Sep. 22

Into Thin Air: Bkool’s New 2017-2018 Trainer Lineup

While it’s traditional that most European trainer companies announced their new wares at Eurobike, Spain-based Bkool decided to eschew that for a few more weeks of prep and then launch their new trainer products at Interbike instead.  Unfortunately, that didn’t quite work out. Still, I can attempt to run you …

Sep. 21

Garmin rolls out 5.7K stitching support to VIRB 360, new HyperFrame director mode

When the VIRB 360 was announced this past spring, it was one of the first single-device 360° action cameras to actually produce higher than 4K resolution video files that looked good.  Previously, even 4K, 360° action cameras didn’t look all that spectacular, because the 4K resolution was stretched over that entire 360° …

Sep. 21

TrainerRoad adds Garmin Cycling Dynamics support, plus upload to Garmin Connect

Today at Interbike, TrainerRoad and Garmin showed off a new capability that allows you to view your Garmin Vector Cycling Dynamics data in real-time on TrainerRoad via their app.  This would mark the first time any company has been able to leverage these Garmin metrics in real-time.  Further to that, …

Sep. 20

4iiii Announces New Precision Podiiiium Power Meter Lineup

Today at Interbike, 4iiii has announced a new product lineup of power meters, the 4iiii Precision Podiiiium.  But because I can’t stand to write Podiiiium throughout this entire article, I’m calling it Podium.  You can thank me later. The new unit builds on the existing Precision dual sided lineup that’s …

Sep. 20

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend in Amsterdam (and a big announcement!)

One of the greatest parts about living in Europe is just how easy it is to travel from country to country.  In less time than it would take to drive or take a train from Washington DC to NYC, we were able to zip up to Amsterdam for our first …

» Into Thin Air: Bkool’s New 2017-2018 Trainer Lineup
» Garmin rolls out 5.7K stitching support to VIRB 360, new HyperFrame director mode
» TrainerRoad adds Garmin Cycling Dynamics support, plus upload to Garmin Connect
» 4iiii Announces New Precision Podiiiium Power Meter Lineup
» 5 Random Things I Did This Weekend in Amsterdam (and a big announcement!)

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In Depth Product Reviews

You probably stumbled upon here looking for a review of a sports gadget.  If you’re trying to decide which unit to buy – check out my in-depth reviews section.  Some reviews are over 60 pages long when printed out, with hundreds of photos!  I aim to leave no stone unturned.

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Read My Sports Gadget Recommendations.

Here’s my most recent gadget recommendations guide (Winter 2016-2017 edition) – covering almost every category of sports gadgets out there.  Looking for the equipment I use day to day?  I also just put together my complete 2015 ‘Gear I Use’ equipment list, from swim to bike to run and everything in between (plus a few extra things).  And to compliment that, here’s The Girl’s (my wife’s) 2015 list. Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by!

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I enjoy explaining new things to folks – especially showing people how to get the most from their gadgets. Here’s an ongoing list of “How to” guides.

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Read my Top 25 most useful posts.

It turns out I’ve written a fair bit of stuff over the past few years – and after it disappears from my front page, a lot of it never really sees the light of day again without Google’ing skillz.  Or a photographic memory…which I don’t have.  I’ve taken a look back and found stuff that…continues to find a trickle of readers via web searches or forum links.

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Have some fun in the travel section.

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