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  Topic: Zumo Weather cap
MikeOnABike

Replies: 5
Views: 5512

PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 9:38 am   Subject: Zumo Weather cap
Not falling off, but as much use as a chocolate fireguard. It just won't stay on the pins, so stays permanently folded back on the magnetic holder. I'm plucking up the courage to just cut it off.
  Topic: Garmin Zumo
MikeOnABike

Replies: 2
Views: 3912

PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 9:37 am   Subject: Garmin Zumo
WHat model zumo? Only the 550 speaks road names. I find mine tells me the road name often enough.
  Topic: Zumo 550 / Scala Rider - Am I Going Deaf Or What?
MikeOnABike

Replies: 5
Views: 7160

PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 9:35 am   Subject: Zumo 550 / Scala Rider - Am I Going Deaf Or What?
I agree - volume is useless:

a) above 40mph on a bike, earplugs loosley in, windnoise/can noise coming in through lid

b) using the mount speaker in car at 70mph (AC was on at the time)

I'm go ...
  Topic: Bike Mounted GPS for Offroading?
MikeOnABike

Replies: 7
Views: 5802

PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 9:32 am   Subject: Bike Mounted GPS for Offroading?
Garmin's eTrex series is built for this. Bicycle style mount, trip data and programmable coords / routes / previous tracks. AA battery powered that lasts an age.
  Topic: Pocket PC with TMC / bluetooth headset
MikeOnABike

Replies: 1
Views: 1866

PostForum: Other Hardware and Software   Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 1:18 pm   Subject: Pocket PC with TMC / bluetooth headset
Generally, this could be any mobile device sending TMC data to a pocket PC and then transmitting audio to a bluetooth headset.

The conceptual problem I am having is with a sony ericson phone, TMC d ...
  Topic: big twins and hard drives
MikeOnABike

Replies: 25
Views: 16634

PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2006 9:43 pm   Subject: big twins and hard drives
the mio 269+ has a motorcycle setting in the menu so therefore i would assume it is built to go on bikes Confused thats why im a bit confused
If it was intended for motorbikes it'd be waterproof!

Medi ...
  Topic: Quest 2 Help from Kwak z1000 Rider
MikeOnABike

Replies: 10
Views: 7246

PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2006 9:20 pm   Subject: Quest 2 Help from Kwak z1000 Rider
Can't speak for the quest but I am using a cheap medion PNA with a fold-out antenna. Never had any problems on the many occassions I have gone out in the rain with the unit in my pocket (either the b ...
  Topic: The TomTom Rider works with the Starcom1 Bluetooth system
MikeOnABike

Replies: 4
Views: 4667

PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2006 6:22 pm   Subject: The TomTom Rider works with the Starcom1 Bluetooth system
Can you verify your set up please? Is this Bluetooth Rider to Starcom1 and then Bluetooth Starcom1 to headset? Or are you using a wire between something, like the headset?

Thanks and well done. : ...
  Topic: Navman 510 on a bike
MikeOnABike

Replies: 6
Views: 5141

PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2006 9:50 pm   Subject: Navman 510 on a bike
Get clear plastic bags or an Aquapac if style conscious. ;)
  Topic: Cold?
MikeOnABike

Replies: 7
Views: 5241

PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2006 9:49 pm   Subject: Cold?
Same here, almost all weathers. Not noticed any problems with my medion - even in the cold.
  Topic: 2720 used properly in anger
MikeOnABike

Replies: 5
Views: 3999

PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2006 9:46 pm   Subject: 2720 used properly in anger
Go to agree. Even with my cheapy medion in its showerproof case, the GPS helps me from time to time in London. When commuting or visiting friends it's not needed. But when I need directions to an u ...
  Topic: Off road gps
MikeOnABike

Replies: 2
Views: 3246

PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2006 9:43 pm   Subject: Off road gps
Um, I'm not using it per se but I have a Garmin eTrex Legend C. The base map sucks and memory is miniscule but it's great for track data, rugged (dropped once) and waterproof. it clips to a handleba ...
  Topic: webelectricals - Fast free delivery and a reasonable price
MikeOnABike

Replies: 3
Views: 3525

PostForum: Retailers to buy from or avoid   Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2005 4:36 pm   Subject: webelectricals - Fast free delivery and a reasonable price
They must have improved since last year - I purchased a DVD player from them and they fobbed me off for weeks, *after* taking the money from my account. I had to argue with them to cancel the order a ...
  Topic: Medion unit at Aldi - 17th Nov
MikeOnABike

Replies: 36
Views: 21009

PostForum: Navigon Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 11:39 am   Subject: Medion unit at Aldi - 17th Nov
I'm running the latest version of each - the poiWarner website directed me to the 5.1 navigator version of the software.
  Topic: MEDION 96800 PNA - Installing European Maps doesn't work
MikeOnABike

Replies: 7
Views: 4957

PostForum: Navigon Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 12:53 am   Subject: MEDION 96800 PNA - Installing European Maps doesn't work
This unit does come with streetmaps of Ireland and larger European roads (italy). If you want streetmaps of italy it will cost more (try www.medionshop.co.uk) as they come on a separate memory card. ...
 
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