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Tour de Yorkshire – mini disasters and lots of fun

A look at my TdY with a gadgety twist I have just returned home after family visits and the long course at the Tour de Yorkshire. The course is 80ish miles (129km and over 2km of vertical) taking in the varied and beautiful Yorkshire countryside on, what was, a perfect-to-slightly hot and windless day. Results:…

Review Favero Assioma Duo Uno Power Meter Pedal

Assioma – New V2 Firmware For Super Accuracy

Favero have made public their new IAV Power system. This is an entirely new calculation algorithm for Favero and it bases power calculation on Instantaneous Angular Velocity (IAV). Favero believe they are the only power meter pedal company currently able to deliver this calculation because of their pre-exiting, inbuilt, high-precision gyroscope. So What? It’s a…

Gadgets I’m Using Right Now

Here are most of the gadgets I’ve been using for me over the last month or so. I’m not sure they are my ‘favourite’ ones per se but I’m using them ‘properly’ for meaningful training stuff rather than just trying to break them or seeing if the GPS is accurate or not. There is nothing…

Garmin Vector 2 and Favero BePro Pedal Comparison

Review UPDATE – Favero bePro – one year on

After over a year of using Favero’s bePRO dual-sided power meter pedals it seemed like a good time to update some thoughts on their long-term suitability. This post is a SUMMARY update to the short review <here>. If you are thinking about buying some then you will need to read the detailed review in conjunction with this post. ESSENTIAL…

Save 15% : Black Friday comes early for cyclists

The super-nice Josh at Power Meter City has kindly extended a great offer to readers of this blog. A whopping 15% off most ACCESSORIES AND POWER METER BRANDS from now until the end of November 2016. So if you are in the market for 4iiii, Favero BePro, PowerTap, Rotor, Power Pod or indeed almost any brand excluding…

Favero bePRO Power Meter Pedals – Unboxing, Contents, Weights and Dimensions

This is part of the main review for the Favero bePRO which just covers the less interesting unboxing and contents. Go back to the main article ———————————————————————————————— The pedals come in a nicely designed black and red box. Securely packed; initially the whole box was feeling pretty heavy. Not to worry about the weight. As you can…

Favero bePRO Power Meter Pedals – Installation, firmware/software and configuration/pairing

This is part of the main review for the Favero bePRO which just covers the less interesting installation, firmware/software and configuration sections. Go back to the main article ———————————————————————————————— Firmware & Software With any bit of kit (not necessarily sport-related) I like to make sure the software is up-to-date and check and parameters that can be…