Sep. 2

Aero Optim 20J – The Wind Tunnel For Everyone: A Brief Explainer

Tucked away in a corner of one of the many desolate halls of Eurobike this year was Japan Wind Tunnel Manufacturing, and two of their wind tunnels under the Aero Optim names. When I first saw them early on the first day of the show, they were just fanning an …

Sep. 1

Shimano’s Dura-Ace & Ultegra Power Meter (2nd Gen): Technical Deep-Dive

While much of the attention of this week’s new Dura-Ace R9200 & Ultegra R8100 Di2 product launches have been focused on the wireless and 12-speed access, far less has been written on the 2nd generation power meter. Likely because unlike the rest of the group set, the power meter isn’t …

Aug. 26

Wahoo Delays POWRLINK ZERO Speedplay Power Meter Pedals

This post will be a quickie. Namely, because I only have one line of information to share, but nonetheless, for what seems like a constant flow of people – that’s the one line they want to know. As you may remember, back in March, Wahoo announced the development of the …

Aug. 25

Fitbit’s New Charge 5 Details: Starts To Go After Whoop

At Fitbit’s annual end of summer announcement event, the company did not announce a Wear OS device (of any type). Though, they did (re)-commit to building one sometime in the future. Instead, they announced the Charge 5. The company says that the Charge devices make up 1 in 3 Fitbit …

Aug. 24

FORM Adds Structured Workouts To Smart Swim Goggles

FORM has just announced structured workout support for their heads-up display swimming goggles. This marks the second major summer update for the goggles, which last summer got openwater swim support added (when paired with a Garmin or Apple Watch). This new feature lets you pick workouts from a library of …

» Aero Optim 20J – The Wind Tunnel For Everyone: A Brief Explainer
» Shimano’s Dura-Ace & Ultegra Power Meter (2nd Gen): Technical Deep-Dive
» Wahoo Delays POWRLINK ZERO Speedplay Power Meter Pedals
» Fitbit’s New Charge 5 Details: Starts To Go After Whoop
» FORM Adds Structured Workouts To Smart Swim Goggles

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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 and trainers here – 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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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.

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My Photography Gear: The Cameras and Equipment I Use Daily

The most common question I receive outside of the “what’s the best GPS watch for me” variant, are photography-esq based. So in efforts to combat the amount of emails I need to sort through on a daily basis, I’ve complied this “My Photography Gear” post for your curious minds! It’s a nice break from the day to day sports-tech talk, and I hope you get something out of it!

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The Swim/Bike/Run Gear I Use List

Many readers stumble into my website in search of information on the latest and greatest sports tech products. But at the end of the day, you might just be wondering “What does Ray use when not testing new products?”. So here is the most up to date list of products I like and fit the bill for me and my training needs best! DC Rainmaker 2019 swim, bike, run, and general gear list. But wait, are you a female and feel like these things might not apply to you? If that’s the case (but certainly not saying my choices aren’t good for women), and you just want to see a different gear junkies “picks”, check out The Girl’s 2018 Gear Guide too.