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Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,176
Posted By mcnut
I have to agree, the bike in the photo looks to...

I have to agree, the bike in the photo looks to be a single.
and
Husky has I believe, already confirmed the 701 for model year 2016.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 998
Posted By mcnut
There is a magnet on the sidestand, if it or the...

There is a magnet on the sidestand, if it or the switch body moves out of alignment it will not work. How did you go about "bypassed" the switch?
If memory serves, the sidestand switch is not a...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-24-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,026
Posted By mcnut
I have a 78 which should be similar to the 64...

I have a 78 which should be similar to the 64 and.....

Yes, you can measure distances on the map page.

Yes, if you select a track and then "view on map" it will show the entire track and the...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-09-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,026
Posted By mcnut
++++++++ Not to mention the very few POIs in...

++++++++

Not to mention the very few POIs in OSM contain almost no detailed info like type of restaurant or phone numbers.

Tried to like OSM but ended up hating it, the money for CNNA is well...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4,943
Views: 363,354
Posted By mcnut
New Proposed Wilderness Addition

Technically Sierra NF but abuts SQNF.
I personally don't know this area but thought some might be interested, maybe submit a comment if problematic.

Thoughts?

Link to map:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 38,056
Posted By mcnut
New Proposed Wilderness Addition

I don't know this area but thought some might be interested, maybe submit a comment if problematic.

Link to map:

http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3836874.pdf


Bruce
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 106,963
Posted By mcnut
Totally agree and while they are at offer a low...

Totally agree and while they are at offer a low and tall option.
Bruce
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By mcnut
County 2 lanes @ 55-65 mph, no problem....

County 2 lanes @ 55-65 mph, no problem. Interstate highways @ 65-75 mph, pass.

I 2nd the DR650 in the lower configuration if you plan on many high speed highway miles. And also agree that a...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-29-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,425
Posted By mcnut
The mapset names can mislead a little......I find...

The mapset names can mislead a little......I find that the latest versions of City Navigator do a good job of displaying Forest Service roads, their surface and ID.

The old "TOPO" (based on older...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2,680
Views: 100,013
Posted By mcnut
I would like to thank everyone for enduring my...

I would like to thank everyone for enduring my little talk and supporting SOS so generously. It's enthusiast folks like you that keep the Stewards strong! Also a big personal "Thank You" for making...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-21-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 126,769
Posted By mcnut
Just a for-what-it's-worth. The Lithium...

Just a for-what-it's-worth.

The Lithium battery setting and resulting battery level indicator on the 78 are not to be trusted.
I recently switched to Lithium in hopes of longer/better performance...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,312
Posted By mcnut
The DR650 over the DRZ400. The 650 is much better...

The DR650 over the DRZ400. The 650 is much better on the road and not that much worse off-road mostly due to wider gear spread with more torque. The 400 is unquestionably better (but not great) for...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-20-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,966
Posted By mcnut
As I recall the MC mounts for the Zumo 550 was...

As I recall the MC mounts for the Zumo 550 was famous for failing over time and exposure to the elements. Might be a bad mount.
Have you tried to power the unit up via the USB or car adapter?
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4,943
Views: 363,354
Posted By mcnut
I don't post when I know others are doing their...

I don't post when I know others are doing their own stealth thing and almost never even when I see obvious outlaw rides being posted in an open forum but.....

When the 1st ever post by an out of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4,943
Views: 363,354
Posted By mcnut
So Chris, are you advocating the riding of closed...

So Chris, are you advocating the riding of closed trails in a public forum???

Bruce
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4,943
Views: 363,354
Posted By mcnut
Your timing is a little off, many of the trails...

Your timing is a little off, many of the trails and roads in the Kern River Ranger Dist. are under a seasonal closure until April 15 per the MVUM. This includes Kennedy Meadows and Greenhorn areas....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-15-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By mcnut
Yes. Often referred to as a "Track Log" or...

Yes.

Often referred to as a "Track Log" or "Trip Log".

Bruce
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-14-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By mcnut
For what it's worth my antique version of...

For what it's worth my antique version of Garmin's 100K TOPO (not routeable) show the roads correctly.
I always travel with more then one map type loaded and switch between them often.

Bruce
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 29,855
Posted By mcnut
The Garmin Virb has a large slider switch which...

The Garmin Virb has a large slider switch which has good tactile feel, no problem working with normal rising gloves.
With the unit off, sliding the switch powers up the unit and starts recording....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-20-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,186
Posted By mcnut
I believe the gate is well north of the...

