Garmin Running Power – Updated

Garmin’s Running Power app today just crossed over the 8000 downloads. That’s a lot of people…

Challenge STRAVA – New Feature ette and free race illness cover with PREMIUM

As part of berating some of the media yesterday around the STRAVA heatmap military fake-furore, I…

STRAVA – Media Idiocy around Heatmap

OK. I’m just about to fall in the trap of calling lots of other people ‘idiots;…

Running Shoes & New Foams

Foam - wonder material or glorified polystyrene?

Garmin 935 – Thoughts on Firmware 7.60

I have to admit that last week’s firmware update for the Forerunner 935 somewhat slipped me…

Ironman to be floated ? (IPO)

The Dalian Wanda Group owns Ironman (acq. 2015) and other diverse global interests, including property. It’s…

Otillo – Is it too hard?

This year on September 30th there is the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series 1000 Lakes in Sweden.…

Optical Heart Rate – A Chat With Valencell

I had an interesting chat recently with Valencell. There are no revelations as such but it…

Loving Shimano’s Di2

I finally managed a decent ride with the new bike yesterday. The main purpose was just…

5k parkrun – BPTT vs. RPTT, Bushy vs. Richmond and Wimbledon

Someone recently asked me what was the best Parkrun to start on with their 5ks in…

Garmin Fenix 5 – Poor Connectivity and GPS Accuracy

I was looking at the new beta firmware for the Fenix 5 and noticed two very…

Garmin 935 – Future Changes – 935plus or 945 ?

What features do YOU want on the Forerunner 935 (existing) and Forerunner 945 (future product)

Run/Tri-Bike – The single most useful piece of kit is ….. ?

In order to comply with race rules and avoid being arrested, your most important piece of…

Garmin 920XT – What was wrong with it anyway?

Whilst the Garmin Forerunner 910XT was the first proper triathlon watch, it was soon replaced by…

Fast & Fun weekend

I still haven’t managed to have a meaningful ride on my 2018 bike. But I have…

My ‘new’ bike is built – all the details

Building a bike for 2018. Choices, decisions and techy details.

Fenix 5 – Confirmed **Antennae Modification** by Garmin. Is this the 5+? (A: no!)

Garmin have requested the approval of a change made to at least some of the Fenix…

Suunto Spartan – HR Zones – New Feature Release

Today’s new SPARTAN firmware release is a combination of ‘meh’ and ‘oooh’. There are some general…

Suunto Spartan Trainer Wrist HR WHR Outdoor | Opinion

In the recent Suunto SPARTAN Trainer review, we looked at the first 5, ‘dressy’ variants. Suunto…

SiS Sales Up – That’s a whole lot of sugars

SiS must have cornered the market for sugars futures with 2017 sales at £15.6m, up 28%…

Triathlon Watch Technology 2018 : Trouble Ahead?

Is the Triathlon Watch Status Quo about to change? There are going to be some significant…

Gadebridge parkrun

  A Hertfordshire-based parkrun in Hemel Hempstead. There is a large, free car park at Gadebridge…

Lezyne Firmare Update – Notable, 2017 Devices

Lezyne have just announced an update for their Year10 (2017) devices. Basically , the ones i…

Quick Look : Amazfit Stratos (Huami Amazfit Stratos Smart Sports Watch 2 Pace 2S)

It looks pretty cool doesn’t it? Similar in looks to the Garmin Forerunner 935. Perhaps that…

Wahoo Tickr Fit Review | Best Optical Heart Rate Monitor?

Super accurate optical heart rate monitor. But is it the best arm-worn solution for heart rate…

Fenix 5 PLUS – Wait? Jump with the F5? (5X plus and 5S plus too)

The rumour mill strongly suggests that we are due for a hardware update to the Fenix…

Boring, Boring, Boring. Review Data Comparison

I have to say I am getting VERY VERY bored while trying to pick fault with…

Wahoo TICKR FIT Accuracy and a mystery watch

I’ve used the Wahoo TICKR-FIT optical HRM STRAP a few times but mostly for aerobic runs…

Verve Cycling InfoCrank: 25% OFF

Power Meters are somewhat of a Bitter-Sweet Symphony of awesome usefulness and generally big-ticket prices. To…

TEAM QUICK-STEP FLOORS plus PRO Handlebars

I came across Shimano’s PRO brand whilst considering various other bits for my bike upgrade (details…

STRAVA Spots Slackers

STRAVA’s stats show that today, Friday 12th Jan, is the day when most people falter with…

Pymmes parkrun

A north London-based parkrun taking in three anticlockwise laps of Pymmes Park. The postcode provided (N18…

Site Performance – Feedback

You may have experienced varous site performance issues here over the last couple of months…many apologies.…

Prudential RideLondon & Zwift

Many of us will soon (Feb) find out if we have secured an elusive place on…

Scosche Rhythm 24 | Opinion | Optical HRM 2018

Scosche have just announced a successor to the highly successful RHYTHM+ armband (Source: prweb.com). This post…

Valentines parkrun

This romantically-named parkrun is based in Valentines Park in Ilford, East London. There are two paid…

Suunto 3 Fitness – Another new Suunto

Suunto today announced the Suunto 3 Fitness, which is a variant on the Suunto SPARTAN Sport…

Fitbit Hits 25m Active Users

  Fitbit have just announced that they have 25 million active users. That’s quite a lot.…

Garmin Forerunner 645 – Available Now

Garmin’s best-kept secret is available now. The Garmin Forerunner 645 is also available as an optional…

Some Fitness Accessories to Look Forward to in 2018

With each passing year, getting and remaining fit becomes a priority to more and more people…