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Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 331,832
Posted By chrisjk
Nice pics! How did it perform on the ski jump?:D

Nice pics! How did it perform on the ski jump?:D
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-31-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,956
Posted By chrisjk
Sorry to mislead, I still had 590 in my head from...

Sorry to mislead, I still had 590 in my head from the poster above.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-30-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,956
Posted By chrisjk
On your device or in Basecamp, you can turn off...

On your device or in Basecamp, you can turn off notification of arrivals at waypoints. In BC you can do this individually or en-masse.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-27-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By chrisjk
Can be found here. http://garmin.openstreetmap.nl/

Can be found here. http://garmin.openstreetmap.nl/
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-26-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,164
Posted By chrisjk
That's because it turns these… ...

That's because it turns these…

http://youtu.be/FfPGGVceO6g
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-26-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By chrisjk
It's a bit of a longshot but the apparent fault...

It's a bit of a longshot but the apparent fault in navigation may lie in the maps (possibly corrupted in some way?). It might be worth loading a routable OSM map on your SD card and seeing if that...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-26-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,164
Posted By chrisjk
Great post Dan. I am saving that one to send to...

Great post Dan. I am saving that one to send to friends who don't get it.
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 28,822
Posted By chrisjk
I am just getting to grips with Furkot. Having...

I am just getting to grips with Furkot. Having initially dismissed it as overly complicated for my needs, I was impressed by the fact that Dan (DRTBYK) was such a fan so I gave it more attention and...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 51,571
Posted By chrisjk
Bill, thanks for the info.

Bill, thanks for the info.
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 51,571
Posted By chrisjk
Where did you place the hook?

Where did you place the hook?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,956
Posted By chrisjk
Dan, yes the track segment (not a route - just a...

Dan, yes the track segment (not a route - just a track) was locked. I found that if I unlocked it, then Furkot immediately turned it into a route (at least it re-routed my original track) so I had to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,956
Posted By chrisjk
I am just getting to grips with Furkot. Having...

I am just getting to grips with Furkot. Having initially dismissed it as overly complicated for my needs, I was impressed by the fact that Dan (DRTBYK) was such a fan so I gave it more attention and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9,766
Views: 1,517,431
Posted By chrisjk
Looks like a useful mod. Stuff is packed in...

Looks like a useful mod. Stuff is packed in pretty tightly on this bike.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-23-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,563
Posted By chrisjk
Glad you got things working. I dislike many...

Glad you got things working.

I dislike many things about Basecamp but it remains a very useful program. One thing that confuses people unused to it is the fact that it is a database. Everything...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By chrisjk
Not really helpful I am afraid but I guess it...

Not really helpful I am afraid but I guess it depends on your transmitter/headset combination recognising each other. I bought a Montana from someone and the deal included a Layen BST transmitter and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-21-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,563
Posted By chrisjk
Please try "Duplicate" (not "Copy") then rename...

Please try "Duplicate" (not "Copy") then rename and move the duplicated item elsewhere. It should survive any fresh import.

If this doesn't work, try creating a new database, it's possible yours...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-19-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,164
Posted By chrisjk
Exactly, you don't need cell phone or data...

Exactly, you don't need cell phone or data service to use the gps in phones.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-19-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,164
Posted By chrisjk
I'll try to formulate some thoughts in the next...

I'll try to formulate some thoughts in the next few days no promises though.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-19-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,164
Posted By chrisjk
I can't imagine why you would need to spend...

I can't imagine why you would need to spend anything at all on a regular basis. Offline apps don't incur phone charges. Costs are restricted to a suitable app if you elect not to use a free one and a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-19-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,494
Posted By chrisjk
My Nexus 7 has no SD card slot -I think you must...

My Nexus 7 has no SD card slot -I think you must be talking about some other pad.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-19-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,164
Posted By chrisjk
I am a recent convert to using my phone as a...

I am a recent convert to using my phone as a satnav but I have to say, the process of getting to this point has not been that easy as I never found a complete guide on the best way to do it for my...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-15-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By chrisjk
Totally by the by - George Lovelock who founded...

