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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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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.
Let your thoughts wonder freely while the sun rises to a brand new day
Let your thoughts wonder freely while the sun rises to a brand new day
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
Clear your mind by riding your bike in the early morning (photo taken during my morning commute)
Clear your mind by riding your bike in the early morning (photo taken during my morning commute)
The Omata One uses four mechanical hands to indicate speed (orange), distance (outer ring), ascent (left) and elapsed time (right)
The Omata One uses four mechanical hands to indicate speed (orange), distance (outer ring), ascent (left) and elapsed time (right)
Analysing FIT files using GoldenCheetah on my tablet
Analysing FIT files using GoldenCheetah on my tablet

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