Garmin Edge 1040 Solar GPS Cycling ComputerGarmin
First time solar charged cycling GPS from Garmin and we are super excited like you to be able to ride without the dread of the GPS battery going flat on a ride. Specially valuable to bike packers and ultra endurance riders but also a huge convenience to the every day user.
Read through the impressive list of functions below but don't be put off the beauty of a highly advanced unit like this is you can use as much or as little of the functionality as you like. Simply set it and forget it for the basic ride and performance metrics or geek out hard on the in-depth features of the 1040
Never stop cycling with the ultimate solar powered GPS bike computer you can depend on when you need it most. Edge 1040 Solar is ready for any ride, from remote gravel trails to epic climbs.
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 cases1.
While you ride, get stamina2 insights 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 metrics2 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, Edge 1040 Solar will show you the way.
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 incident4.
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 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 you5. 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.
What's in the box.
Edge 1040 Solar Bike Computer Only
- Edge 1040 Solar
- Standard Mount
- Flush Out-Front Mount
- Mountain Bike Mount
- Silicone Case
- USB-A to USB-C Cable
Physical & Performance
Display Size 3.5" (88.9 mm) diagonal
Battery type rechargeable lithium-ion
Display resolution 282 x 470 pixels
Dimension 2.3" x 4.6" x 0.8" (59.3 x 117.6 x 20.0 mm)
4.7 oz (133 g)
Maps & Navigation
External memory storage yes (64 GB internal memory)
Basemap Preloaded Garmin cycle map
Navigation Routes 100 courses
Ability to add maps Yes
History up to 200 hours
Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™
Extended display (allows a Garmin watch to share data screens on Edge®) Yes
Compatible with Varia™ lights Yes
Integrated TrailForks trail data Yes
Downloadable training plans Yes
Popularity heatmap Yes
Group LiveTrack Yes
Interval training Yes
Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar) Yes
Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories) Yes
ClimbPro™ Ascent Planner Yes
Varia™ remote Yes
Race an Activity Yes
Power guide Yes
Smart Notifications Yes
Training load focus Yes
Simulation of descent No
Incident Detection Yes
Battery save mode Yes
Find My Edge® Yes
Calories burned Yes
Customizable data pages Yes
On-device location search Yes
Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps) Yes
Virtual Partner Yes
VO2 Max (Run) Yes
Multi-band GNSS Yes
MTB Dynamics Yes
Power meter compatible Yes
Physio TrueUp Yes
InReach® compatible Yes
Cycle Map (routable cycling-specific street map) yes (multi-region)
Training Load Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Recovery advisor Yes
Cycling ability analysis Yes
Rider-to-rider messaging Yes
On-device course creator Yes
Barometric altimeter Yes
On-device Connect IQ™ Store Yes
Auto Lap® Yes
Auto Pause® Yes
Power Glass solar charging Yes
ANT+™ electronic shifting Yes
Shimano Di2 Synchro Shift integration Yes
Water rating IPX7
Primary and secondary workout targets Yes
Bike alarm Yes
Color display Yes
Measured Cadence No
Measured Power No
Daily workout suggestions Yes
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only) Yes
Realtime settings sync with Garmin Connect™ mobile Yes
Auto scroll Yes
Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
Smart trainer control Yes
Training Effect Yes
Training Status Yes
Realtime stamina Yes
In-ride power compatible (Garmin Charge battery pack) Yes
Cycling Dynamics compatible Yes
Weather alerts Yes
Course demands analysis Yes
Edge® remote Yes
Advanced workouts Yes
Trendline™ Popularity Routing Yes
VIRB® Remote Yes
- Edge 1040