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◦ On Road For Time (requires
routable maps)—calculates on-
road routes that require minimal
time to drive.
◦ On Road For Distance
(requires routable maps)—
calculates on-road routes that
are shorter in distance.
• Calculates Routes for—allows you
to select a transportation method in
order to optimize your route.
• Lock On Road (requires routable
maps)—locks the current location
marker on the nearest road,
compensating for variances in map
• Off Road Transitions
◦ Auto—automatically routes you
to the next point.
◦ Manual—allows you to select
the next point on the route by
using the point on the active
◦ Distance—routes you to the
next point on the route when
you are within a specified
distance of your current point.
• Avoidance Setup (requires routable
maps)—allows you to select the
road type you want to avoid.
Go to http://buy.garmin.com or
contact your Garmin dealer.
To determine the versions of the
maps that are loaded on your Edge,
select MENU >
> System >
Map > Map information.
Finding an Address
You can use optional City Navigator®
maps to search for addresses, cities,
and other locations. The detailed and
routable maps contain millions of
points of interest, such as restaurants,
hotels, and auto services.
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1. Select MENU > Where To? >
2. If necessary, change the state, the
country, or the province.
3. Select Spell City.
TiP: If you are unsure of the city,
select Search All.
4. Enter the city, and select
5. If necessary, select the city.
6. Select Enter House Number, enter
the number, and select
7. Select Enter Street Name, enter
the name, and select
8. If necessary, select the street.
9. If necessary, select the address.
10. Select Go.
Finding a Point of Interest
1. Select MENU > Where To?.
2. Select a category.
TiP: If you know the name of the
business, select All POi >
enter the name.
3. If necessary, select a subcategory.
4. Select a location > Go.
Finding Nearby Locations
1. Select MENU > Where To?.
3. Select an option.
4. Select a category and subcategory,
5. Select a location > Go.
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Changing the Map Orientation
1. Select MENU > > System >
Map > Orientation .
2. Select an orientation:
• Select North Up to show north
at the top of the page.
• Select Track Up to show your
current direction of travel at the
top of the page.
• Select Automotive Mode to
show a perspective view.
Select MENU > > System > Map.
• Orientation —allows you to select
how the map appears ( page 29).
• Auto Zoom—automatically selects
the appropriate zoom level for
optimal use on your map. When Off
is selected, you must zoom in or out
Map Visibility —allows you to set
advanced map features. Auto and
High Contrast have preset values.
You can choose Custom to set each
◦ Zoom Levels—map items
draw or appear at or below the
selected zoom level.
◦ Text Size —allows you to select
the text size for map items.
◦ Detail—allows you to select
the amount of map data that
NOTE: Higher detail settings
may cause the map to redraw
◦ Shaded Relief—shows detail
relief on the map (if available)
or turns off shading.
• Map information—allows you to
enable or disable the maps currently
loaded on the device.
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You can customize the Edge settings
• Data fields (page 30)
• Bike profiles (page 35)
• Training settings ( page 35)
• System settings ( page 38)
• User Profile settings (page 41)
Customizing Your Pages
and Data Fields
You can customize data fields for five
timer pages, the map, and the elevation
page. For example, the instructions
show you how to customize the
workout timer page.
1. Select MENU >
Settings > Training Pages >
Timer Pages > Workout Timer.
2. Select Enabled. 3.
Use + and - to select the number of
data fields you want to see on the
5. Select a data field to change it.
Data fields with the * symbol display
statute or metric units. Data fields with
the ** symbol require an ANT+ sensor.
Data Field Description
Battery Level The remaining battery
Cadence ** Revolutions of the crank
arm per minute.
– Avg. ** Average cadence for the
duration of your current
– Lap ** Average cadence for the
Calories Amount of total calories
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Calories - Fat Amount of fat calories
Calories to Go During a workout, the
remaining calories when
you are using a calorie
Distance * Distance traveled on the
Dist – Lap * Distance traveled in the
Dist – Last
Lap * Distance of the last
Dist. to Dest. Distance to your final
Dist. to Go During a workout, the
remaining distance when
you are using a distance
Dist. to Next The remaining distance
to the next point on the
route or course.
Elevation * Distance above or below
Destination The estimated time of
day you will reach your
ETA at Next The estimated time of
day you will reach the
next point on the route or
Accuracy * The margin of error for
your exact location. For
example, your GPS
location is accurate to
within +/- 12 feet.
Strength The strength of the
GPS satellite signal.
Grade Calculation of rise over
run. For example, if for
every 10 feet you climb
(elevation) you travel
200 feet (distance), your
grade is 5%.
Heading The direction you are
Heart Rate ** Heart rate in beats per