Category Archives: Garmin Edge

Garmin Edge related posts. Will cover the new 605/705 when it comes out. A lot of people (from all over the world)are still having trouble with Routes and Courses so the Garmin needs a category of its own.

Charging your Garmin Edge on the move

This post is to address the issue of charging your Garmin Edge on the move. It’s been an ongoing problem for the long distance cyclist since the days of the 305. Battery life for an 800 is about 12 hours … Continue reading

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GarminConnect Courses

One of the latest features of GarminConnect.com is the ability to plot a basic Course for your device. Access is under the Course tab on the startup page. If you’ve a GarminConnect  login you will see the green CreateCourse button on the top … Continue reading

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Google Map Locations to Garmin 705

It’s possible to download Google Map finds to your Garmin 705 you must have Garmin Communicator installed.  The following is from The Garmin Website and it does work. It seems to be related to Business finds. Its saved as a … Continue reading

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Chamelion USB Charger

An emergency charger for phones available in the UK from Maplin for a discount price of £3.00 . http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=222899 http://www.camelionbattery.com/showart.asp?art=231 Comes with a bag to tie to the handlebars so you can recharge on the move. I’ve tried it a … Continue reading

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Garmin Edge Stem and Barmounts

Your shiny new Edge comes with a Stem and a Barmount. My preference is the stem mount as it doesn’t rotate when you hit a bump. A bar mount can be easily converted to a stem mount by simply removing … Continue reading

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Ride Around Britain's Coast

Dave sent me this link about a ride around Britain’s coast that Cycling Weekly are developing. http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/Ride_Around_Britains_Coast_article_175481.html   Dave has already submitted the Wirral section so I’ve promised to give it a go. There is bound to be more at … Continue reading

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Garmin Training Centre

Now I know there are a lot of you out there that don’t like the training centre. It’s partly Garmins fault as the base map is so poor. It becomes a whole lot better when you purchase one of the Mapsource … Continue reading

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Garmin City Select Map

Just bought a Garmin City Select V7 map off ebay for 99p plus £4 postage. The difference it makes over the Training Centre base map I’ll post when it arrives but anything is an improvement on the basemap. All this … Continue reading

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Garmin Edge logging problem

On a couple of occasions the Edge has appended the days ride to a previous days ride for no good reason. The MotionBased forum has suggested that it is the user not pressing stop at the end of the ride. … Continue reading

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Garmin Edge 605 and 705 Maps.

When the new Garmin Edge 605 and 705 arrive Edge users are going to have to get to grips with Garmin Mapsource maps. As the 205 and 305 are not mapping GPS units it means the new 605 and 705 … Continue reading

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