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Garmin Edge 800
7.4 out of 10

Garmin Edge 800

Garmin Edge 800 The Garmin Edge 800 is a 2“ x 3.7” x 1“ (5 Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin Edge 800

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Overall 4
4.0

Too complicated and no vocal comands

Moe Howard, Amazon
21 February 2014
  • Summary: not what I would have expected from a garmin.. Why doesn't it have the ability to speak out instructions like a car GPS? It is too complicated to learn for anyone over 25.
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Overall 4
4.0

Had to return it

Joe, Amazon
2 December 2013
  • Summary: It's probably a good product, but I missed the fact that the K-edge only fits a certain size handlebar when I ordered it. There is no adapter kit for a smaller diameter, so I had to return the product.
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Overall 4
4.0

Great for Data Collection, Horrible Nav

Jade, Amazon
22 December 2012
  • Summary: I've been using the Edge 800 with the city navigator maps for a couple of years in California. The system is fantastic at data collection and battery life, but is nearly useless for navigation. It ignores preferences for avoiding highways and regularly tries to direct you down car-only roads.
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Overall 4
4.0

Garmin doesn't listen to customers - they just don't get it!

Sandy D. Scott, Amazon
1 April 2011
  • Summary: I've used a Garmin 500 for quite some time in my cycling. My main issue with the unit was that I considered the display to be less than adequate. I have tried all manner of adjustments to the contrast, but alas, my cheap Cateye Strada mounted alongside the Garmin shines brightly in all lighting...
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Overall 4
4.0

Not really designed for mountain biking

Assaf, Amazon
24 January 2011
  • Summary: I own several Garmin GPS devices, including two Nuvi, a Garmin Edge 705 and a Garmin Forerunner 410. So I was happy to purchase the new Edge 800 GPS computer for my mountain bike. After 3 rides I can definitely state that this GPS was NOT designed for a mountain bike.
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Overall 4
4.0

Step back from 705

ElSuizoloco, Amazon
25 December 2010
  • Summary: I'm a true Garmin Cycle Computer follower. ( I owned the 205, 305, 705 and now the 800). Sure it is cool to have a Touch Screen and it really works. But the Dispplay is horrible. It is about 25% bigger than the one from the EDGE 705.
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Overall 4
4.0

Almost 2x the price, same functionality

Justin Seiferth "Me", Amazon
8 November 2010
  • Summary: As the owner of a 705 I figured the 800 would be a big step up- touch screen, next generation hardware, etc. Wrong, as far as I can tell there' absolutely no new functionality, the battery does not last any longer, the screen is a bit bigger but no better quality in bright light, the bike mount has...
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Overall 4
4.0

Mixed opinions.

redsaxobank, Wiggle
29 December 2014
  • Summary: So after receiving a garmin edge 810 as a gift I decided to buy this case.
  • Cons: Bulky
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Overall 4
4.0

Two Stars

thomas kirkwood, Amazon
14 October 2014
Overall 4
4.0

it's quite poor. Not recommended

P Kinsella, Amazon
5 October 2014
  • Summary: Loses accuracy in woodland. The software is unintuitive and takes a lot of working through. Compared to my 5 year old Edge 605, it's quite poor. Not recommended.
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