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Forum: Americas 04-14-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By GISdood
Tent space available here in Prince George if...

Tent space available here in Prince George if needed, drop me a PM if you plan on overnighting here and I'll fwd you my location and contact info. Have a great trip!
Forum: Canada 08-07-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By GISdood
< - Resident. Definitely correct. No...

< - Resident.

Definitely correct. No bridge crossing at that location.
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 96,309
Posted By GISdood
Glad you enjoyed the route recommendations, Jeff....

Glad you enjoyed the route recommendations, Jeff. Keep up the good work, I'll be following along as you continue south. Cheers! :beer
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 96,309
Posted By GISdood
Great to see you reach the northern goal, Jeff. ...

Great to see you reach the northern goal, Jeff. Here's hoping for better weather as you head south. For the record, it was 28 in PG today. Much nicer than the cold & rain that followed you through...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,369
Posted By GISdood
A different view of Mt Robson, you say? Coming...

A different view of Mt Robson, you say? Coming right up!

Taken just outside Valemount while cat-skiing. Approx 80km away and it still looks massive. Even moreso when you see it from elevation...
Forum: Americas 07-12-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,904
Posted By GISdood
Ask, an ye shall RECEIVE...

Ask, an ye shall RECEIVE (http://goo.gl/maps/w1Hts)!!

This can be shortened or lengthened somewhat, depending on your range limitations... but this was just a 5min google exercise based on roads...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,275
Posted By GISdood
Damn! Sorry to hear about Owen's thumb, dude! ...

Damn! Sorry to hear about Owen's thumb, dude! The best-learned lessons are the hardest-learned ones, right?

Anyway... enjoy the trip! Even solo you should have a great time. Ride safe and we'll...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,095
Posted By GISdood
Great thread, doorman! No better way to head out...

Great thread, doorman! No better way to head out fishing than on two wheels! (see link in sig for my own version) Keep up the good work!
Forum: Americas 06-22-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,485
Posted By GISdood
Sonuva.... :eek1 My best wishes for a full...

Sonuva.... :eek1 My best wishes for a full and speedy recovery. She'll be back on the bike before you know it!
Forum: Canada 06-14-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,140
Posted By GISdood
Hard starts when it's hot sounds like a valve...

Hard starts when it's hot sounds like a valve adjustment issue to me. Hopefully someone there can help you check/adjust them.

Sent from my SGH-I747M using Tapatalk 4 Beta
Forum: Americas 06-08-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,904
Posted By GISdood
Sounds like a great trip on an interesting ride! ...

Sounds like a great trip on an interesting ride!

Drop me a line if you need a place to crash in Prince George. and I can also help with some off-highway routing from here westward if you're...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,243
Posted By GISdood
Added a brake light modulator

So, I decided to add a modulator to the wife's DR-Z (and I purchased one for the DR as well). The LED's in the Givi are awesome for daytime visibility, but the Edge LED tail/brake light mod left a...
Forum: Canada 05-30-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By GISdood
Keep checking on the link I posted earlier for...

Keep checking on the link I posted earlier for updates, but currently its still flooded with no estimated time of re-opening. For now, your alternative route option would be the long detour east on...
Forum: Canada 05-30-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By GISdood
You should have no trouble with the Clarke tank...

You should have no trouble with the Clarke tank taking away from the looks of the DRZ. You be the judge... my wife's DRZ-SM:


Initial installation of the Clarke tank:...
Forum: Canada 05-30-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,140
Posted By GISdood
With any luck, he made it through there...

With any luck, he made it through there yesterday. That washout due to flooding was just posted at 7:30 this morning. Here's hoping...
Forum: Canada 05-30-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By GISdood
Highway 37 Closure

For anyone heading up (or down) the Stewart-Cassiar... just heard about this on the drive in to work this morning.

From drivebc.ca (http://www.drivebc.ca/#listView&road=Highway%2037):

"The Hwy...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By GISdood
I prefer to use diesel or varsol instead of...

I prefer to use diesel or varsol instead of gasoline, from what I gather its not quite as harsh. A very small amount of varsol is enough to dissolve old dirty filter oil with a bit of work, follow...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,140
Posted By GISdood
Just a quick update for all of you following...

Just a quick update for all of you following along, Hannes was on his way west from PG this morning, heading for Smithers.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/29/byda9u4u.jpg

Hope the weather...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,031
Posted By GISdood
That was in my carport/woodshed here in Prince...

That was in my carport/woodshed here in Prince George. Jeff arrived here Monday afternoon and stayed a couple nights as the weather Tuesday was abysmal, and he wanted take care of the maintenance he...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-20-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,013
Posted By GISdood
Sunday was the only 'nice' day in the long...

Sunday was the only 'nice' day in the long weekend forecast so I figured I'd get out for a ride and a bit of fishing, even if it was just a small lake right off of the highway.

Hart Lake...
Forum: Canada 05-18-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,736
Posted By GISdood
Same as others have mentioned - I carry only the...

