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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-07-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By Joerg
I usually fix this by having the backlight on in...

I usually fix this by having the backlight on in permanence ... and by avoiding polarizing sunglasses :evil Btw, the 60 CS/CSX/Cx has a transreflective display, which means that the more the sun...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-06-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By Joerg
I dare to contradict ... there are many mounts...

I dare to contradict ... there are many mounts available, the RAM mount is only one of many. I have the bikertech (http://www.bikertech.de/) holder:

http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/circ/gps01.jpg
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-02-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,201
Posted By Joerg
It used to be straightforward, but then a policy...

It used to be straightforward, but then a policy change happened (http://sourceforge.net/p/qlandkartegt/mailman/message/31911103/).


For the time being, I use OpenCycleMap ... until the problem...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-18-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,201
Posted By Joerg
Wicked Hi, QLandkarte (http://www.qlandkarte.org/)...

Hi,

QLandkarte (http://www.qlandkarte.org/) comes to mind.

Otherwise, I am successfully using an old WinXP inside VirtualBox for several years now...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 02-05-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Joerg
Thumb Hi, Yes the plug is the same. It will fit at...

Hi,

Yes the plug is the same. It will fit at least the Garmin 12CX, 12MAP, 12XL, 45, 48, 60, 60C, 60Cx, 60CS, 60CSx, 72, 76, 76C, 76Cx, 76CS, 76CSx, 78, 78s, 78sc, 89, 90, 92, 96C, 176, 176C, 196,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-28-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,732
Posted By Joerg
Perfectly right. And, btw, you can get the 4-pin...

Perfectly right. And, btw, you can get the 4-pin connector from your local pfranc.com dealer :D
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,058
Posted By Joerg
Just for the re-record: Don't expect HPN to reply...

Just for the re-record: Don't expect HPN to reply via e-mail. HPN is a small, "old style" (in the best sense of the word!) manufacture.

They are probably submerged by mail requests, so if you are...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15,222
Views: 8,710,682
Posted By Joerg
Yep - I pretty much agree: Nice demonstration...

Yep - I pretty much agree: Nice demonstration that you don't need to show skin to get the, uhm, oil pressure rising :evil
Forum: Asia 08-15-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 768
Posted By Joerg
Dear All, The problem seems to be solved -...

Dear All,

The problem seems to be solved - see the photos on the Horizons Unlimited board (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/bmw-tech/possible-cardan-problems-r100gs-58672).

Improvisation...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-15-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By Joerg
Same for me. The Cx will at least give you a...

Same for me. The Cx will at least give you a coarse position where the CS fails ...

Caveat: under bad signal conditions you should not rely on it to be accurate; the chipset will also use...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-13-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By Joerg
Try to re-seat the SD card inside the unit. It...

Try to re-seat the SD card inside the unit. It holds the detailed maps - if these are not accessible, the units falls backs to the built-in, coarse basemap.

Been there, experiened that - several...
Forum: Asia 08-13-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 768
Posted By Joerg
Help needed: Workshop in Uzbekistan - Kazakhstan

Dear All,

I need mechanical help for a friend who is currently on a long-way-round-like trip. Most probably the driveshaft of his R100GS is failing. The bike is still rolling but he has the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-13-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By Joerg
Hi, If you used the OSM mapset for routing,...

Hi,

If you used the OSM mapset for routing, this means that these maps do support autorouting. Fine!

OK, so you transferred the the route correctly. Fine!

A seemingly silly question: Did you...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-03-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By Joerg
Hi, Has this specific USB-Converter already...

Hi,

Has this specific USB-Converter already worked with your Garmin GPS V before?

Note that there many such units on the market, but not all are guaranteed to work with Garmin GPS.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-26-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,103
Posted By Joerg
Uhmmm ... you've got a point here. I have...

Uhmmm ... you've got a point here.

I have seen the display "fading out" (getting dark with horizontal stripes, then completely off) in two situations:

- power failure (either external, or...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-25-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,103
Posted By Joerg
http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/gps.html#sw No -...

http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/gps.html#sw

No - it was a power failure, explaining the interrupted track log perfectly.

If the GPSr was powered through the cigarette lighter plug, I'd suspect that...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-16-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,103
Posted By Joerg
How good was the satellite reception? New...

How good was the satellite reception?

New tracklogs are usually created (a) when the unit power cycles and/or (b) when Satellite reception is interrupted. The latter can also happen if you have a...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,158
Posted By Joerg
Wicked If it's spark based, I guess he should hear a...

If it's spark based, I guess he should hear a detonation in the exhaust as soon as sparks are back ... :evil
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-26-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By Joerg
Hi, I prefer daily chunks. Easier to create,...

Hi,
I prefer daily chunks. Easier to create, easier to modify, less hassle with modifications on the trip and/or recalculations, less trouble with device limits.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-20-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,403
Posted By Joerg
Hi, I have used (and am using) the AMP...

