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Big Sports Tech Sales Return: 20-30% off Power Meters, Trainers, Watches, and Plenty More!

It’s that time of year again, when a boatload of sports tech things go on sale for a few weeks. No, not Black Friday, but rather, end-of-May. While the previous two years were a bit funky in that regard, historically speaking we’ve always seen a blend of 20% off sales mashed up against both Memorial Day + impending Father’s Day Sales.

The 20% off sales tend to cover the trainers and power meters, while the other holiday sales tend to cover watches and usually cycling tech. It’s predictably happened every single year for as long as I can remember.

In any case, I’ve consolidated the full list below for what’s available now. As you can see, many of the 20%-off sales are being driven by REI’s annual Anniversary sale coupon deal, which is notable because it provides a 20% member discount to items not technically listed for sale by itself (also, there’s other legit sale items too). For example, Garmin’s Rally power meter, or even Wahoo’s new Speedplay-based power meter that just came out. Same goes for trainers. Meanwhile, Garmin is also running deals on their running watches and Edge 1030 Plus units. And then we’ve got a sprinkling of other deals from various other manufacturers in there. As usual, this page dynamically updates when things get added.

If you know of a sports tech deal (gadget-focused), feel free to drop a note in the comments or in the contact form. As long as it’s not spam-like, I’m more than happy to share it out! :)

At present, these are almost exclusively US deals, but if I find noteworthy EU/UK/etc deals, I’ll add them in.

Watches & Wearables:

This covers anything you can wear that’s watch-like or activity band-like, including sensors.  Generally speaking, you’ll mostly find deals here that are on things I’ve written about in the past.  So you won’t find a deal on some random non-sports tech watch here, or on socks.  Unless the socks have some crazy sensor or something in them.

