Wahoo enters the smartwatch world with the new Elemnt Rival

Wahoo Rival
(Image credit: Wahoo)

Wahoo has today launched its first-ever smartwatch, and with it, the Atlanta, Georgia-based brand has entered itself into the race for the best smartwatch for cycling.

Technologists and industrial designers at the outdoor activity brand were given a product goal of transferring the attributes of its best cycling computers to a wearable device. The result is the Wahoo Elemnt Rival.

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Lance Branquinho is a Namibian born media professional, with 15-years of experience in technology and engineering journalism covering anything with wheels. Being from Namibia, he knows a good gravel road when he sees one, and he has raced some of Africa’s best-known mountain bike stage races, such as Wines2Wales and Berg&Bush.