PowerPod rolls out ANT+/Bluetooth Smart version, improved road surface algorithms

While at Eurobike, the folks behind the PowerPod have made two notable announcements.  Readers will remember the PowerPod was announced last Eurobike and started shipping a few months later.  It’s become pretty darn popular since then, as a way to … Read More Here

First Look: Stages introduces Dash bike GPS, training platform suite

This past week at Eurobike, Stages expanded their product lineup beyond power meters and indoor bikes – now arriving on the bike computer and training site/platform scene.  They introduced two new products: The Stages Dash (bike computer) and Stages Link … Read More Here

First Ride: Quarq’s New DZero Power Meter Series

Quarq is turning 10 years old this year, and at Eurobike they rolled out a complete refresh of their power meter lineup.  This refresh covers all their models from low to high end units, and adds in additional OEM options … Read More Here

TomTom announces Spark 3 GPS Watch, Adventurer hiking watch, and Touch wearable Body Composition band

Timed to the start of the IFA conference in Berlin, TomTom rolled out three new fitness devices.  Though, I suppose technically four devices if you count that Spark 3 also goes by the name Runner 3.  And actually, it’s more … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness ‘KICKR2’ Trainer In-Depth Review

Ok, technically it’s not called the KICKR2.  Technically, it’s actually just the ‘New KICKR’, but, that makes for a confusing title in Google search terms (and life in general).  Thus from here on out it’s called the ‘New KICKR’. In … Read More Here

Garmin’s New VIRB Ultra 30: Eurobike Edition Mini-Review

Update: My In-Depth Review is up! Check it out by clicking here. Today, Garmin released their newest action, the VIRB Ultra 30. This 4K action cam is capable of rivaling the GoPro Hero4 series, as well as the rumored specs … Read More Here

First Look: Zwift rolls out iOS version of platform

Zwift is somehow already two years old, how time flies!  While they only started taking your money last winter, it seems like just yesterday we were seeing the first demos of the platform.  Since inception they’ve added a structured workout … Read More Here

Hands-on: The new Tacx Flux Smart Trainer

This week at Eurobike, Tacx has announced their latest smart trainer, the Tacx Flux.  This new trainer sits at the upper edge of the mid-range electronic trainer pricing range at $899USD/€799, but pulls in features historically only seen at higher … Read More Here

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A Weekend in Chamonix and the Alps

This past weekend was a solid road trip adventure as I worked my way from Paris to Eurobike in Friedrichshafen, Germany.  Except instead of just taking the highway there directly and being done with it, I decided to take a meandering detour … Read More Here

DCR Facebook Live Chat Series at Eurobike Tomorrow Details!

It’s been just about a month since the inaugural DCR Live event I did, where I live streamed a Q&A session via Facebook Live.  Some 7,000 of you tuned in over the course of the event, and about 12,000 of … Read More Here

Hands-on: Fitbit’s new Flex 2 and Charge 2 Activity Trackers, plus Blaze & Alta updates

Fitbit’s starting off the week ahead going into IFA (a big tech show in Berlin later this week) by launching a slew of activity trackers and related activity tracker accessories.  Plus, there’s some software updates to be had for existing … Read More Here

Everything you ever wanted to know: Garmin’s new $1,500 Fenix Chronos Watch Series

Well then, someone in Kansas is feeling ballsy today.  Garmin has just announced three new Fenix units, starting from $900 and topping out at $1,500USD.  Or, if you’re so fortunate to be living in the land of maple syrup, it’ll … Read More Here

Hands-on: Stryd announces new running power meter

Today running power meter company Stryd announced their next generation running power meter unit, changing up the form factor and increasing the data metrics gathered.  This new model is now a small footpod that you attach to your running shoe.  … Read More Here

Hands-on: The Marlin GPS Swimming Tracker

I mentioned yesterday in my Ibiza weekend post that I had used the Marlin GPS swim meter during one of my recent openwater swims.  I figured I’d put together a short post to dive into a bit more detail on … Read More Here

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Hands-on: The CycleOps Magnus Smart trainer

Let the new trainer games begin! Oh…crap…wait, they already began – earlier this summer with new CycleOps trainer, Elite trainers, and even Tacx trainer updates. But, with a brief summer intermission completed, we’re back into the swing of new trainer … Read More Here

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A Long Weekend in Ibiza

Ahh yes, Ibiza – famed locale for foam parties, alcohol-fueled escapades, and stunning beaches and water.  A place where unattached 20-something’s across the world flock.  And thus obviously the perfect place to go with the little 6-week old nugget for … Read More Here

Garmin releases Strava Live Segments for Running, Muscle Oxygen on devices, Photo Watch Faces

Phew, all sorts of Garmin news over the last few days on numerous fronts, and this post seems the easiest way to bundle up three totally different things into one tidy little package.  Let’s get on with the show! Strava … Read More Here

A DCR August Wahoo KICKR Giveaway Winner!

This past weekend I held a giveaway for a new Wahoo KICKR trainer!  Consider it a bit of a reminder to get back outside and enjoy those summer miles (or kilometers) while you still can!  A whopping 7,426 of you … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Here’s what we were up to on this beautiful and hot holiday weekend here in the nation’s capital. 1) Afternoon strolls around town After wrapping up a few work items Saturday morning at the Studio (for both The Girl and … Read More Here

Week in Review–August 14th, 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 DCR August Wahoo KICKR Giveaway!

Now that everyone has recovered from the Giveaway Extravaganza, it’s time to get this DCR Giveaway Show back on the road again.  And there’s no better time to do so than mid-way through the 2016 Summer Olympics. Think of this as … Read More Here

TrainingPeaks adds Strava Segment Integration

Yes, you read that title right: TrainingPeaks, arguably a competitor platform to Strava, is now supporting Strava’s most import feature: Segments. Though, not entirely in the way you might expect. Yesterday evening TrainingPeaks rolled out the ability for you to … Read More Here

GoPro’s New Cycling Handlebar & Seat Rail Mounts: In-Depth Review

Last month GoPro announced a handful of new mounts, three of which were focused on cycling.  This would actually be the first time that GoPro has directly released a bike-specific mount (let alone three of them).  In the past, they had … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

After spending last weekend down in the South of France, we were back home this weekend, and here’s what we were up to! 1) Unboxing new gizmos While there were many gizmos and gadgets that arrived over the past week … Read More Here

Week in Review–August 7th, 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