A scheduled update to the Garage Section of BON is scheduled for December 13 at 12pm.
None of your bike information will be lost but you will need to enter the Garage section and re-classify your bikes. This should only take a few minutes but will make an enormous difference in how all the bikes on BON are classified.
The old bike database was extremely fragmented and has been replaced with an industry standard make and model database that will prevent duplicate classifications.
To update your bike you will need to click on the the link that says: “Click here to update”
At 2.30pm today we posted an update that fixes some of the reported bugs related to the last update.
Here is a summary of new features and bug fixes.
New Security Settings
You can now control who can view your Feed on your profile.
Option A: Allow Everyone to view my wall/feed. <--- this is the default option
Option B: Allow only my friends to view my wall/feed. <---- greater privacy
A. Show my birthday with year
B. Show my birthday without year (<--- best option for those that want to get birthday wishes but do not want to reveal their age)
C. Don't show my birthday at all
New Blocking and Reporting controls
You can now block/report profiles that are marked as private.
Improved Search and Friend Browsing
The improved Search now remembers your search settings and last search page. You can now click on a search result, look at a profile and hit the back arrow and be right back where you left the search. This same functionality is also available when browsing your friends list.
Thank you to all members that reported this missing feature!
You now get an email alert when a member comments on your status update. The link takes you to a page where you can see the new comment.
We are still working on the new comment system and will be making some more improvements on how you can quickly browse and read notifications.
Thanks to all those that attended the BON Meet & Greets this year at Daytona Bike Week. I had a great time meeting everyone at the Iron Horse. Special thanks to TrikeJoe for organizing this event year after year. You are BON Royalty!
We’ve been working furiously today to try and get some of the reported issues resolved.
Many members reported that their username was not remembered when they tried to login. We have decided not to make the login remember your password. This was done for security reasons. Something new that we added is if you do not logout and comeback much later you will stay logged into BON.
Another huge issue was with the albums and uploading pictures. If you still encounter problems with this please report this in as much detail as possible in the comments section. We read these and try to fix these problems as quickly as possible.
The password reminder works again so if you forgot your password just send a reminder to your email.
The worst problem reported this morning was from an AOL user. Apparently the home page would not load (just a blank page) and no chance to login. If you are an AOL user and you experience a similar issue please make a comment below.
We will continue to work as quickly as possible to get these reported issues resolved.
Today we decided to end the ranking and stats displayed on user profiles. This was kind of a cool feature when BON had around 20,000 members. Now with close to 300,000 members it does not seem relevant.
The hardest part about the Rankings was creating the algorithm to generate the list. This formula had to be kept a secret otherwise people would try and game the system to get to the top of the list. Worse than that, when we changed the process it caused mass confusion and hurt member’s feelings.
Below is a screen of the rankings as they stood before we removed them today.