Story and Images by Ron Lieback
The road ahead is unknown—each passing mile is a completely new experience, and every trail presents a different condition. Then, it bites you. Quickly and unexpected, the route becomes too difficult, the roadblock stops you, or traffic comes to a dead halt.
Whatever it may be, you’re stuck. You picked your destination on a map and a route to get there, but now you’re in trouble. You could take your best bet and find another route, but it might end just as bad. This could be an ugly ride.
Let’s face it, riding by a map is a thing of the past, though we still recommend them incase you lose, smash or break your GPS miles away from home.
Nowadays, GPS is the thing to have. Using one to plan and execute your ride can mean the difference between the trip of a lifetime or a day full of headaches. Unfortunately, they can be a pain to pick the right the one out, set up, and use. Fortunately, we’ve picked up on a few tricks over the years and are happy to share them with our Touratech blog readers.
Below are 10 tips to getting the most out of your motorcycle GPS unit.