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You didn't say what king of GPS you have. Is it a Garmin Zumo? If so, you can load your MP3s onto it and hard wire the Zumo into the stereo. I use an iPhone with the new cable and it works great for listening to music. Allowing me to select songs and playlists through the bike controls. That is something you can't do if you use the standard audio cable and an MP3 player. I also have the Scala G4 Power Set (got it new on ebay for $300) and my radio is synced to my phone.

Since my music is coming from the phone, when a call comes in the music shuts off and the ring tone comes over the Vision speakers. I can't see who is calling (I could if it was intargrated to a bluetooth GPS) but the custom ring tones per contact give me a good idea. I only have to say something loud enough for the mic to pick it up and it answers the call. I normally say "Answer" so people around me can guess what I'm doing. If I yell "Jelly" then start talking to myself, they may get worried. I use a half helmet with the G4 and it works OK. Now that the rain is upon us, I'll try it with the full helmet and face shield. You can make calls through a bluetooth GPS that is connected to your phone but if you have voice dialing, it is easier to do that. I can't time or predict when a call comes in to me, but I can always pull over to make a call so that isn't that big a deal for me. Most of the time (based on ring tone) I'll elect not to answer an incoming call but will pull over and call them back. It is nice to at least know you just missed a call.

I'm waiting on my non-bluetooth GPS to show up today (Ebayed a refurbished 2730 for $160) and will likely put music on it. I probably should have held out for a bluetooth GPS but its all good. I just need an e-Map that is Pacific Northwest proof.

Andy, dig that black and red Vision!!!
 

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It is a Cheap helmet but it has the zip in leather lower with cloth on the inside. I just used the velcro backs of the speaker to stick onto the zip in lowers. I did have to pry a little to get the bracket under the shell.

iPhone pictures are a little blurry.



 

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So I installed my Garmin 2730 yesterday. It integrates with the stereo as I hoped it would. When I'm listening to my iPhone via the stereo, it will lower the music volume to give me my verbal directions, then resume the music volume back. Same is true if I'm listening to the radio. It works GREAT!!! for a $160 GPS.
 
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