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06-28-18, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Aushiker

I went from Wahoo Elment and a Samsung Galaxy S8...

I went from Wahoo Elment and a Samsung Galaxy S8 to a Garmin Edge 1030 and the Samsung. So for me struggling to see any advantage.
Forum: Touring
06-27-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,099
Posted By Aushiker

I agree. It uses a standard micro-usb connection.

I agree. It uses a standard micro-usb connection.
Forum: Touring
06-13-18, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Aushiker

We are also pretty certain we will stick with...

We are also pretty certain we will stick with Locus Pro for the same reasons plus it is so much easier to get the offline maps. I seem to have no end of problems getting offline maps to OruxMap.
Forum: Touring
06-13-18, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Aushiker

As per my reply at the Australian Cycling Forums...

As per my reply at the Australian Cycling Forums (https://www.bicycles.net.au/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=98380).
Forum: Touring
06-08-18, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Aushiker

Is shipping the stuff that needs to be dropped...

Is shipping the stuff that needs to be dropped off an option? Hauling it 1200km does not sound like much fun.

Panniers versus trailers: I don't mind pulling my Extrawheel but it is another thing...
Forum: Touring
06-07-18, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Aushiker

I have gone touring with a BOB Yak (it was pulled...

I have gone touring with a BOB Yak (it was pulled by a mountain bike that could not take panniers) and more recently my trailer of choice is am Extrawheel Voyager...
06-05-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By Aushiker

I have been using mine now for a number of years...

I have been using mine now for a number of years and until my last trip, last December the messaging was pretty good. Not much worse than what I can experience with the mobile service here in...
06-04-18, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By Aushiker

I can only comment from the perspective of my...

I can only comment from the perspective of my Delmorne InReach but this is simply not factual. That was my experience with the Spot Messenger I had previously. With my inReach I can and do compose...
06-02-18, 02:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By Aushiker

It appears from what I have seen pretty much an...

It appears from what I have seen pretty much an update of the Delmore product, the Delmore inReach (http://www.alwaysinreach.com.au/product-info/10-product/50) which I have. My InReach only lacks the...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-23-18, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By Aushiker

I am running similar pressures but have no idea...

I am running similar pressures but have no idea if that is ideal or not so watching this thread with interest.
Forum: Touring
05-22-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By Aushiker

I have an Extrawheel trailer and have flown with...

I have an Extrawheel trailer and have flown with it a couple of times (https://aushiker.com/flying/). Both with my Surly Long Haul Trucker. First time I went the two boxes route but the second time...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-22-18, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By Aushiker

I do on my Salsa Mukluk...

I do on my Salsa Mukluk (https://aushiker.com/salsa-mukluk/), but my Mukluk is really for bikepacking, remote bikepacking so I use the dynamo to keep my electronics happy. My dynamo is a SON 28 for...
Forum: Touring
05-21-18, 10:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,551
Posted By Aushiker

It is the Cycle Star 80 with a longer arm.

It is the Cycle Star 80 with a longer arm.
Forum: Touring
05-20-18, 02:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,551
Posted By Aushiker

I use Zefal Spy Mirrors...

I use Zefal Spy Mirrors (http://www.zefal.com/en/mirrors/110-spy.html) on some of my bikes including bikes with drop-bars and have in the past used one on my Surly Long Haul Trucker...
Forum: Touring
05-20-18, 02:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Aushiker

On my last real bikepacking ride I carried up to...

On my last real bikepacking ride I carried up to 15 litres of water and pretty much all the food for 10 days riding. All was done on my Salsa Mukluk...
Replies: 94
Views: 13,026
Posted By Aushiker

Garmin Edge 1030

Garmin Edge 1030
Forum: Touring
04-12-18, 07:08 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,306
Posted By Aushiker

This is my take as well. This what I do...

This is my take as well. This what I do bikepacking ...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4749/40181944011_aef522689d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24dJY38)
Two Peoples Bay Beach - {Day 11- 16**...
Replies: 14
Views: 2,453
Posted By Aushiker

https://www.adventurecycling.org/default/assets/Im...

https://www.adventurecycling.org/default/assets/Image/Slatwall/product/default/cache/BT-1267_600w_600h_sb.jpg

I have used a Clue Clip Map and Cue Sheet holder...
04-07-18, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By Aushiker

Both SON and SP do them; i have two in fact ...

