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PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 8:36 pm 
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Looks like there might finally be some competition for Garmin. That video is super cheesy though :P

http://www.bikerumor.com/2015/03/23/pol ... more-97616

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After doing more research, it looks like it doesn't use ANT+. That's a dealbreaker.

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Yeah, but isn't it a problem only in case you already own a sensor/s with Ant+? Otherwise, what's the problem with Blutooth standard in such a computer? I'm asking, because I quite like the new v650.


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Perhaps the result of too many episodes of Mad Men but noticed the commercial never really discusses the product and merely tries to sell an experience.

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ico, nothing wrong with Bluetooth, but it's a deal breaker because almost all of the current power meters only use Ant+

And yeah, that commercial is whack.

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Biggest problem is lack of power meter support at all. Polar has stated that the april update will have power meter support (bluetooth), but given the v650' track record, i want to see it before i believe it.


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