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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9,421
Views: 621,647
Posted By Emmbeedee
Way to go Tony. I thought you might get out.

Way to go Tony. I thought you might get out.
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,381,639
Posted By Emmbeedee
Yes, that's true. But might as well make it right...

Yes, that's true. But might as well make it right from the start if you can.
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,381,639
Posted By Emmbeedee
So don't forget to make sure the time is right in...

So don't forget to make sure the time is right in your camera before you take those pictures. I can't count the number of times my shots were off by an hour, for time zone or other reasons...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 102,461
Views: 20,079,649
Posted By Emmbeedee
Same here - I don't even try to hook mine in. The...

Same here - I don't even try to hook mine in. The holes are intact in my covers, but I only use the rear tab, the screw and the friction from the seat at the top to hold mine on. And I've never seen...
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By Emmbeedee
Pins are dropped when you touch the screen, then...

Pins are dropped when you touch the screen, then lift your finger. If you touch and drag without lifting, you should not drop a pin.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 05:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,943
Posted By Emmbeedee
Read the thread title. Is your post relevant? I...

Read the thread title. Is your post relevant? I think not.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-25-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By Emmbeedee
The Montana has an 'X' to get rid of unwanted...

The Montana has an 'X' to get rid of unwanted dropped pins. And if you're careful, dropped pins can be avoided.

See the 'X' just to the right of 'SW" in the pin attributes block below.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 19,120
Posted By Emmbeedee
Dan Ackroyd made me a fried balony sandwich a...

Dan Ackroyd made me a fried balony sandwich a long time ago. We grew up in the same neighbourhood in Ottawa, and he was into old British bikes back then. I was working on his Matchless 650 twin and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-25-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,943
Posted By Emmbeedee
The 76S is a good old gps, but it can't take a...

The 76S is a good old gps, but it can't take a memory card and has very little onboard storage. My wife really missed her 76S when we bought her a CSx, because the S showed more detail when zoomed...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-25-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,864
Posted By Emmbeedee
If you prefer, you can also run Windows Classic...

If you prefer, you can also run Windows Classic Shell (http://www.classicshell.net/) to get the Start menu and customization options from previous versions of Windows.

I use that on my Win 8.1...
Forum: Canada 12-25-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9,421
Views: 621,647
Posted By Emmbeedee
Looking for some Ottawa area riders (BMW or otherwise)

Yay, the old beast fired up today. That's the bike, not the rider! ;)

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/25/342e3360f93f8b6048f5837a1215607b.jpg
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-24-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Emmbeedee
You could always download them in a points of...

You could always download them in a points of interest file from here (http://www.poi-factory.com/node/17657).
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-24-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,381,639
Posted By Emmbeedee
Refurbs are as good as new and come with a...

Refurbs are as good as new and come with a warranty.


Sent using strings and tin cans and Tapatalk.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-24-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,381,639
Posted By Emmbeedee
I bet you could exchange it for a refurb if you...

I bet you could exchange it for a refurb if you sent it to Garmin and paid the $160 cost. Check the "Out of Warranty (http://www8.garmin.com/support/outofwarranty.html)" page.
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 102,461
Views: 20,079,649
Posted By Emmbeedee
That's how I got mine off. I had a new throttle...

That's how I got mine off. I had a new throttle tube already, but I hate wasting a perfectly good throttle tube just because it has a grip on it, so I got the Olfa knife out and did this.
...
Forum: Canada 12-22-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9,421
Views: 621,647
Posted By Emmbeedee
Anyone have any spare DR650 turn signals for...

Anyone have any spare DR650 turn signals for sale? One of mine is flaky, so I'd like to replace it.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-22-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,381,639
Posted By Emmbeedee
This is a download failing, not a copy. ...

This is a download failing, not a copy.

I've had many download failures, but then we have dismal internet speed.


Sent using strings and tin cans and Tapatalk.
Forum: Canada 12-21-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,619
Posted By Emmbeedee
Gees Nick, I feel cold just looking at your...

Gees Nick, I feel cold just looking at your pictures! You are hard core for sure!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,943
Posted By Emmbeedee
You don't need a gps to get your feet wet. A...

You don't need a gps to get your feet wet. A compass will do nicely. ;)


Sent using strings and tin cans and Tapatalk.
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 215,817
Posted By Emmbeedee
Looks good there but vibration might be an issue....

Looks good there but vibration might be an issue.


