Searching...
 
 
 
 

Explore

Name:
Sign-up to hear about our specials and events
Visa MasterCard American Express Discover PayPal
 
> Bicycling Catalog > Accessories > Electronics > Cyclo-Computers > Bontrager > Node 2.1 Digital Computer
Bontrager Node 2.1 Digital Computer

Bontrager

Node 2.1 Digital Computer

Product Rating
 
3.0 stars
 (14 Reviews)
 

Bontrager Node 2.1 Digital Computer

Get up to, ahem, speed with the next generation of computers. Bontrager's Node 2.1 Digital Computer lets you train smarter with power, speed, cadence and distance on one easy-to-read screen. Heart rate training is a snap with the included transmitter strap, too. It also tells temperature (the air's, not yours, which is probably good), and gives you your altitude and the percentage of the grade that you're climbing. Additional features include auto start, 20 minute time-out sensors and a settable interval timer. Node computers can receive data from 3rd party power devices that are ANT+ compatible like SRM cranks and PowerTap hubs, too.

Features and Information

  • Functions
  • Requires ANT+ sensors (sold separately)
 

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
--- [ Replace PRoduct Name ] ---
 
3.0 stars

(based on 14 reviews)

42%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Write a Review

Pros

  • Lightweight  (8)
  • Versatile  (7)
  • Easy to use  (6)
  • Durable  (2)
  • Accur 

Cons

  • Poor quality  (3)
  • Weak  (3)
  • Elevation readout is odd 
  • Extra parts needed 
  • Hard to install 

Best Uses

  • Road bikes  (10)
  • Long rides  (6)
  • Commuting  (3)
  • Interval training 
  • Mountain bikes 

Reviewed by 14 customers

Sort by

Displaying reviews 1-10

Previous | Next »

 
2.0

Difficult to use and maintain

By Just me

from Atlanta, GA

About Me Avid Cyclist

Pros

  • Versatile

Cons

  • Tough to Install
  • Weak

Best Uses

  • Road Bikes

Comments:

I must constantly fiddle with this computer and rarely can get all three functions to work simultaneously. Its use is definitely not intuitive or user friendly.

  • Gift:
  • No
 
1.0

Go with Cat Eye

By 1 Trek Spinner

from Chula Vista, Ca

About Me Avid Cyclist

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Poor Quality

Best Uses

  • Mountain Bikes
  • Road Bikes
  • Commuting
  • Long Rides

Comments:

The Power never worked. The 10mm Cadence band magnet broke, I and several others had this problem. And now you cannot get a replacement. When this one goes bad, probably soon, I'm going with a Cat Eye produce and stay away from any Bondrager.

  • Gift:
  • No
 
4.0

Upgraded from 1.0, glad I did

By tborg

from Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

About Me Avid Cyclist

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Versatile
  • Accurate
  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Long Rides
    • Road Bikes

    Comments:

    I've found this computer to deliver as expected. Speed, cadence, altitide and HR functions operate as expected. Roll-out test confirms wheel circumference settings, but would still use custom option for variable wheel sizes. Not sure the "grade" delivers proper measurement, but when I'm on a steep hill, any reading would be approximate at best anyway -- I know it's steep! Referencing other reviews, I've been lucky to have had no issues with pairing any of the sensors. Can't account for the problems others have experienced. Overall I'm very pleased with the Node 2.0.

    • Gift:
    • No
     
    4.0

    So far, so good. Works as expected

    By tborg

    from Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Versatile
    • Easy to Use

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Road Bikes

    Comments:

    Having the 1.1 on my other road bike I found the setup of the 2.1 easy and its use identical. Comparing the altimeter to actual elevations from known geographic values, I found the current altitude and accumulated gain/loss surprisingly accurate. All other measurements were accurate, but of course are dependent on proper setup -- garbage in, garbage out. VERY satisfied with the unit. Have had no issues, none, with syncronization with the sensors. Not sure why others have encountered trouble. Lucky, I guess. Suggestion: READ THE ONLINE MANUAL. The quick version that comes with the unit barely covers the basics.

    • Gift:
    • No
     
    4.0

    This works well, just keep the sensors clean.

    By Strivingfirst

    from Spokane, WA

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Versatile
    • Lightweight
    • Easy to Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments:

        Like the title says, keep the sensors clean and you shouldn't have a problem. I have it synced to my Domane 5.2 sensors with over 5,000 miles and never had an issue.

