Garmin releases Connect IQ for Edge 520 & Edge 1000

It’s been about 5 months since Garmin announced Connect IQ would be coming to the latest Edge cycling units.  This would extend the Connect IQ platform from being previous wearables only (i.e. wrist worn things), to other Garmin device types.  … Read More Here

The Feiyu Tech GoPro Action Cam Wearable Gimbal In-Depth Review

I know, approximately 97% of you are looking at the title right now and going “Who the fudge is Feiyu Tech?”  And then about 65% of you are saying “What the heck is a gimbal?” (and is it related to a gumball?).  Fear … Read More Here

PowerPod In-Depth Review

Back this past fall the PowerPod power meter was introduced on Kickstarter and funded within a few days.  It started shipping a few months later, within a week or two of their planned date (a rarity these days) in late … Read More Here

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A Week in the Canary Islands (and a bit of Africa)

You’ll remember last week we left off leaving Rome (after Barcelona for Mobile World Congress), in our bid to burn a few weeks of time while our landlord pulls up and renovates the flooring in our apartment.  So for the … Read More Here

Week in Review–March 6th, 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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Fitbit Blaze In-Depth Review

Almost exactly two months ago at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Fitbit announced their latest higher-end wearable, the Fitbit Blaze.  The company positioned it as a smart fitness watch, aiming to offer something midway between the higher-end … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend in Rome

With MWC over this past week, it was off to a new place.  Why not go home you ask?  Because they’re tearing up the floors in our apartment and we have to be out of it for a number of … Read More Here

Week in Review–February 28th, 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

Garmin Fenix3 HR In-Depth Review

Last month at CES in Las Vegas, Garmin introduced their most advanced wearable device with an optical heart rate (HR) sensor in it – the Fenix3 HR.  This device took Garmin’s Elevate optical HR sensor and added it to their … Read More Here

The Apple Watch: Sport and Fitness In-Depth Review

Ahh yes, the long awaited Apple Watch for Fitness In-Depth Review.  I’ve now spent almost 10 months with the Apple Watch.  Or rather, three different Apple Watches.  All of which I’ve bought myself – and all in an attempt to … Read More Here

The Love You Wanted: $600 Gadget Giveaway Winner!

This past weekend I held a huge giveaway for anyone that didn’t quite feel the love over Valentine’s Day the previous weekend.  Be it gadget love, or some other form of lovelessness.  Some 5,803 of you are apparently lacking a … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Ok, catching up after a busy weekend going into Mobile World Congress here in Barcelona.  You’ll see a bit more on that as the week goes along.  In the meantime, here’s what I was up to this past weekend.  It … Read More Here

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Garmin’s new Vivoactive HR & Vivofit 3: Hands-on & First Run

Update June 2016: My in-depth review of the Vivoactive HR is now available.  Swing on over to that post for all the details! On Friday Garmin announced their new Vivoactive HR & Vivofit 3.  As you’ll remember, my post was … Read More Here

Hands-on with Samsung’s new Gear 360° camera

Tonight was the annual Samsung event at MWC, where thousands of media folk descend on the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona, situated along the waterfront, to see the latest Samsung gadgetry announced.  As is customary for my posts in the past from … Read More Here

Week in Review–February 20th, 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

Garmin announces Vivoactive HR & Vivofit 3

!!!Update! I’ve since posted a full hands-on and first run look at the Vivoactive HR!  Swing on over to that post for all the hands-on details and videos!!!! Today Garmin announced two new products – the Vivoactive HR, and the … Read More Here

The Love You Wanted: $600 Gadget Giveaway

What’s that?  Your Valentine’s Day was a bust?  No worries, I’m here to try and cheer ya up.  It’s your opportunity to win something you’ll really love (which, may be in addition to someone else you love). The winner will … Read More Here

Understanding continual (24/7) optical HR data and resting heart rate

More and more devices over the last 1-2 years have begun to include the ability to record your heart rate (HR) data around the clock.  No longer are you limited to just workout HR data, but now you can get … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend in Mallorca

From Wednesday of last week until last night, I was down in Mallorca, which is a small Spanish island located in the Mediterranean.  It’s a super-quick journey from Paris, yet has mostly warm and sunny weather, even this time of … Read More Here

Week in Review–February 14th, 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

Behind the Scenes at Quarq HQ

A while back (ok, a long while back), I went on a bit of a circuit around the US and visited a number of companies.  One of those was Quarq.  As long-time readers know, I occasionally do Behind the Scenes … Read More Here

DCR Expansion On the Horizon

Over the last few months, many of you have asked how I might expand the DCR blog.  For example, with it becoming a full-time thing, a number of you wondered whether I’d expand into new product categories like bike components, … Read More Here

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Garmin Index WiFi Smart Scale In-Depth Review

It’s been a few months since Garmin announced their Index WiFi Scale (at $149), so it’s time to dive in on an in-depth review and see how things have shaped up.  Most importantly: Is the scale worth the premium over … Read More Here

A Week of Skiing in the Alps

Rather than a ‘5 Random Things’ this morning, I’m going to do a quick recap of my time last week in the Alps.  A group of us rented a ski chalet on the side of the mountain and enjoyed a … Read More Here

Week in Review–February 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