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Garmin Zumo 590LM on BMW Motorcycle

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Accessories

We look at the accessories the manufacturers don't include with the GPS including stuff you may not knew existed.

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How To's

Perfect for those that hate manuals and for activities the manufacturers forgot to include in the manual.

How to Deter Theft of a Motorcycle Helmet

We have written a few articles on deterring theft of a motorcycle GPS and safeguarding of the accessories.  These articles turned out to be fairly popular so today we're going to talk about how to deter theft of a motorcycle helmet. We use the word theft and prevent because if...

Chrome Accessories for a Motorcycle GPS

Every motorcycle GPS we are familiar with comes with black accessories.  The mount used to hold the GPS is black.  The cradle the GPS sits within is black.  Is your motorcycle black?  Probably not.  We look at some chrome accessories for your motorcycle GPS. Realistically speaking, there's not a lot...

Using GPX Files with a Garmin Zumo

GPX, also known as a GPS Exchange Format File contains waypoints, tracks and routes that can be used on many GPS models.  It's a nice concept in that it's intended to share mapping information between applications and devices. The GPX format was originally released in 2002 and is a standard...

Navigon Cruiser Motorcycle GPS App for your Phone

Navigon was a company that made some innovative GPS devices.  Their GPS units were sold worldwide until Garmin purchased the company in 2011.  Their products stopped being offered in the United States shortly after the purchase.  Garmin has released their first motorcycle GPS app with the Navigon Cruiser.  So after a...

Installing a Micro SD Card on a Garmin Zumo GPS

Most Garmin Zumo GPS devices allow expansion of memory by installing a micro SD card.  That's different from most automotive GPS devices that do not have this capability.  We're going to look at how to install a micro SD card and talk about the different types of cards available.   You...

How to Protect an Empty Motorcycle GPS Cradle

After coming in from a ride, everyone is faced with the question of what should they leave attached to the bike.  I suppose if the motorcycle is stored in a locked garage, the answer to that question is probably to leave everything as is.  However, if your motorcycle is stored...