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Forum: Americas 07-20-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By Countdown
Three are three already available. The PCQ goes...

Three are three already available. The PCQ goes up the west coast, the GWT goes up AZ, UT, ID, and the CDR up the Rockies.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-19-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By Countdown
Standard RAM mount and cradle should work fine....

Standard RAM mount and cradle should work fine. Ther are many types of balls for handlebar. I use ball with hole for longer handlebar bolt.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-19-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Countdown
I open it with Mapsource. Try just saving it...

I open it with Mapsource.

Try just saving it then change extension to .gpx the tray to open.

I have to do that some times.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-19-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Countdown
Opened fine looks good.

Opened fine looks good.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-19-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By Countdown
+1 The only three choices for your criteria...

+1

The only three choices for your criteria and all are small hand helds.

Is 78 discontimued?
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,365
Posted By Countdown
Hasn't everyone read Undaunted Courage by now? ...

Hasn't everyone read Undaunted Courage by now?

I think they just went back and waited a few weeks for snow to melt.

I don't think you can walk up or down the river bank. Read "Snow Bound". A...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-18-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Countdown
Yes there are Snow gates on each end of Saddle...

Yes there are Snow gates on each end of Saddle Springs but been open a long time. It is just choppy, your ass gets a good work out.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,365
Posted By Countdown
In 1806 the Indians told Lewis and Clark not to...

In 1806 the Indians told Lewis and Clark not to go into the Bitterroots in early July, there is too much snow. The much smarter white men went any way. They got stopped by snow, returned to Kamiah...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-18-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Countdown
It is all county road, not problem. The Saddle...

It is all county road, not problem. The Saddle Springs road seems to go on for ever and is a little rough.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-16-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Countdown
Why are you asking on AdvRider? Don't all...

Why are you asking on AdvRider? Don't all Adventure Bikes have Turn Signals.

Why don't you ask on the D37 message board http://www.district37ama.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?5-Dual-Sport

No...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By Countdown
You may want to check out my 60/76 setup tips on...

You may want to check out my 60/76 setup tips on http://www.dualsportwest.com/Gps/GpsOverview

Yes the 60/76Cx was the standard for many years. The new 78 has one good feature; almost unlimited...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-15-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By Countdown
Obviously not "absolutely necessary" if you use...

Obviously not "absolutely necessary" if you use filtered tracks. Take a look at my CDR track options on GPSXchange.com

You can see what 18 filtered (500 point) tracks (ready for 60) from Canada...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By Countdown
A better investment may be to buy a 78 about $200...

A better investment may be to buy a 78 about $200 (62 does not have 12V power) rather than a computer. It holds 200 tracks.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 69,661
Posted By Countdown
If any one is interested, we are taking Gil...

If any one is interested, we are taking Gil Robert's ashes to Mt Pat next Sunday. Gil was long time friend of Jesse Goldberg who was put there 1999 and has plack below peak.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Countdown
Another two +1s! History of road is great and...

Another two +1s! History of road is great and Casebier worked his ass off to keep it out of Wilderness.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Countdown
+1 Did it twice my first and last time. The sand...

+1 Did it twice my first and last time. The sand whoops were from hell.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Countdown
My experience is that getting BLM permits for any...

My experience is that getting BLM permits for any activity on BLM land is impossible. I think ADMOTours and Nevada Motorcycle Adventures are the only two that have ever had permits for legal rides. I...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-09-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,466
Posted By Countdown
Yes always take > 650 on Adv options. Can't talk...

Yes always take > 650 on Adv options. Can't talk about tires, just size of bike. Read the AZBDR threads much of the trail is the same.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-08-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,466
Posted By Countdown
Full active log tracks are posted on...

Full active log tracks are posted on GPSXchange.com, only filtered teaser on Adv.

I layout trails on 525 EXC with MT43 tire. I have never ridden a bike without knobbies or MT43 so can't advise....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-07-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By Countdown
OK but no one helped him with: "I go to the...

OK but no one helped him with:

"I go to the start of the track and while I am driving it's not showing on the map I am moving down the track.
- I then have to stop and manual move the map to see...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-06-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By Countdown
Did you open the first track and click "Show on...