ProductSale PriceAmazonSale Notes
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen with USB-C) - $90 off$168⚡ I've been using these since last fall, after years of using the Beats Studio Buds...man, these things rock. Sure, they're good for sports, but frankly, I use them on planes, editing, and such more than anything else.
Apple Airpods (3rd Gen) - $40 off!$119
Apple Watch SE (2022/2nd gen) - $70 off
$249/$299 (cellular)
$169⚡⚡This is now the lowest price we've ever seen the Apple Watch SE (2nd Gen) - a very solid deal, especially with the new WatchOS 11 features around Training Load, Vitals, offline mapping, and more.
Apple Watch Series 9 - $120 off
$399/$499 (cellular)
$279⚡This is the lowest price to date we've seen on the Apple Watch Series 9, and notable, given the huge slate of software updates just annoucned at WWDC last month, coming to the Series 9
Apple Watch Ultra 2 - $100 off$699⚡ This is by far the lowest price we've seen an Apple Watch Ultra 2, to date. Very solid deal, and like the Apple Watch Series 9, it too is getting a huge slate of new features just announced last month for WatchOS 11.
Beats Studio Buds - 47% off
$149
$79
FORM Smart Swim 2 Goggles - $20 off$229
FORM Swim 1 Goggles (with heads-up display) - $30 off$140
Fitbit Ace LTE Kids Activity Smartwatch - 22% off$179⚡This was just announced last month, and this is the first sale we've seen on it. I've (via my kids) been testing it, and am kinda mixed on it. But if you're looking for a deal - it's here!
Fitbit Charge 6 - 38% off!
$159
$99This is the go-to sale price for the Fitbit Charge 6. It happens often, but it still doesn't take away from the fast that it's argueably the best bang for your buck fitness tracker out there.
Fitbit Sense 2 - $70 off$179This is the lowest price we've seen to date for the Fitbit Sense 2, surpassing the previous low record of $199
Fitbit Versa 4 - $40 of$159This is an OK deal. I'd probably just spend the extra $20 to get the Fitbit Sense 2 currently on sale.
Garmin Enduro 2 - $300 off
$1,099
$599I'm not really sure if I'd call this $500 off like Amazon, as this is on sale a fair bit. That said, if battery life is your key concern - this solves that concern. I did a 8-day 180km trek (with navigation and all features enabled) on this watch on a single charge. Note: This is still available, simply select the 'Other Sellers on Amazon' on right side of product page, and you'll see it there, new from Amazon, for delivery next week. Amazon will automatically prioritize faster shipment over lower price. Enjoy!
Garmin Epix (Gen 2) - $400 off!$499⚡⚡⚡ This is a crazy super strong deal. Note that the Epix Gen 2 has continued to receive virtually all of the Epix Pro new features firmware updates, including new bits just this weekend. ***Note: This is still available, simply select the 'Other Sellers on Amazon' on right side of product page, and you'll see it there, new from Amazon, for delivery next week. Amazon will automatically prioritize faster shipment over lower price. Enjoy!***
Garmin Epix Sapphire Titanium (Gen 2) - $400 off!$544⚡⚡⚡ This is a crazy super strong deal (insane), and this unit is the Sapphire edition, which has multi-band GNSS on it. Note that the Epix Gen 2 has continued to receive virtually all of the Epix Pro new features firmware updates, including new bits just this weekend. ***Note: This is still available, simply select the 'Other Sellers on Amazon' on right side of product page, and you'll see it there, new from Amazon, for delivery next week. Amazon will automatically prioritize faster shipment over lower price. Enjoy!***
Garmin Fenix 7 Solar Sapphire - $250 off!$549⚡⚡ This continues to be a crazy deal, since this is the sapphire edition, which has multiband/dual-GNSS, and also still gets all the latest firmware/feature updates of the newer Garmin Fenix 7 Pro.
Garmin Forerunner 255 Music - 45% off$219⚡⚡This is argueably one of the best budget deals there is, this go around!
Garmin Forerunner 955 - $180 off!$319This is one of Garmin's most popular running watches, and it's down to an absoultely insane price. I often use this in my accuracy testing comparisons when validating other watches, due to it's very strong GPS performance. Note this is the base edition without solar. It'd be hard to find any better deal in sports watches today, from any company (given this has full mapping, tons of new features even this week, etc...). ***Note: This is still available, simply select the 'Other Sellers on Amazon' on right side of product page, and you'll see it there, new from Amazon, for delivery next week. Amazon will automatically prioritize faster shipment over lower price. Enjoy!*** Also, check both color options for non-solar.
Garmin HRM-DUAL (ANT+/Bluetooth Smart Strap) - 32% off!
$69
$47This is Garmin's ideal strap if you just want an affordable dual ANT+/Bluetooth Smart option, especially when it's on sale like this - it really becomes one of the best deals out there right now for a multi-connection strap.
Garmin Instinct Crossover Solar - $200 off!$299This is by far the lowest price we've seen this.
Garmin Vivoactive 5 - $35 off!
$299
$265This is Garmin's newest unit in the Vivoactive 5 realm, and is essentially a mini Venu 3.
Google Pixel Watch 2 - $100 off!$299While Google has already announced an early August date for new Pixel devices, the company has also largely brought every feature of the Pixel Watch 2 to the Pixel Watch 1, so I'm not super worried about them cutting off support soon.
Oura Ring Gen3 Horizon - $75 off$425
Polar H10 Chest Strap (Dual ANT+/Bluetooth Smart) - 25% off
$89
$75This is a great dual ANT+/Bluetooth Smart (with two Bluetooth Smart connections) chest strap that you'll often find me using as a reference strap in heart rate sensor testing. We only tend to see deals on it around Black Friday, always topping out around 20%.
Polar H9 Chest Strap - $10 off$50If you're looking for a good solid high-quality strap, that does both ANT+ & Bluetooth Smart, for a reasonable price...look no further than the Polar H9
Polar Verity Sense - 15% off
$99
$84
SHOKZ OpenFit - Open-Ear Headphones - 31% off$124
SHOKZ OpenRun Pro - Open-Ear Bluetooth Bone Conduction Headphones - 31% off$124
Samsung Galaxy Watch6 - 47% off$159
Scosche RHYTHM+ 2.0 ANT+ & Bluetooth HR Monitor
$79
$23This isn't the newest chicken on the block, but for $23?!?! That's a crazy good price for something that's actually pretty darn accurate. Really accurate.
Whoop 4.0 with 1-year subscription - 17% off$199This brings down the 1-year price to $17/month, which is the lowest it's been (only way to get that is normally a 24-month membership).

