Garmin Updates Legacy Maps

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  • Rick S
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    FYI! I called them today to inquire about why my order hadnt shipped and they said they were on back order. I informed them that I was told on the 15th they would be shipped within 3 days and the lady said that they were waiting on Honda and they should ship the week of May 1. My order was for a 12-17 GPS.

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  • Rocky
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    True.
    A Cell phone is as useless out in the middle of know where too.
    if you break down.

    I use Waze locally, once I'm in the area where I want to be.

    I can't stand a GPS reminding me where I know I'm going.(Reason why I haven't mounted mine in years.)

    My Focus in on the road while riding, not on looking at gadgets I shouldn't be looking at!.(just sayin)

  • kwthom
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    Waze isn't worth a crap out in the middle of the night. It's next-to-worthless, I've found in sparsely traveled areas (I-80 in Montana, for example...) but it is good in metropolitan areas.

  • Rick S
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    I had to call them and they walked me through it.

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  • clayusmcret
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    My buddy has tried to use the site several times since kwthom posted this. It won't get past putting the item in the cart.

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  • Rocky
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    Originally posted by Rick S View Post
    I have wondered about waze, but I wonder about how much data it uses. Have you noticed any issues in usage?
    A quick Google search found your answer.

    How much data does WAZE use on average?

    The amount of data that Waze uses is dependent on a number of factors, including the amount of time you use it, trip distance, etc.. But let's take a look at a quick real-world example from our favorite source, Reddit. My data: About 15MB average a month driving about one hour a day on average. So about 0.5 MB a day.Feb 6, 2019




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  • Rick S
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    I have wondered about waze, but I wonder about how much data it uses. Have you noticed any issues in usage?

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  • Rocky
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    Everything has a lifespan.What the manufactures fail to disclose to the consumer is, "How they determine Lifespan as in Lifetime"

    The NAV is why I refused to buy a 06 when I bought my current bike.

    Honda never allowed Garmin to build a system the Garmin's own GPS's had available,with lots more features.

    10 years ago I added a 2720. Its been years since I actually used it.

    Waze is to user friendly and free,That is on my phone.


    Honda went with Karmon for the ST800. We all know how crappy that system is too.

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  • kwthom
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    There will be some that will pay the money, then complain five years from now that end of support was called by Honda on these units.

    Garmin's 'lifetime' is the amount of supportability lifetime they care to manage, rather than the hardware -or- end users lifetime is.

    Naah, this is just going to make me go find a refurbished Garmin, just for the map data. A few bucks more, but data for the next ten years or so.

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  • trewm
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    What a joke. That's the 2017 maps. I already have the 2019 maps on my '08.

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  • kwthom
    started a topic Garmin Updates Legacy Maps

    Garmin Updates Legacy Maps

    https://goldwing.garmin.com/goldwing/site/yearList

    Note that for the first generation (2006-2008) Honda Goldwing models, this map update will be the final update.

    $95, please!
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