Sent using strings and tin cans and Tapatalk.
Forum: Canada 12-20-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9,421
Views: 621,647
Posted By Emmbeedee
True. Thanks Sean. Merry Christmas!

True. Thanks Sean.

Merry Christmas!
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 215,817
Posted By Emmbeedee
Not a bad view - the sidestand doesn't cover the...

Not a bad view - the sidestand doesn't cover the whole screen anyway. You could put an ad on it for a sponsor. :lol3

Going a little stir crazy here, and it's only been two weeks since we've...
Forum: Canada 12-19-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9,421
Views: 621,647
Posted By Emmbeedee
There's no chest mount for the Virb, and you...

There's no chest mount for the Virb, and you wouldn't want one anyway. The Virb is longer than the GoPro, but more aerodynamic, for that reason. I have a shoulder mount I could sell, if you buy the...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 215,817
Posted By Emmbeedee
I see no problem with that, we all need to think...

I see no problem with that, we all need to think about shrinking drive space and backups.
Forum: Canada 12-18-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9,421
Views: 621,647
Posted By Emmbeedee
The camera mount glues onto the helmet with 3M...

The camera mount glues onto the helmet with 3M adhesive which, if done properly, will never come off on its own.

This camera comes with a couple of bases, this being the flat one:
...
Forum: Canada 12-18-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9,421
Views: 621,647
Posted By Emmbeedee
The Elite for $199? I don't think so. Just...

The Elite for $199? I don't think so. Just checked and the basic Virb is $199 at Costco, and the Elite is $259. The basic model is discontinued, fyi.

GPSCentral...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-17-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Emmbeedee
Why one or the other? Both is much better. I've...

Why one or the other? Both is much better. I've got my Montana on the bars and my iPhone in my pocket. I use the Montana to navigate, and the phone to find out road conditions, when I stop. The phone...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 215,817
Posted By Emmbeedee
If anyone here uses a Windows phone, Garmin has...

If anyone here uses a Windows phone, Garmin has just released a version of the Virb control app for that platform. Check it out in the Windows Phone store...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 215,817
Posted By Emmbeedee
I think the only real difference between a laptop...

I think the only real difference between a laptop and a desktop model would be that the laptop version would be more portable. They would work in identical ways. But make sure you have a USB 3 port...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-13-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By Emmbeedee
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=413935
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 215,817
Posted By Emmbeedee
Sorry to hear that, ER. Factory Reset is...

Sorry to hear that, ER. Factory Reset is initiated by holding the down arrow button while powering on.

Good idea, will add that to the first page asap.
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 215,817
Posted By Emmbeedee
That bicycle mount looks interesting but I'd...

That bicycle mount looks interesting but I'd probably try this out with two clamp bases, and arms to two of the balls, and a third arm to the camera.

The RAM Triple Ball...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-11-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,381,639
Posted By Emmbeedee
The answers I have are above. As to loading the...

The answers I have are above. As to loading the same mapset to a second device, let alone a different one, good luck!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-10-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By Emmbeedee
Apparently Spot likes me so much, they want me to...

Apparently Spot likes me so much, they want me to have a Trace for free, as long as I activate it. Got an email from them today, offering that.

Still don't see the need for it, in my situation.
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 215,817
Posted By Emmbeedee
I found them on Fleabay...

I found them on Fleabay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tuff-Luv-Silicone-Gel-Skin-Case-Cover-Garmin-Virb-HD-Elite-Camera-Red-/381073777813?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item58b9c46495) too.
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 215,817
Posted By Emmbeedee
Anyone worried about what their Virb looks like...

Anyone worried about what their Virb looks like could invest in one of these silicone gel skin covers...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-09-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,381,639
Posted By Emmbeedee
Garmin Express works well with the Montana now....

Garmin Express works well with the Montana now. The network speed at home is too slow so map downloads always time out, so today I went for lunch in a coffee shop and downloaded the 3Gb Lifetime...
Forum: Canada 12-08-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9,421
Views: 621,647
Posted By Emmbeedee
Fixed. But it'll be back, no doubt.

Fixed.

But it'll be back, no doubt.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 102,461
Views: 20,079,649
Posted By Emmbeedee
The CS seal retainer was released by Suzuki in...

The CS seal retainer was released by Suzuki in 2014. There's no way a 2012 would have had one unless it was added afterwards.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 102,461
Views: 20,079,649
Posted By Emmbeedee
When I was building specials and needed a lathe...

When I was building specials and needed a lathe and milling machine, I signed up for a night class at a technical school and had all the access and instruction I could possibly use.
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