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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 98,617
Posted By Smackit
I just picked up this 2007 WR450F :clap Took...

I just picked up this 2007 WR450F :clap

Took a little spin on Saturday morning up near Hunter Lake...

http://www.contactdi.com/2015/20150124_112815.jpg

Had her torn down to this later that...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,897
Posted By Smackit
Can anyone help? :ear Just purchased a WR450F and...

Can anyone help? :ear Just purchased a WR450F and it needs about $1200 worth of stuff... 10% would mean a lot.

Thanks
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-21-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 42,155
Posted By Smackit
Ah yes, my bad, I didn't realize that was one of...

Ah yes, my bad, I didn't realize that was one of the differences between the two. Mine is the orange Explorer which gives you:

Route Planning & Sharing
Navigation
Waypoint Creation & Sharing...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-21-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 42,155
Posted By Smackit
I'm not 100% positive because I don't have mine...

I'm not 100% positive because I don't have mine here at work, but I'm pretty sure I downloaded 1 minute track points from my last ride.

From the manual:
Tracking – Choose how frequently Track...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-21-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 42,155
Posted By Smackit
Correct me if I'm wrong, but there are two kinds...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but there are two kinds of tracking you can do with the device. One is the online tracking, with the reasonable plan saving every 10 minutes, and there is the offline...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-16-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 172,255
Posted By Smackit
I rely on Google Maps as my main navigation app...

I rely on Google Maps as my main navigation app when I'm in the U.S., I use the offline download function for remote areas when I ride enduro.

I think CoPilot Premium USA for $9.99 is a pretty...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-15-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 172,255
Posted By Smackit
It only needs cell service if you want to use...

It only needs cell service if you want to use Google Maps, and even that allows downloading fairly large areas for offline use. There are a huge number of off-line map solutions that require no...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-15-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 172,255
Posted By Smackit
I use a Velocity Clip...

I use a Velocity Clip (http://www.velocityclip.com/collections/all/products/velocity-clip-bike-mount), it's almost as good as the Garmin mount.

I bought the monterra because I thought the screen...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-15-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 172,255
Posted By Smackit
I've had my Samsung Galaxy S5 and Monterra for...

I've had my Samsung Galaxy S5 and Monterra for about the same time. I use both during most of my rides. The Monterra has been very flaky. It does 90% of what I want it to do 90% of the time, but...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 213,181
Posted By Smackit
This Wiki ...

This Wiki (http://slickdeals.net/f/1276399-harbor-freight-coupon-thread?v=1)will keep you updated on everything free & or discounted at HF. I keep it bookmarked on my smartphone so I never need to...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 213,181
Posted By Smackit
I see there's a sale on the 68892/69904...

I see there's a sale on the 68892/69904 Motorcycle Lift January 9,10, & 11 for $295.76. Anyone managed to get it for less than that? I tried to use a 20% off coupon, but no go.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-15-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 42,155
Posted By Smackit
Isn't that rather expensive? I was under the...

Isn't that rather expensive? I was under the impression that tracking updates were every 10 minutes unless you signed up for the Extreme Plan which offers every 2 minutes.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 98,617
Posted By Smackit
I've got a post over in the flea market...

I've got a post over in the flea market (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1028673) if anyone is looking for a trailer. Finally bought a truck and camper so I don't need it anymore. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 199,918
Posted By Smackit
Flea Market

I've got an add over in the flea market (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1028673) for a nicely set up Heavy Duty Folding Trailer, 48”x96” 1195 lb. capacity. This thread was very...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Smackit
It's a great phone, but the company has terrible...

It's a great phone, but the company has terrible support and refuses to admit the camera flaw. I've had mine repaired and replaced several times. I no longer use it on my bike.

My thread over on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-13-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 42,155
Posted By Smackit
$50 Rebate and a month of free airtime... ...

$50 Rebate and a month of free airtime...

http://www.inreachdelorme.com/assets/pdf/DeLorme_Holiday_Rebate.pdf

Cheers!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 98,617
Posted By Smackit
All the tracks from my rides this year are...

All the tracks from my rides this year are available as a KML file download here. (http://www.contactdi.com/2014/dirtyrides.kml)

You can also go to Classic Google Maps...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 98,617
Posted By Smackit
Saw the Sierra Buttes on my last ride and decided...

Saw the Sierra Buttes on my last ride and decided to make that my destination on Sunday.

http://www.contactdi.com/2014/IMG_0304.jpg

http://www.contactdi.com/2014/IMG_0308.jpg
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 98,617
Posted By Smackit
You have a good eye, I'm pretty sure that was...

You have a good eye, I'm pretty sure that was near Webber Lake. Too bad there's no water out there these days. The red lines are my tracks. So far I've only gotten about 10 rides in since arriving...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-12-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 98,617
Posted By Smackit
Some pretty epic scenery out there this time of...

