With the Garmin Edge 520 Plus, you can train smarter and discover new routes. This cycling computer features advanced navigation and challenges built right in, not to mention a bright color screen, preloaded Strava Live Segments and the Garmin Cycle Map with turn-by-turn directions. Whether you're exploring new routes or pushing your limits at race time, Edge 520 Plus has exactly what you need. And, of course, it's smart enough to guide you back to the route, or back to start, if you deviate from it or decide to head home early. There's no need to reach for the phone or worry about your fellow riders when they pull ahead or fall behind. Rider-to-rider messaging (with a compatible smartphone) lets you send prewritten notes from your Edge 520 Plus bike computer to theirs. Edge 520 Plus is compatible with ANT+ technology sensors, including speed, cadence and heart rate. For even more performance data, 520 Plus is also compatible with ANT+ power meters, including Vector 3(sold separately). Garmin's unique pedal-based power meter measures total power, left/right balance and cadence. With the addition of a heart rate strap (included), you gain access to a variety of physiological data. See your cycling-specific VO2 max along with a recovery advisor, which analyzes your data and tells you how long you should wait before attempting another hard ride. This connected system of sensors, accessories, cycling computer and post-ride analysis with the Garmin Connect online community allows you to keep track of how your body performs from ride to ride. It's easy to customize your Edge 520 Plus bike computer with the free apps, widgets and data fields you want from Garmin's Connect IQ store. Apps such as AccuWeather MinuteCast let you know when the rain will stop so you can find time for a ride. Get immediate feedback with the MPA and Power app from Xert so you can see if you're exceeding your maximum power available. A variety of configurable data fields show your favorite stats on a single, easy-to-read screen. Edge 520 Plus is also compatible with Garmin's Varia line of cycling awareness devices, including rearview radar and smart bike lights. With the preloaded Strava Routes Connect IQ app, starred routes can now be wirelessly sent to your Edge bike computer so you can navigate and compete on your favorite Strava segments at the same time. With the purchase of an Edge 520 Plus, you get a free 60-day trial of Strava Premium, so you can sample the best tools to push yourself.