Why is a Motorcycle GPS so Expensive?

Today, we answer the question of why is a motorcycle GPS so expensive. There are a lot of types of GPS devices.  Most common are the ones that are made for a car.  These models are well known and some examples include the Garmin Nuvi, Garmin Drive and TomTom Go series of GPS devices.  A car GPS has a few things in common.  Most notable is the maps and hardware are made for use within a vehicle.  The other notable commonality among GPS devices made for car use is the lower price. A motorcycle GPS is different from a car … Read more

How to Use a SmartPhone as a Motorcycle GPS

This article is a little different from others which appear on our site.  We typically concentrate on traditional motorcycle GPS devices like a Garmin Zumo or TomTom Rider.  Today, we’re concentrating on how to use a smartphone as a motorcycle GPS.  We’re talking about larger phones like an Apple iPhone 6s Plus or Samsung Galaxy S7.  Given the larger screens of these phones and some terrific GPS apps, these can make very capable navigation devices. There are a few things to think about when considering this move.  Let’s take a look at what’s important when deciding to use a smartphone … Read more