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Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 06:38 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
Yes, they've added undo and redo which really...

Yes, they've added undo and redo which really help! They are the curved arrows at the top icon menu.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-24-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11,797
Views: 1,450,495
Posted By guavadude
Shop around. There were some smoking deals on...

Shop around. There were some smoking deals on Black Friday at Cabella's. They were selling around $330.

Those Zumos are twice the price and they have some great new features so it just depends on...
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
If you watch Dan's video you'll see what I mean....

If you watch Dan's video you'll see what I mean. Just vehicle info and basic or automatic on a page. Then you either go straight to the map or to the trip wizard. Or maybe it just defaults to a blank...
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
Hi , I posted this in the other Furkot thread in...

Hi , I posted this in the other Furkot thread in response to someone saying they found the app too complex. I watched Dan's video where he suggests setting the start and end times the same.

So,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-24-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,442
Posted By guavadude
Hey Dan, great video. Thanks. So now I'm...

Hey Dan, great video. Thanks.
So now I'm wondering if it's possible to add a "manual mode" check box that lets you choose your vehicle and automatically sets your start and end times to the same...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-23-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,717
Posted By guavadude
Probably best discussed in the massive Montana...

Probably best discussed in the massive Montana thread, get the 600. I have the 650 and never use the camera. It's a great gps and the rugged mount makes it easy to supply power. The CNNA map is all...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-23-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11,797
Views: 1,450,495
Posted By guavadude
you might have missed my previous post >I...

you might have missed my previous post

>I had a long five hour route loaded up and decided to go a different way at the beginning. Later I wanted to hook back up to my old route so I recalculated...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-23-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11,797
Views: 1,450,495
Posted By guavadude
Yeah I was following a route, intentionally got...

Yeah I was following a route, intentionally got off course. I was parallel to my route so when I told it to recalculate it kept telling me to turn around and head back instead of nudging me over and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-23-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11,797
Views: 1,450,495
Posted By guavadude
Thanks MG. I usually do follow tracks and have...

Thanks MG. I usually do follow tracks and have profiles set up, all good tips though. I was just wondering why when I was off the route it wouldn't try to get me back on the quickest way. I think...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,024,350
Posted By guavadude
You can always pull the 10amp fuse that powers...

You can always pull the 10amp fuse that powers the dash when the bike is sitting for awhile.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 582,677
Posted By guavadude
You shouldn't have to ever take the front fender...

You shouldn't have to ever take the front fender off for anything.
I think the best place for a fuze block is under the seat.
There are some pics in this album:...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 582,677
Posted By guavadude
Taking off the plastic is the hardest part about...

Taking off the plastic is the hardest part about the oil change.
There are two drains, one under and the other is in the oil tank on the left under the faux tank. It's not hard to do it's just more...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 582,677
Posted By guavadude
you can charge the battery from the powerlet on...

you can charge the battery from the powerlet on the BMW but yes, you'll need an adapter because it's smaller than a traditional 12volt plug.

Yes to access the battery you need to remove the panels...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-17-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11,797
Views: 1,450,495
Posted By guavadude
I never change profiles. I have it tweaked the...

I never change profiles. I have it tweaked the way I like it and I
know where everything is and I just use it.
Set up a custom profile and then use Recreation when resetting and it'll leave your...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-16-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,442
Posted By guavadude
Thanks Dan!

Thanks Dan!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-16-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,442
Posted By guavadude
How are you loading direct to the gps?

How are you loading direct to the gps?
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
Thanks Dan. I know I should watch the tutorials...

Thanks Dan. I know I should watch the tutorials but I'm resisting the desire for as long as I can!

So there isn't a direct export to a device? I'll still use Basecamp for organization and transfer...
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
So is there not a way to export a track for each...

So is there not a way to export a track for each day?
It seems like a track is a complete overview and a route is day by day.
If so I'll want to export routes and use Basecamp to convert each day...
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
Sorry, we were typing at the same time.

Sorry, we were typing at the same time.
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
Ok, I missed that tracks was an option, my bad. I...

Ok, I missed that tracks was an option, my bad. I still don't see anything in the export window letting me know I can directly transport to my device.
After reading the More Info section where the...
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
When I was in the export page, I didn't see an...

