Jul. 28

Everything you ever wanted to know about ANT+ FE-C and bike trainers

As we near trainer season, I’ve seen an uptick in interest in understanding what exactly ANT+ FE-C is, and why it matters when it comes to choosing a trainer (or an app, or a bike computer).  So I figured I’d put together a bit of an overview on the technology …

Jul. 27

Withings Body & Body Cardio WiFi Weight Scales In-Depth Review

Back in June Withings announced two new WiFi scales, though only one of them really got any attention – the new Body Cardio scale.  I wrote up a bit of a preview post back then, but needed more time to see how this higher end scale performed over time, and …

Jul. 25
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La Course, Le Tour, and the Paris Finale–2016 Edition

While almost every day is a great day living in Paris, there are a few days that really take the cake: Bastille Day (Fête nationale), and the finish of the Tour de France. Over the last three years however, ASO/UCI has added to the Tour de France final day festivities …

Jul. 23
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A Day at the Tour de France: Time Trial in The Mountains

While I typically get in a number of Tour de France stages each year, this year was a bit different with the arrival of our little peanut.  The Girl went into labor a few hours before Le Tour began Stage 1, and thus it’s been a wee bit hectic since …

Jul. 22

Tour de France 2016: The Trainers & Power Meters of the Pro Teams

Yesterday I spent the day at Stage 18 of the Tour de France.  One of the advantages of this particular stage is it’s a time trial.  This means that each rider races individually, with the first rider of the day starting around 10:45AM, and the last rider of the day finishing …

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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 2015-2016 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 out 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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