davidebeard at comcast.net
Thu Oct 16 10:12:27 PDT 2008
Some of the reviews I've read complained that the TomTom street
level maps weren't nearly as complete as the Garmin maps. I've heard the
build quality of the TomToms are nice and they seem to have some pretty
nice features, but I'd be a little concerned about the maps, unless
they've improved lately.
gpzer at copper.net wrote:
> Take a look at the TomTom's also.
> Some have bluetooth, headphone jacks, route planning, MP3, accept sim cards.
> Some (for a fee) have live traffic reporting. Shows you where bad traffic or road construction is.
> I looked hard before I got mine and I just liked the ease and features of the TomTom's more.
> Go to Bestbuy or wherever that sells GPS's and try them all out.
> Think about ease of use not at the store, but how easy they would be to use when wearing riding gloves.
> I have a 720 for my cars. Larger screen and more features.
> For the bike I got the One 3rd edition. Smaller & less features, but I got it for around 100 on e-bay.
> Figured why pay 200+ for something thats exposed to the elements.
> If something happens to the One, I can buy another and still have spent less.
> Just my .02c
> Peter T.
> --- davidebeard at comcast.net wrote:
> Well, I think I have a short list of GPS's that I'm looking at now,
> thanks to those who have commented. They are:
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