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Magellan GPS on a bike?

Old 06-18-11, 12:26 PM
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Magellan GPS on a bike?

My sister-in-law bought me a Magellan Roadmate 2035 for my b-day and I already have a built in GPS system in my van. I do have a Cateye bike computer for all the ride information.

I guess its possible to use it on my bike, but should I?

Would you?

I did find this bike mount on eBay.
MOTORCYCLE/BIKE MOUNT MAGELLAN ROADMATE 1445T 1470 2035 - eBay (item 360297495698 end time Jul-01-11 23:19:50 PDT)

Thanks for looking...
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Did you get a gift receipt? If so, I'd take it back and get a Garmin. They're much more refined devices for cyclists. I got the Edge 800 recently and it's just amazing. And, if you don't need the thing for anything else, you're better off with a bike-specific device IMHO.
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+1 on that. I only have the Edge 500 so it doesn't have mappable navigation, but something like that is much better suited for a bicycle. If you want maps, go with the Edge 800 like the Dr recommended. I think you'll be far happier than having some big clunky monster on your bike.
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I have been looking at the edge, but this thing just fell in my lap and was wondering if I could get any use out of it.

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