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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-03-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 301,468
Posted By lm002e
I LOVE the tractionators (front and rear) on my...

I LOVE the tractionators (front and rear) on my 690 enduro. I got 3500 hard dirt miles out of the rear and even more out of front. I'm sold. I've even considered having Woody's build me an 18"...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 32,326
Posted By lm002e
Not sure yet what my work schedule will be in...

Not sure yet what my work schedule will be in October but if there's any way I can make it, I'm IN! Had a great time last year!

Luke
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-03-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 138,041
Posted By lm002e
Is this south of Grants? Or the forests more to...

Is this south of Grants? Or the forests more to the northeast of Grants? Thanks for the heads up.

Luke
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-03-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 138,041
Posted By lm002e
The section between Cuba, NM and Abiquiu, NM is...

The section between Cuba, NM and Abiquiu, NM is frequently closed, and this seems to be the case currently. While riding the CDR two years ago the situation was very similar so I stopped at the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,457
Posted By lm002e
I'm definitely looking for a spicey all nighter! ...

I'm definitely looking for a spicey all nighter! Hehe.

The 690 will carry everything I need as I battle tested it on the TAT last summer. I've never weighed my bags but I'd guess I'm in the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,457
Posted By lm002e
My question: I'll be riding the COBDR solo in a...

My question: I'll be riding the COBDR solo in a few weeks. I'd call myself an average dirt rider, certainly no Malcolm Smith. Do I take the 690R or 800GS. I'm leaning towards the 690 but wanted...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-21-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,441
Posted By lm002e
Is it possible that the tracking interval could...

Is it possible that the tracking interval could be shortened with future firmware updates? I realize that a shorter interval reduces battery life but with the possibility of a powered mount in the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-21-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,441
Posted By lm002e
This had also occurred to me but I thought I...

This had also occurred to me but I thought I remember the SPOT device giving a more fluid track of one's route. Anybody know what the shortest interval on the spot is?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-20-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,441
Posted By lm002e
I originally ordered from GPScity but then...

I originally ordered from GPScity but then canceled my order when they kept pushing the delivery date back. I ended up ordering from Cabelas.com because they actually had the units in stock and I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-12-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,441
Posted By lm002e
Thanks for the write up. I considered the spot 3...

Thanks for the write up. I considered the spot 3 but I don't really see what it has that previous spots did not. The 2 way messaging on the delorme is huge. Where did you order from?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-11-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,441
Posted By lm002e
I came to the same conclusion. And while I'm...

I came to the same conclusion. And while I'm not thrilled about carrying yet another piece of electronic equipment, I think I've pushed my luck far enough riding alone in remote places. I know my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-11-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,441
Posted By lm002e
Lucky guy! I'm looking forward to your full...

Lucky guy! I'm looking forward to your full report and review.

Luke
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-10-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,441
Posted By lm002e
Well I pulled the trigger and pre-ordered today...

Well I pulled the trigger and pre-ordered today from GPScity. Let's all cross our fingers that it shows up at my door within the next 3 weeks.
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,457
Posted By lm002e
Subscribed! I'll be riding the COBDR in July. ...

Subscribed! I'll be riding the COBDR in July. Can't wait to see this RR.
Forum: Americas 06-10-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By lm002e
Hahah! I really was just poking fun. It's a...

Hahah! I really was just poking fun. It's a great ride so just get some paper maps and get out there and do it! The adventure cycling maps are good but lack some detail. I'd recommend looking...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-09-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,441
Posted By lm002e
Thanks for the update! Did you order directly...

Thanks for the update! Did you order directly from Delorme? I was looking at pre-ordering thru GPScity. Their latest update says it will ship on 6/10, but they have changed that date twice since...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-09-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,441
Posted By lm002e
Sure would be nice to have an idea when this will...

Sure would be nice to have an idea when this will be available. I'm definitely considering ordering one for a trip in July but if it won't be here before I leave then there's no point. Delorme has...
Forum: Americas 06-08-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By lm002e
I was just poking fun but if we're going to get...

I was just poking fun but if we're going to get rid of "crutches" ditch the bike altogether and do the CDR on horseback.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,866
Posted By lm002e
+1 on the MOD skid plate and top rack. Great fit...

+1 on the MOD skid plate and top rack. Great fit and finish and top notch customer service.
Forum: Americas 06-06-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By lm002e
Another Luddite, eh? Remember, you control the...

Another Luddite, eh? Remember, you control the technology, not the other way around. I purchased the adventure cycling maps for the CDT to back up my GPS tracks. If you'd like to buy them off me...
Forum: Americas 06-05-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By lm002e
The adventure cycling association has paper maps...

