Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Touring
Reload this Page >

GPS & Canadian Tours..

Touring Have a dream to ride a bike across your state, across the country, or around the world? Self-contained or fully supported? Trade ideas, adventures, and more in our bicycle touring forum.

GPS & Canadian Tours..

Old 06-13-05, 08:51 AM
Virtulized geek
Thread Starter
MsMittens's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: NYC, NY
Posts: 523

Bikes: Modified Davinci (single speed) and custom Gunnar Rock Tour

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
GPS & Canadian Tours..

I'm thinking of getting a GPS but want to make sure that it can provide decent maps for Canada. I was curious if anyone has one or has used one. And if so, what model?
My Blog
MsMittens is offline  
Old 06-13-05, 01:13 PM
coldcanuck's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Ottawa
Posts: 48

Bikes: Gary Fisher Pirhana

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
My Father in law has a Garmin etrex (can't remember the model) that worked with Blue Chart. We were able to preview the maps. We were looking at maps in Newfoundland, and they seemed pretty decent. However, the Blue chart maps cost additional $ after you buy the actual GPS unit.

No experience using it on the road, though. Personnally, I use a small garmin Foretrex along with a paper map.
coldcanuck is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.