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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7,526
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Posted By MrMac
:clap Nice dam ride!

:clap Nice dam ride!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 108,349
Posted By MrMac
Richard Russell dam on the Savannah R., border of...

Richard Russell dam on the Savannah R., border of GA & SC. One of the newest major dams in the country..:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k206/keithmcf/TEX/DSCN0072_zpsd51ffa2c.jpg
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7,526
Views: 402,523
Posted By MrMac
There are some really great lonely roads in that...

There are some really great lonely roads in that area! I took a southern 'long way home' route to avoid going back through Athens and never once had to pass another car..
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7,526
Views: 402,523
Posted By MrMac
Mooz, the stop at Manhattan was a quick one so no...

Mooz, the stop at Manhattan was a quick one so no chance for a beverage! Not only were they not open yet, but some dude was really desperate for my parking spot.. I think he was going to the barber...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7,526
Views: 402,523
Posted By MrMac
How 'bout due east..? :evil This is another...

How 'bout due east..? :evil

This is another location that I thought would have been used already! But thankfully, no!
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7,526
Views: 402,523
Posted By MrMac
To close to pass up..! ...

To close to pass up..!

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/19/a5b4f02cc2e16c010bcb17f133b534e6.jpg

Manhattan Cafe at Hull & Washington, Athens. 33.958972,-83.378927
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5,285
Views: 871,473
Posted By MrMac
I have the Wolfman Explorer Lite. Just the right...

I have the Wolfman Explorer Lite. Just the right size and fits pretty well:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k206/keithmcf/TEX/20140308_105658_zps95a0194c.jpg

It is well used, having spent...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
Here is the new tag: ...

Here is the new tag:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k206/keithmcf/NGaTag/20140817_155547_zpsbbzurm9e.jpg

About as far north as time would allow today! Took a nice long loop around the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
Tagged: ...

Tagged:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k206/keithmcf/NGaTag/20140817_113359_zpsh7v2wbxs.jpg

Villa Rica.. Corner of S. Candler and Main (Cinema Tavern): 33.731657,-84.919974
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
Well, Sunday is looking good, unless someone else...

Well, Sunday is looking good, unless someone else has their sights set on this...? :ear
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
Going anywhere due west from here usually...

Going anywhere due west from here usually involves crossing at least one or two state lines just to make it worthwhile. But who knows, I might just get brave enough if it sits much longer..:deal
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-11-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,292
Posted By MrMac
Technically, I think yes, if you are physically...

Technically, I think yes, if you are physically touching it while driving. Although I would guess it could apply to *any* handheld device be it a phone or dedicated GPS, or music player, or any...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By MrMac
The CoPilot navigation app (with on-board maps),...

The CoPilot navigation app (with on-board maps), has an in-app purchase for an 'Active Traffic' subscription. Works pretty well. It will report incidents etc. and offer alternate routes if available....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
Not that I would have associated AU with the...

Not that I would have associated AU with the actual tag location. Found it, but with no help form that clue..
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By MrMac
Pretty sure the Iphone version of CoPilot has...

Pretty sure the Iphone version of CoPilot has decent downloadable maps for all of Canada as well as U.S. You should be able to try the free version to test it out for Labrador.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-05-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By MrMac
Levain, I've been using a Samsung Galaxy music...

Levain, I've been using a Samsung Galaxy music player 4.2 (no phone) for a couple of years now and am generally pleased. I keep it in a RAM mount aqua-box with the cover off (cause I can't see...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By MrMac
Well, I saw the other thread but can't really...

Well, I saw the other thread but can't really help much..:lol3

I used Navigon awhile back on Windows Mobile and thought it was the best available at the time. But eventually, I switched to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-20-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By MrMac
The USGS Topo and imagery data are both served...

The USGS Topo and imagery data are both served from the USGS via Web Map Services (WMS). There are a number of apps for smartphones capable of ingesting these services either in real-time (requiring...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
:clap:clap Started to go for it, but got...

:clap:clap

Started to go for it, but got distracted by the lure of winding back roads before heading home! Just as well, don't think I would have beat you there anyway. But at least I found some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,526
Views: 402,523
Posted By MrMac
I have a graduation to attend on Saturday.. Maybe...

