Riders get earful from Garmin®

Riding your bike no longer means you are out of touch while on the road. Garmin, the global leader in satellite navigation, has teamed up with Cardo, the world’s market leader in motorcycle communication systems to provide the ultimate motorcycle bundle: The zūmo® sat nav with the scala rider headset. Cardo 2  

The zūmo 220 is well known by bikers who like to know where they’re going. With the addition of the scala rider Solo headset you can now also enjoy in-the-ear instructions from your zūmo and conduct handsfree communications via your mobile phone.  

With text-to-speech reading out road names to you (instead of just saying “turn left in 200 metres”) and Lane Assist to help you position yourself correctly ahead of time, it’s the ultimate aid for two wheel navigation. You can even connect your headset to an MP3 player by using the provided cable if you’re in the mood for music as you go.

If the road noise gets a bit too much or you increase your driving speed and simply need more volume the scala rider will automatically adjust the sound level for you while you focus on keeping a safe and steady. Even accepting or rejecting incoming mobile calls is done by simple voice control.

The scala rider motorcycle headset is the world’s best selling headset for riders. Fitting virtually all helmet types, it can be installed within minutes and is remarkably easy to use.

Key zūmo features

• A 3.5” colour touchscreen
• Displays speed limits on most major roads
• Gives turn-by-turn directions and spoken street names via the scala headset
• Water resistant (IPX 7), glove-friendly and resistant to fuel spray
• Preloaded, full European street-level maps and millions of points of interest
• Lane Assist which indicates the correct lane to be in for your destination
• HotFixTM to quickly calculate your position
• Trip information such as heading, altitude and a customizable fuel gauge
• Trip planning tools, including a planning DVD and online route sharing community zūmo Connect http://connect.garmin.com/help/zumo

 Key scala rider Solo features

• Transmits turn-by-turn navigation and mobile phone calls via Bluetooth® wireless technology
• Listen, in stereo, to your MP3 player
• Durable, rugged and waterproof design – waterproof & dustproof (IP67)
• VOX Technology enables you to receive and reject mobile phone calls using voice control
• Suitable for most types of helmet (full-faced and ¾ helmets)
• High-quality audio even at high speeds
• Compatible with other scala rider® headsets
• AGC Technology automatic volume adjustment – responds to ambient noise and vehicle speed
• Two ultra-slim speakers suitable for narrow helmets
• Up to 8 hours’ talk time / 1 week (standby)
• Easy installation – within 10 minutes

The zūmo/scala rider package is available now from specialist retailers. It has an RRP of £399.99 inc. vat.

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