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Forum: Vendors 08-23-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,162
Posted By River Pilot
River Pilot Tours - Official Pilot Briefing Room

River Pilot - Official Pilot Briefing Room


A Central Location For Discussions, News And Offers For Tour And Adventure Travel

River Pilot features worldwide guided and self drive tours as...
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,162
Posted By River Pilot
River Pilot Tours - Official Pilot Briefing Room

River Pilot - GPS Ready Room

August 23, 2013 Cheyenne, WY. – Garmin tentatively approves Zumo 350LM to be updated with functionality to allow the unit to recognize and manipulate tracks.
...
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,436
Posted By River Pilot
March 31, 2013 Cheyenne, WY. Trans Am Trail...

March 31, 2013 Cheyenne, WY. Trans Am Trail Tour - Book now

The River Pilot Trans Am Trail tour is taking reservations for the July 21, 2013 - July 27, 2013 dates. The TAT Tour...
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,162
Posted By River Pilot
River Pilot Tours - Official Pilot Briefing Room

River Pilot - GPS Ready Room

March 31, 2013 Cheyenne, WY. Garmin certifies Oregon 600 series GPS. This GPS has replaced the 450/550 series. The Oregon 450/550 series have been discontinued.
...
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,202
Posted By River Pilot
Official Route 66

Get Your Kicks On Route 66

All,

The weather is starting to clear and the riding is good. Street and Dirt 66 are in place and the season has started. Hogs and big bikes are working eastbound...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-30-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By River Pilot
Good morning krazyjohnny, You might find...

Good morning krazyjohnny,

You might find this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19955468#post19955468) information helpful.

Regarding maps, whether City Navigator or TOPO, this...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-30-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,570
Posted By River Pilot
Good morning Avgas, You might find this...

Good morning Avgas,

You might find this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19955468#post19955468) information helpful.

Regarding maps, whether City Navigator or TOPO, this...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-30-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By River Pilot
Good morning mikesova, Regarding dedicated...

Good morning mikesova,

Regarding dedicated GPS, you might find this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19955468#post19955468) information helpful.

Regarding maps, whether City...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-30-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,574
Posted By River Pilot
Good morning kdennan, You might find this...

Good morning kdennan,

You might find this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19955468#post19955468) information helpful.

Regarding maps, whether City Navigator or TOPO, this...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-30-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By River Pilot
Good morning 4corners14, You might find...

Good morning 4corners14,

You might find this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19955468#post19955468) information helpful.

Regarding maps, whether City Navigator or TOPO, this...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,202
Posted By River Pilot
Hello Zoodio, Yes, June is one of the best...

Hello Zoodio,

Yes, June is one of the best months to ride Route 66. The drive from Calgary will be nice too.

All the maps and planning information you need will be within the two items listed...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-23-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,704
Posted By River Pilot
Good afternoon Epy, You might find this...

Good afternoon Epy,

You might find this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19955468#post19955468) information helpful.

Regarding maps, whether City Navigator or TOPO, this...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-23-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By River Pilot
Good afternoon Zen Overland, You may want...

Good afternoon Zen Overland,

You may want to a true two way communication system that utilizes global satellites through the Iridium network.

Geospace is also available for emergency...
Forum: Vendors 01-14-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,162
Posted By River Pilot
River Pilot - GPS Ready Room January 14,...

River Pilot - GPS Ready Room

January 14, 2013 Cheyenne, WY. Today, Garmin released a product update to Topo U.S. 100K.

Highlights for 2013 include:

New Navteq road content...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-13-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By River Pilot
Good evening Papa Alpha, Yes, have...

Good evening Papa Alpha,

Yes, have experience with this. Works splendidly. Headset, weather, music, phone, all coordinate nicely. With the right helmet, its not discernable that the rider is on a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-13-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,047
Posted By River Pilot
Good evening duncanmac, The Zumo 665LM is a...

Good evening duncanmac,

The Zumo 665LM is a fantastic device and best in class. Yes, it is just as reliable as any other Zumo. Have used it and found no issues. Jump in and enjoy. Here...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-13-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By River Pilot
Hello Jim, Agree with previous. In my...

Hello Jim,

Agree with previous. In my opinion, it would be best to pass on the Tom Tom.

Best devices on the market will be Garmin Montana 6xx or Zumo 66x devices with City Navigator CNNT.
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-13-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,082
Posted By River Pilot
Good afternoon COorbust, Agree with...

Good afternoon COorbust,

Agree with Emmbeedee in this case. The reason you don't hear about it is this device has been tried and there were simply other options that served the community better....
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,202
Posted By River Pilot
Get Your Kicks On Route 66 Riders preparing...

Get Your Kicks On Route 66

Riders preparing for a summer Route 66 tour should ensure they have their bikes and maps in order.

Best times for travel are mid May - June and September - October....
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,162
Posted By River Pilot
Trans America Trail Tour (TAT) January 13,...

