Ascent Delta V Wireless Computers

2.39/5 (33 Reviews)
MSRP : $50.00

Product Description

Large and easy-to-read speed display. The Delta V (say Delta Vee) brings Ascent quality and price to the wireless market. Features: Speed, Trip Distance, Odometer, Trip Timer, Max Speed, 12/24 hour clock, Average Speed, Scan Mode (Trip, Max, Ave, Timer), Speed comparator (Pace indicator). Fits standard or oversized bars. 105g.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Tlangsford a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: January 14, 2011

Strengths:    Inexpensive, Works well

Weaknesses:    When out of range of the sensor, it can display some wild readings.

Bottom Line:   
Although it might not have all the bells and whistles, it works fine as a bike computer. I've logged over 1500 miles on this thing and it hasn't failed me yet.

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Favorite Ride:   Tour De Cure, Stagecoach Century

Price Paid:    $14.00

Purchased At:   Performance

Bike Setup:   Leader Frame with a bunch of other random parts.

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by CircaRigel a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: January 4, 2010

Strengths:    Easy installation

Weaknesses:    Display readability in low light
no auto-start
poor battery life
poor contact
inaccurate readings

Bottom Line:   
I got this because I wanted to go wireless and couldn't afford much more. Getting this computer was a mistake. The battery life is terrible, and it's incredibly inaccurate. It listed my top speed as 100MPH when I couldn't have been going more than 45MPH on the steepest hill! It's also TERRIBLE at measuring distance, and the sensor detecting the magnet on the wheel is pretty touchy, so expect intermittent outages. I also can't read it during my pre-dawn commute


I've now ordered a Cateye Micro

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Favorite Ride:   Lookout Mountain

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Nashbar

Similar Products Used:   Planet Bike Protege 9.0 (wired)
Vetta C15

Bike Setup:   1987 vintage Vitus 979 bonded aluminum frame
Cane Creek SCR-5C compact aero levers
Selle Italia Lady Gel Flow saddle
Shimano Sora front derailleur
Shimano Tiagra Triple chainring
Mavic Open Pro rim
Nashbar 7 spd. Huge Gear 12-34 freewheel
Shimano Tourney Megarange rear derailleur
Mavic SSC dual-pivot caliper brakes

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Tommy Walker a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 14, 2009

Strengths:    Looks slick

Weaknesses:    Didn't work

Bottom Line:   
Could not get it to work, tried and tried; thought I set it up wrong and then took it back to Performance; found out it was defective and purchased a Cateye Strada Wireless instead.

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Favorite Ride:   Mt. Vernon Trail

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Performance

Similar Products Used:   Cateye Strada Wireless

Bike Setup:   Bianchi Hybrid

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chuck a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: April 30, 2009

Strengths:    Easy to read

Weaknesses:    Mounting bracket doesn't work very well with specialized bars, had to mount it across the neck.

Bottom Line:   
If I hadn't read the reviews here, I wouldn't have gotten it set up so quickly. Worked perfect right off the bat.

The sender has to be at almost a 45 degree angle from where I would have mounted it due to my suspension fork. (Getting the sender and wheel sensor close enough to each other)

For $15 it's a bargain

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Favorite Ride:   Specialized Rock Hopper

Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   Old Cateye

Bike Setup:   Stock 2009 Specialized Rock Hopper

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Carla a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: October 17, 2008

Strengths:    ease of use

Weaknesses:    instructions

Bottom Line:   
OK...tone it down guys. Performance installed mine so I had NO instructions, but thanks to a few of you I figured out in less than 15 min it was not a product issue, my sensor was just off. Well worth the price, love the scan mode.

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Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   Performance

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