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Garmin-edge-305cad.32730529
5.6 out of 10

Garmin Edge 305CAD

Rugged, lightweight Edge attaches easily to the stem or handleba Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin Edge 305CAD

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Overall 8
8.0

Solid Unit Overall

peregrino, epinions.com
8 September 2010
  • Excerpt: I've had my 305 for a couple of years now and have had no problems with the electronic function of t
  • Pros: - Easy to read. Easy to use. Keeps a long history.
  • Cons: - Poor rubber plug for the mini-USB port
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Overall 8
8.0

Get an Edge on Your Cycling with the Garmin Edge 305

mrs-j, epinions.com
8 July 2010
  • Summary: If all you want to do is cycle, this is a great choice. If you plan to run however, go with a Garmin Forerunner.
  • Pros: Excellent customer service, good software, once fixed it works reliably
  • Cons: Issues with my unit, no wrist strap for runners
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Overall 2
2.0

Heart rate works only 50% of the time, at best

djosbun, epinions.com
8 September 2008
  • Excerpt: I do like the unit but mostly purchased it to keep track of my hear rate.
  • Pros: Customizable screen.
  • Cons: HRM doesn't work; poor tech support. Software crashes.
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Overall 4
4.0

good, when it works

freewheel307, epinions.com
21 March 2008
  • Summary: Buy it only if you get an extended warranty and have a back-up training tool to use when it is in for repair (frequently)
  • Pros: tons of info
  • Cons: unreliable
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Overall 8
8.0

The unit is nice, software is a crime

boobynez, epinions.com
8 January 2008
  • Summary: The unit is great, but Garmin can't be forgiven for fleecing us with 'MotionBased' scam
  • Pros: Awsome unit for tracking your rides.
  • Cons: Garmin tries to rip you off by making you pay $12 a month
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Overall 10
10

Great motivator

djwright12, epinions.com
27 June 2007
  • Summary: This is a great training aid and motivator. I ride my bike for fitness and to lose weight and this is just the thing to keep me going.
  • Pros: lots of data customizable screens accurate elevation with both GPS and barometric altimeters
  • Cons: large diameter mount I bought for it doesn't fit but included mounts worked fine
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Overall 10
10

What an amazing tool, LOVE IT!

josh550, epinions.com
19 March 2007
  • Summary: Great buy, do it do it do it!
  • Pros: Just a wonderful training tool, worth every penny!
  • Cons: Does take some time to familiarize yourself with the operation.
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Overall 4
4.0

My problems with Garmin Edge 305

laserpipe, epinions.com
26 February 2007
  • Excerpt: When I bought this very expensive system, I was under the belief that I could run and track three se
  • Pros: Cool looking graphs.
  • Cons: Way to much money for what I need.
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Overall 10
10

WOW!!! What a great training tool!

darogers, epinions.com
26 April 2006
  • Summary: Overall I really love this thing.
  • Pros: Simple to operate; light weight; lots of data on any one ride
  • Cons: Poor mount design, permanent battery
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Overall 8
8.0

Great product with a few teething troubles

raintonr, epinions.com
22 April 2006
  • Summary: The Edge 305 scores well because it is brilliant at what it does. If the software niggles described can be overcome the Edge 305 could well get 5 stars.
  • Pros: Sensitive receiver, small, lightweight, does the job designed for well.
  • Cons: Included software isn't the best. No keylock. Limited GPS navigation.
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