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  • Analogue like cycle speedometer?
  • Premier Icon IvanMTB
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    Hi,

    Doing a bit of a research for my colleague, that is very not-bike oriented.

    One of his family members want to put analogue in look speedo onto his/her bike.

    I know that there is obscenely expensive, but dead gorgeous Omata One https://omata.com/products/omata-one-mph?variant=47672898325 and you can buy some cheap mechanical versions on ebay/Amazon/everywhere https://www.ebay.co.uk/b/Analog-Speedometer-in-Cycling-Computers-Gps/30108/bn_7022781960

    But is there anything in between of these 2 extremities? Might be some already existing digital cyclocomputer have an option of presenting display in analogue-like fashion?

    My search yielded few unique, tech-minded one-off pieces but nothing really more widely available, without silly price tag…

    There is also Moskito chronograph, but as a Swiss made and now sold out is not an option for both price and availability perspective.

    Extreme niche, for definite, I warned him (this colleague of mine…), it is going to be very expensive if anything…

    Cheers!
    I.

    Premier Icon bridges
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    I notice that CatEye describe their non-‘smart’ bike computers as ‘analogue’. Which is ironic, considering they have digital displays…

    Did anyone here have one of those fiddly old style speedometers on their bikes as kids; the ones that used a rubber wheel like a dynamo, that ran against the rim/tyre? And allegedly recorded such astonishing speeds as 80 mph, on a BMX. 😀

    I had a very basic mileometer thing, that used a little peg on a spoke, to turn a cogged wheel round, which acted like an electricity meter readout. It was a pain to set up, would fail more or less instantly, and looking back, was probably less accurate than just guesswork. Fun though.

    Premier Icon Rubber_Buccaneer
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    Someone wrote a Garmin IQ data field to resemble the Omata.

    https://apps.garmin.com/en-US/apps/0ce4d75f-5e80-43f3-b9f4-6a1aec243b01

    Premier Icon cookeaa
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    There’s bound to be a few Apps for people that want to stick a phone on their bars.

    Premier Icon scotroutes
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    Someone wrote a Garmin IQ data field to resemble the Omata.

    I was also going to suggest looking at a Garmin and an analogue data field/display.

    Premier Icon james-rennie
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    I would guess garmin can be tweaked to show a clcok face.
    That’s definitely the case with their watches.

    Premier Icon faustus
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    Not analogue, but simple and nice low profile looks. Non gps, old style wireless magnet on wheel.

    https://www.condorcycles.com/products/cateye-quick-wireless-cycle-computer?variant=33723787509898&wgu=281345_187205_16269633646821_082fe37288&wgexpiry=1634739364&source=webgains&siteid=187205

    friend has one and its lovely

    Premier Icon IvanMTB
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    Thanks!

    The level of non-bikenes of that person best describes set of requirements:

    wanna speedo on my bike, you know, that looks like car one…

    So playing with Garmin and stuff is rather not an option 😀

    Seen that CatEye myself, but that doesn’t look like “car one” so sadly not an option.

    Cheers!
    I.

    Premier Icon faustus
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    Here you go, looks freakin awful, but in stock:

    Premier Icon rOcKeTdOg
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    I had a very basic mileometer thing, that used a little peg on a spoke, to turn a cogged wheel round, which acted like an electricity meter readout. It was a pain to set up, would fail more or less instantly, and looking back, was probably less accurate than just guesswork. Fun though.

    Yes I had one on my Raleigh Chopper front wheel, which given the size wasn’t entirely accurate

    Premier Icon qwerty
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    AliExpress need to knock up an Omata copy!

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