STRYD Power Race CIQ App

CIQ 3.0 – Garmin Connect IQ 3.0 Announced

One of the CIQ Summit headlines is showcasing of some new CIQ2.4 apps like Yelp, Trailforks, GU and MySwimPro. Broadly speaking, CIQ covers apps and additional functionality for: health and fitness wearables, cycling computers and also hand-held devices.There have been about 54million CIQ downloads which means that DWMAP accounts for about 1% of the total; bringing…

Suunto Fitness 3 Review

On my wrist this month…

April is getting very exciting. Being British that will normally manifest itself with a comment like ‘yeah, it’s alright at the moment I suppose. I hadn’t really thought about it‘. But I’ve already used the word ‘EXCITING’; and ‘AWESOME’ wouldn’t go amiss either. Perhaps I really do have American roots? Anyway. I’ve run out of…

April 2018 – Reviews, Changes and Watches

This is an alert of reviews and content to follow in April as well as an update of some of the changes being made on this site. All of the social media side of sites like this is ever-changing. The idea of what the ‘best’ overall solution might be, changes too. For example, I recently…

RunPow STRYD RunScribe Comparison Review Features

RunScribe Back Shipping – STRYD too?

RunScribe Plus and STRYD have been in short supply recently. so much so that you have possibly not been able to get hold of one. Fear not, salvation is close to hand (foot). RunScribe Plus is now definately back shipping in the USA and hopefully soon to follow in the UK. I know that STRYD…

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Garmin Edge 130 – FCC Filing

The new Garmin Edge 130 will probably be announced very soon (link to: fcc, thank you RB) ——————————————————————————————————- A Look At The Specs – Linked to below EDIT: 520 vs Edge 130 vs Edge 520 PLUS Comparison Specs – Not a review ——————————————————————————————————- Shock ! It’s going to be an entry-levelish bike computer 😉 We’ve…

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Fitbit Versa – New Fitbit with FitOS2

Fitbit have announced their new and more populist smartwatch. More populist than 2017’s Fitbit Ionic and more populist than the somewhat niche Fitbit Ionic Adidas. Welcome to the Fitbit Versa at $199. It is designed to look somewhat similar to the Apple Watch. People obviously like the Apple Watch so maybe similar looks are not…

WHOOP Strap 2.0

WHOOP gets $25million in series 3 funding (Series C Funding)

Strain and recovery wearable, the WHOOP strap, recently announced series 3 funding of $25million. WHOOP have got some serious heavy-weights on their board including exc-PUMA and ex-UBER execs. Not to mention significant levels of usage amongst high-profile NBA and NFL players.   Source: whoop.com and sporttechie Resources: WHOOP manual Detailed review: below   WHOOP Review:…

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New Garmin Tactix Charlie

Garmin have just announced a new TACTIX CHARLIE model for April 2018 release. At a list price of US$645 it’s $100 more than the Fenix 5X. After the Chronos, this must make it Garmin’s (second) most expensive endurance watch. Q: But is it really an endurance watch? A: Yes. The TACTIX CHARLIE is pretty much…

Fitbit acquire TWINE Healthcare

Fitbit have just announced that they are acquiring TWINE Health with the deal likely closing in Q1. It confirms one of the ways forwards for Fitbit will be targeting corporate users. So this in itself is NOT a move towards more medical-grade devices from Fitbit. But it makes sense if they can leverage Twine’s existing…

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Ironman to be floated ? (IPO)

The Dalian Wanda Group owns Ironman (acq. 2015) and other diverse global interests, including property. It’s a huge, privately owned company, and successful with it, despite Wanda revenues falling last year by 10%. The company has large global ambitions but those MAY have been tempered by 2017’s government ‘crackdown’ on foreign investment. Which may, in…

Lezyne Firmare Update – Notable, 2017 Devices

Lezyne have just announced an update for their Year10 (2017) devices. Basically , the ones i the picture above. If you have an earlier model like the plain Super GPS (as opposed to ENHANCED Super GPS) then the last firmware for you was in December 2016 – you can safely assume you won’t be getting…