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Old 08-19-2013, 11:07 AM   #1531
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I was thinking in about 3 or 4 weekends doing a 2 day ride that would have multiple pull out spots for those who want a shorter ride. It would be big bike friendly but still much fun on a smaller bike.

View Mostly dirt roads to winslow in a larger map

Julio, I really think if we cram some more Ram in that machine and put Lubuntu on, it will run like a champ. I might also have a higher end processor for that thing.


Just in case you were wondering why go to Winslow. The road up is a very nice ride, and just before you make it to town, just off of the 99, is Clear Creek Reservoir. It is an interesting place I want to explore further.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/utski729/8134013086/

Looks like a fun ride, count me in.

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Old 08-19-2013, 01:06 PM   #1532
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Do you have the routes nailed down so you can send everyone GPX tracks to upload to their GPS'?



This is worth 10 points towards your final grade!

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Old 08-19-2013, 03:41 PM   #1533
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Hell yeah when I get home I will upload my kml and convert to gpx and even set up my img from gpx file for cheap bastards like me that use a nuvi
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Old 08-19-2013, 03:46 PM   #1534
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Any short (1 day) rides this weekend?
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Old 08-19-2013, 03:48 PM   #1535
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Hell yeah when I get home I will upload my kml and convert to gpx and even set up my img from gpx file for cheap bastards like me that use a nuvi
There's so many acronyms in there, I'd swear you were in the military!
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Old 08-19-2013, 04:00 PM   #1536
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Hell yeah when I get home I will upload my kml and convert to gpx and even set up my img from gpx file for cheap bastards like me that use a nuvi


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Any short (1 day) rides this weekend?
I'm a maybe for Sunday.
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Old 08-19-2013, 04:30 PM   #1537
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Wicked Ta Daaaaa!! New project

Guess what I just picked up for 800 bucks



Apparently when the dude's wife said "Do whatever the F@k you want" it didn't quite mean what he thought it did (he only had it 5 days and four of them were spent advertised on CL)



It does need a little work, but I should have it up and running soon enough. New tubes, tires, levers and grips are on order

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Old 08-19-2013, 05:00 PM   #1538
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Sweet score! I want to try it!
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Old 08-19-2013, 08:25 PM   #1539
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Sweet score! I want to try it!
I have bit of work to do first, but we can hook up for a ride and swop bikes for a while if you like.

It's just a little 125 though that I want the missus to learn to ride dirt on, so you may be a little disappointed, but I think it's perfect for what it bought it for.
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Old 08-19-2013, 08:28 PM   #1540
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GPS Wired Up!!

Thanks 750Volts for your help getting my GPS's wiring sorted.
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Old 08-19-2013, 08:31 PM   #1541
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Once the missus wants a bigger bike, I've got dibs on that!



Nice score. I have a TTR125 which has way less power and much shitier suspension than that thing and I love it.
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Old 08-19-2013, 09:13 PM   #1542
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Nice score. I have a TTR125 which has way less power and much shitier suspension than that thing and I love it.
Those TTR's are great, I've ridden the 230 before, they're NOT the quickest but they're so sure footed that on tough rides you'll get to the end quicker than most others and with far less energy expenditure
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Old 08-19-2013, 10:15 PM   #1543
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Well, I didn't get on the computer until just a minute ago. I had a few chores to do. I still can't see Brian (6'5") on the YZ125. Still much to do before the trip to Toroweap. So thanks to Julio I spent all of 5 minutes making the maps. I tried doing this in the past and decided that I would keep my sanity and use paper maps.

KML file (Google Maps) http://www.fileswap.com/dl/w7H6791nXY/
GPX File (High end Garmin) http://www.fileswap.com/dl/K6BD4KQNG6/
IMG File (Zipped) (Garmin Nuvi) http://www.fileswap.com/dl/7Le7ihCls2/
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Old 08-19-2013, 10:49 PM   #1544
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So did you get the track to view on your nuvi?
On some GPS' it will create a generic .img file in your root directory when you upload it from Mapsource or Basecamp. What you'll want to do is go into your GPS' directory and simply rename that file to something that you'll remember (like Toroweap.img) That way, the next time you upload a map it wont override that map you've created.
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Old 08-19-2013, 10:53 PM   #1545
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Those TTR's are great, I've ridden the 230 before, they're NOT the quickest but they're so sure footed that on tough rides you'll get to the end quicker than most others and with far less energy expenditure
I took it to the Coke Ovens ride last year and had a blast!



However, it's a bit too small for some.

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