| Firmware | Lezyne updates 2017 devices (Year 10)

  I’d previously had occasional issues with updating firmware with some of the Lezyne 2017 (Year…

Polar M430 gets continuous heart rate | FIRMWARE |

Polar have delivered on the promise to implement continuous heart rate (optical) in today’s firmware of…

Power with oval/elliptical chain rings – an anecdotal 40 minutes with 3 PMs

I knew my oval chainrings were probably over-estimating power readings from the bePROs that I have…

Garmin Vivoactive 3 – Specs – The All-Conquering Fitbit Killer is (almost) here

Garmin’s likely intentional leak of Vivoactive 3 images recently to the mainstream tech media, as above (Wareable), has…

WAHOO broke my website

Before DCR released his review of the Edge 1030, WAHOO KICKR and KICKR CLIMB, all of…

Polar OH1 Review (2019 Update) | Oh WOW ! or Oh NO ! ?

  Polar have just announced their new Scosche RHYTM+ competitor, it’s called the Polar OH1 and we…

| OPINION | WAHOO KICKR CLIMB (Opinion & Specifications – NOT a review)

Ok, Ok, WAHOO has messed up by not calling it the CLMB. But the BLT/BOLT jokes…

WAHOO KICKR Review – smart trainer | Updated July 2021

Detailed Wahoo KICKR Review. Updated for 2020 looking at improvements introduced in the 2019, 2018 and…

PowerTap P1 PEDALS – PRICE DROP at Power Meter City

PowerTap has just dropped the price of their P1 pedals to $999 matching the price of…

MILESTONE POD – Discounts now active

Here is a 10% discount code for the MILESTONE POD through their UK reseller Ne wRunningGear.com…

SUNGOD 20% discount Code – TFKR20

20% off Sungod sunglasses - including PACEBREAKER

Garmin Edge 1030 & Firstbeat – Some Clarity

Many of Firstbeat’s leading-edge metrics have found their way into the Edge 1030 announced today, 29…

Garmin Vector 3 first real images – oh yeah . . soony soon soon

As per FCC ID IPH-03220 here is one of the first images of the new Vector…

Garmin Edge 1030 – **Specifications** & Comparisons – Review Later | OPINION | NOT A REVIEW

The kind people at Bike Bling have shared the details of the Garmin Edge 1030 Cycling…

Garmin Edge 1030 – Tether & SD Card fun (3/3)

Oh. I forget to post the third instalment. Better late than never. this one contains all…

Garmin Edge 1030 – Unboxing…well a box (2/3)

Hey it’s a 1030 Edge box. What does it tell us? Nothing new but here we…

Garmin Edge 1030 – leaks and clever new charging (1/3)

OK. the 1030 is going to be released next week. Let’s play the game and publicise…

STRAVA want me and you to be unfiltered

STRAVA’s latest campaign is for it to become the unfiltered you. You just share your best…

WAHOO ELEMNT (+BOLT) Gets Structured Workouts

I’ve been spending quite a bit of time with Mr & Mrs ELEMNT recently. (Wahoo BOLT…

ASSIOMA Review: Favero Assioma Duo Uno Power Meter Pedal

In this detailed Favero Assioma Review, we look in great detail at Favero’s successor to the…

WAHOO KICKR £100 to £350 discounts at WAHOO

WINTER IS COMING For the KICKR smart trainer, WAHOO have knocked a whopping £100 discount from…

WAHOO | Bolt | Elemnt | Mini | – First Play, As My Migration to WAHOO Starts

These are some unstructured thoughts on the first phase of my move from Garmin EDGE to…

▷ Suunto Spartan Trainer Review | Budget Triathlon Watch

Suunto Spartan Trainer Review This Suunto Spartan Trainer Review looks at the lowest cost sports watch…

Hammerhead KAROO – Now Due October

Hammerhead announced a slight slippage of their highly anticipated KAROO bike computer. looks like it’s now…

MILESTONE – New Features Announced

Looks like someone has been spending money on their product this year. After MILESTONE’s recent release…

2017 Running and Triathlon | Watch Awards | – FINAL WINNERS

As new models have emerged this year I’ve kept a relatively updated list of winners of…

| Review Part 2 | ASSIOMA Power Meter Pedals Favero – Installation, Calibration, Maintenance

Return to main Favero Assioma Review SETUP – Summary It really is SUPER easy. The original…

SUNGOD PaceBreakers REVIEW – Sports Sunglasses – Running – Cycling – Triathlon

2020 Update: Detailed review of SUNGOD's custom built sports-specific sunglasses PaceBreakers model - Discount codes, promotional…

OPINION: RunScribe PLUS Announcement (& Discount)

Just when I had compartmentalised RUNSCRIBE as more of a proprietary professional gait-metric tool, they go…

WAHOO – The Great Garmin Migration

A recent theme of things I wrote about was ‘My Ironman Journey’. Perhaps not the most…

BSX LVL – Delays, investment and some angry backers

My last update was that LVL hydration sensors were in ‘alpha’ round about now and that…

Suunto SPARTAN TRAINER (WHR) :: First Run with STRYD and running POWER

For those of you who don’t know about STRYD: It’s a running power meter and an…

Suunto SPARTAN TRAINER – First Look, First Runs, Hands On … not a Review

The new Suunto SPARTAN TRAINER looks to be a great addition to the SPARTAN line. On…

Post-Ironman training – 800w and a splash in a puddle

Whilst “ticking the Ironman box” and “getting the tattoo on a private part” may have been…

Garmin 5S Pink

https://the5krunner.com/2017/08/10/suunto-spartan-trainer-first-look-first-runs-hands-on/The new colours for the Garmin Fenix 5S are hardly worth mentioning. Except if you re-read…

Garmin Vivoactive 3 images surface in latest leak

Another confusingly named vivo-something emerges from Garmin. This time a rather sweet-looking VIVOACTIVE 3 which replaces…

Garmin 245: Is this the new Garmin 245/645 base?

Garmin recently released the S60 Approach golf watch. Nice in itself. But it might just be…

WANTED: parkrun tourist

I’m looking to contact someone who is in the early stages of embarking on a ‘parkrun…

NEWTON Gravity Review and Quick Look – 6 runs and my *fake* Garmin 245

Newton Gravity Review – v6 This is a quick Newton Gravity Review looking at the 2017…

WAHOO ELEMNT MINI announced

WAHOO’s ELEMNT MINI announced (finally). No big surprises here as the ELEMNT MINI was leaked several…