When I was in the export page, I didn't see an option to export a track. I also didn't see any mention of directly exporting to my GPS. I exported a .gpx and used Basecamp to transfer to my Montana....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-16-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11,797
Views: 1,450,495
Posted By guavadude
I had a long five hour route loaded up and...

I had a long five hour route loaded up and decided to go a different way at the beginning. Later I wanted to hook back up to my old route so I recalculated but it kept wanting to take me back to the...
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
Ultimately I'd like to give them full access...

Ultimately I'd like to give them full access without the ability to edit.
That way they can play with Furkot and then decide to sign up themselves once they see how awesome it is!

Another issue...
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
I want to share my route for this weekend with...

I want to share my route for this weekend with family members. I just want to paste a link into an email. I can't find how to do this like I would do when using Google maps. I found the share options...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,024,350
Posted By guavadude
The 650 Dakar Thread

I'm no electrician, I just know that if the ABS switch dies or the wires break off, the ABS turns on and stays on. I'd guess that the switch might actually be connected to a ground, I've never put a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 582,677
Posted By guavadude
I think I'd call bs on that and would negotiate...

I think I'd call bs on that and would negotiate for the full warranty.
They've needed to get that 2013 off the showroom floor for a long time.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,024,350
Posted By guavadude
Touch the switch wires together briefly. If iABS...

Touch the switch wires together briefly. If iABS turns off, it's the switch. Sometimes it is the easy solution, but rarely! Enjoy it while you can.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,024,350
Posted By guavadude
The switch works the ABS circuit in reverse for...

The switch works the ABS circuit in reverse for safety. When it's off or the connection is broken, the ABS defaults to being on. When you engage the momentary switch, it turns the ABS off. That's why...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 582,677
Posted By guavadude
Congrats! That's a smoking deal. I think finding...

Congrats! That's a smoking deal. I think finding a low mileage used bike that is fully loaded is the way to go. It seems quite a few people buy the 650, load them up for a World tour, get laughed at...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,024,350
Posted By guavadude
It's probably a wire with bad solder connection...

It's probably a wire with bad solder connection at the switch which is a very easy fix. There's not enough slack on those wires. Later my switch broke, of course when I was on roads where I needed to...
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
This is my first time to really use Furkot for a...

This is my first time to really use Furkot for a trip so I'm still learning.
I'm also trying to figure it out without watching any video tutorials because I think most people won't take the time....
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
That helps but popup would be awesome. thanks

That helps but popup would be awesome.
thanks
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
In the my trips folder, I wish I could just...

In the my trips folder, I wish I could just option click a trip and duplicate it so I can try an alternate trip design without starting from scratch.
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
I'm missing how to quickly delete a point that...

I'm missing how to quickly delete a point that I've dragged.
Control-click on the dot doesn't delete, double-click doesn't delete.
How do I just delete a point after dragging the route without...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 582,677
Posted By guavadude
I think an average price in my area is $30-35...

I think an average price in my area is $30-35 each installed and balanced with wheels off the bike and around $50 each if the wheels are still on the bike when you bring it in.
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,349
Posted By guavadude
Road name popup

I love how I get the popup when I hover over my route but I wish it gave me the road names instead of the gps coordinates. Maybe that could just be a preference or maybe it already is.

What I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 582,677
Posted By guavadude
Is that $140 just for the mounting or is that...

Is that $140 just for the mounting or is that including a tire?

I called around to other motorcycle shops and found a guy that's close and will mount and balance for $15 a tire.
That's with the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 582,677
Posted By guavadude
or soap and water... I've just seen lots of...

or soap and water...
I've just seen lots of mechanics use the non chlorinated brake cleaner to clean off the engine after an oil change. Wipe on wipe off.
But yeah, whatever...clean it, check it. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 582,677
Posted By guavadude
It's still under warranty. Clean it off with some...

It's still under warranty. Clean it off with some brake cleaner and see if it reappears. If so take it to the dealer.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 582,677
Posted By guavadude
I had a countershaft sprocket seal that leaked...

I had a countershaft sprocket seal that leaked and was changed out under warranty.


Once you replace the battery there is very little you have to do other than check the valves. Upgrading the...
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