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 ecosystem builders. Something like the Wahoo TICKR X is a good example of a stand-alone product, while the Polar Loop 2 falls into the latter category. So is the Polar Loop 2 for you? Continue Reading →
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 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. Let’s take a look and see what Polar have brought to the table Continue Reading →
You spend a lot of time on the saddle of your bike. As a chap, that’s a lot of pressure going through very small, and sensitive area of the body. Some people get worried about problems with the prostate and the perineal region as a result of cycling, so a series of saddles have been produced to help protect that area. The Rido R2 saddle, has been specifically designed to consider problems in that sensitive area. But with the range of saddles available, what is the science behind perineal pressure?