Owner’s ManualEdge 205/305          ™GPS-enabled computer for cyclists
© Copyright 2005–2006 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.Garmin International, Inc.          Garmin (Europe) Ltd.            ...
INTRODUCTION                      TABLE OF                  CONTENTSIntroduction......................... 5               ...
INTRODUCTION    Marking and Finding                            Sensor Pairing ..................74       Locations ..........
INTRODUCTION       INTRODUCTION                 History–view and manage your                                    Edge histo...
GETTING STARTED    GETTING STARTED                 WARNING: Be sure the mini-USB                                    port, ...
GETTING STARTED2. Locate the A/C charger   included in the product box.   Plug the mini-USB end of the   charger into the ...
GETTING STARTEDButtons                                     1    power                                                  • P...
GETTING STARTED5     up/down                       Icons       • Press to highlight         options.                      ...
GETTING STARTEDPosition the Edge                   release                                                              we...
GETTING STARTED2. Attach the bike mount            4. Slide the unit left until it snaps   securely using two cable ties. ...
GETTING STARTEDConfigure the EdgeWhen you first turn on your Edge, the following setup screens appear.Follow the on-screen i...
GETTING STARTEDAcquire SatelliteSignalsBefore you begin using the Edge,you must acquire GPS satellitesignals. It may take ...
GETTING STARTEDPosition the Heart                       information on customizing the                                    ...
GETTING STARTED3. Place the heart rate monitor         6. Bring it within range (3   directly on your skin, just          ...
GETTING STARTEDPosition the GSC10                    To install the GSC10:                                      1. Place t...
GETTING STARTED2. Attach the pedal magnet   to the crank arm using the        2 Pedal magnet on crank arm   adhesive mount...
GETTING STARTED5. Press the Reset button on the    NOTE: The LED blinks for the first   GSC10. The LED light turns       60...
GETTING STARTEDSet Your User ProfileThe Edge uses information                                     Select thethat you enter ...
GETTING STARTEDSet Your Bike Profile               5. If you have an Edge 305You can set up to three profiles.      with the...
GETTING STARTEDChange the Backlightand Contrast SettingsTo change the Edge display:1. Press mode to access the   Main Menu...
TRAINING           TRAINING                 distance as Rest Distance. To                                    add these dat...
TRAINING3. In the Auto Timer Pause         • Start And Lap–triggers   field, select When Stopped         the lap counter at...
TRAININGAlertsUse Edge alerts to train towardcertain time, distance, speed,heart rate, and cadence goals.Using Time and Di...
TRAINING5. In the Distance Alert field,      To set a speed alert:   select Once or Repeat.           1. Press mode to acce...
TRAININGUsing Heart Rate Alerts                 To set a heart rate alert:NOTE: Heart rate alerts are a feature   1. Press...
TRAINING4. Repeat for the Max HR Alert.        To set a cadence alert:   The maximum value allowed           1. Press mode...
TRAININGVirtual Partner™                      To see Virtual Partner data:Your Virtual Partner is a             1. Set up ...
TRAININGTo turn off Virtual Partner:      Workouts: Quick,1. Press mode to access the   Main Menu.                        ...
TRAININGUsing Workouts                    Quick WorkoutsDuring your workout, press mode   For quick workouts, you enterto ...
TRAININGTo set up a quick workout:1. Press mode to access the   Main Menu.2. Select Training > Workouts   > Quick Workouts...
TRAININGInterval Workouts                     To create an interval workout:You can create simple and             1. Press...
TRAINING6. To add an extra lap for warm      lap. When you are finished   up and for cool down, select      cooling down, p...
TRAININGworkouts in advance and storing          Otherwise, the workout will bethem on your Edge. For more              ov...
TRAINING                                     NOTE: Heart rate and cadence                                     targets are ...
TRAINING12. To enter another step, select    <Add New Step>. Then    repeat steps 5–11.To repeat steps:1. Select <Add New ...
TRAININGTo start an advanced workout:    An audible alarm sounds when1. Press mode to access the      you are about to fini...
TRAININGTraining Center. To make a          To delete an advancedpermanent change to a workout,      workout:edit the work...
TRAININGCourses                              You can also create a courseAnother way you can use the          (without cou...
TRAININGAdding Course Points                Course Data PagesYou can mark course points, orplaces on your course that youw...
TRAINING      Course       point Your current   position                   Your previous                   performance    ...
TRAININGIf you stray away from the         4. Edit the course name.course, the Edge displays an       5. Press mode to exi...
HISTORY           HISTORY                   NOTE: No data is recorded while the                                     timer ...
HISTORYAbout Lap Detail                      To view laps on map:The Edge displays history details     1. While viewing de...
HISTORY                                       To view history by weeks:                                       1. Press mod...
HISTORYTo view history totals:              To delete workout history:1. Press mode to access the          1. Press mode t...
NAVIGATION                                                   NAVIGATION        NAVIGATION                  you exactly whe...
NAVIGATIONMarking and Finding                    symbolLocations                                        locationA location...
NAVIGATIONTo find and go to a location:           6. Select Go To. Follow the line1. Press mode to access the              ...
NAVIGATIONTo stop navigating to a          3. Select List All to find andlocation:                           delete a speci...
NAVIGATION4. Select the dotted line, and      To find and follow a route:   press enter to add a location.   1. Press mode ...
NAVIGATION3. Select the route you want to   3. Select the route you want to   edit. A menu appears.             delete. A ...
NAVIGATIONEach GPS satellite in space has         About GPSa specific number that identifies         The Global Positioning ...
CUSTOMIZING        CUSTOMIZING                   Setting Up CustomYou can customize data fields,         Data Fieldsgeneral...
CUSTOMIZING4. Select the number of data       Sample Data Field   fields you want to see on this   Configurations   page.5. ...
CUSTOMIZINGChanging SystemSettingsSystem settings you canconfigure to suit your trainingpreferences include general Edgeset...
CUSTOMIZINGTo change display setup:        2. Select Settings > System >1. Press mode to access the        Map.   Main Men...
CUSTOMIZINGTo change units setup:              To change time setup:1. Press mode to access the         1. Press mode to a...
CUSTOMIZINGTo manage Edge 305                Updating User Profileaccessories:                      To update your user pro...
CUSTOMIZINGSetting Zones                        To change your speed zones:From the Main Menu, select           1. Press m...
CUSTOMIZING4. Repeat step 2 for each zone      To base heart rate zones on   you want to change.              your max HR:...
CUSTOMIZINGTo change your heart rate          5. Repeat step 3 for each heartzones manually:                       rate zo...
CUSTOMIZINGsetting, the Edge can only recordup to 3.5 hours of detailed data.WARNING: When the history isfull, older histo...
APPENDIX                            APPENDIXEdge Data FieldsThe following table lists all of the Edge data fields and descr...
APPENDIX Data Field        Description                  Edge   Edge                                                205    ...
APPENDIX Data Field   Description                   Edge       Edge                                            205        ...
APPENDIX Data Field        Description                 Edge   Edge                                               205    30...
APPENDIX Data Field       Description                 Edge       Edge                                              205    ...
APPENDIX Data Field        Description                 Edge   Edge                                               205    30...
APPENDIXEdge Accessories Accessory                                      Part Number GSC10 speed and cadence sensor        ...
APPENDIXViewing Heart Rate                    Training with HeartData                                  Rate ZonesYou can c...
APPENDIXHow do heart rate zones                See Table 1 on page 73 to learnimpact your fitness goals?              about...
APPENDIXTable 1        % of Max. Zone                     Perceived Exertion             Benefits        Heart Rate        ...
APPENDIXSensor Pairing                       time. The next time you turn the                                     Edge on,...
APPENDIXPairing Tips                         • Clean the sensors. DirtIf you have trouble pairing, or if     and sweat bui...
APPENDIXTraining with Cadence               Barometric AltimeterCadence is your rate of pedaling    The Edge 305 contains ...
APPENDIXTire Size and                       Tire Size          L (mm)Circumference                       24 x 3/4 Tubular ...
