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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 73,459
Posted By Jamie Z
For what it's worth, the house in town did have a...

For what it's worth, the house in town did have a story.

Jamie
Forum: Americas 07-04-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jamie Z
I ended up stealth camping outside the park a...

I ended up stealth camping outside the park a couple of miles. Ran into a couple of young guys who'd been on the road for two months. They were in an SUV and it was filled to the room with gear. They...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-04-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Jamie Z
Denver computer help needed.

I'm on a several-month long roadtrip around the US, currently in Denver. I'm staying near I-225 and Highway 87.

I'm not on my bike this trip, but driving my Mazda Miata, which has just about as...
Forum: Americas 06-29-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jamie Z
Ouch. Just took this photo about three minutes...

Ouch. Just took this photo about three minutes ago at the entrance to the park.

8:08am local time. This is about as early as I could get here. Woke up before sunrise.
...
Forum: Americas 06-28-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jamie Z
Looks like you're right. The NPS website actually...

Looks like you're right. The NPS website actually has a page to show you what time of day each campground fills up, and at the moment, they're not filling up during the week, and even during the...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jamie Z
I've been reading about the joys of getting a...

I've been reading about the joys of getting a campsite in the park... People arriving at 5:30 am and staking out a place waiting for other campers to pack up and leave.

Ugh. That's not my scene at...
Forum: Americas 06-26-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jamie Z
Awesome. I should be there on Monday. Jamie

Awesome. I should be there on Monday.

Jamie
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By Jamie Z
I'm coming into the Aberdeen area today. Looking...

I'm coming into the Aberdeen area today. Looking for a place to change my oil in the next couple of days. I messaged a guy on the Tent Space list yesterday but haven't heard back.

From Aberdeen...
Forum: Americas 06-24-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By Jamie Z
I'm a little confused by this. And it's...

I'm a little confused by this. And it's completely change of subject, but for example, JFK was shot in the middle of a roadway and many thousands of people flock to look at an X painted on the...
Forum: Americas 06-24-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By Jamie Z
And I happen to think it does. The Trace played a...

And I happen to think it does. The Trace played a significant role in the development of our county and gave a few interesting stories.

What I really wanted to do was make a Not the Natchez Trace...
Forum: Americas 06-24-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By Jamie Z
That's my point. It's not about the scenery. It's...

That's my point. It's not about the scenery. It's about the historic events that happened along the way.

To many people, it's not very interesting, but to others it's endlessly fascinating.
...
Forum: Americas 06-24-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By Jamie Z
I presume you already finished your ride, so my...

I presume you already finished your ride, so my response here is mostly for anyone doing a bit of research.

The Natchez Trace is interesting because if it's history, not because it it especially...
Forum: Americas 06-24-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Jamie Z
That's basically what I'm doing at the moment....

That's basically what I'm doing at the moment. Been on the road for about nine weeks.

Our travel methods sound about the same I travel pretty cheap, though I have a weakness for beer and bourbon...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By Jamie Z
So apparently more than one Powell's. How come...

So apparently more than one Powell's. How come nobody said that? Back on the road.

Jamie
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By Jamie Z
I'm at Powell's right now. Well, across the...

I'm at Powell's right now. Well, across the street.

Good idea.

Jamie
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By Jamie Z
Any suggestions on things to do here? When I...

Any suggestions on things to do here? When I leave Portland I believe I'll be headed to the Oregon coast and then up through Washington.

Jamie
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By Jamie Z
I'm in Portland for the next couple of days. ...

I'm in Portland for the next couple of days.

Jamie
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By Jamie Z
Hot springs were pretty nice. I was the only one...

Hot springs were pretty nice. I was the only one there except for a naked couple down by the river. She has some marvelous tits. But here's a picture of me.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,634
Posted By Jamie Z
Damn. Give me a minute. I got more replies...

Damn. Give me a minute.

I got more replies here than I did when I posted in the right forum.

Summer Heat getting to you guys? Here's a picture of some snow and mountains.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By Jamie Z
Wow, thanks for all the tips. This is good stuff....

Wow, thanks for all the tips. This is good stuff.

I drove up to Gold Beach and took the Bear Camp Coastal Road east. I'm an hour or so away from Crater Lake. I was a little shocked that once I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By Jamie Z
Oregon and Washington

I'm looking for routing advice through Oregon and Washington.

