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With a garmin edge touring can I just ride or do I have to do a route?

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Asked by: Lakhwinder Schatz

How do I use Garmin Edge touring?


Quote from video: In this QuickStart guide we're going to help you to get the most out of your Garmin age touring by showing you how to set up the data pages. So in order to do so you need to select the settings.

How do I add a route to my Garmin Edge touring?

Here’s how:

  1. Plug in your Garmin via USB.
  2. On the website, navigate to your route or ride.
  3. Click the Export tab then click on your desired filetype, either TCX Course, GPX Track, or FIT Course.
  4. If your computer prompts you to save the file to a specific location, place it somewhere memorable like the desktop.

How do I plan a ride on my Garmin?

Quote from video: Start Direction or even where you place your first point on the map. You can also use the add course point feature to add a custom point such as rest stop sprint or climb.

Does Garmin Connect with Ride with GPS?

The Garmin IQ app allows you to sync your Garmin device to Ride with GPS and quickly download your routes for use in the field.

Is the Garmin Edge Touring waterproof?

The unit itself is water resistant, has a 2.6in (6.6cm) touchscreen (the same size as the existing Edge 810) that works in the wet and with gloves, and Garmin give a weight of less than 100g.

Does Garmin Edge Touring have ANT+?

ANT+™ Sensors



The Edge Touring Plus can be used with a wireless ANT+ heart rate monitor or ANT+ enabled eBike.

How do I download maps to my Garmin Edge?

To Download the Map Using Garmin Express:

  1. Connect the Edge to a personal computer.
  2. Launch Garmin Express. …
  3. Select the desired device or select Add a Device and follow the on-screen prompts if the device isn’t listed.
  4. Select Tools & Content.
  5. Select the Purchased tab. …
  6. Click the cloud icon.

What is lock on road Garmin?

The Lock On Road1 setting under Routing preferences in found on many current outdoor handheld devices. Enabling the setting locks the current location marker onto the nearest road. This will compensate for variances in the map position accuracy.

How do I follow a route on Garmin Connect?

Following a Course From Garmin Connect

  1. Select an option: Open the Garmin Connect Mobile app. Go to www.garminconnect.com.
  2. Create a new course, or select an existing course.
  3. Select Send to Device.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  5. On the Edge® device, select Menu > Training > Courses.
  6. Select the course.
  7. Select Ride.


Which garmins have routes?

Of course, you’ll need a Garmin device that supports route guidance if you want to send that route to your wrist or bike computer and get navigation on the move.



Here’s a list of all the devices that will support this function:

  • D2.
  • D2 Bravo.
  • D2 Charlie.
  • D2 Delta.
  • D2 Delta PX.
  • D2 Delta S.
  • Descent G1 series.
  • Descent Mk1.

How do I send my bike route to my Garmin?

Quote from video: But you can also go on to Garmin Connect find routes created by other people and then transfer those to your cycling. Computer as well. And I'm going to show you how to do that right now so the first

How do Garmin courses work?

You can send a course from your Garmin Connect™ account to your device. After it is saved to your device, you can navigate the course on your device. You can follow a saved course simply because it is a good route. For example, you can save and follow a bike friendly commute to work.

How long does the Garmin Edge explore battery last?

up to 16 hours

“Featuring up to 16 hours of battery life in demanding use and up to 24 hours in battery saver mode, the Edge Explore 2 series is preloaded with intuitive, high-contrast Garmin cycle maps so riders can view popular roads and trails, high-traffic areas and searchable points of interest – all from a 3-inch touchscreen …

What is Garmin Edge explore?

This easy-to-use GPS cycling computer features a preloaded Garmin Cycle Map that shows you the routes cyclists like to ride. A variety of connected features lets you stay in touch with other riders as well as the folks back home. With Edge Explore, you have the perfect partner for touring and adventure.

Does Garmin Edge explore have European maps?

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How do I upload a GPX file to my Garmin Edge?

Plug in your Garmin. On the website, navigate to your route or ride. Click the Export tab then click on your desired filetype, either TCX Course, GPX Track or FIT Course. If your computer prompts you to save the file to a specific location, place it somewhere memorable like the desktop.

How do I upload a GPX file to my Garmin?

With the release of the 2.9 version of the Garmin Explore app for iOS and Android, users are able to import GPX files from their smartphone which can be synced to a paired Garmin device.



Importing a GPX File From the Library

  1. Select Add.
  2. Select Import GPX File.
  3. Select a file source.
  4. Select a GPX File.
  5. Select Done.


How do I add a route to my Garmin Edge 830?

Planning and Riding a Course

  1. Select Navigation > Courses > Course Creator > Add First Location.
  2. Select an option: …
  3. Select Use. …
  4. Select Add Next Location.
  5. Repeat steps 2 through 4 until you have selected all locations for the route.
  6. Select View Map. …
  7. Select Ride.


How do I upload a GPX route to Garmin Connect?

Uploading GPX Data

  1. Connect the device to computer using a USB cable.
  2. Log into Garmin Connect.
  3. Click.
  4. Select Import Data.
  5. Select Browse.
  6. Locate device showing as a mass storage drive.
  7. Click Garmin folder.
  8. Click GPX folder.

Can I send a route to my Garmin?

After planning your route, export it to your Garmin device in various file formats for navigation via a wired connection to your computer. Want to load routes to your Garmin wirelessly? Set up the Garmin Courses sync option and you’ll be able to add routes to your device on-the-go.

What do I do with a GPX file?

Thanks to GPX files you can exchange GPS location data, including maps, routes, and geocaching information, between devices or with friends. Today, most commonly, fitness devices and applications, such as Garmin Connect devices, use GPX files to import and export running, hiking, biking, skiing,… routes.