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Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-23-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By fhammond
Ah, got it. How's Coyote Rd for big bikes? You've...

Ah, got it. How's Coyote Rd for big bikes? You've got an interesting dog-leg on your Dyer-Ton track - right about N37 46.613 W117 44.435 - that looks pretty gnarly. Why the bypass off Coyote?
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Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-23-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By fhammond
I want to get to Panamint Springs mid to late...

I want to get to Panamint Springs mid to late afternoon, so that's why the second day (the pink trails) are more on the road. Candelaria looks interesting though and definitely riding from Alkali...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By fhammond
I was going to say the same thing. Unless the...

I was going to say the same thing. Unless the bike isn't registered at all, you should be fine. In my experience in Death Valley, park rangers are looking for people being idiots and rescuing...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By fhammond
Curses! Thanks for the info.

Curses! Thanks for the info.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By fhammond
Paper map suggestion for western Nevada

I'm heading down to Death Valley next week with a buddy and we're taking a route in Nevada I'm not familiar with. It looks pretty big-bike friendly and we've received lots of good advice from locals....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By fhammond
+1

+1
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By fhammond
Is the 1190 key electronic?

I'd like to make a spare key for a few bikes before a trip and I'm wondering about the 1190's key. Is it regular key that a locksmith can make a copy of? Or does it have some electronics in it...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By fhammond
I bought a Multistrada 1200 after looking at an...

I bought a Multistrada 1200 after looking at an SMT. However, I did it partially because I'd never had a Ducati and wanted one. The Multistrada is fantastic but if I was doing it again, I'd...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,849
Posted By fhammond
+1

+1
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-18-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By fhammond
Ok, I have to confess that I forgot to look at...

Ok, I have to confess that I forgot to look at SMTS NV! Sorry.

Yeah, I poked around a little last night after posting and found the same thing: no gas. Bummer. Seems we'll have to stop at Tonopah,...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,542,928
Posted By fhammond
There wasn't any comment about babying it; just...

There wasn't any comment about babying it; just that KTM's recommendation for the first service is 1000 miles, not 600 miles.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,542,928
Posted By fhammond
Dunno. However, they were very definitive about...

Dunno. However, they were very definitive about it. A mechanic was there who just got back from some KTM mechanics school-type thing. Said 600 miles = smoke; 1000 miles doesn't.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,542,928
Posted By fhammond
I'm curious: did you ever get this sorted out? I...

I'm curious: did you ever get this sorted out? I ask because I'm getting my R serviced (sitting at the dealer right now actually) and the mechanic said it's very important to not service the bike at...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-17-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By fhammond
More about the same trip: Is there gas in...

More about the same trip: Is there gas in Goldfield, NV?

Thanks!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-17-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 21,215
Posted By fhammond
I'm creating a mixed travel route by copying an...

I'm creating a mixed travel route by copying an existing track into an existing route. The problem is that all the points on the track get added to a route as driving points and I have to manually...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-11-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By fhammond
Thanks! That worked perfectly. R&R is now running...

Thanks! That worked perfectly. R&R is now running in Basecamp perfectly.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-11-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By fhammond
I think I might give up on R&R and instead use...

I think I might give up on R&R and instead use the topo maps I've found at http://www.gpsfiledepot.com.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-11-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By fhammond
Thanks, Jerry. Since posting, I got to the point...

Thanks, Jerry. Since posting, I got to the point you're describing: MapSource running on Windows on my Mac and using the latest MapSource version. If I copy the maps to the GPS (via Windows), the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By fhammond
Installing Roads and Recreation in Basecamp for Macintosh

Hi,

I just received a Roads and Recreation CD that I purchased from eBay. I'm using the Macintosh version of Basecamp. Can someone tell me how to install the maps from the CD so Basecamp can read...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-10-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By fhammond
Just getting back to this. Thanks for sharing...

Just getting back to this. Thanks for sharing your tips. Very useful and suggestions I'm on the right track (so to speak!).
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-06-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By fhammond
Well, that's exactly what I am doing but I'd...

Well, that's exactly what I am doing but I'd still rather do it in one application. I might check out the TOPO maps.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-06-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By fhammond
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-06-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By fhammond
Just to be clear: are you talking about the...

