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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,920
Posted By markdvk
2015 Spring Pioneer

I'll put a note on my Gmail calendar to reply in the spring. The tentative date is the 2nd or 3rd Saturday in April 2015.

I'm considering running part of the first route we had. There were only...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,920
Posted By markdvk
https://www.facebook.com/leesinc?ref=hl Or...

https://www.facebook.com/leesinc?ref=hl

Or search for Lee's Inc. Suzuki / Yamaha / Kawasaki
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-12-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,920
Posted By markdvk
Thanks for all who rode

Thanks to all who came down and rode yesterday. I especially thank those who used their GPS equipment and knowledge and allowed others to ride with them. We are planning to do this again next...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,920
Posted By markdvk
Technically the start time is 10:30. ...

Technically the start time is 10:30. Realistically, it's like other posters mentioned. If you have the data loaded into a suitable GPS and want to follow it, you could leave as soon as you read...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,920
Posted By markdvk
This one looked even more questionable regarding...

This one looked even more questionable regarding the status of the road.
I believe this is the road but I don't know which section provided the problem.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,920
Posted By markdvk
Here's the first one. Map source data shows that...

Here's the first one. Map source data shows that this road is continuous down to Rouse Branch to the southeast. Google maps says it is not. Mbabc came out of Clear Branch, turned left (south) onto...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,920
Posted By markdvk
GPS data files are available now.

Here are the links to the data files. Note the difference between track and route (point to point and turn by turn). If you download the data, please click the poll. I'm interested in how many are...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 10-02-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By markdvk
2014 Pioneer TRACK data

Ok. So I didn't realize that you can't put a poll on a post, only a thread.

This one is the TRACK data only for the 2014 Fall Pioneer Ride. Harrodsburg, KY and back via Boyle, Casey, and Lincoln...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 10-02-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By markdvk
2014 Fall Pioneer GPS track & route

2014 Fall Pioneer ride
Harrodsburg, KY and back via Boyle, Casey, and Lincoln counties.

Please note there are 2 files. Read carefully. THIS post is for "route" data which will provide turn...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,920
Posted By markdvk
Ride report from Mbabc

Mbabc just completed a lap on the route for me and found a few changes that need to be made. One of the roads had what he called a "hero section" for the big bikes so I'll route around that. If any...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,920
Posted By markdvk
This is the first route that I planned almost all...

This is the first route that I planned almost all of electronically. In the past either me or Philip have covered it all in person before the ride. MBabc has been gracious to proof the data on one...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,920
Posted By markdvk
There's a campground about 15 minutes north of...

There's a campground about 15 minutes north of the start location:<cite class="_Rm">www.cumminsferry.com</cite>

There's also a field behind our shop you are welcome to camp in but there's no...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-26-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,920
Posted By markdvk
2014 Pioneer Fall Ride (KY)

Ok people. October 11th, 2014 (2nd Saturday in October).

Start and end in Harrodsburg, KY.

If you've not participated in one of the Pioneer rides, here's the basic things you might want to...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 04-21-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,246
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, 08:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,411
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, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,246
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, 01:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,411
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, 12:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,411
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, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,246
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, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,246
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, 08:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,411
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, 11:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,411
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, 11:58 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,147
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, 06:43 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,147
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, 06:33 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,147
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, 07:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,147
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, 03:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,147
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, 07:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,147
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, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
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, 12:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,147
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, 12:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,147
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, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
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, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
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, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
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, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
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, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
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, 08:43 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,147
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, 11:59 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,147
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, 07:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,147
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, 06:37 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,147
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...
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