Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS Review

Tracks all essential data and won't break your bike gear budget

Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS Installed

The Enhanced Super GPS installed and ready to hit the trails.

What is it

Lezyne’s Enhanced Super GPS is a solid move into the cycling computer market, featuring a straight-to-the-point cycling computer, Bluetooth heart rate strap, and cadence sensor. It can track power, heart rate, and even how much battery life your electronic shifting has left.

  • ANT+ and Bluetooth setup
  • To the point, no clutter
  • Intuitive operation
  • Sturdy mount
  • Lezyne GPS App
  • Good battery life
  • Push notifications for calls, texts, and emails
  • Some users may want more features
  • GPS on unit does not show street names

Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS Front

Front view of Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS.

Mtbr’s Take

Think Lezyne products and you typically envision aluminum crafted pumps, tools, and accessories, but not electronics. Well, that is about to change. Lezyne entered the GPS/cycling computer market with a bang and has been refining its offerings ever since. Lezyne recently released the Enhanced Super GPS, which is available with a heart rate strap and speed/cadence sensor. It’s a one stop bundle for training and tracking.

Lezyne Super GPS Load computer bundle comes with:

  • Forward Mount
  • X-Lock Standard Mount
  • Heart Rate Flow Sensor
  • 2-in-1 Cadence Speed Flow Sensor
  • Micro USB Charging Cable
  • Coin cell batteries
Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS X Lock Installed

Lezyne Fully Loaded kits come with two styles of cradles: band on and bar clasping.

The Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS exudes heavy duty durability and top end functionality with minimal buttons. Honestly, I typically do not take to change quickly, but this display is familiar and intuitive to anyone who owns or has owned other cycling GPS units. Simple buttons, crafted from soft rubber are easy to push on rides with full fingered gloves. A dedicated background light button helps ease illumination, but is not needed to conserve battery life.

And the Lezyne Super GPS battery life is like no GPS unit I’ve used for training. A full charge will last for nearly 24 hours. I have yet to run down the head unit fully but in all honesty, I’ve only charged it a single time with many cold weather rides. That extended battery life is a massive benefit over similar GPS computers, which regularly max out at 13 hours in warm weather. Long battery life is a bonus for riders like myself who routinely forget that electronics require charging.

Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS X Lock

X-lock keeps Lezyne GPS is sturdy and tough, never letting go of installed units on rides.

Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS Tracks:

  • Speed, either from GPS data or bike mounted sensor
  • Distance, using GPS data or bike mounted sensor
  • Elevation gain and loss, calculated from GPS data and barometer
  • Cadence, either from bike mounted sensor or power meter
  • Power when using a power meter, either ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart
  • Heart Rate when paired with an ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart sensor
  • Temperature

Using the Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS is similar to its design — simple and to the point. Buttons are labeled on sides of the unit, making users feel at ease and not overwhelmed with cryptic hidden features.

Hooking up to power meters (BlueTooth and ANT+) is simple. Same goes for activating Lezyne’s translucent red heart rate strap. A new feature for Lezyne is pairing and working seamlessly with smart trainers. I was able to pair the Super Enhanced GPS to a CycleOps Hammer unit in minimal time with no fuss. Customizable screens are a nice touch for those who like to see different metrics. I enjoy seeing the battery life on all my units displayed, something that no other unit I’ve used has featured.

Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS HR Strap

Lezynes Bluetooth heart rate strap is translucent red and comfortable.

Features like GPS, live tracking, and Strava segments can be found and tweaked through updating and Lezyne GPS V2 App (available via Google Play, Android and IOS platforms). Don’t worry Strava users, Lezyne has thought of you too. Live segments and tracking is a quick install and user-friendly. It’s nice to see Strava and live monitoring available on a unit that is cost effective and minimal.

The Super GPS also offers a cookie crumb style GPS, using line/icon display and updates as movement occurs. Easy enough to use, it’s nice to have Lezyne GPS App installed if you need to drill deep into road names or are in unfamiliar territory.

Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS X-Lock mounting unit is heavy duty, almost hard to get the unit out at first. This mounting is well-received for me when riding roots and rocks, where my Garmin has ejected, Enhanced Super GPS was there, recording heart rate and segments; stoked.

Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS Side

A dedicated light button helps eliminate clutter and enhances a clean feel.

Riders looking for clean and straightforward tracking look no further. Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS offers much for a low asking price and delivers steadily. For any riders looking for a classic design GPS unit that will track all essential data without riding cell phone on your bars, this is your unit. Small enough to hardly notice but big enough to follow turn by turn directions. No excuses for not tracking your rides or metrics, as you can get Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS Fully Loaded for 75% price of lesser units.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5 Flamin' Chili Peppers
Price: $150 ($230 with fully loaded kit)

More info: www.lezyne.com

About the author: Jordan Villella

Jordan comes from the steep streets of Pittsburgh PA, where he learned to dodge cars and rip single track. He has been involved in nearly every aspect of the cycling industry: from turning wrenches, store design, clothing production and bike park creation. Jordan spends his free time racing cross country and cyclocross around North America, though he has been know to enduro every now and then. His love of cycling is only second to his love of his family and punk rock.

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  • RB says:

    I’m most interested in the nav features. So I tried using their web app (Lezyne Root) to upload a gpx from TrailForks and create a route. Buggy, confusing, feels like it was built for Windows Vista. The device itself looks nice.

  • Cole Trickle says:

    Can someone, anyone, please come in and disrupt this archaic market? Oh wow, another blocky piece of crap GPS computer with a monochrome LCD screen that picks up GPS signals reasonably well (they all do, because SIRF chips).

    Although it would never happen, this is definitely where a Nest-like company would come in and shake up a moribund thermostat market.

    This device has nothing, absolutely nothing, that would make me switch from my other moribund, boring, nondescript GPS device with a horrible capacitive-resistance touchscreen, a UI designed by one of the Golden Girls, and the industrial design of the power steering pump on my 1997 Toyota Corolla.

    • GrumpyOldPizza says:

      The GNSS is based upon a MTK3333, not SiRF … chip antenna.

      I do love the monochrome screen. Less junk to be confused about when the sun shines in at a bad angle, or your glasses are dripping wet.

      Use it really as a simple bike computer, no real navigation on my daily routes. The killer feature for me (at this price) is that I see who is calling me while I am on the bike. I can now ignore certains calls (aka “Wife’s where are you” …). Also I can see e-mails (“Boss wants to know how long the lunch break still takes”).

  • Gonzo says:

    I’ve been using one for a few months and I love it. Battery life is fantastic. I can customize the screen to show what I want, where I want. Easily connects to third party HR monitor as well as Speed/Cadence monitor. For the price, you can’t beat it. I love that it syncs to Strava automatically, but will allow me to set the ride to auto-privacy. So, if you want a do-it-all and not have to pay $200+, this is the best thing in town.

  • Mars says:

    I bought one of these last year and have been very disappointed.

    The user interface is just awful and the most annoying thing is that you have to remember to set it to record because turning it on does not actually completely turn it on.

    I ended up going back to my Garmin GPSMAP 64.

  • Leaway2 says:

    This is all about price. I picked one up for £80 (unit only) and for that it is great value. The nearest rival probably being the Garmin 25. This has much more. Most of the heavy lifting being done by the phone. The Lezyne web site looks as though it was a high school project and the navigation is unusable. Just use Ride with GPS and upload a GPX,TCX. I Recommend this a cheap stand alone unit to record rides, with the option of connecting a phone for the odd occasion if needed.

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