Hands-on: Cycliq’s updated Fly6 rear-light camera

You know when you look at that stack of mail piling up on your kitchen table and decide to sift through it tomorrow?  But tomorrow’s been happening for an indeterminate amount of time?  Well tomorrow is today. As I continue the … Read More Here


Suunto Spartan Ultra In-Depth Review

It’s been a bit over four months since Suunto started to announce the Spartan series, which contains two watches at present: the Ultra and the Sport.  These two watches are set to be the successor models to the rather successful … Read More Here


5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

I have now had two weekends at home in a row!  And both of them had mostly great weather.  Here’s what we were up to the last few days. 1) Accuracy Testing on the 4iiii Precision Dual-Leg Thursday I got … Read More Here

A signpost with the seven days of the week on the directional arrows, against a bright blue cloudy sky. Good image for a 24/7 related theme.

Week in Review–October 23rd, 2016

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


The 3rd Annual DCR Cave Open House–December 10th, 2016!

It’s that time of year again! Time for you to start planning your trek to the 3rd annual DCR Cave Open House!  Yup, it’s gonna be the third open house already – how time flies since we did all that … Read More Here


Polar M600 Android Wear GPS Watch In-Depth Review

It’s been a touch bit over two months since Polar announced their first Android Wear device, the M600 GPS-enabled watch.  This running/lifestyle/not-triathlon focused watch was not only unique in Polar’s stable for being Android Wear, but for also including features … Read More Here

My 2016 ANT+ Symposium Keynote and Session Videos

For the last 6 years I’ve gone to the ANT+ Symposium held in the mountains outside of Calgary.  This annual event caps off the busy sports tech conference season (following Interbike & Eurobike).  Unlike those other two events though, this … Read More Here

5 Random Things From a Warm Fall Weekend

Finally, a complete weekend back home without having to arrive via airplane or other transport mechanism.  With the busy early-fall conference/convention season complete (Eurobike/Interbike/ANT+ Symposium), it’s back to a bit of normality in my life.  Or, at last as normal … Read More Here

Week in Review–October 16th, 2016

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

Annual Winter 2016-2017 Bike Trainer Recommendations

How the heck is it fall already? Seriously.  It felt like just yesterday I was enjoying warm summer days, yet now I’m sitting here looking out the window onto a rainy, cold, windy, and generally miserable day.  I saw snow last … Read More Here

COROS Linx Smart Helmet In-Depth Review

The COROS Smart Helmet hit Kickstarter about 4 weeks ago, and I’ve been lucky enough to have a unit for the last few weeks.  The company is far enough along that the unit I was handed to try is essentially … Read More Here


Garmin Connect IQ Announces New Features and Apps/Devices

Last week while at the annual ANT+ Symposium, Garmin announced a pile of new features for Connect IQ, and in the process, also lit up a bunch of partner apps and devices.  I had a chance to get a run-through … Read More Here

Hands-on: Polar’s new M200 GPS watch with Optical HR

Today Polar announced its latest device – the M200, which is a budget focused running GPS watch, but one complete with optical heart rate, smartphone notifications, and even structured training options.  All at $149/149EUR.  Or, $189 if you want to … Read More Here


GoPro Hero5 Black In-Depth Review

It’s been two years since the last major GoPro Hero launch.  No, I don’t count the Session last year.  I’m talking about a multi-camera launch like GoPro has typically done each fall for the majority of its history.  Back in … Read More Here

Kinomap Adds New Features: Strava/VeloViewer video integration, Revenue Sharing, ASO Virtual Race, and browser-only version

Coming off the heels of Interbike, cycling trainer app Kinomap is rolling out a host of features, including a number that are pretty new and unique to the trainer app space.  For those unfamiliar with Kinomap, it’s historically been an … Read More Here


The Power Meters Buyer’s Guide–2016 Edition

Once again, it’s time for the annual power meter buyer’s guide.  While the last month hasn’t seen a ton of new power meters, if you take the entire year in review, you’ll see it’s been quite busy with not only … Read More Here

Quarq Qollector In-Depth Review

Today Quarq introduced their first consumer product that isn’t a power meter, the Qollector.  Long-time sports tech followers may remember when Quarq first tossed around the idea of something named Qollector years ago.  That device was aimed at simply sucking … Read More Here

A Fall 2016 Update from WatTeam and their $499 PowerBeat

Before we move onto my next upcoming post (The Annual DCR Power Meter Recommendations Guide), I wanted to briefly touch on where WatTeam and their PowerBeat power meter stands.  To recap things a bit, they jumped onto the scene a … Read More Here


TrainerRoad rolls out Android support

It’s been a long time coming, but as of this very moment – TrainerRoad now has Android support.  Yup, you can wander on over and download the app and be off to the races with your favorite Android phone. While … Read More Here

The Trainer Updates of Interbike 2016: STAC, Kinetic, Tacx, CycleOps, Elite, CompuTrainer

As expected, Interbike was pretty quiet as far as new trainers go. Only one company introduced a new trainer: BKool, with all remaining companies having already introduced new trainers at Eurobike a few weeks ago, or over the course of … Read More Here


Bkool Announces New Smart Go Trainer

While at Interbike, Spanish trainer company Bkool announced their latest trainer – the Bkool Smart Go.  This lower-priced option helps to complement their existing option, the Bkool Smart Pro.  These two trainers sit at $479 and $699USD respectively. In many … Read More Here


Cateye introduces new power meter…well…sort of.

While at Interbike this week I found a new entrant in the power meter market: Cateye. Well, kinda. As in, kinda sorta maybe. As you walked by the booth you’d have first noticed the ‘Trust The Cat’ slogan prominently displayed.  … Read More Here

Pioneer announces new power meter options, head unit upgrades, bike sensor modeling

Pioneer has been both a relative newcomer to the power meter party, but also the stable and steady entrant in terms of new products.  Each fall they’ve announced new offerings, and each spring we tend to see further updates and … Read More Here

Wahoo announces KICKR Studio platform for local bike shops/studios

Today at Interbike, Wahoo is taking the next logical step in the indoor training realm: Offering a cycling studio package. This offering, aimed initially at the North American market, is targeted at bike shops and indoor trainer studios that want … Read More Here

Hands-on with the Lezyne Super GPS Bike Computer

Over the last few years Lezyne has transitioned itself from a company that just made bike lights, into a GPS bike computer company.  Albeit, one that probably doesn’t get enough attention. I’ve touched on them from time to time, but … Read More Here