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Originally Posted by carleton View Post
Thanks, bitingduck, for the split timer idea.

I have a UI with two buttons that a observer will tap as each rider crosses the start/finish line.

The back-end arrays have this data in them. I had it write out the Rider, Rider's Lap, Split time, Lap time, Lap Avg Speed, and Lap Avg Cadence. I have to flesh out the latter two values later this week. I'll need gear and track length as inputs, but that's not hard.


As you can see in this 6 lap race, Rider 2 went out hot but rider 1 caught him on lap 3 and continued on to win.

I'll make a much more user friendly output. But, I'm happy to have the buttons logging as expected
That was fast!!

As far as bluetooth-- don't use BLE, it's useful for trackers like tile where you want the battery to last a year, but you don't need that. Crank up the power as much as you can! 100 m range will cover anything on a 250 m track. Doing 200 m times (e.g. with two tapes) in a 333 or larger could be tricky, but if regular bluetooth will cover a longer range you should be ok.
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