Best CIQ Apps 2020 – Nominees

Every year we select the Best of CIQ across a range of categories. There are some great nominees for this year’s awards and those of you who looked closely at last year’s winners might, like me, still have the award-winning Crystal Watch Face adorning your Garmin. Before we dive into this year nominees, take a…

Humon Hex Review

Humon Hex * Closes *

Humon today announced that they are closing their doors – I’ll cover the impact on HEX users in a minute. For those who want it, the full communique from Humon is shown further below. Background The Humon Hex is a muscle oxygen sensor, delivering athlete-metrics along a very similar vein to the existing Moxy product…

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STRAVA | 3 Billion Uploads

STRAVA hit 3bn workout uploads and 50m registered users. The only way is up for cyclists’ favourite data platform.

Stages Power Meter Review Shimano Ultegra

new Stages Gen 3 Firmware Update

Stages infrequently issue firmware updates as their PM product set is generally pretty stable in my experience (Gen 3). However this one dropped last week and might well be worth updating to if, perhaps, you were experiencing right-side power spike issues. Enabling the gyroscope is only possible with the Android app and only possible solely…

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Shimano buys Pioneer Cycle Sports

Pioneer Announces Transfer of Cycle Sports Business Shimano is potentially back in the bike head unit market with the acquisition of what looks to be Pioneer’s entire bicycling components business (assets). As the press release says:   Pioneer Announces Transfer of Cycle Sports Business Pioneer Corporation announced today that it has signed an agreement to…

Alistair Brownlee Wants to buy Ironman from Wanda |

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) last week appointed Alistair Brownlee and others as directors. Yesterday, 3rd Feb 2020, the PTO made an open offer to Wanda Group to enter into discussions to acquire the IRONMAN® business from the Wanda Sports Group Company, with the offer backed by funding from by North Point Advisors. Paraphrased, the…

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parkrun world record broken |

Charlotte Arter delivered an awesome 15 minutes 49 seconds at Cardiff parkrun and broke her own parkrun world record to boot. Here is Charlotte’s result: links to parkrun.org.uk And in more detail, this is her parkrun athlete profile: links to parkrun.org.uk.  Tip: If you want to see your own stats one way to do it…

Galerdo - Swim Tracker

Galerdo – Swim Tracker with Audio

Galerdo Swim Tracker with Audio OK the Galerdo swim tracker is a Kickstarter project but it looked interesting if you are putting in those miles in the pool in pursuit of your IM dream and need a bit of light entertainment coupled with audio feedback of some key metrics.. More details on Galerdo Swim Tracker: …