Stages Dash M50 6004-079

Stages Dash M50

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Ready to ride. With an internal GPS, preloaded cycling maps and free open-source maps for routes all over the world, you never need to buy a map-pack. GPS based speed, distance and elevation information tell what you need to know about the ride. Combined with optional training sensors, like power meters or heart rate monitors, the M50 moves can be your training coach too. It translates incoming data streams to deliver personalized workouts that evolve with your fitness level.

  • EverBrite™ colour LCD screen is clear and easy to read, even in direct sunlight.
  • Free open-source maps are pre-loaded onto the 16GB of internal storage (15GB of useable space).
  • Maps are optimized for cycling with tags for bike paths, dirt roads, highways and other features or hazards.
  • Turn-by-turn navigation when paired to your smartphone and Google Maps.
  • Records speed, distance, altitude, hill gradients and tracked routes.
  • Data-driven workouts focus on specific metrics such as heart rate, Watts, distance and more (some data requires sensors that are sold separately).
  • Adaptive zone mode tailors your workouts to your current training level, using past rides to figure how hard to push you.
  • Colour-coded power target gauge guides you through structured workouts, this carries over from Stages spin bikes (power meter required and not included).
  • Colour-coded gradient and elevation profiles let you know what’s coming at a glance.
  • Display allows up to 16 data fields per screen, and 5 screens per profile.
  • Display can be personalized on the unit, in the app, or on your computer.
  • Free Stages LINK™ app lets you download free maps, create and synch routes, courses and training profiles.
  • Dash users can access a huge database of courses, tracks, routes and training sessions logged by other Dash users.
  • QR code scanning allows you to pair your Dash and your phone.
  • GPX, FIT and TCX file formats supported, so you can use your favourite app to plan courses and routes.
  • Compatible with ANT+ and Bluetooth 4.0 sensors providing, Power, Cadence, Speed, Speed/Cadence, SMO2, Glucose, Heart Rate, Di2, SRAM eTap, and trainer controls (sensors and trainers sold separately).
  • Smart notifications (emails, texts, alerts and more) via Bluetooth connection to your smartphone running the LINK app.
  • Intuitive 4-button interface works with and without gloves and in all weather conditions.
  • 15 hours of runtime with GPS and the backlight on.
  • IPX7 waterproofing protects through downpours.
  • Landscape or vertical position and mounting options for different bikes.
  • Micro-USB charging, you can charge while you ride (but it won't be weatherproof during charging).
  • Machined aluminum Out-Front mount for 31.8mm bars

Tech specs

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Weight 65g
Ideal for
  • Road cycling
  • Cross-country riding
  • Cycle training
Display dimensions 4 x 5.5cm
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 16GB
Dimensions 7.8 x 5.1 x 1.9cm
Countdown timer Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Electronic compass

An electronic compass allows the user to view their heading in situations where they are either standing still or moving too slowly for the GPS to detect.

Metric/imperial units format Yes
  • USB
  • Wireless
Power meter

Displays output in watts as you ride.

Sold separately

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

Area calculation No
Battery power indicator Yes
Low battery warning Yes
Calorie consumption

Calculated based on data from a heart rate monitor.

App compatibility

An online community where members upload, analyze and share activity data.

Stages Link
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.

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.

New lap auto start

Automatically triggers a new lap after reaching a specified difference.

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 Yes
Wireless sync Yes
Interval training Yes
WiFi No
Bluetooth Yes
Batteries Lithium-ion 1800mAh (included)
Auto pause

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

Heart rate in real time

Displays beats per minute during activity.

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 15 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