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Mid-Range Cycling GPS: Lezyne Vs Sigma?

Old 03-11-17, 04:34 PM
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Mid-Range Cycling GPS: Lezyne Vs Sigma?

Hey guys, I am getting back on the road after a while off and I want to get a mid range GPS computer. I do not need turn by turn directions, but I would like tracking and altitude that the GPS's provide along with the usual speed/cadence/heart rate. I am looking at the Lezyne Super Enhanced GPS and the Sigma Rox 10.0. I am able to find either of these without the sensors for around the $100 range, give or take. Did a search, found some reviews for both, but nothing that would really push me one way or another. Anyone with good/bad experiences with these two? Thanks!
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I use a Garmin Edge 500 and really like it.
Are you set on the 2 models you posted?


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You won't find anything better than this for the price. $110 for HR + cadence

https://www.amazon.com/Magellan-CY03...ike%2Bgps&th=1
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I'm thinking of Bryton 530C, but Lezyne has turn by turn, so... tough decision.

But with the above, now thinking Magellan may be the best for my needs.

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Originally Posted by Slackerprince
I use a Garmin Edge 500 and really like it.
Are you set on the 2 models you posted?


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Not totally set on those two. The edge 500 seems to fit the bill too. I big reason why I chose those two is because of battery life. The edge 500 is older so i figured these other two might be a little bit better choice.

That Magellan model seems nice, but again, I worry about the battery life.
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Originally Posted by FlatTyre
Not totally set on those two. The edge 500 seems to fit the bill too. I big reason why I chose those two is because of battery life. The edge 500 is older so i figured these other two might be a little bit better choice.

That Magellan model seems nice, but again, I worry about the battery life.

The Edge 500 barely goes through any juice.
I can't recommend it enough.
Plenty of reviews on YouTube to look at.
Shop around and you can find a deal.


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Originally Posted by FlatTyre
Not totally set on those two. The edge 500 seems to fit the bill too. I big reason why I chose those two is because of battery life. The edge 500 is older so i figured these other two might be a little bit better choice.

That Magellan model seems nice, but again, I worry about the battery life.
I've been looking too. Is there an issue with the Magellan's battery life? I was looking at the edge 520, but I dont really want to spend $300.
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I've been looking too. Is there an issue with the Magellan's battery life? I was looking at the edge 520, but I dont really want to spend $300.
Not that there is a problem, butfrom what I have seen, the more intricate color touch displays battery life are understandably shorter. The monochrome displays seem to have longer battery life. I just don't need the mapping/turn by turn features and I would prefer to not have to worry about charging after every single ride.

I'm guessing the edge 500, although older, still is on the same level, if not better than the two I was thinking about?
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Originally Posted by FlatTyre
Not that there is a problem, butfrom what I have seen, the more intricate color touch displays battery life are understandably shorter. The monochrome displays seem to have longer battery life. I just don't need the mapping/turn by turn features and I would prefer to not have to worry about charging after every single ride.

I'm guessing the edge 500, although older, still is on the same level, if not better than the two I was thinking about?
I'm looking at the Lezyne as well, and the review on DC rainmaker was pretty good. So I think for me it'll be between that and the edge 520. I personally think the cost of the 500 is too high for its age.
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Originally Posted by FlatTyre
Not that there is a problem, butfrom what I have seen, the more intricate color touch displays battery life are understandably shorter. The monochrome displays seem to have longer battery life. I just don't need the mapping/turn by turn features and I would prefer to not have to worry about charging after every single ride.

I'm guessing the edge 500, although older, still is on the same level, if not better than the two I was thinking about?
You're doing a great job of describing why I love my Polar M450.
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Originally Posted by IamNed
You're doing a great job of describing why I love my Polar M450.
Well now I can add the polar M450 to the mix. Thanks for the suggestion. Still tough to decide, I'm kind of ruling out the sigma so far.
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Well now I can add the polar M450 to the mix. Thanks for the suggestion. Still tough to decide, I'm kind of ruling out the sigma so far.
The plethora of Garmins to choose from bothered me, and price. On the M450 after the ride I have all the route information I can desire. I have mine set with three active custom screens, but usually stay on screen one. First screen shows "Speed, Cadence, Heartrate, Distance", second screen shows "Max Speed, Max Cadence, Max HR, Duration (time), third screen shows "Avg Speed, Avg Cadence, Avg HR, Calories".

Dang, I'm sounding like an advertisement. I looked at a lot of options including Lezyne and Sigma. Very pleased with my choice.
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Originally Posted by IamNed
The plethora of Garmins to choose from bothered me, and price. On the M450 after the ride I have all the route information I can desire. I have mine set with three active custom screens, but usually stay on screen one. First screen shows "Speed, Cadence, Heartrate, Distance", second screen shows "Max Speed, Max Cadence, Max HR, Duration (time), third screen shows "Avg Speed, Avg Cadence, Avg HR, Calories".

Dang, I'm sounding like an advertisement. I looked at a lot of options including Lezyne and Sigma. Very pleased with my choice.
Didn't even know about this one either.
Are there different mounts available for the Polar M450? I'd like one of the 'out front' style mounts because I don't have a lot of real estate available in the cockpit.. lol My quad lock with phone takes up the stem.
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