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PEDALS - Power Meter Choices For The Beginner

This post is targeted at a first-time power meter buyer attracted by falling prices and the immediacy of Christmas 2015! It presents some of the things to think about in your research and a few videos to watch. 272 more words

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Robert's Powertap rebuild

Hubs: CycleOps Powertap 32h
Rim: WTB ChrisCross i19s 32h
Spokes: Wheelsmiths db14
Nipples: Sapim 12mm Brass nipple black
Lacing pattern: 32 x 3-cross 

Wheel Builds

Jon's ENVE 45 & Powertap SL+ wheel build

Hub: Powertap SL+ 24h Campy
Rim: ENVE 45 24h
Spokes: DT Swiss Aerolite 1-cross drive, 2-cross non-drive
Nipples: Sapim Polyax 12mm internal brass nipple
Lacing pattern:1-cross drive, 2-cross non-drive

Wheel Builds

Comparing responsiveness of Power Meters

One issue I see with power meters – when you go beyond just using it for day-to-day training and start to compare the data with that from other power meters or over a longer time period – is that although most manufacturers give some number about the accuracy of their devices, usually in the 2-3% range, they really give you just that single number. 1,989 more words

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PowerTap || power to the pedal. P1 Style

PowerTap P1 pedals, C1 chainrings, G3 Disc Hub, Joule GPS+ unit. Photo: Logan VonBokel | VeloNews.com

PowerTap’s P1 pedal-based power meters look super interesting, completing the company’s offering over several locations for power measurement.

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Vineman 70.3 Week 10: Taper Week!

I am deliriously happy that taper week has arrived. Delirious because my mind and my body have been pushed to their mental and physical boundaries with heavy training load for the past few weeks. 291 more words

PowerTap G3. Changing Battery.

My PowerTap G3 was signalling a low battery to my Garmin. I watched a couple YouTube videos to see what to do. Links below.

I bought my PowerTap used from a friend and couldn’t find the special cap removal tool. 164 more words