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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

With The Girl and the Peanut (and Lucy) out of town this weekend, here’s what I was up to 1) The DCR Facebook Live Session! I kicked off the weekend with a 5PM (my time) DCR Q&A live stream.  This … Read More Here

Week in Review–March 27th, 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

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My 2,500th post! Here’s 25 blasts from the past!

Friday, at around 5AM my time when I was putting the finishing touches on the Fenix 5 In-Depth Review, I logged into the WordPress control panel and noticed something interesting: I was at 2,499 published posts.  That review would make … Read More Here

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DCR Facebook Live Q&A Tomorrow–Friday March 24th!

Somehow, someway, it’s been 9 months since the last Facebook Live Q&A I did from the DCR Cave.  Seriously, how did the time fly?  Sure, we did a few at Eurobike last year, but even those were 7 months ago! … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

After a week of skiing, here’s what I was up to this past weekend! 1) The Never Ending Train Ride Friday night we made our way back from the French/Italian Alps, ending our ski trip and kicking off a weekend … Read More Here

Week in Review–March 19th, 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

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

It was a wet and windy and generally miserable weekend in Paris.  But I still made the best of it! Here’s what was happening. 1) Night photos around town To combat the cold rainy weather, we started off the weekend … Read More Here

Week in Review–March 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

March Power Meter Giveaway Time!

It’s March already.  Which means that for many in the Northern Hemisphere you’re likely starting to increase the mileage and times of your workouts in preparation for the spring and summer ahead.  As such, there’s likely no better time to … Read More Here

MWC 2017 New Watches Hands-on: Huawei Watch 2 & LG Watch Sport

Over the last week or so two new sport-focused watches from non-sport focused companies have been announced.  First up was last week’s announcement of the LG Watch Sport (and LG Watch Style), which was then followed by Sunday’s announcement from … Read More Here

The End of An Era: CompuTrainer Ceases Production

Earlier today RacerMate, which has long made the CompuTrainer and other high performance trainers, notified sponsored athletes that the company is shuttering their CompuTrainer product line, as initially reported by Tom Demerly.  By this evening I was able to confirm … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

The last weekend in February – already?!?  I feel like February just started last week, and now somehow it’s basically over.  In any case, here’s what I was up to as we split our time in both Paris and Barcelona. … Read More Here

Week in Review–Feb 26th, 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

Riddle Me This: Running Efficiency Metrics Showdown

As you saw yesterday and over the weekend, sometimes gadget things just don’t make sense.  And one of those things has been the tsunami of data I collected on a single run this weekend, using a wide variety of products designed … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

A gadget packed weekend is in the books!  Here’s what I was up to. 1) Putting in trainer time I kicked off the weekend with a bit under an hour on the trainer.  Nothing fancy, no apps or other complexity.  … Read More Here

Week in Review–Feb 19th, 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

Week in Review–February 12th, 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

Hands-on: Staaker Action Sports Drone

While at ISPO a few days ago, I got the chance to take out the new Staaker drone for a spin.  This drone is much like AirDog that I’ve reviewed previously, in that it focuses exclusively on sports action filming.  … Read More Here

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ISPO 2017 Roundup: Kuai Fit, Coros, Garmin, Salming RunLAB, Digitsole, LG, Casio, Kettler, Bonx Grip, Wiralcam

Sunday was a whirlwind day for me.  As I noted previously, the annual pilgrimage to the largest sporting show on earth occurs in early February (this year anyway).  And in my case, I make it a one-day trip.  I leave … Read More Here

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5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

The first weekend home this year! And here’s what we were up to. 1) Some testing on the Champs-Élysées I’m just gonna leave this picture here for now.  More again later this week if the weather clears and I’m able … Read More Here

Week in Review–February 6th, 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

Heads up: Stack of February Sports Tech Sales

Every once in a while the sports tech sales world syncs up.  Kinda like one of those crazy synchronized spin bike performances (yes, you need to check that out if you haven’t).  For whatever reason, today kicked off a wide … Read More Here

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A Week On A Small Australian Tropical Island

After leaving Adelaide we headed north to Sydney.  We were only there about 72 hours, and I haven’t exactly written a post about it yet.  Partially because the weather was generally shiest.  And partially because I’m backlogged on everything.  Either … Read More Here

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Headed to ISPO this weekend, got tech companies to see?

This Sunday kicks off the annual ISPO sports trade show in Munich.  This show is all about the outdoors and sports, with a chunk of it dedicated to sports tech.  The convention is massive – spanning the entire convention grounds … Read More Here

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First Look: FeetMe Sport Insoles with Running Power

The list of companies aiming to get into running efficiency products seems to grow by the week, and this week I’m giving you a look at FeetMe.  At its core, FeetMe is a connected insole that broadcasts and records everything … Read More Here