Tag Archives: Interbike


Interbike Power Meter Tidbits Roundup: Pioneer, Xpedo, WatTeam, PowerTap

As seems to be more and more the trend, the majority of power meter news came from Eurobike this year – with only smaller tidbits coming out of Interbike this year.  Things such as pricing changes and slight model adjustments.  … Read More Here

LOOK’s new dual ANT+/BLE Power Meter Pedals: A bit more information

Back at Eurobike, LOOK quietly showed off their new dual ANT+ and BLE pedals, which effectively upstage long-time partner Polar in what used to be a dual venture between the two companies. These new pedals are physically similar to the ones that … Read More Here

Hands on with the Dyno Velo power meter

At Interbike this past week a startup company was showing off a new entrant into the crank spindle power meter world.  The Dyno Velo power meter is currently planned to hit production next year, for a target price of $399.  … Read More Here


Kinomap rolls out new Strava-focused app, Intervals app, and Tacx Trainer Bluetooth Smart support

Kinomap, one of the more popular trainer apps out there has expanded their platform with two new apps, one focused on Strava, and the other for Intervals.  In addition, they’re going to become the first 3rd party app to roll-out … Read More Here


CompuTrainer to add WiFi controller, ANT+ & Bluetooth Smart support

RacerMate, the maker of the CompuTrainer, is preparing to release a new controller that includes support for WiFi, ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart.  They had the head unit (controller) on hand within their booth this year at Interbike, and were able … Read More Here

TrainerRoad shows off new desktop app, plus Android plans

Today at Interbike TrainerRoad demo’d their upcoming desktop app refresh.  The goal of the app update, aside from looking prettier, is to lay a better foundation for new features going forward.  And to a large degree to just make finding … Read More Here

BSX Announces BSXinsight 2.0: Adds Muscle Oxygenation, KICKR Control, and More

Today BSX announced the second iteration of their lactate threshold focused product with their Gen2 unit.  You’ll remember that BSX started on Kickstarter about 18 months ago, and then started shipping their first generation product this past winter.  The Insight … Read More Here

Stages drops prices, down to $529US

Two weeks ago Stages tweaked their European pricing, along with announcing their first carbon crank offerings (and talked about dual left/right power meters).  Today at Interbike they announced their US pricing, bringing the lowest model pricing down to $529USD – … Read More Here

Wahoo’s new GPS bike computer–ELEMNT: Hands-on first look

Wahoo has made their first entrant into the GPS bike computer world, with ELEMNT (it’s like the word element, but missing one ‘e’).  You’ll remember their past bike computers (RFLKT & RFLKT+) which were driven by a connected phone and … Read More Here

Heads up: Eurobike & Interbike (and more) soon!

Just a super-quick heads up that next week begins the annual 5-week long sports technology sweep (or sprint) that starts with Eurobike, continues with Interbike, and then rounds out with the ANT+ Symposium.  It’s predictably packed with new products, cool … Read More Here


Watteam’s PowerBeat: A first look at prototype/beta power data

Last week while at Interbike I got to not only check out, but actually install, the much talked about $499 PowerBeat system on my bike to take it for a short test ride.  This proved useful in getting a first … Read More Here

A look at BSX Insight, a bloodless lactate threshold testing device

Last week while at Interbike I got the opportunity to spend an evening with the crew from BSX.  They’re an upstart sports technology company that recently completed a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign for their BSX Insight device which allows you … Read More Here

Tuesday Garmin Tidbits: New Fenix2 Edition, new/free Vivokeeper safety bands

There are two minor and quick pieces of news from the Garmin camp. One of which hit today, and the other was from roughly the last week or so. Garmin Fenix2 Multisport Special Edition: First up is Garmin has released … Read More Here

SRM: Their iOS app, PC8, and their thoughts on low-cost power meters

While at Interbike I sat down with the SRM crew that’s working on their updated PC8 head unit.  While our discussions started there, they roamed to areas such as the iOS app, rechargeable power meters and the general trends around power … Read More Here

Recon Jet Update: Hands on, and a discussion with their executive team

It’s been a while since I last talked about the Recon Jet around these parts, aside from passing on the occasional newsletter update.  For those unfamiliar with the product, it’s effectively a heads up display of sorts with a sports … Read More Here


Wahoo Fitness begins shipping TICKR X, and a few other tidbits

Earlier this week, Wahoo Fitness quietly began shipping the TICKR X heart rate strap that they showed off back in January at CES. The TICKR X completes the lineup of TICKR straps that include the regular TICKR, TICKR RUN, and … Read More Here


CompuTrainer begins to open up access to apps, Kinomap demos WiFi CompuTrainer control and announced Android app

This week at Interbike, both CompuTrainer and Kinomap have made a number of announcements around application control and usage with the CompuTrainer trainer.  Let’s dive into them. CompuTrainer’s ‘Open Source’ First up is potentially the beginning of CompuTrainer opening up … Read More Here

TrainerRoad shows off new iOS app

To begin, for those unfamiliar with TrainerRoad, it’s a training platform that has developed a bit of a cult-like following over the past two or so years since they came on the scene.  The platform (PC/Mac) works by having a … Read More Here

Brim Brothers announces Zone power meter production, my first ride impressions

It’s been a number of years since Brim Brothers unveiled their power meter concept, and today they’ve launched pricing and availability details.  The Zone power meter is a cleat based power meter that is affixed to your cycling shoe, allowing … Read More Here

4iiii’s Introduces $399 Power Meter, Precision: My First Ride With It

4iiii’s has kicked off what will be a frenzy of power meter activity here at Interbike this week.  In doing so, as the post headline implies, they’ve jumped onboard with the plans to further drive the price of power meters … Read More Here


A look at the competitive booth games of Interbike

With all of my 2013 Interbike product-related posts now completed, I figured it’d be fun to briefly look at some of the booth competitions that were found on the show floor as I wandered around. Of course, this is really … Read More Here

Interbike News That Didn’t Fit: Tacx iPad App, iBike, BikeSpike, Pioneer, Garmin FR220/FR620 notes, and more!

As I wander around the show floor there’s plenty of little things that don’t fit and/or really have enough content to create a full post from.  Usually little snippets of information I found interesting, and/or you requested more information about. … Read More Here

A look at the new (and crazy silent) Elite Turbo Muin trainer with power output

Over the last week many of you asked me to look into Elite’s new Turbo Muin trainer, which was just announced by the Italian cycling company.  So I did just that, thus, let’s dive right into things. The 17kg (37.4lbs) … Read More Here


Hands on with the Shimano’s Di2 ANT+ SCIO shifting bike computer

Well, actually, my title is probably a bit misleading.  Thus, I should probably be more honest in my titles in the future. See, it isn’t actually ANT+, but rather private-ANT.  Second, it doesn’t actually control your Di2 system – rather, … Read More Here


Barfly shows off slew of new bike computer, camera, and gear mounts

This week Tate Labs (which is the real name of the company behind the Barfly) unveiled a bunch of new mounts to allow you to mount just about anything on the planet to your bike. You’ll remember my previous post … Read More Here