CatEye CC-MC100W Micro Wireless Computer

4.13/5 (24 Reviews)
MSRP : $60.00


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Product Description

The Micro is Cateye's most popular wireless computer. It has 10 functions and 12 features, including LED backlight, manual odometer re-set and a bracket that will mount on both stem and handlebar. Available in both silver and black, this is the wireless computer for any style of riding. Functions -Current speed Average speed Maximum speed Elapsed time Trip distance Odometer Clock Features -Wireless Backlight Stem and handlebar mount Programmable Universal bracket and sensor mount Pace arrow Dual tire size Programmable speed unit Auto or manual start/stop Sleep mode Auto power-saving mode


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Swinny a Cross Country Rider from Brisbane, Australia

Date Reviewed: May 14, 2011

Strengths:    Durable and Reliable. I have used the MC100 in flooding rains and enjoyable sunlight and it has not failed once! A great computer that does the basics well

Weaknesses:    Backlight! what backlight? the backlight is normally needed during night riding. Good luck not crashing your ride trying to find the button, and then trying to read the display. Not sure who allowed this feature to be added and be so ineffectual at Cateye, but I bet they are still slapping their knees and laughing about it

Bottom Line:   
great product, durable and reliable. easy to set up once the marcel marceu instructions have been deciphered. A great product for the price.

Dont buy it if you need to see distance on cross country night rides UNLESS you use a helmet light to illuminate the display

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Favorite Trail:   any dirt trail with no hikers

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   Cycle Store

Similar Products Used:   no name brand cheapy, binned after two months

Bike Setup:   steering head

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Dr. Brett a Weekend Warrior from Sherman, TX, USA

Date Reviewed: April 14, 2011

Strengths:    easy set up, bulletproof

Weaknesses:    none noted

Bottom Line:   
This is an excellent computer. It is very easy to set up and durable! I washed it in the back pocket of my jersey and no water or condensation made it into the computer head. Works like a champ!

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Favorite Trail:   Rowlett Creek Preserve

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   Nautilus Bicycle Sho

Bike Setup:   Fetish Cycles Penna Road with Ultegra Gruppo

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by limereid a Weekend Warrior from Miami, Florida

Date Reviewed: January 4, 2011

Strengths:    Small, neat, works well

Weaknesses:    Display is too small for aging far-sighted eyes. Odometer record is lost when you change the battery. Useless backlight, it's much too dim to even be worth fumbling to press the tiny backlight button behind the head unit. Has more features than are needed by a casual cyclist like me. Buttons not tactile enough for easy operation.

Bottom Line:   
I like it, but all I need is a larger display for ease of reading while riding, and surer, more positive toggling to see: time, speed, average speed, trip, odo, and that's all. Tiny button is not very tactile. BTW, I will never want a wired speedo again. Also, wishing very much that it would keep the total miles-record when the battery, a CR2032, is swapped out, instead of losing all memory of its life settings.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $45.00

Purchased At:   Amazon

Similar Products Used:   Several others, wired, hated them years ago.

Bike Setup:   Trek Lime Lite

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by zenpunkist a Weekend Warrior from Pennsylvania

Date Reviewed: November 5, 2010

Strengths:    reliable and fairly accurate. Perfect mount

Weaknesses:    Backlight is weak. Instruction manual isnt self explanatory

Bottom Line:   
For any rider who likes to have a record of distance traveled, avg speed, top speed, and overall time on the trail- this computer is for you. Many other functions can be utilized as well, i just mentioned a few key ones. This computer has yet to fail me. For the most part, you'll get many many miles out of this computer along with accurate readings. The design has a sharp looking quality too!

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Favorite Trail:   redman

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   cycleworks

Similar Products Used:   n/a

Bike Setup:   cannondale f600--super fatty ultra 80mm headshock

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by hanzi a Weekend Warrior from California, USA

Date Reviewed: October 21, 2010

Strengths:    Everything works as described
Easy to install sensor and pickup works fine


Weaknesses:    Mounting hardware somewhat flexible specially if you want to push buttons while riding.
Max speed reading is subject to interference then reads nonsense numbers this happens way to easy


Bottom Line:   
Is all the features work but it is immediately disrupted by RF interference and which makes it flawed specially if you need Max Speed.

