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Forum: Mapping & Navigation Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Sounds like a conflict between maps or too many...

Sounds like a conflict between maps or too many maps are enabled in the profile you are using on the GPS unit.

Try enabling only ONE map and if you are using topo series maps try to keep *.img...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-29-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Just an update on the TWISTY RIDES website. ...

Just an update on the TWISTY RIDES website.

I know this is not a "full featured" journey planning website, but if you ever want to just ride a twisty road in an area you are unfamiliar...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Why don't you try putting segments of the trip...

Why don't you try putting segments of the trip into a TWISTY RIDE planner like .......well Twisty Rides: http://www.twistyride.com/Motorcycle-Journey-Planner.html

It has an algorithm to find the...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-26-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Unknown, but I would try deleting all the files...

Unknown, but I would try deleting all the files and reloading them from your computer and see what happens. You might even want to reformat the SD card before re-copying the GPX files.
Forum: Canada 06-15-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Yes that just about covers ones feelings after...

Yes that just about covers ones feelings after traveling some rural Sask "pavement". Some of the gravel grid roads are in better shape than the pavement.

That is one of the reasons most people...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-14-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By OceanMtnSea
TWISTY Road Navigation Websites

I have noticed that there are starting to appear several navigation websites on the web with "TWISTY Road" algorithms for navigation.

Here is one I have been playing with as of late:...
Forum: Canada 06-14-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Having spent most of my life in the flatlands,...

Having spent most of my life in the flatlands, here is a paved route across the south that will give you a taste of what it looks like off the boring/snoring TC.................but it will take you...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-04-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,052
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Yes and No. Clear like Garmin mud! You...

Yes and No. Clear like Garmin mud!

You cannot navigate with a track and a route at the same time (Go To)................but you can open the track and have it "Show on the Map"...........then...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-04-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By OceanMtnSea
The only other experience I have had in strange...

The only other experience I have had in strange track collection is with turning the GPS off and on again or if it has lost power (batteries), but not whole days worth of data, just addition of some...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-04-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Unknown, but these might be possible issues: ...

Unknown, but these might be possible issues:

1) Memory issue - did you have enough to store all that data?

2) Profile issue - did you change profiles on those days to a profile that does not...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-04-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,052
Posted By OceanMtnSea
A TRACK will not adjust to the map base you...

A TRACK will not adjust to the map base you overlay it on and so you will have to use your navigation /map skills to get yourself back on the track should you have to detour or make adjustments for...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-04-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,052
Posted By OceanMtnSea
If the base maps in your BaseCamp and your GPS...

If the base maps in your BaseCamp and your GPS are different then when you transfer the route to your GPS it will automatically recalculate for the active map in your GPS - this may give you a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-03-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By OceanMtnSea
My first question would be to tell us why you...

My first question would be to tell us why you feel this way and how you would rate your knowledge level with BaseCamp and GPS navigation?

Is there something in particular you want to do that the...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-03-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,052
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Plus One:clap..........................me too, I...

Plus One:clap..........................me too, I really like Basecamp and rely on it in conjunction with GMaps & GEarth. Once you invest the time to learn the logic associated with their build and...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By OceanMtnSea
http://i737.photobucket.com/albums/xx16/OceanMtnSe...

http://i737.photobucket.com/albums/xx16/OceanMtnSea/2012%20Black%20Hills/BlackHills2012_zps74e4a07c.jpg

I went in 2012. Excellent place in the hills.

The nightmare was the highway to get there....
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By OceanMtnSea
The route is interesting, but the timing hits the...

The route is interesting, but the timing hits the tourist traffic season.

I am planning on doing the WA section soon, but am waiting for a 2nd to return from the island.
...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By OceanMtnSea
I was just out in the Lillooet area late last...

I was just out in the Lillooet area late last week and stopped by the Yallokum/Bridge River road junction. There was a sign up saying that the China Head section was closed and you could not get out...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 05-11-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,774
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Here is a cutoff to the last track (Summerland...

Here is a cutoff to the last track (Summerland Circle) that will get you back to Peachland and avoid some highway.
...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,797
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Here is what it looks like:...

Here is what it looks like: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26677335&postcount=4



J
Forum: Canada 05-07-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,200
Posted By OceanMtnSea
This has not yet hit the media as reporters are...

