Apr. 27

The North Huvadhoo Atoll (Maldives) Swimaround

The Girl and I have been taking a long awaited vacation to a place far away from the hustle and bustle of daily life (and our respective jobs).  For that, we burned a bunch of points and flew to the middle of the Indian Ocean to the North Huvadhoo (Gaafu …

Apr. 26

Week in Review–April 26th, 2015

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 …

Apr. 24

The DCR’s on Vacation Fenix3 Giveaway!

It’s giveaway time!  Partly because it’s been a while, partly because it’s Friday and it seems fitting, and partly just cause I’m on vacation and this seemed a whole lot easier than writing an in-depth review. This time I’m giving away a Garmin Fenix3 multisport watch, sponsored by Clever Training.  …

Apr. 23

My Thoughts On The LIMITS Power Meter

Ok, I wasn’t planning on doing a post on the LIMITS power meter until I actually had some first-hand time with the unit.  But given I’ve been swamped with e-mails/tweets/signal flares about the unit, I’m going to put together the briefest of brief posts.  Well, at least as brief as you’ll …

Apr. 23

The Mid-Week in Review–April 23rd, 2015

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 …

» The North Huvadhoo Atoll (Maldives) Swimaround
» Week in Review–April 26th, 2015
» The DCR’s on Vacation Fenix3 Giveaway!
» My Thoughts On The LIMITS Power Meter
» The Mid-Week in Review–April 23rd, 2015

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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 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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Understand technology and sport in the How-To Guides.

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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Have some fun in the travel section.

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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