Totally by the by - George Lovelock who founded the town of Lovelock was an ancestor of mine...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-13-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By chrisjk
Dozens, if not hundreds of apps can do this. The...

Dozens, if not hundreds of apps can do this. The free ones usually carry some form of advertising but for the simple functionality you seek, there are inexpensive ones that won't bug you. A search on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 331,832
Posted By chrisjk
I may change my mind once I have done some...

I may change my mind once I have done some travelling (when I get my bike…) but on the admittedly short but quite varied test ride I did, I didn't really feel the need for a wider ratio box even on...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-05-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,751
Posted By chrisjk
You can run Tyre and nearly any other Windows...

You can run Tyre and nearly any other Windows programs on the Mac if you use Parallels, VM or another similar virtual machine app. I use Tyre on the Mac with Parallels - runs perfectly.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-05-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,563
Posted By chrisjk
I guess I should have asked if you are using the...

I guess I should have asked if you are using the latest BC version 4.4.6 which in my case has stopped this behaviour. Previously I had the same issue as you describe (I forget with which version...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-05-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,563
Posted By chrisjk
Yes, it does this - overwrites what was there...

Yes, it does this - overwrites what was there before, UNLESS you first highlight the list where you want the files stored in Basecamp, before importing. Then it plays nice.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-05-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,563
Posted By chrisjk
On the Mac, you can do this through...

On the Mac, you can do this through Preferences>Display >Hide Map Features - where you can select what gets shown.

In Windows, it's Edit>Options>Activity Profile>General>Map Display Features
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-04-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,120
Posted By chrisjk
I thought it was only in London where you get...

I thought it was only in London where you get your wheels stolen! :D
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-03-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,120
Posted By chrisjk
Dan, Thanks for this. I did indeed neglect...

Dan,

Thanks for this. I did indeed neglect to check the routes option! When all else fails, RTFM I suppose…
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-03-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,120
Posted By chrisjk
I am finding Furkot desperately slow once I get...

I am finding Furkot desperately slow once I get about 20 points on it. It seems overly complex too, for my needs. I prefer the speed and ease of use of motoplaner http://www.motoplaner.de/ For OSM...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-03-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,120
Posted By chrisjk
Dan, Is it possible to get Furkot to export the...

Dan,
Is it possible to get Furkot to export the route in trp format but as waypoints? Otherwise Copilot treats every section between waypoints as a separate route with a start and a destination....
Forum: Trip Planning 03-02-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,823
Posted By chrisjk
Must be a big top case if you get a jacket and...

Must be a big top case if you get a jacket and helmet in it!
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 331,832
Posted By chrisjk
Tom, Looks like the first or second week in...

Tom,
Looks like the first or second week in March at present.

Sounds as though there will be five of us south of the Thames in the near future. Good idea bout the owners club!
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 331,832
Posted By chrisjk
Quite agree about the motorway- I have mapped a...

Quite agree about the motorway- I have mapped a route that doesn't touch one, mainly on B roads, until I get to the Dartford crossing. Mind you, it's going to be a two day journey!
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 331,832
Posted By chrisjk
Looks good Tommy! Are you planning to collect it...

Looks good Tommy! Are you planning to collect it from the factory or have it delivered?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-21-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,563
Posted By chrisjk
Brian, Thanks for this - useful to know!

Brian,
Thanks for this - useful to know!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-21-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,563
Posted By chrisjk
I started off by using Basecamp for Mac but my...

I started off by using Basecamp for Mac but my second post was referring to Basecamp for Windows (I use both) as I had forgotten you prefaced your query with Basecamp on a Mac!

Anyhoo, using the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-21-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,563
Posted By chrisjk
Since you mention sections, it sounds as though...

Since you mention sections, it sounds as though your route is in fact divided. You can join sections by highlighting them in the list and right clicking for a context menu from which you choose "Join...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-20-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,563
Posted By chrisjk
I don't understand the nature of your problem...

I don't understand the nature of your problem without further clarification.

4.4.6 works pretty much like prior versions in that any route you create is stored inside Basecamp automatically unless...
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