Application idea: Bicycle computer

Steven Le Roux steven at
Mon Dec 3 01:32:32 CET 2007

On Sun, 2 Dec 2007 21:18:06 +0000, Giles Jones <giles.jones at> wrote:
> On 2 Dec 2007, at 14:41, Christian Surlykke wrote:
>> Hello
>> I'm interested in using the neo1973 as a bicycle-computer, utilizing
>> it's gps abilities.
>> Any comments/insights would be appreciated..
> I have a Garmin Forerunner and the battery life is 10 hours. I'm not
> sure the Neo could last that long?
> The software is possible, but I'm not sure anyone needs the screen on?

You can still split the screen and use a small surface which reduces power consumption.

> it's better to download the stats after a run, not keep looking at the
> screen and risk an accident or just getting distracted. They say you
> should look far ahead and not at your front wheel, that way you don't
> get so tired :)

I ride bike trials... so it could interest me, and the problem about not loking a wheel doesn't exist ;)

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