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Fitbit Blaze 2 – Pictures

We recently saw what I considered to be ‘OK’ Fitbit financial figures. Unfortunately Fitbit had told the markets to expect more and didn’t deliver. The shares headed South for a while.   It looks to me like Fitbit (obviously) knew in advance what the 2017 figures were going to be and so they coincided a…

Garmin Fenix 5 : What is Firstbeat Training Effect 2.0 and Training Status – impact on XERT or GoMore?

Garmin’s Fenix 5 advertises the use of Training Effect 2.0 and will also be including a new Training Status. This was developed by FIRSTBEAT and announced as long ago as December 2015. As we know FIRSTBEAT are a leading HR-analytics company who partner with Suunto, Huawei, Jabra, Samsung, Sony and others. Indeed many of you…

Garmin Vector 2 and Favero BePro Pedal Comparison

Review UPDATE – Favero bePro – one year on

After over a year of using Favero’s bePRO dual-sided power meter pedals it seemed like a good time to update some thoughts on their long-term suitability. This post is a SUMMARY update to the short review <here>. If you are thinking about buying some then you will need to read the detailed review in conjunction with this post. ESSENTIAL…

Opinion: Apple Watch 2 and a rant beyond

I’ll keep these opinions short as people buying an apple Watch 2 won’t read this and therefore, logically, those of you reading this won’t by one. So Apple strike again with a masterpiece of design, inspired by the early-2016 TomTom Golfer (right). Well at least Apple got the shape right for an out-and-out sports watch.…

TomTom Runner 3 Spark

Review – TomTom Runner 3 / Spark3 – optical HR, GPS, music and activity tracking

The improved TomTom Runner 3/SPARK 3 range is available to pre-order now for an imminent September 2016 delivery. Prices starting around £120/US$130. The Runner 3/SPARK 3 is designed for beginners-to-fairly-serious runners who may also delve into gyms, classes and maybe the odd duathlon/triathlon. It’s focused entirely for RUNNERS but then adds features around what runners also do…

TomTom Runner3 Spark3 – What's new under the hood?

We’ve already seen the announcements from the very busy TomTom R&D department with the new Runner3/SPARK3, The Adventurer and the Touch. But what has changed from last year’s Runner2/SPARK? The Touch is obviously a new product entirely. So that’s 100% new. The Adventurer and Runner3/Spark3 both LOOK like the same hardware/form as the previous iteration. But are…