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    Wireless Bike Computer? Which is the most reliable?

    Hi all,

    I want to get a wireless bike computer. What do you guys use and which one seems to be the most durable or reliable?

    Thanks

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    I don't have experience with many but my Cateye Strada has served me well. You need to be careful when you're calibrating it though. The numbers in the guide are off so you need to measure the circumference of your tire manually.

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    Quote Originally Posted by norbyd View Post
    Hi all,

    I want to get a wireless bike computer. What do you guys use and which one seems to be the most durable or reliable?

    Thanks
    I've had good results with the Cateye Padrone. Nice big screen and very thin.

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    Depends where you are riding. I tried a couple of Cateye, and quite a few others. However, in my ride past National Airport in the DC areas I dropped signal between teh cadence/speed sensor and the headunit consistently. The only thing that seemed to work was a Garmin. YMMV though.

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    I have a Planet Bike that works fine but I don't do much heavy trail-rock bashing. Reliable yes, but durable for mtb use ,, so far it's okay.

    Quote Originally Posted by sbvx67 View Post
    The numbers in the guide are off so you need to measure the circumference of your tire manually.
    ^^ As to this, I've had 4 or 5 computers through the years and the most recent set up I have is based on the roll out method for wheel travel-calibration. Look it up and try that method out because I've yet to see the accuracy I have at present when used with or compared with GPS.

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    I have a bell dashboard 500 and it's worked extremely well for me!

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    I love my Sigma Rox 5.0. They have a whole series out with different features depending on what you want and how much you want to pay. As always measure the tire; it is much more accurate. Slim

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    Re: Wireless Bike Computer? Which is the most reliable?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zomby Woof (MCM700) View Post
    I looked at that one, the next unit I get maybe a Topeak or Blackburn

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