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    Powerpod

    Anyone have any experience with these? I'm in the market for a powermeter, but don't want to break the bank. At $300, is has surely piqued my interest.

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    If I remember right it's inaccurate once you hit rough road.

    So based on that alone, it's not worth anything to me, some real rough pavement around.

    Single sided options are not much more than $300 now once you figure in a 20% sale or whatnot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MMsRepBike View Post
    If I remember right it's inaccurate once you hit rough road.

    So based on that alone, it's not worth anything to me, some real rough pavement around.

    Single sided options are not much more than $300 now once you figure in a 20% sale or whatnot.
    So long as you have the right crankset...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marc View Post
    So long as you have the right crankset...
    Garmin has the single sided Vector pedals. Those are affordable, new, slick, transferable, upgradeable.

    There's options.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MMsRepBike View Post
    Garmin has the single sided Vector pedals. Those are affordable, new, slick, transferable, upgradeable.

    There's options.
    Yeah, I was pondering the Garmin Vector pedals. Can't decide on whether to go with the 2s or wait on the 3s?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MMsRepBike View Post
    Garmin has the single sided Vector pedals. Those are affordable, new, slick, transferable, upgradeable.

    There's options.
    Only if you like Look-style pedals.
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    I used it last year before getting a crank PM. I found it to be pretty accurate for the most part when compared to similar rides with a proper PM. There would be some wild fluctuations at times, but I was using it more for fun/curiosity than proper training so I didn't mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marc View Post
    Only if you like Look-style pedals.
    Vector 2 can be inserted into Ultegra Pedals.

    Vector 3 is not made by Exustar, they're an in-house design made to be as much like Shimano as possible. Much different than the previous two versions.

    I wouldn't buy the 2 because of the pods.
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