Polar M450 GPS Cycling Computer


Polar M450 GPS Cycling Computer

  • Available prices $236.00


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Stellar value in a cycling specific GPS. The M450 provides essential training metrics: speed, distance, and elevation. Combined with Bluetooth Smart sensors (not included), this trick unit can also cover power and cadence. Accurate GPS mapping is essential for prolonged Strava competitions, so it features satellite preloading via Polar Flow for fast locating and accurate tracking. Customizable data fields (up to 4 per page) display your stats to help you ride better, faster and smarter.

  • GPS is fast and accurate, and can be satellite preloaded via Polar Flow for faster locating.
  • Internal barometric pressure altimeter provides accurate altitude information.
  • Rechargeable 385mAh battery provides up to 12 hours of GPS recording time.
  • Bluetooth Smart compatibility.
  • Customizable screens allow up to 4 data fields per page.
  • Backlight for low light conditions.
  • Integrated safety light automatically activates for emergency lighting.
  • USB connectivity syncs to PC or Mac via Polar FlowSync.
  • Not compatible with Garmin quarter-turn mounts or third party mounts that use the Garmin interface.
  • Allows multiple ride and bike profiles.
  • Not ANT+ compatible.

Tech specs

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Weight 51g
Ideal for
  • Road cycling
  • Cross-country riding
Display dimensions 3.5 x 3.5cm
IPX rating

Indicates the degree of protection against liquid. IP X1: Dripping water while in normal operating orientation; IP X4: Splashing water; IP X5: Water jets; IP X6: Powerful water jets; IP X7: Immersion up to 1m ≤ 30 minutes; IP X8: Suitable for submersion as specified by manufacturer.

Built-in memory 64MB
Dimensions  x 1.4
Countdown timer No
Stopwatch Yes
Interface USB and Wireless
Power meter

Displays output in watts as you ride.

Sold separately
Unit to unit transfer

Shares data wirelessly between compatible units.


A basic set of map data that is included with the GPS. Basemap detail may vary from unit to unit.

Battery power indicator Yes
Data card Not accepted
Low battery warning Yes
Calorie consumption

Calculated based on data from a heart rate monitor.

Add maps capability

These units allow you to add maps, so you can mark and name waypoints and create routes on your PC, and then upload the map of your choice to your GPS.

New lap auto start

Automatically triggers a new lap after reaching a specified difference.

Programmable workouts

Want an easy jog? A fast-paced ride? A workout with lots of variety to keep you on your toes? With programmable workouts you can tailor your training to match whatever you are looking for on a particular day.

Heart rate monitor Sold separately
Touch screen No
Heart rate target zones

Displays heart rate zones during activity.

Barometric altimeter

Barometer function helps forecast weather trends. An altimeter can provide one line of position for location on a topo map, useful if the GPS isn't working.

Coded signal

A coded instrument ensures no interference between your chest strap and your watch, necessary if you are training in busy gyms or trails where other signals may be encountered.

Workout history Yes
Distance/time alarm No
Wireless sync Yes
Interval training No
Button lock No
Bluetooth Yes
Batteries Rechargeable battery pack (non-removable)
Haptic feedback No
Auto pause

Automatically pauses timer when you stop or go below a specified pace.

Virtual partner

Allows user to monitor training goals with either a virtual partner or alarms.

Heart rate in real time

Displays beats per minute during activity.

Pause timer

Pauses the timer when slowing or stopping, and automatically resumes when moving again.

Pace alarm

An alarm that notifies you if you vary from a pre-set pace.

Calories in real time

Displays calorie expenditure during activity, based on heart rate monitor data.

Speed/cadence sensor

Monitors pedalling cadence and measures pedalling strokes per minute.

Sold separately
ANT+ compatible

Ensures seamless digital wireless communication between ANT+ devices. For example, data from an ultra-low power wireless sensor can be displayed on a bike computer or smartphone, then downloaded to a PC, etc.

Battery life 12 h
Chest strap Sold separately
Custom POI

A POI (point of interest) is a specific location that someone may find interesting (i.e., favourite viewpoint, best coffee stop before the trailhead). The custom POI feature allows the user to load only the POI's that interest them onto their GPS unit.

Made in China