A Closer Look at The Specialized Power Meter Spotted at The Tour Down Under

At the 2018 Tour Down Under, there honestly isn’t a ton of new bike tech.  At least, bike tech within the realm that I care about. Undoubtedly there are new frames, wheels, and probably the odd brake pad.  But in … Read More Here

Tour Down Under 2018: Sports Tech Gear Of the Pro Men

The Tour Down Under represents the first race of the UCI WorldTour season, and as such, establishes what we’ll see in terms of equipment as the baseline for most tech on the teams this year. The men kicked off their … Read More Here

Hello Australia! I’m crashing your country through March!

Four redeye flights in a row later coming from CES in Las Vegas the wrong way around the world, and I’ve arrived in Australia!  Actually, more accurately, we’ve arrived in Australia.  Me, The Girl, and both Peanuts (Lucy is getting … Read More Here

Running On Peloton’s New Tread Connected Treadmill

This week at CES, Peloton raised the stakes and announced their long awaited treadmill – simply called Tread.  For those not familiar, Peloton is the indoor cycling studio that’s transplanted into your living room via their swanky (and expensive) indoor … Read More Here

Spire: These activity tracking sensors attach to your underwear

With thousands of companies exhibiting at CES, you see all sorts of things across a wide array of viability levels.  Some stuff you see you’ll know will be a hit.  While others it’s just a matter of time before not … Read More Here

Hands-on: Scosche’s New Rhythm 24 Optical HR Sensor Swiss-Army Knife

I initially thought of just titling this post “Scosche’s New Rhythm 24 Optical HR Band”, but in reality, that doesn’t begin to capture what they’re doing with the new Rhythm 24.  Because almost everything they’ve added is about things beyond … Read More Here

First Look: The Suunto 3 Fitness: Lightweight Non-GPS Sports Watch

Today, on the eve of CES opening its doors, Suunto cracked the lid on their latest watch, the Suunto 3 Fitness.  These small and incredibly lightweight watches are somewhat aimed to compete with the likes of Polar’s M430 watches, as well … Read More Here

GoPro exits drone business, but also drops price on GoPro Hero 6 Black

In a move that will surprise approximately nobody, GoPro officially announced they’re exiting the flying camera business.  This was rumored over the weekend with the slashing of some 245 jobs, but solidified today in their earnings call.  Of course, while … Read More Here

Hands-on: Garmin’s Forerunner 645 Music GPS Watch

Finally, Garmin now makes a wearable that plays music. In some ways, that’s sorta all you need to know.  But of course, I’ve got plenty more details to dive into than just that.  After all, the running focused unit doesn’t … Read More Here

Wahoo TICKR FIT Optical HR Sensor In-Depth Review

Today Wahoo announced their latest device – the Wahoo TICKR FIT.  The TICKR FIT is simply an optical heart rate sensor that transmits ANT+ & Bluetooth Smart.  Basically, it’s like a Scosche Rhythm+ or to a slightly lesser extent like a … Read More Here

The New Bike Build is Complete: All the details!

Back in November I posted a mention of doing some research for a new bike that I wanted to build.  This included the components as well as my general thinking on it.  Finally, a month or so later, I’ve completed that … Read More Here

5 Sports Tech Tidbits: Hammerhead Karoo, Garmin Vivofit 4, Shimano Power, New Bike Build, CES 2018

Happy New Year! As you’ve likely noticed, it’s been a wee bit quiet around here the last few weeks.  I wish I could say it was because I was relaxing on a beach, but alas, I’m exhausted from it all.  … Read More Here

Getting the Christmas Tree Home via Velib: 2017 Edition

Each year since moving to Paris, we’ve ended up buying our Christmas tree not terribly far away at the flower markets.  While these markets are on the long list of tourism things to see in Paris, for us it’s more … Read More Here

Week in Review–Dec 17th, 2017

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

Week in Review–December 11th, 2017

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 Running Power App: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Today, Garmin released their running power app that they announced back in October.  The functionality requires a Garmin RD-POD, Garmin HRM-TRI, or HRM-RUN strap.  It also requires the latest Garmin watches, specifically either a Fenix 5, Chronos or a FR935. While … Read More Here

Fitbit rolls out slew of apps to Ionic…and…umm…virtual cats

It’s been just over three months since Fitbit announced their Ionic GPS smartwatch, and about two months since they started shipping it out into the wild.  The watch is generally seen (by themselves and others) as critical to Fitbit’s revival … Read More Here

Hands-on: The COROS Omni Smart Helmet

It’s been one year since COROS burst onto the scene with their COROS Linx Smart helmet.  The main appeal of the helmet was that it had not only jawbone conduction speakers built into the straps (which don’t block outside noise), … Read More Here

The 4th Annual DCR Open House– 2017 Recap and Photos!

This past Saturday was the 4th annual DCR Open House.  It’s when I open up the doors to the DCR Cave (and Bertie’s Cake Studio) and we also organize a morning run around the best sights Paris has to offer.  … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Brrr…it got chilly here in the city this weekend, which I suppose only makes it appropriate for winterish things like holiday parties and Christmas trees.  Here’s what I’ve been up to the last few days! 1) A lunch date: The … Read More Here

Week in Review – December 4th, 2017

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 Vector 3 Power Meter In-Depth Review

It’s been exactly three months (plus a day) since Garmin announced their latest power meter, Vector 3.  With that unit they introduced a slew of both technology features and non-technology new aspects.  From a physical standpoint they got rid of the … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

It got kinda chilly here this weekend.  Not like Finland cold, or Siberia cold.  But the kinda cold that reminds you to ensure you’ve got colder running stuff at least on deck.  In my case, I still ran in shorts…just … Read More Here

Week in Review–Nov 26th, 2017

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

Don’t forget the Massive Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals Page!

Happy Thanksgiving!  For those of you in the US, I hope you’re prepping the Turkey for a good Thanksgiving today, or for that turkey trot!  For everyone else – welcome to…Thursday. Of course these next few days are unique in … Read More Here