The VeloReality Lynx turbo trainer is an indoor cycling system created by a software company. So we had a device produced from a different mindset than the usual turbo. As a result a very different product! The real question though, is how does the Lynx perform on Zwift? Time for a #ZwiftGearTest! Continue Reading →
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 17/03/2017
The Precision 4iiii began life in 2014, aiming to upset the powermeter market with one of the lowest priced, lightest weight power meters out there. Coming in at around £200 cheaper than a Stages power meter, that is quite a saving. The question is, do you pay for the £200 saving in other ways? Continue Reading →
I’ve used the original Garmin VIRB for quit some time. Its a good camera, but has a litany of faults and design quirks. Garmin have released their new VIRB XE, and seem to have completely abandoned their previous design. The approach of the new VIRB XE appears to be very much following the GoPro play book. The question is, have Garmin thrown out some the the original VIRBs good points, along with its bugs? The Garmin VIRB XE review will cover a lot of comparisons between the GoPro Sessions and original Garmin VIRB too Continue Reading →
I had held off purchasing the old Garmin 910XT in July, in the belief that there would have the be a replacement watch in the not too distant future.
Now this wasn’t just a desire for new things, but a want for features that were available in other products, Bluetooth LE as a minimum. Since the original 910XT’s release in 2012, and its development over the preceding years prior, I thought it quite likely that given the sea change in the world of GPS watches, even in Garmin’s own line up with the 620 Forerunner, an update had to be imminent. Plus, with the advent of the mainstream smart watch, aggressively promoted and produced by the likes of Samsung and now Apple, Garmin couldn’t really just produce another GPS triathlon watch. They had to push the envelope.
So is the 920XT a hit, or the beginning of the end for Garmin, as the new guard come out guns blazing?
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Bluetooth headphones come in a range of shapes and sizes. Aftershokz Bluez 2 bluetooth headphones use bone conduction technology to let you hear your music AND the outside world. The marketing machine is good, but is this unique way of listening to your tunes actually any good?
Garmin Forerunner 920XT review – lets be clear, the 920XT is not a simple sports watch. In order to do the watch justice, and to explain the myriad of features, I’m going split this review into several different posts – starting with the watches Running Features and Running Dynamics…