Excerpt: I got mine @ REI on the day they came out. It's been my constant companion on every training run or hike. It's a great tool for keeping a workout log. Combine the 305 with Motionbased online membership and you have an awesome mapping system.
Excerpt: The Forerunner is a data delight for outdoor fitness buffs, effortlessly tracking speed, distance, heart rate, and calorie counts, with presets for both running and cycling. The included training software works with PC or Mac, and you can upload workouts to the Web.
Pros: Easy to set up. Crunches data with more charts and graphs than most PowerPoint presentations. Online MotionBased service lets you compare results with other users, download routes, and conduct virtual races. Rechargeable battery. Heart rate monitor included. More than 11 hours of battery life.