Polar Vantage V Review, Polar Vantage M Review

Polar Vantage V, Polar Vantage M – Colours

This is the Polar Vantage M. The looks are very similar to the more expensive V model. Colours are basic and only offered in 3 and I understand that the RED colour is only available directly from Polar. That’s my last favourite of the three. Polar thought that there is a wider desire to customise…

Polar Vantage V Review, Polar Vantage M Review

Running Power : Polar Vantage M, Polar Vantage V

Polar are targeting their new Vantage M and Vantage M models at ‘proper’ athletes. We shall see in some of the other posts publishing today that this involves some cool new hardware and software features. This post specifically looks at Running Power which Polar have rightly identified as one of the trends that running tech…

Polar Vantage V Review, Polar Vantage M Review

Polar Vantage – The Wait Is Over

At 11 O’clock UK time today I will be releasing LOTS of Polar Vantage insights that go beyond the marketing materials coming from Polar and elsewhere and based on hands-on experience with the first beta units. This time I will be doing that through multiple, detailed posts about specific aspects of the devices. There is…

Humon Hex Review

humon hex – first thoughts

OK. OK. I know. I t’s taken me a long time to get around to the Humon Hex.   This is NOT a review of the Humon Hex – just a quick look for now. Background I had a brief love affair with the Moxy and BSX Insight. Well, at least the thought of using…

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A Race Success – For Once

I’m feeling a little smug. For once I did a little bit better on my A race than I had hoped for, both in terms of time and position. It was a ‘lesser event’ with limited competition but a medal is a medal and it’s not my fault the really good guys didn’t turn up…

Morzine, France 2018

Alps 2018 – Gadgets On Tour

I’ve been quiet here recently. Partly because of other work and partly because of a family trip to the Alps.My proper France bike trip is in a few weeks. So the Alps Trip was to test out my bike setup, eat some cheese and start tapering for my A race. As we all know tapering…

RunScribe Plus V3

New RunScribe Plus Hardware Iteration

I’ve recently received a new, modified version of RunScribe Plus pods. They look identical to the originally released V3 pods and indeed still show up as a V3 pod on the RunScribe app. However the main hardware ‘fix’ is with the signal strength. Garmin were VERY naughty when they released the Fenix 5 and 5S…