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    Issues with the Garmin 705

    i have the 705 - Don't love it as a bike computer but do like the mapping capability.

    1. Reliable connections to Garmin Connect - sometimes it works - always works with the motion based web site

    2. MAC software - Not as robust as the WIndows counterparts - no integration with google maps on the MAC

    3. Odometer reading on the 705 -its hidden and not once of the viewable fields while riding

    So i think I will install a new Cat Eye Double WIreless as the main computer on my bike and when I want to capture maps/details on my ridge I will bring along the 705

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    Quote Originally Posted by softwaredeveloper99
    3. Odometer reading on the 705 -its hidden and not once of the viewable fields while riding
    The viewable fields are customizable.
    1. Press Menu-> select Settings->Data Fields.
    2. Select one of the pages listed.
    3. Select the number of data fields you want to see on this page.
    4. Use the thumb stick to change the data fields. Press mode when done.
    5. Repeat for each page you wish to customize.

    Some of the selectable date fields are dist-lap, distance, etc.

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    My 705 displays odometer reading. But I did set it up that way. I'll never go back to my Cateye DW, so I have one for sale at a reasonable price if you are serious. PM me if so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by softwaredeveloper99
    2. MAC software - Not as robust as the WIndows counterparts - no integration with google maps on the MAC
    get Ascent. way better than the Garmin software.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FTM
    get Ascent. way better than the Garmin software.
    +1 on Ascent.
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