i think apple is pretty all-in on wifi, unlikely they’ll support ANT+ either on a phone or watch. a more likely solution would be for specialized to use the standard bluetooth profiles for their cadence, speed, and power output. their non-electric bikes do so.I think I found a different alternative. There are ant+ bridge to BLE that may work. Npe cable is one. Viiiiva hrm is another. Npe cable may be unobtanium currently. I don’t really want to wear an hrm just to get ant+ data to the phone. But I will keep looking.
Personally, I am hoping the sports focused apple watch that is coming has ant+. That would be really nice. That means Apple almost certainly won’t do it. ;p
the cable works pretty well. i posted a while back about my experiences with it:
please, no debate here on phones vs. bike computers, which seems to be right up there with "tubeless vs tubed," "steel vs carbon," and all the other hot-button religious fervor debates in the cycling world! this thread is not about the pros and cons of one or the other, rather a different way to...