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Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
As regular waypoints or Custom POI's? ...

As regular waypoints or Custom POI's?

BaseCamp will import that KML file and convert it into waypoints, and then you can then decide how many stations and/or which states to send to the GPS.

If...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-24-2014, 01:51 PM
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Views: 1,223,601
Posted By Rocky TFS
"Cant' remember the name of the application" ...

"Cant' remember the name of the application"

JaVaWa Device Manager.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-23-2014, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
It's great that you finally got it resolved, but...

It's great that you finally got it resolved, but it is now so commonplace that map updates and firmware updates just cause more problems that I'm really about ready to give up completely on all...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11,206
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Why not just touch the screen where you want the...

Why not just touch the screen where you want the waypoint, get the red pin, touch the header, then the flag in the lower left corner?

You have to go back and call it up from the waypoint manager...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-14-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
Hmmmn..... I have about six different *.gpi...

Hmmmn..... I have about six different *.gpi files. I also thought it would organize alphabetically by file name under Categories, but my experience with overwriting an older *.gpi with a new one of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
Ordering of custom POI Categories

I've made a few custom POI categories, but never did figure out how to order them alphabetically.

Today I updated one called Real Gas with some new stations, overwrote the old one in the Nav V,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
I'd call it "Obscuration of Waypoints and Map...

I'd call it "Obscuration of Waypoints and Map Detail" :rofl
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-11-2014, 03:22 PM
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Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
I guess we're all out riding, so there's nobody...

I guess we're all out riding, so there's nobody to answer your question.:D

I found this site to be a gold mine, even though it's for Nuvis:
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-21-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11,206
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Yes, this is VERY important, as I have learned...

Yes, this is VERY important, as I have learned the hard way over three years!!!

I set start and finish (on a routable map), then check it, then add intermediate via points to get it to look...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 535,516
Posted By Rocky TFS
Is that a REAL glacier? I didn't know there were...

Is that a REAL glacier? I didn't know there were any left!:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,543
Views: 320,126
Posted By Rocky TFS
You have to take the Nav V out of the mount...

You have to take the Nav V out of the mount before that page is available.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,543
Views: 320,126
Posted By Rocky TFS
Me neither. The only time I use the rear brake by...

Me neither. The only time I use the rear brake by itself is going down a loose dirt hill, or in a panic stop with both brakes....(hard to shed old habits in a panic...:lol3)

At 7,300 miles the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,543
Views: 320,126
Posted By Rocky TFS
I'm just glad the MY clutch doesn't slip! I NEVER...

I'm just glad the MY clutch doesn't slip! I NEVER let a dealer change my oil! I'm using Castrol Power RS 4T 5W40 exactly as the manual states and it works fine. I'm using 4,000 mile intervals for oil...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 06:49 AM
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Views: 320,126
Posted By Rocky TFS
I don't think so either.:D

I don't think so either.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 08:40 PM
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Views: 320,126
Posted By Rocky TFS
Interesting....have you had it up to 140 yet? At...

Interesting....have you had it up to 140 yet? At 7,500 miles neither of mine is showing cracks yet. But I've only been to 120. Also, I keep mine in a garage, and it's only 4 months since new..........
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 08:30 PM
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Views: 320,126
Posted By Rocky TFS
No, I've only done two. My 2 cents only came from...

No, I've only done two. My 2 cents only came from a logical thought process....this is what I would have tried first...your method would have come about 10 seconds later.....:lol3
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-10-2014, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
I left the mute button so I could mute the music...

I left the mute button so I could mute the music quickly in an emergency, and I substituted the skip waypoint function for Stop, for exactly the same reasons as Marco.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,543
Views: 320,126
Posted By Rocky TFS
Ah yes, much more reliable test....why didn't I...

Ah yes, much more reliable test....why didn't I think if that?:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 373,693
Posted By Rocky TFS
I'm guessing that there is a small drain hole in...

I'm guessing that there is a small drain hole in the air filter box that prevents too much water from saturating the filter...I'll have a look next time I check the filter. After all, there is often...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 373,693
Posted By Rocky TFS
The mesh is so large I can't imagine it would be...

The mesh is so large I can't imagine it would be measurable. I've taken a few butterflies off mine and felt justified, even though they would have only ended up in the filter box.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 373,693
Posted By Rocky TFS
I didn't lose the plastic rivet during...

