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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 06:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,378
Posted By worwig
I'm a fan of cheap ebay/amazon cables. I have...

I'm a fan of cheap ebay/amazon cables. I have them in my cars, on the bikes, and everywhere. Virtually all of them stay connected strong enough to basically lift the phone with them. Not sure why...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 06:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,101
Posted By worwig
And Fukot often tries to route you a few hundred...

And Fukot often tries to route you a few hundred miles out of your way so you can stop at a hotel of their choosing. :eek1
I've never gotten it to work right for me.

There are many better ways...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 972
Posted By worwig
I've traveled the US with a Verizon phone, and it...

I've traveled the US with a Verizon phone, and it does a pretty good job. But they require a unique CDMA phone. ATT is OK, but not as good. They use the more common GSM phones.
I 'survived' in the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 143,614
Posted By worwig
Hey, the mount works, that is what matters. :D ...

Hey, the mount works, that is what matters. :D Maybe add some of the non-slip neoprene rubber instead of the plain foam.

You may want to shorten that loop from the charge plug to the bracket, so...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-23-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,378
Posted By worwig
The fingers on my mount are in grooves. See the...

The fingers on my mount are in grooves. See the photo below. There is no way on mine that they could twist like that. Odd.

And mine is so tight it rips the phone case off of the phone if I don't...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By worwig
I ride year round and work second shift. I need a...

I ride year round and work second shift. I need a lot of light to spot the deer and critters, and the drunks that leave on their high beams, on the ride home at 1am.
I bought an H4 Hi/Low kit from...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-22-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,378
Posted By worwig
Is that a RAM FingerGrip mount that it came out...

Is that a RAM FingerGrip mount that it came out of?
Wow, mine has been rock solid for years. Though admittedly nothing much worse than a forest service road.

I have the fingers fairly tight, and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-14-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,378
Posted By worwig
For Android: Go to Settings->Battery. When...

For Android:

Go to Settings->Battery. When you plug in your charger, it should show on there somewhere "Charging (AC)". If it shows "Charging (USB)" you have the wrong charger. Alternately you can...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-13-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 832
Posted By worwig
Topo maps, look at Locus. Street maps, look at...

Topo maps, look at Locus.
Street maps, look at OSMand.
HERE maps free for street is good, but you can do much as far as loading route plans.
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By worwig
I've been experimenting with cheap LED lights. ...

I've been experimenting with cheap LED lights.
I have a set of spot lights labels "30 degree". Well, 30 degrees is closer to a flood light than a spot. They are OK because they are over 20 watts...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-11-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By worwig
Those Volvo people are world wide then. Over...

Those Volvo people are world wide then. Over here it also includes Buicks. :lol3

It sounds to me like you are better off with simple paper maps.

I like the GPS. I seldom using it for point A...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By worwig
My Samung was updated to Lollipop a few months...

My Samung was updated to Lollipop a few months back. No issues with my SMH10.
You may need to factory reset the phone. I've heard that a number of people have had to do that on phone updates.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-09-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 143,614
Posted By worwig
You might be able to get Tasker to automate that....

You might be able to get Tasker to automate that. It would take a lot of work.
You might be able to get a voice control program like 'Klets' to let you do it by voice. I doubt it would work well....
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By worwig
Modulators (and flashers) on auxiliary lights is...

Modulators (and flashers) on auxiliary lights is technically illegal.

Why not a modulator on the headlight, AND aux LEDs low on the bike to make the bike appear large? That is what I do, but...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By worwig
I had a Laminar Lip on one bike. It helped by...

I had a Laminar Lip on one bike. It helped by thinning my wallet, so I sat lower out of the air stream. :rofl

Somewhere along the Gulf coast in Florida it came off. I didn't bother going back for...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,678
Posted By worwig
You have a system with hundreds and hundreds of...

You have a system with hundreds and hundreds of watts.
You want to charge a device that needs, say, 8 watt hours. Why on earth would you carry something like a solar panel to get a few watts out of,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-06-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By worwig
My tablet has a Wacom pen. That has to be built...

My tablet has a Wacom pen. That has to be built into the hardware and does not use a separate port.
I have a bluetooth mouse also
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-05-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By worwig
Stick with the Harley Ride Planner. :eek1

Stick with the Harley Ride Planner. :eek1
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-04-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By worwig
I suspect a 32GB would work, but it would be 'at...

I suspect a 32GB would work, but it would be 'at the limit'. Toss in the mention of video handling, and I would go for 64GB minimum. You CAN insert an external memory card permanently, and make it an...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-04-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By worwig
How good are your eyes, as in, I prefer at least...

