The Didn’t Get What You Wanted $500 Gadget Giveaway

I’m sure many of you received various sports gadgets over the last few weeks as part of the holidays.  But for those unlucky elves who received only a half-eaten gel packet in their Christmas stocking from their not-so-significant others, I’ve got a festivus of a present for you: This giveaway.

The winner will get a $500 credit to, my most excellent partner in this giveaway crime.  By supporting the site through Clever Training you also can save 10% on basically anything they sell (or get points instead that are kinda like cash).  If you win, you can use that credit for anything from the GoPro Hero 8 Black to a Garmin Fenix watch to a massive pallet of nutrition gels, to the Favero Assioma power meter, or heck, even towards a new trainer. Actually, it’ll cover exactly the Wahoo KICKR CLIMB, since that’s on sale to $499 right now.  Whatever floats your boat (Note: While they don’t technically sell boats, they do sell stand-up paddle boards…which, are kinda like boats).

How to enter:

Simply leave a short description of what product you’d get and why (but don’t worry, you can change your mind later if you win).

The reason you need a short description of ‘why’ is that if you just put a simple product name (i.e. F6), you’ll likely get caught up in my SPAM filters.  And nobody wants to be sandwiched between two pieces of SPAM.  Got all that? Oh, and if you just want that amazing gadget t-shirt above, you can pick that up here. Or, become a DCR Supporter here!

Good luck!

The giveaway entry period will run through Sunday, December 29th, 2019 until 11:59PM US Eastern Time [Update – through Dec 31st when I remembered to turn this off].  Winner will be selected randomly.  One entry per person.  The selected product/products will then be ordered immediately and shipped immediately, assuming they’re in stock.


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  1. Carter Terry

    I’m thinking a new stages PM for my cross bike.

  2. Krista

    My husband wants the upcoming garmin descent MK2! Thanks.

  3. Lance L

    I would get a smart trainer. Winter riding gets less enjoyable every year.

  4. Anthony

    I would put it towards a smart trainer because I don’t have one.

  5. I would get the Garmin Forerunner 945. I need something to count laps for me while I swim. 🙂

  6. Chris Walkup

    Fenix 6x. Got my daughter the 5s plus, and now her watch is nicer than mine.

  7. Morten

    Garmin watch for my wife:)

  8. Christophe

    A more recent Fenix to replace my current Fenix 2 who needs an update 🙂

  9. Robin Eyre

    Any bike computer like a Garmin edge 530 so I don’t have to.move my 920xt from wrist to bike in T1 and risk dropping it/hitting a button by accident, or leaving it behind in T2 (done all of these this year)

  10. Scott fraser

    Polar Vantage, the expensive one haha. Had my v800 since they came out, it’s a bit like triggers broom in only fools and horses, several new straps, watch replaced under warranty, but it getting old now.
    It’s seen me do several triathlons including half irons and been my bike computer in 3 world championships. I just can’t decide if to stick with polar or go Garmin/other brand.

  11. Stuart

    ::glances over at his Kickr Core::

    A Kickr Climb would be a brilliant addition to the arsenal, assuming that CT will ship it to Australia. If not, I’ll probably get a Fenix 6S instead. (Poo. They don’t ship it internationally. Okay, a Fenix 6S it is, then.)