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    Need a new computer for my PowerTap

    So after installing the latest firmware update to my Garmin Edge 800 turned into a worthless brick that won't record data, won't display all data and generally has stopped working , I have had it with Garmin. I haven't looked for a new computer in years. What are you using, how does it compare to anything else you have used and what do you love and hate about it?
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    Re: Need a new computer for my PowerTap

    All that's going to work for you is Garmin or the CycleOps Joule. I've always been happy with Garmin. I've had the 305, 800 and now 510. Each one has worked great, and only been replaced because I wanted to upgrade for a new feature.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anotherguy View Post
    ... I have had it with Garmin...
    I feel your pain. That said, PBK has new 500s for $190. The 500 isn't perfect, but it's pretty solid compared to the other Garmin offerings.

    As an alternative to the 500 consider the Sigma Rox 10 GPS. SIGMA ROX - Overview
    ... 'cuz that's how I roll.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anotherguy View Post
    So after installing the latest firmware update to my Garmin Edge 800 turned into a worthless brick that won't record data, won't display all data and generally has stopped working , I have had it with Garmin. I haven't looked for a new computer in years. What are you using, how does it compare to anything else you have used and what do you love and hate about it?
    I am using a Garmin Edge 800. It is awesome compared to the cateye computer I had on the bike. I love the battery life, screen brightness, customized displays, route guidance, compatibility with power tap. The only thing I hate about it is I have had it die on long rides when I have forgotten to recharge it for a week before.

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    Guess I am going to check out the Joule GPS. Thanks for the replies!
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