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…

suunto 9 Baro

New Suunto 9 : New Suunto Firmware

Suunto have announced new variants on the Suunto 9, which is the replacement for the Spartan Ultra. There are actually 2 distinct Suunto 9 models as well as various colour/case options so now is as good a time as any to clarify the different hardware competencies. There’s also new firmware 2.4.14 as of 2Oct2018, which…

Wahoo Kickr Climb

Wahoo – Trip to London Offices

Today was a skiving off the real-job day. To make use of my day off I had planned a rather pleasant surprise for myself to go and see the new Wahoo bike stuff up in London. Specifically I was interested in seeing: the Kickr CLIMB, the Headwind smart fan; and the Kickr 2018 itself. If…

Wahoo Elemnt Review Comparison specifications Features Buy Deal Price

Wahoo Elemnt £50/$80 Off

There is a great early-season cashback deal directly from Wahoo on the ELEMNT* with £50 cashback in the UK and $80 cashback in the USA. Terms and Conditions apply: Purchases between 15th May to 15th June 2018 and the cashback is provided by Wahoo Fitness. Research with the quick Wahoo Elemnt Review, links to: the5krunner.com…

Suunto Fitness 3 Review

Suunto 3 Fitness Review (ette)

Suunto 3 Fitness Review The new Suunto 3 FITNESS is an intriguing addition to Suunto range of products and takes the learnings from the SPARTAN range to new markets. On first inspection, those of you who know about all-things-Suunto might think we have another SPARTAN TRAINER in our midst. It certainly LOOKS like the SPARTAN…

Suunto 3 Fitness Gold

Suunto 3 Fitness – Another new Suunto

Suunto today announced the Suunto 3 Fitness, which is a variant on the Suunto SPARTAN Sport WHR (ish). Historically Suunto have created many product variants from a ‘master’ format. No doubt they will continue to do that. I’ve not yet dug deeply enough to discover all the nuances of the Suunto 3 Fitness as January…

Polar-M600-hr-heart-rate-front_black_HR162

2017: The year of the Garmin – Sports Watch MARKET predictions for an exciting year – not just for Garmin

We can already see that sports technology is exploding in many directions: the market is global and is growing globally; technology is broadening its capabilities & competencies; online services and apps are getting cleverer; corporate health consciousness is growing; basic activity trackers’ usefulness is being questioned; smartphone apps offer ever-richer experiences; wearability/fashion is important; and the big boys…

TomTom Touch and TomTom Runner 3 / Spark 3

Review : TomTom Touch

You can see from the photos that this is a fitness band or activity tracker of some sort. You probably already know that there is quite a lot of choice in that area. Yet here we have another one, this time from TomTom with their first foray into this particular format of device. What is…