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Favorite Trail:   Mahoney trail

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $70.00

Purchased At:   Sports Chalet

Similar Products Used:   Polar

Bike Setup:   Flyte Yankee Zulu full suspension

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by chilone a Cross Country Rider from Divide, Colorado

Date Reviewed: August 14, 2010

Strengths:    Simple, no wires, easy use, install and setup.

Weaknesses:    Instructions a bit cryptic.

Bottom Line:   
I need a computer to tell me how fast, how far and how long. This does all of the above perfectly. As far the comment about no stem mount, I mounted it to my stem perfectly as per the instructions. Also regarding the comment about a reviewer's tire size not being listed, there is a chart for inputting your specific tire size if it not listed.

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Favorite Trail:   From here to there

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $35.00

Purchased At:   eBay

Similar Products Used:   Old Avocet.

Bike Setup:   Ancient (1995ish) Haro Extreme, old Deore XT 7 speed group, updated w/Dart 3, Easton EA70 stem and EA50 bars, Cane Creek headset, SST saddle, Michelin Country Rock, Oury shiznits.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by herrhaus a Cross Country Rider from Central, PA, USA

Date Reviewed: March 30, 2010

Strengths:    Wireless. Durable. Display easy to read. Can be used on two different bikes with different wheel sizes....or if you like me, and have a 2nd *road* wheelset for your mountain bike, you can switch it to wheelset "B" and not have get accurate distances and rates.

Weaknesses:    Backlight very dim. Button for backlight also hard to find/press while riding. Instruction manual is not easy to follow. Resetting time/distances/averages kind of a pain with the 2-button approach (but you get used to it).

Bottom Line:   
If you looking for a great wireless computer that does the basics....it works very well.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $35.00

Purchased At:   eBay

Similar Products Used:   Other Cateye computers.

Bike Setup:   Highly modified Marin 29er.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by pryder a Cross Country Rider from Deltona, Florida, USA

Date Reviewed: March 17, 2010

Strengths:    Very dependable
No wires to deal with!
Easy to Use
Lasts forever
Batteries cheap and easy to replace


Weaknesses:    Backlight not very bright
Display not always easy to read in bright sunlight


Bottom Line:   
This is the 3rd Cateye Micro Wireless unit I have purchased. I still use the other 2 on my Trek 6700 hardtail and my Trek 1600 road bike. Both have work perfectly since day one and I wouldn't go anywhere now without them on my bikes. Even thought this unit does not have all the bells and whistles more expensive models do, it is perfect for my needs. It measures speed, current distance, total distance, average speed, and elapsed time. I just bought my wife a Trek 7.5 FX and plan to install one on her bike soon.

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Favorite Trail:   Santos - Bellview

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   Outspoken Bikes of L

Similar Products Used:   Cateye Enduro...the same product with wires!

Bike Setup:   Brand new stock Trek 8000

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by thaphillips a Cross Country Rider from Dallas, TX

Date Reviewed: February 28, 2010

Strengths:    It Works

Weaknesses:    No Stem Mount

Bottom Line:   
This is THE ONLY computer I have ever used that actually works and gives accurate readings. Only knock I have is that it does have a mount for the stem. It's nothing fancy but I can get an average speed, distance traveled, top speed, and odometer. I don't need anmore features.

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Favorite Trail:   Erwin Park

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   countless other crap computers


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by bagz007 a Racer from Ontario

Date Reviewed: November 3, 2009

Strengths:    -Wireless - very neat and clean looking
-Able to remove computer part when washing the bike with simple clip design
-Accurate when set up correct
-Great features and functions
-Cheap replacement batteries


Weaknesses:    -backlight sucks, but works
-resetting functions to zero a bit tricky (need to press two buttons at the same time) especially on the go.


Bottom Line:   
Great accurate product. Fairly easy to set up.

The magnet piece that gets mounted on the spoke seems like it may fly off during a ride. But it hasnt happened yet after 250 miles so I dont think it will be a problem.

Here is an important tip for better computer accuracy: when setting up the computer and entering wheel circumference, ignore the cross reference chart in the instructions. Instead, manually measure the circumference of your front wheel with your tire mounted with a flexible measuring tape, and input the number into the computer. The reference chart is not very accurate as various companies vary their knob sizes, design etc.

Overall great product for the money.

