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  1. If it is any comfort. I picked up a brand new HP4...

    If it is any comfort. I picked up a brand new HP4 from Park Lane, W1. That same day, I rode it cross country to Mildenhall, where I fuelled up. The bike died completely, failing to restart at the...
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    Himalayan luggage

    When I was having my test rides, I had a look at Royal Enfield’s metal panniers, which fit the frames the bike is supplied with.

    In essence they are a copy of BMW’s very good metal panniers, such...
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    Thank you all. One nice touch on the Himalayan...

    Thank you all.

    One nice touch on the Himalayan is that the foot pegs have removable rubber inserts as standard. On bikes like my 1200 GSA and my 850 GSA, the foot pegs as supplied were of the ‘off...
  4. Thread: Nav V

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    Stick, I’m afraid your post #3 doesn’t make...

    Stick, I’m afraid your post #3 doesn’t make sense.

    To answer your question, please tell us:

    1. The specific mount you want to use. In other words, which GPS device was the mount used with.
    ...
  5. Have done.

    Have done.
  6. Will do.

    Will do.
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    The dealership in west London had a very limited...

    The dealership in west London had a very limited stock in, telling me that they should restock in three to for weeks.

    The dealership to the east of London, had a much better stock of bikes, all of...
  8. Beyond checking the battery terminals etc as...

    Beyond checking the battery terminals etc as above. I can’t remember, is there a bloody big central fuse (40 amps or summat) if so, is that intact?

    Did you leave something like a phone connected...
  9. Thanks.

    Thanks.
  10. The reconditioned Samsung S10 I bought has turned...

    The reconditioned Samsung S10 I bought has turned up.

    As I have never held an Android phone before, let alone owned one, I had to guess how to do several things. But so far, so good, as I have at...
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    PS I didn’t get a chance to test the Navigstion...

    PS I didn’t get a chance to test the Navigstion app.
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    Himalayan vs Scram

    Today I have the opportunity to ride both bikes, back-to-back around the same route out of London and into Essex. The route included:

    Some motorway, M25 for one junction

    Dual carriageway...
  13. Thread: The red helmet

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    I have been reading elsewhere that the compass...

    I have been reading elsewhere that the compass makes a shonky Navigator VI, seem like a finely tuned NASA navigstion system, somewhere on the outer reaches of the galaxy.
  14. Thread: The red helmet

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    I donít, though I am going to try one or two out....

    I donít, though I am going to try one or two out.

    The manufacturer is becoming increasingly popular on UKGSer, so I thought I might as well find out how (and if) the Royal Enfield Navigation app...
  15. Thread: The red helmet

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    The knife and fork, petrol pump and the two other...

    The knife and fork, petrol pump and the two other buttons, bring up locations (cafes, restaurants etc) and petrol stations near to your current location.
  16. Thread: The red helmet

    by Wapping
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    You seem to have confused the BMW Connected app...

    You seem to have confused the BMW Connected app and the Royal Enfield Navigstion app. Different appís, very different bikes.

    :beerjug:
  17. Thread: The red helmet

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    The red helmet

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220809/39f92ae91ecc6650cdf80d0b7e15787a.png



    As far as I can make out, you tap on the red helmet to make a connection between your phone and the bikeís...
  18. Thread: Route creation

    by Wapping
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    Route creation

    When creating a route.

    1. Unless you subsequently reorder places, the first place you enter will (by default) become your final destination.

    2. Tapping on the three dots brings up choices for...
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    Suitably old school but feck all use if it is...

    Suitably old school but feck all use if it is dark or raining. The latter it does a lot up north, I am given to understand. Also, feck all good for longitude.
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    Royal Enfield Navigation app

    I have started to play around with Royal Enfieldís Navigstion app.

    At the moment it is pretty clunky, though, as it is Google maps based, it can no doubt be improved. It is pretty difficult...
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    Good suggestions from Wessie. You could maybe...

    Good suggestions from Wessie.

    You could maybe amend this one a bit:

    https://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php/381268-Good-two-day-break-in-France-no-motorways
  22. After its significant initial teething problems,...

    After its significant initial teething problems, the 660 became a really good and very popular device. It is though now well out of Garmin support and all but geriatric. It might be time to parcel it...
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    Download the maps you need to your phone. Use the...

    Download the maps you need to your phone. Use the phone without a SIM card, if you want to. No SIM, no possible data usage.
  24. I will try. I think the problems might be: ...

    I will try.

    I think the problems might be:

    A. The bike is not a hot spot per-se. I believe it is a network in its own right but in a very local sense.

    B. The iPhone will probably go off...
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    Cancel that. War stuff (maybe) back on the table.

    Cancel that. War stuff (maybe) back on the table.
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