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Pro Cyclist Ian Richards Shares His Top Training Session

Posted Apr 20, 2015 at 10:40 PM

Today on the blog we welcome Ian Richards, a pro cyclist currently riding for Baby Dump continental team. He’s even provided a short training session to help you get ready for the upcoming season. Having spent just under a month back home in Australia in December, I headed back for my fifth year in the Netherlands and my first year as a pro, exciting! Of course the biggest change for me is no longer culturally, but the drastic variation in temperature.… continue reading

Porsche Human Performance use Wattbike to Build Race Fitness

Posted Apr 15, 2015 at 11:56 PM

Our friends at Porsche Human Performance know that racing drivers constantly push themselves to the limit, that’s why both physical and mental fitness are a key part of the game. In this video, Mark Webber is joined by drivers from all disciplines to explain the importance of fitness and how they’re getting race fit for 2015. As cardio is a key aspect of race fitness, you may spot the Wattbike being featured in the Porsche Human Performance… continue reading

Connecting to Wattbike powerapp using Bluetooth Technology

Posted Apr 15, 2015 at 11:39 PM

The Wattbike powerapp for iOS and Android currently connects to the Wattbike monitor via ANT+, which is integrated into a wide range of Android smartphones and is available on iOS by using a dongle. However, due to the limitations of ANT you will not be able to receive the all the features of the Wattbike powerapp, most noteably the Polar View. If you want to view Polar View data on your app and then save it to the powerhub, or if you have a smartphone… continue reading

An exclusive first look at Wattbike powerapp and powerhub

Posted Apr 13, 2015 at 11:44 PM

Wattbike Australia are pleased to announce that the powerapp is available to download from Google Play and Apple's App Store**. What is the PowerApp? A Wattbike App which allows users to view workouts on mobile devices and save that data to our powerhub cloud storage system. The powerhub cloud storage system is a revolutionary digital platform which allows users to log and provide extensive analysis of data from training sessions in order to track… continue reading

How Does Your Pedalling Technique Compare to Wattbike Ambassador Joanna Rowsell?

Posted Mar 23, 2015 at 09:10 AM

Pedalling technique is a vital element of cycling. It can affect how your bike handles, your power output, your risk of injury and ultimately your speed. So, when was the last time you really thought about how you pedal? Pedalling technique is difficult to gauge as you can’t see what you’re doing. Most cyclists simply think the cranks are fixed so your feet just go round right? Wrong. The Wattbike Polar View shows exactly how you’re… continue reading

5 Things Every Cyclist Should Know About Hydration

Posted Feb 16, 2015 at 10:58 AM

We all know what a sweaty affair indoor training is, that’s why it’s important to replenish the sweat you lose through correct hydration. We’ve invited Andy Blow, Founder of Precision Hydration, to the blog to share his expert knowledge: Hydration is a controversial topic within sport and exercise science. Hydration and dehydration and their effect on athletic performance have been the subject of many research studies. Plus, every… continue reading

Use Live Training Zones to Make Your Goals a Reality

Posted Jan 29, 2015 at 08:53 AM

Whether your goal for 2015 is completing your first sportive, winning your local time trial champs or taking on an epic challenge ride, live training zones can help you in achieving your goal. Training zones make training extra efficient as they ensure you’re riding at the exact intensity that’s right for you. If you own or use a Wattbike you can also take advantage of the live training zones within the Wattbike monitor. This takes all… continue reading

This was not a challenge on the bucket list

Posted Sep 03, 2014 at 01:15 PM

This was not a challenge on the bucket list

Last weekend, Rowing Olympic medallists Matt Ryan, who won Silver at Beijing and Karsten Fosterling, who won bronze at London, took on a challenge not on the bucket list of most – continuously riding the Wattbike for 24 hours. The men wanted a challenge which would test them both mentally and physically. For Karsten, a member of The O Group, a community council that facilitates relationships, events and support for The Leukaemia Foundation,… continue reading

We set our numbers at realistic levels and we hit them, no excuses.

Posted Aug 19, 2013 at 04:13 PM

A couple of weeks ago we introduced you to Matt Formston and Mick Curran(aka @OzTandem) who are aiming for victory at the 2013 Para Cycling Road World Championships in Canada. To support Matt and Mick we have supplied them with a Wattbike at the hotel where they will be based in Montreal to allow them to continue the focused training they have been undertaking in Australia. Below you'll get an insight into why, as a para-cyclist, Matt finds the… continue reading

We’re consistently pushing the boundaries of using technology to give us an edge

Posted Jul 24, 2013 at 03:25 PM

Today we hear from Matt Formston and Mick Curran who are heading to Canada to compete in the 2013 Para Cycling Road World Championships. They've been training hard on a Wattbike and we've recently arranged to support the guys out in Canada by providing them with a Wattbike to continue their focused training in North America. If you're on Twitter then you can follow Matt and Mick at @OzTandem. We'll be delving into how they prepare… continue reading