Garmin Edge 810 or 520

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wheelbuilder
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by wheelbuilder

I've had the 520 since it came out, and while I agree that the buttons are counter-intuitive and took me about six months to really get familiar with, it is the perfect size, no touch screen, and I run the normal fields, along with etap gear indicator, etap battery level, HR, Incident detection, and on screen texts, and the battery still lasts all day long.

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by AJS914

My 810 broke off my out-front mount and rolled down a hill, effectively trashing it (I still got $100 for it, if that's any consolation).
FWIW, if you ever break a Garmin you can send it to them for an exchange/repair that isn't too expensive. I crashed on my 510 and they replaced it with a refurbished unti for $75 which was a lot less than even a used 510 on ebay.

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