When it comes to GPS device most people think about cars. As a matter of fact the sales of GPS devices conceived for motorcycle use is getting huge. Of course, bikers have a different set of needs, of course robustness and water resistant. This new Garmin Zumo 220 GPS can even endure fuel splashes and the touch screen will work with your gloves on! For spontaneous road trips or detailed route planning, the Zūmo 220 makes life easier with preloaded street-level maps of the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico and more than six million points of interest including gas stations, lodging, restaurants and other locations.
It has a 3.5″ slim color screen, includes text-to-speech guidance, lane assist, Bluetooth headset compatibility and on-road/off-road travel options. It provides the information you need at a glance in an easy-to-read format as you travel down the road. The screen displays speed limits on most major roads and articulates turn-by-turn directions through spoken street names, such as “turn right on Main Street,” via the built-in speaker or through a compatible Bluetooth helmet or headset. With an expected availability date of March 2010 for an expected suggested retail price of $599.99, the zūmo 220 is packaged with a motorcycle mount and an automotive mount for an easy transition between bike and car or truck. Garmin Zumo 220 GPS.