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Old 05-13-2013, 10:24 AM   #4261
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213 miles yesterday around central and SE Iowa with my wife.
Really digging the Sena headsets. Had Chatterbox before but having all the communication without the wires is very nice.
The Chatterbox had a better speaker set and could go louder (I wear earplugs when riding) but the feature set of the Senas more than makes up for it.

Also went dual sport shopping on Saturday. Ostensibly for the wife to try on the CBR250R and Ninja 300. But I am leaning towards a DR650, DR400Z or Husky Terra for dirt duty.
Was considering a spare set of wheels with TKC80s mounted for the Multi but I keep factoring in cost of crashing the Multi versus crashing a dirt oriented single...
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We had the Chatterbox too
Gave them away and have the Senas now.
So much without wires.
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Old 05-13-2013, 01:42 PM   #4262
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We had the Chatterbox too
Gave them away and have the Senas now.
So much without wires.
Exactly. Love that I can have my phone charging in my tank bag without wires running up the inside of my jacket to my helmet.
Plus the turn by turn directions from the GPS will be nice when I am going someplace.
Of course, it now means I want to upgrade to a newer GPS since my old Garmin 2820 is a bit long in the tooth. Hehe.
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Old 05-13-2013, 07:02 PM   #4263
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Exactly. Love that I can have my phone charging in my tank bag without wires running up the inside of my jacket to my helmet.
Plus the turn by turn directions from the GPS will be nice when I am going someplace.
Of course, it now means I want to upgrade to a newer GPS since my old Garmin 2820 is a bit long in the tooth. Hehe.
Ryan, I went with the poor man's GPS. My iPhone 4S, MotionX GPS app, a LifeProof case (which I already had), and LifeProof bar mount. I finished up with a USB adapter in my little glove box so that I can charge anything by USB, including the iPhone.

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Old 05-14-2013, 07:24 AM   #4264
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MotionX GPS

Hi Orangecicle,

I too run my iphone 4s in a similar fashion but have up to this point just been using the standard gps or emailing myself google map routes. Any particular reason you chose to go with the MotionX GPS ap?

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Old 05-14-2013, 07:42 AM   #4265
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Hi Orangecicle,

I too run my iphone 4s in a similar fashion but have up to this point just been using the standard gps or emailing myself google map routes. Any particular reason you chose to go with the MotionX GPS ap?

Thanks, Paul
I am doing an off-road trip through Colorado in Sept and needed a topographical map tool that I could load tracks into. MotionX does that and more. They also have a "Drive" version, but I needed the topo functionality.
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Old 05-14-2013, 07:47 AM   #4266
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Thanks, I too will be doing off road trip through Southern Colorado in route to Moab this summer. Thanks for the tip.

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I am doing an off-road trip through Colorado in Sept and needed a topographical map tool that I could load tracks into. MotionX does that and more. They also have a "Drive" version, but I needed the topo functionality.
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Old 05-14-2013, 09:11 AM   #4267
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Ryan, I went with the poor man's GPS. My iPhone 4S, MotionX GPS app, a LifeProof case (which I already had), and LifeProof bar mount. I finished up with a USB adapter in my little glove box so that I can charge anything by USB, including the iPhone.

Where did you pick up the case and mount from? I was looking at using my phone for a gps as well.
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Old 05-14-2013, 09:22 AM   #4268
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I am doing an off-road trip through Colorado in Sept and needed a topographical map tool that I could load tracks into. MotionX does that and more. They also have a "Drive" version, but I needed the topo functionality.

p.s I saw you on 235 east this morning.
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Old 05-14-2013, 09:34 AM   #4269
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I have tried using the combo and for my mtn bike I like it but for moto, it doesn't seem to be able to stream as fast as I ride.

I have no complaints about my 2820...other than it is just old. I have lifetime maps and all that and it can be loaded fairly quick.
Honestly, I rarely use the GPS for actual routes and instead just sort of go where the road takes me. As long as I head in the general direction of my destination, I am good. hehe.
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:08 AM   #4270
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Where did you pick up the case and mount from? I was looking at using my phone for a gps as well.
The case and mount both came from eBay. They're both LifeProof products. I also got a USB adapter from eBay for $16. I think I spent about $80 for everything.
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:33 AM   #4271
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I have no use for a GPS on my bike
I'll get were I'm going some day.
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Old 05-14-2013, 01:28 PM   #4272
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Which Senas are you guys using I am considering getting the Sena SMH5 for myself and my wife.
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Old 05-14-2013, 02:22 PM   #4273
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Old 05-14-2013, 02:41 PM   #4274
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Old 05-14-2013, 03:29 PM   #4275
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