Garmin expands with the performance Garmin Edge 520 GPS bike bike with StravaLive segment Your training monitoring by a variety of functions.
Train with the Edge
The Edge 520 is one of the first bike computers compatible with Strava Live segments and includes a cost-free 2-month trial subscription for Strava Premium. This will automatically sync your Strava Favorites segments with the Edge to get live feedback during the tour. You will also receive alarms for the start and end of segments as well as after the end of the segment for the best list.
Connect your Edge with ANT + compatible indoor trainers and you have a range of training features at your disposal. Set up training targets on the Edge 520 and he will help you reach them and show you your statistics. Alternatively, you can also train tracks that you or other drivers have created. The trainer adjusts the resistance to the high profile so you can compete in virtual competition with other drivers or recorded statistics.
You can also pair the Edge with a power meter and find additional performance values. For example, follow your performance-related anaerobic threshold (FTP) and watts / kg to compare with others or control your workout. Also use the Cycling Dynamics to analyze bike training more precisely. An integrated FTP test also helps you set up your basic values ??on the indoor trainer or on the street. If you are additionally training with a heart rate chest strap, the Edge 520 calculates your VO2max and the recovery time after the workout so you know how long you should wait before the next hard training session.
A high-resolution 2.3 "(5.8 cm) touch display displays the information clearly and is easy to read in all light conditions.
On your own
Thanks to its compact and robust housing and battery life of up to 15h, it is perfect for any tour. The position is determined by the American GPS system and the Russian CLONASS. The use of both systems allows an optimum reception, more accurate and more reliable position determination. In unknown regions, you can use the track navigation with turn-by-turn directions. Choose a route completed by other drivers, or create your own tour on Garmin Connect and transfer it directly to your Edge and follow it to your desired destination. The preinstalled basiskarte serves as additional orientation help with your bike tours.
Online Features & Live Tracking
Use additional online features when you link the Edge 520 to your compatible smartphone and the Garmin Connect mobile app: live tracking, smartphone notifications, social media sharing, weather data, and wireless uploads. After the tour, the data can be automatically sent to Garmin Connect, our online training platform for storing, scheduling and sharing your tours.
Expandability & Networking
The Edge 520 is compatible with ANT + sensors, including Garmin products such as Varia bicycle radar and Varia bike lighting, as well as sensors for speed, cadence and heart rate, the VIRB and VIRB remote controls, the VIRB action camera And compatible scales. It also integrates with Shimano Di2 electronic switching systems so you can see on the display what gear is currently inserted. The Edge 520 is also compatible with ANT + power meters such as the Vector series. Devices can also be connected to the Edge via Bluetooth.
Unit dimensions (WxHxD): 4.9 x 7.3 x 2.1 cm Display size: 4.7 x 3.5 cm | 2.3 "(5.8 cm) diagonal Display Resolution: 200 x 265 pixels Touchscreen: yes Color display: yes Battery: Lithium-ion battery Battery life: up to 15 hours Waterproof: yes (IPX7) - for temporary submergence GPS-capable: yes CLONASS-capable: yes Barometric height measurement: yes Accepts memory cards: no Waypoints: 200 Rounding: up to 180 hours Compatible with Vector: yes Speed ??/ cadence sensor: yes (optional)
Scope of delivery: Edge 520, bicycle holder (standard and Aero), USB cable, fastening tape, manuals