Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Bikes: 2000 Bianchi Veloce, '88 Trek 900, '88 Schwinn Prologue, '92 Schwinn Crosscut, '03 Diamondback Tandem, '94 Yokota Grizzly Peak
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I've recently bought several of the new model Cateye Micro Wireless, model CC-MC200W. I also have the previous model Micro Wireless and a Strada Wireless. I got a really nice deal on mine at Chainlove (Formerly Bonktown) for $35. I see Amazon has a pretty good deal of $38 right now. Wireless bike computers have really come down in price.
I like the first version of the Micro, but the new micro is larger, easier to operate and easier to read than the earlier Micro. It also has a backlight that is easy to turn on in the dark. I also like the looks of the new model.
Compared to the Strada, the addition of the extra little button in the middle makes it impossible to accidentally reset the trip data. The entire body on these models acts as a button, which makes it easy to use (especially with winter gloves), but causes an issue at times. Occasionally with the Strada, if I accidentally rest something on the computer body for 3 seconds, it resets. with the new model Micro, the most that can happen by doing that is turning on the backlight or the stopwatch function.
If you just want the very basics, and don't mind the wired ones, the Cateye Velo 8 is about as easy to operate as can be, and comes in under $20. I have one of these on my beater bike.
2000 Bianchi Veloce, 199x Bianchi Volpe, 199x Bianchi Boardwalk, 2010 Bianchi Milano, '88 Schwinn Prologue, '88 Trek 900, 198x Benotto Triathlon. '88 Schwinn Crosscut
Last edited by Yo Spiff; 10-03-13 at 07:36 PM.