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Weatherproof Satnav - not just for bikers

Advantages: Rugged construction, touch screen operation
Disadvantages: More expensive than car-only uniys, but worth it

...Satellite navigation is rapidly becoming one of the latest 'must have' accessories for motorists, the TOMTOM rider is one of the best on offer to the biker. I'd like to think my sense of direction was better than average, I tend not to travel very far ...

dobieg 31.12.2006 · Read full review
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The perfect advanced mobile GPS!

Advantages: Quick satellite lock, can be using for cycling and walking, updates quickly.
Disadvantages: If not attached to bike battery for charging, then the TomTom Rider only lasts 5 hours.

I've only had my TomTom Rider for a month now, and have yet to take it out for use on my motorcycle (due the electrical system and alternator being completely trashed). I have, however, taken it out with me on walks. The great thing is that it has th ...

maddycatty2k 06.08.2006 · Read full review
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Two years of trauma

Advantages: So far TomTom hasn't charged for the repairs.
Disadvantages: The product must have been released with minmal testing, and hasdeveloped problems.

I read all the reviews of the first version of the Rider, and had high hopes. My first intercontinental tour (4000 miles) saw the first problem occur - when on the bike the unit stopped making contact in the cradle with the metal plates that provide the p ...

awcarr 24.02.2009 · Read full review
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TAKE YOU ANYWHERE !!

Advantages: robust, precise, loads of features,excellent value for money !!
Disadvantages: limited points of interests in cities !!

The tom tom rider is an expensive but a worthwhile piece of kit that makes everyday riding definitely safer and more enjoyable with features such as various voices to choose from for directions, safety camera alerts, nearest petrol stations, scenic routes ...

bmatthewman 26.01.2006 · Read full review
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tom tom rider sat nav kit!!

Advantages: easy to use
Disadvantages: voice in helmet off putting

the tom tom rider... never again get lost on a bike, scooter etc.. this excellent piece of kit fits simply onto the top of a conventional motorbike's front forks or can be attached to a scooter fairing/screen with some simply modification and being only a ...

chrisni1986 21.01.2008 · Read full review
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