Garmin zūmo XT
Adventure Motorcycle (ADVMoto)|November - December 2020
Garmin has long been the big fish in the pool of GPS, and their zumo line of products has graced motorcycle handlebars for years.
Alex Marsh

Garmin’s motorcycle line has mostly concentrated on street, but their latest navi, the zumo XT, has a few new features that make it more useful for adventure/DS riders off the tarmac.

In the box with the zumo XT are the instructions, a rubberized ball-mount system (compatible with RAM), electrical cable, and mini-USB cable. This type of USB cable was surprising, given that the movement is solidly toward USB-C, but I would not need the USB cable too often as an included mount enables the navi to be hardwired into the bike’s electrical system. Life on the handlebars isn’t too much for the zumo XT to handle either, given the IPX7 water resistance and a military-spec drop rating.

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