Garmin unveils the “brightest, smartest, and most connected cycling computer ever”: Garmin 1050

garmin 1050 review
Garmin 1050

“The Edge 1050 cycling computer features a vivid color touchscreen display so you can see your maps and stats in stunning detail. And to make sure you never stop cycling, it has up to 20 hours of battery life in the most demanding use cases. Add awareness to every ride with road hazard reporting from fellow cyclists.”

3.5″ High-Resolution Touchscreen | 161 G | Liquid Crystal Display | 64Gb Memory | $US 699.99

Color Touchscreen Display

“Your stats have never looked this good thanks to the new vivid color touchscreen display. It makes following maps, checking alerts and completing a training workout easier than ever.”

garmin 1050 review
Garmin 1050

Built-In Speaker

“Hear workout and navigation prompts, and alert riders and pedestrians with a loud on-device bike bell, thanks to a built-in speaker.”

Road Hazard Alerts

“Edge 1050 helps you ride smarter and with more awareness. Get alerts for road hazards reported by fellow cyclists and contribute your own edits (when used with compatible smartphone and the Garmin Connect app)”.

Event Adaptive Training

“When it’s time to focus on training, Edge 1050 delivers. It works seamlessly with our free Garmin training plans for cyclists. Event-adaptive training delivers personalized workouts that adapt to your performance and recovery (when paired with compatible sensors)”.

Course Creator

“Want to try a new route? Create courses easily right on the device by using the responsive touchscreen and see road surface type on the map for more awareness while planning and riding.”

Group Ride

“Stay connected on group rides (when used with compatible smartphone and the Garmin Connect app) with in-ride messaging, live locations and incident detection alerts (when paired with compatible smartphone); plus add fun and competition with in-ride leaderboards for climbs and postride awards.”

Performance Features

“Manage your efforts with power guide and get real-time stamina insights while you ride. Use cycling ability and course demands to compare your cycling ability to the demands of a specific course. The ClimbPro ascent planner will appear whether you’re riding with course navigation or freely to show the remaining ascent and grade when climbing.”

garmin 1050 review
Garmin 1050

Garmin Pay

“Make purchases on the go with Garmin Pay contactless payments (See to make that postride latte a little sweeter.

garmin 1050 review
Garmin 1050

We have a sample Garmin 1050 inbound shortly, and will provide a first look / quick features run through shortly after taking receipt. Watch this space!

Learn more at the Garmin Website

1 Comment

  1. Avatar Steve Rode

    Love it, nice work Garmin! Can’t wait for a full review and to hear the speaker.

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