trainesense smartpaddle

Swimming Power Meter – Trainesense

Trainesense have been on the radar for almost a year now and I have briefly mentioned them a few times, including here. It looks much closer to market now. Exciting! So we are looking at a tool which can measure the 3D force vectors from a hand paddle. OK it excludes total drag and propulsion…

Golden Cheetah CP Plot Curve Chart

BRIM Brothers – Spark ! Rise ! Fall :-( Aftermath :-(

“One of the most highly anticipated cycling products in recent memory was the intriguing Brim Brothers Zone DPMX power meter, a clever cleat-based system that promised the ultimate in portability. After eight years in development, a highly successful crowdfunding campaign, and more than a little bit of media coverage, CEO Barry Redmond announced last week that…

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…

ZWATT Power Meter Testing – sign up for a FREE one (maybe)

The people at Sensitivius make ZWATT along with the rudimentary Sensitivus Gauge Android app. ZWATT is not a power meter as such from what I can gather. Instead they make the electronic power meter bits that they integrate into other equipment manufacturer’s parts. So, for example: the nattily named SG6x has been recently integrated into…

Shimano: New Power meter FC-R9100-P in new DURA-ACE groupset

Lots of Shimano Goodies The full announcement from Shimano is <here> but in a nutshell ‘lots of goodies’. Of particular interest to me is their first foray into powermeters with the FC-R9100-P which is a PM-in-a-spider (drive crank body) delivering left- and right-side, dual-band power with strain gauges in each crank arm. It has rechargeable batteries…