Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Retired dabbler hobkirk's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Acton, MA (20 miles west of Boston) - GORGEOUS cycling territory!
    My Bikes
    2007 Specialized Roubaix Elite Triple - 1st ride = century 9/19/2010 * * 2007 GT Carbon Series 2, Ultegra - 7/2010 - 2,000 miles, (replaced 'cuz it was too small) * * 1975 Lotus Odyssey - resurrected & ridden 400 miles to "try out" cycling
    Posts
    550
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Wired computer w/ speed pickup on rear wheel <> Also, heart monitor with long strap?

    Take pity on my lame questions. I am so tired of all this "shopping" stuff. I want to find a computer without having to read through dozens of descriptions and reviews.

    1. Is there a computer that lets me effectively run just one wire to the rear to the cadence and speed pickups?
    2. My reading on Amazon reviews indicates that Timex HRM's good good grades but the straps are short (I'm 6'2" 240) and that Poloar quality is down. Any suggestions?


    I started riding two weeks ago - 29 miles and 61 miles, today I started week 3 with 38 miles. In the last three weeks I've researched bikes (awaiting delivery), cycling clothing (wearing bibs now), pedals and shoes (borrowed some Monday, ordered stuff today). In addition to five test rides on new bikes I've been riding my 35 year-old Lotus and bringing it back to life (new tires, new used handlebar, new used saddle).

    Thanks

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Beverly Hills, MI
    My Bikes
    '72 Fuji Finest, '06 Fuji Team Issue, '06 Salsa Las Cruces, Nashbar Frame single speed
    Posts
    543
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Cateye Astrale 8 is a wired computer with cadence and rear wheel speed sensor and a single cable run to the two sensors. I have that computer on 3 bikes and they all work great.

  3. #3
    Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    37
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I know you said wired, but the Blackburn Delphi/Neuro 5 and 6s have a nice big chest strap (I'm 6'1, 290lb) and a combined wireless cadence and rear wheel sensor.
    It also has a nice stem mount

  4. #4
    toronto tonto
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    toronto
    My Bikes
    2011 specialized roubaix elite apex - 2010 giant rapid 3
    Posts
    95
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    don't know if you can order from mec where you are or if you can get this from somewhere else but this one has a wire that runs down to the rear wheel and has both cadence and speed sensors. i've used it for several months until i got the garmin edge 500.

    http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_d...=1277942760579

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •