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Old 04-04-07, 05:23 PM
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battery life

to all you garmin edge users out there...i am looking to do a century here pretty soon and i an thinking it's goin to take around 6.5 hours of ride time (15mph avg) and i know i am going to take a couple of stops...so im wondering if the edge has enough battery life to run the whole time
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Old 04-04-07, 05:26 PM
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It should. I've done two 3.5 hour rides back to back without recharging and it still had bars left on the power indicator.
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yes it has enough for your average every day century. once you get near 9 hours is when you need to be concerned with battery life. good luck. later.
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I did a 6.5 hour century and had 2 bars of battery left.
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Old 04-04-07, 11:41 PM
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I would agree with those times provided you are not using the Edge to navigate a route or course as you ride. This draws the battery down even faster.
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Yes

Funny thing, I knew it was about the Garmin when it had anything to do with "battery".
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