Riders can easily stay connected with family and friends, both in and out of the peloton, the Edge Explore 820’s numerous connected features including GroupTrack, which allows cyclists to easily keep tabs of everyone in their group should they get separated. To help create a safer riding environment the explore is compatible with the Varia™ cycling awareness line and include built-in incident detection.
They also feature built-in Garmin Cycle Map with points of interest, bike-friendly trails and more in a compact design optimised for riding in any conditions. For cyclists seeking additional in-depth data the Edge Explore 820 features Time, Distance, Speed, Position and Cadence statistics. (requires additional sensors)
With the Edge Explore 820 riders can easily keep in touch with others in their pack. GroupTrack offers enhanced situational awareness by allowing cyclists to ride at their own pace while seeing where fellow riders are, so if one person falls out of sight, they don’t fall off the device’s map. Additional mapping features include bike specific navigation from the devices coming preloaded with Garmin Cycle Map for turn-by-turn navigation, round-trip Course Creator and on-device course planning. Built-in GPS, GLONASS and altimeter provides the most accurate ride data so cyclists can know how far, fast and high they have ridden.
Pair the Edge Explore 820 with the full-suit of Varia™ cycling awareness products including the Varia rearview radar, Varia Vision™ and Varia smart bike lights to help create a safer riding environment. Additionally, the devices’ integrated accelerometer for incident detection automatically sends a rider’s location message to emergency contacts if assistance is needed. The devices are also compatible with ANT+® sensors, including speed, cadence and heart rate.
The Edge Explore 820 is ideal for riding no matter the weather conditions featuring a 2.3-inch high-resolution, capacitive touch display that is quick and responsive – even when wet or used with gloves – and the Edge 820’s ambient light sensor automatically adjusts the screen’s brightness so it’s easy to read at a glance.
Connect IQ™ compatible, users can customise the Edge Explore 820 by downloading free apps and data fields. Users can also stay connected while out on a ride via incoming smart notifications, including incoming calls and texts from a compatible smartphone. Additional connected features include live tracking, social media sharing and automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, a free online fitness community that provides easy-to-understand charts, graphs, maps and more to let users view their activities, track progress
The Edge Explore 820 feature up to 15 hours of battery life. The new Battery Save mode will extend battery life up to 50 percent by enabling the rider to wake the display only when it is needed while still tracking the detail of a ride.