Before I bought the product, I read and considered the mixed reviews. Some people could get the item to work, some couldn't. I spent ten hours trying to get the bike computer to work consistently, and I failed. A number of things about the design of the product could be changed. The magnet housing that goes on the spoke should be something other than plastic. The mounting unit for the display should be redesigned for mounting on either a horizontal or vertical cylindrical tubing, or better yet, mounting on any surface--flat or cylindrical. The method of mounting the sensor to the bike fork with just two wire tires is less than ideal. A better mounting solution should be designed. But the worst problem is that although the sensor works (it toggles with each revolution of the magnet), the transmission between the sensing unit and the display is intermittent at best! Even when I mounted the display on the frame closer to the sensing unit, I couldn't get the display to work consistently. Just one month ago I bought a PlanetBike Protege 9.0 wireless bike computer for another bike and, once I installed it, the bike computer works flawlessly. Although the PlanetBike computer doesn't display calories burned, it does display up to 4 functons at a time. Plus, at only $13 more than what I paid for the Bell Computer, the PlanetBike computer was worth every penny. If your time is valuable and you can afford an etra $13, avoid this computer and buy a different brand that you know will work.
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