Forum Closed…Sorry

I’ve had to close the forum on this site, sorry to those of you who were using that. Despite adding just about every possible s**m reduction feature I just couldn’t keep up with making it look all tidy. Both my time and life are limited so… As an example here is a shot from my…

Casio Pro Trek Smart Review WSD-F30

October 2019: Sports Watch Update: All new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumors + replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit

V2.196 – 18 Oct 2019 This post is continuously updated and normally replaced monthly. It gives you an indication of which GPS Run, Bike and Triathlon sports devices are available NOW, which are DISCONTINUED and which are likely to be superseded SOON. This month’s edition (October) has an significantly updated section at the end on…

Coros Vertix ICE BREAKER Review

September 2019: Sports Watch Update: Fenix 6 – All new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumors + replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit

V2.141 – 29 Sep 2019 This post is regularly updated before being periodically replaced with a refreshed introduction & commentary to give you an indication of which GPS Run, Bike and Triathlon sports devices are available NOW and likely to be superseded SOON – or which have been DISCONTINUED. You might want the latest model…

Polar Ignite Review Specifications

August 2019: Sports Watch Update: Fenix 6 – All new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumors + replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit

V2.134 – 01 Sep 2019 This post is regularly updated before being periodically replaced, with a refreshed introduction & commentary to give you an indication of which GPS Run, Bike and Triathlon sports devices are available NOW and likely to be superseded SOON or which have been DISCONTINUED. You might want the latest model or…

Rouvy acquires CycleRecon

Rouvy is an indoor cycling platform that allows riders to compete, virtually, over recognised race route against animated, 3D competitors Cyclerecon is a bike route video recording business. You can guess the synergy. Although Rouvy already has a 3000-strong route library, they will now be able to leverage (for free) CycleRecon’s UK library PLUS record…

Polar Vantage V Review

July 2019: Sports Watch Update: ‘All’ new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumours of replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit

V2.120 – 27 Jul 2019 This post is regularly updated before being periodically replaced, with a refreshed introduction & commentary. The intent is to give you an idea of which GPS Run, Bike and Triathlon sports devices are available NOW and likely to be superseded SOON or which have been DISCONTINUED. As well as reviewing…

Garmin Edge 530 Review

June 2019: Sports Watch Update: ‘All’ new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumours of replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit

V2.112 – 29 Jun 2019 This post is regularly updated before being periodically replaced, with a refreshed introduction & commentary. The intent is to give you an idea of which GPS Triathlon, Bike and Run sports devices are available NOW and likely to be superseded SOON or which have been DISCONTINUED. As well as reviewing…

Amer to sell Mavic

Amer Sports today announced their intention to sell the Mavic and Enve brands giving Regent, a US based private equity firm, an exclusivity period within which to negotiate and agree a deal. Amer state: “Amer Sports has reported its Cycling business as discontinued operations for full year 2018.” and that Mavic represents only 3% 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…

Cycling Analytics – New Update To Software

Cyclinganalytics.com have announced an update to their cycling analytical software with a  new training load chart (above, nice) and a new CP curve; I think the one below – but, for example, also showing your CP curve compared to the male/female populations ie which centile you are on. Also some other new stuff on the link…

Polar M460 – Speculation On Features

Polar have just teased the M460 cycling computer (here). It has already been listed and removed from some online shops, albeit with no details that I saw. What I saw was not really worth looking at as there is no juicy info available – other than the inclusion of STRAVA LIVE SEGMENTS! Information for the…

Top smartphone apps for sports, triathlon, running, cycling, and activity- League Table

Here is a first attempt at a chart for top SPORTS and ACTIVITY tracking apps. It’s based on the number of reviews on Google Play Store (Android). Notes about this are covered at the end, at least you have a handy link which may prove more useful than the accuracy of the ‘stats’ ! Android App…

Introducing Cycling Dynamics from Garmin® – revolutionary cycling metrics for Vector™ power meter

Source: Garmin Blog Garmin announce Cycling Dynamics – revolutionary metrics on the dual-sensing Vector™ pedal-based power meter that provide feedback to cyclists on their position and pedal form. Cycling Dynamics’ initial advanced metrics include seated/standing position, Power Phase, and Platform Center Offset for a comprehensive picture of how cyclists ride their bikes. With Cycling Dynamics,…