Garmin 945 FW Now Live (Forerunner 245 too)

We talked about some exciting new beta firmware for the Garmin Forerunner 945 last week. Some of which also made its way on to the Forerunner 245 betas too. Now it’s all live and you should be able to get the new stuff either via Garmin Connect Mobile or Garmin Express. Here’s the summary of…

Alistair Brownlee Wants to buy Ironman from Wanda |

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) last week appointed Alistair Brownlee and others as directors. Yesterday, 3rd Feb 2020, the PTO made an open offer to Wanda Group to enter into discussions to acquire the IRONMAN® business from the Wanda Sports Group Company, with the offer backed by funding from by North Point Advisors. Paraphrased, the…

Polar Ignite Review Sleep

Polar for CES, 2020 and beyond

I hope that Polar is going to have a good year with lots of new products in 2020. Clearly they don’t sell anywhere near as many products as Garmin but I think many of you would be surprised at their successes with the Polar IGNITE and Polar VANTAGE models in 2019. These successes have probably…

Wahoo ELEMNT Roam Review

Beating a Garmin Edge – How can a competitor do it?

I met up with the CEO of a small bike computer company over the weekend. We had a nice chat and it was great to hear how he thought he could differentiate his product from Garmin and do well in some of the larger, more competitive global geographic markets in 2020. It’s pretty obvious that…

STRAVA Fitness – New App Feature, New RPE Feature

STRAVA Fitness – now on the app STRAVA very recently further rolled out their FITNESS feature on the app. It looks nicely implemented but, apart from one nuance, STRAVA Fitness looks to provide similar information to that found in many other platforms. Despite this lack of novelty…it’s a good thing. STRAVA is showing messages on…

Garmin fenix 6 specifications review

Garmin Fenix 6 – First swim, ride and run

Garmin Fenix 6 – First Runs, Impressions, etc The Garmin Fenix 6 is living up to expectations and a review is well on the way, although it might be in the offing for some time yet. If you were a Fenix 5 or Fenix 5 Plus owner then there’s nothing here to immediately surprise you…