Clash Of The Titans: Garmin Vs TomTom

There’s a small town in the Greater Boston Area that goes by the name of Belmont. Back in 2013, a woman was driving home with her kids, and her GPS told her to turn right- right onto a railway track.  Now, most people in this situation would have had an appropriate reaction along the lines of “What the hell?” before driving home, trying to remember if the T&C on their warranty card was past the date of expiry.  But this woman was not most people.  Because she ended up turning right- right onto the railway track.  For those of you…

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Checking Your Phone Every 10 Minutes? Garmin Zumo 595LM vs TomTom Rider 550 Review

Do I really need GPS? I don’t have amnesia… but my memory isn’t exactly photographic.  Neither is yours. Which is a problem. You can’t afford to go by your non-photographic memory. Especially when you’re riding through the city.  Did I miss the right turn? Or turn right at the wrong turn? Do I turn right at this turn? And if I catch a signboard or a landmark at the last minute, I can’t switch lanes.  Outside the city, the state of affairs is even worse. Unless you like having awkward conversations with strangers you don’t know for directions.  Or ride…

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