Garmin Announces Edge 530 & 830

The Edge 830 costs $100 more than the 530, but there isn’t much daylight between the two otherwise. Although, according to Garmin the 830 is smaller and lighter than the 530. Both are packed with features, and address two of my complaints with my 520 Plus: Wi-Fi frees you from the mobile for syncing and support for BTLE sensors. Today […]

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Pioneer SBT-PM91 Bluetooth/ANT+ Dual Power Meter Installation and Setup

The Pioneer SBT-PM91 Bluetooth/ANT+ dual power meter provides power and cadence data, like most bicycle power meters. But also offers the flexibility to use as a left or right side only solution. It also has some extra functionality around left/right efficiency and balance not available from other meters. Doesn’t quite meet the claimed weight of 61g. 4g for magnets is […]

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LUBRI DISC, half of a solution

I was planning to ignore this, as I do most Kickstarter news, but it just kept popping up in my feed, and I’m feeling a bit punchy today… OK, I must admit, that in concept, the LUBRI DISC seems appealing. Chain maintenance can be messy business. But this device is only addresses half of that problem, and does it in […]

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Zooz 4-in-1 Sensor

The Zooz 4-in-1 sensor is a reasonably priced way to add motion, light level, humidity, and temperature sensing capability to your home via a home automation controller. Pro: Good price Once paired, work very well Four sensors from one device Con: Z-Wave pairing process is onerous  

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Zooz ZEN21 v3 Z Wave Switch

Zooz is a brand of Z-Wave devices that I hadn’t heard of until recently. But after discovering them, and quite liking the price of the units (~$27). They have become one of my favorite devices. Frankly, what isn’t to like about a device that works, and makes it really easy to support a 3-way install? Device properties: Pro: Cheap Works […]

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