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Garmin Forerunner 205
5.0 out of 10

Garmin Forerunner 205

The Forerunner 205 sports a unique design that wraps the GPS Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

How Did I Run Without This Watch?

carstairs38, shopping.com
24 April 2012
  • Summary: Get the real miles For your distance exercise With this helpful watch
  • Pros: Keeps excellent track of distances and time
  • Cons: Very slow to load and on the bulky side
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Overall 8
8.0

Upgrade Your Running with Technology

tkerodd, shopping.com
26 August 2010
  • Summary: For the avid runner, the Forerunnner 205 is a reasonably priced and helpful tool to make you better.
  • Pros: easy to use, nice fit, intuitive menus, battery life
  • Cons: some inconsistency keeping pace
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Overall 8
8.0

Great product, but does it last?

VTcamski, Amazon
21 July 2010
  • Summary: Just ordered my second Garmin for running (this time I stepped up from 205 to 305, even though I don't routinely use Heart Monitor, because price is currently the same for both models).
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Overall 8
8.0

I love my Garmin!

stfuandrun, shopping.com
20 April 2010
  • Summary: Men, Women, personal, Running
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Simple Setup, Accurate, Great Design, Quality Construction
  • Cons: Bulky
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Overall 8
8.0

A very good GPS for a runner or bicyclist.

heinrke, shopping.com
3 March 2010
  • Summary: If you are considering a GPS watch, look for this one online. Although not the newest model, it can be bought for a good price right now.
  • Pros: Accurate, a lot of features, rechargeable battery lasts 10 hours.
  • Cons: A little thick, software is not that usefull, side buttons are hard to push.
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Overall 8
8.0

Bike Buddy

spenta, shopping.com
26 November 2009
  • Summary: Navigation
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Compact, Great Design
  • Cons: Expensive
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for walking, running, biking, hiking, skiing and even geocaching

hairymon, shopping.com
26 May 2008
  • Summary: A convenient, powerful and worthy unit for almost any non-automotive use of GPS technology at an affordable price!
  • Pros: Satellite reception and accuracy, features and customized screens for various sports
  • Cons: Lack of a decent basemap without paying extra to install one. Only 100 waypoints stored.
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Overall 8
8.0

Outstanding Training Tool for every level of Runner

Woluwe Runner, Amazon
30 May 2007
  • Summary: I had the Garmin 201 for many years and loved it. I seriously considered replacing my 201 with another but decided to upgrade to the 205. Pros: the 205 captures and holds the satilite signal better than the 201 and doesn't look as awkward on my wrist as the 201.
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Overall 8
8.0

Wow - this is amazing

S. Jones "sjones301", Amazon
27 February 2007
  • Summary: This thing is amazing. I''ve had the 205 for a few days now and have gotten several runs in with it, although I plan to use it for biking as well. There are obviously lots of cool things you can do with it in building maps of your runs, then taking those runs, turning them into courses, and then...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great improvement over 201 wouldn't run without it

W. Johnson "Bill", Amazon
6 August 2006
  • Summary: I use my device daily. When finished, I press stop and then shut off the device. I place it on the PC interface and that automatically downloads the runs and takes care of charging.
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