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Forum: Epic Ride Reports Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 178,856
Posted By marco polo
I just spent the last few weeks reading this ride...

I just spent the last few weeks reading this ride report from start to finish (at least to this point). It's incredibly fascinating to read. What a great job you've done, both the trip itself and...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-18-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Device Storage 94% Full. Suggestions?

I connected my Nav V to my Mac today and Garmin Express indicated that the device storage was 94% full. I also had Basecamp open, so went into the folders on my Mac and deleted some language files...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-18-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By marco polo
Thanks. Hadn't seen/heard that. Edit: ...

Thanks. Hadn't seen/heard that.

Edit: Opened BC and checked for updates. It found the new version and I updated to 4.4.8 -- that did the trick; I hooked up my Nav V and it worked without any...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-18-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By marco polo
Thanks, I'll give it a whirl. I also put a copy...

Thanks, I'll give it a whirl. I also put a copy of the BC backup file in my Dropbox.

Edit: Good news and bad news. I uninstalled Basecamp, then downloaded it again from Garmin's website. When...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-18-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By marco polo
Basecamp For Mac - Question Re Uninstalling/Re-Installing

Several weeks ago, I began having problems with Basecamp (for Mac) when I'd hook up my Nav V GPS to my iMac desktop. This only happens on my desktop, and not when I hook my GPS up to my MacBook...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-18-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By marco polo
Are you talking the Windows version of Garmin...

Are you talking the Windows version of Garmin Express? I just downloaded the Mac version a minute ago, and it's 4.0.14.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-14-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By marco polo
Thanks Chris and Dan, I will give your...

Thanks Chris and Dan, I will give your suggestions a whirl.

Addendum: No luck trying these suggestions on the Mac desktop (I did not trying moving GPX files to the device using other than BC at...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-13-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By marco polo
Navigator V - Trouble Connecting To Desktop/Laptop

I've got a Nav V and run Basecamp and Garmin Express on both an iMac and a Macbook. Yesterday, I encountered a problem I've never experienced before and I'm looking for help in solving it.

I'm...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,462
Posted By marco polo
I've been using the SENA SMH-10 with earbuds...

I've been using the SENA SMH-10 with earbuds since I got it several years ago. As pointed out, you simply have to buy the helmet clamp that's designed for use with earbuds (it has no speakers, but...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 01-29-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,381
Posted By marco polo
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 01-29-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,381
Posted By marco polo
While we're talking about Basecamp, I'm running...

While we're talking about Basecamp, I'm running BC (for Mac) 4.2.4. I don't see any option for multiple databases. Is this only in the PC version?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,607
Posted By marco polo
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,607
Posted By marco polo
Jim, what seat did you get and can you get both...

Jim, what seat did you get and can you get both feet down? Thanks.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 07-10-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
I've chosen: "weather" and "skip waypoint". ...

I've chosen: "weather" and "skip waypoint".

I ride with my iPhone powered up and so have the Garmin SmartLink app open. I've also subscribed to weather and this is an easy way to call up...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 07-04-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
It also doesn't affect those of us who have our...

It also doesn't affect those of us who have our Nav Vs in the four-button mount if, like me, you use the "page" button on the mount to scroll to the trip computer page. And, if you don't have the...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 278,240
Posted By marco polo
When I bought a new SMH10 for my new helmet two...

When I bought a new SMH10 for my new helmet two months ago, I simply bought the "bare" bluetooth module, plus one of the optional the helmet clamp kits for earbuds. You'd obviously need things a...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 278,240
Posted By marco polo
I've had two of the original version of the SMH10...

I've had two of the original version of the SMH10 since they first came out. The batteries are fine, but that doesn't really tell you anything, since I have no idea how many hours they've been...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-25-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Thanks, Dan. That's what I suspected. Sure...

Thanks, Dan. That's what I suspected. Sure would be handy, though.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-25-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
A Few Observations On The Nav V

I've had my Nav V since just before Christmas, but only recently had the chance to put it through its paces on a long ride. I just returned after fifteen days on the road, riding from Washington,...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-25-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Absolutely. Works like a charm in the...

