Up Your Cycling Game: Bluetooth Cadence and Speed Sensors for Smartphones
If you’re a huge fan of cycling analytics – monitoring your improving speed, fitness level and ride pace – you’re probably aware of the many powerful cycling computers out there.
They’re powerful tools for upping your game, improving your times and reaching your athletic pinnacle.
Once upon a time, a good cycling cadence and speed sensor would cost you hundreds. They would require extensive wiring and water protection, and they wouldn’t necessarily work all that well. Not ideal, right?
But know this: you may have a cycling computer in your pocket already.
There are a bunch of great apps which essentially turn your phone into a cycling computer.
Thanks to your smartphone, some clever apps and a bit of inexpensive bluetooth technology, a cadence and speed sensor for iPhone or Android is a reality, and an affordable one at that. No wires, no fuss, no excess gadgetry cluttering up your home or bicycle frame.
This article will review a few of the best wireless iPhone / Android cadence and speed sensors. We’ll examine them, listing the stats, pros and cons of each.