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Re: Garmin EtreX 20X any good for Adventure/Enduro riding?
« Reply #20 on: October 16, 2017, 02:19:34 pm »
Sprocketman, thats basically exactly the setup I was thinking.  :thumleft:
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Re: Garmin EtreX 20X any good for Adventure/Enduro riding?
« Reply #21 on: January 08, 2018, 04:54:44 pm »
So what maps do you use with the Etrex?
Got the Unit now and it comes with Recreational Map South Africa as well as I've got downloaded Tracks4Africa.
I connected it to Basecamp and  I can see the dirt tracks etc from Tracks4Africa map.
How do I get that...the maps (Tracks4Africa) onto the GPS? Am I missing get something in Basecamp?

« Last Edit: January 09, 2018, 02:02:43 pm by Omninorm »
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The brand is not important, the fact that you ride is.
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Re: Garmin EtreX 20X any good for Adventure/Enduro riding?
« Reply #22 on: January 10, 2018, 02:46:09 pm »
I also use the Etrex with T4A.  All I do is, with Basecamp open and Etrex connected:
- On the menu bar click maps
- Install maps
- Follow the wizard

I can take screenshots of the entire process and post here later if necessary?
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Re: Garmin EtreX 20X any good for Adventure/Enduro riding?
« Reply #23 on: January 10, 2018, 05:30:01 pm »
Great info guys, thanks for sharing it  :thumleft: Looking at GPS units as well. My old 215 W finally killed by dirt road.
 

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Re: Garmin EtreX 20X any good for Adventure/Enduro riding?
« Reply #24 on: January 11, 2018, 12:10:32 am »
I also use the Etrex with T4A.  All I do is, with Basecamp open and Etrex connected:
- On the menu bar click maps
- Install maps
- Follow the wizard

I can take screenshots of the entire process and post here later if necessary?

Thanks that did the trick - it seemed to have been doing an update and that's why it didn't show up the first time.
Used it today and I was surprised how good it worked. Even showed basically non existent single track on the thing.
Got a Rost offroad bracket for it and very happy with the whole setup.
Only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.
The brand is not important, the fact that you ride is.
BMW 1200GS LC Trophy.
KTM 690 Enduro R.
Yamaha WR250F