Summary: OK. It USUALLY works. But if you're slowly creeping through a roundabout, that's not a good time to block the screen and ask "Would you like to switch to walking mode?" Hell no, idiot box..I'm trying to merge with a lot of angry trucks and this isn't the time to deal with a dialog.
Summary: I have owned several Garmins, starting with the Garmin III (the first gps with a map) but lately I am very disappointed in their products and their service. There are several "dumb" issues with the 220: - When you receive it, it has many firmware bugs. You must update the firm-ware first.
Summary: In the market for motorcycle GPS units, choices are limited, the Zumo 220 is the basic unit on the market, not inexpensive compared to an automotive unit, then again, this unit is weather resistant and includes mounting and wiring hardware.
Summary: Aside from the slow performance of the software, and the expensive updates, there is an even bigger problem with Garmin. If you need parts or service, you will be severely disappointed. I dropped my unit and cracked a part of the frame.
Summary: When I opened the box, I was impressed to find all the parts and components needed to do the installation on my bike. The RAM mounts are built sturdy. Electrical installation was a breeze. I had to update the unit's firmware using Garmin's Webupdater. Works great!
Summary: I bought this to use on my bike for an up coming trip but before I was able to, I used the Map Source and plotted a custom route fron North Carolina to mid NY state, I did find that the lack of directions that came with the unit was a detriment and if you are not computer literate downloading the...