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Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By Smackit
I have the DeLorme InReach Explorer, very happy...

I have the DeLorme InReach Explorer, very happy with it. I got it through GPSCity via their ADVRider discount. I don't think the extra GPS capabilities of the Explorer are necessary, the SE is fine...
Forum: Vendors 09-03-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,059
Posted By Smackit
There's plenty of info on this bike over at...

There's plenty of info on this bike over at MyChinaMoto (http://www.mychinamoto.com/forums/showthread.php?6634-Zongshen-RX3-report) if I was still living in China, I might give it a shot, but we have...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-27-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 30,009
Posted By Smackit
Got the Explorer last week via the GPS City ADV...

Got the Explorer last week via the GPS City ADV discount. Arrived in 2 days via Priority Mail. Setup was easy, I was up and running in about 20 minutes with the online account and updated the unit...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-08-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,299
Posted By Smackit
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By Smackit
Mafketel - I know how you feel about the pricing...

Mafketel - I know how you feel about the pricing issue. Every solution is probably going to be double or triple what you pay back home, but it's just what the market is here. Look at an AT&T...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By Smackit
I posted some tips here, it's a little old but...

I posted some tips here, it's a little old but still valid. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=626802)

I don't think Verizon is an option for you, as your hardware is not compatible....
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 173,359
Posted By Smackit
I didn't notice any bend when putting it...

I didn't notice any bend when putting it together. I'll take a peek tonight when I get home and see if it looks bent.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 173,359
Posted By Smackit
Some great info and ideas in this thread. I...

Some great info and ideas in this thread. I needed a solution for hauling our camping gear so I went with the folding trailer via the 25% off coupon. Spent 5 hours putting the thing together and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-04-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 138,800
Posted By Smackit
I purchased this mount a few months back. ...

I purchased this mount a few months back.

http://www.contactdi.com/2014/9891372.JPG

Didn't come with the wiring, anyone know where I can get just the wiring part?

Thanks
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 376,768
Posted By Smackit
Cry Unfortunately, I have to put mine up for sale. ...

Unfortunately, I have to put mine up for sale. She's over in the flea market if anyone is interested in an immaculate 2007 S Model.

Cheers!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 138,800
Posted By Smackit
Yes, I see that now, wish they would add support...

Yes, I see that now, wish they would add support for HFP/Multipoint. For some reason, I thought the Sena SMH10R would handle 2 A2DP devices.



Well the hacker in me had to give it a try. Now...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-02-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 138,800
Posted By Smackit
Some good and bad experiences: Root is here...

Some good and bad experiences:

Root is here (http://garminmonterra.wikispaces.com/share/view/68639960) :clap finally!

Turn by turn is working with City Navigator North America NT on the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 376,768
Posted By Smackit
Anybody have one of these license plate brackets?...

Anybody have one of these license plate brackets?

http://www.contactdi.com/2014/svbracket.JPG

I'm actually trying to find 2 of them for a project. I would be happy to PayPal or send a check...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By Smackit
Eek HTC One M8 Camera buzz, focus issue

I'm wondering if any other inmates are (ab)using their HTC One M8's, as there may be a problem with the camera if you're an active user.

I’ve had my phone for one week and tried to take a picture...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-11-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 138,800
Posted By Smackit
Thanks for your input and your efforts with...

Thanks for your input and your efforts with Garmin. My points were simply food for thought for those who may be on the fence about purchasing this unit. For those who do have a lot of experience...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 138,800
Posted By Smackit
Holding off on the big rant for now, my early...

Holding off on the big rant for now, my early impressions...

Purchased a SanDisk Ultra 64GB MicroSD card, re-formatted FAT32, works fine, but I'm not sure why you want to add external memory as it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-05-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 138,800
Posted By Smackit
Just what I wanted to read after opening up the...

Just what I wanted to read after opening up the box 10 minutes ago, oh well, still looking forward to participating in this thread.

Cheers!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Smackit
Just wanted to post a final update on this thread...

Just wanted to post a final update on this thread for future inmate reference.

The Tusk parts and other bits I ordered were perfect. I think I made the right choice by not ordering the Tusk or...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-09-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 81,867
Posted By Smackit
A smaller track off of Hawk Meadow Trail near...

A smaller track off of Hawk Meadow Trail near Somersett Pkwy, GPS 39.555363,-119.974458



Wish I could, family day today and still waiting for my gear to arrive from overseas. I’m embarrassed...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-08-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 81,867
Posted By Smackit
So I found this area behind my house called...

So I found this area behind my house called Peavine Peak... WOW :smile6, I'm going to like it here. Surprised no one was out there on such a beautiful day.
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 81,867
Posted By Smackit
Hi Guys, just moved here and bought a WR250. My...

