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Adding more waypoints will cure this. Just don't add too many as it will drive you nuts.
Hi. I purchased my 2008 wing with navi-audio-comfort in the late fall and immediately stored it. I spend my winters planning my summer trips and working out the routes. In my research of how to use the navigation on the wing, I came across your thread and I am glad I did. I just started the kurviger routes today and I have a few of the 12 days mapped. Wow, very easy to do.

Referring to the highlighted quote above, are you saying this because there is a limit that causes issues or are you just being funny and meaning you can get carried away? I initially found my routes had 1 or 2 way points but I saw that you said more way points makes it less likely for the honda navi to reroute. I added more way points (like a total of 8) but I dont want to have too many...if that is possible.
 

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Hi. I purchased my 2008 wing with navi-audio-comfort in the late fall and immediately stored it. I spend my winters planning my summer trips and working out the routes. In my research of how to use the navigation on the wing, I came across your thread and I am glad I did. I just started the kurviger routes today and I have a few of the 12 days mapped. Wow, very easy to do.

Referring to the highlighted quote above, are you saying this because there is a limit that causes issues or are you just being funny and meaning you can get carried away? I initially found my routes had 1 or 2 way points but I saw that you said more way points makes it less likely for the honda navi to reroute. I added more way points (like a total of 8) but I dont want to have too many...if that is possible.

Can't speak for the 2008, but if you have a lot of waypoints in the 2018 the gps talks constantly. The perfect amount is enough to make it go where you want it to without too many extras. Getting that perfect number takes experimentation.
 

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Can't speak for the 2008, but if you have a lot of waypoints in the 2018 the gps talks constantly. The perfect amount is enough to make it go where you want it to without too many extras. Getting that perfect number takes experimentation.
Makes sense. Thanks
 

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" its easier to drag a route from the highway to a curvy back road than it is to drag a route from a curvy back road to a less curvy back road or highway."

When I click on the blue route a circle appears. When I try to "drag" the circle to a different road, the entire map moves. I cannot figure out how to move the little white circle on the road to a different roadway. Anybody know what I am missing? - Doug
 

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dont drag the blue circle(marker) click the road where you want the waypoint and a numbered blue marker will come up. thats what you drag around
 

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Ive been asked by a few people for an explanation of how i get a route planned in Kurviger to work with the Honda Nav.

Here is my workflow.

Kurviger - Your Motorcycle Route Planner

1-click on advanced opts
I have checked the following:
-Avoid toll roads
-Avoid unpaved roads
-Miles/Ft
2-Choose English
3-Choose highway(far left icon)
-There are 4 opts available
Highway, straight back roads, curvy and super curvy

I have more control choosing highway. I just click a point and drag the route to the road I want, making sure the way point IS ON THE ROAD. its easier to drag a route from the highway to a curvy back road than it is to drag a route from a curvy back road to a less curvy back road or highway.
Sometimes the blue line is off the road, make sure you find a spot near by where it gets back on the road and place the way point there.
This is very important. Honda thinks a way point is a destination so itll reroute you incessantly until you get to it and youll have to manually delete it on the fly

I choose highway because If you choose curvy or very curvy it can sometimes reroute you through subdivisions, etc...
You can reroute it but it can take a lot of way points to get you back on the road you want

I make sure I dont place my way points in intersections. On highways or multiple lane roads,
i place it on the side Im riding. ie, in the north bound lane if im traveling north

Kurviger works with GPS coordinates. Its a european based program so if it cant pinpoint
an exact address, do a gps search on that address and enter the coordinates instead.
I havent run into that problem, but just be aware of it. I enter my start address and my
finish address like normal, but the way points will show up as coordinates, as you choose them.
Its click and drag. click on the road it recommends, and drag it to the road youd rather take.

If you right click on a way point that you have placed, you get several opts
One is "show on google maps" if you click that, google maps will come up
I like to click on the satellite view to get a good look at the area.
I chose a gravel road once and it acted funny. when i zoomed in
with the sat view it showed me my error. this also helps when im trying to get on/off a
major road from a curvy road and there is no entrance/exit to it. youll get a loopy section that you cant click and drag

if you place a point and the routing is screwy chances are you placed it in a wrong place.
ie, wrong side of the road or in an inaccessible entrance.
Also, In google maps i can search for
restaurants, gas stations, etc. and plot a way point.

