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  1. Components, Wrenching
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40KaFumd9rQ The cycling industry will always be dominated by the big guys. Trek, Specialized, SRAM, Shimano, etc. grab the bulk of the headlines and sell the most product. But what makes this industry so unique are all the smaller players that help drive...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    PowerTap is going after the mountain biker crowd with this lighter weight hub with 160mm rotor (click to enlarge). PowerTap has rolled out a new disc version of its hub-based power meter, the G3 Rear Disc Hub. The longtime Wisconsin-based power meter maker claims its latest offering saves 180...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
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