Hi Guys, just moved here and bought a WR250. My Reno newbie thread is here. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=959568) Bike should be ready in another week, so I just wanted to say...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Smackit
It's been a crazy busy week and I'm finally...

It's been a crazy busy week and I'm finally getting around to saying thanks for all the advice and the warm welcome! Looking forward to riding soon.

After a bit of research and fussing about,...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Smackit
Reno newbie needs some help

Howdy,

Just moved to Reno after 15 years in China, must say that I'm enjoying the fresh air and mild winter.

Picked up this beauty last night...

http://www.contactdi.com/2013/IMG_2280.jpg
...
Forum: Asia 11-08-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,954
Posted By Smackit
Good stuff TB... didn't know those JH600's could...

Good stuff TB... didn't know those JH600's could run on Sprite :huh

Cheers!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-28-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By Smackit
Question Bicycle Rentals In The Bay Area

Howdy,

I'm headed to the U.S. for my annual family visit from June 17 - 25. I googled and yelped for hours and have not been able to find anything reasonable for bicycle rentals. Seems that most...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 24,808
Posted By Smackit
Fixed The Photos

The pictures vanished... :eek1 … thanks for nothing Apple and your crappy mobile me / dot mac fiasco. I re-linked all 245 images to my non-Apple photo hosting.

Never did post the final GPS route...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-21-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 564,122
Posted By Smackit
Central Guangdong last weekend.... ...

Central Guangdong last weekend....

http://www.contactdi.com/2012/IMG1276.jpg

http://www.contactdi.com/2012/IMG1281.jpg

Cheers!
ChinaV
Forum: Face plant 11-07-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,614
Posted By Smackit
First off, get better, that is the most important...

First off, get better, that is the most important thing.

One small piece of advice to people that are not being stretchered away after an accident. If you get the chance to swap information with...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,573
Posted By Smackit
Good report Rich :thumb, have heard a few...

Good report Rich :thumb, have heard a few stories, but it's nice to see it all wrapped up in a ride report. Love all those wooden structures in Guizhou and Guangxi...so much nicer than the cookie...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-07-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,577
Posted By Smackit
Hmmm...what have we here? Looks like the Shenzhen...

Hmmm...what have we here? Looks like the Shenzhen boys are up to no good as usual, should be some quality entertainment coming from this project.

Keep going, I'll just be sitting over here :lurk
...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By Smackit
Given your experience in one particular area of...

Given your experience in one particular area of SE ASIA, I would agree your choices were pretty good for where you travelled, but I think your advice of not wearing gear other people suggested is...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By Smackit
My Fox Comp 5's seem to let plenty of water in...

My Fox Comp 5's seem to let plenty of water in :D, but I have yet to find anything with good protection that breathes well.

Cheers!
ChinaV
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 79
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Views: 26,238
Posted By Smackit
That was awesome :clap, thanks for sharing. ...

That was awesome :clap, thanks for sharing.

Cheers!
ChinaV
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By Smackit
Mesh pants, mesh jacket, flip up helmet, dirt...

Mesh pants, mesh jacket, flip up helmet, dirt boots. Try for lighter colors and not black. Your rainsuit and a light fleece can be used for cooler weather at higher elevations.

Camelback for...
Forum: Americas 11-18-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By Smackit
OK, I figured that out. Just go to your gallery...

OK, I figured that out. Just go to your gallery and select "view - actual size" and then right click on the picture and select copy image location for the URL of the actual JPEG
...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 37,504
Posted By Smackit
Purchased a multitech last year, waiting another...

Purchased a multitech last year, waiting another 6-12 months to replace it won't be a problem.

FYI... Multitech in Asia has a removable liner.

Cheers!
ChinaV
Forum: Americas 11-17-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By Smackit
Hello, Funny, I was trying the 14 day trial...

Hello,

Funny, I was trying the 14 day trial of SmugMug and stumbled on this question. HillbillyWV, I will try to give you some insight into how I post my panoramas. I'm also wrestling with some...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 98,210
Posted By Smackit
Yup, this report has it all... great photo's,...

Yup, this report has it all... great photo's, narration, barfing from heat exhaustion. I'm hooked :lurk

Thanks for sharing :clap

Cheers!
ChinaV
Forum: Vendors 10-24-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 32,357
Posted By Smackit
Seems interesting, but when I go to the website I...

Seems interesting, but when I go to the website I just get a blank page and I can't find the app on the Android market ??? What did I miss?

Cheers!
ChinaV

Edit: OK found the app on android...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 149,012
Posted By Smackit
The Suzuki dealer in my hometown was a great guy,...

The Suzuki dealer in my hometown was a great guy, the other shops were less than friendly. I ended up working in the dealership and my first "Zook" was the 1989 GSX750FK Katana. 40,000 miles of...
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