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Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,667
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
USAIR: The footage for this was grabbed over a...

USAIR: The footage for this was grabbed over a year ago. Maverick has mostly lost interest in ADVRiding and my KLR has some problems that are going to require a significant tear down, and room made...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,667
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
We'll remove the blur from the shower scene if...

We'll remove the blur from the shower scene if you'd like STUFF2C. :-)
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,667
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Wicked Hmmm.... Ok, there was more footage of motorcycle...

Hmmm.... Ok, there was more footage of motorcycle gear than scenery and riding, I guess I can understand why it was moved. :-)

Thanks for the thumbs up, y'all!
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,667
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Sure seems like a group of enablers to me. :-)

Sure seems like a group of enablers to me. :-)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-11-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3,620
Views: 695,645
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
I suppose this goes here for the archives: ...

I suppose this goes here for the archives:
<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/83726096" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,667
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Living with ATGATT - A short film

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/83726096" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> <p><a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-23-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
As the rendering projects etc are seperate from...

As the rendering projects etc are seperate from OSM's goals, really the de facto standard is just "How is everyone else doing this?". Generally there will be a close alignment with what everyone is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-23-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
The "grade" thing doesn't seem to really cover...

The "grade" thing doesn't seem to really cover whether something is impassable to a low clearance vehicle or not. My wife's Mazda can coast through a field with no visible track, which would be...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Remember, the most important thing in OSM is the...

Remember, the most important thing in OSM is the data, not how some routers or renderers use it. A highway=track may be passable by a standard car, but other proposed tags out there such as...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-15-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,697
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
My brother has basically given up on riding......

My brother has basically given up on riding... and my riding buddy JUST now got his bike going. Soooo... I haven't ridden trails at all this year. But I'm looking forward to getting some in before...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-01-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,697
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
(Farnsworth) Good news everyone! (/Farnsworth) ...

(Farnsworth) Good news everyone! (/Farnsworth)

The Motor Vehicle Use Map for the GWNF has been updated. Of immediate utility is the fact that public road labels arent obscured anymore. Makes those...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 67,320
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Aww maaaaan... woulda been a good weekend for me...

Aww maaaaan... woulda been a good weekend for me to come, too. Was it any of you ass-holes I ran into through Shoe Creek/Montebelo?

https://vimeo.com/64490542
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,093
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Removing brush? Try entire trees! I drove in...

Removing brush? Try entire trees!

I drove in front of Mav with the new headlight... I was in my truck. When he switched to high beam, the "instant-on" effect coupled with the unusual color filling...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,093
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Did a Google Hangout with Mav yesterday to see...

Did a Google Hangout with Mav yesterday to see the progress. Neat. I suspect after alignment, it won't seem low. Sounds like it's just got good optics with a good cut off!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-06-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,662
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
MaverickH1 from Roanoke... [TASF]Overkill from...

MaverickH1 from Roanoke... [TASF]Overkill from Lynchburg. Might come up for lunch, but mostly interested in riding. If we make it, we'll probably see about circling up to Big Levels. I need to map...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-01-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
None of those wiki links strike me as slam dunks...

None of those wiki links strike me as slam dunks for how Forest Service roads should be tagged/relationed in order to show that they are specifically NFS roads, and I haven't found any solid examples...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-25-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
MKGMap is a map renderer. It is definitely bad...

MKGMap is a map renderer. It is definitely bad practice to tag just to get the output you expect from a renderer. The writer of that render engine basically applied his interpretation of the tags. As...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-24-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Yes Myway, most of the data when OSM imported it...

Yes Myway, most of the data when OSM imported it from forestry data came through as residential. I didn't do it! That's one of the things I'm working on.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-24-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Road jurisdiction Specifically relevant in...

Road jurisdiction

Specifically relevant in the U.S... Many of the Forest Service roads within a given National Forest are obviously owned and maintained by the national forest service... but the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-24-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Track vs. Path I think abhibeckert sums it up...

Track vs. Path
I think abhibeckert sums it up best in distinguishing track from path. There will obviously be some grey area in some cases, but this clears up most of the cases I've seen in real...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-24-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
-Highway=Path - I agree now... There is...