Trans America Trail Tour (TAT)

January 13, 2013 Cheyenne, WY. River Pilot Tours continues our partnership with the Trans Am Trail (http://www.transamtrail.com/) in 2013 by offering a guided...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-04-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By River Pilot
Good evening Steve, If you would like to...

Good evening Steve,

If you would like to add and adjust the GPS Lat/Long in Basecamp here are the keystrokes:

Open Basecamp>Tools>Waypoint>Click on the map (which automatically creates a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-04-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,853
Posted By River Pilot
Hello Steve, Yes, you can click the " + "...

Hello Steve,

Yes, you can click the " + " sign on the map and drill down to 200 ft with the device. The weather is a layer that is quickly turned on and off. You will see the weather at the 200'...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-04-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By River Pilot
Hello Steve, if the maps were purchased...

Hello Steve,

if the maps were purchased from Sam, he has GPS coordinates for all states. Contact directly.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-04-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By River Pilot
Hello XB12R, When there are map anomalies...

Hello XB12R,

When there are map anomalies and the device tries to go down streets that aren't accuate, that is a function of the underlying map not having that information accurate. Navteq...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-04-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,853
Posted By River Pilot
Hello SteveAZ, Good questions and should be...

Hello SteveAZ,

Good questions and should be easy enought to get you in the right direction.

A few items for you:

The Garmin Aera 510...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-04-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,972
Posted By River Pilot
Good morning Dogjaw, Briefly looking at...

Good morning Dogjaw,

Briefly looking at your post, it appears the Ram Mount broke and not the device itself. You can buy a new mount from Ram (http://www.rammount.com/). If it was a mount direct...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-04-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By River Pilot
Good morning 390beretta, Congrats on the...

Good morning 390beretta,

Congrats on the new device. Large screen and will do well in the car.

The short answer is no, this device is intended and designed to be the large screen, reasonably...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-04-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By River Pilot
Good Morning XB12R, Good choice on updating...

Good Morning XB12R,

Good choice on updating your maps. With your current map, you should easily be able to find town. Unless you live in a brand new town or have a new address and home, there may...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-04-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,968
Posted By River Pilot
Good morning Desmodab, The "nag" screen...

Good morning Desmodab,

The "nag" screen about updating your map is a new item that was included in the OS service packs. Its shows up around every 5 bootups but as you can see, is easily passed...
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,436
Posted By River Pilot
Trans-America Trail 2013 For the 2013...

Trans-America Trail 2013

For the 2013 season, be sure to report any items that need to be addressed on the trail to www.transamtrail.com (http://www.transamtrail.com)
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,436
Posted By River Pilot
Hello BlueLightning, Noted and adjusted....

Hello BlueLightning,

Noted and adjusted. New overview map for 2013 and beyond requested from Trans-America Trail.

What did you think of the new route? What were your average hours of seat...
Forum: Vendors 12-13-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,436
Posted By River Pilot
River Pilot Tours - Trans America Trail

Official Trans-America Trail page. Help others get ready for a trip across the Trans-America Trail. Ask a planning question, offer support, discuss items or leave information for others here. This...
Forum: Vendors 12-13-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,162
Posted By River Pilot
River Pilot Tours - Official Pilot Briefing Room

Trans America Trail Tour (TAT)

December 13, 2012 Cheyenne, WY. River Pilot Tours continues our partnership with the Trans Am Trail (http://www.transamtrail.com) in 2013 by offering a guided...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,162
Posted By River Pilot
River Pilot - GPS Ready Room A Central...

River Pilot - GPS Ready Room

A Central Location For GPS Products, GPS Satellite Tracking, Navigation Techniques, Software And Configuration.

Focus Topic - Intended Use of Garmin City Navigator...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-12-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,159
Posted By River Pilot
Good afternoon Calikatoom, Yes, there are...

Good afternoon Calikatoom,

Yes, there are some options. The Garmin Zumo and Garmin Montana series are going to be best in class GPS devices.

For the price range you are looking at, and street...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,202
Posted By River Pilot
Official Route 66

Get Your Kicks On Route 66

Suggestions - When planning for a Route 66 road trip there are a few resources that every rider should have in their possession.

The first item should be a book...
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,162
Posted By River Pilot
Hello acesandeights, Thank you. We agree....

Hello acesandeights,

Thank you. We agree. Had a similar conversation with them about a month ago. Great minds...They operate a cool property and are very active in the community. Southern Oregon...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-06-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,627
Posted By River Pilot
Your welcome, and you are certainly a...

Your welcome,

and you are certainly a scholar and a gentleman as well.

RP
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-06-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By River Pilot
Hello UnclebudinTX, This is an interesting...

Hello UnclebudinTX,

This is an interesting question. A few things to remember.

1. The Zumo 550 is discontinued and that means that software releases are also discountnued. Garmin does not...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-06-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,627
Posted By River Pilot
Hello Emoto, Yes, you are correct on the...

Hello Emoto,

Yes, you are correct on the topos. Noted and changed on previous. Thank you for the catch. Seems our typing and proofreading needed a "get together" today. Will consult with G to...
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