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The 2015 Holiday Deals for Sports Technology

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Latest Update: Dec 31st, 2015 – 10:05PM US Eastern Time
Most Recent: Cleanup of various older deals
Note: Many deals are still alive – see section below.

It’s that time of year again when there are tons of sales on all sorts of sports technology items.  Everything this year is pointing to earlier sales than normal, as manufacturers and retailers alike try to lock in your dollars ahead of time.

This page will serve as a bit of a landing page for deals for the 2015 holidays season (Nov-Dec 2015), focused specifically on sports technology.  Basically, if I typically write about it here on the blog, you’ll see it below.  The typical ebb and flow of this time period is:

Pre-Thanksgiving deals: These are everything ahead of the US Thanksgiving, on November 26th. These are and will be more pronounced this year than in past years.
Black Friday deals: These are tied to Black Friday (BF), on November 27th. Some span that weekend.  Generally speaking most retailers have access to the same major deals (i.e. Garmin, Fitbit, etc…).
Cyber Monday deals: These are on Monday, November 30th. Occasionally they spill into that Tuesday as well.
General December deals: We tend to see ‘repeats’ of some deals in the mid-December time-frame (usually around the 10th-15th). These are rarely better than BF deals, but usually quite good.

Most deals aren’t announced until a few days prior, if any prior announcement at all.  Some deals have a specific quantity of items attached, which may be a few or a ton.  And others are very time-limited, like Amazon deals.  Note that while many deals are US-focused, in recent years we’ve seen Europe really get into the Black Friday/Cyber Monday side. So definitely good news there!

You can also visit Clever Training’s Holiday 2015 landing page, which has all of the sport tech deals, as well as some of their sport-focused but non-tech deals too.  All of which help support the site.

With that – let’s get into it!  I’ll update the list and cross things off as we move through the season:

Current/Active Deals:

Here’s what’s currently active.  The ones I feel are the best bang for the buck, have a little * at the front of them.  Of course, many of these are great deals if you’re in the market for it already.  It’s just the ones with the stars are exceptionally unusual.

*GoPro Hero4 Session – $199 (previously $299): This is a very solid deal. This camera has gone from $399 to $299 in October, then now down to $199.  At $299 I thought it was a reasonable deal (but perhaps $50 overpriced).  At $199 it’s sweet.  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Check out my recent in-depth review.

Garmin Epix – $110+ off (both models!): This is Garmin’s mapping wearable that can display a variety of full color maps, and includes all features found on the FR920XT & Fenix3.  Reduced price available on Clever Training.  Hands-on post here.

Garmin Vivofit (v1) – $49 (normally $79): Available on Clever Training and Amazon.  No DCR coupon code applicable here.  Deal ends January 31st, 2016. Full DCR In-Depth Review here!

Garmin Vivofit (v1) with HR bundle – $79 (normally $109): Available on Clever Training (includes free US shipping) and Amazon.  No DCR coupon code applicable here. Funny, with the HR strap this is basically an activity tracker for like $40, not bad. No DCR coupon code applicable here. Deal ends January 31st, 2016.  Full DCR In-Depth Review here!

 

 

*Garmin Vivoactive GPS Smartwatch – $199 (normally $249):  Available on Amazon  and Clever Training. This is a very good deal for this little unit, especially if you swim indoors as well as bike/run.  Note it doesn’t have a triathlon mode, but does have smart notifications and activity tracking. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin Vivoactive GPS Smartwatch with HRM – $199 (normally $299):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training (choose bundle from drop-down). This is a very good deal for this little unit, especially if you swim indoors as well as bike/run.  Note it doesn’t have a triathlon mode, but does have smart notifications and activity tracking. Deal ends Dec 26th, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin FR225 with optical HR sensor – $249 (normally $299): Available on Amazon and Clever Training. This is sorta a surprise one, since the unit only came out this summer.  But on the flip side, the new FR235 has already eclipsed it, so it’s kinda dead-ended for new features.  That said, it’s got very solid and proven accuracy. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin FR620 – $199 (normally $349): Available on Amazon and Clever Training. A solid deal on a pure running watch, but don’t expect any new features to be added in the future. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin FR620 with HRM-RUN – $239 (normally $399): Available Amazon on Clever Training. No DCR coupon code applicable here.  A solid deal on a pure running watch, but don’t expect any new features to be added in the future. Full In-Depth Review Here.

TomTom Runner GPS Watch – Starting at $89 (normally $129):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. While supplies last.  Full In-Depth Review Here.

*TomTom Multisport GPS Watch – Starting at $99 (normally $149):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. While supplies last. Full In-Depth Review Here.

*TomTom Runner Cardio GPS Watch and Optical HR Sensor– Starting at $109 on Amazon (normally $229):  Available on Clever Training.  While supplies last. Full In-Depth Review Here.

TomTom Multisport Cardio GPS Watch and Optical HR Sensor- Starting at $189 (normally $249):  Available on Clever Training. While supplies last. Full In-Depth Review Here.

 

 

 

DCR’s Thoughts:

Most of what we’ve seen is pretty typical for Black Friday – so stuff like clearing out older Garmin models and the like.  However, the Fenix3 is totally out of left field and not at all common – that’s a solid deal.  Similarly, the Withings WS-30 WiFi Scale for $69 is unheard of, so pretty sweet.  And only $30 more for the WS-50 with tons more metrics.  Both of them would probably classify as my favorite scales.

For the sub-$100 watch realm, both the FR-15 and TomTom Multisport should be considered.  That’s a case where it’s worth it to spend the extra $10 for the Multisport over the Runner, and I’d spend the extra $20 for the FR15 over the FR10, simply to get activity tracking, an improved band, and better battery life.

If you’re looking for a swimming watch, the Vivoactive may actually be a really interesting choice at that price point.

We have yet to see any major power meter deals, likely because power meters have had such a massive drop already this year.  Sure, PowerTap has their 20% off sale – but that’s not applicable to the new C1 or P1.  So it’s just the hubs, which while awesome if you’re looking for a hub – would have been better if available on the C1/P1.  Meanwhile, Power2Max also kinda did a sale with adding in other stuff, but not discounting their base PM’s any further.  Just like what Pioneer is doing with adding in a free head unit.

