Garmin is a company which develops and sells products relating to Global Positioning System (GPS) systems.

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Making the most of Edge 500 courses

I want to make the most of this feature, and use it for navigation on pre-planned courses. I have used it two times now, and the experience was much different. The first time everything was ok, ...
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What GPS unit should I get? Or, is there a better app I could use to log my rides? [closed]

There is only so much I can do with logging my rides with my phone. Both the Strava and Runtastic Apps have issues logging my rides. Importing a GPX file from one to the other produces inconsistencies ...
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Where can I find the maps my Garmin Edge 305 made?

Back between 2008 and 2010 I used a Garmin Edge 305 on my road and mountain bike. This was before Strava and overlays of routes on Google Maps so I would like to recover these rides and save them into ...
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How to turn off segments on edge 510

Recently I've been getting notifications on my edge 510 of an upcoming segment (& and display when riding through it) - I can turn this off by hitting the red cross on screen when it comes up, but ...
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How to use Garmin's battery more effectively?

I've bought a second hand Garmin Edge 800 for a while ago. So far, I'm nothing but delighted about the device and the battery life. However, since I have to plug it in in order to upload my rides, it ...
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Garminn GSc10 reset problem

How do you reset the GSC10 sensor on Garmin edge 510? I want to be able to re-pair it to my device. Any ideas?
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Cycling Computers for seamlessly uploading to Strava? [closed]

I have a Garmin Edge 500. Records everything I need, but the pain is uploading and managing the data into Strava. I just want to walk in from my ride, have a shower, have breakfast and see my ride ...
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Garmin edge 510

I've had this garmin since December all of a sudden it's not reading cadence and speed I've tried everything even reset it I think that made it worse can anyone help me I'm getting so frustrated ...
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With a garmin edge touring can I just ride or do I have to do a route?

I'm thinking of getting a garmin edge touring but I want to use it as a map rather than a satnav. Can I just ride and it will show where I am? Or will it always want me to take a pre-determined route? ...
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Is a garmin oregon series GPS useful as a bike computer for navigation and ride tracking?

I'm considering purchasing a standalone GPS unit. I've heard good things about the Garmin Oregon series devices for touring since they can be used with commodity batteries. Is a Garmin Oregon series ...
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Problems with Edge 510 Cadence/Speed Sensor

I have been looking online for a while on how to fix a bug with my Garmin Edge 510 Cadence/Speed sensor but no luck, and now I'm indoors training it's more important that it works (so I can get ...
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Can I use Edge 510 as an indoor trainer computer

I'm setting up for the winter (yes it's only October, this is Sweden). I need to set up a speedometer for my rear wheel while I use the turbo trainer, I have a Garmin Edge 510 with cadence sensor, and ...
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What is the use of GPS/Elevation on Bike computers

Can any one let me know what is the exact use of GPS/Elevation on Bike computers (EDGE 500,510 or TIMEX 2.0)? I ride with a SIGMA BC 16.12 (with CADENCE) and POLAR HRM. I check my elevation using ...
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Garmin 510 lost data

I rode the Georgia 3 gap bike ride yesterday. For me almost a lifetime accomplishment. I used a Garmin 510 and when it reached 22% I plugged in an external charger. The screen continued to indicate ...
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Is there a way to merge tracks within a GPX file?

I have GPX files for local MTB riding areas. In each area picture several connected loops composed of between say 6 and 12 named trails. In my GPX files all of the trails are individual tracks. Its ...
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Garmin Edge Touring can't do car, walking, or straight-line routing directions?

I previously owned an Edge 605, and recently replaced it with an Edge Touring. One key feature which I can't figure out on the Edge Touring is Car or Pedestrian routing. On the 605 you could choose ...
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Route planning and avoiding gravel/unpaved roads?

I've got a Garmin Edge 810. Sometimes when using routes created with Garmin Connect or Strava Route Builder, I unfortunately find myself on bad gravel roads. Is there a route planning tool that ...
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How do you download OSM maps to Garmin Edge?

How do you download free Open Street Maps (OSM) data on to an SD card for garmin edge 800 / 810 for use in navigation and turn by turn directions?
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Garmin Edge Touring - Quality of the maps [closed]

I currently have a Garmin Edge 200, which I like quite a bit. But I would like a GPS that has mapping capabilities. I don't need the training features. I'm curious about the quality of the maps in the ...
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Reverse a saved course on Garmin Edge 200?

If I've saved a course to my Edge 200, can I reverse it to get back to the start? Or do I need to save two versions? The "back to start" option only seems to be there when I'm already following a ...
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Should I wait for clear views of the sky before turning on my Garmin Edge GPS?

I have a Garmin Edge 200 GPS unit. I commute from the center of Melbourne CBD, where there are many tall buildings and not a good line of sight to satellites. I park in an underground garage, so there ...
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Edit gps recorded track

I'm using Garmin Fit for my phone. On a long ride my phone went out of power and didn't manage to record the last of the track. I've uploaded the first part of the ride to Garmin Connect and can ...
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Alternative Firmware for Garmin Edge 500

I'm using a Garmin Edge 500 cycle computer. For most parts I'm quite happy with it. Besides the issue of it not finding GPS from time to time there is one thing which really drives me crazy: When ...