Connect your Stages Dash M200, L200, and M50, L50 with the Stages Cycling app to access all the many features and functions to maximize the utility of your Stages Dash. The Stages Cycling app allows you to import courses and workouts, export rides to your favorite third-party platforms, change settings and profile layouts easily, enable ride and phone notifications, and much more. 


TABLE OF CONTENTS


Connect your Stages Dash

Open up the Stages Cycling app and turn on your Stages Dash unit.

  1. Go to the Devices page and select Add Device
  2. Select the Stages Dash GPS cycling computer option at the top of the screen. On your Dash go to Connections > Phone> Pair with Stages Cycling app.
  3. Scan the QR code on your Stages Dash by tapping the QR code symbol on the screen to use your camera on your device. If you are not able to pair using the camera, the option to pair using Bluetooth is available on the next screen. Select Continue.
  4. Select Connect when promoted. 


It may take a minute or two for your Dash to finish pairing and syncing all of your data. Once connected, the Stages Dash Device manager populates with your Dash profiles and settings. A green link icon in the top right corner (or next to your Dash on the Devices page) indicates that your Dash is connected. 


Profiles 

The Profile tab shows all the profiles on your Stages Dash. The active profile on your Dash has a green icon to the left of it. From this tab you can:

  • Add a new profile 
  • Edit an existing profile
  • Manage data recording settings
  • Edit profile settings


To edit a profile, tap the profile name. To add a new Profile, tap Add Profile


To edit or add a page to your profile, tap on the page, or tap the Plus icon to add a new page to your profile.


New profile page with add icon outlined


Editing profile pages

Tap on the profile page to edit, then tap on the field you wish to edit. Use the buttons on the toolbar to change the size and shape of the tile selected or to add a new field to the page.


Toolbar outlined in the Profile editor


ButtonAction
Add a new tile
Make field narrower
Make field wider
Make field shorter
Make field taller


The Metric, Operation, and Span for the field are listed below. 

  • Metric: The type of data displayed in the field.
  • Operation: The operation applied to the data, such as average or total.
  • Span: The span of time applied to the data field, such as instant data, lap data, or ride data. 


Tap on each setting to update this for your data field. For a list of metrics, see the Stages Dash user manual: List of metrics by category


Tap undo in the top right-hand corner to undo any previous change. 


Undo button outlined in the Profile editor

Courses

View and upload your favorite courses to your Stages Dash unit under the courses tab. 


Search the course files by name or filter based on the upload source of the course file. The filters are On Dash, Favorites, and connected third-party applications such as Stages Link, Strava, Ride with GPS, and others. See Connecting 3rd party apps to Stages Cycling app to learn how to get a course or workout from a 3rd party platform onto the Stages Cycling app.


Select the name of the platform to view the available courses. 

  1. Make sure your Stages Dash is connected to the Stages Cycling app.
  2. Tap on the Courses tab on the Dash Device manager page.
  3. Tap the name of the course to see a quick overview.
  4. Tap Send To Dash to send the course to your Stages Dash. 
  5. If the course is already on your Stages Dash, the Send to Dash icon will turn to Ride on Dash
  6. Select the Ride on Dash button to queue it up for your ride, or queue up the downloaded course on your Stages Dash unit under Files > Courses. Select the course and then select Add course to my ride and the course will begin when you start your ride.
  7. Select Start course on the homepage of your Dash to begin. 


Map of bike route with Send to Dash outlined 

 


Workouts

View and upload workouts on the Workouts tab. Search the workouts based on the name or the upload source they are imported from. Planned workouts will automatically be synced to your Stages Dash when you connect to the Stages Cycling app before your ride. 

  1. Make sure your Stages Dash is connected to the Stages cycling app.
  2. Tap on the Workouts tab on the Dash Device manager page.
  3. Select the workout to see a brief overview of it.
  4. Select the Send to Dash button. 
  5. If the workout is already on your Dash the Send to Dash button will turn to Ride on Dash.
  6. Select Ride on Dash to queue it up for your ride, or queue up the downloaded workout on your Stages Dash unit under Files > Workouts. Select the workout and then select Add workout to my ride and the workout will begin when you start your ride.
  7. Select Start workout on the homepage of your Dash to begin.


Description of workout in the Stages Cycling app with the Send to Dash icon outlined



Rides

The Rides tab contains a list of activities completed on your Stages Dash.


Rides tab on the Stages Dash device manager page

Tap any ride to view the details and metrics. Use the Summary, Zones, Peaks, and Graph tabs to further analyze your ride. 

Summary for road ride in the Stages cycling app


Maps

View the map regions on your Stages Dash on the Maps tab. To add a new map to your Dash, select the Add Maps button.


List of maps in the Stages Cycling app with Add maps icon outlined 

Search for the map based on the region or select the search icon and type in the name of the country or region you are looking for. 


List of maps with the search button outlined

Once you have found the map that you wish to add, select it and tap OK. Stages will send you an email with the link and instructions to download the map onto your Stages Dash. For Dash M200 and L200, you can transfer the map region via Wi-Fi. 


Map download options with the OK icon outlined


List of the maps of Asia in the Stages Cycling app


General 

On the General tab, view important information about your Stages Dash like the serial number and firmware version. Edit your Dash device settings on this tab as well. 


Stages Dash device manager page on the General tab


Scroll down to view and edit your Dash settings:

  • Automatic pages
  • Ride upload settings
  • Notifications
  • Phone alerts on the Dash
  • Map settings
  • Workouts settings

Tap any setting to change and then select OK.


Dash battery setting with Both selected and the OK icon outlined