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Which computers enable mounting in front of stem?

grahamcpgrahamcp Posts: 323
edited June 2010 in Road buying advice
Instead of mounting a computer directly onto my handlebars or stem, I'd like one that has a slim handlebar mount which positions the computer itself ahead of the stem (hopefully that description makes sense!)

I had thought I saw a Cateye with this setup, but can't find any confirmation on the web.

Any suggestions gratefully received.

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  • O-Synce Computers (Cheapest at Merlin Cycles)

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    or get a handlebar bracket and you can use any computer a bit like this



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  • balthazarbalthazar Posts: 1,565
    Shimano Flight Deck? Is that still available? I haven't seen any for a while

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  • grahamcpgrahamcp Posts: 323
    Cool, exactly what I was on about... this Forum never lets me down.

    Friend of mine seems to think Cateye do one.... anyone know if that is true?

    Cheers, Graham
  • turkeyticklerturkeytickler Posts: 640
    This is the one - bloody horrible IMO but you didn't ask for that :)

    It's not particularly well built, the bracket gives a little so the computer flops around when you press the buttons, and you need a commercial pilot's license to operate the computer but if you insist.....

    http://www.cateye.com/uk/product_detail/86
  • plowmarplowmar Posts: 1,032
    +1 there turkeytickler, it does look a bit on the weak side.

    But i'm amazed that it can gauge calorie consumption!!!!

    But back to topic I'm sure I've seen a widescreen one on the Giro which was mounted in line with but ahead of the stem but b*ggar me I cannot remember which team it was. :oops:
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,857
    Mavic Wintech do a lovely fine mounting bracket and the computers look good, and work well too.

    Review here

    http://www.bikeradar.com/gear/category/accessories/gadgets/cycle-computers/product/wintech-e-bolt-plus-digital-cadence-10-37669
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  • DecODecO Posts: 15
    plowmar wrote:

    But back to topic I'm sure I've seen a widescreen one on the Giro which was mounted in line with but ahead of the stem but b*ggar me I cannot remember which team it was. :oops:

    I think I know the ones you are talking about and both Sky and Liquigas has them in their team colours...

    http://www.teamsky.com/gallery/0,27401, ... ml#photo=0

    http://www.teamsky.com/gallery/0,27401, ... ml#photo=4

    These are the best pcitures I can find (!!) and it doesn't give you much to go on. You can see that it sticks out fom the stem rather than mounted on it.

    Edit: And with a little more digging we have found it...SRM Powercontrol 7

    http://www.cyclingnews.com/features/pho ... 0-1/101480

    Can't find a UK price but at $950 I think you might want to look elsewhere!
  • grahamcpgrahamcp Posts: 323
    Thanks everyone.

    Those Mavic ones look really good - and they seem to do some nifty QR based sensors too so I don't have to be cable-tying bits onto my forks!

    Cheers!
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