Get up to speed with this feature-packed offering from one of the most trusted names in cycling electronics. It offers 8 main functions including cadence, average speed and automatic start/stop. You can set the main display for cadence or current speed while viewing the other in the sub-display. The Astrale 8 featured a large screen for easy reading and a "universal" harness for simple mounting.
Strengths: Nice large display. Accurate. Cadence is a fun feature.
Weaknesses: Computer release clip broke shortly after installation
This is my 3rd Cateye computer. I am familiar with the user interface and like it, but I am disappointed the release clip for the computer broke so easily. I now recall this happening on my first Cateye, but after years of use which is acceptable durability.
I swapped over my Cateye Astrale 8 to my Giant XTC1. It worked flawlessly on my Trek 26". I've gotten the crank indicator to work for cadence but I can't get the speed to work. They are lined up but no reading. I looked the instructions up online but it says the distance should be under 5 mm bet ... Read More »