Both SON and SP do them; i have two in fact ...
03-20-18, 03:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By Aushiker

Can you edit, e.g., cut out parts of routes with...

Can you edit, e.g., cut out parts of routes with Garmin Connect? I find this a really beneficial feature with http:ridewithgps.com but you do have to pay for membership which provides this.
03-20-18, 02:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,161
Posted By Aushiker

Thanks for sharing. An interesting read.

Thanks for sharing. An interesting read.
Forum: Touring
03-07-18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,044
Posted By Aushiker

They are comfortable for me and I prefer them...

They are comfortable for me and I prefer them over "standard" mountain bike bars. I haven't used any other bars on this bike so hard to compare. My touring bike and roadie are drop-bars but and they...
Forum: Touring
03-06-18, 03:49 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,099
Posted By Aushiker

I sold my Wahoo Elemnt after my last bikepacking...

I sold my Wahoo Elemnt after my last bikepacking 10 day ride which was in December last year. It was the one and only bikepacking ride with it. I was out of mobile range a lot, had to consider...
03-03-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By Aushiker

+ 1 I have gone full circle from an early Mobius...

+ 1 I have gone full circle from an early Mobius to a Contour to GoPro back to a Mobius 2. Very good bang for buck in my experience.
Forum: Touring
02-25-18, 02:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,044
Posted By Aushiker

http://aushiker.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/201...

http://aushiker.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2017_December_Day-03-05-Young-River-Station.jpg
Forum: Touring
02-14-18, 06:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

DAY 11 [POST 07] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES...

DAY 11 [POST 07] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES BEACH TO ALBANY

The last day of riding today, so my 10th day of actual riding. Two days of travelling to and from the ride. The day started out...
Forum: Touring
02-12-18, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,397
Posted By Aushiker

Do you have a link to it? Cannot find it Google...

Do you have a link to it? Cannot find it Google Play Store or is it an IOS app?
Forum: Touring
02-12-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

DAY 11 [POST 06] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES...

DAY 11 [POST 06] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES BEACH TO ALBANY

The last day of riding today, so my 10th day of actual riding. Two days of travelling to and from the ride. The day started out...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,142
Posted By Aushiker

It is looking like it will be going ahead in an...

It is looking like it will be going ahead in an informal way if this article in the Sydney Morning Herald...
Forum: Touring
02-10-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By Aushiker

I have a Surly Long Haul Trucker...

I have a Surly Long Haul Trucker (http://aushiker.com/surlylht/) but the Vivente models are popular in the Bicycling Australia forums. See link here...
Forum: Touring
02-10-18, 03:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

DAY 11 [POST 05] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES...

DAY 11 [POST 05] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES BEACH TO ALBANY

The last day of riding today, so my 10th day of actual riding. Two days of travelling to and from the ride. The day started out...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-08-18, 08:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,130
Posted By Aushiker

Not so far at least. More weight and complication...

Not so far at least. More weight and complication to add to the mix. The tyres do help of course.
Forum: Fatbikes
02-08-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,130
Posted By Aushiker

Yep. Common as around here. The 2017 sales data...

Yep. Common as around here. The 2017 sales data (http://performancedrive.com.au/australian-vehicle-sales-december-2017-vfacts-best-year-0422/) shows the top two models where 4WDs, Toyota Hilux and...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-08-18, 06:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,130
Posted By Aushiker

I have one and whilst it is great for what I use...

I have one and whilst it is great for what I use it for, mainly mountain biking and bikepacking where a lot of the riding will be sandy 4WD tracks and beaches, for the equivalent riding to you what...
Forum: Touring
02-07-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

DAY 11 [POST 04] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES...

DAY 11 [POST 04] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES BEACH TO ALBANY

The last day of riding today, so my 10th day of actual riding. Two days of travelling to and from the ride. The day started out...
Forum: Touring
02-06-18, 06:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

DAY 11 [POST 03] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES...

