What to buy the cycle-tech enthusiast in your life
It can be hard to get just the right gift for the cycling gadget obsessed, but this handy guide will make the present buying process easy for those tech-savvy cyclists in your life.
Delivering one of the most advanced ways to train, the innovative Wahoo TICKR heart rate monitor uses dual band technology (Bluetooth/ANT+) to connect to your smartphone or bike computer at the same time or separately. The device will work with over 50+ apps including Nike+ and Strava and features two LED lights to show the TICKR’s device connection (blue) and heart rate detection (red).
Minimal in design & weight and a perfect companion for those looking for a simple yet effective way of recording super accurate speed and cadence data. Compatible with iPhone, Android and bike computers using ANT+ and Bluetooth 4.0, the Fitness RPM bundle features an LED letting you know when the unit is on and is universal to fit all bikes thanks to its simple mounting.
The Strada Slimeline from Cateye features a simple 8-function design in ultra-lightweight and minimal shell. Fully wireless thanks to a compact sensor attached to the crank arm and fork, this device offers a hassle-free foray into the world of performance data.
If you’re looking for the most effective way to record performance data on a super-small and lightweight device, then the Garmin Edge 25 is what you want. Weighing in at only 25g and fully integrated with GPS + GLONASS Satellite tracking means that the Edge 25 is completely wireless for a hassle free set-up and thanks to its compatibility with a heart rate monitor, advanced performance metrics can be recorded.
The ELEMNT, the first 100% wireless GPS bike computer allows the whole set-up process to be complete through the ease of your smart phone platform – all you will need to do is to download the free ELEMNT Companion App and you will be able to configure and personalise the whole set-up from your phone.
A versatile, cross-discipline front light offering 800 lumens of light, the Strada 800 incorporates some innovative features that make it the ideal winter companion for any cyclist. Weighing only 183g and featuring an optimised wide and flat beam pattern that lights the verges and gives exceptional side visibility while avoiding dazzling oncoming drivers and cyclists if being used on the road.
Delivering an incredible amount of power, the Maxx-D throws down a massive 3200 lumens of light. With a focus on night mountain biking, the Maxx-D illuminates the trail with innovative technologies that manage power and optimise brightness. Equipped with Exposure’s patented OLED Status Display giving you program and mode information before switching to a burntime countdown.
Uncompromised performance and lumen output, the beloved Six Pack from Exposure lights delivers a huge 4500 lumens of light. Innovation runs through the light, with features such as Reflex Technology that enables the light to intelligently adjust its brightness to suit the environment you’re riding by interpreting gradient, acceleration and cornering forces.