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Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-28-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By Adventure Addict
Either divide it into more tracks or filter out...

Either divide it into more tracks or filter out some of the points to keep it below 10,000 points
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-27-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By Adventure Addict
On the Montana you need to make sure you do not...

On the Montana you need to make sure you do not have any tracks with more than 10,000 points in the track or the Montana will reward you with confusing and frustrating problems with respect to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-10-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By Adventure Addict
Montana power consumption measurements

This question comes up from time to time and usually sparks a bit of an
argument about what is happening when the Montana is in the AMP cradle
but turned off...

Here are the results of some...
Forum: Asia 03-09-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,544
Views: 197,630
Posted By Adventure Addict
I am in the area between Liloan and Compostela...

I am in the area between Liloan and Compostela just north of Cebu city...

Would be great to meet you (or any of the ADV guys for that matter) anytime
you are in the area :beer


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Forum: Asia 02-28-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,544
Views: 197,630
Posted By Adventure Addict
That isn't me, but here is a picture of us...

That isn't me, but here is a picture of us arriving at Bantayan from Negros:

http://www.philippineoffroadadventures.com/bikepix/bantayan_boat2.JPG



And in Negros before the hop to Bantayan:...
Forum: Asia 02-27-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,544
Views: 197,630
Posted By Adventure Addict
If any of you guys will make it to Cebu during...

If any of you guys will make it to Cebu during your visits to the Philippines
let me know. We do lots of good riding and mostly avoid the paved roads...

And we do it on proper dirt bikes, not...
Forum: Asia 01-22-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,544
Views: 197,630
Posted By Adventure Addict
Wow this is terrible news... really took the...

Wow this is terrible news... really took the wind out of my sails today...

The sport has lost a great guy, and to something as senseless as a hit and
run no less. Hope they find the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-27-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 64,903
Posted By Adventure Addict
Small island in the strait between Samar and...

Small island in the strait between Samar and Masbate islands in Philippines

http://www.endurophilippines.com/bridge/IMG_1507_resize.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 184,104
Posted By Adventure Addict
I have 8 steel-framed (03-05) WRs and routinely...

I have 8 steel-framed (03-05) WRs and routinely overfill them by about
200-300ml without any issues at all.

One thing I encounter often is people in control of WRs that have no idea
what they...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-06-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,924
Views: 532,032
Posted By Adventure Addict
http://www.dmv.net/PI_rally_2012/IMG_0172_resize.J...

http://www.dmv.net/PI_rally_2012/IMG_0172_resize.JPG


http://www.dmv.net/PI_rally_2012/IMG_0174_resize.JPG
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-02-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By Adventure Addict
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=837606...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=837606


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Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-27-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 11,017
Views: 1,168,121
Posted By Adventure Addict
weirdness when navigating a track

Noticing some oddities lately when navigating tracks...

I have the dashboard configured to show me the distance to destination
which normally shows me the distance remaining from where I am to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-18-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11,017
Views: 1,168,121
Posted By Adventure Addict
I confirmed on my Montana that it does indeed...

I confirmed on my Montana that it does indeed clear it. The usage goes to
0% and all of the track is now gone... none of it shows on the display no
matter what you do (short of bringing it back...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-18-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11,017
Views: 1,168,121
Posted By Adventure Addict
Fortunately no, it does not actually lose any of...

Fortunately no, it does not actually lose any of the current track data...

The problem is that the current track either does not show at all or is
severely truncated, showing maybe 1/8 of a mile...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-18-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11,017
Views: 1,168,121
Posted By Adventure Addict
Usually I am navigating a track, but that doesn't...

Usually I am navigating a track, but that doesn't seem to matter. It will
happen if navigating or not.

Only map that is installed is the current OSM grids for my area. Only a few
megabytes,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-17-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11,017
Views: 1,168,121
Posted By Adventure Addict
Sorry to say it does not work that way. I have...

Sorry to say it does not work that way. I have just verified this on my
Montana.

The Field in the reset menu is very clearly labeled "current track" not overall
track memory.

My Montana is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-17-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11,017
Views: 1,168,121
Posted By Adventure Addict
This is not consistent with my recent...

This is not consistent with my recent observations...

Quite often my current track will disappear. power cycling the unit did not
help on the latest event.

I checked the usage of the...
Forum: Asia 10-16-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,544
Views: 197,630
Posted By Adventure Addict
8:12am local time rode it out in Cebu and...

8:12am local time

rode it out in Cebu and the effects here were pretty significant...

but the philippine people are very resiliant and bounce back fairly easily from calamity that would...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,152
Posted By Adventure Addict
Everyone seems to have their bikes stuck in these...

Everyone seems to have their bikes stuck in these pictures... :dunno

Here is one done on purpose :ricky


http://www.dmv.net/octoberloop/IMG_0698s.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 259,319
Posted By Adventure Addict
Remote beach in Eastern Samar, Philippines ...

