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Old 11-08-14, 08:05 AM
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Anybody else thinking of buying 4iii power meter?

I've gone from very "untech" to wanting to train with power on the bike. Just don't want to spend more than some of my bikes are worth to do it. The 4iii power meter at $399 looks promising. Their website says first batch is sold out with more to ship 1st qtr of 2015. Anybody get one of the first ones? Anybody else thinking of ordering? I'd be using it with my Garmin 510.
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There's this: 4iiii?s Introduces $399 Power Meter, Precision: My First Ride With It | DC Rainmaker
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Looks brilliant! Might be just what I need.
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Yep, DC Rainmaker is a wealth of info. And, if you scroll to the bottom there's a chance to save 10% on the meter. I'm strongly considering, although I won't have the bike I will install it on available until April or May.
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I'm planning to get one in the spring. I usually wait for a while, so that bugs get worked out.
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No, but I'm interested in the 4iiii power meter.
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Originally Posted by gl98115
No, but I'm interested in the 4iiii power meter.
FWIW: 4iii = -4i, 4iiii = 4
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Thing with the 4iiii is you destroy if if you remove it from a crank. I'm kind of hoping Vector S comes down on price a bit once 4iiii is on the market.

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Low serial numbers and power meters: https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycli...l#post17292475

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Originally Posted by RChung
Low serial numbers and power meters: https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycli...l#post17292475
You have an excellent point. I won't have access to my primary bike until April or May. Hopefully by then there will be some viable options.
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