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13 Tidbits from a Week in Park City

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

In Just 7 Days…

It’s that time of the year again. No, not the start of the Tour de France (though, almost that too). No, not the summer solstice (ok, that was last week). Rather, it’s that time of the year for something far … Read More Here

Hands-on: New Totally Silent STAC Zero Trainer

As many know, when it comes to crowd-funded projects I have a very high level of skepticism.  Mostly because most of them overcommit and under-deliver.  They may have great ideas, but executing on those ideas often gets muddled once you … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

It’s been a busy few days in the DCR world, here’s what I’ve been up to! 1) An openwater swim in Saint-Malo I started off the weekend in Saint-Malo, on the northwestern French coast. We’ve been there a few times … Read More Here

Week in Review–June 19th, 2016

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 … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Ok, sorry for the slightly belated weekend post.  Better late than never, right?  Here’s what we were up to this past weekend! 1) Start of the Euro We kicked off our weekend being lazy.  In our case that meant watching … Read More Here

Week in Review–June 13th, 2016

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 … Read More Here

Garmin Forerunner 735XT In-Depth Review

It’s been almost exactly a month since Garmin announced their latest triathlon watch, the Forerunner 735XT.  This watch aims to take the software of the larger FR920XT triathlon watch and compress it down into a smaller package.  All while also … Read More Here

Dîner en Blanc 2016–the best night in Paris!

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

Hands-on with new Withings Body Cardio WiFi Scale

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

Suunto rolls out refreshed Movescount site, announces new Spartan Ultra GPS watch

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.  Let’s … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Phew – a crazy weekend – one unlike any other that we’ve ever had here.  Let’s get right into it. 1) Returned from Amsterdam The Girl and I were up in Amsterdam from Wednesday till Friday evening.  I had meetings … Read More Here

Week in Review–June 5th, 2016

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 … Read More Here

The May $600 Gadget Giveaway Winner!

Last weekend I held the $600 gadget giveaway.  I considered it somewhat of a going away party for spring, as we segue into the summer months.  A whopping 6,499 of you entered over the weekend – which one-ups the last … Read More Here

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Paris 2016 Triathlon Race Report

It’s pretty rare that I’d ever have two race weekends back to back, but with the Eurocup being hosted in France this year, the city of Paris has moved virtually all non-Eurocup athletic events out of the June 10th to … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

This weekend was great; lots of fun and totally different things going on.  Here’s what I was up to in the rainy city of light! 1) Kodak SP360 4K Action Cam Unboxing Last Thursday I decided I wanted to mount … Read More Here

Hands-on with Elite’s new Drivo, Kura, and Rampa trainers

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

Week in Review–May 30th, 2016

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 … Read More Here

A May $600 Gadget Giveaway!

This is the last giveaway. I mean, the last giveaway until the annual Giveaway Extravaganza next month of course!  I’ll let you read all about what that madness was like last year, but for now, we’ve got to get down … Read More Here

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Initial Thoughts: New Pebble 2 with optical HR, and Core with 3G, GPS & Spotify

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

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Versailles Triathlon 2016 Race Report

This past Sunday I raced in a popular sprint triathlon just outside of Paris.  It’s officially the Triathlon du Roi (Roi means king in French).  But more commonly it’s known as the Versailles Triathlon, which I last competed in back … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

While the weather was almost totally crap for much of the weekend, we still made the most of it here within the pockets it stopped raining.  Or in some cases, we just dove right into the water…literally.  Here’s what the … Read More Here

The May 20th Sales Begin: Garmin, Wahoo, Suunto, CycleOps, Saris, Pebble, TomTom, Pioneer

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

Garmin Vivoactive HR In-Depth Review

It’s been a few months since Garmin announced the Vivoactive HR while at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  The unit started shipping last month and I’ve been wearing it on my wrist 24×7 since then.  The Vivoactive HR sits in Garmin’s mid-range watch pricing … Read More Here

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Riding around the Velodrome at the UCI World Headquarters

It’s time for a non-product post.  And given today sits in between two different in-depth review posts, I figure we’ll travel back in time to almost a month ago when I visited the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) for the CycleOps Hammertime launch … Read More Here