Week in Review–February 23rd, 2020

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 Launches Native Apple Watch Workout Sync: Here’s how it works

Strava just launched more cohesive integration with the Apple Watch, allowing one to effectively sync directly from the Apple Watch to Strava, so you don’t have to use 3rd party apps to see your Apple Watch workouts on Strava. Given … Read More Here

Week in Review–February 9th, 2020

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

Bikes, Beer, and Tech Live Podcast/Video from TDU Posted!

I’ve got a quick Friday post for folks today, which is a posting of the Bikes, Beer, and Tech ‘studio audience’ edition of the FIT File podcast recording we did at the Tour Down Under (TDU) about two weeks ago. … Read More Here

Garmin Vivoactive 4 Smartwatch In-Depth Review

After months of usage, here’s an extensive review of the Garmin Vivoactive 4 GPS watch. Covering everything from features to accuracy and plenty more. Read More Here

Pioneer Exits Power Meter Business as Shimano Buys Their Cycling Business

Pioneer announced today that as part of an agreement with Shimano, quietly penned back in December, they’ll be exiting the cycling business. That includes ending their power meter and bike computer product sales. Shimano has purchased unknown assets in conjunction … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Gone is the warm weather of Australia and Singapore, and now it’s back to the mostly dreary weather of Amsterdam. Though honestly, it wasn’t that bad this weekend. In fact, it felt unseasonably warm for the first weekend of February. … Read More Here

Week in Review–February 2nd, 2020

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

GoPro Media Mod Accessory In-Depth Review

Here’s everything you want to know about the GoPro Media Mod from real-life testing to which settings work the best. From mics to HDMI, and more! Read More Here

Polar’s New H9 Heart Rate Strap: Everything you ever wanted to know

Polar has announced today a new heart rate chest strap, undercutting slightly their higher-end H10 strap with a less expensive offering that ditches the onboard storage, while still maintaining the trio of connectivity choices (ANT+/Bluetooth Smart/5kHz). Essentially, it’s Polar’s perfectly … Read More Here

The StagesBike: A Quick Hands-On Update

It’s been almost 5 months since Stages first announced their StagesBike at Eurobike. At the time they stated they planned to ship in Q1 2020 (which is, sometime between Jan-Mar 2020). Beyond that, it was mostly pretty quiet – as … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend in Singapore

Phew – it’s been a whirlwind last 10 days! Flying to Australia for the Tour Down Under (with more posts to come, especially some cool behind the scenes bits on tech), and then now just getting back home this morning. … Read More Here

Garmin Adds Bluetooth Heart Rate & Running Data Broadcasting for FR245/FR945

Garmin has quietly begun offering the ability for users to start re-broadcasting their heart rate over Bluetooth Smart with certain wearables, via an open beta program. While virtually all Garmin wearables made in the last…ever…support re-broadcasting of heart rate over … Read More Here

New DC Rainmaker Partnership with Wiggle for Europe/Australia/New Zealand

I’m excited to announce a new partnership here on the site – this one primarily focused for Europeans, as well as Australian and New Zealand readers (and other places Wiggle delivers). A perfect fit for right now given I’ve spent … Read More Here

Bike Computers of the WorldTour Pro Peloton

Never have I ever seen so many Garmin Edge units in one place, than is on show at the Tour Down Under this year. That’s of course partly because Garmin in recent years has shifted away from being a major … Read More Here

Tour Down Under 2020: Sports Tech of the Pro Women

Each time I inventory the women’s pro ranks, things get better and better in terms of equipment. Back a few years ago, it felt like a push to even have the same bike frames on a team. Whereas this year … Read More Here

Hands-on: Wahoo adds Specialized ANGi Helmet Sensor Integration

Wahoo and Specialized have announced a new integration that lets Wahoo users automatically start and stop the Specialized ANGi helmet live tracking and crash detection features, directly from their Wahoo ELEMNT/BOLT/ROAM computers. This integration (as you’ll see), seems more of … Read More Here

Tour Down Under 2020: Power Meters Of the WorldTour Men’s Teams

Looking for what the riders of the 2020 UCI WorldTour are using as their power meters? Here’s a complete inventory from the Tour Down Under 2020. Read More Here

NPE Runn Treadmill Smart Sensor: Everything you need to know

A few weeks ago when Zwift announced their new running track within Watopia, a bunch of you were curious about the NPE Runn device I showed briefly within that post. But then yesterday Zwift sent an e-mail out to about … Read More Here

A Look at EatMyRide: Automated Nutrition Planning with Strava/Garmin Integration

While at CES last week I had the chance to get a bit of a demo from one of the companies within startup pavilion. This pavilion is a bit like speed dating for companies. They’ve got a very small stand … Read More Here

Week in Review: January 12th, 2020

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

First Look: Amazfit’s Crazy Treadmill & Wall Display System

The most common question I get while walking around the CES show floor each year is: What’s the coolest thing you’ve seen here? Every…single…person asks me that. Every hour, every day, every year. And generally speaking this year it was … Read More Here

Stages Further Lowers Power Meter Pricing to $299

No matter how you feel about single-sided power meters, there’s zero denying that Stages and their timing of the decade deal with then Team Sky, dramatically increased power meter consumption. In the rising tide lifts all boats department, they took … Read More Here

Suunto 7 with Wear OS–Maps, Music, Payments: Everything you ever wanted to know

There’s only two words to describe the just announced Suunto 7 GPS watch: Hail Mary. How this story ends will take a few years to flesh out, but just as most Hail Mary attempts, it only ends in one of … Read More Here

Coming Up Next Week: The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020!

If I had to summarize what I expect I’ll see next week at CES into three words it’d be: Huh, that’s different. CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, is of course the annual gathering of the world’s tech companies to show … Read More Here