I believe the gate is well north of the Ranceria/Poso Flat intersection so still have approximately 25 miles of Rancheria open. The will allow access to some singletrack. the lookout and dualsport...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-18-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,532
Posted By mcnut
What a ride and a nice job documenting it! Thanks...

What a ride and a nice job documenting it! Thanks for taking the time to put this RR together.

Bruce
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 12-18-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By mcnut
Might need to go into the 78 Track Manager and...

Might need to go into the 78 Track Manager and select "Show on Map" for each track. Might as well set to the color you like at the same time.

Bruce
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-11-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,457
Posted By mcnut
Excellent RR, I really enjoyed reading it. ...

Excellent RR, I really enjoyed reading it.

Bruce
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 12-09-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By mcnut
Generation 1 Spot. I have left the following...

Generation 1 Spot.
I have left the following info with my primary contacts (brother, lifelong friend and neighbor);

OK = Something is out of the ordinary, stay tuned.
Help = I'm in a...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 11-13-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By mcnut
Used to be able to go to Garmin support and enter...

Used to be able to go to Garmin support and enter the model to see the updates but now I think it might be easer to download Garmin's Web Updater, if your unit is not communicating with the computer...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 11-13-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By mcnut
Check the firmware. Menu 2X > Setup >...

Check the firmware.

Menu 2X > Setup > System > Menu > Software Version

Mine is Software Version 4.00, GPS SW Version 3.00s

There was a firmware update which allows the 60 to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By mcnut
KTM has been selling them elsewhere for several...

KTM has been selling them elsewhere for several years but not here. Word is they do plan to import the 250 Freeride 2 stroke for 2015.

Bruce
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-06-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,350
Posted By mcnut
Basecamp 4.4.2

Windows Basecamp 4.4.2 has been out several days now, not sure if it fully addresses the issues of 4.4.1 but one can hope.

Bruce
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-30-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By mcnut
In response to the first post; GPSBable is the...

In response to the first post;
GPSBable is the most comprehensive GPS format converter I know of and it is free/shareware. If GPSBable doesn't do it likely nothing will.

Delormes Topo North...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,295
Views: 328,844
Posted By mcnut
Virb Edit 2.7.0.0 is now working with the map...

Virb Edit 2.7.0.0 is now working with the map window, must have been a problem at the other end as it sorted itself w/o an update.

Bruce
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3,295
Views: 328,844
Posted By mcnut
Something is screwing up your track log or the...

Something is screwing up your track log or the sync. At about 3:00 you slow for a tight corner and while the speed increases as you rev out in the 1st gear doing the same in the next 2 gears doesn't...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,295
Views: 328,844
Posted By mcnut
As we all know the wind noise recorded by the...

As we all know the wind noise recorded by the Virb is brutal which I discovered on first use. Any wind over about 10 MPH was overpowering, a real flub-up by Garmin. Guess that's the price of not...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 09-04-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,897
Posted By mcnut
This is likely a LBMaps issue. LBMaps were...

This is likely a LBMaps issue. LBMaps were developed before there was BaseCamp and way before there were Garmin Montanas. I own an old version and don't believe there has been much in the way of...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-04-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By mcnut
The 78 is a fine unit just remember they do not...

The 78 is a fine unit just remember they do not come with detailed maps installed so budget accordingly. City Navigator is the go to map package for most.

There are free Open Source Maps but I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,073
Posted By mcnut
It's not stock then which opens another can of...

It's not stock then which opens another can of worms.

Bruce
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 09-02-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By mcnut
Have a 60 not a 76 but very close to the same. ...

Have a 60 not a 76 but very close to the same.
I think the Interstate exits (and related POIs) and perhaps the highway one's were part of the Base map (mine's "Americas Rec Basemap v4). Perhaps...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 09-02-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By mcnut
It's getting fairly old (long discontinued) now...

It's getting fairly old (long discontinued) now but I like the way Garmin Roads & Recreation displays. No dark background colors and it shows streams (even mostly dry ones) and peaks which goes a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-26-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 126,769
Posted By mcnut
I agree but he already has Topo pre-installed....

I agree but he already has Topo pre-installed. Lots of folks seem to think they need Topo when CN is better suited for them.

Bruce
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-26-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 126,769
Posted By mcnut
Yes, CN will offer significant advantages over...

Yes, CN will offer significant advantages over Topo when riding on paved roads or searching for POI's. I frequently switch on the fly between the two.
Don't think you need to run 2 units unless you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By mcnut
Are you sure the Wisco 4816M06550 for the CRF230F...

Are you sure the Wisco 4816M06550 for the CRF230F will not work in the L?

Bruce
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