When I took my wife for her first trip i only wanted to do about 150 mi between stops
so id plot a point about 150 mi and search the area for a restaurant, fuel stop

4-in the way point listing, top left you can delete a point by using the X or move them up and down to change the order

5-Ive used the round trip opt as well. you enter a distance, how far you want to go,
and a direction and itll come up with a route for you. in this mode, i usually choose curvy or extra curvy
I planned a route from indiana to Kentucky, as i would normally. the next day i wanted to ride the roads
in that area of kentucky and return to the hotel, so i used the extra curvy round trip option.
it planned a great route for us

6-Saving. I played around with this for 3 weeks, trying every possibility in order to get it to load into
the honda nav as i planned it. a lot of trial and error. this is what i found works consistently each time

***before I save, i click on every way point to make sure its on the road and the side of the road i want
and see how many way points your route has

A-press "Export"
B-Name the route
C-leave route format as shown "*.gpx
D-IMPORTANT Choose "way points" and uncheck "track" or "Route". those two didnt play well with the honda nav
E-click on "count" and enter 5 more than the number of way points you have in your route
**Ive found that if I choose too many, it can add way points, or too few itll take away
F-click on "export" to download to your computer
G-insert the correct USB drive into your computer and transfer the route to the root drive.
I dont like to use sub folders. I have a usb drive just for transferring routes to the bike,
with nothing else on it. the bike recognizes it right away
H-turn on bike, insert usb into the cable and the route comes up, choose it and save it
G- BE SURE TO UNCHECK "FASTEST ROUTE" IN THE HONDA NAV ROUTE OPTIONS SETTING. otherwise the bike
will change the route to the fastest route.


Just get on a computer and play with it. create a route with 4-5 way points
around your neighborhood, making them back track on each other, etc... One thing i like to do is use my house address
for the start but then move the start way point to the exit of my neighborhood. the system will guide you
to the start way point

Dont hesitate to reach out if you have any issues or questions.
Drgsin

When I first started using Kurviger Pro it would occasionally route me to dirt roads or roads that were not there. About 2 months ago I went into Routing options and checked Avoid Narrow Roads. Since I made the change I have not been routed down any dirt roads or non-existent roads.
 

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When I first started using Kurviger Pro it would occasionally route me to dirt roads or roads that were not there. About 2 months ago I went into Routing options and checked Avoid Narrow Roads. Since I made the change I have not been routed down any dirt roads or non-existent roads.
yes, found that one myself after a couple of dirt roads and a flat tire. great point! i just use the free version not the pro. ill have to look into the pro version
 

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yes, found that one myself after a couple of dirt roads and a flat tire. great point! i just use the free version not the pro. ill have to look into the pro version
Drgsin

I used the free version for a couple of weeks, but wanted the voice directions through my Cardo Packtalk Bold so spent the $10 for the Pro version and very glad I did.
 

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I used the free version for a couple of weeks, but wanted the voice directions through my Cardo Packtalk Bold so spent the $10 for the Pro version and very glad I did.
ahhh, i see. i transfer the route to my honda nav to free up my phone for other things. kurviger doesnt have an iphone app.
 

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ahhh, i see. i transfer the route to my honda nav to free up my phone for other things. kurviger doesnt have an iphone app.
They have an iPhone work around, but I do not know anything about it. I actually run my route on my Samsung phone which is mounted to my handlebars and get verbal directions on my headset. I would really like to import my routes on to my Honda nav and skip the middleman.
 

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They have an iPhone work around, but I do not know anything about it. I actually run my route on my Samsung phone which is mounted to my handlebars and get verbal directions on my headset. I would really like to import my routes on to my Honda nav and skip the middleman.
easy to do. just save the waypoints in a gps file and put it on a usb drive. then load it to the bike. uncheck fastest route option in the bike nav menu, otherwise itll rearrange your trip. and MAKE SURE your waypoints are on the road. Honda considers waypoints as destination points and itll reroute you to them until you pass them.
 

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easy to do. just save the waypoints in a gps file and put it on a usb drive. then load it to the bike. uncheck fastest route option in the bike nav menu, otherwise itll rearrange your trip. and MAKE SURE your waypoints are on the road. Honda considers waypoints as destination points and itll reroute you to them until you pass them.
Thanks. I will give it a try.
 
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