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Garmin - how to access routes

Sunday, December 21, 2014 @ 06:33

After transfering a route from Tourstart, you only need to find it on your Garmin before you are ready to start your motorcycle and enjoy the ride. This FAQ covers Garmin GPS models:

  • Zumo
  • nuvi
  • dezl
  • Camper/RV

The Garmin GPS devices have two methods to access the routes. Some GPS devices needs to import the route before you can access them, and on other devices you may see the routes directly.

Zumo

The following models are covered:

  • Zumo 220
  • Zumo 400
  • Zumo 500
  • Zumo 600
  • Zumo 605 

To access the motorcycle routes transferred from Tourstart:

  • Touch Tools
  • Touch My Data or User Data
  • Touch Import Route(s) from File
  • Select the routes you would like to import
  • Touch Import
  • The device will now import the selected routes. The routes that were imported can be found in the Routes option under "Where To?"

The following models are covered:

  • Zumo 350
  • Zumo 390

To access the motorcycle routes transferred from Tourstart:

  • Touch Apps or Tools
  • Touch Trip Planner
  • Allow time for the device to automatically import the trip/route
  • The import will automatically begin, but no message will appear on the device indicating that the import is happening and may take several minutes to import the trips. Once the import is complete, all transferred routes will be displayed under a category called Unscheduled Trips in the Trip Planner.1 Until the trip(s) show up in Trip Planner, please do not turn off the device or connect it to a computer.

The following models are covered:

  • Zumo 590

To access the motorcycle routes transferred from Tourstart:

  • When the device is first powered on, the message 'New routes found. Import to trip planner?' will appear, Touch Yes
  • Select each route you want to import
  • Touch Import
  • Go back to the Main Menu
  • Touch Apps
  • Touch Trip Planner
  • The imported routes are now listed under Unscheduled Trips.

nuvi

The following models are covered:

  • nuvi 465
  • nuvi 500
  • nuvi 700
  • nuvi 705
  • nuvi 800
  • nuvi 805
  • nuvi 1400
  • nuvi 1690
  • nuvi 5000 

To access the motorcycle routes transferred from Tourstart:

  • Touch Tools
  • Touch My Data or User Data
  • Touch Import Route(s) from File
  • Select the routes you would like to import
  • Touch Import
  • The device will now import the selected routes. The routes that were imported can be found in the Routes option under "Where To?"

The following models are covered:

  • nuvi 295W

To access the motorcycle routes transferred from Tourstart:

  • Touch Where To?
  • Touch Routes
  • Touch the menu button (three horizontal lines)
  • Touch Import Routes
  • The device will now import the selected routes. The routes that were imported can be found in the Routes option under "Where To?"

The following models are covered:

  • nuvi 55
  • nuvi 56
  • nuvi 65
  • nuvi 66
  • nuvi 2400
  • nuvi 2405
  • nuvi 2407
  • nuvi 2408
  • nuvi 2505
  • nuvi 2507
  • nuvi 2508
  • nuvi 2509
  • nuvi 2609
  • nuvi 2707
  • nuvi 2708
  • nuvi 2709
  • nuvi 3400
  • nuvi 3500
  • nuvi 3507
  • nuvi 3508
  • nuvi 3700 

To access the motorcycle routes transferred from Tourstart:

  • Touch Apps or Tools
  • Touch Trip Planner
  • Allow time for the device to automatically import the trip/route
  • The import will automatically begin, but no message will appear on the device indicating that the import is happening and may take several minutes to import the trips. Once the import is complete, all transferred routes will be displayed under a category called Unscheduled Trips in the Trip Planner.1 Until the trip(s) show up in Trip Planner, please do not turn off the device or connect it to a computer.

dezl

The following models are covered:

  • dezl 560
  • dezl 760

To access the motorcycle routes transferred from Tourstart:

  • Touch Apps or Tools
  • Touch Trip Planner
  • Allow time for the device to automatically import the trip/route
  • The import will automatically begin, but no message will appear on the device indicating that the import is happening and may take several minutes to import the trips. Once the import is complete, all transferred routes will be displayed under a category called Unscheduled Trips in the Trip Planner.1 Until the trip(s) show up in Trip Planner, please do not turn off the device or connect it to a computer.

Camper

The following models are covered:

  • Camper RV 760

To access the motorcycle routes transferred from Tourstart:

  • Touch Apps or Tools
  • Touch Trip Planner
  • Allow time for the device to automatically import the trip/route
  • The import will automatically begin, but no message will appear on the device indicating that the import is happening and may take several minutes to import the trips. Once the import is complete, all transferred routes will be displayed under a category called Unscheduled Trips in the Trip Planner.1 Until the trip(s) show up in Trip Planner, please do not turn off the device or connect it to a computer.
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