The Garmin Edge 1040 Solar is powered by the sun and packed with everything under it. It’s their first GPS bike computer with solar charging, so you can ride longer and get even better coverage in the most challenging environments. Solar charging adds up to 20 minutes of battery life per hour during daytime riding.
- Keep on pushing. Power Glass™ solar charging1 extends battery life up to 42 minutes per hour in battery saver mode.
- Ride farther, charge less. With solar charging, get up to 45 hours of battery life in demanding use cases and up to 100 hours in battery saver mode.
- Go deep. Dense tree cover and the urban canyon are no match for its spot-on accuracy with multi-band GNSS.
- Your cycling ability and the course demands help you understand your strengths and weaknesses.
- Ride like a local with ride type-specific maps and navigation.
- Know how much is left in your tank with stamina insights.
The Power Glass solar charging lens extends battery life, giving you up to 100 hours in battery saver mode or up to 45 hours in demanding use cases. During daytime rides, it adds up to 42 minutes per hour in battery saver mode and up to 20 minutes per hour in demanding use cases.
While you ride, get stamina insights2 so you can keep an eye on how much you have left in the tank.
CYCLING ABILITIES AND COURSE DEMANDS
Classify your strengths as a cyclist2, focus on improvement, and prepare for the demands of a specific course.
Recommended power targets2 help you manage your efforts throughout a course.
DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE MONITORING
Get more insight about how your body is responding to training. Track VO2 Max, recovery time, training load, training load focus and more2.
How effective is your training? Automatically evaluate your recent exercise history and performance indicators to see if you’re training productively, peaking or overreaching2.
DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS
For training guidance that takes you and your fitness level into account, get daily ride suggestions based on your current training load and VO2 max2.
SYNC TRAINING PLANS
Get your indoor and outdoor training plans from the Garmin Connect™ smart-device app, or sync seamlessly to your Edge device from other apps, including the TrainingPeaks® app. Plus, get prompts to complete a missed workout.
HEAT AND ALTITUDE ACCLIMATION
Prepare yourself for any environment. See how your body is holding up in different environments with heat and altitude acclimation2.
Automatically see the remaining ascent and grade when you’re climbing while following a route or course. This helps you gauge your effort and see how much you have left to suffer. You can even save your climbs for postride review on your device or in the Garmin Connect app.
NUTRITION AND HYDRATION ALERTS
Get the insight you need to stay fueled, mile after mile. Edge 1040 will notify you when it’s time to hydrate or eat.
Take advantage of advanced cycling metrics designed to give insight into how your performance changes based on variable conditions such as position, bike setup, ride duration and more.
Track the epic details of every ride with mountain biking metrics such as jump count, jump distance and hang time.
GRIT AND FLOW
Grit rates the difficulty of a ride using GPS, elevation and other data. Flow measures how smoothly you descend a trail so you have a score to beat next time.
Get better positional accuracy and coverage — even in the most challenging environments — with multi-system, multi-band GNSS technology.
RIDE TYPE-SPECIFIC MAPS
Ride like a local, whatever your bike type, with improved maps that highlight popular roads and trails plus searchable points of interest (POIs).
With routable worldwide MTB trail data and POIs from Trailforks, easily search for trails directly on your Edge. Or download the Trailforks app to transfer your planned routes from the Trailforks website.
This mode automatically displays upcoming forks in the trail and gives you context by showing where you are within a trail network.
Never get lost with turn-by-turn directions and alerts that notify you of upcoming turns.
Feel free to pause route guidance and off-course notifications while you go off-course to explore. When you’re ready to get back on track, will show you the way.
SHIMANO STEPS EBIKE SYSTEM COMPATIBLE
View a dedicated eBike status screen, data fields and support for system status and warning messages. Even see assist level, gear position, battery life and more during a ride.
INREACH® DEVICE COMPATIBILITY
Stay in touch wherever you ride by pairing Edge with a compatible inReach device. View and reply to messages, share trip data, and trigger interactive SOS alerts3.
Pair the Edge 1040 bike computer with your Varia rearview radar and Lights so you can easily see and be seen.
This Edge automatically sends a message with your location to preloaded emergency contacts if it detects an incident.
The PIN-protected bike alarm will notify you on your smartphone5 if your bike is moved while you’re inside getting water or making a pit stop.
Stay in Touch5 with your riding crew when you get separated from the pack.
Keep an eye on your riding companions, even when they fall out of sight — and let them keep an eye on you. GroupTrack can keep tabs on up to 50 of your friends at once. Just look at your screen to see updates.
Receive texts and alerts right on your Edge device when paired with your compatible smartphone.
SYNC WITH GARMIN CONNECT
The Garmin Connect app is home to a thriving online community where people on the go can connect and compete — and even share their triumphs via social media.
CONNECT IQ™ STORE
Download custom data fields, and get apps and widgets from our Connect IQ Store app downloaded to your compatible smartphone.
SMART TRAINER COMPATIBILITY
Pair Edge 1040 with your Tacx® indoor trainer so you can ride when you want and where you want.
Be ready to ride in moments, instead of wasting time configuring settings. Get prepopulated custom ride profiles based on your previous Edge bike computer, ride types or your sensors. Once on your Edge, you can manage your ride profiles directly from your device or compatible smartphone.