Finally, as noted above – I’ve put a little * next to any of the deals I think are excellent (this is especially notable for new deals that come up and may only last a short while).

Didn’t find what you wanted?

No worries, you can still save a bundle, or help support the site.  With Clever Training you can get 10% off everything they sell (except most sale/clearance items).  You’ll just use the DCR coupon code DCR10BTF and boom, good to go!  Plus, you’ll get free US shipping over $75.  For a handful of items you may need to use the DCR/CT VIP program, but it only takes a moment to sign-up.

In addition, you can support the site with purchases from any of the below three retailers – no matter if it’s sports tech, or toilet paper.  Just click on the link and you’re off!

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Thanks for the support!

Expired Deals:

Wahoo KICKR Trainer – $959 (normally $1,199): Available on REI with member coupon code 15FALLMEM (this link to REI supports the site here). Also can do free pickup locally with your store to save on shipping. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Wahoo KICKR SNAP Trainer – $680 (normally $850): Available on REI with member coupon code 15FALLMEM (this link to REI supports the site here). Also can do free pickup locally with your store to save on shipping.  Hands-on First Look Post Here.

*Wahoo KICKR SNAP Trainer – $699 (normally $850): Available on WahooFitness.com. Check out my hands-on First Look Post Here.

Wahoo KICKR 10% off: Available only on WahooFitness.com.  Check out my In-Depth Review here.

*Wahoo RFLKT – $49 (normally $99):  Available on Wahoo’s site.  Ends Monday, Nov 30th.  Check out my past posts here on it.

Wahoo 20% off any 1 item with coupon code TURKEY:  Note, not valid on any trainers, ELEMNT, or RFLKT.  Available on Wahoo’s site.  Ends Sunday, Nov 29th.

*Scosche Rhythm+ Optical HR sensor – 25% off: This is hands-down my favorite HR strap, and my go-to strap for running and cycling.  And quite frankly, one of only a couple of optical HR sensors that works just as well as a traditional chest strap. Deal available from Clever Training.  Full In-Depth Review here.

Fitbit Charge Activity and Sleep Wristband – Starting at $89 (normally $129):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

*Fitbit Zip Activity and Sleep Wristband – Starting at $39 (normally $59):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin FR920XT – $329 (normally $449): Available on Clever Training. No DCR coupon code applicable here.  This is probably the best deal here to date. Deal ends Nov 23rd, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here

Garmin FR920XT with HRM-RUN Strap – $369 (normally $499): Available on Clever Training. No DCR coupon code applicable here.  This is probably the best deal here to date. Deal ends Nov 23rd, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin FR620 – $179 for short time (normally $349): Available on Amazon. A solid deal on a pure running watch, but don’t expect any new features to be added in the future. Full In-Depth Review Here.

*Garmin Vivoactive GPS Smartwatch – $149 for Black Friday only (normally $249):  Available on Amazon. This is a very good deal for this little unit, especially if you swim indoors as well as bike/run.  Note it doesn’t have a triathlon mode, but does have smart notifications and activity tracking. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin Vivoactive GPS Smartwatch with HRM – $199 (normally $299):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training (choose bundle from drop-down). This is a very good deal for this little unit, especially if you swim indoors as well as bike/run.  Note it doesn’t have a triathlon mode, but does have smart notifications and activity tracking. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin FR15 GPS Running Watch and Activity Tracker with HRM Bundle – Starting at $129 (normally $169):  Available on Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker – $79 (normally $149):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. First Look Review Here.

Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker with HRM – Starting at $109 (normally $179):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. First Look Review Here.

Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker – $79 (normally $149):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Dec 26th, 2015. First Look Review Here.

Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker with HRM – Starting at $109 (normally $179):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Dec 26th, 2015. First Look Review Here.

Garmin Forerunner 220 – Starting at $149 (normally $199):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. No DCR coupon code applicable here.  Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin Forerunner 220 with HRM – Starting at $169 (normally $249):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training  (choose bundle from drop-down). Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

*Garmin Fenix 3 – $100 off all models (including new fancy ones!):  So this puts it at $399 for the main models, but this also applies to the Sapphire models and even the new rose gold ones!  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin Fenix2 – $199 ($200 off): Also available for $255 with the HRM-RUN. This is a great deal for this watch, but in the context of the Connect IQ capable Fenix3, it’s not as exciting. This would be seen as a bit of a dead-end unit, versus something that apps can be developed on. Still solid, but just be aware. Deal available on Amazon.com. Unknown end date. In-Depth Review here.

Garmin FR10 GPS Running Watch – Starting at $79 (normally $99):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin FR10 GPS Running Watch – Starting at $79 (normally $99):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Dec 26th, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin FR15 GPS Running Watch and Activity Tracker – Starting at $99 (normally $139):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Dec 26th, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin FR15 GPS Running Watch and Activity Tracker with HRM Bundle – Starting at $129 (normally $169):  Available on Clever Training. Deal ends Dec 26th, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin Vivofit2 Activity Tracker – $69 (normally $99):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. First Look Review Here.

Garmin Vivofit2 Activity Tracker with HRM – $99 (normally $129):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training (choose bundle from drop-down). Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. First Look Review Here.

Garmin Vivofit2 Activity Tracker – $69 (normally $99):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Dec 26th, 2015. First Look Review Here.

Garmin Vivofit2 Activity Tracker with HRM – $99 (normally $129):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training (choose bundle from drop-down). Deal ends Dec 26th, 2015. First Look Review Here.

*Garmin Vivoactive GPS Smartwatch – $169 (normally $249):  Available on Amazon  and Clever Training. This is a very good deal for this little unit, especially if you swim indoors as well as bike/run.  Note it doesn’t have a triathlon mode, but does have smart notifications and activity tracking. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Garmin Fenix2 – $199 (with HRM-RUN at $255) – both $200 off: This is a great deal for this watch, but in the context of the Connect IQ capable Fenix3, it’s not as exciting. This would be seen as a bit of a dead-end unit, versus something that apps can be developed on. Still solid, but just be aware. Deal available on Amazon.com. Unknown end date. In-Depth Review here.

