Tag Archives: Garmin Vector

Garmin announces Vector S: $899 power meter, also announces Cycling Dynamics

Today, at the start of the outdoor portion of Eurobike, Garmin has made two cycling specific announcements.  The first is unveiling the Vector S power meter, while the second is announcing upcoming ‘Cycling Dynamics’ metrics that will be applicable to … Read More Here

Tuesday Tidbits: Stages Android App, new Misfit Shine unit, $200 rebate on Garmin Vector, and more

July 1st is apparently the popular day to announce new things within the sports technology world.  Here’s a super-quick rundown of all the happenings of today: New Misfit Shine Variant + T-Shirt holder Just in time for the product review … Read More Here

Garmin adds ANT+ power meter support to VIRB action camera

Today, Garmin released a new firmware update for their action camera – the VIRB.  This new firmware applicable to the VIRB Elite (that’s the model with the ANT+ sensor support) will now natively record ANT+ cycling power meter data and … Read More Here

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Garmin Vector In-Depth Review

I suspect in the sports technology world there was no product quite as long awaited as Vector.  It’s taken years of attempted delivery dates to get to this past August, when they started shipping production units.  Since being equipped with … Read More Here

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The Power Meter Buyer’s Guide – 2013 Edition

With all the new power meter products on the market recently, I figured it’s time to do a bit of a re-group and explain the options and some of my recommendations.  I’m not going to cover why you’d use a … Read More Here

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First hands-on look & rides with the Garmin Vector power meter

Over the past two days, a small number of publications have gotten a hands-on look at the Garmin Vector system – which starts shipping today (Wednesday, August 7th).  In doing so we’ve collectively been able to ride with it, ask … Read More Here

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Garmin gives updated Vector power meter schedule (February 2013)

[Please Note: Garmin Vector has been released, you can see my first look at it here.  In the interest of keeping things clean, I've disabled new comments here, and all comments should head over to that post.  Thanks!] Today, on … Read More Here

Garmin gives updated Vector pedal schedule & info

[Please Note: Garmin Vector has been released, you can see my first look at it here.  In the interest of keeping things clean, I've disabled new comments here, and all comments should head over to that post.  Thanks!] It seems that … Read More Here

The Interbike 2012 Sports Tech Golden Nuggets (with Polar, Garmin, Timex, TrainingPeaks, Metawatch and more…)

There’s a ton of stuff I see each or hear while at Interbike that never makes it to a full scale post.  This year, that’s even more so true with most of the major companies holding back from releasing new … Read More Here

The update without an update: Garmin Vector Power Meter

[Please Note: Garmin Vector has been released, you can see my first look at it here.  In the interest of keeping things clean, I've disabled new comments here, and all comments should head over to that post.  Thanks!] Over the past … Read More Here

Garmin releases Edge 500 update, adds TSS/NP/IF & more

It’s been nearly 10 months since the announcement that TSS/NP/IF metrics would come to the Edge 500, and as of 11AM central time – it’s finally available. For those that want to get right to the action, you can swing … Read More Here

Garmin Vector Power Meter pedals delayed to unknown date

Just a quick bit of news from Garmin to start off your day: “After testing our latest advanced prototypes of the Vector system, we are still not satisfied with the results. As you can imagine, Vector is a complex, precision … Read More Here

Garmin’s Vector Power Meter…unwrapped by the FCC

Within the US every device that wirelessly transmits in any way, shape, or form must conform to regulations set by the FCC (Federal Communications Commission).  This branch of the government requires that companies send in detailed test and reporting metrics … Read More Here

Garmin Vector power meter delayed until Summer

Garmin is proactively messaging this afternoon to various media outlets that there has been a delay to the Vector pedal-based power meter, which was previously planned to ship in March 2012 (next month).  The official release is as follows: “As … Read More Here

CES 2012 Garmin updates for Vector, FR910XT and more

While Garmin was at CES this year – the vast majority of their focus there from a new products standpoint was automotive and mobile in nature.  All of the fitness related products had long since been announced back in the … Read More Here

Garmin decides not to add Left/Right power or TSS/NP/IF to Forerunner 310XT

While checking on status for the forthcoming Edge 500 and FR310XT firmware updates that were scheduled to add the TrainingPeaks Metrics of TSS/NP/IF to the Edge 500, Edge 800, Forerunner 310XT and Forerunner 910XT – I got word that the … Read More Here

Garmin Edge 800 adds NP/IF/TSS, left/right power, tons more data fields

Garmin has released a substantial update that adds the TrainingPeaks metrics of NP/IF/TSS to the Edge 800, as part of their previously stated plan to add it to the Edge 500/800 and FR310XT/FR910XT.  In line with the power meter improvements … Read More Here

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Garmin Vector pedal based power meter

[Please Note: Garmin Vector has been released, you can see my first look at it here.  In the interest of keeping things clean, I've disabled new comments here, and all comments should head over to that post.  Thanks!] Without question the … Read More Here

Garmin Announces Vector Power Meter Release Date & Availability Info, also Garmin Edge 200 release

Note: Please see in depth post on Vector “Everything you ever wanted to know about the Garmin Vector pedal based power meter” posted here (it’s a whole lot more detailed and in depth, and includes comprehensive Q&A with the Garmin … Read More Here

New Garmin Connect Updates (including courses and workouts!)

I mentioned last week in my Garmin update post around Vector and new watches that I had one more item of note from Garmin, but needed to wait to more to discuss it.  So this is really more of a … Read More Here

Updates on Garmin Vector and new Garmin GPS watch

Note: Please see in depth post on Vector “Everything you ever wanted to know about the Garmin Vector pedal based power meter” posted here (it’s a whole lot more detailed and in depth, and includes comprehensive Q&A with the Garmin … Read More Here

Week in Review–January 29th, 2011

I’ve long since wondered what to do with all the random tidbits of things I collect each week – or the little thoughts that don’t quite make for a full post.  But I finally came up with a solution: The … Read More Here

Fitness Related Analysis from the Garmin Q3 earnings call

I spent a bit of time this evening listening to the Garmin 3rd quarter earnings call.  The primary reason is that often times companies will either purposefully or inadvertently release tiny snippets of information via these calls.  In many cases, … Read More Here

Analysis and Discussion with Garmin and MetriGear about new Vector Power Meter

Note: Please see in depth post on Vector “Everything you ever wanted to know about the Garmin Vector pedal based power meter” posted here (it’s a whole lot more detailed and in depth, and includes comprehensive Q&A with the Garmin … Read More Here