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Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,575
Posted By mcnut
What a ride and a nice job documenting it! Thanks...

What a ride and a nice job documenting it! Thanks for taking the time to put this RR together.

Bruce
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-18-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By mcnut
Might need to go into the 78 Track Manager and...

Might need to go into the 78 Track Manager and select "Show on Map" for each track. Might as well set to the color you like at the same time.

Bruce
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,663
Posted By mcnut
Excellent RR, I really enjoyed reading it. ...

Excellent RR, I really enjoyed reading it.

Bruce
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-09-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By mcnut
Generation 1 Spot. I have left the following...

Generation 1 Spot.
I have left the following info with my primary contacts (brother, lifelong friend and neighbor);

OK = Something is out of the ordinary, stay tuned.
Help = I'm in a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-14-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By mcnut
Used to be able to go to Garmin support and enter...

Used to be able to go to Garmin support and enter the model to see the updates but now I think it might be easer to download Garmin's Web Updater, if your unit is not communicating with the computer...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-13-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By mcnut
Check the firmware. Menu 2X > Setup >...

Check the firmware.

Menu 2X > Setup > System > Menu > Software Version

Mine is Software Version 4.00, GPS SW Version 3.00s

There was a firmware update which allows the 60 to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By mcnut
KTM has been selling them elsewhere for several...

KTM has been selling them elsewhere for several years but not here. Word is they do plan to import the 250 Freeride 2 stroke for 2015.

Bruce
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-06-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,233
Posted By mcnut
Basecamp 4.4.2

Windows Basecamp 4.4.2 has been out several days now, not sure if it fully addresses the issues of 4.4.1 but one can hope.

Bruce
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-30-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By mcnut
In response to the first post; GPSBable is the...

In response to the first post;
GPSBable is the most comprehensive GPS format converter I know of and it is free/shareware. If GPSBable doesn't do it likely nothing will.

Delormes Topo North...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 214,651
Posted By mcnut
Virb Edit 2.7.0.0 is now working with the map...

Virb Edit 2.7.0.0 is now working with the map window, must have been a problem at the other end as it sorted itself w/o an update.

Bruce
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 214,651
Posted By mcnut
Something is screwing up your track log or the...

Something is screwing up your track log or the sync. At about 3:00 you slow for a tight corner and while the speed increases as you rev out in the 1st gear doing the same in the next 2 gears doesn't...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 214,651
Posted By mcnut
As we all know the wind noise recorded by the...

As we all know the wind noise recorded by the Virb is brutal which I discovered on first use. Any wind over about 10 MPH was overpowering, a real flub-up by Garmin. Guess that's the price of not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-04-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By mcnut
This is likely a LBMaps issue. LBMaps were...

This is likely a LBMaps issue. LBMaps were developed before there was BaseCamp and way before there were Garmin Montanas. I own an old version and don't believe there has been much in the way of...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-04-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By mcnut
The 78 is a fine unit just remember they do not...

The 78 is a fine unit just remember they do not come with detailed maps installed so budget accordingly. City Navigator is the go to map package for most.

There are free Open Source Maps but I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,687
Posted By mcnut
It's not stock then which opens another can of...

It's not stock then which opens another can of worms.

Bruce
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-02-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By mcnut
Have a 60 not a 76 but very close to the same. ...

Have a 60 not a 76 but very close to the same.
I think the Interstate exits (and related POIs) and perhaps the highway one's were part of the Base map (mine's "Americas Rec Basemap v4). Perhaps...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-02-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By mcnut
It's getting fairly old (long discontinued) now...

It's getting fairly old (long discontinued) now but I like the way Garmin Roads & Recreation displays. No dark background colors and it shows streams (even mostly dry ones) and peaks which goes a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-26-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 108,813
Posted By mcnut
I agree but he already has Topo pre-installed....

I agree but he already has Topo pre-installed. Lots of folks seem to think they need Topo when CN is better suited for them.

Bruce
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-26-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 108,813
Posted By mcnut
Yes, CN will offer significant advantages over...

Yes, CN will offer significant advantages over Topo when riding on paved roads or searching for POI's. I frequently switch on the fly between the two.
Don't think you need to run 2 units unless you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By mcnut
Are you sure the Wisco 4816M06550 for the CRF230F...