 

TomTom Multisport Cardio GPS Watch and Optical HR Sensor– Starting at $189 (normally $249):  Available on Clever Training. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Mio Fuse Activity Tracker and Optical HR Sensor – Starting at $119 (normally $149):  Available on Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Basis Peak for $119 (normally $149): Not too bad a deal for this activity tracker unit, on Amazon.  My In-Depth Review is here.

Jawbone Fitness Tracker Deals: They’ve got the UP3 down to $99 (from $179), in a fairly wide variety of color flavors.

Misfit Fitness Tracker Deals: Plenty of big discounts here, such as the $15 Flash (from $29), the $49 Shine (from $69), and a boatload of others and accessories on sale.

Pebble Big Discounts: Lots of Pebble units on sale. The newest Pebble Time Steel down to $199 from $249, and the original Pebble down to $69 from $149, all via Amazon.

Polar Loop 2 at $79 (normally $129): Available for limited time on Monday at 12:25PM Eastern, on Amazon only.

Suunto Ambit 3 Run – Starting at $199 (normally $299):  Available on Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Suunto Ambit 3 Run with HRM – Starting at $229 (normally $350):  Available on Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

*Suunto Ambit 3 Sport – Starting at $269 (normally $400):  Available on Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Suunto Ambit 3 Sport with HRM – Starting at $299 (normally $450):  Available on Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Suunto Ambit 3 Sport Sapphire – Starting at $329 (normally $500):  Available on Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Suunto Ambit 3 Sport Sapphire with HRM – Starting at $369 (normally $550):  Available on Clever Training (choose bundle from drop-down). Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Suunto Ambit 3 Peak – Starting at $329 (normally $500):  Available on Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Suunto Ambit 3 Peak with HRM – Starting at $369 (normally $550):  Available on Clever Training (choose bundle from drop-down). Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Suunto Ambit 3 Peak Sapphire – Starting at $399 (normally $600):  Available on Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Suunto Ambit 3 Peak Sapphire with HRM – Starting at $429 (normally $650):  Available on Clever Training (choose bundle from drop-down). Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

*Scosche Rhythm+ Optical HR sensor – 25% off: This is hands-down my favorite HR strap, and my go-to strap for running and cycling.  And quite frankly, one of only a couple of optical HR sensors that works just as well as a traditional chest strap. Deal available from Clever Training.  Full In-Depth Review here. Deal ends Dec 15th at 11:59PM US Eastern.

TomTom Runner GPS Watch – Starting at $89 (normally $129):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

*TomTom Multisport GPS Watch – Starting at $99 (normally $149):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

TomTom Runner Cardio GPS Watch and Optical HR Sensor– Starting at $169 (normally $229):  Available on Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

TomTom Multisport Cardio GPS Watch and Optical HR Sensor– Starting at $189 (normally $249):  Available on Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

*Withings Aura Sleep System – $149 (normally $299): Available on Amazon. This is a pretty sweet deal for this unit. Unknown end date. See dedicated section within my Activité in-depth review.

*Withings WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer Wifi Weight Scale – $99 (normally $149):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

*Withings WS-30 WiFi Weight Scale – $69 (normally $99): Available on Amazon, unknown end date.  Full In-Depth Review Here.

*Withings WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer Wifi Weight Scale – $99 (normally $149):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Dec 20th, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Withings Activité Pop Activity Tracker Watch- $129 (normally $149):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Dec 20th, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Withings Activité Pop Activity Tracker Watch- $99 (normally $149):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Nov 30, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Power2Max US Power Meter Deals: This year they’re throwing in for new Power2Max purchases either a Garmin Edge series at 30% off, or you can just get a free set of Praxis Works chainrings (worth up to $225).  Full details on their site.  Runs through Dec 4th, 2015.

Best Bike Split: 35% off on through Monday, Nov 30th (Premium plan with PREM35 coupon code).

RunKeeper 50% off: Pretty straight forward, on their site here. Deal Ends Monday, Nov 30th.

1BandID 25% off: These ID tags fit onto the back of various GPS watch bands with coupon code colorweekend at their site. I’ve did a small piece on them a while back here

iFit Premium Membership 50% off: While normally I probably wouldn’t include this, I personally found it useful, since it’s the software that runs my treadmill – so quite a savings. Coupon code PASSTHEGRAVY. Deal ends Monday, Nov 30th.

Power2Max Europe Power Meters 20% off: They’re offering 20% off for European purchasers through their site. Friday, Nov 27th only.

*PowerTap 20% off: This is for all PowerTap products at Clever Trainingexcept the new P1 pedals & C1 chainring.  However, for those two items you can still save 10% via the DCR coupon code DCR10BTF on Clever Training.  This runs through December 7th, 2015.

Pioneer Power Meter – Free Head unit (worth $299): Available on Clever Training.  Pioneer has launched a deal where if you buy any of their dual-sensor power meters (so dual left/right leg setups/kits), you get their head unit free.  While I’m not a huge fan of the head unit, if you want high-frequency data, this is pretty much the best/only option out there. And best of all – the DCR 10% discount IS applicable here (plus free shipping), via coupon code DCR10BTF. Full In-Depth Review here.  Deal ends now Dec 31st, 2015.

CycleOps & Saris 20% off: This is applicable to CycleOps Trainers, like the PowerBeam Pro – at Clever Training.  On the Saris front that’s items like bike racks (for cars) and related. This runs through December 7th, 2015.

*Fitbit Zip Activity and Sleep Wristband – Starting at $49 (normally $59):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Dec 26th, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

GoPro Hero4 Silver Package Deal: 3-Way Pole and Skeleton Housing for $439.  This is what I tend to use for most of what I shoot, so Clever Training put together a special package and got a nice solid discount on it (15% off). Deal ends now Dec 26th.

Citizen Watches – 25% off: While they don’t yet have connectivity in them, many folks here like watches of all kinds, and Clever Training has them 25% off this weekend.