Cycling Gear & Trainers:

Got a bike? Then this section is for you.  Everything from bike computers to bike lights to trainers, it’s all here.  I won’t generally be adding things like brake cables or bike seats here, but if I find a good deal on a cassette to stack on that new direct drive trainer you just bought, I’ll probably list it here.

ProductSale PriceAmazonSale Notes
Garmin Edge 1030 Plus Bundle with all Sensors - 44% off$389I'm a bit conflicted on this one. First up, it's a sensor bundle with HR strap, speed sensor, and cadence sensor. But at the same time, it's the Edge 1030 Plus, which isn't receiving updates anymore. Whereas the deal for the Edge 1040 (no sensors) is incredible at $449, and that's still getting *new features updates* and likely will for the next year or so. Your choice, but I'd personally skip the sensors (since your watch likely already can broadcast HR).
Garmin Edge 1040 Cycling GPS - $150 off!$449The deal is back! After we saw this deal in May, it's returned for Amazon Prime Day. This is notable because the Edge 1050 has launched and with it, the Edge 1040 got plenty of new features as well, kept largely in sync between the two. Definitely a steal.
Garmin Varia RCT715 Camera Radar - $50 off$349
Garmin Varia RVR315 Radar - $50 off$99⚡ This is Garmin's radar without the light, so it's a bit smaller as a result. Same radar tech though, and compatible with Garmin/Stages/Hammerhead/Wahoo bike computers.
Garmin Varia Radar (RTL515) - $50 off$149This is Garmin's standalone radar+taillight option, and $149 is pretty much the standard sale-price.
Lasko High Velocity Pro-Performance Fan (U15617) - 27% off$47This is one of the most popular indoor trainer fan companies out there, which rivals the Wahoo Headwind fan but cost a fraction of the price. Of course, it lacks ANT+/Bluetooth integration, but realistically if you really want that you can add a smart outlet for $10 to toggle it on/off from your phone if need be. It's one of the ones in my rotation.
Wahoo BOLT V2 - $45 off
$279
$234
Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM V2 - 15% off
$399
$339
Wahoo KICKR ROLLR - $90 off
$599
$509

Action Cameras & Drones:

Wanna record it?  No better way than an action camera.  Anything that’s action camera-related or drone-related you’ll find here.  That’s especially true of action camera mounts, which are often found for great deals around the holidays.  Same goes with drones and drone accessories.  Usually a great time to pick up an extra battery or extra props.

ProductSale PriceAmazonSale Notes
DJI Action 4 - $100 off$299
DJI Air 3 Combo Package - $300 off$1,239If you're looking for an extra zoom lens on the drone (beyond a Mini series drone), and full obstacle avoidance, then the Air 3 is your best bet.
DJI Mini 3 with RC-N1 Remote -$70 off!$349
DJI Mini 4K Drone - $60 off$229This is an incredible deal. I actually picked up one of these back a few months ago to test (haven't quite finished that review), but I've used it in a boatload of review shots since then. Despite me owning all the DJI drones (seriously), this is by far the best value there is.
GoPro Hero 12 Black - $100 off!$299This is the lowest price we've seen on the Hero 12 Black to date, easily surpassing Black Friday last year. It's what I use for all my action cam shots.
HoverAir X1 Drone - $160 off!$309⚡⚡ This has become one of my favorite drones, given it's tiny size (fits in my running shorts pockets) and ease of use. The further updated price of $309 (from $359 at start of sale) is incredible, and by far the lowest price to date.
Insta360 Ace Pro Action Cam - $100 off$349I've been using this a fair bit over the past winter, and it's a solid little contender. In particular, the Garmin/Apple integration to overlay data onto your videos is silly easy to use, and super quick as well.

