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  • The 9 functions cover current, average and maximum speed, trip distance, odometer, elapsed time, clock, calorie consumption and carbon offset
  • Additional features include average speed pacing, automatic start/stop, automatic power-saving mode and sleep mode
  • Large font size makes it easy to read trip details with a quick glance
  • FlexTight™ head unit bracket mounts quickly, securely and without tools to virtually any handlebar or stem measuring 22 - 32mm in diameter
  • Tool-free wireless speed sensor mounts effortlessly to any standard fork measuring 11 - 55mm
  • Wireless transmission distance up to 27 in.
  • CatEye Urban bike computer comes with 2 CR2032 batteries, 1 each for head unit and sensor


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Best Use Cycling
Current Speed Yes
Maximum Speed Yes
Average Speed Yes
Odometer Yes
Trip Distance Yes
Auto Start/Stop Yes
Clock Yes
Altimeter No
Batteries CR2032
Wireless Yes
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Looks Good, Works Well, 1000km/m Max ODO Ok, this thing is cool! It looks great, and also calculates carbon offset per mile (using 2008 average car mpg per carbon contribution). It was easy to install, and the wireless works perfectly. The wireless did happen to fumble when passing a DOT sign that would measure your mph. I guess their radar interfered with the signal. THIS one thing gets me though, and I wish I would have noticed it before I purchased and installed it,,, the max odometer reading is 999.99 km or miles. So, if you're thinking of logging your long/hard work, forget it. You have to reset the whole thing before it works again.
Date published: 2011-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Bicycle Addition Although the installation and configuration instructions are not the best it's a pretty simple process. I chose to mount the pickup on the r/h fork leg and therefore changing the battery is easier. I mounted the display on the headstem. The configuration is a pretty simple process as a first time installer. I ride a 29er and the instructions read to use a figure of 229 which was close but I wanted it spot on so I measured the circumference of my front wheel and came up with 230 and its spot on for distance. I believe this is a great addition to using my bike as a low impact fitness tool.
Date published: 2013-05-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Cool for the Price Love this computer, but beware: the instructions are ridiculously bad. They comprise almost exclusively pictures only, and unless you've done this before, you'll have a tough time installing and configuring it. I had to go online to learn some of the tire-size terminology to complete that setting. The mount is flimsy plastic, which surprised me considering the price of this computer, but once the computer is seated in the mount, it's stable and attractive.It looks good, it's easy to use once you burn the instrutions and figure it out yourself, and it has great features. I tested it on a 30-mile ride on a mile-marked trail, and it's on-the-dime accurate.
Date published: 2012-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple and sufficient I wanted something simple to set up and easy to use. The REI associate recommended this model over other, more expensive ones. Great suggestion. It took about 10 minutes to install and program the device. It provides basic information (speed, average speed, time, distance, and cumulative distance) and the screen is large enough to read without glasses, which is important for those of us of a certain age. It's also easy to reset for the next ride. Another plus -- it uses standard 2032 batteries which are available in virtually any drug store or supermarket battery display.
Date published: 2014-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does the job! I bought this because I have an increasing interest in how fast I'm riding, my exact miles, etc., and I was heading up to a long rail-to-trail ride and needed to keep track of my miles. The setup was not difficult, once I figured out how it worked. It's simple: don't stare too long at the instructions, just start putting it on the bike and it makes sense. The device is easy to use, intuitive: click through the distance, average speed, max. speeds, etc. I don't need to talk to satellites when I ride, but it's nice to know mph and distance and time. This is lightweight, wireless, and for two weeks it's worked fine so far!
Date published: 2013-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product for the price I tried another wireless speedometer, but you had to remember to re-start it every time you stopped for any period. Then it failed, REI took it back and I got this one. It's been great. I never have to worry about re-starting it and it's very accurate. I do a lot of birdwatching on my bike, and sometimes I stop for long periods. Now I don't have to remember to re-start the odometer.
Date published: 2013-01-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Didn't work in the dark until... This was a pretty good product for the money. I wasn't looking to spend a lot, so this was a good deal. To the reviewers who said that this does not work in the dark: the culprit might be your LED headlight and not the computer. This is not uncommon: LED lights can cause interference with wireless computers. I had this problem, too, so after some checking I simply moved my light and my computer further apart on my handle bar -- that seemed to work for me. Other tricks: get your computer going before turning on your headlight, or keep your headlight on steady and not flashing mode.
Date published: 2015-08-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to install, easy to use I bought this for my son who is a competitive middle distance runner in college (runs 35-40 miles a week) and likes to ride 2-3 times a week as a means of cross training (cycles anywhere between 10-20 miles per ride). He wanted to be able to accurately track his mileage when he's riding so he could record his cycling miles in his training log. Additionally he wanted a method of accurately mapping the distance of some new road runs. The installation of this cyclometer took about 15-20 minutes and he's now used it on about a dozen rides and reports that it's easy to use. He really likes how easy it is to flip between the different screens. He has not reported any issues with inaccurate readings or losing connectivity with the sensor. I like this cyclometer because of it's easy to use as well as easy on the wallet.
Date published: 2014-07-06
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I would like to have this track my data while my bike is on an indoor trainer, which would require the sensor to be mounted to the rear wheel. Anyone else have the sensor mounted on the rear wheel? Any problems with the operation?

Asked by: RiCarin
The sensor has a wireless transmission distance of 27 inches, so the CatEye Urban is not designed to work on a back wheel. A wireless CatEye bike computer that can transmit data from the rear wheel is the Strada CC-RD410DW:
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2015-09-20

What extra part(s) do I need to switch this bike computer back and forth between two different bikes, and where do I get such parts(s)?

Asked by: bradknick
Cateye sells specific mounts for the Urban Bike Computer. They can be order off of Cateye's purchasing website.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2015-09-20

I'd like to know a little more about battery life. How often am I likely to need to buy a new battery? Does it turn itself off when not in use or do I need to remember to do that?

Asked by: KC Chris
The battery life for the computer is about one year, but for the sensors it is about 6250 miles. You will know when the battery needs to be replaced when the display appears dim or hardly receives a sensor signal. For the sensors, you will need to replace the battery when the speed is no longer displayed on the computer.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-01-05

How do you reset the ride data without resetting the whole cyclometer?

Asked by: lizzyj
Pressing and holding the MODE button on the measuring screen returns the data to 0. The odometer is not reset.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-12-05
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