Velocomp Head Units/Power Meters $150/$200 off: The Newton 6 is down to $349 from $499 (+ Free Shipping, even international orders).  And the Tinkoff Edition Newton 6 is down to $599 from $799.  Deal ends Dec 31st, 2015.

Fitbit Charge Activity and Sleep Wristband – Starting at $99 (normally $129):  Available on Amazon and Clever Training. Deal ends Dec 26th, 2015. Full In-Depth Review Here.

Thanks for reading and supporting the site!  And remember to keep checking back regularly.  I’ll be posting updates to Twitter, so that’s probably the best place to follow for new updates.

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172 Comments

  1. Pe

    REI went live with its 20% off member coupon. I just purchased a never discounted Wahoo KICKR for 959.99 (regularly $1199.99 ) plus tax and $35 oversize shipping (waived if you pick it up at an REI store).

    • Mark

      How does one obtain the member coupon?

    • In the event you’re planning on purchasing through REI for something, if you want to use this link while clicking to REI – it helps support the site a bunch: link to avantlink.com

    • Peter Fine

      Sorry about not using your link. Purchases cannot be back-ordered items, and I was concerned about stock levels.

    • John

      Good to know. I’ll stash that link!

    • mike

      Backcountry.com also has a 20% off coupon starting today. No membership needed.

      As a general rule, anytime REI is doing 20% off, Backcountry.com is doing it the exact same dates, maybe even + a couple of days.

      I always take advantage of both. :)

    • Nighthawk700

      Drat! Wish I knew about that link when I ordered my FR235. (I used REI because I had a decent coupon to use with the order too). Another podcast I listen to has a similar program, so I used their link. You get my next REI order.

    • Cindy

      Hi Ray
      Thanks for this link. Since Clever Training does not carry the Wahoo Fitness KCKR I had just sent in a question to your podcast wondering where else I could by this product while also making sure you got some credit for it. I greatly rely on your reviews and I think you deserve getting something for all of this work. Will make the purchase at REI through the above link.

    • Thanks for the support Cindy!

    • Shannon

      Any chance you can provide that link along with the Clever training/Amazon links on the right? Or if you have many such links… a link to a webpage. Will help to remind me I can click through to REI in the future.

    • Ben

      Withings ws -50 is already back up to 150 on Amazon.

    • Oscar P

      Anyone got their REI orders cancelled?
      I ordered mine end of Nov and after a couple of pushed delivery dates my order was cancelled. When I ask REI support they told me they have emailed me (which they didn’t) to ask if wanted to keep it backordered or else they would cancel my order. So weird! They offered to re-open my order but by the looks of it I’ll be looking at nearly the end of winter which doesn’t make sense to me. I might have to opt for the Vortex Smart now through a different retailer. Happy Holidays!

    • I’ve heard of it happening previously with backordered items. I believe it has to do with the credit-card pre-auth aspect.

  2. Peter Fine

    The coupon is 15FALLMEM

    You have to be a member, price is a one time $20. Gives members a 10% dividend credit annually on purchases. The coupon purchase will not get a dividend credit.

    There are many items exempt from the sale. Surprisingly the Wahoo KICKR is allowed!

  3. Laura

    I want a Vivofit 2 so bad – any guesses on if it’ll be discounted for the holidays or if I should just bite the bullet now? I have a Fitbit being held together by electric tape…

  4. seb

    I clicked on the french amazon link and got an error message. Not sure you’ll get credits for those clicks.

  5. Mark

    Paris violence from 11-13-15: Wishing you and The Girl the best. Stay safe!

  6. Thor

    Good to know your both safe.

  7. Meredith

    I’ve been planning on buying a Garmin 920xt for some time now. Is it better to buy it now or wait and see if any better deals come out?

  8. Tony West

    All the Vivofit Clever Training links appear to go to the Vivoactive device. The Amazon ones are OK.

  9. Carolyn whyland

    Do you think there will be a deal for Powertap P1’s for the holidays?

  10. James

    If you try to use the 20% REI coupon on a Garmin 520, it will work. The exclusions state otherwise, but I tried it and it worked!

  11. Pax

    A couple more deals

    Black Friday only
    Apple Watch $100 off so starting at $249 (Best Buy)
    Samsung Gearfit – HR tracker watch $79.99 (Best Buy)
    Garmin Vivoactive – $169.98 (Dicks Sporting Goods likely instore only w/ limited quantities)
    Garmin Forerunner 220 – $149.98 (Dicks Sporting Goods)
    Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker – $79.99 (Best Buy)
    Fitbit Charge – $89.99 (Best Buy, Target, Dicks….)

  12. Rob

    Have linked through to Amazon from this site and bought a blue Polar V800 with HRM for $250. Black is available for $301.

  13. Peter Fine

    Any good deals on the GoPro Hero 2014 (without LCD screen)? Would be a great device with a 64GB microSD card to record day-long events when you add a LimeFuel LG40GH battery pack link to limefuel.com.
    I believe the LCD screen prevents the use of the battery pack.

  14. alistair

    If you plan to buy online don’t forget to use ebates.com and you will get an extra few % off your purchase.

  15. Bruce

    Ray,

    Glad your family is well in light of the recent events in Paris…stay safe.

    Regarding Pioneer PM deal on CT, am I missing something, because not seeing any mention of Free Head Unit on CT website?

    Also, assume this applies to Full L/R Crank Kit (i.e. – $1550 USD for Ultegra 6800), but does it also applies to Full L/R Kit for customer-provided cranks (i.e. – $1000 USD)?

    If latter, I’m likely to pull the trigger and purchase…

    Thanks,
    Bruce

  16. MA

    Has anyone seen any deals on a Fenix 3?

  17. Mark

    Ray,

    Got a referral on a treadmill? Maybe just the name of the one you’re using?

    • Mark

      I see from your Cave tour that you have (or had at that time) a mid-tier Pro-form sans any touch screen display as you couldn’t get a higher end model shipped to you in Fr.

  18. Jeff

    Hi Ray. Just wanted to throw out a HUGE THANK YOU for the holiday deals post. I just picked up a new Kickr Snap about three weeks ago from a local large-chain retailer. Yesterday I walked back into the retailer with my receipt as well as a printout of the discounted price from the REI site as well as a printout of the 20% off coupon to inquire about a price match. 10 minutes later I was headed home with a $180 credit on my card.

