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Daniel Fisher
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  • Rank: 1200cc Rider

I’ve just used a Samsung Phone for my navigation for the past few years as I can’t bring myself to buy a gps yet, and I get by just fine. A phone will also have more features/versatility than a gps unit and be faster (it’s a phone) but not designed for the task so there are draw backs. I use Google Maps (with offline maps) for road use, New Zealand Topo Maps Pro (with offline topography maps) for offroad navigation, .gpx logging and exploring terrain on the go and Rever to track ride progress/compile map of ride. One thing you will need if using for any length of time is a 5v power supply from your bike as will drain the phone fast while navigating/tracking.