Tag Archives: Interbike

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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

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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

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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

K-Edge adds new mount options for GoPro, Sony Action Cam, and Garmin Edge units

This week at Interbike, K-Edge showed off a number of new mounts that will be hitting the market starting October 7th.  While K-Edge has been selling Garmin Edge compatible mounts for a while now, these mounts either update some of … Read More Here

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Hands-on with SRM’s upcoming iPad app for their new PC8 head unit

Today I got the chance to go hands-on with a very preliminary version of the SRM iPad application that will accompany the new SRM PC8 head units next spring (2014) as part of a simultaneous release. I previously covered the … Read More Here

Kinomap demonstrates route builder software, adds CycleOps PowerBeam support, Sony Action Cam integration

The folks at Kinomap have been pretty busy lately, adding a slew of new features to their existing Kinomap trainer app, as well as optimizing some of the existing functions in the app. First up is expanded compatibility with the … Read More Here

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A night at the Las Vegas Super Sprint Triathlon Grand Prix

Tonight I spent the evening checking out the Super Sprint triathlon race format as part of the Super Sprint Triathlon Grand Prix which served as the 2013 USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships.  This racing style is a bit different … Read More Here

4iiii’s announces Cliiiimb Strava segment competition app, new low-priced hardware bundles

Here at Interbike, 4iiii’s has announced their latest product – Cliiiimb – which allows you to get status updates in real time while riding or running any Strava segment against anybody already on the Strava leaderboard. 4iiii’s will be releasing … Read More Here

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Redshift Sports demonstrates Switch Aero System quick-release and quick-change aerobar/seatpost system

Back a number of months ago there was a Kickstarter campaign for the Switch Aero System, which takes the clip-on aerobars concept to a more flexible place.  Previously clip-on aerobars weren’t actually as ‘clip-on’ simple as their name implies, as … Read More Here

BKOOL demonstrates KICKR compatibility, new user-video route upload function, Android app

Today at Interbike BKOOL made a slew of announcements related to their trainer platform.  In doing so they’re adding themselves to a growing chorus of companies that are adopting standards around indoor training and the software and devices that are … Read More Here

Stages Cycling adds new power meter metrics, shows off high-speed data streaming

Today at Interbike I got a sneak peek at Stages Cycling’s latest firmware update plans coming down the line to Stages Power meter owners. First up is the addition of the ANT+ Torque Effectiveness and Power Smoothness metrics.  These metrics … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness debuts Wahoo RPM, shows off Android KICKR control

Today at Interbike Wahoo Fitness announced their Wahoo RPM Bluetooth Smart cadence sensor.  This tiny pod attaches to your current crank arm and provides cadence (revolutions per minute) via Bluetooth Smart, to compatible applications. This is similar to their Blue … Read More Here

Power2Max drops power meter prices nearly 20%, adds Praxis Works for chain rings

Power2Max announced here at Interbike that they are lowing their prices further – almost 20%, following price reductions and new product announcements at Eurobike just three weeks ago. Here’s the skinny: – The $899US FSA Gossamer will be a permanent … Read More Here

Now kicking off Interbike 2013!

Just as a quick heads up to regular readers that starting today Interbike 2013 begins.  While the Outdoor Demo occurred earlier in the week, today the main indoor portion begins.  Like Eurobike, you’ll see a slew of cycling-related posts from … 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

First look at the BKOOL ANT+ resistance controlled trainer

This morning I spent a good bit of time getting to try out the BKOOL trainer, which is a resistance controlled trainer that enables you to create and ride specific workouts while automatically changing the resistance/load based on the terrain … Read More Here

Quick FYI: StageONE power meter post updated with answers to a gazillion of your questions

Since there’s been a huge response on my StageONE power meter post (read: a ton of questions and a whole lot of people viewing it), I went ahead and sat down with the guys last night and walked through every … Read More Here

Hands on with the ICEdot helmet crash notification alerting system

Today I had a bit of time to spend checking out the newly announced ICEdot system, which will help automatically notify emergency contacts in the event of an accident while on your bike. The system is a combination of a … Read More Here

A photographic look at the CrossVegas Cyclocross Race 2012

Every year at Interbike one of the coolest non-showfloor events to head up to see CrossVegas, which is a huge Cyclocross event that takes place on Wednesday evening – about a 15 or so minute drive from the Las Vegas … Read More Here

An early quick look at the Tacx iPad trainer app

I got to spend a tiny bit of time today looking at a very early beta version of the upcoming Tacx iPad app, which will be released just after the new year in January 2013. The app aims to control … Read More Here

And thus begins Interbike 2012…

I’ve successfully arrived in Las Vegas, ready to tackle another year at the massive bike show – Interbike. I’ve got a full plate over the next two days and I’m looking forward to talking with a number of companies, especially … Read More Here

StageONE $699 ANT+ & Bluetooth Smart crank-based power meter announced

This morning, Stages Cycling announced a new crank-based power meter, StageONE, which will be available for $699US.  The power meter includes both ANT+ and Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE/BLE/Bluetooth Smart), allowing you to connect to any of the ANT+ power meter … Read More Here

Interbike After Dark

Last Thursday night I was working away fast and furious trying to get a bunch of posts put together for publishing.  I had just finished up with the Fox and ANT+ folks showing off the Fox Shocks system, and by … Read More Here