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Garmin Edge 820: Garmin Varia Suite Part 3

: The Edge 820 is the latest flagship compact bike computer from Garmin. It includes a unique safety feature with it's accelerometer-based impact detection. It also offers live tracking via cellphone, ...

Garmin Varia Vision: Garmin Varia Suite Part 1

: It's been a long time since a product totally changed the overall bike riding experience for me. But after my first ride with Garmin's Varia Vision HUD, I can honestly say that riding will never be ...

Trio: Optical HR + Cadence

: The Trio is rare, measuring cadence along with an optical HR sensor.

Zwift iOS

: Zwift will launch an iOS app in beta beginning in September; perfect timing for those in the Northern hemisphere.

Stryd to Launch Foot Pod

: Here's a foot pod version of its running power meter, with additional metrics and features.

CycleOps Magnus

: Following its launch of a compelling direct drive trainer, here's a new wheel-on smart trainer just in time for the Fall/Winter indoor season.

Quarq Prime and DZero

: One of the most popular power meters in the industry is about to get an upgrade.

Polar M600

: Last week Polar announced the release of the M600 and entered the small but growing category of sports watches with optical heart rate monitoring.

Zwift Evolves

: Last week Zwift added two new courses: a gamified loop of both urban and rural roads, and a London criterium loop. And, is Zwift running coming?

Pioneer Expands Meter Line

: Pioneer now offers a single-leg installation kit ($499) for owners of Shimano 11-speed Dura-Ace, Ultegra, and 105 models, in 165mm to 180mm arm lengths.

Polar Updates Devices

: The most significant updates have been Strava integration and third-party route imports to Polar Flow for V800 and V650 users.

Today's Plan

: A web-based training software platform from Australia is giving Training Peaks a run for its money. It leans toward cyclists, but has triathletes' attention.

Wahoo Cycling Desk

: While it may not be as cheap as the home hacks invented by Forum members Wahoo's first-ever dumb metal thing smartens up the Pain Cave.

Wahoo Elemnt first look

: While Garmin is preeminent in the bike computer industry, Wahoo is ready to shake up the market, which will only benefit consumers.

Pioneer drops price

: The company that has a cult following, largely because of the advanced metrics it produces, has just dropped the price of its 1- and 2-leg power meters.

How would you like your data?

: Grilled or deep fried? Today, your data comes to you via wrist-watch, bicycle head unit, heads-up display, audio and even vibration. Hint: look hard at audio.

The Treadmill Revolution?

: Stationary training on Slowtwitch is almost all about the bike, not the run. But 72 percent of you run on treadmills. Why is there no treadmill ecosystem?

Electronics Ecosystems

: Imagine your cardiologist noting, from 3 months of your WKO files, that atrial fibrillation tracks with moments when you're dehydrated or when you're training too hard.

Smart Trainers

: Unlike children where a precocious tendency might be a sign of intellect, there is no value in a sassy trainer.


: I thought the SNAP was a watered down version of the KICKR. After a couple months of heavy use, it's much more than that.

BSX Insight

: It's a non-intrusive, moderately-priced lactate analyzer. From stop watches to heart rate monitors to power meters, is this the next progression?

Garmin, Strava, Wahoo push forward

: Garmin released its new Edge 520, touted as the only GPS bike computer to feature Strava Live Segments. Meanwhile, Wahoo Fitness released the KICKR SNAP, a wheel-on version of the popular Wahoo KICKR.

First look at Kuai Headphones

: It's a new product. So new, it's not for sale yet. Except via a Kickstarter campaign.

Intel acquires Recon Instruments

: Recon Instruments, makers of the popular sports glass with the industry leading heads-up display and associated features, was acquired by Intel Corporation.

Polar 450

: Last week Polar revealed the little brother to their V650 cycling computer, the M450. $169.

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