Same as others have mentioned - I carry only the basic 3rd party liability/registration with ICBC and then private through Beacon for collision, theft, fire, storage, etc...

Extra benefits of...
Forum: Americas 05-08-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By GISdood
Welcome to the asylum! If you're through Prince...

Welcome to the asylum! If you're through Prince George on your way to or from points north, drop me a PM. I'm just west of town along Hwy16 and we've got lots of yard space for tenting or a spare...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,013
Posted By GISdood
Yup, that's the one! (http://goo.gl/maps/6ySdY) ...

Yup, that's the one! (http://goo.gl/maps/6ySdY)

There's apparently two ways in, but I've only ever taken the one to the south of the lake. It gets you closest to the lake by logging road...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,013
Posted By GISdood
Thanks for the tips and fish tales, corney! ...

Thanks for the tips and fish tales, corney!

Its that time of year again, ice is off most of the lower lakes, so I hope to get out to do some stillwater fishing here in the next couple of weeks. ...
Forum: Americas 05-02-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,107
Posted By GISdood
And if you're through PG on your way up or down,...

And if you're through PG on your way up or down, drop me a PM. I'm 10 minutes west of town on Hwy 16, lots of tent space in the yard and a spare room as well if you need a break from camping.
...
Forum: Americas 04-23-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By GISdood
Not sure about Alberta, but here's the relevant...

Not sure about Alberta, but here's the relevant fishing license information for BC.

http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish/licences/#Basic

Hope that helps!
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,511
Posted By GISdood
Ever think that he - like myself - might give...

Ever think that he - like myself - might give more weight to recommendations based on first-hand use from inmates here instead of anonymous interweb folks? Cut him some friggin slack, we were all...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By GISdood
Another tip - When you mix up your soap/water...

Another tip - When you mix up your soap/water solution, use HOT water. That will help soften the vinyl and make it more pliable, while reducing the amount of heat you'll have to apply with a heat...
Forum: Canada 02-05-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,191
Posted By GISdood
If you're through Prince George on your way...

If you're through Prince George on your way to/from the Yukon, drop me a line. Tent space as well as a spare room available if you need a break from camping! Good luck with the rest of your trip...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,462
Posted By GISdood
Some logging machinery that was idle at the side...

Some logging machinery that was idle at the side of a logging road on my way back from fishing one day...
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 51,300
Posted By GISdood
Great pics and narrative, Fritz. I'm envious of...

Great pics and narrative, Fritz. I'm envious of your travel and locale while the snow piles up in the yard, here... Keep up the good work!
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-31-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,013
Posted By GISdood
Sockeye salmon. They're silver while they reside...

Sockeye salmon. They're silver while they reside in the ocean, but once they head back to fresh water and upstream to spawn, they turn red.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-29-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,013
Posted By GISdood
Hey Jim! Kamloops, eh? Definitely some...

Hey Jim!

Kamloops, eh? Definitely some amazing rainbows to be had in all of the lakes down there - and I've wet my lines in several of them (grew up in Clearwater, 120km north).

Unfortunately,...
Forum: Canada 01-28-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 598,756
Posted By GISdood
For those who haven't played with this feature in...

For those who haven't played with this feature in Adobe...

Here's the toolbar you need to enable:
http://gisdood.smugmug.com/photos/i-2RxZZmc/0/O/i-2RxZZmc.jpg

The 'Analysis' toolbar looks...
Forum: Canada 01-27-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 598,756
Posted By GISdood
I'l lbe exporting the PDF files straight out of...

I'l lbe exporting the PDF files straight out of ESRI ArcMap with geocoding enabled. So yes, they should be readable from any device/application that supports that feature.
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 186,156
Posted By GISdood
Where do we donate to buy THOSE guys a burger and...

Where do we donate to buy THOSE guys a burger and beer for twisting your arm into releasing this app, anyway? :D
Forum: Canada 01-23-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 598,756
Posted By GISdood
Absolutely! I'm working on producing some PDF...

Absolutely! I'm working on producing some PDF files that can be printed for the die-hard paper navigation types. What I'm working towards is an overview map of each 'region' (Island, Taiga,...
Forum: Americas 01-17-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By GISdood
Hit me up when you firm up your travel dates. ...

Hit me up when you firm up your travel dates. Assuming I'm home and not on the road with the wife somewhere, you're more than welcome to cut some costs by staying with us in Prince George.

Lots...
Forum: Canada 01-11-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,383
Posted By GISdood
Yup... as of June 2012, ECE is an accepted helmet...

Yup... as of June 2012, ECE is an accepted helmet standard in British Columbia.

See page 2 of this, also - http://www.icbc.com/driver-licensing/Getting-licensed/helmet-seating.pdf
Forum: Canada 01-11-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,369
Posted By GISdood
I'll play!! Walking the beach near Campbell...

I'll play!!

Walking the beach near Campbell River at low tide
http://gisdood.smugmug.com/Travel/Island-Road-Trip/i-CkXnfHh/0/L/P1030697-L.jpg


Cooling off on the pier at Sayward:...
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