Mountain Biking - wired or wireless?
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12-09-06, 08:00 AM
Computers on a mountain bike. What do you guys prefer? I am wireless on the roadbike and I don't see any reason why it would not work fine on my mountain bike but being a MTB newbie.....I figured I would ask
If anything, wireless makes even more sense on a MTB than a roadbike. No cables to get ripped in crashes or when going through scrub.
12-09-06, 09:10 AM
I have the Polar CS200 on my roadie. I am thinking about just getting another speed pickup and head mount for the mountain bike. Thanks for the reply
12-09-06, 09:23 AM
Wireless is also a bit easier to install on a bike with a long travel fork. Taping the wire to the front brake hose never looks all that great.
Wireless, no questions asked.
12-09-06, 10:26 PM
Although it may cause problems with HR monitors, HID lights, and some higher-wattage LED systems.
Why does that sound like the disclaimer from a pharmaceutical advertisment?
12-10-06, 12:34 AM
My old "Wired" computer, even though the wire professionally and neatly wrapped around my brake cables and fork legs, got ripped off when i rode through some scrub.
Wireless computers aren't much more expensive, perform the same, are less hassle and don't get in the way. Simple choice ;)
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