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post #1 of 12 Old 06-23-2008, 03:56 AM Thread Starter
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GPS brakey for the 919

My wife ('04 599) is planning to buy me ('02 919) a Garmin 680 (bike/car versatility without the high cost of the Zumo 450/550)...for my upcoming birthday ()
Where can I get a braket to use it on the 919?

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post #2 of 12 Old 06-23-2008, 04:00 AM
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http://www.ram-mount.com/ramgps.htm

Tell us how you like the Zumo when you get some time with it. I'm thinking about upgrading my old c330 next year.

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Tell us how you like the Zumo when you get some time with it. I'm thinking about upgrading my old c330 next year.
Ken, I am not buying the Zumo but rather the Garmin 680.
My friend has the Zumo and he loves it...the difference between the two is the Zumo is made to be used with a motorcycle and wheather proof... but I don't think it is worth $300-$400 for it though!

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Gotcha - still need more coffee this morning! I'm riding with a 3-year-old c330 and it's still tickin' but it's on its 2nd internal battery and the display is not very bright or as large as the newer units. I'll have to check out the 680. Come back and tell us how you like it though!

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i used the mount that came with my zumo 500 it is very practical
they garmin include RAM mounts

@ken the zumo is a very good gps. fast recalculation no signal loss lots of features

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i used the mount that came with my zumo 500 it is very practical
they garmin include RAM mounts

@ken the zumo is a very good gps. fast recalculation no signal loss lots of features
No question the Zumo is an excellent model; the 680 has similar feature but is not "waterproof" and does not come with a mount...

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and does not come with a mount...
my zumo also came with a car mount as well - useful since in NJ we have hands free cell phone law that was recently passed.

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Anyone here have pictures of their GPS set-ups? I was think of buying the Zumo 450. Any oppinions?

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Tell us how you like the Zumo when you get some time with it. I'm thinking about upgrading my old c330 next year.
Ken, how did the c330 performed on the motorcycle (I assume it not a model "hardened" for motorcycle like the Zumo is)... beside the fact it is not water proof, did you have any problem due to the bike's vibration; did you use damping material with the ram-mount???

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Anyone here have pictures of their GPS set-ups? I was think of buying the Zumo 450. Any oppinions?
This thread has some pics...I have a 550 and its top notch....I would expect the 450 to be the same, but just without bluetooth.

https://www.wristtwisters.com/forum/s...light=ZUmo+550


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Anyone here have pictures of their GPS set-ups? I was think of buying the Zumo 450. Any oppinions?

LOVE MY 450 - I Use it ALL THE TIME!!

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post #12 of 12 Old 07-14-2008, 11:20 AM
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To expand upon Ken's suggestion:

http://www.ram-mount.com/zumo/garmin...umo_mounts.htm

They worked out well for my TomTomXL mount on the 9er.

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