Lumos Smart Bike Helmet Review – Brakes, Indicators and Lights!

The Lumos Smart Bike Helmet has cracked the issue of easily putting safety lights on your bike, while keeping them in direct line of sight for drivers – build them directly into the fabric of the helmet. But then the company has decided to up the ante by adding in smart brake lights and indicators too!
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Wahoo KICKR Turbo Trainer Review (Gen 2) – Zwift Gear Test – “The Kings New Handle”

In 2015 the Wahoo KICKR was the turbo trainer I opened my wallet for. Since then, I’ve been able to test most of the smart turbo trainers on the market. But over the last two years, competition Wahoo has faced have really upped their game. So in 2017, is the new Wahoo KICKR (Gen 2) enough of an update to compete against the latest smart trainers? Let’s find out in the latest Zwift Gear Test! Continue Reading →

Treadmill Smart Speed App Review – Running Pace Bluetooth broadcast for Use with Zwift Running

A lot of people like the idea of Zwift Running, but don’t already have the hardware such as a foot pod/cadence sensor, and are a little reticent to buy expensive hardware to try out the system. AppyAppster have just released “Treadmill Smart Speed – Designed for Zwift Runs” which may allow a low-cost entry to Zwift Running for some people

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SportsTest Review – Going Beyond the FTP Test! – Titanium Adventures

There is a LOT of training advice online, and a lot of “arm chair” coaches. I think I have a pretty good handle on my training but will freely agree I’m swimming in a sea of available data from gadgets today. The opportunity to be put to the test by Dr Garry Palmer at SportsTest came up. It turns out there is a lot more to life than FTP test numbers, and for my physiology, my training left a lot to be desired… Join me for a review where I learnt a LOT, and have benefitted even more! Continue Reading →

Stryd Foot Pod Review & Zwift Gear Test – Is an update always an improvement?

Sometimes a product comes along, and you think “Wow, I need this in my life”, you review it, and it is everything you hoped. This was the original Stryd, or Stryd Pioneer as it is now called. Stryd has recently released their second generation device, and it is a huge change, from HRM to foot pod, thus drastically affecting functionality. So, are we actually looking at an upgrade with the new foot pod? Let’s take a look! Continue Reading →