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  A couple of clicks and you could win a pair of SunGod sunglasses, either the Classics, Renegades or PaceBreakers models. I reviewed the PaceBreakers from a sporty perspective (link to: SunGod PaceBreakers Review) and looked at the Classics model too (link to: SunGod Classics Review – Classics2 ) COMPETITION: Enter HERE Entry is free.…

Weekend Ride: Hills & Di2Stats

I had an interesting ride over the weekend. I seem to have passed some cycling competency test or other and was allowed to move from the banks of the Thames to the hills of Surry and Sussex (Southern England, below London). As well as seeing how much time I could spend in ‘first gear’ (34:28)…

Suunto S9 FusedTrack

Suunto 9 – FusedTrack, First proper run and some thoughts

The new Suunto 9 features Suunto’s new FusedTrack feature. Here’s how it works for running: GPS positions are sampled relatively infrequently (Endurance Mode 60 secs & Ultra Mode 120 secs). Between those points the Suunto 9’s motion sensor provides inputs to a directional algorithm to joint the dots BUT it does not draw a straight…

Garmin Fenix 5X 5 5S Forerunner 935 Review

Fenix 5S *PLUS* photos

OK let’s go. more to follow later today. Big changes but not that interesting from a sports perspective Don’t panic…Train as usual. 3x plus versions. music, pay, routable colour topo maps, 5S might have larger screen size Not mentioned of course…no connectivity issues 😉 These are not my images, they click through to the source…

Apple WatchOS 5 – New Sports Features

Apple may have woken up somewhat to new challenges ahead with the on-trend message that everyone seems to be getting more into personal fitness. The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday brought several new sports-related announcement for future functionality in WatchOS 5. I think these announcements are interesting for those of us with sports-focussed…

Suunto 9 Review

June 2018 – On my wrist this month

I sense a trend developing. For the equivalent post to this last month, I started off by saying “I set my target for last month a little too high”.   I could say it again but you get the point. These things take longer than you think. Longer than I think … and I’m the one…

Suunto 9 Review

Suunto 9 – Altimetry Accuracy over 200+ miles

I’m not going to be able to do any proper mountains until trips in the summer and after the summer. So all I have for now is a modest 500m ascent on MTBs over 13 hours on mud and trail with the new Suunto 9. Edit: added in another 100-mile plus ride with 2km climb…

Wahoo Tickr Fit Review

Wahoo ELEMNT & BOLT – New Firmware FIXES

Some relatively longstanding bugs have been ironed out with Wahoo ELEMNT (reviewed here) and BOLT firmware. Specifically I know the Assioma and PowerTap problems were somewhat annoying for a notable section of users. Anyway; all should now be good: Details are (link to: WahooFitness for firmware versions WF09-1937 & WF42-1937) My workaround to ‘recover sensor…

Suunto 9 Review

Suunto 9 – Is this the new GPS Chip?

Source: bitsandchips.it via Jeremy Px What is the new Suunto GPS Chipset from Sony? This is all guesswork, rumours and some crowdsourced research from facebook. I’ve asked Suunto but have no confirmation about the new chipset’s precise model name although it has been confirmed that the new GPS chip is from Sony. Sony is not…

Garmin Fenix 5X 5 5S Forerunner 935 Review

Garmin Physio TrueUp – Synchronise Your Physiological Data Across Multiple Devices

Yesterday Garmin announced their TrueUp feature. It was no secret that this has been in development for some time and it syncs some of your physiological data across multiple devices. It is already available in some firmware versions, like this for the Fenix 5S: https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=11661 What Happens? After downloading the firmware you will be prompted…

Suunto 9 Review

Suunto 9 – First Runs & Rides

Suunto have announced the new Suunto 9. Don’t be fooled. This is an evolved Suunto. From the outside the Suunto 9 looks like a re-modelled Suunto SPARTAN Sport WHR. There are visual differences to the SPORT and, importantly, there are some interesting additions to the innards. The new Suunto 9 is currently running an updated…

Firbit Versa review sports fitness watch

Fitbit Versa – Significant Sales, Significant App Growth.

Fitbit have just announced that they have shipped over 1 million of their Fitbit Versa (reviewed here) since April 16th. Furthermore over 2.4million users of the Fitbit app have signed up for the female health tracking feature which calendarises and notifies for menstruation and fertility periods. Fitbit also state that 18,000 developers have signed up…

Polar V650 Review

Polar V650 Review – 2018 New Features

This Polar V650 Review takes a look at the new feature set introduced in Spring 2018 and also benefits from being a review of a significantly updated product compared to the original from Spring 2014. Background to the Polar V650 Review I am a mere 4 years late in reviewing this cycle navigation computer. It’s…

Ally Pally parkrun

Ally Pally parkrun

Ally Pally parkrun   To north London this week, where we take on Ally Pally parkrun around Alexandra Park. Ally Pally parkrun has been around since 2011, but in spite of this the runner numbers still tend to hover around the 300 mark. We drove there (use postcode N22 7AX) and easily found on-street parking…

Amazfit STRATOS Review

June 2018: Sports Watch Update: ‘All’ new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models. Replacement dates. Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit…more

V2.023 – 22 June 2018 The Suunto 3 Fitness, Fitbit Versa and Garmin Edge 130 are announced and available, with the Garmin Edge 520 Plus being imminent. The interesting Suunto 9 is now also fully public. The widely expected Garmins did not materialise in May but HERE THEY ARE Garmin FENIX 5 PLUS. Let’s get…