New Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM focuses on Navigation

The New Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM GPS bike computer focuses on improving the usability and integration of previous ELEMNT Bike computers with a major focus on new navigation features.

The ELEMNT ROAM is the first Wahoo bike computer to include a color screen. With crystal-clear 2.7″ Gorilla Glass© and an ambient light sensor.

ELEMNT ROAM has a longer battery life of up to 17 hours, and includes the free and easy-to-use WAHOO smartphone app for initial setup and ongoing management.

The Wahoo Elemnt ROAM is available now from WahooFitness.com and priced at £299.99 / US$379.99 / €349.99 / AUS$599.95.

ELEMNT ROAM Quick Specs

Physical Dimensions: 3.5″ x 2.3″ x 0.7” (89mm x 54.4mm x 17.8 mm)
Display Size: 2.7″ (68.58mm)
Screen Resolution: 240×400
Weight: 3.3 oz
Battery: USB rechargeable
Battery Life: 17 hours
Waterproof Rating: IPX7 (waterproof up to 5 ft)
Supported Satellites: GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU Galileo, and QZSS
Operating Temperature: -4°F to 122°F / -20°C to 50°C

New Features Coming Soon

Strava Turn by Turn Navigation will automatically give turn by turn guidance for Strava downloaded routes (Late May 2019).

On-Device Elevation will give elevation information for routes created on the app/unit (Mid-Late June 2019).

New Features Available Now

INTEGRATED OUT-FRONT MOUNT WITH LOCKING SCREW to secure the computer to the mount allowing the ELEMNT ROAM to stay on the bike for UCI race weigh-ins.

AMBIENT LIGHT SENSOR to automatically adjust the screen brightness and LED lights to the current lighting conditions.

COLOR 2.7″ SCREEN  68.6mm, 240×400 resolution screen with damage resistant Gorilla© Glass.

FULLY CUSTOMIZABLE SCREENS using the ELEMNT Companion App.

THREE TACTILE BUTTONS on the top of the device allow you to quickly toggle through screens for all ride metrics.

USB RECHARGEABLE BATTERY gives up to 17 hours of battery life.

CUSTOMIZABLE QUICKLOOK LED INDICATORS provide a quick visual cue to see if you’re on pace with performance metrics or to follow navigation cues.

PERFECT VIEW ZOOM BUTTONS let you zoom in and out of data fields.

WIRELESS CONNECTION via WiFi, Bluetooth, or ANT+. means you only ever have to plugin the device to charge it.

ELEMNT COMPANION APP is one of the best features of Wahoo bike computers. Virtually everything can be set up and monitored from your iPhone or Android smartphone using this free app.

GPS FUNCTIONALITY with simple, crisp maps.

Navigation Routing Features

GET ME STARTED (ROUTE TO STARTING POINT) and RETRACE ROUTE (BREADCRUMB TRAILS) gives turn-by-turn directions back to the starting point of your route by reversing the route you took.

ROUTE TO START (SHORTEST ROUTE) gives turn-by-turn directions back to the starting point of your route using the shortest way possible.

BACK ON TRACK (ON-DEMAND REROUTING) reroutes you back on track with turn-by-turn directions If you take a wrong turn.

TAKE ME TO (ON-DEMAND ROUTE GENERATION) allows you to create a route with turn-by-turn directions by selecting a location directly on the ELEMNT ROAM map page or by selecting from one of your saved locations.

In the ELEMNT Companion App you can enter a destination, address, or point of interest to generate a route and sync it to the ELEMNT ROAM via Bluetooth.

SAVE FAVORITE LOCATIONS on the ELEMNT ROAM or in the ELEMNT Companion App so you can easily generate a route on the fly and get turn-by-turn directions to your frequently visited spots.

GLOBAL MAPS ARE PRE LOADED for North America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, and South America. (Maps for Russia, Asia, and Africa that can be downloaded over WiFi).

LIVE TRACK allows you to share a link by text or email using the ELEMNT Companion App, so others can follow your ride in real-time on the Live Track web portal.

TEXT, EMAIL, PHONE LED AND POP-UP ALERTS will notify you when someone is trying to reach you.

AUTOMATIC WIRELESS SYNC OF ROUTES AND WORKOUTS with Strava, Ride With GPS, Best Bike Split, Komoot, MTB Project, and SingleTracks.

ROUTE SYNC VIA BLUETOOTH you can automatically send any route to the ELEMNT ROAM from your smartphone using the ELEMNT Companion App.

KICKR, KICKR CORE or KICKR SNAP SMART TRAINER CONTROL in three different modes – level mode, ERG mode, and routes & ride history mode. ANT+ FE-C CONTROL.

ELEMNT ROAM also controls non-Wahoo Smart Trainers that are equipped with ANT+ FE-C.

PLANNED WORKOUTS WITH TRAININGPEAKS AND TODAY’S PLAN are fully integrated into ELEMNT ROAM.

TEAM INEOS STRUCTURED WORKOUTS are pre-loaded. There are five structured workouts – two FTP tests and three Team Ineos structured workouts designed by the team coaches.

FULLY INTEGRATED WITH APPS FROM Strava, Best Bike Split, Komoot, and Ride With GPS

Hardware Integrations

Electronic Gear Shifter Integration with Shimano Dura Ace Di2, SRAM eTAP, FSA WE, and Campagnolo EPS: Displays a visual and numerical indication of front and rear gears and gear shifting battery.

Muscle Oxygen Sensors BSXInsight and Moxy Muscle Oxygen Sensors: Displays saturated and total hemoglobin metrics for your workout or lap

MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL INTEGRATION automatically syncs your To-Do List from MTB Project and your Wishlist from Singletracks to your ELEMNT over WiFi or Bluetooth.

By | 2019-05-20T12:02:09+00:00 May 8th, 2019|Gear, News|0 Comments

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