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Wahoo, ANGi Added

  Wahoo have just added Specialized ANGi support to all 3 of their ELEMNT devices through today’s firmware updates Specialized ANGi is a helmet-mounted sensor that measures the forces transmitted to your helmet during a crash, as well as the harmful rotational forces that occur during crashes when your helmet doesn’t actually impact the ground.…

Suunto 7

Tech that changed my sporty life in 2019 – well, at least a bit

My regular reader knows that this site tends to be forward-looking as well as rooted in the present. I tend not to do retrospective things and dwell on the past too much. However, looking back on 2019 I saw some good products. Naturally, I never used some once the review was published and, in other…

Tough Mudder being pushed towards bankruptcy

Since 2010, Tough Mudder has hosted a series of challenging obstacle course races. Yet since 2013 the company has lost money every year apart from 2015 according to this case: Alleged Debtor Tough Mudder Inc. 20-10036, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware. In that case, Valley Builders LLC, Trademarc Associates Inc. and David Watkins Homes…

Ultra Running – State of Play for 2020

For all of you who think a marathon is just not quite far enough then here (State of Ultra Running 2020) is a new study looking at developments and findings in that market. Here are some of the key findings and a few of them seem highly controversial at first sight: Female ultra runners are…

Polar Ignite Review Sleep

Polar for CES, 2020 and beyond

I hope that Polar is going to have a good year with lots of new products in 2020. Clearly they don’t sell anywhere near as many products as Garmin but I think many of you would be surprised at their successes with the Polar IGNITE and Polar VANTAGE models in 2019. These successes have probably…

Danny MacAskill – at it again

Danny’s latest video is of his latest gym workout which you should probably not try at home…or anywhere else. Yes, not even in a gym. Danny’s legendary bike handling skills remind me of my own, at least those I dreamt about last night. Even if you are not a cyclist this is an amazing watch.…

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Nurvv SMART Running Insoles

Nurvv SMART Running insoles Nurvv SMART Running insoles are making the news today at CES. I see ‘smart’ running insoles about once a year, so here we have 2020’s version and it’s handy as some of the founders seem to be based just up the road from me so I’d better be nice. Without yet…

Suunto 7

Suunto 7 + Wear OS | Hands-on details & interface walk-through

  Suunto 7 Yesterday, I posted some thoughts and details on the Suunto 7 with Wear OS here as well as a small review on the new mioPOD. There is plenty more detailed content coming up this month and things are really busy here including a full review on the Suunto 7 to coincide with…

Race Predictor Forerunner 645

new Garmins in 2020 ?

Garmin will undoubtedly announce some new tech goodies either this week at CES2020 or VERY soon after once the marketing hype from other companies has died down – ie I would be amazed if there is no January announcement I have no direct Garmin-intel for exactly what they will release this month. There WILL be…

Suunto 7

Suunto 7 – it’s here.

Suunto 7 Announced The Suunto 7 is announced today. There are ZERO genuine surprises that it is number ‘7’ in the current Suunto range, however, the BIG surprise to most of you will be that this is a WearOS watch. Most people expected the Suunto 7 to be a direct update of the Suunto Spartan…

Polar Vantage V Review

new Firmware – Polar Vantage v5

The last, pre-announced software update for the Polar Vantage is released today. This is version 5.0 which has been listed on the Polar Vantage updates page for some time. There are no surprises here as such. Despite the lack of surprises this new firmware release nevertheless adds some very significant features to the Vantage albeit…