BioLogic launches Joule 3 - Industry's Lightest, Smallest, Dynamo Hub

Hub also wins coveted 2012 Eurobike Award

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY – August 29, 2012 – BioLogic, a specialist in urban cycling gear, today unveiled the Joule 3 dynamo hub, featuring a patented design that sets a new benchmark for weight, size, and efficiency. The Joule 3 was also awarded a prestigious 2012 Eurobike Award.

  

“To put it bluntly, most dynamo hubs on the market are a bit of a drag to ride, literally.” stated Kevin Chan, BioLogic product manager. "They add noticeable drag, and extra drag is the last thing you want to feel when you have five miles going into a stiff headwind. Thatʼs why weʼre so excited about the Joule 3 — itʼs a benchmark design that is an incredible combination of low weight, compact design, high efficiency and high power output. 

In controlled laboratory tests, the Joule 3 reaches 73% efficiency while most top-selling hubs on the market reach a maximum of 55%. The higher a hubʼs efficiency, the lower the drag riders will experience. The lightest configuration of the Joule 3 weighs only 355 grams and can be built up into a 20" rim set weighing only 695 grams. The Joule 3 comes in multiple variations — 100 mm OLD/32H/disc for traditional city/trekking/mountain bikes, and 74 mm OLD/20H for smallwheeled recumbents, trikes, and folding bicycles. The Joule 3 meets German StVZO standards.

In addition to the Joule 3, BioLogic also announced that the Joule HG On/Off dynamo hub is ready for the aftermarket. The Joule HG is a dynamo hub that can be switched on or off: in the “on” position, the Joule HG is one of the most efficient hubs on the market and in the “off” position, the magnets are pulled away from the core of the hub so that thereʼs zero extra drag. The Joule HG weighs 656 g with an output of 6V, 2.4W.

The Joule 3 and Joule HG will be available worldwide in November 2012 for €150/US$150 and €200/US$200, respectively.


  

BioLogic Joule 3 Dynamo Hub in Black

 

        

BioLogic HG Dynamo Hub

Apr 25, 2013 BioLogic Bluetooth Heart Rate Strap for the iPhone

"While most wireless cycling computers and power meters use ANT+, smartphones use Bluetooth. Paired with a Stages power meter, an iPhone and an app, the BioLogic Bluetooth Heart Rate Strap can make for some robust training data in your jersey pocket."

Read the full article online here.

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Dec 03, 2012 PostPump 2.0 on the LIVE with Kelly & Michael show

Men’s Health provided a Holiday Gift Guide for Men on last week’s LIVE with Kelly & Michael show and included our BioLogic PostPump 2.0 Seatpost in the product roundup!

Thanks to Men’s Health for including us – see the full gift guide here.

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Nov 02, 2012 BioLogic Products Featured in BikeRadar

Several of our BioLogic products have been featured in recent reviews by BikeRadar – take a look below and see how they fare in the tests!

Still holding out on that iPhone 5? BikeRadar reevaluates using an iPhone 4 for your cycling needs. Keep it fully charged with the ReeCharge Case!

Looking for that final push to start using your smartphone as your cycle computer? BikeBrain stands among the reasons!

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Oct 23, 2012 BikeBrain featured in Bicycle Retailer App Review

BikeBrain is the first in a series of posts from Bicycle Retailer and Industry News dedicated to the many cycling apps on the market. The article highlights the ease of sharing your trip details – pictures, ride data, maps – to Facebook and the integration of geotagging your photos to Google Maps.

Many thanks to Bicycle Retailer for the profile! You can read the full review here.

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Sep 28, 2012 PostPump 2.0 featured in Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

Another piece on the oh, so versatile PostPump 2.0! Thanks to Gizmag for the write-up.

You can read about the PostPump 2.0 right here.

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May 08, 2012 Bike Brain iPhone App Review

"Personally, the Bike Brain App offers a number of things that I have been looking for. For starters, I’ve always wanted to know how much distance I covered on a mountain bike ride. Before Bike Brain it was impossible to use Google Maps or Map My Run to map the ride because I was riding on a trail that was hidden for the satellite by all the trees in the park. I can now map my mountain bike ride using the GPS and see how much distance was actually covered."

