First runs with the new STRATOS Triathlon Watch

The STRATOS triathlon watch adds multi-sport glory to the lower end of sports watch pricing. It…

Suunto 3 Fitness Review (ette)

Suunto 3 Fitness Review The new Suunto 3 FITNESS is an intriguing addition to Suunto range…

Suunto Spartan – HR Zones – New Feature Release

Today’s new SPARTAN firmware release is a combination of ‘meh’ and ‘oooh’. There are some general…

Suunto Spartan Trainer Wrist HR WHR Outdoor | Opinion

In the recent Suunto SPARTAN Trainer review, we looked at the first 5, ‘dressy’ variants. Suunto…

Suunto SPARTAN Improved STRYD Support But Needs More

It’s taken a while but Suunto’s SPARTANs now appear to properly support the STRYD footpod. The…

Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro Preview Stealth+Amber

Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro Preview The Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro Stealth is certainly…

| Announcement | Suunto introduces Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro ie WHR / oHR

Today’s announcement from Suunto signals, possibly, one of several incremental/upcoming additions to the existing SPARTAN range.…

| Top Bundle Deals | STRYD + 235 or SPARTAN – great running with power starter combo

A Great UK deal for runners wanting to start out running with power with STRYD. Well…

▷ Suunto Spartan Trainer Review | Budget Triathlon Watch

Suunto Spartan Trainer Review This Suunto Spartan Trainer Review looks at the lowest cost sports watch…

Suunto SPARTAN TRAINER (WHR) :: First Run with STRYD and running POWER

For those of you who don’t know about STRYD: It’s a running power meter and an…

Suunto SPARTAN TRAINER – First Look, First Runs, Hands On … not a Review

The new Suunto SPARTAN TRAINER looks to be a great addition to the SPARTAN line. On…

Suunto SPARTAN – Thoughts On the new Functionality

Another significant upgrade to the SPARTAN series was released yesterday. Some lucky people had access last…

Suunto SPARTAN Sport Review – WHR Version

Suunto Spartan Sport Review – Wrist HR It’s nearly a year since Suunto sprang the SPARTAN…

Polar confirms updated GPS chip in M430 – M460 stays same as M450

Polar have confirmed to me that the M430 running watch has indeed got new innards. Obviously…

| Garmin Vs Suunto | Dodgy Data | GPS + oHR | What would you do?

OK here is a test from yesterday on my MTB on a trail. I was specifically…

Suunto SPARTAN WHR – First Impressions of the Optical HR sports watch with Valencell-inside (NOT a review)

I’ve had the SPARTAN Sport WHR for a couple of weeks now and I have used…

Suunto Spartan Sport WHR – new firmware grrr v1.8.26

Just finished off a whole bunch of testing and then new firmware v1.8.26. Grrr !! 🙂…

Garmin Forerunner 935: A chink of light For Suunto’s SPARTAN SPORT WHR?

Garmin’s new 935 is currently priced at a near identical price point to Suunto’s Spartan Sport.…

Suunto Spartan Sport WHR – The optical HR on the wrist sports GPS watch

I’ve had the SPARTAN Sport WHR  (WHR = Wrist optical Heart Rate) for a couple of…

Garmin Fenix 3 vs Suunto SPARTAN ULTRA – GPS Test – GPS Face-off

Great news today as my Fenix 3 returns home after a long enforced absence – a…

Suunto SPARTAN – new GPS algorithm + GLONASS – provisional test results in ULTRA vs SPORT

I knew something was wrong when the autolaps were quite a bit different from each other.…

Suunto SPARTAN gets GLONASS – so what?

Today’s new firmware for the SPARTAN is annoying as I now have to re-do a GPS…

Suunto SPARTAN SPORT with Wrist HR – officially announced with optical HR

Suunto unveils their first watch with wrist heart rate measurement Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR is…

Suunto Spartan Trainer – Looks like it’s imminent

Edit: Here is the announcement with a fairly detailed initial look I’m taking a well-deserved break from…

SUUNTO's SPARTAN Enhance GPS

Suunto claim to have addressed GPS accuracy issues experienced by some users, see below. Release v1.4.6.624/10Nov2016…

Suunto vs Polar & Garmin GPS Tests – again – this time harder

I did some more GPS tests with the Spartan Sport. This time more challenging. Once again it…

Suunto Spartan TRAINER – the GPS bump is back, plus optical HR in an AMBIT-shell :: FCC filing

Suunto have registered their optical HR version of the SPARTAN at the FCC. Is the bump…

Suunto Spartan SPORT Review (ULTRA’s Sibling)

Suunto Spartan Sport Review This updated Suunto Spartan Sport Review now covers one of the best-constructed…

Garmin's Fenix 4 to have updated EXO-2 antennae hardware vs SPARTAN keeping the AMBIT's SirfStar – So What?

Garmin’s upcoming Fenix 4 is rumoured <here> to have a new and improved EXO-2 antennae. How does this…

Suunto Spartan SPORT vs Garmin 920XT – Open Water Swim GPS Track

This is my 1500m weekend swim course. I do it a LOT. The SPARTAN is in…

Team Suunto vs Team Garmin – The Roundabout-of-GPS-Doom Duel – GPS/Cycling Accuracy Test

After a Half-Iron distance race at the weekend, today was still a recovery day. 10k on…

Suunto's SPARTAN ULTRA and SPORT :: Menus, Buttons, Functions – A walkthrough

Suunto’s two current SPARTAN models are the ULTRA and the SPORT. They’re near-identically featured at the moment other…

GPS Accuracy: Suunto's SPARTAN SPORT *AND* ULTRA vs TomTom's Runner 3 (Spark 3)

Suunto Spartan Ultra vs. Suunto Spartan Sport vs TomTom Runner 3. Well, you’d expect two identical…

Suunto Spartan – Twins ! Le sport est arrive avec le Spartan

The Suunto Spartan SPORT arrived today. It’s a bit thinner than the ULTRA with a consequential drop…

Suunto SPARTAN ULTRA – GPS Tests for accuracy against Edge 820, TomTom Runner Spark 3, Polar V800 and Garmin 920XT

The main purpose of this test was to put my mind to rest about what seems…

Garmin Fenix 3 – Prices, Is It Worth Buying or Waiting for the Fenix 4?

Here is an interesting price history of the Garmin Fenix 3 – one of the base…

Suunto SPARTAN – September Features Confirmed and still using kinematix

I had a sneaky little multisport session tonight with the SPARTAN ULTRA and found that the…

Suunto Spartan Battery Life – proper test + random holiday test

  I’ve amended this post as it was misleading. 31aug I did a loooooong bike ride.…

Nathan and Suunto Spartan Compass Calibration

This was just an excuse for a couple of nice photos. I waved around the Spartan…

Spartan goes nuclear

Apologies for the poor image from my all-expenses paid camping trip to Dungeness. Living the dream.…