Rally Navigator - Create Rally Roadbooks with Google Earth and GPS

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

  1. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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    Dear kind sirs, lets kindly close this agreement now. Send me a western union money order in the amount of $50,000 for Rally navigator and our bank will refund you $70,000. we make happy all involved. Yours truly Ugumbay Logitongo.
  2. carlosbarrios

    carlosbarrios Been here awhile

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    Sounds legit to me! :rofl
  3. SteveDennehy

    SteveDennehy Steve

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    Where does the "Share with friends" button get my list of friends from? Not that I have any :lol3
  4. RenoMoto

    RenoMoto Rally Navigator

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    This list of Rally Navigation events from Sakke at Adventure Rally Finland is quite comprehensive, anything missing?

    http://www.dustywobbls.com/site/en-us/rally/rallyinfo.aspx

    Please take a look at the list and add any other Rally Navigation Events here in ADVrider and I will pass them on.

    Thanks,
    Mike
  5. DaveRMS

    DaveRMS Long timer

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    There is no list of friends. Here's some clarification of the sharing options:

    () Only Me

    This option means that you must be logged in as yourself to see your route. Even if you have the URL for the route, you must log in as the author.

    () Friends

    In this mode, anyone who you give a link to the route will be able to view (not edit) the route. I suppose a better label might have been "Anyone with a link".

    () Everyone

    In this sharing mode, the route is viewable by anyone, plus it appears in the public Route Library. You have shared it with "everyone".

    Hope this helps.
    Dave
  6. Gian

    Gian dreamer

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    Well done Mike, especially the
    ABU DHABI DESSERT CHALLANGE sounds (and tastes) very interesting:lol3

    by the way you miss a few


    EUROPE
    Les Pionnier's
    http://www.rallyeraidjojodelhistoire.com/?lg=Fr

    Rally Legend Sardegna
    http://www.bikevillage.it/index.php...w=section&layout=blog&id=3&Itemid=121&lang=it


    AFRICA

    Sahara Desert Challenge
    http://www.saharadesertchallenge.com/

    Babyboomers
    http://babyboomersadventure.com/

    Rais AmitiƩ
    http://www.owaka.fr/adventure/view/40/raid-de-l-amitie


    a few others maybe, must check at home :deal
  7. RenoMoto

    RenoMoto Rally Navigator

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    Slow steady progress - We have recently added the following Icons to the Waypoint Editor.

    FIM-FIA Rally Note Abbreviations

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    Arranged across the top row are the most frequent FIM turn abbreviations

    "Left then Right - Left - Stay Left - Straight - Stay Right - Right - Right then Left"

    G/D - G - AG - TD - AD - D - D/G


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    Automotive Rally Icons - Rally America
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    Please share your feedback.

    Ride Safe People!
  8. RenoMoto

    RenoMoto Rally Navigator

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    New Icons: Fire - Police - Medical - Photo - Helicopter.

    All located in the Signs tab for your enjoyment.


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    That's it - Now get back to your weekend.
  9. svenb

    svenb Been here awhile

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    Hi, have I missed something?
    I need to write some text that explains the note.
    But sometimes it cant be read, it wont fit the box.
    Any solutions?
  10. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Hey guys with Rally Navigator accounts, go check out my RB for the D8SS1.

    Here's the video I used:

    <iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/oT2gzqyNDBo?list=UUpgoUD9EwTZ9rN7hHgPRxxA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    And the RB:

    http://www.rallynavigator.com/routes/3785#.U_qgCGNuXmU

    I'll print the PDF in the next few days I think and then go to SA to make the actual route. I started it here http://www.rallynavigator.com/routes/3758#.U_qgoWNuXmU but got lost along the way. I also have Bianchi Prata's Video of this stage here to go from:

    <iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/CLOGRMWUoDA?list=UUHLg3Prn4yONXF36fgMLqvA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    I started this earlier this year when the Colonel Vids came out. It's taken me maybe 30 hours to get it ok, but there's still a few features missing from RN for me to get it spot on.
  11. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Here's the 2014 DD09 SS01 Roadbook, with some tweaks left to do when the features are available.

