Garmin has launched its first solar-powered bike pc, the Garmin Edge 1040 Photo voltaic and the gadget can go for as much as 100 hours between costs.
The brand new Garmin Edge 1040 Photo voltaic will retail for £629 within the UK and $749 within the USA, there’s additionally a nin photo voltaic mannequin which is able to price £519.99 and $599.
Cyclists anticipate as a lot from their GPS bike pc as they do themselves, and that’s the reason we’re thrilled to introduce the Edge 1040 Photo voltaic,” stated Dan Bartel, Garmin vp of world client gross sales. “Sturdy, correct and able to go the gap, the Edge 1040 Photo voltaic is the head of GPS bike computer systems. Regardless of the place you experience, or what bike you select to make use of, the Edge 1040 Photo voltaic is prepared for any journey – from distant gravel trails to epic climbs.”
To assist cyclists enhance their efficiency, the Edge 1040 Photo voltaic gives insights from Firstbeat Analytics™ equivalent to VO2 max, restoration time, coaching load, coaching focus and extra to see how their physique is responding to their coaching efforts.2 They may even get day by day exercise recommendations primarily based on their present coaching load and VO2 max. Throughout a experience, the Edge 1040 Photo voltaic lets riders see how their physique is holding up in numerous environments with warmth and altitude acclimation and obtain in-ride notifications when it’s time to refuel or rehydrate. What’s extra, ClimbPro lets riders see the remaining ascent and grade for every climb when following a course and assessment their efficiency on the climbs post-ride proper from the Edge 1040 Photo voltaic or in Garmin Join. In the meantime, mountain bike metrics, together with bounce depend, bounce distance, dangle time, grit and stream observe the epic particulars of each experience.
You’ll find out extra details about the brand new Garmin Edge 1040 Photo voltaic over on the Garmin web site on the hyperlink beneath.