Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar M450 GPS Bike Computer

Polar bears, they’re pretty awesome.  They swim around in ice cold water where really nobody else wants to.  Heck, they even live on floating ice.  And they fish and stuff with their bare hands.  Which, is absolutely nothing like the Polar … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: PowerTap P1 Power Meter Pedals

Let there be more power to the people!  This time though, double the power.  Yup, I’m giving away the dual-sensing PowerTap P1 power meter pedals.  You can now measure all the powers!  Hopefully, those powers are strong.  Wouldn’t want to … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto Ambit3 Vertical

Damn girl, that be some bright bling on you wrist there!  Like, construction worker orange, except….green. Neon green.  Fear not, I’ll be giving you the option to also choose from more boring colors like blue, white and black.  But let’s … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Wahoo ELEMNT GPS Bike Computer

Vowels are overrated.  Especially ‘E’.  KICKR, TICKR, ELEMNT, RFLKT…all missing an ‘E’ or two.  Somewhere in the universe there’s a vast supply of extra E’s, like a Wheel of Fortune dumpster with vultures circling overhead.  Homeless and looking for a … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: 4iiii Precision Power Meter (Gen2)

  Power to the people!  Or, in this case – power from the people.  Canadian people that is.  The people who bring you maple syrup and endless snowballs have also rummaged up a rather functional power meter.  This sub-$400 unit … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: 360Fly 4K 360° Action cam

Do you always miss the shot – looking in the wrong direction when the shark jumps up and grabs that seal?  Well, I’ve got the action cam for you: The 360Fly 4K 360° action cam. See, this cam sees everything.  … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Fenix3 HR

And so it begins – the mother of all giveaways!  Thus, it seems appropriate to begin with what is effectively the mother of all fitness smart watches: The Fenix3 HR.  No other watch on the market has as many features.  … Read More Here

First Look: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100–Now with power meter option

Today, every power meter company in the industry just breathed a huge collective sigh of relief: Shimano did not ultimately decide to baseline their long rumored integrated power meter as part of the Dura-Ace standard offering.  Instead, they made it … Read More Here

Turn by Turn Navigation Rolls out to Wahoo ELEMNT

When the Wahoo ELEMNT was first announced last fall, it included the claim of being able to do ‘Turn by Turn’ navigation.  That capability gives your bike computer the ability to tell you to ‘Turn left on Main Street’, rather … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

It’s getting sunnier!  As one might expect in summer of course, but after the wet and stormy spring we’ve had in Paris, I was starting to wonder if that would ever happen.  Here’s what I was up to the past … Read More Here

Week in Review–June 26th, 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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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

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

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.  … 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