  19. Jason

    Ray,

    Dick’s sporting Goods already has their black Friday pricing on the Forerunner 220. $149 for non-HRM and $169 for HRM version.

    link to dickssportinggoods.com
    link to dickssportinggoods.com

  20. Ben Adamczyk

    The Vortex Smart will cost me $529, the KickrSnap with REI coupon (I’d need to join) will cost me $700. I’ll be using it for general fitness and probably use Zwift or Trainerroad app.

    Worth the extra money?

    • Peter Fine

      Check the comment thread for 2014-15 trainer software. Basically, only the Wahoo trainers have full functionality with all leading third-party software!

  21. Daniel

    Amazon: Jawbone UP3 $99 from 20th Nov

  22. Rodrigo Valle Teixeira

    No European deals yet?……….

  23. Turn The Damn Cranks

    Ray — If I am reading this right, CT has a wheelset with the G3 built in that is $400. That’s about $230 less than just the hub. What am I missing here?

    link to clevertraining.com

    Thanks!

  24. jesse

    Just a note that the Kinetic Smart Trainer is also on sale for $327.00

  25. Dan

    Can we expect garmin edge 810/100 deals?

    Also, the Tacx Vortex can be ordered from German sites for under 350 USD. Are those legit?

    • I can’t speak to all the German sites, but a number of them are legit. The key thing to consider if you’re state-side though is that if something goes wrong, you’re basically hosed. With ‘something’ being defined as anything requiring shipping a unit back. In those cases, you’re on the hook to ship it back to Europe (which is super-pricey).

      Of course, the savings might just work out in your favor.

    • Andrew

      Dan,

      I ordered my vortex from a German site (starbike.com) and had zero issues. You just need to get a power cable for US outlets (No converter needed).

  26. Patrick

    Amazon currently has the Polar M400 with heart rate strap for $149.99 (black only). I see no indication of how long that will last.

  27. andre moraes

    ct has vector 2 set for $629.99 using member discount…good deal I hope

  28. Nancy Pae

    Hi;
    I want to surprise my 21 year old son with a Garmin Forerunner 235. I’m just not able to find one here near where I live (Ontario, Canada)
    I see that I can order one through here…but I’m a little nervous that it will not be received in time for Christmas.
    Am I being too cautious?
    I have spent countless hours reading your reviews and have learned quite a bit and quite enjoyed your efforts in giving such excellent information. So much so that I could not decide. LOL Until now. So…if I order the Garmin Forerunner 235, will I have it in time for Christmas?
    Thanks so much.

    • Greg Saunders

      Hi Nancy,

      Personally, I’ve found that it’s hard to find a deal in the US anymore since the Cdn dollar tanked. Add some shipping and brokerage fees, and it’s even harder. My usual e-shopping route takes me through running room, best buy, and mec. You can usually get free shipping over $100 or so. I don’t see the 235 on any of them yet so you may be left with US only retailers.

      Getting closer to your question, I almost always get things within 1-2 weeks from the US with the UPS/FedEx ground shipping kind of option (Purolator too but they hammer you with brokerage fees). If it goes USPS to Canada Post, it can be 3 for sure. If I were you, I would wait for the Friday/Monday sales and also to see if anything shows up in Canadian retailers (GPS City usually has things first, but always costs more).

      And finally to actually answer your question, if you order by Dec 1, you should be good for Christmas in my experience. But I’d also hate to be the guy who gets it wrong for your son.

    • Sean Herbert

      They have them on amazon.ca at 439.99 CDN. and they usually deliver in about 1 week.

    • Nancy Pae

      Thank you Greg – I’ve changed my mind again (not surprising) and I’m pretty sure I will go through Running Room for the Garmin Forerunner 230.

      Merry Christmas and thanks again.

  29. ceus

    Power2max North America

    Gives you a Praxis Works Chain Ring for free

    or

    a 30% Discount on Garmin products if you buy a Powermeter between November 26 and Dezember 04.

    link to power2max.com

  30. Troy

    At Wahoo

    20% off of 1 item
    excludes Elemnt, trainers, and RFLKT
    Code – TURKEY
    starts 11-27 at Midnight EST

  31. Thomas Jespersen

    Withings WS-50 $97 at Amazon.com

  32. Steff

    Thanks for another great post. Also very glad you are okay after the Paris attack.
    Are Garmin going to do any discounts? I’m thinking maybe cyber Monday.

  33. James

    Garmin 910xt with HRM – Amazon UK Lightning Deal ending at *****2pm today***** – £129. Obviously it’s been superceded by the 920xt but seems like a lot of functionality for the money. Don’t forget to use Ray’s link to Amazon before shopping.

  34. Jeff Kohn

    Looks like Dick’s has the Fenix 3 bundle for 399. Also the Safire for 399.

  35. Michelle saunders

    I wish I’d been on your site earlier this week. I’m determined to buy the garmin forerunner 920x and I see I missed the deal earlier this week. Any chance another deal coming tomorrow? I’m looking for a triathlon watch. If you recommend a different one that is just as good I’m open to a different model. My goal is to be able to wear a watch during events that will track my performance. Thanks for the feedback.

    • Steff

      Jeff posted Dick’s has the Fenix 3 on sale, it’s a great watch check the review on this site about it.

    • Michelle saunders

      I’ve looked at the Phoenix 3. Do I need to buy a separate heart rate monitor band for it. And you’d say it would be equally good to the 920x? It looks like a much nicer looking watch too. I have a baby wrist and the 920 seems overpowering.

    • The Fenix3 deal is also on Amazon & Clever Training above, and both support the site. ;)

      As for further Garmin deals, no, that’s it for Black Friday. Beyond that, we’ll see…

    • As for the HR strap, yes, you’d need any ANT+ HR strap.

    • Steff

      If you get the bundle you will get the HRM. I love the watch, I have the sapphire version it came with a metal strap and the normal rubber one. It’s a watch you can have on your wrist for all occasions.

