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Old 10-09-19, 07:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
Clearly this isn't a computer for bike snobs. Not everybody is one.
This is stupid.

Usually, if people can spend $150, they can spend $300. It's not that much of a difference (and plain dumb to think that would serve as a basis for "snobbery").

They should be clear about the features and limitations and buy the one will work for them and not worry about the $150 difference in price.

Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
Many people appreciate the value of a dollar...
It's not as "good a deal (value)" as you made it out to be.

Many people also don't value their time.

Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
...and don't want to spend 2.5x to 4x as much for a "similar" unit.
People can do whatever they want.

The "4x" is nonsense. You only get 2.5 (you said 3x earlier!) if you use the discounted Gearbest price.

The similar (likely, better) units are the 520 (the slightly more-expensive 530 is a better choice) and the Wahoo Bolt and they cost $250.

Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
If you don't like what's on offer, you don't have to buy one, but you've made your point (which is worth considering) twice, and this thread is here to provide information for people who want to use something other than their phone but find Garmin etc's pricing unacceptable.
???? It's not about me buying one.

Last edited by Homebrew01; 10-09-19 at 01:07 PM. Reason: Removed insult
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