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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Today, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
it WILL save more battery life, with the antennas...

it WILL save more battery life, with the antennas turned off. the worse the signal is, the better the savings will be. it's fairly simple.

your 'dependants' about applications and towers are only...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Today, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By ohgood
i looked up 'seriously' on urban dictionary, but...

i looked up 'seriously' on urban dictionary, but i'm still not sure if the rest of your post was deleted, if it was sarcasm, or what.

sorry, i'm pretty lame. :)
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Today, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By ohgood
to tell the truth, i am curious how a company...

to tell the truth, i am curious how a company will have massive financial problems, from your contacts list being redistributed ?



are those same contacts on your personal phone, instead of a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Today, 02:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By ohgood
those same furious folks will post every detail...

those same furious folks will post every detail imaginable about their life on facebook, tweeter, snapperchats, or whatever the hot button social media stupidity is this week.

"i bought shoes"...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Today, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
(yes it's almost 3am, i just loaded the bike and...

(yes it's almost 3am, i just loaded the bike and ate breakfast)

airplane mode will save you a LOT of battery. the next biggest boost to battery life is turning off the screen. look in display...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 46,043
Posted By ohgood
More lube. These tires are super easy to put on....

More lube. These tires are super easy to put on. The shinko 255 even easier. Just toss it near a wheel and it's on there.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By ohgood
I have about 1,800 waypoints, 140 tracks, 8 kmz...

I have about 1,800 waypoints, 140 tracks, 8 kmz overlays (maps of parks), 55 routes, 700 geocaches, the entire usa (vector map), 30 or so small 40x40 square mile segments of topographic, satellite,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
good deal on the kyocera, i'm looking forward to...

good deal on the kyocera, i'm looking forward to your out-in-the-dirt impressions. very few reviews involve actually USING the things out in the dirt/woods. normally, there is a whole bunch of talk...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-29-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 34,656
Posted By ohgood
Got excited when I saw the length of the video...

Got excited when I saw the length of the video and a powered on, working unit. then watched some of it and realized it's way , way, wayyyyy off.

The interface looks like it's going to be a little...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25,610
Views: 4,542,045
Posted By ohgood
Copper spray on the head gasket, nothing on the...

Copper spray on the head gasket, nothing on the base. Or whatever. It's not that big a deal.

The manual timing tensioner will prevent wearing out the timing chain prematurely. Mine was done at...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-29-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By ohgood
look at the tear downs of moto-specific gps...

look at the tear downs of moto-specific gps units. there's incredibly tiny difference in glue points and gaskets. definitely not $700 worth of improvements.

i've used a car gps with a suction cup...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,476
Posted By ohgood
I know you asked about digital.... But my...

I know you asked about digital....


But my all time favorite are plain old vernier, no batteries, no display, no dial, just plain old awesome fast reliable reads.

Some of the better sets have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25,610
Views: 4,542,045
Posted By ohgood
Different forum, still wrong. It's nothing...

Different forum, still wrong.

It's nothing to do with crank position, everything to do with following the install instructions.

The auto tensioner stretched my timing chain in only 14000...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-24-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11,712
Views: 1,422,637
Posted By ohgood
You're getting closer to success by the minute.

You're getting closer to success by the minute.
Forum: Trials 01-24-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,981
Posted By ohgood
Sure, just something to give a reference as to...

Sure, just something to give a reference as to the beam spread and brightness.


It's really difficult to tell with just one night shot, but with two or three lights to compare against, it gets...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-24-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By ohgood
holeshot smart pad: ...

holeshot smart pad:
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-_lcU8_l6Krk/UzHZx0W4KVI/AAAAAAAAHo4/CtCDDSdpZIA/s1600/Holeshot+smart+pad4.jpg



i know cheap/simple/easy is usually against the advrider mantra for...
Forum: Trials 01-23-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,981
Posted By ohgood
Outside pictures vs a car or motorcycle headlight...

Outside pictures vs a car or motorcycle headlight please.
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 494,377
Posted By ohgood
May have lost 2" of clearance when it was tied to...

May have lost 2" of clearance when it was tied to the display stand.

