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Old 04-22-09, 02:48 PM   #1
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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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Old 04-22-09, 03:10 PM   #2
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Go for a basic Sigma, they are more robust.

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Old 04-23-09, 03:48 AM   #3
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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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