Stick-On Wahoo RPM Bluetooth Cadence Sensor Now Shipping

wahoo-rpm-bluetooth-cadence-sensorWe spotted this at Interbike, and now Wahoo Fitness’ RPM bluetooth cadence sensor is shipping, and there’s a bit more info about it now. It’ll come with both stick-on or sleeved-and-zip-tied mounting solutions, letting you use it across multiple cranksets if you don’t mind adding a couple grams of ugly to eschew the sticky backing.

If you’re already using your smartphone and a smattering of bluetooth accessories to track your ride data, or you prefer your speed sensor on the fork, this one is a simple way to add cadence to the mix. Retail is $49.95, weight is just 7 grams.

If you’re not already fully in bed with BT but like the idea of using an app to record it all, we’d recommend their Speed/Cadence dual sensor since it’s just $10 more and combines both metrics into a single transmitter. Get ’em at or your local bike shop. Both will pair with Wahoo’s own app, Strava and MapMyRide. It uses a coin cell battery that should be good for up to two years riding.


RobertB - 12/26/13 - 7:05pm

Unfortunately, those “Wahoo’s” are still only building to the MAC/IPHONE platform. WHATTTTT? HELLO!

M.A - 12/26/13 - 8:49pm

Cool, now add power for an extra $20, and they’ll own an even bigger market. Me thinks they are working on something…

James - 12/26/13 - 10:03pm

This would be awesome if cadence mattered.

Eyal - 12/26/13 - 10:08pm

I really wanted to like Wahoo. I got the RFLKT+ and it drops the HR signal and the Speed/cadence sensor all the time. All their support could say: Well it’s know to happen and the’ll the engineers know about. Basically you can’t fix it, and you must force quit the app and start over.

AlanM - 12/27/13 - 12:13pm

Does anybody else notice something looking really off in that photo?

Dockboy - 12/27/13 - 12:55pm

@AlanM – Nope. It’s the non-drive crankarm from the drive side.

AlanM - 12/27/13 - 1:00pm

@Dockboy, ahh, depth perception and cropping got me.

Chuck Diller - 12/28/13 - 5:37pm

@DockBoy – The Q factor looks a little off though, by about 3mm. 😉

Sam A. - 12/29/13 - 11:16pm

This may be a dumb question, but is this compatible with the Garmin 500? Would be nice to get something sleeker than the GSC-10 for cadence.

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