GPS getting old

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  1. johnbryanpeters

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    My Garmin GPSmap 60CSx is getting physically tired. Thinking about getting a 64s as a replacement. I use it to record bike rides and other ramblings, just turn it on, throw it in my pack, and dump the data on return.

    Anybody else still using a dedicated GPS as opposed to their phones?
     

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    have you considered something bike specific like the Edge series? or are you looking for a general / multipurpose GPS device.
     
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    The garmin fenix 3 or 5 has appealed to me.

    My SIL gave me a polar m400 which I use on most rides. Works okay... doesn’t give live elevation though.
     
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    FWIW, my vivoactive HR has GPS and syncs with a smartphone app.
     
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    I have the Fenix 3 HR ... 10/10 would bang again.
     
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    those look great except they are humongous.
     
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    Yeah. The 5s is supposedly smaller. My wrists are pretty dainty.
     
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    Suunto Alpha Traverse, I'm happy with it for diverse array of outdoor needs.
     
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    one thing i like about my garmin (and i believe the edge has this capability as well) is that it has the wireless capabilities to connect to a (garmin) heart rate chest strap
     
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    I use a Garmin 910xt multisport watch.
     
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    The way I see these is that you could use it on your wrist...or handlebar... or stuff it in a pack
     
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    Multipurpose. Don't want to look at it while riding, found that to be distracting, don't give a shit about heart rate or other physiological data, occasionally mark waypoints, use it on foot for boundary work, mapping of tree or animal habitat locations or geological features...
     
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