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Computers for Oversized Bars????(4 posts)

Computers for Oversized Bars????UGB
Oct 20, 2003 4:43 AM
Anyone know of wireless computers that have an oversize (31.8) handlebar mounting hardware???

Thanks for the input.

Newer versions of Shimano FlightDeck. (nm)52-16SS
Oct 20, 2003 6:03 AM
re: Computers for Oversized Bars????al0
Oct 20, 2003 2:27 PM
Sigma - they are mounted with a rubber ring those came in 2 sizes - for normal and oversized bar. Wireless kit is an option (sold separately)
Went through this myselfdgangi
Oct 21, 2003 5:30 AM
I have oversized 31mm Ritchey bars on my new Fuji and I went through this exercise myself. After purchasing a Planet Bike computer and having to return it, I did a lot of research on the subject. The computers I found that would mount on the oversized bars are:

Cateye Astrale (new 2003 model)
Sigma Sport (all 2003 models)
Vetta VT100 (RTxx models will NOT fit)

These would not fit:

Most Cateye's
Vetta RTxx
Performance Axiom
Planet Bike Protoge (too bad - neat computer!)
All Supergo brand computers
Topeak Panoram

The 2003 Cateye Mity, which has the same body as the Astrale, might fit.

I went with the Sigma Sport BC1600. It mounts with bands so it fits fine.

Basically, you need a computer that mounts with zip ties or rubber bands. Anything that mounts with the "old style" plastic C-clamp won't cut it. And unfortunately most computers still use the older style clamp.