Garmin Edge 500 compatible with TrainingPeaks
Cyclists who purchase Garmin’s new Edge 500 GPS-based cycling computer, available later this year, can upload workout data to TrainingPeaks software.
Lafayette, CO, September 18, 2009 – Peaksware today announced that purchasers of Garmin’s newest innovation in GPS technology, the Edge 500 cycling computer, will be able to upload workout data directly to TrainingPeaks training and nutrition software. All workout data recorded by the Edge 500, including anything from a paired ANT+ compatible heart rate monitor, speed/cadence sensor or power meter can be saved, analyzed and shared using a free or premium TrainingPeaks.com account, or for further power and GPS data analysis by using TrainingPeaks WKO+ desktop software.
“TrainingPeaks is excited to add Garmin’s newest cycling computer to our list of more than 80 compatible training devices,” said Donavon Guyot, CEO of Peaksware. “Compatibility with the Edge 500 cycling computer means cyclists, from the elite to the beginner, can continue to seamlessly use TrainingPeaks as their one source for tracking all of their training and routes.”
Designed for the performance cyclists, the Edge 500 cycling computer tracks speed, distance, time, position, elevation, calories burned, and power when paired with an ANT+ compatible power meter along with other data. Workouts uploaded from the Edge 500 cycling computer to TrainingPeaks can be saved and analyzed over time as well as shared online with a coach or with friends on Facebook and Twitter.
Cyclists can upload workout data from the Edge 500 cycling computer directly to either a free Basic or Premium TrainingPeaks.com account, as well as export the data to TrainingPeaks WKO+ desktop software for advanced power and GPS data analysis. Visit www.trainingpeaks.com to create an account or get a free trial of WKO+ software.
Peaksware, LLC, founded in 1999, develops software systems to help motivated individuals and professionals achieve health, fitness and peak performance. In addition to the world’s leading online training and nutrition log, www.trainingpeaks.com, Peaksware also produces the desktop products Device Agent and WKO+. For more information or to discuss business development opportunities contact info_at_peaksware.com.