Aug. 27

Power2Max drops prices…again. Now $610US.

This post might take the award for my shortest Eurobike post this year.  But that’s OK, because all you basically need to know is that Power2Max cut their prices by 20%, down to $610US – including the cranks.  Yes, seriously.  For the company now celebrating its five year anniversary this …

Aug. 27

Bkool Announces ANT+ FE-C Software Update Available Now, plus a new budget trainer and more

BKOOL is here at Eurobike this week and has pushed out a number of updates (both software and hardware), one of which will definitely make (most) existing owners quite happy.  As a brief refresher Bkool has historically been one of the least expensive options on the market for resistance controlled …

Aug. 27
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Elite rolls out flotilla of new trainers, most dual ANT+/BLE & FE-C

An Overview: You know how when you go to the supermarket and can’t decide which ice cream flavor to come home with – only to end up coming home with more than one container of ice cream?  That’s kinda like what Elite did.  Except, they just bought the whole flippin’ …

Aug. 26

Stages Power announces carbon crank options, talks a bit about dual leg power

Today at Eurobike, Stages announced their first foray into offering carbon crank arm options with their power meters pre-installed.  You’ll remember that up until today they’ve only offered aluminum cranks.  Today’s announcement includes five new carbon models, while also rolling out entirely new pod designs to their existing lineup of …

Aug. 26

SRAM/Quarq announces Quarq Race Intelligence and SRAM RED eTAP Wireless Shifting

Today is the day of SRAM & Quarq making official many unofficial and open-secret things.  The first I’ll cover is the new Quarq race tracking service – Quarq Race Intelligence system.  And then I’ll dive into certain tech aspects of the SRAM eTAP wireless shifting system.  And just as a …

» Power2Max drops prices…again. Now $610US.
» Bkool Announces ANT+ FE-C Software Update Available Now, plus a new budget trainer and more
IMG_6927_thumb.jpg » Elite rolls out flotilla of new trainers, most dual ANT+/BLE & FE-C
» Stages Power announces carbon crank options, talks a bit about dual leg power
» SRAM/Quarq announces Quarq Race Intelligence and SRAM RED eTAP Wireless Shifting

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Here’s my most recent gadget recommendations guide (Winter 2014-2015 edition) – covering almost every category of sports gadgets out there.  Looking for the equipment I use day to day?  I also just put together my complete 2015 ‘Gear I Use’ equipment list, from swim to bike to run and everything in between (plus a few extra things).  And to compliment that, here’s The Girl’s (my wife’s) 2015 list. Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by!

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    • @cwikdahl I chatted today with them about it. They are very aware of the issue reported, and prioritized very high on trying to fix. ,
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    • @rappstar Regrettably said power pack was two meters away...inside the RV. . ,
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    • @donrhummy Hmm, probably not hear. I'll be able to test the Tacx Neo, but I don't have a Muin in the RV (show floor is too loud). ,