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Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 602,212
Posted By Mr_McBride
4 years on my smh10 now and absolutely no issues...

4 years on my smh10 now and absolutely no issues at all.
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 602,212
Posted By Mr_McBride
I've used my SMH10 over the past three years in...

I've used my SMH10 over the past three years in everything from light to very heavy rain with no issues.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 30,554
Views: 2,355,674
Posted By Mr_McBride
+1 I don't have a dualsport bike ( yet )....

+1

I don't have a dualsport bike ( yet ). But I do ride both paved and unpaved roads on a big adventure bike and would love to see an organized group for the typical roads suited for these heavy...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 46,336
Views: 9,292,312
Posted By Mr_McBride
I have the smh10 on several helmets. I've used...

I have the smh10 on several helmets. I've used this with and without my ety er6i's. While the sound quality is good with the ety's, I prefer using the speakers so that I don't have to deal with the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 46,336
Views: 9,292,312
Posted By Mr_McBride
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 602,212
Posted By Mr_McBride
In my case, it was user error. I like the simple...

In my case, it was user error. I like the simple controls and flexibility to do many different things with those same simple controls....works for me, now that I know how to properly use it...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 602,212
Posted By Mr_McBride
I've got the wired mic version on several...

I've got the wired mic version on several helmets, but I going to the boom mic as it has better wind/noise control.

With the wired mic version, the wind/noise is very good as long as you keep your...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 602,212
Posted By Mr_McBride
I was doing that....holding down the jog dial too...

I was doing that....holding down the jog dial too long....easy mistake to make.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By Mr_McBride
Too many road closures in this route. New route...

Too many road closures in this route. New route posted in post #1.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By Mr_McBride
A couple of the *interesting* roads along this...

A couple of the *interesting* roads along this route are currently closed. I'm working on modifying the route around these closures and will post a new map once completed.

Stay tuned...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 30,554
Views: 2,355,674
Posted By Mr_McBride
:lurk Can't wait for the ride report and pics /...

:lurk Can't wait for the ride report and pics / video
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By Mr_McBride
Route corrections

I just made a couple of route corrections. I did update the map on dualsportmaps. That route is a single track gpx file.

I wanted to upload the gpx files here, both route and track files, but this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By Mr_McBride
Mr McBride's next group ride

My next group ride has been posted, for those's interested...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24892926#post24892926
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By Mr_McBride
Mr McBride's 8/30 Group Ride - The Trail of Tears Loop

The were too many FS roads that are currently closed in this route. So, we're gonna explore some dirt along the Cherohala instead.

I'm moving the meeting place to Blue Ridge, Ga. at the Conoco gas...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By Mr_McBride
Almost no more A* at CG

I visited the local CycleGear the other day to try on some A* Tech8 and Tech10 boots. Well, they don't stock them in the store anymore. They only stock Tech3 and the Fox Comp5 boots now....well, they...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 46,336
Views: 9,292,312
Posted By Mr_McBride
Nice viddy. Very clear and stable. You must have...

Nice viddy. Very clear and stable. You must have been shooting at 60fps or higher. I shoot most of my vids at 720p 60fps and I'm happy with the way they turn out.

Now, back to our regularly...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 46,336
Views: 9,292,312
Posted By Mr_McBride
Thanks for the compliment. I love my '12...

Thanks for the compliment.

I love my '12 Wee. It is a great bike. It's ok for gravel and most forest service roads. But I can't ride it as fast as I'd like. If you listen closely to the section...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 46,336
Views: 9,292,312
Posted By Mr_McBride
Put weatherstripping over the mic. That will...

Put weatherstripping over the mic. That will reduce the sound to almost nothing. Although, it works great for road speeds, but off-road I found that it is too quiet. I have to boost the sound 400%....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30,554
Views: 2,355,674
Posted By Mr_McBride
I have a friend that wrenches for Yamaha. Send me...

I have a friend that wrenches for Yamaha. Send me a PM.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By Mr_McBride
I love riding in that area. I have a route that...