This has not yet hit the media as reporters are having a hard time locating Alsask. It is a bit grainy, but the tents and pimped-out trucks are piling up. Apparently the camp is expanding around the...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-03-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,750
Posted By OceanMtnSea
I have seem similar things with people using...

I have seem similar things with people using Sketchup - where people design wonderful buildings or objects but completely forget that mass, gravity and external forces will ultimately determine...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-03-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,750
Posted By OceanMtnSea
GOOD man!! Keep the history & skills alive!

GOOD man!! Keep the history & skills alive!
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-03-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,750
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Yes ..............they might have been all over...

Yes ..............they might have been all over it, but they would have lost their place in history as they would not have had anything to discover :huh

..............but without the great...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-03-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,750
Posted By OceanMtnSea
I would say it really depends on the individual...

I would say it really depends on the individual and how you think - or how your brain operates - or more importantly has been educated to operate.

I spent part of my early career making maps...
Forum: Canada 05-01-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,034
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Near Osoyoos check out the Mount Kobau Lookout ...

Near Osoyoos check out the Mount Kobau Lookout

http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/s_ok_grassland/sogpa-map.pdf
...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,034
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Retirement life is still pretty nice in the...

Retirement life is still pretty nice in the Okanagan.

Monday was riding this: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26677335&postcount=4
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 04-28-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,774
Posted By OceanMtnSea
2nd Kelowna Gravel Track

This is one of my favorite rides - very civilized DS riding.

The Summerland Circle thru Apex-Hedley-Princeton and back to Summerland.

Nice twisty roads, great scenery and nothing so wild that...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By OceanMtnSea
http://www.didntyouhear.com/wp-content/uploads/200...

http://www.didntyouhear.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/waterbike6300707.jpg
Forum: Canada 04-18-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By OceanMtnSea
September seems a long ways away, but looks good...

September seems a long ways away, but looks good :D

Be sure to make sure that the sun is going to participate.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 04-17-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,774
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Kelowna Area Gravel

Spring is quickly turning to summer in the valley.

Here is a nice 3-quarter day gravel loop with a lunch stop at The Bench in Penticton (http://www.thebenchmarket.com/) and return via Chute Lake...
Forum: Canada 03-29-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By OceanMtnSea
If anyone in the valley is interested...

If anyone in the valley is interested ...........I think I will plan out an overnight circle run across Hwy 20 coming down BC97 from Kelowna for a mid-April recon when there is a stretch of fine...
Forum: Canada 03-29-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By OceanMtnSea
OK I am curious.......what is in Molson WA?:huh ...

OK I am curious.......what is in Molson WA?:huh

I have not been in that area but it looks pretty interesting.

Anyone have a circular GPX track they are willing to share that has all the...
Forum: Canada 03-27-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,034
Posted By OceanMtnSea
I with you on this one! :1drink Variety is the...

I with you on this one! :1drink
Variety is the spice of life and for the cost of 2nd home ownership PLUS everything that goes along with it, I would rather rent and move around for the 2months...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-27-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By OceanMtnSea
I do not think this is possible in BC as a search...

I do not think this is possible in BC as a search is going to find you a specific geographic point and a city does not have one in BC.

Google Map and Google earth are able to search for cities as...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-26-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By OceanMtnSea
I like this method too because it solves both the...

I like this method too because it solves both the battery recharge issues and a electrical supply for the Garmin.
...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,034
Posted By OceanMtnSea
179 days?????..........as of June 30, 2014 it got...

179 days?????..........as of June 30, 2014 it got more complicated than that for the USA.........

Here:...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-24-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 205,255
Posted By OceanMtnSea
His sadistic-side keeps us all in suspense :ear ...

His sadistic-side keeps us all in suspense :ear

WE haven't heard of anymore mechanical issues of late..............must have whipped that genie?
Forum: Canada 03-11-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,034
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Yes driving etiquette would be nice, but I am not...

Yes driving etiquette would be nice, but I am not holding my breath.

Road rules and driving etiquette seem to always be for "the other drivers".................but I think this applies to more...
Forum: Canada 03-07-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,034
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Yet another fabulous day of retirement in...

Yet another fabulous day of retirement in Kelowna! +15C & sunshine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wild Horse Canyon...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-04-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Glad to hear you have it sorted out. J

Glad to hear you have it sorted out.
J
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