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  1. #1
    Reputation: ferday's Avatar
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    Jan 2004

    realistic track capacity of edge 305?

    just got my edge 305 (cool toy!)
    about to leave for a 2 week backcountry biking trip, will probably amass around 100 miles or so over 6 or 7 rides, with some smaller loops thrown in. when they say the capacity of the edge is 13000 track points, what is this in real life units? will i get the whole vacation on the unit?

    what would rainbow unicorn do?

  2. #2
    trail rat
    Reputation: slocaus's Avatar
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    Jul 2005
    I have the 305 recording on "Auto" as recommended in the manual.

    On a road ride, I see 2096 points in 55 miles, 4 hr 47 min time, 14mph avg speed. Longest off road ride, 3725 points in 51 miles over 5 hr 58 min, 9 mph avg speed.

    I would think you have more than enough capacity, based on points, time & distance. Will you be able to charge it? That is likely your shortcoming is battery charge. GeoMan's battery extender is my next needed item.

    Have fun!
    "The physician heals, Nature makes well" - real fortune cookie

    CCCMB trail work for trail access - SLO, CA

  3. #3
    Two Tired
    Reputation: CheapWhine's Avatar
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    Dec 2005
    6071 points on a 74 mile ride and it still had points from previous rides. Quite a bit of this was through thick tree cover. I think your bigger issue will be battery life.
    Let the good times roll.

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