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    wired computer, Vetta RT77

    hello everyone

    I never had any luck with wireless cycle-computers (I had two Vetta V100 wireless units with cadence for 6 months which never worked well, first one was replaced and second one thown out in disgust). Reading this forum, I am not alone.

    So my LBS is suggesting a *wired* Veta RT77 with cadence as a reliable unit.

    I checked the reviews on this site but they are mostly poor but also quite dated, the last one ~13 months old and most are 2-3+ years old. Perhaps Vetta has improved over last 12months?

    I am looking for opinions on this Vetta RT77 *wired* computer with *cadence*. Will be be reliable? Anyone using it? What are the good, bad, ugly points? Is there a better wired Vetta model? RT88?

    If not then what is the most reliable *wired* computer with cadence that is under $100 ?

    I can put up with wires but I can not tolerate computers that do not work reliably.

    Thanks

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    I would look at the Cateye Astrale. It gets a lot of good reviews and Cateye customer service is awesome. I have the Echowell F2 which I have had very good luck with. They aren't as popular as the Astrale but they are just as good. I am not sure about the customer service part of Echowell as I have never had to contact them.

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    No problems here

    I used the 'Vetta RT-77' computer for years on my bike. Was one of the best I've ever had.

    I recently changed to a 'Blackburn Delphi 3.0' wired computer with wired cadence, and it's also a great computer. No problems with it either. The 'Blackburn' has a large screen and four line format, and so far it's great. Looks really cool too.
    ~ just "Don" (not a bike scientist)

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    agree with Ray Dockrey, Cateye... if you want with cadence and wireless, go Cateye Double Wireless (CC-CD300DW)
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