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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski wins the 2014 world road cycling title. Photo courtesy Omega Pharma-Quick Step Pro Cycling Team / Tim de Waele The notion that pro bike racers are fast is nothing novel. We all have those genetically gifted friends that can dance up steep hills or blaze across...
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    Stages Cycling announced its latest firmware update this week, as its engineers attempt to continue to make improvements to the functionality of the Stages Power meter. The improvements for this firmware update come as a result of more and more Stages Power users creating data and using...
  3. Components, Wrenching
    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. Powerstroke technology identifies wobble - and quantifies the wasted movement, wasted power...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    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...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    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...
  6. General Cycling Discussion
    Garmin Vector power pedals will help revolutionize the ways cyclists train according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. By using left/right power to equalize output with the non-dominant leg a cyclist can greatly improve their cycling speed and power. The Garmin Vector power pedals offer...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    Jesse from CycleOps shows us the 2012 lineup of power meters, including the all new G3 powertap rear hub and several wheelset offerings. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrB7lGNJS8Y CycleOps PowerTap G3 Hub Brand new 80 grams lighter Smaller and stiffer Wider flanges for stiffer wheel...
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    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...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    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...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfcJuFtEcWE 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...
  11. Racing, Training, Nutrition, Triathlons
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNXGOWIO1JE 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...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    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...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    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...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    By Russ Bartholet For the past month that I have been "riding with power" my CycleOps PowerTap 2.4 SL is has been a great tool. After the first few weeks of getting familiar with the functions of the PowerTap system and learning what it takes to produce and sustain the different levels of power...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    Karl and Alex from Silicon Valley Cycling Center give a brief introduction to the three most popular power meters on the market. In Part 1, Karl goes over the pro peleton favorite SRM PowerMeter. Stay tuned for Part 2, where Karl will be going over the features and benefits of the CycleOps...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    By Russ Bartholet The Introduction. I have never raced my road bike and do not have any plans to do so. I ride for exercise and as a means to control my diabetes. Any "training" that I have done to get ready for the few charity-type rides that I have participated in has just been to ride more...
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