How good are your eyes, as in, I prefer at least a 10 inch screen. Basecamp on an 8 inch, or 7 inch screen, would be rough. But may be OK for you though.
There are a lot of low cost machines out...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-03-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,332
Posted By worwig
I suspect the 64bit version would have just used...

I suspect the 64bit version would have just used more, or all, of the free disk space.
You aren't missing out on much at 32bit. Just the ability to have more RAM. And since it is only 2GB, there...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-31-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By worwig
Basecamp should be the same. Go to the Basecamp...

Basecamp should be the same.
Go to the Basecamp MAP menu, and tell us the name of the MAP it is using.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-28-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,822
Posted By worwig
I have a lot of reasons that I dislike Basecamp....

I have a lot of reasons that I dislike Basecamp. One of those is that I work part of the time on a Windows tablet, and the other part on a large laptop. Everything is shared between them on a cloud...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-24-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By worwig
Is this a known issue? Bummer.

Is this a known issue?
Bummer.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-20-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 46,944
Posted By worwig
Grab an old copy of Microsoft Street and Trips.

Grab an old copy of Microsoft Street and Trips.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By worwig
Not saying this does not exist, as I have not...

Not saying this does not exist, as I have not been looking at 'torchs'. But LEDs are running somewhere near 100lm per watt. So you are talking about a 50 watt torch. That is a lot of heat and would...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,395
Posted By worwig
It is a resistor. It is likely to load the...

It is a resistor. It is likely to load the electronics to prevent a light out fault. It is rated at 50 watts, and it is the style that needs to be mounted to a heat sink to handle that 50 watts. It...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-18-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 46,944
Posted By worwig
The Galaxy S2 and S3 are pretty poor displays for...

The Galaxy S2 and S3 are pretty poor displays for direct sunlight. The S4 is better, the S5 and S6 are even better. I have the Note 4 which is about the same as the S6 and I am very happy with it,...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By worwig
Repeat after me. "You don't need a signal...

Repeat after me.

"You don't need a signal for offline maps."

I use Android, and use CoPilot, OSMand and HERE offline maps. iPhone has CoPilot, MotionX, and I'm sure others.
Get a RAM universal...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By worwig
I think they use pizza delivery people. I've...

I think they use pizza delivery people.
I've ordered parts early in the morning, and a guy in a plain car shows up in the afternoon with a box.
Amazing service.
I just ordered a box of nylon...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By worwig
I've used a BatteryMinder for over 15 years on my...

I've used a BatteryMinder for over 15 years on my three motorcycles. I just replaced the original battery on my 2004. 11 years and 115,000 miles.
I can't complain.
That factory battery was an...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-13-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,292
Posted By worwig
I use a program called FolderSync. (I hear...

I use a program called FolderSync. (I hear DropSync is good for DropBox)
I sync a directory from my cloud service to a directory on the storage card. I have a separate directory for Locus GPS files,...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By worwig
I use a Battery Minder desulfater from Northern...

I use a Battery Minder desulfater from Northern Handyman. I just replaced the factory battery in my 11 year old bike, which has 115,000 miles on it. Sure can't complain.
I often talk to people that...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-12-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 46,944
Posted By worwig
I have a windows tablet. Gave away the Android...

I have a windows tablet. Gave away the Android tablet. Now I can run Basecamp or Mapsource. And all of my office apps when traveling light. There are a lot more than two of us that need a portable...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-11-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 46,944
Posted By worwig
My point is that not every tablet even HAS a GPS....

My point is that not every tablet even HAS a GPS.

Any tablet (or phone) with a GPS, that is sold internationally, probably has the required Glonass system, as well as the GPS system. You get about...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-11-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By worwig
As far as I can tell, ITN uses Google map data,...

As far as I can tell, ITN uses Google map data, and uses Google routing. You can also set it to use Here or OSM maps, and a few others. Plus you get a choice of routing engines. It does the job for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-11-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,455
Posted By worwig
I'll admit the photo sucks. I was unable to get...

I'll admit the photo sucks. I was unable to get anything that is true to life. I'll try to mount it on the bike and get it in the real orientation and real background.
The main thing for me, is...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-10-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 46,944
Posted By worwig
What tablet? Most Android tablet have a...

What tablet?

Most Android tablet have a built in GPS system.
Many Apple tablet have a GPS in them.
Most Windows tablets do not.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-10-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,455
Posted By worwig
This is the Note4 compared to an S3. I had them...

This is the Note4 compared to an S3. I had them both on auto brightness.

Google maps (which I seldom use, but the S3 doesn't have OSMand on it at the

moment.)

Not a great photo from my...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,114
Posted By worwig
Have you used the S6 in direct sun with it on...

Have you used the S6 in direct sun with it on auto? It has a special sunlight mode.

Sent from my Note 4 using Tapatalk
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