Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Far NorthEast Texas
Bikes: Trek SU200, old Wards Hawthorne 3-speed
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There are a lot of choices- kinda bewildering, huh?
Recommendation 1. You'll get more bang for your buck with a wired unit, as opposed to wireless. More reliable too.(remember Murphy?)
After I bought a nice little cheap Topeak unit- does everything you named & more- I realized that with its 2-line display, I'd have to push the button on it all the time to display different info. Hmm...
Recommendation 2. Consider getting one with a multi-line display(4 lines seems to work well).
Then I found a Planet Bike Protoge 8.0 on Craigslist- complete & cheap- paid a couple extra bucks for shipping, & really like it. It's wired, tells time, distance, trip, can be set for 2 different bikes, all you want & more. The PB Protoge 9.0 is the same unit, with the addition of a temperature display. The wired versions of both are very reasonable, especially if you shop around online. Maybe check on Amazon?
So- I dunno which bike computer you should buy, there are a lot of nice ones out there(the Cateyes seem to have a loyal following, though they cost more), but for the money, you could do a lot worse than the Planet Bike Protoge 8.0 or 9.0. Let us know whatever you choose.