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Old 08-20-12, 11:39 AM   #1
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Huret Multito - spot on accurate

I did the Waterford factory tour ride Saturday. It was just shy of 70 miles which included a couple wrong turns. We started at the Waterford factory and headed to lake Geneva and over to Fontana and then zig-zagged back to Waterford. Its a great little ride, FREE, and Richard Schwinn is host and sag support in one. They do these rides a few times a year, the last one coming up in October.

We were given que sheets that give you the route, and mileage. I just followed along hoping the others knew where they were going. At the half way point I was curious to see if my Huret Multito was accurate. I asked another rider what his computer read for mileage. After 32 miles I was within .2 miles of what his computer/gps was reading. I had gotten somewhat lost just short of the rest stop, after being dropped on a hill, so figured I had done a couple tenths of a mile trying to find the route. At the end of the ride I checked again with the other rider and sure enough my Multito was spot on.

I was riding 27" wheels with 27x1 Pasela tires. Great little device that Multito.

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Old 08-20-12, 12:52 PM   #2
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It is the luck of the draw with the Multito. You need the right tire on the right rim and a fresh belt and no excessive humidity. I can however be very accurate. They also last and last. I had one click over two full times before faltering. I have another on a tandem that has already clicked over and is still running strong more than 30 years later.
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I just picked up one off of epay to go on one of my vintage bikes. I have no clue which wheel size it is for, but I am hoping 700c The package wasn't marked as to size, but for what I paid I really don't care.

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Huret Multito - spot on accurate

There are two parts of the pulley on the Multito. The smaller pulley is for 26" tires, the larger for 27" tires. I would think the larger one would work on 700c tires. Try it out against a gps device or gps on your phone. See how accurate it is. I think i just lucked out withe the 27" Pasela tires.
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That's pretty surprising. I have one installed but never actually checked or verified the mileage info on it. This thread does remind me though, I have a spare Multito and a 27in wheeled bike to install it on. I could also toss on my wireless computer and test them against each other.
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