The New Polar Vantage Series: Everything you ever wanted to know

The new Polar Vantage V and Vantage M include a slew of new features, from new training load metrics to recovery metrics. Plus the Vantage V gets running power too.

Wahoo KICKR CORE Trainer In-Depth Review

This past July at Eurobike, Wahoo announced their two latest trainers – the near-annual update of their mainstay, the Wahoo KICKR (2018 Edition), as well as a new lower priced trainer – the KICKR CORE. Wahoo has always had an … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza 2018 Winners!

Another year goes past – and another huge Giveaway Extravaganza is now complete! This year was pretty crazy once again, with boatloads upon boatloads of people stopping by the site to enter the dozen giveaways.  As with every year – … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

It was a relatively quiet weekend here in Amsterdam – a bit of a calm before the storm of tons of travel, industry events, and plenty of other product related stuff. Here’s what we were up to! 1) Lunch inside … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Forerunner 935 Multisport GPS Watch

All good things must come to an end, and this folks, it’s the end of the road. At least assuming you’re still on the road and haven’t fallen asleep and found you and your bike crashed into the side of … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: GoPro Hero 6 Black

There’s one product you’ll find with me on every single ride, run, or swim: my GoPro. Specifically, the GoPro Hero 6. Sometimes even two of them, if I’m gettin’ really wild! Now, unlike the GoPro Fusion 360° camera I gave … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Quarq DZero Power Meter

It’s time for another meter. With only a handful of giveaways left in this seemingly never-ending parade of free stuff, we need more power.  I suppose I’m probably mostly talking about caffeine and not cycling power…but what’s the difference anyway? … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Fitbit Ionic GPS + Fitbit WiFI Scale

Given the way the day is going and how many of you are tied to your chairs, it’s probably not exactly a good idea to talk about weight scales. But in this second twofer of the day you’ll get exactly … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: DJI Spark Drone

While I have a somewhat absurd collection of drones (and growing), it’s actually one of the least expensive and smallest ones that I prefer the most – the tiny spark. It weighs less than a water bottle and I’ve taken … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: The Anything Unannounced Soon Giveaway!

Back by popular demand this year: What if I could give you the future? Or more specifically, the unannounced future? Yup, I’m going to do just that. Over the next 3 weeks  there’s going to be a crapton of new … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Wahoo KICKR CORE + KICKR CLIMB

Boom, mic drop. Or, perhaps more accurately…fork drop. Which, will happen once you connect these two up. You’ll be going up and down like a merry-go-round horse as the KICKR CLIMB replicates the mountains and hills around your virtual world. … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Fenix 5 Plus

When it comes to features, no watch has as many features as the Fenix 5 Plus. From the watch you can listen to Britney Spears via headphones while concurrently paying for a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino using contactless payments, all while … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Favero Assioma Duo Power Meter Pedals

Bring on the power! And in this case, power to the people! There’s no doubt Favero has certainly done that in the power meter pedal world with the solid Assioma pedals, even if their product name can be a bit … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: GoPro Fusion 360° Action Cam

Let’s say that you were the dude (or dudette) who always managed to miss the shot. Always had the camera pointed in the wrong direction, or perhaps always had it out of focus. Well, I’ve got a solution for you: … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Wahoo BOLT Cycling GPS

There’s only one bike computer that includes an aerodynamic mount that will, if nothing else, make you feel faster. And thus, I’ve introduced the next product on today’s lineup – the Wahoo BOLT GPS. It’s arguably the unit that kicked … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto 9 Multisport GPS

And so it begins – the annual mother of all giveaways is now underway once again! And while it might be ‘only’ 24 hours of giveaways, it’s gonna feel a heck of a lot longer. Like, 120 hours. Which also … Read More Here

It Begins Monday: Giveaway Extravaganza Time!

Yes, the time is once again almost upon us: The Annual DC Rainmaker Giveaway Extravaganza! While typically mid-summer, we’re going with late-summer for this edition (yes, it’s still summer for another couple of weeks…just barely). Next Monday (September 10th) starting … Read More Here

New York City: GPS Running Accuracy Test Rabbit Hole

Two weeks ago I was in NYC for a slew of events, product pickups, and meetings. Most of which you’ve heard about by now. Be it the DJI Mavic 2 launch, the Garmin Vivosmart 4 announcement, or the Fitbit Charge … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Ok, this post would be slightly behind the curve, but it’s been a super busy last few days, especially yesterday. As one might expect, lots of ‘new stuff’ coming over the next few weeks. September is usually when you see … Read More Here

Week in Review–September 2nd, 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

New Favero Assioma Firmware Adds Full Zwift Bluetooth Smart Compatibility, Additional Features

Today Favero rolled out a pile of firmware updates to their much favored Assioma power meter pedals. These pedals came out just over a year ago (the Assioma pedals were the successor to their first product, the bePro pedals).  In … Read More Here

Hands-on: Garmin Vivosmart 4, now with Pulse Ox and Body Battery

The Vivosmart 4 is Garmin’s first device to introduce the new Body Battery, as well with the Pulse Ox (Sp02). How well does it work? I dig in.

First Look: Fitbit Charge 3 Activity Tracker with SpO2 Sensor & Sleep Disturbance Tracking

No matter how you slice it, the Fitbit Charge series is Fitbit’s leading line to date. Having sold over 35 million units amongst the various versions, it accounts for the bulk of their sales. Thus despite all attention on the … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Yes, I’m still alive – despite being a bit quiet on the site this past week. Playing catchup after last week’s quick 46hr round-trip from Amsterdam to NYC and back. Add to that managing to get a bit sick the … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

This was a relatively calm and relaxing weekend, as we come up on a few busy weeks worth of goodness (actually, about 8 weeks of busy). So, here’s what we were up to! 1) Ride with The Girl Friday evening … Read More Here