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Garmin Edge 500

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Smart Tracking for Smarter Training

Gear Patrol
18 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Anyone looking to tally precise details of their cycling endeavors should mull over buying the Edge 500. This lightweight GPS-Based cycling computer is a data nuts dream and calculates everything including speed, distance, calories burned, altitude, climb, and descent. While monitoring, it also records this information for comparison purposes which trainers can access on their home computer through Garmin’s course feature.
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Overall 8

Garmin Edge 500 GPS Cyclecomputer Review

10 April 2011
  • Conclusion: Update: Garmin has issued a July, 16, 2010 firmware update to fix the freeze/lock problems described in user reviews below. The Garmin Edge 500 is compact and has a clean, no-wires installation. It has a customizable, multi-mode display, accommodates an optional heart rate monitor and cadence/speed sensor, and is compatible with third-party power meters.
  • Pros: Compact, feature-packed, highly customizable., Sharp appearance, nice detail and finish., Convenient and sturdy stem or bar-mount system., Compatible with heart rate monitor, cadence/speed sensor, and third-party power meters.
  • Cons: Smallish display size = difficult to see text if more than five data fields displayed.
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Garmin Edge 500

GPS Tracklog
1 April 2010
  • Excerpt: The Garmin Edge 500 is a GPS-enabled cycling computer. It does not have the navigation functions available on some other members of the Edge series, though like certain models, it can be paired with a heart rate monitor and power meter.
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Overall 8

Garmin Edge 500

5 January 2010

Garmin Edge 500 Navi-Test

25 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Der GPS-Radcomputer Garmin Edge 500 ist Garmins kleinstes Edge-Modell und eignet sich ideal für den Rennrad-Einsatz. Mit dem Garmin Edge 500 bekommen gewichtsbewußte Radsportler einen kompakten GPS-fähigen Radcomputer, mit dem sich Touren auswerten und analysieren lassen. Wer beim Radfahren auf eine Kartendarstellung verzichten kann, ist hier also genau richtig.
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Expert Review

31 March 2010
  • Excerpt: Il Garmin Edge 500 è un navigatore satellitare ultraleggero e di piccole dimensioni dedicato agli amanti della bicicletta. Ideato per i ciclisti professionisti ed amatori evoluti, consente di registrare i dati di velocità, la distanza, l’elevazione e il posizionamento GPS. Questo modello include anche il calcolo del consumo calorico e l’antenna satellitare ad alta sensibilità HotFix.
  • Pros: Calcolo del consumo calorico, Fascia cardio, Antenna HotFix, Garmin Connect
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