Sports Technology News and Reviews

NPE Runn Treadmill Smart Sensor: Everything you need to know

A few weeks ago when Zwift announced their new running track within Watopia, a bunch of you were curious about the NPE Runn device I showed briefly within that post. But then yesterday Zwift sent an e-mail out to about … Read More Here

A Look at EatMyRide: Automated Nutrition Planning with Strava/Garmin Integration

While at CES last week I had the chance to get a bit of a demo from one of the companies within startup pavilion. This pavilion is a bit like speed dating for companies. They’ve got a very small stand … Read More Here

Week in Review: January 12th, 2020

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

First Look: Amazfit’s Crazy Treadmill & Wall Display System

The most common question I get while walking around the CES show floor each year is: What’s the coolest thing you’ve seen here? Every…single…person asks me that. Every hour, every day, every year. And generally speaking this year it was … Read More Here

Stages Further Lowers Power Meter Pricing to $299

No matter how you feel about single-sided power meters, there’s zero denying that Stages and their timing of the decade deal with then Team Sky, dramatically increased power meter consumption. In the rising tide lifts all boats department, they took … Read More Here

Suunto 7 with Wear OS–Maps, Music, Payments: Everything you ever wanted to know

There’s only two words to describe the just announced Suunto 7 GPS watch: Hail Mary. How this story ends will take a few years to flesh out, but just as most Hail Mary attempts, it only ends in one of … Read More Here

Coming Up Next Week: The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020!

If I had to summarize what I expect I’ll see next week at CES into three words it’d be: Huh, that’s different. CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, is of course the annual gathering of the world’s tech companies to show … Read More Here

Zwift’s Running Track Is Open: Here’s what a structured track workout is like

Yes, I just ran in Zwift. For real. On purpose. And somehow, someway…it didn’t suck this time. Earlier this week in an apparent New Year’s Eve ‘let’s do this’ moment, Zwift rolled out its last course edition of this year: … Read More Here

GoPro Light Mod Accessory In-Depth Review

Way back when the GoPro Hero 8 was announced, the company also announced a series of ‘Mods’, err…accessories as the rest of the world calls them? In any case, there were three announced accessories at the time: 1) The Media … Read More Here

Just Got A New Sports Gadget? 37 Tips To Get You Started

So, you just got a new gadget under the tree (or, perhaps for some other holiday – or random sale - in the last while). Congrats! Now, you’ve gotta figure out how to channel your inner sports geekdom to get … Read More Here

Friday Tidbits: Trainer App news, FR245/FR945 gets major update, KICKR Bike gets profiles

Here’s your quick round-up of news that I didn’t quite get to this past week. Or, that wasn’t quite worthy of an entire separate post. Either way, it’s Friday, let’s get on with it. Rouvy & RGT (Road Grand Tours) … Read More Here

DJI Mavic Mini In-Depth Review

This is DJI's lightest drone yet - but have they cut too many features to make it one of their best drones? After more than a month of testing, I detail all the nuances. Read More Here

A 2019 Sports Wearables Recap with DesFit (Video)

Okey doke, happy Sunday! Here’s a quickie of a post for you. Albeit, not a quick video. But that’s alright, quality over quantity. Or something like that. As you may remember, DesFit was over here for the DCR Open House … Read More Here

Zwift Begins First Day of New Crit City Race Course: My first go of it

To my surprise, that was more fun than I expected. Also, it hurt my lungs more than I had planned for this Saturday afternoon. But more importantly – I could actually see doing it again. Which is not something I … Read More Here

Fisher-Price Smart Cycle Trainer In-Depth Review

We have arrived: The pièce de résistance of my five consecutive days of indoor smart trainer reviews. We started the week at $3,500 with the Wahoo KICKR Smart Bike, and yet we’re going to finish the week with an $89 … Read More Here

Kinetic R1 Smart Trainer In-Depth Review

It’s been 16 months since the Kinetic R1 was first announced at Interbike 2018. That was back when Interbike still existed. Since then, Interbike has dissolved, Kinetic started shipping the R1, then stopped for half a year, then resumed again … Read More Here

Fascinating Stats from Strava’s 2019 Year End Report

Here's a deep dive into how Strava athletes cycled, ran, and swim throughout 2019. From watches to hangovers, bikes to shoes - it's all here. Read More Here

4iiii Fliiiight Smart Trainer In-Depth Review

The Fliiiight is a different kind of trainer on so many levels. First off – it doesn’t use any sort of traditional trainer resistance technology to provide resistance. Instead, it recreates gradients and wattage levels by moving magnets, which depending … Read More Here

Elite Suito Smart Trainer In-Depth Review

It’s been about five months since the Elite Suito was first announced back in July. The Suito made a name for itself by essentially copying the same Elite formula as a few years ago: Offer a good medium-range product that … Read More Here

Wahoo KICKR Bike In-Depth Review

The KICKR Bike is the most advanced indoor smart bike out there. But is it worth $3,500? After a ton of miles on it, I detail everything you ever wanted to know. Read More Here

Garmin Venu GPS Smartwatch In-Depth Review

Here's everything you need to know about the Garmin Venu GPS Smartwatch after more than 3 months of usage. The good, the bad, and the ugly. Read More Here

Skydio 2 Autonomous Sports Drone In-Depth Review

If you're looking for the ultimate in-depth review of the ultimate sports drone, this is it. The good, the bad, and a bit of ugly. Everything you need to know. Read More Here

Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019 Sports Tech Deals Round-Up!

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 … Read More Here

Sports Technology Buyers Guide: Winter 2019-2020

Here's everything you need to know to make the right choice in sports tech. Essentially, the mother of all fitness tech buyers guides. Read More Here

Tacx NEO Bike Smart: $700 off, Scratch & Dent Sale

[Story time: Simply skip the end of you want the deal] You know when you hear a story, raise an eyebrow, shrug, and then continue along your day? That’s roughly what happened back about a month ago when I heard … Read More Here