APPENDIX Tire Size    L (mm)   Tire Size          L (mm) 26 x 1.95    2050     700 x 23C          2096 26 x 2.00    2055  ...
APPENDIXGarmin Training                     To install Garmin Training                                    Center:Center   ...
APPENDIXUsing Garmin Training Center       StorageUse the USB cable from the         Do not store the Edge whereproduct bo...
APPENDIXWater Immersion                       Display: 128 x 160 pixels,The Edge is waterproof to IEC         1.17”W x 1.4...
APPENDIXGPS Position Accuracy*:                 Weight: 21 g< 10 meters 50%, typical                Accuracy may be degrad...
APPENDIXReplacing the Battery               4. Use a coin to twist the coverThe heart rate monitor and             back in...
Garmin edge 305 manual
Garmin edge 305 manual
Garmin edge 305 manual
Garmin edge 305 manual
Garmin edge 305 manual
Garmin edge 305 manual
Garmin edge 305 manual
Garmin edge 305 manual
Garmin edge 305 manual
Garmin edge 305 manual
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  1. 1. Owner’s ManualEdge 205/305 ™GPS-enabled computer for cyclists
  2. 2. © Copyright 2005–2006 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.Garmin International, Inc. Garmin (Europe) Ltd. Garmin Corporation1200 East 151st Street Unit 5, The Quadrangle No. 68, Jangshu 2nd RoadOlathe, Kansas 66062, U.S.A. Abbey Park Industrial Estate Shijr, Taipei County, TaiwanTel. 913/397.8200 or Romsey, SO51 9DL, U.K. Tel. 886/2.2642.9199800/800.1020 Tel. 44/0870.8501241 Fax 886/2.2642.9099Fax 913/397.8282 Fax 44/0870.8501251All rights reserved. Except as expressly provided herein, no part of this manual may be reproduced,copied, transmitted, disseminated, downloaded or stored in any storage medium, for any purposewithout the express prior written consent of Garmin. Garmin hereby grants permission to download asingle copy of this manual onto a hard drive or other electronic storage medium to be viewed and toprint one copy of this manual or of any revision hereto, provided that such electronic or printed copyof this manual must contain the complete text of this copyright notice and provided further that anyunauthorized commercial distribution of this manual or any revision hereto is strictly prohibited.Information in this document is subject to change without notice. Garmin reserves the right to changeor improve its products and to make changes in the content without obligation to notify any personor organization of such changes or improvements. Visit the Garmin Web site (www.garmin.com) forcurrent updates and supplemental information concerning the use and operation of this and otherGarmin products.Garmin®, Auto Lap®, and Auto Pause® are registered trademarks and Edge™, GSC10™, VirtualPartner™, and Garmin Training Center™ are trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries and may notbe used without the express permission of Garmin.May 2006 Part Number 190-00580-00 Rev. D Printed in Taiwan
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION TABLE OF CONTENTSIntroduction......................... 5 Using Time and Distance About This Manual .............5 Alerts .......................... 24 Using Speed Alerts .......... 25Getting Started.................... 6 Using Heart Rate Alerts ... 26 Charge the Battery .............6 Using Cadence Alerts ...... 27 Position the Edge .............10 Virtual Partner™ ................28 Configure the Edge ..........12 Workouts: Quick, Interval, Acquire Satellite and Advanced .............29 Signals..........................13 Using Workouts ............... 30 Position the Heart Rate Quick Workouts ............... 30 Monitor .........................14 Interval Workouts ............. 32 Position the GSC10 Advanced Workouts ......... 33 Sensor ..........................16 Courses .............................39 Set Your User Profile ........19 Creating Courses ............. 39 Set Your Bike Profile ........20 Using a Course ................ 40 Change the Backlight and History ............................... 43 Contrast Settings ........21 Viewing History ................ 43Training.............................. 22 Deleting History ............... 46 Auto Pause® .....................22 Navigation ......................... 47 Auto Lap® .........................22 Navigating with the Map ..47 Alerts .................................24Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 3
  4. 4. INTRODUCTION Marking and Finding Sensor Pairing ..................74 Locations .....................48 Training with Cadence ....76 Navigating with Routes....50 Barometric Altimeter ........76 Viewing GPS Tire Size and Information...................52 Circumference .............77Customizing ...................... 54 Garmin Training Center ...79 Setting Up Custom Data Caring for the Edge ..........80 Fields ............................54 Specifications ..................81 Changing System Product Registration ........84 Contact Garmin................ 84 Settings ........................56 Updating User Profile.......59 Warning .............................85 Changing Bike Profile ......59 Caution ..............................86 Setting Zones....................60 Limited Warranty ..............87 Speed Zones ................... 60 FCC Compliance...............88 Heart Rate Zones ........... 61 Software License Data Recording .................62 Agreement....................90 CE Compliance .................90Appendix ........................... 64 Edge Data Fields ..............64 Index .................................. 91 Edge Accessories.............70 Viewing Heart Rate Data ..71 Training with Heart Rate Zones ............................714 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  5. 5. INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION History–view and manage your Edge history data.Thank you for choosing theGarmin® Edge™! Track your Navigation–learn about thecycling activities using this navigating features of your Edge,advanced GPS-enabled including how to save and findcomputer. locations, create routes, and view the satellite page.About This Manual Customizing–configure yourTo get the most out of your Edge, Edge settings to fit your trainingreview this manual and the Edge needs.Quick Reference Guide. Appendix–review specifications,Getting Started–charge your cleaning instructions, informationEdge, position and use the heart about Garmin Training Center™,rate monitor and GSC10 speed and optional accessories. Be sureand cadence sensor, and set up to read the safety information inthe Edge for your first ride. this section to learn how to use your Edge safely and responsibly.Training–customize alerts andcreate workouts and courses on Index–contains a comprehensiveyour Edge. index by subject.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 5
  6. 6. GETTING STARTED GETTING STARTED WARNING: Be sure the mini-USB port, weather cap, and surroundingFollow the instructions in this area are thoroughly dry beforesection to set up and begin using charging or connecting to a personalyour Edge. computer to prevent corrosion. To charge the Edge:Charge the Battery 1. Turn the Edge over and pullThe Edge is powered by a built-in back the weather cap fromlithium-ion battery that you can the mini-USB port on the backrecharge with the A/C charger of the unit.included in the product box. Youcan also charge the Edge withthe USB cable and your personalcomputer. Charge the Edge forat least three hours before youbegin using it. mini-USB port under weather cap6 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  7. 7. GETTING STARTED2. Locate the A/C charger included in the product box. Plug the mini-USB end of the charger into the mini-USB port on the Edge. Then plug the A/C charger into a standard wall outlet.NOTE: The unit will not chargeoutside the temperature range of0°C–50°C (32°F–122°F).3. Plug the A/C charger into a standard wall outlet. When the battery is completely charged, it can run for approximately 12 hours before recharging.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 7
  8. 8. GETTING STARTEDButtons 1 power • Press and hold to turn unit on/off. • Press to turn backlight on/off. 1 2 mode • Press to switch modes. 6 5 • Press to return to the previous page. 2 • Press and hold to ���� switch bike profiles. 3 reset/lap 3 � �� ��������� 4 � • Press and hold to reset the timer. • Press to create a new lap. 4 start/stop Press to start/stop the timer.8 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  9. 9. GETTING STARTED5 up/down Icons • Press to highlight options. Battery icon shows the • Press to scroll through current battery charge level. menus and data fields. Satellite icon changes • Press to adjust contrast from blank to 3D when when on the Satellite receiving satellite page. signals.6 enter USB connection icon appears when you Press to select options connect the Edge to and to acknowledge your computer using messages. the USB cable.NOTE: Press mode and reset/lap Timer icon appearssimultaneously to reset the unit. when timer starts. Heart Rate icon is constant (no flashing X) when receiving data. Cadence icon is constant (no flashing X) when receiving data.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 9
