The following article comes from Cyclingnews.com – click here for the origonal article.
As technology in our everyday life advances, so does that for our bikes. From the coaches perspective, having a rider on a power monitoring device is an extremely valuable tool, and that is an understatement! Riding with power allows the riders coach to see virtually every aspect of the ride or race. When viewing the data files online, it is as if the coach is out on the ride too. The following article opens up more options for riders to add a power meter to their bikes.
PowerTap, SRM, Quarq, Garmin, Look, Rotor and Power2max
Just a few years ago the consumer power meter market was nearly completely dominated by just two main players: SRM and PowerTap. But this year’s Eurobike show hosted no fewer than six options that were either currently available or in final testing for pending release by spring. We also got an exclusive preview at what is looking to be another serious contender and there was at least one other player that was merely roaming the halls to gather information.
Regardless, that market is heating up in a big way.
PowerTap’s new G3
The highlight of PowerTap’s 2012 collection was its new G3 power measuring hub, which looks to have purged any niggling demons of the existing range while also providing some notable improvements.Read More