I love riding in that area. I have a route that leads north and crosses the Ocoee river.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-16-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Mr_McBride
Give http://dualsportmaps.com/ a try. I worked...

Give http://dualsportmaps.com/ a try. I worked perfectly for me.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By Mr_McBride
I look forward to riding with you. I don't...

I look forward to riding with you.

I don't currently have a group ride scheduled, but I'll work on that will post a group ride invite in this subforum. I'll also post a link in this thread so that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 46,336
Views: 9,292,312
Posted By Mr_McBride
Garmin Montana would be my first choice. That's...

Garmin Montana would be my first choice. That's what I use now. However, if you want to use your phone....I don't own an Android phone, so try what others here have suggested first. If those don't...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 46,336
Views: 9,292,312
Posted By Mr_McBride
Motion-X seems to be the current favorite....

Motion-X seems to be the current favorite. There's plenty of threads on this forum about it as well.
http://gps.motionx.com/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By Mr_McBride
My last two rides have both been in the...

My last two rides have both been in the rain...but I don't know what Trail 82 is.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By Mr_McBride
I only have one bike as well. I'm looking at...

I only have one bike as well. I'm looking at getting another bike for single-track. But until then I'd like to ride with other big bike riders. When I say big bike I mean large dual-purpose ( think...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By Mr_McBride
Dragon's Lair Big Bike Riders

I ride a VStrom 650 and like to ride gravel / forest service / 2-track. I'm interested in creating a monthly group ride. I've been leading group rides on another forum that is all but dead in this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-06-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By Mr_McBride
Thumb Good to know...I was not aware of that place. ...

Good to know...I was not aware of that place.

I'll have to swing by the next time I'm up that way.

Thanks for the info...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-06-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By Mr_McBride
That is great news. My Klim closet is not...

That is great news. My Klim closet is not complete just yet...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-01-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Mr_McBride
Hmm, I followed these steps, in order, and the...

Hmm, I followed these steps, in order, and the GPX wasn't accepted. I tried again with a KML file and GM published about half of the route.

No worries, though, I did find that DualSportMaps.com...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,368
Posted By Mr_McBride
Tellico CATS is a nice place to eat...

Tellico CATS is a nice place to eat...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-30-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Mr_McBride
dualsportmaps worked perfectly. Thanks for the...

dualsportmaps worked perfectly. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-30-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Mr_McBride
This is what I'm wanting to do. Creating...

This is what I'm wanting to do.

Creating the map in Google Maps from a gpx / kml file, I found that Google was stripping most of the route out.

jpg's aren't interactive and are therefore less...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-29-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Mr_McBride
How do I embed a map from a gpx file?

Forgive me if this is not the correct subforum to post this in.

First off, I'm frustrated. I build in routes / track in BaseCamp on my Mac. No issues. From BC I can export gpx, kml, or view...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-20-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By Mr_McBride
That site only provides IMG files. I'm also...

That site only provides IMG files. I'm also interested in the gmap files so that I can build routes in BC when my gps is not attached.

I did find out that you can click and drag to select the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-17-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 66,146
Posted By Mr_McBride
Thank you

subscribed.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-15-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By Mr_McBride
OSM question

I've downloaded several OSM maps ( individual states in the US ). However, I'm finding it a pain to enable and disable many individual maps when I want to switch maps.

Is there a way to get the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-24-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,529
Posted By Mr_McBride
Thank you

Thanks for a great ride report. I really enjoyed your pictures. I also like your writing style.

It was good to hear that you and your girlfriend are working things out. I wish both of you the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6,776
Views: 2,136,373
Posted By Mr_McBride
Very well worded. I join AceRph in thanking you...

Very well worded. I join AceRph in thanking you for the greatest ride report ever, for your kindness, and for sharing your experience.

I wish you good luck and Godspeed as this chapter of your...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,573
Posted By Mr_McBride
I can recommend W&S. I've got 3 seasons on their...

I can recommend W&S. I've got 3 seasons on their gloves and 4 on their heated jacket liner. I couldn't be more happy with them.

I really like the dual remote wireless heat troller...makes for a...
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