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TomTom Urban Rider - seriously dumbed down sat nav

Advantages: It gets you to your destination... eventually, minimum expectation of Sat Nav to be honest
Disadvantages: Pretty much everything except what has been kept from the old model.

The TomTom Rider series is sat nav for motorcyclists - so I've been using the TomTom Rider V2, the model this is replacing. Naturally I expected this would be a nice improvement with some good new features. The lane navigation system shown in the main pic ...

Samsung_93 30.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of TomTom RIDER GPS receiver 1GC0.013.00

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You can get where you need to get easier with a zumo

Advantages: easy to use, clear screen, clear voice, great 3D maps and simple to use
Disadvantages: A bit on the expensive side in the satnav world

A while back I visited the world of satellite navigation, which meant that I no longer needed to carry a lot of maps around with me. I started off with a simple device which basically helped me get from A to Z without having to go through L and back. So t ...

blissman70 23.02.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Garmin zumo 660

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"In 50m please turn left"

Advantages: Can be used with a gloved hand, easy to install, uses Mapsource
Disadvantages: Doesn't come with BT headset, display a bit wobbly, expensive

As many of you are aware I am a bit of a gadget freak, and (as many of you probably don’t know) my sense of direction and map reading skills are pretty awful. In the car I have a navigator (the other half) who actually enjoys map reading, so much so that ...

yackers1 17.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Garmin zumo 550

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Garmin always in the Lead

Advantages: Very "customizable"
Disadvantages: Bit pricy compared to similar

The good: The Zumo 550 provides text- and voice-guided directions to motorcyclists the unit has a built-in MP3 player and integrated Bluetooth for hands-free calling (works great with Bluetooth helmet). The interchangeable faceplates give you some cus ...

Astroroth 04.07.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Garmin zumo 550

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Garmin Zumo 550

Advantages: Good looking,top of the range,it's designed for bikers, loads of extras
Disadvantages: Sometimes bit slow,it is waterproof but not when used for long time in rain

I had my Garmin Zumo 550 for nearly two years. I bought it because it was top of the range motorcycle sat nav. What i liked about it: whole Europe covered, shock and waterproof, quick and easy to use(don't have to take gloves off), loads of extras( fuel g ...

bartuh 09.02.2009 · Read full review
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