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Garmin 920XT – What was wrong with it anyway?

Whilst the Garmin Forerunner 910XT was the first proper triathlon watch, it was soon replaced by the originally named Garmin Forerunner 920XT. I think it’s fair to say that we see relatively large numbers of the 920XT sill adorning various triathlete’s wrists, much less so with the 910XT. Then Garmin went and made a new…

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Polar M600 – Tempo Run

After yesterday’s relative walk-in-the-park, today was a chance for a run-in-the-park. I took the M600 out for a demanding threshold run of about 90 minutes with 10 minutes warmup. You can see the HR performance against a STRYD HRM pod (Red) on a Garmin HRM4 strap (recorded by a 920XT). Bizarrely the optical M600 (Blue) would be considered to have…

'Fake' Sale on the Garmin 920XT

My Amazon price alert beeped on the 920XT today. with a massive 10% off … wow that’s a lot right. Let’s go and snap up the items that Amazon are trying to shift as stocks of the 735XT come in. Right? Maybe? Well. No!! Look at the above graph. Prices have previously been a further…

Garmin 920XT Firmware (beta) update

My cynicism about cash-grabbing Garmin has waned somewhat of late. With the fairly recent HRM4-TRI/HRM4-SWIM caching of swim data I was very pleasantly surprised. And now we have the advanced running metrics in beta. I downloaded the v6.13 beta firmware today which ALSO updated my HRM4-TRI and HRM-RUN (HRM3-RUN ???). So now I have a new screen…