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Old 05-09-2014, 08:45 AM   #21286
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You can switch back to the "classic" version.
https://support.google.com/maps/answer/3045828?hl=en

I hate the new version too. I don't use the send to garmin feature...
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You may be aware of this but it is a good summary "How to" ...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=937605

The option to communicate with a Garmin GPS is gone from all versions of Google Maps. I have done a Google Plus search and it seems to be a major complaint that Google has not addressed. I'm concerned that all my saved routes will disappear from the classic version without any notice. Google is sucking big time
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Old 05-09-2014, 10:29 AM   #21287
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Gas near Ibadan

Anybody been across the pony express route in the last few months? Is there gas near ibapah? I understand the trading post used to carry gas but no longer does but I found a post saying there was somewhere else about 5 miles away.

I'm sitting in Elko right now and wondering if I can make it. I've got a KLR with me and we can bail and head north to wendover if we have to but would prefer an easterly route back over to Vernon.
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Old 05-09-2014, 10:47 AM   #21288
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I rode it last fall and when I got to Ibapah there was no one there to get the gas from. I would ride to Ibapah from Ely and try to find gas... if not roll north to Wendover - got to at least try it!
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Old 05-09-2014, 02:11 PM   #21289
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Needed to be up on 84 today for work, so I drove East Canyon to see how the road was since opening. Not bad other than the rain today. Some rock debris in blind corners, anyone out this weekend use caution. Other than that, road looks great.

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Old 05-09-2014, 04:04 PM   #21290
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The option to communicate with a Garmin GPS is gone from all versions of Google Maps. I have done a Google Plus search and it seems to be a major complaint that Google has not addressed. I'm concerned that all my saved routes will disappear from the classic version without any notice. Google is sucking big time
Can you export the routes as kml?

http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archi...ogle_maps.html
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Old 05-10-2014, 07:32 AM   #21291
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Upgraded my Spot device. I have a GEN1 that works fine that I will no longer use. If you want it free PM me.
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Old 05-10-2014, 10:00 PM   #21292
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One of those days. This happened today behind the 'B'. Lost the bead and had to do a little 'off trail' to get it
to the main dirt road. Called Wright's and they didn't have the tire. So I thought I would
try to bead it up just to move it around the house. It's still holding air.
Drove it about 5 miles with a flat off the rim thinking I ruined the wheel and the tire.

Had I known it was going to hold air I would have cleaned all of the dirt out of the tire first.

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Old 05-11-2014, 10:03 AM   #21293
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The Spot device has been taken.
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Old 05-11-2014, 06:26 PM   #21294
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Anybody been across the pony express route in the last few months? Is there gas near ibapah? I understand the trading post used to carry gas but no longer does but I found a post saying there was somewhere else about 5 miles away.

I'm sitting in Elko right now and wondering if I can make it. I've got a KLR with me and we can bail and head north to wendover if we have to but would prefer an easterly route back over to Vernon.
Not sure if'n you're still wondering.
I was on that route about a month ago. No gas available
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Old 05-11-2014, 08:51 PM   #21295
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One of those days. This happened today behind the 'B'. Lost the bead and had to do a little 'off trail' to get it
to the main dirt road. Called Wright's and they didn't have the tire. So I thought I would
try to bead it up just to move it around the house. It's still holding air.
Drove it about 5 miles with a flat off the rim thinking I ruined the wheel and the tire.

Had I known it was going to hold air I would have cleaned all of the dirt out of the tire first.

No spare?
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Old 05-11-2014, 10:36 PM   #21296
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Near St. George

Above Bloomington Cave, looking towards Pine Valley Mountain.

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Old 05-12-2014, 06:23 AM   #21297
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No spare?
Of course there is silly. Sitting at home where it belongs. Duh.

I used to carry one all the time on the Rhino. Most flats could be patched so I quit
using a spare. Losing the bead was a new one. Might have to reconsider spares now.

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Old 05-12-2014, 06:24 AM   #21298
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Above Bloomington Cave, looking towards Pine Valley Mountain.

Nice.
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Old 05-12-2014, 02:27 PM   #21299
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I rode it last fall and when I got to Ibapah there was no one there to get the gas from. I would ride to Ibapah from Ely and try to find gas... if not roll north to Wendover - got to at least try it!
Thanks for the responses on this. As confirmed, no gas in Ibapah or any of the other previous sources in that general area of the Pony Express Route. We ended up routing all the way south to Ely for gas, then slabbed it back to Schellbourne where we picked up the route.

For the record, the Pony Express route going west to east from Schellbourne Pass all the way to the Goshute Indian Reservation and Ibapah was by far the best part of the route. Awesome two-track across big basins and through a few passes. Once the route picked up just outside of Ibapah, it turns into a dirt freeway. Still cool country to see, but nowhere near as good as the riding was on the route in Nevada.
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Old 05-12-2014, 09:02 PM   #21300
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Thanks for the responses on this. As confirmed, no gas in Ibapah or any of the other previous sources in that general area of the Pony Express Route. We ended up routing all the way south to Ely for gas, then slabbed it back to Schellbourne where we picked up the route.

For the record, the Pony Express route going west to east from Schellbourne Pass all the way to the Goshute Indian Reservation and Ibapah was by far the best part of the route. Awesome two-track across big basins and through a few passes. Once the route picked up just outside of Ibapah, it turns into a dirt freeway. Still cool country to see, but nowhere near as good as the riding was on the route in Nevada.
Things have not changed in several years, it appears. That's what Trailtwister n I had to do on the ride to the KTM Rally at So Lake Tahoe. Burn a gal of fuel to get 5.
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