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Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By MTRREF
Woody's Wheel Works

I've built lots of bicycle wheels, but I've never messed with BMW wheels. I know that a little knowledge can really screw up a bicycle wheel -- I've seen that happen many times. I'll bet the same is...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By MTRREF
Alberta "must ride" roads?

We have a group running from Denver to Edmonton in late August. None of us have done any riding in Alberta but we're all experienced road riders. Any route selection ideas from folks who know the...
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 234,972
Posted By MTRREF
SMH10R Questions

Adam,

First I sent you the confirming e-mail.

Second, I'm interested in the new 10R. Is there a way to use the 10R with earbuds rather than the speakers?

Third, I'm assuming that the 10R...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By MTRREF
That was pretty much my experience with my...

That was pretty much my experience with my 1150GSA -- it was great to throw the leg up, usually one at a time, but I didn't want to ride there forever. I think it is about the same position since...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By MTRREF
Tobinators fixed my 2005 ADV to about the 90%...

Tobinators fixed my 2005 ADV to about the 90% level. CeeBailey took w/ the Tobinators took it to 110%. Minor adjustments during the first two weeks, then never touched anything again :evil
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By MTRREF
Adventure Design Highway Pegs

I'd like to have Highway Pegs on my 2012 R1200GS Adv. The stock bars on my R1150GS Adv did the trick for stretching during long slab trips, but...

Has anyone mounted the Adventure Design Highway...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,044
Posted By MTRREF
And I purchased another of Bob's great 2012 GSA's...

And I purchased another of Bob's great 2012 GSA's at the same time. But I have the near perfect solution since the GSA is a garage mate for my 2011 R1200RT. Both are great rides. The weather...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 36,275
Posted By MTRREF
Thanks for the PM, money sent.

Thanks for the PM, money sent.
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 36,275
Posted By MTRREF
Need 2!

E-mail and PM sent.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-09-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,211
Posted By MTRREF
+1 on BaseCamp

Ditch RoadTrip and you'll never look back.
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,265
Posted By MTRREF
I have a couple of setups similar to FredRydr in...

I have a couple of setups similar to FredRydr in that everything works through an older Autocom. The FTM-10R and FTM-10SR are both good units but a pain to hand program -- no computer help is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-13-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,070
Posted By MTRREF
Autocom BTM-02A Pairing Instructions?

I've lost the link between my Zumo and my Autocom BTM-02A. I'm on the road, 3,000 miles from my instructions. I'm remembering it was pretty simple. Can anyone help with the button pushes and code?...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-07-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 213,506
Posted By MTRREF
I haven't used BaseCamp to try to solve the...

I haven't used BaseCamp to try to solve the character issues, but I have solved them by changing the names on the offending points with RoadTrip. And I found an easy way to identify the points (they...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-22-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,212
Posted By MTRREF
Similar issue was fixed by removing the battery....

Similar issue was fixed by removing the battery. Requires a 2mm allen wrench -- recommend you don't leave home without it. :evil

Jim
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-22-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 213,506
Posted By MTRREF
I'm having some issues w/ SL, but not this one. ...

I'm having some issues w/ SL, but not this one. I recently loaded four routes and a bunch of waypoints from Road Trip; they all made it across w/o issue. Not sure why I'm lucky this time, but I...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By MTRREF
POV.1.5 -- Anyone tried this Helmet Cam?

I'm looking at the POV.1.5 -- an updated version of the POV.1 that's been reviewed several times on this list. I tried a GoPro and found the battery life issue too big a pain for my application.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-24-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By MTRREF
Let's start w/ the SD card. When the card is...

Let's start w/ the SD card. When the card is installed, you should see two new drives on your Finder when you plug the Zumo in; one of these will be your SD card and you can look at it the same way...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-05-2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,625
Posted By MTRREF
Flags

And the really bad news is that even using older MS versions, the stupid flags show up when you have the latest version of software in your Zumo! I recently generated routes for the Amgen Tour of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-22-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,220
Posted By MTRREF
I'm new to Mac (less than two months on a new...

I'm new to Mac (less than two months on a new MacBook), but I can do about everything and I just followed the directions at http://www8.garmin.com/macosx/.

The Road Trip (Mac for Mapsource) is a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-08-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By MTRREF
OK, Let's close this one out. My issue was 100%...

