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Old 05-13-2013, 09:01 AM   #46
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probably a bit late now, but if you haven't bought yet it might be worth looking at the garmin nuvi range for cars that many of us adapt for bikes. you'll need a waterproof case but get a nice big five inch screen, ability to upload routes and never managed to shake one to bits yet.
Thanks! I'll definitely look at that now. I have not bought one yet, I'm definitely not rushing into a purchase. I have found the thread on ADV about the discount info at gpscity, and a lot of info on the Montana, so looking into that one as well.
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Old 05-13-2013, 09:42 AM   #47
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Thanks! I'll definitely look at that now. I have not bought one yet, I'm definitely not rushing into a purchase. I have found the thread on ADV about the discount info at gpscity, and a lot of info on the Montana, so looking into that one as well.
You won't regret spending a bit more and getting a Montana. You'll be able to stop wondering if you bought the right one.
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Old 05-13-2013, 09:45 AM   #48
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:18 AM   #49
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What is that mount for your Etrex? I love how simple and rugged my Etrex is, but my handle bar mount is a bit hokey.


Here's the GPS on my cruiser. Nothing too interesting, though.
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Old 05-14-2013, 04:27 PM   #50
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What is that mount for your Etrex? I love how simple and rugged my Etrex is, but my handle bar mount is a bit hokey. ]
Seeing as nobody's answered your question on the mount, I might as well. It's a RAM mount. Probably under $10 from anywhere RAM mounts are sold, like GPSCity.



Speaking of GPSCity, check their thread in vendors if you want to save a few bucks on it.
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Old 05-15-2013, 02:27 PM   #51
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Thanks! I'll definitely look at that now. I have not bought one yet, I'm definitely not rushing into a purchase. I have found the thread on ADV about the discount info at gpscity, and a lot of info on the Montana, so looking into that one as well.
haven't got the gps turned on but this is my setup and in the RAM waterproof housing. love the five inch screen for navigating on the run....

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Old 05-20-2013, 01:52 AM   #52
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Pretty simple set up for both GPS and Camera.
GPS Cradle mounted to the handlebar as well as the RAM mount for the Contour:

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Old 05-21-2013, 06:18 AM   #53
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why some folks run 2 GPSs - one for the map, one for the time / speed / lat & long / et cetera text display.
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:35 AM   #54
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why some folks run 2 GPSs - one for the map, one for the time / speed / lat & long / et cetera text display.
I generally run two...one for lots of numbers, one for nav.... two for redundancy. There are times when I depend on GPS.
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:43 AM   #55
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Old 05-23-2013, 03:03 PM   #57
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Old 05-24-2013, 02:07 PM   #58
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Old 05-24-2013, 02:30 PM   #59
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