Sports Technology News and Reviews

COROS Adds Virtual Run & CORE Body Temp Support

COROS has launched yet another firmware update today, and as usual, adding a slate of features. Most of these features aren’t new to the landscape of sports watches, but some of them are new to how they’re implemented in the … Read More Here

Suunto 5 Peak In-Depth Review

Suunto’s just revamped their existing Suunto 5 multisport GPS watch with the new slimmer and more stylish Suunto 5 Peak. This follows in the footsteps of the Suunto 9 Peak last summer, in terms of cleaning up the external design … Read More Here

SRAM Acquires Hammerhead (maker of Karoo Bike Computers)

It’s been announced today that Hammerhead (maker of the Karoo 2) has been acquired by SRAM for an undisclosed amount. The sale was officially completed back on December 30th, 2021, though it is only being announced today. Both companies say … Read More Here

Garmin Epix In-Depth Review

No, this isn’t your grandfather's Epix from 2015, but rather, this is Garmin’s new 2nd gen Epix that effectively takes an Epix and elevates it with a full AMOLED color touchscreen display. Now, Garmin officially calls it just ‘Epix’, though … Read More Here

Garmin Fenix 7 Series In-Depth Review

Today Garmin has announced not one, not two, but like 287 watches. Technically speaking they’ve announced two core product series – the Fenix 7 Series, and the Epix series. I mean, ignoring the fact that Garmin previously announced an Epix … Read More Here

Suunto Sold To New Owners (Again)

Suunto announced yesterday that they’ve been sold away from the Amer Sports group, to Liesheng, a Chinese tech-focused brand that also owns/makes the Haylou brand (audio devices). However, I say ‘again’, because Suunto has long been part of the Amer … Read More Here

Garmin Venu 2 Plus Tutorial & User Interface Guide

This is just a super-quick post to let ya know of a new long-form video I just posted. This one is a complete tutorial on using the watch. A blend between my usual ‘user interface & menu deep-dives’ and a … Read More Here

Garmin Venu 2 Plus In-Depth Review

The Venu 2 Plus is Garmin's first watch with a microphone and speaker, as well as voice assistants. But does it still hold up in sport & fitness? I dive into everything from features to accuracy. Read More Here

Zwift Shows Off Zwift Ride Smartbike & Zwift Wheel Hardware Designs

 Zwift appears to have just pre-announced their own new Zwift bike & Zwift trainer, in a hardware purchasing survey that went out to a selection of users. The survey outlined two new Zwift products – a smart bike called … Read More Here

Peloton Tread In-Depth Review

In general, I’m actually not a big treadmill-loving person - despite having way more experience running on treadmills week after week in hotels for years, than I ever want to remember. For the most part, unless it’s just above the … Read More Here

DJI Mavic 3 vs Skydio 2 Active Track Review (for Cycling)

This post is a quick heads up that over on YouTube I published a review of the DJI Mavic 3 and its newly released Active Track 5.0 functionality. Additionally, within this video, I include a review of the canal water … Read More Here

The Massive 2021 Sportswatch Year in Review with DesFit

It’s up, the massive 2021 Sportswatch Year in Review video! Now going on the third year in a row, we sat down and discussed the nearly 20 different sports and fitness wearables that have been released over the course of … Read More Here

Polar H10 Heart Rate Monitor: Very Long Term In-Depth Review

There’s arguably no tech product in my arsenal of products that’s been used as much as the Polar H10 chest strap, yet I never exactly got around to writing an in-depth review on it. Or, even a short review. In … Read More Here

Little Tikes Pelican Explore & Fit Cycle In-Depth Review

I never imagined there would come a product that would have me looking back at the Fisher-Price Think &  Learn Smart Cycle Trainer, and drawing comparisons. But with that unit being discontinued in the world’s poorest product timing ever (just … Read More Here

Getting the Christmas Tree Home via Bike: 2021 Edition

As has been the tradition for nearly a decade of living in Europe, we’ve been bringing home the Christmas tree by bike. Seriously, all the way since 2012 in Paris using the basket of a Velib (when we apparently looked … Read More Here

Strava Publishes 2021 ‘Year in Sport’ Annual Stats Extravaganza

Strava just published their annual year in review presentation, which outlines what all of us 95 million Strava users suffer through each week. Both athletically suffering through hard workouts and long adventures. But also occasionally suffering through what others post … Read More Here

COROS Announces Training Hub Online Platform & Coaching Site

COROS has announced (yet again) a pretty significant update today, this time rolling out an online training log and analysis platform for both individual athletes and coaches. While we saw hints of some form of online site back when they … Read More Here

Wahoo ELEMNT Series Firmware Update Speeds Things Up

While lazily scrolling through my YouTube subscriptions this morning I caught GPLAMA’s latest (and quick) video, which in turn caught a Wahoo firmware update that came out this week, claiming: “Performance Improvements and Optimizations”.  Of course, that wording is found … Read More Here

The 2021 Swim/Bike/Run Gear I Use List

I know, I know, I’m about two years behind on a refreshed ‘Gear I Use’ list. Which, is probably because, for the most part, I’m a creature of habit. While I might (ok, definitely) buy plenty of sports gadgets, the … Read More Here

GoPro Enduro Battery In-Depth Review

GoPro just released their new Enduro battery, which aims to offer better cold-weather performance, while also lasting longer in regular temperatures. In other words, it’s just all-around a better battery. This battery is compatible with the Hero 9 and Hero … Read More Here

Wahoo Adds Native Stryd Support for RIVAL Watch, Outlines Future Plans

Its been one year since the Wahoo RIVAL GPS watch was launched, and in that time Wahoo has added a number of features. From track mode to structured workouts, music control to race distance snapping, find my phone and even … Read More Here

Holiday 2021 Sports Tech Deals List!

Here’s your complete Holiday 2021 sports tech deals list, organized by category, and constantly updated. As a general rule of thumb, if you see a deal you want that seems too good to be true, grab it quick! You can … Read More Here

The Best GPS Sport Watches (2021 Recommendations Guide)

It’s that time of year again – the annual Sports Technology Buyers Guides. My goal here being to give my specific recommendations – exactly the same recommendations I’d give to my own friends and family, based on the continual usage … Read More Here

Best Cycling GPS Computers (2021 Recommendations Guide)

It’s that time of year again – the annual Sports Technology Buyer's Guides, with this one focused specifically on the best bike computers and accessories. My goal here being to give my specific recommendations – exactly the same recommendations I’d … Read More Here

Oura Ring Generation 3 In-Depth Review

Last month Oura announced their 3rd iteration of their ring, which packs in more sensors while still looking the same. But more important than those sensors, are the new features and functions those sensors light up, which shift the company's … Read More Here