The adventure cycling association has paper maps but I think there is some discrepancy between the mountain bike route and the motorbike route. I'd highly recommend investing in a GPS unit (garmin...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By lm002e
COBDR, UTBDR & WABDR - 690R or 800GS??

This is a pretty good dilemma to have: this summer I'll be taking a month off and riding all 3 BDR's. I'm leaning pretty heavily towards taking the 690R but my mind isn't totally made up. The main...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-03-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,226,689
Posted By lm002e
Yep, it definitely has (1) in the filename. I'm...

Yep, it definitely has (1) in the filename. I'm attempting to return the card now.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-03-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,226,689
Posted By lm002e
I believe it is a garmin card but I can't be sure...

I believe it is a garmin card but I can't be sure since it didn't come in the manufacturer's packaging.

Basecamp recognizes the card when inserted into my PC.

The following files are on the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,226,689
Posted By lm002e
This was my concern also. I didn't pay much but...

This was my concern also. I didn't pay much but I'm going to try to return it and/or give negative feedback.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,226,689
Posted By lm002e
Version: 2013.40 I don't have a part number....

Version: 2013.40

I don't have a part number. I bought the card on ebay and it was described as "No manufacturer package... retail customer return (open box item)"
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,226,689
Posted By lm002e
I performed the master reset. No dice. Now when...

I performed the master reset. No dice. Now when the unit boots up with the CNNA micro SD card installed it says, "loading maps..." for a few seconds and then suddenly, inexplicably, frustratingly...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,226,689
Posted By lm002e
City Nav on SD card won't load

Apologies in advance if this has been answered. I've searched but to no avail. Here's the problem: I purchased CNNA on micro SD card, placed the card in the slot on the Montana and powered the unit...
Forum: Americas 05-15-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By lm002e
You'll never make it! But I'd recommend bringing...

You'll never make it! But I'd recommend bringing your bike to a knowledgeable coworker for a top to bottom tune up before you go.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 16,787
Posted By lm002e
Cooley Pass is where we got stuck and turned...

Cooley Pass is where we got stuck and turned around due to snow. We were headed northbound and encountered snow at the same elevation.

Lockhart Basin was a helluva lot of fun but I really...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18,208
Views: 1,958,806
Posted By lm002e
I really considered going with the 908 for the...

I really considered going with the 908 for the TAT but the Tractionators are less than half the price.

If I could figure out how to post pics I'd put some up here.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18,208
Views: 1,958,806
Posted By lm002e
Yes, the Tractionator Desert H/T. I've been...

Yes, the Tractionator Desert H/T. I've been running the 140/80-18.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18,208
Views: 1,958,806
Posted By lm002e
I REALLY like the Moto Z tractionator tires. DOT...

I REALLY like the Moto Z tractionator tires. DOT approved (if that matters) and available in 140 width read. I got 3700 miles out of the rear while doing the TAT last year. Decent price on them,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 16,787
Posted By lm002e
One day to get to Blanding then another half day...

One day to get to Blanding then another half day or so out of blanding to the point where we had to turn back. Places like La Sal pass and other high elevation spots will definitely be impassable...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 16,787
Posted By lm002e
Some friends and I attempted the UTBDR about a...

Some friends and I attempted the UTBDR about a week ago (late april/early may). We weren't able to get any further north than just outside of Blanding. We encountered deep snow (at least a foot) at...
Forum: Americas 04-09-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By lm002e
Yeah, this is kinda what I was thinking. I'm...

Yeah, this is kinda what I was thinking. I'm sure it'll be a great ride even if we get turned around by the snow/mud. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Americas 04-07-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By lm002e
Anybody?

Anybody?
Forum: Americas 03-29-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By lm002e
UTBDR in late April/early May??

Some friends and I will be doing the UTBDR at the end of April this year. I'm just trying to find out about potential snow pack in the upper elevations. Any locals out there who have first-hand...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-12-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,375
Posted By lm002e
Jeff couldn't have said it better. When Jeff and...

Jeff couldn't have said it better. When Jeff and I arrived at the rubber chicken ride, Dave almost instantly shook our hands, introduced himself and welcomed us to the event. At first, Dave was so...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 26,897
Posted By lm002e
Thanks for a beautiful weekend of riding. It was...

Thanks for a beautiful weekend of riding. It was well worth the 10+ hour drive from Austin. I can't wait till next year's Rubber Chicken!

Luke
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