The best way to figure out how your routes and tracks work is to play with them. Make up a route on your computer, follow a known path, like your commute to work, convert it to a track and export it to your device. Once […]
For this post I’ll touch on the basics of navigating using offline maps on an old android tablet. Whatever devices you use will no doubt be different, but there should be a few common areas where the same advice will apply. We’ll start slow and […]
Finally, after months of waiting.. after the departure date of our planned offroad tour of Spain had come, and gone, and still never happened. We should have it done by now, and be home a week already, but we’re still in lockdown. Phase 3 of […]
Adventurising the EXC 500 means making it more capable of navigating and covering some major distances. In order to travel light, I probably won’t be bringing a computer, so plan on either using a phone or tablet to navigate using OSMand. I’ve installed the Apps […]
Had a great day out at this ‘Roadbook’ event. There were fast sections, technically challenging obstacles, punctures, and some laughs too. Great bunch of guys n girls and a great event. Huge thanks to all the organisers :o)
Out in exploring the trails again. Super day for it. Dressed fashionably and all :o) Took the cycling bike to Dromore another day to test those new etrex maps, they seem to work really well so happy with that result too.
Garmins eTrex10 is the cheapest and simplest of the eTrex series. It has a black and white screen that I think is easier to see in daylight and has less clutter than it’s more expensive colour siblings, but it also has the obvious disadvantage of […]
Kilfenora was the starting point and most of today’s waypoints were in or around the Burren. The new xTrainer was brought out for the run today, she has about 10 hours up now, so the suspension is bedding in at this stage. The front end […]