Wahoo Kickr - Featured

Tech Review: Wahoo Kickr Trainer

One of the greatest pieces of equipment ever to find its way into my cycling and athletic arsenal is my Wahoo Kickr. I say this as someone who has been riding it for a few years now and have been using it well before I was ever involved with this site, so I speak from a place of confidence. If you are looking for a top notch home trainer that ...

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Recon Jet Review - Featured

Tech Review: Recon Jet Smart Eyewear

Wearable technology has always felt slightly out of reach for the performance athletic world and sure many companies have tried, but for the most part what we have been left with are trendier GPS watches, fitness trackers, and heart rate monitors. So when Recon Instruments released their Recon Jet smart eyewear, we wrote a quick preview about their potential to disrupt a relatively untapped area of the market, specifically eyewear. ...

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Turbine

Tech Review: Turbine

In this round, we are taking a look at the Turbine from Rhinomed, which is designed to increase the airflow level in all athletes, from recreational up through professional. When this little gadget showed up on our gear review desk, everyone wanted to try it and many were dubious. I got the nod to take it for a spin because as far back as I can remember I've had some ...

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Recon Jet

A Preview of Recon Jet Smart Glass

A new entry in the world of fitness tech launches today named Recon Jet and I have to say, we are definitely a little curious to check it out. In a world littered with bands and watches, the Recon Jet is moving all of that up into your glasses and providing all that data at a glance. Its basically a rugged activity based Google Glass for runners and cyclists. The marketing ...

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Tech Review: Mio ALPHA 2 Heart Rate Sport Watch

The Mio Alpha 2 Sport Watch was released earlier this year and our team had a chance to put it through its paces. Mio has long been known for its wrist based ANT and Bluetooth compatible heart rate monitors, but they have never really been a player in the Sport Watch market. In the past they have always been just an accessory, but this model is their attempt to change ...

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Review: Wahoo TICKR Bluetooth and ANT Heart Rate Monitor

Wahoo Fitness is probably best known in the cycling community given their development of Bluetooth powered high quality, but cost-effective bike computers and trainers. The TICKR really rounds out the offering and lets them become a stronger contender in the Running and Fitness categories as well. WHAT IS THE TICKR? The TICKR is a dual band heart rate monitor that connects to most smartphones via Bluetooth and can additionally connect to Wahoo's Fitness ...

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Black Diamon Sprinter - Featured

Tech Review: Black Diamond Sprinter Headlamp

We were searching for a headlamp that would allow us to run more in the evenings and after doing some research our review team decided to try out the Black Diamond Sprinter. It came highly recommended especially for distance runners, but our target was a headlamp with decently high lumens and also something rechargeable. We of course also wanted something that could handle the weather. I spent a few months ...

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Review: 4iiii Viiiiva ANT+ Bluetooth HR Monitor

Having experimented with quite a few different heart rate monitors over the years, I wasn’t expected a whole lot from 4iiii's take on it. That being said, I have been more than pleasantly surprised and given the price point and its flexibility its definitely a strong contender. If you take nothing else away from this, then just know that the Viiiiva is well designed piece of hardware and if you ...

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