  10. 10. GETTING STARTEDPosition the Edge release wedge (optional)For best results, position the leverEdge with the face orientedtoward the sky. This positionallows the GPS antenna toacquire satellite informationquickly. bike mountYou can install the bike mount For horizontal bars: Separateto the stem or handlebars. The and remove the top part of thestem installation (shown here) mount, turn it 90 degrees, andprovides a more sturdy location. replace. Continue with step 2.The optional wedge should beused under the mount for a better For bars with a diameter lessviewing angle. than 1 in (25.4 mm): Place the additional rubber pad underTo install the Edge on your the bike mount to increase thebike stem: diameter of the bar. The rubber1. Place the wedge on the bike pad also keeps the mount from stem, and then place the bike slipping. Continue with step 2. mount on the wedge. Make sure the release lever is on the left.10 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  11. 11. GETTING STARTED2. Attach the bike mount 4. Slide the unit left until it snaps securely using two cable ties. into place. Make sure the cable ties are threaded through both parts of the bike mount.3. Align the Edge with the bike mount so that the unit is vertical. Top view of Edge being mounted on a horizontal bar. � �� � To release the unit: Press down on the release lever, and slide the unit to the right. release lever cable tiesEdge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 11
  12. 12. GETTING STARTEDConfigure the EdgeWhen you first turn on your Edge, the following setup screens appear.Follow the on-screen instructions: 1 2 3 4 5Screens 4 and5 apply to Edge 305 only.12 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  13. 13. GETTING STARTEDAcquire SatelliteSignalsBefore you begin using the Edge,you must acquire GPS satellitesignals. It may take 30–60seconds to acquire signals.To acquire satellite signals:Go outdoors to an open area.Then press and hold the Power button to turn on the Edge. Wait while the Edge searchesOn the Satellite page, the for satellites. For best reception,available satellites are flashing make sure the Edge is facing up.while the Edge searches for Stand still in an open area, andsatellite signals. Acquired do not begin moving until thesatellites and each corresponding Satellite page disappears. Afterbar below change to solid. The the Satellite page disappears,GPS accuracy appears at the top you can begin your ride.of the page. NOTE: To turn off GPS receiver and use the Edge indoors, see page 56.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 13
  14. 14. GETTING STARTEDPosition the Heart information on customizing the data fields on your Edge.Rate MonitorNOTE: The heart rate monitor is an To use the heart rate monitor:accessory for the Edge 305 only. 1. Push one tab on the elastic strap through the slot in theWear the heart rate (HR) monitor heart rate monitor.directly on your skin, just belowthe breastplate. It should be snug 2. Wet both sensors on the backenough to stay in place during of the heart rate monitor toyour workout. To view heart rate create a strong connectioninformation on your Edge during between your pulse and thea workout, you must add it to the transmitter.data fields on one of the datapages. See page 54 for more sensors14 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  15. 15. GETTING STARTED3. Place the heart rate monitor 6. Bring it within range (3 directly on your skin, just meters) of the heart rate below the breastplate. Wrap monitor. The heart rate the strap around your chest monitor automatically and attach the strap to the transmits your heart rate other side of the heart rate to the Edge, and the heart monitor. rate icon changes fromNOTE: If you have trouble with flashing to constant.erratic heart rate readings, positionthe transmitter on your back instead TIP: Be sure to move away fromof your chest, or try applying other heart rate monitors while theelectrode gel. Edge is trying to “pair” with your heart rate monitor and begin receiving4. Tighten or loosen the strap as heart rate data. Once the Edge pairs necessary so that it fits snugly with your heart rate monitor, you can against your body. go near other heart rate monitors. For5. Turn on the Edge. more information on pairing, training, and troubleshooting, see pages 71-75.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 15
  16. 16. GETTING STARTEDPosition the GSC10 To install the GSC10: 1. Place the GSC10 on theSensor rear chain stay (on the sideNOTE: The GSC10 is an accessory opposite of the drive train).for the Edge 305 only. Loosely attach the GSC10The Edge 305 CAD includes a using two cable ties.wireless speed and cadencesensor. Both magnets must bealigned with their respectiveindication lines for the Edgeto receive data. 1 GSC10 on rear chain stay reset button cable ties indication line16 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  17. 17. GETTING STARTED2. Attach the pedal magnet to the crank arm using the 2 Pedal magnet on crank arm adhesive mount and a cable cable tie indication tie. Make sure the pedal line magnet is within 5 mm of the GSC10 and the indication line on the pedal magnet lines up with the indication line on the GSC10.3. Attach the spoke magnet by unscrewing the magnet from the plastic piece. Then place 4. Unscrew and move the the spoke in the groove of sensor arm to within 5 mm of the plastic piece and tighten the spoke magnet. You can slightly. The magnet can face also tilt the GSC10 closer to away from GSC10 if there is either magnet for improved not enough room between alignment. sensor arm and spoke. Make sure the magnet is aligned with the sensor arm indication line.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 17
  18. 18. GETTING STARTED5. Press the Reset button on the NOTE: The LED blinks for the first GSC10. The LED light turns 60 passes after a reset. Press red, then green. Pedal to test Reset again if you require additional the sensor alignment. The passes. red LED blinks each time the 6. When everything is aligned crank arm passes the sensor, and working correctly, tighten and the green LED blinks the cable ties, sensor arm, each time the wheel magnet and spoke magnet. passes the sensor arm. 3 Spoke magnet on wheel spoke magnet pedal magnet sensor arm indication line18 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  19. 19. GETTING STARTEDSet Your User ProfileThe Edge uses information Select thethat you enter about yourself to arrows to move left orcalculate calorie consumption. right within aSet your user profile before you field.begin using the Edge to ensureit is recording accurate workoutdata. If you are setting your user profileTo set your user profile: for the first time (Edge 305 with1. Press mode to access the heart rate monitor), a Max HR Main Menu. message appears. Select Yes to2. Select Settings > User adjust your maximum heart rate Profile. calculation based on your user3. Enter your Gender, Birth profile. Date, and Weight.TIP: When finished selecting optionsor entering values on your Edge,press the mode button to exit thefield or page.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 19
  20. 20. GETTING STARTEDSet Your Bike Profile 5. If you have an Edge 305You can set up to three profiles. with the GSC10 speed and cadence sensor on your bike,To set your bike profile: select the Sensor Mounted1. Press mode to access the check box. Main Menu. 6. In the Wheel Size field, select2. Select Settings > Bike Auto to have the GSC10 Profile. automatically detect your tire size using GPS data or select Custom to enter your tire size. For a table of tire sizes and circumferences, see pages 77–78.3. Select the bike profile you wish to use.4. Enter the Bike Weight.20 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  21. 21. GETTING STARTEDChange the Backlightand Contrast SettingsTo change the Edge display:1. Press mode to access the Main Menu.2. Select Settings > System > Display.3. Select the amount of time NOTE: You can also adjust the the backlight stays on. Use a screen contrast on the Satellite page short backlight timeout setting using the arrows. to conserve battery power.4. Select the amount of screen contrast.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 21
  22. 22. TRAINING TRAINING distance as Rest Distance. To add these data fields to a customThe Edge offers several training page, see page 54.features and optional settings.Use your Edge to set goals NOTE: Rest time and distance forand alerts, train with a Virtual Auto Pause are not stored in history.Partner™, program workouts, andplan courses based on existing Auto Lap®rides. You can use Auto Lap to automatically mark the lap at aAuto Pause® specific position or after you haveYou can set the Edge to pause traveled a specific distance. Thisthe timer automatically during setting is helpful for comparingyour ride when you stop moving your performance over differentor your speed drops below a parts of a ride (each 5K or acustom value. This setting is major hill, for example).helpful if your course includesstop lights or other places where To set Auto Pause/Lap:you need to slow down or stop. 1. Press mode to access the Main Menu.When you turn on Auto Pause,the Edge stores any paused time 2 Select Training > Autoas Rest Time and any paused Pause/Lap.22 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  23. 23. TRAINING3. In the Auto Timer Pause • Start And Lap–triggers field, select When Stopped the lap counter at the GPS or Custom Speed to enter a location where you press value. the start button and at any locations during the ride where you press the lap button. • Mark And Lap–triggers the lap counter at a specific GPS location marked before the ride and at any locations during the ride4. In the Auto Lap Trigger field, where you press the lap select By Distance to enter button. a value or By Position to choose an option: • Lap Press only–triggers the lap counter each time you press the lap button and every time you pass that location again.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 23
