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Old 12-09-06, 08:00 AM   #1
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wired or wireless?

Computers on a mountain bike. What do you guys prefer? I am wireless on the roadbike and I don't see any reason why it would not work fine on my mountain bike but being a MTB newbie.....I figured I would ask
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If anything, wireless makes even more sense on a MTB than a roadbike. No cables to get ripped in crashes or when going through scrub.
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I have the Polar CS200 on my roadie. I am thinking about just getting another speed pickup and head mount for the mountain bike. Thanks for the reply
http://www.polarusa.com/Products/cs/...p?cat=consumer
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Wireless is also a bit easier to install on a bike with a long travel fork. Taping the wire to the front brake hose never looks all that great.
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Wireless, no questions asked.
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Although it may cause problems with HR monitors, HID lights, and some higher-wattage LED systems.


Why does that sound like the disclaimer from a pharmaceutical advertisment?
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My old "Wired" computer, even though the wire professionally and neatly wrapped around my brake cables and fork legs, got ripped off when i rode through some scrub.

Wireless computers aren't much more expensive, perform the same, are less hassle and don't get in the way. Simple choice
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