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5 standout features of the Hammerhead Karoo 2

5 standout features of the Hammerhead Karoo 2

The Karoo 2 is the latest cycle computer from Hammerhead. A slimmer, lighter model than the Karoo 1, Hammerhead has focused on the experience cyclists…

Thursday, Nov 25

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The Karoo 2 is the latest cycle computer from Hammerhead. A slimmer, lighter model than the Karoo 1, Hammerhead has focused on the experience cyclists actually want from a computer, with the Karoo 2 also being the choice of Chris Froome and his team Israel Start-Up Nation.

Here’s a rundown of the five standout features of the Karoo 2 – ranging from a 3.2in touchscreen to the ability to carry a SIM card and make use of mobile data on the go, there’s a lot to be excited about. A stunning screen

The 3.2in display is a key feature of the Karoo 2. The high-quality screen has a colour spectrum similar to a smartphone and a resolution of 292 PPI. This is especially useful for providing finely detailed mapping, which could make it perfect for off-road adventurers.

The computer also features a touchscreen interface that’s paired with buttons on the side of the device. These buttons will come in handy when fine motor control is limited – when riding on rough terrain, in heavy rain or when wearing thick gloves, for example.

Additionally, the touchscreen gives you the ability to move around the map easily. Pinching to zoom in and out, and dragging to move around the map adds flexibility when you’re out riding.

The screen itself is protected from wear and tear by toughened scratch-resistant Dragontrail glass, and despite the screen size and quality, the Karoo 2 offers a battery life of up to 12 hours.

Beyond maps and routes, the screen will […]

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