    This document is created by me. It is public domain.
  12. RenoMoto

    RenoMoto Rally Navigator

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    Sick of Cutting and Taping?

    Here's How to Produce Continuous Roll Roadbooks


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    <hr>Creating a PDF of the Roadbook File

    Adobe Acrobat will support page length up to 200 inches or 5 meters

    DeskPDF Creator will handle page lengths up to 600 inches or 15 meters


    Print Ready PDF of Rally Roadbook
    Roll Print Sample

    Click to Download Roadbook PDF File


    Use the settings below to format the page size, margins etc. for wide Rally Format Roadbooks
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    <hr>Printing PDF Roll Chart Files

    A Commercial Shop with a Roll Feed Printer will be able to print your Roadbook PDF Files

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    Printed text on the OUTSIDE with the Roadbook Header left on the outside of the Roll
    makes cutting, organizing and distribution easer for everybody


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    <hr>Cutting Rolls to Width

    Using a Bandsaw and a Scalloped Band Knife

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    Scalloped Band Knife is made for cutting paper
    Watch your fingers!


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    Carefully straighten and align the roll prior to cutting - a crooked cut is a bad cut!

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    Finished Product ready to go RIDE!
  13. Yakima

    Yakima DL 650

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    I really want this app to work.
    Load plugin. Ok. Loaded.
    Won't work. Load plugin. Ok. Again.
    Won't work.
    Start Google earth, then RN. Load plugin. I do, again. Nada.
    Close Chrome, try it on Firefox. Same annoying problems.
    I see some of you have it working.
    Is there a secret password? Do you have to hum "God Save the Queen" while it loads?
    What does it take to make this app work??
  14. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Just the instructions. Could be a version of google earth that needs to be regressed. That's the only thing that ever cause me problems.
  15. homerj

    homerj 742 Evergreen Terrace

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    Wishlist item: I'm having to re-route a major section of a rally. I've deleted approximately 75 squillion route dots. If future versions allowed an editing feature where you could draw a box around all of the route dots and then delete every dot w.in that box would be totally sweet
  16. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    If you have one dot selected, as in it's turned yellow, then you ctrl-click on the "end" dot you want to delete, they all turn yellow, and then use the delete button in the top right of your screen.

    My wish list, is the ability to ctrl-click to snap to roads, but in the middle of a route, so, like homer mentions, a bid re-route, and then the ability to snap to, in the middle. It appears that function is only available after the last dot.
  17. homerj

    homerj 742 Evergreen Terrace

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    Thanks! I just used it! (now that i've cut about 50 miles off my route one dot at a time) :freaky
  18. BCCA

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    Instead of printing PDF files it will be nice if somebody can develop interface for this http://www.cnet.com/products/amazon-kindle-paperwhite-2013/ so that we can eliminate Roadbook holder

    One Kindle is 1/4 of price of a good Roadbook holder. For another 1/4 of the price (~$120) you can probably make Kindle waterproof and dust proof and make a cradle.

    Of course that this won't be solution for everybody but I think that it will be good enough for majority the recreational drivers.
  19. carlosbarrios

    carlosbarrios Been here awhile

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    I use a Nexus 7. The problem with a kindle (or any other e-ink device) is they are not backlit. You can't see them at night. All other types of screens need an anti-glare film over them to be readable in sunlight. No one (that I know of) makes a tablet with a transflective screen, which would be backlit, and sun-readable.

    I print as a PDF file, save on Dropbox, and the file automatically goes onto my Nexus 7. I then bought a 2way toggle switch connected to a bluetooth keyboard dongle, which I can use to scroll up and down on the PDF, so I can use it with gloves on.

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  20. MaxThePanda

    MaxThePanda Psycho Panda

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    Very industrious! I know Phil has been battling to get a reliable Bluetooth/button interface going for Rally Blitz on the iPhone.

    What are those boxes above the tablet?? Home made ICOs??