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The Bike Computers & Power Meters of the Tour de France

As with smart trainers, bike computers and power meters are theoretically fully sponsored on almost every team. However, in reality, that doesn’t mean that’s actually what those riders are using – something that came true this year in both categories. … 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

Power Meters and Pop-Tarts

While the summer may be winding down, my training certainly isn’t.  I’ve still got three races (well, technically four) before the end of my tri season.  And that’s before I end up figuring out what I’m doing running wise for … Read More Here

Cargo Bike Crit Race Report: With a Power Meter

As is the case when signing up for most races, you usually think it’s a good idea. In hindsight, about 75% of the way through said race, you usually regret your life choices. When I signed up for the cargo … Read More Here

Decoding Shimano’s New Power Meter Pedaling Metrics

As first reported by Cycling Tips, Shimano has released their advanced pedaling metrics, called Force Vector (no relation to Garmin Vector, also a power meter that first displayed force vectors). This is now available as a software update for their … Read More Here

March Power Meter Giveaway Winner!

Last week was giveaway time!  You had all week to get in your giveaway entry, and because of my desire to spend some days riding never-endingly in the sun, I’m catching up this week – and that includes pulling the … Read More Here

March Power Meter Giveaway Time!

It’s March already.  Which means that for many in the Northern Hemisphere you’re likely starting to increase the mileage and times of your workouts in preparation for the spring and summer ahead.  As such, there’s likely no better time to … Read More Here

Eurobike 2016 Power Meter Roundup

Okey doke. Before we dive into Interbike next week, I figured I’d round up some loose ends with Eurobike’s minor power meter updates and announcements.  Or rather, by popular demand as it were – you decided on Twitter last night … Read More Here

LIMITS Power Meter Accuracy Data

This is not a review.  This is a placeholder post for sharing data from a production/final LIMITS power meter.  This unit was not sent to me by LIMITS (which I am also a paid Indiegogo backer of), but rather a … 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

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

In The Queue: Favero bePRO Power Meter

Update: Full Review Is Now Available Here! The bePRO is the latest sub-€500 entrant to the power meter game.  For a dual left/right system (as seen here), it’ll be €750.  It transmits ANT+, so it’ll connect to most head units.  … Read More Here

My Thoughts On The LIMITS Power Meter

Update – Nov 10th, 2015: I’ve recently posted quite a bit more details on where LIMITS stands.  I’d highly encourage you to check it out, via this link. Ok, I wasn’t planning on doing a post on the LIMITS power … Read More Here

An update on the 4iiii Precision Power Meter

Quick update/note – July 27th, 2015: Many of you have asked when my review of the 4iiii Precision Power Meter will be released.  While I received a number of test units back this spring, I’ve run into a bug/issue that … Read More Here

The Power Meter Buyers Guide – 2013 Edition

[Please see my 2016 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

Stages Power Meter In-Depth Review

The Stages Power Meter is the first ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart PM on the market, all at under $700. But does it stand up to detailed analysis? 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

A weekend full of power meter testing

Above.  That’s what’s been setup this weekend as I prepare reviews concurrently on a load of power related products and trainers. And honestly, it’ll be setup like that all week.  Our dinner table transported 10 feet to the left to … Read More Here

Polar/Look Power Meter Session

While I’ve previously outlined the new Polar/Look power meter, I wanted to touch on it again now that I’ve had a chance to poke at it first hand.  Also, in order to make this post really awesome for those of … Read More Here

Women’s Tour de France 2022: The Bike Computers, Trainers, and Power Meters

This past Sunday kicked off the first 8-stage Women’s Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift. This year the race started in Paris, where the women completed loops of the same main Parisian circuit as the men, similar to what the … Read More Here

Wahoo POWRLINK ZERO Speedplay Power Meter In-Depth Review

It’s finally here. After an 8-month delay (though tame by power meter pedal delay standards), Wahoo’s Speedplay-based power meter is finally shipping and available. This marks not just Wahoo’s first bike-based power meter, but also the first (and only) Speedplay … Read More Here

Eurobike 2022 Tech Tidbits: Bryton Trainer, New Stages & Rotor Power Meters

I’ve got a few minor tech tidbits from Eurobike still to sprinkle out in some posts. While this wasn’t a big show for indoor trainers/bikes from the bigger brands, there were a surprising number of smaller brands showing off new … 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

Women's WorldTour Pro Teams: The Trainers, Power Meters, and Other Tidbits

Here’s the sports tech used by the 2019 Women’s WorldTour Teams. From trainers to power meters, and plenty of other tidbits. Read More Here

Tour de France 2019: The Trainers & Power Meters

Which smart trainers and power meters are the Tour de France riders using? Here’s all the details you wanted to know. Read More Here