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In Just 7 Days…

Yes, the time is once again almost upon us: The Annual DC Rainmaker Giveaway Extravaganza. Next Tuesday (June 24th) starting at exactly 12:00AM Eastern (0600 CET/CEST) the pinnacle of sports technology giveaway awesomeness will commence.  Last year the numbers were … Read More Here


The Giveaway Extravaganza Winners!

Now that everyone has had time to take a breather (though likely still waking up in a bit of a post-giveaway extravaganza hangover), it’s time to announce the winners! First up, I want to say a huge thanks to everyone … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: The ‘iPack’–Wahoo RFLKT, 4iiii’s Viiiiva, Blue SC, and more!

All good things must come to an end…and the end is regrettably here.  And by here, I mean after explaining this last giveaway. I decided to make a bit of a basket of things for the iPhone/iPad/iPod carrying person.  First … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Edge 510 or Edge 810

Sometimes you just can’t decide.  Like when eating donuts. Apple fritter or maple bar?  That’s sorta how it was for this giveaway.  I couldn’t decide between the 510 or the 810.  Some folks want mapping, and some want a slightly … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Wahoo Fitness KICKR Trainer

I told you I wasn’t going to stop with just watches and power meters…. While it may be a few days into summer for those of us up north, that doesn’t mean you can’t spend some quality time on the … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin FR910XT GPS Multisport watch

Sometimes you just need a friend when you’re going out and swimming, cycling and running 140.6 miles. No, not scuba fins like Finman. But something more technologically advanced, like, the FR910XT. This multisport watch will track your swims, bikes, and … Read More Here


Giveaway Extravaganza: SRAM Quarq Riken Power Meter

What? You thought I’d be just doing watches today? Oh how wrong you are…you just wait…I’m only getting warmed up. The Quarq power meter allows you to more accurately pace your race and training efforts, ultimately increasing the likelihood of … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Timex Run Trainer 2.0 GPS Running Watch

Yes, that’s a glass of chocolate milk. When I went sifting through my library of product photos for the single shot to use for the Timex Run Trainer 2.0 giveaway, I stumbled upon the above photo. It was in a … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar RC3 GPS Running Watch

There’s no question that the RC3 is my most favored Polar product to date.  It’s the first Polar unit to fully integrate GPS into the watch itself.  The unit is primarily aimed at the running crowd, but can easily do … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto Ambit 2 GPS Multisport Watch

First up this year, the Suunto Ambit 2!  This triathlon focused watch crossed over from starting off as a hiking/ultra-runners watch and then within the Ambit 2 line, they added in all triathlon sports (swim/bike/run/multisport).  Of course, even if you … Read More Here

Starting in 24 hours! The DCR Giveaway Extravaganza!

For those loyal readers who were around last year, you’ll remember the massive Giveaway Extravaganza I launched last year about this time.  Normally when I do a traditional giveaway, I giveaway a single item and the entry period lasts a … Read More Here

The Giveaway Extravaganza Winners!

A huge thanks to all that participated in Friday’s Giveaway Extravaganza, it was certainly pretty crazy around these parts!  At some points the entries were coming in at one per second, that’s just nuts!  Overall, you clocked in nearly 50,000 … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Timex Global Trainer

The Timex Global Trainer will easily track you across any sport (or medieval battlefield).  Which is exactly what Mythbusters did last summer.  They combined the unit with knights in shinning armor last summer to measure distance and speed/pace.  How much … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar RCX5 with G5 GPS

Are you of the Polar persuasion? Then this watch is definitely your cup of tea (or cup of Gatorade).  It’s their top of the line triathlon watch, complete with the the G5 GPS pod. And, unlike virtually every other watch … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Wahoo BlueHR, Quad Lock Bike Case, iPhone Running Case/Band

Think of this as the ultimate iPhone running kit.  You’ve got the fancy Bluetooth low-energy heart rate strap, then the sweet iPhone Quad Lock case (with all the stuff shown above), and then I’m throwing in a iPhone running case/band.  … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin FR910XT

Here’s your chance to grab a brand new Garmin FR910XT.  As you probably know, the FR910XT can be used across a number of sports.  You could swim effortlessly in a giant vat of beer, compete in tandem mountain bike racing, … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Timex Run Trainer

Sure, any device can track a run for a few hours.  But can your device track a run that’s over a 100 hours long?  Well, the Timex Run Trainer took the cake on the longest running recording battery of any … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza Twofer: Polar RCX3’s

Yup, for this giveaway I’m giving away two separate units out to two winners.  One white edition, one black edition.  Twofer!!! The Polar RCX3 is Polar’s latest slimmed down triathlon and running watch that doesn’t attract much unneeded attention with … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Motorola Motoactv

The Motoactv with its super-crisp display changed the endurance watch game last fall. Like mixing music and running?  Or perhaps even golf and music (yup, it does golf, and cycling, and yoga and…).  In fact, upon further reflection, about the … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Edge 500

Here’s your chance to grab a brand new Garmin Edge 500.  Being just the weight of a single egg, it won’t require you to cut back on cookies or cupcakes to keep your cycling weight weenie status when you add … Read More Here