Why Riders Should Use a GPS Navigator for Their Motorcycles

Are you a rider looking to venture off the beaten path? Whether it’s three days or 30 minutes, on- or off-road adventures, discover the route of your dreams with the rugged Garmin zūmo® series. Designed to withstand the elements and rough terrain, Garmin motorcycle navigators such as the zūmo® XT2 are jam-packed with features designed for riders and engineered for motorcycles.

The zūmo XT2 allows the solo and group rider to enjoy any adventure. And that’s just the beginning of its offerings.

Taking your bike for a spin and going off the grid doesn’t have to mean you’ll be “off the grid.” With the zūmo XT2, tap into your adventurous side with unique off-road features such as simple map switching to access topographic maps and BirdsEye Direct Satellite Imagery so you know where you are and where you’re headed.

Continue reading to learn about the unique benefits a zūmo XT2 provides for motorcyclists of all kinds.

Top Flight Features

What makes the zūmo XT2 special? Sure, it looks great and is easy to read with its ultrabright, sunlight-readable 6” display. And no doubt it’s durable and built to last in all elements, but you’ll be surprised by the capabilities the many features provide.

Supporting Features

Not to be outdone by the previously stated features, you can get even more out of your motorcycle navigator with music streaming, alerts and connectivity.

Plan Your Route

Your next route can easily be planned on the latest zūmo devices via the visual route planner or within the Tread app on a compatible smartphone. Just like your life can be smoother with a little planning, so can your next ride. To learn more, check out the video on route planning below.

Ready to forge your own path? For more information about Garmin motorcycle navigators, click here.

1Tracking via Group Ride Mobile requires the Tread app running on your and each friend’s compatible smartphone with BLUETOOTH® technology and an active cellular connection
2Group tracking with the Group Ride Radio accessory is only available for riders using a zūmo XT2 navigator and the Tread App. Connection to vehicle power is required for group tracking and push-to-talk mic functionality. Pair zūmo XT2 with your helmet or headset (not included) enabled with BLUETOOTH® technology for hands-free communication. zūmo XT2 devices also require the Group Ride Radio Y-adapter Cable (sold separately).
3Active satellite subscription required. Some jurisdictions regulate or prohibit the use of satellite communication devices. It is the responsibility of the user to know and follow all applicable laws in the jurisdictions where the device is intended to be used. 
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