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TomTom Rider maps routes for bikers

Should bikers wish to map a route to Hog Heaven --- or point their Harleys to the motorcycle Mecca of Sturgis, S.D. --- the new TomTom Rider may be just the ticket.

Not to put too fine a point on it, the TomTom Rider is a new portable navigation device created especially for motorcyclists. It’s from TomTom, a provider of navigation and location-based products and services.

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The device has been designed to give bikers the ability to choose the type of route they want to ride, from the fastest to the most scenic, said TomTom, which has operations in Concord.

One feature feeds audio instructions directly to the user’s helmet via Bluetooth, and the device also boasts a “glove-friendly screen, which responds instantly to touch and is designed for riding in any weather conditions,” TomTom said in a press release.

“We found that the overwhelming majority of bikers use their motorcycle for recreational purposes and many actively seek out routes that offer fantastic scenic touring experiences,” Corinne Vigreux, managing director of TomTom Consumer, said in a statement. “TomTom Rider gives bikers the ability to find and ride the best scenic routes in the world.”

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