What Power Meter do you use?

Discussion in 'Power Training' started by JTE83, Jan 1, 2007.

  1. celia123

    celia123 New Member

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    I have the Performance Bike (made by Elite) Real Axiom VR Trainer. I find the speedometer on the trainer reads about 1 mph slower than both my Polar 725x and VDO cyclometers.

    I'm wondering if anyone has done any comparisons with regard to the accuracy, or lack thereof, of the electronic ergometer/trainer power meters versus the on-the-bike power meters.
     


  2. Alex Simmons

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    presumably this could be either tyre slippage and or and incorrectly set tyre roll out.

    Several people have ridden vr trainers with their power meters and discovered how reliable or otherwise they are
     
  3. gman0482

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    Just did my 1st session on my Kurt Kinetic trainer, and their new wireless comp. So far so good, but I'm not experienced enough to tell yet.
     
  4. konasunset

    konasunset New Member

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    I am an intermediate biker and I have seen these power meter things popping up. They look cool and useful but what exactly is it for? And does it record this data or something? I do some 50-60 mile rides a couple times a week but am really looking to step things up and train right so I might have alot of questons for a while. hopefully someone doesn't mind helping me out. I would be really stoked to come up on some good info...:D
     
  5. hanakhan

    hanakhan New Member

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    iBike and next one will be Powertap
     
  6. darrenalex

    darrenalex New Member

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    Hi..
    I am using SRM Amateur...
     
  7. DerJan

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    YES! I finally have a powermeter, it's a Powertap SL 2.4, upgraded to ANT+. Not that I have a use for that upgrade, but it's nice to have it anyway.
    Can anybody, by the way, tell me with what Powertap 2009 the SL 2.4 ANT+ can be compared to? The Pro+? Or the SL?
     
  8. kingmaker

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    I use the iboke and I amd comfortable with it...
     
  9. bilalamjad3

    bilalamjad3 New Member

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    i am using polar power meter.
     
  10. daveytrackels

    daveytrackels New Member

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    yea I use the same one
     
  11. lovesbmw

    lovesbmw New Member

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    Ergomo pro power meter
    Clear display that lets you program up to 8 different data fields. Bottom bracket meter means that you can ride your choice of cranks and rear wheel.
     
  12. dkrenik

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    Really? How about DuraAce & Ultegra? Specialized? EE? New Campy? Any 2-piece crank on the market?

    Dave
     
  13. Bazzer_t

    Bazzer_t New Member

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    Powertap Elite+ isn't!:mad:
     
  14. santososa

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    I have Powertap SL, since one month ago. Im just testing
     
  15. Drew Edsall

    Drew Edsall New Member

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    Computrainer Pro: great for VO2max / LT testing indoors

    SRM Mountain Bike: so far, so good. Reliable and great for mountain bike testing
     
  16. Dutchw

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    I'm trying NOT to buy one, and preserve my savings :rolleyes:

    But it gets tougher and tougher :D
     
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