Remote beach in Eastern Samar, Philippines

http://www.dmv.net/octoberloop/IMG_0698s.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-14-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 22,699
Posted By Adventure Addict
I use my Montana for extended rides in remote...

I use my Montana for extended rides in remote areas of the Philippines where it gets rained on and brutally assaulted by the sun on a daily basis... sometimes both in the same day! Not to mention...
Forum: Asia 08-22-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,544
Views: 197,630
Posted By Adventure Addict
Photo below taken in the middle of nowhere, deep...

Photo below taken in the middle of nowhere, deep in the mountains of Panay, en-route from San Remigio to Leon.

Encounters like this are why we love riding in the Philippines! :thumb

...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-22-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,317
Posted By Adventure Addict
Works good... thanks!

Works good... thanks!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-20-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,317
Posted By Adventure Addict
Unfortunately it appears the ability to download...

Unfortunately it appears the ability to download from Google and other similar
sources has been removed from MOBAC for over two years now...
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-18-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,317
Posted By Adventure Addict
I think he means saving google earth satellite...

I think he means saving google earth satellite images to the device for offline use

If so, this is possible but I have not yet found a solution for getting the tiles downloaded
that was not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-15-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By Adventure Addict
Now that you mention it this is the behavior I...

Now that you mention it this is the behavior I have observed. Despite prefixing
each track with a common word for grouping purposes, it is not shown in anything
resembling alphabetical order. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-15-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By Adventure Addict
That is pretty much the way I am handling it now,...

That is pretty much the way I am handling it now, but was hoping the Montana
was smart enough to offer an easier way.

Having them in alphabetical order helps a lot but it still gets a bit...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-15-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By Adventure Addict
That is good to know but not what I am looking to...

That is good to know but not what I am looking to do... I have several
different tracks for each day/location because some are alternate routes.
Need them all to show on the map, but it is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-14-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By Adventure Addict
Question Group tracks together on Montana?

Hello:

I searched around and did not see a definitive answer to this question, but I
had thought it had been touched on before...

I regularly go on long, multi-day rides and use the Montana to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-17-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11,017
Views: 1,168,121
Posted By Adventure Addict
Is there really that much variance in the...

Is there really that much variance in the clearances in the battery box? If that is truly the case perhaps it is more an issue with the battery vendor since Garmin likely sources them from more than...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-17-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11,017
Views: 1,168,121
Posted By Adventure Addict
Here is how my Montana is mounted. We ride...

Here is how my Montana is mounted. We ride severe terrain all over the world and the interior of the unit and the battery are still 100% pristine... not even a single scuff mark like in the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Asia & the Pacific Rim 06-28-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 82,152
Posted By Adventure Addict
I've pretty much worked with the same resources...

I've pretty much worked with the same resources planning my travels in the
philippines and come to mostly the same conclusions. None are really
complete or accurate, so it is best to use a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-13-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11,017
Views: 1,168,121
Posted By Adventure Addict
This is why I like to "navigate" a track... the...

This is why I like to "navigate" a track... the distance to destination lets me know how far to the end so I can plan in my head how long is it going to take, do we have enough gas, etc... The...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-12-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11,017
Views: 1,168,121
Posted By Adventure Addict
Does anyone know what the "distance to next"...

Does anyone know what the "distance to next" field is referring to when navigating a track? It seems to refer to some arbitrary point on the track, and then when that point is passed it starts...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-21-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11,017
Views: 1,168,121
Posted By Adventure Addict
Question When navigating a track, what is the Montana...

When navigating a track, what is the Montana basing the "distance to next" information on? Usually the distance just clicks off to zero, then it throws up another seemingly arbitrary "distance to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-04-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By Adventure Addict
One morning as we were preparing to leave I put...

One morning as we were preparing to leave I put the GPS in the mount and noticed that it did not turn on by itself like it normally does. I removed it from the mount and noticed the pin was gone. ...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-04-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By Adventure Addict
I tried that... The GPS would start to boot up,...

I tried that... The GPS would start to boot up, then shut off again. Brand new AA batteries right out of the package.

Tried turning it on dozens of times both with AA batteries and the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-02-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By Adventure Addict
Mount is rock solid, held the GPS safe and secure...

Mount is rock solid, held the GPS safe and secure during a recent ride in Asia that covered 2000kms of difficult offroad terrain. Rain, mud, vibrations, no problem.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-11-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 11,017
Views: 1,168,121
Posted By Adventure Addict
some tracks not showing

Hi guys... I have done a good deal of searching on this issue and so far have come up empty.

I have begun having a frustrating issue with my Montana 650. It is not properly displaying the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-27-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,363
Posted By Adventure Addict
After two weeks of rough riding in Baja Mexico,...

After two weeks of rough riding in Baja Mexico, the mount has proven very successful.

The rubber isolators allow some movement as expected, but it is not bothersome and does not affect the...
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