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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-24-2012, 09:05 PM Thread Starter
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what GPS do you have?

I am looking for a GPS to mount on the handlebar of my 900 Classic. I tried the search, but it said to try a different term. What else could I try besides GPS?

Anyways, what GPS do you guys have and what can you say good or bad about them?


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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-24-2012, 09:36 PM
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I use my Android Phone. It's not as easy to use as the Garmin. But its nice to multi-use device that plays through the bluetooth in my helmet.

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..............have an old cheap Garmin 200W............it works for me.......you might want to look at this mount or others like it..........

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I use an el-cheap-o GPS that was sitting in my closet, otherwise, my iPhone. I bought the TomTom App, and I plug it into my helmets headset (or into the Nady 'box' that connects my Fiancee and I when we're both riding) and just listen for the turn-by-turn and leave it in my pocket.

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I use the same Garmin that I use in my car and work truck. Still putting along. You just need the right mount. And a place to plug it in!

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I got a Garmin Nuvi 755. I wanted one that I could program specific routes instead of letting it pick one for me because I often like to avoid cities and major highways or travel and some smaller, more scenic, roads that it would never select for me. Only thing I don't like is the display can be hard to see in bright sunlight but that's probably true of all GPS units.
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I use a Garmin 1450 LMT.
It's in a "weatherproof case" and mount.
The 5" screen is easier to see in the sunlight and the features it has are pretty neat.

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Using my old Garmin 265WT from my car. Works fine. Just get the right mount kit..y

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Garmin Zumo 220.

You can plan routes on your computer and download them to the GPS. It's 100% waterproof. Works fine while wearing gloves. Includes bluetooth connectivity. Comes with a very sturdy RAM mount and a motorcycle power adapter. Also includes stuff to use it in your car.

More expensive than others, but I think it's worth it.
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I use the iPhone Tom Tom app. Have Sony Bluetooth headphones can listen to music and directions. Can't talk on phone however (which I don't mind).

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