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Martin

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GPS perm validation
« on: April 05, 2019, 04:49:13 pm »
apparently you can now select GPS or paper validation when you enter a perm,

Is this on the new website only?

Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2019, 04:58:09 pm »
The Enter button on the new website takes you straight to the old website*, so it can't have its own functionality.

(* and will do for the foreseeable as an entry system for the new website isn't even on any roadmap)

Martin

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Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2019, 05:01:36 pm »
Thanks I just tried it

Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2019, 05:43:53 pm »
...an entry system for the new website isn't even on any roadmap

Jesus wept 
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Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2019, 09:50:20 pm »
That probably explains why I ended up with a traditional entry to Le Tour de Neuf Chevaux Blancs rather than the GPS version.  Still I rather like the odd conversations in out of the way places, especially on a ride where this an additional objective rather than an abstract distance to talk about.
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Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2019, 12:07:36 pm »
Martin

The organiser of the Perm needs to have their ride registered to allow GPS validation first.

I’ve managed to get this done for my Hailsham Liss and Pulborough Reading 200 by contacting Peter Lewis, plus in process of getting my remaining 200 done.

However yet to get such an entry I can GPS validate officially

Anton

Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2019, 11:01:33 am »
Think there's a bug when you enter a 'Traditional' DIY.   You go to the DIY page and hit enter using the correct form but the message comes back :-

"the following entry for a DIY with GPX validation ride has just been submitted from the AUK website.

Other Information : "

Fortunately, when I drop manotea a message he books it as traditional.

Martin

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Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2019, 11:18:17 am »
Think there's a bug when you enter a 'Traditional' DIY.   You go to the DIY page and hit enter using the correct form but the message comes back :-

"the following entry for a DIY with GPX validation ride has just been submitted from the AUK website.

Other Information : "

Fortunately, when I drop manotea a message he books it as traditional.

IIRC from my days as DIY Org it's always done that; i think you were supposed to enter paper DIY's by post, but I accepted the GPS entries for paper cards

Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2019, 11:22:13 am »
Think there's a bug when you enter a 'Traditional' DIY.   You go to the DIY page and hit enter using the correct form but the message comes back :-

"the following entry for a DIY with GPX validation ride has just been submitted from the AUK website.

Other Information : "

Fortunately, when I drop manotea a message he books it as traditional.

IIRC from my days as DIY Org it's always done that; i think you were supposed to enter paper DIY's by post, but I accepted the GPS entries for paper cards

I *think* there used to be a drop down on the form that allowed you to choose, but that doesn't seem to be there any more.

I only do 2 or 3 a year so it's hard to remember.   I've only just started to navigate by GPS so moving to validating rides by GPS is still a bit of a way off.

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Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #9 on: April 10, 2019, 11:56:32 am »
Think there's a bug when you enter a 'Traditional' DIY.   You go to the DIY page and hit enter using the correct form but the message comes back :-

"the following entry for a DIY with GPX validation ride has just been submitted from the AUK website.

Other Information : "

Fortunately, when I drop manotea a message he books it as traditional.

IIRC from my days as DIY Org it's always done that; i think you were supposed to enter paper DIY's by post, but I accepted the GPS entries for paper cards

I *think* there used to be a drop down on the form that allowed you to choose, but that doesn't seem to be there any more.

I only do 2 or 3 a year so it's hard to remember.   I've only just started to navigate by GPS so moving to validating rides by GPS is still a bit of a way off.

i think the drop down is to buy the cards, there was only one entry form (identical wording to the paper form so I accepted it)

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Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2019, 01:18:00 pm »
I got in a mess on AukWeb when ordering a card for the Borders Hills 200 late last year; and ended up submitting for GPS based validation instead of the card I wanted.
However that's because I went to the paypal page for GPS validation then backed out.

Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #11 on: April 10, 2019, 06:42:02 pm »
Given that you can order DIY virtual brevet cards in bulk - well, three at a time now anyway (didn't there used to be a more-than-three option also?) - do you know if there's any way to find out of you have any unspent virtual brevet cards?
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Martin

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Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #12 on: April 10, 2019, 06:57:31 pm »
Given that you can order DIY virtual brevet cards in bulk - well, three at a time now anyway (didn't there used to be a more-than-three option also?) - do you know if there's any way to find out of you have any unspent virtual brevet cards?

That's odd I ordered 6 last time but it was a while ago

Manotea lets you know but other than that don't know how. I used to keep a spreadsheet. I think it's ok to go into debt as long as you buy some more after the entry

Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #13 on: April 10, 2019, 07:12:42 pm »
That's odd I ordered 6 last time but it was a while ago

Thank you!

I *thought* I'd bought six before but my geriatric memory plays tricks with me so I wasn't sure.
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Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2019, 09:17:17 pm »
Yeah I had been buying sixes, my own notes diverged from my DIY Organizers due to surprise surprise me doing something stupid on AUKWeb... and I was 2 down without realizing it.

Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #15 on: April 12, 2019, 09:14:10 am »
The "Six for £16" option has been removed after the recent increase in the validation fees paid to AUK.

Re: GPS perm validation
« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2019, 09:30:20 am »
Huh? Why should an increase in price mean that you can now only be fewer?
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