Are they selling bikes now?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-23-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11,712
Views: 1,422,637
Posted By ohgood
interesting, glad you brought up...

interesting, glad you brought up caching/stashing. i won't name what i'm using since this is a garmin thread, but....


i've watched friends with 'high accuracy' gps handhelds walk right past...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-22-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
if one of you guys has a chance to check out the...

if one of you guys has a chance to check out the Kyocera Duraforce (what a name, :huh ) let us know what you think of it's gps performance.

it's att (or straighttalk) and should be comparible to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-22-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
ok cool. i thought there was some weird...

ok cool. i thought there was some weird ios-specific about app permissions for audio or ... well i just wasn't sure.

thanks for the clear up :)
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-22-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
wait, you're saying you can't have music,...

wait, you're saying you can't have music, turnbyturn, or basically all your audio pumped to a bluetooth headset ?

why not ?

that should have nothing to do with which-app-you're-using, and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25,610
Views: 4,542,045
Posted By ohgood
The klx is mo better. The only issue you'll...

The klx is mo better.

The only issue you'll have are rats in the airbox and a couple of stale orings n the carburetor.

Enjoy that cool Kawasaki it's a really fun bike.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25,610
Views: 4,542,045
Posted By ohgood
the frame stores and cools the oil. if you wait...

the frame stores and cools the oil. if you wait twenty minutes to change the oil and filter there likely won't be any left in the frame.

changing the oil directly after a warm up ride should...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-19-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
Google maps can be cached for offline use, but...

Google maps can be cached for offline use, but it's extremely limited in offline mode. no navigation, routing, waypoints, recording, or any of the functions you would normally be able to use...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-19-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
there was some banter back and forth a month or...

there was some banter back and forth a month or less ago. o don't remember if it was on locus forum or osm Google feed. please don't expect me to find it, and I have no solid information or I...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-19-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
for vector based (osm) maps, nope, not yet. ...

for vector based (osm) maps, nope, not yet.


for image based maps, yes for some applications;

oruxmaps and locus can use the same image based databases and share a common directory for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-18-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
tongue in cheek I think, but I'll answer anyway....

tongue in cheek I think, but I'll answer anyway. ....

1 look at the basecamp threads. read the confusion and annoyances.

2 if you are carrying a laptop with you I'm sure it's easy. we don't...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-17-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By ohgood
quite a few people have asked about doing what...

quite a few people have asked about doing what you are, and had good results. lots of applications to choose from, just depends on what each person wants from the app:
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-17-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 172,366
Posted By ohgood
thought we were talking about software, not...

thought we were talking about software, not Women. lol
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25,610
Views: 4,542,045
Posted By ohgood
are you in Australia or something? I know they...

are you in Australia or something? I know they pay twice what a bike is worth over there.
I love mine, but not enough to pay better than twice what it's worth because it's sitting in a dealer...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-17-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 172,366
Posted By ohgood
there are nightly releases of osmand.

there are nightly releases of osmand.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-16-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By ohgood
you thoughtt fhb was a person? either you're...

you thoughtt fhb was a person? either you're slipping out honestly didn't know. [emoji3]
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-16-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
you'll be hard pressed to find a phone capable of...

you'll be hard pressed to find a phone capable of running Google maps that dOesn't have a gps chip.

here's a list of phones
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25,610
Views: 4,542,045
Posted By ohgood
your float needle seals in it. see number 18 here...

your float needle seals in it. see number 18 here

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/15/60bf417b5ce09fea24652a3e18a9aabe.jpg


replace the oring if you haven't already there and on the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-15-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
if you're having to remove applications and...

if you're having to remove applications and caches just to download items, its not going to work well when you start a larger application that access big map databases.

I have a htc g2 that...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-15-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By ohgood
just holler some time :)

just holler some time :)
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-15-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By ohgood
on gpsies... in your list of tracks, click a...

on gpsies...

in your list of tracks, click a track

select the download button

you get a fairly extensive list of file types that it can be exported and then downloaded as:
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-13-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11,712
Views: 1,422,637
Posted By ohgood
wicked cool, thanks for the links n stuff! ...

wicked cool, thanks for the links n stuff! [emoji2]
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-13-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 85,984
Posted By ohgood
low memory is ram, the internal, wOrking memory....

low memory is ram, the internal, wOrking memory. Osmand is pretty on the usage. I don't recall if orux or locus is the lightest, but there are a lot more problems with a device running android...
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