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Forum: Vendors Today, 05:51 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 27,933
Posted By DRTBYK
I like the All button. :thumb Really helps...

I like the All button. :thumb

Really helps cut down on deselections when I add an additional travel type.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Today, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By DRTBYK
Had you posted your query in the rather large...

Had you posted your query in the rather large zumo 590 thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=966727), you may have had better feedback.
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 336,921
Posted By DRTBYK
What I don't know is if there is a Japan Map...

What I don't know is if there is a Japan Map version being sold in Japan. I would think so but only BMW AG could tell you that -- or a Dealer/Customer in Japan.

You might send an email to one of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By DRTBYK
Select one of your OSM maps, then select Extra >...

Select one of your OSM maps, then select Extra > Change map name and ID.

Give them unique Family ID's - any number above 3000.

Give them the same Name on computer & Name on device. Leave the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By DRTBYK
doc, you need to install the maps. Are you a...

doc, you need to install the maps. Are you a Windows or Mac computer user? Most likely the JaVaWa errors are that the maps have the same "Family Number". This is an arbitrary number that ID's the map...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 336,921
Posted By DRTBYK
You can install any Garmin compatible map -...

You can install any Garmin compatible map - including Japan. You can download a free version of the OSM Japan map and give it a try. Garmin doesn't have a City Navigator Japan map but there is a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,956
Posted By DRTBYK
mmmmmm, Polygon Milling :tb

mmmmmm, Polygon Milling :tb
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,121
Posted By DRTBYK
traildamage.com is a private club. I doubt that...

traildamage.com is a private club. I doubt that they have an open API to their GPX data. But, you as a member can use the FIND > My other trips and tracks > Places and routes from website. This...
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,121
Posted By DRTBYK
At the bottom of the FIND drawer/results-list,...

At the bottom of the FIND drawer/results-list, you will find the icons the represent all of the data sources that are being displayed. Deselect all but the NFS "green shield" which is the MVUM data....
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 10:34 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,121
Posted By DRTBYK
Did you use the "filters" to reduce the data to...

Did you use the "filters" to reduce the data to just the MVUM data? Within the MVUM data you can also reduce the data to just Moto (which is an overlap currently). Furkot is going to add an...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 09:56 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,144
Posted By DRTBYK
POIs aren't the only thing you can find in the...

POIs aren't the only thing you can find in the FIND feature. Any interest in MVUM data? :evil
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,144
Posted By DRTBYK
Thanks Albie, I'll be adding a new one later...

Thanks Albie, I'll be adding a new one later today to show off some of the new UI changes and the new FIND data. :evil
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,956
Posted By DRTBYK
And I always do the same. But, how do we know...

And I always do the same. But, how do we know that the route used to create the Track, was calculated the same as the original path/route? I don't think we do unless we can confirm the path with the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 08:49 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,956
Posted By DRTBYK
As an interested observer of the GPS market and...

As an interested observer of the GPS market and general techno-geek, I would agree that the standalone GPS market is decreasing but not in the way some may think. The Automotive device market is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 336,921
Posted By DRTBYK
The first thing you should do is update Garmin...

The first thing you should do is update Garmin Express to the latest version. The Install options are clearly marked in this latest version release. Make sure you have enough computer storage space...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 336,921
Posted By DRTBYK
Sure, if you touch the Speed datafield it will...

Sure, if you touch the Speed datafield it will bring up the Trip Computer. But, we're not talking about just getting that page open, we would like to access it via the Multi-controller Switch ("the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-25-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By DRTBYK
Some of the Country maps are not precompiled so...

Some of the Country maps are not precompiled so you have to enter your email address and then click on Build My Map. You will get two emails. The first will let you know that your order for the map...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,144
Posted By DRTBYK
That depends upon the App you are going to use...

That depends upon the App you are going to use the data with. OsmAnd+ works well with Tracks and will navigate them for you. Locus does similar but when it see's Waypoints it would appear that it...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,144
Posted By DRTBYK
Yeah, I'm constantly evaluating Apps and GPS...

Yeah, I'm constantly evaluating Apps and GPS devices. My objective is two fold:
find those that do most things well, and yet, is still easy to use for the average person.
meets my needs.

I...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 27,933
Posted By DRTBYK
apleschu, The folks at Furkot just...

apleschu,

The folks at Furkot just implemented one of my requested features that might be close to what you want in "a" and "b" is already there.

