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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Today, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Offcamber
I guess no one had an opinion..lol Well I...

I guess no one had an opinion..lol

Well I went with the Explorer because I got it for almost the same price as the SE. However for me I don't see a big advantage for the extra $80.
Forum: Vendors Today, 04:09 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 81,232
Posted By Offcamber
Thanks for the discount on the Delorme InReach!

Thanks for the discount on the Delorme InReach!
Forum: Layin' down tracks Today, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 173,681
Posted By Offcamber
I'm just guessing on this....but create a route...

I'm just guessing on this....but create a route in Basecamp from home to work. Set the via points at the turns...then open the route info and select do not "announce" for each point. This should...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 29,347
Posted By Offcamber
I could do that but what happens when it rains...?

I could do that but what happens when it rains...?
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 29,347
Posted By Offcamber
Thanks for the information. I'll have to rig up a...

Thanks for the information. I'll have to rig up a cooling system. The temp reading was static on the bike int eh tank bag. The bike was parked in a garage without the engine running and it hit the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-02-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 286,957
Posted By Offcamber
Delorme InReach Explorer

GPSCity.com has the Delorme InReach Explorer for $349. Cheapest I've seen it.

https://www.gpscity.com/delorme-inreach-explorer.html
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 29,347
Posted By Offcamber
So I had a chance to measure the temp. In the...

So I had a chance to measure the temp. In the running in the tank bag at about 60F ambient outside temperature. The unit was operating at about 120 degrees Fahrenheit. I am sure it was getting a lot...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-30-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Offcamber
InReach Se or Explorer?

I am almost ready to pull the trigger on a Delorme InReach. I am trying to decide if the explorer is worth the extra money. I have a Zumo on my bike and a Montana for hiking and dual-sport riding, so...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 29,347
Posted By Offcamber
The weather finally broke enough to ride some...

The weather finally broke enough to ride some more and test things a bit. I moved the recorder from under my seat to my tank bag. Even on my short 8 mile commute I noticed the recorder gets very warm...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,679
Posted By Offcamber
I was just going to post this.... I love...

I was just going to post this....

I love this french press. Compact and includes a nice insulated mug!!

I have been meaning to try the Starbucks packets but my press really doesn't take up a...
Forum: Americas 04-30-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,774
Posted By Offcamber
I don't like to camp alone.....no real reason...

I don't like to camp alone.....no real reason other than boredom. I love to camp with a group of friends sharing meals, fire....adult beverage etc. When I travel solo I like the luxury of a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-30-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 173,681
Posted By Offcamber
Have you tried loading music on the Zumo? If you...

Have you tried loading music on the Zumo? If you can hear music that's playing from the Zumo I would say the issue is with the phone software, its not communicating correctly with the Zumo. The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,267
Posted By Offcamber
My first throught...

My first throught...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-28-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By Offcamber
Recommendations on Power transformers

Taking a trip to Nova Scotia and the ferry from Portland ME to Yarmouth NS has only 220V power available. I need either 12VDC or 110AC to run my CPAP machine.

Any recommendations on a light...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-27-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 173,681
Posted By Offcamber
I have a Sena SHM10 its the third BT headset I've...

I have a Sena SHM10 its the third BT headset I've owned and by far the best and most reliable. When I upgrade or replace it I will be going with another Sena....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-22-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 173,681
Posted By Offcamber
Well since this thread is about the 590 and not...

Well since this thread is about the 590 and not phone based navigation I think we need to get back on topic.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-22-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 173,681
Posted By Offcamber
Agreed, there are many reasons I don't like using...

Agreed, there are many reasons I don't like using the phone as a GPS...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By Offcamber
I have both...the Sidi's first, just bought the...

I have both...the Sidi's first, just bought the Forma's to replace them....

True they give more protection than the Forma...your call whether that's necessary or not.

The Sidi's squeaked which...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-22-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 173,681
Posted By Offcamber
Regardless of the reason the phone was clearly...

Regardless of the reason the phone was clearly getting very hot which is not good for electronics. I can't imagine what would cause it to get hot other than the processor working hard. Same thing...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,413
Posted By Offcamber
I love my KLR but I don't like spending anytime...

I love my KLR but I don't like spending anytime on it on the highway....

Vstrom may be the way to go....much better highway performance and a touch of off-road capability.

I'd add that a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-22-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 173,681
Posted By Offcamber
I think there is more to it than just "what...