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Feb 19, 2014 BioLogic Unveils Bluetooth® Smart Speed/Cadence Sensor

Taipei, Taiwan – February 18, 2014 — BioLogic, a specialist in urban cycling gear, today announced its Bluetooth Smart Speed/Cadence Sensor, enabling cyclists to turn a smartphone into a full-featured cycling computer.

The sensor uses the latest Bluetooth 4.0 protocol found in iPhone and Android smartphones and is compatible with many popular cycling apps, including BioLogic BikeBrain for iPhone. A single CR2032 battery provides up to 700 hours of riding data for worry-free performance.

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Jan 24, 2014 BioLogic Unveils AnchorPoint™ Bar Mount System for iPhone Hard Case

Taipei, Taiwan – January 24, 2014 — BioLogic, a specialist in urban cycling gear, today announced the AnchorPoint Bar Mount, a new mounting system for BioLogic device cases. The AnchorPoint allows cyclists to fit the BioLogic Hard Case™ for iPhone 5 or 5s onto a bicycle handlebar or stem and will work with the next generation of BioLogic device cases.

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Aug 09, 2013 BioLogic Launches FixKit™ Multi-tool

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — August 13, 2013 — BioLogic, a specialist in urban cycling gear, today unveiled the FixKit multi-tool, a super-thin, compact bicycle tool that features a patented design with a high-leverage 15 mm wrench for axle nuts and pedals in addition to 19 other handy tools.

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Mar 22, 2013 BioLogic Introduces Bluetooth Smart Heart Rate Strap

Taipei, Taiwan – March 20, 2013 — BioLogic, a specialist in urban cycling gear, today announced the Bluetooth Smart Heart Rate Strap, a heart rate monitor that communicates wirelessly with a smartphone so users can track their heart rate during rides and workouts.

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Mar 12, 2013 BioLogic Introduces Hard Case™ for iPhone 5

Taipei, Taiwan – March 12, 2013 — BioLogic, a specialist in urban cycling gear, today announced the Hard Case for iPhone 5, a waterproof, rugged aluminum case for the iPhone 5.

“Typically, the more rugged and protective an iPhone case, the bigger and bulkier it is,” stated Kevin Chan, BioLogic product manager. “But with the BioLogic Hard Case we deliver extreme protection in a sleek, pocketable design. It transitions from the office to the outdoors, giving you the confidence of constant protection.”

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Mar 08, 2013 BioLogic Unveils Bike Mount Plus for iPhone 5

Taipei, Taiwan – March 7, 2013 — BioLogic, a specialist in urban cycling gear, today announced the Bike Mount Plus for iPhone 5, a hard-shell, weatherproof case for the iPhone 5 that can mount to a bike so riders can use their phone to map and track key ride data. The case features many new innovations, including a special design that channels sound from the phone through the case directly to the user.

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Mar 05, 2013 BioLogic PostPump™ 2.0 Wins Taiwan Excellence Award

Taipei, Taiwan – February 28, 2013 — BioLogic, a specialist in urban cycling gear, today announced that its PostPump 2.0 Seatpost, a powerful, high-capacity floor pump integrated inside a seatpost, received a 2013 Taiwan Excellence Award.

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Dec 12, 2012 BioLogic Releases Bike Mount for iPhone 5 and Soft Shield for iPad

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – December 11, 2012 – BioLogic, a specialist in urban cycling gear, today announced its Bike Mount for iPhone 5 case and Soft Shield for iPad cover, expanding their line of protective accessories for electronic devices.

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Oct 11, 2012 BikeBrain v2.3 launches with Bluetooth v4.0 pairing

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – October 10, 2012 – BioLogic, a specialist in urban cycling gear, today announced the release of version 2.3 of their top-rated iPhone cycle computer app, BikeBrain.

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Sep 20, 2012 BioLogic Unveils AMPS Adapters for iPhone & Android Cases

 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — September 18, 2012 — BioLogic, a specialist in urban cycling gear, today launched its line of AMPS adapters for BioLogic iPhone and Android cases. The adapters allow the cases to be attached to a wide-range of AMPS-compatible mounting brackets.

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