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    Good cheap bike computer?

    Looking into these, but can't spend a lot of cash, but then also don't want to get stuck with one that totally sucks. Looking at $50 price, but lower would be great.

    Thanks for the suggestions.

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    Cateye has several. Mighty 8 should run you about $30 or so. I love my Cateye.

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    Ride it, don't fondle it! Wheel Doctor's Avatar
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    Look at the SIGMA line. You can get a wireless for 50 bucks.

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    What features are you looking for? My wife got a cat eye (something) 5 and it has the basic features like speed, max speed, trip distance, odometer, and time for 15$. I got a cat eye astrale 8 for my road bike and it has (features listed below) for around 30$
    * Cadence
    * Trip Distance
    * Current Speed
    * Average Speed
    * Odometer
    * Maximum speed
    * Elapsed time
    * Clock (12/24h)
    * Speed displays up to 300 mph or 185 mph
    * Auto or manual start/stop
    * Odometer memory
    * Programmable display
    * Universal cadence magnet/sensor
    * Universal bracket/Sensor
    * Auto power saving

    why do you want one for your mtn bike anyhow?

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    Looking for a Wireless with total distance and trip distance.

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    I got a Supergo wireless computer in Santa Monica two weekends ago for I think 13 or 19 bucks... real cheap, seems like a good computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robertsdvd
    I got a Supergo wireless computer in Santa Monica two weekends ago for I think 13 or 19 bucks... real cheap, seems like a good computer.
    Supergo $25 is really good... i just got it

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    Specialized has some starting around $23 that are darn reliable. Nice heavy gauge wire. I've decided for a MTB, wireless is a terribly unreliable idea.
    commuter turned bike mechanic turned commuter (also a Velocity USA employee, but this is my personal account)

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    I have a cateye astrale 8, I just don't use it much. I always want to get my average speed up so I make myself tired before I get to where I'm going.

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    I don't use one on my trail bike, but I've had my Cateye Mitty 3 for about 5 years now on my commuter with no trouble.

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    Cateye seem to have the best range. I got one, and got it for $60AU, so that was pretty cheap. Personally, I wouldn't spend heaps of money on a computer.

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