Absolutely. Works like a charm in the four-button cradle. Just returned home yesterday after a 6,000-mile road trip and found the four buttons very useful. One caveat, I had my cradle hard-wired...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-25-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Just finished a long road trip and was left...

Just finished a long road trip and was left wondering whether there is any way to turn off the Nav V while riding and turn it back on again. I have my Nav mounted in the BMW four-button cradle on my...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-31-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By marco polo
I suspect the videos are good enough to get you...

I suspect the videos are good enough to get you started, then it's a matter of just starting to use Basecamp. No question it will take some time. Yes, I found it a bit frustrating at first (moving...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-15-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By marco polo
Thought that would be bloody obvious. :D

Thought that would be bloody obvious. :D
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-14-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By marco polo
You could always use the search function in...

You could always use the search function in Basecamp to find the restaurant by name, or you could also do a search on the address. In both cases you can then create a waypoint.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-13-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Try: Garmin.com/ideas

Try: Garmin.com/ideas
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-12-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Yes, thanks Dan.

Yes, thanks Dan.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-12-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Bluetooth Pairing Question

Dan (DRTBYK), hopefully you haven't left yet and are around to see this. I just bought a new SENA SMH-10 for my new helmet (couldn't wait for the new "20S" to show up before I head west in June). I...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-10-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By marco polo
Ditto. (I'm just buttering him up before I ask a...

Ditto. (I'm just buttering him up before I ask a Bluetooth pairing question in the Navigator V thread). :D
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,286
Posted By marco polo
Just ordered one today after having looked at it...

Just ordered one today after having looked at it for awhile. Tried it on at the bike show in December. As for the sun visor, that gap allows you to glance at your instruments through the clear main...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-21-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Trouble Transferring Route To Nav V

Yesterday, for some unknown reason, I could not transfer a route to my Nav V (I'm using Basecamp for Mac 4.2.4). This is an action I have carried out without a problem for several months. I...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-16-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
I noticed today when connecting my Nav V to my...

I noticed today when connecting my Nav V to my Mac that Garmin Express shows that my internal storage is 76% full, with 2GB free. Now, when I did this, I had deleted all user data from the device. ...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-16-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Question: Transferring/Importing Routes

In preparing for a road trip next week, I downloaded a series of routes that were posted online by one of the get-together's organizers. When I went to transfer the routes to the Nav V using...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-15-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Thanks, Dan. I'll check it out (I did and now...

Thanks, Dan. I'll check it out (I did and now I've ordered one).
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-15-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Thanks, both. What I take from this is that: a)...

Thanks, both. What I take from this is that: a) if I want to use my iPhone, I have to power it from the bike; and 2) since I'm on a 1200RT, I can safely use it while it's tucked away in my tank...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-15-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
iPhone Battery Life When Bluetooth Paired?

While I've had my Nav V for a couple of months now, I just had the four-button cradle hard wired to my RT a week ago. Obviously I haven't had much experience with the device on the bike yet, but I'm...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-13-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By marco polo
D'oh! Too easy. Thanks.

D'oh! Too easy. Thanks.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-13-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By marco polo
Basecamp For Mac: How Do I Zoom In While "Rubber Banding" A Route?

I suspect this may have ben answered here before, but I can't find it. When using BC (for Mac), if I want to move my route, I just use the pointer tool, click and hold on the route, then drag and...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 02-27-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Thanks for the heads-up.

Thanks for the heads-up.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 02-05-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Thanks, Dan. And yes, I am using Garmin Express...

Thanks, Dan. And yes, I am using Garmin Express on my Mac.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 02-05-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 115,668
Posted By marco polo
Map Updates - Questions

May be pretty basic, but here goes: I see there is a map update available for CNNA (2014.40).

1) When I update my Nav V, will it overwrite the current mapset, so I'm not wasting memory, or...
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