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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Fipsy
Nice RR Graham. I'll be taking a few up that way...

Nice RR Graham. I'll be taking a few up that way in a few weeks - tho having done much of what you did a few years back, we're likely to base ourselves at Arkaroola this time. Got any more time off...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-08-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 165,047
Posted By Fipsy
Haven't used CN 2015 as yet. Up until now, I've...

Haven't used CN 2015 as yet. Up until now, I've been using a TwoNav Delta for the past 3 years, and only for topo navigation (it does have street nav also, but is poor at it). I've just ordered the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-07-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 165,047
Posted By Fipsy
"You make it sound like Im doing something wrong!...

"You make it sound like Im doing something wrong! "

Not at all! If it serves your needs then stick with it. Many of the tracks I get onto aren't covered in street mapping, so have to rely on topo...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-07-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 165,047
Posted By Fipsy
I think the loss of detail is because the street...

I think the loss of detail is because the street mapping is 'vector-based' (as opposed to 'raster' format for topo's), and as you say, likely to conserve memory and preserve processor speed during...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-06-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 165,047
Posted By Fipsy
Is that because the map details would shrink too...

Is that because the map details would shrink too much and become unreadable, or do some things stop displaying altogether as you zoom out?

I wonder if this could also be a side-effect of a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-06-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,372
Posted By Fipsy
TwoNav Delta review

Seems to be little discussion on this unit, so after having owned one for 3 years now, I thought I should put my hand up.

My usage profile is primarily for off-road using topo mapping (NavTeq...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-06-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 165,047
Posted By Fipsy
Thanks for the detailed reply. You have...

Thanks for the detailed reply.

You have referred to using the CN maps off-road (I assume you're referring to the City Navigator street mapping) - have you tried using Oz Topo maps at all? It...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-05-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 165,047
Posted By Fipsy
Zumo 590 For Off-Road use (vs Montana 650t)

Currently considering either of these two units at the moment, and trying to consolidate information on the 590's off-road/topo functionality (there seems to be bits and pieces on here, but no direct...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By Fipsy
Ooops thanks for that. Moderators - feel...

Ooops thanks for that.

Moderators - feel free to relocate this thread to the GPS thread thanks.



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RR's here: www.fipsy.me
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By Fipsy
Garmin Zumo 590LM vs Montana 650t for off-road use

Post relocated here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25855307#post25855307).
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Hopefully there won't be any new fires started by...

Hopefully there won't be any new fires started by lightening strikes.


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RR's here: www.fipsy.me
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Just got word there's been some rain falling up...

Just got word there's been some rain falling up around Birdwood (Black Snake Rd) - hopefully it will offer some reprieve.

I don't have a lot I can offer, but I can at least offer my time and a...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Thinking of combining it with the Flinders...

Thinking of combining it with the Flinders Classic as the dates work well for me. Something along the lines of;
- Ride up to Ango on Wed
- Thurs am - Ride the PAR's (Glass Gorge, Artimore,...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
I might give you a date, if you give me a name...

I might give you a date, if you give me a name :evil
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Thanks for that PB, might do just that. ...

Thanks for that PB, might do just that.



Thanks MB,

The road condition shit-o-meter now ranges form 'easy' to 'rough as guts' :baldy That's outback roads for you!

Does this road have a...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Just wondering if anyone knows about, or has...

Just wondering if anyone knows about, or has travelled, the road (red) that splits off the Strzelecki Track, about 80km from its origin at Lyndhurst, and heads more-or-less parallel with the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-11-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,103
Posted By Fipsy
Unfortunately being up front all day, I didn't...

Unfortunately being up front all day, I didn't get to take a lot of snaps, or much video either, but I thought I'd better put in my bit here also.....

This ride was originally conceived by DR Ozzy...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,103
Posted By Fipsy
Let me guess, you didn't read the itinerary until...

Let me guess, you didn't read the itinerary until 10mins before we pulled out, right? :deal You know, the one that was on the web site for the last 2 weeks?......or were you too busy still playing...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Fantastic ride on the weekend! Thanks...

Fantastic ride on the weekend!

Thanks everyone who attended, and to those who helped out with lead/sweep riding. I think that the consensus was that this is a ride format we can use as a template...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
And there was me thinking we might get 5 or 6 of...

And there was me thinking we might get 5 or 6 of us going on this!

Not sure what happened there!


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RR's here: www.fipsy.me
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Thanks Dave, I think we're all itching' to get...

