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Old 05-14-22, 07:17 AM
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who has the oldest wireless bike computer?

Found this in my box of stuff. I don't remember exactly when I bought it or even what bike I was using it on. The box says 1990. Decided to see if it still worked and two new batteries later it works like a charm..figured the cockpit of my 1993 Serotta would be a great place for it.




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Old 05-14-22, 07:28 AM
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Were is the Strava button?
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Old 05-14-22, 07:35 AM
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I don't have anything that new.
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This is C & V, what you really need is one of those Huret mechanical odometers,

Huret odometers
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
This is C & V, what you really need is one of those Huret mechanical odometers,

Huret odometers
Why stop there?

I've got one of these for the Herse, with its own dedicated braze-on.

And it's technically wireless as well

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I had one of these on my Miyata back in the 1980s. When the sensor stopped working, I had it in my car as a clock/rally timer for a while. I finally threw it away when the LCD bled out and the batteries leaked.


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Originally Posted by scarlson View Post
Why stop there?

I've got one of these for the Herse, with its own dedicated braze-on.

And it's technically wireless as well

I had a Blondin in the Atelier a few years ago for a custom decaleur fit-up. Same speedometer!
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Old 05-15-22, 07:52 AM
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Like a dummy, I broke the hub ring for my Huret wireless odo-compu-meter that would have gotten me bonus points at Eroica.
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Tic...tic...tic...

I tried the computer thing, couldn't get into it.
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Old 05-15-22, 12:03 PM
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Originally Posted by FBOATSB View Post
Tic...tic...tic...

I tried the computer thing, couldn't get into it.
well, it certainly meets the requirement of being wireless!
I used one of those, but only briefly. The ticking drove me nuts! They weren't particularly suited for quick release hubs either.

I've never tried wireless computers, mostly because I don't see the point.
I've got Cateye's on a few bikes, and Avocets on most of my vintage bikes.
Here's a shot of the Avocet 20 on my International.




while it's not wireless, it is possible to route the wires so there is very little visual clutter.



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