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…

Best Bike Tyre Triathlon Continental Tyre Tire

Best Bike Tire for Triathlon

This post looks at the Best Bike Tire for Triathlon. So you’ve just spent 3 grand on a half-decent bike for the tri season. It would be rude not to also throw in the odd bike time trial too wouldn’t it? Where you can show off your cycling prowess to the real cyclists. You ignored…

Virginia Creeper Trail

Top 55 Long Distance Hiking Trails | USA

The list of Top 55 hiking trails is reproduced in part, and with permission, below. I’ve included just the ones that are multi-state trails some of which meet the ‘epic’ criterion. I’d encourage you, if this is your thing,  to have a look at the full list here (link to: authorizedboots.com) where the trails are…

coros pace tri multi sport

Triathlon Watch Technology 2018 : Trouble Ahead?

Is the Triathlon Watch Status Quo about to change? There are going to be some significant changes this year with several new products already announced. Excitement! The party ain’t over yet. This post is more ‘informational’, the Amazon ads and other links are included so you can research the more unusual newer/better products. Background From…

STRYD Review Apple Watch

Sports Apps – Winners & Losers 2016-2017

I did some work on sports apps (run/walk/bike/tri) in mid-2015 for one of my non-the5krunner projects and decided to revisit and update some of the stats from 2015 with figures to the end of 2017. The results make very interesting reading for me and some of the winners and losers might be surprising to us…