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    Cat Eye Velo 5: a good value c-comp?

    I am looking for an inexpensive, functional, WATER-RESISTANT cyclo-computer.
    I see that this is the simplest model, able to show current + max speed, distances, and a clock.
    That's really just what I need.
    Oh, and the cable better not snap off that quickly. I saw this happening to some people. Yes, their forks are rigid.
    Is this a good buy? And is it water-resistant?

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    Go for a basic Sigma, they are more robust.

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    I can't compare them to the Sigmas as I've never owned one of those but I've had 3 of the Velo 5's on various bikes for several years. They've been used in all weathers, never had any trouble with any of them.

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    My Velo's have been water proof, but water has gotten between the unit and the mount and shorted the pickup...no readings till it dried out.
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