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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Finally, a relatively calm weekend here at home.  Now technically the weekend is still continuing here, as Monday is a public holiday for many in France.  And while the weather wasn’t quite as nice as last weekend, we made the … Read More Here

Hands-on with Garmin’s new Vivosmart HR+ (now with GPS)

They grow up so fast.  Less than two years ago the original Vivosmart was a slightly awkward and kinda scrawny activity band.  It’s dim display hardly living up to its fitness features.  Then just this past fall came the Vivosmart … Read More Here

Week in Review–May 15th, 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

Hands-on with new CycleOps Hammer Smart Trainer

Today CycleOps has announced their latest trainer product, the Hammer.  Taking a cue from others in the industry on having a catchy name, the Hammer is CycleOps’s first totally new trainer in a few years.  And also their first direct … Read More Here

Hands-on with the new Garmin FR735XT Triathlon Watch

Update – my full and final FR735XT in-depth review is now available! Click on over to that page for all the goodness! Over the course of the cold winter, the Garmin FR235 optical HR sensor-enabled running watch hooked up with … Read More Here

Why GoPro’s integration announcement with Polar is far wider reaching

It’s been a couple weeks since GoPro announced clearer details of their developer program, and in conjunction with that – when Polar concurrently announced (on GoPro’s stage) their integration of the Polar V800 with certain GoPro products. I’ve spent the … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

It’s heating up in the city!  Here’s what I was up to. 1) Friday Lunch Workouts There are many holidays in France in May.  It’s like a Minesweeper game of holidays. Even days that aren’t holidays actually are unofficially holidays.  … Read More Here

Week in Review–May 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

Hands-on with the new Garmin Vivomove watch

The Garmin Vivo empire is expanding.  This time though, in a way unlike any other Garmin product.  It actually looks pretty.  Swanky perhaps. Sure, there are other Vivo wrist bands you can buy that look great on women (The Girl … Read More Here

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5 Random Things From A Weekend in Venice

I’ve just got back home after spending the last few days hanging out in Italy.  Here’s what I (and we) were up to! 1) Running around a Castle Ok, so I lied.  Not all five random things were in Venice. … Read More Here

Week in Review–May 1st, 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

AirDog Action Sports Drone In-Depth Review

Like most Kickstarter projects, it’s been a much longer road than anticipated to get their product off the ground.  But unlike most Kickstarter projects, AirDog literally needed to get off the ground and into the air to be successful.  It … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Another busy weekend, but this one almost full at home.  At least I was home by Friday night – and that’s what counts, right? 1) Trained back from UCI Headquarters in Switzerland I had gone down to Aigle, Switzerland on … Read More Here

Week in Review–April 24th, 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

PowerPod releases new GoPro/Garmin combo mount for triathlon bikes

As I alluded to last week, the winds of the bike mount world be blowing strong this spring. Not one to be outdone, PowerPod has jumped into the combination GoPro/Garmin mount market for triathlon bikes with their latest product.  This … Read More Here

Fitbit Alta In-Depth Review

It’s been a touch over two months since Fitbit announced their most recent wearable, the Fitbit Alta.  Like all of Fitbit’s entrants this year, it was designed to be more fashion focused, while giving incremental upgrades in terms of features … Read More Here

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A WatTeam PowerBeat Power Meter Update

Today WatTeam has announced that they’ll be postponing further shipments of their $499 PowerBeat power meter, while they work out some kinks that the first shipped production units have run into. You’ll remember the journey started about 20 months ago … Read More Here

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My Sea Otter 2016 Trip Recap: The Festival, Riding, and More!

It’s time to wrap up my Sea Otter 2016 related posts.  I spent last week in the States, first in NYC for some meetings, then off to San Francisco, before finally ending in Monterey (California) for the Sea Otter Classic.  … Read More Here

Sea Otter 2016 Power Meter Tidbits: Stages & Verve Infocrank

Best I could tell, there were six power meter companies at Sea Otter: Garmin, 4iiii, Rotor, SRAM/Quarq, Stages, and Verve. I’ve already covered the new 4iiii product announcements in this post, and Garmin didn’t announce anything at Sea Otter beyond … Read More Here

Week in Review–April 18th, 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

K-Edge shows off new Wahoo ELEMNT mounts that are already shipping

There was more than one company showing off new Wahoo ELEMNT mounts at Sea Otter, and in the case of K-Edge, they’re already shipping them too.  The company had on hand the pile of new mounts, as well as some … Read More Here

360Fly 360° Action Camera In-Depth Review

It’s the all-seeing action camera in-depth review.  Or at least, the mostly seeing action camera in-depth review While I’ve talked about 360° action cameras a bit over the last year or so, it hasn’t been until now that they’re actually … Read More Here

Bar Fly shows off new ELEMNT mounts, also triathlon GoPro/Garmin combo mount

Mounts are definitely in full swing here at Sea Otter this year, and Bar Fly is here showing off a bevy of new mounts aimed at offering greater compatibility to more and more head units and accessories. If you look … Read More Here

4iiii Announces New Factory Pre-Install option, Dual Timelines/Prices

Today at Sea Otter, 4iiii has announced a slate of new products and outlined their future power meter plans for much of the year.  As you’ll remember, the company started shipping their $399 4iiii Precision power meter about a year … Read More Here

SRAM RED eTAP Wireless Shifting System In Depth Review

SRAM RED eTAP has probably been one of the more closely followed sports tech products in the cycling industry as it worked its way to release.  Of course, the vast majority of that multi-year journey was through various media spot … Read More Here