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Old 01-30-2009, 11:12 PM   #1
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BMW Navigator Garmin 2610 South Africa Map

I am going to Capetown South Africa next month to ride a rented BMW 650 for two weeks and would like to take & use my BMW Navigator II. NOT III GPS.
I called Garmin & was told they did not have a Map for South Africa that I can install on my 2610 non NT GPS.
Question Do I have any options to somehow obtain a map that will work in my 2610 BMW Nav II GPS?
Many Thanks. Bruce
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Old 01-30-2009, 11:40 PM   #2
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MapSource WorldMap is the first thing that comes to mind. It won't have all the city streets, but it'll have cities and a lot of towns and the roads between them.

It's possible that there might be a 3rd party South African map out there somewhere.

You might also look at using a different GPS. You could probably buy something, use it, then sell it when you get back for just a bit less than you paid.

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Old 01-31-2009, 06:15 AM   #3
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You might want to take a look in Ride Reports for some of the South African riders reports, and then PM them. I have seen GPS units in the pics from reports I've read.
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Old 01-31-2009, 07:27 PM   #4
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Hi,

Look at the Wanderlust World Map here:

http://www.smellybiker.com/

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Old 02-01-2009, 08:21 AM   #5
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I have both South Africa City Navigator v6 & Garmap Southern Africa Streetmaps 2008 and work on my Etrex Legend HCX...
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Old 02-01-2009, 06:21 PM   #6
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You might also take a look at/ try
http://www.tracks4africa.com/default.asp
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Old 02-02-2009, 12:21 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by baja1kwinner
I am going to Capetown South Africa next month to ride a rented BMW 650 for two weeks and would like to take & use my BMW Navigator II. NOT III GPS.
I called Garmin & was told they did not have a Map for South Africa that I can install on my 2610 non NT GPS.
Question Do I have any options to somehow obtain a map that will work in my 2610 BMW Nav II GPS?
Many Thanks. Bruce
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:27 AM   #8
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Yes, you'll want to pick up a map from tracks4africa.com

Cheaper than mapsource worldwide and more POI's

First one in this list:

http://www.tracks4africa.com/t4a_gps_maps.asp#buy_maps
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