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4iiii wants to buy your old crank arms & recycle them into new power meters!

4iiii wants to buy your old crank arms & recycle them into new power meters!

In an industry where the newest & shiniest rules, power meter maker 4iiii Innovations wants to recycle your old cranks into new powermeters. The new…

Monday, May 03

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In an industry where the newest & shiniest rules, power meter maker 4iiii Innovations wants to recycle your old cranks into new powermeters. The new 4iiii Crank Buyback Program will give you cold hard cash for that used, but still good alloy crankarm you have sitting in a parts bin, or donate that same money to get more kids on bikes. In the end, your old crankarm gets turned into a reCycled power meter, lowering the cost of entry to training with power for another aspiring cyclist… 4iiii recycles extra crankarms back into refurbished Powermeters

This is a super simple program that brings several issues together into one “ why didn’t I think of that ” solution. First, we’re in a bizarre industry supply shortage, so even companies like 4iiii are facing difficulty in keeping a steady supply of new crank arms on which to attach their power meter tech. Second, if you ever bought a simple left arm power meter upgrade from 4iiii (or similar from Stages ), you likely have a perfectly good left crank arm sitting around collecting dust.

So, 4iiii buys that extra crank arm from you, cleans, inspects & tests it to see that it’s in good shape. Then, they stick their power meter sensors onto it, and sell it as a clearance “Previously Ridden” 1-sided power meter option for about 20% less than either a new 1-sided power meter or even their factory install option where you send them your crank to install the […]

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