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Fitting Your Bike Are you confused about how you should fit a bike to your particular body dimensions? Have you been reading, found the terms Merxx or French Fit, and don’t know what you need? Every style of riding is different- in how you fit the bike to you, and the sizing of the bike itself. It’s more than just measuring your height, reach and inseam. With the help of Bike Fitting, you’ll be able to find the right fit for your frame size, style of riding, and your particular dimensions. Here ya’ go…..the location for everything fit related.

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Old 10-24-13, 11:13 PM   #1
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Which bike computer for under $60 including shipping)

Wrong sub topic...moved to there.
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...8#post16190638




Thanks Dfrost for pointing this to me. I searched where to put it but I failed to spot the electronic sub forum

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Old 10-25-13, 12:28 AM   #2
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I think you're asking this question in the wrong forum. This forum is about bike fit. You'll have more luck in the Electronics forum

But to answer your question, I like the Planet Bike computers these days, and have several of the Protege 9.0 models - nice 4-line display that keeps the important stuff always visible, and the bottom line rotates through others, with time of day and temperature being my usual. I prefer the wired model.

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...&category=2169

I've had cadence and heart rate monitoring computers and no longer need that level of information.

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Old 10-26-13, 04:21 AM   #3
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i like to have cadence, speed and distance functions. The old Cateye Astrale had those functions, and I think there is a model called Strada that also has those. But even more than those, I like the mid-level Sigma products. Mine are called "1602," but that is an old model designation. I would suggest just looking on the Sigma site, look through the feature lists, and then shop the LBS's and discounters for price. I can't say they are less than $60, but I think you can find a good buy. For such simple units, there's nothing wrong with shopping old stock, either.

I like to have heart rate as well, but that really pumps the $$. I've been using a Polar HRM along with the Sigma or Cateye. At present I'm interested in a more capable one, but I have a little job problem to fix first.

Dfrost is right - this does not belong here, but it's a simple issue to render assistance on. And if the mods move it to Electronics, you'll still have our responses.
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