Wahoo KICKR CLIMB In-Depth Review

After nearly a year, Wahoo has finally started shipping the Wahoo CLIMB to customers. Real-life, actual paying customers. For those not familiar, Wahoo’s CLIMB is a ‘grade simulator’, which basically means it makes the front of your bike go up … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

A reasonably productive weekend the last few days have been (well, except on the pizza oven list). Especially for some upcoming new products. Here’s what I was up to nonetheless! 1) Arts and crafts project: A couple weeks ago the … Read More Here

Week in Review: August 12th, 2018

The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness I’ve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting – generally endurance sports related. I’ve often wondered … Read More Here

VirtuPro’s Indoor Smart Bike: The Bike Zwift is investing in–First Look

Earlier this week a well kitted out van drove from Copenhagen to Amsterdam. Upon arriving it unloaded an indoor smart bike that in a few years might be the leading option in indoor smart bikes if you use Zwift. Or, … Read More Here

Magene Gravat2 Smart Trainer In-Depth Review

There’s a pretty good chance you’ve never heard of Magene, nor Gravat (or the Gravat2).  But that’s OK, now you have. There’s also a pretty good chance you’re not going to buy this product. Not because it’s got any issues, … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

It’s once again hot and steamy in Amsterdam, but thankfully this weekend wasn’t too bad. Here’s what I was up to in the DCR realm. 1) Testing out The Girl’s New Bike The weekend was kick-started by going for a … Read More Here

Week in Review–August 6th, 2018

The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness I’ve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting – generally endurance sports related. I’ve often wondered … Read More Here

Xert rolls out Segment Hunter Connect IQ App, doesn’t require Strava Premium/Summit

This week Xert, a training analysis/log platform rolled out their latest Connect IQ app – Segment Hunter.  While the company’s main thing in life is their adaptive training platform (which I’ve reviewed here), they’ve actually put together a growing collection … Read More Here

Zwift rolls out Innsbruck course to everyone: All the details

Earlier this morning Zwift lit up their newest course, the UCI Innsbruck World Championships, in Innsbruck, Austria.  This course has been known since earlier this summer, with more details spilled at Eurobike last month – including the exact routes that … Read More Here

Strava renames Premium to ‘Summit’, Changes Pricing Model

Here’s everything you need to know about Strava’s new pricing tiers, including what it means for existing subscribers.

Suunto 9 Multisport GPS In-Depth Review

How does the Suunto 9 handle months of testing? I dig in and find out, including all the details on new features and how well the new GPS chipset handles.

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

With the weather deciding to normalize a bit for the weekend (down from the near 100°F/38°C temps), we were able to enjoy things a wee bit more, and have actual energy to do stuff beyond laze on the couch staring … Read More Here

Week in Review: July 29th, 2018

The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness I’ve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting – generally endurance sports related. I’ve often wondered … Read More Here

Eurobike Aero Roundup: Notio, AeroLab, AeroPod, Swiss Side and other tidbits!

Each year the number of companies at Eurobike focused on aerodynamic offerings continues to expand, though, as of the end of the show none of them had shipped a product to any paying consumers.  But in the two weeks that … Read More Here

Quick Tour: The 2018 DCR Eurobike RV

As is customary the last few years, I rent an RV and drive down to Eurobike for the week-long festivus.  The main reasons I do this is that it’s both cheaper than most hotels, as well as being a huge … Read More Here

Zwift Tidbits from Eurobike: New course specifics, real-life course preview, and other bits

This won’t be a long post, but darn-it, I went out and rode a beastly loop of the new Austrian course, and thus I’m determined to make something of that time spent in the saddle.  Thus, here we go. As … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

After a number of crazy busy weeks for travel between Florida in June and Eurobike related stuff the last few weeks – it’s time to bring back the 5 Random Things series.  Usually, when things get busy during the week, … Read More Here

Week in Review: July 22nd, 2018

The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness I’ve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting – generally endurance sports related. I’ve often wondered … Read More Here

Wahoo KICKR 2018 Trainer In-Depth Review

It’s Wahoo’s first totally silent trainer – but is it worth the cost over the KICKR CORE which costs $300 less? And is the new flywheel that meaningful?

Bontrager Flare RT & Ion 200 RT Connected Bike Lights In-Depth Review

Bontrager has introduced a new far smaller and much cheaper variant of their popular Flare RT connected bike lights.  These $59 individual front and rear lights connect via ANT+ to supported head units to automatically turn on when you start … Read More Here

Amazon Prime Day’s Sports Tech Deals (US and Europe)

The best deals in running, cycling, and outdoor sports tech for Amazon Prime Day 2018. Including wearables, action cams, bike GPS and drones!

First Look: Stages New Dash L50, M50, and L10 GPS Bike Computers, Including Color Mapping

Stages may have just stumbled on making one of the best deals in GPS bike computers – the newish Stages Dash L10.  Of course, that’s actually not the two units that most cycling media outlets, including myself, will probably feature … Read More Here

Wahoo Headwind Fan In-Depth Review

I’ve written many in-depth reviews over the years. Trainers, GPS watches, action cams, drones…and yes, even a blender once (I still have the blender, it’s awesome). But, never a fan. But there’s a first time for everything, and today is … Read More Here

First Look: Tacx Announces New Flux 2 Smart Trainer

While much of the attention in the Tacx booth today at Eurobike was on the soon to ship Tacx Neo Smart Bike, there was also a lonely trainer swirling around quietly in the corner – the new Tacx Flux 2 … Read More Here

Hands-on: Wahoo Fitness KICKR CORE Direct Drive Smart Trainer

Here’s your first dive into all the details on the new Wahoo Fitness KICKR CORE, from accuracy testing to sound/volume testing, plus feature comparison to the existing KICKR 2018.