-Highway=Path - I agree now... There is definitely a use for "path" in motorized use. I'm thinking it may be as simple as whether it was designed for / capable for use by 4 wheeled vehicles. An ATV...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-20-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Dave, sounds like you've stumbled on some good...

Dave, sounds like you've stumbled on some good tags... I'll take a look and comment in a few days!

I'm confused about this uphill/downhill business... A trail that has giant ruts and loose rocks...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
I haven't checked, but does OSM have a tag for...

I haven't checked, but does OSM have a tag for last-update built in?


In my case, I would not crud up a path with a bunch of points to denote steepness / poor condition. I would just tag that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 30,033
Views: 1,715,771
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Checking in... When's the next ride and campout...

Checking in... When's the next ride and campout of any sort around central VA?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-17-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Sorry, when I say trail, that's not an OSM term....

Sorry, when I say trail, that's not an OSM term. I call them trails, but I tag them as tracks.

It is important that we adhere to the conventions set forth within OSM.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-17-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Laugh Damn that was a lot of discourse after missing a...

Damn that was a lot of discourse after missing a few days!

My thoughts:

1. The dirtbike:scale tag I'm proposing describes the trail itself, not the difficulty as it relates to a dirt bike vs. a...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-14-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,697
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
I don't have a Garmin or any Garmin software,...

I don't have a Garmin or any Garmin software, unfortunately!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-14-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,697
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Very nice! Unfortunately, maybe because I'm in...

Very nice! Unfortunately, maybe because I'm in the U.S., AllRoadMap's slippy map is too slow for me to get a good idea of it, but I understand it from your description. That's basically one of the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-13-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
I'm working on an OSM layer specifically for...

I'm working on an OSM layer specifically for ADVRiders.

http://tyler.schwend.us/maps/ds_style.png

See this thread:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=18906278
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-13-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,697
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
I'm working on something new and exciting. :-) ...

I'm working on something new and exciting. :-)

http://tyler.schwend.us/maps/ds_style.png

See the first post.
Forum: Trip Planning 04-10-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,276
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
RESURRECTION, GO!!!! Dredman, did you find...

RESURRECTION, GO!!!!

Dredman, did you find anything like this? I've started moving my trail maps over to OpenStreetMap, and I'm trying to set up a standard for grading the trails. The mountain...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-21-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
OSM focuses on storing the data. Some intrepid...

OSM focuses on storing the data. Some intrepid ADV programmer could come along and write the map viewer specifically for the off road trails, color coding them appropriatel based on skill level or...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-20-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Ha, whoops. I changed scales in mid typing. On my...

Ha, whoops. I changed scales in mid typing. On my KLR, I wouldn't ride anything beyond a level of 7 or 8.

The hard part is the scale... Is there anything ADVers accept as a fairly universal...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-20-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,378
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
I am converting my maps over to OSM. In the...

I am converting my maps over to OSM.

In the U.S., "dualsport" generally covers the on and offroad motorcycling world. But trails that aren't roads are simply offroad trails. I would suggest doing...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,745
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
My commander is a large tall and yellow. They had...

My commander is a large tall and yellow. They had the tall in all 3 colors!
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,745
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Cobrags, I found that NikWax got mine not only...

Cobrags, I found that NikWax got mine not only super clean and bright again (except for a giant WD40 stain on the back), but the water proofer worked wonders at restoring that handy feature too.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,745
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Scorpion XDR Commander 2 jacket!

I email Scorpion just about every 4 months to bitch and moan that they seem to have discontinued the Commander jacket... I'm 6'4" 205 pounds and NOTHING fits as nicely as this jacket... A coworker...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-20-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,576
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
Like this? ...

Like this?
http://tyler.schwend.us/pictures/bumpinbutts.gif


Yeah... Was hoping for some cheap dudes in Florida who occasionally bend to the will of their women and do something "romantic" or...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-19-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,576
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
[Not ADV] - Honeymoony things in Florida and the Keys?

I'm gettin' hitched soon... Still don't know how soon. But I've been tasked with planning the honeymoon. This is weird because most trips I plan are on the bike... And even then I'm usually the one...
Forum: Face plant 01-04-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,647
Posted By [TASF]Overkill
I am reminded of this view of the overpass and...

I am reminded of this view of the overpass and teh futility of reach someone below:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ye3cIHH62_A&t=6m1s

Also, looks like someone saw you on the news:...
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