I have a graduation to attend on Saturday.. Maybe next time; it would be nice to meet some of you..!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-22-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7,526
Views: 402,523
Posted By MrMac
Depending on when, I could probably make this..

Depending on when, I could probably make this..
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-18-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 33,142
Posted By MrMac
Has anyone mentioned the camera? With a phone,...

Has anyone mentioned the camera? With a phone, you can take a photograph, geo-tag it, email or text it to someone else, who can then 'photo-navigate' to the location! I don't think you can do that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30,069
Views: 2,240,640
Posted By MrMac
USFS proposed changes to Cooper Creek area

FYI,

The USFS has released a scoping letter for the Cooper Creek Watershed Project. Included in this project are proposed road changes that may be of interest to dualsport riders and others. The...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By MrMac
Scubatoe, not sure what county in NV you are in,...

Scubatoe, not sure what county in NV you are in, but there is always a chance your local GIS department can provide you with boundary data and possibly a decent basemap to go with it. Format depends...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-02-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By MrMac
Yea, the only way to really disappear is to fly...

Yea, the only way to really disappear is to fly Oceanic Air..


Better?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-01-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By MrMac
Here is a better explanation of aGPS: ...

Here is a better explanation of aGPS:

http://www.gpsreview.net/a-gps/

It seems possible that some phone GPS may lack the ability to download ephemeris data without a data connection which could...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-30-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By MrMac
Sorry, but not quite. Cell\data service gives you...

Sorry, but not quite. Cell\data service gives you Assisted (aGPS) which improves Time To First Fix (TTFF) but does nothing to improve accuracy once a fix is achieved. You simply do not need service...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-30-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By MrMac
If you have a smartphone, there must be dozens of...

If you have a smartphone, there must be dozens of free apps that can do this. If you don't have a smartphone, find a used Android device or Android-based music player (I have a Samsung Galaxy music...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,556
Posted By MrMac
I wouldn't say the TEX sucks; it is certainly...

I wouldn't say the TEX sucks; it is certainly better off-road than my Vee or Wee. It is quite competent, but for dirt, I'd much rather be on my KLR anyway, especially if I have to pick it up! For...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
:clap Nice to see it moving..!

:clap

Nice to see it moving..!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
Thanks..! The back roads through this area are...

Thanks..! The back roads through this area are just some of the best anywhere! I've been through Ila a few times and it is always a nice ride. Glad for the chance to go back through there. A great...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
New tag: ...

New tag:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k206/keithmcf/NGaTag/20140411_142922_zpscws4hvus.jpg

Clue is in the pic. If you need more, let me know..
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
Tagged! Ila Ga volunteer Fire Station. ...

Tagged! Ila Ga volunteer Fire Station.


http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k206/keithmcf/NGaTag/20140411_123102_zps4tl4jl7u.jpg

Coordinates: 34.171863,-83.290956
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
First I have a date with the taxman and may not...

First I have a date with the taxman and may not be able to sit on a motorcycle seat for awhile.. :-)

But if it stays there for a little longer...;-)

Sent from my AT100 using Tapatalk
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7,526
Views: 402,523
Posted By MrMac
:y0! Maybe in a day or three if it is still...

:y0! Maybe in a day or three if it is still there..:evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30,069
Views: 2,240,640
Posted By MrMac
I'm gonna guess it was you that stopped and...

I'm gonna guess it was you that stopped and chatted with the 3 of us KLR riders on 42? :freaky
And yes, I was quite surprised at how courteous just about everyone was on the back roads yesterday. A...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
Yea!

Yea!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
New tag

You'll ride through some of N. Ga's wine country to get to this single-lane bridge:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k206/keithmcf/NGaTag/20140327_132618_zpstjgh8knq.jpg

The name of the road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 326,032
Posted By MrMac
Tagged!

Some place in downtown Dawsonville:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k206/keithmcf/NGaTag/20140327_121632_zps9g8xz4fr.jpg

Coordinates: 34.421439,-84.119059
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-22-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,183
Posted By MrMac
Kevin, you are correct that the GeoPDF format is...

Kevin, you are correct that the GeoPDF format is not widely adopted by most mobile applications and Avenza is rather limited in functionality. For the record, GeoPDF's were really developed with the...
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