‘Drift off the route and it’s easy to get very lost, very quickly’

Motorcycle News (UK) - - This Week -

out of sync with the road­book. Pre­vi­ously, when you found a check­point, the GPS odome­ter re­set au­to­mat­i­cally. That no longer hap­pens, so any er­rors have to be man­u­ally re­set.

Also gone is the com­pass head­ing to guide you into check­points in the fi­nal few me­tres. Now the GPS logs you as hit­ting the mark within an 800m ra­dius, but gives no ar­row. Which leaves rid­ers with a dilemma – do they carry on and hope the dis­tance is fine or do they try to find the ex­act cen­tre of the check­point to en­sure their nav­i­ga­tion sys­tem is all cor­rect?

A rider’s road book is a mat­ter of life and death

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