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Old 11-14-2013, 12:27 AM   #4171
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Sorry I meant garmin topo Aus/NZ v4

I'm forever getting the names mixed up.

Does the job for me anyway.

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I agree - I reckon Garmin Topo is great - I don't think you need to be too bound up about having the latest versions - honestly can't see the difference between 3 and 4 ...

Be interested to know if OzTopo is supposed to be better in any way ...
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Old 11-14-2013, 03:36 AM   #4172
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I agree - I reckon Garmin Topo is great - I don't think you need to be too bound up about having the latest versions - honestly can't see the difference between 3 and 4 ...

Be interested to know if OzTopo is supposed to be better in any way ...
I'll show you the difference some time, Oztopo V5 is pretty good.

Don't know about copying Oztopo to another card, but I had no problems putting Garmin City Nav and Topo maps onto the Oztopo card and running all three.
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Old 11-15-2013, 03:54 PM   #4173
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tyres in Perth...

Gah I see that someone is selling some tyres that I would love to buy, but they are in Perth....

now I have family over there to collect them, but does anyone have any ideas on how to get them over here cheap / free....???
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:35 PM   #4174
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Gah I see that someone is selling some tyres that I would love to buy, but they are in Perth....

now I have family over there to collect them, but does anyone have any ideas on how to get them over here cheap / free....???
One tyre wrapped in cling wrap, so as not to dirty Ms Australia Post's hands, 15 bucks to Sydney from Yass. That's just an example but Aust Post will do em.
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:42 PM   #4175
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I understand KTM has a truck or more enroute at least once a week. How well do you get on with CMC?
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Old 11-15-2013, 10:33 PM   #4176
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thanks... $15 sydney to yass = what from perth though, shudder to think....

and no I haven't done much business with CMC, preferring to either support the "small guys" or do it myself... thanks for the idea though :)
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Old 11-15-2013, 10:43 PM   #4177
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I've got tyres from these guys in the past and they used AP and it wasn't any more I recall. If they have a contract, perhaps they might assist?

https://www.motorradgarage.com.au/information/contact
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Old 11-15-2013, 10:58 PM   #4178
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I've got tyres from these guys in the past and they used AP and it wasn't any more I recall. If they have a contract, perhaps they might assist?

https://www.motorradgarage.com.au/information/contact
interesting idea... but given I have not bought a single thing from them, what's in it for them....
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:19 PM   #4179
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interesting idea... but given I have not bought a single thing from them, what's in it for them....
Goodwill. They can only say no, and maybe if you have a good look at their site, you might find something to negotiate packaging them with.
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:36 PM   #4180
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Goodwill. They can only say no, and maybe if you have a good look at their site, you might find something to negotiate packaging them with.
I did and I def could, but am strapped for cashoolie at the mo....

They do sell quite a lot of nice stuff....
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Old 11-16-2013, 11:25 PM   #4181
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thanks... $15 sydney to yass = what from perth though, shudder to think....
I'd just take a tyre into the post office, and ask them to weight it and give you a quote for postage to Perth - it'll be the same in reverse ...
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Old 11-17-2013, 12:18 AM   #4182
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Gps

I used a garmin 600 for years with the garmin maps but find it too hard to see nowadays. It's also really hard to plan anything as you can't get both big picture of area and detail of trails. I planned on my PC and downloaded but when I hit something like a locked gate it was really hard to work out an alternative route.

The garmin died and I have switched to my iPad in a rugged griffin case running Hema maps. It works great has all the Hema and 1:25000 maps and is easy to plan and use in the field. The big 10 inch display works great. It also connects to my sena for music and gives me internet search etc when in towns with phone coverage.

Overall much easier to use and way more versatile. Only real issue is I take it off if really pissing down but can live with that...
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Old 11-17-2013, 04:33 PM   #4183
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More GPS

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Old 11-17-2013, 06:52 PM   #4184
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Nice bit of poetry there. Has your GPS read it?
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Old 11-18-2013, 03:28 AM   #4185
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Gah I see that someone is selling some tyres that I would love to buy, but they are in Perth....

now I have family over there to collect them, but does anyone have any ideas on how to get them over here cheap / free....???
Maybe not cheap but certainly free...
Ride over there on your last Kms of existing tyre life, ... put the newie's on, then ride back?
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