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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Emmbeedee
Tried out a different mount setup today. Videos...

Tried out a different mount setup today. Videos look cool played back on the Virb. Will see later on my computer.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/28/e2c317bf4ae9de3e2be92ab412bf1023.jpg

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Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12,018
Views: 1,559,566
Posted By Emmbeedee
What dashboard are you using? I most often use...

What dashboard are you using? I most often use the Nuvi dashboard and like the way it lists routing info at the top.


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Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-27-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 199,564
Posted By Emmbeedee
Odds are the dvd you get will be somewhat out of...

Odds are the dvd you get will be somewhat out of date on purchase.


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Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-27-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 199,564
Posted By Emmbeedee
No time limit on buying LMU. In fact you get one...

No time limit on buying LMU. In fact you get one free update on the map purchase, so you might as well wait for a decent sale before buying it.


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Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3,158
Views: 306,416
Posted By Emmbeedee
Garmin VIRB Elite Camera/GPS

When I have the Virb on my helmet, I often reach up and wipe the lens, especially if it's raining, foggy or misty. And the Virb has fixed focus so it doesn't need to focus the way a conventional...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3,158
Views: 306,416
Posted By Emmbeedee
I have one of those dive cases I've never used....

I have one of those dive cases I've never used. Fortunately we're camping beside water and I have the case with me so I might get to play with it underwater.



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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-24-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By Emmbeedee
Apparently there are no other gps units in his...

Apparently there are no other gps units in his alternative dimension.


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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-24-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By Emmbeedee
Oh great, another cut and paste response which...

Oh great, another cut and paste response which doesn't reflect any of the OP's requirements.
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,836
Posted By Emmbeedee
Yes, the TomTom looks like it has potential. If I...

Yes, the TomTom looks like it has potential. If I was looking for a replacement, it would be on the list to evaluate.

And I also agree, the Elite still appeals more to me than the XE. I think...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3,158
Views: 306,416
Posted By Emmbeedee
Interesting angle there. Re the rattle, maybe...

Interesting angle there. Re the rattle, maybe your camera's a little loose on the cradle? Have you tried putting a bit of foam between the two?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-23-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12,018
Views: 1,559,566
Posted By Emmbeedee
New Garmin Montana

Now that you mention it, my wife uses her Montana in Landscape mode, and I use mine in Portrait mode. We switched Montanas at one point on the last ride where it misbehaved, and in Portrait mode on...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9,851
Views: 693,803
Posted By Emmbeedee
This is the internet. Getting sidetracked is an...

This is the internet. Getting sidetracked is an art form. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 109,576
Views: 22,047,547
Posted By Emmbeedee
Speaking of oil... My DR thinks it's a...

Speaking of oil...

My DR thinks it's a British bike from way back... back in the days when if the bike stopped leaking, you worried, because it may have run out. :lol3
...
Forum: Canada 05-21-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9,851
Views: 693,803
Posted By Emmbeedee
The roads you need a permit for are clearly...

The roads you need a permit for are clearly outlined in this pdf (http://www.northfrontenacparklands.com/maps/RoadPermitMap/NFPL%20Road%20Permit%20Map.pdf) on their site.
Forum: Canada 05-20-2015, 07:59 PM
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Views: 693,803
Posted By Emmbeedee
I've gone from Sharbot Lake to Renfrew on the...

I've gone from Sharbot Lake to Renfrew on the K&P.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3,158
Views: 306,416
Posted By Emmbeedee
With firmware 4.00, I have no problem with gps...

With firmware 4.00, I have no problem with gps data alignment on my two Elites.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-20-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,553
Views: 620,950
Posted By Emmbeedee
Well nobody mentioned the app here, so I didn't...

Well nobody mentioned the app here, so I didn't know about it. The last time I looked there was a Connect app only. My Spot II works well enough that I don't normally even think about it much.
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-20-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By Emmbeedee
Here we go, yet again. The electronic compass is...

Here we go, yet again. The electronic compass is the least useful advantage of the S model, not the only one. Wireless file transfer, barometric altimeter, faster USB port are all worth having. The...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-19-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By Emmbeedee
Fixed for you. To the OP: get the 78S....

Fixed for you.

To the OP: get the 78S. You'll regret cheaping out on the basic 78 long after you've forgotten how little more you paid for the S model.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 109,576
Views: 22,047,547
Posted By Emmbeedee
I just ordered two more to keep as spares. The...

I just ordered two more to keep as spares. The Canadian site lists them at $29 Cad. Better for me than $29 US, for sure.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 34,285
Posted By Emmbeedee
I wondered if the model year might be relevant...

