Now GPS - do you need one
masonjs at nrtco.net
Wed Oct 15 20:05:27 PDT 2008
It was eaten right out of the map pocket of a Frank Thomas tank bag that was
inside a shower cap. 5 days in the f#%$@*&g rain will do that.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sid Young" <sid.young at gmail.com>
To: <gpzlist at micapeak.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 10:56 PM
Subject: Re: Now GPS - do you need one
> 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 nrtco.net> 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
>> NS). It helps me learn and tolerate. It makes my ride.
>> My ride my time well spent Jim
> Visit Sid's
> "Classic Japanese Motorcycle Restoration Site"
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