Polar V650 V650N New Firmware

New Polar V650 Firmware refresh

The Polar V650 seems to have had a similar refresh to the M460 from last year. Despite rumours from earlier in the month and various listings of a Polar V650N model; it seems that it’s just the firmware that’s been updated. The firmware updates seem broadly in line with what was added to the M450/M460.…

Review Favero Assioma Duo Uno Power Meter Pedal

Assioma – New V2 Firmware For Super Accuracy

Favero have made public their new IAV Power system. This is an entirely new calculation algorithm for Favero and it bases power calculation on Instantaneous Angular Velocity (IAV). Favero believe they are the only power meter pedal company currently able to deliver this calculation because of their pre-exiting, inbuilt, high-precision gyroscope. So What? It’s a…

STRYD Power Race CIQ App

CIQ 3.0 – Garmin Connect IQ 3.0 Announced

One of the CIQ Summit headlines is showcasing of some new CIQ2.4 apps like Yelp, Trailforks, GU and MySwimPro. Broadly speaking, CIQ covers apps and additional functionality for: health and fitness wearables, cycling computers and also hand-held devices.There have been about 54million CIQ downloads which means that DWMAP accounts for about 1% of the total; bringing…

SUNGOD PaceBreakers Review Detail Discount Promotion Coupon Code

Win a pair of SunGod Sunglasses Competition

A couple of clicks and you could win a pair of SunGod sunglasses, either the Classics, Renegades or PaceBreakers models. I reviewed the PaceBreakers from a sporty perspective (link to: SunGod PaceBreakers Review) and should be looking at the Classic model soon. COMPETITION: Enter HERE Entry is free. I don’t get anything if you enter…

Newtown parkrun

Newtown parkrun

Newtown parkrun Newtown parkrun is based in east Wales, close to the border with England. There’s an enormous car park at the start, so no need to get there early if you’re driving. There are also public toilets which were open before and after the run. Parking is via pay-and-display and we paid £1.30 for…

Shimano

New Shimano Stuff – 105 and Ultegra RX

I found this one in my in-tray which I thought was interesting as we see the high-end feature trickle-down continue Shimano have spiced up the latest 105 offering Along with a mid-compact 52-36T crankset (adds to existing 50-34T & 53-39T) here are some more options: disk (BR-R7070 calipers, ST-R7020/25) levers) or rim brake options hydraulic…

Stretford parkrun

Stretford parkrun

Stretford parkrun Manchester-based Stretford parkrun begins and ends in Longford Park Stadium and comprises one lap of the track, two clockwise laps of Longford Park and one further lap of the track to finish. The stadium was really easy to find (use postcode M21 9TA) and the car park was free. The car park was…

Suunto Fitness 3 Review

On my wrist this month…

April is getting very exciting. Being British that will normally manifest itself with a comment like ‘yeah, it’s alright at the moment I suppose. I hadn’t really thought about it‘. But I’ve already used the word ‘EXCITING’; and ‘AWESOME’ wouldn’t go amiss either. Perhaps I really do have American roots? Anyway. I’ve run out of…

Best Bike Tyre Triathlon Continental Tyre Tire

Best Bike Tire for Triathlon

This post looks at the Best Bike Tire for Triathlon. So you’ve just spent 3 grand on a half-decent bike for the tri season. It would be rude not to also throw in the odd bike time trial too wouldn’t it? Where you can show off your cycling prowess to the real cyclists. You ignored…