Milwaukee, WI, – August 2, 2009 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Developed by Garmin for Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessories, the new Road Tech zūmo GPS Navigator ($800) features a rugged design and motorcycle-friendly features. For ease of use from the saddle, the Road Tech zūmo has a glove-friendly touchscreen with left-handed controls and a bright, UV-resistant display that’s easy to read in sunlight. Its rugged, waterproof design withstands vibration. A dashboard display includes trip information and a fuel gauge.
The integrated SD card slot permits the use of an MP3 player, audio book player or picture viewer, while Bluetooth technology enables hands-free cell-phone use. XM Radio and XM NavTraffic with Weather Elements can be added with the purchase of XM satellite antenna and subscription, with free activation and three months free subscription included at the time of purchase.
The Road Tech zūmo is preloaded with custom City Navigator NT street maps and points of interest such as H-D Dealers, motels, restaurants, fuel, and ATMs. The rider can also add custom points of interest. The Road Tech zūmo provides turn-by-turn directions with voice prompts and street names, 3-D mapview, quick auto zoom, panning features, a choice of route setup, and auto re-route, fast routing/re-routing times. The Road Tech zūmo is also compatible with H-D Ride Planner.
Road Tech zūmo Specifications
Size: 4.4″ W x 3.2″ H x 2.87″ D
Weight: 9.5 oz
Display: 2.8″ W x 2.1″ H, 320 x 240 pixels, bright, 16-bit LCD, with white backlight and touchscreen
Case: Rugged; fully gasketed; water resistant, IPX7 (Submersible 1 meter for 30 min)
Temperature Range: 32° to 140° F
Charge Time: Approximately 6 hours
Battery Life: Up to 4 hours depending on usage
Road Tech zūmo fits 1996-later XL, Dyna, Softail, Road King, and Road Glide and 2002-later VRSC models (except VRSCR). Requires separate purchase of Handlebar Mount Kit ($80)