Continental GP5000 TL Puncture

Less than a month in, got a puncture. Sealant worked in the field, isn’t providing a long term fix. Annoying that I’ll probably have to write off such a new tire, for what isn’t that large of a hole, but it’s hard to argue with the massive convenience of tubeless even though it’s an all-the-eggs-in-one-basket solution.

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Bryton Rider 410 GPS Bicycle Computer

The $150 Bryton Rider 410, especially in $206 “T” format (which includes heart rate and cadence sensors), provides good value compared against competitive cycling computers. It does all of the things we expect from a cycling computer. Presenting data, recording without issue, and uploading the results to third-party sites like Strava. Setup is straightforward via the mobile app, but unfortunately […]

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iQsquare Pivots to Pedals

Measuring power between the pedal and the crank was a massive feature of the iQsquare power meter. Combining this with the flexibility to swap in whatever pedal you like, it offered a unique value proposition, irrespective of its incredibly low [relative] price. Unfortunately, it appears that physics has intervened, complicating things to the point where they have decided to make […]

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Wahoo ROAMs off message

First off, the Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM looks like a nice unit. A bit bigger than the BOLT. Color(ish) support. Better (kinda) navigation than the older ELEMNTs, but that price. An aspirational $379!?! Yes, Wahoo has a better UX than Garmin, during setup/config, but it does less. A lot less. Even than the $299 Edge 530, let alone the $399 Edge […]

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