Monday, July 27, 2009

Wireless Fetish

Why put a wireless cycle computer on a road bike? The front wheel doesn't move much in relation to the handlebars as on a suspended mountain bike, and the thin wire can't possibly weigh more than the battery required to run the transmitter. Trek is now integrating wireless transmitters into the forks of their road bikes. It seems wrong to have to use a screw driver to change the batteries on your bike. Bikes don't need batteries. However, Shimano seems to think so.

I do dig that Gary Fisher road bikes have fender mounts now...

And, what is this? A stealthy pie plate?

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