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Garmin Edge Explore 1000

Product Codes: GAREE1000

Garmin Edge Explore 1000 is a cycling GPS with a 3-inch touchscreen. European mapping is provided and the maps include cycle paths, elevation data, points of interest and address search. Smart notifications for receiving calls and texts are available when using a compatible smartphone connection.

The Garmin Edge Explore 1000 allows wireless transfer between other Garmin devices to share routes. The battery life is 15 hours (GPS training mode) or 24 hours (UltraTrac mode). 15 hours, it is waterproof to IPX7 standards and it is also shock resistant making it ideal for use on rough terrain when cycling offroad.



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The Garmin Edge Explore 1000 is cycling satnav with both on-road and off-road navigation capabilities with a 3-inch touchscreen. This cycling GPS system is preloaded with Garmin Cycle Map (European coverage). Wireless unit-to-unit transfer is also available for sharing routes and competing with friends and family. A barometric altimeter is available to tell you the height of land you are cycling on.

Enter your own route or input the distance, starting direction and other parameters and the Garmin Edge Explore 1000 will calculate three round-trip options for you to choose from. You can plan new routes on the GPS device or on an app before you start cycling. You can save 200 waypoints and 100 routes to the Garmin Edge Explore 1000.

Smart notifications such as incoming calls and text alerts are available directly on the Cycling GPS system with Smartphone connectivity. Instant uploads and weather are also a feature of the Edge Explore 1000. Live tracking is also available for friends and family to follow you on their computer, table or smartphone.

An SD Card Slot allows you to add additional mapping to the Garmin Edge Explore 1000.

The Garmin Edge Explore 1000 is shock resistant and is IPX7 waterproof making it ideal for use on a bike. A built-in battery has a battery life of 15 hours (GPS training mode) or 24 hours (UltraTrac mode).

Incident detection can automatically contact the emergency services telling them your GPS location in the event of an emergency. These alerts can be set to automatic or manual.

Create routes on Edge Explore 1000 using preloaded map and points of interest. Plan and download routes using Garmin Connect (desktop or mobile) or third party apps. With the Garmin Edge Explore 1000 you will be routable along roads and paths. Elevation data, points of interest and address search are also available.

When doing laps of a circuit Auto Lap Mode automatically starts a new lap when you complete a circuit. When cycling Auto Scroll Mode cycles through data pages whilst you are riding your bike. Heart rate calories computation is another feature of the Garmin Explore 1000. Temperature readouts are also available on screen whilst you are riding.

A bike speed/cadence sensor and heart rate monitor is available with some models.

Compatible with the Edge Remote accessory you can change the screen on the Gamrin Edge Explore 10000 while keeping both hands on your bikes handlebars.

The Garmin Edge Explore 1000 is also compatible with the Varia rearview radar and bike lights - warns cyclists of traffic approaching from behind up to 140 metres (153 yards). Smart Bike Lights are also available which will adjust automatically to changing speed, changing light conditions (ambient light sensor) to help keep you safe on the road whilst cycling.

The Garmin Edge Explore 1000 also features GPS and GLONASS satellites connection technology.

Garmin Edge Explore 1000 Features

‣3-inch customisable colour touchscreen
‣Easy-to-read display
‣European mapping
‣Distance, speed, ascent/descent and GPS position
‣Live tracking, send/receive courses, weather
‣Barometric altimeter: For precise climb and descent data
‣Waterproof standard: IPX7 (one metre of water for 30 minutes)
‣Up to 15 hours (GPS training mode) or 24 hours (UltraTrac mode) of battery life via rechargeable lithium-ion battery
‣Weighs 114.5grams
‣microSD card slot available for storage of workout data and additional map detail
‣Supports Garmin Custom Maps and BirdsEye Satellite Imagery
‣2 year manufacturers guarantee

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Edge Explore 1000
‣Out-front mount
‣Stem mount
‣Edge remote with mounts
‣Silicone case
‣microUSB cable

Garmin Edge Explore 1000 Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin Edge Explore 1000? All parts are genuine Garmin product and specifically designed for use with the Garmin cycle GPS 810 device.

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Garmin Edge Explore 1000 Maps

Discover the optional range of maps that you can add to the Garmin Edge Explore 1000 here. Maps available include GB Discoverer Ordnance Survey (OS) mapping, Cycle Map Europe and TOPO topographical mapping.

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Garmin Edge Explore 1000 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display size: 3.9-cm x 6.5cm; 7.6cm-inch diag (3.0 inch)
‣Display resolution: 200 x 400 pixels
‣Display type: Colour LCD touchscreen
‣Waterproof: IPX7
‣Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
‣Battery life: 15 hours (GPS training mode) or 24 hours (UltraTrac mode)
‣Dimensions: Width - 58mm, Height - 112mm, Depth - 20mm
‣Weight: 114.5g
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin Edge 1000 manual

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This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

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