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Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 04-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By markdvk
GPS issues

I had a couple of guys tell me they had problems seeing the data after they put it in their GPS receivers.

One I talked to by message and he solved the problem when a friend emailed him a copy...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,955
Posted By markdvk
GPS issues

I had a couple of guys tell me they had problems seeing the data after they put it in their GPS receivers.

One I talked to by message and he solved the problem when a friend emailed him a copy...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 04-20-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By markdvk
File with tracks

The file with tracks is attached here.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,955
Posted By markdvk
Track and route data posted

I just posted the files for the ride. See you guys next week.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23980172#post23980172
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,955
Posted By markdvk
Yeah, but at the end of the day, the dog can get...

Yeah, but at the end of the day, the dog can get back in the truck on it's own power.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 04-20-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By markdvk
The "route" file is attached here

The route is attached here as a "gpx" file.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 04-20-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By markdvk
2014 Pioneer Spring Ride tracks & route

Please read these notes that will be important to you if you come ride and/or use the attached GPS data files. This is not all just legal stuff.

The files that contain "tracks", will display a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-04-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,955
Posted By markdvk
The route is nearly finished

The route for the ride is just about finished. It's been a lot simpler to complete than the last one because in so many places there's only one road that's not a dead end. But you still have to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,955
Posted By markdvk
2014 Spring Pioneer ride 4/26/2014 (KY)

Hey guys. I'm pretty late posting about this, but here I go.

We've been pretty busy at work with several projects but I'm laying out another flash mob GPS routed ride inspired by the first...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
To all who rode Saturday

Catbus, I'm jealous! If you have tracks to those places shown on your Gopro, you gotta share with the rest of us. Thanks for posting the links.

And thanks to all who posted photos too.

Thanks...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-03-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Here's what I received from my friend Kent Anness...

Here's what I received from my friend Kent Anness who works in Geographical Information Services for the state:
https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif
"Those are probably response...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-03-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Yes, Eddie Montgomery's has been closed for...

Yes, Eddie Montgomery's has been closed for several months now. For places to eat, Harrodsburg has the normal fast food, 2 pretty good Mexican places (La Fonda's is my favorite) and a Chinese place....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Thanks mbab

Thanks for the heads up on the hedge apples and walnuts. You can thank Ahilis for 90% of the scouting and mapping of the route.

I was glad to see you riding from the data today. It's good to have...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Dirt sections and Rain ?

Hey guys,

A comment I received today on the phone about the ride prompted me to write this.

Don't put too much hope in experiencing a lot of technical dirt riding. There are 2 sections that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Mark, Send me a pm after you ride if you...

Mark,

Send me a pm after you ride if you ride Wednesday

Mark
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-29-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By markdvk
10am. 10/5/13 ...

10am. 10/5/13

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=909216
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-29-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Got a SPOT or GoPro?

Another favor to ask. If any of you have a SPOT transceiver that we could track during the ride, I'd like the link for it.

And if any of you run a GoPro, I'd really love some video from the ride....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-29-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
GPS data has been posted.

GPS data for this ride has been posted at
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22439304#post22439304

If you download the data, please note the difference between street / dirt and whether...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-29-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By markdvk
Set of TRACKS for the DIRT version

The file attached here contains
3 TRACKS
for the
DIRT version.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-29-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By markdvk
Set of ROUTES for the DIRT version

The file attached here contains
3 ROUTES
for the
DIRT version.

(Note the short connector track between the first 2 routes in this file.)
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-29-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By markdvk
Set of TRACKS for the STREET version.

The file attached here contains
3 TRACKS
for the
STREET version
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-29-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By markdvk
Set of ROUTES for the STREET Version

The file attached here is for the
STREET Version
and contains
2 ROUTE sections
(1 from Lee's to the Ferry, and 1 more from the Ferry back to Lee's)
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-29-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By markdvk
2013 Fall Pioneer Ride GPS data

The main thread for the ride is here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=909216 This post is related to the GPS data and it's usage.

Please read these notes that will be important to you...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Camping Option #1: Cummins Ferry Campground is...

Camping Option #1: Cummins Ferry Campground is about 20 minutes North.
Expect a gravel road leading off of the pavement down to the camp ground.
http://cumminsferry.com/

Camping Option #2: ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Number of riders?

I don't have a good count. But I'm expecting around 40-50 based on our last ride. There may be more of our local riders than in the past rides because there's a version of the route without gravel...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-21-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Street Route final preview

Here's another selection of photos from the full street route.

One of the first skinny roads. If you meet one of those Harley "something" glides in full dress, one of you is going to have to pull...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-21-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Catbus, I recognize some of your photos too. ...

Catbus, I recognize some of your photos too. It looks like you covered more off road areas than we will. In one of your photos, there's a blue helmet and bag lying in the middle of a dry rocky...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-20-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
The tracks/route are pretty much complete. I'm...

The tracks/route are pretty much complete. I'm going to drive the street version before we post it. I like to do that from beginning to end to proof it before posting. Sometimes surprises can...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Preview photos of the "dirt" route

Before you visit the link below, please note that the dirt, rock, or water sections shown in these photos WILL NOT be included in the "street" version of the route. Ahilis took those photos on part...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-06-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Preview 1

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-8OWAsYGWqAY/UiqVU7RUF2I/AAAAAAAAAIM/jEbym2pZfm4/w719-h480-no/IMG_5299.jpg


I don't expect to see any water here. The roadway has a place where a creek can run...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-04-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Streeter route nearly complete

Thanks to Ahilis, the paved only route is pretty much complete. When I first started looking at the map of the area we had chosen, I was getting concerned that there wasn't much there. Ahilis keeps...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-27-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Well, after seeing how everyone enjoyed the...

Well, after seeing how everyone enjoyed the first two rides I guess this idea is going to stick. Thanks to you Mbabc for the inspiration after a bunch of us attended the original Ice Breaker Ride...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-04-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,350
Posted By markdvk
Pioneer Fall Ride (Harrodsburg KY)

Just a heads up here. We're planning another flash mob kind of ride out of Harrodsburg, KY.

DATE: Saturday 10/5/2013
TIME: 10AM
WHERE: Starts and ends at 986 South College St.,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-14-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,469
Posted By markdvk
Thanks for all of the kind words. It was no more...

Thanks for all of the kind words. It was no more hard work to put the ride together than it was for you all to ride it. I really enjoy looking for the interesting roads and going back to the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-14-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,469
Posted By markdvk
Best time of the day

Edit to add this pic. From Sulphur Lick road on the way to Hburg.
http://i729.photobucket.com/albums/ww300/XRL_royal/central_ky/cenKY001_800_zpsbb72b366.jpg
John[/QUOTE]

Nice photo. That's the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,469
Posted By markdvk
The number is about 35

I think this puts the expected number of riders to about 35.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,469
Posted By markdvk
I think it's funny how many of us have been to...

I think it's funny how many of us have been to that one spot at House Fork creek and fell down. If there was someone living at the old house nearby, they would wonder what the attraction was to that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,469
Posted By markdvk
Slicker than House Fork? Surely that's not...

Slicker than House Fork? Surely that's not possible.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,469
Posted By markdvk
Hey, if you guys leave Blankenbecker, there's...

Hey, if you guys leave Blankenbecker, there's much more interesting way to get to Harrodsburg. It will probably add 30 minutes to your ride though. If you're interested, I'll dig up the gps data...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,469
Posted By markdvk
I have been there and fell there if you're...

I have been there and fell there if you're talking about House Fork Creek road It was originally on the route until I found that creek crossing. Imagine an ice rink covered in baby oil. Now add a...
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