  24. 24. TRAININGAlertsUse Edge alerts to train towardcertain time, distance, speed,heart rate, and cadence goals.Using Time and DistanceAlertsTime and distance alerts areuseful for long workouts whenyou want to train for a certain 3. In the Time Alert field, selectamount of time or distance. When Once or Repeat.you reach your goal, the Edge 4. Enter a time in the Alert Atbeeps and displays a message. field.To set a time or distance alert:1. Press mode to access the Main Menu.2. Select Training > Alerts > Time/Dist Alert.24 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  25. 25. TRAINING5. In the Distance Alert field, To set a speed alert: select Once or Repeat. 1. Press mode to access the6. Enter a distance in the Alert Main Menu. At field. 2. Select Training > Alerts > Speed Alert.Using Speed AlertsSpeed alerts notify you if you 3. In the Fast Speed Alert field,exceed or drop below a custom select a Speed Zone from thespeed setting during your ride. menu or select Custom to enter your own alert value.The speed alert takes advantageof Speed Zones, which areranges of speed that you canstore in the Edge. For moreinformation, or to set your SpeedZones, see page 60. 4. Repeat for the Slow Speed Alert.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 25
  26. 26. TRAININGUsing Heart Rate Alerts To set a heart rate alert:NOTE: Heart rate alerts are a feature 1. Press mode to access theof the Edge 305 only. Main Menu. 2. Select Training > Alerts >Similar to speed alerts, the heart HR Alert.rate alert notifies you if your heartrate exceeds or drops below 3. In the Min HR Alert field,a specific number of beats per select a zone from the menuminute (bpm). or select Custom to specify your own alert value.Heart rate alerts can also notifyyou if your heart rate exceedsor drops below a certain heartrate zone—a range of beatsper minute. The five commonlyaccepted heart rate zones canhelp you determine the intensityof your workout. For more aboutsetting your heart rate zones, seepage 61. For more informationabout training with heart ratezones, see page 71.26 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  27. 27. TRAINING4. Repeat for the Max HR Alert. To set a cadence alert: The maximum value allowed 1. Press mode to access the is 235 bpm. Main Menu.NOTE: When entering custom 2. Select Training > Alerts >heart rate values, you must set your Cadence Alert.minimum and maximum alerts at 3. In the Fast Cadence Alertleast 5 bpm apart. field, select On. 4. Enter a value in the AlertUsing Cadence Alerts Above field. The maximumNOTE: Cadence alerts are a feature cadence value allowed is 255.of the Edge 305 only.Similar to speed alerts, thecadence alert notifies you if yourcadence exceeds or drops belowa specific number of revolutionsof the crank arm per minute(rpm). For more information abouttraining with cadence, see page76. 5. Repeat for the Slow Cadence Alert.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 27
  28. 28. TRAININGVirtual Partner™ To see Virtual Partner data:Your Virtual Partner is a 1. Set up a quick workout orunique tool designed to help course.you meet your training goals. 2. Press mode to see theThe Virtual Partner competes Workout or Course page.with you during quick workouts 3. Press start.and courses. The Virtual Partner 4. Press enter to scroll through“rides” alongside (top bike the workout or course datagraphic) of you. Your current time, pages.speed, distance, and distancefrom the Virtual Partner appearson the Workout page. If you areahead of the Virtual Partner, thebottom field background is white.If you are behind, the background Virtual Partneris black (as shown). You28 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  29. 29. TRAININGTo turn off Virtual Partner: Workouts: Quick,1. Press mode to access the Main Menu. Interval, and Advanced From the Main Menu, select2. Select Training > Virtual Training > Workouts to choose Partner. the type of workout right for you.3. In the Virtual Partner field, select Off. Quick and interval workouts are replaced each time you create a workout of the same type. Advanced workouts can be saved, edited, and transferred between Garmin Training Center and your Edge.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 29
  30. 30. TRAININGUsing Workouts Quick WorkoutsDuring your workout, press mode For quick workouts, you enterto see the Workout data page. your time, distance, or paceWhen you complete all steps goals, and the Edge displaysin your workout, the “Workout the Virtual Partner to help youFinished!” message appears. achieve them. It is easy to set up one of the following quickTo end a workout early: workouts with your Edge:1. Press mode to access the Main Menu. • Distance and time2. Select Training > Stop • Time and speed Workout. • Distance and speedTo end an interval or advancedworkout step early:Press the lap/reset button.30 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  31. 31. TRAININGTo set up a quick workout:1. Press mode to access the Main Menu.2. Select Training > Workouts > Quick Workouts.3. Select the type of quick workout.4. Enter values in the first and second fields. 7. Press start to begin your5. Check the third field to quick workout. ensure that calculation seems reasonable. If not, make changes to the top two fields.6. Select Done?.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 31
  32. 32. TRAININGInterval Workouts To create an interval workout:You can create simple and 1. Press mode to access thechallenging interval workouts with Main Menu.your Edge based on the following 2. Select Training > Workoutscriteria: > Interval. • Ride a certain distance and 3. Select an option from the rest for a certain amount of Interval Workout page. time. • Ride for a certain distance and rest for a certain distance. • Ride for a certain amount of time and rest for a certain amount of time. • Ride for a certain amount of time and rest for a 4. Enter distance or time values certain distance. into the appropriate fields. 5. In the Reps field, enter number of times you want to repeat each interval.32 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  33. 33. TRAINING6. To add an extra lap for warm lap. When you are finished up and for cool down, select cooling down, press lap to end Warmup & Cooldown. your workout.7. Select Done?. As you approach the end of each lap, an alarm sounds, and a message appears, counting down the time until a new lap begins. At any time during the interval workout, you can press the lap button to end a step early. Advanced Workouts Use the Edge to create and save8. Press start to begin your advanced workouts that include interval workout. goals for each workout step and varied distances, times, andIf you selected Warmup & rest laps. Once you create andCooldown, press lap at the save a workout, you can use theend of your warm up lap to start Garmin Training Center softwareyour first interval. At the end of to schedule the workout for ayour last interval, the Forerunner particular day. Scheduling allowsautomatically starts a cooldown you save setup time by planningEdge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 33
  34. 34. TRAININGworkouts in advance and storing Otherwise, the workout will bethem on your Edge. For more overwritten when you load workoutsinformation about Garmin from Garmin Training Center to yourTraining Center, see page 79. unit.Creating Advanced To create an advanced workoutWorkouts using the Edge:Garmin recommends that you 1. Press mode to access theuse the Garmin Training Center Main Menu.software to create workouts 2. Select Training > Workoutsand transfer them to your Edge. > Advanced > <CreateHowever, you can also create New>.and save an advanced workout 3. Enter a descriptive workoutdirectly on your Edge. Note that name in the top field (foryou cannot use the Edge to example, 40KHILLS).schedule workouts; you must use 4. Select “1. Open No Target.”Garmin Training Center. Select Edit Step.NOTE: Garmin Training Centerserves as the “master list” ofadvanced workouts. If you createa workout on the Edge, be sure totransfer it to Garmin Training Center.34 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  35. 35. TRAINING NOTE: Heart rate and cadence targets are for the Edge 305 only. 8. Enter a target value from the menu. For example, if your target is heart rate, select a heart rate zone or enter a custom range. Select None if you do not want to set a5. In the Duration field, select target for this step. how long you want the step to 9. Below Target, enter a last. If you select Open, you goal value for this step (if can end the step during your necessary). workout by pressing lap. 10. If this is a rest lap, select6. Below Duration, enter the the Rest Lap field, and then value where you want the select Yes. (Creating rest step to end. laps affects your workout7. In the Target field, select your history; see “Viewing Workout goal during the step (Speed, History.”) Heart Rate, Cadence, or 11. Press mode to continue None). setting up this workout.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 35
