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Online John A

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Loss of focus
« on: April 04, 2021, 12:38:14 PM »
https://youtu.be/h6bIhubBA_k
This is why I donít use cellphone for navigation. With my age and disease related decreasing ability to focus on the task at hand, riding is a good way to keep as sharp as possible
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Re: Loss of focus
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2021, 01:09:35 PM »
Good explanation. Long video, who takes time to watch a 20 + minute video. Watched first 8 min to the first add break than attention to 70 sunny weather outside beckoned. Rather listen to and watch birds outside than finish video. But I did get his point,,, itís not my fault.. electronic media and commercialism is driving my ADD. Squirrel!
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Re: Loss of focus
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2021, 09:18:48 PM »
I didnít watch it all either. I got the main points and wandered off....
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Re: Loss of focus
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2021, 05:53:18 AM »
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Re: Loss of focus
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Re: Loss of focus
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2021, 06:21:45 AM »
The phone is a work tool for me, and the last thing I want to see on a weekend ride.
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Re: Loss of focus
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2021, 09:37:34 AM »
My cell phone doesn't have a data plan. CAN'T use it for navigation! Hurray for me being a dinosaur! ;-)
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Re: Loss of focus
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2021, 09:57:56 AM »
My cell phone doesn't have a data plan. CAN'T use it for navigation! Hurray for me being a dinosaur! ;-)

Well, actually you can.  Unless your cell phone is a dinosaur.  I have a no plan phone, load up maps at home (using the wifi), and navigation works, route to gas stations, restaurants, hotels, from the middle of no where with no cell reception. 

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Re: Loss of focus
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2021, 07:37:35 PM »
My cell phone doesn't have a data plan. CAN'T use it for navigation! Hurray for me being a dinosaur! ;-)

You don't need a data plan. No monthly charge. Get an old phone, load the maps, use it. You will need WiFi temporarily to load it. Well, actually, there are even ways around that.
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Re: Loss of focus
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2021, 05:03:22 PM »
I guess I just don't care enough about that to bother. Paper maps in my tank bag are all I want.
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Re: Loss of focus
« Reply #9 on: April 06, 2021, 05:12:22 PM »
If you carry a phone, why not use it for navigation, once you pull over...I do use maps but the up to date info on the phone is valuable in avoiding traffic tie ups...
 Some of you brag about not using phones,of couse that means you ride and drive vehicles without any electronics and you don't use  any device to access the internet... :evil:

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Re: Loss of focus
« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2021, 08:03:57 PM »
What's the internet? ;-)
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Re: Loss of focus
« Reply #11 on: April 25, 2021, 06:54:11 AM »
What's the internet? ;-)

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Re: Loss of focus
« Reply #12 on: April 25, 2021, 07:47:42 PM »
I lost focus after 1:14.   :grin: :grin: :grin:
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