Wahoo Elemnt review

We see if the Wahoo Elemnt can challenge Garmin's GPS supremecy

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Wahoo Elemnt certainly isn't the prettiest GPS computer on the market, but the software is probably the best out there. The connectivity with the smartphone app is superb and makes it very easy to set the computer up and to make small adjustments to its functionality on the move.

Reasons to buy
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    Very easy to set up and adjust

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    Seamless software

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    Great connectivity

Reasons to avoid
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    Very bulky and ugly

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    Navigation could be better

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Unfortunately still lacking in vowels in the same way as the Wahoo Kickr turbo trainer and the Tickr heart rate monitor (although not fairing quite as badly as the Rflkt computer, the Wahoo Elemnt computer is an impressive piece of kit that might even convince a few to move away from Garmin.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.