Power Meter

Power Meter Pedals: Favero Assioma // Xpedo SPD Hack // Gravel Power!

Converting a set of Favero Assioma DUO power meter pedals into Shimano SPD compatible pedals for off-road/gravel grinding is possible! This is one of the best unofficial and warranty voiding hacks I’ve seen. In this video I cover the process from A to Z – including modification of my MTB shoes to ensure they have […]

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QUARQ DZero DUB Power Meter: Details // Install // Data Review

The QUARQ (SRAM) DZero DUB power meter has been put through the Lama Lab indoors and put to the test outside with brilliant results. Here’s the details, unboxing, installation, and data review from a number of rides. Stay tuned for more information around the recently released MagicZero calibration function. Quarq DZero DUB Power Meter Spider […]

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GIANT PowerPro Power Meter 2020 Edition: Details // Data Review

The updated PowerPro Power Meter from Giant released on 2020 model bikes. A slight redesign to be almost unnoticeable on the bike. This video covers the tech specs and data review from a number of rides with the latest firmware on this power meter. Tech Specs: – Shimano Based Crankset (This is an Ultegra R8000 […]

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InPeak PowerCrank (Gen 2) Power Meter: New Firmware // Details // Data Review

The InPeak PowerCrank Gen II power meter receives an important firmware update today addressing a number of issues identified in the Lama Lab. I’ve covered this power meter a few months ago, but this update made the experience worth revisiting. Unit Specifications: Type: Single Sided Power Crank (Shimano Ultegra 6800) Frame Compatibility: 10mm between crankarm and […]

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Favero Assioma Power Meter: IAV Cycling Dynamics Update // Firmware 4.04

The long awaited and anticipated update to the Favero Assioma power meter pedals was released today. Firmware 4.04 with IAV Cycling Dynamics. Favero are implementing ONLY the Pedal Phase component of the CD standard. There’s no Platform Center Offset (PCO). So…..  they’re half way there. All the details are covered in my YouTube video below:

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Giant Power PRO MY20 Power Meter – Preview

The updated 2020 model Shimano based power meter from Giant as seen in Taiwan in July 2019. The unit appears to use the same strain gauge configuration as the MY19 model. The main difference being the battery and radio modules have been placed entirely on the inside of the RIGHT crank arm. As this power […]

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Shimano Based Crankset Power Meters: Not As Accurate As You Might Think

This report presents clear evidence, based on robust data, that power readings derived from dual sided cycling power meters using Shimano cranks, does not provide consistent levels of accuracy as specified by power meter manufacturers. The Shimano alloy crankset is a popular base unit for a number of companies to use for their power meter […]

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