Garmin Zumo 390LM Motorcycle GPS Review

The Garmin Zumo 390LM is yet another addition to Garmin’s long running Zumo line for motorcycles.  The Garmin Zumo line first came out in 2006 and continues to be a popular line in North America. Hardware These 4.3″ screen size GPS systems are made for motorcycle use.  Unlike a car GPS, these are weatherproof and rated to IPX7 which means it withstands incidental exposure to water of up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes.  So don’t attach these to a submarine. The Garmin Zumo 390LM has a glove sensitive display which means that you don’t have to take your gloves off … Read more

Garmin Zumo 590LM Motorcycle GPS Review

Garmin has been making a GPS specific to the motorcycle market for roughly ten years.  The Garmin Zumo 590LM is their first GPS with a screen size greater than 4.3 inches and naturally includes a lot of new features unavailable in their older Zumo products. The photo that accompanies this article is of a Garmin Zumo 590LM on a BMW motorcycle. A good question to address is if you need a motorcycle GPS or can one that’s made for car use be sufficient.  As you will see from the remainder of this article, the Zumo 590LM has features that are specific to … Read more