Suunto 9 Review

Suunto 9 – Some Best-GPS tracks

Some of you have asked for some more ‘best quality’ GPS tracks from the Suunto 9. Please note that my understanding is that Sony+Suunto are tweaking the GPS algorithms. I’m using Firmware v2.1.42 which is likely to be superceded in the released firmware. Some of the following images may, or may not, find their way…

Suunto 9 – Breaking FusedTrack

The new Suunto 9 showcases Suunto’s new FusedTrack feature. Here’s how it works and it only works for running: GPS positions are sampled infrequently (Endurance Mode 60 secs & Ultra Mode 120 secs). Between those points the Suunto 9’s motion sensor provides inputs to a directional algorithm to joint the dots BUT it does not…

Garmin Fenix 5X 5 5S Forerunner 935 Review

Garmin Fenix 5 – Poor Connectivity and GPS Accuracy

I was looking at the new beta firmware for the Fenix 5 and noticed two very highly viewed threads on the garmin.com forum. Those are some serious levels of interest: >50,000 views of ANT+ connectivity issues and >107,000 people further interested in GPS accuracy. Edit: Doesn’t quite match the F3HR altimetry (yet) I would hope…

Polar M460 Cycling Detailed Review

May 2017 : Cycling/Running/Triathlon ‘Watches’: Current Models and expected replacement dates. Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, TomTom

V1.3 – 23rd May 2017 – This is an old version >> – latest version for current month HERE.<< This is my opinion of current & future devices across the GPS running/cycling market. Updates to this will be issued as and when information emerges which may include rumors, although note well that any information provided to me…

Lezyne Enhanced Micro C GPS

Lezyne Enhanced Micro C GPS – First Thoughts

I first stumbled across Lezyne with their SUPER GPS cycling computer back in 2015. That really is a SUPER little device that I like a lot. It’s a bit quirky in an endearing kind of way, whilst still being solidly made. Simplistically you’d say it was for mountain bikers. For me it’s my back pocket…