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TomTom Rider V2 Regional

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews of TomTom Rider V2 Regional. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The durability and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the reliability. There are some mixed comments about the price.

usability, screen, durability, design, size

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom Rider V2 Regional is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 58 reviews)

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Expert review by: Craig Ellison (pcmag.com)

TomTom Rider 2nd Edition

 

It's increasingly common to see GPS devices clinging to suction cups on car windshields, but what about drivers who prefer two wheels to four? Motorcyclists need direction, too. Enter TomTom's Rider 2nd edition, which incorporates a bike-friendly...

Bundles a bike-mounting bracket and Bluetooth helmet speaker/mic. Waterproof. User-configurable screen. Extended battery life. Excellent language support. Multisegment routing

No text-to-speech support. Lacks live traffic updates

If you prefer two wheels to four, TomTom's Rider 2nd edition motorcycle GPS has all you need to find your way on the open road.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by: Rich Owings (gpstracklog.com)

TomTom RIDER 2nd edition review

 

UPDATE: TomTom has announced that the RIDER 2nd edition will now include TomTom Map Share™, Help Me!, Fuel Prices Service (option), and TomTom Traffic with a 30-day free trial.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

The RIDER 2nd edition offers several significant improvements over its pioneering predecessor, including a superior headset and bike mount. While a few flaws remain, it has managed to avoid most of the key obstacles that hamper other units.

Rugged and durable design, clear LCD display, improved audio, Cardo scala-rider Bluetooth headset

Interface ill-suited to thick riding gloves, power button occasionally unresponsive

Aug, 2008
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Expert review by: Chris Jager (goodgearguide.com.au)

TomTom RIDER (2nd Edition)

 

Rugged and durable design, clear LCD display, improved audio, Cardo scala-rider Bluetooth headset

Interface ill-suited to thick riding gloves, power button occasionally unresponsive

The RIDER 2nd edition offers several significant improvements over its pioneering predecessor, including a superior headset and bike mount. While a few flaws remain, it has managed to avoid most of the key obstacles that hamper other units.

Jan, 2008

Recommended!

Expert review by: Gordon Kelly (trustedreviews.com)

TomTom Launches Rider '2nd Edition'

 

Only months after the first - Rider 1.0 owners will be pleased.

Aug, 2007

Consumer review by: kakashi (tigergps.com)

good idea

 

simply , it makes daily movement by a bike or even a car more easily .. about the price , will , not that bad thank u for reading

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Bill (tigergps.com)

Inexpensive, and it shows

 

The Rider 2nd Edition provides good navigation capabilities. However, it is almost impossible to read the display except at night. It does come with everything you need, to include a mounting hardware, a handy AC adapter and a bluetooth set, that you...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Intruder1400 (newegg.com)

Excellent product, works flawlessly

 

If you've been thinking about GPS for your motorcycle this is it. It looks sharp, works great and is a couple hundred dollars less than the other motorcycle GPS offered on NewEgg.

The TomTom Rider looks great, functions flawlessly and installs right on your handlebars. I had my TomTom installed at a motorcycle shop (American Trikes & Motorsports in Keene, NH) and they hooked it up to my ignition which is the best way to install...

Seperate wall chargers for the scala headset and tomtom device that look very similar. Almost damaged my headset by trying to plug it into the TomTom charger. Also, limited installation instructions for the battery cable for the DIYers. I brought mine...

Aug, 2009

Consumer review by: Psyop (newegg.com)

NewEgg Custom Svc is Awesome

 

My wife and I wanted to replace a recently stolen TomTom with the Rider so I could use it on my Kawi. I ordered the Rider 2nd Edition AND a vehicle mount. Unfortunately, the mount was for the original Rider. I called NewEgg and they just credited the...

Can't wait to test it out.

None.

Jul, 2008

Consumer review by: bikerdotty (play.com)

tomtom riderv2

 

Can't fault this tom tom rider it also works with my autocom kit 300

Mar, 2010
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Product Specifications

Configuration

FM Transmitter: No
FM Tuner: No
Telephone Included: No
TV-Tuner: No

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Internet Connectivity: No
iPod Control: No
USB: Yes

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Monitor Format:4:3
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor
Touchscreen:One-Point Touch

General Features

Application:Motorbike
Category:Portable Navigation Device
Size in DIN:Not Applicable

Navigation

3D Elevation Mode: No
3D Landmarks: No
Lane Assistant: No
Map Coverage:Single continent / Single countries
Map Provider:Navteq
Map Sharing: Yes
Map Storage Medium:On board Memory Card
Reality View: No
Text-to-Speech: No
Traffic Message Channel:Traffic Info ready
Voice Control: No

Playback

CD Player / Recorder: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
MP3 Playback: No
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