Edge 1040 Solar is powered by the sun and packed with everything under it. It’s Garmin’s 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 riding¹.
The Edge 1040 series represents Garmin’s first GPS bike computers with multi-band GNSS technology for even better coverage under dense tree cover, on remote mountain trails and even in the urban canyon. It’s also packed with performance features that help you understand your strengths and weaknesses to coach you through any challenge. It can even help you manage your efforts by providing power targets² throughout a course and stamina² feature insights, so you know how much gas is left in the tank. And the setup is simple, so you can take it out of the box and be out riding in no time.
New Features in Edge 1040 Solar (vs. Edge 1030 Plus)
New Features as of December 6, 2023
NEW! SMART NOTIFICATION IMAGE SUPPORT
If you’re connected to an Android phone, you can now view photos directly from your Edge cycling computer screen.
NEW FEATURES AS OF FEBRUARY, 2023:
NEW! UNIFIED TRAINING STATUS
TrueUp™ physio data synchronization will now unify training features including training status, training load, load focus and HRV status for users with multiple compatible devices. You can designate a primary device in order to have more consistent training data so you can train smarter. This includes users with multiple compatible smartwatches or those with a compatible smartwatch and Edge® 1040 device.
NEW FEATURES AS OF NOVEMBER, 2022:
NEW! LIVE EVENT SHARING
When paired to your smartphone, automatically send live ride updates to family and friends — without lifting a finger. So while you’re powering through, they can stay up to date with your speed, miles completed and more.
NEW! SPECTATOR MESSAGING
When paired to your smartphone, enjoy your ride, and stay motivated with text messages from family and friends.
NEW! TARGETED ADAPTIVE COACHING
Stay race-ready with training tips and daily suggested workouts. Plus, view the entire week of daily suggested workouts directly on device, which adapt to match performance, recovery and the demands of upcoming events in the Garmin Connect™ calendar.
The Power Glass™ solar charging lens extends battery life and gives you up to 45 hours of demanding use or up to 100 hours in battery saver mode³.
Simplified setup and a streamlined interface make it quick and easy to access the information, courses and tools you need and even adjust data fields right from the Edge device or from your paired compatible smartphone.
Find your way in the most challenging environments with multi-band GNSS technology, which provides enhanced positioning accuracy.
Manage your efforts with the power guide feature, which recommends power targets² throughout a course.
Get stamina² feature insights while you ride so you can keep an eye on how much longer you can really push it.
Classify your strengths as a cyclist, and compare your cycling ability¹ to the demands of a specific course so you can focus your training and improvement in the right areas.
The PIN-protected bike alarm will notify you on your compatible smartphone if your bike is moved while you’re inside getting water or making a pit stop.
Stay on top of your training program with prompts to complete missed workouts and new tags that let you classify workouts within a plan for easier scheduling.
Ride like a local, whatever your bike type, with improved ride type-specific maps that highlight popular roads and trails — and even searchable points of interest.
Ride farther, charge less. Get up to 35 hours of battery life³ even in demanding use plus up to 70 hours in battery saver mode³.
With a touchscreen that is visible and responsive in the most challenging conditions — plus a newly strengthened metal quarter turn mount insert — Edge 1040 is ready for any ride.
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, Edge 1040 will show you the way.
PLUS, Same great features as previous models:
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.
This advanced GPS bike computer combines superior navigation, planning and performance tracking, cycling awareness and smart connectivity.
Create LiveTrack sessions direct from your Edge device, and let friends and family follow your real-time location4 and even view your entire preplanned course.
VARIA DEVICE COMPATIBILITY
Pair Edge 1040 series cycling computers with our Varia rearview radar and lights so you can easily see and be seen.
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 alerts5.
¹Assumes continuous 75,000 lux conditions during daytime rides
²When paired with compatible sensors (sold separately)
³Battery life may vary depending on usage
4When paired with your compatible smartphone. For safety and tracking feature requirements and limitations, see Garmin.com/safety.
5Active satellite subscription required. Some jurisdictions regulate or prohibit the use of satellite communications devices. It is the responsibility of the user to know and follow all applicable laws in the jurisdictions where the device is intended to be used.