Thanks Dave, I think we're all itching' to get started! :clap

I've updated the itinerary and GPX file to reflect the following, but only a couple of minor changes to note;

1. Accomodation venue...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Airbag! ...

Airbag!


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RR's here: www.fipsy.me
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
http://b.vimeocdn.com/ts/175/229/175229351_640.jpg

http://b.vimeocdn.com/ts/175/229/175229351_640.jpg
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Okay, that was a bit harsh.....I'll let you use...

Okay, that was a bit harsh.....I'll let you use colouring pencils instead so you can rub out where you went over the lines.....

......but that's the last time FFS! :0-0
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Go here...

Go here (http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/display/20141202014736-92005-map.html) where I've put up a Google Maps copy of the route.

Only other option I can suggest is a big sheet of butcher's paper...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
:D Buy a GPS!! otherwise......... ...

:D

Buy a GPS!!

otherwise.........

I'll post one up tonight. :deal Will probably have to do it over a few pages to preserve some of the detail. See how I go.
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Gawler to Deep Creek Run - Sat Dec 6th

:clapUpdate: Accomodation venue changed to Cape Jervis Station (http://capejervisstation.com.au) :clap

Due to the large numbers, limited open camping, and inability to pre-book sites at Deep...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
SA Adv Riders

Re the Gawler-Deep Creek ride

We're at 20 bikes now. Until I've had final numbers confirmed, I'm going to put a hold on additional numbers so we can keep things manageable.

Those of you who...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Added! Welcome aboard :clap Ride info is...

Added! Welcome aboard :clap

Ride info is here (http://www.fipsy.me/trip-planning/gawler-to-deep-creek.html). :deal

See you Sat'dee!
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Thanks for that MB. Which way are you heading...

Thanks for that MB. Which way are you heading over in the morning?



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RR's here: www.gonescratchin.com
Additional vids; at Vimeo 'gonescratchin'
Forum: Australia 11-28-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Gawler to Deep Creek Run - Sat Dec 6th

Looks like this is growing into a popular ride! :clap

We have 15 bikes coming all up :eek1 (all starting from Gawler at this stage).

Because of the numbers, Paul and I decided we'll split into...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Ha! Took three of us to get the Battlestar...

Ha! Took three of us to get the Battlestar Galactica's warp drive out of that! :eek1
Checkout 4:20 onwards.

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Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
PM'd you but just in case - absolutely. Up to...

PM'd you but just in case - absolutely. Up to about 9 riders so far.

My idea of a beach run.........:clap

http://fipsy.smugmug.com/Other/General/i-FK62HBB/0/L/Goolwa%20Beach-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-20-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,999
Posted By Fipsy
G'day Graham, best to point the links now to...

G'day Graham, best to point the links now to www.fipsy.me

The old 'wordpress-based' site was painfully slow, so have a dedicated domain under my updated id (Fipsy).

Up to Morgan on the boat...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
You won't need your map feet - we've already got...

You won't need your map feet - we've already got that covered.........

.......may as well leave your dentures at home too! Wouldn't want them to get dirty now! :shog

Enjoyed catching up Fri....
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
SA Adv Riders

G'day Stu,

Gawler to Meadows is about 60-70% dirt, and Meadows to Deep Creek is around 90% dirt.

Last run didn't have any single tracks, but I'm sure DR Ozzy could easily incorporate a single...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14,731
Views: 1,099,370
Posted By Fipsy
Gawler to Deep Creek run - Sat Dec 6th

Re-doing the Gawler to Deep Creek run again next month. All welcome. Sat Dec 6th, and optional overnight at Deep Creek CP.

Meet at Gawler BP 8:30am, depart 9am.

Fuel is available again at Mt...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By Fipsy
G'day Tony! Not out and about enough though!...

G'day Tony!

Not out and about enough though!

Working on a run up to Innaminka/Camerons Corner/White Cliffs next year - just going through some date options. I hear you've talked MB into doing...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By Fipsy
This is what it looked like the first time I saw...

This is what it looked like the first time I saw it, through the eyes of a complete novice adv'er, about 3 years ago, with my 1200GSA parked behind me, whilst I contemplated the potential...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By Fipsy
Quick trip up to Caroona, South Australia

Short 2-day trip up to the Caroona Creek Conservation Park, South Australia.

Unfortunately one of the tracks we planned to do was closed off, so had to make alternative plans for a different camp...
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