New Favero ASSIOMA Body & Firmware v4.0

There is some fairly interesting news just announced by Favero about their ASSIOMA power meter pedals. The news comes on two fronts, firstly A NEW SHELL and, secondly, new DATA-METRICS. From a personal perspective, I’m more interested in the new pedal body than the new metrics but I’m pretty sure that there are a sizable…

SRAM Acquires PowerTap – Power Meter Times are changing

I was aware of some internal goings-on at PowerTap in recent months and I was wondering only two days ago who was going to buy them. Well, now we know it’s SRAM/Quarq. Source: https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2019/04/sram-acquires-powertap-what-it-means-for-both-brands-and-consumers.html It looks like the products that the customer sees will proceed in broadly the same direction with the same numbering. So…

March $£1000 Giveaway

COMPETITION CLOSED No more entries accepted after the last comment by me, below. Sorry Winner list will be published in a separate post and winners will be individually notified ————————————————————————————————————————— It’s March so it must be GADGET GIVEAWAY month. The eagle-eyed amongst you will have also spotted that today is National Old Stuff Day. Let’s…

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…

PowerTap || power to the pedal. P1 Style

PowerTap P1 pedals, C1 chainrings, G3 Disc Hub, Joule GPS+ unit. Photo: Logan VonBokel | VeloNews.com PowerTap’s P1 pedal-based power meters look super interesting, completing the company’s offering over several locations for power measurement. This makes sense as different riders have different needs for measuring power in different places; potentially¬†over multiple bikes.. These are Bluetooth…

Powertap Adds P1 Pedal and C1 Chainring to Product Offerings

Some interesting developments in power metering¬† from the market leader. —-Press Release Follows———– PowerTap reasserts its position as market leader with the addition of two new power meters to their portfolio. Alongside their industry benchmarked hub-based power meters and wheelsets, PowerTap is coming to market with their P1 pedal and C1 chainring. Through years of…