Week in Review–November 1st, 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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Change & Moving Forward

Many of you know that my biggest challenge here in running the site is simply time.  Or rather, lack thereof.  There are just not enough hours in the day for me to enjoy writing here and enjoy answering your questions, … Read More Here

Cycliq Fly6 In-Depth Review

I’ve been using the Fly6 (Generation 2) for the better part of a year now.  While I wrote an initial preview last year of the Generation 1 model, it was just that – a preview.  I figured it was about … Read More Here

Garmin’s new Index Smart WiFi Weight Scale: Hands-on (or feet-on)

Wrapping up what ought to be classified as a massive year of new product announcements (21 sport products*), Garmin added two more products to the pile today: A weight scale and a revamped optical-sensor enabled Vivosmart HR.  I cover the … Read More Here

First look at the new Garmin Vivosmart HR with optical sensor

Update! See my in-depth review of the Vivosmart HR – now located just one click away here! Today Garmin rolled out their latest wearable, the Vivosmart HR.  This new wrist-bound device takes the Vivosmart band that they announced slightly over … Read More Here

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Zwift’s New Workout Mode: First workout overview

This weekend Zwift rolled out the first iteration of their new workout mode.  This is a bit of a departure from their past claim to fame, which is the 3D world known as Zwift Island (or more recently, the Richmond … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

A nice pleasant weekend at home – here’s what we were up to! 1) A Michelin Starred Lunch Living in Paris we’re surrounded by incredible food.  I think as a tourist you can easily get trapped into crappy spots that … Read More Here

Week in Review–October 24th, 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

Hands-on with See.Sense ICON Smart Bike Lights

(Before we begin, I should note upfront that the Kickstarter campaign for this project ends in about 2 days.  So, if you’re thinking of reading this post this weekend, you’ll have missed the boat.  That delay in posting is totally … Read More Here

Everything you ever wanted to know: Garmin’s new Forerunner 230, 235, and 630 watches

(Update: Both my FR230/235 & FR630 In-Depth Reviews have now been published at those links.  Definitely need to check those out to get all the juicy details on whether these devices are worth it after long-term usage.) Ahh yes, that … Read More Here

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A few quick thoughts on Polar’s new A360 with optical HR sensor

Heads up! I’ve now posted my full A360 In-Depth Review, which can be viewed here!  Enjoy! Earlier today Polar announced their latest wearable, the A360.  More notably – it marks the first Polar product to include an optical heart rate … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Here’s what I was up to in the very short amount of time I had home this weekend (after I got back from Mexico mid-week, I turned around the next day for a two-day trip to Amsterdam). 1) New Gadget … Read More Here

Week in Review–October 19th, 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

Garmin Varia Bike Radar System In-Depth Review

This past summer Garmin announced their foray into the cycling lights and cycling radar world.  Yes, radar.  They released their Varia cycling lights product line, which includes the Varia bike radar system that allows you to see approaching cars directly … Read More Here

Because it’s October: Garmin Edge 520 Giveaway Winner Selected!

Well then…it appears some of you really want an Edge 520.  More specifically, some 6,109 of you.  That being the total number of valid entries into the giveaway last weekend. I had asked what you were up to for the … Read More Here

AmpStrip decides not to do fitness, refunds everyone

In probably the weirdest move of the year, Indiegogo project AmpStrip has decided that it doesn’t like being popular – and has exited the fitness business.  Instead, it’ll pursue bringing the device to market within the medical industry. You’ll remember … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Past Week in Mexico

I’ve just arrived back from spending a week in Mexico, within the resort area of Cancun on the Yucatan Peninsula.  I was there, along with The Girl, for her sister’s destination wedding.  Here’s what we were up to during our … Read More Here

Week in Review–October 10th, 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

4iiii Dual Sided Power Meter: A Short Test Ride

Last Friday while on the way to the airport from Kananaskis (in the mountains for the ANT+ Symposium) to Calgary I swung by the 4iiii headquarters in Cochrane.  The time I had was rather limited, as I was super time-boxed … Read More Here

Because it’s October: Garmin Edge 520 Giveaway

It’s somehow October already, and it’s been months since the Giveaway Extravaganza, and far too many months since a standalone extravaganza.  I really need to have more of these.  Partly because I love giving away stuff.  And partly because if … Read More Here

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The Power Meters Buyer’s Guide–2015 Edition

Once again, it’s time for the annual power meter buyer’s guide.  It’s mind-boggling how quickly a year has come and gone, and just how many more entrants are now on the scene.  Last year at Eurobike and Interbike we saw … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Just a very short 40ish hours back at home this weekend in between trips – but I made the most of it.  Here’s what I was up to! 1) Flew back from Canada I started off my weekend with a … Read More Here

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A Week of Mountain Workouts in Kananaskis (Canada)

Well that was a busy week.  Phew! I left Paris early Monday morning for the annual ANT+ Symposium, located about 75 minutes outside of Calgary (Alberta, Canada), in the Kananaskis Country area.  Basically, the mountains. The Symposium is where the … Read More Here

Garmin rolls out Connect IQ to Edge series devices, announces new updates

It’s been precisely one year since Connect IQ was unveiled at the ANT+ Symposium.  This morning (at this year’s edition of the conference), Garmin unveiled their next phase of the platform. Since that unveiling last year, Garmin has rolled out four … Read More Here

GoPro Hero4 Session In-Depth Review

It’s been about almost three months since GoPro announced their Hero4 Session action cam.  The unit made headlines due to its small size compared to existing GoPro units.  Yet this past Monday, they made the logical decision to drop the price … Read More Here