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Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-15-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By OceanMtnSea
It is really better to have several smaller uSD...

It is really better to have several smaller uSD with just the *.img file you will be using at any given time. It is easy to switch out and I find that my M650unit works faster just holding the...
Forum: Canada 01-15-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,758
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Agreed! I too prefer a good TRACK as they are...

Agreed! I too prefer a good TRACK as they are cleaner and far less likely to lead you astray - YES I have learned this the hard way (but still keep making mistakes and learning once again the hard...
Forum: Canada 01-15-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,758
Posted By OceanMtnSea
As usual the Lycan file BCTourist2 has the main...

As usual the Lycan file BCTourist2 has the main "highlights" for anyone who wants to do a good tour of southern BC.

I have ridden all of these tracks and will add a couple of observation that may...
Forum: Canada 01-06-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,758
Posted By OceanMtnSea
I trust all is well Ken. I noticed you have not...

I trust all is well Ken. I noticed you have not yet changed that Avatar ................still down-and-out ......or are we better and ready to ride yet?
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 301,644
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Good to hear you have been making yourself...

Good to hear you have been making yourself useful. With all the news of the past quake damage in Christchurch I was thinking you might have gotten involved in the restoration/rebuilding work.

Glad...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 301,644
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Ok your not getting away that easy with your lack...

Ok your not getting away that easy with your lack of detail on the gone-walk-about time.

We are glad you are back, but we just don't want Nordieboy attempting to influence us in on the details of...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 12-17-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By OceanMtnSea
A 650WEE would likely be better than the...

A 650WEE would likely be better than the 1000WEE............and loaded with camping gear always is more of a challenge! If you have knobbies it will be better, but it is likely more about the rider...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 12-16-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Not sure why you start in the south in kind of...

Not sure why you start in the south in kind of the middle of know-where on the Shuttleworth Creek Road, but they are all tracks I have in my collection.

I have done your BC12(Lumby to 3Valley) &...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-04-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,582
Posted By OceanMtnSea
If you read the post it "recommends" nothing...

If you read the post it "recommends" nothing other than thinking for yourself. I would hope that being curious & thinking for yourself is not against any law here (yet anyways).

It could be justly...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-04-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,582
Posted By OceanMtnSea
There are many solutions if you are curious and...

There are many solutions if you are curious and computer savy. OSM is but one. There are numerous sources for free GPS maps for many areas - a simple Google search will locate most websites offering...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-02-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,582
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Thinking inside the box that Garmin trains you to...

Thinking inside the box that Garmin trains you to think in is only beneficial to Garmin. There are alternatives if you dare think outside the box and are willing to spend some time researching...
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Elixir of the Gods? Under normal conditions...

Elixir of the Gods?

Under normal conditions one would never let anyone take or keep such photos, but when you under the influence, control does slip away. ...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 10-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,062
Posted By OceanMtnSea
:wave I have not checked all of them, but...

:wave

I have not checked all of them, but here is what Wap Lake West looks like.

http://i737.photobucket.com/albums/xx16/OceanMtnSea/2013%20British%20Columbia%20Riding/WapLake_zpsf37618e0.jpg
Forum: Canada 09-28-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Cheers, J

Cheers,
J
Forum: Canada 09-27-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By OceanMtnSea
"I have to be quite careful on this, minimum 8...

"I have to be quite careful on this, minimum 8 weeks NON weight bearing before re-assessing. No hopping for me, my left hip took a torque also & restricts what I feel like doing. I do my list of...
Forum: Canada 09-26-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Did you venture past the closure sign? ...

Did you venture past the closure sign?



That is where my riding buddy turned around................I never made it that far.

We stopped in at the local Forest Service Office on the way out...
Forum: Canada 09-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Yes completely normal. It took me a couple/3 of...

Yes completely normal. It took me a couple/3 of weeks to get the morphine and other drugs they gave me out of my system. I had to clear my lungs and I seem to remember I smelled weird too - I think...
Forum: Canada 09-20-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Way worse than me, but I just did the ride with a...

Way worse than me, but I just did the ride with a 70 year old who has a knee replacement. He was one of the guys who went up Yallocum and over China Head on a T800. He was 20 minutes ahead to reach...
Forum: Canada 09-20-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Cheers, J :D

Cheers,
J
:D
Forum: Canada 09-19-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Sorry I missed everyone and I hope Ken mends...

