Apr. 22
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Spectating the 2014 Boston Marathon

We left off with yesterday’s ‘5 Random Things I Did This Past Weekend’ post where I outlined the lead-up into watching The Girl run her first Boston Marathon.  Today, we’ll tackle the whole shindig! Off to the school buses: In many ways, this morning sorta felt like dropping off a …

Apr. 21
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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Here’s a look at the last 48 hours or so as I’ve been bumbling to and around Boston! 1) Flew to NYC, drive to Connecticut, and then onto Boston The theory was a rather relaxing day of a flight from Paris to Newark, and then the 90-100 minute drive up …

Apr. 20

Week in Review–April 20th, 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 …

Apr. 18

Behind the Scenes: How I choose which products to review

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve got a few variations on the following question (for a variety of products): “Will you be reviewing the Bryton Rider 60 any time soon? If not please can you say why? I realize it’s too much to expect you to review everything but …

Apr. 16

The Pinnacle of Fitness Failure: Samsung’s Gear Fit Activity Tracker

On Friday I unboxed and got all set Samsung’s Gear Fit activity tracker.  This is the company’s first direct attempt at competing with activity monitors from the likes of traditional players like Nike and FitBit, as well as newer entrants such as Garmin and Polar. The unit was announced about …

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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 (2013 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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