DAY 11 [POST 03] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES BEACH TO ALBANY

The last day of riding today, so my 10th day of actual riding. Two days of travelling to and from the ride. The day started out...
Forum: Touring
02-04-18, 06:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

DAY 11 [POST 02] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES...

DAY 11 [POST 02] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES BEACH TO ALBANY

The last day of riding today, so my 10th day of actual riding. Two days of travelling to and from the ride. The day started out...
Forum: Touring
02-01-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

DAY 11 [POST 01] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES...

DAY 11 [POST 01] THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 - CHEYNES BEACH TO ALBANY

The last day of riding today, so my 10th day of actual riding. Two days of travelling to and from the ride. The day started out...
Forum: Touring
01-30-18, 11:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

DAY 10 [POST 03] WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13 -...

DAY 10 [POST 03] WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13 - WELLSTEAD TO CHEYNES BEACH

A bit of bash for a while on the South Coast Highway before I was able to take a minor road which turned into a track...
Forum: Touring
01-29-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

DAY 10 [POST 02] WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13 -...

DAY 10 [POST 02] WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13 - WELLSTEAD TO CHEYNES BEACH

A bit of bash for a while on the South Coast Highway before I was able to take a minor road which turned into a track...
Forum: Touring
01-29-18, 07:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,458
Posted By Aushiker

I have a Sea to Summit Pocket Trowel but I like...

I have a Sea to Summit Pocket Trowel but I like STAehpji ideal of using a sand peg.

I tour in Australia extensively ... (a) I never assumed a toilet will actually be available and (b) will...
Forum: Touring
01-28-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

No swim at Waychinicup.

No swim at Waychinicup.
Forum: Touring
01-27-18, 11:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

DAY 10 [POST 01] WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13 -...

DAY 10 [POST 01] WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13 - WELLSTEAD TO CHEYNES BEACH

A bit of bash for a while on the South Coast Highway before I was able to take a minor road which turned into a track...
Forum: Touring
01-25-18, 11:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

Day 09 Part 02 Bremer Bay to Wellstead - 86.2 km,...

Day 09 Part 02 Bremer Bay to Wellstead - 86.2 km, Elapsed time: eight hours 21 minutes.

All bitumen roads and highway today. Decided to ride on past my planned camping spot to Wellstead as I was...
01-25-18, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By Aushiker

I read...

I read https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2018/01/wahoo-tickr-fit-optical-hr-sensor-in-depth-review.html on the Tickr Fit. Given his comments I am not yet convinced it is the way to go. Still good to get...
01-25-18, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By Aushiker

Maybe it is because my numbers are in metric but...

Maybe it is because my numbers are in metric but they are displaying properly.
Forum: Touring
01-24-18, 06:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

Day 09 Part 01 Bremer Bay to Wellstead - 86.2 km,...

Day 09 Part 01 Bremer Bay to Wellstead - 86.2 km, Elapsed time: eight hours 21 minutes.

All bitumen roads and highway today. Decided to ride on past my planned camping spot to Wellstead as I was...
Forum: Touring
01-23-18, 08:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

Day 8 [Part 3]: Jerramungup to Bremer Bay - 87.2...

Day 8 [Part 3]: Jerramungup to Bremer Bay - 87.2 km - Elapsed Time 6 hours 46 minutes.

http://aushiker.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2017_December_Grain-Haulage-on-the-Swamp-BW-Day-08-07.jpg
...
Forum: Touring
01-21-18, 12:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

Day 8 [Part 2]: Jerramungup to Bremer Bay - 87.2...

Day 8 [Part 2]: Jerramungup to Bremer Bay - 87.2 km - Elapsed Time 6 hours 46 minutes.

http://aushiker.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2017_December_Road-Train-Route-Day-08-04.jpg

Leaving the...
Forum: Touring
01-19-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,593
Posted By Aushiker

Day 8 [Part 1]: Jerramungup to Bremer Bay - 87.2...

Day 8 [Part 1]: Jerramungup to Bremer Bay - 87.2 km - Elapsed Time 6 hours 46 minutes.
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