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Garmin-edge-500.8494790
7.7 out of 10

Garmin Edge 500

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Overall 10
10

great cycling GPS

Jennifer Taylor, Amazon
5 days ago
  • Summary: I love may Garmin Edge 500 - used it mainly for cycling (has a ton of excellent features and Garmin Connect is great) but also used with running. I'd just hold it in my hand or put it in my sports bra. Not the best way to carry but as I don't run too much it works perfectly fine. Battery life is excellent and the many different functions are great for personalizing what type of stats you want to track during your ride/work out.
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Overall 10
10

small but offers pleanty of features

bon, Amazon
13 October 2014
  • Summary: This small device is great.. I especially enjoy the gradiance % during uphill climbing. I settled with edge 500 model since it offers everything that I'll ever need. other higher end models gives you more features but don't think I'll ever use it.. I like the buttons on the side which gives me good feedback when using it with full finger gloves. If you're recreational cyclist this is all you'll need.. it works great pairing up with Duotrap sensor on my Trek Domane..
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Overall 10
10

GREAT bike comp

elizabeth dioguardi, Amazon
8 October 2014
  • Summary: It worked perfectly out of he box, i bought the whole "kit"...directions were simply and easy. I highly recommend for anyone wanting to do more than know your speed.
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Overall 10
10

Great device. Love the features and functionality. Very accurate and zero problems with it.

Bwill, Amazon
22 September 2014
  • Summary: Great device. Use it every time I ride on my road bike. Keeps me informed and like how the info from this synchs with Garmin Connect which synchs effortlessly with Strava.
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Overall 10
10

Good, solid GPS cycle computer

Joe's Garage, Amazon
17 September 2014
  • Summary: Perfect unit and it does everything I need it to do. What I like about this one more than the more advanced and newer sibling devices is: - Small profile. It is not much larger or heavier than the old style head units, and much smaller than the touch screen machines - Great connectivity. I have had no trouble with Ant+ devices pairing with this at all - Mount system. You get two mounts so you can drop this on either bike without fuss - Rugged.
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Overall 10
10

Simple, great battery, just works

C. J. McDonald, Amazon
15 September 2014
  • Summary: LOVE this computer. I'm coming off an iPhone using Wahoo sensors to track my rides which had poor battery life and would mess up entire rides occasionally. The battery lasts forever on this - only used 20% on a century ride. Syncs flawlessly with Strava. Fits well on a K-Edge mount on my bars. Simple, great battery, just works, never had an issue losing data. The premium strap that comes with the kit is the best one I've used out of Garmin, Wahoo, and Polar.
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Overall 10
10

Water resistance is good too because I have been caught in some hellacious ...

John D. Dragg "MusicMonkey", Amazon
12 September 2014
  • Summary: I've been owning this for about 6 months now and it's been a very reliable unit with the exception of loosing the signal a few times. When this happens you need to turn the unit off and back on again. Don't forget to start the session again or it will not register any miles. Water resistance is good too because I have been caught in some hellacious rain storms and it survived fine. I recommend it!
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Overall 10
10

these are just a best guess. The garmins tend to read air temperature ...

Russell B., Amazon
7 September 2014
  • Summary: If you desire information feedback to enhance your ride experience, this is the ticket. Coupled with a pickup sensor, wireless, and mounted on the bike, as well as the garmin unit itself, the accuracy for all things speed and distance is right on the money. However, comes to elevation or temperature readings, these are just a best guess. The garmins tend to read air temperature higher, primarily because of sun exposure.
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Overall 10
10

Love it but speed reading showing I'm moving even though I'm idle?

hungryman, Amazon
6 September 2014
  • Summary: I don't even use the HR monitor or the cadence sensor but I still love it. Has everything you need and more. To be quite honest, the Garmin 200 had everything I needed except for the actual time display. How do you make a Cycling GPS and not display the actual time on the unit? Anyway, I'm happy I went with the 500 anyway. I am however having issues where when I'm completely idle, it shows that I'm going anywhere from 0.3 - 0.9 mph.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Michael W. Rowe, Amazon
27 August 2014
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