2014 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Bike Computers And Power Meters

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PowerTap Mobile

Free, Virtualtraining.cycleops.com
The draw: Instant upload

Powertap understands triathletes. The company created an app that seamlessly captures and loads training data into a plethora of popular apps, including Strava and Training Peaks, so iPhone users can upload without having to plug into a computer. It’s the perfect accessory for any athlete who can’t wait to assess and share his or her workout data on a variety of sites. Upgrade to the pay version ($5 or $10 per month, depending on features) to guide your indoor cycling training with pre-planned workouts and courses displayed on a tablet or computer.