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If the battery makes contact on a "bouncy" way, the irregularities of contact as the battery is pushed in can send confusing messages to the circuit. It's a Bontrager computer on a women's Trek bike. It is fall in Seattle (getting darker) and I was using my Planet Bike lights on both bikes recently. Come to think of it, neither were the "Thunderbirds". Source

It depends where you live with the altimeter functions but probably not useful for time-trial style events. If you do, wiggle the wire a bit here and there and make sure that the continuity is maintained as the wire moves. Photo Credit: David Fiedler  If the bike computer comes on fine and seems to have good battery power but doesn't actually register any speed when your wheels are spinning, the next thing First, the back of the bike computer needs to be pointed at the sensor in order to properly receive the wireless signal from the sensor.This will be the case when it is

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The sending unit is wired so I don't think that's it. The Hub Road cycling forum Road Buying Advice Road Beginners Road General FAQs Workshop Workshop FAQs Training, Fitness and Health Indoor Tomorrow I'll try the other bike. If the default setting for this computer is a 26" wheel then everything it reports will be 10% too low.

  1. It's really not difficult.
  2. Please try again.
  3. It should be as close to the magnet ring as possible without contact.
  4. For the most part, I've found that wireless units work pretty well.
  5. Most also have a 30-45 minute window before they sleep, so that would be a long break. –zenbike♦ Aug 1 '11 at 4:29 No, I have the same problem
  6. The first wireless unit I had (CatEye brand) didn't even give average speed, so you had to note down your start and stop times if you wanted to figure this out.
  7. The computer is mounted on the stem and if I move the light out towards the shifters the problem goes away.Anybody else heard of this problem?Yes, Cateye Micro Wireless with a
  8. So then I start troubleshooting this weekend...

Repeat this test for each of the four magnets. Try cleaning the speedometer sensor (the one on the spoke) with water and wipe it off even if it looks clean..should work JMoney 2010-09-11 6:00 PM in reply to: #3092222Extreme Veteran They were both relatively cheap units so I'm not sure why the difference. Cateye Strada Wireless Not Registering Speed I do have to replace the 2032 batteries in the main units more frequently than I would prefer. __________________ RANS V3 - Ti, RANS V-Rex - cromo, RANS Screamer - cromo

That is an easy way to measure the circumference! Sign in to make your opinion count. Would that setting be very easy to mess up accidentally, without the other settings being affected too? goagain View Public Profile Find More Posts by goagain 07-08-11, 03:06 PM #14 John_V Senior Member Join Date: Jun 2011 Location: Tampa, Florida Bikes: 2012 Colnago Ace road

to get off the damm trainers and go outside and ride. __________________ FB Chain-L site An ounce of diagnosis is worth a pound of cure. Never argue with an idiot. Bontrager Trip 100 Not Working My sensor (Sigma computer) is mounted with an o ring, so it would be easy to move. But usually when I start messin' with stuff that's not broken, I wind up wishing I'd left well-enough alone. I use either a NiteRder Minewt 350 LED or a Light and Motion Stella 600, also a powerful LED.

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Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Spinning the wheel by hand, you should be able to measure an AC voltage of around 50 millivolts at the handlebar terminals. Cateye Bike Computer Not Working I'm not good with such and I'd probably never get it back on securely, and scratch my beautiful new bike in the process. Cateye Strada Wireless Not Working wired or wireless?

Top Runoutofgears Posts: 329 Joined: Thu Jun 11, 2009 15:28 pm Quote Postby Runoutofgears » Tue Jan 19, 2010 09:04 am This is not that unusual im afraid. http://swhcr.com/not-working/wireless-internet-not-working-one-computer.html I also have one of these and find it's distance function agrees extremely well with my Cat-Eyes as well as providing heart rate, simple navigation and many other useful functions. They do not last forever in fact I get about six months out of mine.My Race Log TriPatrick 2010-09-10 8:16 PM in reply to: #3092222Master 1469 Montgomery, TxSubject: RE: Why doesn't I will say that the spacing between the magnet and transmitter is sensitive and shoud be as close as is safe. Sigma Wireless Bike Computer Troubleshooting

If you find this wire cut, frayed or pulled loose from the connection at either base or sensor, the bike computer is likely defunct and will need to be replaced. The internet searches weren't producing results either...until I found this site. This is normally the case if the screen is blank or the numbers are very faint.  If this seems to be the case, take the bike computer off of its mount, http://swhcr.com/not-working/wireless-not-working-on-my-computer.html I will look for the corrosion- is it possible the cadence sensor connection to the computer works but the speed one doesn't?

Look first to make sure the magnet is mounted on your spoke and that the magnet (usually a larger dark round side) is facing the sensor.  The sensor should be positioned Specialized Speedzone Sport Wireless Troubleshooting I have sometimes used small button magnets from Radio Shack secured to the spokes with transparent tape. However, depending on how tight the magnet is on the spoke, the tend to swivel around and become out of range for the sensor depending on the type of riding you

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Please enter a valid email address. MTB Stolen Road Stolen Found bikes and parts Cycling trade Classified cycling ads The Classifieds Rules and FAQs The Saddle swap shop I currently have a Louis Garneau which I found was quite reasonably priced. Cateye Velo Wireless Not Working After you've done this, reinsert the battery in its case and see what happens.

If the ring is slightly bent, one of the magnets will be farther from the sensor than the others. CAAD9 Kona Jake the Snake Merlin Malt 4 Top truetimeapplications Posts: 1 Joined: Tue Aug 12, 2014 07:53 am Re: Cat eye Wireless computer problems Quote Postby truetimeapplications » Tue Aug Next time I'm gonna go wired! http://swhcr.com/not-working/wireless-internet-not-working-on-computer.html Ride Daily 2012 Colnago Ace 2010 Giant Cypress John_V View Public Profile Find More Posts by John_V Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets « Previous Thread

This can be a special problem on a recumbent. waynesworld View Public Profile Find More Posts by waynesworld 07-06-11, 03:09 PM #7 waynesworld Papaya King Join Date: Aug 2005 Location: Columbus, Ohio (Grandview area) Bikes: 2009 Felt I'm OK with the VDO computers. I am a triathlete (Sprint mostly) and I am interested to know, what computer should I buy now?

Learn More. If it passes this test, the wiring and magnet placement are OK. Some magnets are more powerful than others. Thin skinned people should maintain safe distance.

First unit didn't work at all, so I returned that and got a second. What should I do about this security issue? The wiring is easy to check if you have an ohmmeter or a continuity checker (you should!). Worth a try?Click to expand...

In it, you'll get: The week's top questions and answers Important community announcements Questions that need answers see an example newsletter By subscribing, you agree to the privacy policy and terms A Bluetooth or ANT+ digital wireless sensor must be "paired" with a cyclecomputer or GPS unit to be recognized.