Hands on with WASP CABLE ANT+ Bridge on Zwift iOS – Zwift Gear Test

With the launch of Zwift iOS at the weekend any user with a stable of ANT+ only sensors is going to be faced with a decision. Buy new dual channel BLE/ANT+ devices, or use a bridge device.  The CABLE, literally standing for Connect ANT Bluetooth Low Energy is a dedicated bridge device that wants a place in your pain cave. But with only a single function, have North Pole Engineering made a compelling product compared to rival ANT+ bridges?

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Zwift Running iOS Review – Your treadmill just got upgraded! – TitaniumGeek

Zwift has now released its major new release – Zwift iOS via the Apple App store. However, the Zwift team are a group who could NEVER be accused of sitting still. As a result, they have also snuck in an Easter Egg of the beta running module for Zwift! So let’s get off the turbo trainer, strap on some running shoes and take Zwift running for a spin jog Continue Reading →

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4iiii Viiiiva Heart Rate Monitor, ANT+ to Bluetooth Smart Bridge Review – Zwift Gear Tests

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 →

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Using Suunto Ambit3 and Stryd

GPS and multisport watches are big business. However most of the devices on the market can record the vast majority of metrics. However what happens when a company develops it’s own metric like Stryd’s power for runners? For most devices, you can get access to the Stryd power data after the run has been uploaded. But after working with Suunto in the development of Stryd, it’s not surprising that Suunto was the firm manufacturer to roll out on update to allow Stryd to natively show power during your running activities. With that in mind, lets take a look at the Ambit 3 Continue Reading →

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Polar M400 Review – GPS Running Watch – TitaniumGeek

Marketed as a mid level running focused watch, the Polar M400 is capable of recording data from additional activities such as cycling, as well as the broadly termed “indoor activities”. In addition to the individual sporting activities, Polar has also included an activity tracker making this a very well spec’ed sports watch, yet priced in a way as to really cause the competition something to worry about. Read on for an impressively thought out device!
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