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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-28-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 35,809
Posted By NJ-Bill
My Galaxy S5, which is advertised as waterproof,...

My Galaxy S5, which is advertised as waterproof, has the new USB 3.0 port.
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,017
Posted By NJ-Bill
Nice ride report. I did an 8-day Nova Scotia trip...

Nice ride report. I did an 8-day Nova Scotia trip the first week of August. Do you plan to ride the Ceilidh Coastal Trail in Nova Scotia?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-27-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 160,508
Posted By NJ-Bill
Thanks for the subtle hint. :wink:

Thanks for the subtle hint. :wink:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 160,508
Posted By NJ-Bill
I know I've been by that building but my memory...

I know I've been by that building but my memory is failing me. :huh
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-25-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,604
Posted By NJ-Bill
Thanks for the feedback. I need some...

Thanks for the feedback. I need some clarification on these statements. Are you saying there are settings in Brouter that control segments? I do not know the difference between a segment and a route.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-25-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,604
Posted By NJ-Bill
After encountering the problem, I uninstalled...

After encountering the problem, I uninstalled Brouter, then installed it again and loaded the segments shown below. I tried to route to a location in VA from my home in NJ. I received the same error....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-24-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,604
Posted By NJ-Bill
I keep getting the following error when...

I keep getting the following error when navigating. It has happened when I tried navigating to a stored point that is more than 100 miles away AND when recalculating on a route. Here is the error.
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-21-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,604
Posted By NJ-Bill
Locus does not announce street names when...

Locus does not announce street names when offline. That is an issue for me also.
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,307
Posted By NJ-Bill
I stopped in St. John and stayed overnight. I...

I stopped in St. John and stayed overnight. I rode along the Bay of Fundy, which is spectacular. PM me an email address and I'll send you gpx files.
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,307
Posted By NJ-Bill
I just returned from an 8-day, 3000 mile road...

I just returned from an 8-day, 3000 mile road trip to Nova Scotia. I rode some nice dirt up there and I have GPX tracks of the good stuff. Let me know if you want any of it. The Ceilidh Coastal Trail...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By NJ-Bill
That is a shame. The design looks good and the...

That is a shame. The design looks good and the price is competitive.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By NJ-Bill
Northern Tool Folding Trailer

Does anyone here have experience with this trailer? LINK...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 160,508
Posted By NJ-Bill
That sounds feasible. :D

That sounds feasible. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 160,508
Posted By NJ-Bill
:D Too late. I just pulled into my garage an...

:D
Too late. I just pulled into my garage an hour ago. However, after 3000 miles in 8 days, I am going to take tomorrow off. If you want to get it on Sunday, let me know.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-27-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,232
Posted By NJ-Bill
If you buy a USB OTG cable, you can use your...

If you buy a USB OTG cable, you can use your smart phone to upload each day's videos to Dropbox. I've never tried this without WiFi. With WiFi, it is easy.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-27-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,604
Posted By NJ-Bill
http://www.gpsvisualizer.com can convert a Google...

http://www.gpsvisualizer.com can convert a Google Map route to a .gpx file.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-27-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 344,851
Posted By NJ-Bill
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g384/vtwinp/Mo...

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g384/vtwinp/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-07/20140727_072422.jpg



I know of this place. Unfortunately, it is infested with chiggers, ticks and kamikaze deer. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-26-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 344,851
Posted By NJ-Bill
Or chiggers, ticks and sand fleas. Good job,...

Or chiggers, ticks and sand fleas.

Good job, Bob. How about some more deep sand.:wink:
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,307
Posted By NJ-Bill
Here are some attractions we enjoyed. 1....

Here are some attractions we enjoyed.
1. Peggy's Cove - if you go as south as Halifax
2. Alexander Graham Bell Museum in Baddeck
3. Louisbourg Playhouse - caught show after fortress
4. Hiking...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-21-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 35,809
Posted By NJ-Bill
Correct, I am looking for "turn left onto Main...

