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In Just 7 Days…

Yes, the time is once again almost upon us: The Annual DC Rainmaker Giveaway Extravaganza.  Albeit slightly later in the summer season than years’ past – but worry not, I’m not skipping it! Next Tuesday (August 4th) starting at exactly … Read More Here

The DCR’s on Vacation Fenix3 Giveaway Winner!

Holy cow, there were almost 7,000 entries on the giveaway – the largest to date around these parts!  To be precise, some 6,911 comments in total, after removal of duplicates and the like.  Apparently people really want the new Fenix3. … Read More Here

The DCR’s on Vacation Fenix3 Giveaway!

It’s giveaway time!  Partly because it’s been a while, partly because it’s Friday and it seems fitting, and partly just cause I’m on vacation and this seemed a whole lot easier than writing an in-depth review. This time I’m giving … Read More Here

Valentine’s Day Double-Gadget Giveaway Winners!

With Valentine’s Day landing this past weekend, I figured it was the perfect time to give something away.  Except, instead of just one something, I went for a double: Two somethings!  The winner could choose two gadgets from Clever Training, … Read More Here

Valentine’s Day Double-Gadget Giveaway!

It’s definitely time for another giveaway.  Given Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, it only seems right to show you some lovin’.  But, it would seem sorta awkward to give you a present and not also give the person you love (or, at … Read More Here

The ‘Guess How Many Steps I Walked at CES 2015’ Giveaway Winner!

Over the weekend I held a rather unique giveaway where I asked folks to guess how many steps I walked at CES from Sunday till Monday.  Closest person was the winner, simple as that!  The most accurate answer then got … Read More Here

The Guess ‘How Many Steps I Walked at CES 2015’ Giveaway!

When it comes to walking, I have no week at any point during the year where I tally up a greater number of steps than that of CES.  And this year was definitely no different.  It’s been a crazy packed week (with … Read More Here

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The ‘Anything On My Recommendations’ List Giveaway Results!

Over the weekend I held the ‘Anything on my Recommendations List’ giveaway, which basically meant that as long as I liked the product and it was listed on my Winter 2014-2015 Recommendations Guide – then you could win it.  This … Read More Here

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The ‘Anything On My Recommendations’ List Giveaway!

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could pick any gadget that’s on my ‘2014 Winter Sports Gadget Recommendations’ list and call it your own?  Yup, I agree.  And, so does Clever Training.  So they’re offering up to one lucky holiday duck … Read More Here

Kona FR920XT or Fenix2 Giveaway Results!

Hopefully everyone had a great weekend, and everyone that raced (or trained) was successful in that venture – especially those enduring the lava fields at Kona!  Since Friday when the giveaway opened, a mind-boggling metric crapton of you entered the … Read More Here

Kona Giveaway Time! The Garmin FR920XT or Fenix2 Special Edition!

We find ourselves on the eve of the Ironman World Championships this weekend, which seems like no better reason to get into the swing of things with a good ole giveaway.  Especially now that the hangover has eased off after … Read More Here

The 2014 Annual Giveaway Extravaganza Winners!

Sleep?  You didn’t need no stinkin’ sleep! With the 2014 edition of the Annual DCR Giveaway Extravaganza behind us, it’s time to get on to the most important part – the winners!  (Or, perhaps in some cases…sleeping). Thanks to everyone … Read More Here

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Giveaway Extravaganza: Swimmers Package–Garmin Swim, FINIS Neptune Swimming MP3 Player, and more!

If you just joined us for the DCR Giveaway Extravaganza, you’re late…..but….you’re not too late.  This craziness has been going on for the past 22 hours. Seriously; like every 2 hours; all night and all day.  We’ve given away so many … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: TomTom Cardio Multisport (with optical HR)

Fricken lasers beams!  While I originally asked TomTom for sharks with laser beams on their heads, they balked.  They said they didn’t do sharks and asked why I wanted a shark anyway.  I called them wimps, and we went our … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Mio/Magellan Cyclo 505

You know those people in life that we call ‘overachievers’?  The ones who somehow manage to wake up at 5AM (all perky), go to the pool for a swim, then run 20 miles, then come back and mow the lawn, … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin FR15 and a Scosche RHYTHM+ Optical HR band

It’s like peanut butter and jelly (or in the case of Europe: Nutella and anything).  The Garmin FR15 is one of the best little GPS watches and activity monitors out there.  Then you combine it with my current favorite heart … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: SRAM Quarq RIKEN Power Meter

Your long wait is over.  It’s here.  That’s right…..It’s Power Meter time!  Behold the SRAM Quarq Riken.  Let the wagering begin.  All you have to wager is a comment, so it’s not really a wager; more like just a…well, a … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: The Wahoo Package: RFLKT+, TICKR, iPhone Bike Case

OK, we’re now half way through the DCR Giveaway Extravaganza.  It’s been a long day – especially if you’ve been stalking and refreshing this page waiting for the next big deal.   Sure, it’s been a long 12 hours but … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: PowerBeam Pro Cycling Trainer

It’s midnight in Australia right now.  Which, is somewhat unfortunate for them because as they head into winter, this giveaway is probably more relevant to them than some of you sitting here pondering your lunch options on a hot and … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Edge 1000

Size matters.  At least, that’s what the magazines say in the grocery store – and they’re never wrong.  At least, that’s what the tabloid magazines sitting next to them say.  And they never lie. Thus, if size matters for you … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar V800 Multisport GPS Watch

Are you planning on swimming, cycling, and running all in one day this summer? I’d point out that sounds like a lot of work (I’d advise just doing one instead).  But, if you’re headstrong on doing the whole triathlete thing … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto Ambit2 Multisport GPS watch

What’s that you say?  You want more high end watches?  Ok, deal.  Next up we’ve got the Suunto Ambit2 – it’ll go ahead and track your flailing efforts across all three triathlon sports while also providing navigational support in the … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Fenix2 Multisport GPS Watch

Back in early spring Garmin released their Fenix2 multisport watch.  This was a well-received move in the sports watch marketplace, bringing enhanced navigation, Running Dynamics, and Bluetooth upload capability into the mix.  Oh, and with the Summer Solstice sneaking up … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: GoPro Hero3+ Black & 3-Way Grip/Arm/Tripod

Your long wait is over.  Let the Giveaway Extravaganza begin!  First up, for your consideration: a GoPro Hero3+ Black.  The Hero3+ Black is their newest top of the line model, actually a combo pack of sorts since it includes a … Read More Here

The May Day Giveaway Results!

Hopefully everyone had a great weekend, and everyone that raced (or trained) was successful in that venture  Since Friday when the giveaway opened, a ton of you swung by and threw your hat in the ring. All in a total … Read More Here