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PowerTap P1 Pedals

PowerTap

P1 Pedals

$1,199.99
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5.0 stars
 (95 Reviews)
 

PowerTap P1 Pedals

These aren't ordinary pedals. The P1 pedal is a simple, intelligent and uncompromising design that provides the same proven PowerTap accuracy and reliability. The simple one-piece design easily mounts to any crank and does not require calibration nor installation angle setting, providing a true “plug-and-play” experience. The P1 also features dual band ANT+ and Bluetooth SMART for compatibility with a multitude of head units and smart devices. Plus, the independent measurement opens the possibility for a new set of pedaling metrics previously unavailable to help give you the ultimate competitive edge.

 

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5.0 stars

(based on 95 reviews)

91%

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Pros

  • Easy to use  (54)
  • Versatile  (48)
  • Durable  (37)
  • Lightweight  (13)
  • Accurate  (3)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky  (17)
  • Heavy  (2)
  • Poor quality  (2)
  • ~200g penalty 
  • A little heavy 

Best Uses

  • Road bikes  (55)
  • Long rides  (32)
  • Commuting  (6)
  • Triathlon  (3)
  • Mountain bikes  (2)

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4.0

Easy to use, replacement parts difficult to get

By eksi

from Belgium

About Me Avid Cyclist

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Bulky

Best Uses

  • Road Bikes

Comments:

The pedals are very easy to use. They do not require certain torque settings or pods. The only drawback is the quality of battery caps. They cause drop outs occasionally due to poor electrical contact and are made of very soft metal which makes them prone to bending. After 18 months of usage, the battery caps are useless for me and cannot have the replacements shipped to Europe where I am currently residing and they cost way too much for a pair of small soft metal pieces.

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5.0

Great addition!

By Moto4play

from NOVA

About Me Avid Cyclist

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Bikes
    • Long Rides

    Comments:

    I appreciate the simplicity of the plug and play. Great data output to allow you to train and diagnose issues. Would highly recommend especially if you ride multiple bikes or like upgrading components on bikes.

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    5.0

    Power measurement is spot on, easy to switch between bikes.

    By Rich

    from Utah

    About Me Competitive Cyclist

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Versatile

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Road Bikes

    Comments:

    They are a little heavy. My main complaint is that the cleats are quite KEO compatible. It would be a lot nicer to have an easy swap between these and non-power pedals with the same shoes.

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    5.0

    TEST

    By TEST

    from TEST

    About Me

    Comments:

    TEST

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    4.0

    P1 Pedals are the best fit for my situation

    By Blake

    from Lacey, WA

    About Me Fitness Enthusiast

    Pros

    • Easily switched between bikes

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments:

        When looking for a replacement for my now deceased 14 year old power meter, I decided the P1 pedals best fit my situation. I have two bikes (road and tri), and the tri bike has two sets of wheels (training and aero). This would have required 3 new wheels or a lot of hassle getting the correct hub and having a bike shop relace my existing wheels in order to use PowerTap hubs. I also looked at spider based power meters from several different companies, but in the end, decided against thosefor a couple reasons. When my old power meter on the tri bike kicked the bucket, due to monetary constraints from the better half, I couldn't purchase a new crankset with a spider based power meter built in. However, I found a really good deal for some 386EVO cranks (one carbon and one aluminum). So, I switched both bikes from square taper BBs, and have lightly used cranks on both bikes. Buying a spider based power meter would mean two power meters and two additional new cranksets. With the P1 Pedals, I can easily switch back and forth between bikes and use the recently purchased cranksets. Plus the two lightly used cranksets, two MegaEvo BBs, and the P1 Pedals came out cheaper than buying two GXP BBs, one aluminum Quarq, and one carbon Quarq or two MegaExo/MegaEvo BBs, one aluminum Power2Max, and one carbon Power2Max. Also with the P1 Pedals I get actual left and right power rather than estimated left/right power with the Quarq or Power2Max. So, the pedals just seemed to fit my need best. I got the PowerTap pedals over other pedal based power meters, because I don't have to use a torque wrench or mess with power pods. The only downside I've ran into so far is PowerTap's refusal to give Android users the same level of analytics as iOS users. Sure the Android Virtual Training app can be used to update firmware, but the analytics suck and can only be used for rides less than one hour. Only time will tell if I continue to be happy with the P1 Pedals, but for now I am.

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        2.0

        Do not buy if you are racing crits

        By Crits

        from USA

        About Me

        Comments:

        Went to 2.5 mm shorter cranks and still smack these pedals all the time in the faster crit races.

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        2.0

        Has potential, but poor reliability

        By Time Trial Wannabe

        from Adelaide, Australia

        About Me Competitive Cyclist

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

        • Poor Quality
        • Bulky

        Best Uses

        • Road Bikes

        Comments:

        Originally purchased in Feb 2016, I have had 2 units fail each within 6 months of use. First set, the firmware on the right pedal froze after a battery change. Second set, the right pedal gradually stopped reading power over the course of 2 weeks, at which point no power data was being measured from the right pedal at all. I would have liked a refund, but was told that a replacement pair was the only option. I now have a 3rd pair (both failed units replaced under warranty) which I have no faith in. What started out as a product with a lot of potential has turned into something I longer want to use.

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        5.0

        Great power meter

        By Aaron Palaian

        from Houston, Texas

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Durable
        • Versatile

        Cons

        • Bulky

        Best Uses

        • Road Bikes
        • Long Rides

        Comments:

        Great product

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        4.0

        So simple

        By SurgRunner

        from Los Angeles, CA

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • TT Bikes
            • Road Bikes

            Comments:

            Extremely easy to use. I did have some difficulty pairing with my computer, but my LBS helped with this. While they are simple to use and versatile, the price tag is a big hurdle. I've found they work great with my smart trainer and bike computers.

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            5.0

            Excellent!

            By Armando

            from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

            About Me Fitness Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Bikes
              • Long Rides

              Comments:

              Easy to install and change from one bike to another. Spends little battery. Easily connects to GPS of all brands.

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