        • Gift:
        • No
         
        2.0

        Its not worhty of a Trek Product

        By Mark

        from Wisconsin

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

        • A Few Functions Work

        Cons

        • Junk

        Best Uses

        • Road Bikes

        Comments:

        heart sensor wont sink,you cant reset odometer after replacing battery after a couple hundred miles the mileage zeros out I only reset every 7 days, many other issues, my unit is the 2nd ive had, bike shop said they are junk Ive had many computers over the years this isn't worth buying

        • Gift:
        • No
         
        1.0

        Very disappointing piece

        By Skins

        from Rosetown, SK

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

        • Good looking

        Cons

        • Weak
        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

        • Road Bikes

        Comments:

        Unit looks good, and would be perfect if it actually worked. Unit will not "pair" with sensor. LBS couldn't get to work either and reported numerous similar complaints.

        • Gift:
        • No
         
        1.0

        Computer resets itself during a ride

        By Tom

        from Woonsocket, RI

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Unreliable

        Best Uses

        • Long Rides

        Comments:

        I ride 25 mile trips 3 times a week over suburban roads. 2 times in the past year the computer has reset itself and erased all data . The first time I had 500 + miles and the second time 255 miles. The time of day is wrong everything is lost. I have replaced the battery and adjusted the magnet and this still occurs. It is upsetting to lose the data.

        • Gift:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Great Computer

        By Beachjeep

        from Lewes, DE

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy to Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Bikes
          • Training
          • Interval training
          • Long Rides

          Comments:

          This is an awesome computer. I owned a Nano 1.1 and this is a vast improvement. I have had none of the issues mentioned in the reviews. It keeps track of my interval trainingl program and lets me know the results of the zones I train in which has been a big help in improving my average speed and endurance. For the price it is a bargain.

          • Gift:
          • No
           
          1.0

          Money Maker

          By Trek Spinner

          from Chula Vista, CA

          About Me Avid Cyclist

          Pros

          • Versatile
          • Easy to Use
          • Thinking Cateye Next Time
          • Pick A Part
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Poor Quality
          • Weak
          • Extra Parts Needed

          Best Uses

          • Commuting
          • Long Rides
          • Road Bikes

          Comments:

          I purchased it because I liked all the funtions. Little did I know. That if you want the speed and cadence you have to purchase the Interchange ANT+ Combo sensor. I wanted to us is on another bike. Yes you have to get another Interchange ANT+ Combo sensor for the other bike. This reminds me of car racing. If you want to make a small fortune invest a large one. With all I'm investing in this one for two bikes. I probably could have purchased two Cat Eyes to do all this and cash in my pocket.

          • Gift:
          • No

          Displaying reviews 1-10

          Back to top

          Previous | Next »

          STORE LOCATIONS

          BOSTON
          BRAINTREE
          NATICK
          NEWTON
          NORWOOD
          WESTBORO
          WORCESTER

          STORE HOURS

          SHOP / BROWSE

          Landry's product catalog
          Cycling essentials
          Cycling gift ideas
          SALE Bikes

          Customer service

          Shipping + returns
          Pricing + availability
          Privacy policy
          Contact us

          PARTICIPATE

          Landry's group rides
          Local cycling events
          Local bike clubs
          Places to ride
          Building better bicycling

          LANDRY'S GIFT CARDS

          Give the gift of bicycling

          ABOUT LANDRY'S

          Who we are
          Our history
          Employment
          Awards
          What customers say
          Homepage

          WHY DO YOU RIDE?

          Share your story

          GET LANDRY’S E-NEWS

          Receive news on bike rides, special offers, and more:

          CONNECT WITH LANDRY'S

          FacebookTwitter
           
          Copyright © 2012–2017 Landry's Bicycles  /  SINCE 1922  /  LANDRYS.COM 

          FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE

          You can choose how to do business with us:

          • Browse our web catalog, then make a purchase at your local Landry's store.

          • Buy online and pick up your order at Landry's store. FREE shipping for in-store pickups.

          • Buy online and ship to your address. Shipping charges will apply. (Note that some items cannot be shipped.)

          RENT + RIDE THE BEST

          Rent a high-quality road or mtn bike from Landry's Adventures. Reservations now available.

          BUY ONLINE + PICK UP IN STORE

          Shipping is always FREE when you pick up your order at Landry's store.

          MISSING SNIPPET

          3rd snippet
          NO CONTENT