Looking for some Ottawa area riders (BMW or otherwise)

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  1. Emmbeedee

    Emmbeedee Procrastinators

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    It has a built-in gps. And an accelerometer so you can also see the g-forces from acceleration and braking. And it also has WiFi built in, though the Smartphone App to use WiFi is not out yet.

    But the neat thing is that the Montana, 62S/78S and a few other models can be used as remote controls for the Elite.
  2. Emmbeedee

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    It's unlikely that Garmin will phase out the Montana. I've had a Monterra for the last 6 months and strictly as a gps, I prefer my Montana. But of course the Monterra is much more than just a gps.
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    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    What other functions does it do?


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    What, the VIRB or the Monterra?

    If you mean the Monterra, check DRTBYK's review of it here.
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    Being able to see what your go pro is filming and being able to start and stop it...very cool :nod
  6. shipwrek12001

    shipwrek12001 Shipwrek

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    you should ask your dogs for a moe beta gps... yep me thinks that...:1drink
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    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Dogs are already planning a pair of Gaerne Oiled Balanced boots :evil
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    Hope they aren't planning to make a meal out of them. :'(

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    hmm. Interesting. A veritable geocaching addict and all around Garmin aficionado told me that the Montana would be replaced by the Monterra. While they are very similar on the outside, they ain't too similar on the inside. I'm going to ask him where he got his information. He has both, among other models as well.

    I spotted a marked down Montana 600 at a Berlin sporting goods store the other day -- marked down to € 240 (reg € 400). I nearly grabbed it. The sale price works out to ~ $350. Maybe my dog will buy it for me. :evil


  10. Emmbeedee

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    BikerBobber Trying to get lost

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    Neat features on that new camera Mike!
    Video looks great.


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    thumpididump MacGyver

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    That is pretty cool. I held off on the GoPro 3, now they have the 3+, but the Garmin seems like an interesting piece of kit.
  13. Emmbeedee

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    As you can probably tell, I like it a lot. It's not perfect yet but it's got a lot of potential and the basics are there - it has a good lens with lens correction built in so pictures and video don't have to look fish-eye unless you choose that. I really like the more streamlined shape and the fact that you don't need another box around it unless you're going underwater with it. The accessories seem to be made of much better plastic than the GoPro stuff which I seem to break with great regularity.

    The video display, WiFi, gps, accelerometer, and other features are icing on the cake.

    But the iPhone app mentioned in the box and literature is not out yet. Garmin says it's gonna be "real soon now" and I have no reason to doubt that. Because I can use the 78S or the Montana as remote controls, I'm happy with that for the time being.

    Here's another video I shot at night.

    <iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Gi6IkzeEezg?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    I have more videos and a thread on the camera here.
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    thumpididump MacGyver

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    Thanks. What the hell is that white stuff on the ground?
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    Rob Ford's supply. :rofl
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    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Anyone looking for a small dual sport for next season? I have a clean drz that i'll let go for a very good price...
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    hey Emmbeedee,ive also held off on an action cam but im aching for one now so ide like to finally grab one,hows the VIRB for bugs?i hear alot about garmin and buggy products even tho my montana has been pretty decent,thx
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    The Virb has a few minor issues, none of which affect me. The biggest is the missing app described in the manual, but if you have a Montana, you've got a remote control right there.

    I definitely recommend it.

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  20. outsidein

    outsidein Been here awhile

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    Came across some interesting books recently searching the Indigo site. "Back Roads of Ontario - by Ron Brown", "Backroad Atlas of Eastern Ontario". Does anyone have these? Are they worth purchasing?