Aug. 4

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar M450 GPS bike computer

Think small and mighty.  Like mighty mouse on EPO (or synthetic testosterone as the cool kids are doing this week).  But legal instead.  So, like Nutella and bananas.  That’s what the M450 is like: Incredibly powerful yet super small.  It’s pretty much what every cyclist out there has been asking …

Aug. 4

Giveaway Extravaganza: Withings WS50 WiFi Scale + Withings Activité

Too many BBQ’s this summer?  Too many Slushies?  First off – no, that’s impossible.  Trust me, from the land that lacks both good slow cooked BBQ and Slushies I reject that claim outright.  You can never have too much BBQ or Slushies.  But, let’s ‘pretend’ such an issue exists.  For …

Aug. 4

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin FR920XT Tri Bundle (with HRM-SWIM & HRM-TRI Straps!)

What, you thought we’d limit this to things that are currently shipping?  Nah, I’m about the future here! Even if the future is only a week or two away. The FR920XT is probably without question the most beloved triathlon watch out there, but the tri bundle kicks it up a …

Aug. 4

Giveaway Extravaganza: GoPro Hero4 Silver & GoPro 3-Way Pole

So…are you ready to rumble?  Or perhaps at least fake it for the camera? Well then – I’ve got the giveaway for you: The GoPro Hero4 Silver.  It’s now my go-to action cam that I grab anytime I’m looking to capture action-packed moments like walking down the street in the …

Aug. 3

PowerTap P1 Power Meter Pedals In-Depth Review

Back this spring PowerTap for the first time announced a power meter that wasn’t in the rear wheel hub.  Well, they actually announced two new power meters.  The first was the PowerTap P1, which is a pedal based power meter, while the second was a chainring based power meter.  Neither …

» Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar M450 GPS bike computer
» Giveaway Extravaganza: Withings WS50 WiFi Scale + Withings Activité
» Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin FR920XT Tri Bundle (with HRM-SWIM & HRM-TRI Straps!)
» Giveaway Extravaganza: GoPro Hero4 Silver & GoPro 3-Way Pole
» PowerTap P1 Power Meter Pedals In-Depth Review

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In Depth Product Reviews

You probably stumbled upon here looking for a review of a sports gadget.  If you’re trying to decide which unit to buy – check out my in-depth reviews section.  Some reviews are over 60 pages long when printed out, with hundreds of photos!  I aim to leave no stone unturned.

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Read My GPS Recommendations.

Here’s my most recent gadget recommendations guide (Winter 2014-2015 edition) – covering almost every category of sports gadgets out there.  Looking for the equipment I use day to day?  I also just put together my complete 2015 ‘Gear I Use’ equipment list, from swim to bike to run and everything in between (plus a few extra things).  And to compliment that, here’s The Girl’s (my wife’s) 2015 list. Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by!

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I enjoy explaining new things to folks – especially showing people how to get the most from their gadgets. Here’s an ongoing list of “How to” guides.

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Read my Top 25 most useful posts.

It turns our I’ve written a fair bit of stuff over the past few years – and after it disappears from my front page, a lot of it never really sees the light of day again without Google’ing skillz.  Or a photographic memory…which I don’t have.  I’ve taken a look back and found stuff that…continues to find a trickle of readers via web searches or forum links.

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I travel a fair bit, both for work and for fun. Here’s a bunch of random trip reports and daily trip-logs that I’ve put together and posted. I’ve sorted it all by world geography, in an attempt to make it easy to figure out where I’ve been.

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