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Greg_R 07-24-08 12:18 PM

multi-use computer - options?
 
I am looking for a basic bike computer that would monitor my cadence, HR, speed, and time. I also want to use this computer at the gym for HR monitoring. The Polar equipment works with the machines at my gym but I have not heard many good things about their reliability. I don't mind wearing a watch while working out but may have problem lugging around a handheld unit. I also want to use the HRM while lifting weights so gym machine compatibility is a 'nice to have'... not a requirement. Garmin seems bombproof but I don't think their sensor will work with the gym machines (and they don't sell a watch-based unit)? Suunto sells a lot of options but I haven't read much about them (for bike stuff... I have their scuba gear and it's quite nice). Any thoughts or suggestions? Thanks!

bryce_atx 07-24-08 07:56 PM

The Garmin Forerunner 305 (and 405) would fit the bill for you, if you get it with the cadence sensor.


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