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  • @cheaptyres I know this works across a couple of my units and the App. I do have to export new items from the App to my devices and they are all on the same account. I'm guessing that with other folk's units their accounts or yours need to be linked or synced carefully. Other than this IDFK.
  • Guys, I haven't found any phone contacts management on my Rider550 that is any way like my old obsoleted TomToms and I really miss it. The contacts manager on my Via135 was just awful but at least I had one. As far as I can work out one needs a smart phone linked to your new Rider and through the magic of technology you…
  • Foolishly hungry for a new and expectedly final update of sixty something bytes I went for the "UPDATE" button one more time.... Seems its now stuck "DOWNLOADING ITEMS". All sixty odd bytes of them.... Half an hour so far. Have even stopped and restarted it.
  • Guys, I had a spare moment so thought to update my TTVia135. Big mistake because TomTomHOME also popped up but then wanted a critical update before it would play. To compound all of this my Windows10, even with the new 16Gbye of ram runs like a very old dog for at least 35 minutes after switch-on or until the hard drive…
  • There are folk here suggesting the Rider550 isn't entirely water proof either.
  • Guys, I've complaining about there being no "No Crappy Little Roads" option for ages. More often than not these little back lanes found by the algorithm as the fastest route are usually a whole lot slower and if you've got a thing about hitting a tractor or just cow crap they turn out to be the wrong sort of thrilling.
  • Guys, Appolgies. Just realised I've posted this in the wrong place. Having two products with similar names clearly escaped me. It could be I read " MyDrive Web" and didn't get as far as "Apps". Maybe this could be moved so that my point has a more appropriate audience.
  • Guys, this was my point I raised a day or so ago. After a nice fun day out hacking down too many crappy little byways when, at the expense of just a few extra miles, there's a far easier route along main roads or motorways. The mapping data is telling the algorithm the these crappy little roads have the same or similar…
  • @DodgeDodge, the " improvements" they made over your 2013 version could be the newer maps grew to favour the needs of four wheelers. However, to manage the overall size they may have trimmed the now "unnecessary" detail to get it all to fit. Of course this idea could be total nonsense. As above, my vain hope is they…
  • Guys, Would have hoped they'd have worked through and corrected the current list of Rider550 faux pas before opening another can of worms.
  • Guys, I think a large part of the problem with modern navigators is the mapping data. My biggest problem is, having had a lovely day, needing a low impact route home. Not via the fastest which generally adds miles via a great loop of motorway or shortest home which sends me along far too many crappy little snippets of…
  • @YamFazMan , on my pension!! Actually its the aging neck that hasn't gone far enough left or right as it did for far too long now. My eyes try to make up the difference but the varifocal focus away from the lens centre isn't as good as it needs to be but the clever old brain covers the new blind spot and doesn't tell you.…
  • Guys, I'm old enough to need bifocals but rich enough for varifocals, just. Trouble is I've found my varifocals have such a narrow sweet spot I can fool myself its clear at fully left or right making them dangerous for use at junctions. My solution on the bike is bifocals with a very low on the lens secondary intermediary…
  • @GBPRERider can only suggest you take a deep breath and hit cancel. I'm guessing the thing skipped a beat, got a bit confused and started sulking. Its the old Dos three fingered salute time. Might also be worth a Rider reset then start again.
  • Guys, It seems routine when I update my units that I get to 20% complete within a few minutes followed by a drip, drip, drip for the rest of the day. I started my last big update during a spare moment mid afternoon and watched the drips until three next morning. The early promise based on a quick 20 odd percent was never…
  • @VonZipper, have you confirmed the square retaining pegs fully withdraw when you press the tab fully? Do the peg corners show signs of stress? Has the tab cracked so is bending rather than withdrawing the pegs fully? Maybe also confirm that while pressing the tab fully (and the pegs withdrawn completely) the Rider slides…
  • Guys, for reference the way the SD card is organised on sizes bigger than 32Gbyte is very different from the organisation of those 32Gbyte and below. Years back with floppy discs it was FAT16. As sizes grew it became FAT32 but this runs out at 32Gb. If you buy a 64Gb memory stick or above it'll be pre-formated in way no…
  • @VonZipper, if the mount is like mine you have two flanges on the back of the unit either side on the contacts that mate with the mount as you slide it down onto the mount. Either side on the contacts on the mount are two square pegs that lock into the back of the unit. The pegs are on a sprung plate which sticks up and…
  • @triumph_rider_1050, Maybe a long shot but is the solution to have two SD cards, the right map on each. One SD card to navigate down to Dover. Another one for Dover onwards. That is of course assuming the thing has an SD slot. There's always a chance that TomTom will think you are trying to rip off their maps so you might…
  • @Bob-Free-59, Guys, A year or so back the GPS data stream changed very slightly as one of the parameters got one binary digit bigger. Most/all SatNavs designed before this extra bit arrived could not cope. In essence there was a Y2K event on the GPS signal. My aging Garmin XL12 from 1995 still sort of works but the time…
  • @Christophe_78 Just measured the mount I've got, which might have been the original that came with my Rider 2. The maximum bar the 'U' bolt would fit is 30mm. My bars are a pinch over 22mm. That's one hell of a bar diameter you've got, guess you Harley riders have specially big hands necessary to hang on against all that…
  • @MakoShark2 Yep, can't agree more. I too was very disappointed having been obsoleted up from my trusty Rider 2 to the Rider550. A quick check on the my rants here will confirm this. I have a couple of active TomTom SatNavs latest being 520. A few nice new features like update on WiFi but I hate the nonsense that…
  • @Rodger_Milner, perhaps these venues didn't renew their subscription to be listed in the latest TomTom Maps release or perhaps some other listing that is used. There are folk here being told by their TT that they're riding through a field that's been a road for years. This I guess could just be down the the local source of…
  • Yep. Not only do you get to spend a shed load of money buying your Rider you have to spend another shed load on a SMART phone and headset. Again with a bit of imagination the developers could have presented the text message on screen PROVIDING the units was not moving. In the same way my old Rider 2 would receive calls on…