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Garmin Edge 520 Cycling Computer


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Garmin Edge 520 Cycling Computer

Staying motivated, challenged and one step ahead of the competition means always having that extra edge. With the new Edge 520 by Garmin, you’ll have the only cycling computer on the market with access to Strava Live Segments, giving you instant access to data throughout each portion of your ride, with immediate performance results following each segment. Additionally, the Edge 520 will calculate your VO2 Max and recovery time customized specifically to cycling, plus Time in Zone, FTP tracking, cycling dynamics, and indoor trainer support all on a crisp, easy-to-read color display. With added Live Tracking and smart notifications, you’ll stay connected to friends and family for up to 15 hours, thanks to the extended battery life.


  • Challenge yourself on a whole new level with the first cycling computer to feature Strava Live Segments*, which instantly show how you measure against other Strava users and friends or even your own prior uphill climbs and other difficult stretches of road.
  • Additional in-ride challenges available from Garmin Connect.
  • The Edge 520 tracks time, distance, speed, GPS position and elevation, with fully customizable fields on a 2.3” color display screen.
  • Access faster navigating with GPS plus the added GLONASS, a Russian-based navigating system that adds an additional 24 satellites .
  • Provides up-to-date weather alerts, so you’re always informed of upcoming harsh conditions that may impact your performance or safety.
  • When paired with a Vector or Vector 2 power meter, Edge 520 will track cycling dynamics, watts/kg, and Functional Threshold Power.
  • Get accurate elevation readings with the built-in barometric altimeter.
  • Take advantage of the convenient Auto Lap feature for precision tracking, plus Auto Pause.
  • Edge 520 partners with Shimano Di2 electronic shifting systems, plus standard ANT+ power meters, speed, cadence and heart rate sensors, Garmin VIRB, Garmin Varia cycling products, remotes and compatible indoor trainers.
  • Endurance cyclist? The Edge 520 supports you the whole way – use up to 15 hours.
  • Stay connected through Live Tracking, plus share courses and get incoming call alerts & texts.

*Your purchase includes a complimentary Strava Premium 3-month trial, giving you access to live feedback, personalized coaching, and advanced analytics.


  • Physical Dimensions: 1.9” x 2.9” x 0.8” (49.0 x 73.0 x 21.0 mm)
  • Display Size: 1.4” x 1.9” (35.0 x 47.0 mm)
  • Display Resolution: 200 x 265 pixels
  • Weight: 2.1 oz (60 g)
  • Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion
  • Battery Life: up to 15 hours
  • Water Rating: IPX7

What's in the Box:

Garmin Edge 520 Base
  • Garmin Edge 520
  • Extended Out-Front Mount
  • Tether
  • USB Charging Cable
  • Manuals
Garmin Edge 520 Bundle
  • Garmin Edge 520
  • Cadence Sensor
  • Speed Sensor
  • Heart Rate Sensor
  • Extended Out-Front Mount
  • Tether
  • USB Charging Cable
  • Manuals

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Frequently Asked Questions

You bet. You can customize your screens and see up to 10 data fields.

Unless you have compatible speed, cadence or heart rate sensors at home, you won’t see this data on your 520 Edge otherwise. While these sensors aren’t required, they will extend the data you’re able to track. Note that if you’re training outdoors, you can use the GPS-based speed without requiring an actual speed sensor.

Yes it can connect to multiple bikes.

Only if you want to continue with Live Segments. You’ll still be able to track your rides without it.

See how the Garmin Edge 520 differs from other versions in the Edge series below.

*Chart credit to DCRainmaker

Q & A

Product Manual

Garmin Edge 520 Cycling Computer Manual