Tag Archives: Eurobike

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

Wahoo Fitness ‘KICKR2’ Trainer In-Depth Review

How does Wahoo’s second-generation KICKR compare against the original, and against its rivals?

Garmin’s New VIRB Ultra 30: Eurobike Edition Mini-Review

Update: My In-Depth Review is up! Check it out by clicking here. Today, Garmin released their newest action, the VIRB Ultra 30. This 4K action cam is capable of rivaling the GoPro Hero4 series, as well as the rumored specs … Read More Here

First Look: Zwift rolls out iOS version of platform

Zwift is somehow already two years old, how time flies!  While they only started taking your money last winter, it seems like just yesterday we were seeing the first demos of the platform.  Since inception they’ve added a structured workout … Read More Here

Hands-on: The new Tacx Flux Smart Trainer

This week at Eurobike, Tacx has announced their latest smart trainer, the Tacx Flux.  This new trainer sits at the upper edge of the mid-range electronic trainer pricing range at $899USD/€799, but pulls in features historically only seen at higher … Read More Here

A Weekend in Chamonix and the Alps

This past weekend was a solid road trip adventure as I worked my way from Paris to Eurobike in Friedrichshafen, Germany.  Except instead of just taking the highway there directly and being done with it, I decided to take a meandering detour … Read More Here

DCR Facebook Live Chat Series at Eurobike Tomorrow Details!

It’s been just about a month since the inaugural DCR Live event I did, where I live streamed a Q&A session via Facebook Live.  Some 7,000 of you tuned in over the course of the event, and about 12,000 of … Read More Here

A Tour of the DCR Eurobike RV!

Ok, you’ve got nearly a dozen Eurobike tech posts out the door (and two last stragglers on the way), but it’s time for something a bit more fun: A tour of my Eurobike RV! While the 6.98 meter long camper … Read More Here

Eurobike Connected Bike Lights, Locks, and Lube

There’s always been talk and demonstrations of the ‘connected bike’ at Eurobike.  After all, it’s a buzz phrase.  You can stick ‘Connected’ or ‘Smart’ in front of anything and it makes your product instantly marketable.  Sorta like when people put … Read More Here

Kinetic announces new ‘Smart’ trainer lineup, and subscription service

Kinetic was at Eurobike showing off both their updated trainer lineup, as well as their plans for trainer software world domination.  Let’s get right to it. The New Trainers: First up is their new smart trainers.  In many ways these … 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

A look at Canyon’s new Android Wear based Smart Bike Computer

This past week at Eurobike, bike manufacturer Canyon was showing off their new bike computer prototype, which is based upon Android Wear.  The unit is simply called the ‘Smart Bike Computer’.  The use of Android Wear for a bike computer … Read More Here

Power2Max drops prices…again. Now $610US.

This post might take the award for my shortest Eurobike post this year.  But that’s OK, because all you basically need to know is that Power2Max cut their prices by 20%, down to $610US – including the cranks.  Yes, seriously.  … Read More Here

Bkool Announces ANT+ FE-C Software Update Available Now, plus a new budget trainer and more

BKOOL is here at Eurobike this week and has pushed out a number of updates (both software and hardware), one of which will definitely make (most) existing owners quite happy.  As a brief refresher Bkool has historically been one of … Read More Here

Elite rolls out flotilla of new trainers, most dual ANT+/BLE & FE-C

An Overview: You know how when you go to the supermarket and can’t decide which ice cream flavor to come home with – only to end up coming home with more than one container of ice cream?  That’s kinda like … Read More Here

Stages Power announces carbon crank options, talks a bit about dual leg power

Today at Eurobike, Stages announced their first foray into offering carbon crank arm options with their power meters pre-installed.  You’ll remember that up until today they’ve only offered aluminum cranks.  Today’s announcement includes five new carbon models, while also rolling … Read More Here

SRAM/Quarq announces Quarq Race Intelligence and SRAM RED eTAP Wireless Shifting

Today is the day of SRAM & Quarq making official many unofficial and open-secret things.  The first I’ll cover is the new Quarq race tracking service – Quarq Race Intelligence system.  And then I’ll dive into certain tech aspects of … 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

Garmin releases new Edge Explore 1000 Edition: Tells your friends when you crash into a ditch

Minor Confession: A small part of me simply wanted to title this post: “Garmin Releases Yet Another Product This Summer, Because It Can”.  But alas, I hear that’s not terribly great for search engine optimization (SEO) and since I get … Read More Here

Heads up: Eurobike & Interbike (and more) soon!

Just a super-quick heads up that next week begins the annual 5-week long sports technology sweep (or sprint) that starts with Eurobike, continues with Interbike, and then rounds out with the ANT+ Symposium.  It’s predictably packed with new products, cool … Read More Here

Eurobike Sports Tech Snippets Part 2: Lazer, Shimano, Revbox, Lightweight, and Elite

Here’s my second roundup of Eurobike tech snippets.  The Part 1 roundup can be found here.  This is in addition to all my other more Eurobike product-specific posts where the focus was a single product or company.  Let’s dive right … 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

BKOOL: Their new trainer, new training platform, and a few other updates

Over the past 2 years, Spanish trainer company BKOOL has broken into the resistance controlled trainer market with a lower priced offering that is undercutting some of the mid-range to the edge of the higher end trainers in the market … Read More Here