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Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,483
Posted By Countdown
I would like MVUM routes to show on a map set...

I would like MVUM routes to show on a map set that Garmin sells to download to a Garmin receiver. Seems like kind of simple idea like Tread Lightly, Leave no Trace, only drive on legal routes, etc.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By Countdown
When Dual Sport was formed in the 90's, we were...

When Dual Sport was formed in the 90's, we were all ex Enduro Racers which is a far cry from Desert Racers. Now we are almost all retired and I think that the new generation all started their dirty...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-22-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,787
Posted By Countdown
Consider you have a little dirt bike and what...

Consider you have a little dirt bike and what unit most owners of these bikes use.

Learn about the BIG difference between Routes and Tracks. In general street units are great for Routing but poor...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-21-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Countdown
With Mapsource you can use File Explorer and only...

With Mapsource you can use File Explorer and only copy what you want from your unit to your hard drive in seconds. Then use Mapsosurce to view edit tracks. I think you can import the gpx file to your...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-20-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,787
Posted By Countdown
All the hand helds do the same things the...

All the hand helds do the same things the difference is the physical package ie 12V pwr vs usb pwr, buttons vs touch, screen size etc.

Sounds like you want to download, follow, record, upload...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-20-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,787
Posted By Countdown
Very well put! Look for a 78 on sale for $150,...

Very well put! Look for a 78 on sale for $150, another $80 for City Nav maps, and $30 for power cord to CRF250L battery and you will be a happy camper.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 11-16-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,200
Posted By Countdown
There are roads all over the place there, I tried...

There are roads all over the place there, I tried to ride all of them then pick the best for GWT. Grand View, fire tower, and old cabin were attractions to go by. As you head east it gets very rocky....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Countdown
See the Nevada Statewide Motorized Trail System...

See the Nevada Statewide Motorized Trail System on GPSXchange.com

Thousands of miles of tracks.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-14-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By Countdown
Time to try the big one http://www.mex2can.com/ ...

Time to try the big one http://www.mex2can.com/

I have been fighting BLM regulations for 30 years. Win some, lose some.

I have over 3,000 GPS files, have you looked at them on...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-13-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By Countdown
Great price Do It!

Great price Do It!
Forum: Americas 11-13-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By Countdown
I have many choices recorded in the Statewide...

I have many choices recorded in the Statewide Motorized Trail System for ID posted on http://www.gpsxchange.com/
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-13-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Countdown
Most of my customers just use zip tie and never...

Most of my customers just use zip tie and never take it out of cradle.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-13-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Countdown
78 is good, 62 & Oregon has no 12V power input....

78 is good, 62 & Oregon has no 12V power input. Oregon is touch screen, no buttons.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-12-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Countdown
It only gets worse, I have a long list of things...

It only gets worse, I have a long list of things I can't do as good now but I can't remember any of them right now.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-12-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By Countdown
You live in Texas, the real fun is living west of...

You live in Texas, the real fun is living west of the rockys and doing it every day!

If god meant Texans to ride motorcycles he would have put some hills, real trees, and canyons there. It goes...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-12-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By Countdown
If you did you blew it up, it only has 5V USB...

If you did you blew it up, it only has 5V USB power input.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-12-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By Countdown
He lives in Dallas, no snowed in weekends, he...

He lives in Dallas, no snowed in weekends, he just has way too much time on his hands.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-12-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By Countdown
Few people need the "S" Several of us who...

Few people need the "S"

Several of us who have actually used them prefer 76Cx over 60Cx.

e-trex is out for 12V so is 62
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-11-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By Countdown
e-trex Used 60/76 78

e-trex
Used 60/76
78
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-10-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Countdown
I have been wearing bifocal riding glasses since...

I have been wearing bifocal riding glasses since Burleson showed me how they work in the 70s. Must be plastic frame with no hole at bridge with foam pads around nose. Raced desert races in bad dust...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-10-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By Countdown
You need the forest service Motor Vehicle Use Map...

You need the forest service Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) which is the Law so it is by definition current.

I take the MVUM and hand draw tracks on Topo in MapSource of the roads and trails that I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By Countdown
Probably get much more results on the D37...

Probably get much more results on the D37 I-need-a-riding-partner-for-2014-LA-B-2V-thread :
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-10-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Countdown
Very few people have problem with 60/76? Except...

Very few people have problem with 60/76? Except people who refuse to wear glasses and think there is some magic solution.

What map are you using?

What color are they set to? I use Dark Green,...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 11-09-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Countdown
Getting late in he season for any route. The...

Getting late in he season for any route. The coast route has the least dirt basically LA to north central coast then more north of Lake Pilsberry. The PCQ will be open another week or four. I am...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,225
Posted By Countdown
So is there any chance that this bill will get...

So is there any chance that this bill will get thru in the lame duck session?

If it were anywhere but California it won't have a chance in hell in the next congress but all the new Republican...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-08-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Countdown
RAM, sold in most shops

RAM, sold in most shops
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,225
Posted By Countdown
Julie, you sure got a lot of help. I did...

Julie, you sure got a lot of help.

I did look at maps in areas I care about and could not fined one closed road?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-08-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Countdown
+1 but you MUST put a zip tie around it at the...

+1 but you MUST put a zip tie around it at the top, Many many have popped out.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,489
Posted By Countdown
Riding from Bridgeport to Sonora Jct on Huntoon...

Riding from Bridgeport to Sonora Jct on Huntoon trail today.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-08-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,524
Posted By Countdown
Why would you take advice from someone who can...

Why would you take advice from someone who can only give advice on one model?

There are lots of threads comparing different models for different uses.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-08-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By Countdown
+1 On map page , Menu, setup map, second...

+1

On map page , Menu, setup map, second icon from right, menu, scroll down to map you want and make it say "Hide" which means it is showing.

lots of set up help at
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Countdown
For GPS tracks of everything they rode see the...

For GPS tracks of everything they rode see the Statewide Motorized Trail System for NV on http://www.gpsxchange.com/
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By Countdown
+1 I think: You are big strong guy in...

+1

I think:

You are big strong guy in so cal. That is a little help picking bike up but almost no help with riding a bike. Riding a bike is learning how to make the motorcycle do all the work....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-06-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,674
Posted By Countdown
+1 Except MVUM can only be changed by a...

+1

Except MVUM can only be changed by a forest order and except for a temporary emergency closure only after public comment.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-06-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,674
Posted By Countdown
You are mixing Map sets and GPS units. You...

You are mixing Map sets and GPS units.

You can load most any map set into any GPS no mater if it is a hand held hiking unit or an automotive unit not suitable for a motorcycle.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 11-04-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Countdown
Don't understand, they do connect aka Pacific...

Don't understand, they do connect aka Pacific Crest Quest, CA, OR, & WA

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

Why don't you look at my tracks before you say it is not what you...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 11-02-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,925
Posted By Countdown
All my stuff is in Private Libraries, half way...

All my stuff is in Private Libraries, half way down.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-31-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11,409
Views: 1,339,521
Posted By Countdown
I keep forgetting to try distance in my 78 ( I...

I keep forgetting to try distance in my 78 ( I almost never use it in favor of good old 76).

What I was going to do was stop several times on the trail for a couple minutes then upload active log...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-31-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11,409
Views: 1,339,521
Posted By Countdown
I am 70 and very forgetful but I am pretty sure I...

I am 70 and very forgetful but I am pretty sure I meant was what I typed.

"Show" and "Hide" are verbs and therefore commands to change the current state which is obviously the opposit.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Countdown
Jimmy Lewis, Pahrump

Jimmy Lewis, Pahrump
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