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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-24-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 94,741
Posted By adventurerideraus
Laugh Thanks again for your help Emmbeedee, lucky I...

Thanks again for your help Emmbeedee, lucky I broke that one :D

Will be very careful from now on.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-24-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 94,741
Posted By adventurerideraus
Pissed This morning I bent one of the 4 pins in my 78...

This morning I bent one of the 4 pins in my 78 and when I tried to bend it back it snapped off, damn.

But the unit still works??

Anybody know what happens when one pin snapps off? Do I loose...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 06-24-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,111
Posted By adventurerideraus
Was just wondering if you guys prefer to use the...

Was just wondering if you guys prefer to use the TOPO or City Navigator maps when riding?? What's been your experience? I've just bought myself the GPSMAP78 and playing around with both map sets....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-18-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,306
Posted By adventurerideraus
Is it possible to download the content from one...

Is it possible to download the content from one of the cards to internal memory of the gps so I don't need to switch cards?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-13-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,306
Posted By adventurerideraus
Received my City Navigator (CN) SD card today....

Received my City Navigator (CN) SD card today. Comparing the CN to TOPO in the area where we drove last weekend (remember I couldn't see some of the dirt roads we were driving on) it is clear that...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-11-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,306
Posted By adventurerideraus
Not sure!! My topo map is on the SD card in the...

Not sure!! My topo map is on the SD card in the GPS. Do I need to transfer the map manually?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-11-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,306
Posted By adventurerideraus
I tried to zoom in as much as I could, kept...

I tried to zoom in as much as I could, kept pushing the + button but no road.

Hopefully with these last changes next time I will see the roads.

Haven't tried Shonky Maps yet. Will try City...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-10-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,306
Posted By adventurerideraus
Emmbeedee, need your help. Earlier in the...

Emmbeedee, need your help.

Earlier in the thread we discussed the possible reasons for why I couldn't see the dirt road we were travelling the other day. I have now turned the auto zoom off like...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-09-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,306
Posted By adventurerideraus
Thanks for the feedback guys, You have...

Thanks for the feedback guys,

You have confirmed what I read about the difference between topo and city navigator in that topo is not the best map to use for offroad riding (off highway). I...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-08-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,306
Posted By adventurerideraus
Thanks Emmbeedee, Zoom level it was not,...

Thanks Emmbeedee,

Zoom level it was not, tried them all.

Interesting about maps hiding features based on hierachy. Can you expand on that please? Should I disable all other maps then?

If...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-08-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,306
Posted By adventurerideraus
Thanks for your feedback on my question about...

Thanks for your feedback on my question about changing between Mac and PC when using Basecamp with my 78.

Yesterday I went out for ride with some friends and was very disappointed when at times...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-05-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,306
Posted By adventurerideraus
Hi guys, Just bought myself the 78 and...

Hi guys,

Just bought myself the 78 and going through the learning process.

At home I have a Mac and at work a PC. Can I interchange without any problems? Will I see the same info on both...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-28-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,306
Posted By adventurerideraus
Very interesting discussion here. Can...

Very interesting discussion here.

Can someone tell me the difference between this unit and using my iPhone? Screen size seems about the same.

I want a GPS where I can load my pre-planned...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-03-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,550
Posted By adventurerideraus
Thanks guavadude for sharing all this, great. ...

Thanks guavadude for sharing all this, great.

Some of the guys I go riding with uses iPhones but it is a big problem actually seeing anything on the screen with the glare etc.

So, I am leaning...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-01-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 24,515
Posted By adventurerideraus
Interesting what you said about your Nuvi 1450...

Interesting what you said about your Nuvi 1450 not displaying anything other than your route. So if I understand you right all you can see on your Nuvi is the route that you have created. If there...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-01-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 24,515
Posted By adventurerideraus
I think that you will be dissapointed with your...

I think that you will be dissapointed with your 2350. I have that model and I couldn't import routes from Basecamp and Garmin support confirmed it.

The 2300 series do support multiple stop...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,966
Posted By adventurerideraus
19th is fine with me as well

19th is fine with me as well
Forum: Australia 04-10-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,966
Posted By adventurerideraus
Strummer, I think your idea of us with bigger...

Strummer, I think your idea of us with bigger bikes coming along, park our bikes and then observe and possibly use one of your bikes is great.

I ride a KLR650 and would like to come along and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,517
Posted By adventurerideraus
Thanks guys, Never really considered a KLR...

Thanks guys,

Never really considered a KLR as to me they look the same as the Vstrom. Are they really that much better off road?

Rethy, please share with me what you have found out when...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,517
Posted By adventurerideraus
Talking Replace Vstrom 650 with F650 Dakar?

Hi all, I have read many threads where people ask the question about the Vstrom compared to the Dakar but I think my circumstances are different so here we go.

I currently own a 2011 Vstrom 650...
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