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I'm wondering if anyone has experience with a NUVI for the motorcycle. I know they are not water proof, and I can live with that. The 760 is still available and has the features I want.

I'm wondering mostly how easy it is to operate with gloves on, and any other general comments. I have a 2720 now that I'm tired of for a variety of reasons, and I want a bigger screen but don't want to spend the money for the newer models. The 760 looks to do everything I want and can be bought new for $250.

Any input is appreciated. BTW, it's mainly for use on my FJR, and when I'm traveling on business in rental cars.
 

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I used the Nuvi 350 on the bike for about 6 months before getting a Zumo. The screen on the 350 is exactly like the Zumo, same size and most functions. I went with the Zumo because of the waterproof issues. Summer rains here make it impossible to ride without getting wet and I got tired of covering it up every day I rode.
 

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I used the Nuvi 350 on the bike for about 6 months before getting a Zumo. The screen on the 350 is exactly like the Zumo, same size and most functions. I went with the Zumo because of the waterproof issues. Summer rains here make it impossible to ride without getting wet and I got tired of covering it up every day I rode.
I'm pretty sure the Nuvi 760 screen is bigger than the Zumo screens - and the Zumo is a lot more money. I'll go back and double check though.

Thanks for the quick replies!
 

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I have the 750 Nuvi and it is a great unit.........works great in a car and the bike.
 

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I'm pretty sure the Nuvi 760 screen is bigger than the Zumo screens - and the Zumo is a lot more money. I'll go back and double check though.

Thanks for the quick replies!
Yes, the 760 screen is larger than the Zumo. The Zumo screen is the same size as the 350.
 

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Thanks again to all of the postive replies :thumbup:
 

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The other day I got a surprise message on my Nuvi. It suddenly displayed a screen I had never seen before and said something like "downloading updates." I think there may even have been a quick bar graph. Is it possible that Garmin is sending updates (free) via the airwaves?
 

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I used an eMap on my GL1000 and SE-i. It did fine with a sandwich bag over it when it rained. I always carried a few in case. For the few features, it worked OK. I like the 2730 a lot more!
 

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I've got the Nuvi 660. I've had it for a couple of years. and use it in my truck. I also use it on my Wing with a Ram mount. A zip lock bag works great. I also love the mp3. So, that said, I am planning to get the Zumo 660 this Spring so I can down load routes and mad maps. Thats the only thing I don't have now.
 

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I have the 660 on Ram Mounts. You can use it with gloves on and I also like the MP3 and Bluetooth. Keep a Zip Lock bag for rain, mine has gone through this a lot and the bag keeps it dry.
 
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