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Garmin Buell Quest for Motorcycles

Feb
3
2006

Garmin-Buell-Quest-Motorcycle-GpsGarmin and Buell Motorcycle have announced a jointly developed GPS navigation device for the 2006 Buell Ulysses XB12X. The device will be known as the Buell Quest Portable Navigation System and features most of the GPS functionality found in automobile GPS navigation systems. Automatic routing, voice directions, POI database, etc. Additionally, the Garmin Buell Quest comes with an ear piece to make hearing the voice directions easier.

The device features 115 MB of internal memory and is sold with Garmin MapSource City Select maps. Under the hood there is a 12 channel, WAAS enabled receiver which updates once per second.

“We’re happy to be paired with America’s premier designer of performance sport bikes,” said Gary Kelley, Garmin’s vice president of marketing. “We share a passion for design that allows riders to enjoy the ride instead of worrying about how to get there.”

The device will compete against other GPS receivers for motorcycles such as the TomTom Rider. While the TomTom Rider does cost more, it comes with many more features such as a touch screen

The Garmin Buell Quest GPS costs $700.

3 Responses


  1. Hi, Can anyone help. have just purchased a Garmin Zumo 550 and had it installed on my Harley Davidson Ultra Glide. Access through the Aux. port on the dash board. The garmin works fine but I cannot be heard when I try to use the phone via the microphone in my helmet.
    Eamon

    Eamon Murphy - April 16th, 2007
  2. You would probably get more feedback from people by posting your question on the Zumo 550 page.

    Tim - April 16th, 2007
  3. It’s amazing how 5 years later the designs are so much sleeker – but I remember when this (as well as similar models) first came out, it was very modern looking for the time!

    Jamie - May 12th, 2011



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