Another GPS question!!

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Re: Another GPS question!!

Postby Psamathe » 6 Oct 2018, 12:12pm

robing wrote:Get a Wahoo Bolt. The design and functionality are superb, the monochrome screen is super sharp and clear in sunlight. The battery life is phenomenal.

I found that on my Elemnt, whilst the battery always lasted a full day, on a few long days when I came to recharge it the battery was down at 5%. However, on my Garmin at the end of any day the battery was never below 80%. Both started every day fully charged.

Both Wahoo and Garmin seemed to recharge surprisingly quickly (e.g. compared to the small battery in my Sony camera which takes forever to charge).


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Re: Another GPS question!!

Postby robing » 6 Oct 2018, 3:57pm

Bez wrote:It's got a number of weaknesses, though, especially for navigation. And there are Garmin and Lezyne devices which will match or beat it for battery life.

I used it to navigate LEJOG with the Komoot app and it was faultless. Going through tricky places like Bristol and Edinburgh was a doddle. Being able to change your destination on the go is a big plus, admittedly you need your phone for this.