  36. 36. TRAINING12. To enter another step, select <Add New Step>. Then repeat steps 5–11.To repeat steps:1. Select <Add New Step>.2. In the Duration field, select Repeat.3. In the Back to Step field, select the step you want to 5. Press mode to continue. return to. Starting Advanced4. In the Number of Reps Workouts field, enter the number of Once you begin an advanced repetitions. workout, the Edge displays each step of the workout, including the name of the step, the goal (if any), and current workout data.36 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  37. 37. TRAININGTo start an advanced workout: An audible alarm sounds when1. Press mode to access the you are about to finish a workout Main Menu. step. A message appears,2. Select Training > Workouts counting down the time or > Advanced. distance until a new step begins. At any time during the advanced3. Select the workout you want workout, you can press the lap to start. button to end a step early.4. Select Do Workout.5. Press start to begin your Editing Advanced advanced workout. Workouts You can edit workouts withinNOTE: From the Workout page,press enter to view more data. Garmin Training Center or directly in the Edge. However, if you edit workouts in the Edge, your changes may be temporary. Garmin Training Center serves as the “master list” of advanced workouts: if you edit a workout in the Edge, the changes will be overwritten the next time you transfer workouts from GarminEdge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 37
  38. 38. TRAININGTraining Center. To make a To delete an advancedpermanent change to a workout, workout:edit the workout in Garmin 1. Press mode to access theTraining Center and then transfer Main Menu.it to your Edge. 2. Select Training > Workouts > Advanced.To edit an advanced workout:1. Press mode to access the 3. Select the workout you want Main Menu. to delete. Select Delete Workout.2. Select Training > Workouts > Advanced. 4. Select Yes to delete the workout.3. Select the workout you want to change. Select Edit Workout.4. Select the step you want to edit. Select Edit Step.5. Make any necessary changes, and press mode.6. Edit other steps as necessary.7. Press mode to exit.38 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  39. 39. TRAININGCourses You can also create a courseAnother way you can use the (without course points) on yourEdge for custom training is to Edge.create and edit courses based To create a course on youron a previously recorded activity. Edge:You can follow the course trying 1. Press mode to access theto match or exceed previously set Main Menu.goals. You can also race againstthe Virtual Partner when training 2. Select Training > Courses >with courses. To turn on Virtual <Create New>.Partner, see page 28. 3. From the History page, select a previous ride on which toCreating Courses base your course.Garmin recommends that you 4. Enter a descriptive courseuse the Garmin Training Center name in the top field (forsoftware to create courses and example, 10KFLAT).course points. Then you cantransfer them to your Edge. For 5. Press mode to exit.more information, see the GarminTraining Center Help system.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 39
  40. 40. TRAININGAdding Course Points Course Data PagesYou can mark course points, orplaces on your course that youwant to remember, such as waterstops or distance goals. You mustuse Garmin Training Center toadd course points to any course.For more information, refer tothe Garmin Training Center Helpsystem. From the Course page, pressUsing a Course enter to view additional courseTo start a course: data on the bottom half of the1. Press mode to access the screen including the course Main Menu. map, elevation graph, and Virtual2. Select Training > Courses. Partner data. You can customize3. Select a course from the list. the top half of the Course page (up to four data fields). See4. Select Do Course. pages 54–55.5. Press start. History is recorded even if you are not Press mode to see your course on the course. on the map.40 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  41. 41. TRAINING Course point Your current position Your previous performance Off Course Options You can include a warmup The gray triangle shows your before you actually begin yourprevious performance. course. Press start to begin the The black triangle shows your course, and then warm up ascurrent position. normal. Be sure to stay away from your course path as youPress mode again to see the warm up. When you are ready toCompass page. If you have not begin, head toward your course.entered the course, the compass When you are on any part of thepoints you toward the course and course path, the Edge displaysthe fields display your current an “On Course” message anddistance from the course and the synchronizes the gray andestimated time to arrival. black triangles.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 41
  42. 42. TRAININGIf you stray away from the 4. Edit the course name.course, the Edge displays an 5. Press mode to exit.“Off Course” message. The graytriangle continues on the course To delete a course:without you. Use the Compass 1. Press mode to access thepage or Map page to find your Main Menu.way back to the course. 2. Select Training > Courses.To end a course manually: 3. Select the course you want to delete. Select Delete Course.1. Press mode to access the 4. Select Yes to delete the Main Menu. course.2. Select Training > Stop 5. Press mode to exit. Course.To edit a course name:1. Press mode to access the Main Menu.2. Select Training > Courses.3. Select the workout you want to change. Select Edit Course.42 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  43. 43. HISTORY HISTORY NOTE: No data is recorded while the timer is stopped.Your Edge automatically savesall training data (when the timer Viewing Historyis started) and can hold up to After you have finished a ride,two years (1000 laps) of data you Edge stores history data thatin memory. When the memory you can view by day, week, oris full, your oldest Edge data is totals.overwritten. Load your historyinto the Garmin Training Center To view history by day:software periodically to keep 1. Press mode to access thetrack of all of your workouts. You Main Menu.can view the data on your Edge 2. Select History > By Day.or transfer the history to the 3. Press to scroll through theGarmin Training Center software, list. As you scroll, summarywhere you can analyze your data. details appear below the list.History data includes time, 4. Select an entry to viewdistance, calories, average details. Select View Laps forspeed, maximum speed, altitude, additional lap detail.and detailed lap information.Edge 305 history data alsoincludes heart rate and cadence.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 43
  44. 44. HISTORYAbout Lap Detail To view laps on map:The Edge displays history details 1. While viewing details for adifferently, depending on the history entry, select Viewtype of training you did. Details Laps.of a quick workout appear on 2. Select a lap in the list.one summary page. Details of 3. Select View on Map.Virtual Partner, interval workouts,advanced workouts, and coursesappear with tabs, which organizeinformation into sections. To viewinformation on different tabs,press the and arrows. 4. Press the and arrows to zoom in and out on the map. When you are finished viewing the lap, select Next to view the next lap. Press mode to exit.44 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  45. 45. HISTORY To view history by weeks: 1. Press mode to access the Main Menu. 2. Select History > By Week. 3. Press to scroll through the list of weeks. As you scroll, totals for each week appear below the list.To delete laps or entire trips 4. Select a week to view detailsfrom history: in that week by day.1. While viewing details for a history entry, select View Laps.2. Select the lap you want to delete.3. Select Delete Lap or Delete Entire Trip. Select Yes to confirm.NOTE: To delete more or all of yourEdge history, see “Deleting History”on page 46.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 45
  46. 46. HISTORYTo view history totals: To delete workout history:1. Press mode to access the 1. Press mode to access the Main Menu. Main Menu.2. Select History > History 2. Select History > Delete. Totals. Totals appear for distance, time, and calories for all of your saved workouts.3. Select View Weeks to see a list of weeks.Deleting HistoryAfter you have transferredseveral months of Edge data toGarmin Training Center, you maywant to delete the history from 3. Select Keep 1 Month, Keepyour unit. 3 Months, or Delete All. Select Yes to confirm.46 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  47. 47. NAVIGATION NAVIGATION NAVIGATION you exactly where you have traveled. This dotted line is calledUse the GPS navigation features a track. At the bottom of the map,of your Edge to view your ride on you can view the zoom level.a map, mark and save locations To zoom in or out on the map,you want to remember, and press the and arrows. Atcreate routes. the top of the map, you can view the direction you are traveling. At the top of the map, you can add custom data fields. See page 54. points to NorthNavigating with the zoom levelMapPress mode to see the Map youpage. When you start the timerand begin to move, a tiny dottedline appears on the map, showingEdge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 47
