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Old 01-02-2014, 08:44 PM   #586
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Is that a SPOT on your handlebar?
No. I have looked at the Spot tracking devices, but the service fees are a bit pricey for me. Hopefully I won't regret that decision, but I try not to ride the sketchy stuff alone.
That is actualy an ancient garmin GPS. No maps, but good for calibrating spedometers and not getting lost in the woods. just have to turn it on at the entrance, and then follow the lines back out.
Sometimes I get realy turned around when there are multiple intersecting trails. If I forget to turn it on until I'm already lost, the compas can be a nice feature too.
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Old 01-02-2014, 08:55 PM   #587
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No. I have looked at the Spot tracking devices, but the service fees are a bit pricey for me. Hopefully I won't regret that decision, but I try not to ride the sketchy stuff alone.
That is actualy an ancient garmin GPS. No maps, but good for calibrating spedometers and not getting lost in the woods. just have to turn it on at the entrance, and then follow the lines back out.
Sometimes I get realy turned around when there are multiple intersecting trails. If I forget to turn it on until I'm already lost, the compas can be a nice feature too.
Cool. I downloaded an app called GPS copilot that actually downloads the map so it can be used offline. It also allows for some route planning though not really offroad....maybe in the desert out west
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Old 01-03-2014, 11:10 AM   #588
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Well, how about a dual sport ride tomorrow?
Dang, I don't feel so bad about not being able to ride today. Here it is after 1:00 and the damn temps haven't got above freezing!
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Old 01-03-2014, 11:15 AM   #589
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Dang, I don't feel so bad about not being able to ride today. Here it is after 1:00 and the damn temps haven't got above freezing!

It's brutal. I'm not cut out for this cold
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Old 01-03-2014, 11:43 AM   #590
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I supposed to ride CAW this coming Saturday.
Still going to CAW tomorrow?
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Old 01-03-2014, 11:48 AM   #591
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No. I have looked at the Spot tracking devices, but the service fees are a bit pricey for me. Hopefully I won't regret that decision, but I try not to ride the sketchy stuff alone.
That is actualy an ancient garmin GPS. No maps, but good for calibrating spedometers and not getting lost in the woods. just have to turn it on at the entrance, and then follow the lines back out.
Sometimes I get realy turned around when there are multiple intersecting trails. If I forget to turn it on until I'm already lost, the compas can be a nice feature too.
There are a lot more options for emergency GPS locator beacons out there. The SPOT is actually one of the lower rated beacons. Most of them don't require subscriptions either, but they are usually just for emergencies and don't do the periodic "I'm OK" messages.
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Old 01-03-2014, 01:05 PM   #592
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Still going to CAW tomorrow?
Yep, be there about 10:30. I went with a friend today to look at a 06 WR250F and he bought it!!! 2014 ← the year of the moto
There should be about 5 of us going to CAW.
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Old 01-03-2014, 01:17 PM   #593
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Yep, be there about 10:30. I went with a friend today to look at a 06 WR250F and he bought it!!! 2014 ← the year of the moto
There should be about 5 of us going to CAW.
Awesome! I should be there.
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Old 01-03-2014, 01:18 PM   #594
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Awesome! I should be there.
10-4! A predicted high of 47 sounds perfect
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Old 01-03-2014, 03:16 PM   #595
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10-4! A predicted high of 47 sounds perfect
Maybe if you live in the mountains.. Lol
I'm from Florida.
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Old 01-03-2014, 03:18 PM   #596
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I'm from Florida.
^^^This explains a lot!!!^^^^
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Old 01-03-2014, 03:22 PM   #597
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^^^This explains a lot!!!^^^^
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Old 01-03-2014, 04:55 PM   #598
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:48 PM   #599
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Loaded up and ready to go to CAW in the morning! Woot! Or is it Brap? lol

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I doubt I'll be able to make it out two days in a row, but if you go Sunday let me know, I'll see if I can swing by for a few. Gotta work all week and next weekend.
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