    • Michelle saunders

      Last question: can I use the Hrm strap in the water during triathlon training? Because this will dictate which bundle I buy. I want to swim bike and run in same strap. I’m happy to buy through your recommended web site. It’s just a few bucks extra than dicks after taxes

    • Steff

      You would need to buy the HRM tri to use with the Fenix 3. If it help I use the Fenix 3 as my everyday watch and training watch. I’m not sure I could do the same with the 920.

    • Matt

      I think what Michelle means is can she wear the HRM run in the water without killing it, to which the answer is yes, but it won’t record HR until you get out of the swim. If you want swim HR then the HRM-tri is the one to get as Steffi says.

    • Jason

      Dicks still has the 920xt for $370 with heart rate monitor.

    • xcbr

      Is that a picture of your watch? If so, where’d did you get the strap? Hoping to find a leather band from somewhere for less than the Garmin one. Thanks!

  36. HA

    Hi Ray, Thanks for the latest update. Check out the following deal on epix:
    link to heartratemonitorsusa.com
    Given the above deal on epix, I am torn between a fenix 3 and epix. Opinions?
    Also, can CT match this deal and can you provide a link through the blog so I can support the blog as well.
    Cheers.

  37. Arturo

    Quad Lock has a 30% Black Friday deal going on. Just ordered an Out Front Phone Mount :D
    link to quadlockcase.com

  38. Michael L.

    Fenix3 or Forerunner 630 now that they are the same price through the 30th. I primarily run half and full marathons and currently use a 620.

    • Garmin has released a beta firmware granting the Fenix3 the new Running Dynamics. So the only major/minor differences at this point is the Lactate Threshold test/capability on the FR630, and the Finish Estimator piece. Otherwise, the Fenix3 has everything already – so it comes down to size/form factor, and any other features you want on the Fenix3 that the FR630 doesn’t have.

    • Michael L.

      Thanks. The finish estimator would seem to be useful, so I guess the question will be whether they will add it. The Fenix3 looks a lot better in my opinion.

    • I also forgot about the Race Predictor too.

    • Michael L.

      Thanks for the thoroughness. I use the VO2Max / Race Predictor to give me a relative value on how my training is going, so that is important. That makes the selection easier and I will go with the 630. I cover hiking with an Oregon so the features there on the Fenix3 aren’t really important to me. Thank you again for your very thorough reviews and answers.

  39. Sylvester Jakubowski

    Surprised you don’t have an asterisk next to the vivoactive, thoughts? Nothing else seems close in that price range with those features.

    Any rumours of a FLY6 black friday deal Ray?

  40. and some european deal????!!!

  41. Andrew

    I was able to pick up the FR-15 for 94.99 from Amazon. I think I’ll be glad with the purchase thanks to your reviews. I’m replacing my Forerunner 201 which is still running pretty solid for me.

  42. Matthias VdB

    Suunto Ambit 3 Sports HR for 145£, I guess this is quite a good deal?
    On http://www.myactiveplus.com
    Also good deals on the VA en FR 230 and 235, but that seems more like a publicity stunt since they are all out of stock

  43. Matt

    Both black and white Vivoactive watches are £99 on Amazon.co.uk for the next three hours or so – I’ve not seen the price match to the dollar sale until now here!

  44. Dunman

    Hi,

    I’m looking to buy a Wahoo Kickr. Any likely deals on this again, I saw the last deal has expired. If not I’ll just buy it from REI to support the site.

  45. I see that Withings Aura is 50% off on Amazon, I am not sure of that is a normal sale or a BF deal. Looks like a nice price because I would not pay the full $300.

  46. Oren

    Hi, Still looking for a good deal on the Garmin 920XT.
    Dick’s has a nice deal but only in red/white
    Anyone?
    Thanks!

  47. Erik

    Ray, I’m going to bury this in this comment thread in the vain hopes you see & respond… or that someone else responds:

    My Edge 800 (maybe 5 years old? I’m not sure when they first came out) finally kicked the bucket. It won’t turn on at all. I’ve previously done a battery replacement (maybe 2 years ago) and all was fine for a long time. Anyway, should I go get a new Edge 810 during the holiday season or wait for something new to come out, using my Fenix 3 to capture data? I know the 810 has been out for a while…

    • I’d really look to the Edge 520, and see if it’ll meet your needs from a mapping standpoint – as it might fill that gap if you don’t use a ton of maps functions.

    • Erik

      Ray, I hadn’t looked at the 520 previously, but did so based on what you said. In looking at your review, however, it looks like the 520 does not do turn-by-turn routing. This helped out quite a bit on my last century, so I’d like to have it on my next unit, whatever it ends up being.

      If I’ve misread, please correct me… and save me $$$.

      Also, thanks for responding.

    • Yeah, that is correct. It’ll tell you to turn left, but won’t tell you to turn left on main street. Nor is it able to re-route on new streets.

      In that case, you’re best looking at the Edge 810 or 1000. I don’t know what’s coming down the pipe there, but even if things were to be announced at CES (a common spot for such stuff), I can’t imagine we’d see it before spring. At the same time, Garmin has recently been announcing cycling products at Sea Otter (mid-April) for delivery in May. That honestly would make more sense for any new cycling product, than CES announcements would.

    • Bruce Burkhalter

      Strava has 20% off on the 810 ($400->$320). Use the steps in the comment below.

    • Eli

      The 520 is basically the 510 with a background graphic of the map. So can route the same as the 510 if you use ridewithgps. So use a TCX Course and get custom cue sheets and tell you to turn left or right as certain spots with the name of the road from that tcx file. The GPS has no clue where you are so doesn’t get any information from what the map says.

      My guess is the 810 and 1000 get replaced at seaotter this year. 810 is past due but they couldn’t replace that without making something that would take away from the 1000 and next year at seaotter is 2 years after the 1000 came out

  48. Bruce Burkhalter

    Strava has 20% off with code TURKEYTRAINING. Good for discount on Premium renewal.

    Also, AWESOME deal on Edge 520!

    Edge 520 + Premium Membership for $250 (before tax) and free US shipping! Regular price is $360.

