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    Garmin Edge 705 Cadence Issue?

    Im just getting back to riding my new bike, and i have the cadence unit mounted on the chain stay, with magnet on wheel and one on the crank. When i power on the unit, both Cadence and HR are detected by the unit. On my main display i have 8 windows, 2 of which are HR and Cadence. After about 5 or so mins and some adjusting the HR starts to pick up, my understanding is that with perspiration the HR strap starts to work better. So heart rate is working, but as im spinning the crank, the Cadence section on the display is showing ---- RPM. i spun the crank for a good bit and nothing ever showed up the screen.

    Anyone seen this issue or know if there is some setting im not doing properly?

    When i press the test button the cadence sensors the light flashes showing that it is picking up the magnets passing (signal)...

    So what could the issue be?

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    Try a fresh set of batteries?

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    Why would i need fresh batteries is the light flashes in test mode when both the cadence magnet and the wheel magnet pass it.

    I guess its just a watch battery type thing so ill give that a try...

    Ideally it should have been reading cadence even if i was just cranking the crank on the stand right?
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    it is flashing red for your cadence correct? I had the hardest time getting mine lined up also. I am now having issues getting my USB drivers loaded properly.
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    what do you mean correct? i press and hold it, it goes solid for a second. then turns off... when the crank passes it it flashes, and when the wheel passes it it flashes...
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    Flash red for cadence and green for the wheel. Mine was flashing green only for a while.
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    Im dumb. Turns out the magnet was flashing red (but i guess not fully), i repositioned the magnet and now it flashes much brighter and the unit reads.
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    good job!!
    My next suggestion was yelling obscenities at it, that seems to be what worked for me.
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    so who is good with hydraulic brakes?

    aim: bga49

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