Power Meters Reviews and News


Rotor reveals dual-sided 2INpower power meter

New 2INpower power meter measures power individually in each leg to provide data about balance and power output in part to illustrate where improvements can be made to pedaling performance.

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Interbike 2015: Pioneer Electronics launches Single Leg Power Meter

Pioneer Electronics has expanded its line of power meters with the introduction of a new Single Leg Power Meter that’s available for Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 or Ultegra 6800 cranks, and is designed for road and cyclocross applications.

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Interbike 2015: Stages launches carbon crank-based power meter

Power meter maker Stages Cycling has unveiled new carbon crank-based power meters, as well as slimmer housing designs and some impressive new price points for its alloy models.

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Watteam PowerBeat add-on power meter launched

The exceedingly crowded power meter market recently added yet another player. The new Watteam PowerBeat is being billed as the “first add-on, professional-grade power meter.” Price for the device is $500.

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PowerTap releases G3 Rear Disc Hub

Lighter disc-equipped hub geared toward cyclocross or MTB use. Comes stock with a 160mm proprietary disc rotor.

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Sea Otter: Xpedo Thrust e power meter pedals

New pedal combines power meter functions in an easy to install and easy to move unit.

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Sea Otter Video: 2014 Rotor Power Meter with World Championship Q-Rings

Rotor’s Christie O’Hara tells us all about their power meter cranks equipped with left and right strain gauges that deliver a plethora of pedaling data to the rider.

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Hot News: New Verve InfoCrank provides bilateral power measurement

Launched this week at Sea Otter, the Verve InfoCrank boast independent left-right power output measurement.

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Stages Cycling Partners With Sky Pro Cycling Team

The team that’s won the last two Tours de France will be running Stages power meters in 2014.

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Stages Power Meter Updates iOS App and Firmware

Stages Cycling’s first update to the iOS StagesPower App along with a new version of firmware is now available for new and existing Stages Power meters. Stages says this is the most significant revision since the release of the Stages Power meter early this year.

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Interbike 2013: Stages Launches New Power Meter Models

Colorado-based power meter maker Stages Cycling has launched three new Stages Power models at interbike, a Shimano Ultegra 6800 option, and FSA MegaExo and BB30 models.

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Garmin Releases $1,700 Vector Power Meter Pedals

The highly anticipated — but much delayed — Vector power meter pedal is finally ready for its prime time debut. Vector works by measuring the normal deflection in the pedal spindle as you pedal throughout your entire pedal stroke

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Stages Cycling Issues Power Meter Firmware Update

Stages Cycling announced its latest firmware update this week, which addresses a Apple Bluetooth bug, eliminates data drops, improves cadence and power filters, eliminates cadence and power spikes off-road, and improves overall data handling.

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iBike PowerStroke Quantifies Wasted motion, Power, and Time

Velocomp last week announced the latest addition to their iBike Newton line, the Newton Powerstroke+. For the first time a cyclist will be able to measure their pedaling style on an outdoor bike ride.

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New Product: Stages Cycling Power Meter

Among the most talked about products at last fall’s Interbike tradeshow — the Stages Cycling Power Meter — is slated to start shipping to shops and consumers this week. If it can deliver on it’s significant promise, it could mark a huge sea change in the power meter market, substantially lowering the price and weight […]

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ROTOR Power Meter Crankset

Friedrichshafen, Germany – Revolutionize your training with ROTOR Power. ROTOR’s patented POWER meter crankset will improve your training quality and experience. And at just 30g heavier than the standard 3D+ MAS crank, it’s probably the lightest power measurement option out there (556g for 175mm w/out chainrings). The POWER brings scientific knowledge to the road by […]

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2012 Quarq Power Meters for Specialized and Cannondale cranksets

QUARQ extends lightweight, ease-of-use and up to the minute metrics with two new power meters for Specialized and Cannondale cranksets. The 2012 Specialized Quarq and Cannondale Quarq power meters deliver Power Balance™, OmniCal™, lightweight and improved clearance, and compatibility with a wide range of chainrings. The entirely new design, using aluminum-armored, integrated electronics, lifts accuracy […]

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SRM Launches the SRM Campagnolo PowerMeter

Colorado Springs, Colo. – SRM Training System is proud to announce the launch of the Campagnolo PowerMeter complete with distinctive PowerControl 7 aluminum head unit. Uli Schoberer, owner and founder of SRM, collaborated with the Campagnolo design team and engineers to develop a unique PowerMeter and crankset combination capable of delivering accurate and precise data […]

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2012 CycleOps Power Meters

Jesse from CycleOps shows us the 2012 lineup of power meters, including the all new G3 powertap rear hub and several wheelset offerings. CycleOps PowerTap G3 Hub Brand new 80 grams lighter Smaller and stiffer Wider flanges for stiffer wheel build New cap for extra level of serviceability for firmware updates Hub is available with different […]

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New iBike Sport™ Power Meter Delivers Accuracy and Affordability

Boca Raton, Florida – Using iBike’s new Generation III power measurement technology, Velocomp provides the next power measurement breakthrough with the iBike Sport, a straight-forward, easy-to-use power meter retailing for $199. The new iBike Sport™ is a fitness-oriented power meter that uses the same power measurement technology as iBike’s top-of-the line iAero to deliver full […]

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Power Meter Software – Polar Pro Trainer

embedPlayer(1494779147,”single_title_2″,0 ,0 ,1630381436) In this latest edition of our Power Meter series, Karl Etzel from Silicon Valley Cycling Center spends some time showing us the software that comes with the various power meters. Up this time is the PPolar Pro Trainer, which comes bundled with Polar CS600 we showed off earlier in the series.

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Power Meter Software – PowerTap Power Agent

In this latest edition of our Power Meter series, Karl Etzel from Silicon Valley Cycling Center spends some time showing us the software that comes with the various power meters. Up this time is the PowerTap Power Agent, which comes bundled with CycleOps PowerTap. The only software bundled with power meters that is both Windows […]

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Power Meter Software – SRM Power Meter

In this latest edition of our Power Meter series, Karl Etzel from Silicon Valley Cycling Center spends some time showing us the software that comes with the various power meters. First up is the SRM Power Meter, which comes bundled with SRM Win. SRM Win requires Microsoft Windows 95, 98, ME,2000, XP or Vista. Sample […]

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Intro to Power Meters – Polar CS600 with Power

Alex from Silicon Valley Cycling Center continues our series of intros to power meters by giving a brief introduction, the Polar CS600 with Power and heart rate. The CS600 measure power by using the Power Output Sensor W.I.N.D. direct from the chain, unlike other models that use the crank or hub. This precision system combines […]

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Intro to Power Meters – CycleOps PowerTap SL 2.4

Karl from Silicon Valley Cycling Center continues our series of intros to power meters by giving his next brief introduction, the CycleOps PowerTap SL 2.4. The PowerTap measures torque and rotational velocity much like the SRM Powermeter, only it does it wirelessly from the rear hub. Because it’s wireless it presents a very clean and […]

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