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Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 359,894
Posted By MotoJim
Hey Paul, How's the riding gear holding up...

Hey Paul,

How's the riding gear holding up so far?

Is that Klim Latitude the 840 or Misano version?

Pants look like the previous model Mojave, so do you have waterproof overpants for heavy...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 119,924
Posted By MotoJim
The old 'caveat emptor' (let the buyer beware)...

The old 'caveat emptor' (let the buyer beware) situation.

Before I was educated by Dirty's input on this thread I considered myself fairly knowledgeable on the subject of threadlockers. Then I...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 06-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By MotoJim
Shoot Mark, don't forget about the world's...

Shoot Mark, don't forget about the world's largest hand dug well

http://www.bigwell.org/

There's a whole lot of nothing in Kansas :lol3
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 119,924
Posted By MotoJim
Loctite 2400

Dirty,

I recently installed the Kriega Overlander 60 luggage system. It came with a bottle of Loctite 2400. It is a very dark blue (indigo). I am assuming it is a British version because I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17,700
Views: 1,867,069
Posted By MotoJim
I think KTM sells two types of pannier racks. ...

I think KTM sells two types of pannier racks. One has only one tube going down to where the passenger pegs mount. Make sure it's the version that has two tubes going down there. The two tube...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17,700
Views: 1,867,069
Posted By MotoJim
Roaming Rally, Eastern Ontario May,2011

A great reminder why I love Utah!
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 27,104
Posted By MotoJim
I agree the selection in most shops is poor. But...

I agree the selection in most shops is poor. But when a pair of boots cost $550 like the Sidi Adventure Gortex do, it's hard for shops to afford multiple sets so people can try them on.

Sadly,...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,512
Posted By MotoJim
Klim Adventure Glove

I just got these. I think they run a little small. I like them so far.

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/klim-adventure-glove
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 165,511
Posted By MotoJim
Overlander 60 Install

Installed my Overlander 60 setup this weekend. It takes some patience. The importance of a good threadlocker cannot be stressed too much. The Loctite brand only has a two year shelf life from date...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 149,271
Posted By MotoJim
Files Received

I received the files for the BRT.

Thanks David!
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 1,620,158
Posted By MotoJim
Forma vs Sidi

Noah, excellent adventure! I just finished from start to current.

I am wondering how those Forma Adventures are holding up compared to the Sidi Adventures?

Do you think the Gortex version of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By MotoJim
I have a 2014 also but no taillight issue that I...

I have a 2014 also but no taillight issue that I am aware of.

That's why they created dealers. It's a warranty issue so have them fix it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17,700
Views: 1,867,069
Posted By MotoJim
I have a buddy who has an '08 with 17K miles on...

I have a buddy who has an '08 with 17K miles on it. A couple of years ago he was at a stop light in Ozark, MO when some guy in a van rear-ended him.

Amazingly it didn't damage the tank but he...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17,700
Views: 1,867,069
Posted By MotoJim
Parallel Universes

Damn Mark, good to see you taking on the 690. I just bought a 2014 also but I'm more lazy than you. I just bought the Touratech luggage mounts and rack. I went with their luggage rack to resist...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,600
Posted By MotoJim
Found a copy to download from the net. ...

Found a copy to download from the net. Downloading the map right now.

Thanks Emoto!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,600
Posted By MotoJim
Emoto, thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately...

Emoto, thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately the Garmin engineers are better at removing good software than installing it.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,600
Posted By MotoJim
Express Has Problems

I tried to update my Montana with City Navigator North America NT 2013.40 with Express. It did not work. It thinks it did. It now tells me my device is up to date but I have an older map set on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 1,187,197
Posted By MotoJim
[QUOTE=bmwgrrl;16678695]Thanks. I must be missing...

[QUOTE=bmwgrrl;16678695]Thanks. I must be missing the convert to track. I see convert track to route. Where's my damn glasses...

You select the track and right-click to display options....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 1,187,197
Posted By MotoJim
Convert Routes to Tracks

BaseCamp does a good job of converting routes to tracks and tracks to routes. It's also free.

Good Luck!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-23-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 1,187,197
Posted By MotoJim
You can navigate a track without converting it to...