Other Sports & Fitness:

Anything else that’s sports and fitness-related that I think is interesting will be here.  It may not be super techy – but it’s stuff that most readers will be using in pursuit of their running/cycling/swimming/hiking/whatever.

ProductSale PriceAmazonSale Notes
Garmin inReach Messenger - $70 off$229
Peloton Tread - $300 off!$2,695This is my main treadmill at home, and I really like it. I've got no complaints about it, and am happy I went with the smaller Peloton Tread versus the bigger unit.
Therabody Theragun Mini - $50 off!$149My wife uses the Theragun Elite, which is a bit larger than this Mini model, and also includes more tips. But, as noted - people seem happy with all these models.
Therabody Theragun Prime - 20% off$239My wife uses the Theragun Elite, which is relatively similiar to this newer model.
Withings Body Comp WiFI Scale - 25% off$149
Withings Body Smart WiFI Scale - 20% off$79

I’ll continue to add deals as I find them.

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44 Comments

  1. Daniel

    Deer Ray and other fine folks- talk me out of buying a 945. My existing watch is dying and was planning on waiting for the 955 – but the 945@399 seems like a pretty dang good deal and instant gratification thanks to prime shipping.

    • Yeah, the 945 at $399 is a very solid deal for sure. Though, I’d be slightly more inclined to get the FR945 LTE for $50 more, even if you have no LTE plans, as it’s still receiving notable firmware updates/features, and is seen as a different generation than the FR945 base

  2. Saad

    Any idea if the tacx motion plates will be included in any deals soon? Thanks.

    • It’ll basically come down to REI listing them. At this point, they have listed them (kinda surprising to be honest). In much the same way that the new Garmin RCT715 isn’t showing as listed yet either for REI. If it does, it’d actually be considered on sale here too.

      CompetitiveCyclist.com also does 20% off sales usually around now (not yet though), but they usually exclude all Tacx items.

  3. Dave

    Currys in the UK had the Venu 1 for 70 quid in stores last week or so. Mate got one but sadly I was too slow…

  4. Bob

    20% off of Bontrager Wavecell helmets at REI using ANNIV22 coupon if you are a member.

    Just in time after a crash on my MTB

  5. Tim

    Question: is it time to replace my Fenix 5? I feel like the distance is markedly off from routes that I create on Strava and record on my iPhone.

  6. Todd Tannenbaum

    Zwift Store has a clearance sale with Elite Direto XR for $600, Suito-T for $480, and Sterzo for $75. Also if you prefer wheel-on, the KICKR Snap is $300. See

    link to zwift.com

  7. Otto

    Garmin Canada sent a promo email with a bunch of sale items: link to garmin.com

  8. REI has the Garmin 66i GPS with InReach on sale for 20% off – $600 list less $150.
    I don’t think I have seen the 66i on-sale before.

    Maybe I should have waited to buy my Saris now instead of the March sale. :-(
    Ray, with the 30% off discount, and the state/saturation of the higher end trainer market, does this mean that Saris might be exiting?

    • No, I don’t think they’re exiting. My guess is they’ve just got a massive glut of inventory they want to simmer down a bit.

      Interesting catch on the 66i, I’ll get it added in.

  9. Randy

    REI lists the Kickr Climb at $700 thus a 20% discount is $560. Seems like the retail price jumped from $599 to $699 very recently. That’s a 17% jump. Kind of odd.

    Any idea why?

  10. Pete

    Garmin lists a mail in rebate on their website for certain products. I’m about to find out if they are stackable with REI’s discount.

