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No Trail Is Sacred or Secret Now!

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by FFAT, Oct 24, 2005.

  1. FFAT

    FFAT Monkey

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    If you haven't downloaded www.earth.google.com, get it. Once you have this freeware program loaded you can virtually ride your favorite trail from your freakin' computer!

    This is a large file but well worth it. It's so good, it's scary.

    The Man is watching.

    Manny :drool:
     

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  2. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    Don't tell them.
     
  3. Dexter D

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  4. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    But with that you can't see actual images. Just a map. I downloaded it quick. Its not a big deal ((of course I have dsl).
     
  5. FFAT

    FFAT Monkey

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    Dexter D, the download is worth it! The high rez pix of your house are waiting!

    I'm still trippin' out on it!

    manny
     
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    You can't see my trails, our town isn't good enough resolution.
     
  7. PatBranch

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    Today, I looked at mexico, central america, antarctica, s. america. I could do it for days. I was looking in San luis (morning glory) and santa barbara (tunnel/CS) for trails, but I couldn't find them. Can anyone find them. I know where they are, but not exactly the trail head.
     
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    I found tunnel - the trick is to look for those 4 rocks at the top - they're hard to see at full zoom, so pull back a bit and they stand out fine
     
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    Wow! Thats incredible! In large cities, it comes up with 3d gray structures of the buildings!
     
  10. Kntr

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    my computer sucks
     
  11. clandestine

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    omg it takes for ever to dl the install program thats only 11.4mb
     
  12. FFAT

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    yeah, your computer should be up to date. some places don't have high rez but most American cities are.

    Vancouver is sick too! I Horseshoe Bay as awesome as it looks?!
     
  13. lux

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    Just virtual earthed the best trails around here, moved up the old country road a bit and, I think, might have found what looks like about about 20 miles or so of singletrack.

    I'm shirking work and heading out there right now for a look see. I'll report back on my findings.

    Thanks.

    And I looked at the roof of my apartment. Nuts.
     
  14. PatBranch

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    WHen you mark things, do you have to save them, or will it auto save?
     
  15. rideagainst

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    It also helps to look for the water towers at the top of Cold Springs and Tunnel. I found CS in about 1 minute.
     
  16. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    I found cold springs, (actually i found two trails, i don't know which is it). Is it the more northern one or the more eastern trail coming down off the road? I don't think there is a water tower in the image. These may be old images.
     
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    Mountains look great when you don't look at them from above but instead look at them from say the base of the mountain it is awesome.

    500 posts for DH biker :thumb: :D ;)
     
  18. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    Nevermind, I found it is more south.
     
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    WTF, no Mac support? I really want this program now.
     
  20. skinny mike

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    bah! what have they got against macs!? :mumble:
     
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    downloading now, but why does it take so long
     
  22. FFAT

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    They're working on some MAC love. For now, cruise of to your friend's house and check it out. Don't touch the PC keyboard, you might burn yourself ; )

    I've located the trails in Ensenada for the race this weekend and on November 27th.
     
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    I downloaded the setup, but that wont even open. any suggestions? Sounds like a really sweet program.
     
  24. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    I had that problem after downloading a few months ago. After re formatting my computer which solved a number of problems, it works.

    Delete it. Try downloading it again. Re formating and installing the programs again is a pain in the a**.