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    Cheap Computer with Cadence

    I'm looking for a computer that has all the usual stuff but includes cadence. What should I be looking for. What if I also wanted a HR monitor?

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    With cadence, the cheapest option I think is the Sigma 1606L or one of its cousins. < $30. I don't have any experience with HR monitors.
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    Sigma 1609 STS with Cadence. It's more than $30. more like $65-99. I''ve got one as well as a second bike sensor kit for my other bike.

    As for HR. I use a Garmin 305 forerunner which is HR + GPS but I use it for x-country skiing and jogging as well. I'm not sure what the successor model is to the 305 but I got mine on sale for $170 CDN.
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    Here's a cateye at Performance for $30.

    http://www.performancebike.com/bikes...-cpc-_-product

    And here's a bunch on eBay starting at ~$12.

    http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_nkw=bik....c0.m270.l1313
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    The Sigma 1609 is wireless, so that's extra expense and possibility of failure for no reason. The 1606 is about $27 and meets the need.
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    I just recently got a Sigma 1909 wireless off of Ebay for about $90 with shipping. It has digitally coded wireless speed, cadence, and heart rate and comes with the chest strap. It also has temperature which is a bonus. The wireless speed sensor also works at the rear wheel for use on a trainer. Love it so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony N. View Post
    I'm looking for a computer that has all the usual stuff but includes cadence. What should I be looking for. What if I also wanted a HR monitor?
    What do you mean by cheap and with an HR? If you want versatility and a good deal go with a Garmin FR305 and a GSC 10. then you got it all and Amazon has some good deals. Google DC Rainmaker and checkout the reveiw and the Amazon links.

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