Tag Archives: Eurobike

Wahoo KICKR 2018 Trainer In-Depth Review

It’s Wahoo’s first totally silent trainer – but is it worth the cost over the KICKR CORE which costs $300 less? And is the new flywheel that meaningful?

First Look: Stages New Dash L50, M50, and L10 GPS Bike Computers, Including Color Mapping

Stages may have just stumbled on making one of the best deals in GPS bike computers – the newish Stages Dash L10.  Of course, that’s actually not the two units that most cycling media outlets, including myself, will probably feature … Read More Here

First Look: Tacx Announces New Flux 2 Smart Trainer

While much of the attention in the Tacx booth today at Eurobike was on the soon to ship Tacx Neo Smart Bike, there was also a lonely trainer swirling around quietly in the corner – the new Tacx Flux 2 … Read More Here

Hands-on: Wahoo Fitness KICKR CORE Direct Drive Smart Trainer

Here’s your first dive into all the details on the new Wahoo Fitness KICKR CORE, from accuracy testing to sound/volume testing, plus feature comparison to the existing KICKR 2018.

Elite Fuoripista 14,000EUR Indoor Smart Bike: First Ride and Specs

I anticipate the cheapest sports technology gadget I’ll release a review or early look on here at Eurobike 2018 will cost about $60. But perhaps I’ll end up finding something that fits into my realm for cheaper.  What I don’t … Read More Here

Tacx Neo Bike Smart: First Ride and Final Specs

Last year at Eurobike Tacx announced their intentions to make a smart bike, the blend of an indoor trainer and a bike. Similar to a ‘spin bike’ in looks, but under the hood totally different.  It’d have full resistance control … Read More Here

CycleOps Shows Off New Indoor Trainer Moving Platform

This year at Eurobike it’s all about the very unique products. Be it the Elite Fuoripista or the Tacx Neo Bike Smart, companies are throwing out products that are pushing the boundaries of what we know of as indoor training … Read More Here

Elite Drivo II Smart Trainer In-Depth Review

How well does Elite’s high-end trainer handle apps like Zwift and TrainerRoad? I dig in with all the detail to see if it can stand up to it.

Zwift Available Now on Android in Beta

With just a few days remaining before Eurobike 2018, Zwift finally unleashed the Android version they touted last year in their booth at Eurobike 2017.  This version brings compatibility to run the entire game (versus just the companion app) on … Read More Here

Hands-on: WatTeam’s New Gen3 PowerBeat Power Meter

Here’s all the details you need to know about the new WatTeam Gen3 power meter, which finally includes the ability to easily swap between bikes.

Tech Tidbits Friday: PowerPod’s new $199 model, Fenix 5 (non-Plus) gets Galileo, Tacx lowers prices, Eurobike preview

Ok, rounding up some of the week’s news in sports tech, here’s a few little tidbits that are definitely worth mentioning.  And some of them are hot off the press, primarily the totally unexpected Galileo one! PowerPod’s new $199 model … Read More Here

Quick Tour: The 2017 DCR Eurobike RV

As is customary the last few years, I rent an RV and drive down to Eurobike for the week long festivus.  The main reasons I do this is that it’s both cheaper than most hotels, as well as being a … Read More Here

First Look: Tacx introduces Tacx Neo Smart Bike

While you may not know it, we’re just at the edge of an indoor bike revolution.  Or, at least we are according to some people.  No matter whether or not that happens we’re seeing bike trainer companies and others alike … Read More Here

Hands-on: Wahoo’s new KICKR CLIMB Incline Simulator

While this Eurobike is a bit quieter when it comes to major new trainers, we do have one item that’s definitely unique coming out of the Wahoo camp: An incline simulator. The new Wahoo CLIMB will raise and lower the … Read More Here

PowerTap lowers P1 pedal price to $999, matches Garmin Vector 3

In a move that took a mere 3 hours, PowerTap has responded to Garmin’s new Vector 3 pedal debut by matching their price.  The Vector 3 pedals were announced earlier today at a price of $999, which was $200 less … Read More Here

Hands-on: Garmin Vector 3 Power Meter

b December 2017 – Heads up – you can now find my full in-depth review of Garmin Vector 3 here! Today Garmin announced their third generation of power meters, Vector 3.  This new unit brings sweeping changes both easily seen … Read More Here

Hands-on with the Lezyne Super GPS Bike Computer

Over the last few years Lezyne has transitioned itself from a company that just made bike lights, into a GPS bike computer company.  Albeit, one that probably doesn’t get enough attention. I’ve touched on them from time to time, but … 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

Hands-on: Garmin’s new Forerunner 35 with optical HR

A day or 13 ago, Garmin announced their new Forerunner 35 (FR35) GPS.  But with Eurobike in full swing, I put it on the back burner a bit until the dust settled.  Now that things have cleared out a bit, … Read More Here

A Look at Luck’s Cycling Shoe Power Meter

It’s been a few years since Luck first showed off prototypes of their cycling shoe with a built in power meter.  In previous years it was rarely prominently displayed.  It was sorta available to see on special request.  The Spanish … 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

A look at Kinetic’s new Smart Control Trainers

It’s been nearly a month since Kinetic quietly added their new lineup of smart resistance controlled trainers to their website, a fact not gone unnoticed by DCR readers.  But it wasn’t until this past week at Eurobike that we’d actually … Read More Here

PowerPod rolls out ANT+/Bluetooth Smart version, improved road surface algorithms

While at Eurobike, the folks behind the PowerPod have made two notable announcements.  Readers will remember the PowerPod was announced last Eurobike and started shipping a few months later.  It’s become pretty darn popular since then, as a way to … Read More Here

First Look: Stages introduces Dash bike GPS, training platform suite

This past week at Eurobike, Stages expanded their product lineup beyond power meters and indoor bikes – now arriving on the bike computer and training site/platform scene.  They introduced two new products: The Stages Dash (bike computer) and Stages Link … Read More Here

First Ride: Quarq’s New DZero Power Meter Series

(Update – May 18th, 2017 – See my full and new in-depth review published here!!!) Quarq is turning 10 years old this year, and at Eurobike they rolled out a complete refresh of their power meter lineup.  This refresh covers … Read More Here