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  1. Africa Twin
    Hi all, thinking of occasional use of garmin satnav on my twin. What's the best attachment method? looking at the cockpit I am thinking attachment to bars only option. Is it the only way? :thumbup:
  2. For Sale / Wanted
    As it says in the title, have two bikes, one fully kitted with satnav zumo 660, would like to use it on my AT. Anybody got the parts I need, for sale. Getting difficult to find them in the shops Thanks UK address or Irl address for Irl seller:nike:
  3. Accessories
    Hi guys. My xr250 is set up for expedition use. It doesn't use a battery. I'm looking into satnav gps options. The problem being I can't power anything from the bike. I have a small garmin bike unit which will last around 6 hours then need 8 hour charge. Not ideal was thinking of a solar unit...
  4. Transalp
    Hi peeps, I'm new to this forum and wonder if anyone can help me with this. Went to start the bike yesterday, so I turn the key, it goes through it's self test thing, then I hear a quiet electrical sort of thud, then nothing. No display, nothing. I've tried disconnecting the battery then...
  5. Transalp
    Evening folks, Does anyone know of a cockpit frame ( for want of a better description ) that will enable mounting the satnav above the clocks behind the screen. Have had a look on t'internet cant seem to find anything for a 700 Alp. Thanks in advance, Lee
  6. Transalp
    Needed to get the Tom Tom Rider 400 fitted to the Transalp. After reading some of the electrical threads here I decided on the quick and simple 'bolt it to the battery' method for getting power. The **** nav has very low power demand and of course the charger connection has none at all and...
  7. Bike Comms & Audio
    I'm in the progress of buying a new Satnav. I think I narowed it down to either the Garmin Zumo 390LM or the TomTom Rider V4. Or are the others out there? Any drawbacks on any of the two contenders? Cheers, Kjell
  8. Chatter
    Took the AT out today for a bimble around the lanes of Lincolnshire to test the satnav connection out for the Dambusters Run Had a thoroughly good time but after a couple of hours there was a noticeable grating noise whenever I used the rear brake Looks like it will need a peak sometime soon...
  9. eBay - Varadero
    Migsel GPS Mount for Honda Varadero XL1000 | eBay
  10. Africa Twin
    Off to the shops to buy my satnav, probably Tomtom, I am an electrophobe, do not like playing with electrics, does my swede in. Any thoughts on how a complete imbcile can connect ot to a RD07 AT. Must dash, I dont like spending money, give me ten minutes and I wil change my mind.
  11. Chatter
    I have been thinking of buying a satnav for a while. I Had to go London today with a mate and used his satnav in the car. Now I am sold on the idea. I looked on Amazon and prices are way below what I expected, I am not minted but I can go up to about £100. What can anybody reccomend, it will be...
  12. For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD SW MOTECH SATNAV MOUNT, FIT ANY 22mm HANDLEBAR Motorbike navigation system mount, to clamping of GPS tools on the handle bar. Was fitted to a 2010 Transalp (now sold). As new. £30 posted Tel Alan 07545638517
  13. Chatter
    After three ebay purchases I have got my Facet 40105 pump, 90 degree and straight connectors for the total cost of £40.83 so well chuffed Just need some decent weather now so I can fit it :D Also bought a Fog City for the Duchinni helmet and a twin bluetooth unit kit to talk to the satnav...
  14. Varadero
    Traded my Triumph Sprint GT for a white Varadero which is being registered on the 1st March 2013. Now the fun starts :grin: My first questions... I'm looking at having the Honda 12v socket fitted. Any good? Where is the best place to locate it as the Honda brochure states inside the locked...
  15. Transalp
    I use a RAM AquaBox with a Garmin Nuvi, I have sourced a USB power source for the SatNav, but can't seem to find a specific RAM Ball Mount for the bars. Images of the SatNav below; Anybody have any suggestions / pictures of a system mounted. Getting ready for a first real tour, and my...
  16. For Sale / Wanted
    Looking for a TomTom GO satnav. Pretty much any model considered but mush have headphone socket and provisions for an SD card It needn't be a bike specific job so something like a Go 520/30 or Go 720/30 would be ideal.
  17. Bike Comms & Audio
    Anyone got any info or experience of using a phone as a satnav on the bike? Thinking of mounting it, powering it, enclosing it.......... Rickskye
  18. Chatter
    I know this doesn't affect most on here but for those interested.... Temporary road changes | London Olympics | Olympic Travel Advice | Get Ahead of the Games Don't turn left over Tower Bridge unless you're not planning to turn right again until Big Ben.....Taxis included.....:rolleyes...
  19. Transalp
    Im sure Id seen someones bike pics on here where they had some alternative brand of tall/vario screen that happened to have an accessory bar on it. Does anyone know what brand that was or where I can find such an accessory? Need to hold the mobile phone satnav further up in the screen rather...
  20. Bike Comms & Audio
    Hi all, I have connected my Garmin satnav to the autocom 3.5mm lead and bluetooth my phone to it.I can listen to the Satnav instructions and also music from the Satnav.I can make a phone call through the Satnav and talk through the Helmet mic but i cannot hear the person talking back to me. P.s...
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