Garmin GPSMAP 276Cx Mounts for Boats, Cars and Other Places

One of the longest life Garmin model series I have seen was the old GPSMAP series from over ten years ago.  The initial marketing was for marine use.  The devices doubled as a car GPS and marine chartplotter.  Soon, they also began to show up in cars and even on handlebars.  A lot of these devices are in use today and that’s probably why they introduced the Garmin GPSMAP 276Cx.  It’s probably time for an upgrade if still using a GPS from over ten years ago so why not stick with the beloved GPSMAP series. The new Garmin GPSMAP 276Cx … Read more…

Whats the Difference Between a Car GPS and Motorcycle GPS?

We see this question all the time.  What’s the difference between a car GPS and motorcycle GPS?  More than you might think.  This question is often asked by a motorcycle owner deciding if the extra cost of a motorcycle GPS is worth the premium versus one made for a car.  We take a look at both and compare a motorcycle GPS versus a car GPS. There are hundreds of GPS units made for inside the vehicle.  The big players in the consumer car GPS market are Garmin, TomTom and Magellan.  There used to be a few more but they were … Read more…

Garmin Zumo Motorcycle Mounts and Holders

The Garmin Zumo was first introduced in 2006 for motorcycles.  Garmin realized that TomTom was dominating the motorcycle spaces with their TomTom Rider and introduced these to compete with TomTom.  This line of GPS has been very popular with motorcyclists and Garmin has introduced ten  Zumo models to date.  Surprisingly, not all Zumo models come with a motorcycle mount in the box which never made a lot of sense to me.  This article will discuss mounting options for the Garmin Zumo line of GPS devices. The Garmin Zumo motorcycle mounts we will discuss in the following few paragraphs apply to the … Read more…