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Need a bike computer
#1
I'd lke to add a bike computer for my new bike.Can somebody give me any suggestion?

Just watch a vedio in YOUTUBE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0i_FZOAP9dg There are three kind of bike computers. It is hard for me to choose. Does anyone know about one of them? which one do you prefer to? Thanks for your help in advance.
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#2
I personally use Cateye. There are lots to choose from:
http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/CategoryDisplay?catalogId=10052&storeId=10053&langId=-1&categoryId=204761&metaData=&pageSize=&orderBy=&searchTerm=
Pick what you like/can afford. Even Walmart has some, although cheap.
Craig Domingue - East Texas Hick
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#3
None. No one NEEDS a computer on a bike. Some people want one; others do not want one.
Nigel
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#4
Dunno what kind of phone you have, but there a multitude of apps to choose from that are really cool, work well and are free
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
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(07-23-2014, 11:29 AM)cradom Wrote:  I personally use Cateye. There are lots to choose from:
http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/CategoryDisplay?catalogId=10052&storeId=10053&langId=-1&categoryId=204761&metaData=&pageSize=&orderBy=&searchTerm=
Pick what you like/can afford. Even Walmart has some, although cheap.

Hello Craig, thanks so much. I'll check and pick one.
(07-23-2014, 05:25 PM)painkiller Wrote:  Dunno what kind of phone you have, but there a multitude of apps to choose from that are really cool, work well and are free

Hello dear, What I use is iPhone 4s. Any recommendation? Thanks in advance. I'm not familiar with this. Smile
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#6
If you use a mobile phone with an App it better work with the phone out of view or it will get snatched. You will also use a ot of batt power.
Wireless computers like the Cateye are fooled by the neww sensors for traffic lights, I have clocked 87mph! (Just check the "Max" display).
Garmin has one for about $130 I think, that uses GPS. The Edge 200. It will work in your pocket too.
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#7
I have an old Sigma BC800 on my motorcycle. Works great over 100mph and is accurate when set up

On my Bicycles I have two Cat eye units. I use wired systems.Batteries last several years. I like to know distances traveled so I can gauge my trip.

Nashbar or performance bike are good places to look.


http://www.performancebike.com/bikes/Product_10052_10551_1028671_-1___400402
Never Give Up!!!
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#8
No idea of which one is better. But I saw the right one in Kickstarter some days ago. It is a new product and is getting crowdfunding in Kickstarter.

You can search "InkCase Plus" in Kickstarter.com or check in the following link for more information: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/378232716/inkcase-plus-e-ink-screen-for-android-phone

It seems it is a cool product. I'm considering to have one for my mobilephone.
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