OK, Let's close this one out. My issue was 100% operator error. I was not allowing the Zumo to save the information in a GPX format, which is the format required to get the data off the device. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-29-2008, 05:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,590
Posted By MTRREF
Mapsource for Mac

You're trying to download a program that won't work on a Mac! Go to http://www8.garmin.com/macosx/ and download RoadTrip -- it is the Mac version of Mapsource.

And if you are running Windows on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-24-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By MTRREF
Update

While I do have the latest firmware, I probably have a separate issue :evil

Mapsource on my PC can't find data on the Zumo either -- I'd just assumed that it was a MAC related problem; sorry. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-20-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By MTRREF
Zumo and Mac's RoadTrip?

Has anyone had success with connecting a Zumo 550 to the new Mac RoadTrip? I thought I had it all figured out until I actually tried to transfer something to the Zumo. Then I tried to receive...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-18-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By MTRREF
Reset!

Probably a little late for the original issue, but the unit can be reset. How do I know? During the first evening of an 850 mile ride from St. Louis, I turned my Zumo 550 off while eating dinner....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-05-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 514
Posted By MTRREF
CN 2009 NA - Zumo

I purchased the CN 2009 NT for North America from Amazon -- $57 (Garmin 2009 City Navigator NT North America Map Update for Garmin GPS Units, DVD (010-10989-01). I installed the update on my Zumo. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-31-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,428
Posted By MTRREF
Base Maps

The base map in the 60Cx and 60CSx has very limited details and is almost useless. As others have explained, CN needs to be loaded on the microSD card to make the unit useful. I'd recommend that...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,757
Posted By MTRREF
One of the features on the FTM-10R allow you to...

One of the features on the FTM-10R allow you to listen to AM or FM radio while you're waiting for your favorite HAM repeater to get active. Once there is traffic on the HAM band, the music is muted....
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,757
Posted By MTRREF
FTM-10R on R-Adventure?

First, I'm a real fan if this HAM radio, although I had considerable issues getting it to work initially. I currently have one mounted on an R1150RT-P. I have the unit interfaced w/ Autocom for full...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-01-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By MTRREF
Not sure that this will help, but last weekend I...

Not sure that this will help, but last weekend I had a home to an address for breafast route on the Zumo. I didn't like the route -- too much slab and too many tolls. I selected a waypoint that...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,716
Posted By MTRREF
TT Zadi RTS

The TT link appears to be dead. Any other sources for the Zadi RTS?
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,757
Posted By MTRREF
Ftm-10r

First, I'll try to post a picture later, but I mounted the head unit using some RAM parts so that it can come and go quickly.

I spent considerable time last fall trying to solve the Autocom...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-17-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By MTRREF
The price range quoted is for a NEW unit and...

The price range quoted is for a NEW unit and there is a $50 rebate right now. So the used price should be significantly lower than that. :evil

Jim
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-07-2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,020
Posted By MTRREF
With 90% confidence level, you are going to have...

With 90% confidence level, you are going to have to load the Navigator '08 on your PC (assuming it meets the minimum requirements -- otherwise your wife's PC). You work your way through the Un-Lock...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,456
Posted By MTRREF
Directions will work. I've installed Autocom in...

Directions will work. I've installed Autocom in several Concepts and my personal C2. It is a pain, but can be done.

Jim
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-05-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By MTRREF
Mapsource Calculated Times

I ran into an interesting and unresolved problem with City Nav 2008: When it caculated my time from Maryland to Greenvilee, SC, the time was eight hours and change. When I reversed the route...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By MTRREF
1150GS Bags

If the bike is a stock, non-Adventure, it probably has the factory bags. The right side bag is the same as your R-RT bag. The left side is considerably smaller because of the raised exhaust pipe. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-18-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,106
Posted By MTRREF
Most of us who have them aren't interested in...

Most of us who have them aren't interested in parting with them, even if a new unit comes along. The "x" series is THAT good. :clap

Jim
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,832
Posted By MTRREF
Update

First, if you wire the plug correctly, it probably works. I misread the pinout diagram and wired the socket using the plug diagram; my fault. :deal Im still not 100% sure what to do with the...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2007, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,832
Posted By MTRREF
The F34 Speaker soft switch doesn't change the...

The F34 Speaker soft switch doesn't change the issue -- all positions and combinations have been tried. I think the problem is probably in the way that Autocom handles the speaker "grounds" in the...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,832
Posted By MTRREF
FTM-10R HAM Radio

Yaesu has a new waterproof HAM radio designed for outdoor (read motorcycle) use. The radio controller is waterproof and can be mounted on things like handle bars. There are two models that differ...
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