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Week in Review–December 24th, 2016

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

The Podium Trainer Desk In-Depth Review

As trainer season is in full swing now, so are the various trainer-focused items showing up on my doorstep.  And not just trainers of course, but separate trainer accessories.  Today’s product hails from Edmonton, Alberta (Canada).  I figure if anyone … Read More Here

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A Better Way To Pace Races: Race Screen Connect IQ App

One of the primary benefits of apps on any platform is to extend the functionality of a device to do something that the manufacturer didn’t otherwise include.  That’s true of phones, computers, and now even watches.  Be it Connect IQ … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Just a few weekends left in the year before things get crazy in January!  Here’s what we were up to over the last couple days. 1) It’s Hammer Time First up on the weekend was a multi-part test, this one … Read More Here

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Week in Review–December 18th, 2016

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

ProShift Automated Bike Shifting System Review

It’s been about two years since I first wrote about an automated bicycle shifting system, then called BioShift. The device would control all shifting on your bike for you, based on understanding your optimal gearing and the demands you placed … Read More Here

The Santa Corrida de Noël 10K Race Report (2016)

It’s that time of year again!  Yup, time to run with a few thousand other Santa’s as part of the 10K race, Corrida de Noël d’Issy les Moulineaux!  We’ve been doing this race every year we’ve lived in Paris.  Albeit, … Read More Here

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The 3rd Annual DCR Open House–Recap and Photos!

Third time’s the charm! And so it was – the 3rd annual DCR Open house this past weekend.  This year I had folks from not only all across Europe, but also even the US join in!  Plus, we had more … Read More Here

Cycling home with the Christmas Tree

Since moving to Paris, it’s become a little bit of an annual Christmas tradition of ours to pickup our tree at the flower markets and then subsequently bike home with it.  This would mark the 5th year of doing so, … Read More Here

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DJI Mavic Pro In-Depth Review

While the widely held assumption this year was that the GoPro Karma drone would be the hottest drone to get one’s hands on, it’s quickly become clear over the last 75 days that wouldn’t quite pan out.  A mere 7 … Read More Here

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Tacx Flux Trainer In-Depth Review

It’s been just over three months since Tacx announced what was shaping up to be the hottest trainer of the 2016-2017 winter season.  You’ll remember that the main appeal of the Tacx Flux was that not only was it a … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

A busy (and chilly) weekend at home as we slide into December.  Here’s what I was up to! 1) Unboxing Stryd I actually had a bunch of things I was getting unboxed on Friday.  These three were on the list.  … Read More Here

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Week in Review–Dec 4th, 2016

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

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First Look: The Cycliq Duo Mount for Heavier Gear

A few weeks back Cycliq announced a new product on Kickstarter.  You’ll remember Cycliq is the company behind the Fly6 and Fly12 combination bike safety camera/lights products.  They combine front (Fly12) or back (Fly6) lights with a camera that’s always … Read More Here

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Don’t forget the Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals Page!

Happy Friday!  For those of you in the US, I hope you had a good Thanksgiving yesterday and are still enjoying either turkey leftovers, or family leftovers.  For everyone else – welcome to almost being the weekend! Of course this … Read More Here

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My Photography Gear: The Cameras and Equipment I Use Daily

Preemptive note! Don’t forget my massive 2016 Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals page here.  I’ve been updating it every few hours all day today with new deals, and expect to continue to update it constantly throughout the next few days. One … Read More Here

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My Winter 2016-2017 Sports Gadget Recommendations

(Before we start, you can find my Holiday 2016 deals post here, expect a massive churn on that post over the next 5-7 days, as we go through both Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  This guide attempts as best as … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

A full week home in the city of light…and rain.  Here’s what I was up to over the weekend! 1) More trainers have arrived! This week I had both the CycleOps Magnus and the CycleOps Hammer trainers arrive.  That follows … Read More Here

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Week in Review–Nov 20th, 2016

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

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Fitbit Charge 2 Activity Tracker In-Depth Review

It’s been a bit over two months since Fitbit announced their latest wearables, the Fitbit Charge 2 and the Fitbit Flex 2 (they also announced some Blaze updates and Alta bands at that time).  This review however is purely focused … Read More Here

GoPro adds data overlays to the Hero5: Here’s how it (sorta) works

Today GoPro rolled out their data overlay capability to the GoPro Quik desktop suite.  This allows folks with the GoPro Hero5 Black camera, which contains GPS, to add in metrics like speed, distance, vertical, and more.  It catches up to … Read More Here

Hands-on: Zwift and their upcoming running mode

Over the last few months Zwift has been occasionally teasing their ambitions around expanding the cycling focused platform to other interests.  One of those being running.  They’ve tweeted out various screenshots of running on Zwift, and I believe even shown it … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Back home in Paris!  Here’s what I was up to over the weekend, which was actually somewhat calm (and filled with lots of sleep, finally!). 1) Riding with the Mavic With the GoPro Karma review behind me, it was onto … Read More Here

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Week in Review–November 13th, 2016

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 enables migration from Fitbit: Here’s how it works

Over the last few days, Garmin made three fitness related software announcements: A) They (finally) enabled you to combine activity tracker data from multiple devices into one cohesive picture B) They enabled Strava Beacon support through Garmin Connect Mobile C) … Read More Here