Tag Archives: Eurobike

Elite’s New Tuo Smart Trainer: First Look and Specs

You know, for a toaster, it rides pretty well. I’m serious – Elite’s newly announced Tuo smart trainer actually feels way better than I expected it would. Which isn’t a knock on Elite, but a compliment. The reality is that … Read More Here

First Look: The 4iiii Fliiiight Smart Trainer

Remember back in May when 4iiii announced the acquisition of STAC the company (which made trainers and aero/fit stuff)? And remember when they hinted that they’d have a new trainer product in time to show at Eurobike? No? Ok, well, … Read More Here

Wahoo Adds Cadence Support & Multichannel Bluetooth to KICKR/CORE Trainers via Firmware Update

I think this post should be a quick one. As of today, Wahoo is rolling out a firmware update to existing Wahoo KICKR18 & KICKR CORE trainers that will now calculate and broadcast your cadence over ANT+ & Bluetooth Smart. … Read More Here

Zwift Demonstrates Mountain Biking & Steering at Eurobike

As the flurry of announcements at Eurobike get under way, Zwift themselves has two items on the docket. The first is availability of the new Yorkshire course later today, a shorter looped replica of the real world UCI World Championship … Read More Here

Stages Announces New Smart Bike: Hands-on Details

Stages is the first company at Eurobike 2019 to bring a new smart bike to market, though, it’s hardly the first smart-ish bike they’ve made. In fact, it’s likely nobody in the world is more familiar with connected bikes than … Read More Here

Hands-On: Tacx’s NEO 2T Smart Trainer With Increased Power

At Eurobike this year Tacx has announced their latest update to the Tacx Neo Series, with the new 2T trainer. For those not familiar with the Tacx lineup, the Neo series is their top of the line trainer. It’s virtually … Read More Here

Eurobike Aero Roundup: Notio, AeroLab, AeroPod, Swiss Side and other tidbits!

Each year the number of companies at Eurobike focused on aerodynamic offerings continues to expand, though, as of the end of the show none of them had shipped a product to any paying consumers.  But in the two weeks that … Read More Here

Quick Tour: The 2018 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 huge … Read More Here

Zwift Tidbits from Eurobike: New course specifics, real-life course preview, and other bits

This won’t be a long post, but darn-it, I went out and rode a beastly loop of the new Austrian course, and thus I’m determined to make something of that time spent in the saddle.  Thus, here we go. As … Read More Here

Wahoo KICKR 2018 Trainer In-Depth Review

It’s Wahoo’s first totally silent trainer – but is it worth an upgrade? Plus – how well does it work with Zwift, TrainerRoad and other apps? Read More Here

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

[Update – June 2019: At this point I do not recommend this trainer. While the feel is good and mostly it’s fine, it is inaccurate in ERG mode (structured workout mode). It is fine in simulation mode, which is what … 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. Read More Here

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. Read More Here

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. Read More Here

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