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Wahoo Bluetooth Speed/Cadence Sensors?

Old 06-28-16, 09:56 PM
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Wahoo Bluetooth Speed/Cadence Sensors?

Wahoo just released a dual-band (Bluetooth LE/ANT+) magnetless speed sensor.They have had a dual-band magnetless candence sensor for a while.Anyone using either of these? How are the mounts compared to the Garmin sensors?

I'm particularly interested in using the Wahoo sensors with a Polar V650. The V650 is bluetooth only and I've put off purchasing it due to the lack of reliable magnetless bluetooth sensors. I'm hoping that the Wahoo sensors are what I've been looking for so please let me know if you have this setup.

The UK sites have dropped the price of the V650 significantly in the past few days and I'm hopeful that the time is right.


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Old 06-29-16, 05:30 AM
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I currently use both of them (cadence and speed magnetless wahoo sensors) with an iPhone 6S Plus and the wahoo utility. The cadence sensor is accurate as far as it concerns the average rpm but gives inconsistent data momentarily. The speed sensor is pretty accurate. FYI programs like strava for iOS only use the cadence sensor (strava uses GPS for speed measuring). I currently have purchased a Garmin Edge 520 (amazon.co.uk has a bargain price at 169 pounds just for today) to replace the iPhone (battery is the main reason).
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I use both sensors. I cannot compare them to Garmin ones, because I've never used Garmin ones (ANT+ only doesn't work for me), but they work very well.
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Thanks for the input guys.

I purchased the sensors and the Polar V650 today. Time will tell.

Looking forward to actual heart rate training using the Polar.
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