Correct, I am looking for "turn left onto Main Street in 200 feet."
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-21-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 35,809
Posted By NJ-Bill
Does Co-Pilot announce upcoming street names...

Does Co-Pilot announce upcoming street names offline?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-19-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,604
Posted By NJ-Bill
Thanks. I will look into that.

Thanks. I will look into that.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-19-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,604
Posted By NJ-Bill
Question for the locus gurus

I am doing well with Locus, especially offline navigation. Thanks to everyone here who provided guidance and encouragement.

The other day, while navigating to a destination, a notification popped...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 160,508
Posted By NJ-Bill
I sent you the NY Dirt tag but I do not know the...

I sent you the NY Dirt tag but I do not know the location of Bob's PB tag. I Googled Budweiser can in Pine Barrens but that did not yield much. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 160,508
Posted By NJ-Bill
In case any of you guys want a rare Pine Barrens...

In case any of you guys want a rare Pine Barrens double. :evil

LINK (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24638362&postcount=5261)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 344,851
Posted By NJ-Bill
It was hardly a dirt ride... 162 miles of asphalt...

It was hardly a dirt ride... 162 miles of asphalt and two blocks of gravel. :D Next tag is in the middle of 1 million acres full of legal dirt roads. I am spoiled living so close to my beloved Pine...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 344,851
Posted By NJ-Bill
New tag - Doc knew where it was headed

No gps needed. This tag is on a road that features a Bridge that I assume was built by Quakers. The bridge is 3.7 miles from pavement, on a road named after it. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 344,851
Posted By NJ-Bill
got it

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v149/wtmink/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-07/20140717_102413_zpsdu5oaitd.jpg...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-16-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,604
Posted By NJ-Bill
Perfect... thanks!

Perfect... thanks!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,604
Posted By NJ-Bill
Question for the locus gurus

In two weeks, I am riding to Nova Scotia, which takes me through six states and two Canadian provinces. I purchased vector maps for all of these areas. I created a gpx route in Basecamp and imported...
Forum: Canada 07-14-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,246
Posted By NJ-Bill
Awesome feedback... thanks.

Awesome feedback... thanks.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,604
Posted By NJ-Bill
I've accomplished this by generating a .gpx file...

I've accomplished this by generating a .gpx file externally (Basecamp) and importing it as a track. In Basecamp, y can add as many waypoints as desired to a route.
Forum: Canada 07-14-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,246
Posted By NJ-Bill
This looks fun. How challenging is this road? I...

This looks fun. How challenging is this road? I have decades of dirt riding experience but I will not be on my dirt bike. I will be on a Vstrom 650. :eek1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 160,508
Posted By NJ-Bill
Nice tagging, Bob. That beer can looks familiar....

Nice tagging, Bob. That beer can looks familiar. :lol3
Forum: Canada 07-13-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,307
Posted By NJ-Bill
Thanks. I plan to ride that trail the first week...

Thanks. I plan to ride that trail the first week of August. I will be on a Vstrom.
Forum: Canada 07-13-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,307
Posted By NJ-Bill
Is that the Ceilidh Coastal Trail?

Is that the Ceilidh Coastal Trail?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-13-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,604
Posted By NJ-Bill
Line Style - Arrows 3 solved my issue. It places...

Line Style - Arrows 3 solved my issue. It places the track adjacent to the road instead of on top of it.
Thanks!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-12-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,604
Posted By NJ-Bill
When I am navigating along a track that is on a...

When I am navigating along a track that is on a road, I cannot see.the road label. The track covers it completely. Is there a way to see both the track and label?
Forum: Canada 07-11-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,307
Posted By NJ-Bill
I have a gpx for this trail, which is the Ceilidh...

I have a gpx for this trail, which is the Ceilidh Coastal Trail. PM me your email address and I will send it.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-10-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 35,809
Posted By NJ-Bill
I have a Galaxy S5, which is waterproof. However,...

I have a Galaxy S5, which is waterproof. However, there is a gasket and cover over the charging port. I cannot imagine it will be waterproof when charging on my handlebars.
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