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Garmin Edge 810
8.4 out of 10

Garmin Edge 810

Great Deal: $385.00

Reviews and Problems with Garmin Edge 810

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Overall 4
4.0

item worked great for first 2 days/uses then failed

indymojo, Amazon
2 August 2014
  • Summary: devise has so many glitches. had to send back and i'm so sorry i had too. item worked great for first 2 days/uses then failed. candance not working properly then unit froze up, etc and i had the latest firmware/software
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Overall 4
4.0

I was about to upgrade to the 810 until I read some of the reviews.

Sondra Swarbrick, Amazon
17 May 2014
  • Summary: I bought a Garmin 800 about a year ago for the same price as the 810 goes for now. I have had zero problems with it. The battery lasts seemingly forever. It has never frozen. It has never shut off for any reason, unless I turn it off.
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Overall 4
4.0

Route Guidance is Full of Bugs

rjk, Amazon
3 May 2014
  • Summary: The Garmin 810 is full of bugs and idiosyncrasies related to mapping and route guidance, which is why most people want to buy it. I’ve been able to get it to do route guidance properly in only 1 or 2 of the last 5-6 rides.
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Overall 4
4.0

Freezes, and Garmin hasn't fixed for over 8 months

CW, Amazon
9 October 2013
  • Summary: I've had the device for only a week. I used it for 4 rides. It froze on my 4th ride when I was following a course, requiring a hard reboot. I lost 46 miles of my 102 mile ride (miles 33-79) because of this.
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Overall 4
4.0

Still buggy

The Wizard of Oz, Amazon
23 September 2013
  • Summary: Selling firm and shipping was great - very quick, well packed. Now the unit: It's still buggy (even with firmware 2.7). I've had this unit shutdown on its own for no reason mid ride (battery was almost 100%), twice since I've owned it (and that's two weeks).
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

jonas nygard, RoadBikeReview
4 September 2013
  • Summary: Overall a very irritating and frustrating piece of bike equipment that for $100 might be acceptable, but for $800 for the bundle, definitely not worth it. Almost think this is expensive Chinese junk or at least very poorly designed and programmed software with all the glitches they have.
  • Pros: + Practical, easy to read screen when it works + Lots of features
  • Cons: - Lots of glitches - My unit losing GPS rout files constantly (newest software loaded and all) - My unit not storing settings, have to constantly reconfigure screens and fields, seems to happen after after turning unit off or charging battery - Unit will randomly shut down in a middle of a ride -...
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Overall 4
4.0

Lots of dough for a poorly designed bike computer

Marc B., Amazon
30 August 2013
  • Summary: The instructions are incredibly useless for a $600 complex item. It spontaneoulsy turns off or freezes on 20% of rides. Don't get me started.
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Overall 4
4.0

problem is hardware and can't be fixed with software upgrades

Packfill, Amazon
12 August 2013
  • Summary: I bought and returned this unit. I have an edge 500 and was looking to step up. The screen on the 810 is hard to read due to poor resolution, contrast and illumination. Frankly Garmin should be ashamed of themselves for putting out such an inferior product, especially given the premium pricing and...
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed - Do not recommend

DaveNH, Amazon
31 July 2013
  • Summary: The biggest draw for me in purchasing this particular unit was the ability to plan and upload courses of 50+ miles that could include many turns and back roads to avoid traffic and prevent me having to stop periodically to make sure I was taking the right turn.
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Overall 4
4.0

too many bad design decisions

Amazon Customer, Amazon
27 June 2013
  • Summary: If Garmin's target audience is the cyclist who rides a few dozen miles per summer and thinks that spending big money on flashy parts makes them a better rider, then this product is perfect. If Garmin thinks this device will suit the needs of a serious cyclist, they have a lot of redesign to do.
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