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wireless computer(11 posts)

wireless computertstamm
Jul 30, 2001 6:17 AM
can anyone reccommend a wireless computer? How is the specialized 01 speedzone elite? Thanks
re: wireless computerMike K
Jul 30, 2001 8:25 AM
I like the Sigma 1200/1400 with the wireless kit - I think the price is pretty much the same as the Specialized wireless units.
I've had great luck with Sigmas - I have Sigmas with wireless kits on 3 bikes (a Targa, 1200 and 1400) - the oldest (1200) being 3 years old.
re: Axiom 8w from PerformanceBIGBOB
Jul 30, 2001 8:30 AM
I'm very pleased with a wireless model from Performance that they call Axiom 8w. From other areas of this forum I have found that it was made by VDO, the same company that builds automotive gauges. Good enough for me..... Saw it in the latest sale catalog for I think $36.99. Normally $49.00. Flawless performance. Several friends have had trouble recieving the signal from their Sigma wireless units.
re: wireless computerbunghole
Jul 30, 2001 10:34 AM
I bought a Sigma 800 wireless and I could not get the head unit to receive a signal. I replaced it with a Specialized Speedzone Team and it works great.
re: wireless computerMOBIL1
Jul 30, 2001 11:50 AM
I recently purchased the Sigma 800 wireless and have yet to complete a ride without losing the signal. I am considering returning it.
re: wireless computerbestT
Jul 30, 2001 12:05 PM
I could never get my sigma to work consistantly. I tried the axiom (performance) on sale for 29.95 and it worked so well I bought 3 of them!
re: wireless computervwgolftx
Jul 30, 2001 12:18 PM
From all these replies it looks like an axiom would work, but I have a question about the wireless mounts. Will any of them fit a Profile carbon fork? It is a somewhat bladed type shape, and I haven't seen a mount to fit it yet. Any ideas?

Thanks
re: wireless computerBIGBOB
Jul 31, 2001 3:14 AM
The mount works well with all types of forks, doesn't slip. Mounts with two small black wire ties which are relatively unobtrusive. The color blends in well with carbon forks. I agree with others that have posted as to the accuracy of the unit when the roll-out method of wheel sizing is used. Stay away from the Sigma 800 wireless!
re: wireless computercarbon man
Jul 30, 2001 12:20 PM
I have the axiom wireless and it has worked flawless for 1500 miles. I haven't had to do anything to it once I set it up. I went on a century ride that the ride promoters called 102.5 miles, when I finished the ride that is exactly what the axiom said. I am sold on it.
re: wireless computerDrEvilAdam
Jul 30, 2001 7:03 PM
I use the Cateye wireless and love it. It's never failed me once, even in the cold weather as some other reviewers have claimed. I change the batteries at the beginning and halfway point of the season and have no problems whatsoever, and it's durable as hell. Believe me, I've tested it.
re: wireless computerJL
Jul 31, 2001 9:39 AM
I have the specialized speedzone elite. Works great, but you need a wire for the cadence feature. I haven't had a problem yet. I needed to have the magnet "drilled" for my bladed Vector Comp spokes, but other than that I just hooked it up and took off.

Good luck.

JL