Rally Navigator - Create Rally Roadbooks with Google Earth and GPS

Discussion in 'Racing' started by RenoMoto, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. Brimstone

    Brimstone Super Duper n00b!

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    That Rhino will take ALOT more abuse than any smartphone will! I just look at my iPhone and it scratches itself...
  2. DRTBYK

    DRTBYK All Things GPS

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    Notice the "rolling on the floor" Smily. I own two Rino's and can attest to their durability. None the less, affixing the unit with rubber bands in the context of HogWild's post is very funny.
  3. HogWild

    HogWild Scott Whitney

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    Fortunately that photo is just something random I grabbed from the net. It's not MY setup. No windshield for me!
  4. Gian

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    any help with this :confused ?
  5. DaveRMS

    DaveRMS Long timer

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    We fixed some problems and now everyone should use GE 7.

    Dave
  6. Gian

    Gian dreamer

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    I mean I can't use GE7 on my desktop, because it doesn't work with Mapsource or even Google Maps. So I can only use GE6.2, but it looks your amazing Rally Navigator doesn't work with GE 6.2, any chance?
    Many thanks
  7. DaveRMS

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    I would imagine that it's only a matter of time before those others start using the current GE. We're not likely to go backwards in the meantime.

    Maybe some other Windows users will chime in with their Mapsource experience and some tips.
  8. RenoMoto

    RenoMoto Rally Navigator

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    We had added a few more features to Rally Navigator.


    Added 4th Road type to the Tulip Drawing: 'Highway" See below.

    User can now select the Road type for the Tulip drawing - that road type carries to all subsequent Tulips until the user selects a different road type.

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    More Navigation Icons - Thanks to Alessio Corradini for designing these beautiful icons. Check the "Landmarks 2" tab in the Waypoint editor.

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    Improved the way no-go roads are added - the first road is dropped at 90 degrees and the second road is dropped directly opposite - it forms a perpendicular road intersection in two quick moves.

    Lots of little improvements - Take it for a spin at www.rallynavigator.com

    Feedback is welcome!
  9. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to asphalt!

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    I just had a new glitch pop up. I was looking over an older road-book I did this winter and noticed that my tulips no longer fit in the window. Many of the arrow ended up out of the box.

    When I went to edit the tulips the arrows and symbols were all inside the edit box, but when I got out of the edit mode the arrows/symbols no longer fit in the tulip box on the road-book.

    Update: Strange, on the Laptop everything is OK, but on the Desktop I get cropped tulips.

    Any ideas?
  10. DaveRMS

    DaveRMS Long timer

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    Check your browser's zoom level (control +/- typically). The current app doesn't support zooming properly.

    Dave

  11. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to asphalt!

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    Nope. I tried zooming way in and way out, but the arrows are still out of the tulip box.
  12. RenoMoto

    RenoMoto Rally Navigator

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    Inmates,

    I have been working on the Rally Navigator project for nearly two years and tonight we finally released our Premium Version - no more beta testing - it's the REAL DEAL! It's a big milestone for the project and I thought it was worth sharing.

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    I'm hoping Rally Navigator will grow the sport of Rally and help create more navigation based motorcycle events around the world.


    We will be offering a basic Free Version and full feature Premium and Pro Versions.

    Standard Features on All Versions
    • Automatically Capture Segment Distance & Basic Tulip Drawing
    • Drag and Drop Rally Navigation Icons
    • Custom Tulip Drawing Tools
    • Drag and Drop 5 Basic Waypoint Text Descriptions
    • Supports Kilometers or Miles
    • Facebook Integration for Sharing
    • Sharing Preferences: Keep Route Private - Share with Select Friends - Share in Public library
    • Select Road Type for Tulip Drawing
    • Automatically Calculate and Print Fuel Range in Header

    We offer 2 Upgraded Versions of Rally Navigator:
    Premium Version – for Personal use, not for Commercial use

    Pro Version - Licensed for Commercial use by event and race organizers

    Learn more about Free, Premium and Pro Versions


    Getting Started and Creating a Route

    Premium Version - Detailed Tulips, Icons, Headings

    • Print Roadbooks with Complete Tulips and Navigation Icons
    • Show and Hide CAP Headings and GPS Coordinates for each Waypoint
    • Create Rally Route From Imported GPX tracks
    • Utilization of Google Earth Roads & Routing Function - Snap Track to Road
    • Support for Continuous Roll Print Output
    • Import Captured GPX Tracks Over Existing Routes to Correct Route After Pre-run
    • Export GPX Tracks of Routes to GPS Units for Pre-Running
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    Free Version Printing - Basic Info Only
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    Thanks to Dave Peckham at Rally Management Services & Paul van Dinther from Planet in Action for their help bringing Rally Navigator to life.

    A very special thanks to the great Scott Whitney (Hog Wild) - this project would not exist without his inspiration.

  13. SteveDennehy

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    The effort you have put into this brilliant project is most appreciated. $49 per year is unquestionably worth it, so I paid it with a smile.

    Thanks :1drink
  14. AugustFalcon

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    Thanks for posting the price -- couldn't find it on the website without logging in and opting for the 7 day trial and I did not want to blow the trial without first knowing if I could afford it.

    If they think its a fair price they should just post it up front :deal
    and not be bashful. They have put a lot of work into this and the product is well worth what they are asking!
  15. DaveRMS

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    It's a bug that you couldn't see the price without logging in. I just pushed the fix. We're also waiting for the graphics guy to send an image for the home page to show the price.

    Anyone can read about the subscription here: http://www.rallynavigator.com/subscriptions.

    Thanks for the feedback.

    Dave
  16. homerj

    homerj 742 Evergreen Terrace

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    Dave, not sure if you remember talking about this at the So Co Roadbook Ride, but the ability to add an entry to the roadbook portion of the program and manually enter the mileage would be handy esp after a pre run. It would allow the RB author to add a gate, or a wash out or whatever w.o having to find the precise spot on the track inside RN.
  17. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    Just used the "overlay gpx" ability for the first time; Freaking cool feature! :thumb
  18. DaveRMS

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    Another good idea.
  19. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    or once you find the tulip and click on it, doesn't it take you to the point? Maybe that's a better option so that there's not two different pieces of information happening......
  20. DaveRMS

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    He's talking between tulips. Say you have tulips at 10 and 12 miles. Then while pre-running you find a wash out (danger) at 11.35 miles. It can be difficult to add a new track handle at exactly 11.35 miles. Especially if the track has many trackpoints between the two waypoints.

    I imagine that it's easier to type "11.35" and let the computer figure out where on the track that is.

    Dave