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Best power meters in 2022 | Top-rated power meters and buyer’s guide

❚ The products mentioned in this article are selected or reviewed independently by our journalists. When you buy through links on our site we may…

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❚ The products mentioned in this article are selected or reviewed independently by our journalists. When you buy through links on our site we may earn an affiliate commission, but this never influences our opinion.

Once the reserve of professional riders, power meters have gained significant traction across the recreational side of cycling in recent years.

With massively increased competition in the power meter market and the advent of immersive indoor cycling apps such as Zwift , TrainerRoad and Wahoo SYSTM , more and more cyclists are understanding the benefits of training and racing with power.

We’ve reviewed eight products to bring you our definitive guide to the best power meters available in 2022. What is a power meter?

A power meter is, in simple terms, a set of moving scales that measure your power output and is measured as a calculation of torque (how hard you’re pushing the pedals) multiplied by cadence (how fast the pedals are turning – or revolutions per minute).

Your power is measured in watts (one watt equals 1 joule per second), giving you a precise calculation of how much energy you’re putting through the pedals at any given moment.

With this knowledge, you can calculate your training load, target precise effort levels through your training zones , track improvements in your fitness, determine how many calories you’re burning, and more.Combine this data with information from a cycling computer and heart rate monitor , and it can be a very powerful tool in the right hands. What we […]

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