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Follow me on Twitter13 hours ago14 hours ago15 hours ago@ml_labordus Yeah, though realistically there are far cheaper gimbals that'd be better for that (Feiyu Tech for example).
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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