Tag Archives: SRAM

SRAM Quarq Riken Power Meter In-Depth Review

Back in the spring Quarq announced their latest additions to the power meter lineup by unveiling the Riken and Elsa power meters.  The Riken unit replaced the previous Cinqo units, while the Elsa units acted as a non-SRAM RED option … 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

Eurobike Power Meter Update Post: Quarq, ROTOR, Pioneer, Brim Brothers & Ciclosport

As part of my Eurobike coverage I’ve published posts for all of the power meter companies that have released new products at Eurobike this year.  Each of those companies had a separate post published on their new products.  That included … Read More Here

SRAM RED 2012 Quarq Power Meter In-Depth Review

Earlier this year Quarq announced their new SRAM RED Quarq 2012 power meter, alongside the SRAM RED 2012 group set.  This would mark the first full new product release for Quarq since being acquired by by SRAM.  It would also … Read More Here

A weekend with dueling power meters, activity monitors and more!

After a rather busy travel week last week, I was looking forward to relaxing a bit this weekend.  I landed safely back in DC around 1AM Saturday morning.  I mention ‘safely’ since our plane had a minor gear issue which … Read More Here

Spending time with the Specialized Venge and running hard between DC monuments

You know when you nail a weekend’s worth of workouts and the numbers come out perfectly?  Yup, that was this weekend.  This past weekend had both a long (yet finishing hard) run and a hard bike on it.  The run … Read More Here

Twofer: Significant Garmin Connect (Power) Updates & Significant FR910XT Review Updates

DC Rainmaker Review Updates: Got two items of note today for you.  First, the most important one (ok, that’s probably debatable).  Over the past week I’ve been slowly chipping away at adding in a bunch of updates to the FR910XT … Read More Here

The 2012 SRAM RED Quarq (and bike!) arrives into the DC Rainmaker test lab

Yup, while I’ve gotten all assortment of trainers (including some rather expensive ones) sent to me to try out, I’ve finally made it to the big leagues – a fully loaded bike has arrived in the house.  One that I … Read More Here

Interbike 2011 Aero + Power Seminar Uploaded

This past Wednesday morning some of the industries brightest power and aerodynamic minds came together at Interbike to present a free seminar.  The agenda included: Josh Poertner, Zipp Technical Director, and Jim Meyer, Quarq’s founder and Chief Engineer, delivering the … Read More Here