Tech Tidbits: Withings becomes Withings again, Favero’s Assioma 1% Update, AIRhub Core, and FirstBeat HRV Summit

There’s been a handful of interesting announcements or things this week that didn’t (or don’t) quite need their own post, but I wanted to briefly touch on since I’ve seen some questions on them.  These cover everything from the crazy … Read More Here

Week in Review – May 6th, 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

Garmin inReach Mini Satellite Communicator In-Depth Review

For those that have been around the DCR block long enough, you’ll know that I’m always looking for tracking solutions for my worldly activities. Especially ones that don’t depend on having a mobile phone nearby, and even more so for … Read More Here

First Ride: Everysight Raptor Cycling Heads-Up Display

In many ways, the Jetson’s vision of cycling Tomorrowland seems to always involve some form of heads-up display.  And numerous companies over the last half a decade or so have tried to get us there. From smaller entities like Recon … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Back fresh from a week in the states at Sea Otter, I was ready to get back to enjoying all Amsterdam has to offer, and no better time to do that than this past weekend. 1) King’s Day in Amsterdam … Read More Here

The April $500 DCR Gadget Giveaway Winner!

Last week I held the $500 gadget giveaway.  I considered it somewhat of a celebration of the upcoming Sea Otter Classic bike show and festival, where I was checking out all the latest bike tech.  A whopping 5,743 of you … Read More Here

Sea Otter 2018 Tech Roundup: Rylo Cam, K-Edge, Notio Konect, Velocomp AeroPod, Inflation Products and more

Here’s the next installment of Sea Otter related sports tech tidbits.  As a reminder, here’s what I’ve covered thus far: Sea Otter 2018 Tech Roundup–Power Meters: SRM Pedals, 4iiii Podium, ROTOR INpower, and more Plus all the standalone posts: Hands-on: … Read More Here

Today’s Plan Adds Triathlon Support (Cycling/Running), and Connect IQ Apps

Every once in a while I wander into the software/platform/apps realm for a post.  I usually do so sparingly because this category of sports tech changes so quickly that any post I write quickly becomes out of date.  That’s less … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

With an exactly 7 days trip to the US complete (almost to the minute in fact), I’m working my way back to Europe as we speak.  But here’s what I was up to, spending the last few days in warmer … Read More Here

First Look: The IQ2 149€ Power Meter

(Note: Please, please, please read the entire post before ‘investing’. Especially my concerns in the last two full sections…not paragraphs, sections.) As each year passes, we continue to see drops in power meter prices.  One only needs to look at … Read More Here

Sea Otter 2018 Tech Roundup–Power Meters: SRM Pedals, 4iiii Podium, ROTOR INpower, and more

With all of the pre-planned Sea Otter announcements taken care of last week, it’s time to dive into some of the on-site announcements and tech tidbits.  Most of these are smaller, henceforth why I didn’t cover them in dedicated stand-alone … Read More Here

Hands-on: Quarq TyreWiz Cycling Pressure Sensor

Today Quarq announced their latest creation – the TyreWiz, which monitors your tire pressure on your bike.  These small sensors attach to Presta tire values, so basically most bike tires that this target market would care about (mountain, road, fat … Read More Here

Hands-on: New $299 AeroPod Aerodynamic Sensor

A few minutes ago AeroPod launched for purchase on Kickstarter, though, the company is hardly new to the aero field.  In fact, one could argue that nobody as has much experience (manufacturing or practical) with aerodynamic sensors in the industry … Read More Here

Garmin Edge 130 In-Depth Review

As a techie-geek I suppose there’s some expectation that I’ll be most impressed with the higher end gear. The stuff that has all the bells and whistles, and usually costs more.  But here’s the funny thing – out of the … Read More Here

Garmin Varia RTL510 Radar/Cycling Light In-Depth Review

Yes, it’s a bike radar. But no, it’s not the first bike radar Garmin has made. And yes, I can hear the comments about ‘why not buy a $15 mirror’ already being furiously typed into your keyboard. Except here’s the … Read More Here

Hands-on: Garmin Edge 520 Plus with Mapping

Today’s multi-pronged release of cycling gear by Garmin is probably the company’s most decisive yet at fending off competitors to its lucrative head unit business. And in some ways, they’re probably even undercutting their own high-end head units to stave … Read More Here

The April $500 DCR Gadget Giveaway!

This could alternatively be titled – ‘Pre-Sea Otter Cycling Event $500 Gadget Giveaway!’  Or, it could be titled ‘Crap, I meant to post this on Friday and therefore this is your consolation prize for it being a Monday…nobody likes Mondays. … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

With our second full weekend in the Netherlands in the books, here’s what we were up to. I think we’re settling in quite nicely! 1) More DCR Cave V2 Office Visits Out of all of the complexities of moving countries, … Read More Here

My 6 Favorite Action Cam Accessories I Use Daily

Virtually every day I use action cams to get shots for all assortment of things: In-Depth reviews, general posts, Strava pics, and even Instagram (ok, I suck at being daily there, The Girl is far better). Over on YouTube I’ve … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Phew! This weekend flew by. I just got in the door two minutes ago from the airport, after a whirlwind day that didn’t actually involve any flights.  Here, let me explain. 1) We drove to Paris We kicked off things … Read More Here

Hands-on: Waterfi’s Spotify Streaming Swimming Music Player

I’m a Spotify person. Sure, there are many audio services, but the one I listen to virtually the entire day (and at night with the kids) is Spotify.  Largely because it works anywhere I am in the world, without funky … Read More Here

Bikes Abound: I’ve Moved to Amsterdam!

This past weekend when we touched down back in Europe after three months away in Australia, we arrived home to a slightly different land.  Rather than say Bonjour to immigration officers, we were instead saying Goedemorgen. That’s because we now … Read More Here

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100P Power Meter In-Depth Review

It’s been almost two years since Shimano first announced their intentions to sell a power meter developed in-house, launched in the lead-up to the Tour de France in June 2016.  That summer, a handful of pro riders would be seen … Read More Here

Week in Review–April 1st, 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

A Singapore Runaround

It’s been a while since my last official ‘runaround’ post in the long-standing series.  Not because I haven’t been running around all sorts of random cities, but rather, posting about it usually gets knocked down the totem pole of things … Read More Here