Good morning people. Let’s take a look today to the best watches for cycling. When it comes to cycling, you want a watch that can be able to track everything, calories burned, distance, speed, compare and the right tools to achieve your goals. So let’s go and find the best watches on the market for this type of sport.
Garming Forerunner 920XT
This is a multisports watch that comes with running dynamics. Offers VO2 max estimate, race predictor and recovery advisor. The athlete will be able to measure the swimming distance, pace, stroke type identification, count, drill logging and rest timer. The smart notifications let you see the notifications you receive on the email, text and other types of alerts on your watch.
The Forerunner 920xt is a watch made for advanced training and all day activity tracking, this means that not only will measure your workouts, as well will measure your all day movement. A wetsuit friendly smartwatch than is 15 percent lighter than the watch before, the 910XT. Counts with a high resolution display that will make easier to see the notifications and use the watch, as well comes with watch mode so you can wear it all day.
Cycling features are speed tracking, cadence and heart rate to provide you the best and accurate measure for your cycling workouts. If you pair the watch with the ANT+ power meter you will be able to measure your power metrics. If you are a running athlete the watch will help you train for optimal running form if you use it with the HRM Run or HRM Tri monitor. Another good tool is the advanced heart rate features. This features will check your recovery status and as well your racing potential. First step is a recovery check, a real time measure of your recovery state with the firs minutes of an aerobic activity. After that will provide a recovery time before you should jump and attempt another hard effort. You can train on the water with the heart rate underwater feature, this allows you for pool training. The non slip design will make the watch stays in place even during wall push offs. The right watch to train in all 3 disciplines, running, cycling and swimming.
Garming Fenix 5 Sapphire
It’s a premium smaller sized watch (42mm) multisport GPS with Elevate wrist heart rate technology. This technology is made to penetrate your skin and estimate your heart rate. Allows you to get heart rate information without the need for an external sensor. Provides preloaded activity profiles for all your sports and workouts. Shows your training status, training load and much more. Includes features such as smart notifications, uploads to Garming Connect online fitness community and you can personalize the watch using the Connect IQ store. GPS, GLONASS and 3-axis with gyroscope and barometric altimeter will make your training easier and more fun. The battery life lasts up to 9 days in smartwatch mode, up to 14 hours in GPS mode and up to 35 hours in UltraTrac battery saver mode.
One thing that I love from this smartwatch is the design and performance. This watch comes in many sizes to fit the needs of the different types of athletes, As well the design varies on the different versions so you can fit and match your aesthetic and athletic interests. You can change the watch bands and give them a different look with your choice of premium leather, metal or silicone makes to mach any sport or activity.
Tom Tom Spark 3 Cardio
A multi sport smart watch with multisports modes, GPS tracking, 24/7 activity tracking, Route, Heart rate monitor and fitness age.
Comes with a heart rate monitor to let you see and measure the heart rate on your wrist, no chest strap needed. GPS tracking for time, distance, speed, pace, routes, live stats measures at the moment. You can measure your activity tracking 24/7 during workouts and during your normal day. The battery lasts up to 3 weeks in activity tracking, up to 11 hours in GPS and up to 9 hours in GPS and heart rate mode. You can go swimming up to 40 meters or 130 feet. Provide features such as steps count, active minutes, distance, calories burned and sleep tracker. Running features such as heart rate, speed, pace, distance, calories, duration and more. Last but not least, doesn’t matter which phone you have, you will be able to create the Tom Tom Sports App account and dive into your statistics, set goals and view the progress from your computer.
A smartwatch with style. Provides revolutionary features like PurePulse heart rate, Connected GPS, on screen workouts and much more. The PurePulse Heart Rate gets continuous, automatic, wrist- based heart rate and simplified heart rate zones. The on screen workouts allows you to get step by step instructions that coach you through each move. Measures your all day activity, during and after training. Reminds you to move and help you achieve an hourly goal of 250 calories burned. The guided breathing helps you find moments of calm throughout the day with personalized breathing sessions based on your heart rate. Multisport mode is perfect to track your running, cycling and gym workouts to get real time stats on display. SmartTrack feature recognizes select activities and records it soon as you start. As well this watch provides sleep tracking and silent alarms to track your sleep quality and wake up in a peacefull way. You can sync the watch with Android, iOS and Windows devices. As well you can get smartphone notifications when your phone is nearby, answer calls, texts and much more.
In conclusion this are in the best smartwatches range for cycling this year. If you are a serious and an expert athlete. You have this options for the right smartwatch you need in order to get your workout to the next level, doesn’t matter if you are training for a triathlon or just for fun and enjoy the sport.