Nike SDM for sale

Too sophisticated for me!

11 messages
05/09/2002 at 14:04
Anybody want to buy an almost new Nike SDM? I never managed to calibrate it properly and I prefer my old Triax....
05/09/2002 at 14:17
How much?
05/09/2002 at 14:23
Well, how about £150? I bought it this Jan (I think)
05/09/2002 at 14:38
tempting can you wait until pay day (end of month?)
05/09/2002 at 15:00
I s'pect so - know what you feel like re: payday!
05/09/2002 at 16:14
Ah Jon, I hadn't seen this thread.
05/09/2002 at 16:43
Sorry that's my fault - am a forum virgin!
05/09/2002 at 21:05
Hi Mish
damn !! i bought one on last Friday. £150 sounds a great bargain. I paid £200. I had similar problems to yours and at 1 stage i was considering kick the gadget into the bushes, out of sight out of mind. Anyway, i stuck with it, went down the track again today. Ran 400m in lane 1, calibrated OK. NO problems. Then i ran another 400m to check if its doing what its meant to. Hey this thing does work, spot on 0.25mile. Later on i ran a lap at Cannons Health club, where there is a green which measures 500m. I did that on my bike's computer. Once again, the SDM is spot on.
Big test is on Sunday. I'll use it for the Cransley Hospice Northampton half. My advice, unless you're short of cash, stick with it. It's going to be great using it over next few months.
06/09/2002 at 12:06
Isn't there a problem with these thing in winter. I heard a rumour about them not being waterproof. I may be wrong and would love to find the truth in this.
06/09/2002 at 12:14
Should be. Well the watch definitely is. I don't know about the transmitter (tend not to go out in rain!)
07/09/2002 at 11:47
In my experience they are waterproof to the extent that the footpod will keep out falling rain, but may be affected by running through puddles. The only time it went wrong was when I ran in very heavy rain, with a lot of standing water, and couldn't avoid splashing through some puddles. It started giving bizarre readings, like telling me I was running at 25mph. However, once it had dried out it worked OK again.

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