Ice or heat for pain? Which is best post riding?

Pain – especially from sports is really annoying. You try to keep fit, and what happens? You end up with an injury. The question is, what should you do? Ice or heat for pain?  We’ll take at look and see what is likely to get you back on the bike, road, or Zwift faster

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Zwift User Manual – The Unofficial Guide to Zwift!

Since Zwift was released there has been a steady run of updates and new features. This post has been set up as the UNOFFICIAL Zwift User manual, to keep abreast of the changes and document the tips, tricks, issues and information which has been announced and also discovered by the world of Zwift riders. I aim to keep this manual updated as new information comes up, and things change. So #RideON!

Last update to Zwift User Manual 22/06/2016

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Garmin Fenix3 HR Review – Is the optical HR sensor worth the cost?

The Fenix 3 its great. It’s my personal watch. What would have made it better is an optical heart rate sensor. Well Garmin have answered my heart’s desire… The question this Garmin Fenix3 HR Review will ask, is it worth the price of admission however?

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Fitbit Charge HR review with new dashboard

Fitbit is to sports trackers as Apple is to MP3 players. Fitness trackers are *almost* colloquially referred to as Fitbits. So whilst I’m waiting for the Fitbit Aria to arrive, I thought it would worth while looking at the Fibit Charge HR, which is ostensibly Fibit’s break out device.

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Garmin Varia Vision Review

Garmin’s never ending question to produce every conceivable electronic cycling gadget continues. This time, not content merely merely to have their devices adorning our bikes and arms, now Garmin wants them on our faces – I give you – The Garmin Varia Vision…

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Withings Go Activity Tracker Review

Withings Go Activity Tracker – why is it here? There was more activity trackers on the market now, than than you can shake an active stick at. So after already having already produced two other activity trackers, why does Withings need a third unit? What can this offer we’ve not seen before – The Withings Go has an 8 MONTH battery life… from an touch sensitive E Ink screen…  Ok now I’m interested – so lets see what we get for that minuscule power draw Continue Reading →

Fly12 Review – Action Camera and Bike Light Combo!

Fly12 is a product that makes you scream “Why hasn’t someone done that before?”
Bike handle bars get cluttered with GPS’, lights, action cameras, possibly even bells. The latest product from Cycliq, the Fly12 action camera and bike light combo attempts to declutter your bars, not with a pair of compromised devices, but with a good action camera, and a really useful bike light. Continue Reading →

Polar Loop 2 Activity Tracker Review

Polar Loop 2: A small product part of a bigger eco-system. The tech world broadly seems to divide into two product types, stand alone devices and eco-system builders. Something like the Wahoo TICKR X is a good example of a stand alone product, whilst the Polar Loop 2 falls into the later category. So is the Polar Loop 2 for you? Continue Reading →

Giro Synthe MIPS Helmet Review: Protection at speed

The Giro Synthe MIPS is a fast looking, top of the range racing helmet. BUT it comes in two versions, regular and MIPS. The MIPS is a new fangled membrane supposed to prevent your grey matter turning into a smoothie if you come off the bike. So lets take a look at the Giro Synthe MIPS helmet, and seen if the science adds up! Warning medical images… Continue Reading →

Polar Balance Bluetooth Scale Review

Polar have always been an innovator in the sports tech market, and this year along with several other manufacturers took the next step in making a complete monitoring system for an individual, with the launch of the Polar Balance Scale. Lets take a look and see what Polar have brought to the table Continue Reading →