You can navigate a track without converting it to a route on the Montana. It's not like the Zumo.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 12-17-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 107,007
Posted By MotoJim
Received the doc

Chip,

I received the doc.

Thanks,
Jim
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 12-17-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,451
Posted By MotoJim
Received the doc

Chip,

I received the doc.

Thanks,
Jim
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 12-17-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,178
Sticky: TetS
Views: 103,033
Posted By MotoJim
Doc Received

Chip,

I received the doc.

Thanks,

Jim
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-27-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,099
Posted By MotoJim
What you are really asking is "Is there any way...

What you are really asking is "Is there any way to load down track logs to your GPS without a computer?"

The problem is you need a device with enough smarts to negotiate the usb transfer logic in...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-12-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By MotoJim
Batteries?

Maybe your batteries are weak on power. If you have another set of batteries try them. Couldn't hurt.

Good luck.

JimR
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-11-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 67,271
Posted By MotoJim
FD entry, there should be plenty of these on here

http://treknow.smugmug.com/Adventure-Touring/Glacier-2007/IMG0304/188103105_yoHYd-L.jpg

This happened at the end of a 4,600 mile trip. It could have happened on Beartooth pass. Instead, it blew...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-22-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 113,135
Posted By MotoJim
Copying Tracks to the Oregon 450

This is what is happening on my Oregon 450 using MapSource 6.15.11

If I open up a .gdb file with one track log in it I can copy that track log to the Oregon 450 successfully.

If I open up...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-21-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By MotoJim
I missed that too. I thought you were talking...

I missed that too. I thought you were talking about downloading to the GPS from your PC.

The Northeast 24K DVD covers the Great Lakes states.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-20-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By MotoJim
I don't have the Great Lakes version but I have...

I don't have the Great Lakes version but I have the complete western half of the US in 24K topo maps.

A - I think they are.

B - They autoroute any trail or road on the map. It will not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-29-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,760
Posted By MotoJim
Yeah, and they even seem to realize there is a...

Yeah, and they even seem to realize there is a offroad market.

Garmin will be a better company with more competition.

Thanks Dan
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 01-22-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 28,753
Posted By MotoJim
24K Topo & Zumo

I have no argument with what's been said about the Zumo and it's routing capability. These have been my findings also.

I have recently been playing around with the new Garmin 24K Topo maps and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-19-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,134
Posted By MotoJim
James, I have bought several refurb units...

James,

I have bought several refurb units from www.getfeetwet.com (http://www.getfeetwet.com)

They have worked as new.

JimR
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-14-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,134
Posted By MotoJim
Well Dan, actually I have talked to the producer....

Well Dan, actually I have talked to the producer. I sit six miles from their world headquarters and know people who work there.

It's my impression that they don't care what our needs are.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-13-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,134
Posted By MotoJim
Gosh, maybe I better buy a few more 478's while I...

Gosh, maybe I better buy a few more 478's while I can find them.

The people making design decisions at Garmin don't really have any idea how much distance we can cover off highway in a short...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-31-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,160
Posted By MotoJim
24K Topos are not locked

The new 24K Topo products do not have to be unlocked. I have four regions and have used them all on multiple GPS units.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-28-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,375
Posted By MotoJim
Please let us know what they do to solve the...

Please let us know what they do to solve the issue. I've experienced problems with the Touratech key tumblers inside the locking mechanism. What I have done is get some dry graphite spay used to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-28-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By MotoJim
TOPO! Export Wizard

If you are using the State Series Nat Geo Topo product you can use the Export Wizard to save your waypoints to a .gpx file. That file can be opened by MapSource or other program that can then...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-14-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,407
Posted By MotoJim
Just a Guess

Probably because it doesn't have the XM capability
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-11-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,806
Posted By MotoJim
I received BaseCamp with the 24K Top maps I...

I received BaseCamp with the 24K Top maps I purchased. I initially started using it and I quickly discovered that I could use MapSource with 24K Topo maps. I think the Track Log maintenance...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-09-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 393,286
Posted By MotoJim
I've never used a Nuvi. Do they let you record...

I've never used a Nuvi. Do they let you record track logs and convert track logs to routes like the Zumo?

The Nuvi supports 1000 waypoints/poi's, Zumo 550 supports 500

The Nuvi supports 10...
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