navigation sytems

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by hdking, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. hdking

    hdking Member

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    What kind of Navigation systems are you using on your bike? And how do you like it?
     
  2. Mattman4403

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    Rand McNally Gazzeter for the state we are playing in and a compas.
     
  3. Dr. Dolittle

    Dr. Dolittle Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    I'm also not a fan of a full time nav system. I'll research my route with paper maps and MapQuest Maps - Driving Directions - Map. Write the highlights on a card or paper that stays in my pocket until needed. Bring the map and a cheap Tom Tom GPS with me. Refer to the map as needed and turn on the GPS as a last resort. This, for me, makes for a more enjoyable riding experience than being a slave to a nav system and staring at its screen instead of the scenery.
     
  4. WHM1

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    Garmin Zumo 550..... it's FANTASTIC
     
  5. 01dynaglide

    01dynaglide Junior Member

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    I normally check the map first and make some notes of print some directions out and keep with me. If i'm going on a really long trip I will take the Garmin along just incase.
     
  6. kemo

    kemo R.I.P

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    I have a Zumo 550 that I am pleased with.
     
  7. 2002SilverSurfer

    2002SilverSurfer Active Member

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    I actually use a Casio G'z One cell phone on the Verizon Wireless network with their built in app....VZNavigator when necessary. Other than that, I try to preroute myself using Google maps as much as possible.
     
  8. Sharky1948

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    My wife on the pillion...
     
  9. saybel

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    Garmin Zumo 550.......I agree!
     
  10. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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    Old Tech: Thomas Guide Book (ol' truckers standby) or AAA Travel Tix (if I want a pre-planned itinerary done for me). :newsmile057:

    New Tech: Tom Tom (wired live all the time cigar/accessory socket to wire to my battery tender fused cord), but now they have pre-made ones at the HD dealer now. I would suggest one made for bikes (they are way expensive though...HD one I hear is 'round $700 large).:small3d031: