Garmin power meter
Garmin offer two versions of the Garmin power meter on the market. One is the Garmin Vector power meter and the other one is the Garmin Vector S power meter. Both Garmin power meter are both pedal power meters. It measure the power, where the force is applied. The Garmin power meter show the power in watt, on the bike computer. Also, the Garmin Vector power meter and the Garmin Vector S power meter have both the ANT+ sport technology. Which make it possible to use the Garmin power meter with an ANT+ capable bike computer.
Garmin Vector power meter
The power of the Garmin Vector power meter is measure by a sensor, which is install on the left and right pedal. The Garmin power meter is also a pedal power meter. Also, the Garmin Vector power meter provides the measurement of performance values, e.g. total power, power ration from left and right, as well the cadence. Another feature of the Garmin power meter is the better training planning with Cycling Dynamics. This allow the athlete to adjust his training, to his weaknesses and strengths.
The Garmin power meter is quick and easy to mount. That allow the athlete to switch the Garmin power meter between two bikes quickly. The assembly of the Garmin power meter uses interchangeable battery (button cells). Furthermore, the Garmin power meter has the ANT+ sport technology and can be connected with almost all bike computers.
Garmin Vector S power meter
The Garmin Vector S power meter is the beginner of the watt measurement. This power meter is also under the category, pedal power meter. One advantage is, that the Garmin power meter measure the power there, where the force is applied. The Garmin power meter measure the cadence and total power (watt) of the athlete. If you compare the Garmin Vector power meter and the Garmin Vector S power meter, you will see, that everything is the same except the amount of power meter. This Garmin power meter has only one power meter on the left pedal. So the Garmin power meter measures only the power of the left pedal so that an average power is calculated for both sides roughly. This makes the Garmin power meter more price attractive.
The installation is simple and fast. The Garmin Vector S power meter is also equipped with a replaceable battery (button cell). The Garmin power meter also has the ANT+ sport technology. You have anytime the choice to upgrade the Garmin power meter with the upgrade kit.
Garmin bike computer
The Garmin GPS bike computer has a navigation function. The Garmin GPS bike computer also include an analysis and online function. Which makes it possible to give you information on the road or to your friends at home, at any time, where and with what values you are traveling. Furthermore, the Garmin GPS bike computer has the data of compatible, electronic switching systems, power meters and as well heart rate. The pre-installed bicycle map on the Garmin GPS bike computer includes roads, bike paths, as well as viewpoints and an address search. The Garmin GPS bike computer is able to figure out with your desired distance, to find different routes for you. It is possible to connect your Garmin power meter with your Garmin bike computer
Garmin Edge 1000 bike computer
The Garmin Edge 1000 bike computer is the multi talented of all Garmin bike computers. For example, you can choose the distance you want to ride and the Garmin Edge 1000 bike computer will suggest 3 RoundTrip routes. The Garmin Connect Mobile system, allow the athlete to analyze and share instant uploads of your data. Also, the Garmin Edge 1000 bike computer offer online features. The functions are: alarms for incoming calls or SMS messages, live tracking, sending and receiving routes, sharing data via social media and weather data.
The Garmin Edge 1000 bike computer offer the athlete even more challenges. So you can compare yourself with the pros, ether it is a single segment or a whole race. Another feature is the 3-inche display of Garmin Edge 1000 bike computers. It can be use in portrait and landscape format. Even with gloves and in the rain you can use the Garmin Edge 1000 bike computer touch screen.
The Garmin Edge 1000 bike computer is also available in a bundle that includes a chest belt and a speed and cadence sensor.
Garmin Edge 820 bike computer
The optimal combination of performance analysis and navigation is the Garmin Edge 820 bike computer. The Garmin Edge 820 bike computer is very light and compact. It has a 2.3 inch touch screen. It can be operated with gloves and in the rain. Various function are offered by the Garmin Edge 820 bike computer. Also the GroupTrack1 function, which can track all members of your cycling group. In addition, the Garmin Edge 820 bike computer offer advance performance analysis, such as VO2max, recovery advice, Strava Live Segments and FTP. The Garmin Edge 820 bike computer already has a pre-install bicycle map. The device is ideal for training and competition preparations.
Garmin Edge 520 bike computer
Thanks to the Strava live segment function, the Garmin Edge 520 bike computer provides different challenges. The Garmin Edge 520 bike computer offer a variety of functions, such as the recreation board. The ANT+ sport technology allows Garmin Edge 520 bike computer to be connected with indoor trainer and power meters. Online features are also available with the Garmin Edge 520 bike computer, such as live tracking, automatic uploads, smartphone notifications and sending and receiving routes. The Garmin Edge 520 bike computer is suitable for every cyclist.
The company Garmin, was established 1989 by Gray Barrel and Min Kao. The company name consist of the names of the two founders. Sine 2010, Garmin, with more than 10,000 employees, has the headquarters in Schaffhausen, which is locate in Schwitzerland. Garmin has become known, because of the Garmin GPS devices. The Garmin GPS devices are made in Kansas and Taiwan.