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Garmin Vivofit In-Depth Review

Back in January Garmin decided to join the activity tracker fray and announced two related products: Vivofit and Vivoki.  Vivofit would be the standard consumer-focused 24×7 activity tracker, while Vivoki would be focused on corporate wellness and primarily targeted at … Read More Here

The Past Week in Review: March 11th, 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 … Read More Here

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Paris-Nice 2014: Going to watch a stage of the famous race

I had hoped to go out and catch the first stage of the famous Paris to Nice cycling race, which occurred on Sunday and generally marks the beginning of the European cycling season for professional riders in major races.  But … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Past Weekend(ish)

With friends in town for the past week, we’ve been a wee bit busy!  So I’ll call this the ‘things I did this past weekend…plus a little bit extra’ edition.  Let’s get to it! 1) A few fun rides around … Read More Here

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A Cardiff (Wales) Runaround

Last Thursday I had a quick day trip up to Cardiff for some work meetings.  Of course, it was somewhat a bit of a near-disaster in that I didn’t realize I was going to Cardiff until about 14 hours before … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Past Weekend

Sometimes, I don’t know where the weeks go.  Before I knew it, I had flown to Wales and back for work, and it was already the weekend.  While I’ve still got to post my Wales Runaround from last week, here’s … Read More Here

Week in Review: March 2nd, 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 … Read More Here

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MWC 2014 Roundup Part 4: Intel Smart earbuds, Ford automated bike-avoiding car, Behind the Scenes at MWC

After a week of full of MWC, we’ve come to the last post in my health and fitness coverage of the massive mobile focused convention.  This will be a bit shorter post than the others, and I finish up with … Read More Here

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MWC 2014 Roundup Part 3: A look at Kyocera fitness concepts, updates from TwoNav bike computers, standalone cellular GPS trackers, Omate smart watch

Next up we continue to work our way through Mobile World Congress and the never ending series of fitness and health related products (or, product that could be used for fitness and health purposes).  Remember, to see all the posts … Read More Here

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MWC 2014 Roundup Part 2: 4iiii’s updates, ANT+ updates, the Huawei TalkBand Activity Tracker, LG Lifeband, and the SanDisk ring camera

Here’s the second in my series of posts from Mobile World Congress (MWC) this week, covering the fitness and sport segment.  I’ve been breaking them into about 3-5 company highlights each, with a few more posts to come still.  To … Read More Here

MWC 2014 Roundup Part 1: Fitbit Force tidbits, Sony Core activity tracker and new Sony waterproof ANT+ phones, update on Mio Link

While last night’s big news was Samsung’s introduction of multiple smart watches, a new activity tracker, and their flagship S5 mobile phone – there are 8+ massive halls full of other companies exhibiting at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain … Read More Here

Hands on with Samsung’s new waterproof S5, activity tracker and Gear watches–with built-in heart rate sensors

Tonight in Barcelona, Samsung announced their latest flagship phone – the Samsung S5, as well as three additional devices.  Ahead of the event, Samsung touted that fitness would be one of the core pillars of the event, and it didn’t … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Past Weekend

Ok, I lied in the title, it’s actually six random things this time.  No worries, I think you won’t mind.  Here’s this week’s look at our random weekend life in Paris, complete with chocolate filled rice rolls to what’s under … Read More Here

Week in Review–February 23rd, 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 … Read More Here

MWC 2014 –Mobile World Congress–Got stuff you want to see?

Just a quick heads up to folks that I’ll be headed to Mobile World Congress late Sunday night.  I’ll be on the show floor Monday, and perhaps a few hours Tuesday morning before heading out.  The massive event is held … Read More Here

First Look at Garmin’s new Fenix2 Multisport & Triathlon Watch

Please note: My Final Fenix2 In-Depth Review is now available and published here. Today, Garmin announced their latest watch – the Fenix2.  This unit builds upon the first generation Fenix unit that was initially released in the summer of 2012.  … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Past Weekend

While I raced the Barcelona Half-Marathon on Sunday, it wasn’t the only thing that we did – either in Barcelona, or the weekend en whole.  Here’s a look back at the weekend, which did not include a Monday holiday like … Read More Here

Garmin adds ANT+ power meter support to VIRB action camera

Today, Garmin released a new firmware update for their action camera – the VIRB.  This new firmware applicable to the VIRB Elite (that’s the model with the ANT+ sensor support) will now natively record ANT+ cycling power meter data and … Read More Here

Barcelona Half-Marathon Race Report

First up on the race calendar this year is the Barcelona Half-Marathon.  We had targeted a race earlier in the season, aimed primarily at ensuring that I’m progressing nicely towards later-spring marathons.  Looking at the schedule, Barcelona was spot-on timing-wise, … Read More Here

Week in Review–February 15th, 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 … Read More Here

Why I’m both skeptical and optimistic about The Dash heart-rate monitoring music headphones

It’s funny, as a general rule, I don’t like writing about Kickstarter projects where I haven’t seen or touched the product hands-on.  I think that introduces too much risk where people assume that because I write about it, it’s a … Read More Here

First Look At Fly6 HD Camera & Tail-Light Combo

Yesterday I got to take out for a spin a new combination tail-light and HD camera that just launched on Kickstarter yesterday as well.  The Fly6 camera is designed to act as a bit of a safety cam – recording … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Past Weekend

Here’s my weekend roundup, like the past two weeks – in a ‘5 Random Things’ type line-up to keep things semi-organized and a bit easier to consume. 1) I did a bunch of device testing and photographing (with a bike): … Read More Here

Week in Review–February 10th, 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 … Read More Here

My 2014 Race Schedule….Roughly.

It’s slightly past that time of year, again, but, I figured I’d give a quick overview of some of the races I’ve got on the calendar for the upcoming year.  As is usually the case, the events I ultimately end … Read More Here