In addition to all the great features on SPOT Adventures, we’ve updated the website and added a few things.
You can now create or join user groups. Create groups like “California Hikers,” “Mountain Biking Moms,” or “East Coast Boaters!” You can also start topic discussions within groups.
Here are the key updates:
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Rescue Profile: Tom
Case #: 13665
Tom Madlem had been riding motorcycles for 50 years. Death Valley was one trip he had never taken before though. He and a friend had planned to take 2 weeks off and make the ride. However, the first part of the trip was going to force Madlem to commit the “cardinal sin” - biking alone.
This meant he would be riding alone through the desert for two days before meeting up with his friend. After his wife and son begged him not to go by himself, he was then convinced to purchase his SPOT GEN3™ for the trip so his family would have peace of mind. He made it the first day just fine alone. Tuesday morning, he had not ridden 10 miles when he took a hard fall on his bike.