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Glenn
May 28th, 2002, 10:45 PM
I just saw in the Kiefer catalog something called the Time Window. It is a small device that you attach to your goggles and you can see your time as you swim. Has anyone used these? If so, what do you think? Do they work?

Thanks,

Glenn Gruber :)

emmett
May 29th, 2002, 05:34 AM
These were out years ago and I had a number of people use them with great success. Then they seemed to disappear from the market.

vietti
May 29th, 2002, 12:42 PM
Because I don't live anywhere near a swim team, I swim workouts by myself. I've have been on the lookout for some sort of timing device and saw those little goggle timer thingies but decided against it. So... in an effort to improve my workouts, my husband made me a little personal pace clock that I carry with me. I went to "X"mart and purchased a really cheap quartz clock on sale for 4.99. My husband then built a little stand that will withstand wind gusts and screwed the clock onto it. I wrapped it in clear plastic wrap to protect it from flipturn spash, and now, I have a great inexpensive pace clock!!!!! It's not perfect.... but better than nothing. AND.... I have noticed that ever since I have started doing timed splits, even slow ones, I am improving. I thank this forum for getting me out of the ole back and forth mode and into a more sophisticated workout schedule. Quality, not quantity is paying off. Cheers, barb

Peter Cruise
May 29th, 2002, 09:42 PM
I used the suction-cup goggle timer for over a year (until the battery ran out- you couldn't replace it), and loved it. I had real trouble trusting pacing for longer sets & this marvelous clock allowed me to instantly adjust my stroke cadence to suit my deisred pace. Let me know where you get one & how much $.

Glenn
June 1st, 2002, 11:34 PM
Peter,
Sorry I didn't reply sooner. My server has been out for the last few days!!! I found the goggle timer in the Kiefer catalog for $29.95 plus shipping.
Glenn

Tom Ellison
June 1st, 2002, 11:44 PM
I used one for a year..and loved it. As stated above..you could not replace the battery. It sure took all the guess out of "Where am I in this set?" I usually know where I am..but that little clock made sure of it. I loved it in the the mile...
Bring it back... and I am a buyer.
It did take a few days getting used to...then you learned how to read it without letting your head wander.