Tag Archives: Wahoo Fitness

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Behind the Scenes at Wahoo Fitness HQ

Last week on the way to Outdoor Retailer I made a slight diversion to stop by the ‘world headquarters’ of Wahoo Fitness.  They’re based in Atlanta, GA – just a bit outside of the downtown area in a relatively quiet … Read More Here

Stages, Wahoo sponsor Team Sky, CycleOps sponsors Trek Pro team, and Team Lampre on ROTOR Power, Movistar on Power2Max

Today, another sports technology company joined in the roughly two week long fiesta of companies sponsoring pro cycling teams.  Wahoo’s announcement this morning that they’re sponsoring Team Sky, makes Sky the epicenter of connected sports technology sponsorships: Stages power meters, … Read More Here

Hands on with Wahoo Fitness TICKR, TICKR RUN, and TICKR X

Today, Wahoo Fitness announced three new products for the fitness market, and in doing so, started what they describe as a new push towards cross-platform support. The three products are all heart-rate strap based, but with different (cumulative) features and … Read More Here

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Magellan Echo In-Depth Review

This past summer Magellan became the first company to announce a running-focused smart watch.  And 10 days ago, they became the first company to actually ship said type of watch.  While there have been many smart watches (especially as of late), … Read More Here

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A look at the now available Wahoo Fitness Strava Segments App

A little over a week ago Wahoo Fitness released the Strava Segments app.  It was ironically just shy of a year ago that I previewed the app at the time of the KICKR unveiling at Eurobike.  Since then the app … Read More Here

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First Look: Wahoo Fitness RFLKT+ with ANT+ to Bluetooth Smart Bridge, Barometric Altimeter

Last night Wahoo Fitness unveiled the next edition of their bike computer – the RFLKT+ (pronounced Reflect Plus).  The RFLKT+ builds upon the previous RFLKT unit that was announced about a year ago by adding in native ANT+ bridging functionality … Read More Here

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How to download Garmin workouts to your tablet (Android, iPad, Windows Surface)

As it stands today, every GPS device available in the sports and fitness world requires a computer in some capacity.  Whether that be initial configuration of the device, updating of the unit firmware, or downloading of workouts.  Some devices such … Read More Here

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Wahoo Fitness KICKR now (sorta) available for pre-order

Today, Wahoo Fitness announced pre-orders for the Wahoo KICKR trainer will begin on January 29th at 12PM Eastern.  This is obviously a fair bit behind the planned schedule of pre-orders in November. The first shipment was confirmed loaded onto the … Read More Here

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CES 2013: The Loot I’m Bringing Back

I’ve got 12 minutes until my flights departs here from Vegas to Chicago (and thus onwards to Paris), so this is gonna be super quick.  I’ve got lots more content than this, but I figured people might be interested in … Read More Here

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Kinetic inRide Bluetooth Smart Power Meter Accessory In-Depth Review

The inRide Bluetooth Smart accessory (tiny pod above) is the first Bluetooth Smart power meter to hit the market, just ahead of other Bluetooth Smart power meters.  Now, some might finagle with the terminology around ‘power meter’, but since it’s … Read More Here

A look at the new Polar Beat Bluetooth Smart app with H7 Heart Rate Strap

Late last week, Polar released their first iPhone App – Polar Beat.  The app aims to bridge the gap between their dedicated devices and the phone market.  Most importantly however, it’s actually the first Bluetooth Smart compatible offering from them.  … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness announces KICKR trainer pricing/availability

Back at Eurobike I went pretty detailed and deep on the new Wahoo Fitness KICKR trainer, which is the first Blueooth Smart and ANT+ combination resistance controllable trainer out on the market.  The trainer was designed to allow application developers … Read More Here

First look at new Wahoo Fitness RFLKT Bluetooth Smart bike computer

Today Wahoo Fitness showed off their newest product here at Interbike; the Wahoo Fitness RFLKT bike computer.  The RFLKT (pronounced ‘Reflect’) is the Bluetooth Smart driven bike computer that connects directly to your phone and displays the content of the … Read More Here

First look at the Kinetic by Kurt $200 Bluetooth Smart inRIDE power meter trainer accessory

NOTE: My full inRide In-Depth Review has been recently posted (click here), with far more detail and analysis than the below post.  Enjoy! This is definitely the week of power meters, and there’s no shortage of new products – for … Read More Here

First look at Wahoo Fitness KICKR ANT+/Bluetooth Smart Trainer with power meter

Today Wahoo Fitness unveiled their latest product – a Bluetooth 4.0 and ANT+ enabled trainer with an integrated power meter.  The trainer will transmit power (watts) and speed information across both protocols, allowing it to bridge the gap between dedicated … Read More Here

The current state of Bluetooth Smart/Low Energy in sports technology (and why it matters to you)

Over the weekend a question was in the Polar/Look Power meter review post on the state of Bluetooth Low Energy/Smart and some of Polar’s long term plans for the space.  It seemed like this might be a good time to … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness Blue SC Bluetooth Smart Speed/Cadence Sensor In-Depth Review

There’s a new sensor in town, and for a change, this one isn’t ANT+.  Instead, it’s a new Bluetooth Smart (aka Bluetooth Low Energy) sensor, one designed to track your speed and cadence information while on a bike.  Following the … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness Blue HR Bluetooth Smart Heart Rate Strap In Depth Review

You may be wondering why exactly I’d be reviewing a single heart rate (HR) strap – after all, they are fairly common, and all largely do the same thing: Read your heart rate.  But, while the just announced Wahoo Fitness … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness gives sneak peak of new BlueHR–Bluetooth Smart heart rate strap

Today Wahoo Fitness gave  a sneak peak at the first Bluetooth Smart heart rate strap – BlueHR.  What’s Bluetooth Smart you ask?  Well, it’s basically Bluetooth Low Energy renamed, which used to be known as both BTLE and BLE.  Bluetooth … Read More Here

Garmin iPhone ANT+ Adapter and Garmin Fit app Review

(Update – July 2013: I’ve taken the rather unusual step of actually prefacing the review with some really clear guidance: Don’t buy this.  In short: It ONLY works with the Garmin Fit app, which won’t upload/download from your existing Garmin … Read More Here

The Urbanathlon Race in Chicago, and other weekend items

This past weekend was a blur of activity.  It started off with a Friday afternoon flight over to Chicago for the Urbanathlon.  Once we arrived in the city and got checked into the hotel we noticed we could see the … Read More Here

Updates on Garmin Vector and new Garmin GPS watch

Note: Please see in depth post on Vector “Everything you ever wanted to know about the Garmin Vector pedal based power meter” posted here (it’s a whole lot more detailed and in depth, and includes comprehensive Q&A with the Garmin … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness Bike and Run Package Giveaway Results

Thanks all for entering the Wahoo Fitness ANT+ Bike Case and Run Package giveaways.  More importantly, thanks for sharing your hilarious wedding stories – just shy of 500 of them!  All of them hilarious!  Going into the crazy hectic of … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness ANT+ Bike Case and Run Kit Giveaway

In most of my giveaways, I giveaway a single item to a single person.  A watch, a scale, a something.  This time though, I’m going to shake things up a bit, and give a bunch of piles of stuff to … Read More Here

An inside look at downloading FR310XT workouts to the web without a computer

You may remember quite a while back I showed off the Wahoo Fitness iPhone dongle.  This handy dandy little white pod the size of a quarter plugs into the bottom of your iPhone/iPod and allows connections to ANT+ devices such … Read More Here