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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 09:16 AM
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I've been using an inexpensive Tom Tom 340 M for three years and 30K miles now. No complaints. It tells me where I am and I bet if I had a street address in heell it would tell me how to get there.
I never thought I needed one but it was a gift so it's fun and something to play with

I didn't do anything yesterday and doubt I'll have time to finish the job today
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[QUOTE=Tanker2Biker; it seems the vibration sometimes causes the unit to see the plug not as a power source, but as the connection to the PC (which it is when it is plugged into the PC).

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I have this same problem with my older Garmin. I found through trial and error that if I use velcro to secure the power cable to the handlebar, right of the gps unit, that eliminates this little quirk.

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I have this same problem with my older Garmin. I found through trial and error that if I use velcro to secure the power cable to the handlebar, left of the gps unit, that eliminates this little quirk.
Thanks for the tip, I'll look into it.

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Thanks all for the info.
It seems that most of you feel like I do. I was more impressed with what the Garmens offer. I had not heard of the Zuma but I'll check it out. I think that I'll take the advise and try to find a place to play with some.

THANKS AGAIN ALL.

P.S. I have a woman but that is why I'm listening to my Ipad when we ride

Slow down,enjoy the ride,arrive alive.
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