I have read a lot of info on this site and my brain is muddled trying to figure this out. I ride in the desert. Moab, Southern Utah etc. I also ride a lot of Idaho where I live. Trips go anywhere from day trips to 9 days. I just did the ID BDR. I also want to start touring a little more but it will always be through smaller cities (100K population or less). I used a Kyocera smart phone on the ID BDR and in full sunlight I could't see anything. Super annoying to only be able to check your position when you ride through the shade of a loan tree. I realized the brightness of the display wasn't enough. That is my only real complaint with the phone but I am not the most advanced user. I am using locus. I am wanting something that I can see very well in the daylight and that has led me to look at GPS units. The Dakota vs 276Cx decision has me confused. I am not a super advanced user. I do shorter trips and avoid urban areas generally. When I am on the tarmac it is usually simple navigation. One road in and one choice. I want the GPS for off road and backcountry. I want to have the most up to date info on roads and forest service etc. I am fine using tracks. Is there a basic pro con list of the 680T and the 276Cx for users who aren't super advanced users? In other words, I won't be doing super duper complex operations with the unit. Basic route layout and following them. Adding aireal photos would be nice. FYI this will mount on both a Africa Twin and a Beta 500 dual sport. I am wondering if the 276Cx is to large for the smaller bike. Thanks for the simplified comparison. I am mainly looking for the list of programing shortcomings of each unit.