Powertap is the powermeter from Cycle Ops. Meanwhile there is also the Powertap P2 besides the Powertap P1. Among other things, this one has been given a new coat of paint, it comes in striking silver. It is very exactly a little lighter than its predecessor, the P1. The Powertap Powermeters are both Bluetooth Smart and ANT+ compatible and can therefore be connected to all common head units. Powertap has both hub and pedal power meters in its program. The pedal powermeters are particularly convincing with their robust construction made of an aluminium alloy. This means that the Powermeter is more resistant to falls than other competing systems, which are made of plastic, for example.
Cycle Ops/ PowerTap is a major manufacturer in the Cycling. He manufactures products that lead to an increase in performance. They sell bicycle computers, power meters, roll trainers and other training equipment. One of the best known products is the PowerTap.
Cycle Ops' powermeter, the PowerTap, can measure power accurately and quickly. Even while riding, the values can be displayed on the bike computer. With the help of the PowerTap Powermeter, training can be effectively planned and improved. With the PowerTap you can plan your training according to watts.
The PowerTap Powermeter is suitable for hobby riders as well as for professional athletes who want to keep an eye on their performance.
Cycle Ops also offers the appropriate evaluation system for the PowerTap Powermeter. This allows athletes to evaluate, archive and transmit their data. Not only the time is measured with the PowerTap, but also the distance, pulse frequency and wattage. The PowerTap ensures that the Exercise intensity can be precisely planned, built and controlled.
PowerTap P1 Powermeter
The pedal power meter, PowerTap P1, is from the manufacturer Cycle Ops. The PowerTap P1 ensures that the power is measured where the force is applied. The measurement technology measures the athlete's performance quickly and accurately. The measurement technology is built into the left and right pedals of the PowerTap P1 Powermeter. This enables the rider to display the measured values separately for the left and right pedals on his or her bike computer. This allows him to determine any imbalance between the left and right leg. The installation of the PowerTap P1 Powermeter is very easy and can be done by each cyclist himself. The calibration and temperature adjustment of the PowerTap P1 is automatic. Because the PowerTap P1 can be mounted and dismounted quickly, it is no problem to change the Powermeter between two wheels.
It features ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart technology. This allows the rider to track his performance on his bike computer while riding.
However, Cycle Ops also offers a one-way version of the PowerTap P1 Powermeter.
PowerTap P1 S Powermeter
The PowerTap P1 S Powermeter is similar to the PowerTap P1. The two powermeters differ only in the measurement technology. The single version has the measuring technique only on the left pedal. This has the advantage that this version is cheaper. Also the PowerTap P1 S Powermeter measures the power at the pedal where the power is transmitted. The PowerTap P1 S Powermeter system measures the power from the left pedal and then doubles the left value to give the driver a total power reading. The PowerTap P1 S Powermeter also has ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart.
PowerTap G3C Powermeter
One of the lightest power meters is the PowerTap G3C Powermeter. The measurement technology is located in the outermost cover of the Hub. The battery change can be done by the cyclist himself. The PowerTap G3C Powermeter is equipped with a mini-USB connector so that updates can be installed on the PowerTap G3C Powermeter. The PowerTap G3C Powermeter is also equipped with ANT+ technology.
Power Tap - the flexible power meter
Cycle Ops' power meter, the Power Tap, allows you to measure your cycling performance accurately and quickly. With the help of these values, training can be effectively planned and improved, as the Power Tap allows for watt-controlled training planning.
The Power Tap is designed for both professional athletes and hobby cyclists who want to keep a close eye on their performance level at all times.
Since the corresponding software is also available, the data can be read out, archived and transmitted. Besides the time, the Power Tap also measures the distance as well as the pulse frequency and the wattage. The measurement of the performed power is precise and fast. The power meter of the Power Tap is located on the rear wheel hub. After a somewhat more complicated initial assembly, the rear wheel including the Power Tap can be easily mounted to almost any other bike. The Power Tap allows you a flexible training on different bikes.
Especially with the Cycling it is important that load intensities can be accurately planned, built and controlled and this is where Power Tap comes in. It is advisable to record the current performance level right at the beginning so that an individual and optimal training plan can be created. The Power Tap ensures that this plan is adhered to and controlled, as the performance data can be saved for each training session.
Using suitable software, the data collected by the Power Tap can then be evaluated and analysed on the computer so that you can plan your training individually in the future.
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