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Old 02-02-10, 08:40 PM   #1
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Nike + iPod

From what I understand the Nike + iPod does not work for cycling. Which is fine, but I really like the concept. I know a full fledged GPS would work, but that is a big investment that I don't want to make.

Any other alternatives out there?

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Old 02-14-10, 01:53 PM   #2
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I'm just wondering why it won't work? Installing GPS really is a big investment. Try to search the web for the best practical alternative.
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Old 02-24-10, 12:58 PM   #4
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Best Buy had Garmin Edge 305s on sale for $75 a few weeks ago, you might be able to snag one for around $100 on FleaBay w/ HRM or Cadence. Alternatively, a Forerunner 305+bike kit is about $120 if it's on sale, both will track everything you need for cycling, but the Edge has a better on-bike interface and can be more easily mounted on the stem.

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I'm just wondering why it won't work?
It uses an accelerometer to measure when your shoe strikes the ground, after measuring your average stride length, and thus doesn't work for cycling.
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