  49. Mauricio Ordonez

    Hey Ray,

    Do you have any experience with Compex EMS. I have been drooling over a SP 8.0 for quite some time to speed up my recovery post bike rides. Any thoughts or a change you might review any of these systems?

    link to compexstore.com

    • Steff

      I got one from Hammer Nutrition. The wife and I are both enjoying it. She was given a similar system by the Air Force to help with a hamstring problem.

    • I don’t have any experience with those types of systems/devices. Sorry!

    • Would be great if you could. All reviews I’ve seen of these types of devices fall under two catagories:
      – dismissed without actually trying it because, well it does seem strange.
      – really like the product, and oh look, they have a financial reason for liking the product so who knows if the product helped them or not
      I can’t seem to find any real science to back up the products, but also none that shoots it down

    • My challenge with them is just finding an objective way to ‘judge’ recovery. It’s really tricky actually – since it’s so individual, and there are so many factors:

      A) Was hydration really the primary factor (I was better/worse hydrated)
      B) Was food really the primary factor (I ate the ‘right’ things that day, during/before/after)
      C) Was rest really the primary factor
      D) Was the actual workout structure?
      E) Or perhaps the workout locale – i.e. hills vs snow vs road vs trail.

      Then how do I really compare one workout to the next?

      So many variables. I’m sure if you were a pro athlete and throwing down serious mileage every day, but right now my race plan doesn’t really have IM distance type mileage.

    • true, recovery is harder to judge. Guess I was thinking of the training aspect of the EMS devices which seems to be what they market it more for

  50. HA

    Hi Ray, Are you aware of any deals on annual Trainer Road subscription?

    Cheers.

  51. LJ

    Price of Forerunner 620 without HRM just went up to $199 on Amazon!

    • Thanks, updated. I had a feeling that was a short-term price (super-short). Still only $199 at least.

    • LJ

      No problem! Just to clarify, does Clevver Training offer the 10% off with the DCR coupon code for this? I’m asking because you stated that it’s not available for the 620 with HRM, and I’m considering getting the 620 without HRM. Thank you in advance :)

    • Isaiah

      Also, what are your thoughts on 620 vs 230 for someone who mostly cares about running and will not use the activity tracking/smartphone integration?

      Thanks

    • Ian

      Amazon has the Forerunner 620 without HRM back down to $179.99 – probably short time only

  52. Ivan P.

    Withings Aura Sleep System no longer 50% off on Amazon.com.

    You can still get the deal on BedBathandBeyond.com as of Sunday evening (EST).

    -IP

    • And if you use a 20% off coupon you can get it for $119.99 plus tax and free shipping at bedbathandbeyond. (slickdeals had the link to the coupon) Just ordered mine

  53. Rick

    I currently have the nike+ sportwatch. It works fine. Do you think the tom-tom multipart is an upgrade worth pursuing? Or is it too similar apart from the biking feature? i don’t swim. just curious on your thoughts. Thanks. p.s. – the garmin forerunner seems like a nice watch too! lol!

  54. Oren

    Seasucker has 25% off on Cyber Monday, only Nov 30th.
    Coupon code: cyberidontevenknowher
    I’m considering buying one – a Talon + front wheel carrier.
    Does anyone here have feedback on these?
    Cheers!
    Oren

  55. Frankie D

    Just saw the Fenix 2 for $200. Is it worth the extra $200 to get the 3?

  56. Turn The Damn Cranks

    Ray: No sign of a deal on the Scosche Rhythm+. I know last year they threw in head phones with it around this time. Do you expect to see a deal on it at any point this holiday season? Or should I just take my Clever Training VIP discount and call it a day?

    Thanks!

  57. Bike Geek

    Hi Ray,
    Didn’t see a ‘*’ against the Epix deal. Do you thin the Fenix 3 deal is better than the epix deal (looking to pick up on of these two today)?
    Cheers.

  58. Dustin

    Code for Training Peaks is CyberMonday15 or just follow: link to bit.ly

  59. Matthias VdB

    Polar V800 HRM currently for sale at amazon for 185£ (260€).
    Wondering whether I should take this deal or invest in the Forerunner 230 (€300) as a more ‘future proof’ multitasking sports watch..

    link to amazon.co.uk

  60. Oren

    Dicks has 25% all items + free shipping on checkout.
    Nov 30th only. The FR920XT is then $374 (alas red/white only).

  61. Kermit262

    Thanks Ray for keeping us up to date with all this holiday goodness. Just ordered a Fenix 3 HRM bundle through Clever Training. Looking forward to putting it through its paces at the Disney Marathon in January.

  62. Marcel

    Really tempted by the Fenix 3 offer – was planning to get it as a present for myself next summer. It’s the best looking watch out there, imho, and it does everything I want and much more. But…

    But then I see literally hundreds of pages of complaints about GPS accuracy on the Garmin forums, saying accuracy has become worse since launch. Posts include some pretty horrible GPS tracks. This is totally irreconcilable with the gps accuracy part in your review, which states it’s great, so I am torn, really. Are these just a statistically small number of bad watches in a giant pool of great ones? People complain about the bezel being bad for the GPS, talk about ‘static soaking’, whatever that is, to reduce problems, and all of a sudden I don’t know if I should save up for this watch at all, let alone take advantage of a great offer. Would you be willing to do a GPS accuracy update on a (random, not Garmin-picked) Fenix 3?

    • Michael L.

      Static soaking is just leaving the watch in sight of the sky for 15 minutes after an update. I have had the same problem with my 620 with software updates. It really does work and it really isn’t that big of a deal to work around.

    • It’s tricky. If you look at those threads, you’ll find things probably bottomed out around June, I think you’ll see far less today.

      I think people generally fall into two buckets:

      A) Never had problems, don’t see problems (me)
      B) Were doing lots of off-road in twisty areas, which Garmin said was more impacted early on. Most people seem content with it now

      I also think there’s a portion of folks (you see this especially with more recent posts) where some people honestly just aren’t making valid comparisons. You can’t compare two different days for example (unless there’s a horrible GPS track). And I’ve seen some cases where folks were upset with a few hundred meters on 20-30 miles!

