GARMIN Edge 520 computer
Trainig with the Edge
The Edge 520 is one of the first bicycle computer that is compatible with Strava live segments and includes a kosteneloses 3-month trial subscription for Strava Premium. Thus your Strava Picks segments are automatically synchronized to the Edge, so that you get during the tour live feedback. You also get alerts for the start and end of segments, and after completion of the segment for the leaderboard.
Koppel your Edge with ANT + compatible indoor trainers and already you have a number of training functions. Judge training goals on the Edge 520 and it helps them to achieve and shows you doing your statistics. Alternatively, you can also train routes that you have created you or other drivers. The trainer adjusts resistance to the height profile thus can compete you in the virtual Wetkampf against other drivers or recorded statistics.
You can the Edge but also with a power meter couple and identify additional performance values. Follow example your performance-based anaerobic threshold (FTP) and watts / kg to compare yourself with others or to control your training. Also Use the Cycling Dynamics to then analyze cycle training more specifically. An integrated FTP test helps you also consider setting up on the indoor trainer or on the road your core values. If you train in addition to a heart rate chest strap, the Edge 520 your VO2max and the recovery time based on the training, so you know how long you should wait before the next hard workout.
A high resolution 2.3 "(5.8 cm) touch screen displays the information clearly and is easy to read in all lighting conditions.
In its own way
Thanks to its compact and robust housing and a battery life of up to 15h, it is perfect for any tour. The position is determined via the American GPS system and the Russian CLONASS. The use of both systems allows an optimal reception, more accurate and reliable positioning. In unfamiliar areas you can certainly lead to turning instructions to your destination up to the track navigation. Choose one graduated from other drivers track, or create your own tour on Garmin Connect and transfer it directly to your Edge and follow it to the desired destination.
The preloaded basemap serves as additional guidance for your cycling.
Online Features & Live Tracking
Use additional online features, if you koppels the Edge 520 with your compatible smartphone and the Garmin Connect Mobile app: Live tracking, smartphone alerts, data sharing via social media, weather information and wireless uploads. After the tour, the data can be automatically sent to Garmin Connect, our online training platform for storing, Plan and share your routes.
Extensibility & Networking
The Edge 520 is compatible with ANT + sensors, among others with Garmin articles like the Varia Bike Radar and Varia bicycle lighting as well as with sensors for speed, cadence and heart rate, the Edge and Virb remotes which Virb Action Camera and compatible scales. Furthermore, it allows the integration with electronic Shimano Di2 shifting systems, so that you can see on the display, which gear is currently engaged. The Edge 520 is compatible with ANT + power meters such as the Vector series. It can also be devices connected via Bluetooth with the Edge.
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
Color display: yes
Battery: Lithium ion battery
Battery life: up to 15 hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7) - against temporary immersion
Barometric altimeter: yes
Accepts data cards: no
Lap history: up to 180 hours
With Vector compatible: yes
Speed / cadence sensor: yes (optional)
Delivery: Edge 520 Bike mount (standard and Aero), USB cable, fastening strap, manuals
Mind the notes for battery regulation