Today Wahoo Fitness launched their new TICKR and TICKR X heart rate monitors. Wahoo’s class-leading heart rate monitors put big features into a slimmer body including being able to send enhanced run data to smartwatches and can simultaneously pair up to three Bluetooth devices, in addition to ANT+ connections.
Wahoo, the leader in connected fitness devices and indoor cycling ecosystems, is proud to announce key updates to the popular TICKR family of heart rate monitors. Both TICKR and TICKR X have been redesigned with a new look and updated firmware that enhance their connectivity, power, and comfort.
A new slimmer shape and integrated strap design make the latest TICKR and TICKR X their lightest heart rate monitors available at only 48g/1.7oz (pod and strap together). Both TICKR and TICKR X can now simultaneously pair up to three Bluetooth devices, in addition to ANT+ connections. With an eye toward making TICKR easier to use, the LEDs are now at the top of the pod body, so users can easily check to make sure their devices are connected and recording data. By increasing the battery life by nearly 50%, both the TICKR and TICKR X now allow up to 500 hours of use on a single battery.
Key Features of the New Wahoo TICKR and TICKR X Heart Rate Monitors
ACCURATE HEART RATE & CALORIE BURN
Reach your goals by using accurate heart rate and calorie burn data to optimize efficiency during any activity or workout.
Built-in memory records up to 50 hours of heart rate data, calories burned and workout duration, giving you the freedom to train without a phone.
No matter how you like to train, TICKR X tracks heart rate and calorie burn with over 50 of your favorite training apps.
With the Wahoo Fitness App, TICKR X is able to measure running dynamics such as cadence, vertical oscillation, and ground contact time. These running dynamics combine to provide a Running Smoothness score that can be used to track your running efficiency and improvements in form.
Easy to see top-mounted LED indicators verify that the TICKR X is connected to a device and reading your heart rate. Equipped with Bluetooth & ANT+ technology, TICKR X pairs to smartphones, GPS watches and bike computers at the same time or separately.
ANT+ Running Dynamics allow you to see vertical oscillation, ground contact time & cadence in real time on your compatible multisport/running watch. With the Wahoo Fitness App, TICKR X can track speed & distance when running indoors in treadmill mode and cadence on a stationary bike in indoor cycling mode.
Long embraced by cyclists, runners, and fitness enthusiasts of all kinds, the updated TICKR X offers the ability to transmit indoor cycling cadence to the Wahoo Fitness app. The TICKR X can now also transmit enhanced running dynamics to compatible smartwatches via ANT+, giving runners real-time access to their cadence, vertical oscillation, and ground contact time. Also offered to runners is a proprietary Running Smoothness ® score through the Wahoo Fitness app, helping to improve their efficiency and form. TICKR X can also store up to 50 hours of workout data, which will sync to your smartphone via the Wahoo Fitness app.
“We’ve revamped the TICKR and TICKR X to give users class-leading functionality in a design that’s effortless to use and very comfortable to wear,” said Wahoo Product Manager Katie DuPree. “TICKR and TICKR X redefine what you expect from a heart rate monitor by offering unmatched power, comfort, and convenience whether you’re on a quick lunch ride or running a marathon.”
Availability and Pricing Information
The new TICKR ($49.99) and TICKR X ($79.99) will be available for sale on May 7. Both can be purchased at select specialty retailers and on Wahoofitness.com. View all Wahoo heart rate monitors.
Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM and ELEMNT BOLT Stealth Edition Bundles
The TICKR, long loved for its simplicity and comfort, will now be offered in a new Stealth colorway, complementing Wahoo’s distinctive white and blue color scheme. The new TICKR Stealth variant will also be available as a part of ELEMNT ROAM and ELEMNT BOLT Stealth Edition Bundles.
Updated ELEMNT ROAM (MSRP $479.99) and ELEMNT BOLT Stealth Edition (MSRP $329.99) Bundles will also be available for purchase on May 7th. View all Wahoo cycling bundles.