      I’m not sure you’ll please everyone. Also, do keep in mind that hundreds of thousands of Fenix3 units have shipped, compared to a relatively small number (far under 1% likely) of accuracy complaints on the forums.

    • As garmin isn’t using their own chipset it would be interesting to know what gps chipset the different watches use. Could be useful to see accuracy trends between watches or if some watch comes out with either a new gps chipset so maybe initial bugs, or just using a cheap chipset to save money that doesn’t work as well as a better option.

    • The challenge is assuming there’s a link to GPS chipsets, which in reality there are far bigger factors – notably antenna position/design, and firmware.

      A beautiful example of that for some lately has been the Traverse…

    • George

      As Ray notes, the antenna position/design is a significant factor, and to expand on his firmware reference a HUGE part of GPS distance and track accuracy lies in “connecting the dots” of translating the GPS data into usable information. Given that Garmin made substantial improvements to both the 620 and 920xt through firmware updates, it shows there’s more to the matter than just the “chipset”.

    • Josh

      Is that to say the traverse is having its issues too? My ambit 3 is so accurate that it’s kinda tempting to buy another and customize one via their new offering where you can fully design your own ambit 3 sport or peak. From buttons to bezel etc.

    • Some are seeing issues. I’m still deciding on that front.

      That said, Suunto themselves is saying it’s not a running watch now, so, not really sure what to think anymore.

  63. Isaiah

    Hi Ray,

    I’m looking to replace my M400 which died from the widespread USB connector issue and is out of warranty (even though I bought it new on ebay, Polar only honors it’s warranty when the purchase is from one of its official retailers). 90% of what I do is running, with a bit of biking and hiking mixed in. Do you think the jump up to the 230/235 from a 620 or 220 is worth it? I’d like to be able to use different sport modes, and I’m concerned that going with one of the older models will feel stupid if/when Connect IQ gets a few more apps.

    Thanks in advance for your help and for all the great reviews.

  64. Bradley Dunlap

    Thanks Ray! I just got the Scosche arm band. I’ve been eyeing it for a while and that was too good of a price to pass up.

  65. mike k

    Looks like you can still get a Fenix3 on amazon for 399 or a fenix 3 w/ HRM-Run for 449

  66. Jimmy Stevenson

    I used your Amazon link to replace the Misfit Flash that I accidentally ran through the washer a few weeks ago. I can vouch that it is waterproof enough to swim for 30 minutes, but not to run through a 45 minute spin cycle.

  67. Andrew

    The black and blue FR-15 is still on Amazon for 94.99.

  68. Ryan Ravinsky

    Hey Ray,
    Spoke to Clever Training this morning and the Pioneer Power Meter with Free Head Unit special is still going on until December 31st now.
    Ry

  69. Matt

    Scosche deal seems dead?

    • Jason

      Unfortunately, it seems so. someone was going to buy it for me for Christmas, but now it’s $80 again. You can get it for $64 with a coupon code directly from Scosche’s website I guess.

  70. MikeyD

    Do you think any of the VIRB action cameras (Elite, X, or XE) will go on sale this Christmas?

    • I wouldn’t expect it. At this point, the sales we’ve seen, we’ve seen. It wouldn’t surprise me to see ‘repeats’ of sales from Black Friday (we often see that in the last 10 days or so before Christmas), but not so much brand new ones.

  71. Jason

    I’m wanting to get the scosche but I just noticed it’s only free shipping for $75… Any chance we could get a free shipping code or something? You can get it on scosche.com for $64 with a coupon code.

    • Jason

      I went ahead and ordered from clever training since it was only $1 more and I could support this site. I checked out as guest. How long should it take to receive a confirmation email? Going on over an hour now with no email…

    • Jason

      Nevermind, it finally showed up.

  72. Greg Hilton

    aggh, about to push Buy on the scosche then noticed $29.99 shipping to the UK :(

    I’ve emailed them to see if they will post standard US postal rather than a courier….

    But if anyone sees any decent European deals for the scosche then please let me know!

  73. jcbenten

    Performance Bike is having 20% off any item (except bikes). I ordered a Kickr Snap with the same deal last week. PF has the Snap at $699 regular price so maybe a permanent price drop. In Austin it was just over $600.

  74. Mike Richie

    Ray, just a heads up. I just bought the Vivoactive (Black) through your affiliate link for $149.00. That was the Black Friday price – don’t know if that is the new normal. At that price, with Connect IQ, activity tracker, swim, golf, etc, etc. it is a good deal, if just as a backup! Still deciding on the FR 235, though.

  75. Mike

    The TomTom Runner Cardio is currently $109.99 at Amazon.

  76. Joe

    Hey Ray
    Really disappointed in Clever Training. They have the Withings WS-50 scale listed for $99.99 (as of last night) but when you put in your cart it says $129.99. I called customer service and they said it was a website error and even though it is listed on their website for $99.99, they would not honor that price. It is on sale for $129.99. It will be hard for me to do any business with them in the future. It wasn’t my mistake their website was wrong!
    Joe

  77. Scott E

    Evans Cycles (evanscycles.com) has the Garmin Edge 1000 for $393.74, and by adding Discount Code US80JA drops the price another $10, for at total of $383.74 with free shipping to the states.

    That is a solid 23% off the going price!

    Do note that the Europe Cycling maps are pre-installed, yet per Ray’s handy do-it-yourself guide allows you to install OpenStreet maps for next to nothing:

    How-to-Link: link to dcrainmaker.com

  78. steve

    now that Xmas is over, are there any great deals on the Fenix3 or Ambit3?

  79. snazzyray

    I feel like I’m missing something here. This website has the Smart Vortex TdF edition for less than the normal edition, and with a trainer block and iPad holder included. I don’t know if you’ve ever shopped with them (I haven’t personally), but here you go: link to bike-discount.de

    I’ve been wanting a Tacx Vortex Smart, so maybe this is it?

  80. Rodrigo Valle Teixeira

    Withings WS-50 on sale at Amazon.de (2016/01/04 – 99€):
    link to amazon.de

    Cheers,
    Rodrigo Valle