4iiii Precision Power Meter In-Depth Review

It’s been about 8 months since 4iiii began shipping their Precision power meters to buyers, which is a small pod affixed to your crank arm.  When the company announced their entrance into the market in September 2014, they had planned … Read More Here

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A Grand Budapest Weekend

This past weekend we flew the quick two hours over to Budapest, Hungary to enjoy a long weekend in this Eastern European capital city.  Many of our friends had made similar trips last winter, and all found it far exceeded … Read More Here

Week in Review–Dec 6th, 2015

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

PowerTap C1 Chainring Power Meter In-Depth Review

This past spring, as part of a bunch of announcements, PowerTap announced their C1 chainring power meter.  This announcement was coupled with that of the PowerTap P1 pedals, all of which complement their existing PowerTap G3 hub based power meter.  … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Just a quick FYI/Reminder: I’ve added some new Cyber Monday deals including $110+ off on Garmin Epix, and my favorite Scosche Rhythm+ for 25% off, plus others like the Fenix3 deal end tonight. Full listing here! 1) Chateau Cake Deliveries … Read More Here

Week in Review–Nov 29th, 2015

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 Weighty Decision: Deciding on a WiFi Weight Scale

Connected scales are all the rage these days.  And for good reason – they make it easy to log your weight.  More importantly though, they make it hard to pretend nothing happened.  So as you rolled out of bed this … Read More Here

Black Friday Sales Kickoff: $100 off Fenix3, Withings Scales from $69, and more (Update: +Suunto Ambit3!)

Well then, that’s getting things off to a bang.  A crap-top of sales just launched today and late last night.  Below is but a snippet of just some of the launched sales this morning – the rest I’ve put into … Read More Here

Garmin Forerunner 230 & 235 In-Depth Review

It’s been almost exactly a month since Garmin announced their lineup of fall running watches, including three new units: The Forerunner 230, 235, and 630.  Each of those units replacing previous iterations of the FR220, 225, and 620.  The FR230 … Read More Here

My Winter 2015-2016 Sports Gadget Recommendations

Introduction: (Before we start, you can find my Black Friday deals post here, expect a massive update of products on sale on Thursday morning when many deals kick off.  This guide attempts to as best as possible take into account … Read More Here

Verve Infocrank Power Meter In-Depth Review

Power meters tend to be products that I test for the longest duration prior to posting a review.  This is often due to wanting to validate products across a wide range of weather and environmental conditions: Heat, humidity, cold, cobbles, … Read More Here

November Giveaway Winner Selected!

Late last week I held a November giveaway for the Garmin Fenix3, specifically, the Fancy Fenix3.  Or basically, one of the new swanky models of the Fenix3, as seen above. A mind-boggling 7,470 folks entered the giveaway – making it … Read More Here

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5 Random Things From A Week in The Arctic Circle

So the last week I’ve spent up in Finland and Norway, far from civilization – a place where reindeer far outnumber people, and darkness far outweighs light.  Here’s what it’s been like. 1) Getting there Back a number of months … Read More Here

Reminder: Deal ends tomorrow on $329 FR920XT & 20% off Wahoo KICKR’s

Wahoo KICKR’s Sale: Some readers have brought to my attention the reality that my initial deal post two weeks ago didn’t actually include the Wahoo KICKR or KICKR SNAP 20% off sale, and as such, a large portion of readers probably … Read More Here

Week in Review–Nov 22nd, 2015

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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Arctic Circle Cross Border Hill Repeats: A Finland-Norway Runaround

People always talk about running XC (cross country) in school, but today, I truly ran cross-country.  I crossed an international border over and over again as part of my hill repeats. Here, let me explain.  The Girl and I are … Read More Here

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TomTom Spark (Runner 2) In-Depth Review

It’s been about 50 days since I started testing the TomTom Spark watch (also branded as the Runner 2).  These were TomTom’s new entrant into the market by combining an optical HR sensor with music and GPS tracking capabilities.  In … Read More Here

LIMITS Responds: Says they aren’t a scam (but still lie)

You’ll remember last week when I posted about the state of the LIMITS power meter that was crowd-funded via Indiegogo.  I expressed extreme skepticism at their ability to deliver a project next month (as soon as 12 days away), given their … Read More Here

A November Garmin (Fancy) Fenix3 Giveaway

It’s somehow already halfway through November, and we’ve lacked a giveaway this month.  Heck, did we even have a giveaway last month? That seems like eons ago.  My bad. No worries though, I’m here to save the day.  Or at … Read More Here

Paris

It’s hard to sum up the last two days into just a few paragraphs of text.  Mostly because it’s nearly impossible to convey the emptiness and sadness that we now feel. For The Girl and I, we were lucky.  We … Read More Here

Holiday 2015 Deals Begin Today: FR920XT for $329, and more!

I must confess something on behalf of the entire sports tech industry: Someone thought that Friday the 13th meant Black Friday.  And thus instead of Black Friday deals starting two weeks from now as normal, they’re actually starting now.  Yes, … Read More Here

Garmin HRM-TRI & HRM-SWIM In-Depth Review

It’s been a few months since Garmin introduced the HRM-TRI & HRM-SWIM, which record heart rate data while you’re swimming.  They started shipping the units back in mid-August, and through some recent travels in September & October I’ve finally gotten … Read More Here

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My 2015 ANT+ Symposium Session & Panel Videos

I’ve been delivering a session at the ANT+ Symposium now for 4 years. Kinda crazy.  While technically the ANT+ Symposium is focused on ANT+, the reality is that almost every major player in the sport technology world is there – … Read More Here

The 2nd Annual DCR Cave Open House–December 12th!

It was roughly one year ago that I announced the DCR Cave (along with Bertie’s Cake Studio).  Following that in December, we did an open house one Saturday evening for folks to come check it out and just in general … Read More Here

LIMITS Power Meter: Really cool or really fake?

It’s been nearly 6 months since the LIMITS power meter jumped onto the scene with a sub-$300 power meter, and plans to have units shipping by the end of the year.  I expressed skepticism early on in the project, primarily … Read More Here