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Old 16 Jul 2007
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Originally Posted by Redboots View Post
As far as the world map goes, its either or, not both.
On my 60Cx - I can have both .. well more actually - for the Isle of Man ! have my map (that I made myself .. and garmins city nav euro, in britian i have garmins city nav euro and bobs world map ...

In africa I have
garmins world map
tracks 4 africa
and some others I have combined into one set

So that is 4 .. err make that 5 with marco topo too .. forgot them ..

All overlay one another and it can get confusing - just turn some off .. which you turn off is the one furthest from the truth when you are there.

Originally Posted by Redboots View Post
I'm going to use Bobs map on my trip starting next week - - Part of the idea being that you keep all your traks/logs/waypoints and send them to Bob... then the map gains in detail and accuracy.
When you send your tracks in - if you can break them up and name the roads it would be helpfull and reduce the amount of work bob has to do ? Oh - and make your track log take as much detail as possible .. and turn 'lock on road' off .. those are the basics..
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Hi all,

I've been working on the smellybiker.com website for the last couple of days, amongst other things the wanderlust stuff has been merged with the main site.

Its taking me a while to move accounts onto the new system, hope to finish it today but while thats going on you might notice some weirdness.

Should be finished soon, please bear with me.

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Sadly, the lifetime membership is'nt available anymore - I'm not happy about it but the hosting costs were killing me.

The price of membership is unchanged (GBP 25), but instead of 'download access and updates forever' this now includes 12 months of access.

An additional 12 months access will cost GBP 10 - not much but this should cover bandwidth charges etc.

Existing 'lifetime members' are *not* affected by this change, if you've already signed up your membership will never expire.

I dont want to dent my karma so I'll give an extra 12 months membership to any HUBB'ers who sign up before December - just PM me via HUBB so I know you came from here, tell me your 'smellybiker' username and I'll sort it out.
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Is Wunderlust all I'll need?

I'm about to ride through North, Central and South America. I have a Garmin Zumo 550.

Will the Wanderlust World map be all I need for my Garmin? I'm new to GPS so not too sure how it all works yet!

I'll also be taking paper maps for back up but I'd like to use my GPS as much as possible.

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This software looks fantastic, but I was thinking of going down the PDA route instead - specifically the Pocket Loox.

Do you need a garmin GPS (plus the software), or will just the mapsource software be ok? If it's the latter then I can just throw it on the PDA and everything'd be hunky dory.


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