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TomTom Rider 2nd Edition

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Overall 4
4.0

hard to see during the day, you can't set ...

gibson63, Amazon
15 July 2014
  • Summary: hard to see during the day, you can't set point to ponit navigation which i really wanted! not worth the price in my opinon.
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Overall 4
4.0

its pretty in the drawer i keep it in

dawizzard, Amazon
1 December 2011
  • Summary: its good for bikes... had it installed on both bikes i had, and it stopped charging for some reason, pretty difficult to sync to other bluetooth helmets tho.. infact couldnt do it at all, only the supplied head set worked... anyways... my Droid Phone does the job ten times better, oh ya i forgot to say, the trip planner was in beta for like the 2 yrs i owned the device, and never worked for me... well... just saying....
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Overall 4
4.0

TomTom Rider: not again

Dog Lover Susan, Amazon
25 May 2011
  • Summary: I have had the TomTom Rider 1. It worked fine but boy if you run into trouble forget help from the manufacturer. I also had the issue where it stopped charging in the dock. Nothing could be done and TomTom would provide no help nor advice. Its a good basic device but for the money i want better support. It just died after 2 seasons. I will not buy another TomTom.
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Overall 4
4.0

DO NOT BUY THIS UNIT!!

hogryder, Amazon
26 October 2010
  • Summary: I'm totally frustrated over Tom Tom's failure to even carry spare parts for any unit that's out of warranty, and they WILL NOT repair an out of warranty unit. I started out with a Rider which I purchased in 2007, Worked fine until I purchased a map subscription and updated the operating system. Up to that point it worked with my Plantronics Bluetooth earpiece, but not after the system upgrade.
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Overall 4
4.0

Do not buy a refurb!

Keith M. Zimmer, Amazon
17 May 2010
  • Summary: This appears to be a great GPS, but if you buy a refurb, they don't come with the cradle, RAM mount, battery cable, or headset. Do yourself a favor and buy a new unit to get everything. I was able to find a RAM mount with cradle on eBay for $260! After paying $160 for the refurbed GPS, plus $260 for the cradle/RAM kit, plus $30 for a headset puts me @ $450.
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Overall 4
4.0

A disappointing purchase - but excellent call center staff and service

Leon den Berg, Amazon
16 May 2010
  • Summary: I ordered the TT2 after reading numerous reviews, some positive and some not so good. What worried me was that I had two Garmin products that work a charm, but their mototcycle GPS was a bit tad expensive. The mounting and setup was easy, but noticeable was the tangible feel - not really making me feel warm and fussy inside about my decision. I hoped that I would be wrong. But I wasn't. The buttons are too small to work properly with gloves on, even summer gloves.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not worth the money to a weekend biker...

Rob Smalls "Rob", Amazon
10 December 2009
  • Summary: I had high hopes for this product. A lot people seem to like TomTom's other offerings, and this was a GPS geared specifically to motorcycle riders. The design of the case is solid, weatherproof and fairly resistant to the elements. However, it lacks many features I would expect in a motorcycle GPS unit. The route planning software is worthless.
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Overall 4
4.0

Has some real shortcomings

Donald Nelson, Amazon
26 December 2008
  • Summary: Well folks, my wife bought me this unit for Christmas and I was pretty excited about it until I started looking at it in detail. I never mounted it on the bike so I can't testify as to how well it actually works. It has one HUGE fault that I couldn't live with so I returned it this morning. This unit has no audio out jack. I ride a Yamaha Royal Star Venture that has a factory audio system. I already have stereo, intercom, etc. complete with rider and passenger headsets.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not enough features for the price class

Joey Ferguson, Amazon
30 August 2008
  • Summary: My wife gave me this unit for Christmas. She's a doll and I love her very much, but she was not very versed about what to shop for or expect from a GPS unit. I've now used the unit several hours during trips, utilizing the blue tooth connectivity with my cell phone and the included headset within my helmet. Ive also used it in the car a lot.
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Overall 4
4.0

Tom Tom Rider 2

HD Ultra Lady, Amazon
16 February 2008
  • Summary: This is our first GPS and as much as it cost you would think it would have more on it. You pay a lot just for the water-proof case! I would think they could include some of the options that you find on non-water proof GPS for the about the same price. We got it about 2 months ago and since we live in Ohio we haven't tried it on the bike yet. We haven't gone out of town yet so we have been using it around home to get use to it.
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