I've used one of the Sigma wireless models in the past. In general, with
wireless you have larger chunks of hardware on the bike at the computer
itself and the sensor on the fork, because of the radio electronics.
Plus there's the extra battery in the sensor that you don't have with a
But then, you don't have the wire routing issues. Setup of wireless is
faster, and the Sigma one I had was plenty reliable. I just opt now for
the cleaner, smaller-footprint, bulletproof wired models.
Some users of particular brands report strange behaviors of wireless
units, particularly at certain stoplights with buried traffic detection
If you care about quantifying your cadence, there are wired and wireless
models that have a separate cadence function (with an additional sensor)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brown University Bicycle Commuting List
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> Does anyone have experience with "wireless" bicycle
> computers? There are some listed here:
> (4th and 5th choice on the page)
> Are they reliable? Easy to install? Any recommendations?
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