Garmin Edge 520 is the new GPS bike computer that offers advanced analytics such as heart rate monitor during indoor workouts, power threshold, VO2 max value applied when doing cycling. It ideal for those looking for precision, advanced features and cutting edge, enclosed in a compact and lightweight. Garmin Edge 520 specifications are given below.
Garmin Edge 520 specifications
It comes with a large color display that measures 2.3 inches and packs high resolution for easy reading and high GPS sensitivity. It has battery life of up to 15 hours that makes it ideal for long distances. The Garmin Edge 520 is compatible with the Shimano Di2 system to see what kind of crown and pinion are inserted. It is also used to view the status of the battery charge of the electronic gear. The Edge 520 is compatible with ANT + technology and finally it can be used used as a remote control for Garmin VirB family.
Garmin Edge 520 provides the innovative function segments where you can challenge other Garmin users who cycled on a given route and shared their results on the Garmin connect portal. So you can have real virtual competitions with other cycling fans who have traveled or will travel a specific stretch of road.
GPS bike computer will signal the beginning of the stretch of road so that you know where to deliver your best performance. Once the data is downloaded, the cyclist will find its position in the ranking of that specific stretch of road on the always on Garmin Connect. It will be an opportunity to get involved and have a reason to bring a higher level their performance.
Edge 520 also provides advanced metrics for cycling and analysis of data recorded during training and competition which will help in improving the results. Garmin Edge 520 will be available at retail outlets from mid-July at a recommended price of 299 euro. There will be another variant that will cost 379 euro that will have additional equipment like heart rate monitor, cadence sensor and speed sensor.