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The Draw: Aero and Power Data

The PowerPod has long been the least expensive option to get into power. It uses an aerodynamic sensor at the front to calculate your power, based on wind speed, combined with an external speed sensor on your bike. For triathletes who are unlikely to go off-road, this works out quite well. However, for mountain biking it’s a bit more challenging (though some people make it work). On the numbers side, if you use PowerPod’s desktop software, you can start analyzing aerodynamic data as well, potentially helping you to refine your position or your other equipment.

$299
32g

Review by Ray Maker