Understanding your ride’s metrics and how to
improve them elevates performance to the next level.
Power meters are an essential tool for cyclists looking to crank it up.
They measure how much power (Watts) you expend on the bike, which allows
you to see and record effort and productivity. You’ll have the ability to
track data over time to meet your goals. Power meters feature various
methods and are available in a wide price range; there’s something for
Whether you’re following a structured workout, increasing pedal efficiency
removing the guess work from training and racing, a power meter is the
ultimate cycling companion.
TYPES OF POWER METERS
Strain gauge located within
pedal or pods connected to
Can be single or dual sided
Easiest to install and swap
The best power meter you can buy is the one that helps
you get faster. By choosing a power meter that fits your budget and offers
the features you’re looking for, you’re sure to make a good choice and get
closer to your training goals.
Shop all power
Stages Cycling Ultegra
R8000 Power Meter
The Stages Power meter is built on to a non-drive-side Shimano Ultegra
crank arm and is compatible with all Shimano Hollowtech II road
With so many power meters on the market, you need a
guide to wade through the options.
Our experts offer professional advice to pick the best fit for your bike,
goals & budget. Learn why you should train with one and how to choose the
perfect option for your fitness ambitions.
Read the Clever Training Blog.
WHY DO I NEED A
Losing out on valuable data – such as your speed, cadence and power
output - can cost you seconds or even minutes off your time.
With TrainerRoad's Head Coach and Co-Founder Chad Timmerman as our
guide, we set out to learn more.
Since this is an investment piece, we understand the need to thoroughly
research before you take the plunge. In part two of our Power Meter
Coach Timmerman breaks down each pain point of finding your perfect
In part three of our Power Meter Series, Coach Timmerman tells us how to
incorporate a power meter into your routine and create an efficient,
effective and structured training program that will get you to that next