Garmin Edge 820

Garmin Edge 820 Price Crash

That’s a rather dramatic headline but true. It looks like Amazon UK are clearing out stock of the Edge 820 as the replacement Garmin Edge 830 will hit the shelves in the next 10 weeks. That means that UK pricing of the Edge 820 is now at an all-time Amazon low of GBP141. Prices in…

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Shimano Di2 – the dark side of the metrics

This is a short article highlighting some of the wonderful things you can do with Di2. I’m describing what I can do with a 2017 Ultegra R8050 derailleurs and DuraAce R9150 shifters which ARE more capable in the breadth of functionality they support than earlier models. Apologies in advance if you already have Di2 and…

Garmin Edge 820 Battery Test Update

In this recent post, https://the5krunner.com/2016/08/05/navigation-fest-edge-820-and-others-do-9-hours-of-trail-navigation/, I managed to get about 8 hours of battery using turn-by-turn (TBT) navigation ‚Äď GPS+GLONASS, HRV/per-second recording, HRM and a PM. It lasted between 7.5 or 8.5 hours. I tried a VERY similar route again today (near identical). This time I managed only 6 hours of battery. The only material…

Opinion: Garmin Edge 820

Garmin generally make great cycling computers. The Edge 820 looks to follow in that tradition. The 820 is a clich√©d EVOLUTION not revolution. Having said that it brings together much of what is good about the Edge 810, the Edge 520 and the Edge 1000. It’s a consolidation. Having said that, I’m still not quite…