Nov. 21

The Winter 2014-2015 Trainer App In-Depth Guide

After my recent Winter 2014-2015 trainer recommendations post, many of you have been asking about trainer apps.  I decided against combining it with the trainer recommendations post in order to give its full due in a standalone post.  In retrospect that might have been a poor idea, since this has …

Nov. 19

DC Rainmaker Paris Open House & Unveiling–December 13th, 2014!

Wanna be the first to see the new DC Rainmaker space?  Yup, an actual office of sorts.  Well actually, more like a totally kickass mancave.  Or how about being the first to see the newest Bertie’s CupCakery location?  Here’s your chance! On Saturday evening, December 13th we’ll be unveiling both …

Nov. 18

Hands-on with the Moxy Muscle Oxygen Sensor

Back about 45 days ago during the ANT+ Symposium I had the chance to sit down on a trainer and suffer through a nearly hour long test of both my physical fitness, as well as the Moxy Muscle Oxygen sensor. It’s actually a sensor I’ve been poking at on and …

Nov. 17

Week in Review–November 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 …

Nov. 17

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Here’s the rundown on what I’ve been up to the last few days! 1) Flew back from Dubai I started off my weekend working my way back from Dubai.  It’s only about a 6hr flight from Dubai to Europe, so on a redeye flight it fits in that slightly awkward …

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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.


Read My GPS Recommendations.

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!


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.


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.


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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