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Review : Garmin Forerunner 735XT Optical HR Triathlon Watch

The Garmin Forerunner 735XT is the latest multi-sports watch from Garmin. It sits ‘somewhere in the middle’ in the sense that it’s not a ‘pro’ triathlon watch like the 920XT nor is it a simple device that, sort of, lets you perform each of the triathlon disciplines consecutively like you can with the Vivoactive HR. In…

Shimano: New Power meter FC-R9100-P in new DURA-ACE groupset

Lots of Shimano Goodies The full announcement from Shimano is <here> but in a nutshell ‘lots of goodies’. Of particular interest to me is their first foray into powermeters with the FC-R9100-P which is a PM-in-a-spider (drive crank body) delivering left- and right-side, dual-band power with strain gauges in each crank arm. It has rechargeable batteries…

Next Triathlon / Multisport Watch for Q3 Q4 2016 – the contenders for 2016 and beyond

Still not sure what 2016 tri watch to buy? OK gadget fans we’re half way through the year. Polar and TomTom and maybe even Epson might still yet surprise us with something. Following Suunto’s news this week, any surprise is now likely to be a September announcement at the earliest. Garmin might also further surprise us at…