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A Power Primer – Cycling with Power 101

If you watched any of the Tour de France this summer, you probably heard the commentators and on screen graphics showing ‘Watts’, and if you went ‘What?” – this this post is for you.  As part of laying the groundwork … 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

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

PowerTap has just broadened their power meter portfolio with the P1 Pedals & C1 Chainring. Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about them. Read More Here

The Polar/Look Power Meters & Power2Max Power Meter

(Administrative note: Looking for the usual Weekly Mailbag?  No worries, it’s still a staple – but I’ve got some cool news coming about that on Tuesday…so hang onto your helmets and we’ll get there.) Some of you may have seen … Read More Here

The Power Meters Buyer’s Guide–2017 Edition

Once again, it’s time for the annual power meter buyer’s guide!  It’s where I round-up every cycling power meter on the market, and talk through what’s happened in the last year.  I give my opinions of every single power meter … Read More Here

The Massive Eurobike Power Meter News Roundup: Quarq, Stages, SRM, PowerBeat, Ciclo, Verve Infocrank, Xpedo

For some power meter companies here at Eurobike I put together full posts if they had a number of new major products, or if they had some sort of significant news.  These included: Garmin: New model, announcement of Cycling Dynamics … Read More Here

The Power Meters Buyer’s Guide–2015 Edition

[Please see my 2016 Edition of the Power Meter Buyers Guide Located here.] Once again, it’s time for the annual power meter buyer’s guide.  It’s mind-boggling how quickly a year has come and gone, and just how many more entrants … Read More Here

The Power Meter Buyers Guide–2018 Edition

Once again, it’s time for the annual power meter buyer’s guide!  It’s where I round-up every cycling power meter on the market, and talk through what’s happened in the last year.  I give my opinions of every single power meter … Read More Here

First Ride with new $299 PowerPod Power Meter

Today a Kickstarter project was launched for the PowerPod power meter, priced at $279US (but there are some initial cheaper price points available for early birds).  While the project may be launching on Kickstarter, the company behind it has long … Read More Here

A WatTeam PowerBeat Power Meter Update

Today WatTeam has announced that they’ll be postponing further shipments of their $499 PowerBeat power meter, while they work out some kinks that the first shipped production units have run into. You’ll remember the journey started about 20 months ago … Read More Here

A look at the new Power2Max NG power meters

Each year at Eurobike we see Power2Max make evolutionary changes to their power meter lineup.  In doing so, they’ve continued to climb the market penetration ladder – despite not being a household name.  One only needs to look at the … Read More Here

Specialized Power Cranks Power Meter In-Depth Review

Today Specialized has finally announced their new power meter crankset, aptly called Power Cranks.  This crankset has been in the works for quite some time, both in rumors as well as on pro team riders bikes (as I showed at … Read More Here

PowerTap PowerCal In-Depth Review

The CycleOps PowerCal is a unique power meter of sorts. Aside from being inexpensive, it’s also non-traditional in the way it gathers power.. Read More Here

Power2Max Power Meter In-Depth Review

In-Depth Review of the crank-based 2nd generation Power2Max ANT+ Power Meter, complete with detailed analysis and comparisons. Read More Here

Power2Max NG Power Meter In-Depth Review

Last August at Eurobike, Power2Max announced their latest power meter – the Power2Max NG.  This power meter would be their first unit with dual ANT+/Bluetooth Smart, while also tweaking their underlying measurement design to increase accuracy.  While they had anticipated … Read More Here

ROTOR introduces new ROTOR Power LT power meter

ROTOR has officially announced their newest power meter offering, the ROTOR Power LT.  The LT stands for ‘lite’, but it could also actually stand for ‘Left’, which is because unlike their higher end power meter the LT is a left-leg … Read More Here

The Power Meters Buyer’s Guide–2016 Edition

Once again, it’s time for the annual power meter buyer’s guide.  While the last month hasn’t seen a ton of new power meters, if you take the entire year in review, you’ll see it’s been quite busy with not only … Read More Here

Eurobike Power Meter Tidbits: SRM, Limits, 4iiii, Verve, Pioneer, Look

As usual at Eurobike there are plenty of cases where companies may make itty-bitty product line changes, or simply no announcements at all.  So in an effort to round-up the ‘sorta but not really’ announcements category, I give you this … Read More Here

The Power2Max Type S Power Meter In-Depth Review

It’s been a touch over two years since my last Power2Max product review, for their now-named Classic edition.  About a year or so ago they came out with their Type-S editions, which would make for their 3rd generation unit.  I’ve … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: PowerTap P1 Power Meter Pedals

Let there be more power to the people!  This time though, double the power.  Yup, I’m giving away the dual-sensing PowerTap P1 power meter pedals.  You can now measure all the powers!  Hopefully, those powers are strong.  Wouldn’t want to … Read More Here

Power2Max (Updated Version) with estimated left/right power

This is the new September 2012 version of the Power2Max.  The core updates is that it now contains a temperature sensor for minimizing drift due to temperature changes, as well as including estimated left/right power.  The left/right power is available … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: PowerTap P1 Power Meter Pedals

It’s time to kick this party up a (another) notch. For this next gifting I’ll be handing out two pedals.  Albeit, just one set.  But still, you do technically get two of something. These PowerTap P1 pedals will handily measure … Read More Here

A chat with the CEO of Watteam and their new $499 power meter: PowerBeat

Update – Aug 18th, 2015: See my latest hands-on testing of near-final units here in my recent test post with them. Earlier this morning a relatively unknown company – Watteam – came out of the woodwork and announced an upcoming … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: PowerTap P1 Power Meter Pedals

Well then, that escalated quickly. From $250 GPS watch to $1,200 power meter…all in the span of one minute. Boom! You saw my review on these puppies yesterday, and it’s definitely all good.  Now you can not only ride around … 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