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What do you think to GPS units?
Great.. I have one! 29%  29%  [ 6 ]
I love the idea and would buy one. 33%  33%  [ 7 ]
I love the idea but they are too expensive. 10%  10%  [ 2 ]
I'm not techy enough to work one. 5%  5%  [ 1 ]
I think that they are a stupid idea.. buy a map!! 24%  24%  [ 5 ]
Total votes : 21
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 12:05 pm 
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Ditto. My friend in Seattle sometimes sends me a link to the weekend's ride with route and speed details etc. It would be hard to achieve the same in an email.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 1:42 pm 
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Location: Somerset
I use GPS constantly at work (navigating ships) but ashore I have not used it. A Dutch colleague of mine said:

"Do you remember before mobiles you could dial perhaps 100 telephone numbers off the top of your head. Now you can only rmember 10.
If you have a good sense of direction and trust your 'instinct' are you not concerned that GPS in the car or bike will do the same?"

I think he has a point, I shall continue to use 'the force' but for those who cannot always roughly find their way it is invaluable. :D

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