I didn't lose the plastic rivet during re-assembly, but one side failed to hold for long....I just used a small screw from the junk drawer....it's still holding after 7,500 miles.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,543
Views: 320,126
Posted By Rocky TFS
Sure sounds like a slipping clutch to me too....

Sure sounds like a slipping clutch to me too. Here's how to tell: Next time it acts like this reduce the throttle in several small increments about a second apart. When the engine returns to the RPM...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,543
Views: 320,126
Posted By Rocky TFS
This is most definitely NOT normal!!! My bike...

This is most definitely NOT normal!!! My bike never surges, never hesitates.....the throttle response is perfectly smooth and predictable at ALL RPM ranges and ALL throttle actions, from snapping it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-08-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
Oh, and my firmware is 2.70, so the change you...

Oh, and my firmware is 2.70, so the change you mentioned a few posts back must have happened in that one, or even before that. I get the my moto page on pressing the speed, just like in 2.80.

...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-08-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
On the Nuvi dashboard?

On the Nuvi dashboard?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-07-2014, 05:47 PM
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Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
Well, I did some testing today. I could not seem...

Well, I did some testing today. I could not seem to get to the Trip Computer at all from the Nuvi dash. If I switched to the next dashboard (unknown name, four fields at the bottom), I could hit the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-06-2014, 08:48 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Care to elaborate?:huh

Care to elaborate?:huh
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-06-2014, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
There are no changes to the My Moto page, just...

There are no changes to the My Moto page, just how it's accessed:

"Seems Garmin decided to swap the Trip Computer for the My Motorcycle data page when you press the Speed data field on the Map...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 373,693
Posted By Rocky TFS
It's possible that the BMW panels WILL fit with...

It's possible that the BMW panels WILL fit with the slinger, as they do not have a metal attachment piece that fits under the rear pegs and over the tubes, but I do not know, never having seen them...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 373,693
Posted By Rocky TFS
Yes, that is correct. The metal attachment...

Yes, that is correct. The metal attachment hardware of the Puig panels precludes the installation of the slinger with the zip ties on the frame tube, as they are in exactly the same area.

Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 373,693
Posted By Rocky TFS
Yes, the extender, not the slinger. It does a...

Yes, the extender, not the slinger. It does a very good job of keeping road crap and sand, pebbles, rocks off the front of the engine.
I have the SWMotech bash plate and it is a very close fit, even...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
I want one button access to the Trip Computer...

I want one button access to the Trip Computer which I use daily and I don't care how many presses for the My Moto page since I have only looked at it twice in 7,000 miles.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
Absolutely no question there! What the Hell were...

Absolutely no question there! What the Hell were they thinking?

No chance I'll update to 2.80 now.:topes:baldy
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,223,601
Posted By Rocky TFS
Well, well, you are always full of surprises...

Well, well, you are always full of surprises Emmbeedee.:rofl
I've only had the thing three years and I didn't know that!

I usually do it from BC, but this is nice to know.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-28-2014, 09:48 PM
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Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
Yeah, I could do that but I figure I'm already...

Yeah, I could do that but I figure I'm already spending WAY TOO MUCH TIME looking at the Navigation instead of the road.....:eek1:eek1:eek1

In fact, I think I should de-mount the thing and see...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-28-2014, 01:31 PM
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Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
Maybe altitude is not available on the Nuvi...

Maybe altitude is not available on the Nuvi dash...I'll have to play some more with the different dashboards, none of which appeal to me as much as the Nuvi.

I have to disagree vehemently about...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-28-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,223,601
Posted By Rocky TFS
Are the maps in the /Garmin subdirectory on the...

Are the maps in the /Garmin subdirectory on the SD card?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-26-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
A Great Ride

I just got back from a two week 2,950 mile tour of Northern California and experienced pretty much the same as Marco Polo with my Nav V.

The music was great through my custom molded earplugs,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,543
Views: 320,126
Posted By Rocky TFS
Yes, there is something wrong, and no, you are...

Yes, there is something wrong, and no, you are not paranoid. This is not normal. My bike does not surge at any RPM above 2,000 unless going up a hill in a higher gear....then it needs 3,000+. (that's...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 61,729
Posted By Rocky TFS
I was hoping it would be that easy! Thanks a...

I was hoping it would be that easy! Thanks a bunch!:clap
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