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Hello,



Hoping that some of the forum readers can give some feedback.

I'd like to get a GPS system for use on the bike just not sure what to get or look at.

There are units specifically for motorcycles but they're quite pricey.



What are you using?



Regards, Bart
 

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I am using a Magellan Maestro. Not made for bikes, but it works. Bought a mount from the Mount Guys and adapted it to hold the gps between the key and all the radio stuff on the false tank. Had an aux power source added to the left fairing pocket and plug into that for power. If I want to hear it through my headsets I use an FM modulator, but that has issues when you go into an area that has a station on whatever frequency you had set.

I know that there are many other options out there. This is the one that I use. The price fit my budget.
 

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I use a garmin nuvi.. mounted right to the windshield using the black disk (super glued) and the suction cup mount.. never any trouble :waving:
 

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I use an old Pharos model that serves me fairly well. Mounted it with a brake reservoir Ram mount
 

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I used my old Garmin 2730 with Garmin's lead shot weighted bag mount. It just sits on the shelter right next to the ignition switch.

Kind of like it that way, get off the bike, pick it up and stow it out of sight.
 

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I use Tom Tom One. Easy to use good directions and you can update them for free online. Bought mine for $99.
 

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Nuvi here as well. They are reasonably priced. I have the 205. They come with Canadian maps too (255), and wide versions (205W and 255W). I am happy with the plain 205. A freezer sandwich bag and two rubber bands are my waterproofing. Hard wired to the bike via a $20 hard wire kit available on ebay. Ram mount (not the greatest, but very secure).
 

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I'm using a Magellan 3000T I got re-furbished off Ebay for 65 bucks. It came with the mobile charger, house charger and data cable along with the software to use it hooked up to the computer.

I just got through modifying the mount for it on my bike by taking the suction cup mount apart at the up/down adjuster and mounting it to the top of my gauge pod using a couple of bolts and plan "L" brackets from the hardware store. Only using 1 bolt on each "L" bracket for now as everything will be moved into another fairing later this winter so then I'll add 2 more self tapping screws in the empty holes you'll see in these pics. The self tapping screws will go all the way through the metal mounting bracket for the gauge pod and make it that much stronger so the weight of the GPS won't flex and crack the gauge pod plastics.



 
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