    • RallyUp

      I was thinking the same thing. Conditions don’t seem to exclude someone else discounting them:
      “Rebate may not be combined with any other offer directly from Garmin.”
      Would love to hear if they stack.

  11. ubrab

    Hacking this comment thread for help – @Ray, IIRC the last Peloton bikes you bought you either went crazy in a Vegas hotel room with a multitool or had it delivered in Germany and then rode back to Amsterdam: are those the only options to get a bike in a non officially open country (in my case, France)?

    • Sadly still the only options. The CEO recently announced further planned international expansion, but no clear timelines on that, or to which countries. :(

  12. Johan

    I am in the market for a new Garmin watch. I got my old 935 in similar deal. But the watches these days…, i am not excited. They are showing their age, they will most likely not receive any major updates and I guess we will see a major push feature wise with the new models in June/July. Prices on the old watches are high even with these discounts, considering the hardware itself is most likely less than 50 $ and all the development has surely been written off completely over the time. It feels not completely right, more like “milking” it. 945 might be okay but 399 still feels very expensive for such an old model.

  13. James Dolen

    Any chance the Garmin Varia RTL515 Radar Tail Light will be replaced soon with an updated, improved model? I don’t see the value of the 715 for me.

  14. Hussam

    fenix 6 for $299 on Amazon should be listed, I think.
    link to amazon.com

  15. Pavel Vishniakov

    Hi Ray,

    it looks like the rumors were right and there might be a new Forerunner coming soon after all.

    On an unrelated note – will we see a review of DJI Action 2? I know that you always refer to it as a dumpster fire of a camera, but surely it can’t be that bad in every aspect.

    • I don’t suspect I’ll do a full review of the DJI Action 2 at this point. But I do have a few small follow-up videos that I show recently on it, that I just need to finish editing (almost done actually).

      I still don’t recommend it. Even at $199 (a price far below the current price), I’d struggle to recommend it.

  16. Brad Wright

    Ugh, that’s a good deal on the 1030. Sure wish I knew when the rumored 1040 was coming out…lol.

  17. Wes Harrington

    The DJ Mavic 3 hyperlink links to your review of the DJI Mavic 2 Zoom.

  18. Mike S.

    Hmm. Was hoping to pick up the Garmin Epix at a Black Friday sale for a few hundred off. Now i wonder if will even be on sale.

    • That’s a tough one. I could see it going either way. Historically we have seen $150 off sales for BF for the Fenix lineup (which Epix falls under). But whether or not the decide to do that this fall would really depend on how they’re doing in terms of not just stock/sales for the Fenix/Epix lineup, but also how they’re doing for chipsets/supplies to make other units. If things are tight, they might not put these devices on sale if people are going to buy them anyway.

  19. Mike S.

    ?? The Garmin 6 is on sale 38% off. The 6S is only discounted 9%!! What gives??

  20. Melissa

    I was also planning on waiting for the new forerunner 955, but this is tempting. Any idea when/if a new forerunner 955 will be coming out?

  21. Mike S.

    I just read that the GoPro Hero 10 Black with spare battery and dual charger is $399 at Amazon.

  22. Bart Vliegen

    There is a FR 745 at € 341,99 on TradeInn

  23. MrTahiti

    Garmin’ s Vivoactive 4 silver face is on sale at Amazon foe $235. Price goes up to $280 for the black version.

  24. pulibidda007

    Just pulled the trigger on the 945 LTE. I didn’t want to wait for the 955 as they are going to be more expensive than $449, I paid for the 945 LTE. The 945 LTE is not that old to stop receiving updates. I am going to keep it unless 955 is too compelling and not too expensive.

  25. HSH

    First non-trainer-based power meter. Thank you!

  26. Andy

    FYI, the REI link for the POWRLNK pedals is broken.

  27. Jose

    Any Father’s Day deals on Trainers, this year?