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Analogue cycling computer with GPS

Sep. 29, 2020 -

For the past week I have been riding my bicycle with Omata One, a special bike computer. Its mechanical hands indicate speed, distance, ascent and time ridden measured using precise GPS data. It is fun, read along to know why.

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Once you finish your ride you can analyse the data by connecting Omata to your smartphone or computer
Once you finish your ride you can analyse the data by connecting Omata to your smartphone or computer
Riding my bike as workout (photo by Niels)
Riding my bike as workout (photo by Niels)
Legibility remains great, even if you pickup some dirt
Legibility remains great, even if you pickup some dirt
The outer ring is easy to operate with gloves on, it is precisely engineered from 6063 aluminium and has a nice tactile feel to it
The outer ring is easy to operate with gloves on, it is precisely engineered from 6063 aluminium and has a nice tactile feel to it
The dial has a lot of depth and detail, with balanced symmetry, legible typography and functional colours
The dial has a lot of depth and detail, with balanced symmetry, legible typography and functional colours
The mechanical display is actually very power efficient, providing a 17+ hours battery life. Charging is done using a standard USB-C connector on the back.
The mechanical display is actually very power efficient, providing a 17+ hours battery life. Charging is done using a standard USB-C connector on the back.

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