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Old 11-09-2013, 10:15 AM   #301
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Hi. My few months old Voyager stopped its GPS function. Donno what s wrong? Any ideas.Thx in advance.
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:36 AM   #302
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Sent unit back and they changed with a new one with all updates. Thanks TT

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Old 03-24-2014, 07:47 PM   #303
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I called trail tech a while ago but never posted results so here it is. They will give you the service code and procedure for setting your hours and mileage. As for the altitude not working properly they suggested an external antenna but honestly the unit on my bike sits higher than anything. Maybe the internal antenna lacks but altitude is the only function that has a problem.
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Old 07-13-2014, 01:41 PM   #304
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Hi, I am trying to put the tour of idaho route on my trailtech voyager and failing miserably.
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The message it gives me when I import the ride is "buffer overflow".

I am useless when it comes to this stuff.
Could I be exceeding waypoints?
Do i need to draw the line out in ride leader?


Any help is appreciated.
attatched is the route
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Old 07-15-2014, 07:41 PM   #305
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This looks like the perfect answer for my R100GS. The original speedo is sort of starting to fail and I'm sick of prying it open. I need a clock/chronometer and that part alone will cost me as much as a Voyager and all it does it tell time. I would like maps but they aren't entirely necessary. I'm more interested in uploading tracks as well as being able to keep track of where I've been (so I can find my way back if necessary!) The price point is good but not really cheap so I want to know what I'm getting!

Couple of questions:
How big is it?
Is it backlit for nighttime use?
Can the compass be calibrated to account for nearby ferromagnetic objects?
Has it proven to be adequately water resistant?
Are the owners still reasonably happy with their units and are the units still working?
Is the website with tracks on it being maintained and growing?
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Old 07-16-2014, 11:09 AM   #306
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This looks like the perfect answer for my R100GS. The original speedo is sort of starting to fail and I'm sick of prying it open. I need a clock/chronometer and that part alone will cost me as much as a Voyager and all it does it tell time. I would like maps but they aren't entirely necessary. I'm more interested in uploading tracks as well as being able to keep track of where I've been (so I can find my way back if necessary!) The price point is good but not really cheap so I want to know what I'm getting!

Couple of questions:
How big is it?
Is it backlit for nighttime use?
Can the compass be calibrated to account for nearby ferromagnetic objects?
Has it proven to be adequately water resistant?
Are the owners still reasonably happy with their units and are the units still working?
Is the website with tracks on it being maintained and growing?

  • Size: fairly compact, check the pictures to see the size. It fits well on the bike without intruding into the space or getting in the way.
  • Backlight: yes. works well
  • Compass: not sure, don't really use the compass feature much but it does seem to work as expected
  • Water resistant: YES! I use my Voyager in the Philippines where it rains a LOT.
  • Still working? Yes, still working. Only issue was the cable for the magnetic wheel sensor is not as robust as it should be and broke after a few months. Trailtech sent a new cable.
  • Happy? eh. I have had mine for three years now and it is great as a bike dashboard but I really don't use the GPS function as much now since I bought a Garmin Montana. Before the Montana it was OK... no maps but big track memory and it gave a line to follow with decent resolution. The track memory is very good, and you can log long tracks with really short intervals for detailed mapping of where you have been. Nowadays I throw my tracks into it just as a backup in case something happens to the Montana.
  • Website still being maintained? NO. No new firmware for the unit or updates to the Rideleader planning software for a very long time now. Trailtech either completely gave up on the unit or mistakenly thinks it is "perfect" now. The ohvtrails.net website appears to be coasting with only a few users adding anything to it. It was never very user friendly or productive though.

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