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Cyclists, This New Device By Garmin Will Have You On The Edge Of Your Seat

With the Tour de France in full swing and the Tour de France Femme just around the corner, Garmin’s latest release couldn’t have come at a better time. Meet the Edge® 1050 – the brightest, smartest and most connected cycling computer Garmin has ever unleashed. Featuring in-ride messaging, competitions, hazard alerts and more, it’s designed to make every group ride fun and connected. You’ll always feel like part of the peloton.

“We are excited to introduce our most capable, high-performing bike computer yet with the Edge 1050. Delivering an exceptional in-ride experience, superior navigation and community-focused features, our latest cycling computer is made to keep cyclists motivated—whether they’re planning a group ride with friends or a long, solo adventure.”

Dan Bartel, Garmin Vice President of Global Consumer Sales

Prepare For Your Next Big Ride

The Edge 1050 is loaded with advanced tools to help you dominate every ride. Free Garmin training plans deliver personalised workouts based on performance and recovery. Insights from Firstbeat Analytics like VO2 max, training status, heat and altitude acclimation and more can help cyclists evaluate their performance and see how their body is holding up, while features like cycling ability and course demands allow cyclists to compare their abilities to the demands of a specific course so they can focus their training in the right areas. 

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Maximise Performance

Edge 1050 offers premium performance metrics to help you ride smarter. Real-time stamina insights help cyclists closely monitor and track their exertion levels, influencing training efforts and showing how much further they can maintain their current pace. ClimbPro shows ascent and grade details, and Climb Explore highlights nearby climbs. Advanced cycling dynamics provide riders with insights into their performance and mountain bike metrics, including jump count, jump distance, Grit® and Flow™, which help track every epic ride.

Ride Safe, Stay Connected

For added confidence during a ride, Edge 1050 includes safety features like LiveTrack and incident detection, and it’s compatible with the Varia™ line of cycling radars and smart lights, as well as inReach® satellite communicators. For year-round training, it easily pairs with Tacx® indoor smart trainers.

Garmin Edge 1050

From Saturday group rides to solo adventures, make every ride better with the Edge 1050 premium cycling computer.

What Else Is New?

  • GroupRide Enhancements: Stay in touch with in-ride messaging, live locations and incident detection alerts. Cyclists can also add some competition to their ride with in-ride leaderboards for climbs, plus witty post-ride awards, including Speed Racer (highest max speed), Chatterbox (most heavily using the GroupRide messaging feature), Worker Bee (most time spent pedalling) and more.
  • Road Hazard Alerts: Get real-time alerts about potholes, fallen trees and more from your fellow cyclists, and contribute your own reports to keep everyone safe.
  • Refreshed Design: Angled casing, all-metal buttons and a 3.5” liquid crystal display.
  • Garmin Pay: Make quick, contactless payments during your rides.
  • Built-In Speaker: Hear workout and navigation prompts and use the bike bell to alert others.
  • On-Device Course Creator: Design routes directly on the touchscreen with various map overlays.
  • Surface Type Alerts: Get notified about upcoming unpaved sections and see different roadway types.
  • Ride-Specific Routing: Tailored navigation for mountain, gravel, or road rides.
  • Map Manager with Wi-Fi®: Add, swap, or update maps easily via Wi-Fi.

Ready to ride? Find the Edge® 1050 at garmin.com.


Source: https://www.womenshealthsa.co.za/fitness/feed


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