Test Route For GPS Devices + Methodology

This is the course that I intend to use as a standard course for GPS tests. I will put the full FIT/TCX/HRM files online for those who wish to do any further analysis and/or to verify/dispute results. I am happy to change any of my inferences if you interpret the files differently. There is subjectivity, …

Hever: Gauntlet Triathlon – Race Report

The Half-Iron Distance GAUNTLET is a significant challenge. 70.3 and full distance triathlons are not for the faint hearted. The GAUNTLET at HEVER also combines the difficulty of the distance with one of the harder half-Iron bike courses in the UK. The race organisation is very good. Lots of helpful people/volunteers/marshals are at every turn.…

Pru Ride London 2016 – 100 Mile Gadget Performance

Laden with gadgets I trundled round Pru Ride London. I was quite-to-very pleased with my performance, attributing all my success to gadgetation & supplementation. Nothing to do with training. Here’s how the gadgets/supplements performed: Garmin Varia RTL 500 – radar/rear light – this worked well. Didn’t pick up millions of cyclists. DID pick up the…