ROTOR introduces new ROTOR Power LT power meter

ROTOR has officially announced their newest power meter offering, the ROTOR Power LT.  The LT stands for ‘lite’, but it could also actually stand for ‘Left’, which is because unlike their higher end power meter the LT is a left-leg … Read More Here

First look at the Suunto Ambit3 multisport GPS watch

(My Ambit3 Full In-Depth Review is now published!  Swing on over to that post for all the full details and analysis!) This morning Suunto has announced their latest endurance and multisport watch, the Suunto Ambit3.  The watch incrementally builds on … Read More Here

Hands on with the new Adidas Fit Smart

Adidas has just announced their latest sports and fitness focused device – the Fit Smart.  The unit features optical heart rate recognition from your wrist via an embedded Mio optical sensor, while supplementing that data in conjunction with accelerometer data … Read More Here

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Checking out Stage 4 of the 2014 Tour de France: From Le Touquet to Lille

Things started early this morning – approximately 6AM.  Which, for you early birds is indeed early for this non-early bird.  From there I’d catch the RER train 10 minutes up to Gare du Nord, where I’d change to a regular … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

And here’s how the first weekend in July went down, onwards! 1) Celebrated July 4th (yes, in France!) When it comes to holidays that we miss while living in France, there’s nothing more American or distinctly American than the 4th … Read More Here

First Look at Withings Activité activity tracker & designer watch

Late last week Withings announced their latest device – the Withings Activité, which combined an activity tracker into a more normal looking high-end designer watch.  This would in effect be pulling in much of their existing Withings Pulse activity tracker … Read More Here

Tuesday Tidbits: Stages Android App, new Misfit Shine unit, $200 rebate on Garmin Vector, and more

July 1st is apparently the popular day to announce new things within the sports technology world.  Here’s a super-quick rundown of all the happenings of today: New Misfit Shine Variant + T-Shirt holder Just in time for the product review … Read More Here

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A night at the Versailles Masquerade Ball

I’ve decided that the French take partying to a whole new level.  When someone here says costume party they don’t just throw on some sheets (toga) and call it done.  Nope, they go all out and rent high end customs … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Past Weekend

Ok, it’s not entirely true all this happened this past weekend, but it did all happen in the last 5 days or so.  So, think of it like an extended weekend, or 5 Random Things in 5 days. 1) I … Read More Here

Week in Review–June 29th, 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

The 2014 Annual Giveaway Extravaganza Winners!

Sleep?  You didn’t need no stinkin’ sleep! With the 2014 edition of the Annual DCR Giveaway Extravaganza behind us, it’s time to get on to the most important part – the winners!  (Or, perhaps in some cases…sleeping). Thanks to everyone … Read More Here

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Giveaway Extravaganza: Swimmers Package–Garmin Swim, FINIS Neptune Swimming MP3 Player, and more!

If you just joined us for the DCR Giveaway Extravaganza, you’re late…..but….you’re not too late.  This craziness has been going on for the past 22 hours. Seriously; like every 2 hours; all night and all day.  We’ve given away so many … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: TomTom Cardio Multisport (with optical HR)

Fricken lasers beams!  While I originally asked TomTom for sharks with laser beams on their heads, they balked.  They said they didn’t do sharks and asked why I wanted a shark anyway.  I called them wimps, and we went our … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Mio/Magellan Cyclo 505

You know those people in life that we call ‘overachievers’?  The ones who somehow manage to wake up at 5AM (all perky), go to the pool for a swim, then run 20 miles, then come back and mow the lawn, … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin FR15 and a Scosche RHYTHM+ Optical HR band

It’s like peanut butter and jelly (or in the case of Europe: Nutella and anything).  The Garmin FR15 is one of the best little GPS watches and activity monitors out there.  Then you combine it with my current favorite heart … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: SRAM Quarq RIKEN Power Meter

Your long wait is over.  It’s here.  That’s right…..It’s Power Meter time!  Behold the SRAM Quarq Riken.  Let the wagering begin.  All you have to wager is a comment, so it’s not really a wager; more like just a…well, a … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: The Wahoo Package: RFLKT+, TICKR, iPhone Bike Case

OK, we’re now half way through the DCR Giveaway Extravaganza.  It’s been a long day – especially if you’ve been stalking and refreshing this page waiting for the next big deal.   Sure, it’s been a long 12 hours but … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: PowerBeam Pro Cycling Trainer

It’s midnight in Australia right now.  Which, is somewhat unfortunate for them because as they head into winter, this giveaway is probably more relevant to them than some of you sitting here pondering your lunch options on a hot and … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Edge 1000

Size matters.  At least, that’s what the magazines say in the grocery store – and they’re never wrong.  At least, that’s what the tabloid magazines sitting next to them say.  And they never lie. Thus, if size matters for you … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar V800 Multisport GPS Watch

Are you planning on swimming, cycling, and running all in one day this summer? I’d point out that sounds like a lot of work (I’d advise just doing one instead).  But, if you’re headstrong on doing the whole triathlete thing … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto Ambit2 Multisport GPS watch

What’s that you say?  You want more high end watches?  Ok, deal.  Next up we’ve got the Suunto Ambit2 – it’ll go ahead and track your flailing efforts across all three triathlon sports while also providing navigational support in the … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Fenix2 Multisport GPS Watch

Back in early spring Garmin released their Fenix2 multisport watch.  This was a well-received move in the sports watch marketplace, bringing enhanced navigation, Running Dynamics, and Bluetooth upload capability into the mix.  Oh, and with the Summer Solstice sneaking up … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: GoPro Hero3+ Black & 3-Way Grip/Arm/Tripod

Your long wait is over.  Let the Giveaway Extravaganza begin!  First up, for your consideration: a GoPro Hero3+ Black.  The Hero3+ Black is their newest top of the line model, actually a combo pack of sorts since it includes a … Read More Here

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Lots of Garmin Updates: FR620 gets cycling mode, AutoSync with MyFitnessPal, full Fenix lineup support for Android

Over the past few days Garmin has released a flurry of updates for a bunch of very different fitness devices.  I’m going to briefly go through each update below, since these updates are probably the most wanted updates folks have … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Here’s what I’ve been up to over the past few days. 1) Enjoying a bit of New York City After my time Friday morning on the TV show, we spent the rest of the day wandering around the city (10 … Read More Here