Jul. 18

Bontrager Flare RT & Ion 200 RT Connected Bike Lights In-Depth Review

Bontrager has introduced a new far smaller and much cheaper variant of their popular Flare RT connected bike lights.  These $59 individual front and rear lights connect via ANT+ to supported head units to automatically turn on when you start a ride, and turn off when you end a ride.  …

Jul. 16

Amazon Prime Day’s Sports Tech Deals (US and Europe)

The best deals in running, cycling, and outdoor sports tech for Amazon Prime Day 2018. Including wearables, action cams, bike GPS and drones!

Jul. 16

First Look: Stages New Dash L50, M50, and L10 GPS Bike Computers, Including Color Mapping

Stages may have just stumbled on making one of the best deals in GPS bike computers – the newish Stages Dash L10.  Of course, that’s actually not the two units that most cycling media outlets, including myself, will probably feature in their headliner images.  And if I had more hours …

Jul. 9

Wahoo Headwind Fan In-Depth Review

I’ve written many in-depth reviews over the years. Trainers, GPS watches, action cams, drones…and yes, even a blender once (I still have the blender, it’s awesome). But, never a fan. But there’s a first time for everything, and today is that day.  A review of a fan.  And to be …

Jul. 8

First Look: Tacx Announces New Flux 2 Smart Trainer

While much of the attention in the Tacx booth today at Eurobike was on the soon to ship Tacx Neo Smart Bike, there was also a lonely trainer swirling around quietly in the corner – the new Tacx Flux 2 Smart.  This unit squeaked just in time to the show …

» Bontrager Flare RT & Ion 200 RT Connected Bike Lights In-Depth Review
» Amazon Prime Day’s Sports Tech Deals (US and Europe)
» First Look: Stages New Dash L50, M50, and L10 GPS Bike Computers, Including Color Mapping
» Wahoo Headwind Fan In-Depth Review
» First Look: Tacx Announces New Flux 2 Smart Trainer

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In Depth Product Reviews

You probably stumbled upon here looking for a review of a sports gadget.  If you’re trying to decide which unit to buy – check out my in-depth reviews section.  Some reviews are over 60 pages long when printed out, with hundreds of photos!  I aim to leave no stone unturned.

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Read My Sports Gadget Recommendations.

Here’s my most recent gadget recommendations guide (Winter 2017-2018 edition) and trainers here (2017-2018) – covering almost every category of sports gadgets out there.  Looking for the equipment I use day to day?  I also just put together my complete ‘Gear I Use’ equipment list, from swim to bike to run and everything in between (plus a few extra things).  And to compliment that, here’s The Girl’s (my wife’s) list. Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by!

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Understand technology and sport in the How-To Guides.

I enjoy explaining new things to folks – especially showing people how to get the most from their gadgets. Here’s an ongoing list of “How to” guides.

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Read my Top 25 most useful posts.

It turns out I’ve written a fair bit of stuff over the past few years – and after it disappears from my front page, a lot of it never really sees the light of day again without Google’ing skillz.  Or a photographic memory…which I don’t have.  I’ve taken a look back and found stuff that…continues to find a trickle of readers via web searches or forum links.

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Have some fun in the travel section.

I travel a fair bit, both for work and for fun. Here’s a bunch of random trip reports and daily trip-logs that I’ve put together and posted. I’ve sorted it all by world geography, in an attempt to make it easy to figure out where I’ve been.