Some pretty epic scenery out there this time of the year.

http://www.contactdi.com/2014/IMG_0299.jpg

http://www.contactdi.com/2014/IMG_0288.jpg

http://www.contactdi.com/2014/IMG_0297.jpg
...
Forum: Asia 09-25-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 23,420
Posted By Smackit
+1 Every time I came across a tea pot...

+1

Every time I came across a tea pot station I just wanted to lose it. Fortunately, I extricated myself from the land of Mao before going postal :gun2. I might have lasted longer if I got to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-12-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,877
Posted By Smackit
I have the DeLorme InReach Explorer, very happy...

I have the DeLorme InReach Explorer, very happy with it. I got it through GPSCity via their ADVRider discount. I don't think the extra GPS capabilities of the Explorer are necessary, the SE is fine...
Forum: Vendors 09-03-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,745
Posted By Smackit
There's plenty of info on this bike over at...

There's plenty of info on this bike over at MyChinaMoto (http://www.mychinamoto.com/forums/showthread.php?6634-Zongshen-RX3-report) if I was still living in China, I might give it a shot, but we have...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-27-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 42,155
Posted By Smackit
Got the Explorer last week via the GPS City ADV...

Got the Explorer last week via the GPS City ADV discount. Arrived in 2 days via Priority Mail. Setup was easy, I was up and running in about 20 minutes with the online account and updated the unit...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-08-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,715
Posted By Smackit
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,836
Posted By Smackit
Mafketel - I know how you feel about the pricing...

Mafketel - I know how you feel about the pricing issue. Every solution is probably going to be double or triple what you pay back home, but it's just what the market is here. Look at an AT&T...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,836
Posted By Smackit
I posted some tips here, it's a little old but...

I posted some tips here, it's a little old but still valid. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=626802)

I don't think Verizon is an option for you, as your hardware is not compatible....
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 199,918
Posted By Smackit
I didn't notice any bend when putting it...

I didn't notice any bend when putting it together. I'll take a peek tonight when I get home and see if it looks bent.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 199,918
Posted By Smackit
Some great info and ideas in this thread. I...

Some great info and ideas in this thread. I needed a solution for hauling our camping gear so I went with the folding trailer via the 25% off coupon. Spent 5 hours putting the thing together and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-04-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 172,255
Posted By Smackit
I purchased this mount a few months back. ...

I purchased this mount a few months back.

http://www.contactdi.com/2014/9891372.JPG

Didn't come with the wiring, anyone know where I can get just the wiring part?

Thanks
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,988
Views: 413,034
Posted By Smackit
Cry Unfortunately, I have to put mine up for sale. ...

Unfortunately, I have to put mine up for sale. She's over in the flea market if anyone is interested in an immaculate 2007 S Model.

Cheers!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 172,255
Posted By Smackit
Yes, I see that now, wish they would add support...

Yes, I see that now, wish they would add support for HFP/Multipoint. For some reason, I thought the Sena SMH10R would handle 2 A2DP devices.



Well the hacker in me had to give it a try. Now...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-02-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 172,255
Posted By Smackit
Some good and bad experiences: Root is here...

Some good and bad experiences:

Root is here (http://garminmonterra.wikispaces.com/share/view/68639960) :clap finally!

Turn by turn is working with City Navigator North America NT on the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,988
Views: 413,034
Posted By Smackit
Anybody have one of these license plate brackets?...

Anybody have one of these license plate brackets?

http://www.contactdi.com/2014/svbracket.JPG

I'm actually trying to find 2 of them for a project. I would be happy to PayPal or send a check...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Smackit
Eek HTC One M8 Camera buzz, focus issue

I'm wondering if any other inmates are (ab)using their HTC One M8's, as there may be a problem with the camera if you're an active user.

I’ve had my phone for one week and tried to take a picture...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-11-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 172,255
Posted By Smackit
Thanks for your input and your efforts with...

Thanks for your input and your efforts with Garmin. My points were simply food for thought for those who may be on the fence about purchasing this unit. For those who do have a lot of experience...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 172,255
Posted By Smackit
Holding off on the big rant for now, my early...

Holding off on the big rant for now, my early impressions...

Purchased a SanDisk Ultra 64GB MicroSD card, re-formatted FAT32, works fine, but I'm not sure why you want to add external memory as it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-05-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 172,255
Posted By Smackit
Just what I wanted to read after opening up the...

Just what I wanted to read after opening up the box 10 minutes ago, oh well, still looking forward to participating in this thread.

Cheers!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By Smackit
Just wanted to post a final update on this thread...

Just wanted to post a final update on this thread for future inmate reference.

The Tusk parts and other bits I ordered were perfect. I think I made the right choice by not ordering the Tusk or...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-09-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 98,617
Posted By Smackit
A smaller track off of Hawk Meadow Trail near...

A smaller track off of Hawk Meadow Trail near Somersett Pkwy, GPS 39.555363,-119.974458



Wish I could, family day today and still waiting for my gear to arrive from overseas. I’m embarrassed...
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