Are you sure the Wisco 4816M06550 for the CRF230F will not work in the L?

Bruce
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-24-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 11,495
Views: 1,379,174
Posted By mcnut
Sure would a lot to let folks know what brand and...

Sure would a lot to let folks know what brand and model GPS you are using.

Bruce
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-22-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,241
Posted By mcnut
Usually the "S" indicates "sensors" for...

Usually the "S" indicates "sensors" for barometric pressure (altitude/weather changes) and an electronic compass.
Most all GPS units will give a GPS derived altitude which is fair but not as close...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-13-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By mcnut
If you plan to use internal batteries fine but...

If you plan to use internal batteries fine but external power with the mini USB will likely fail and may even destroy the GPS in the process.

The GPSMap 78 may be a better solution.

Bruce
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-06-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,761
Posted By mcnut
Not sure if only one was joking or both! ...

Not sure if only one was joking or both!

Bruce
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,761
Posted By mcnut
I want to see the video from those rides! ...

I want to see the video from those rides!

Bruce
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-05-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By mcnut
That's fine, just don't cut the end/plug off it...

That's fine, just don't cut the end/plug off it either as it serves the same function as the box.

Bruce
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-04-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,436
Posted By mcnut
That looks to be a Nuvi using the mini USB for...

That looks to be a Nuvi using the mini USB for power, it so know that the plug/gps connection can fail taking out the GPS with it.

Bruce
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-04-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By mcnut
No you can't, reduces the 12-14v of the bike to...

No you can't, reduces the 12-14v of the bike to mini USB (5v?).
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 214,651
Posted By mcnut
Virb CHN software version 3.70

This was posted as an update by Garmin:

Virb CHN software version 3.70

Anyone know what it's for or does?

Bruce
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-18-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By mcnut
I think if you go to the OSM site and follow the...

I think if you go to the OSM site and follow the directions the map should show in BC, does for me.
Use care as you can only select about 1/2 the US at a time otherwise the downloaded file is to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By mcnut
I think Kouba offers -1" and -1 5/8", they also...

I think Kouba offers -1" and -1 5/8", they also have a HD Dakar link which is -3/8".

It should be noted that if ride height is set per Kouba you will not see that much lowering. I have a -1"...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-17-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By mcnut
NOT COOL AT ALL! I believe this is a...

NOT COOL AT ALL!

I believe this is a no-no on this site.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-06-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By mcnut
No. For data & maps use the mini USB, same cable...

No. For data & maps use the mini USB, same cable as many cameras.
For power get the part number from the Garmin site then do a price search. Garmin has 2, a cigarette lighter type and a bear wire...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-06-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By mcnut
From the trip computer page do a "MENU" and...

From the trip computer page do a "MENU" and select "Big Numbers". From the map page do a "MENU" and select "Data Fields" and then "1 Wide Data Field" then "MENU" again and "Change Data Fields" to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-05-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,322
Posted By mcnut
This is a case of "you get what you pay for"....

This is a case of "you get what you pay for". I've used Garmin mapping products for many years and as an experiment recently bought a low cost Garmin GPS and downloaded the open-source maps to see...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-06-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By mcnut
If you are honest with yourself about your 2-3 ft...

If you are honest with yourself about your 2-3 ft eyesight! If you need help with menus in restaurants you don't qualify.

Bruce
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-06-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By mcnut
Cut the mount, or get the Garmin/RAM mount which...

Cut the mount, or get the Garmin/RAM mount which has the proper clearance.

Bruce
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 214,651
Posted By mcnut
Mark, thanks for putting that together! ...

Mark, thanks for putting that together!

You might want to try a Sure 58 style wind block sock (bet you have one lying around) ziptied over the end of your Virb, makes a huge difference in the...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 214,651
Posted By mcnut
I updated the camera about a week ago and found...

I updated the camera about a week ago and found the track/video sync issue resolved on new footage.
Just updated Virb Edit and checked some older footage shot at 48fr/sec which was out of sync and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-05-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By mcnut
I don't have a great answer other then to say...

I don't have a great answer other then to say that I see lots of folks using a mounting configuration which instead of reducing vibrations/shocks in my experience actually amplify them.

When using...
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