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Old 07-28-2011, 06:45 AM   #1
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Question What GPS Do You Use

I wasn't sure where to post this. I am in the market for a GPS and wanted to know what kind of GPS riders are using and/or any recommendations.
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:10 AM   #2
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I wasn't sure where to post this. I am in the market for a GPS and wanted to know what kind of GPS riders are using and/or any recommendations.
There is a section devoted to GPS
http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=37

I had a Zumo 550 on my GS, I really like the unit and will be getting a Zumo 660 for my GSA, hopefully in the next week or 2.
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:11 AM   #3
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I wasn't sure where to post this. I am in the market for a GPS and wanted to know what kind of GPS riders are using and/or any recommendations.
I am a cheapskate. I travel us roads and trails. I use my Iphone 4 with Motion X GPS Drive for road and GPS for trail. They work as good as any GPS's I have owned and they are always working on the latest data. And you can preload maps, so they work even when there is no signal. If you already have a smart phone, its extremely cost effective and works great.
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:13 AM   #4
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Garmin Nuvi 500. Waterproof touch screen, works great (even with gloves on) with a Ram mount.
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:31 AM   #5
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I have a Garmin Zumo 450 and like it for most situations. I do still find myself referencing paper maps when I want to get a "bigger picture" of the area and roads. To me it's most handy for things like finding fuel and food.
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:52 AM   #6
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i use the 550 garmin, its been perfect!
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:53 AM   #7
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i like my zumo 550, great performance.
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Old 07-28-2011, 08:04 AM   #8
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I have a Garmin 660 that I use on both my 1200GS and my 1300GT. I also have mounted on my GS is a GPSMAP 60cx that I also use in my Jeep. I like the 660 becuse of the big touch screen and the MP3 player. The 60 is required to make and read tracks. You can import tracks to the 660 but it converts it to a route and its not quite as accurate. The 60 has a tiny screen and its also not a touch screen but its half the cost of the 660.
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Old 07-28-2011, 08:05 AM   #9
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i do still find myself referencing paper maps when i want to get a "bigger picture" of the area and roads. To me it's most handy for things like finding fuel and food.
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Old 07-28-2011, 08:16 AM   #10
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Zumo 550, touratw@t mount...
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Old 07-28-2011, 08:17 AM   #11
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550 user here - waiting to upgrade to 660 later
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Old 07-28-2011, 08:44 AM   #12
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Garmin Nuvi 500. Waterproof touch screen, works great (even with gloves on) with a Ram mount.
+1 - less than 300 bucks and does everything I have ever needed it to do.
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Old 07-28-2011, 08:46 AM   #13
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Old 07-28-2011, 08:55 AM   #14
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Pretty happy with my Zumo 550. I move it between two bikes and three cars. Its gone a lot of miles, most of them accurately.
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Old 07-28-2011, 09:04 AM   #15
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Well, I guess that I'm just a cheap bastard because my Garmin Nuvi 205 with RAM mount and powerlet adapter came in at about 150 bucks total and it works great.

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