Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Garmin Fitness GPS

  1. #1
    Join Date
    United States

    Garmin Fitness GPS

    hello everyone!
    i wanna buy a GPS. i donno much about the market of it. i found some stores with a variety of products. i want some recommendations about one which is new and suffisticated.. on which GPS do u recommend?.
    this is the link to the first store:

    this is the link for the second store:
    Garmin Forerunner 305 Wrist-Mounted GPS Fitness Computer with Heart Rate Monitor » GadgetGrid

    i hope you can help me to make the right choice.
    thank alot for your help,

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Plattsbugh, NY
    I'd go to a store that sells them and play around with them, try them out, before buying one.

  3. #3

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Chicago, IL - USA
    I just ordered a Garmin forerunner 305 with heart rate monitor a few days ago for $200 off Amazon. I should have it next week some time. I have quite a few friends who have used them and they all rave about the 305, except for it being a little on the large side. The only person I've talked to who has used the newer model forerunner 405 said it was difficult to read the tiny numbers while running and the touch bezel didn't work when he got sweaty or it was wet out. (he had the 305 before, so I think he was used to the larger screen on it)

    I have been using a Timex Ironman speed and distance 100 gps watch. I bought it on a closeout for $70 with the watch and arm or hip mounted gps sensor a few years ago. It has worked fine until recently. A bad battery caused some corrosion to start inside the sensor and it will turn off intermittently. It takes 5 minutes to regain a signal, so the data gets skewed.


Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Planet Fitness?
    By Monkeylemon in forum Fitness
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 09-25-2015, 01:53
  2. Running Gadget Review: Garmin Forerunner 205
    By Sasha_K in forum Fitness
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 07-03-2008, 22:17
  3. What's your fitness program?
    By WaterRat in forum Fitness
    Replies: 76
    Last Post: 07-01-2008, 14:52
  4. Fitness
    By doczerothree in forum Fitness
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 02-15-2008, 19:15
  5. How about a Fitness section?
    By WaterRat in forum Fitness
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 07-29-2007, 00:15

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts