Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Friday, January 04, 2008



One of the things I like about orienteering is that it isn't a gear-heavy sport. It is nice that you don't have to change tires or wax skis or buy a boat or spend a lot of money on gear. Still, there are some cool toys out there...like the latest Garmin GPS - the "Forerunner 405."

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posted by Michael | 6:15 PM


Your post was the first I read about the FR 405. As an early adopter of almost all of the speed, distance, and/or GPS related items, I am surprised I missed it.

When I first read your post Sunday morning, I thought to myself that I could pass on this one. Especially since I already have two FR 205s. I was pleased that finally, I didn't feel like I had to run out and buy it now!

But, Sunday afternoon in the woods, wearing my somewhat clunky model, the new model was all I could think about. I wonder how soon I can get one? :)

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