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Old 11-01-07, 03:37 PM   #1
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Cateye Strada computer

looking to purchase a "wireless'',tried to Google for some type of review to no avail,it will be going on my commuter bike,just wondering about the sensor part, is it accurate even if you get caught in the rain/dirt etc. ?THANKS for your help, http://www.blueskycycling.com/produc...s_Computer.htm

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Old 11-02-07, 02:38 PM   #2
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I have the wired Strada cadence. I went with this because I just don't want to deal with replacing the battery of the wireless sensor. FWIW the design of the wired sensor is excellent and I have to say I don't see the advantage of the wireless version. HTH
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Advantages of the wireless version aren't many, but they might be appreciated -- there's less clutter on the handlebars, and you can use the same computer on different bikes if you get additional sensors & brackets.

I have the wireless Strada on one flat-bar bike, and I like how I can put it off to the side, near my hand, without having to wrap a cable everywhere. I ended up getting the wired version for a second bike (road bike this time) -- partly because the stem is the only good place for it anyway, and partly because it's so danged cheap that I didn't feel like bothering to order a second sensor & bracket for the wireless.
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thanks! for the helpful pointers,i'll keep them in mind when its time to buy,thanks again
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No prob;

Either way, I really like the whole-face-as-one-button feature. The older computer on my MTB has the two small buttons, and I never really liked how much I had to push my fingertips (well, usually a thumbtip) into them. It just wasn't easy to use while on the move. The Stradas, on the other hand, work well even if I just tap them with the side of my thumb. They're just right for what I want.
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yes ! that was one of the features i thought would be cool.
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