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Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 342,625
Posted By chrisjk
Sounds great Steve! Looks good too wherever you...

Sounds great Steve! Looks good too wherever you were.

I pick mine up on Wednesday afternoon at the factory. Planning to do the first 500 by Friday lunchtime, get it serviced and then take two...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Today, 04:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,203
Posted By chrisjk
I guess one could always reinstall a copy of IOS...

I guess one could always reinstall a copy of IOS 8.2 if one wanted to, although it would inevitably handicap other apps as time went by.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9,854
Views: 1,542,955
Posted By chrisjk
I have an Xcountry I bought with Hyperpro rear...

I have an Xcountry I bought with Hyperpro rear shock (with remote adjust for preload, compression and damping). I think the previous owner had about 10,000 miles on this and I have about 3,000. It is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-25-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,407
Posted By chrisjk
I haven't used either but at first glance, I...

I haven't used either but at first glance, I cannot see how to download a gpx file - can it be done?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-21-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,407
Posted By chrisjk
After Dan's evangelism, I persisted with Furkot...

After Dan's evangelism, I persisted with Furkot and now like it, especially for multi-day trips. However for a simpler, less cluttered planning tool I still like and frequently use this one...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-20-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 591
Posted By chrisjk
I could send route files to Sygic (itf format...

I could send route files to Sygic (itf format converted by ITN converter or similar) and it would navigate using them just fine but an update of the app seems to have killed that capability. I...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-19-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By chrisjk
I do get that problem on my iPhone 4 at times, I...

I do get that problem on my iPhone 4 at times, I think it's just that the compass is not that good. On my new iPhone 6 plus the compass is far, far better and I never have a problem. I think it's...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-15-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 127,391
Posted By chrisjk
Sounding human :D

Sounding human :D
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-14-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 127,391
Posted By chrisjk
5 Hour Butt is an experimental robotic troll that...

5 Hour Butt is an experimental robotic troll that keeps posting more or less the same rubbish. I think IBM's Watson still holds the crown…
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-14-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By chrisjk
I don't know why your Nav V should be behaving...

I don't know why your Nav V should be behaving this way (or maybe it's just Basecamp) but I suggest the following.

1. Download and install this small tool ttp://www.javawa.nl/cleaneject_en.html...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9,854
Views: 1,542,955
Posted By chrisjk
I changed my oil yesterday and following the...

I changed my oil yesterday and following the reprom procedure, added 1.7 then 0.6 litres followed by a check of the level. I find it hard to check the level because after idling the engine (as per...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 342,625
Posted By chrisjk
Steve, That's a very interesting set of...

Steve,

That's a very interesting set of findings. Thanks for your investigations and reports!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-09-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,670
Posted By chrisjk
5 Hour Butt is a robot troll methinks

5 Hour Butt is a robot troll methinks
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 342,625
Posted By chrisjk
'Cos he'll use it and then he'd need to service...

'Cos he'll use it and then he'd need to service the engine every 10 hours :D

Steve, you're a brave man, I look forward with interest to your findings. I hope your knee soon improves.

I wonder...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 342,625
Posted By chrisjk
I'd like to ride the bike before saying...

I'd like to ride the bike before saying definitely I want a damper but I put one on a BMW F800GS (even though it's not a bike that usually carries one) which I found useful, so could well decide in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 342,625
Posted By chrisjk
Still waiting for mine - Batch 3, suffering...

Still waiting for mine - Batch 3, suffering delays as a result of the tank retooling issue.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-08-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By chrisjk
Not a Spot but a similar device and on the face...

Not a Spot but a similar device and on the face of it, even more robust. I had my Yellowbrick mounted to the bars but after a few months noted what appeared to be dust inside the unit on the screen...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7,918
Views: 1,274,801
Posted By chrisjk
If the neutral light comes on, the neutral sensor...

If the neutral light comes on, the neutral sensor should be OK. If you take it out to check it however, be careful. The body is plastic and it's easy to get cross threaded when you put it back,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-04-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By chrisjk
You guessed right, you have to follow visually....

You guessed right, you have to follow visually. As far as I know, there is no app, or device for that matter that will give turn by turn directions when following a track. Probably the nearest thing...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-04-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By chrisjk
I use Galileo (https://galileo-app.com/) for...

I use Galileo (https://galileo-app.com/) for following tracks and Co-pilot (http://copilotgps.com/uk/store/) for routes.

I make my tracks/routes either here http://www.motoplaner.de/ or here...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-03-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By chrisjk
Forgive me if you already know this but I think...

Forgive me if you already know this but I think your search will be considerably eased if you in think in terms of following "Tracks" not "Routes. The differences between the two are well described...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 342,625
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: 156
Views: 13,810
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: 156
Views: 13,810
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: 1,188
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: 141
Views: 5,682
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: 1,188
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: 141
Views: 5,682
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: 495
Views: 31,593
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: 377
Views: 54,705
Posted By chrisjk
Bill, thanks for the info.

Bill, thanks for the info.
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 54,705
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: 156
Views: 13,810
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: 156
Views: 13,810
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: 9,854
Views: 1,542,955
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: 2,130
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: 1,055
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: 2,130
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: 141
Views: 5,682
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: 141
Views: 5,682
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: 141
Views: 5,682
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...
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