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My Garmin Forerunner 301 will chop the length of all routes sent from MapSource to the unit to contain only 5 stops. The unit is supposed to support up to 125 stops, and I can create that long routes if I make the route on the GPS itself, but when making them in MapSource, only the five first stops are saved in the route on the GPS, all others are removed. I have latest firmware on the unit, and latest version of MapSource. I do not get any error message when trying to send, it just happens to be only 5 stops left on the route when I actually try to follow it on the GPS afterwards.

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Mapsource was not made to work with the forerunner series. Please use Garmin Express or the discontinued Training Center

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I was having the same problem and contacted Garmin support.

What I had done was turned off the Basemap that came with the unit. I only had the mapsource map street map on which I had purchased separately.

The technician basically said the unit needed the basemap to "locate itself". Somehow the basemap supports any maps you purchase separately. That seemed odd but once I turned the Basemap back on it calculated the routes and the error message went away.

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