Features/Cost Stages Link 
Free Edition
Stages Link Premium Edition
Fee Free $20/mo or $199/year
Uploading data & integration & device admin

Data uploads from common training devices (including Stages Dash, Garmin Devices, Garmin Connect app) Yes Yes
Ride diary Yes
Yes
Wearables (body metrics and wellness) data integration displayed on your training calendar Yes
Yes
Data brokerage services to upload files to Strava, Training Peaks, etc. Yes
Yes
Stages Dash & Stages Power configuration & administration tools Yes
Yes
Training prescription

System generated training plans tailored to your availability, which target a specific event or specific skill No Yes


Range of preset training plans No
Yes
Access to Stages Link structured workout library  No
Yes
Ability to create & store your own custom structured workouts No
Yes
Follow structured workouts on Stages Dash and compatible Garmin Edge devices No
Yes
Export structured workouts to other platforms, such as Zwift and Trainer Road No
Yes
Performance analysis & tracking

Post ride summary metrics Yes (limited metrics)
Yes
Detailed individual ride analysis No
Yes
Heart rate & Power data analysis tools No
Yes
Fatigue monitoring tools No
Yes
Training progression tools No
Yes
Smart alerts & communication

Device smart alerts No
Yes
Data smart alerts No
Yes
Built in messaging No
Yes