Tag Archives: Interbike

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TrainerRoad rolls out Android support

It’s been a long time coming, but as of this very moment – TrainerRoad now has Android support.  Yup, you can wander on over and download the app and be off to the races with your favorite Android phone. While … Read More Here

The Trainer Updates of Interbike 2016: STAC, Kinetic, Tacx, CycleOps, Elite, CompuTrainer

As expected, Interbike was pretty quiet as far as new trainers go. Only one company introduced a new trainer: BKool, with all remaining companies having already introduced new trainers at Eurobike a few weeks ago, or over the course of … Read More Here

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Bkool Announces New Smart Go Trainer

While at Interbike, Spanish trainer company Bkool announced their latest trainer – the Bkool Smart Go.  This lower-priced option helps to complement their existing option, the Bkool Smart Pro.  These two trainers sit at $479 and $699USD respectively. In many … Read More Here

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Cateye introduces new power meter…well…sort of.

While at Interbike this week I found a new entrant in the power meter market: Cateye. Well, kinda. As in, kinda sorta maybe. As you walked by the booth you’d have first noticed the ‘Trust The Cat’ slogan prominently displayed.  … Read More Here

Pioneer announces new power meter options, head unit upgrades, bike sensor modeling

Pioneer has been both a relative newcomer to the power meter party, but also the stable and steady entrant in terms of new products.  Each fall they’ve announced new offerings, and each spring we tend to see further updates and … Read More Here

Wahoo announces KICKR Studio platform for local bike shops/studios

Today at Interbike, Wahoo is taking the next logical step in the indoor training realm: Offering a cycling studio package. This offering, aimed initially at the North American market, is targeted at bike shops and indoor trainer studios that want … Read More Here

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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

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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

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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

(Update – Jan 22nd, 2016! I’ve now published my in-depth review of the Gen2 unit.  So you’ll want to swing over to that post for all my thoughts after months of real-world usage.  Enjoy!) Today BSX announced the second iteration of … 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

Heads up April 2016 – Update!  My Wahoo ELEMNT In-Depth review post is now available and published over here.  Definitely swing over for all the details! Wahoo has made their first entrant into the GPS bike computer world, with ELEMNT … 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

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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

(Update – Jan 22nd, 2016! I’ve now published my in-depth review of the Gen2 unit.  So you’ll want to swing over to that post for all my thoughts after months of real-world usage.  Enjoy!) Last week while at Interbike I got … 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

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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

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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