Thanks Frank, think City Nav was not quite what i thought it was and will need a bit of investigation (anyone know of a free trial version anywere on the net?) before we go that route.
I think your going along the same lines with garmin/Pocket Pc system, but after tests last month in spain/portugal we found Autoroute to be very thin on info in remote areas and has no data at all for Morocco.
One solution we have been testing and any comments or ideas welcome is the use of the new Nokia N70 mobile phone/camera/pda etc etc. Unlike any other mobile it has a twin Bluetooth provision, one running the GPS and the other a Bluetooth headset in a crash helmet, also it runs pocket pc very well (better than my old HP pda even!) link this up to a GPRs unit (costing £35 from ebay) and you can now run TomTom or Route66 as normal navsat (full mapping for Europe is easily available for both programmes), plus it can run OziExplorer (or a striped out Fugawi we think, but havent tested yet) using the maps from Daerr or as screen captures from Google earth for more remote areas.
Certainly equiping every one with shiny new N70's is not going to happen but there must be a PDA that has the same provisions minus the phone out there somewere!
PS. your in the one place i would drop everythin to live! As well as the bikes I am in to Desert racing and was going to some races in the Simpson and the Goldcoast to Darwin run in the Chenowth but work and lack of funds means i have never got round to it...yet!
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