Aug. 22

Heads up: Garmin Fenix2 on sale to $299, VIRB/VIRB Elite down to $229/$299

Hope everyone is preparing for a good weekend ahead (or, for you in Australia and the Middle East, already having a good weekend)! Just a super-quick heads up that Garmin has temporarily dropped the price on two different products for the next 9 days until September 1st.  Both the Fenix2 …

Aug. 20

A precise interval workout in the forest

I’m often asked how I find my training routes while travelling.  I’ve discussed that a bit in the past in terms of how I research places to run/bike/swim.  But sometimes it’s not so much finding a place, as it is getting a specific workout done. For example, yesterday I had …

Aug. 18

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Sadly, the summer is slowly winding down here in Paris – but, nonetheless we’re taking advantage of every moment we can! 1) A Friday Night Run With The Girl After we wrapped up a bunch of initial work, The Girl and I went out for a nice 50 or so …

Aug. 17

Week in Review–August 17th, 2014

The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness I’ve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting – generally endurance sports related. I’ve often wondered what to do with all of the coolness that people …

Aug. 15

An Apeldoorn (Netherlands) Runaround

Once again this week I had to actually look at a map to figure out where on earth I was being sent for work.  The last time was when I went to Xi’an, China.  Sometimes I’ve heard of the city but may not know where it is, but in this …

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Here’s my most recent gadget recommendations guide (Summer 2014 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 2013 ‘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) list. Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by!


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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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