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    Has the Garmin Vector Officially Become Vaporware with this Announcement?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlphaDogCycling View Post
    Hmm, that looks bad. Translation: "Try as we might, we cannot get the darn thing to work reliably."

    If that is the case with the kind of resources Garmin no doubt has thrown at this, then that's a very bad sign. It may be quite a while until this, or any other pedal-based power meter, gets to the market, if ever...

    They should give me a call for help.

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    Yep. That's exactly what it means. Garmin has screwed the pooch repeatedly with this system. "It'll be out in March." "It'll be out in summer."

    Now it's "we cannot estimate a delivery date."

    I've said it before and I'll say it now: buy a Quarq now, train with power now, profit.
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    How much did Garmin spend on the acquisition?

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    Jerks. The Powertap G3 looks swell to me.

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    Got the PT....now getting the Quarq.

    Sigh. Now I'm going to complain about the three different BB systems I have

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    It's sad this the Garmin Vector won't make it to market anytime.

    Off to get a Quarq. Now just need to decide if it makes sense to wait for the new Red version, or buy the existing 975 version.
    ALC12: Matthew - 7 Day 545 mile cycling event from San Francisco to Life to Support HIV/AIDS Services

    Bike: Merlin Custom ExtraLight, Enve 1.0 fork, Pacenti SL23 rims with navy blue Chris King hubs & matching spoke nipples, dual King Ti Cages, Zipp - Contour SL

    For everything else: upgrades in progress, so suggestions gladly accepted :)
    Shimano Dura-Ace 7800 9 speed

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlphaDogCycling View Post
    Off to get a Quarq. Now just need to decide if it makes sense to wait for the new Red version, or buy the existing 975 version.
    You shouldn't have to wait long for the new Red Quark crankset...One just arrived at a local coach's office for one of his customers.

    My guess is they are ready for shipping and will be available in the next couple weeks for everybody.
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