Now GPS - do you need one

Sid Young sid.young at
Wed Oct 15 19:56:12 PDT 2008

If your map disintegrates then you need a magnetic tank bag with a clear
plastic map cover - very handy!


On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 12:43 PM, The Masons <masonjs at> wrote:

> You guy are missing 1/2 the fun of travelling--being lost.  I've got no
> GPS. I've got maps, sometimes I don't have maps. Sometimes my maps
> disintegrate in the rain (August 08 Maine). Sometimes I'm semi lost. I go
> into info stops. They are usually manned by seniors.  They are the most
> helpful and courtious people I have met.   If I've got 1/2 a tank of fuel
> and am on an asphalt road in North America I can't be any more than 50 km
> (30miles)  from more fuel.  I usually ask directions.  I meet the locals.
>  They tell me where to eat, they tell me of decent lodgings (except in Truro
> NS).  It helps me learn and tolerate.  It makes my ride.
> My ride my time well spent Jim


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