PowerTap releases new pedal and chainring powermeters

PowerTap, highly regarded as one of the pioneers of powermeter technology, has released two new powermeters into the company’s portfolio at the Taipei Cycle Show today: the P1 pedal and the C1 chainring. With the introduction of these new products, PowerTap strengthens its market position with a complete portfolio of powermeter products for multiple locations …


Quarq v.s. Powertap – Powermeter Review

I’ve been a bit of a powermeter freak for about 7 years now and have a hard time imagining training without one. This isn’t to say that you need a powermeter, however I personally get a lot of enjoyment and insight by having one. Quite often the first thing I do when I get home …


Money Well Spent

Wow…What a weekend to be a cyclist in Australia!  Beautiful weather, bike racing galore, bikinis on the beaches….does it get any better than this?  I think not… Photo by Leigh Schilling – Nothing to do with the following post… I try to not push my product recommendations on you too much in this blog.  I’ve …


Maximum Aerobic Power In Cycling

If you’ve never tested aerobic power before you should really try it out – it’s a hoot….if you’re not the one doing the testing that is. Typically in lab conditions a MAP test (maximum aerobic power) is performed by riding at increasingly harder efforts to exhaustion.  There’s a few different protocols, but it would typically …


Training With A Powermeter

It’s been a while since I last used my Powertap.  It had stopped working just before Christmas but the great guys at TFM and Powertap quickly got me back on track.  After every ride I’m eager to download my stats, graphs and data to analyze it and pick it apart.  If you’ve never used a …


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