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[*] posted on 10-8-2017 at 06:51 AM
gps?


hi all,

just wondering what gps's people here are using on there buggies?

im not trying to break land speed record just interested in keeping track of distance and max speeds really whilst out on a day out.
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[*] posted on 10-8-2017 at 07:37 AM


I use a Garmin etrex 10. Works great.



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[*] posted on 10-8-2017 at 07:41 AM


Garmin eTrex 20x. Same basic GPS as Randy's above just a newer model. I could be wrong but the older ones were B&W. This one is color.

Limited use so far, but I've been pleased to date. Got it mounted on my downtube using RAM parts which I further recommend.

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[*] posted on 10-8-2017 at 10:18 AM


Download Strava on your phone for free. A bicycle phone mount is pretty cheap.



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[*] posted on 10-8-2017 at 02:36 PM


I bought a Garmin Edge 200 for my bike - as it was so handy to connect it to the computer and get all the maps/info from the trip, I adapted it to the buggy. I've got an Etrex as well, but the Edge is much more suited to my needs. Good battery life too. I did a review of it here: Garmin Edge 200 review



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[*] posted on 10-9-2017 at 05:44 AM


I picked up a refurb'ed Garmin Fenix 2 last winter and love it. You can use it for buggying, but its also really nice for water and snow kiting where you don't want something clunky that you have to mount. For a simple GPS to display things like current speed, max speed and distance, its great.



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[*] posted on 10-9-2017 at 11:04 AM


thanks for suggestions and the garmin edge 200 looks great and your review (as always!) john is very handy to read.

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[*] posted on 10-9-2017 at 04:22 PM


My Garmin fenix is at the bottom of Sengekontacket, sniff, sniff. It was an older 2nd gen, but it still worked well for speed and distance. Jumps not so much.
I liked how I could put my tracks in google earth.

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[*] posted on 10-9-2017 at 06:26 PM


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My Garmin fenix is at the bottom of Sengekontacket, sniff, sniff. It was an older 2nd gen, but it still worked well for speed and distance. Jumps not so much.
I liked how I could put my tracks in google earth.


Ahh! Sorry to hear about your watch. Rest assured, there's a trout down there letting all his other trout friends know just how fast he can swim.

And yes, thanks for the reminder/heads up about jumping data with the Fenix2. You're right - its terrible at that.




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[*] posted on 10-10-2017 at 09:40 AM


Picked up an Etrex 20x used for just under $100. Just had my first buggy session with it. Worked great.



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