  48. 48. NAVIGATIONMarking and Finding symbolLocations locationA location is a point on the map namethat you store in memory. If youwant to remember landmarks or coordinatesreturn to a certain spot, mark alocation. The location appears onthe map with a name and symbol.You can find, view, and return to To mark a location usinglocations at any time. coordinates: 1. Press mode to access theTo mark your location: Main Menu.1. Go to a place where you want to mark a location. 2. Select Navigation > Mark Location.2. Press mode to access the Main Menu. 3. Use the arrows to select the coordinates. Enter the3. Select Navigation > Mark latitude and longitude of the Location. location you want to mark.4. Select a symbol. 3. Make other changes as5. Enter a descriptive location necessary, and select OK. name in the top field.48 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  49. 49. NAVIGATIONTo find and go to a location: 6. Select Go To. Follow the line1. Press mode to access the on the map to the location. Main Menu.2. Select Navigation > Find.3. Select List All or Nearest (locations near your current location).4. Use the arrows to find a location in the list. Direction and distance information for each location appears below 7. Press mode to view the the list. Compass page. The arrow points toward the location.5. Select the location.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 49
  50. 50. NAVIGATIONTo stop navigating to a 3. Select List All to find andlocation: delete a specific location or1. Press mode to access the select Delete All. Main Menu. 4. Select Yes to confirm.2. Select Navigation > Stop Go To. Navigating withTo edit a location: Routes1. Press mode to access the A route provides straight line Main Menu. directions between two or more2. Select Navigation > Find > points on the map. After you List All. create locations, you can use these points to build routes. Then3. Select the location. you can save the routes and use4. Select the name or symbol, them to navigate at any time. The and make changes. Compass page also appears for5. Press mode to exit. routes.To delete a location: To create a route:1. Press mode to access the 1. Press mode to access the Main Menu. Main Menu.2. Select Navigation > Find. 2. Select Navigation > Routes. 3. Select New.50 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  51. 51. NAVIGATION4. Select the dotted line, and To find and follow a route: press enter to add a location. 1. Press mode to access the5. Select the location from the Main Menu. list, and then select Use. 2. Select Navigation > Routes.6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to add 3. Select the route you want to more locations to your route. follow. Select Navigate.7. When you are finished adding 4. Press start/stop. Your route locations, select Navigate. appears on the Map page as8. Press start/stop. Your route a dark line connecting each appears on the Map page as location. a dark line connecting each To stop navigating a route: location. 1. Press mode to access the Main Menu. 2. Select Navigation > Stop Route. To edit a route: 1. Press mode to access the Main Menu. 2. Select Navigation > Routes.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 51
  52. 52. NAVIGATION3. Select the route you want to 3. Select the route you want to edit. A menu appears. delete. A menu appears.4. Select Edit. Then select a 4. Select Delete. Select Yes to point to edit. confirm. Review–view it on the map. Insert–insert a point before Viewing GPS this point. Information Remove–remove it from the The Satellite page displays route. information about the GPS signals the Edge is currently Change–replace it with receiving. Press mode to access another point the Satellite page. Move–move it to another place in the route.5. When you are finished making changes, select Navigate or press mode to exit.To delete a route:1. Press mode to access Menu mode.2. Select Navigation > Routes.52 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  53. 53. NAVIGATIONEach GPS satellite in space has About GPSa specific number that identifies The Global Positioning Systemit. The numbers of several GPS (GPS) is a satellite-basedsatellites appear on the circular navigation system made up of agraphic in the middle of the page. network of 24 satellites placedThe number corresponds to the into orbit by the United Statescurrent position of that satellite in Department of Defense. GPSspace. Each highlighted number was originally intended for militaryon the graphic corresponds to a applications, but in the 1980s,satellite from which the Edge is the government made the systemcurrently receiving signals. The available for civilian use. GPSblack bars under the graphic works in any weather conditions,represent the strength of each anywhere in the world, 24 hourssatellite signal received (the a day. There are no subscriptionnumber of the satellite appears fees or setup charges to usebelow each bar). GPS. For more information, visit www.garmin.com/aboutGPS.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 53
  54. 54. CUSTOMIZING CUSTOMIZING Setting Up CustomYou can customize data fields, Data Fieldsgeneral settings, bike and user You can set up custom data fieldsprofiles, heart rate and speed for the following Edge pages:zones, and data recording. • Bike Computer 1TIP: When finished selecting options • Bike Computer 2or entering values on your Edge, • Mappress the mode button to exit. • WorkoutsTo open the Setup Menu page: • CoursesPress mode to access the Main For a complete listing of theMenu. Select Settings. available data fields for your Edge, see pages 64–69. To set data fields: 1. Press mode to access the Main Menu. 2. Select Settings > Data Fields. 3. Select one of the pages listed.54 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  55. 55. CUSTOMIZING4. Select the number of data Sample Data Field fields you want to see on this Configurations page.5. Use the and arrows and enter key to change the data fields. Press mode when done. Default data fields for Bike Computer 1 page6. Repeat for each page you wish to customize. Optional data fields for Bike Computer 1 pageEdge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 55
  56. 56. CUSTOMIZINGChanging SystemSettingsSystem settings you canconfigure to suit your trainingpreferences include general Edgesetup, display, map, units, time,and accessories.To change general setup:1. Press mode to access the To use the Edge indoors: Main Menu. 1. Press mode to access the Main Menu.2. Select Settings > System > General. From this page, you 2. Select Settings > System > can change the GPS mode, General > GPS. Text Language, Tones, and 3. Select GPS Off. Page Mode Options. NOTE: When GPS is off, speedAbout Edge and distance data are not available, unless you are using the Edge 305From the General Setup page, with the GSC10. The next time youselect About Edge to to view turn on the Edge, it will search foryour software version, GPS satellite signals again.version, and unit ID.56 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  57. 57. CUSTOMIZINGTo change display setup: 2. Select Settings > System >1. Press mode to access the Map. Main Menu. 3. Select the map Orientation:2. Select Settings > System > North Up–display the map Display. with North at the top.3. From this page, you can Track Up–display the map change the Backlight with your direction of travel at Timeout and Contrast. the top. 4. You can also choose to show or hide User Locations on the Map page. For more about locations, see page 48.To change map setup:1. Press mode to access the Main Menu.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 57
  58. 58. CUSTOMIZINGTo change units setup: To change time setup:1. Press mode to access the 1. Press mode to access the Main Menu. Main Menu.2. Select Settings > System.> 2. Select Settings > System > Units. Time.3. Select units of measure for 3. From this page, you can distance and elevation. change the Time Format,4. (Edge 305 only). Select Beats Time Zone, and Daylight per Minute or % Max HR for Saving Time. your heart rate data. For more infomation on heart rate data, see pages 71–75.58 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  59. 59. CUSTOMIZINGTo manage Edge 305 Updating User Profileaccessories: To update your user profile, see1. Press mode to access the page 19. Main Menu.2. Select Settings > System > Changing Bike Profile Accessories. You can save up to three bike3. From this page, you can profiles on the Edge. activate accessories and select Restart Scan if you To change your bike profile: are having trouble receiving 1. Press mode to access the sensor data. Make sure there Main Menu. are no other sensors around 2. Select Settings > Bike you. Profile. 3. Select the bike profile you wish to use. 4. Make changes to the profile, if necessary. See page 20. 5. Press mode to exit.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 59
