Shimano purchases Pioneer's power meter and GPS computer division

Pioneer has signed an agreement to transfer assets to Shimano

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Pioneer has announced that it will be leaving the power meter market, and transferring assets from its Cycle Sports division to Shimano.

In a statement released by the company, the innovative firm which offered power meters, cycle computers and web based services under the Cyclo Sphere banner said it would cease its sale of cycling related products by the end of March 2020.

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James Bracey

James Bracey's career has seen him move from geography teacher, to MBR writer, to Cycling Weekly's senior tech writer and video presenter. He possesses an in-depth knowledge of bicycle mechanics, as well as bike fit and coaching qualifications. Bracey enjoys all manner of cycling, from road to gravel and mountain biking.