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Christmas gift ideas: 12 presents for the gadget-obsessed cyclist

Christmas gift ideas: 12 presents for the gadget-obsessed cyclist

12 presents for the gadget-obsessed cyclist Cyclists are a varied breed, ranging from the wild and wooly to the quantitative and analytical. If your loved one falls into that latter camp, here are some data-driven gifts sure to get his or her inner statistician counting their blessings. Garmin Virb XE videocamera Garmin virb xe: Sure, GoPro owns the action cam market with a variety of options, but it’s the live-data integration that sets the Virb apart. The Garmin Virb XE connects easily with your power meter and heart-rate monitor, and has its own sensors for speed and elevation, the data from which can be incorporated into the HD video footage graphics. Stages power meter Stages power meter: What do you mean, your data-driven cyclist doesn’t have a power meter? There are a number of great choices on the market now, with prices going ever lower (why can’t all bike products be getting cheaper?), but for our money, the crank-based Stages is the way to go. It’s tiny, lightweight and accurate. Hidden on the inside of the left crank, you can get power data to a Garmin or most any other head unit without visual broadcasting to the world that […]

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