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Garmin - Edge 520

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Garmin started with the aerodynamic form factor of the popular Edge 500, added in-ride challenges on Strava live segments, color display, connected capabilities and advanced analysis features. The result — Edge 520, the GPS bike computer that’s right-sized for competitive cyclists and packed with the features you crave.


  • Offers in-ride challenges through Strava live segments
  • Reports cycling-specific VO2 max and recovery time when used with power and heart rate
  • Pairs with compatible ANT+® indoor trainers for data display and control
  • Tracks Functional Threshold Power (FTP), watts/kg and cycling dynamics when used with Vector™ or Vector 2 power meters
  • Connected features¹: automatic uploads, live tracking, smart notifications, send/receive courses, social media sharing, weather


 Physical dimensions  1.9” x 2.9” x 0.8” (4.9 x 7.3 x 2.1 cm) 
 Display size, WxH  1.4” x 1.9” (3.5 x 4.7 cm)
 Display resolution, WxH  200 x 265 pixels
 Color display  Yes
 Weight  2.1 oz (60 g)
 Battery  rechargeable lithium-ion
 Battery life  up to 15 hours
 Water rating  IPX7
 GPS-enabled  Yes
 High-sensitivity receiver  Yes
 Barometric altimeter  Yes
 Smart notifications (displays email, text and other alerts when paired with your compatible phone)   Yes


 Maps & Memory

 Basemap  Yes
 Waypoints/favorites/locations  200
 Routes  0
 History  up to 180 hours 


 Cycling Features

 Compatible with Vector™  Yes
 Bike speed/cadence sensor   Yes (optional) 


 Performance Features

 Heart rate monitor  Yes (optional)
 Virtual Partner® (train against a digital person)  Yes
 Courses (compete against previous activities)  Yes
 Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed)  Yes
 Auto Lap® (automatically starts a new lap)  Yes
 Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout)  Yes
 Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts)  Yes
 Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal)  Yes
 Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals)  Yes
 Heart rate-based calorie computation  Yes
 Customizable screen(s)  Yes
 Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible 3rd party ANT+™-enabled power meters)   Yes (records data approx. 1 per second) 
 Temperature (displays and records temperature while you ride)  Yes
 Shock Resistant  Yes


 Garmin Connect™

 Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data)  
 Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer) 


 Additional Features

  • Compatible with Varia™ bike radar and lights: Yes
  • Edge® remote compatibility: Yes
  • LiveTrack: Yes
  • Advanced performance and power analysis, including new Time in Zone, FTP tracking, cycling-specific VO2 and recovery and cycling dynamics 
  • Bike trainer profile for compatible Turbo trainer data display and control
  • On-device segment compatibility for dynamic and engaging in-ride competition
  • Operating temperature: -20°C to +55°C
  • Connected features via a smartphone: Yes
  • Compatible with Garmin Connect™ and Garmin Connect™ Mobile: Yes
  • Compatible with VIRB® action cameras: Yes
  • Integration with Shimano Di2 electronic shifting: Yes
  • Weather alerts: Yes
  • Preloaded Garmin cycling map: No
  • Wi-Fi® compatible: No
  • Round-trip routing: No
  • Route planner: No

 ¹ Advanced workouts require a Garmin Connect account

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