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[RC] Newer GPSs and accuracy - Sluys Guys

Hi folks, I would like some opinions from experienced GPS users on the accuracy of the new GPSs. I have a Garmin GPSmap 60cs that I have been using to mileage a trail for a new ride. In the past my old GPSs have had a pretty good margin of error due to elevation, tree cover, mountains etc. and I felt uncomfortable with using the mileage without some adjustments but I am finding this new model to be quite accurate. I have checked the mileage on some steep sections of road against my odometer and it came out exactly the same in cloudy and sunny conditions.. In some steep sections of the trail I have rounded up to the next 10th just to make sure that I wasn't measuring long. I have also measured by tracing my track on the GPS map to make sure it wasn't cutting corners and I feel pretty comfortable with the final mileage as I rode the whole thing last weekend. For those of you who using the new GPSs what is your experience with the accuracy??.

Thanks, Nancy Sluys


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