Gymrail Momentum X1 Smart Trainer Movement System In-Depth Review

In many ways, smart trainers themselves have largely flat-lined in terms of new features. Sure, we’ll continue to see new models with relatively minor tweaks, but much of the focus for the indoor smart trainer world has been on accessories … Read More Here

Cargo Bike Crit Race Report: With a Power Meter

As is the case when signing up for most races, you usually think it’s a good idea. In hindsight, about 75% of the way through said race, you usually regret your life choices. When I signed up for the cargo … Read More Here

Strava Launches Tour de France Hub with Routes/Segments/Rider Uploads

Back a few months ago, Strava teased an upcoming Tour de France hub that’ll allow you to track riders, stages, segments, and more – for both the men’s and women’s races this year. Today, that new hub launches ahead of … Read More Here

Apple Watch Running Power Data Comparison (vs Garmin/Stryd/Polar/COROS)

 Two weeks ago Apple announced a slate of huge sports-focused updates to the Apple Watch platform (called Watch OS). That platform will not only end up on current watches, but far more importantly on whatever watches Apple will likely … Read More Here

Week in Review–June 19th, 2022

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

Strava Adding Video Support: Here’s how it works!

Strava has begun rolling out video support, allowing you to upload short video clips to your workouts, which will appear in your feed in the same manner as photos today. All users will be able to view the videos on … Read More Here

Garmin Edge 1040 (with Solar) In-Depth Review

With Garmin’s introduction of the Edge 1040 Series they’ve become the first GPS bike computer to not only add solar panels to it, but also add multiband GNSS, dramatically increasing the accuracy of the GPS tracks – especially in tougher … Read More Here

Apple Watch Adds Native Running Power & Triathlon Support: All New watchOS 9 Features Detailed

Today, as part of announcing watchOS 9, Apple rolled out a massive slate of new sports and fitness features including running power, triathlon mode (including automatic transitions), custom workout support, and plenty more. Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), which … Read More Here

Garmin Forerunner 955 Complete Beginners Guide & Features Overview

 Just a super quick weekend note for those that don’t subscribe on YouTube, that I’ve posted my massive 50-minute-long user guide for the Forerunner 955 series. This guide covers virtually every feature of the Forerunner 955 from start to … Read More Here

Garmin Forerunner 255 In-Depth Review: Now A Full Multisport Watch

 The Forerunner 255 is now a multisport triathlon watch. Sure, it’s also a running watch, but it can now swim/bike/run with the best of them, including featuring Garmin’s high-end multi-band/dual-frequency GPS chipset. This is the lowest priced watch we’ve … Read More Here

Garmin Forerunner 955 (with Solar) In-Depth Review

It’s been 3 years and 2 days since Garmin announced the Forerunner 945, and today, it’s finally properly refreshed with the Forerunner 955. Except, it’s actually two watches – the Forerunner 955 & the Forerunner 955 Solar. Today’s announcement marks … Read More Here

Quick Heads Up: Garmin Instinct 2 Series Beginners Guide Posted

Just a super quick Saturday heads up that I’ve published a full beginners guide video on the Garmin Instinct 2 series, covering the Instinct 2, 2S, and Solar editions. I hands-on with a long-form feature explainer showing all the new … Read More Here

Shimano Forces Hammerhead to Remove All Di2 Related Functionality From Karoo

Effective next Thursday, Hammerhead will remove all Di2 functionality from the Hammerhead Karoo series, via firmware update. This is at the request/demand of Shimano, who according to Hammerhead, now sees them as a competitor. This means all Di2-related functionality including … Read More Here

Decoding Shimano’s New Power Meter Pedaling Metrics

As first reported by Cycling Tips, Shimano has released their advanced pedaling metrics, called Force Vector (no relation to Garmin Vector, also a power meter that first displayed force vectors). This is now available as a software update for their … Read More Here

Garmin Revamps and Expands Beta Program With Dedicated Platform

 Over the last few weeks Garmin has been rolling out a new beta program, which aims to streamline the process of trying out beta features, while also making it easier to file bug reports for issues that you find. … Read More Here

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 … Read More Here

Quick Tips and Tricks on Downhill Tracking For Running (or Cycling) with A Drone

I hadn’t really planned a post around this. It was a last-second idea while headed out for a run. Since I don’t normally have hills near where I live/run, this was a good opportunity to try out something that a … Read More Here

Garmin Varia RCT715 Camera + Radar In-Depth Review

 It’s been 7 years since Garmin introduced their Varia radar. Similarly, it’s been 8 years since Cycliq first introduced their Fly6 bike-focused rear safety camera. For years, people have been begging for a hybrid blend of those two products … Read More Here

COROS Rolls Out 10 New Features To Vertix Series, APEX Pro, Pace 2

While COROS skipped their usual seemingly unofficial monthly new feature updates last month, they’re back at it again this month with a pretty solid update – including both app and firmware features. Below I dive into everything that’s new, and … Read More Here

Week in Review–May 16th, 2022

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

Garmin Adds 25+ New Features to Fenix 7/Epix/Instinct 2, Shifts to Quarterly Features Updates

 Ok, there’s a lot in this post. So hang on, it’s packed with details. First up, is that Garmin started rolling out this week an update for Fenix 7 & Epix series watches, including some 28-50 different new features … Read More Here

Peloton Announces Rower Hardware, New Upcoming Features Outlined

Peloton kicked off their annual ‘Homecoming’ weekend event today, starting with a keynote of upcoming plans from their new CEO as well as existing Peloton instructors. This 21-minute-long keynote highlighted a slew of milestones over the past year, but also … Read More Here

Zwift Cancels Smart Bike Hardware Plans, Announces Significant Layoffs

Just two weeks ago Wahoo announced a round of layoffs to mitigate the dropping (or rather, normalizing) of indoor cycling hardware sales, and prior to that Peloton did the same. Now Zwift is following suit with a round of layoffs … Read More Here

Google Pixel Watch Announced: Everything You Need To Know

After more years than anybody can try counting, Google has finally formally announced their first ‘own’ watch, the Pixel Watch. Despite birthing the entire Android Wear (turned Wear OS) smartwatch platform, they never actually made their own watch. Instead, they’ve … Read More Here

DJI Mini 3 Pro In-Depth Review (Including Sports Tracking)

DJI has just announced their newest sub-250g drone, the DJI Mini 3 Pro –and this time, it’s a massive step up in functionality and hardware over the previous iterations. It adds 4K/60FPS shooting modes, up to 46 minutes of battery … Read More Here