Garmin is the big gorilla when it comes to cycling GPS units. The Edge 1000 has been their top of the range model, but on paper the new Garmin Edge 820 looks to be the superior product. But what about out on the ride? Continue Reading →
The ICEdot Crash Sensor is a tiny device that looks to make rides a little safer, by telling someone important you i) you’ve had a crash, and ii) where to come and find you to pick up the pieces! Continue Reading →
The number of heart rate monitors on the market is mind-boggling. Most sports gadgets come with an HRM in the box, or at least the option. I personally have 5 knocking around the house – so why buy a separate HRM? Extra features!! With the 4iiii Viiiiva Heart Rate Monitor working as an ANT+ to Bluetooth bridge, this is likely to be a very useful heart rate monitor when it comes to using the new iOS Zwift platform! Continue Reading →
Another year and another crop of turbo trainers. Whilst we’re still waiting for TacX to release the Flux, Elite got in with an early punch bringing a slew of new turbo trainers to the market. Here is a full blow by blow Zwift Gear Test looking at the new Elite Drivo Turbo from just about every angle Continue Reading →
See.Sense ICON Smart lights. They are smart, bright and flashy, what’s not to like?? The ICON smart lights are another Kickstarter darling which has made it to the mainstream. Let’s see how smart they are!
Zwift iOS Beta invites are now rolling out to the the eagerly waiting Zwifters. As such positioning your iPhone in your Zwift setup has just become a much more important issue than just shoving the phone in a jersey pocket (eew sweat!), or plonking it on a desk.
I’m not a great fan of custom cases. When I’ve found a case, I tend to like it. The Quad Lock Universal bike kit let’s you use your preferred case whilst Zwifting, and saves money too!
PowerTap is one of the original names in the power meter fields. With the explosion of power meters from various companies in the last few years, the PowerTap C1 power meter mounted on the chainring and pitched at a very attractive price point is a very clear challenge to the new bloods. Is the C1 worthy of the PowerTap name?
Garmin at the moment is a smart watch juggernaut. The sheer speed of their product release schedule is astounding. However, as a result of this, not every product is a star studied masterpiece. I wasn’t a great fan of the Garmin Vivoactive, so is the new revamped Garmin Vivoactive HR with an optical heart rate sensor a better device?
When Zwift originally launched it was a PC/Mac affair only. Over time an iOS companion app for Zwift was born saving us from a sweaty keyboard. Now Zwift has made the jump, and created a standalone iOS app so you can Zwift from your iPhone or iPad – let’s go kick some (tiny) virtual wheels and have a test drive!9 Continue Reading →
When the FitBit Blaze launched earlier this year in Las Vegas, in spite of the Blaze’s smoking looks, I think it’s fair to say it didn’t set the world on fire. Which is a shame! After living with the FitBit Blaze for a few months, whilst it might not have initially been a white hot passion, my time with the device has turned into a slow-burning love affair. Suffice to say I’ll actually miss it when it goes! Enough with the heat puns – ON WITH THE REVIEW! Continue Reading →