Software Reviews and News


Zwift trainer review


An innovative, fully integrated virtual cycling on-line platform that puts some serious fun in indoor training.

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Strava introduces live segments for iPhone and Android


Live segments offer real-time audio cues and visuals of an athlete’s current effort on a segment, along with their personal record, and proximity to the person at the top of the leaderboard.

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Inside look at Campagnolo’s new MyCampy app


The latest innovation from Campagnolo is its new MyCampy app, which allows EPS v3 electronic drivetrain users to customize shift button function, shift patterns, and log mileage to help with maintenance.

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Specialized launching Rider Sizing Station


Kiosk device in bike shops will provide prospective bike buyers frame size and approximate saddle height, helping streamline the bike buying process.

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Kinetic offers unlimited in-app The Sufferfest streaming


The Sufferfest streaming subscription from Kinetic provides unlimited access to 28 training videos that target key objectives such as speed, climbing, and time trialing.

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Today’s Plan provides training plan for any rider, any event


By working with event promoters, Australian start-up company adds specific events to their database that a rider can then choose as their target event.

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Strava users can relive their riding year in animation form


Strava has rolled out a new feature that gives its members the opportunity to relive their sporting 2015 with The Big Adventure, a personalized animated video showcasing their individual Strava stats.

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Strava end of year insights puts California on top


Comprising millions of individual uploaded rides, the data offers unique insight into the habits and behavior of cyclists in the United States.

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Zwift moves to fee based structure, adds workout mode


After a year of giving its product away for free, Zwift has announced it’s moving to a paid for subscription service, as well as launching into the structured training market with the addition of a workout mode. Zwift will begin a non-contract monthly pricing structure of $10 starting October 29.

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Which cyclists ride the farthest and most? Strava knows


Ever wonder which city’s cyclists ride the farthest and the most? Now you can find out thanks to Strava’s new interactive data platform, Strava Insights. Hint: The Bay area ranks high.

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Zwift unveils virtual world championship course


Zwift have partnered with cycling’s world governing body and the race’s local promoters to create the first-ever virtual version of a world championship course. Anyone with some basic indoor training equipment and a wifi connection can take a spin on a virtual 3D version of the 16.2km course.

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Review: Wahoo Fitness TICKR X heart rate monitor/workout tracker


Wahoo Fitness’ new TICKR X tracks and records vital workout data with or without the use of smart device. Check it out.

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Recon Jet HUD Glasses Offer Fighter Jet Functionality


The company that introduced heads-up-display goggles for skiers and snowboarders is coming after the two-wheeled world. Vancouver-based Recon announced this week that it’s begun taking pre-orders for its Jet Pilot model sunglasses.

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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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New Felt Tablet App Available Now For iPad


Felt Bicycles announced the release of their new tablet app yesterday. The new app, available exclusively through the Apple Store and only for the iPad is designed to provide consumers with enhanced insights into Felt products, culture, and news. Felt’s new app will supplement the existing website, product videos, and consumer catalogs that are already […]

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Kinetic InRide iPhone App Measures Power and uploads to Web


The indoor trainer season is approaching and there’s a crop of new trainers that interface with the iPhone and with the web. Kinetic InRide iPhone app talks to the trainer and knows your speed , mileage and power output. Then you can upload that to your Strava account The Rock and Roll trainer allows you […]

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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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