  60. 60. CUSTOMIZINGSetting Zones To change your speed zones:From the Main Menu, select 1. Press mode to access theSettings > Zones to set up Edge Main Menu.speed and heart rate zones. 2. Select Settings > Zones. Edge 305 users must alsoSpeed Zones select Speed Zones.Your Edge contains severaldifferent speed zones, rangingfrom very slow (Climb 4) to veryfast (Max Speed). The values forthese speed zones are enteredby default and may not matchyour personal abilities. After youenter appropriate speed zones,you can use these zones to setyour speed alerts or use them astargets in advanced workouts. 3. Select the zone you want toFor more about alerts, see pages change. Enter a minimum24–27. For more about advanced speed for that zone. Thenworkouts, see pages 33–38. enter a maximum speed for that zone.60 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  61. 61. CUSTOMIZING4. Repeat step 2 for each zone To base heart rate zones on you want to change. your max HR:5. Press mode to exit. 1. Press mode to access the Main Menu.Heart Rate Zones 2. Select Settings > Zones >(Edge 305 only.) A heart rate HR Zones.zone is a specified range of heartbeats per minute. Heart ratezones are generally based ona percentage of your maximumheart rate. These zones arenumbered from 1 to 5 based onintensity (1–lowest, 5–highest).If you know your maximum heartrate, you can enter it and allowthe Edge to calculate your heart 3. Select the Max field, andrate zones automatically. You can enter your maximum heartalso enter your heart rate zones rate.manually. 4. Select the Zones field, and select Based on Max.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 61
  62. 62. CUSTOMIZINGTo change your heart rate 5. Repeat step 3 for each heartzones manually: rate zone you want to change.1. Press mode to access the 6. Press mode to exit. Main Menu. NOTE: For more information about2. Select Settings > Zones > training with heart rate zones, see HR Zones. page 71.3. Select the Zones field, and select Custom. Data Recording4. Select any heart rate zone, Data recording controls how the and select a heart rate value Edge records detailed data for you want to change. Enter a your rides. By default, the Edge heart rate value. uses Smart Recording to record your movements and create detailed history. Smart Recording picks up key points where you change direction, speed, or heart rate. You can also record data every second. Doing so creates the most accurate record possible of your ride. However, with this62 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  63. 63. CUSTOMIZINGsetting, the Edge can only recordup to 3.5 hours of detailed data.WARNING: When the history isfull, older history data is overwrittenautomatically. Be sure to transferhistory to Garmin Training Centeroften.To change data recording 3. In the Record Data Pointssetup: field, select Every Second or1. Press mode to access the Smart Recording. Main Menu. 4. Press mode to exit.2. Select Settings > Data Recording.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 63
  64. 64. APPENDIX APPENDIXEdge Data FieldsThe following table lists all of the Edge data fields and descriptions.* Denotes a field showing statute or metric units. To change your Edgeunit settings, select Main Menu > Settings > System > Unit. Data Field Description Edge Edge 205 305 Cadence Revolutions of the crank arm per minute. • Cadence - Avg Average cadence for the duration of your current • ride. Cadence - Lap Average cadence for current lap. • Calories Amount of calories burned. • • Distance * Distance traveled on current ride. • •64 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  65. 65. APPENDIX Data Field Description Edge Edge 205 305 Dist – Lap * Distance traveled in current lap. • • Dist – Last Lap * Distance of last completed lap. • • Dist – Paused * Distance covered while timer in Auto Pause. • • Elevation * Distance above/below sea level. • • GPS Accuracy * Margin of error for your exact location. For • • example, your GPS location is accurate to within +/- 19 ft.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 65
  66. 66. APPENDIX Data Field Description Edge Edge 205 305 Grade Calculation of rise over run. For example, if for • • every 10 foot you climb (elevation) you travel 200 feet (distance), your grade is 5%. Heading Current direction you are traveling. • • Heart Rate Heart beats per minute (bpm). • Heart Rate – Avg Average heart rate for the duration of your current • ride. Heart Rate – Lap Average heart rate in current lap. •66 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  67. 67. APPENDIX Data Field Description Edge Edge 205 305 Heart Rate Zone Current range of heart rate (1–5). The default • zones are based on your maximum heart rate and user profile. Laps Number of laps completed. • • Speed * Current speed. • • Speed – Avg * Average speed (mph or kph) for the duration of • • your current ride. Speed – Lap * Average speed in current lap. • • Speed – Last Lap * Average speed during the last full lap. • • Speed – Max * Top speed achieved during current ride. • •Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 67
  68. 68. APPENDIX Data Field Description Edge Edge 205 305 Speed Zone Current range of speed based on default or • • custom settings: Climb 1–4, Flat 1–3, Descent, Sprint, and Max Speed. Sunrise Time of sunrise based on your GPS position. • • Sunset Time of sunset based on your GPS position. • • Time Stopwatch time. • • Time – Avg Lap Average time to complete the laps so far. • • Time – Lap Amount of time in current lap. • • Time – Last Lap Length of time to complete the last full lap. • •68 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  69. 69. APPENDIX Data Field Description Edge Edge 205 305 Time – Paused Time elapsed while timer in Auto Pause. • • Time of Day Current time of day based on your time settings • • (format, time zone, and daylight saving time). Total Ascent * Total elevation gain for current ride. • Total Descent * Total elevation lost for current ride. •Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 69
  70. 70. APPENDIXEdge Accessories Accessory Part Number GSC10 speed and cadence sensor 010-10644-00 Heart rate monitor and strap 010-10645-00 Cigarette lighter adapter 010-10563-00 HRM elastic strap replacement 010-10714-00 Carry case 010-10718-00 Mount replacement kit 010-10725-00 GSC10 magnet replacement kit 010-10729-00 AC wall brick charger (Americas) 010-10635-00 AC wall brick charger (Europe) 010-10635-01 USB cable replacement 010-10477-03To purchase additional accessories for your Edge, go to the GarminWeb site: http://shop.garmin.com.70 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  71. 71. APPENDIXViewing Heart Rate Training with HeartData Rate ZonesYou can configure your Edge Many cyclists and other athletesto display different heart rate are using heart rate zones todata: current heart rate, average measure and increase theirheart rate, and heart rate zone, cardiovascular strength andwhich can help you determine improve their level of fitness.the intensity of your training. Forexample, you can add heart rate What are heart rate zones?to your Bike Computer page or A heart rate zone is simply aheart rate zone to your Workout range of heartbeats per minutepage. (bpm). The five commonly accepted heart rate zones areTo add or modify data fields, see numbered from 1–5 according topage 54. increasing intensity. Generally,For a complete listing of available heart rate zones are calculateddata fields, see page 64. based on percentages of your maximum heart rate. See Table 1Heart rate information is also on page 73 to learn some of thedisplayed as history data. Read effects of exercise as your heartmore about history on page 43. rate reaches each of these zones during a workout.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 71
  72. 72. APPENDIXHow do heart rate zones See Table 1 on page 73 to learnimpact your fitness goals? about the benefits of training inKnowing your heart rate each heart rate zone.zones can help you measureand improve your fitness by How can I determine myunderstanding and applying these heart rate zones?principles: If you know your maximum heart rate, you can enter it and • Your heart rate is a good allow the Edge to calculate your measure of exercise heart rate zones based on the intensity. percentages shown in Table 1 on • Training in certain heart page 73. For more information on rate zones can help you setting your heart rate zones, see improve cardiovascular page 61. capacity and strength. • Knowing your heart rate zones can prevent you from overtraining and decrease your risk of injury.72 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  73. 73. APPENDIXTable 1 % of Max. Zone Perceived Exertion Benefits Heart Rate Relaxed, easy pace; Beginning-level aerobic 1 50%–60% rhythmic breathing training; reduces stress Pace comfortable; Basic cardiovascular 2 60%–70% slightly deeper breathing, training; good recovery conversation possible pace Pace moderate; Improved aerobic 3 70%–80% more difficult to hold capacity; optimal conversation cardiovascular training Pace fast and a bit Improved anaerobic 4 80%–90% uncomfortable; capacity and threshold; breathing forceful improved speed Pace a sprinting effort, Anaerobic and 90%– 5 unsustainable for long period muscular endurance; 100% of time; labored breathing increased powerEdge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 73
