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Old 04-18-07, 09:03 AM   #1
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Show us your dashboard photos (commuter edition)

Inspired by the Show us your dashboard thread in the roadies forum , this thread is for posting photos of your commuter's dashboard.

Here's mine:



From left to right:

- Magellan Explorist 500 GPS mounted using Magellan's own bike mount kit.
- 10W Halogen BLT headlight
- Water bottle mounted on right side of dual mount bracket to avoid blocking the light
- Bionx controller with Thumb throttle. The controller displays speed, odometer, distance, average speed, time and time elapsed as well as other Bionx information (charge, battery etc.)
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Old 04-18-07, 09:16 AM   #2
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Winter time only. In the summer, only a computer mount
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All I have is a comp, an HID, and a backup LED headlight. Not sure why I'd need more than that. I don't actually need the comp, and actually I don't really look at it. It's mainly there for the odometer function so I can keep track of drivetrain maintenance. Also once a month or so I do a couple of days of paying attention to my cadence.
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Originally Posted by Zeuser
Inspired by the Show us your dashboard thread in the roadies forum , this thread is for posting photos of your commuter's dashboard.

Here's mine:



From left to right:

- Magellan Explorist 500 GPS mounted using Magellan's own bike mount kit.
- 10W Halogen BLT headlight
- Water bottle mounted on right side of dual mount bracket to avoid blocking the light
- Bionx controller with Thumb throttle. The controller displays speed, odometer, distance, average speed, time and time elapsed as well as other Bionx information (charge, battery etc.)
tell us about your bionx

1 where you bought
2 how much
3 how it handles speed acceleration
4 hill climbing
5 how you use it
6 how do you lock it up
7 problems with people
8 messing with your components
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Read all about it, and ask questions in THIS THREAD.

Lets keep this thread about commuter dashboard photos please.
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Old 04-18-07, 01:27 PM   #9
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Here are my two usual commuters. I'd rather refer to them as "cockpits" than "dashboards," though.



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Regulars: Centurion Pro Tour, Miyata 710, Motobecane Grand Jubile, Bianchi Trofeo

The last year before I retired, these were my regular rides Fall, Winter & early Spring:
Centurion ProTour, Miyata 710, Motobecane Grand Jubile, Bianchi Trofeo
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WHATA posuer bike...where's the DVD and Portable? must be on the helmet mount

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Nice! Ollo, you're bikes are always so well detailed. Nice look'n bikes

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Originally Posted by Zeuser
Inspired by the Show us your dashboard thread in the roadies forum , this thread is for posting photos of your commuter's dashboard.

Here's mine:



From left to right:

- Magellan Explorist 500 GPS mounted using Magellan's own bike mount kit.
- 10W Halogen BLT headlight
- Water bottle mounted on right side of dual mount bracket to avoid blocking the light
- Bionx controller with Thumb throttle. The controller displays speed, odometer, distance, average speed, time and time elapsed as well as other Bionx information (charge, battery etc.)

Sorry man, I gotta ask, do you really get so lost on your commute that you need a GPS? Sweet setup!
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Looks like Viper is dropping back down from warp speed when you scroll through that series!
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Sorry man, I gotta ask, do you really get so lost on your commute that you need a GPS? Sweet setup!
Why did you somehow equate a GPS with "getting lost" ?

GPSes, especially the 500 i have, have a lot of useful features beyond getting you un-lost. track logs, clock, speed, eta, points of interests (places to go) and so on.
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Looks like Viper is dropping back down from warp speed when you scroll through that series!
Heh, I never thought of it like that, but now that you mention it...
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I posted this over on the road forum but not here yet:

Road bike (with triathlon setup):


Commuter/Cyclocross bike:
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