Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Forerunner 935 GPS Watch

All good things must come to an end. And this, my friends, is the end. To wrap things up I’m giving away my current running and triathlon watch – the Garmin Forerunner 935.  Affectionately known as a plastic Fenix 5, … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: GoPro Hero5 Black

It’s rare that I leave the house without an action camera in my pocket.  And when I do, it’s almost always the GoPro Hero5 Black. Be it for a run, a ride, or just a trip to the pool with … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar A370 & Polar M460

Sometimes you need a breather.  And other times you just want to double-down. With only three giveaway sets left, I figured we’d double-down in this one.  Not one, but two devices this time! The A370 is Polar’s latest optical HR … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Tacx Neo Smart Trainer

Boom – time to kick this up another notch! You wanna train like me? No problem. First, start with cupcakes. Lots of them.  Then, probably some pasta (fresh, preferably).  And finally, add in the Tacx Neo trainer.  Bike also required. … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin VIRB 360 Action Cam

What if you could always capture everything, all the time.  Well, with the VIRB 360 you can.  I mean, as long as it’s not behind your back.  Or behind a wall.  Or behind any other opaque object.  But glass is … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: The Anything Unannounced Soon Giveaway!

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 3.5 weeks there’s going to be a crapton of new products announced.  Almost all of these … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: PowerTap P1 Power Meter Pedals

It’s time to kick this party up a (another) notch. For this next gifting I’ll be handing out two pedals.  Albeit, just one set.  But still, you do technically get two of something. These PowerTap P1 pedals will handily measure … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT

I’m not gonna lie, I think it would be somewhat funny if for the winner of this giveaway, I initially just stuck a hardware store bolt in an envelope, and then wrote ‘Wahoo’ on the side with a Sharpie.  Just … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Favero Assioma Duo Power Meter Pedals

You’ve got the power. And…that’s as clever as I could get for this one. Well, in actuality you have some power.  Whether or not you have much power remains to be seen.  And these power meter pedals from Favero (better … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR

Look at that, we’re onto Giveaway #3. Feelin’ tired yet?  No?!? Good, then go out for a run.  And for that activity you could use the new Spartan Sport Wrist HR, which includes a fancy optical heart rate sensor embedded … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: DJI Spark

Watches aren’t your thing? No worries, I’ve got you covered. Literally in this case – the DJI Spark can make sure you’ve got coverage from above.  Almost all selfies look better from further away, and this will do exactly that … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Fenix 5

And so it begins – the mother of all giveaways once again!  Thus, it seems appropriate to begin with what is effectively the mother of all fitness smart watches: The Garmin Fenix 5.  No other watch on the market has … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Despite August being the time when most Parisians vacate the city, we’re still here.  Although, we’ve moved a bit.  More on that in a moment! 1) Running the park I headed out Friday evening prior to dinner to do a … Read More Here

Week in Review–August 5th, 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

Investor Call Tech Tidbits: GoPro Q2 2017

As I noted yesterday, when I’m sufficiently bored, I listen to investor calls for companies in the segment.  The last call I’ll likely be joining anytime soon was GoPro’s earnings call.  I was interested to see what they might have … Read More Here

Interbike moves to Reno (and Tahoe) in 2018, opens to consumers

Interbike today announced that they’re moving from Las Vegas to Reno and Tahoe, starting in 2018.  In addition, they’ll be adding in two customer/outdoor days packed with events.  The show, however, will stay in September, which puts it at odds … Read More Here

Investor Call Tech Tidbits: Fitbit Q2 2017

As I noted just a few hours ago, when I’m sufficiently bored, I listen to investor calls for companies in the segment.  In today’s case, that was two investor calls.  It’s that time of quarter with plenty of earnings calls … Read More Here

Investor Call Tech Tidbits: Garmin Q2 2017

When I’m sufficiently bored, I listen to investor calls for companies in the segment.  Or, I read through investor reports – such as Amer Sports (parent company of Suunto), last weekend.  In actuality, these calls are often filled with interesting … Read More Here

In Just 7 Days….

Yes, the time is once again almost upon us: The Annual DC Rainmaker Giveaway Extravaganza.  While most of my neighbors are out on vacation, I’m here to step up the game and wake up the neighborhood.  Or at least, keep … Read More Here

Wahoo ELEMNT MINI In-Depth Review

Can this $99 bike computer do everything the larger Wahoo BOLT & ELEMNT can? I dive straight into testing and all the details you need to know.

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Another hot summer weekend in the city, but one that’s filled with sport and non-sport alike! Here’s what I was up to! 1) Indoors in the summer: I started off the weekend with a bit of a trainer ride.  I’m … Read More Here

Week in Review–July 30th, 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

In case ya missed it: DCR Live Q&A Recording Available

Friday evening Parisian time (or increda-early morning Australian time), I held another DCR Facebook Live session.  A boatload of you joined, and we covered an even greater boatload of topics.  Tons and tons of questions, so many questions that I … Read More Here

DCR Facebook Live Q&A Tomorrow –July 28th!

It’s time. Again. Because, well, it’s been a long time since the last time.  Plus, The Girl will be joining me this time! Tomorrow (aka this Friday) I’ll get be hosting a Facebook Live Q&A session for anything you’ve got … Read More Here

Best Bike Computer 2017: Garmin Edge 520 vs Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT

Looking to find the best GPS bike computer? Time to dive into who does Strava best, which has best sensor support, and of course navigation!