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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 07-11-2004, 09:48 AM Thread Starter
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GPS on your ride

I've got a Garmin EMap, a few years old now. It's a great tool for just heading out and wandering aimlessly. I also use it to calibrate the speedo; now if it only had a G-meter. :p
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 07-13-2004, 01:33 AM
 
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I've been actually thinking about buying a gps
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I've been actually thinking about buying a gps
Any ideas on what model? There are so many available now, and many with color screens.
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Using Garmin Vista, small and can be removed quickly

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whats the prices on these units ?, can they be easily installed?
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whats the prices on these units ?, can they be easily installed?
GPS prices range from $100 to over $1000, just a matter of what features you want. Just do internet search for GPS motorcycle mounting kits Many available.

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GPS prices range from $100 to over $1000, just a matter of what features you want. Just do internet search for GPS motorcycle mounting kits Many available.
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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-13-2004, 04:29 PM
 
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I just bought (won) a Garmin 2610 unit on eBay. I intend to mount it on my K1200RS. I haven't got it yet but have seen othjers and everybody seems to rave about it. I just bought a new Dodge Magnum and installed a Pioneer in dash GPS unit and can't see how I got along without one. I guess I have the bug now.
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I've got a Garmin EMap, a few years old now. It's a great tool for just heading out and wandering aimlessly. I also use it to calibrate the speedo; now if it only had a G-meter. :p
Does everything I want it to and fast
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-04-2010, 10:32 AM
 
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Gps

I have a avid hiker and rider. I finish up on hiking one day and put my GPS in my backpack and I did not stop to think about putting it on my Honda Shadow before heading home. It was dark when I left the trail. I needed gas to make home and stopped by a has station. When I left the gas station I lost my bearing but remembered that I had just put my garmin nuvi in my backpack. I pulled it out and I was on my way home safely. Thank God for GPS.
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