Tag Archives: Interbike

An early quick look at the Tacx iPad trainer app

I got to spend a tiny bit of time today looking at a very early beta version of the upcoming Tacx iPad app, which will be released just after the new year in January 2013. The app aims to control … Read More Here

And thus begins Interbike 2012…

I’ve successfully arrived in Las Vegas, ready to tackle another year at the massive bike show – Interbike. I’ve got a full plate over the next two days and I’m looking forward to talking with a number of companies, especially … Read More Here

StageONE $699 ANT+ & Bluetooth Smart crank-based power meter announced

This morning, Stages Cycling announced a new crank-based power meter, StageONE, which will be available for $699US.  The power meter includes both ANT+ and Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE/BLE/Bluetooth Smart), allowing you to connect to any of the ANT+ power meter … Read More Here

Interbike After Dark

Last Thursday night I was working away fast and furious trying to get a bunch of posts put together for publishing.  I had just finished up with the Fox and ANT+ folks showing off the Fox Shocks system, and by … Read More Here

Interbike 2011: Creative ways to get your booth noticed

Like all trade shows and conferences, half the battle is getting someone to just stop in your booth.  Once you’ve succeeded on that front, you can begin to engage (read: sucker) that individual on what your product is. At Interbike … 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

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Polar/Look Keo Power pedal-based power meter

(Above: The shipping/retail box for Keo Power) By most accounts, the Polar/Look Keo Power pedal based power meter system is the closest pedal based power meter to public availability.  In fact, some units are now available at a few shops … Read More Here

Interbike 2011 Day 3 Overview (All sorts of fun stuff, non-sports tech)

Ray’s Note: Like the previous two days – The Girl has been including her take on the show floor by covering the non sports technology goods.  Here’s her post. For the last day of interbike I thought I would keep … Read More Here

Interbike 2011 Day 3 Overview (Sports Technology)

Since this is a Friday and I know you’re all zapped on Interbike coverage, I’m going to keep it quick and efficient.  I’ve still got lots of really cool stuff to get out the door, of particular note are the … Read More Here

Interbike 2011 Day 2 Overview (Sports Technology)

(First Note: This post is meant to compliment the non-sports technology Day 2 overview that The Girl posted a bit earlier here.) (Secondary Note: Yesterday I took all the questions everyone asked in the comments section of the Garmin Vector … Read More Here

A look at rear-facing cameras for bike safety (and a pair of camera sunglasses)–Cerevellum, Owl 360 & Pivothead

Many have previously heard about a company called Cerevellum that’s been putting together a rear-facing camera system that ties into a bike computer.  The goal of their system was to design a ‘black box’ type platform that records the video … Read More Here

An update on the CompuTrainer RacerMate One Suite

It was a year ago this week where we got one of the first public looks at the RacerMate One suite, during Interbike last year.  Since then it’s been a long road for the Seattle based company as they’ve sought … Read More Here

Interbike 2011 Day 2 Overview (non-sports technology)

Ray’s note: The Girl put this post together, based on her wanderings around the massive show floor. Hope you enjoy! If you haven’t realized by now, Interbike is one very large conglomeration of organized chaos with a whole lot of … Read More Here

Hands-on with the Brim Brothers Zone cleat-based power meter

Last year when I was at Interbike I had the chance to sit down with Barry Redmond of Brim Brothers and talk about his work on their cleat-based power meter.  At the time the meeting was conducted in a closed … Read More Here

Interbike 2011 Day 1 Overview

This first day at Interbike was (as usual) a complete blur.  I had a number of demo periods scheduled (called appointments here) that left me running around back to back.  Look for the results of all of those spread over … Read More Here

A hands-on look at the Sonic Walk Wearable Audio System

Ray’s note: The Girl put this post together, based on her time spent at the Outdoor Demo. Hope you enjoy! During the first few minutes of the outdoor demo on Tuesday I came upon a booth that immediately caught my … Read More Here

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Garmin Vector pedal based power meter

[Please Note: Garmin Vector has been released, you can see my first look at it here.  In the interest of keeping things clean, I’ve disabled new comments here, and all comments should head over to that post.  Thanks!] Without question the … Read More Here

Interbike 2011 Outdoor Demo Highlights

For the type of reviews that I focus on, the Outdoor demo is a bit more fun than really specific testing work.  Now there’s of course some testing that I was doing (which you’ll see in some later posts), but … Read More Here

Separating product timeline fact from fantasy: Interbike Edition

Now that some of the hype has died down a bit from Interbike, it’s time to take a look at what exactly all these vendors have promised…and which ones might actually meet their promises. But as is always the case, … Read More Here

Things I learned at Interbike

I figured a good Sunday post would be just some random thoughts I had around Interbike – being it was my first time there – and my first time really ‘covering’ any sort of event. There was quite a bit … Read More Here

Interbike Power Meter Seminar Wrap-Up

The last two weeks have been crazy busy – but perhaps one of the more interesting parts of Interbike was the Power Meter Seminar, which was held Wednesday morning just prior to the show floor opening up.  The seminar (now … Read More Here

An interview with Barry Redmond of Brim Brothers

Last week while at Interbike I had the chance to sit down with Barry Redmond of Brim Brothers and talk about where they as a company stood in their quest to develop a cleat based power meter.  There’s of course … Read More Here

Spending time with the LeMond Revolution Fitness ANT+ Trainer

There were/are very few non-bike vendors at Interbike that actually show up at BOTH the Outdoor Demo, and the Indoor Expo.  In fact, I think PowerAde was probably about the only other one.  But perhaps that shows something about the … Read More Here

A bit of time playing with the Tacx VR Trainer

Over the past few months I’ve received more and more e-mail asking what I thought about the Tacx trainers, and how I thought they compared to RacerMate’s CompuTrainer.  And it wasn’t until I started poking at the Tacx trainers that … Read More Here

A look at Pedal Brain

Out of all the companies developing iPhone based cycling computers and/or applications – it’s actually Pedal Brain that’s been beating the drum the longest.  I had a chance to sit down…well…stand up actually, with Matt Bauer – the founder of … Read More Here