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Today, I’m re-posting from Velo News the recent article on Brim Brothers Zone power meter… A cycling power meter that installs on your cleats !!!! How awesome is that ???
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (VN) —The Brim Brothers Zone cleat-based power meter is now operational, and less than a year away from production. Engineer Barry Redmond gave VeloNews.com a short demo at Interbike, along with a few more details on form and function.
The Zone has come a long way since Interbike last year, when Redmond would only show us an unfinished-looking black …
Exciting news today !!!!!!!
Garmin just announced the release of the brand new pedal based power meter, the Vector.
I’ve talked about pedal based power meters (Brim Brother’s Zone) and now it’s the time for Garmin to step into the ring with an announcement.
The biggest advantage of a pedal based power meter is portability.
No matter where you are, if you travel and rent a bike, if you switch bikes, go onto a mountain bike, even go to a indoor cycling class, you’ll always have your power meter with you. This is HUGE …
Just this week Brim Brothers came out with an announcement on their forthcoming power meter product… that installs on your shoes !! The ZONE.
This new power meter device installs a sensor on your cleat, connected to a pod on the top of your shoe.
The biggest advantage is that to use this power meter, you just put on your shoes and jump on your bike… whatever bike you want to use !!
The sensors are on the cleat, while all the electronics are housed inside the pod on top of the shoe.
Today was a big day for new toys from Cycleops. In one day they announced a complete new set of power meter hubs, new power meter enable wheelsets, new head units and even a heart rate strap that calculates power based on your heart rate and sends it to a head unit… Cycleops has been busy !!!
The new powertap hubs
Dubbed G3, and coming in August, the PowerTap G3 weighs 325 gram and is a smaller hub than the previous powertap models. Starting at only $799 (for the Pro model) …