The diminutive Lezyne Mini GPS is a top option for riders who don’t need OS mapping but still want a range of ride info at their fingertips.
Although the screen is small — 22x26mm — you can set it to show just two data fields at a time, which keeps things easy to read. The five customisable screens can be used to display info relating to speed, time, distance, elevation and temperature.
You can also connect Bluetooth heart-rate monitors, power meters and cadence sensors.
The black-and-white screen keeps battery life reasonable, it’ll easily last for a weekend ride and couple of shorter blasts.
You can’t view past rides on the device itself but can if you connect to Lezyne’s phone app, which also allows easy settings tweaking. If you leave the two paired, you can receive messages on the Mini GPS and upload rides to Strava. It even offers turn-by-turn navigation on pre-uploaded routes.
One annoying glitch is that you have to cycle through the bike profiles you’ve set before you can turn it off. I also struggled to get it to update to the latest software, though that may have been due to a slow internet connection. These are small niggles with an otherwise excellent device though.