download into my Garmin Zumo of the entire Great River Ride along the Mississippi River from the head waters, or there abouts, to the gulf? I...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-20-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,449
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
I'm having a Cee Bailey seat and windshield...

I'm having a Cee Bailey seat and windshield installed before it even leaves to dealer. Hopefully the CB seat will give some relief where it counts.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-20-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,449
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Ya that is exactly what I was thinking. The last...

Ya that is exactly what I was thinking. The last time I was on a long distance ride like this was in 1975. I'm sure the seats are more comfortable but then again I've aged just a few years so I...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-19-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,449
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Gear for trip

4,500 miles in 15 days.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-19-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Tracks to routes

I figured out that when you download tracks from mapsource to the zumo it converts it into a route. I'll try twohondas recommendation and down load WinGDB as suggested by HMR. Thanks everyone for...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-18-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,449
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
What gear do you pack for a long trip?

I'm preparing a check list consisting of gear to take on trips. No more discovering I forgot to pack something. Since motorcycles are limited to what you can pack I began to wonder . . . . what...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-17-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Bike Rental

The H-D dealer in Ames, Ia rents bikes. Ames is about an hour south of FD, an easy drive - I know I use to live in FD. If you want me to get you information on the bikes drop me an e-mail. You...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-15-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Clarification

I discovered tonight how to transform tracks to routes using the Zumo, but it's a real pain in the :kat . Is there a way to make tracks routes right in MapSource?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-15-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
Zumo 550

I have a Garmin Zumo 550 and I have downloaded some tracks. Does anyone know if tracks can be transfered into routes and if so how do you do it. I'm just starting to teach myself how to creat...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,912
Posted By Oldmanwheeler
I have a GPS for every occasion but Garmin's new...

I have a GPS for every occasion but Garmin's new Zumo 550 they designed especially for motorcycles is the cat's meow.

Also:
Sure Fire C3 Centurion Flashlight (Small & Bright)
SOG Multi-Tool...
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