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    Pioneer power meter pros - speed sensor?

    I have a pioneer power meter setup on my bike, and am preparing for indoor winter riding/trainer. While the pioneer system (SGY-PM68) has amazing features, I am baffled that it doesnt have a magnet option to pick up speed, at least from what I can tell).

    Is there any way to add speed to this setup? I am hesitant to add an ant+ meter to this clean setup. I have a wahoo speed/cadence meter but hope its not my only option.

    thanks!

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    Pioneer power meter pros - speed sensor?

    I understood that you donít need the magnet for the cadence but if you use it it would guve you the best measurement (the Pioneer works otherwise like the Stages etc...for the evaluation of the cadence)

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    Power meters don't measure speed.

    If you want a clean looking speed measuring device, try one of the garmin speed sensors that attach to the hub. Amazon link.
    Last edited by crit_boy; 4 Weeks Ago at 08:46 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crit_boy View Post
    Power meters don't measure speed.

    If you want a clean looking speed measuring device, try one of the garmin speed sensors that attach to the hub. Amazon link.
    Wahoo makes one too, works great.

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    you will need a speed sensor or use your GPS in the cycling computer - either works, the speed sensor is the better option if you care about accuracy. Lots of options for speed sensors. Any ANT + will work with the Pioneer computer.
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    Hi all,
    Thanks for the confirmation. I believe in my post I said I have a speed sensor..
    I was hoping there could be a more elegant solution. Considering the horsepower the pioneer setup has, I am surprised there isnt something that can be integrated. I do like the hub speed sensor idea, that sounds a touch cleaner and is garmin native (which is still my primary GPS).

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    Quote Originally Posted by leo95se View Post
    I was hoping there could be a more elegant solution. Considering the horsepower the pioneer setup has, I am surprised there isnt something that can be integrated.
    You must somehow know either the wheel rotation or overall gear ratio go get speed from crank rotation. The only way I conceive the integration a speed sensor with a crank based power meter unless it was on a fixy would be using an E shift solution to transmit the gear selection to the head unit. Nobody has seen a need to do that yet, but perhaps with Garmin you could build an IQ app to do it. I don't see Pioneer ever doing that with their head unit.
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