Serious bikers now have another excellent tool in their pursuit of excellence with the latest Garmin GPS bike computers. Garmin prides itself as the first to bring GPS technology to the cycling community. And also the first to let cyclists put their ride on the map and accurately record detailed metrics which can be shared on the social media.
The new Garmin Edge 510 and Edge 810 comes with connected features that give you live tracking, wireless data transfers, weather and social media sharing. They come with full-color touchscreens that is glove friendly. The simple and neat menu makes it very easy to use. With smartphone connectivity and Garmin Connect Mobile app, trips that you have done can be easily uploaded so that your friends and family can follow your route or races in real time using the LiveTrack feature. Invite followers using email or social media, so they can view your live data on a Garmin Connect tracking page. Once they get your email invite, they can click to follow and see your stats and location on the map. Read the full Garmin Edge 510 review
The built quality is improved and made for the rugged terrain. Battery life is also excellent. Garmin claims that these units can last for 17 hours on the go. A new mounting option is included which allows for heads-up positioning.
The larger Edge 810 comes with built-in basemap with basic navigation capabilities for navigation and guidance on and off-road. Read the full Garmin Edge 810 review.
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