Heads-up: Huge Sports Tech Sale Underway – 20% Off All Smart Trainers!
There’s a massive sales on smart cycling trainers right now, plus plenty other sports tech. There’s 20% off the Wahoo KICKR, KICKR CORE, CLIMB, Headwind, 20% off the Tacx NEO 2T, Flux 2, and Flux S, 20% off Saris Hammer 3 trainer and Saris MP1 Motion Platform. Plus also 20% off the Elite Direto X and Suito too, even the new Sterzo. Plus even steeper deals including with the Kinetic trainers at 30% off.
Thanks all for the great entries in the FR610 giveaway! If you haven’t had a chance to go check out all the entries (yes, all 1,600+ of them) – definitely go spend some time reading them. Given the Memorial Day weekend, here’s a few of my favorites from and supporting our soldiers:
“No holiday weekend in dusty Iraq so I will be heading to the DFAC for the typical trimmings and run the outer perimeter road that will give me about a 4-5 mile celebratory boost. In between coughs of dust from the non-potable water and sewage trucks driving by…Better yet, send me the watch and I can tell you exactly how far it is.” –Rob
“This weekend up I’m running in the Run For The Heroes – Race Across Georgia. I’m on an 8-person relay running 260 miles for a great cause. Check us out!” –Drew
“I am active duty military serving in Germany. As I am close by, I am honored to be participating in the Memorial Day ceremony in Somme France at the American cemetery/memorial. Let us not forget what Memorial Day is truly about.”
“I am deployed for exactly 4.92 days until I go home, or roughly 424,799.39 seconds (as of 2am CST May 30th). It’s not like I’m counting or anything on a fancy Excel spreadsheet countdown thing.” –Brandon
“I plan on not training this weekend and having a big ol’ cook-out replete with tasty grilled chicken, pasta salad and caprese salad, and maybe even some grilled turkey burgers. But none of that will compare to spending Memorial Day honoring and reminiscing on memories of my recently deceased step-father who was a retired Army Major, who was also crazy enough to test fly recently repaired airplanes and helicopters. There’ll be some Taps and a flag hung in his honor.” –James
Thanks all for sharing your weekend!
Unlike previous giveaways, there were no points awarded for re-tweeting/blogging/Facebooking or skywriting. This lead to a fairly simple selection of winners (you have no idea how many hours of my life I regained after figuring out how to have Blogspot number the comments, amazing!). I had a total of 1,630 comments (that made it before the midnight cutoff), and then another pile of comments from Active Duty military folks via e-mail that I created a small spreadsheet for. I gave them numbers from 1,631 to 1,641.
With that, I was off to Random.org to pick out a winner! And the lucky person is:
Which, translates to the winner being:
Congrats Tuomas! Interesting that thus far in giveaways about half are international, apparently these visitors from another land have mastered the art of entering giveaways! Though, since 53% of the visitors here are actually outside the US, I suppose it does make sense.
For those that didn’t win – don’t worry – you can still go out and pick up your very own FR610 and enjoy touching it all day long (What? It’s a touch screen device…keep your mind out of the gutter!).
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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.
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.
The most common question I receive outside of the “what’s the best GPS watch for me” variant, are photography-esq based. So in efforts to combat the amount of emails I need to sort through on a daily basis, I’ve complied this “My Photography Gear” post for your curious minds! It’s a nice break from the day to day sports-tech talk, and I hope you get something out of it!
Many readers stumble into my website in search of information on the latest and greatest sports tech products. But at the end of the day, you might just be wondering “What does Ray use when not testing new products?”. So here is the most up to date list of products I like and fit the bill for me and my training needs best! DC Rainmaker 2019 swim, bike, run, and general gear list. But wait, are you a female and feel like these things might not apply to you? If that’s the case (but certainly not saying my choices aren’t good for women), and you just want to see a different gear junkies “picks”, check out The Girl’s 2018 Gear Guide too.