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Old 06-08-07, 10:39 PM
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Cateye Wireless Computer Zip Ties

So I got this computer about 2 months ago and it works great. I am going to be finishing up my new build next week and want to put it on my new bike.

With that said, does anyone know the size zip ties I will need?

https://www.cateye.com/sites/cateye/u...C100Wv2ENG.pdf

That is the manual but it does not really say what size. Should I just go to a hardware store and look around?

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Old 06-08-07, 10:50 PM
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I've seen "variety packs" of zip ties. 10 or 15 in various sizes and lengths.
Go buy a bundle for around the house and use what you need for you mounting needs...
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Old 06-09-07, 08:23 AM
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I buy a big bag of the thinnest ones in black (they're about 4" long) and snug two together if they're not long enough.
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4" arent long enough.
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Target? Walmart? Computer/Electronic stores? They should all have them.
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The 4" ties are too short, and the 7" ties are too fat. This stumped me for the longest time until my friend made a suggestion, and I smacked myself in the head. Chain two or three of the 4" ties together.
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Old 06-09-07, 11:39 AM
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Mine come with zip ties, in basic black. They are the thin ones, I think the 7" long variety. Having said that, I'm going to switch out to a different color when I get around to it for OCP reasons. FWIW, home despot doesn't have much of a selection in zip ties other than a big multicolor variety pack. I'd check an electronics store; they'll probably have more selection.
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Old 06-09-07, 12:26 PM
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Which is why I said I put two together.
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Your LBS will have the right size. It's where i went after i discovered 4" was too short and 7" was too fat.
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Industrial supply stores have a variety of widths. Home Depot has fewer to select from. Stores like W.W. Grainger.
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Old 06-09-07, 05:01 PM
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Harbor Freight has a multicolor/multilength/multiwidth assortment that will provide you with a lifetime supply for around $10.
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Thanks guys, I have also herd cateye support is very friendly and will probably send me some. If they dont deliver then I will check out my lbs. Finally I will try a hardware or computer store.

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I use clear packing tape in stead of zip ties.
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I would say that is the #1 thing I hate about the Cateye and Vetta computers. What's with all the zip ties? UG-LY!

(don't get on my case about thing like price, size, functions, weight, accuracy or any of that junk. I'm thinking purely aesthetic, OCP style)
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I don't know, but how about contacting Cateye...they may send you some for free....maybe??...they have a customer service line you can call, and the answered some questions about different models and were very helpful to me.
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Old 06-14-07, 10:21 PM
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I called them and told them one of the zip ties broke. He said they would send me a new one, I dont know if that means one zip tie or a set of 4. Well see what comes in the mail and what the bike shop has tomorrow.
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