Sorry I missed everyone and I hope Ken mends quick - been there, done that on the ride 2 years ago at the summit of East Harrison. I hope at least the nurses were nice in the Kamloops Hospital!
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-14-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 1,415,387
Posted By OceanMtnSea
I get this too, but I notice it more when I turn...

I get this too, but I notice it more when I turn direction just a bit before I stop - like when you have a stop sign at intersections where the roads are not at right angles. I turn the bike at the...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,879
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Welcome! I am going to check out the road...

Welcome!

I am going to check out the road from Peachland to Douglas Lake sometime this fall, but I have committed to a longer trip next week.

If your interested we could meet for coffee at...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Current Road Conditions? - Nemaiah Valley

Am planning on doing a loop through the Nemaiah Valley next week and am wondering about the current road conditions.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-31-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 1,415,387
Posted By OceanMtnSea
I believe this is caused by using 2 different...

I believe this is caused by using 2 different maps - one on Basecamp where you create your route and a different one on the Montana where you are trying to use the route.

Montana logic will...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 184,493
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Who ever is with you has a big back end.............

Who ever is with you has a big back end.......... way, way more "stuff" than you.........wouldn't be a Sheila would it?
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 301,644
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Send him a private email - just go to his profile...

Send him a private email - just go to his profile and you can do it from there.




Nordie, Nordie, Nordie......................some things never change:dunno

How are your Banjo lessons going?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By OceanMtnSea
I too have had this issue off and on - which at...

I too have had this issue off and on - which at first seemed random - but after some process of elimination checking seemed to have some patterns.

Here is what I noticed:
1) If you are using a...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By OceanMtnSea
That sound good - A target to start things off...

That sound good - A target to start things off works.

If there are any travelers from the east, heading west seeking Lunch on Sept 3rd 13:00 at Mileone Eating House in Pemberton - pipe up :ear...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 184,493
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Looking at this picture sure makes me think that...

Looking at this picture sure makes me think that those sheep are likely pretty hungry and thirsty. Sand just can't be that nourishing? Good thing you watered up along with that "cheap fuel" earlier....
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,262
Posted By OceanMtnSea
What would Marcus have done with the horse...

What would Marcus have done with the horse thieves of his era?

Hopefully they are dumb/random enough not to realize their unwise choice in steeds and return for the other one.

Might be a good...
Forum: Canada 08-11-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By OceanMtnSea
September 3 is not far away. Here kitty, kitty. ...

September 3 is not far away. Here kitty, kitty.

Maybe it is just me, but have this feeling that "... there are many paths to tread", but no definitive plan(s).

I guess it is OK to "wing-it" a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-08-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,315
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Some people are slower learners than others - you...

Some people are slower learners than others - you however seem to be in the faster category.

Where there is a will, there is always a way.
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 184,493
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Magic skies and painted landscape! ...

Magic skies and painted landscape!

http://i1291.photobucket.com/albums/b556/goneagain74/railway%202014/s_IMG_1083_zpsa869b237.jpg


Your getting pretty good at this! Thx.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-29-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,545
Posted By OceanMtnSea
The other option is to create an account on...

The other option is to create an account on DualSport Maps here: http://www.dualsportmaps.com/

Load your tracks on to DualSport Maps, then embed them from there - this one I know works.

<iframe...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-29-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,545
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Ok I think I know what you are trying to do. ...

Ok I think I know what you are trying to do.

I usually take the short cut of taking a screen capture and loading the JPEG to my photobucket site then link from there, but here is a way to link...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,913
Posted By OceanMtnSea
Been there - done that:cry Healing takes...

Been there - done that:cry

Healing takes time to be done right - I hope all turns out well.
Forum: Canada 07-09-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By OceanMtnSea
http://i.imgur.com/Yj9Xe2A.gif

http://i.imgur.com/Yj9Xe2A.gif
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-08-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By OceanMtnSea
A couple of things I have noticed on my M650: ...

A couple of things I have noticed on my M650:

1) Deleting tracks from the M6XX from BC does not always work -especially with tracks that you have logged with the M6XX. It seems you have to delete...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By OceanMtnSea
You will have to share your method of kayak carry...

You will have to share your method of kayak carry on the bike..........but this is what the road may look like after the winery inspections.
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 07-01-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By OceanMtnSea
No & unknown. It is a ride proposed by...

No & unknown. It is a ride proposed by Fishnbiker. I just mapped it out and put it in a GPX format that could be used by others.

As it is an "out & back" track it will be "trial and turn around"...
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