  74. 74. APPENDIXSensor Pairing time. The next time you turn the Edge on, it will only pair with theWhat is pairing? unique sensor ID. If the EdgePairing is the process of matching does not find the sensor, yousensors, like your heart rate should restart the scan to findmonitor and GSC10, with your your sensor ID.Edge 305. This process occursautomatically when you turn on Interferencethe Edge and only takes a few Strong electromagnetic fieldsseconds when the sensors are can interfere with your heart rateon and functioning correctly. monitor and cause your heartOnce paired, your Edge will only rate to appear unusually high,receive data from your sensor. freeze, or disappear. CommonHow does it work? sources of interference include high voltage power lines, electricUpon power up, the Edge motors, computers, televisions,will automatically scan for the and mobile phones. After yousensors you have enabled during move away from the source ofintial setup (see page 12) or interference, your heart rateaccessories setup (see page 59). reading should return to normal.Each sensor has a unique ID.The Edge learns and saves thisunique ID while pairing the first74 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  75. 75. APPENDIXPairing Tips • Clean the sensors. DirtIf you have trouble pairing, or if and sweat build-up onthe readings are erratic, try the the sensors can weakenfollowing suggestions: signals. • Position the Edge within 3 For heart rate monitor only: meters of the sensor while • Reapply moisture. Use pairing. electrode gel, water, or • Stay far away from any saliva. other sensors while pairing. • Make sure the heart • Restart scan if your Edge rate monitor is snug appears to be paired with against your body. If you another sensor (see page have trouble with erratic 59). readings, position the transmitter on your back. • Make sure to enable the sensors on the Edge (see • Wear a cotton shirt, or wet page 59). your shirt. Synthetic fabrics that rub or flap against • Make sure the sensors are the heart rate monitor can functioning correctly. create static electricity that • Replace the sensor battery. interferes with heart rate signals.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 75
  76. 76. APPENDIXTraining with Cadence Barometric AltimeterCadence is your rate of pedaling The Edge 305 contains aor “spinning” measured by the barometric altimeter for extremelyamount of revolutions of the accurate elevation and verticalcrank arm per minute (rpm). profile data.There are two sensors on the Press mode to view the AltimeterGSC10: one for cadence and one page. Once you start the timerfor speed. Cadence data from and begin to move, a black line,the GSC10 is always recorded. shaded gray below, appearsThe speed data from the GSC10 on the page, plotting elevationis only recorded and used for during your ride. At the bottomdistance calculation when GPS of the page, you can view thesignal is weak or GPS is turned zoom level. To zoom in or outoff. on the page, press the and arrows. At the top of the mapFor information about setting and page, your elevation and totalusing cadence alerts, see page ascent data appears.27. NOTE: You cannot customize the data fields on the Altimeter page.76 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  77. 77. APPENDIXTire Size and Tire Size L (mm)Circumference 24 x 3/4 Tubular 1785The tire size is marked on both 24 x 1-1/8 1795sides of the tire. To modify yourbike profile, see page 20. 24 x 1-1/4 1905 24 x 1.75 1890 Tire Size L (mm) 24 x 2.00 1925 12 x 1.75 935 24 x 2.125 1965 14 x 1.5 1020 26 x 7/8 1920 14 x 1.75 1055 26 x 1(59) 1913 16 x 1.5 1185 26 x 1(65) 1952 16 x 1.75 1195 26 x 1.25 1953 18 x 1.5 1340 26 x 1-1/8 1970 18 x 1.75 1350 26 x 1-3/8 2068 20 x 1.75 1515 26 x 1-1/2 2100 20 x 1-3/8 1615 26 x 1.40 2005 22 x 1-3/8 1770 26 x 1.50 2010 22 x 1-1/2 1785 26 x 1.75 2023 24 x 1 1753Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 77
  78. 78. APPENDIX Tire Size L (mm) Tire Size L (mm) 26 x 1.95 2050 700 x 23C 2096 26 x 2.00 2055 700 x 25C 2105 26 x 2.10 2068 700 x 28C 2136 26 x 2.125 2070 700 x 30C 2170 26 x 2.35 2083 700 x 32C 2155 26 x 3.00 2170 700C Tubular 2130 27 x 1 2145 700 x 35C 2168 27 x 1-1/8 2155 700 x 38C 2180 27 x 1-1/4 2161 700 x 40C 2200 27 x 1-3/8 2169 650 x 35A 2090 650 x 38A 2125 650 x 38B 2105 700 x 18C 2070 700 x 19C 2080 700 x 20C 208678 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  79. 79. APPENDIXGarmin Training To install Garmin Training Center:Center 1. Insert the Garmin TrainingThe Garmin Training Center Center installation disksoftware is included in the Edge into your computer’s diskproduct box. Locate the Garmin drive. Your computer shouldTraining Center installation automatically run the start-updisk and use it to install Garmin file and display a welcomeTraining Center on your personal screen.computer. 2. If the welcome screen doesGarmin Training Center software not appear, click Start andallows you to overlay your then click Run…. Type in theride data onto a map. It offers drive letter of your disk driveinteractive analysis tools that followed by “setup” (example:measure your speed, distance, D:setup). Then press Enter.climb, and descent against 3. When the welcome screenvarying terrain, elevation and appears, follow the on-screenmore. Create and schedule instructions to install Garmincustom courses and workouts Training Center.or use workout templates anddownload them to the Edge.Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 79
  80. 80. APPENDIXUsing Garmin Training Center StorageUse the USB cable from the Do not store the Edge whereproduct box to connect your Edge prolonged exposure toto your computer. From the Start temperature extremes may occurmenu, open Garmin Training (such as in the trunk of a car),Center. For help using Garmin as permanent damage mayTraining Center, click the Help result. User information, such asmenu and select Contents, or workout history, locations, andpress F1 on your keyboard. tracks, is retained indefinitely in the unit’s memory withoutCaring for the Edge the need for external power.The Edge is constructed of high It is always a good practice toquality materials and does not back up important user datarequire user maintenance other by manually recording it orthan cleaning. Clean the unit downloading it to a personaland the heart rate monitor using computer. Software for the Edgea cloth dampened with a mild is included in the product box.detergent solution and then wipedry. Avoid chemical cleaners andsolvents that may damage plasticcomponents.80 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  81. 81. APPENDIXWater Immersion Display: 128 x 160 pixels,The Edge is waterproof to IEC 1.17”W x 1.44”H (29.65 mm xStandard 60529 IPX7. It can 36.69 mm)withstand immersion in 1 meter of Antenna: Internal patchwater for 30 minutes. Prolongedsubmersion can cause damage Powerto the unit. After submersion, be Input: 910 mAh rechargeable,certain to wipe dry and air dry the built-in, lithium-ion batteryunit before using or charging. Battery Life: 12 hours, typical useSpecificationsPhysical PerformanceCase: Fully-sealed, high-impact Receiver: High-sensitivityplastic alloy, waterproof to IEC integrated GPS receiver by SiRF60529 IPX7 standards Acquisition Time:(waterproof to 1 m for 30 Hot Start: < 1 secondminutes) Warm Start: < 38 secondsSize: 1.75”W x 3.7”H x 0.9”D Cold Start: < 45 seconds(44 mm x 94 mm x 23 mm) Update Rate: 1/second,Weight: Approx. 88 g continuousEdge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 81
  82. 82. APPENDIXGPS Position Accuracy*: Weight: 21 g< 10 meters 50%, typical Accuracy may be degraded by poorGPS Velocity Accuracy*: sensor contact, electrical interference, and receiver distance from transmitter.< 0.05 m/sDynamics: Performs to GSC10 Speed andspecifications to 6 g’s Cadence Sensor Physical size: 2.0”W x 1.2”H xOperating Temperature Range: 0.9”D (not including adjustable-4° F to 140° F (-20° C to 60° C) speed sensing arm)*Accuracy depends on view of the sky. Transmission range:99%–clear view; 95%–typical. approximately 3 mHeart Rate Monitor Battery: CR2032 (3 volts)Physical size: 13.7”W x 1.4”H x0.5”D Battery life: approximately 1.4 years (1 hour per day)Transmission range:approximately 3 m Weight: 25 gBattery: CR2032 (3 volts) NOTE: Specifications subject to change without notice.Battery life: approximately 3years (1 hour per day)82 Edge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual
  83. 83. APPENDIXReplacing the Battery 4. Use a coin to twist the coverThe heart rate monitor and back into place (arrow pointsGSC10 (shown) contain a user- to locked).replaceable CR2032 battery. battery coverNOTE: Dispose of the used batteryproperly.To replace the battery: CR20321. Locate the circular battery battery cover on the back of the heart rate monitor or the side of the GSC10.2. Use a coin to twist the cover counter-clockwise until it GSC10 Battery Installation is loose enough to remove (arrow points to unlocked). battery3. Remove the cover, and cover replace the battery positive side up. Be careful not to arrow damage or lose the o-ring gasket on the cover. locked unlockedEdge™ 205/305 Owner’s Manual 83

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