Garmin Adds More Features to Fenix 7/Epix Series, Including Nap Tracking

Garmin has just pushed out the first public beta iteration for their 4th quarter update, which will likely hit production in 4-6 weeks (assuming typical timelines hold true). This update appears to be including a blend of both recently introduced … Read More Here

Zwift Coastal Expansion Begins Rollout: First Ride Thoughts

 (Above: You can simply tap to view my quick ride-through of the new roads, via Canopies and Coastlines, the turn-off from existing pavement to new pavement is at 2m40s) Zwift has just started rolling out their Watopia coastal expansion, … Read More Here

Fitbit Charge 6 In-Depth Review

 The Fitbit Charge 6 is an incremental update to the existing Charge 5, focusing on a blend of physical usability enhancements (bringing back the side button), while also increasing day-to-day usability (letting you access all the sport/exercise modes on … Read More Here

Garmin Removes Course Point Limitation in Instinct 2 Series

This will likely seem like a niche post, and I’m OK with that. But, buried in a side-load only, no-new-feature, beta release 14.05 for the Instinct 2 series yesterday was a notable line item: “Removed the limitation on the number … Read More Here

DCR Cave Winter Open House Registration Is Now Open! December 2nd, 2023

Yup, you read the title right! It’s the annual winter DCR Cave Open House! With the event right around the corner, we have lots to do, but first, we need to know how many beers to buy! So don’t wait … Read More Here

Garmin Vivoactive 5: The Complete Beginners Guide

I just realized today that I still had this post in my drafts folder from a week ago, after I had published a complete Garmin Vivoactive 5 Beginners Guide over on YouTube. So, if you were subscribed to YouTube, you … Read More Here

How to use Garmin ECG Feature: Fenix 7 Pro, Epix Pro, and Venu 3

 Garmin has just announced the availability of ECG (Electrocardiogram) functionality for the Garmin Fenix 7 Pro, Garmin Epix Pro, Garmin Tactix 7 AMOLED, and Garmin Venu 3/3S units/series. These four different sets of watches all share the same new … Read More Here

Suunto Race Hands-on: Everything You Need to Know!

Update – Nov 13th, 2023 – My full Suunto Race in-depth review after 30 days has been posted here, where you can dive into accuracy, long-term usage, and plenty more. Suunto has just announced their newest watch, the Suunto Race. … Read More Here

Zwift Hub One In-Depth Review (with Zwift Cog & Click!)

Zwift has just announced two new products today, and arguably changed the way trainers might be sold in the future. The first is the new Zwift Hub One smart trainer, which takes the existing Zwift Hub smart trainer from last … Read More Here

Polar Vantage V3 Hands-On: Everything You Need to Know

Nov 13th 2023 – You can find my full in-depth review of the Polar Vantage V3 posted now! This includes tons of accuracy testing, reliability testing, 12-hour treks, and more. Dive in! Polar has just announced their newest watch – … Read More Here

Elite Aria Smart Trainer Fan In-Depth Review

 The Elite Aria fan is seemingly the smartest of smart trainer fans out there today, linking to a wide assortment of indoor cycling tech – be it power meters, smart trainers, heart rate sensors, and even body temperature sensors. … Read More Here

Pixel Watch 2 Hands-On: Here’s everything that’s new!

[Heads up: The full in-depth review of the Pixel Watch 2 is now available here, including accuracy testing and much more!] Google has just announced the Pixel Watch 2, and as expected by the rumors, it’s largely incremental upgrades this … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness to Shut Down RGT Virtual Cycling App

Wahoo Fitness has announced to members that in less than 30 days – on October 31, 2023, the company will shut down the virtual cycling app RGT in an effort to focus “exclusively [on their] structured training content”. Wahoo had … Read More Here

DJI Mini 4 Pro: The Complete Beginners Guide

Just a quick heads up that I’ve posted a full DJI Mini 4 Pro Beginners Guide, that takes you from start to finish with the drone, including virtually all the features and how they work in real life. The previous … Read More Here

Fitbit Announces New Charge 6: What’s New and Different?

Fitbit has just announced an update to their most popular fitness tracker series, with the new Fitbit Charge 6 (obviously, replacing the existing Fitbit Charge 5, from September 2021). The Fitbit Charge 6 has much the same form factor as … Read More Here

Hammerhead Announces New Hardware: Quick Hands-On with HMS

After years of hardware draught, for the first time since the Karoo 2 back in April 2020, cycling GPS maker Hammerhead has announced some new hardware (actually in April 2020, that’s when they announced plans for the announcement, different from … Read More Here

DJI Mini 4 Pro Active Track Review (Sports Focus)

It’s not that I set out to cause misery for drones, rather I view it more as a service that you’ll be able to use to determine which environments you can take your drone into while doing whatever sports activity … Read More Here

Suunto Releases 14 New SuuntoPlus Watch Apps

September is a busy month for many watchmakers, and that includes Suunto. Over the past few days, the company has released some 14 new SuuntoPlus apps. SuuntoPlus apps are essentially really advanced data pages to add to your sport profile … Read More Here

GoPro Hero 12 Black vs Apple iPhone 15: Action Test!

 For those not subscribed on YouTube, just a quick heads up that I dropped the above video today, which is a comparison between two totally different cameras, yet ones that also have significant overlap. And in this case, focusing … Read More Here

Apple Watch Series 9 In-Depth Review: A Sports Focus

 Apple’s latest mainstream watch, the Apple Watch Series 9, has arrived. And with it comes minor incremental hardware updates, but a slate of software updates focused on sports and fitness. The hardware upgrades are entirely internal, focused on faster … Read More Here

Apple Watch Ultra 2 In-Depth Review: Focused Sports Progress

 With the launch of the 2nd edition of the Apple Watch Ultra series, Apple has set the tone for an annual release cycle. As they’ve done with the existing/regular Apple Watch lineup, that cadence has focused on incremental updates … Read More Here

Garmin Vivoactive 5 In-Depth Review: Now With An AMOLED Display!

 To the surprise of many, Garmin has just announced the Vivoactive 5 – which is essentially a mini-Venu 3 (both in price and features). Garmin has killed off the MIP-based display of the previous Vivoactive series, instead adopting a … Read More Here

‘Name That Watch’ Gameshow with DesFit, Chase the Summit, and Matt Legrand

(Spoiler Avoidance: If you want to first try the game yourself, hit the short unlisted video here first, which is exactly what we’re seeing. Write down your answers, then enjoy the hilarity above.) Just wanted to drop a super quick … Read More Here

GoPro Hero 12 Black: The Complete Beginners Guide

 I’ve just published my full GoPro Hero 12 Beginners Guide, as a follow-on to past beginners’ guides – including the GoPro Hero 10 Beginners Guide, which has amassed more than 1.4 million views. In this guide I take you … Read More Here

Apple Watch Series 9: What’s New and Hands-On

 In addition to the new Apple Watch Ultra 2, Apple has also refreshed its regular Apple Watch lineup with the new Series 9. These units share a ton of new features, both from a hardware standpoint, but also a … Read More Here