Beeline GPS satnav

Beeline is a simple GPS for motorcycles

Satellite navigation can be confusing and complex, but this small Beeline navigation tool simplifies the process to reduce distraction for motorcycle riders. It is the size of a small can of tuna, will cost about $US129 ($A175, £98, €110), connects by Bluetooth to your phone and doesn’t chew up your data. Make a Beeline for …

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TomTom Rider 550

TomTom Rider 550 is ‘faster’

TomTom says their Rider 550 GPS will be smoother, faster and “techier” with built-in wifi for faster and easier map and traffic updates. Rider 550 is powered by a quad-core processor so it loads maps and routes faster than before. It will be available in Australia in Spring with local pricing yet to be confirmed.  …

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Tourstart planning app

Motorcycle tour planning app offer

Danish company Tourstart is offering Motorbike Writer readers a 20% discount on their new motorcycle ride planning and navigation app with free worldwide maps. While there have been many such apps around, the company claims theirs is “unique” because of “the high level of integration between web and app. Once a tour is composed, it …

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TopoCharger GPS

Is this the end of motorcycle GPS?

I haven’t switched on my GPS in ages and may never again, after TopoCharger launches in March. TopoCharger is a lightweight iPhone protective case that includes a 1460mAh lithium polymer battery that doubles battery life, but more importantly includes topographical maps. At the moment TopoCharger ($US149) only has maps for the USA. Cory Lowe from …

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