Your Apple Watch is about to become a truly viable cycling smartwatch

The US tech giant is boasting connectivity to peripherals such as power meters in its new Watch OS 10

Apple watches
(Image credit: Apple)

Apple has announced a multitude of new functions for the Apple Watch with its new watchOS 10 software update and they're good news for cyclists! Apple Watch owners will soon be able to pair it with Bluetooth peripherals such as power meters, cadence and speed sensors, and heart rate monitors.

Screen real estate on the iPhone has also been optimized in the new software update, with users being able to view heart rate zones, routes, and much more on live workouts from connected devices. 

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Joe Baker
Tech Writer

Joe is Cycling Weekly's tech writer. He's always had a love for bikes, since first riding a two wheeled steed before the age of four. Years down the line, Joe began racing at 16, and enjoyed great experiences internationally, racing in Italy, Spain and Belgium to name a few locations. Always interested in tech, Joe even piloted his Frankenstein hill climb bike to a Junior National Title in 2018.  After taking a step back from elite level racing in April 2022, Joe joined our team as a freelancer, before becoming Tech Writer in May 2023.