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.
NOTE: At this point all these deals are expired! Hope you enjoyed!
Perhaps one of the most anticipated shopping days of the year – at least for US folks, but these days many companies ship outside the US as well for relatively cheap.
The below highlights all the sweet Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals I’m aware of. Black Friday is obviously this Friday, but most companies already have things on-sale this week. Cyber Monday is next Monday, but again, things are a bit flexible there too – thus, mind the dates below and check back at least once a day for all the updates that I’ll post as new deals are announced.
Some of them help support the site, and some of them are just out there on the interwebs. In both cases, I’m going to largely focus on the gadget side of things – but have provided a good starting point for other non-gadget deals.
First up, the below gadget deals support the site:
These deals are all via partner Clever Training and all earn free US shipping. Some also qualify for the DCR 10% off coupon (if noted below).
For anything not on clearance/deep sale, you’ll still get the 10% off from Clever anytime with DCR10BTF code (including the Suunto deals noted above). You can look at the entire lineup of their Black Friday/Holiday items here.
A few Amazon-specific deals that are worth pointing out:
These are often specific to certain days of the week. Buying through any of the links below supports the site:
American Express Amazon Deal: In short, if you use your AMEX card for any purchase over $75US on Amazon and link up your Twitter account, you get a one-time credit of $25US. Good till December 31st. Kinda complex, but may be worth it for some. Full details here.
The Amazon-specific deals benefit the site, and are specifically for non-US folks. Note which countries below. Remember that if in the EU, you can generally order from Amazon.de and Amazon.co.uk without any additional import taxes (that’s what I do in France).
Garmin Vector – $1,299AUS:This is a pretty massive sale, good for Australian folks. Free shipping. Normally $1,699AUS. Deal Expired
Garmin VIRB – 249€: This is 50€ off the normal price. Available on Amazon.de for November 29th only. Deal Expired.
Garmin VIRB – £199:This is £70 of the normal UK price. Available on Amazon.co.uk for November 29th only. Deal Expired.
Wahoo Fitness KICKR – £848:This is £100 off the normal price. Free shipping as well. Available on the Apple UK store only, unclear on shipping rules to the rest of Europe. (Not, not on Amazon, on Apple, but figured it belonged in the non-US section). Deal expired.
Below, are additional sale items out there that don’t support the site, but are still pretty sweet.
4iiii’s Deals: 25% off everything they sell. Especially a good deal on Viiiiva, their ANT+ & Bluetooth Smart bridge. Also, the ANT+ Speed/Cadence sensor, which is the same unit that I recommend from Bontrager (just branded 4iiii’s). Deal Expired
Best Buy Deals: Best Buy is giving Gift cards ($20-$30) for purchase of the Pebble Smart Watch, FitBit Force Activity Tracker, Nike+ GPS Sportwatch, and Shine Activity Tracker (free band only). Starting Friday, November 29th. Deal Expired
Garmin.com Sales: Varies daily. Thus far, nothing major for fitness folks. Deal Expired
FINIS Sales: A bit of a circular reference as it stands right now from FINIS (Facebook > Page > Facebook), but apparently they’ll be releasing a coupon to use on their site. They make Swimming MP3 players, distance trackers, and other pool toys. Deal Expired
Power2Max Deals: USA: $125 off all power meters with BOR chain rings mounted. Europe: €210 off BOR RR688 with BOR chain rings and bolts (€960 instead of €1170). Deals valid Nov 27th through Dec 2nd. Europe here. USA here. Deal Expired
RacerMate (CompuTrainer): They’re doing a bit of a sale for $200 off their trainer, down to $1,449. But, I really wouldn’t go that route today (used perhaps, not new). Deal Expired
Wahoo Fitness: 20% off everything on their site except the Wahoo KICKR. Also, their Wahoo Balance scale for $49US (50% off). Deal Expired
Wahoo KICKR: 20% off via Performance Bike ($928US). Simply add to cart (add only one item, applies to lowest price item shows upon starting checkout). Item base is $879, plus shipping equals $928US. November 28th to December 1st only. Normally $1,099. Deal Expired
Others to be announced: As usual, expect that I’ll update this section multiple times a day over the coming days (and Tweet out updates as well). Many deals won’t be announced until Wednesday.
As I see more items that are sports-technology related, I’ll update the above. For the non-gadget side of things (but still endurance sports), I’d highly recommend checking out this page from Michael Hutto – he’s done it for a few years now and it rocks.
With that, thanks for reading (and of course, supporting the site). And remember, if you can’t figure out what on earth you want product wise, check out the new Product Comparison Tool I put together. It has well over 5,000 pieces of data, combined into a simple and easy to use system that’s always up to date.
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