I’m DC RAINMAKER…
I swim, bike and run. Then, I come here and write about my adventures. It’s as simple as that. Most of the time. If you’re new around these parts, here’s the long version of my story.
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I have built an extensive list of my most frequently asked questions. Below are the most popular.
- Why haven’t you yet released a review for XYZ product you mentioned months ago?
- Will you test our product before release?
- Are you willing to review or test beta products?
- Which trainer should I buy?
- Which GPS watch should I buy?
- I’m headed to Paris – what do you recommend for training or sightseeing?
- I’m headed to Washington DC – what do you recommend for training?
- I’m from out of the country and will be visiting the US, what’s the best triathlon shop in city XYZ?
- What kind of camera do you use?
- What are your least favorite countries/places?
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- RT @nyvelocity: In a dream world, these guys would be preparing for tomorrow's stage. https://t.co/LdXqkOQPm5 #, 14 hours ago
- @yepsen PT has some of their older GS lineup on clearance, but not sure if in SA too. Also check out Power2Max #, 14 hours ago
- @oublions Depends on if he wants mapping, or how advanced he wants to be. I'd look at Edge 25, Polar M450, Edge 520, or Edge 820 (Maps). #, 15 hours ago
- @TordoffPhil @Ben_M_Berry P.S. - Done. #, 15 hours ago
- @yepsen PowerTap C1, as it'll capture total power correctly. #, 15 hours ago
- @MatthewHowland That's Eurobike week unfortunately (Aug 28th week), so I'll be out of town. :( #, 15 hours ago
- @JWRyder Double-check that Zwift is up to date. The change technically came via Zwift, since Neo has actually had capability for months. #, 15 hours ago
Author Archives: DC Rainmaker
I’ve been in Park City (Utah) since Sunday night, having all assortment of meetings and (perhaps more importantly) getting in plenty of time running around the mountains. And riding. And bobsledding. But, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. I figure … Read More Here
For the past three years we’ve been going to Dîner en Blanc. It’s without question our favorite night of the year here in Paris. Sure, Bastille Day (Fête nationale) probably ranks as our favorite overall day. There’s the parades, air show, picnics, … Read More Here
Today Withings released their WiFi scale, the Withings Body Cardio along with the new Withings Body scale (sans-Cardio). Like all past Withings scales, these units connects via WiFi to your home network (after Bluetooth Smart configuration with your phone). However, … Read More Here
Today Suunto’s refreshing both its website as well as its flagship multisport GPS watch series. With the website, they’re making it a bit easier to find and plan new routes, while with the watch they’re giving it a color touchscreen. … Read More Here
Today Italian trainer company Elite joined in on the 2016 Trainer announcements bandwagon with the unveiling of four new indoor training products, including one set of rollers. These announcements marks not just new trainers, but most notably a cleaner and simpler … Read More Here
Today Pebble announced two new fitness focused devices, the Pebble Time 2 and the Pebble Core. Both are squarely targeted at competing with existing fitness companies, but in this case Pebble is taking a bit of a different twist on … Read More Here
What? You didn’t know there was such a thing as the May 20th sales? Well, neither did I. But apparently this year there is. Everyone must have gone out one night at some industry event or something and decided to … Read More Here