TomTom Rider 550 GPS satnav gem

TomTom Rider 550 unveils hidden gem

If it wasn’t for the ride-sharing and mountain and wriggly route options on our TomTom Rider 550 GPS we might never have discovered a hidden gem of a mountain road. Riding partner and map expert Peter “Worldmapman” Davis recently reviewed the TomTom Rider 550 ($599) for us and has been using it now for some time. …

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What do riders know or care about GPS?

Map and satnav expert Peter (World Mapman) Davis provides some interesting background information for riders on GPS in this fourth instalment in our satnav series. You can check out the other articles by clicking on the topic: Satnav for beginners, planning a route and reading a map the right way. You can also ask Peter any …

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How to plan a ride route on GPS

Map and satnav expert Peter (World Mapman) Davis tell us how to plan a ride route on a GPS in this second in a series on satnav. In the first in this series, we talked about the different types of Satnav: moving maps and guidance navigation.  Planning a route moving maps Using moving maps, you …

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All you wanted to know about GPS and satnav

Satnav and mapping expert Peter (World Mapman) Davis provides some interesting background information for those riders who would like to understand how to better use their satnav unit. In this first in a series of articles, he discusses the types of satnav available. There are two forms of Global Positioning System (GPS) satnav (satellite navigation): …

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Map expert reviews TomTom Rider 550 GPS

TomTom has finally released their new Rider 550 satnav with new routes, wifi, personalised trips, smartphone connectivity, group sharing and voice activation. It costs $599 and we wondered whether it is worth the money when smartphones these days seem to do so much of the tasks of a satnav. So we handed over the unit …

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TomTom launches scooter GPS 

A specific scooter GPS is one of seven new products launched by TomTom in an attempt to halt the smartphone from taking over the satnav industry. The other products are fitness trackers, watches, car trackers and a roving satnav that has built-in wifi so you don’t have to plug it into a computer for map …

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TomTom Rider 400 GPS review

The TomTom Rider 400 GPS has a host of new functions that not only make motorcycle touring easier, but also more fun. We’ve been testing the new $A599 TomTom Rider 400 and can report it is a hassle-free unit, the screen diagrams provide foolproof guides and it is very simple to use. Among the many new features, …

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TomTom Rider has host of biker features

The new TomTom Rider 400 GPS has a host of new functions that not only make motorcycle touring easier, but also more fun. We’ve been testing the new $A599 TomTom Rider 400 and can report it is a hassle-free unit, the screen diagrams provide foolproof guides and it is very simple to use. Among the many new …

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