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9.2 out of 10

Garmin Edge 810

Great Deal: $362.99

Reviews and Problems with Garmin Edge 810

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Overall 2
2.0

returned - multiple problem during the first week

Quasimodo, Amazon
18 April 2014
  • Summary: During the first seven days it froze twice during rides. Also, whenever I tried to connect it to a PC I would get a message: "Device not recognized".
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Overall 2
2.0

Help needed with a bad situation

Thomas A Peterson, Amazon
21 March 2014
  • Summary: I received the item and have been overly frustrated from that point on. To begin with the spoke magnet clamp came in broken. The Heart rate monitor is not transmitting. I have done everything in strict accordance with all supplied including the manual that I down loaded and printed. To spend 700 bucks and have it come in with problems says a lot for QC at Garmin.
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Overall 2
2.0

Garmin needs adult supervision

Bill Wiecking, Amazon
3 February 2014
  • Summary: We ride to relax, train and vent, and we expect equipment that helps us instead of adding to our frustration. I’ve used each generation of Garmin Edge products, moving up to replace defective units, or because Garmin promised better battery life or improved interface. In each case, I’ve been disappointed.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worst Garmin Device Ever Sold

Ryan G Baker, Amazon
10 November 2013
  • Summary: Terrible device. This thing costs more than any of the other multiple Garmin bike computers I've purchased in the past, yet it is the worst electronic device I've ever owned. I've probably been on 30 rides with the computer. It's failed in one way or another on at least 20 of those rides. If you try the "live track," you are guaranteed to fail.
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Overall 2
2.0

Short review - I didn't get very far

Greatdane "thomasl_ca", Amazon
19 September 2013
  • Summary: Just bought a Garmin Edge 810, and I wish I could write a comprehensive review. I purchased this model to be able to use the map and navigation features. Right out the box, I realize that I had not carefully enough read the fine print: To take advantage of the routable map feature, it is necessary to additionally purchase the maps from Garmin. Shame on me for not being more careful. So I purchase the US map package at Garmin's website for immediate download.
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Overall 2
2.0

not ready - bugs after bugs after bugs

S. Shprung, Amazon
31 July 2013
  • Summary: Happy with Garmin for year. Liked my 705; loved my 800, but completely disappointed with the 810. If you used to the 800; don't upgrade. At least don't upgrade yet (Firmware ver 2.2 as of January 2013). The unit is VERY bad. It crash mid rides. It sometimes report wrong elevation. the new Bluetooth ability to upload the file fail 50% of the time (and it only work with Garmin connect...
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Overall 2
2.0

Garmin freezes if I change screens

FamousAmos, Amazon
31 July 2013
  • Summary: I have had terrible luck with the Garmin 810 which I received as a gift in April. This is my first experience with Garmin. If I change screens during the ride, the unit freezes up and is worthless for the rest of the ride. One time I touched the screen to wipe off a smudge and it shut down 4 hrs into a ride. I have done the most recent upgrade and it hasn't helped at all.
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Overall 2
2.0

Agree with others --- Too many bugs to be ready

Timojhen Mark, Amazon
7 June 2013
  • Summary: Having used this for about three months now, I'd have to agree with everyone who's saying it's not ready for prime time. Especially disappointing since it's a replacement for a device which is widely respected and (apparently) stable. I'm having issues which range from spontaneous crashes (just turns off without warning, reboots) to crashes prompted by swiping between screens (several times now).
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Overall 2
2.0

Shuts down/locks up - no support for TCX files

Mori-San TSO, Amazon
21 March 2013
  • Summary: I have used the unit on 5 rides and had problems on 2 of them. The first time the unit just shut down for no reason that I could see. It powered back up and continued function properly on that ride. The second round of problems was definitely more serious. I went for 100+ mile ride. After stopping for lunch, the unit wouldn't power-up past the initialization screens. After 5 or 6 hard resets, the unit functioned for a few minutes and then locked up again.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not a worthy upgrade

C. Torrillo, Amazon
30 January 2013
  • Summary: So I'll preface this with the statement that Garmin is the sole option if you want GPS navigation with cycling in mind. no one challenges them.....YET... Overall this unit works (excluding the many bugs and issues being reported) and it works better then anything else you can find on the market today. It IS the gold standard... while I will say that standard is rather weak. At the cost of this thing is totally overpriced.
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