Jul. 20

Hands-on: Airdog’s new ADII sports-tracking drone

Last week Airdog announced their latest sports-tracking drone, the Airdog ADII.  Years ago the company announced on Kickstarter the first drone, simply called Airdog, which is aimed 100% at the sports tracking market.  It didn’t pretend to be a more general drone, but rather was all about capturing yourself doing …

Jul. 20
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Garmin Acquires Cycling Aerodynamics Company Alphamantis

This afternoon Garmin has announced that it has acquired the cycling aerodynamics focused company Alphamantis.  What’s that?  You’ve never heard of Alphamantis before?  Shame, you’ve been missing out on some pretty cool stuff. Alphamantis has actually been around a number of years in the aerodynamic realm.  In fact, I first …

Jul. 19

Xert rolls out free real-time FTP app on Garmin devices

Earlier this week Xert rolled out a new Connect IQ app.  Now I don’t normally cover too many Connect IQ apps.  In fact, I think I’ve only covered maybe 2-3 ones in total so far as standalone individual posts go. Still, this one is interesting as it serves as a …

Jul. 18

Wahoo Rolls Out ELEMNT/BOLT Live Tracking with Data & Routes

One of my biggest complaints about live tracking on Wahoo’s platform over the last year and a half is that it sucked.  I mean, not just a little suck, but a big suck.  Previously when you enabled live tracking on the Wahoo devices to send a tracking link to a …

Jul. 17

Week in Review–July 17th, 2017

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 what to do with all of the coolness that people …

» Hands-on: Airdog’s new ADII sports-tracking drone
IMG_3748_thumb.jpg » Garmin Acquires Cycling Aerodynamics Company Alphamantis
» Xert rolls out free real-time FTP app on Garmin devices
» Wahoo Rolls Out ELEMNT/BOLT Live Tracking with Data & Routes
» Week in Review–July 17th, 2017

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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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Understand technology and sport in the How-To Guides.

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.

I travel a fair bit, both for work and for fun. Here’s a bunch of random trip reports and daily trip-logs that I’ve put together and posted. I’ve sorted it all by world geography, in an attempt to make it easy to figure out where I’ve been.