Did you open the first track and click "Show on Map" and it changes to "Hide on Map"? or did you click "View on Map" and it imediatly switched to the Map showing the Track end to end? The first is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-05-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By Countdown
There are several files on the thread you pointed...

There are several files on the thread you pointed to. I opened several and they were all Tracks. Most people just follow tracks if they are off highway, you don't need turn by turn instructions like...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-05-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By Countdown
The GPSmap 60/76Cx was the off highway standard...

The GPSmap 60/76Cx was the off highway standard for many years. The new 78 is slightly better in some aspects but worse in others. You got a great value for your $125.

You also need a RAM mount, a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-05-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By Countdown
Paul, You are using the words "Tracks" and...

Paul,

You are using the words "Tracks" and "Routes" they are very different things.

Routes can only be navigated but most people just follow Tracks but each Track must be "turned on" by...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-04-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 92,469
Posted By Countdown
Tracks are great, you can use them without...

Tracks are great, you can use them without routable maps, just follow the tracks.

Put all the tracks into one .gpx file, then use Explore to copy that file from your PC to the "gpx" folder in the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-04-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 92,469
Posted By Countdown
1) No, the 78 only comes with a crude Base Map....

1) No, the 78 only comes with a crude Base Map. Just spend another $90 and get Garmin City Nav.

2) What do you have for the "OAT"? Routes or Tracks or just some map so you will have to create your...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By Countdown
Been improving the PCQ this last year. ...

Been improving the PCQ this last year.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=111885&page=3

Tracks are posted on GPSXchange.com
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-02-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By Countdown
Statewide Motorized Trail System SMTS.Info Tracks...

Statewide Motorized Trail System SMTS.Info Tracks on GPSXchange.com
Forum: Americas 07-01-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By Countdown
I really don't think you will have much luck...

I really don't think you will have much luck riding "Off Road" (not legal) especially on the PCT! Perhaps you mean Off Highway and on the PCQ?

We do Mex2Can in 13 days thru the Great Basin so we...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,058
Posted By Countdown
Any snow after Nov 1 will probably stick thru...

Any snow after Nov 1 will probably stick thru winter. Some gates may close when snow is expected.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-01-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,466
Posted By Countdown
Stopped in Rigens ID on the Salmon River, it was...

Stopped in Rigens ID on the Salmon River, it was hotter than hell. Local told us it was so hot because it was below sea level.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-01-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,466
Posted By Countdown
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Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-28-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By Countdown
Hallmark of a top notch tech company!

Hallmark of a top notch tech company!
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-28-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,466
Posted By Countdown
Bill, Look at swinging south thru Sunrise...

Bill,

Look at swinging south thru Sunrise before Camron to go by Grand Falls on Little Colorado. Haven't been there but told it is worth going by. See AZ/NM SMTS file (many of these tracks are...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-28-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,466
Posted By Countdown
Bill, Track Colors are: Dark Green is Fun...

Bill,

Track Colors are:
Dark Green is Fun Dual Sport
Dark Magenta is Adv Bike bypasses for harder sections
Red is Difficult Dual Sport

Very little Pink and are self explanatory special
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 69,661
Posted By Countdown
Topaz 600

http://www.dualsportwest.com/public/eventFlyers/14%20Topaz.pdf
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,058
Posted By Countdown
I don't deal in maps, just GPS tracks. There is a...

I don't deal in maps, just GPS tracks. There is a general map for each state on GWT.com

I have abreviated tracks in Layin down Tracks, West http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=920759
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Countdown
Statewide Motorized Trail System for NV on...

Statewide Motorized Trail System for NV on GPSXchange.com
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-27-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,538
Posted By Countdown
MapSource does this and assume BaseCamp does...

MapSource does this and assume BaseCamp does also. I actually use my Garmin 76Cx to filter because it has different algorithum and always filters to 500 points exactly.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-26-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By Countdown
How about from the Salt Tram road north of Cerro...

How about from the Salt Tram road north of Cerro Gordo?

Whitney is just a peak in a very tall range, it is not a Mountain. Mt Tom is a very good looking Mt along with Mammoth Mountain. White Mt...
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