Pioneer's first power meter set a new standard for on bike pedal stroke analysis, but for 2014 the whole system has been thoroughly re-engineered and re-envisioned, coming out with loads of improvements and features. PEZ took the new system through its paces and further explored its unique capabilities for pedaling analysis.
The Pioneer SGY-PM900H79 power meter and SGX-CA900 cyclocomputer were developed with the Belkin ProTeam and feature completely independent left-right pedaling analysis. We review both and explore the new possibilities for improving your pedaling at the same time as tracking your power.
Pioneer’s brand-new SGY-PM900H79 cycling power meter offers new technology for real-time and very detailed pedal stroke analysis. So while pedaling may seem like the most natural motion to cyclists, and even I rarely gave it much thought, what I learned with Pioneer's pedaling analysis was an eye opener.
PowerTap, which has been making hub-based power measurement for cycling over a decade and continued to innovate, and we’ve had a chance to put their latest G3 hubs and Joule GPS computers through their paces.
The power-gurus at WiredBike.com weigh in with a look Quarq’s new Cinqo power meter – and are impressed by it’s ease of setup, use and even the price… this could be the powermeter you’ve been waiting for.
Training and racing with power has taken over the upper echelons of the cycling world. Until recently though, power meters simply cost more than most of us want to spend. That’s changing for the better, and the POLAR CS600 with the new Power Output Sensor WIND is a perfect example of how training with power is now more accessible than ever.