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About stuckthrottle

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  1. SPOT-X

    Just got this price increase notification: " Hello Subscriber, This email is to inform you of upcoming changes to your SPOT service plan(s): We are continuously making network upgrades to ensure the best possible service for our SPOT customers. To help fund these efforts now and in the future, upon renewal a Network Maintenance Fee will be implemented on all SPOT subscriptions: Monthly $2.49/MO; Annual $24.99/YR; 2 Year $49.99/2YR." Coincidentally, it's the last day of that Costco inreach sale. I think it might be time for me to consider jumping over to a Garmin.
  2. SPOT-X

    My local rep has been somewhat hesitant in getting me one for evaluation and testing. Presumably due to the aforementioned issues. He assures me it's due to a backlog in production.
  3. Any San Diego riders out here?
  4. SPOT-X

    I was hoping to get my hands on at overland expo, where I'm currently at. But they didn't show up, empty booth space where they were supposed to be. I wonder what that's about. Garmin is here and I spoke with them and they sold out of all the new minis they brought.
  5. SPOT-X

    Thanks for that link!
  6. SPOT-X

    Good point. I've had no first hand experience with the inreach but came close to purchasing one just recently. I reached out to spot for more info. I'll post it here when I get it.
  7. SPOT-X

    Personally, I'd rather not have to worry about having two devices being charged and also not broken. Since spot started offering device rentals, I wonder if they'll somehow extend that to this.
  8. SPOT-X

    Same here. The inreach tracking gets expensive quick. I think I'm going to pull the trigger and get a spot X to try out. I hope I can get it before heading out to overland expo next week.
  9. Ogio flight vest

    What do you guys carry in these vests? I still rock a tool bag when I'm in Baja and couldn't imagine carrying tools in a vest. lol That said, I do need a better way of storing my phone, camera, and handheld.
  10. SPOT-X

    https://www.findmespot.com/spotx/lander.php Looks rad! I've been looking at the Delorme InReach system for the 2-way comm but have been a happy SPOT subscriber for almost 10 years. I'm seriously considering upgrading to this.
  11. I don't want to hijack this thread but I work out of the SD store. I just get to drive to all the stores to kind of check on things. Stop by any time!
  12. Cool! I drove by earlier this week and noticed the building since I'm going to be needing a front tire soon. Will check them out. Also, I work at ORW and if there's interest, I can work on creating a club discount for you guys...
  13. McCain Wind Farm

    We'll then at least I wont lose sleep over it...
  14. McCain Wind Farm

    I just started riding again after taking a year off because of a moto crash. I went to the Lark Canyon area last week. What the hell is up with all those wind turbines going through the ridge. They just about paved the road going in too. This sucks.
  15. I was driving to McCain around this time and saw a bunch of people unloading at pine valley. Hadn't seen that big of a crowd on a Friday in quite some time.