I think there is more to it than just "what people want" I'd bet Garmin is factoring in screen refresh rates, processor speed etc. I use to use an older smartphone for nav and even though it was...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,727
Posted By Offcamber
Thats about my level and I am very happy with the...

Thats about my level and I am very happy with the Formas.....very comfortable boot.
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 29,347
Posted By Offcamber
Interesting you should mention that because I...

Interesting you should mention that because I noticed when I went to put the SD card back in the unit all I got was a solid red when it powered up. I unplugged both cables...plugged them back in and...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 29,347
Posted By Offcamber
Can anyone tell me why my unit stops recording...

Can anyone tell me why my unit stops recording and the last file recorded is corrupted? I have it set to record for 10 minute each file. Auto on/off I'll get a bunch of good recordings then the last...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-18-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 173,681
Posted By Offcamber
I have had my Bluetooth skip or cut in and out...

I have had my Bluetooth skip or cut in and out long before I had the 590. I think its just a Bluetooth issue. Most of the time as its been said I just pause and restart and it clears it up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,965
Posted By Offcamber
One already exists. USAA if you are eligible for...

One already exists. USAA if you are eligible for it they are a great deal....however they don't insure motorcycles....so I have to use Progressive for that :(
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 29,347
Posted By Offcamber
Have you tried putting a ferrite choke on the...

Have you tried putting a ferrite choke on the line....I had a similar issue with my GPS crashing. It turned out to be interference from the engine. I put a choke on the power cord and it fixed the...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 941
Posted By Offcamber
At least yours leaked because water came in over...

At least yours leaked because water came in over the top...mine just leak....

That said find some plasic grocery bags and put your foot in them then into the boot. Your foot will at least stay dry...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-17-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,101
Posted By Offcamber
I don't want to speak for Ed but I believe he...

I don't want to speak for Ed but I believe he wrote both but he is not a Mac person and has someone helping him with the Mac version.
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Offcamber
Most of the mud should be out in a few weeks...

Most of the mud should be out in a few weeks unless we get a lot of rain. However in the heavily wooded areas the snow takes longer to melt so be prepared for some slop. Right now I would say its not...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 38,606
Posted By Offcamber
I live near the route in West Central NH and I...

I live near the route in West Central NH and I can say the roads up here are still crap. Some have been closed by the towns due to mud. If the warm weather holds I'd say in a couple of weeks the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-15-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 173,681
Posted By Offcamber
Yep that's about the long and short of it...I...

Yep that's about the long and short of it...I don't suppose its worth bitching to Garmin about it...One of the reasons I bought the 590 was for the media player feature.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-15-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 173,681
Posted By Offcamber
Has anyone else noticed the sound quality in...

Has anyone else noticed the sound quality in regards to music isn't that great through the 590? When I used my Sena SHM10 directly with my phone the music sounded better than streaming the music from...
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 18,925
Posted By Offcamber
Received mine yesterday... Thanks for...

Received mine yesterday...

Thanks for putting this together!
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Offcamber
Good tip but unfortunately Sunbrella is a fabric...

Good tip but unfortunately Sunbrella is a fabric kinda like Cordura so I don't think cleaning it with anything would make much differecce. If I can figure out a way to make the drawer liner stay put...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Offcamber
Thanks for the tips. The constant sliding isn't a...

Thanks for the tips. The constant sliding isn't a good thing or anything I should just get use to. It really feels unsafe, disconnected from the bike, The drawer liner is helping quiet a bit.I don't...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Offcamber
Russell Day long...slippery

I have finally gotten to test ride my RDL seat. I got the Sunbrella on top hoping it would offer more grip than vinyl this was not the case. Every time I brake or go down hill I slide to the tank.I...
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,624
Posted By Offcamber
I have heard this problem before, Some seem to...

I have heard this problem before, Some seem to get hit with a bill others don't. I canceled my boot order because adding in $60 blows any savings. Atomic Moto lowered the price on the boots and...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 29,347
Posted By Offcamber
I am getting some odd behavior from my unit. I...

I am getting some odd behavior from my unit. I have it set to auto on/off and record when when power is turned on . Loop recording 3 minute files. Using a 32G scandisk ultra.

Sometimes it records...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-11-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 173,681
Posted By Offcamber
None taken..I wasn't the one that created it. In...

None taken..I wasn't the one that created it. In Eds (the creators) defense it was made for a classroom setting where you could ask question etc....

That being said I would give your suggestions...
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