Why do you still use a stand alone GPS?

Discussion in 'Mapping & Navigation' started by Kyle E, Mar 19, 2019.

  1. wbbnm

    wbbnm Long timer

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    I think it is a bargain if the entire TAT only costs $72. I spend a lot of time planning long trips and know how hard it is. And that doesn't include preriding them like Sam does.

    I think the old paper version from 10 years ago cost a few hundred.

    But I have no idea how the Gaia/iPhone system handles tracks. I know you can load tracks into the Gaia desktop planner and I hear they are supposed to automatically appear on your phone.
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  2. flamingm0e

    flamingm0e Long timer

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    Handles them just like any other app that can display tracks. You load them up, and follow the line. ;)
  3. jjr66

    jjr66 Been here awhile

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    Yeah, buying the individual states seem like the way to go for me. When you did the tat, what month did you start?
  4. Addapost

    Addapost Been here awhile

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    I did it in July 2019. I did the 1200 mile MABDR from north to south (Damascus) with a friend. That was 6 days. He had to go home and I got right on the TAT there in Damascus. I think that was July 5th. I was solo and did the whole thing from there to the Pacific Ocean at Port Orford. I got there on July 31st. Every day was a riding day except two rest days I took in Colorado. So 24 riding days all in July 2019. Fantastic trip.
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  5. Akunin

    Akunin Neo-Vegabond

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    Reminds me of the trail tech voyager pro..
  6. jjr66

    jjr66 Been here awhile

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    That’s a lot of seat time! Impressive for sure. Thanks for the info