Based on your answers, we recommend the following Garmin Edge products for you. Each of these units will allow you to track recovery time between training sessions, which you indicated you are interested in. Please take a look at the items below or click here to re-take the quiz!
Garmin Edge 130
Garmin brings instant data and automatic street cred with the new Edge 130
This ruggedly compact GPS cycling computer has everything you need to navigate your ride, monitor stats, stay connected with loved ones, and much more with this new sleek compact device that goes where you go and won’t weigh you down.
Whether you ride on singletrack, open roads or city streets, Edge 130 is your perfect riding partner. Its compact, lightweight design features a 1.8” mono Memory in Pixel (MIP) display. What that means — you get a completely crisp view of the screen, even in direct sunlight when you’d normally be squinting. Customize the display to show up to 8 data fields on each screen. Don’t let its slight stature fool you — Edge 130 is packed with additional features and gets up to 15 hours of battery life between charges.
Wherever you ride, the Edge 130 bike computer captures your essential stats. With help from GPS, GLONASS and Galileo satellites plus a built-in barometer, it tracks how far, how fast and even how high you’ve ridden. Plan and download your routes with the Course Creator feature from Garmin Connect.
Edge 130 will guide you with easy-to-read course prompts and turn prompts. It’s even smart enough to direct you back to your starting location.
Simplified, rugged design with 1.8” display that’s crisp and easy to read in sunlight or low-light conditions
With GPS, GLONASS and Galileo satellites and an altimeter, you’ll know how far, fast, hard and high you’ve ridden on the longest climbs or on your way through the city
Includes navigation with turn prompts and even shows you how to get back to start; download courses from the Course Creator feature in Garmin Connect online community and race in real time against Strava Live Segments
Compatible with Varia cycling awareness accessories, including rearview radar and smart bike lights
Connected features, when using a compatible device, include smart notifications, weather and more; LiveTrack and assistance features make it easy to share your location
Battery life: up to 15 hours
Garmin Edge 520
Garmin took the classic Edge 500 Cycling Computer and upgraded it with great new features to give us the Edge 520.
With the great features you loved in the edge 500 the 520 now offers cycling VO2 max and recovery time when paired with a power meter and heart rate.
The Edge 520 also offers connected functions, upload workouts automatically, receive notifications, share rides on social media, even check the weather to see what you are riding into, to have the most knowledge on you ride. Now the screen is even easier to see with the new color display!
We started with the aerodynamic form factor of the popular Edge 500, added in-ride challenges on Strava live segments, color display, connected capabilities and advanced analysis features. The result — Edge 520, the GPS bike computer that’s right-sized for competitive cyclists and packed with the features you crave.
Edge 520 is the first bike computer that’s compatible with Strava live segments and includes a 3-month trial of Strava Premium. With this membership, your starred Strava segments automatically sync with the 520 for live feedback during your ride. You’ll also get alerts for segment start and finish and leaderboard rankings once you complete the segment.
Offers in-ride challenges through Strava live segments
Reports cycling-specific VO2 max and recovery time when used with power and heart rate.
Pairs with compatible ANT+ indoor trainers for data display and control.
Tracks Functional Threshold Power (FTP), watts/kg and cycling dynamics when used with Vector or Vector 2 power meters.
Connected features: automatic uploads, live tracking, smart notifications, send/receive courses, social media sharing, weather.
Garmin Edge 520 Plus
With Edge 520 Plus, you can train smarter and discover new routes. This cycling computer features advanced navigation and challenges built right in, not to mention a bright color screen, preloaded Strava Live Segments and the Garmin Cycle Map with turn-by-turn directions.
Whether you’re exploring new routes or pushing your limits at race time, Edge 520 Plus has exactly what you need. Advanced Navigation with Garmin Cycle Map Edge 520 Plus is preloaded with the Garmin Cycle Map and includes turn-by-turn navigation and navigation alerts that notify you of upcoming turns. And, of course, it’s smart enough to guide you back to the route — or back to start — if you deviate from it or decide to head home early.
There’s no need to reach for the phone or worry about your fellow riders when they pull ahead or fall behind. Rider-to-rider messaging (with a compatible smartphone) lets you send prewritten notes from your Edge 520 Plus bike computer to theirs. Let your friends know if you’ll catch up in a few minutes or if they should go on without you. If you have a flat tire or need assistance, you can send a message to your fellow riders who are paired with GroupTrack — so they can find you.