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VDO Z1 Digital Wireless Computer

4/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $200.00


Product Description

The Z1 is a cycle computer with integrated altimeter, cadence, power measurement (WATT), fully digital wireless transmission for speed and cadence.


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by BrettStuart a Cross Country Rider from Gold Coast, Qld, Australia

Date Reviewed: August 18, 2010

Strengths:    Huge amount of Altimeter data available. Logical design and user interface with lots of data easily accessible. Wearable as wrist watch for hiking.

Weaknesses:    None yet

Bottom Line:   
I bought this product after 6 months of the agony of living with the Niterider 8. I just love Altitude, so I persisted with the Niterider 8 for a long time, eventually searched for an alternative, too many rides with data lost, shortened from unwakeable sleeps, the VDO Z1 looked good in the feature set and reviews, and I can say it works great. It doesn't have heart rate like the Niterider 8, but I grew out of that, I know how hard I am working, and there is a heart rate model Z2 available if you must have that. This is a mature product, with the kinks ironed out of it. It just works. Good solid German engineering with a sensible user interface. Well done. With smartphones available with incredible GPS apps (I use the iPhone with several), there is one area none of them can go - barometric accurate altimeter.

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Favorite Trail:   Single Track on a ridge

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   Niterider 8

Bike Setup:   Both Mountain Bike and Road Bike

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VDO Z1 Digital Wireless Altimeter Cycle Computer

Has anyone seen one of these in action? I am very interested in purchasing this cyclocomputer over the Garmin Edge series because I don't need GPS/HR or cadence. I just want to track the total miles I have traveled horizontally and vertically. Would this be a good purchase? [url]http://estore.web ... Read More »

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