April 07, 2009 // Franchising.com // Los Angeles, CA: EagleRider, the world's largest motorcycle rental and tour company, is pleased to announce it will begin renting Garmin GPS navigation units with any motorcycle or scooter rental and Guided or Self-Drive tour beginning April 1, 2009.
EagleRider customers will now have an added piece of mind while on vacation. These GPS navigation units provide customers access to the most up-to-date street maps and the ability to upload pre-planned vacations directly into the GPS navigation unit. All EagleRider Self-Drive tours will now have day-to-day traveling routes uploaded directly into the GPS unit, making it a more memorable tour for the customer.
"By adding the Garmin GPS navigation units to our entire motorcycle and scooter rental fleet, we are giving our customers unlimited touring opportunities on nearly every motorcycle model available," said Chris McIntyre, President of EagleRider. "Whether they are looking to tour the original Route 66 on a Harley-Davidson or a one-day Vespa excursion up Pacific Coast Highway, EagleRider customers can now enjoy more of their trip without having to worry about following a map. They will also have instant access to the best routes to reach their travel destinations."
Each GPS navigation unit features a sunlight resistant touch screen display, glove-friendly commands, left hand controls, a fuel gauging system, and is shock and weather resistant, which provides bikers the easiest motorcycle navigation possible. The Garmin GPS navigation units will be available on any EagleRider motorcycle rental, Self-Drive tour, or Guided Tour for an additional $15/day.
EagleRider pioneered the motorcycle rental concept in 1992 and today operates the world's largest motorcycle rental and powersport rental fleet from premier manufacturers such as Harley-Davidson®, Honda®, BMW®, Victory®, and Vespa®. EagleRider's expansion of its franchise rental facilities targets global tourist destinations and currently offers adventure tours and motorcycle travel enthusiasts the opportunity to experience their dream vacation from rental facilities in the USA, United Kingdom, Austria, Australia, Spain, France, Ireland, Mexico, Costa Rica, and New Zealand.