Butler Maps & Rever - motorcycle maps & app for riders by riders

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by eakins, Jul 10, 2010.

  1. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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  2. eakins

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    eakins Butler Maps

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    We hope everybody gets more time to ride roads like this next year. Coronado Trail, AZ.

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  4. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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    A nice big group rode the COBDR this past summer

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  5. Cycledelic Relic

    Cycledelic Relic follow old goatpath

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    I heard about that CO trip from BIG A (Arnold) who lives in the Temple/Belton area here in central Texas. He said it was a hell of a good time!

    NICE VID
  6. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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    It's been just over a year since we began researching, riding and documenting all the best roads in Arizona. We just finished up over Christmas. What a great state. Stay tuned for the map and put away some time in 2014 to go check it out for yourself.

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    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    Just ordered a Colorado map !
    Thanks Bill.


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  8. Downs

    Downs KK6RBI

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    Will be Purchasing the AZBDR as soon as it comes out :freaky
  9. NTTF

    NTTF Eating from a bucket...like a human horse

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    Just got the Alaska map and book. Pretty neat. Found routes I've never heard of before. Definitely a quality looking map. :thumbup Just a shame Alaska doesn't have a whole mess of roads going all over the state.
  10. eakins

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    Enjoy your fall trip Frank!

  11. eakins

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    :clap
    Sometime online in Feb. would be my guess, after the DVD premiere attendees get 1st shot of buying one.
  12. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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    Sweet. We figured some from AK would know all the roads already.
    Those guys at Motoquest know their stuff.
  13. DustyPockets

    DustyPockets Flatland wanderer.

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    My Ozark map arrived today. Nice piece of work! Pinned to the shop wall awaiting spring.
  14. AugustFalcon

    AugustFalcon Long timer

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    Trip planning question: this summer I hope to spend about three months or more on the road camping and riding lots of the great roads on the Butler Maps starting with the Ozarks and continuing westward. The route and the roads ridden will vary as the spirit, weather, and finances dictate. I intend to supplement the maps with a gps, and therein lies my problem.

    How encode the waypoints given for the start and end of the G1 type road segments so they make some sense in the list that shows up on the GPS.

    My present GPS allows waypoints to have names up to ten characters when created but only displays eight characters when building a route on the device!

    My initial thoughts were to use the first two letters of the map name followed by two numerals identifying the ride block, e.g., OZ10 for those G1. roads in block 10 of the Ozark Map. Inside that block are at least 10 G1 rides each having at least two waypoints. Occasionally, the end-point of one segment will be the beginning point of another.

    Any and all ideas welcome ...:confused:

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  15. eakins

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    sweet :clap
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    eakins Butler Maps

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    3 ideas:

    -call it 1-start, 1-end, 2-start, 2-end and so on. name it by the order you will ride the roads. update each night. paved roads are often signed well enough too as you will be connecting G2 and G3 roads. use your GPS to verify road names.

    -bring Benchmark Atlas Maps (those are our basemaps) for each state if you have space. if space is limited bring only Cali and AR as those 2 states have alot of road density.

    -bring a Windows 8 Pro tablet with you and load Basecamp or Mapsource (you then need the maps on the tablet too) and each night route out the next days ride. I use a 9" Dell netbook on tour.

    have fun! :D
  17. eakins

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    AugustFalcon Long timer

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    Thanks for the suggestions eakins :thumbup: I may bring some Benchmark Atlas maps. Was thinking about either a Macbook Air or a cheap windows tablet with a keyboard but money is tight so the during trip planning might be limited to using my phone, my gps, physical maps, and pen and paper.

    It would be nice if you guys added some lat/long grid or ticks to your maps. That would really increase their utility. I will probably do that myself before I leave on the first trip.

    Before I leave on the second leg I will be buying some of your dirt/dual-sport maps/trips.

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    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    Received my Colorado Map AND book Bill ! Thanks a million my friend. We will use it to build a super Colorado based route for this year.
    Keep up the good work. :thumb
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