This is a great device but the download service for maps from Garmin ...
Brian Ustas, Amazon
1 week ago
Summary: This is a great device but the download service for maps from Garmin is just unacceptable. If I knew of a better device and map provider I would quickly go to them. I can just imagine how long other local routes will take to download!!
Best bicycle specific GPS I have ever used - does more than EVERYTHING!
Amazon Customer, Amazon
1 week ago
Summary: This is small, light, highly accurate, and have every kind of option I can ever see using. 17-hour battery life and you get Garmin quality and support. I would recommend this to any anyone. Probably more popular for road bikes but also useful for mountain bikes.
Summary: Pros (when it works): -it gives good data -decent screen -decent turn by turn (see more below) Cons: -for a 700 device (as much as an iPhone, this should flawlessly do what it is supposed to, but it doesn't...
Summary: I could write a book on this thing. And I think many have. For me it worked great at tracking my ride through Central America. However it was absolutely terrible at direction finding. These devices just are not any match for a smart phone and google maps. One advantage was the battery life.
in a nutshell Garmin's user-interfaces are pretty much horrible
30 April 2015
Summary: Interface is a bit clunky - connecting/syncing with a computer even more clunky (Garmin's software installer restarts every time I reboot my machine - even though the software is already installed - this is a known problem) - creating courses is incredibly clunky.
Summary: Pretty happy so far after 1.5 years. The weather warnings are a little useless and the "follow along on the maps" feature is hard due to shortage of time/patience with the whole find the maps and load them with trails routine. GPS works fine except the map display is a little hard to follow.
Summary: This is the first cycle computer I've purchased and so far have used it for four rides. While I utilized map data from OpenStreetMap.org, I have yet to use the navigation or virtual partner. I do pair a heart rate monitor and cadence sensor and use the LiveTrack feature.
Summary: The main driver for buying this was my failing eyesight! I have used a Edge 500 since it was introduced and still use it on my MTB but it was getting harder and harder to read the screen This unit is head and shoulders above that for visability/readability.
Does some things well, but many advertised features simply do not work.
21 February 2015
Summary: For general GPS tracking, stats, uploading your rides to your favorite fitness site, etc - this is a great GPS. The display looks great and with an SD Card getting maps on to it is easy. That said, it falls on it's face after that.