Currently I've been on the road for two months (full disclosure: in my Miata) and have gone across the Southwest and up the entire...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-14-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,634
Posted By Jamie Z
Wrong Forum

Wrong forum, sorry.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,206
Posted By Jamie Z
Share your Tent Space stories and pics

I'm currently in Santa Barbara Tent Spacing with Wayne and Diane. Tonight they invited a few friends over for a great dinner, a few drinks, and hot tub afterward!
...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-01-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 159,580
Posted By Jamie Z
Yes, currently I'm in my Miata. Up until a...

Yes, currently I'm in my Miata.

Up until a few months ago I had a Suzuki V-Strom 650. Tent and associated camping stuff fit fine.

Jamie
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-03-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,290
Posted By Jamie Z
I'm pretty sure I'll be the only one there in a...

I'm pretty sure I'll be the only one there in a Mazda Miata.

Jamie
Forum: Trip Planning 05-01-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 105,950
Posted By Jamie Z
Of course it has to be a BMW rider.

Of course it has to be a BMW rider.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-01-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 105,950
Posted By Jamie Z
The Google MyMaps link works on my iPhone. I...

The Google MyMaps link works on my iPhone. I don't see a way to center it on my location, but that's a pretty minor thing.

Looks great!

Jamie
Forum: Americas 04-30-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Jamie Z
I'll check out 66. Thanks!

I'll check out 66. Thanks!
Forum: Americas 04-29-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Jamie Z
San Francisco to Flagstaff

Looking for route and activity suggestions between San Francisco and Flagstaff Arizona.

I'm picking up Tiffany in SF on May 9 and we have to be in Flagstaff on May 14 for Overland Expo. That...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-28-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,290
Posted By Jamie Z
I get the same impression as you. I wonder if...

I get the same impression as you. I wonder if it's going to be a bunch of rich guys in their kitted out Land Rovers out on their once-a-year off road trip.

On the other hand, I do expect there to...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-21-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 105,950
Posted By Jamie Z
[QUOTE=Nixels;26622709]Second, I tried to...

[QUOTE=Nixels;26622709]Second, I tried to download the KMZ app, but failed. :waysad

/QUOTE]

What app are you trying to download? Phone? Computer? What failed?

Some more information about...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-18-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 105,950
Posted By Jamie Z
I just noticed that when I click on the link in...

I just noticed that when I click on the link in the browser, very briefly shows up a drop down to click on to open the file in Google Earth, but it disappears before I can tap on it.

Jamie
Forum: Trip Planning 04-18-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 105,950
Posted By Jamie Z
I tried in both Safari and then Chrome on iOS....

I tried in both Safari and then Chrome on iOS. Both gave me the same blank screen.

I was able to click the link from inside Tapatalk and it opened into Google Earth.

Jamie
Forum: Trip Planning 04-18-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 105,950
Posted By Jamie Z
I'm quoting myself here because this is no longer...

I'm quoting myself here because this is no longer functioning as I posted. If I click on the KMZ link in the OP, I get a blank screen in my browser. Google Earth no longer opens.

Ugh..

Jamie
Forum: Trip Planning 04-15-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 105,950
Posted By Jamie Z
On my iPhone , if click on the KML link in the...

On my iPhone , if click on the KML link in the OP, it opens Google Earth and shows the Tent Space pins.
Forum: Americas 04-14-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By Jamie Z
There's a hand signal for money? You mean the...

There's a hand signal for money? You mean the rub-your-thumb-and-index-finger sign?
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By Jamie Z
I agree with the above. And also:...

I agree with the above.

And also: https://www.duolingo.com/

Download it to your smartphone and practice whenever and wherever you want. It's a pretty good program.

Jamie
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-12-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 24,115
Posted By Jamie Z
Anyone know how to unjoin the page? I've got a...

Anyone know how to unjoin the page? I've got a new device and when I added it, my old location (outdated by a couple years) still shows on the map, but I don't see a way to remove it.

Jamie
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Jamie Z
I'm a big fan of doubling up sleeping bags. You...

I'm a big fan of doubling up sleeping bags. You can really open up the options when you carry two bags. You can sleep in one, or the other. Or you can put them together and sleep with one layer on...
Forum: Americas 04-08-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By Jamie Z
Without knowing more about your trip and...

Without knowing more about your trip and preferences, I can't offer specific advice, but living in Memphis, I see that you have Little Rock-->Memphis-->Nashville. Please tell me you don't plan to...
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