Garmin Tread M-S Satellite Navigator

 Track through the outback — and stay in touch with your friends.

Garmin Tread M-S Satellite Navigator for Off-Road Adventures. Spend your time ripping through the woods, not waiting on your friends. This rugged power-sport GPS navigator keeps your groups in touch and on track. (Off-Road / motorcycle-specific navigation)



Garmin Tread M-S GPS. Roam the unknown

For the most thrilling rides you’ve ever had, get Off-Road / motorcycle-specific navigation tools that bring the excitement you want with the awareness you need. These navigators are tough enough for the road and full of features that make it easy for you to get on your bike, pick a winding route and just ride.

  • Keep your crew together with group tracking for up to 20 riders, plus location sharing¹.
  • Take your side-by-side off the beaten path with topo mapping and Tracks4Africa.
  • The rugged Tread off-road GPS is IPX7 weather resistant and features a glove-friendly 13.97 cm touchscreen display.
  • Use the Tread app² to sync data across your various devices.
  • Direct-to-device BirdsEye Satellite Imagery can be downloaded to Tread without a computer.
  • Easily install on your power-sport vehicle with the included powered mount and wiring harness with tube mount.

Key Features

  • Riding Tracker for Group Getaways

The included Group Ride Tracker allows group tracking for up to 20 riders with no mobile phone signal coverage needed. Plus, location sharing and pre-defined messaging1 lets you easily stay connected with your Group Ride friends (VHF range).

  • Off-Road Ruggedness

Purpose-built for all-terrain use, Tread stands up to anything the elements can throw at it. It’s IPX7-rated for water resistance and built to U.S. military standard 810 for thermal and shock resistance.

  • High-Visibility Display

With its ultra-bright 13.97 cm glove-friendly touchscreen, the Tread navigator is designed for easy viewing in bright sunlight or pitch-dark. It can be mounted in portrait or landscape mode.

  • Topography

Tread features preloaded topographic and street maps of Europe, Africa including Tracks4Africa, Middle East, North and South America, Australia and New Zealand.

  • Satellite Imagery

Download high-resolution BirdsEye Satellite Imagery over Wi-Fi directly to this navigation device; no annual subscription required.

  • Easily Sync Your Devices

Use the Tread app² to sync waypoints, tracks, routes and collections across your devices, including your mobile device, computer and Tread navigator. Easily import and share GPX files, too.

  • Mounts with Muscle

Includes a powered mount, wiring harness with tube mount and a handlebar mount to secure your Tread navigator to the power-sport vehicle for riding over rough terrain.

  • ABC Sensors

For tough-terrain guidance, built-in sensors include an altimeter, barometer, compass and pitch/roll gauges.

  • Inreach® Compatible

Pair your Tread power-sport navigator with one of the compatible inReach global satellite communicators³ (sold separately) for two-way text messaging, interactive SOS and weather.

  • Go-Anywhere Guidance

Spoken turn-by-turn directions if you choose to take Tread with you when you head back to civilisation and want on-road navigation.

  • Live Weather

Weather ahead? Pair Tread with your compatible smartphone, and download the Tread app to access live weather, animated radar and more².

  • Travelling Music

A built-in media player lets you easily control music loaded on your compatible smartphone on the sat nav’s display — and hear your tunes through your helmet or headset (sold separately) enabled with Bluetooth technology.

  • Add a Wireless Camera

What’s around you? Maximise visibility by pairing your Tread navigator with a rugged BC™ 40 wireless camera with tube mount (sold separately). It easily mounts to your vehicle’s tube frame, flat panel or roll cage.

  • Control Your Accessories

Pair Tread with the compatible Garmin PowerSwitch™ digital switch box (sold separately) to enable onscreen control for your side-by-side’s 12-volt electronics — light bars, differential locks and more.

  • Points of Interest

Tread comes preloaded with iOverlander points of interest so you don’t need a mobile phone signal to route to the best-established, wild and dispersed campsites.

Technical Specifications


  • Physical Dimensions: 8.8 x 14.8 x 2.4 cm
  • Display Size: 12.1 x 6.8 cm; 13.9 cm diagonal
  • Display Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Display Type: Multi-touch, glass, high brightness HD colour TFT with white backlight
  • Dual-Orientation Display: Yes
  • Weight: 262 g
  • Battery Type: Rechargeable lithium-ion
  • Battery Life: Up to 6 hours (up to 3.5 hours at 100% backlight)
  • Water Rating: IPX7
  • Drop Rating: MIL-STD-810
  • Tube Mount: Yes
  • 1″ Ball Adapter With Amps Plate: Yes


Maps & memory

  • Preloaded Street Maps: Yes
  • Data Cards: MicroSD™ card (not included)
  • 3D Terrain: Yes
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB
  • Ability to Add Maps: Yes
  • Storage and Power Capacity: Yes (256 GB max microSD™ card)
  • Includes Map Updates: Yes
  • Downloadable Satellite Imagery: Yes (BirdsEye)



  • GPS: Yes
  • Galileo: Yes
  • Barometric Altimeter: Yes
  • Compass: Yes


Outdoor recreation

  • Point-To-Point Navigation: Yes
  • Preloaded Topographical Maps: Yes
  • Navigate-A-Track Navigation: Yes


Camera features

  • Backup Camera Compatible: Yes (BC™ 40)


Navigation features

  • Garmin Real Directions™ Landmark Guidance: Yes
  • TripAdvisor® Traveller Ratings: Yes
  • Route Shaping Through Preferred Cities/Streets: Yes
  • Traffic Updates: Yes (with Garmin Tread app)
  • Lane Assist with Junction View (Displays Junction Signs): Yes
  • Bluetooth® Calling: Yes (works with Bluetooth®-compatible helmet, headset or smartphone; BLE capable)
  • Driver Alerts For Sharp Curves, School Zones, Red Light And Speed Camera Warnings And More: Yes


Advanced features

  • Smart Notifications via App: Yes
  • Wi-Fi® Map and Software Updates: Yes
  • Access to Live Services via App: Yes


Adventure Features

  • Pair with Compatible InReach® Devices: Yes
  • Pair with Garmin PowerSwitch: Yes
  • Compatible with Group Ride Tracker: Yes (Included)
  • Track Recorder (Breadcrumbs) : Yes
  • iOverlander™ Points of Interest: Yes
  • Pitch and Roll Gauges: Yes


Group Ride Radio

  • Radio Frequency Band: VHF 169.4125/169.4250/169.4375/169.4500/169.4625 MHz
  • Group Ride Range: Up to 13 kilometres with the antenna mount kit
  • Group Ride Tracking: Up to 20 riders simultaneously
  • Group Ride Update Rate: 5 seconds
  • Radio Transmitted Canned Messages: Yes

What's in the box

  • Tread™
  • Handlebar mount
  • VHF antenna
  • Antenna mount kit
  • Tube mount kit
  • High-current power cable
  • Trim ring kit (blue, black, red and green)
  • USB cable
  • Documentation