I wondered if the model year might be relevant myself. My '96 with 78,000 kms on it still has the original one in it, but the two '01 model year bikes we have failed. My '01 only has 28,000 kms on...
Forum: Canada 05-18-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9,851
Views: 693,803
Posted By Emmbeedee
I think we crossed paths on K&P. Were you...

I think we crossed paths on K&P. Were you following a KTM?
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3,158
Views: 306,416
Posted By Emmbeedee
Get the longer embed code, and paste it into the...

Get the longer embed code, and paste it into the hyperlink (Globe/Link). That way you'll only have the video itself.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-18-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12,018
Views: 1,559,566
Posted By Emmbeedee
My wife's Montana had this same kind of problem a...

My wife's Montana had this same kind of problem a few weeks ago - out on a ride it just stopped charging. She ran it off the battery for the rest of the day and when we got home I changed Rugged...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-18-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12,018
Views: 1,559,566
Posted By Emmbeedee
Yes. But you need to save the address as a...

Yes. But you need to save the address as a waypoint first.

Select Where To, and then whatever category you're looking for, find the location, select it, and in the next screen (Go) select the box...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 109,576
Views: 22,047,547
Posted By Emmbeedee
:beer Sent using strings and tin cans and...

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Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 109,576
Views: 22,047,547
Posted By Emmbeedee
Done. It's not a complete how to but it's going...

Done. It's not a complete how to but it's going to help someone, I hope.


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Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 34,285
Posted By Emmbeedee
DR650SE Index Topic#13- PROBLEMS/FAILURES

The Pickup/Pulser Coil Problem: as most of you already know, the pickup (aka pulser) coil is weak on the DR650 and can die overnight, all on its own. You ride the bike one day and it's running like a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 109,576
Views: 22,047,547
Posted By Emmbeedee
Here's one in Canada. ...

Here's one in Canada.

http://www.rmstator.com/media/catalog/product/cache/3/image/650x/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/r/m/rm00121.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 109,576
Views: 22,047,547
Posted By Emmbeedee
The Pickup/Pulser Coil Problem: as most of you...

The Pickup/Pulser Coil Problem: as most of you already know, the pickup (aka pulser) coil is weak on the DR650 and can die overnight, all on its own. You ride the bike one day and it's running like a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 109,576
Views: 22,047,547
Posted By Emmbeedee
It was. More later but I switched the...

It was. More later but I switched the pickup/pulser and the bike's now running.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 901
Posted By Emmbeedee
How bizarre. Looks like the pickup coil died in...

How bizarre. Looks like the pickup coil died in my DR last night. No spark at all this morning. Guess I should have kept quiet about it.


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Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 109,576
Views: 22,047,547
Posted By Emmbeedee
That's what I am counting on. I have a new spare...

That's what I am counting on. I have a new spare and a gasket waiting.


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Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 109,576
Views: 22,047,547
Posted By Emmbeedee
Another one bites the dust. Rode my 01 DR...

Another one bites the dust. Rode my 01 DR yesterday and it ran like a clock, and today it won't even fire at all.

Fortunately my 96 was ready to go.


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Forum: Canada 05-17-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9,851
Views: 693,803
Posted By Emmbeedee
I almost went through there a couple of weeks ago...

I almost went through there a couple of weeks ago but I had a bald Pirelli Scorpion on the back of my DR so I thought I'd give it a miss on that day. There was water in the roads leading in from the...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3,158
Views: 306,416
Posted By Emmbeedee
Nicely done. How was your Virb mounted?

Nicely done. How was your Virb mounted?
Forum: Canada 05-16-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9,851
Views: 693,803
Posted By Emmbeedee
It's funny: while riding today the only other...

It's funny: while riding today the only other bikes I saw, aside from Dresda's, were on the K&P from Lavant Station to the Golf Club. I saw a KTM, and a few KLRs.

Pretty much all the water...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 901
Posted By Emmbeedee
The DR650 has a fairly common problem in that the...

The DR650 has a fairly common problem in that the pickup coil on the stator tends to die, sometimes completely, at other times slowly the way you're describing. Not sure if the DRZ has the same kind...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-16-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,553
Views: 620,950
Posted By Emmbeedee
I noticed that Spot has released quite a decent...

I noticed that Spot has released quite a decent app. It's available for iPhone, and other platforms as well.

Here's the web page (http://www.findmespot.com/en/index.php?cid=7075) describing it....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-15-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,480
Posted By Emmbeedee
It's off topic in this thread. Sent...

It's off topic in this thread.


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