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Suunto announces new Spartan Ultra GPS watch, rolls out refreshed Movescount site

Today Suunto’s refreshing both its website as well as its flagship multisport GPS watch series.  With the website, they’re making it a bit easier to find and plan new routes, while with the watch they’re giving it a color touchscreen.  … Read More Here

TomTom announces Spark 3 GPS Watch, Adventurer hiking watch, and Touch wearable Body Composition band

Timed to the start of the IFA conference in Berlin, TomTom rolled out three new fitness devices.  Though, I suppose technically four devices if you count that Spark 3 also goes by the name Runner 3.  And actually, it’s more … Read More Here

Garmin releases Strava Live Segments for Running, Muscle Oxygen on devices, Photo Watch Faces

Phew, all sorts of Garmin news over the last few days on numerous fronts, and this post seems the easiest way to bundle up three totally different things into one tidy little package.  Let’s get on with the show! Strava … Read More Here

Hands-on: The New Suunto 9 Multisport GPS Watch

Everything you need to know about Suunto’s latest and highly anticipated GPS device, and the successor to the Spartan series. Read More Here

Soleus GPS 1.0 $90 Running Watch In-Depth Review

I had heard about the Soleus GPS 1.0 watch a few times over the course of the fall, but with how busy things have been, I just didn’t have the chance to hit up the folks from Soleus and give … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar V800 Multisport GPS Watch

Are you planning on swimming, cycling, and running all in one day this summer? I’d point out that sounds like a lot of work (I’d advise just doing one instead).  But, if you’re headstrong on doing the whole triathlete thing … Read More Here

Testing out the Pebble watch with new RunKeeper app integration

It’s hands-on time with the Pebble and RunKeeper – but does it live up to expectations? Read More Here

A short run with the Timex One GPS+, 3G connected running watch

Yesterday I had the chance to go for a brief (and cold) run around the city with the Timex One GPS+ watch. This watch, announced back in August at Outdoor Retailer, contains a 3G chipset within it that enables it … Read More Here

What do you want in your ideal sports watch?

Let me just state this up front: Everyone’s reading…so here’s your chance. Everyone…your chance. But…let’s not get ahead of ourselves quite yet. This past summer I put together a post titled “How I would design the ideal sports watch”, which … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar M400 GPS Running Watch

Captain’s Log:  Stardate 93194.09. The Enterprise has bypassed its scheduled archaeological survey of Camus II in response to a distress call from the Federation freighter Arcos, which has assumed an emergency orbit around Turkana IV, birthplace of… Oh, um sorry, wrong post … Read More Here

A look MetaWatch, Google I/O and Potential Sport Uses

A little over a week ago at the Google IO conference a company called Fossil not so quietly introduced the MetaWatch.  The watch allows one to wirelessly connect to their cell phone and stream glanceable information, such as who’s calling … Read More Here

Review of 1BandID Sports & GPS watch ID bands

You’re likely very familiar with emergency contact ID tags – typically small bands that you wear on your shoe or person that identify who you are, and your emergency contacts.  These are invaluable in case you get into trouble and … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto Ambit 2 GPS Multisport Watch

First up this year, the Suunto Ambit 2!  This triathlon focused watch crossed over from starting off as a hiking/ultra-runners watch and then within the Ambit 2 line, they added in all triathlon sports (swim/bike/run/multisport).  Of course, even if you … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto Ambit3 Peak Multisport Watch

For those of you waiting for the perfect giveaway deal, this may very well be it.  The Suunto Ambit 3 Peak has something for everyone; well actually this one only has everything for just the one person whose entry is drawn … Read More Here

Initial thoughts on the newly announced TomTom GPS Triathlon Watch

Preface: This is going to be a super quick post, mainly to stem the sweeping tide of e-mails, tweets, FB messages and smoke signal communications that I’ve received over the last 48-72 hours from folks asking about the new TomTom … Read More Here

So you just gotta Garmin Fitness watch? Start here.

A whole lot of ya just got new Garmin Forerunner’s and Edge devices over the last few days, so I figured what better way to get you all kick-started into the world of GPS running devices than a consolidated post … Read More Here

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2: First Run Impressions Video Up!

We’re gonna follow in the footsteps of last Friday’s super quick post I did around my Apple Watch Series 5 first impressions video, but this time from the Samsung camp. Yesterday morning I unboxed the new Samsung Galaxy Watch Active … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar RC3 GPS Running Watch

There’s no question that the RC3 is my most favored Polar product to date.  It’s the first Polar unit to fully integrate GPS into the watch itself.  The unit is primarily aimed at the running crowd, but can easily do … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Timex Run Trainer 2.0 GPS Running Watch

Yes, that’s a glass of chocolate milk. When I went sifting through my library of product photos for the single shot to use for the Timex Run Trainer 2.0 giveaway, I stumbled upon the above photo. It was in a … Read More Here

The Girl: “I’ll actually wear this watch” (The New Polar RCX3)

Over the past few years The Girl has put up with all manner of sports gadgets floating through the house.  Some of them, she pays attention to.  Others, not so much.  Those that she pays attention to usually get ‘alternative … Read More Here

A weekend of watch previews: Suunto Ambit and the Soleus 2.0 GPS

Rewind the clocks to 10:30PM Friday night, which is the time at which I finally managed to secure the not-yet-available Suunto Ambit box from DHL.  Due to a strange series of errors, DHL had decided not to deliver the unit … Read More Here

A brief look at the Mio Alpha2 optical heart rate watch

Mio was on-hand at CES showing off both their recently announced devices from this past fall (Mio Fuse and Mio Velo), as well as demoing their just announced device: The Mio Alpha2. The Mio Alpha2 builds upon the features found … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto Ambit2 Multisport GPS watch

What’s that you say?  You want more high end watches?  Ok, deal.  Next up we’ve got the Suunto Ambit2 – it’ll go ahead and track your flailing efforts across all three triathlon sports while also providing navigational support in the … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin FR910XT GPS Multisport watch

Sometimes you just need a friend when you’re going out and swimming, cycling and running 140.6 miles. No, not scuba fins like Finman. But something more technologically advanced, like, the FR910XT. This multisport watch will track your swims, bikes, and … Read More Here

Apple Watch Series 5 First Run Impressions Video Up!

Looking for initial data on the Apple Watch Series 5? Look no further, here’s a pile of GPS/HR/activity and much more data and first impressions. Read More Here