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Favorite Trail:   Any

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Jensonusa

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   Specialized Stumpjumper

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by PMATCH a Weekend Warrior from Valley Park, MO

Date Reviewed: October 28, 2009

Strengths:    Ability to use on two different bikes. If you stop to rest, this Cateye goes to sleep but when you start riding again, it picks right up where you left off as soon as you start peddling. It also has an easy-to-read display. Easy to set-up instructions.

Weaknesses:    None that I could detect. Generally goes through one battery per year, but at $3 - $4 at Wal-Mart that not a problem.

Bottom Line:   
This is the best cyclometer for the money, especially for someone just starting out. Since it can be programed to two bikes, you have the ability to start with one bike and then move up to a better ride. The display is easy to read and the operation is simple to understand. I had a friend that bought a different cyclometer but he had problems with it every time he stopped for a rest. The other brand would go to sleep after a couple of minutes and reset the stats to zero. This model doesn't do that. This was one of the best investments in equipment for cycling other than my road bike itself. A DEFINITE MUST BUY!!!

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $55.00

Purchased At:   Maplewood Cyclery

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   Trek 7200 Multitrack and Trek Pilot 2.1 WSD

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by mcap a Weekend Warrior from Doylestown, PA

Date Reviewed: October 18, 2009

Strengths:    Very easy to use, pretty accurate, nice functions for use on a Mountain bike

Weaknesses:    Setting it up is easy, but the fork sensor needs to be VERY close to the the spoke mounted sensor, like less than 1/2". I never use the light, but I suppose a complaint will be that it's useless. Very dim, lasts like 5 seconds

Bottom Line:   
This is a great little computer. Dialed in right it is very accurate. Being wireles is great and looks nice mounted on my stem. I use all of the functions on my rides and it's really nice to know distance, avg speed, max speed, MPH, and actual moving time while on a trail system. Very helpful. A no brainer for the money

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Favorite Trail:   Wissahickon

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Trek Fuel EX8, XT/XTR, 32T E13 bash, Tubeless Maxxis High Roller 2.35's

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by photocastle a Weekend Warrior from Minneapolis, MN, USA

Date Reviewed: August 10, 2009

Strengths:    It works.

Weaknesses:    Difficult to setup computer. Poor instruction manual. Small buttons. Short battery life. Difficult to scroll through menu while riding.

Bottom Line:   
I will not purchase any cateye products again. I will look for a more suitable MTB bike computer.

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Favorite Trail:   Lebonon Hills

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $35.00

Purchased At:   Penn Cycle

Similar Products Used:   Specialized wired bike computer. Great unit!

Bike Setup:   Trek 6700

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Snappye a Cross Country Rider from San Francisco, CA, USA

Date Reviewed: July 31, 2009

Strengths:    Reliable, battery still fine after 1 year

Weaknesses:    Doesn't have a setting for my 26 x 2.25 Rocket Rons.

Bottom Line:   
I ride using a set of Schwalbe Marathon Supreme slicks for on-road use and Schwalbe Rocket Rons for off-road. I bought this computer partly because it can switch between two tire size settings. However, it doesn't have a setting for a 26 x 2.25 tire size, which is the size of my RRs - it goes straight from 2.125 to 2.35. Product is working per the specs - just wish I'd known about the gap before I purchased.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Bike Setup:   2009 Scott Scale 30

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by s30.hybrid a Cross Country Rider from SF Bay Area, CA

Date Reviewed: July 4, 2009

Strengths:    Very easy to use and easy to read while riding. Seems pretty accurate when compared to marking on local trails. So far it has been very reliabel too.

Weaknesses:    The instruction manual is difficult to understand. Backlight is a bit weak but better than nothing.

Bottom Line:   
I'm really liking this little computer. It is my first bike computer and I have no major complaints. It is extremely reliable which is nice for a wireless. Some folks don't like the zip ties for the install but I actually appreciate this "feature" becasue I managed to snap one while off road once and guess what, I had some zip ties with me. Just buttoned it up and kept on riding. The trick is you have to carry spare ties with you, but I usually do this anyways. I've put it through some XC dirt use and it's held up. The broken zip tie was caused by me yanking on the tie with some pliers, otherwise the unit has performed flawlessly. I will buy another once I get a second bike! I do wish the instruction manual was easier to understand but once I figured out the controls it's no problem at all.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   REI

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Frame, two wheels, oh and a seat, of course!

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