Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator
The Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator is a rugged GPS navigator from the Garmin Zumo series customized especially for BMW Motorrad motorcycles. It is designed by BMW Motorrad bikers themselves with motorcycle friendly features that make it easy to operate while riding the bike. Besides that, it also includes back roads and rallies in its preloaded maps as well as high-end navigation features which provide you the freedom to explore anywhere you want. The Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator comes under a two year warranty.
The Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator features a glove-friendly touch screen with left hand controls that makes it easy to operate while on the go. Besides that, its display is also UV-resistant with high brightness and sunlight readable features that makes it easy to view your screen during the day and night. In addition to that, there is also a built-in motorcycle console that offers trip information including a fuel gauge that warns your gas tank is running out. Not only that, the Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator also comes together with a motorcycle mount to allow it to be attached to your BMW Motorrad for riding. The Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator also features BMW custom caps for added style and distinction. Besides that, the Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator is vibration-tested, waterproof and built with fuel-resistant plastics for extra durability against the elements. The Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator comes pre-loaded with City Navigator NT street maps as well as an extensive Points of Interest (POIs) database that includes motels, restaurants, fuel, ATMs and more, making it ready for immediate use right out of the box. To use the Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator, simply enter your preferred destination and the Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator will provide you with turn-by-turn voice directions that speak street names. Besides that, the Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator also includes a BMW dealer database and accepts custom points of interests such as school zones and safety cameras for convenience. The Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator is powered by a rechargeable removable lithium-ion battery. It is suitable for trip planning or even for pedestrian usage. In addition to that, it also accepts additional maps. Not only that the Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator also has the capability to receive TMC traffic alerts (in selected cities) when used with the included GTM 12 traffic receiver to help you avoid traffic tie-ups by recalculating your route with just a press of a button on the screen. In addition to that, the Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator also incorporates Bluetooth wireless technology that allows you to talk on the phone safely without having to remove your gloves or helmet. To operate the function, simply connect the Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator to a Bluetooth enabled headset/ helmet and cellphone to make and receive hands-free calls. Not only that, the Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator also comes with a Zumo Bluetooth interface that allows you to make phone calls to POIs. Besides that, the Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator can also transmit navigation voice prompts to your headset so you can listen wirelessly. Additionally, the Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator is also suitable for planning trips as well as sharing routes with your riding buddies or even a convoy. Trips can be planned beforehand on a personal computer with included stops for food and fuel as well as local attractions before it is transferred on to the Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator with other Zumo riders as well as your review of your travels in Google Earth. There is also an option for memory expansion via a memory card slot that is compatible with SD memory cards for easy storage and route sharing. Downloaded routes as well as MP3 files can be shared between your riding buddies. Additionally, there is also a JPEG picture viewer that will allow you to share your photos of your adventures with friends and family.
“Specially engineered by Garmin for BMW, it has many proprietary features not available on standard Garmin Zumo systems, including a 3-year warranty.” (WebBikeWorld, 2009)