Hi,

I have used (and am using) the AMP SuperSeal connectors for exactly that purpose. They are designed for automotive use and are dust-, water, and whateverproof.

Just forget about USB or...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 15,222
Views: 8,710,682
Posted By Joerg
The plate layout and characters are German. Reads...

The plate layout and characters are German. Reads like D-Y 84 or something like that, which would be Düsseldorf.

It could be southern Europe but I don't believe this matters anyway - the subtitle...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,677
Posted By Joerg
Thumb The factory-installed GS petcocks are exactly as...

The factory-installed GS petcocks are exactly as Stagehand describes it:
Handle down, normal riding position.
Handle up, reserve.
Handle horizonal (any way), off.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-11-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,115
Posted By Joerg
It is documented, albeit very briefly, in the...

It is documented, albeit very briefly, in the manual - see sections "interface setup" and "appendix".

Yes there are. GPSman(ager), GPSdrive, tangogps, QlandkarteGT, Cetus, GPilotS and many others...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-10-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,115
Posted By Joerg
Thumbs down That's essentially what it does (on the serial...

That's essentially what it does (on the serial port).


Fortunately you have the right to think and believe what you want, but that does not change the fact that your assumption is plain wrong.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-30-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,115
Posted By Joerg
Fortunately this is not true, the device CAN...

Fortunately this is not true, the device CAN transmit its data live :D ... and besides nroute there's a lot of Free software for it, e.g. QLandkarteGT.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By Joerg
In case of doubt, here's a quick assessment: ...

In case of doubt, here's a quick assessment:
1. Dig out your voltmeter, set it to the 200-mV range.
2. Connect one wire to battery ground (and I mean "battery" - not "frame" or "somewhere" !...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 28,151
Posted By Joerg
There's a "Distanzscheibe" (spacer) available...

There's a "Distanzscheibe" (spacer) available from BMW for exactly that purpose :D
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 28,151
Posted By Joerg
The directly corresponding tire sizes would be...

The directly corresponding tire sizes would be something like 85/100-19 and 100/100-18 but these do not exist. If your tire dealer is incapable of finding 3.25-19 and 4.00-18, I would change the...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,145
Posted By Joerg
Laugh Salut I dare to contradict - any reasonable...

Salut

I dare to contradict - any reasonable paint shop can compose the exact paint tone based on the BMW colour codes, found e.g. at http://bmbikes.co.uk/

Just do yourself the favour and tell...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-09-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By Joerg
That would be one more of the undocumented...

That would be one more of the undocumented features :D

@Parepin: You DO know that you can get these plugs for the 4-pin port for a low-cost pledge at www.pfranc.com, don't you? :lol3
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-04-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,376
Posted By Joerg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PalmPilot You...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PalmPilot

You can use several of the older Palm devices to talk to a GPSmap 60/76 series devices; the key point is to watch for the presence of a "true" serial port...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-03-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,376
Posted By Joerg
If you have any laptop, then a suitable...

If you have any laptop, then a suitable USB-to-RS232-converter will do. The trick lies in the word "suitable", since Garmin uses (again!) its own interpretation of the RSR232 protocol ...

To get...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-27-2011, 02:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,695
Posted By Joerg
Maybe this can help you: Running MapSource under...

Maybe this can help you: Running MapSource under Linux (http://jhau.maliwi.de/linux/gpssw.html) (requires a Win installation in VirtualBox)
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-18-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,376
Posted By Joerg
Depending on the bike you have, the battery...

Depending on the bike you have, the battery contacts will not survive the engine vibrations for long. My 60CS switched itself off three or four times during its first battery-powered ride - I'm using...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-15-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,376
Posted By Joerg
IMHO The 62 is no valid replacement for the 60...

IMHO The 62 is no valid replacement for the 60 series. The USB power supply alone disqualifies this unit for serious use on the bike.

Come on ... this was already true for the "old" 60 series,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-15-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,376
Posted By Joerg
s/was/is/ ... it's www.pfranc.com :D

s/was/is/ ... it's www.pfranc.com :D
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-15-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,376
Posted By Joerg
The topic has been here; I convert the tracks...

The topic has been here; I convert the tracks into a transparent overlay map.

Any number of points, any degree of detail, any color, any linetype you want.

The only thing I cannot do is to use...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-13-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,181
Posted By Joerg
https://static.garmincdn.com/en/products/010-00256...

https://static.garmincdn.com/en/products/010-00256-00/g/rf-lg.jpg
Image from the Garmin website.

If this is what you got, then the unit has a basemap ("state highways and interstates") and a mere...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,632
Posted By Joerg
Hi, Not really. I'd guess that the...

Hi,

Not really.

I'd guess that the spring of the torsion damper is worn out - this may happen.

http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/img/r100shaft.jpg


Vibrations where?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-13-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,342
Posted By Joerg
http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/circ/gps01.jpg ...

http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/circ/gps01.jpg

From bikertech.de - Look up my homepage (http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/gps.html#holder). The device is extremely sturdy and lightweight ... plus there's no...
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