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STRAVA and their privacy policy

STRAVA has today very clearly confirmed its privacy policy. Whilst I take a swipe at STRAVA from time-to-time, and whilst many of you bemoan STRAVA’s perceived lack of innovation for paying summit members, I hope we can all applaud STRAVA for their newly announced clarity on this issue. If you look at the bullet-pointed summary,…

Garmin Varia RTL510 Review wAHOO ELEMNT HAMMERHEAD KAROO

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

V2.204 – 14 Nov 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which GPS Run, Bike and Triathlon sports devices are available NOW, which are DISCONTINUED and which are likely to be superseded SOON. Elsewhere on this site, there is more detailed SPECULATION & RUMORS about specific…

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new MioPOD Announced

MIO recently trailed a new announcement (here) and today it’s properly official: mioPOD The new mioPOD is what the first generation of Mio devices should have morphed into in 2015/6 when their super-innovative optical HRM bands somewhat stalled in the marketplace as the larger GPS companies and smartwatch companies started to take over the leadership…

TdF 2020 Route | Tour de France Route

Tour de France 2020   Next year’s TdF is a sneaky all-France affair with no detours into foreign countries. We also see the removal of the Team Time Trial, which I quite liked. For those of you with a vague interest in the TdF and more of an interest in a French holiday, I can…

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Whoop & Alcohol | Whoop & Broadcasting HR

Here are two related stories based on Whoop, knowing my readership I’m hoping that at least one of them will be of interest to most people. Whoop & Broadcasting HR The first two versions of Whoop couldn’t broadcast HR using any standard method. That’s changed with the v3 released earlier this year as Whoop 3…

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

V2.198 – 29 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…

Zwift // UCI – World Champs set for 2020

It had to happen. The UCI seem to have sanctioned a ZWIFT eSports World Championship for 2020. It’s a nice idea I suppose and we’ve talked about it here and many, many other places. One of the beauties of watching the TdF on TV is the banter and in-depth knowledge of the commentators, as the…

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STRAVA App – removes BLE sensor support

Now, THIS NEWS is going to annoy some people BIG TIME. For the rest of us, indeed most of us, we won’t even notice the difference. Problem: STRAVA appears to have specific issues when you use their app to directly record your workouts AND specifically if you also have sensors attached. Well, actually it’s wider…

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Mio POD: Mio are back….with the Mio POD

Mio Pod It looks like one of the first optical HR companies is back with a bang…I mean band. This is Mio global who made the MIO Link (Velo, Fuse) and similar HR straps. They used a Phillips sensor and were GOOD at the time and I think I still l have them in a…

Suunto 9 Baro Titanium IRONMAN

Announcement: Suunto 9 IRONMAN

Suunto have just announced the Suunto 9 Baro Titanium IRONMAN Limited Edition watch, there was an earlier Red Bull edition. That’s like the existing Suunto 9 Baro Titatnium with some new IM branding. #Sweet…if you like that sort of thing. I’ll update the details here if i remember or you can click through to this…

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…

Huami Amazfit GTS Specifications

Huami Amazfit GTS Specifications – Apple Watch lookalike

Huami Amazfit GTS Specifications & Overview – Apple Watch lookalike The new Amazfit GTS smartwatch is a fitness watch after the hearts of Apple Watch lovers. It really is not difficult to see where the design inspiration comes from. Having said that, Fitbit has produced a similar-looking Versa and, after all, Apple does not have…

Garmin Fenix 6X Pro – Leaked photos and speculation

Here we have the first leaked images of the Garmin Fenix 6X Pro which look very much like the Fenix5. They could be fake but this now corroborates with other information I have that a slew of Garmin products are queueing up for release to an, as yet, unsuspecting public.   Source: Images click to…