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Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,654
Posted By thebugslayer
The owl only hoots at midnight. Just sayin'

The owl only hoots at midnight. Just sayin'
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
Here's the link to turtlemove's ride report--good...

Here's the link to turtlemove's ride report--good stuff!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24521069#post24521069
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,912
Posted By thebugslayer
Thanks for this great write up Turtle. Looking...

Thanks for this great write up Turtle. Looking forward to the next day.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
Yep. That was us. Who was pulling that cool...

Yep. That was us. Who was pulling that cool trailer? That thing looked like an engineering marvel.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
That could have been us. My brother, a friend and...

That could have been us. My brother, a friend and I rode from Blacksburg south starting on Sunday. We came through Damascus on Monday.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
Page 55 post #814.

Page 55 post #814.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-12-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,711
Posted By thebugslayer
Thank you for another great RR and especially for...

Thank you for another great RR and especially for taking the time to write a clear and helpful comparison between the MTS and the GSW. Great stuff!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-01-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
Dear Dave, I got the tracks a year or so...

Dear Dave,

I got the tracks a year or so ago. Rode much of the BRT last summer and am planning to do iron mt. and surrounding area this summer. Should I get the spring 2014 edition of the tracks...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 45,868
Views: 9,070,530
Posted By thebugslayer
I'm the same size (6'2" and 240 right out of the...

I'm the same size (6'2" and 240 right out of the shower) and have geared the bike for mostly off road (12-45; you probably don't want to go that low). I have ridden it on everything from single track...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 45,868
Views: 9,070,530
Posted By thebugslayer
What tires sizes are you running? Those sidewalls...

What tires sizes are you running? Those sidewalls look higher than stock--I like it!
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,524
Posted By thebugslayer
I am wondering what the best pairing of Klim gear...

I am wondering what the best pairing of Klim gear would be for me too in my never-ending quest for do-it-all-gear (at least road trips through fire road riding. I have dirt gear for dedicated single...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
I rode most of the BRT north to south with my...

I rode most of the BRT north to south with my brother and a buddy this summer. It took us four full days and we had to cut out where the BRT loops west around iron mountain. If I had to do it again,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 69,477
Posted By thebugslayer
More love for the WRR. Looking forward to...

More love for the WRR. Looking forward to starting my days with your RR...:*sip*:
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,476
Posted By thebugslayer
I am so in for this! Thanks for putting the RR...

I am so in for this! Thanks for putting the RR together.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-28-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11,402
Views: 1,333,235
Posted By thebugslayer
I had the same experience. Check out post...

I had the same experience.

Check out post 8610.

hope this helps you.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-26-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11,402
Views: 1,333,235
Posted By thebugslayer
Wow! You should charge for the level of service...

Wow! You should charge for the level of service DRTBYK. Thank you.

I actually took some steps before you posted this and made some progress. Here's what I did and what happened...

Continued to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-26-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11,402
Views: 1,333,235
Posted By thebugslayer
I have a montana and basecamp 4.1.2 on a mac and...

I have a montana and basecamp 4.1.2 on a mac and have a similar frustration. The data (waypoints and tracks) I want for an upcoming trip shows up on the montana in basecamp but when I unplug the GPS,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
This is great. I shall continue mucking about...

This is great. I shall continue mucking about with it!

thanks for your help Jack
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
Both these sound like exactly what I want to do....

Both these sound like exactly what I want to do. I'm brand new to the GPS world and don't know how to "rework into one long track" or "link the various tracks up"

Do I do this in Basecamp or on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
I tried the 500pt max file, but it would import....

I tried the 500pt max file, but it would import. Got a dialog box saying the file "could not be found." I can try to filter the tracks, but wonder if this is everyones' experience. My Montana can...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
I received the tracks and imported the RAW file...

I received the tracks and imported the RAW file into Basecamp on my mac. All looks good, but when I move the file to my GPS (montana 600), I can only see a small portion of the BRT at a time.

Can...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-19-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By thebugslayer
Thanks guys. I really appreciate your help.

Thanks guys. I really appreciate your help.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-18-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By thebugslayer
thanks for the responses! as for linking the...

thanks for the responses!

as for linking the gpx...sorry dudes.

As you'll see here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=632804) only the creator of the Blue Ridge Trail...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-18-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By thebugslayer
Thanks Jerry. Is "filtering" a manual process of...

Thanks Jerry. Is "filtering" a manual process of removing some of the "points" that make up the "tracks" or is it a function in basecamp or the montana software? I'm trying to figure out how to do...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-17-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By thebugslayer
I downloaded some tracks for a multi day ride...

I downloaded some tracks for a multi day ride (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=632804) but when I view them in my gps (montana) I see only a short segment at a time. I expected to see...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-16-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By thebugslayer
Similar story with me. Just bought the Montana...

Similar story with me. Just bought the Montana for a summer trip down the Blue Ridge Trail (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=632804). It's going to be between this and the 78 for you....
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-15-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,435
Posted By thebugslayer
Thanks! gonna use this track (these tracks?) to...

Thanks! gonna use this track (these tracks?) to test run my just-delivered montana.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-10-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,242
Sticky: TetS
Views: 111,520
Posted By thebugslayer
Got your note--thanks for this Chip. Your work is...

Got your note--thanks for this Chip. Your work is going to make my life better!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-10-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,448
Sticky: Tet
Views: 139,623
Posted By thebugslayer
Got the e-mail! thanks for all your work Chip.

Got the e-mail! thanks for all your work Chip.
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 63,260
Posted By thebugslayer
Just placed my order after weeks of hemming and...

Just placed my order after weeks of hemming and hawing. Getting everything I would need (aka the bundle) with one order AND the discount made buying from GPS City a no-brainer.

Thank you G
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By thebugslayer
Fwiw, the new crossfires (crossfire 2) have more...

Fwiw, the new crossfires (crossfire 2) have more venting that the original.

My alpinestar tech 7's have lots of venting, but my feet would be soaked for the day as soon as I rode through even a...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By thebugslayer
get one of their "staff t-shirts" so you can look...

get one of their "staff t-shirts" so you can look like Anthony.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
Thanks for the reply and information. Very...

Thanks for the reply and information. Very helpful!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-30-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By thebugslayer
I'm in the same boat--basically need a GPS so I...

I'm in the same boat--basically need a GPS so I can follow tracks with my dual sport. I'm thinking the garmin 78 for $200 from West Marine is the way to go. ymmv.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
I can only see the waypoints--other files say...

I can only see the waypoints--other files say they "could not be found." Is this because I am trying to open them in Basecamp with a mac, or is it purely incompetence on my part?
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,872
Posted By thebugslayer
I'm not quite tracking this concern, although I...

I'm not quite tracking this concern, although I don't know anything about the HD suspension. I bought mine off Craigslist--slightly used for just over half the price of new. The construction is very...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By thebugslayer
I'd do something like forcefield or bohn for the...

I'd do something like forcefield or bohn for the armor then simple textile in-the-boot pants (love my Klim Chinkooks) over them. Free shipping from the good guys at Revzilla, btw.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
Yeah-hooo

Got the files!!!

Thanks so much for all your work. You have done a professional quality job putting this trail together. It is a real service to the ADV community.

I am psyched to ride it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,037
Posted By thebugslayer
I would be leaving from Front Royal (northernmost...

I would be leaving from Front Royal (northernmost point) and heading south for a couple days then probably taking the BRP/Skyline back home.
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