CatEye Mity 8 Computers

3.67/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $27.00

Product Description

The Mity 8 has a new design and larger numbers. Dual trip distance helps keep track of intermediate or multi-day distances. Lightweight sensor wire for road use now has 77cm wire length. The universal handlebar mount will work with any size diameter bar, and the new speed sensor mounting will work with almost any size or shape fork.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Janko Benger a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: January 1, 2015

Strengths:    Reliable, simple, features a few useful extra functions

Weaknesses:    ugly and bulky bar-mount

Bottom Line:   
Purchased it 7 years ago, raced it for 4 seasons, still works perfectly.
I replaced the ugly mount with a slimmer one from a Cateye Velo8. The only malfunctions occurred where sensor-mount related and could be easily fixed with a little creativity.
It has the basic functions plus a second trip distance counter, two tire size settings and a auto/manual start/stop switch that works extraordinary (you can set a automatic start of measurement for the start of a race and stop the time manually). This feature is very very rare at this price point.
In this age of GPS units it looks very sexy and classic on a race bike. Having only a stopwatch and current speed on display is guarantied fun ride. I find it funny when I see someone recharging their Garmin because my battery lasts for 3 years.
Unfortunately they don't make these anymore. I will be very sad if I lose this beauty (it won't brake or stop working, that's for sure).

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Price Paid:    $21.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Cateye double wireless, Polar sx725, Cateye Velo8

Bike Setup:   Trek Madone 5.2 2008, racing modified

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Kiddiecar a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 3, 2009

Strengths:    Does everything it is suppose to do without problems.

Weaknesses:    It doesn't do as much as a more expensive computer (altitude, heart rate, etc.)

Bottom Line:   
I've had this bike computer for over 2 years and 13,000 miles. It has always worked perfectly. I never changed the battery. For a basic bike computer, it can't be beat.

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Favorite Ride:   Early morning up Arches National Park

Price Paid:    $25.00

Purchased At:   I forgot

Similar Products Used:   Shimano Flight Deck

Bike Setup:   Moots Compact SL with Campy Chorus components & Campy Eurus wheels.

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:3
Submitted by grantfirl a Commuter

Date Reviewed: November 20, 2008

Strengths:    great functionality, good readability

Weaknesses:    horrible mount negates the positives of the computer

Bottom Line:   
The computer works flawlessly and is easy to read, but the mount is worthless. The computer will not stay clipped into its socket and falls off easily when jarred by road bumps. Mine fell off without me noticing after about a year of use.

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Similar Products Used:   Cateye Enduro ?

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