I’m DC RAINMAKER…
I swim, bike and run. Then, I come here and write about my adventures. It’s as simple as that. Most of the time. If you’re new around these parts, here’s the long version of my story.
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I have built an extensive list of my most frequently asked questions. Below are the most popular.
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Follow me on Twitter10 hours ago@n8udd Hi Nathan, sorry! I checked with CT, and the Scosche showed as backordered at time (see your receipt). Good news: Units ship Monday!12 hours ago19 hours ago@tsauerbrei No, the 910XT doesn't support dual HR sensors. All new Garmin watches do though. :-/19 hours ago@miroslaaf Hmm, that sounds like a power accuracy issue. There are solid low-cost trainers that claim less than 5%.1 day ago1 day ago
A few weeks back Cycliq announced a new product on Kickstarter. You’ll remember Cycliq is the company behind the Fly6 and Fly12 combination bike safety camera/lights products. They combine front (Fly12) or back (Fly6) lights with a camera that’s always recording, so that in the event something happens you’ve got …
Happy Friday! For those of you in the US, I hope you had a good Thanksgiving yesterday and are still enjoying either turkey leftovers, or family leftovers. For everyone else – welcome to almost being the weekend! Of course this weekend is unique in that today kicks off Black Friday …
Preemptive note! Don’t forget my massive 2016 Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals page here. I’ve been updating it every few hours all day today with new deals, and expect to continue to update it constantly throughout the next few days. One of the most common questions I see in blog posts …
(Before we start, you can find my Holiday 2016 deals post here, expect a massive churn on that post over the next 5-7 days, as we go through both Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This guide attempts as best as possible to take into account pricing there, though I’ve also …
A full week home in the city of light…and rain. Here’s what I was up to over the weekend! 1) More trainers have arrived! This week I had both the CycleOps Magnus and the CycleOps Hammer trainers arrive. That follows the Kinetic Smart Control trainer last week. I spent some …
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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!
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.
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.