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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

After getting back from Dubai on Thursday, here’s a look at what I squeezed in over the weekend before getting back on another plane Sunday night. 1) Friday Night 800m Intervals I started off the weekend with some late Friday … Read More Here

A May Day Giveaway

While meticulously lining up the above action cameras for some underwater tests this week I realized that somehow I missed April on the giveaway plan.  I’ll blame the stingray for that, as clearly there’s no other explanation.  But don’t worry, … Read More Here

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A Night Cycling Around the Autodrome Race Track in Dubai

On Monday when I posted that I was heading to Dubai for a few days, a reader suggested I check out the Wednesday night ‘open track’ at the Autodrome.  Each week they open the track to just cyclists and runners … Read More Here

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Full details on Garmin’s new FR15 combined GPS watch + activity monitor

Please note that I’ve now published my full in-depth review of the FR15.  You should head over to that post to get all caught up. Today Garmin has announced their newest product, the Garmin FR15.  The FR15 is the latest … Read More Here

Scosche RHYTHM+ Dual ANT+/Bluetooth Smart Optical HR Band In-Depth Review

Back at CES 2014 in January Scosche introduced their first dual ANT+/Bluetooth Smart unit, the RHYTHM+.  This optical sensor armband would transmit both ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart concurrently to any compatible device.  Unlike most other units that were announced that … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Welcome to May!  And with that, the five random things I did this weekend to kickoff the month. 1) Unboxing 38 pounds of heavy duty stuff I shared the below photo on Twitter on Friday, of a new system that’s … Read More Here

Week in Review–May 4th, 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

Suunto rolls out direct integration with Strava, a brief overview

This week Suunto became arguably the first major GPS watch maker to integrate directly with Strava.  Not the first ever, but the first of the biggies (Polar, Suunto, Garmin, and to a degree, Timex).  The implementation of automatic transfers to … Read More Here

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LifeBEAM Smart Helmet with Integrated ANT+ Heart Rate Sensor In-Depth Review

It’s been almost a year since the LifeBeam SMART helmet hit the interwebs via a Kickstarter crowd-funded effort.  Since then they’ve iterated through prototypes, status updates, and then ultimately a few months back – delivery of the actual product.  It … Read More Here

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5 Random Things From The Past Week

While last week was a bit of a short vacation post-Boston, it’s still been quite a busy last 7 days.  Here’s what I’ve been up to for the past week: 1) A week in Florida While we were down in … Read More Here

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The failed openwater swim that landed me in the hospital

My plan was simple: Go for a short openwater swim. Since I rarely get openwater swims in while at home in Paris, I planned to make the most of my beach time in Tampa.  I had a few different openwater … Read More Here

Week in Review–April 27th, 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

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A quick look behind the scenes at Clever Training

This past week post-marathon limping, The Girl and I have been down at the beach with friends, enjoying the sun.  The Girl and her family, as well as many family friends have long come down to the greater Tampa area … Read More Here

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Spectating the 2014 Boston Marathon

We left off with yesterday’s ‘5 Random Things I Did This Past Weekend’ post where I outlined the lead-up into watching The Girl run her first Boston Marathon.  Today, we’ll tackle the whole shindig! Off to the school buses: In … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Here’s a look at the last 48 hours or so as I’ve been bumbling to and around Boston! 1) Flew to NYC, drive to Connecticut, and then onto Boston The theory was a rather relaxing day of a flight from … Read More Here

Week in Review–April 20th, 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

Behind the Scenes: How I choose which products to review

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve got a few variations on the following question (for a variety of products): “Will you be reviewing the Bryton Rider 60 any time soon? If not please can you say why? I realize … Read More Here

The Pinnacle of Fitness Failure: Samsung’s Gear Fit Activity Tracker

On Friday I unboxed and got all set Samsung’s Gear Fit activity tracker.  This is the company’s first direct attempt at competing with activity monitors from the likes of traditional players like Nike and FitBit, as well as newer entrants … Read More Here

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The Paris Color Run 2014 ‘Race’ Report

I’ve done many types of races and/or endurance events over the years.  From dressing up as Santa to jumping in a frozen creek to  swimming from Alcatraz and many others.  But I’ve yet to do one involving getting painted along … Read More Here

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Paris Super Sprint Triathlon 2014 Race Report

Regular readers will remember back a few months ago me mentioning that I was signing up for an early season triathlon.  Here in sorta-northern Europe, that means still indoor swimming.  Though, with the weather as of late it easily could … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Wow, another crazy busy weekend!  For this week’s 5 Random Things, I’m going back to shortness, because there’s two posts today and I wanted to be able to cover everything and not leave you too overwhelmed! 1) Weekend Evening Eiffel … Read More Here

Week in Review–April 13th, 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

First look at the new Garmin Edge 1000

(Please Note: My Full In-Depth Review is now available and published here!) Today, Garmin announced their latest cycling unit – the Garmin Edge 1000.  Unlike some expectations however, the Edge 1000 doesn’t directly replace the 15-month old Edge 810, but … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Yet another weekend of beautiful weather here in the French capital.  Here’s what I was up to for the last 72 hours. 1) Went for a one-way long run I started off my long run mid-afternoon, set to go one-way … Read More Here

Week in Review–April 6th, 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