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Soleus FIT GPS Watch

I’ve reviewed both the Soleus 1.0 and 2.0 GPS watches, and while the basic watch functionality is good, I found the 2.0 software horrible.  Thus, I only agreed to review the new downloable Soleus FIT watch if they addressed the … Read More Here

Apple Watch–Fitness Focused

Yes, I am indeed working towards a fitness/sport-focused Apple Watch review. It’s still likely a few weeks away. In the mean-time, here’s a spot to see a few pics and ask questions. Also, see my Apple Watch YouTube videos here! … Read More Here

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In the Queue: The Leikr GPS Multisport Watch

The Leikr project was crowd-funded via Kickstarter a number of months ago and has now reached beta stage.  The unit features mapping, GPS support, ANT+ compatibility, and Bluetooth compatibility.   I’ll be testing it until final release, but keep in mind … Read More Here

The Next Garmin Forerunner Multisport Watch

Without doubt, one of the most frequent questions I get around these parts is: “When will the next version of ____ be released?” – which is typically “When will the next Garmin Forerunner be released?”. I should first say – … Read More Here

Chicago Marathon Folks: Watch out for running balls!

So today is the big day if you’re planning on signing up for the Chicago Marathon.  Registration started at midnight this morning (CST timezone) for the 31st running of the Chicago Marathon.  Today’s TGIF post brings you a reminder to … Read More Here

Spending time with the team behind the Basis watch

Walking down the street where the blue dot on the phone’s map was leading me, I started to wonder if I had the right place.  As I neared the address, all I could see was an appliance store trying to … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar RC3 GPS Running Watch

There’s no question that the RC3 is my most favored Polar product to date.  It’s the first Polar unit to fully integrate GPS into the watch itself.  The unit is primarily aimed at the running crowd, but can easily do … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Fenix2 Multisport GPS Watch

Back in early spring Garmin released their Fenix2 multisport watch.  This was a well-received move in the sports watch marketplace, bringing enhanced navigation, Running Dynamics, and Bluetooth upload capability into the mix.  Oh, and with the Summer Solstice sneaking up … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar M400 GPS Running Watch

Captain’s Log:  Stardate 93194.09. The Enterprise has bypassed its scheduled archaeological survey of Camus II in response to a distress call from the Federation freighter Arcos, which has assumed an emergency orbit around Turkana IV, birthplace of… Oh, um sorry, wrong post … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto Ambit3 Peak Multisport Watch

For those of you waiting for the perfect giveaway deal, this may very well be it.  The Suunto Ambit 3 Peak has something for everyone; well actually this one only has everything for just the one person whose entry is drawn … Read More Here

Garmin Swim watch In-Depth Review

[Updated Feb 16th, 2013] Today, Garmin announced the Garmin Swim, which is a dedicated swim tracking watch that builds upon the accelerometer based technology that was introduced within the FR910XT to track swimming data in a pool environment.  I’ve been … Read More Here

First hands-on look at Bia GPS watch designed for women

Earlier this week while in Las Vegas for CES I had the chance to meet up with the founder of Bia, the only womens focused GPS watch on the market.  Cheryl Kellond and I met me at the UNLV track … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin FR910XT GPS Multisport watch

Sometimes you just need a friend when you’re going out and swimming, cycling and running 140.6 miles. No, not scuba fins like Finman. But something more technologically advanced, like, the FR910XT. This multisport watch will track your swims, bikes, and … Read More Here

Fitbit Announces New ‘Fitbit Blaze’ Smart Fitness Watch

Update – March 2016! I’ve published my full Fitbit Blaze In-Depth Review here! Swing on over for all the details after extensive use! Today at CES Fitbit announced their latest wearable, the Fitbit Blaze.  This new unit is effectively a … Read More Here

A look at Garmin’s new Forerunner FR70 running watch

There are many cases where I receive a new unit and work really hard to get a full in depth review out…and there are some cases where time just doesn’t permit such an instance. And then finally, there are cases … Read More Here

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Bryton Cardio 60 GPS Multisport Watch In-Depth Review

The Bryton Cardio 60 is an interesting relatively unknown nugget on the triathlon watch scene.  It’s interesting because it’s one of the few (if only?) multisport GPS watches that’s not actually offered in North America.  But outside of that scope, there’s … Read More Here

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In the Queue: Basis B1 Continuous Monitoring Watch

The Basis B1 watch is the first watch on that market that can continually record your heart rate, skin temperature, perspiration – as well as being a traditional step counter.  I’ll be wearing it 24×7 for the next month and … Read More Here

In the Queue: Bryton Cardio 60 GPS Multisport Watch

The Bryton Cardio 60 is a GPS multisport watch that does swim/bike/run and connects to a variety of ANT+ sensors. It competes with other watches in the market such as the Magellan Switch Up and Garmin FR910XT.  My tentative plan … Read More Here

Hands-on with the new Garmin Vivomove watch

The Garmin Vivo empire is expanding.  This time though, in a way unlike any other Garmin product.  It actually looks pretty.  Swanky perhaps. Sure, there are other Vivo wrist bands you can buy that look great on women (The Girl … Read More Here

First Look At The Névo Activity Tracker Watch

Last week the folks behind the Névo Watch that recently launched on Indiegogo swung by the DCR Studio to give me a hands on demo of their minimalist smart watch that also functions as an activity and sport tracker. As … Read More Here

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Testing out the Pebble watch with new RunKeeper app integration

When I saw the announcement last week from RunKeeper and Pebble that RunKeeper had released the final non-beta integration with the smart-watch, I was excited to dive into it.  While the Pebble watch was certainly not the first smart watch … Read More Here

The Apple Watch: Sport and Fitness In-Depth Review

Heads up – February 2017! Looking for the Apple Watch Series 2 In-Depth Review? Swing on over to that page here! Ahh yes, the long awaited Apple Watch for Fitness In-Depth Review.  I’ve now spent almost 10 months with the … Read More Here

The Girl: “I’ll actually wear this watch” (The New Polar RCX3)

Over the past few years The Girl has put up with all manner of sports gadgets floating through the house.  Some of them, she pays attention to.  Others, not so much.  Those that she pays attention to usually get ‘alternative … Read More Here

Updates on Garmin Vector and new Garmin GPS watch

Note: Please see in depth post on Vector “Everything you ever wanted to know about the Garmin Vector pedal based power meter” posted here (it’s a whole lot more detailed and in depth, and includes comprehensive Q&A with the Garmin … Read More Here

A brief look at the Mio Alpha2 optical heart rate watch

Mio was on-hand at CES showing off both their recently announced devices from this past fall (Mio Fuse and Mio Velo), as well as demoing their just announced device: The Mio Alpha2. The Mio Alpha2 builds upon the features found … Read More Here