As you plan your Trip, use the FIND feature....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,144
Posted By DRTBYK
Good example cyberdos. I teach this same approach...

Good example cyberdos. I teach this same approach to sharing and using GPX data. Tracks are your friend! :deal

Routes can provide some nice nav info but they are not reliable when moved between...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,144
Posted By DRTBYK
Sorry, then I missed the point. Why post a Track...

Sorry, then I missed the point. Why post a Track when DeMonk45 was having issues with Routes?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,144
Posted By DRTBYK
And that's OK, we respect your decision. :norton ...

And that's OK, we respect your decision. :norton

Oh, for those of you into Trail/Forest Road riding, Furkot just implemented pulling NFS MVUM data into the FIND drawer. See more details here...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,144
Posted By DRTBYK
This is why I teach Basic GPS classes. You folks...

This is why I teach Basic GPS classes. You folks are continually confusing TRACKS and ROUTES when you post GPX files.

The attached GPX file above is a Track. This is the easiest GPX data to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,956
Posted By DRTBYK
Now you are back to the original issue. How to...

Now you are back to the original issue. How to create a route so that ANY Nav software will calculate the same path: add more waypoints!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-25-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,121
Posted By DRTBYK
MVUM for Trip Planning

Furkot has just implemented a new dataset in the FIND drawer. You can now show current US National Forest Service MVUM (Motor Vehicle Use Map) data on the map and select them for incorporation into...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,956
Posted By DRTBYK
It's not a matter of "excuse not to read"...

It's not a matter of "excuse not to read" extensions. The Extensions are vendor specific. This enables a vendor to provide additional levels of detail within any GPX data type (Waypoint, Track,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,956
Posted By DRTBYK
Route -- what's in a name?

Allow me to try and shed some light on why you all have Route-frustration. First, let me just say, it's not the fault of the App Developer or the mapping software you are creating your Route in. The...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,477
Posted By DRTBYK
The version of CoPilot Premium HD I have is USA &...

The version of CoPilot Premium HD I have is USA & Canada and it's current price is now $15.99. You can also select whether to use a predetermined Final Destination or Optimize the entire route.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By DRTBYK
Anytime...be careful out there Doc.

Anytime...be careful out there Doc.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,477
Posted By DRTBYK
Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP)

:hmmmmm :scratch
I'm pretty sure if you keep the number of stops below, say 50, that CoPilot Premium HD will optimize the order and calculate the shortest route between all of them in < 5sec;...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,121
Posted By DRTBYK
Chris, I would recommend posting this on the...

Chris,
I would recommend posting this on the Furkot Vendor thread to see if Natalia can offer some insight. I would suggest sharing the Trip with them as well.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,121
Posted By DRTBYK
Chris, Was your Track/route segment still...

Chris,

Was your Track/route segment still Locked when you tried to preformed these operations?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By DRTBYK
Sorry, I was still thinking about BaseCamp when I...

Sorry, I was still thinking about BaseCamp when I said "minor roads". Try setting Avoid U-turns and see what happens. If you still get the same routing, I would suggest preforming a Master Reset.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By DRTBYK
If you set your Navigation Calculation Method to...

If you set your Navigation Calculation Method to Shortest Distance with no Avoidances, I expect that you would get a lot of minor roads since the Interstate is seldom the shortest distance. If you...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-23-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 951
Posted By DRTBYK
You have just purchased a new GPS and you most...

You have just purchased a new GPS and you most likely know very little about it or the Garmin computer software that you can install on your Computer (either Windows or Mac).

I would recommend...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-23-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,345
Posted By DRTBYK
Furkot.com is an online Trip Planning...

Furkot.com is an online Trip Planning application. It will work in most browsers. The current Export options include;
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By DRTBYK
Try setting your Transportation Mode to...

Try setting your Transportation Mode to Automobile instead of Motorcycle.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By DRTBYK
doc47, Yes, you do have a rather steep learning...

doc47, Yes, you do have a rather steep learning curve ahead. The OSM maps are open source maps of the world. I will lay out the process that I think you will want to use given your zumo 550 is the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-23-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,345
Posted By DRTBYK
Welcome to the joys of BaseCamp. I keep up with...

Welcome to the joys of BaseCamp. I keep up with it's development [sic] but I don't really use it any longer. I do all of my Trip Planning in Furkot.com.
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