Tag Archives: Interbike

First Look: Minoura’s New Kagura Smart Trainer

While at Interbike I got the chance to check out and ride Minoura’s new smart trainer, the Kagura.  The Japanese firm was on-hand at the Las Vegas show, including their founder and CEO (Koji Minoura) to show off the $599USD … Read More Here

First Look: STAC’s New Resistance Controllable Silent Trainer

While at Interbike the company behind the STAC Zero silent trainer, previewed their resistance controllable trainer that they’ll be pushing out next year.  This trainer builds upon many of the same core concepts as the first one, which used magnets … Read More Here

Into Thin Air: Bkool’s New 2017-2018 Trainer Lineup

While it’s traditional that most European trainer companies announced their new wares at Eurobike, Spain-based Bkool decided to eschew that for a few more weeks of prep and then launch their new trainer products at Interbike instead.  Unfortunately, that didn’t … Read More Here

4iiii Announces New Precision Podiiiium Power Meter Lineup

Today at Interbike, 4iiii has announced a new product lineup of power meters, the 4iiii Precision Podiiiium.  But because I can’t stand to write Podiiiium throughout this entire article, I’m calling it Podium.  You can thank me later. The new … Read More Here

Strava in Augmented Reality: Here’s how it works

As Interbike kicks off you’ll see a slew of both mainstream as well as smaller companies try and get your attention with new products.  Some of these will be products that you genuinely find useful and plan to buy, and … Read More Here

WatTeam announces $259 power meter pricing, new models and more

As Interbike kicks off today, so does some power meter news.  The first to move is WatTeam with some new models, new modes, installation services, and reduced pricing.  Oh, and some new algorithms.  All of which combined make for some … Read More Here

Interbike moves to Reno (and Tahoe) in 2018, opens to consumers

Interbike today announced that they’re moving from Las Vegas to Reno and Tahoe, starting in 2018.  In addition, they’ll be adding in two customer/outdoor days packed with events.  The show, however, will stay in September, which puts it at odds … Read More Here

Hands-on: Cycliq’s updated Fly6 rear-light camera

You know when you look at that stack of mail piling up on your kitchen table and decide to sift through it tomorrow?  But tomorrow’s been happening for an indeterminate amount of time?  Well tomorrow is today. As I continue the … Read More Here

COROS Linx Smart Helmet In-Depth Review

The COROS Smart Helmet hit Kickstarter about 4 weeks ago, and I’ve been lucky enough to have a unit for the last few weeks.  The company is far enough along that the unit I was handed to try is essentially … Read More Here

Kinomap Adds New Features: Strava/VeloViewer video integration, Revenue Sharing, ASO Virtual Race, and browser-only version

Coming off the heels of Interbike, cycling trainer app Kinomap is rolling out a host of features, including a number that are pretty new and unique to the trainer app space.  For those unfamiliar with Kinomap, it’s historically been an … Read More Here

A Fall 2016 Update from WatTeam and their $499 PowerBeat

Before we move onto my next upcoming post (The Annual DCR Power Meter Recommendations Guide), I wanted to briefly touch on where WatTeam and their PowerBeat power meter stands.  To recap things a bit, they jumped onto the scene a … Read More Here

TrainerRoad rolls out Android support

It’s been a long time coming, but as of this very moment – TrainerRoad now has Android support.  Yup, you can wander on over and download the app and be off to the races with your favorite Android phone. While … Read More Here

The Trainer Updates of Interbike 2016: STAC, Kinetic, Tacx, CycleOps, Elite, CompuTrainer

As expected, Interbike was pretty quiet as far as new trainers go. Only one company introduced a new trainer: BKool, with all remaining companies having already introduced new trainers at Eurobike a few weeks ago, or over the course of … Read More Here

Bkool Announces New Smart Go Trainer

While at Interbike, Spanish trainer company Bkool announced their latest trainer – the Bkool Smart Go.  This lower-priced option helps to complement their existing option, the Bkool Smart Pro.  These two trainers sit at $479 and $699USD respectively. In many … Read More Here

Cateye introduces new power meter…well…sort of.

While at Interbike this week I found a new entrant in the power meter market: Cateye. Well, kinda. As in, kinda sorta maybe. As you walked by the booth you’d have first noticed the ‘Trust The Cat’ slogan prominently displayed.  … Read More Here

Pioneer announces new power meter options, head unit upgrades, bike sensor modeling

Pioneer has been both a relative newcomer to the power meter party, but also the stable and steady entrant in terms of new products.  Each fall they’ve announced new offerings, and each spring we tend to see further updates and … Read More Here

Wahoo announces KICKR Studio platform for local bike shops/studios

Today at Interbike, Wahoo is taking the next logical step in the indoor training realm: Offering a cycling studio package. This offering, aimed initially at the North American market, is targeted at bike shops and indoor trainer studios that want … Read More Here

Interbike Power Meter Tidbits Roundup: Pioneer, Xpedo, WatTeam, PowerTap

As seems to be more and more the trend, the majority of power meter news came from Eurobike this year – with only smaller tidbits coming out of Interbike this year.  Things such as pricing changes and slight model adjustments.  … Read More Here

LOOK’s new dual ANT+/BLE Power Meter Pedals: A bit more information

Back at Eurobike, LOOK quietly showed off their new dual ANT+ and BLE pedals, which effectively upstage long-time partner Polar in what used to be a dual venture between the two companies. These new pedals are physically similar to the ones that … 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

Kinomap rolls out new Strava-focused app, Intervals app, and Tacx Trainer Bluetooth Smart support

Kinomap, one of the more popular trainer apps out there has expanded their platform with two new apps, one focused on Strava, and the other for Intervals.  In addition, they’re going to become the first 3rd party app to roll-out … Read More Here

CompuTrainer to add WiFi controller, ANT+ & Bluetooth Smart support

RacerMate, the maker of the CompuTrainer, is preparing to release a new controller that includes support for WiFi, ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart.  They had the head unit (controller) on hand within their booth this year at Interbike, and were able … Read More Here

TrainerRoad shows off new desktop app, plus Android plans

Today at Interbike TrainerRoad demo’d their upcoming desktop app refresh.  The goal of the app update, aside from looking prettier, is to lay a better foundation for new features going forward.  And to a large degree to just make finding … Read More Here

BSX Announces BSXinsight 2.0: Adds Muscle Oxygenation, KICKR Control, and More

(Update – Jan 22nd, 2016! I’ve now published my in-depth review of the Gen2 unit.  So you’ll want to swing over to that post for all my thoughts after months of real-world usage.  Enjoy!) Today BSX announced the second iteration of … Read More Here

Stages drops prices, down to $529US

Two weeks ago Stages tweaked their European pricing, along with announcing their first carbon crank offerings (and talked about dual left/right power meters).  Today at Interbike they announced their US pricing, bringing the lowest model pricing down to $529USD – … Read More Here