27
Feb
08

Edge 705

Edge 705I admit, I have some serious issues that I need to work on. One of them being that I can’t stand it when people get stuff that I want – so I have to get it too, but get the next model up.

Rewind a week or so… my friend gets the Edge 205. What is the Edge you might ask? It is a GPS for your bike! Why in the heck does someone need a GPS for the bike? I know, I know… it is quite ludicrous! Now I am looking at the 705, which is 3 models up from my friends new toy.

So I try to rationalize this little baby – after all, the thing costs at least $400 – so I have to have a reason to buy it right? Right. Well, come to find out, this thing is more than just a fancy bike toy that I will use on the weekends, it is a complete trainer. One where you can ride the same path and analyze every little bit of it – elevation, your heart rate, time, distance, speed, speed over certain terrains… um… EVERYTHING! So what is my rationalization? That if I spend that much money, I will have to go outside more so I can use this thing! Ha!

So it seems that as soon as I get enough money that I will be going after this little puppy.

Sheesh… I’m going to have to join gadgets-anonymous…

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