Just to be clear: are you talking about the springs at Fletcher or Alkali Hot Springs? I'm only asking because I didn't realize the ones at Fletcher were hot.

Where are the mining structures? I'm...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-06-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By fhammond
Great! I really appreciate all your help on this....

Great! I really appreciate all your help on this. My route to Goldfield also goes past Alkali Hot Springs, so that'll be fun.

One other question:on the GPX you sent me (the private collection...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-06-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By fhammond
Related to this, does anyone use the BirdsEye...

Related to this, does anyone use the BirdsEye subscription for making tracks in BaseCamp when City Navigator doesn't know about a dirt road?
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-06-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By fhammond
Thanks, Jerry. This looks very good. We'll cross...

Thanks, Jerry. This looks very good. We'll cross the Sierras on 88 since the other passes will probably be closed. We'll pick up your Risue track and head east on the subsequent tracks, ending in...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-06-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By fhammond
Road information would, for example, show that...

Road information would, for example, show that Sunrise continues east. BaseCamp wouldn't understand it as a routable path necessarily but it would make my job easier when making tracks. Currently, if...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-05-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By fhammond
Thanks, Jerry. I was worried that I was going...

Thanks, Jerry. I was worried that I was going crazy!

Do Garmin's Topo maps carry road information, like the old R&R?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-05-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By fhammond
As I mentioned above, I'm using City Navigator...

As I mentioned above, I'm using City Navigator North America NT 2014.4.

Here's what I see when I load your last GPS into BaseCamp and zoom to the Sunrise Pass waypoint. As you can see, the road...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-05-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By fhammond
Yes, exactly! Thanks for the clarification. ...

Yes, exactly! Thanks for the clarification.

So...

What's the best source mapping data for BaseCamp? It's seems that R&R has long been discontinued.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-05-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By fhammond
Sorry, I think I confused things by getting the...

Sorry, I think I confused things by getting the names incorrect. The best way to describe it is this:

When I load the last GPX you sent me, I see a waypoint named "Sunrise Pass". In BaseCamp,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-05-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By fhammond
Very interesting! Thanks to another post of...

Very interesting! Thanks to another post of yours, I did just discover mixed-travel routes, which also seem to be very useful.

What type of real-time directional guidance is given for Trips...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By fhammond
IMS 3.1 tank on 2014 350 EXC-F?

Has anyone done an installation of an IMS 3.1 gallon tank on a 2014 350 EXC-F? I'm wondering if any parts (other than what comes with the tank or off the bike) are needed. IMS weren't 100% sure. My...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-05-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By fhammond
They don't connect on Garmin's map but an aerial...

They don't connect on Garmin's map but an aerial photo suggests they do. Also, I've seen multiple ride reports of people crossing Sunrise Pass. I think Garmin's map might just be wrong.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,034
Posted By fhammond
Money sent! Woohoo!

Money sent! Woohoo!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By fhammond
Hey Jerry, I'm using City Navigator North...

Hey Jerry,

I'm using City Navigator North America NT 2014.4. Sunrise Pass Road - east to Fort Churchill Road - is an example of a trail that's not in Garmin's maps but does definitely seem to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-05-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By fhammond
I finally figured out that BaseCamp can do this....

I finally figured out that BaseCamp can do this. It's called a "mixed-route" and I found a good thread where it's explained:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21785652&postcount=36
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-05-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By fhammond
Navigator V: tracks to trips

Hi,

I've read Dan's excellent Navigator V review and I've got a question about converting tracks to trips. Does it require that the path I'm on is included in Garmin's maps? I'm planning a ride...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-04-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By fhammond
Hey Jerry, I'm having a hard time finding...

Hey Jerry,

I'm having a hard time finding on a map some of the points you mention above. If you've got a moment, would it be possible for you to take a look at the enclosed GPX and let me know...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,004
Posted By fhammond
Do you know for sure that the 2015 450 RR is...

Do you know for sure that the 2015 450 RR is coming to the US? I ask because my local KTM dealer - Scuderia West - said that their KTM rep said it won't be available in the US.
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