RPM/Cadence sensor for Rookie

Just got a bargain on an indoor cyclops trainer (supermagneto). Looking for recommendations for a sensor (bluetooth?) that would allow me to use a training app that shows, speed, cadence. Rouvy or other similar.
Thanks in advance!

Heard good things about these: https://uk.wahoofitness.com/devices/bike-sensors/wahoo-rpm-cadence-sensor
Guess you might need a speed sensor as well - Wahoo and Garmin both offer those - you can have separate sensors or one integrated for both: https://uk.wahoofitness.com/devices/bike-sensors

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This one has worked well for me. Includes ANT+ / BLE signals:
https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/equipment/cycling-accessories/bike-computers-gps/bike-computer-sensors-accessories/bontrager-interchange-digital-combo-sensor/p/11323/?colorCode=black

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I bought this cheap cadence sensor and it hasn’t failed me for last 18 months ( just had to replace the battery once ): https://www.amazon.com/Computer-Cycling-Speedometer-Bluetooth-Wireless/dp/B074SJ16Y1/ref=sxts_sxwds-bia-wc-p13n1_0?cv_ct_cx=XOSS&dchild=1&keywords=XOSS&pd_rd_i=B074SJ16Y1&pd_rd_r=70562d89-62c0-4bbf-9e94-733383d4c320&pd_rd_w=hTz77&pd_rd_wg=EloVL&pf_rd_p=d027eaac-7531-45fe-a61e-20ae30db06de&pf_rd_r=QQJ27QYZGEJYN0AZP92D&psc=1&qid=1588796935&sr=1-1-70f7c15d-07d8-466a-b325-4be35d7258cc

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are the different modes confusing, after a lengthy period before battery changes? I’m not sure I would remember blue or red.

Edit: OP I’ve used Garmin and Wahoo sensors, never a problem. I’ve had the old combined speed/cadence sensors from Garmin and Wahoo, those worked. I now have the separates, and those work too.

My only advice, when using the combined sensors and needing a magnet. I put a small neodymium magnet on the inside of the crank, stuck to the pedal spindle, so I didn’t need to use a zip tie or anything like that, with their crank arm magnet. That worked surprisingly well for a long long time. The advantage of the combined sensors, changing the battery is easy, without having to reach between the spokes and fish out the sensor. I always have to use needle nose pliers to pull the rubber strap tabs.

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good point , yes, it can be confusing - I don’t remember either, but I goto Amazon page to look up the manual :smile:

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Thanks all! Finally went for the Wahoo sensors…

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