Tag Archives: PowerTap

PowerTap P1 Power Meter Pedals In-Depth Review

Back this spring PowerTap for the first time announced a power meter that wasn’t in the rear wheel hub.  Well, they actually announced two new power meters.  The first was the PowerTap P1, which is a pedal based power meter, … Read More Here

First rides with the PowerTap P1 Pedals & PowerTap C1 Chainring…and more

This past weekend I spent time riding on PowerTap’s latest products that were announced about two months ago (much more background in that post), all of which are in various non-final forms, but nearing release. They’ve got a full suite … Read More Here

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PowerTap announces P1 Power Meter Pedals, also PowerTap C1 chainring unit

In what may be one of the most hinted at announcements ever in the power meter world, PowerTap today is officially announcing their two newest products: The PowerTap P1 pedal based power meter, as well as the PowerTap C1 chainring … Read More Here

A sneak peek at two new PowerTap products

Like almost every other company in the sports technology world, everyone is here at CES.  And that’s true even when you don’t actually have a booth, such as the case with CycleOps/PowerTap. Despite the lack of floor space I had … Read More Here

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PowerTap gives sneak peek at new product development, and other updates from the company

Last year at Eurobike, PowerTap had on display a bit of a historical timeline of the company’s past products.  15 years worth of power meter products on display, a nod to the company’s long line of various developments that hit retail … Read More Here

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An In-Depth Visit Behind the Scenes at Saris/CycleOps/PowerTap Headquarters

The night before arriving at the home of CycleOps I looked up the address on Google using Streetview, simply to know what I’d be looking for the next morning as I made my way over.  But after the resultant imagery … Read More Here

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The Power Meter Buyer’s Guide – 2013 Edition

[Please see my 2014 Edition of the Power Meter Buyers Guide Located here.] 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 … Read More Here

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PowerTap’s new hubs, Bluetooth Smart Trainers, iPad apps, and more

Over the past five days PowerTap has released a slew of new products – some big ones, and some smaller updates. But, all definitely worth talking about. Before getting into it, as I’ve noted on a lot of recent posts … Read More Here

A weekend with a lot of walking, running, and comparing power output

I’ve been testing the Nike+ Fuel lately, and by the amount of walking I’m doing – there’s been no better time to do so than the present!  For example, Saturday ended up with more than 27,000 steps! Below, here, towards … Read More Here

A week of relaxing (and product reviewing) in Florida

Ahead of our big move to Paris, we’ve spent weeks…if not really months preparing.  Since we had to be out of our house back on June 4th, we’ve actually been hoteling it since – with locations dependent on my work … Read More Here

First look at the new CycleOps Joule and Joule GPS, PowerTap hubs, PowerCal, and VR software

Yesterday was a busy day for CycleOps…and me, as I spent the day in and around lovely Golden, Colorado with the team getting some hands on time with quite a bit of their new and unannounced product line.  There’s so … Read More Here

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CycleOps Joule and PowerTap Wheelset In-Depth Review

Last year when Saris/CycleOps came out with their ANT+ enabled Joule, many wondered how it would stack up against the competition.  Would a non-GPS enabled device still be able to compete in an increasingly GPS dominated world?  And how would … Read More Here

Back in the ice…

I arrived back in the United States from India on Saturday morning at 5:14AM…which I was pretty excited about.  Mostly because it was over an hour prior to our scheduled time.  Secondly, because I had run out of movies to … Read More Here

A brief teaser of the Joule with CycleOps, plus their power meter seminar session

I had a bit of time to spend with the guys from CylceOps and the Joule.  This would be the first time I’ve had a chance to get hands on with it, and I must say – I’m pretty impressed.  … Read More Here