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Old 07-29-2007, 08:19 PM   #31
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Old 08-01-2007, 03:34 PM   #32
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Hello,

I will be doing a road trip(in a cage) with the Mrs. at the end of August.

I am considering buying Garmin City Navigator Europe software for my GPS to help us navigate.

I understand the roads in Ireland are rather straightforward in going from town to town. But if this software keeps us from fighting about where or it it helps us find a place to stay it will probably be worth the money.

We try and get to Europe every other year or so and the software has use beyond this trip.

So, would you care to give me your opinion: Is my money better spent on navigation software or beer?

TIA.

Chris
I'd spend the money on Guinness, but then I'd have gone on the bike and without the Mrs. (then which ever way you look at it you dont mind getting lost).
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Old 08-03-2007, 11:54 AM   #33
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Hello,

I will be doing a road trip(in a cage) with the Mrs. at the end of August.

I am considering buying Garmin City Navigator Europe software for my GPS to help us navigate.

I understand the roads in Ireland are rather straightforward in going from town to town. But if this software keeps us from fighting about where or it it helps us find a place to stay it will probably be worth the money.

We try and get to Europe every other year or so and the software has use beyond this trip.

So, would you care to give me your opinion: Is my money better spent on navigation software or beer?

TIA.

Chris
I noticed that allota small roads arent on my Streetpilot2720.
Well the previous map that is.. no idea if the recent map update is any better.

When i went to Ireland 2 years ago, i used an crappy crappy map, but it worked out just fine, you can always ask for directions and when your on an holiday its nice to get lost in an while and find exciting new places. :)
So spend money on Guinnes and big beef burgers.

Now i expect looooootsa pictures from the trip ^^
Have fun.


Edit:Before i forget i nearly crashed my bike at the first small road i came across, watch out for loose gravel in bends, and Leprechaun's offcourse.
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Old 08-06-2007, 03:34 AM   #34
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Offroading in Ireland?

Hola,

I'm living in Dublin. I'm just back from the BMW Offroad course in Wales and want to go offroading all the time now. After two days offroad I seem to be better at it that riding on the road after four years practise. lol.

I'd buy an enduro type thing tomorrow if there was anywhere to take it?

I'd get my mates hooked too if there was somewhere we could go and rent bikes and piss around. =D

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Old 09-01-2007, 06:26 AM   #35
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Live near Ballyclare, retired enduro rider missing the dirt but not the pain!! 640 Adv, up for a bit of crack. I'm considering the Adv rally in Rhayder Wales in the absence of anything local.
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Old 09-11-2007, 05:51 PM   #36
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A big howya from Dublin.

Riding a 1200GSA. Im mad into touring. Have seen a lot of Europe on the bike these last few years.

Hoping to do the off road course in Wales this month with a view to maybe going to north Africa or somewhere more off the beaten track.


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Old 09-11-2007, 07:40 PM   #37
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Moving to Cork

Yeah it's on. I'll be moving to Cork from Montana around christmas....is there any Dualsport riding around there or am i gonna have to go to Morocco!
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Old 09-15-2007, 11:46 AM   #38
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Swapping the Fazer for a Varadero this month hopefully, off to Morocco in April on KTM450's with a bunch of mates. =D

I'll need to quietly take myself back to Wales to get some practise in.
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Old 09-15-2007, 12:59 PM   #39
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moving to cork

yeah you will have to go to morocco ,, but a few of us in cork do the dual sport rallies in the UK on Beemers and Katoons

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Old 09-17-2007, 08:32 AM   #40
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I'd better add my name to the list.

I live just north of the border near Newry and ride an 1150GS.
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Old 09-24-2007, 02:54 AM   #41
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Living in Kildare, just signed on here after having a fantastic weekend in Wales with some of you guys. Discovered offroading in May on the BMW course in Wales and can't get enough of it now
Does anyone know if you can buy an annual pass for the ferries?
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Old 09-25-2007, 01:56 AM   #42
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kyle screwed with this post 12-10-2007 at 01:57 PM
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Old 09-27-2007, 07:22 AM   #43
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I'll add my name to the rollcall! Live just outside Ballyclare.
Been a lurker on this site for a while now, thought it was about time to register.
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Old 09-27-2007, 08:32 AM   #44
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Yeah it's on. I'll be moving to Cork from Montana around christmas....is there any Dualsport riding around there or am i gonna have to go to Morocco!
You can hit the forrestry tracks of north cork (glenville direction).
Woods, gravel, rocks, some good stuff.
But don't get lost, you could go missing up there for hours if you don't know your way around.
There is also some old quarry riding to be done which can be fun.
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Old 09-28-2007, 01:31 PM   #45
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From Norn Iron originally and now in Dublin 13 years. Was over at Rhayader last weekend and had a ball. Get out occasionally with some of the GSer's here and reckon a gathering in Ireland could be an interesting proposition.
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